Your Daily Lex

This is a daily podcast from the Internet's very own Lex Friedman.

For roughly five minutes, Lex talks about ... anything. It's unscripted, off-the-cuff, improvised, and hopefully less redundant than this sentence..

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#357 Warren Piece

Brian Warren wants me dead.

#356 Con Air

Thoughts on hotels. And cats. And air conditioners.

#355 Look At This Dude

Lex made people laugh by laughing. And took a flight. Not in that order.

#354 Holy Shirt

On shirts. And shirtlessness. And Austin Powers, somehow.

#353 Life Advice and Follow-Up

Continuing a stretch of excellent YDLs, here’s one about living a life without regrets. And also speeding.

#352 Getting Up To Speed

On passing lane etiquette. And the finger, I guess.

#351 Subscribe and Save

Lex talks about stuff. Shocking, I know.

#350 Braaaaaaiiiiiiinnnns

Lex doesn’t want to lose his mind. (You can keep your “too late” joke to yourself. Frankly, it’s beneath you.)

#349 He Ordered Pizza

On restaurants, self-referentialism, bird droppings, and gratuity. Typical YDL fodder.

#348 Logistics and Lotions

This is episode one of one. You don’t have to listen to other episodes to understand this one.

#347 Scott and Phil

On misfired emails.

#346 Taking Direction

Lex got offered help from a stranger. Which he appreciated. But not well enough.

#345 Boston

Lex is in Boston with Liam. There will be ants.

#344 I Wonder If You Got a Notification About This Episode

On notifications and potato chips. And work / life balance.

#343 Goofy Toe

Lex recorded this episodes hours before publishing it, and then had to remember what it was about. The title accurately captures at least two topics.

#342 No Contact Contact

Lex’s car is in the shop.

#341 Stickers

Laptop stickers: Yay, nay, or what the hey?

#340 Legs Friedman

Lex’s legs are tired. As is the rest of him.

#339 Shameless Friend Support

Lex supports his friends. And goes to bed late and wakes up early. Anyway, check out Shameless Acquisition Target.

#338 Reboot Reboot Reboot Reboot Reboot

Lex had Internet troubles. And no spoilers, but this episode MAY contain a post-credits sequence.

#337 Please Clap

Lex blanks on his topics, so instead we talk about self-promotion.

#336 The One Where I Talk About Friends

Not the TV show. The concept of, you know, human friendship.

#335 Too Early Too Furious

Lex was up early. The contractors were here early. Early.

#334 This Rocks

About (the) School of Rock and letters to camp.

#333 Napkin Necklace

Lex has thoughts about dentists. Not that he’s seen one recently. I mean, he has, but not, y’know, TODAY.

#332 Side Effects

Lex is amused by his new medication.

#331 In Brief

Actually, in boxers.

#330 Apple Not Apple

It was once Lex’s job to write about Apple. Now it’s not. He loves both scenarios.

#329 Eye See

You’ll be waiting with bated breath (not baited) for this episode’s topic. (Okay, it’s vision and LASIK and stuff.)

#328 Cold Showers

Hot days, cold showers, and sweat.

#327 Where There Isn't Smoke

The story of a fresh visit from the fire department, and sleeplessness.

#326 Nobody Tell LinkedIn

Lex doesn’t understand LinkedIn.

#325 Being Yourself — And Someone Else

Lex babbles. More than usual. And then a special guest appearance.

#324 Laughing Stock

That time Lex made John Mulaney laugh.

#323 Car and Driver

On driving, camp, and coffee.

#322 Room For Improvment [sic]

Lex talks about improv.

#321 Oops All Wasabi

The episode has almost nothing to do with the title.

#320 Weird AI

This episode is brought to you by artificial intelligence.

#319 Shower Thoughts

Not that kind of shower thought. The other kind.

#318 Vegan Again

Lex are vegan food. Again. Ugh.

#317 Planes And Trains

Lex traveled by air. And train. And was a friendly brontosaurus.

#316 A Week Of Weirdness

Lex isn’t gonna use his usual setup this week. It’s okay.

#315 Tap and They

This is NOT a two topic Tuesday episode.

#314 Leaks and Lex

Drip. Drip. Drip.

#313 Alik and Me

A story about a guy named Alik and a guy named Billy.

#312 Topics

The topic is topics. Meta.

#311 Iced, Iced Baby

On iced coffee, chocolate milk, and peanut butter.

#310 Origin Stories

Why Lex is lexfri.

#309 Joe

Thoughts on coffee, tea, and beverage temperature.

#308 Hot For Internet

Lex had a rough day, but today is looking better.

#307 Hose Your Daddy

Lex got totally hosed.

#306 A Particular Set of Skills

Come for the sharing of special skills. Stay for the horse galloping mouth-based Foley work.

#305 So Tired

Lex had car trouble. Also, donate to good causes.

#304 Everything and Nothing

Everything’s coming up bagels. Also sad stuff.

#303 Better Late Than Never

On punctuality, humanity, and this podcast feed.

#302 Tornados and Other Weather

On tornado warnings, meterology class, and radio names.

#301 The Internet's Out

Lex talks about Internet outages.

#300 Here Comes Science

Lex talks about science. And peeing. And food. Big day.

#299 We're Going Streaking

Lex talks Wordle, the NY Times crossword, and others of that ilk.

#298 Sick Day

Liam has COVID. And a song preview.

#297 The Art and The Artist

Remember when you intentionally signed up for email lists?

#296 Shots and Headaches

The Lex shots and headaches story. Even if you’ve read one of my tweetstorms on this, this is the podcast version.

#295 Voices Past and Muppet

Voices from our past. And from our Muppets.

#294 Music and Lyrics

Reminding you to stay safe out there. Also, what should 11-year-olds sing about?

#293 TV Time

We finished Lost. Now what?

