Late 20s/Male/San Francisco. That's how people still introduce themselves on the internet, right?
Originally from the OC (don't call it that), Ryan has slowly migrated north, first with a stop in Santa Barbara to attend UCSB and next to his current home in San Francisco. In between Uber rides and his day job as a CPA (no, he can't do your taxes), Ryan enjoys listening to a variety of t word and political podcasts, many of which have inspired the show. As they say in the business, he has a perfect face for radio.
June 8th, 2022 | 2 hrs 3 mins
Maybe the 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is like that weird blood orange flavor of San Pellegrino. I mean, someone has to be buying it otherwise they wouldn’t keep making it?
This week: bottle service, volcano bread, and generally accepted Kabletown accounting practices.💰.
June 1st, 2022 | 1 hr 6 mins
Smart home technology is a lot like government: the more mature it gets, the less well it works. Susan Collins is Zigbee in this analogy I guess?
This week: the final mention of CableCARDs on the show, last minute WWDC thoughts, and a quick look at Disney+'s new wookie mini-series. 🐭.
May 25th, 2022 | 1 hr 22 mins
Podcasting alfresco — when in Rome, as they say. Or rather, when it's still 88° at 9 o'clock at night.
This week: Clifford Main, cliffhangers, and cliffs notes on the Better Call Saul mid-season finale.
Many spoilers, don't say we didn't warn you. 🤐
May 11th, 2022 | 1 hr 22 mins
"Hey Sonos, can Giancarlo Esposito come to my house and troubleshoot these eeros?"
This week: clearing the docket, speed reading out of necessity, and the day the music died. 📚.
May 4th, 2022 | 1 hr 54 mins
First we were joking, but we are seeking investors for IronAdvisor's seed round. This is getting ridiculous.
This week: 1:1 previews, Jim's travel coffee setup, and Sally Draper's oddly accurate assessment of the Manhattan. ☕
April 20th, 2022 | 1 hr 12 mins
Who cuts the cordcutters? Sounds like the perfect premise for an Apple TV+ show.
This week: technical difficulties, do-overs, and catching up with our legal counsel in New Mexico. ⚖️.
April 13th, 2022 | 1 hr 15 mins
Mimosa flavored Oreos. You can have that one for free, Nabisco.
This week: rotisserie chicken Sabermetrics, bad French accents, and Ryan tastes the Orion nebula. 🥤.
April 6th, 2022 | 1 hr 18 mins
WWDC will remain virtual this year but in an effort to build community, Apple will be sending everyone that's ever opened up Xcode a boxed lunch and a bag of Popchips.
This week: red pandas, pizza phoning, and Marshawn's new smart home play. 💡
March 23rd, 2022 | 1 hr 31 mins
4K monitors are a lot like grocery store bagels. I mean sure — technically it's food, but do you really want to edit video on one for 10 hours a day?
Wait, maybe this analogy doesn't really work...
This week: bipartisanship, parenting tips, and a trip to Whole Foods. 🐣
March 16th, 2022 | 1 hr 53 mins
Turns out the key to making pineapple on pizza tolerable is to make the pizza a square. Who knew? Detroit knew.
This week: apartment hunting on Sesame Street, recycled John Mulaney bits, and a couple of creative professionals talk extensively about the new Mac Studio. 🍎.
February 23rd, 2022 | 1 hr 31 mins
Hypothesis: more people can locate Bolivia on an unlabeled map than can tell Bobby Flay and Tyler Florence apart.
This week: unlit cigars, unwatched Olympic games, and unverified Apple rumors. 🥇.
February 15th, 2022 | 1 hr 6 mins
For a limited time, check under the lid of select gallons of Magnolia Home paint for your chance to win a free year of Discovery+!
This week: cafeteria food, Mac rumblings, and good news coming out of New Mexico. 🌵
February 9th, 2022 | 1 hr 47 mins
“So Tim, it says you’re getting an A in Macs but in Services, the teacher wrote “is greedy and anticompetitive, at risk of being held back.“
This week: morning CEO habits, twenty seven percent, and Ryan demands to see figure skating in no less than IMAX resolution. 🔭 .
February 2nd, 2022 | 1 hr 40 mins
The 5. The Safeway. The Batman. Sure, why not?
This week: coin flips, fast casual Nashville tendies, and a reverse mortgage for your Google Calendar. 📆
January 26th, 2022 | 1 hr 41 mins
Kate Chopin’s novel The Awakening, but this time Edna is a gingerbread mug cookie.*
This week: dark patterns in the snack aisle, the exposure triangle of cocktails, and taste testing the Animal Crossing game cartridge. 📷.
- If literally anyone gets this reference without Googling, I will eat my library card.
January 19th, 2022 | 1 hr 44 mins
Some folks are worried that 1Password, our north-of-the-border password manager friends, just raised a huge round and might be abandoning their everyday users. We disagree. Their history of sustainable growth and most notably, having rebuffed a hostile takeover bid Bublé/Drake Partners in 2017, speaks volumes.
This week: gin and juice, sick Beats, and Microsoft’s M&A bet on Call Of Duty 3.11 for Workgroups being the cornerstone of its subscription gaming ambitions. 🍸.