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#193: The Wrong Helen

October 14th, 2022 · 91 minutes

Things kick off with an ambitious proposal to recognize outstanding work by team members and keep the relationship fresh.

After ticking an item off of his "queue," John leads a nominally rapid-fire round highlighted by a controversial new Secret Weird Things People Do.

Things wrap with a provocative Dog Update in which John leverages the love of a British TV show to re-home a new friend with Merlin's family. Merlin identifies the wrong Helen.

(Recorded on Tuesday, October 4, 2022)

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Relay FM for St. Jude - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

"Relay FM and its community raised...$706,397.10"

Nobody Cares But Me, But I Do Care (Book cover image)
Mackenzie Davis
Halt and Catch Fire
Station Eleven (TV series)
San Junipero - Netflix
Andor (TV series)
UCB - Titular Line In Star Wars - YouTube
"Your bloodline is weak" meme
Didn't We Almost Have It All
The Dog House (TV series)
That's a Reference (@atpreferences) / Twitter

they/them - A completely incomplete record of the pop culture references made on @ATPfm / Haphazardly maintained by @AdamTheSak

Spit-take - Wikipedia

A spit-take is a comedic technique or reaction in which someone spits a drink, or sometimes food, out of their mouth as a reaction to a surprising or funny statement.

Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie - The Patterson Cut
Meet the dogs from Channel 4's The Dog House

Four legs and two - meet the dogs we've helped at Woodgreen, and the humans getting them back on their paws.

Things that need a name
The John Siracusa Paper Doll - David Galletly - Art, Illustration & Design