Interviews with notable people talking about something they're not normally known for, or outside their normal purview, how they got into it and what they love most about it. Any sort of hobby, side-gig, or obsession is fair game.
July 13th, 2018 | 41 mins 30 secs
Tiffani is into really fast car racing around the world
July 6th, 2018 | 37 mins 58 secs
portland, roller derby, sports
Amber tells us everything there is to know about roller derby
June 23rd, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
cocktails, dungeons and dragons, games, gaming, organization
Dinah shares her knowledge of D&D, how to be a DM, and how to get into the game.
June 19th, 2018 | 53 mins 53 secs
games, gaming, text adventure
Andy Baio and his love of the text adventure
June 7th, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
books, google, keyboard, typewriter
Our first "success story" (that is still in progress) where Marcin's hobby became so important he quit his job to pursue writing full-time, to write his first book about the history of typewriters and keyboards.
June 3rd, 2018 | 58 mins 36 secs
chicago, marijuana, mental health, weed
Duuuuuuude. Dude. Dude. Duuuude.
May 28th, 2018 | 1 hr 26 mins
John Roderick teaches us all the basics of the 49th state added to the union
May 19th, 2018 | 58 mins 49 secs
cycling, running, sports, swimming, triathlon
Erika Hall talks about out how much work it takes to follow a sport even though "Triathletes are worse than people who go to Burning Man."
May 11th, 2018 | 46 mins 23 secs
Jessie Char, co-founder of the iOS design conference Layers goes deep on her love of all things Disney parks.
May 5th, 2018 | 43 mins 29 secs
The co-founder of Stack Overflow and founder of Discourse.org shares why he loves yo-yos so much, how big his collection is, and why he keeps sending yo-yos to everyone he knows.
April 27th, 2018 | 58 mins 45 secs
Erica tells us why family is important.
April 14th, 2018 | 24 mins 10 secs
Slack CTO and web pioneer Cal Henderson used to be known for wearing flip-flops everywhere, then he found sneakers.
April 7th, 2018 | 38 mins 39 secs
games, puzzles, trivia
My old pal Jessamyn sits down to talk about what draws her to trivia and gaming and puzzles.
March 29th, 2018 | 46 mins 41 secs
alto, blogging, games, gaming
OG Blogger Jason Kottke goes deep on how and why he's one of the top players of Alto's Odyssey in the entire world.