#292 Peloton and Songs
Why I Peloton daily. And how my brain works.
4:50 | 5.5 MB
#291 Tipping
Lex talks about tipping.
5:43 | 6.6 MB
#290 Lost
Lex got Lost.
5:30 | 6.3 MB
#289 Quarantine
Lex is quarantined. So are you. Jeez.
5:02 | 7 MB
#288 August 22, 2019: Custodial Account
Lex appreciates the cleanliness the office custodian affords. Just not the implementation.
4:43 | 8.9 MB
#287 August 21, 2019: A Delicate Balance
Lex likes DIY projects. When they go well. Even if they're slower — or slightly worse — than if he'd hired a professional.
2:59 | 5.7 MB
#286 August 20, 2019: Happy Numbers
You could listen to depressing podcasts to start your day. Or you could listen to this one.
2:16 | 4.3 MB
#285 August 19, 2019: 927 Days
It's been 927 days since I released an episode of Your Daily Lex. Is there an important reason I released this one today? I'll give you two guesses.
6:07 | 11.7 MB
#284 February 3, 2017: Contacts
Lex's cleaning people got overzealous. Eye eye eye.
4:03 | 5.6 MB
#283 Jan 20, 2017: Here We Go Again
Lex records a YDL episode for the first time in 11 months. You are the beneficiary.
4:03 | 5.6 MB
#282 Feb 23, 2016: Tray Bien
Lex analyzes the pitfalls of airline trays and food. The food serving, not the food quality.
5:08 | 7 MB
#281 January 28, 2016: Blood, Pain, and Air Travel
Lex shares a story of blood, pain, and air travel.
6:28 | 8.9 MB
#280 January 4, 2016: Moving Story
Lex moved. Oh man.
5:21 | 7.3 MB
#279 November 25, 2015: Thanksgiving
Lex celebrates Thanksgiving's existence.
3:53 | 5.3 MB
#278 November 20, 2015: Virgin Inspection
Lex talks about a virgin inspection. Duh. It's in the title, people.
5:02 | 6.9 MB
#277 November 10, 2015: Who Nose
Lex has nose-related issues while in meetings. It's a problem.
5:32 | 7.6 MB
#276 Nov 2, 2015: Holy Crap The Show Exists
Lex went into the wilderness. He survived.
5:01 | 6.9 MB
#275 October 14, 2015: Lex and Liam
Lex and Liam talk, primarily about furniture, airlines, Spunky the Monkey, and nothing.
5:01 | 6.9 MB
#274 September 25, 2015: Between Two Furnitures
Lex has a couch. This is the true story.
7:27 | 10.2 MB
#273 September 22, 2015: Not My Best Work
Lex records an episode outside. Sorry.
4:13 | 5.8 MB
#272 September 11, 2015: Let's Talk About Yesterday's Tie
Lex wore a tie. He is mildly conflicted about it.
5:22 | 7.4 MB
#271 August 28, 2015: Your Daily Jonathan Mann
Lex wrote a song for Jonathan Mann, who rewrote that into another song for Jonathan Mann.
6:13 | 8.6 MB
#270 August 11, 2015: Theme Songs
Sometimes, Lex writes theme songs for other podcasts.
5:26 | 7.5 MB
#269 August 4, 2015: On Script
Lex performs the second-ever scripted episode of Your Daily Lex.
3:09 | 4.3 MB
#268 August 1, 2015: Live From Podcast Movement with Chris Bannon
Chris Bannon joins Lex on an episode taped live at Podcast Movement.
7:22 | 10.1 MB
#267 July 30, 2015: Fort Worth While
Lex went to Fort Worth. The experience if getting there stank on ice.
6:17 | 8.6 MB
#266 July 24, 2015: Live from Earwolf
Lex broadcasts from the Earwolf studio with Midroll CEO Adam Sachs. Recorded on the day that Midroll was acquired by Scripps.
16:28 | 7.2 MB
#265 July 8, 2015: Jurassic World and Inside Out
Lex offers up movie reviews, sort of, for Inside Out and Jurassic World.
5:27 | 7.5 MB
#264 July 6, 2015: Kiss Hello
Lex is back! Talking about kisses and stuff.
5:30 | 7.5 MB
#263 June 19, 2015: Brace Yourself
Lex has a foot issue, and a dog issue. Dog feet are no problem.
5:40 | 7.8 MB
#262 June 15, 2015: Word Picture
Lex punched himself in the crotch. Good times. Not for him.
4:26 | 6.1 MB
#261 June 5, 2015: Entrepreneur Magazine
Lex was written up in Entrepreneur Magazine. Mistakes were made.
4:38 | 6.4 MB
#260 June 3, 2015: The Famous Man Who Bought Me A Soda
Lex tells the story of a famous man who bought him a soda. Just read the titles, people.
3:49 | 5.2 MB
#259 May 28, 2015: Hair
Lex got a haircut. It was weird.
5:13 | 7.2 MB
#258 May 21, 2015: Your Daily Lex and Liam
Lex talks about Cody getting neutered. Liam joins.
5:08 | 7 MB
#257 May 17, 2015: Your Intermittent Lex
Lex talks about Pitch Perfect 2, babysitters, and his friend.
5:08 | 7 MB
#256 May 7, 2015: Stubble Trouble
Lex discusses the tragedy of shaving a carefully cultivated stubble beard. Also, a surprising cameo appearance.
3:30 | 4.8 MB
#255 May 4, 2015: AirTran
People stink at riding Newark Airport's AirTran.
5:53 | 8.1 MB
#254 May 1, 2015: Bus or Bust
Lex tells a story about the bus. And cookie cake.
4:53 | 6.7 MB
#253 April 29, 2015: Snell is in the House
Jason Snell visits Lex Friedman! But does he appear on this episode of Your Daily Lex? Only time will tell!
3:10 | 4.3 MB
#252 April 27, 2015: Watch, Fence, Etc
Apple Watch. Invisible Fence. Shirts. So good.
5:32 | 7.6 MB
#251 April 23, 2015: Watch This
Lex has a sad-ish story about his Apple Watch.
3:47 | 5.2 MB
#250 April 21, 2015: Your Daily Liam (Again)
Liam joins Lex yet again, hawking t-shirts, talking Cody, and generally being entertaining.
5:13 | 7.2 MB
#249 April 17, 2015: Slow Lady
It's yesterday's episode, today! And go buy a damn shirt: http://teespring.com/lexfri
