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In the madness of 16 songs dropping in one week, we cope by changing up the competition format.

#42: Madness!

The madness of Eurovision Selection Season has ended. With 16 songs to discuss, we change up the format to get into competition mode.

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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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Voting makes Eurovision both exciting and confusing, with lots of numbers everywhere.

#29: Start Voting Now

How does the voting process work at Eurovision? If you think it’s confusing now, the history of voting at the Contest has many surprises.

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Orchestras were once a required component of a Eurovision Song Contest entry

#27: Orchestras, Synthesizers, and Lulu

Orchestras used to be a requirement at Eurovision. In this episode, we take a look at the evolution of live music at the competition.

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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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Father Ted took on the challenge of Eurovision songwriting and the results were mixed (Source: Channel 4)

#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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Georgia, Poland, Malta, Hungary, Latvia, Sweden, Montenegro, Slovenia, and Ukraine will compete in the second half of the second semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. (Photos courtesy of EBU)

Eurovision 2018 Second Semi-Final Predictions

The second semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest takes place Thursday, May 10 in Lisbon, Portugal. Will we go 10-for-10 in our guesses for who will qualify? Or will there be just as many surprises as Tuesday’s show?

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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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#1: Welcome to 2018

We’re podcasting, y’all! Welcome to the EuroWhat?

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