Podcast

#63: Flags on the Play

October 8, 2019

Who knew that flags—symbols of national identity—could have political implications at the Eurovision Song Contest? Drink!

#62: Morocco 1980

September 24, 2019

Remember that time Morocco competed at the Eurovision Song Contest? We don't since neither of us existed at the time. Let's learn about it together!

#61: It’s Rotterdam! Ahoy!

September 10, 2019

Happy Eurovision New Year! We're talking about Eurovision 2020's host country the Netherlands and the host city of Rotterdam.

#60: Hallelujah

August 27, 2019

With Tel Aviv about to pass the Eurovision hosting baton to Rotterdam or Maastricht, we watch the 1979 Eurovision Song Contest to see what has changed in the last 40 years.

#59: 12 Angry Points

August 13, 2019

Nothing courts Eurovision controversy quite like the juries. We journey back to 1997 when the introduction of the televote made the juries A Thing.

#55: Visiting Songland

June 18, 2019

As Eurovision explores making the American Song Contest a thing, we watch NBC's new songwriting series Songland. Is the process telegenic?

#54: Madame X is Eurovision

June 4, 2019

Maura Johnston joins us to discuss Madonna's Eurovision performance, Madame X, and how the Queen of Pop can navigate 2019.
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