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#220: The Light From a Dying Star

Why didn't he just take the eagle?

October 31st, 2023 · 80 minutes

Your hosts talk about pronunciation and BFFs.

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Merlin was laid low by a virus that made him a little insane, so he forgot to post this episode. Luckily, John believes in him.

In this episode, your hosts talked a lot about pronunciation and BFFs.

For this month's members-only bonus show, John has questions about Merlin's new 3D printer.

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(Recorded on Wednesday, October 18, 2023)


(Recorded on Tuesday, October 3, 2023)

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