5:13 | 7.2 MB
#248 April 16, 2015: Your Daily Shirt
OMG YDL SHIRTS!
4:20 | 6 MB
#247 April 15, 2015: Brad and I
Lex talks. A lot.
5:11 | 7.1 MB
#246 April 13, 2015: Let's Take It Outside
Lex worked outside today. And he's getting an invisible fence. He thought you should know.
6:02 | 8.3 MB
#245 April 10, 2015: Watch and Tea
Lex bought an Apple Watch. Today he'll drink a lot of tea. Not Apple Tea. That would be good, though.
5:42 | 7.8 MB
#244 April 9, 2015: Ringtone
Lex made a YDL ringtone. You're welcome.
4:27 | 6.1 MB
#243 April 8, 2015: Rumplemeyer's Horseshoes
Lex pays tribute to Stan Freberg.
5:28 | 7.5 MB
#242 April 7, 2015: Hungry Like The Lex
Lex is hungry. And he shares a song about hunger. And weight loss.
6:16 | 8.6 MB
#241 April 6, 2015: Lexy Shades of Grey
Gray hair, FaceTime, and parents: It's a podcast, people.
5:28 | 7.5 MB
#240 April 1, 2015: Screw You, Danny
Warning: In this episode, I say "effing a-hole" a lot, only not in that fun-looking clean way. PROFANITY ALERT!
4:54 | 6.7 MB
#239 March 31, 2015: Let's Talk Tweets
Lex talks tweets. Did you not read the episode title?
3:29 | 4.8 MB
#238 March 24, 2015: On Retainer
Lex talks about his retainers. It's more exciting than it sounds.
4:41 | 6.4 MB
#237 March 23, 2015: Not About Lawrence
Lex can do many things with one hand.
5:06 | 7 MB
#236 March 18, 2015: The Door is a Dog
Lex debates whether he should get a doggie door.
6:01 | 8.3 MB
#235 March 16, 2015: South By South Lex
It's the episode Lex meant to upload yesterday!
4:15 | 5.8 MB
#234 March 11, 2015: Your Weekly Lex
Sometimes weekly, never weakly.
7:06 | 9.8 MB
#233 March 6, 2015: Special Guest Sierra
Sierra joins Lex for a special episode.
3:12 | 4.4 MB
#232 March 5, 2015: Snow, Dogs, TV
Lex talks about snow, dogs, and TV. Typical episode.
3:59 | 5.5 MB
#231 March 5, 2015: Snow, Dogs, TV
Snow, dogs, and TV. Typical YDL.
3:59 | 5.5 MB
#230 March 5, 2015: Snow. Dogs. TV.
Lex is snowy. Well, his neighborhood his.
3:59 | 5.5 MB
#229 March 4, 2015: Salads
Lex had a salad for lunch. He's as surprised as you are.
3:33 | 4.9 MB
#228 March 3, 2015: How We Say We're Sorry
Lex complains about the weather, praises a television show, and gives a much-awaited dog update.
4:45 | 6.5 MB
#227 February 27, 2015: The One With The Police
Lex got a call from his alarm company. Then the police came to the house. Then the dog freaked right out. Guns!
4:43 | 6.5 MB
#226 February 24, 2015: Theme Song
Lex talks about theme songs.
2:55 | 4 MB
#225 February 19, 2015: Thirty Seconds
Lex read some 30 second ads. He went to the vet. He has kids. Podcast gold!
4:11 | 5.7 MB
#224 February 18, 2015: Big Cookie
Lex has been lax. Plus he went to Houston. And still has a puppy.
3:57 | 5.4 MB
#223 February 11, 2015: Your Ailing Lex
Lex talks about his dog and his television.
3:54 | 5.4 MB
#222 February 9, 2015: Big News
Lex is speaking. And a dog is coming.
3:54 | 5.4 MB
#221 February 6, 2015: Trivia
Lex defeats TGI Fridays in every way imaginable.
5:02 | 6.9 MB
#220 February 4, 2015: I Do Bring You Flowers
Lex sent flowers. He's so proud.
3:14 | 4.4 MB
#219 February 2, 2015: Jet Lag
Lex has jet lag.
4:59 | 6.8 MB
#218 January 26, 2015: The Land of Pod
Lex is stuck in Israel an extra day. He was stuck on hold much longer.
4:26 | 6.1 MB
#217 January 23, 2015: Your Daily Jason II
Jason Snell again takes the helm of YDL while Lex is unavailable.
5:12 | 2.4 MB
#216 January 21, 2015: State of the YDL
Lex provides the State of the YDL.
4:0 | 5.5 MB
#215 January 19, 2015: Home Work
Lex has been working from home for a long, long time. There are consequences.
5:15 | 7.2 MB
#214 January 15, 2015: Death Becomes Me
Lex talks about death and other fun topics.
3:53 | 5.3 MB
#213 Jan 13, 2015: The Athlete
Lex discovers that he is an athlete. Also, he encounters darkness.
4:0 | 5.5 MB
#212 January 9, 2015: Sun of a Gun
Help Lex make a decision regarding his eyeballs and the sun.
4:52 | 6.7 MB
#211 January 7, 2015: Live Music
It's true! This episode of YDL includes live music. You're welcome!
4:40 | 6.4 MB
#210 January 6, 2015: Seven Minutes
Lex has seven minutes to record this episode. And his wife doesn't know the theme song.
3:38 | 5 MB
#209 January 5, 2015: Oasis of Disaster
Lex gets many texts from his car. And his bathroom got cleaned unexpectedly.
5:32 | 7.6 MB
#208 December 30, 2014: Your Daily Liam
Liam joins us again for the last episode of 2014.
7:57 | 10.9 MB
#207 December 29, 2014: Ball Droppings
It's almost 2015. How will you celebrate?
4:16 | 5.9 MB
#206 December 24, 2014: We're All Gonna Die; Merry Christmas
Lex watched Boyhood. And got sad.
5:23 | 7.4 MB
#205 December 23, 2014: Wonderful Podcast Time
Lex is simply having a wonderful podcast time.
5:45 | 7.9 MB
#204 December 19, 2014: The 201st Episode Spectacular
It's the 201st episode spectacular.
5:49 | 8 MB
#203 December 18, 2014: Your Mother
Lex went to Manhattan. He saw a cabbie give another cabbie very unusual advice.
2:53 | 4 MB
#202 December 17, 2014: We'll Do It Live Tomorrow
Lex scripts a show. This is what that sounds like.
4:16 | 5.9 MB
