Episode 58 – MS-DOS Meets the Bride

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Episode 53 – Freddie and the Dragon Rebels

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Episode 52 – One Year!!!!

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Episode 50 – Andy Warhol and the Cube

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Episode 48 – Space Showoffs

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Episode 44 – Touching Evil Holy Coconut Water

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Episode 38 – Alice Cooper’s army meets Bloaty Head

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Episode 31 – The Valley of Snowpiercer Monuments

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Episode 23 – Abandoned Places and Proposals in SPAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACE

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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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