This is like The Bugle, but obviously it isn't because it's daily and also the Bugle doesn't exist in this (the only) universe.
Alice seems to be having a load of fun making up alternate timelines and personnas for her guests and the world, from New New Zealand's Federated Octopus people to Josh Gondelman's tech billionaire's under-volcano lair.
Because of time zones (take that, rhombus Earthers!), I get to listen in the evening and it's a great way to relax each day. That, and I've weirdly started craving a nice half-glass of water around the same time.