Episode 35 - Why My Pants Were On Fire
How to handle job interviews. Merlin and Dan can't solve the problem of interviews being dumb, but Merlin will tell you what is wrong with you, how long you'll have to wait for your resume to get you a job, how Larry Wall interviews for a Perl job, and whether or not the answer is always Yes, like they were just telling Stephen (yes, Hawking).
Initially Released September 27, 2011
Runtime 1 hour 34 minutes
Episode Page Why My Pants Were On Fire
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I just don't think it's fair of Siracusa to make such a big deal about how your emails make literally no sense. Why would he say that?
-Merlin, about receiving an empty email with a subject line containing "two nouns" from Dan.
You're like if curtains had curtains. You know? You open 'em and there's just more curtains. Then you keep opening, there's another set of curtains and then there's a sheet that says "Well, that's fine with me."
-Merlin, on Dan's opacity.