The Talk Show With John Gruber

The director’s commentary track for Daring Fireball.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 2h8m. Bisher sind 270 Folge(n) erschienen.

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297: ‘Subscribed to a Hamburger’, With David Smith

Special guest “Underscore” David Smith joins the show to talk about iOS 14 widgets, WatchOS complications, sleep tracking, and his App Store chart-topping hit Widgetsmith.



296: ‘Cameras Every Single Where’, With Michael Simmons

Special guest Michael Simmons joins the show. Topics include the release of iOS 14, widgets and home screen customization, pricing models for indie apps in the App Store era, and, of course, flying robot cameras.



295: ‘Signing Up to Take Some Vitamins’, With Peter Kafka

Peter Kafka returns to the show to discuss the news from Apple’s “Time Flies” event — new Apple Watches, new non-Pro iPads, and particularly the Apple One services bundle.



294: ‘DOS Rot’, With John Moltz

John Moltz returns to the show. Poodles are great dogs. Windows stinks worse than ever. Everyone should watch “Ted Lasso”.



293: ‘I’m More of a Porkins Guy’, With Anil Dash

Special guest Anil Dash joins the show. Topics include the 25th anniversary of Windows 95, and the parallels between the cyber era of computing and today’s App Store controversies.


 2020-08-28  2h23m

292: ‘Not the Batman We Want or Need’, With Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie returns to the show. Topics include Phil Schiller advancing to Apple Fellow, Microsoft’s simmering spat with Apple over Xbox Game Pass and the App Store’s ban on game streaming services, and Epic’s sizzling spat with Apple over, well, the entire concept of iOS as we know it.


 2020-08-21  2h39m

291: ‘Algorithms, How Do They Work?’, With Nilay Patel

Nilay Patel returns to the show to discuss this week’s House antitrust hearing featuring testimony from Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai, and Mark Zuckerberg.


 2020-08-01  2h21m

290: ‘The Least Worst’, With Christina Warren

Special guest Christina Warren joins the show. Topics include the App Store and antitrust, the general crumminess of video streaming service UIs, and historical examples of when Apple gets something wrong.


 2020-07-28  2h37m

289: ‘I’m Batman. America. Freedom.’ With Adam Lisagor

Adam Lisagor returns to the show. Topics include the cinematic and presentation style of Apple’s WWDC keynote, some post-production details on The Talk Show’s WWDC episode, the tribulations of producing professional videos during COVID-19, and the new sounds of MacOS 11 Big Sur.


 2020-07-23  2h39m

288: ‘It Shouldn’t Be Hard to Get a Smoothie’ With Dan Frommer

Dan Frommer returns to the show for more analysis of WWDC 2020, including App Clips and the Mac's transition to Apple silicon.


 2020-07-01  1h24m