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#173: The Chicken Project

January 6th, 2022 · 101 minutes

This week's main topic concerns Merlin's Wisdom Project.

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Links and Show Notes

John opens with a question, and Merlin admits to thinking about John in the morning. This leads to some U2 content and quick look at Disney's Encanto.

In follow-up, John shares some updates on his freezer situation and implies that he still plans to talk about his body soon.


A Sort of Homecoming
The Unforgettable Fire (Album)
The Unforgettable Fire (Song)
Rattle and Hum
Merlin's Wisdom Project (Gist)
Merlin's Wisdom Project (Repo)
5ives - Merlin's Lists of Five Things
John's Hypercritical article with the image of a stern Steve Jobs
Joni Mitchell - "Talk To Me" (1977) - YouTube

"I'm always talking… / Chicken squawking!"

M&Ms - "Thanks, Easter Bunny!" (1989) - YouTube