Merlin Dean Mann III is an American writer, blogger and podcaster. Mann launched Roderick on the Line, a weekly conversation with musician/writer John Roderick.
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DISCUSSED: new muting!; infrastructure is hard; on dogs; Dan gets a podcast recommendation from his fish guy; who we're 'shipping on Star Trek; a free musical performance for a beloved sponsor; some good TED talks; do we like ligatures in monospace fonts?; Dan is getting restarted with OmniFocus, and Merlin has many, many thoughts and suggestions; finally, your hosts conclude by communicating The Pig Joke. Classic. Links for this episode:Joe Smith: How to use a paper towel | TED TalkMouseless on Setapp | Unleash your keyboard’s superpowerAmazon.com: Pro Co Sound CDPB Panic Button Microphone Routing Box: Musical InstrumentsAllows entertainers to switch the mic signal path from front-of-house to backstage or an alternate location. The A/B switch allows the unit to be used as a muting switch. Built-in status indicator light. AC power supply is included. Pretty Lady Mouth | Do By FridayThis week's challenge: do more with Drafts. Fall of Civilizations PodcastLBJ and the Great Society — OvercastThe Top 15 Star Trek Fanfiction 'ShipsVan Tour | 2019 Sprinter Conversion, Full Shower, Kitchen, Garage, & Open Concept - YouTubeApollo Robbins: The art of misdirection | TED TalkIntroduction | IBM PlexIBM/plex: The package of IBM’s typeface, IBM Plex.GitHub - fabrizioschiavi/pragmatapro: PragmataPro font is designed to help pros to work betterDownloadingWant to be notified of new releases in fabrizioschiavi/pragmatapro?Sign inSign up PragmataPro coding font designed by Fabrizio SchiaviPragmataPro - WikipediaTask Management Software Built For Pros - OmniFocus - The Omni GroupDogs' Dazzling Sense of Smell | NOVA | PBSShe Transformed A $1,900 Vintage RV Into A Gorgeous Tiny House On Wheels - YouTubeWoman Builds £1000 Tiny Earthen Home To Live Close To Nature In Welsh Woods - YouTubeThis Ultra Modern Tiny House Will Blow Your Mind - YouTubeAdam Friedland on Twitter: "Took my dog to the beach to piss https://t.co/jjsrWfc1mb" / Twitter"Took my dog to the beach to piss" West Side Story - Tonight Quintet and Chorus (1961) HD - YouTubeGreat Performances | "Company" Opening Number with Neil Patrick Harris | PBS - YouTubeGetting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity: David Allen: 9780142000281: Amazon.com: Books
This week kicks off with some accidental video and an update on Merlin's ill health. John has been maintaining some lists, and Merlin shares some confessions of the Banker's Box lifestyle. Many things still need to leave my house. A litany of the lost things is presented and analyzed, and a catechism for finding the lost things is interrogated. In follow-up, Merlin is ready to present his iTunes Results regarding the acquisition of Studio Ghibli movies. John finally draws a line in the sand. Why split the movie? Why no extra features? Is it Siracusa's day to watch Roderick? The magic of Miyazaki is extolled. So much smoking. Speaking of media homework, John has a new assignment for Merlin. Then, some documentary talk in general. John is back to harassing Merlin about how often he washes the towels, and Merlin is provoked into making a confession of fanciness. Some friend. John, in turn, confesses to being upset by Merlin's ghastly pet companions. Everything in the house is Bando'd. Merlin has some questions about Daisy's technology stack. This leads to a pretty deep dive on the design trade-offs that go into contemporary dog-tracking innovations. Finally, the boys return to Secret Weird Things People Do, and John has a bath mat concept for consideration, plus a hot tip on bathtub materials. (Recorded on Thursday, January 30, 2020) This episode of Reconcilable Differences is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code DIFFS at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Health IQ: Insurance for the Health Conscious. Save