#201 December 8, 2014: Programming Note
Lex has a note. About programming. For this podcast, not computers. You know what he means.
3:08 | 4.3 MB
#200 December 4, 2014: After Bath
Liam once again joins Lex. Come for the insights, stay for Liam's cover of the YDL theme song.
5:25 | 7.5 MB
#199 December 2, 2014: Ripping a Jordan Cooper
Lex asked his Twitter followers for a topic. That may have been a mistake.
5:24 | 7.4 MB
#198 December 1, 2014: Leaf, Thanksgiving, Birthday
Lex updates you on his Leaf, his Thanksgiving, and his birthday. The title was a clue, people.
4:40 | 6.4 MB
#197 November 26, 2014: Turning Over a New Leaf
Lex got a Nissan Leaf. After 14 or so hours of ownership, he's ready to review it for you.
5:35 | 7.7 MB
#196 November 24, 2014: All About That Podcast
Lex talks about All About That Bass. And other things.
5:08 | 7 MB
#195 November 20, 2014: We Found the Roku Remote
The Friedman family found its missing Roku remote. But did they solve the crime? Lex Friedman reports.
4:11 | 5.8 MB
#194 November 19, 2014: Dr. Fake Name
YDL tries a new format today, as host Lex Friedman continues to investigate the case of Lex Friedman's missing Roku remote.
3:55 | 5.4 MB
#193 November 19, 2014: Dr. Fake Name
YDL tries a new format today, as host Lex Friedman continues to investigate the case of Lex Friedman's missing Roku remote.
3:55 | 5.4 MB
#192 November 18, 2014: Where is my Roku remote (v2)
Seriously, where is it?
4:28 | 6.1 MB
#191 November 17, 2014: The Museum
Lex talks (briefly) about Serial. And then (longly) about rhyming words.
4:48 | 6.6 MB
#190 November 14, 2014: Sriracha or Whatever
Lex has no idea what this episode is about.
4:29 | 6.2 MB
#189 November 13, 2014: The Mystery Train
Lex tells the story of The Mystery Train. Which you probably could have deduced from the episode's title.
4:44 | 6.5 MB
#188 November 12, 2014: Shake It Off
Lex analyzes Shake It Off's bridge. Thanks to his wife Lauren for the help.
4:44 | 2.2 MB
#187 November 10, 2015: The Last Pickle
Lex is back from vacation. You're welcome!
5:09 | 2.4 MB
#186 October 31, 2014: The Twenty Minute Episode
With no episodes coming next week, Lex offers up this insanely long edition of YDL.
20:06 | 9.2 MB
#185 October 30, 2014: Back in the US ER
Lex wanted to release an episode of YDL yesterday, but the emergency room intervened. (Everyone's okay!)
5:05 | 7 MB
#184 October 30, 2014: Back in the US ER
Lex didn't release an episode yesterday, because he took his wife to the ER. She's okay! Don't worry. It's all right.
5:05 | 7 MB
#183 October 27, 2014: Moxy Fruvous
Lex wonders whether he can still listen to Moxy Fruvous, ethically speaking.
6:01 | 8.3 MB
#182 October 24, 2014: Ebola or Mustard
Lex retells the story of his harrowing journey into Manhattan to have dinner with Marko.
6:24 | 8.8 MB
#181 October 22, 2014: Smell Unsmelled
Lex talks about a characteristic of his personality, his hope that he's not alone, and a recent Amazon purchase. Also, the school bus.
4:54 | 6.7 MB
#180 October 21, 2014: Geezerly
Lex is old. Very, very old.
4:56 | 6.8 MB
#179 October 20, 2014: For Anya on Her Eighth Birthday
Lex reads a letter he wrote to Anya on the occasion of her eighth birthday.
4:11 | 5.7 MB
#178 October 16, 2014: Liam Returns
Liam's back! On YDL! Hooray!
3:41 | 5.1 MB
#177 October 15, 2014: Hair and Now
Lex got a haircut. He's okay with it.
4:58 | 6.8 MB
#176 October 13, 2015: Alphabetical in Every Way
Lex knows things.
3:29 | 4.8 MB
#175 October 10, 2014: Groceries Before Liquor
Lex had experiences at the liquor store last night. You get to hear about them. Ain't podcasting grand?!
3:54 | 5.4 MB
#174 October 9, 2014: How I Met Their Mother
Last time, Lex explained how he get proposed to by someone he didn't marry. Here's the story of how he started dating the woman who became his wife.
6:58 | 9.6 MB
#173 October 7, 2014: The Ballad of Eddie
Lex tells the story of a woman who proposed to him. She is not his wife.
8:33 | 11.7 MB
#172 October 6, 2014: Something That Rhymes With Lex
Lex freestyle raps, without rapping.
4:24 | 6 MB
#171 October 3, 2014: On Juggling
Lex talks about juggling. Did the title not make this clear?
4:23 | 6 MB
#170 October 2, 2014: I'm back
After a few days off, and one Jason Snell pinch hit, Lex reclaims the microphone for YDL.
5:12 | 7.2 MB
#169 October 1, 2014: Your Daily Jason Snell
Jason takes the YDL helm since Lex has been a little busy.
5:12 | 2.4 MB
#168 September 24, 2014: I'm Not Dieting
Lex is not dieting. He swears. (He lies.)
4:28 | 6.1 MB
#167 September 23, 2014: The Phoebe Controversy
Lex shares his frustrations when television shows try too hard with unnecessary storylines or characters.
4:41 | 6.4 MB
#166 September 22, 2014: The Phantom Podcast
Lex is reading his daughter The Phantom Tollbooth. It's going okay.
2:33 | 3.5 MB
#165 September 19, On Line with Marco Tabini
Marco Tabini joins Lex to talk about people who wait in iPhone lines.
6:09 | 8.5 MB
#164 September 18, 2014: Four Podcasts
Lex counts his podcasts.
4:53 | 6.7 MB
#163 September 17, 2014: Real Talk and Retirement
