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black and white photo of a boy working with radio equipment from the early 20th century

#91: A Brief History of the EBU

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) turns 70 this year! How did the EBU come into being? We dive into telecommunications history and evolution to find out.

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#90: Wine Aunt Energy

We open up our mailbag and a chilled bottle of pinot grigio as we get caught up on Eurovision news from the last month or so.

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Top third includes heart display at the end of Serbia 2007's performance; middle third includes Eurowhat logo and Verka Serduchka; bottom third features bag of nuts from Scooch performance

#88 Part 2: I Am Confusion

We try our 12 Minutes from 2007 on a complete newbie to Eurovision. What does our guest Justin Ladia think of the festivities from Finland?

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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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#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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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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Uku Suvitse performs at the 2020 Eesti Laul Semi-Final

#79: Songageddon 2020

Somehow we managed to be verbal after mainlining hours upon hours of Eurovision content this past weekend. It’s Songageddon 2020!

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Go_A performs Solovey on Ukraine's VidBir

#78: Remedial Dance Party

We’re in the eye of the Eurovision Selection Season storm thanks to a light TV schedule this weekend. Time to practice the “I’m a Little Tempest in a Teapot” dance!

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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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