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32: This is a Janelle Monáe Podcast Now- Way Too Broad

4/15/2018
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Ok so we're not really changing our format permanently, but we are seriously obsessed with Queen Monáe this week. When she's not listening to PYNK over and over again, Hannah has been listening to an extremely dark but compelling audiobook. Erin has managed to find time to listen to a whole podcast musical when she's not watching and re-watching the PYNK video. Ben has been watching a Japanese pop group sing songs on Youtube! But are they a pop group or a reality show? Or something else...

Duration:01:16:49

31: Smelly Buttons- Way Too Broad

4/8/2018
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The gang catches up with a terminologIan, some talk about the weather, and a discussion of sushi preferences. Ben has been listening to a new podcast from Earwolf. Hannah has been watching a show about upcycled products on Netflix! Erin has been so into several things we've already talked about on the podcast that she didn't have any new obsession this week. But honestly she's been obsessed with Janelle Monae. HOMEWORK: - Listen to the first episode of Threedom on the feed of either...

Duration:01:14:08

30: You're a Great Busy Boy- Way Too Broad

4/1/2018
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Your hosts all had very busy weeks! Hannah is afraid of being a cold podcaster. Erin is the only co-host who likes vodka. Sincere shoutouts to yellow rice and pierogis occur. Erin shares her long-standing #1 Youtube jam. Ben explains a Japanese card game wrong like 4 times but still manages to make the anime he and Kylie have been watching sound compelling. Hannah spotlights her new favorite hilariously absurd weekly stream on Polygon. HOMEWORK: - Check out NPR Tiny Desk Concerts on...

Duration:01:11:47

29: What Was Like Secret Hitler to Whom?- Way Too Broad

3/25/2018
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Erin and Hannah recount tales of this year's annual Savannah pilgrimage to Ben. Lots and lots of tales. Erin has been watching Queer Eye and loving it despite her best efforts. Ben has been listening obsessively to the musical Dear Evan Hansen. Erin is Lawful Good and Ben and Hannah are Chaotic Good. HOMEWORK: - Visit Savannah! St. Patrick's Day is a good time. - Watch the new Queer Eye on Netflix - Read the synopsis of Dear Evan Hansen on Wikipedia and then listen to it on...

Duration:01:29:14

28: The First Time This Time Right Now Once- Way Too Broad

3/18/2018
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News of an unwelcome guest on their St. Patty's day vacation has really pissed off Erin and Hannah. Somehow the video game Spore comes up. Ben has been getting BIG details from a SHORT daily podcast. Hannah has been listening to an extremely talented musician nonstop thanks to a tip from SHOUTOUTS TO KYLIE! Erin has been learning French, again, for about the third time... but this time it's going to stick thanks to Duolingo and continuing ed and Paris! HOMEWORK: - Listen to The Daily-...

Duration:01:20:06

27: Vocables- Way Too Broad

3/10/2018
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The gang catches up after missing a week to some unfortunate circumstances. Hannah is still watching Polygon, Ben is watching Harry Potter, Erin is watching Parks and Recreation! Erin has discovered a new artist and music collective! Ben has been very busy and missing Obama. Hannah has a long and relaxing relationship with puzzles. Homework: - Listen to Dessa and Doomtree on Spotify- start with 5 out of 6, Shrimp, and Fire Drills - Remember Obama - Get a puzzle! - Follow @ErnBrn,...

Duration:01:17:18

26: Go to Bed and Smell the Coffee- Way Too Broad

2/25/2018
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Hannah watched It at 10AM on a Saturday! Erin shares a less-than-inspiring story from the Winter Olympics. Ben's grad school adventures are continuing with a trip to VA! And that's just the upfront stuff! Hannah shares a new Netflix sci-fi obsession. Erin has been teaching classes in her spare time! Ben has been thinking a lot about a topic addressed in many works of Isaac Asimov. HOMEWORK: - Watch Altered Carbon on Netflix - Check out Railsbridge and Girl Develop It! if you're...

Duration:01:34:02

25: Hitting Rocks with Other Rocks- Way Too Broad

2/18/2018
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The gang discusses 21st birthdays and Valentines Day! Ben shares his favorite predictive text from this week. Ben shares his appreciation for music that has been helping him focus during this VERY busy week. Hannah has been on an adventure of musical creativity during her commutes. Erin and Molly have been on an emotional rollercoaster of online Olympics streaming dreams and realities. Also Ben and Hannah explain curling to Erin. HOMEWORK: - Read the Foundation Series and watch The West...

Duration:01:27:47

24: Wonderful Gibberish Nonsense- Way Too Broad

2/11/2018
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We have a special guest this week! Hannah beat all 4 divine beasts in BOTW. Erin has some misconceptions about Groundhog Day. Hannah gives Fiona Apple a shoutout. Erin has been getting back into songwriting! Ben wants another cat! Hannah and Ian LOVE computer- and AI-generated silliness of all kinds. HOMEWORK: - Watch May It Last on HBO - Write a song if you want to! - Get a cat - Get a second cat - Watch The Lion in Your Living Room on Netflix - Watch Ben's pinned tweet!!!!! -...

Duration:01:18:34

23: That Analogy Was Very Labored and Incorrect- Way Too Broad

2/4/2018
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Ben got into grad school!!! Erin shares an absolute Bake-Off outrage. Hannah gets very worked up and then talks about her family's love of one particular trivia host. Erin has been reading like a Ben and greatly enjoying the music of a local bartender-who-gave-her-a-knife-once turned popular musician. Ben has been escaping the real political world with The West Wing! HOMEWORK: - If you're in the RI/Eastern MA area check out McCaughey Standard Trivia on Facebook! If you're not, just try...

