Episode 60 – Crafty vinyl angels

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Episode 58 – MS-DOS Meets the Bride

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Episode 42 – Monkey Music to Tweet By

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Episode 33 – Penalty Card a Warlock. I dare you.

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Episode 32 – Anime, Manga, and a Sharktopus!

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Episode 29 – Bears and MORE

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Episode 27 – Apocalyptic Art and a Watermelon in Easter Hay

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Episode 25 – The Build It Yourself Episode

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Episode 23 – Abandoned Places and Proposals in SPAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACE

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

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