Lex talks about retirement, iOS 8, and other stuff.
5:34 | 7.7 MB
#162 September 16, 2014: I'm Not Mad As Hell
Lex released an episode yesterday that left some people confused. Whoops!
5:0 | 6.9 MB
#161 September 15, 2014: Podcast Network
Lex refuses to spoil this episode, which you'll either love or hate. Or merely tolerate. But definitely one of those. Probably.
1:59 | 2.7 MB
#160 September 12, 2014: How Guilty Should I Feel?
Lex has moral quandaries regarding using restaurant coupons and freelancing for Macworld.
6:21 | 8.7 MB
#159 September 11, 2014: Xbox Free60
Somebody sent Lex a free Xbox. Dreams DO come true!
6:17 | 8.6 MB
#158 September 10, 2014: Scattered Macworld Thoughts
A lot of great people got laid off at Macworld today. Lex is bummed.
6:01 | 8.3 MB
#157 September 9, 2015: Apple Watch Watch
Lex talks about the Apple Watch and the iPhone 6 and other stuff.
4:14 | 5.8 MB
#156 September 8, 2014: Notoriously Punctual
Lex's youngest makes a school prediction; Lex gets to Marco's house too early.
4:04 | 5.6 MB
#155 September 5, 2014: No News Is Good News
Lex talks about the news. Sort of.
4:20 | 6 MB
#154 September 4, 2014: As My (Laughter) Husband
Lex recounts his wedding day and his iPhone's near drowning.
5:56 | 8.2 MB
#153 September 3, 2014: Last In, First Out
Lex's email strategy sucks.
4:38 | 6.4 MB
#152 September 2, 2014: A Controversial Opinion. Maybe.
Lex maybe has a controversial opinion about nude photos.
4:35 | 6.3 MB
#151 August 28, 2014: That Was Jeff Goldblum
Lex talks about video game consoles and his voice and The BC-52s.
5:10 | 7.1 MB
#150 August 27, 2014: V8 and Kindles
Lex talks about V8 and Kindles. Do you even read the titles?
5:24 | 7.4 MB
#149 August 27, 2014: The Beatles Featuring Pitbull
Lex offers up a Kindle tip and a V8 analysis.
5:24 | 7.4 MB
#148 August 26, 2014: Your Noisy Lex
Lex records an episode while walking on his treadmill desk.
4:31 | 6.2 MB
#147 August 25, 2014: Good Morning, 3am
Lex has a friend who woke up at 3am to go running. That is not something Lex would ever do.
4:46 | 6.5 MB
#146 August 22, 2014: Challah At Your Boy
Lex closes the door on the beard conversation, and swears he won't go out for lunch today, unless he does.
4:48 | 6.6 MB
#145 August 21, 2014: Lex Daily Your
Lex follows-up on beard and lunch topics.
5:02 | 6.9 MB
#144 August 20, 2014: Let's Do Lunch
Lex wants to know what you do for lunch. Survey time!
4:13 | 5.8 MB
#143 August 19, 2014: The Beard
Lex has a beard. Temporarily. Also, he is sad regarding the news about Don Pardo.
4:17 | 5.9 MB
#142 August 15, 2014: Keeping It Classy
Lex does some followup and some complaining. Typical episode of the Lex Friedman Show With Lex Friedman, Starring Lex Friedman
4:20 | 6 MB
#141 August 13, 2014: He's [Bleeping] The Holland Tunnel
Lex talks about his Robin Williams memory of choice.
6:12 | 8.5 MB
#140 August 12, 2014: Blacksmithery with Myke Hurley
Myke Hurley joins Lex to talk about blacksmithery, podcasts, and other fun things.
6:48 | 9.3 MB
#139 August 11, 2014: And Friends
Lex talks about friends and podcast planning and the ice bucket challenge.
5:03 | 6.9 MB
#138 August 8, 2014: Fake Encores are Terrible
Lex loathes the fake encore. Now he talks about it for six-odd minutes.
6:13 | 8.5 MB
#137 August 7, 2014: Secant Segments and Posteriors
Lex goes on tangents and/or digressions. Thanks, Jason Snell! He is also bad at math. Lex, that is. Not Jason. I mean, Jason might be, but Lex doesn't know whether that's the case.
4:56 | 6.8 MB
#136 August 6, 2014: Luke Pressure and the Unflavored Dish Soap Band
Lex is a glasses cleaning wizard. He wasn't always. And he can't explain it.
4:56 | 6.8 MB
#135 August 5, 2014: John Siracusa was Wrong on the Internet
Lex was right. John was wrong. The topic: dessert pizzas.
3:44 | 5.1 MB
#134 August 4, 2014: Justing Dance
Lex talks about Just Dance and other fun things.
5:0 | 6.9 MB
#133 July 31: Return of a Very Special Guest
Liam joins me again on YDL. You're welcome, world.
5:12 | 7.1 MB
#132 July 30, 2014: Uber Lie
Lex lied to an Uber driver. For a good cause. Sort of.
4:45 | 6.5 MB
#131 July 29, 2014: Spot Check
Adam Sachs joins Lex for a very special episode of Your Daily Lex.
5:24 | 7.4 MB
#130 July 25, 2014: Your Daily Friedman
Lex goes blind. Almost. Not really.
4:17 | 5.9 MB
#129 July 24, 2014: Invent a Couch
Lex helps a friend with a Mac problem. Sort of. And faults his couch for being too comfortable.
4:48 | 6.6 MB
#128 July 23, 2014: I Thought You Should Know
Lex talks about the downside of his pool's solar heater (he knows) and iPads and Kindles.
4:56 | 6.8 MB
#127 July 21, 2014: The Case of the Missing Pizza
Lex ate a pizza slice. Or maybe not.
4:20 | 6 MB
#126 July 17, 2014: Uber Awesome
Lex had an Uber experience like none other.
4:15 | 5.8 MB
#125 July 15, 2014: Al and Gray
Two topics today: "Weird Al" Yankovic's new album, and gray hair.
5:13 | 7.2 MB
#124 July 14, 2014: King For a Day
Lex got into the TSA Pre line AGAIN. He was the king of the airport.
4:23 | 6 MB
#123 July 10, 2014: Why Did I Ask?
Lex asked a question at a restaurant. That was his first mistake. But not his last.
