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We are a pair of Americans trying to make sense of the Eurovision Song Contest.

#29: Start Voting Now

How does the voting process work at Eurovision? If you think it’s confusing now, the history of voting at the Contest has many surprises.

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#28: The Aftermarket

Eurovision provides an aftermarket for winners of singing competitions. Why don’t we have that in America? Andy Dehnart from Reality Blurred joins us to discuss.

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#27: Orchestras, Synthesizers, and Lulu

Orchestras used to be a requirement at Eurovision. In this episode, we take a look at the evolution of live music at the competition.

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#26: Tel Aviv and Other Headlines

Tel Aviv will be hosting Eurovision in 2019! I mean, we pretty much knew that, but now it’s official!

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#25: Planning Your Eurovision Vacation

We know the Eurovision Song Contest will be in Israel in May 2019, so now is the perfect time to start planning your vacation!

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#24: Israel at the Eurovision Song Contest

Israel has had a fascinating history at Eurovision. We’ve invited Noam Roth from EuroFreak to talk about his country’s participation.

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#23 That’s How You AI a Song

We gave a computer more than 300 Eurovision Song Contest entries from the last decade and this is what it gave us.

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#22: World Cup Song Contest

Is there anything more EuroWhat? than the World Cup? How about World Cup songs performed by Eurovision Song Contest alumni? Yeah, that oughta do it…

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#21: Putting the US in E_rovi_ion

Happy 4th of July! In honor of America’s birthday, special guest Maura Johnston joins us to discuss the prospect of the US competing at Eurovision. Could we? Should we? If we somehow got an invite, who should represent whatever our sound is?

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#20: Bite The Apple

What if the Eurovision Song Contest were a secret plot to take over the world by forcing people to exercise daily to the winning song? On this week’s episode, Ben, Mike, and special guest Josh Hehner explore this dystopia(?) in the 1980 film The Apple.

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