Ireland

#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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#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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#17: Grand Final Preview

The Grand Final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest takes place Saturday, May 12, which means this is our last chance for wild speculation. We break down what happened at the semi-finals before sharing our hopes and dreams for which countries we want to win.

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#12: Bringing the Party

Before the big party in Lisbon next month, we chat about the London Eurovision Party and other pre-festival shindigs. We also finish up talking about the first semi-final, including our hopes and dreams for what we’ll see on stage.

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#8: Melfest Fest

Eurovision’s 2018 selection season is approaching the end, which means one thing: Sweden’s Melodifestivalen! Well, two things: lots of internal selections coming through the pipeline. No matter how you count it, we’re in the homestretch!

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#3a Mini: You ‘kay?

This week, Ben and Mike do a deep dive into the United Kingdom’s Eurovision selection process and take a look at why the country has struggled for so long at the Contest. Plus, a roundup of headlines from the last week.

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Eurovision 2017 Entry: Ireland — Brendan Murray — Dying to Try

We’re “Dying to Try” to think of another singer that would elevate the entry Ireland’s sending to Eurovision.

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Ireland’s “Dying to Try” for the Grand Final

At least it’s not a turkey? Not the feathered kind, in any case.

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2016 Rehearsals Day 6: Germany, Italy, the UK, and SF2

Saturday’s rehearsals gave us our first glimpse at the remaining automatic qualifiers, as eighteen countries solidified their plans for the second semifinal next Thursday.

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2016 Rehearsals Day 3: Latvia through Australia

The first 10 acts from the second semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest got a chance to rehearse on stage Wednesday in Stockholm, Sweden.

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