The Menu Bar

The Menu Bar: Episode 05 - Context Collapse, With Sonya Mann

Sonya Mann joins Zac and Andrew to discuss crypto currency diet philosophies, Netflix's ratings system, Apple's potential streaming play, peak Apple, whether or not Steve Jobs was a monster, the potential for blockchain to change the world, how having kids effects Zac's worldview about tech, the increasing difficulty of communicating online, toeing ideological lines, the next step in human evolution, one giant wave, determinism V free will, and the danger of tying a company with your identity.

Relevant Links:

Sonya Mann's Articles on Inc

I Ate Nothing But Meat For Two Weeks

RateFlix Chrome Extension

NetflixBestOf on Reddit

Apple Buys Amazing Stories

Ben Thompson's Stratechery

Elon Musk's Flamethrower Company


You Are Not a Gadget by Jaron Lanier

Waking Up with Sam Harris

The Menu Bar on Patreon

The Menu Bar: Episode 04 - Make Mac Great Again, With Marco Arment

Marco Arment joins Zac and Andrew at the bar to talk about Ads vs Patreon, the end game for social networks, the trouble you get into for criticizing Apple, iPod as the new Vinyl, and the very sad state of affairs with newer MacBook keyboards.

Relevant Links:

Podcasting Microphones Mega-Review

The Menu Bar on Patreon Wikipedia

The Menu Bar: Episode 03: The Solution of No Solution, With Dan Masters

Install an SSD in your iPod Classic

MacBook Keyboard Woes

The Menu Bar: Episode 01 - The Return


Lights on, drinks poured - welcome back to The Menu Bar! Zac and Andrew find out what’s been happening these past 3 years, the rebirth of Nintendo, and what the heck is happening with Apple?! It’s a packed episode harkening back to classic TMB... what are you drinking?

Zac drank a Seagram's Ginger Ale

Andrew drank a Banrock Station Moscato

Relevant Links:

The Menu Dot Bar

Donate on Patreon

Follow Dan Masters

Warp Pipe

Religion Part of the Brain