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Cover art for episode 119: Critical Condition. Top row: Måneskin (Italy), James Newman (United Kingdom), Jendrik (Germany). Bottom Row: Barbara Pravi (France), Blas Cantó (Spain), Jeangu Macrooy (Netherlands)

119: Critical Condition

Mark Blankenship joins us to discuss the Eurovision auto-qualifiers. Are the Big 5 and the Netherlands in good shape or are they in critical condition?

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Cover art for Eurowhat 118 Over-Egged Pudding. Top row: Victoria (Bulgaria), Samanta Tina (Latvia), The Black Mamba (Portugal). Bottom row: Gjon's Tears (Switzerland), Fyr og Flamme (Denmark), Blind Channel (Finland)

118: Over-Egged Pudding

Maura Johnston joins us to discuss the last section of Eurovision 2021 Semi 2. Topics include pudding, track suits, and CVS Bangers.

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Cover art for episode 117 Cake or Death. Top Row: Natalia Gordienko (Moldova), Anxhela Peristeri (Albania), Tornike Kipiani (Georgia). Bottom Row: Hurricane (Serbia), Daði & Gagnamagnið (Iceland)

117: Cake or Death

Taber Bain helps us navigate cake body horror, Jenna Maroney energy, and existential despair in the Eurovision experience.

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Cover art for episode 116 Me in Grease! Top Row: Rafal (Poland), Senhit (San Marino), Stefania (Greece). Bottom Row: Vincent Bueno (Austria), Benny Cristo (Czech Republic), Uku Suviste (Estonia)

116: Me in Grease!

Lindsey Weber from Who Weekly joins us to talk about Flo Rida, Greece, Grease, and why Eurovision is the highlight of spring.

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Cover art for episode 115 Will It Play in Winnipeg? Top row: Roxen (Romania), Destiny (Malta), Efendi (Azerbaijan). Bottom Row: Go_A (Ukraine), Eden Alene (Israel)

115: Will It Play in Winnipeg?

Graphic designer Justin Ladia joins us from Winnipeg to help us close out the first semi-final of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. North America has opinions!

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Cover art for episode 114 Satan's Glowup. Top row: Slovenia's Ana Soklic, Belgium's Hooverphonic, Cyprus's Elena Tsangrinou. Bottom row: Croatia's Albina, Sweden's Tusse, Norway's TIX.

114: Satan’s Glowup

Ned Raggett joins us to discuss the heaven and hell aspects of Eurovision Semi-Final 1. Who knew that 2021 would be Satan’s pop culture year?

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Cover art for 113 Container Ship of Love: Australia's Montaigne, North Macedonia's Vasil, Russia's Manizha, Lithuania's The ROOP, and Ireland's Lesley Roy

113: Container Ship of Love

A container ship of 39 songs heads to Eurovision! Chris King joins us to discuss Australia, Ireland, Lithuania, North Macedonia, and Russia.

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112 A Whole Thing cover art; Malta's Destiny, Azerbaijan's Efendi, and Georgia's Tornike Kipiani

112: A Whole Thing

All Eurovision 2021 songs are in! (Except Belarus… that’s a whole thing…). We discuss the latest entries and think about promo season.

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Cover art for episode 111 The Homestretch: A safety coordinator at Melfest places a mask on a cardboard cutout of Christer Bjorkman

111: The Homestretch

We’re in the homestretch of an unusual Eurovision Selection Season. Melfest is the main event, new songs, scandals… maybe not unusual…

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A version of the Oops All Berries cereal box, with the image of Cap'n Crunch replaced by the guy who is revealed to be made of cake in the video for Moldova's entry "Sugar"

110: Oops! All Songs!

Oops! Everyone looked at the calendar and realized Eurovision entries are due next week! We give a first listen to 25% of the 2021 field.

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