Episode 100 (part 1) – Recommendation MADNESS

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Episode 99 – We have one hyphenated word for you… Hip-Hopera!

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Episode 97 – An octopus grows old eating

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Episode 95 – Wiring the Fifth Ranger

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Episode 93 – Mike joined us and it wasn’t all that horrible

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Episode 91 – Laura and the Killjoys

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Episode 89 – Dead Forge

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Episode 87 – AV Club

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Episode 85 – Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf – special #snarkweek edition

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Episode 83 – Tales of Typography and Tyson

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