up to 41%. Take the quiz now to see if you qualify. Boll & Branch: The Softest Organic Sheets & Luxury Bedding. Save $50. Try them for 30 days in a risk free trial. Links and Show Notes: Credits Audio Editor: Jim Metzendorf Admin Assistance: Kerry Provenzano Music: Merlin Mann The Suits: Stephen Hackett, Myke Hurley Support Reconcilable Differences with a Relay FM Membership Redeeming 4K/UHD Codes - Google Sheets DIGITAL MOVIE RESOURCES - 4K Sheet Help Movies Anywhere"Enjoy your favorite purchased moviescombined into one collection." Cheer - Netflix Review - Series | Comedy Central Official Site | CC.com Get Into the Elephant Stuff - The Incomparable's Watchmen episode Exporter for Notes.app - Export or Backup Notes from Apple's OSX Notes app to Plain Text .txt MS111 | Rolls Corporation - Real SoundThe ROLLS MS111 is a general purpose muting switch for microphones. The MS111 will pass phantom power, with no popping on the outputs. It is configurable to be Push to Mute or release to Mute by a second switch accessed on the side of the unit. The MS111 can have the mute switch configured to be Momentary (see manual), the switch is set to latching from the factory. The MS111 is only compatible with balanced signals. STEALTH VAN LIFE TOUR | Extremely ORGANIZED Cargo Van Conversion - YouTube SUPER COOL AMPHIBIOUS RV Woelcke Autark T5 Crosser Off Road 4x4 Campervan Motor Home - YouTube David Ogden Stiers - IMDb Ōtori-Sama - Ghibli Wiki"They are spirits resembling giant chickens or ducks that are clients of the Bathhouse, here they put themselves into bath tubs. They are servants of the deity Ōtori." Panic Button - Pro Co Sound
This week's challenge: do more with Drafts. Featuring our special guest, Mr. Greg. You can support Do By Friday on Patreon! Edited by Quinn Rose Engineered by Cameron Bopp Show Notes Grey’s Anatomy - Wikipedia Isaiah Washington Gay Slur Scandal: Grey’s Anatomy Star Left Hollywood Cards Against Humanity Purchases Satire Site ClickHole From G/O Media Are You A Big Jazz Boy Or A Little Jazz Boy? ‘May I, Papa?’: McDonald’s Is Releasing A New Fig And Ladyfinger McFlurry For Fancy Little Boys Who Desire A Treat Greg Pierce (@agiletortoise) | Twitter Drafts | Where Text Starts Covered in Syrup — Do By Friday — Overcast The Doodler — Do By Friday — Overcast Drafts – Rosemary Orchard Toggle Shopping Mode | Drafts Action Directory How I Use Drafts on iPhone, macOS, and Apple Watch – The Sweet Setup
DISCUSSED: thoughts on hand-washing and habit-building; Dan has a really good scarecrow joke; Merlin still can't figure out how many 12-year-olds Dan owns; Dan has a question about laptops and backpacks; the Tao of Backpacks; how to listen to a podcast; Dan has a question about iPhone cases; what we talk about when we talk about ad blocking; Merlin recommends a TED talk and a podcast about delight; Dan's new Picard podcast is going well; Dan has questions about OmniFocus; finally, Dan has questions about Los Angeles and, then, repeatedly ruins Merlin's very good endings. Links for this episode:Ligatures in programming fonts | Butterick’s Practical TypographyTim Harford — Cautionary TalesCautionary Tales — OvercastA powerful way to unleash your natural creativity | Tim Harford - YouTubeThe Show of Delights - This American LifeIn these dark, combative times, we attempt the most radical counterprogramming we could imagine: a show made up entirely of stories about delight. Amazon.com: Pro Co Sound CDSS Short Stop Mute Box: Musical InstrumentsJoe Smith: How to use a paper towel | TED TalkMyriam Sidibe: The simple power of hand-washing | TED TalkDSPTCH Daypack Review - MatterfulDaypack - Ballistic Nylon - DSPTCHSynapse 25 - Backpacks - Travel Bags – TOM BIHNShort Stop - Pro Co SoundHow To Use Plaque Disclosing TabletsTalking Heads - Live in Rome 1980 [Full Concert] - YouTube
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Birthdate
Nov 26th, 1966
Location
San Francisco, CA, USA
Episode Count
1201
Podcast Count
13
Total Airtime
1 month, 2 weeks