4:18 | 5.9 MB
#122 July 9, 2014: Our Daily Lex
Let's talk about an expensive risk factor with his job.
4:22 | 6 MB
#121 July 7, 2014: The Pool of the Rising Sun
Lex's pool is heated by the sun and futility.
4:18 | 5.9 MB
#120 July 3, 2014: Vegetarian Sympathizer
Lex is definitely not a vegetarian. But he gets them.
4:33 | 6.3 MB
#119 July 1, 2014: First World Soreness
Lex has a first world problem. And sore muscles. It's been a tough couple days, folks.
5:49 | 8 MB
#118 June 30, 2014: Turbulence Again
Here's what Lex thinks about when his airplane hits turbulence.
4:59 | 6.8 MB
#117 June 24, 2014: Talk Fast
Lex — on take two of today's show — talks fast.
6:19 | 8.7 MB
#116 June 23, 2014: I have three kids, people
In the third and final part of a three-part series, one more Friedman kid joins the podcast.
8:42 | 10 MB
#115 June 20, 2014: Oh Man, Another Kid
Lex welcomes another kid onto the podcast. Jiminy.
5:02 | 5.8 MB
#114 June 19, 2014: The Slightest of Pity Parties
Lex holds a slight pity party for himself, because you all liked the Liam episode more than you like regular episodes. Also, fun with busses.
4:24 | 5 MB
#113 June 18, 2014: Special Guest Liam Friedman
Lex's three-year-old son Liam joins him on today's episode.
4:17 | 4.9 MB
#112 June 17, 2014: Special Guest Julian Velard
Lex welcomes musician and friend Julian Velard to the show to talk about JV's new album and the drudgery of NYC.
6:56 | 7.9 MB
#111 June 16, 2014: I'm Gonna Get You, Soccer
Lex doesn't quite understand the appeal of soccer. And don't ask him to call it football, either.
3:46 | 5.2 MB
#110 June 14, 2014: An Open Letter to Myke Hurley
Lex releases an unheard-of WEEKEND episode of Your Daily Lex. And it's an open letter to Myke Hurley.
6:12 | 8.5 MB
#109 June 12, 2014: The Podcast That Never Ends
Lex's son got caught in a loop.
3:57 | 5.4 MB
#108 June 11, 2014: So Famous
Lex is so, so, SO famous.* *Not really
4:32 | 6.2 MB
#107 June 10, 2014: Warranty
Lex only gets warranties on one significant purchase.
3:46 | 5.2 MB
#106 June 9, 2014: Urinals
Lex talks about urinals. Again. And also human nature.
4:11 | 5.8 MB
#105 June 5, 2014: Sectional Healing
Lex fought a sectional. And physics. And Lex won.
4:54 | 6.7 MB
#104 June 4, 2014: Work It
Lex tals about work, hard work, physical labor, and whatnot.
4:47 | 6.6 MB
#103 June 3, 2014: Get Igloo
Lex sells out, Idina Menzel style.
5:30 | 7.6 MB
#102 June 2, 2014: There's a Wallet in my Pocket
Lex has a wallet issue. Also, happy WWDC day!
4:48 | 6.6 MB
#101 May 30, 2014: 101 Damnations
Lex hits episode number 101. He talks about spelling. And highways. Of course.
4:59 | 6.8 MB
#100 May 29, 2014: The 100th Episode Spectacular
Your Daily Lex celebrates its 100th episode. In spectacular form.
6:29 | 8.9 MB
#99 May 28, 2014: Mailboxes, Et Cetera
Lex talks about bad ceremonial pitches and mailbox hooligans on the 99th episode of Your Daily Lex.
5:04 | 7 MB
#98 May 27, 2014: The Real Memorial Day
Here's how Lex celebrated Memorial Day. Sort of.
3:14 | 4.4 MB
#97 The Whirling Dervish That Is My Son
This is a story about an unexpected night out, my lack of enthusiasm for hockey, a condolence card, a need to pee, and my son.
5:13 | 7.2 MB
#96 May 22, 2014: Like I Am
Lex makes a tech show. Briefly.
4:0 | 5.5 MB
#95 May 20, 2014: Adult Themes
There are a couple things most adults know how to do that Lex, you know, doesn't.
4:12 | 5.8 MB
#94 May 19, 2014: Trailer Hitch Demagnetizers
Lex doesn't know all the words to songs by bands he loves anymore. He grows up so fast.
4:49 | 6.6 MB
#93 May 16, 2014: Bus or Bust
Lex has to take the bus. Again. Here's his typical approach.
4:44 | 6.5 MB
#92 May 15, 2014: Fat Eyes
Lex is fat. And he has eyes. Hence the title of this episode.
3:26 | 4.7 MB
#91 May 13, 2014: Cracks and Mattresses
Lex needs to rotate his mattress. And he has a crack in his foundation.
4:48 | 6.6 MB
#90 May 12, 2014: Scary
Lex got scared.
4:11 | 5.8 MB
#89 May 9, 2014: Special Guest Lex Friedman
Lex Friedman joins Lex on today's episode of Your Daily Lex.
3:52 | 5.3 MB
#88 May 8, 2014: Secrets
You're going to need a backstory. I'm happy to provide it.
4:45 | 6.5 MB
#87 May 7, 2014: Turn Around
Lex is not the world's greatest navigator. He is probably amongst the bottom 10% of world navigators, in fact. He covers for this awkwardly at times.
4:02 | 5.5 MB
#86 May 5, 2014: Drill, Lexy, Drill
Lex built a desk. He's proud of himself.
5:01 | 6.9 MB
#85 May 2, 2014: Deodorant and Airplane Mode
Lex's favorite brand of deodorant got hit by the shrink ray. Oof.
5:04 | 7 MB
#84 May 1, 2014: Birthdays and Sleep
Happy birthday, if you listen to this podcast, and also it's your birthday. Let's talk about sleep deprivation and/or lack thereof!
4:48 | 6.6 MB
#83 April 30, 2014: Gotta Get Down on Driveways
Lex talks about driveways. You're welcome, America. And Your Daily Lex listeners.
4:08 | 5.7 MB
#82 April 29, 2014: Now You're Older Still
Lex is older than he's ever been. And now he's even older.
4:12 | 5.8 MB
#81 April 28, 2014: Take the Cannoli
