Dave & Gunnar Show

Not our circus, not our monkey.

About the show

David Egts and Gunnar Hellekson of Red Hat discuss privacy, security, robots, and internet ephemera.


  • Episode 32: #32: Dude.

    November 6th, 2013  |  53 mins 55 secs

    This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about alien invasion, BIOS invasion, privacy invasion, and invasion of common sense at FAA.

  • Episode 31: #31: Pizza Hat

    October 29th, 2013  |  36 mins 37 secs

    This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about turning people into products, patches into pounds and pence, protecting poultry, priorities, primary patchers on projects, and PDFs into poison.

  • Episode 30: #30: Sequestration and Subscriptions

    October 22nd, 2013  |  1 hr 1 min

    This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about Vulcan death grips, death from above, and the death of the open source business model.

  • Episode 29: #29: Travel Pudding

    October 2nd, 2013  |  1 hr 22 mins

    This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about Pudding 'n Airplanes, Penguins 'n Space, Parkinson's 'n Chickens, Printing 'n 3D, and IMAP.

  • Episode 28: #28: Abandonment Issues

    September 24th, 2013  |  1 hr 21 mins

    This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about Acxiom as your personal data custodian, the TSA Pre-✓ Class War, and the HACK REACTOR.

  • Episode 27: #27: Manchurian Candidate

    September 10th, 2013  |  1 hr 9 mins

    This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about spying, conspiracy theories, boxing and calculus in Ohio, Klingons in Illinois, the return of Nirmal, a ball peen update, and LUG parenting teachable moments

  • Episode 26: #26: Hedbänger’s Bäll

    September 3rd, 2013  |  49 mins 42 secs

    This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about snollygosters firing 9 or every 10 sysadmins, even yet still more Google and privacy, hands-free computing, Gunnar's reputation management problems, and Dave's "how to say no" weapons turned against him.

  • Episode 25: #25: Great Expectations

    August 27th, 2013  |  51 mins 40 secs

    This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about Google's expectations of privacy, VMware's expectations of profit, Dave's expectations of SELinux, and Gunnar's inflated expectations of productivity software.

  • Episode 24: #24: A Laptop Made of People

    August 20th, 2013  |  1 hr 18 mins

    This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about Twitter security, Chrome security, SpiderOak security, SnapChat security, Open Security, OpenShift security, and calendar security.

  • Episode 23: #23: Klingons and the Cognitive Surplus

    August 6th, 2013  |  44 mins 53 secs

    This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about: key deathwatch, mobile carrier deathwatch, klingon deathwatch, and Google Meat, Mk I.

  • Episode 22: #22: The Al Capone School of Management

    July 30th, 2013  |  1 hr 9 mins

    This week, Dave and Gunnar discuss Professional Wrestling, Professional Android Security, Professional Evangelism with Steve Citron-Pousty, and a very unprofessional Linus Torvalds.

  • Episode 21: #21: Slaves to Fashion

    July 17th, 2013  |  52 mins 18 secs

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about the worst virus remediation ever, the NSA all up in your phone, fashion advice from Dan Walsh, and a whole bunch of Gunnarbait.

  • Episode 20: #20: CommaFeed with a Bullet

    July 9th, 2013  |  1 hr 4 mins

    This week, we talk about Le PRISM, Slashdot Gunnarbait, OpenStack Security Guide, the Indie Web, a petabyte of tax data, and an interview with the creator of CommaFeed.

  • Episode 19: #19: “This is an exploding motorcycle.”

    July 2nd, 2013  |  1 hr 1 min

    Dave and Gunnar on smoking funny cigarettes, OpenShift all over the place, motorcycles, hacking Gunnar's house (in a bad way), how to ask for help, and how to receive help like a gentleman.

  • Episode 18: #18: Jason Hibbets pries open Raleigh.

    June 25th, 2013  |  57 mins 20 secs

    Dave's off on a motorcycle or something, so this week, Jason Hibbets and Gunnar talk about CityCamp, Code for America, civic innovation, and (of course) Jason's new book.

  • Episode 17: #17: An Internet of *My* Things

    June 19th, 2013  |  1 hr 11 mins

    This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about: Evolution of evolution, skeumorphism (again), Onion Pi, Brick Pi, Red Hat Summit 2013, an interview with Nirmal Mehta and some lessons learned from Google and NSA. This is an enormous episode, the longest we'v[...]