Episode 34 – Books about Mormons and Witches. What could go wrong?

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Episode 28- Cellos from HELL

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Episode 27 – Apocalyptic Art and a Watermelon in Easter Hay

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Episode 17 – A Walk In the Woods on Harper’s Island with Danger Mouse and Graham Parker

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Episode 16 – Bruce Campbell and the Teen Werewolves of London Calling a Riot Box

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Episode 15 – GIFs, Farscape, Ludo, and text-based Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy awesomeness

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Episode 11 – Clowns, Hipster abuse, wearable tech, and more from National Treasure – Alice Cooper

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Episode 10 – The Power Inside Dumb Bongo Stuff You Should Know

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Episode 9 – Ice Pirates, Zombie Radio, free TV tunes, Beatles… all this and WWII

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Episode 8 – A cappella, a swashbuckling fella, a Dresden, and a dirtbag

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