Lex takes his kids to a family restaurant that features glorified murderers everywhere.
5:02 | 6.9 MB
#80 April 25, 2014: Barely Bearable
Lex and his family stayed at a hotel. It was unpleasant.
5:02 | 6.9 MB
#79 April 24, 2014: The Glasses: Half-Full
Lex may well need to start wearing glasses full time. This frustrates him.
5:05 | 7 MB
#78 Lauren (Snell) and Low Expectations
Lex gets help from Lauren (Snell)
5:05 | 7 MB
#77 April 17, 2014: Bad News Bearers
Lex dealt with bad news, and recovered. Sort of.
3:25 | 4.7 MB
#76 April 15, 2014: Carpet vs. Rug
Lex looks back fondly on yesterday's editing error, talks about interior design, and reveals his word confusion problem.
4:31 | 6.2 MB
#75 April 14, 2014: Perturbulence
Lex is in Arizona. This episode was recorded outside. Please remain seated until the captain turns off the fasten seatbelt sign.
5:19 | 7.3 MB
#74 April 11, 2014: A Modicum of Modesty
Lex got naked with two women today. And now he's mad.
5:19 | 7.3 MB
#73 April 10, 2014: When Kids Fly
Lex likes flying alone. Flying with kids is... worse.
4:59 | 6.9 MB
#72 April 9, 2014: Car Talk
Lex podcasts from the car.
3:22 | 4.6 MB
#71 April 8, 2014: Cause for Alarm
Lex set off a burglar alarm at his in-law's house. Hilarity ensued, I guess.
4:57 | 6.8 MB
#70 April 7, 2014: Lord of Legerdemain
Lex talks about vanity, headphones, and magic camp.
4:58 | 6.8 MB
#69 April 4, 2014: What the Hell, Man?
Lex has family and friends in unimaginable situations. It affects today's show.
5:0 | 6.9 MB
#68 April 3, 2014: Death, Taxes, Waiting Rooms
Lex complains about waiting rooms. And taxes. Pure original YDL content.
5:10 | 7.1 MB
#67 April 2, 2014: The Gist of Urology
Lex overshares. You're welcome, America! (And Canada.)
4:56 | 4.5 MB
#66 April 1, 2014: How I Met Your Finale With Depression [No Spoilers]
Lex talks—again!—about how series finales leave him feeling sad. And other stuff.
4:47 | 4.4 MB
#65 March 31, 2014: Brought to you by...
Today's episode of Your Daily Lex has a real sponsor! And a fake sponsor: Overtiredness.
4:30 | 4.1 MB
#64 March 27, 2014: Awkward Adjacent
Lex talks about topics for this show, improvisational comedy, and adjectives.
4:50 | 4.4 MB
#63 March 26, 2014: Recording, Voices, and Bald Heads
Lex talks about his recording process, his voice, and shaved heads.
5:10 | 2.4 MB
#62 March 25, 2014: Spoiler Alert
Lex gt spoiled. He doesn't always mind spoilers, but he minded this one.
4:29 | 2.1 MB
#61 March 24, 2014: What I Need
Lex shares insights about the joints in his hands, along with his love of desserts.
4:33 | 2.1 MB
#60 March 21, 2014: Jet Lag, Uber, and the CIA
Lex battles jet lag and crazy people.
5:35 | 2.6 MB
#59 March 19, 2014: My Eyes Betray Me
Lex can't see. He's also kind of an outsider at NSConf.
4:28 | 2 MB
#58 March 18, 2014: In the Zone
Lex battles time zones. Time zones win.
4:31 | 2.1 MB
#57 March 17, 2014: Crotchety
Lex opts out at the TSA. And this time, things got VERY personal.
5:02 | 2.3 MB
#56 March 14, 2014: The Non-Creepy Bug Counter Encounter
Lex met a podcast listener in person. It wasn't creepy, until he figured out what his Twitter username meant.
4:42 | 6.5 MB
#55 March 13, 2014: That's Entertainment (Center)
Lex's furniture installation did not go off without a hitch. Or a couple of hitches. It's a problem.
4:47 | 6.6 MB
#54 March 12, 2014: But Weight, There's More
Lex is counting his calories. Again. Dammit.
5:03 | 6.9 MB
#53 March 11, 2014: Despair, Furniture, and the President of the United States
Lex liked Barack Obama's appearance on Between Two Ferns—but not necessarily for all the right reasons. Also, he's feeling dread about something.
5:29 | 7.5 MB
#52 March 10, 2014: Oh, The Things I Could Cure
Lex imagines what he'd do with retirement money.
4:22 | 6 MB
#51 March 7, 2014: My daughter-in-law the truck
Lex's son is interested in marrying a truck.
3:43 | 5.1 MB
#50 March 6, 2014: Crowdsourced Topics
Lex turns to Twitter for topic advice. Hilarity ensues. Or something.
5:49 | 8 MB
#49 March 5, 2014: The Tale of the HoJo's Vending Machine
Lex stayed at a Howard Johnson. The HoJo had an unusual vending machine.
5:20 | 7.3 MB
#48 March 4, 2014: Voiceover
Lex is heard on Sirius/XM satellite radio. All the time.
4:42 | 6.5 MB
#47 March 3, 2014: You're on Fire (Truck)
Lex talks about the Twitter experiment, a birthday party, a firetruck, and more.
4:42 | 6.5 MB
#46 Feb 28, 2014: Yo.
Lex wants your help for an experiment. Also, he recommends a TV show.
4:49 | 6.6 MB
#45 Feb 27, 2014: A Close Shave
Lex is kind of known, in certain circles, for his old-fashioned way of shaving. But he's a fraud.
5:02 | 6.9 MB
#44 Feb 26, 2014: Do Alto Mice
Lex has a reminder that he can't figure out. Thanks, Siri. Also, he has Notification Center complaints.
5:04 | 7 MB
#43 Feb 25, 2014: See What I Mean
Lex got LASIK in 2003.
5:05 | 7 MB
#42 Feb 24, 2014: Preferences
Chocolate? Vanilla? Boxers? Briefs? Lex has preferences. Now you know some of them.
4:31 | 6.2 MB
#41 Feb 21, 2014: Assistant to the Regional Manager
Lex has an assistant. And a season finale. But not of this show.
4:24 | 6 MB
