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Eliot Vassamillet (Belgium), Duncan Laurence (Netherlands), Miki Nuñez (Spain), and Serhat (San Marino) will be heading to Tel Aviv for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest (Photo: RTBF, AVROTROS, RTVE, SMRTV)

#35: Molasses Flood

A flood of Eurovision updates this week, including Spain’s selection and artists from Belgium, Netherlands, and San Marino.

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Floran Wieder shared the design for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest Stage (Photo: Eurovision.tv)

#33: Welcome to 2019

Happy new year! Now that we can begin 2019 in earnest, we have our first Eurovision entry up for discussion.

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We get caught up with some of the news and headlines in the world of Eurovision.

#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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The story of Adam and Eve meets Eurovision, disco, and a tax shelter in the 1980 film The Apple (Screen: MGM)

#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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DQ represented Denmark in the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest with the entry "Drama Queen" (Photo: By Indrek Galetin)

#19: Eurovision Drag Race

Happy pride! The Eurovision off season can be a drag, so let’s talk about drag at Eurovision!

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Norway, Romania, Serbia, San Marino, Denmark, Russia, Moldova, the Netherlands, and Australia will compete in the first half of the second semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. (Photos courtesy of EBU)

#13: Australia and Others

The first half of the second Eurovision semi-final is extra bubbly this year. Er… that should be bubble-y because there are few sure bets, even among perfect streak holders. We break down the field in this week’s episode.

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Finland's Saara Aalto performs "Monsters" during the UMK selection show. (Photo: Miikka Varila)

#7: Remember the Diaspora?

It’s another whirlwind trip around Europe as we hopscotch through another set of Eurovision selections. We have outlaws, humans, monsters, and wannabe heroes in the mix, but will it be opera that takes the top prize in Lisbon?

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Alekseev lights up the stage at the national final for Belarus (Photo: BTRC)

#5: Get Excited

Three more songs have joined the 2018 Eurovision field—two from national selections and one from… just showing up? San Marino has a business proposition for you while Israel poses a challenge to the concept of live vocals. Plus, we get ready for the onslaught of Stupor Saturday. Get excited!

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ESC United Kingdom Flag

#3a Mini: You ‘kay?

Ben and Mike dive into the United Kingdom’s Eurovision selection process. Why has the country has struggled for so long at the Contest? Oh.

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The 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Kyiv, Ukraine on Saturday, May 13. (Logo: Eurovision)

Eurovision 2017 Second Semi-Final: Our Predictions

When 10 of the entries are toss-ups for qualifying, you know it’s going to be a good Eurovision semi-final.

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