Episode 48 – Space Showoffs

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Episode 44 – Touching Evil Holy Coconut Water

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Episode 42 – Monkey Music to Tweet By

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Episode 31 – The Valley of Snowpiercer Monuments

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Episode 26 – Some Magicians make Orphans Translate Things.

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Episode 22 – Streaming Martians Next Door

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Episode 21 – Close Knit Sleeping Rock and Roll Vampires… with Salsa

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Episode 20 – 1st travel app, 2nd Captain America movie, 3rd Diablo – PLUS the best sounding microphone ever on the podcast!

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Episode 18 – Derpy cats, Game of Thrones, free ringtones and much more!!

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Episode 12 – A female antihero, a rock superhero, curling, and a teen sees dead people

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