Duration:01:22:11

22: My Apologies to the Chef- Way Too Broad

1/28/2018
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Erin has an incredible story about a mishap on her morning commute. Ben has been watching a classic TV comedy that he ignored when it was on the air. Hannah has been appreciating a certain chain of clothing stores. Erin has almost finished watching all of the Harry Potter movies again and she wants you to know what you didn't hear about them last week! HOMEWORK: - Watch Modern Family - Shop at Torrid or torrid.com if you are a curvy person in need of flattering clothing - Watch the...

Duration:01:36:20

21: Definitely Robots- Way Too Broad

1/21/2018
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Editor's note: This episode had some audio issues so it is a little choppy! Sorry about that! The gang celebrates 21 weeks of podcasting with Gin then realizes only 1/3 of them remember anything about Westworld. Erin made a lot of great points about Harry Potter that had to be edited out :( Ben has been watching a GREAT Amazon original series, though all of your co-hosts are also very saddened by the news of Amazon cancelling One Mississippi. Hannah has been playing BOTW! HOMEWORK: -...

Duration:00:49:46

20: Alternate Pants Reality- Way Too Broad

1/14/2018
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The Big 2-0 is here! We did 10 episodes twice over! This week the gang gets nerdy about bread all over the dang place. Hannah shares her forever obsession with Home Movies. Erin shares her favorite bread-related Christmas gift. Ben has been really enjoying reading a very old sci-fi series. HOMEWORK: - Watch Home Movies on Hulu or Adultswim.com - Read Flour Water Salt Yeast by Ken Forkish straight through- don't just skip to the recipes! - Read The Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov -...

Duration:01:17:53

19: True Tears, True Laugh- Way Too Broad

1/7/2018
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This week is very fantasy-heavy! Hannah complains about all kinds of things and cries from laughing basically constantly. Ben shares his unending love for the movie series he's been watching. Hannah talks about her current favorite D&D podcast. Erin talks about her favorite new almost-all-lady Western. HOMEWORK: - Learn to pronounce January, February, and synecdoche with the help of PronunciationManual on YouTube - Watch/Read Lord of the Rings! Looking for a starting point? Try reading...

Duration:01:22:31

18: Something Extremely Pokemon- Way Too Broad

12/31/2017
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This week's episode kicks off with 30 minutes of nerd stuff: Christmas recaps, Dominion strategy discussion, and Pokemon Nuzlocke runs! Erin talks about her favorite Christmas present! Ben talks about Star Wars for a bit (no spoilers besides co-hosts opinions of the movie and franchise), then pivots to Kylie's extremely unique lungs. Hannah has rediscovered her love for Audiosurf. HOMEWORK: - Get The Science of Cooking by Dr. Stuart Farrimond - See Star Wars and tell us what you think...

Duration:01:15:23

17: A Penny 'Til Christmas- Way Too Broad

12/24/2017
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Hannah is co-hosting a new ear snack! Erin made a big movie mistake and now we all have to talk about it. Ben has been really enjoying watching Kylie play her latest video game obsession! HOMEWORK: - Follow #2PodsaDay on Twitter and Facebook and look out for our feature early next year! - Listen to So Dreamy on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or any podcatcher! And email us your dream stories: SoDreamySnack@gmail.com - Don't watch Love Actually - Play Uncharted OR watch somebody else...

Duration:01:07:40

16: Gaslighted By My Library- Way Too Broad

12/16/2017
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The Gang spends the first half hour mostly reading things from the internet (thanks to @MobyDickhead and Botnik)! Ben talks about the astounding amount of time he's spent playing Pokemon games in his life so far! Hannah has been too busy for an obsession but then it turns out that she has one anyway. Erin has thoroughly conquered her library fears and now she spends basically all of time on it. Yes, "ON it". HOMEWORK: - Play Pokemon! A good place to start is Pokemon Fire Red or Leaf...

Duration:01:11:55

15: Those Are Just Words You're Saying, and I Can't Hear Them- Way Too Broad

12/9/2017
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The gang discusses Manhattan clam chowder and some Christmas traditions. Erin has been embracing the library with a beautiful lesbian romance novel. Ben has been putting off work with a fascinating book about Basque history. Hannah has been learning a bunch about Quakers for some reason. HOMEWORK: - Watch the film Carol then read The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith - Read The Basque History of the World by Mark Kurlansky, or any of his other books - Check out this podcast or this...

Duration:01:23:53

14: That's a Nicely Proved Bun- Way Too Broad

12/3/2017
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The gang recaps some stories and adventures from Thanksgiving. Hannah has been binging Attack on Titan season 2. Erin is having Dominion withdrawals. Ben is FINALLY on the Bake-Off train with the rest of us! HOMEWORK: - Don't visit CT rest stops - See Coco - Watch Attack on Titan on Hulu, Netflix, or vrv.co - Play Dominion! Also, get it for all of us for Christmas! - Watch The Great British Baking Show... again - Follow @Hanthropology, @ErnBrn, @NEDiscoGreg, and @TooBroadPod on...

Duration:01:23:15

13: Family Time Thanksgiving Shorty- Way Too Broad

11/25/2017
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Happy Thanksgiving! Your co-hosts have been busy hanging with their family, but they did manage to capture some of that hang in audio form for your listening pleasure! Please enjoy (and please forgive our back-porch audio quality with random knocking and slamming noises!)

Duration:00:21:40

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