March 9th, 2020
1 hr 11 mins 56 secs
About this Episode
DISCUSSED: heck, yeah, there's a lot of uncertainty; the woeful knock-on effects of COVID-19, from SxSW to presidential handshaking; Dan graciously accepts Merlin's apology; it's so important that you not touch the fish's face; Dan's Podcast Method is back, baby; you can tell an ecosystem is healthy when the advice about it diversifies; Dan explains the Kelvin Timeline and why he hates it; a Celebration of Bones emerges; Merlin is intrigued by Otter and a little unsure about Jumbo; Dan wants you to know it's still him; breaking handshake news; the boys get a nice letter from a listener; Merlin kinda busts a gut about where his head was at when Back to Work launched; audio is afoot; recommended starter episodes are offered; and, finally, praise for Lost and Japanese Queer Eye.
Links for this episode:
- Otter Voice Meeting Notes - Otter.ai
- Jumbo: Take back control of your data and privacy
At Jumbo, we believe that your data belongs to you. That’s why our app empowers you to take control of your privacy and security, right from your phone.
- Podcast Method
- Iran's Coronavirus Problem Is a Lot Worse Than It Seems - The Atlantic
The surprising number of Iranian government officials succumbing to COVID-19 offers a hint that the disease is far more widespread than the official statistics indicate.
- 5by5 | Back to Work #95: She's Five for a Living
- 5by5 | Back to Work #52: Walk the Coastline, Bitches
- #158 The Case of the Missing Hit — Reply All — Overcast
- Kelvin Timeline - Official Star Trek Online Wiki
- Yesterday's Enterprise - Wikipedia
Critic Marc Bernardin described the episode as Star Trek's "smartest time-travel experiment" and a fan favorite.
- Merlin Mann on Twitter: "Sei kein schmutziger kleiner Junge. Wasche deine Hände. https://t.co/RnreVrwYqM https://t.co/7BkCmaNpJj" / Twitter
Sei kein schmutziger kleiner Junge. Wasche deine Hände.
- Omakase - Wikipedia
a Japanese phrase that means "I'll leave it up to you"
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