MacVoices #23216: MacVoices Live! – More TV and Movie Recommendations (2)

The MacVoices Live! panel concludes an abbreviated session with more recommendations of TV and movies to help you fill both the summer lull and the duration of the writer’s strike. Chuck JoinerDavid GinsburgBrian Flanigan-ArthursJim ReaEric BoldenJeff GametWeb Bixby, and Brittany Smith go from sports and documentaries to Star Wars and beyond, and the chat room chimes in as well. (Part 2) 

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Show Notes:


0:00:01 Recommendations for entertainment away from the computer screen
0:02:48 The preference for binge-watching and avoiding weekly cliffhangers
0:05:12 Aaron Sorkin’s Underrated TV Show
0:09:24 Tennis Documentaries and Other Recommendations
0:14:40 Recommendation: Peacemaker from Suicide Squad
0:16:31 Recommendation: TV Series “Travelers” and “12 Monkeys”
0:17:28 Divisive Opinions on the Vampire Slayer Movie
0:19:36 Night Sky and Night Manager: TV Recommendations
0:22:36 Spoiled Ending: Robot Imitation and TV Series Discussion
0:23:59 The Actress is Phil Collins’ Daughter
0:24:12 Uncertainty Surrounding Severance Renewal and Internal Politics
0:25:40 Equal Time for Star Wars in the Spirit of Political Correctness
0:26:30 Initial reactions to Star Wars films and characters
0:28:29 Speculation on the creative decisions behind certain episodes
0:30:31 Recommendations from a listener and upcoming TV show release
0:35:33 Web Bixby’s New Office and Social Media Handles





The West Wing

The Wire

Sports Night


The Expanse



Boom Boom Boris Becker






The Suicide Squad

Cunk on Earth 

12 monkeys

Colossus: The Forbin Project

Night Sky

The Night Manager

Only Murders in the Building

Emily in Paris




The Mandalorian

The Book of Boba Fett



Free Rein


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.

Brittany Smith is a trained cognitive neuroscientist who provides ADD/ADHD, technology, and productivity coaching through her business, Devise and Conquer, along with companion video courses for folks with ADHD. She’s also the cofounder of The ADHD Guild, a community for nerdy folks with ADHD. She, herself, is a self-designated “well-rounded geek”. She can be found on Twitter as @addliberator, on Mastodon as @[email protected], and on YouTube with tech tips.


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