January 3rd, 2012 | 1 hr 17 mins
TOPIC: How habits get made.
December 27th, 2011 | 1 hr 4 mins
TOPIC: Resolving to skip the New Year's resolutions.
December 20th, 2011 | 1 hr 23 mins
Topic: The Meta-Distractions of "Minimalism"
December 13th, 2011 | 1 hr 9 mins
Topic: The Narcissism of Small Differences
December 7th, 2011 | 1 hr 13 mins
Topic: Moving from dumb nouns to awesome verbs.
November 30th, 2011 | 58 mins 45 secs
Topic: Asking questions in order to find better questions
November 22nd, 2011 | 1 hr 16 mins
This week Dan and Merlin talk about asking good questions instead of massaging your real problem until it fits the comforting solution you found on the cover of a magazine.
November 15th, 2011 | 1 hr 21 mins
Dan and Merlin talk more about why we get stuck and how might re-think getting "unstuck." Looking at process over product, remembering how you got here, and getting clear about what you're really trying to make.
Merlin also has some updates and tips
November 8th, 2011 | 1 hr 39 mins
Dan and Merlin talk about what it means for Google to change the meaning of "plus," and how it might bolster the production of "stuff and needy."
They also consider options for "getting unstuck" with a creative project—how, sometimes, the constraints c
November 1st, 2011 | 1 hr 20 mins
On strength and tolerance.
Dan and Merlin talk about the many facets of strength, including the complexity of knowing what to be strong about, to whom, and when.
It's about way more than nailing the "clean and jerk" or yelling at Sips-His-Coffee-Rea
October 25th, 2011 | 1 hr 19 mins
On improving presentation culture.
Dan and Merlin talk about bombing the deck, advancing the slides, and striving to improve the self-perpetuating bad culture of presentations.
(Also, kid germs in the spaghetti, meeting the angry corn gu
October 18th, 2011 | 2 hrs 4 mins
This week, Merlin loves and hates iCloud while loving and REALLY loving Dropbox. He and Dan observe angry corn, discuss emailing files to yourself, wonder what to do with an ugly photo, and explore Mr. Noodle's brother, Mr. Noodle.