5by5: The Talk Show 75: A Mute Point

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss the iPhone ringer switch, the behavior of switches and buttons on smartphones, how many levels of volume you need, dedicated camera buttons, keyboards, Apple’s upcoming education event, and some of the most important follow up ever.

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Bleep Podcast #043

We can’t keep up with Bleep at the minute. We’re still listening to their Top 100 tracks of 2011 (recommended listening!) while Oli Marlow kicks off 2012 with this mammoth 22 track podcast.

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TED: Defend our freedom to share (or why SOPA is a bad idea) – Clay Shirky (2012)

We all noticed the Wikipedia blackout on Wednesday, right?  This TED podcast asks what a bill like PIPA / SOPA means to our shareable world? Clay Shirky delivers a proper manifesto — a call to defend our freedom to create, discuss, link and share, rather than passively consume. Read More…

Answer Me This! Podcast Episode 201

The Answer Me This podcast celebrates its 5th birthday this week and to celebrate Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann launched episode 201, their first of 2012.

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WTF with Marc Maron Podcast: Fred Stoller

Known for classic Seinfeld episodes and cousin Gerard in Everybody Loves Raymond, Fred Stoller broke into comedy during the boom period of the 1980s. He was been on probably every television show that would feature stand-ups. By 1993, he quit. Fred talks to Marc about the struggle of being and remaining Fred Stoller.

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The Diggnation Finale: Part 2 – Diggnation

Seriously hazardous to your health.  Get part 2 of the Diggnation finale, although Alex and Kevin have hinted that they might do future shows, these are going to be one-off events.  For now, the lights are switched off…

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WTF with Marc Maron Podcast: Todd Glass

This is the one you’re looking for… Todd Glass talks openly to Marc Maron in a discussion unlike any other heard on WTF.

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How Did This Get Made: Episode 28 Director’s Edition: Crank w/ Brian Taylor

“There is only one true action hero, Chev Chelios“.  Brilliant episode of How Did This Get Made, featuring Crank and Crank 2 director, Brain Taylor discussing the franchise… and we quote, “it was more of a cry for help than a movie!”.

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Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo’s Film Reviews: Steven Spielberg

Mark and Simon are back again this week with reviews of Margin Call, Darkest Hour 3D, Shame, A Useful Life & Tatsumi, plus they manage to grab and interview with living legend Steven Spielberg and review his new film War Horse.

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The White Light Mixes Podcast: White Light 51 – Jeremy Glenn

The White Light Mixes podcast came to us through our recommendation page. We’ve heard a couple of them now and are really enjoyed it. Described as a “DJ mix series featuring some great well known DJs from around the world, its all about…driving at night, down a dark highway. zoning out, moments of introspection etc.”

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Frank Skinner Podcast: Problem Pets

Frank, Steve Williams and Laura Solon discuss home injuries, problem pets and Lady Gaga’s new found hobby.

Tall Tales Podcast: Classixx

After a short break, Tall Tales returns with Los Angeles based Producers and DJ duo Classixx.

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The Todd Glass Show: Chelsea Peretti and Bobby Miyamoto

The always hilarious Chelsea Peretti hangs out with Todd and Bobby Miyamoto to sell some gifts on a home shopping network, talk about Toddlers and Tiaras and more!

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Guardian Music Weekly: The men behind Gil Scott-Heron’s memoir

Jamie Byng of Canongate and Richard Russell of XL Recordings talk about Gil Scott-Heron’s posthumous book, The Last Holiday.

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Freakonomics Podcast: Does Money Really Buy Elections?

We all know the answer is yes. But the data — and Rudy Giuliani — say no.

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