152: Get Jobbed At Steve MetaFilter Jobs May 9, 2019 2:45 PM   Subscribe

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posted by cortex to MeFi Podcast at 2:45 PM (20 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

I love that I've posted enough books on fanfare that you mixed two of my posts up XD This was great and just FYI if you want more non fiction in your life, feel free to join the non-fiction club on fanfare! I try to post two books a week personally, and I welcome anyone else to post their favorite non-fiction books too! Just tag your post with non_fiction_club to get your post added to the category! Happy reading!
posted by Homo neanderthalensis at 4:09 PM on May 9 [3 favorites]


Alternate title for this podcast "Oh look a squirrel" which works on many levels.
posted by jessamyn (retired) at 9:36 PM on May 9 [9 favorites]


if you think about it turtles were the original Steve Jobs
posted by cortex (staff) at 9:42 PM on May 9


Steve Jobs lays on his back, his belly baking in the hot sun, beating his legs, trying to turn himself over but he can't. Not without your help. But you're not helping.
posted by J.K. Seazer at 11:51 PM on May 9 [4 favorites]


That argument over how cool 152 was a virtuosic conversation about nothing. Please read for Jerry and Elaine in my inevitable Seinfeld fan fic.
posted by J.K. Seazer at 12:17 AM on May 10 [1 favorite]


So I don’t actually know the difference either but Jobs technically wore a “mock” turtleneck
posted by churl at 8:44 AM on May 10 [1 favorite]


It's a common misconception. The shirt is actually based on the neck of a mock turtle.
posted by zamboni at 9:16 AM on May 10 [3 favorites]


Apple Mockinturt
posted by cortex (staff) at 10:48 AM on May 10 [3 favorites]


You could have introduced jobs with: "It's Jobs all the way down."
posted by mandolin conspiracy at 2:04 PM on May 10 [2 favorites]


I don’t actually know the difference either

In a real turtleneck, it's twice as long as it needs to be and you roll the top part over the bottom part (or roll it INside if you are a certain kind of teenager and it was a certain kind of 80s decade) a mock turtleneck only goes up halfway, so no rolling over.
posted by jessamyn (retired) at 5:18 PM on May 10 [5 favorites]


And don't even get me started about crew necks that have like 50 percent too much collar but not enough to be a mock turtleneck. The mock mock?
posted by Literaryhero at 6:39 PM on May 10 [1 favorite]


Next time on Jessamyn Explains: Dickeys.
posted by Chrysostom at 8:52 PM on May 10 [4 favorites]


So my wife has a uh... reverse dickey?* It is like the bottom part of a white tee shirt with elastic around the top and she wears it if she is wearing a short shirt or something and wants to be modest.

*forgive me
posted by Literaryhero at 10:48 PM on May 10 [1 favorite]


reverse dickey?

I can’t stop thinking about this term now. You are NO KIND of hero to me, Literaryhero; no forgiveness granted.
posted by charmedimsure at 7:59 PM on May 11 [1 favorite]


Jessamyn! I too can not see what is wrong or weird about the 60fps cartoon. It just looks....ok, and it ends too soon?
posted by 922257033c4a0f3cecdbd819a46d626999d1af4a at 5:16 PM on May 12


I shall enjoy listening even more now I can picture Jessamyn recording lounging on a day bed! Also until I heard Homo neanderthalensis’ user name read aloud I’ve been reading it in my head as Homo neanderthal.
posted by ellieBOA at 4:48 AM on May 13


If anyone likes Chesty A. Arthur, I got so many more you can have:
-Calvin Cleavage
-Herbert Hooters
-Actually I like Grover Cleavage better because of his two non-consecutive terms
-Warren Hard-on

Etc
posted by chesty_a_arthur at 6:40 AM on May 13 [3 favorites]


WHAT HO, MODS

(Bringin' it back.)
posted by wenestvedt at 11:32 AM on May 13 [1 favorite]


GEORGE BUSH
posted by chesty_a_arthur at 11:40 AM on May 13 [2 favorites]


-Warren Hard-on

Considering his philandering ways, I'm amazed Whorin' Harding never caught on.
posted by duffell at 6:26 AM on May 15


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