Category: Podcasts

E65 – Divine Dials, Horological Hedonism & The Aesthetic Revolution

Horology Inc. provides us with a vast array of dial colors able to splash dopamine onto our opiate receptors. We often dismiss new colors as a superficial trend lacking horological innovation, but Allen argues that – because splashy dials spontaneously inspire joy, beauty, and emotions that, science has shown, replicate our experience of Love – great dials may be closer to the center of The Aesthetic Revolution than we ever imagined.

E62 – It Glows In The Dark!

In this essay-style episode, Allen takes a journey through the history of glow-in-the-dark materials, drawing a personal narrative spanning five decades alongside a technological and psycho-evolutionary analysis of luminescence. 

E63 – Rolex vs. Gen X

In this essay-style episode, Allen takes a journey through the history of glow-in-the-dark materials, drawing a personal narrative spanning five decades alongside a technological and psycho-evolutionary analysis of luminescence. 

E61 – From Singapore to Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taiwan, New York, London & Beyond

Daniel and Lung Lung from The Waiting List podcast join Allen and James for a 2-hour conversation about how unique regional cultural experiences shape our attitudes toward watches and each other. Expect a lot of laughter and surprises as cross-cultural discoveries emerge in this lively conversation. Related Articles

E60 – Addressing Anti-Asian Hate (w/ James Im)

Flare ups in anti-Asian hatred have inspired communities in the USA and abroad to join together to raise voices and awareness around the often overlooked (and sometimes intentionally erased) abuses against Asian-Americans. Related Articles

E58 – Ducatis, Watches & Espresso Machines (With Jon Ferrer from Brew Watches)

Allen and Jon both ride Ducati Panigale V2s, and therefore have much to talk about. But they don’t talk all that much about motorcycles, instead focusing on Jon’s family’s history at Cartier and Tiffany, Italian espresso machines, and the indie watch scene. Related Articles

E57 – Beyond The Dial’s Promise To Our Readers & Listeners

Greg knows his Star Wars, Speedmasters and NASA history inside out. Greg’s rebuttal to Allen’s deconstruction of “Grand American Space Narratives” via the Swiss watch industry opens up new ways of thinking about the Omega Speedmaster, humanity’s role in space, and much more.

E55 – Back To Earth With The Omega Speedmaster (with Greg Bedrosian)

Greg knows his Star Wars, Speedmasters and NASA history inside out. Greg’s rebuttal to Allen’s deconstruction of “Grand American Space Narratives” via the Swiss watch industry opens up new ways of thinking about the Omega Speedmaster, humanity’s role in space, and much more.