Episode 52 - Walk the Coastline, Bitches
TOPIC: The Hidden Cost is the True Cost
Merlin is back from MacWorldPipeiWorld to talk with Dan about the True Cost of iceberg lettuce, an anchor tenant, 20 minutes of your time, and how much of your life you're going to eat sand.
You don't have a TARDIS to make it back to pick up your kid or make it to Built to Spill so walk the coastline.
Initially Released January 31, 2012
Runtime 1 hour 16 minutes
Episode Page Walk the Coastline, Bitches
Recurring Topics and Characters
|Intro||Big week. Merlin has some Toy Story references and recommendations. |
|Almost 3 minutes|
[Start - 00:02:45]
|MacWorldPipeiWorld||Merlin is back from Macworld and feels like an iNub. He's got some updates from the show and feeling old. |
|About 4 minutes|
[00:02:46 - 00:06:09]
|Editorial Wherewithal||Some talk about Linda Evans and then they got into a thing.|
|Less than a minute|
[00:06:10 - 00:06:50]
|MacWorld Continued||More on MacWorld and what Pipes do when not in the name of a conference. |
|About 3 minutes|
[00:06:51 - 00:09:12]
|Business and Topic Selection||Merlin wants to talk about Dan's needs, has some brief FU from Siracusa's wikipedia show and how podcasters hang out in a treehouse. |
|About 3 minutes|
[00:09:13 - 00:12:07]
|Topic Introduction||The true cost of decisions, subsidies, anchor tenants and opportunity costs. |
|About 10 minutes|
[00:12:08 - 00:22:36]
|A License to Print Money||The true cost and value of your work. |
|About 28 minutes|
[00:22:36 - 00:50:59]
|Sponsor||Squarespace Offer Code: bigweek||[00:51:00 - 01:01:55]|
|Walk the Coastline||A Quora question prompts discussion of hidden costs and project management. |
|About 15 minutes|
[01:01:56 - End]
She went to an Ivy League school. That's a very costly vein.
-Merlin, regarding Natalie Portman. [00:02:11]
How do you know when you hit rock bottom? I mean, is there like a sound?
-Merlin, on Macworld booth babes. [00:08:03]
Everybody spews all this stuff because they go to Whole Foods and they buy some Kale and they think they're Jesus.
-Merlin, on being liberal and green and aware. [00:13:08]
It's turtles all the way down if you start paying the true cost of things.
I defy you to show me somebody who is really super successful and has a long-lived career who did it by charging less than they're worth.
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