Episode 40 - Dirty South is Off the Menu
Dan and Merlin talk about what it means for Google to change the meaning of plus, and how it might bolster the production of stuff and needy.
They also consider options for getting unstuck with a creative project-how, sometimes, the constraints can help a lot more than the options.
Initially Released November 8, 2011
Runtime 1 hour 39 minutes
Episode Page Dirty South Is Off the Menu
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This is why Loren Michaels is literately ruining everything.
-Merlin, on SNL Movie spinoffs.
You get big and then you get goofy. you know? Look at Noriega.
-Merlin, on scaling your business.
I sound a little bit like a cheap bong.
-Merlin, on his Perry the Platypus impression.
You ever ordered something called a Dirty South?
I'm madder than a sack of castrated dogs about this whole Google thing. Oh boy am I mad about Google.
I've been wanting to do a show about passive aggression, but I guess that'll just have to be OK.
It's scale that makes Google Google.
They don't have a giant revenue model thats not ads.
-Merlin, on how Google's business model could corrupt their products.
My gut tells me right now that we've seen the best days of Google in terms of the cool stuff that will make our life better.
I would not want to trust a huge amount of my data to a company who throws up its hands when it can only find one way to make money. That's scary.
This is their Sistine Chapel?
-Merlin, on Google+.