The ice caps are melting, Jason is stocking up on knives, Brian is becoming a coffee snob, neither of the guys want to talk about the Apple Beats non-story, and *GASP* it’s hard to get a writing job in Los Angeles.

Show Notes


Going broke in LA

Bodum Chambord 8 cup French Press Coffee Maker

Nespresso Espresso machine.

Face The Music: Beats Headphones Are ‘Extraordinarily Bad’

Appleā€™s Pursuit of Beats May Foretell a Shift

Comcast Wants To Put Data Caps On All Customers Within 5 Years

This Week in Hypocrisy

Antarctic ice really is collapsing, oceans’ rise unstoppable

A Eulogy for Twitter

All of the US government’s spending will soon be available on one website

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph

Best Sellers in Galactic Empire Science Fiction eBooks

Audiobooks from Audible



The Walk

Songstress – With Songstress, Fans purchase songs directly from video sharing websites like YouTube.

Dark Sky

Crazy Russian Hacker

Eno – Hyde – Someday World

Eno Apps:

Does It Have Legs 13 – The Crow

Kershaw Ken Onion Leek Serrated Folding Knife with Speed Safe

SOG Specialty Knives & Tools TF3-CP Trident Knife with Partially Serrated Assisted Folding 3.75-Inch Steel Blade and GRN Handle, Tigerstripe Finish

Cryo, Blackwash Stainless Handle, Blackwash Plain

Merlin Mann’s EDC

20 ways to hide those monstrosities around the house

The Ottoman Empire technically existed until 1922, although 1908 marked marked the beginning of the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire.

Alien designer HR Giger dies at 74

Riot Fest Chicago