MacVoices #23215: MacVoices Live! – TV and Movie Recommendations (1)

Chuck JoinerDavid GinsburgBrian Flanigan-ArthursJim ReaEric BoldenJeff Gamet, and Web Bixby do something a little different in this MacVoices Live! session. With slow tech news and the writer’s strike in full swing, the panel provides some suggestions on shows and movies they have enjoy and can recommend to fill the gaps…and there are definitely some surprises.


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Show Notes:


0:01:15 Summer Break: TV Shows and Podcasts to Enjoy
0:08:30 Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and Other Must-Watch Shows
0:10:08 Introducing the basic premise of Good Omens
0:12:05 Star Trek: A Musical Episode and Rewatching Plans
0:14:04 Controversy and Excitement for Strange New Worlds Musical Episode
0:18:59 A Watch List Waiting to Be Explored
0:19:21 Acorn and RIP Box: Tons of Good Content
0:20:39 Discussing “Shmigadoon” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
0:25:02 Discussion about a character’s journey in a TV show
0:26:38 Difference in progress through the seasons of a TV show
0:27:12 A Conversation about a TV Show with an Inspiring Line
0:28:09 Stranger Worlds and Watching Episodes with Jeff
0:30:52 Contrasting Opinions on Foundation TV Show
0:35:45 Recommendations for Watching During the Writer’s Strike


Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Good Omens and Good Omens 2 

American Gods

AllStarTrek group on Mastodon

Star Trek: Picard





The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Buffy The Vampire Slayer

100 Years of Warner Brothers

Being Mary Tyler Moore

Rock Hudson: All That Heaven Allowed



Web Bixby has been in the insurance business for 40 years and has been an Apple user for longer than that.You can catch up with him on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Eric Bolden is into macOS, plants, sci-fi, food, and is a rural internet supporter. You can connect with him on Twitterby email at [email protected], on Mastodon at @[email protected], and on his blog, Trending At Work.

Brian Flanigan-Arthurs is an educator with a passion for providing results-driven, innovative learning strategies for all students, but particularly those who are at-risk. He is also a tech enthusiast who has a particular affinity for Apple since he first used the Apple IIGS as a student. You can contact Brian on twitter as @brian8944. He also recently opened a Mastodon account at @[email protected].

Jeff Gamet is a technology blogger, podcaster, author, and public speaker. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s Managing Editor, and the TextExpander Evangelist for Smile. He has presented at Macworld Expo, RSA Conference, several WordCamp events, along with many other conferences. You can find him on several podcasts such as The Mac Show, The Big Show, MacVoices, Mac OS Ken, This Week in iOS, and more. Jeff is easy to find on social media as @jgamet on Twitter and Instagram, jeffgamet on LinkedIn., @[email protected] on Mastodon, and on his YouTube Channel at

David Ginsburg is the host of the weekly podcast In Touch With iOS where he discusses all things iOS, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and related technologies. He is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Visit his YouTube channel at and find and follow him on Twitter @daveg65 and on Mastodon at @[email protected]

Jim Rea built his own computer from scratch in 1975, started programming in 1977, and has been an independent Mac developer continuously since 1984. He is the founder of ProVUE Development, and the author of Panorama X, ProVUE’s ultra fast RAM based database software for the macOS platform. He’s been a speaker at MacTech, MacWorld Expo and other industry conferences. Follow Jim at and via @[email protected] on Mastodon.


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