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Best of the Web: the MetaFilter Podcast

Matthew Haughey, Jessamyn West, and Josh Millard

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If you've read MetaFilter.com before, you know there is a lot of stories to cover from the site. Once a month three admins sit down and recap the highlights. Also features occasional interviews and questions from other members of the site.
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1:32:11 | Sep 1st

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 Su...Show More

2:04:14 | Aug 2nd

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 h...Show More
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1:36:05 | Jun 5th

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 resu...Show More

1:34:16 | May 9th

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 t...Show More

1:10:52 | Apr 5th

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 iTu...Show More

1:31:12 | Mar 4th

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 gra...Show More

1:32:17 | Feb 7th

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...Show More

1:34:24 | Jan 8th

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 ch...Show More

1:34:06 | Nov 30th, 2018

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....Show More

51:13 | Nov 5th, 2018

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 he...Show More

1:40:56 | Oct 3rd, 2018

If you wanted to hear about the time Jessamyn went on Jesse Ventura's TV show, this episode of the MetaFilter podcast is your big chance! Also we talk about, y'know, MetaFilter and MetaFilterian things and fun stuff and stupid stuff. The whole gamut,...Show More

1:19:27 | Sep 5th, 2018

In this podcast ep, I talk with Jessamyn about going camping, driving a stick-shift VW camper van, getting a cold, having a cold, and also a great deal of MetaFilter stuff. It's a bit late and there's no music bumpers because I was camping and then I...Show More

1:37:07 | Nov 1st, 2017

Hey, it's me and Jessamyn chattering about MetaFilter and Halloween and more MetaFilter and large burdensome televisions and even more MetaFilter. This episode covers the month of October and runs about an hour and a half. Helpful Links Podcast Feed ...Show More

1:21:28 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Jessamyn and I catch up on Canada trips and broken feet, and my idiolectical idiosyncrasies get dragged out of the bag again, along with a bunch of good MetaFilter stuff, in this podcast episode recorded Friday September 29th. It runs about 80 minute...Show More

1:31:14 | Sep 1st, 2017

This episode of Best of the Web, Jessamyn and I chat about MetaFilter in August, and camping, and Jess filling in, and a whole dang bunch of MetaFiltery things, as is our wont. Recorded September 1st, it runs about 90 minutes. Helpful Links Podcast F...Show More
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1:20:17 | Aug 4th, 2017

Jessamyn and I carve out about 80 minutes to talk about MetaFilter and our respective weird busy months, including side threads on having too many dictionaries, what exactly qualifies as the greater Boston area, and questions about bathroom stuff. We...Show More
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1:37:02 | Jun 30th, 2017

Hey, who's that on this month's podcast? It's long-time MeFite and all around good fellow robocop is bleeding, who joins me and Jessamyn to talk about making art, living in Salem, MA, and a bunch of MetaFiltery stuff. This episode covers the month of...Show More
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1:25:29 | Jun 4th, 2017

In this episode of the MetaFilter podcast, Jessamyn and I dig in on a May's-worth of MetaFilter, more or less, and also discuss the upsides and downsides of having pancakes for breakfast and whether me having done so ruined everything. This one runs ...Show More
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56:42 | May 11th, 2017

This episode is short, late, and out of control! Things have been busy, so Jessamyn and I finally snuck in a quick hour to record and said to hell with the usual structure, let's just mention a few things we like. Runs a bit under an hour total. Help...Show More
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1:42:15 | Apr 4th, 2017

Jessamyn I are back in normal podcast business, making up for lost time after last month's Ask A Moderator show by trying to recap two months of MetaFilter despite neither of us having the time to prepare. The result: a goofy biggun at an hour and fo...Show More
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2:21:09 | Mar 2nd, 2017

In a big break in format, Jessamyn and I spend the entire show doing nothing but answering your questions! For over two hours; it's an epic. Featuring few bonus voicemail answers from Eyebrows McGee and write-ins from other mods on a couple things. T...Show More
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1:32:03 | Feb 8th, 2017

This episode of Best of the Web, jessamyn and I catch up on the last month-ish on MetaFilter, and I mostly manage not to lapse into grumpy ranting about the state of the world, mostly. Also, we get voicemail from Greg_Ace, Wordshore, wenestvedt, and ...Show More
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1:36:56 | Jan 4th, 2017

It's a new year, and good riddance to the old; jessamyn and I do a shorter-than-usual version of our usual MeFi roundup podcast chatter, but the real star of this episode is the dozens of MeFites who called in to the podcast voicemail with greetings,...Show More
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1:32:54 | Nov 30th, 2016

We're podcastin' through the pain: me and jessamyn chat about MeFi, vent a little about the election, and talk about stuff like dealing with art vs. concrete activism and how people can't agree on which way to face in the goddam shower. This episode ...Show More
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1:21:20 | Nov 2nd, 2016

It's November 1st, do you know where your podcast is? It's, uh. It's right here. Me and Jess chatter about voting, and Halloween costumes (oh man you all have great Halloween costumes again!), and all sorts of little MetaFilter stuff we liked recentl...Show More