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Serbia's Marija Šerifović, Ukraine's Verka Serduchka, and United Kingdom's Scooch from the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest

#88 Part 1: 12 Minutes in 2007

Chris King joins us to chat about UK quiz and panel shows—including Pointless Eurovision—and the rock block of Serbia, Ukraine, and the UK from Eurovision 2007.

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Videotape labeled with a Eurovision Heart is the Logo of #EurovisionAgain

#85: #EurovisionAgain

#EurovisionAgain impresario Rob Holley speaks with us about the Eurovision Twitter time machine extravaganza.

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A figurine of a drummer during a drum solo to represent the ideas of rockism vs poptimism

#84: What is Poptimism?

Music critic Ned Raggett joins us to discuss rockism, poptimism, and why Eurovision songs are worthy of critique.

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#82: The (Other) Ones That Got Away 2020 Edition

We look back at the songs that missed out on being in the weird limbo space created after the cancellation of the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.

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#80: This is Fine

We made it through the end of Eurovision Selection Season! Well, the competitions in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Portugal, at least.

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Chantal Janzen holds the Czech Republic's paper slip at the semi final allocation draw in Rotterdam City Hall

#74: Semi Final Allocation Czech In

Czech Republic came to play, y’all. We do a deep dive on this year’s Eurovision selection entries and check in with news across Europe.

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Didrik and Emil stand on stage at Norway's Melodi Grand Prix semi-final

#73: Boys!

We have an avalanche of Eurovision news this week, including two new artist selections, a bunch of songs, and Billie Eilish?

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Fireworks in purples and reds, with one explosion making a heart shape

#70: The Ones That Got Away 2010s Edition

408 songs competed on the Eurovision stage this decade. 148 did not qualify for the Grand Final. From those, we picked 20 that still hold up.

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Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, and Montenegro will compete in the first half of the first semi-final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

#44: Let’s Discuss Semi Final 1 Part 1

We welcome Eurovision newbie Chris King to our first discussion about the first semi-final. This week’s countries include Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, and Montenegro.

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Darude (box) and Sebastian Rejman will perform "Look Away" for Finland at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel (Photo: YLE)

#41: Loose Ends

The loose ends of Eurovision national final season started wrapping up this past weekend, with seven songs selected, one country confirming withdrawal, and tickets… well…

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