#40 Feb 20, 2014: The Cars Are Out
Lex made up some lullabies. This was a mistake.
4:24 | 6 MB
#39 Feb 19, 2014: Pranks for the Memories
Lex and Lauren are in a prank war. Lex likes prank wars.
5:13 | 7.2 MB
#38 Feb 18, 2014: Escape the Blender
Lex talks about conducting job interviews.
4:39 | 6.4 MB
#37 Feb 17, 2014: Do I Not Bleed?
Lex is very late with today's episode. But NO ONE NOTICED.
3:12 | 4.4 MB
#36 Feb 14, 2014: I Don't Own A Snowblower
Lex doesn't own a snowblower. And he's taking suggestions on where to live.
5:14 | 7.2 MB
#35 Feb 13, 2014: Your Daily Shower
Lex showers every day. And other observations.
5:05 | 7 MB
#34 Feb 12, 2014: Devastatingly Handsome
Lex wishes he were Clooney-level handsome.
4:42 | 6.4 MB
#33 Feb 11, 2014: "Weird Al" Yankovic
Lex discusses the first two times he met "Weird Al" Yankovic, along with his affections for the man.
4:40 | 6.4 MB
#32 Feb 10, 2014: That Part of My Brain
Lex talks about a couple iPhone games he likes, and why he likes them, and also how he's not getting any better at one of them.
4:40 | 6.4 MB
#31 Feb 7, 2014: What Are We Thinking?
Lex doesn't know what anyone's really thinking. And special guest Dan Moren drops by.
5:19 | 7.3 MB
#30 Feb 6, 2014: Bus Stuff
Lex talks about jobs, meta-topics, and the school bus stop.
6:03 | 8.3 MB
#29 Feb 5, 2014: I Love M.S.
Lex realizes another thing he likes about his job. He wasn't expecting it.
4:48 | 6.6 MB
#28 Feb 4, 2014: Kiss and Tell
Lex kissed the neighbor.
5:14 | 7.2 MB
#27 Feb 3, 2014: Super Bore & The Scare
Lex didn't enjoy the Super Bowl. But he did enjoy scaring the crap out of his wife, mostly unintentionally.
4:30 | 6.2 MB
#26 Jan 31, 2014: Penn & Teller & Extortion
Lex is feeling a little better! Except he also dealt with Ticketmaster, so you know, not perfect.
4:45 | 6.5 MB
#25 Jan 30, 2014: Things I Think
There are some things Lex thinks every single day. Here are a few of them.
4:55 | 6.8 MB
#24 Jan 29, 2014: Sasser of Cable
Lex once again attempted to cut the cord and cancel his television service. Here's what happened.
5:18 | 7.3 MB
#23 Jan 28, 2014: Cleaning Lady Guilt
You need to decide where and how to spend your disposable income. Lex's family spends some of theirs on a cleaning lady. But there's some guilt involved.
5:18 | 7.3 MB
#22 Jan 27, 2014: Booze boos
Lex thinks maybe he should drink more. But he doesn't quite know how.
5:16 | 7.2 MB
#21 Jan 24, 2014: The News on Cracked
This daily podcast reminds Lex of another daily show he used to host.
5:28 | 7.5 MB
#20 Jan 23, 2014: The City is Cold
Lex had to leave the house. That's never a good thing.
4:47 | 6.6 MB
#19 Jan 22, 2014: Wind Chill Out
Lex shares his thoughts on the ambiguity of the temperature, along with celebrity sightings.
5:02 | 6.9 MB
#18 Jan 21, 2014: United We Fall
Lex flew United. Or tried to, anyway.
4:56 | 6.8 MB
#17 Jan 17, 2014: Lots of Podcasts
Lex has many podcasts. This is one of them.
4:59 | 6.8 MB
#16 Jan 16, 2014: The Back Side of Water
"I want to tell you a bit about the worst pain I ever had." Also: New theme song!
5:12 | 7.1 MB
#15 Jan 15, 2014: Seat Back and Relax
Lex shares his strong opinion on airplane civility.
5:02 | 4.6 MB
#14 Buffet Etiquette
Last weekend, Lex attended a brunch buffet. He was reminded of the important rules of buffet etiquette. Mmmm, french toast.
5:02 | 2.3 MB
#13 Jan 13, 2014: A Matter of Taste
Lex doesn't drink coffee. There's a reason: He's a supertaster.
4:59 | 2.3 MB
#12 Jan 10, 2014: Old and Better
Lex isn't as hard on himself as he used to be. That's not a weird euphemism, either.
5:06 | 7 MB
#11 Jan 9 2013: Sick Of It
Lex is sick. He complains. You listen.
4:57 | 6.8 MB
#10 Jan 8, 2014: Shmarco Polo
Lex talks about electricity, his failure to master tools, and podcast advice he received from a few smart friends.
5:11 | 7.1 MB
#9 Jan 7, 2014: Work Release
Lex wraps up the story of his working life to date.
5:05 | 7 MB
#8 Jan 6, 2014: A Jason Snelltacular
Jason Snell joins Lex to discuss the next chapter in the ongoing saga of Lex's work history.
6:19 | 8.7 MB
#7 Jan 3, 2014: On The Job
Lex shares more of his work history. We're building to something.
5:05 | 4.7 MB
#6 Jan 2, 2014: Work It
Lex debuts an alternate theme song, and shares some of his work history.
5:02 | 4.7 MB
#5 Jan 1, 2014: Party Like It's 2013
Lex wishes you a great 2014, and talks about how parents of young kids ring in the new year.
5:17 | 4.9 MB
#4 Dec 31, 2013: Footballderdash
On the last episode of 2013, Lex tries to understand why he cares about football, and frets about making people work on holidays.
5:33 | 5.2 MB
#3 Dec 30, 2013: Great Scott!
Scott McNulty joins Lex for a discussion about entertainment, free time, and Scott McNulty.
5:31 | 5.1 MB
#2 Dec 27, 2013: What About Dave?
Wait, if Lex is doing a new, daily podcast, is that somehow meant as a personal affront to Dave? Get the inside story of the intrigue and drama behind Lex leaving Unprofessional.
4:48 | 4.5 MB
#1 Dec 26, 2013
It's the debut episode of Your Daily Lex. Lex talks about what the podcast is, and shares how he spent his Christmas.
4:56 | 4.6 MB