Botanist, sous-chef, dog father of two fur-babies. Not really, but legally that's how all internet bios are required to be written these days. We checked.
In brief, Carlos is a UCSB grad and Bay Area transplant that dreams of owning the San Francisco Giants but will settle for a day game in the shade with some garlic fries. On the show, he serves as the grizzled, set in his ways character that has seen it all and adds the context and skepticism necessary in a world full of the new and exciting. He's going to go out on a limb and say that this whole "Internet" thing may have legs.
August 15th, 2023 | 1 hr 42 mins
With AI and Machine Learning becoming more core to the iPhone experience, we’re probably one release away from App Store notifications based on your calendar, heart rate, and mood that suggest “redownload the Taco Bell app?” at your lowest life moments.
This week: boring cars, kids entertainment, and ringing the bell for a master of the small screen. 🛎️.
August 1st, 2023 | 1 hr 35 mins
Ryan has returned from vacation with a head cold but a renewed appreciation for the iPad. Carlos didn’t go anywhere but did get Aloha-by-osmosis.
This week: Bill Simmons’ ads reads, Bobby Flay’s questionable judgment, and we all learn what a Pack-n-Play is. 👶🏻.
July 11th, 2023 | 1 hr 39 mins
It turns out all it took to make Mark Zuckerberg look like the protagonist was alt-right Tony Stark buying Twitter. Who knew? And by that we mean: Happy Threads Day.
This week: chicken restaurants that aren’t Los Pollos Hermanos, pizza restaurants that only sometimes serve pizza, and EV makers collectively throw CCS under the battery powered bus..
June 6th, 2023 | 2 hrs 17 mins
It’s like David vs. Goliath, except this time it’s Carlos picking a fight with a Marin County coffee roaster trying to pull a fast one on home baristas.
This week: the definitive take on Apple’s Vision Pro headset that will definitely be accurate six months and six years from now. Yes. 🥽.
May 23rd, 2023 | 1 hr 40 mins
We promise this episode isn’t sponcon for the Chrysler Pacifica, but also, we’ve got unsold ad slots and its a tough media environment rn so hit us up auto industry we are for sale.
This week: air traffic patterns, EV charging in the real world, and the only thing french fries can’t make better. 🌯.
April 25th, 2023 | 1 hr 28 mins
Star Wars fans love a quality brunch, but what happens when there are too many cooks in the kitchen at Disney? In this analogy, Baby Yoda is an egg scramble?
This week: elephants in the desert, more on EV deliveries, and Taylor didn’t pull a Tom Brady. 🧣
April 4th, 2023 | 1 hr 49 mins
As it enters retirement, history will remember that the Satechi 108W USB-C travel charger walked so the Anker 747 GaN brick could run.
This week: cars, cars, cars. After a week behind the wheel, Carlos has many thoughts on the Model 3. 🚗
March 28th, 2023 | 1 hr 35 mins
Everything is bigger in Texas, which apparently applies to the number of food trucks, polo shirts, and those dang scooters.
This week: Fixer Upper cupcakes, DPReview closing up shop, and recapping our last session for a while with Han Solo LMFT. 🧁
March 14th, 2023 | 1 hr 32 mins
The Star Wars cinematic universe is in disarray under Iger, so says Ryan. How many more actors will have to hang up their taun-tauns and change careers to quippy, jaded therapists just to get a payday from Tim Apple?
This week: Animal Planet x Home Depot collabs, Michael Trout’s crib, and the continued messy world of midwestern cable sports rights. 🐟.
March 7th, 2023 | 1 hr 20 mins
Well, I suppose “Charge your non-Tesla” was the third least ****-ish way to title the option so kudos, Elmo & Co.?
This week: our bi-monthly pizza chat, Amazon scales back the “Go” concept in SF and NY, and Stevie B. in a hard hat. 🍕.
February 21st, 2023 | 1 hr 12 mins
Look, until Overcast adds a tip screen for when you finish each podcast episode, just use Venmo or Cash App: $ShedDaddy415 and $LightroomBarista.
This week: Martha Stewart’s sour grapes, magic beans, and Eddy Cue introduces Han Solo to Sigmund Freud. 🛋️.
February 15th, 2023 | 1 hr 41 mins
If Apple were a teenager, which SVP would be the one running to the mailbox to try to get the report card before their dad Tim saw it?
This week: right and wrong opinions on fast casual, dollar menu thoughts on streaming, and putting on our Judge’s Table hats for Apple in 2022. Which one of us is Gail in this analogy? 🔪.
February 8th, 2023 | 1 hr 11 mins
If a Live Activity falls in the forest and there’s no one around to see it, does it make an appearance on a Dynamic Island? Okay not the best but also you get what we were going for…
This week: absurdist energy drinks, Apple sold a lot of things but not as many as people hoped, and more on squishy sports media economics. ⚾.
February 1st, 2023 | 1 hr 28 mins
While we personally don’t know a single person who has ever watched whatever this NCIS show is, the data shows a Cocomelon NCIS crossover would literally break the internet. Free idea, Bobs.
This week: E3, EVs, RSS, OTT, and Ryan reveals his age-ism against the greatest generation (of news aggregator websites). 👴🏻
January 25th, 2023 | 1 hr 34 mins
When sports were the only thing keeping people from cutting the cord and now that’s not enough, what do you do? No, really — what do you do? There’s a lot of money in it if you know the answer.
This week: crushing on Peter K., mulling over Apple’s upcoming foray into VR, and a visit to the LA Coliseum. 🏀
January 18th, 2023 | 1 hr 35 mins
Hey Siri, who first said “sooner or later, everything old is new again?” Asking for a frie-, uh, HomePod.
This week: new Macs, somebody finally told Elmo third-party Twitter clients were a thing, and Tesla cuts prices across the board. 🚗.