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Episodes

2017 - Episode 43 | Armenia

5/8/2017
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In which we discuss next year’s interval act, hashtags, and we revisit Mira’s favourite genre of music. As always, you can listen to the full song on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yw6LdDo7HxA

Duration: 00:23:53


2017 - Episode 42 | Ireland

5/7/2017
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In which we discuss, as was to be expected, Jedward. We also discuss the amount of invisible boybands that are around nowadays, and the bizarre mistake of snatching up a single member from an ensemble act. As always, you can listen to the full song on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dp3apBsLjvk

Duration: 00:18:55


2017 - Episode 41 | France

5/7/2017
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In which discuss the idea of turning your cultural identity into a theme park ride and what kind of pastries we'd like to enjoy with Alma. As always, you can listen to the full song on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Koi36aeRv7I

Duration: 00:17:15


2017 - Episode 39 | Azerbaijan

5/6/2017
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In which we discuss who really was the singer of Azerbaijan’s last Eurovision entry, kind-of misinterpret the lyrics of this songs, and things get spooky. As always, you can listen to the song and watch the full music video on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_UNpD0AvFc

Duration: 00:18:47


2017 - Episode 38 | Croatia

5/5/2017
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In which we struggle to recall the melody of Nina Kraljic’s “Lighthouse”, Mira gives up, and we build and burn down our love. As always, you can listen to the full song on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q06z-EaBvjE

Duration: 00:18:32


2017 - Episode 37 | Greece

5/5/2017
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In which we discuss olives, improper hashtag use and how to define a difficult concept like “love”. As always, you can listen to the full song on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_kLtgFPnbk

Duration: 00:20:30


2017 - Episode 34 | United Kingdom

5/3/2017
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In which we discuss that one time we went to see the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Cats”, our opinions about modern musical theatre, Disney movies, and some of the lessons the BBC should urgently learn. As always, you can listen to the full song on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ac5xNUfzCY4

Duration: 00:29:34


2017 - Episode 33 | Serbia

5/3/2017
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In which we discuss the curious similarity of this song to another popular pop song and take a closer look at some of the expectations set forward by masculinity in Western society. Western type of woman, western type of man. As always, you can watch the full music video on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMvqfykkMYU

Duration: 00:15:41


2017 - Episode 32 | Latvia

5/3/2017
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In which we discuss various drugs and the specific type of party this song would be well-received at. As always, you can find the full music video on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFdSKiWyF_k

Duration: 00:15:06


2017 - Episode 31 | Romania

5/2/2017
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We discuss this year's incredible cultural exchange program between Switzerland and Romania, the eternal struggle between the juries and the televote, and the one missing element that would have pushed this song from incredible to legendary status. As always, you can listen to this song on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lop3KkfRPA

Duration: 00:17:36


2017 - Episode 30 | Spain

5/2/2017
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In which we touch on the Spanish Eurodrama that occured earlier in the year. Additionally, we discuss the implication of the word "lover" and the pros and cons of goofy beach boys. As always, you can watch the full music video on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jO32_trJq4

Duration: 00:21:31


2017 - Episode 29 | Moldova

5/1/2017
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In which we use our best hangover brain to discuss the baking of cakes, our favourite memes and we wonder which year it is. As always, you can watch the full music video on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvaLAs9cex4

Duration: 00:14:32


2017 - Episode 28 | Cyprus

4/28/2017
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In which Mira starts the show off on a somewhat misanthropic note as a result of her day, but we do proceed to discuss capitalism, the lure of familiarity, and the truly exceptional MTV reality show “Are You The One?" As always, you can find the full song on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxfQn7riJxo

Duration: 00:24:18


2017 - Episode 27 | San Marino

4/25/2017
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It's a Tuesday - which means we discuss another fabulous duet. Additionally, in this episode we talk about “Hope - Das Obama musical!”, the extended discography of Ralph Siegel, and staging concepts that could bring San Marino the victory this year. As always, we implore you to watch the full video on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXiQr2ew3lQ

Duration: 00:20:25


2017 - Episode 26 | FYR Macedonia

4/25/2017
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In which we discuss what it feels like to suddenly be much older than you were yesterday, why we have a ladder in our apartment, how many people you need to have an official party, and other very important questions to consider in the year 2017. As always, you can find the full music video on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ddo8n_8pKrQ

Duration: 00:23:30


2017 - Episode 25 | Czech Republic

4/24/2017
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In which we do our best to discuss the music, but instead spend a lot of time ruminating about what it's like to be old, and we explore the general concept of "bad things". As always, you can listen to the full song on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoLWemuLP_g

Duration: 00:14:46


2017 - Episode 24 | Austria

4/22/2017
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In which we discuss the men you meet in the mountains, the things Mira did when she went to Austria that one time, and on top of that, we read from the dictionary. As always, you can find the full music video on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpPM1V3dqZE

Duration: 00:20:03


2017 - Episode 23 | Poland

4/21/2017
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In which we, and this is probably going to be the last time we do, profess our undying love for Michal Szpak. We discuss the poetic prowess of non-native speakers and things end up getting a little heated as we down one more glass of wine. As always, you can find the full music video on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmXlLBAu6IY

Duration: 00:20:48


2017 - Episode 22 | Montenegro

4/19/2017
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In which we record an episode in the morning right after waking up and boy, oh boy, we sure sound like we’re still asleep. Sorry. We go on a tangent about the queerness of Eurovision, its artists, its audiences, and most of all, ourselves. In addition to that, we do some reminiscing about Bosnia and Herzegovina’s 2004 entry. As always, you can find the full song on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWtqWD3TlaA

Duration: 00:21:59


2017 - Episode 21 | Belarus

4/18/2017
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In which we profess our undying love for Belarus, and we discuss forests, hairdos and two different films directed by James Cameron. As always, you can find the music video on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElqbLPcTHAI

Duration: 00:15:15

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