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#89: 12 Points to Fire Saga?

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga arrived on Netflix last week and 12 Points from America joins us to discuss the music in Will Ferrell’s new comedy.

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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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Slavko from Montenegro performs "Fuego" as part of the Eurovision Home Concerts series

#83: Fanopticon

Despite Eurovision’s cancellation this year, the fandom is still fully engaged in the Contest. Eurovision Obsession’s André Durham joins us to chat about how we’re coping.

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#75: Austvia Superdecides

It’s time to update your Eurovision Top 2 videos as Czech Republic makes their choice and Australia, Italy, and Latvia get ready to make theirs.

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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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An assortment of flags of the European Union, Turkey, and Hungary

#67: Hungary for Turkey

Hungary’s reasons for withdrawing from Eurovision sound similar to Turkey’s. What else do the two countries have in common?

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The final scoreboard of the 1969 Eurovision Song Contest. The Netherlands, Spain, France, and the United Kingdom tied at the end of the evening with 18 points each.

#64: Win Win Win Win

We jump back 50 years to that time Eurovision had a four-way tie for first place… and no way to break it.

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Israel, Russia, Armenia, and Iceland have all raised the question: do flags run counter to Eurovision not being a political contest? (Screens: EBU)

#63: Flags on the Play

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

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#62: Morocco 1980

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!

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#61: It’s Rotterdam! Ahoy!

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

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