Best of the Web: the MetaFilter Podcast

Best of the Web: the MetaFilter Podcast

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The best bits from MetaFilter, recapped by Matt Haughey, Jessamyn West, and Josh Millard.


165: Take What We’ve Got
Jul 3 • 92 min
It’s July, which is podcast season, or so the man at the podcast store told me. So jessamyn and I bought ourselves a podcast and took it out on the lake and, honestly, I don’t know where I’m going with this. It’s Friday, I’m pooped, we talk about MeFi…
164: It’s Been A Rough Week
Jun 2 • 103 min
Podcast time, and jessamyn and are I back talking about a bunch of stuff we liked from MetaFilter as usual, and talking a bit about the hard stuff surrounding George Floyd and Minneapolis, and also absolutely plotzing about having two new mods join the…
163: You must understand!
May 1 • 94 min
It was a time known as The Great Resetting, when, after a months of wandering in a week late or so with episodes, jessamyn and I finally managed to release a new episode smack dab on the 1st. It was spoken of in legend as…episode 163 of the MetaFilter…
162: Grip It And Rip It
Apr 3 • 81 min
Jessamyn and I do what we do best: manage to show up and record a podcast despite it all. We talk about (a) a bunch of COVID stuff and (b) a bunch of stuff that has nothing to do with COVID and (c) the whole process of trying to navigate that balance. I…
161: Change Your Ding-Dang Clocks
Mar 6 • 76 min
Podcast? Podcast! Me and jessamyn, podcasting. It’s the podcast thing, with jessamyn and with me, and it’s this! Here you go. Seventy-five minutes? Podcast. Hi. Hello. Don’t forget to reset your clocks if that happens this weekend. Podcast. Helpful Links…
160: That Was A Bood Posscat
Feb 7 • 56 min
Like Frodo and Sam enduring the travails of Mordor, Jessamyn and I have managed somehow to surmount the difficulties of the world to produce a podcast episode this month. Instead of getting a finger bit off we just lost some of our usual running time, so…
159: Enter The Talkredoers
Jan 10 • 81 min
Kicking off the year with a podcast that tried very hard not to happen, but by god me and jessamyn pulled it off after all, despite reschedules and weird recording problems that cost us a little bit of audio early on. Runs about 80 minutes and features…
158: Keep Them Scrollwheels Scrollin’, Though The Browser’s Slowin’
Dec 3, 2019 • 92 min
It’s me! It’s jessamyn! It’s episode 158 of us podcasting about about the sort of MetaFiltery things we’re wont to podcast about! It’s about ninety minutes! Helpful Links Podcast Feed Subscribe with iTunes Direct mp3 download Misc - turns out there’s no…
157: That’s The Title, Everyone Get Back To Work And Thank You
Nov 1, 2019 • 86 min
It’s our Halloween episode, which is not particularly spooOOOOooOOoooky because I accidentally left it out on the counter overnight after we recorded it yesterday. But jessamyn and I catch up on the last month of MeFi stuff and you can’t prove that there…
156: Wasting All My Time Time
Oct 4, 2019 • 99 min
Jessamyn! Me! Podcast! MetaFilter! Talking! Helpful Links Podcast Feed Subscribe with iTunes Direct mp3 download Misc - some facts about the number 156 - Lurking, by Joanne McNeil Jobs - Help plan a DIY US tour for an indie stage magician type by divabat…
155: No curses, no whammies
Sep 1, 2019 • 92 min
After several technical hiccups, Jessamyn and I managed to record a podcast, and here it is! Lots of MeFi and Ask; lots of users’ first posts, lots of animal posts, even several first animal posts. Runs about 90 minutes. Helpful Links Podcast Feed…
154: I Learned It By Reading
Aug 2, 2019 • 124 min
We’re back after a skipped month with an unsurprisingly longer-than-usual podcast episode, as jessamyn and I chatter about all the ususal site stuff (a month’s worth is generally too much, two months definitely so) and also talk a little about MeFi…
153 - Josh Ruins Taiga
Jun 5, 2019 • 96 min
It’s time for that monthly podcast: jessamyn and I caught up yesterday on the last month or so of all things MetaFilter, Ask MetaFilter, Projects, and so forth through the ol’ enumeration of subsites. We also talk about trivia a little, and as a result I…
152: Get Jobbed At Steve MetaFilter Jobs
May 9, 2019 • 94 min
P O D C A S T Helpful Links Podcast Feed Subscribe with iTunes Direct mp3 download Misc - Library of Congress WWII book evac stickers Jobs - I’ll pay you to tell me how you do money by chesty_a_arthur - If you’re from southern England, I’ll pay you to…
151: A Birdwatching Mecha
Apr 5, 2019 • 70 min
It’s podcast time, and it’s a (relatively) brief, (relatively) under-produced episode this time, with me and Jessamyn chatting about MeFi stuff for about 70 minutes because my voice was a little worn out. Helpful Links Podcast Feed Subscribe with iTunes…
150: Taking a Dinger
Mar 4, 2019 • 91 min
Here it is. A podcast. It’s a podcast and here it is. Yes. Yes? Yes. Helpful Links Podcast Feed Subscribe with iTunes Direct mp3 download Misc. - jessamyn’s photo of a funny tombstone racking up uncredited reddit karma - I indirectly inherited my…
149: IROC-Z FOMO
Feb 6, 2019 • 92 min
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME PODCAAAAAAAST because this is an episode of one. It’s me and Jessamyn and a whole passel of Januarial content from MeFi, along with some youthful car stories and our belated discovery of the Spanish word for sock. Runs about 90…
148: 2019 New Year Call-In Episode
Jan 8, 2019 • 94 min
Sheesh, it’s a week into the year and I still keep trying to write “2018” on my podcasts. But it’s the new year, and Jessamyn and I catch up on what’s happened on the big blue linky sea lately. Also occasionally featuring my neighbor’s rented wood…
147: We Forgot What We Were Gonna Call This One
Nov 30, 2018 • 94 min
November isn’t even quite over yet but Jessamyn and I are entirely done with it, and document a bunch of the good bits and some of the not so great ones in this episode of the MeFi monthly podcast. Also there is a very clever bird and some nude cats. Also…
146: GO VOTE
Nov 5, 2018 • 51 min
It’s a remarkably short one this month—just over 50 minutes—because my throat was sore in what turned out to be the preface to a nasty cold that knocked me out all weekend, which is why we recorded this last week and it’s only going up to day! But here it…