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#221: Best, First, Favorite

Merlin has to imagine John is a rebus.

November 10th, 2023 · 104 minutes

As a main topic, your hosts officially introduce their concept of "Best, First, Favorite" (or "BFF"). An exegesis ensues on the distinctions and purposes of this powerful new Thought Technology.

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Links and Show Notes

Things kick off with Merlin catching John up on the various conditions that have recently been causing so much compression in his life.

Merlin cops to a fevered reverie that contributed to his purchasing some fonts. John thinks Merlin's wife should have been warned he'd eventually own and operate a Segway.

In something like Follow-Up, John has a RecDiffs-related assignment for Merlin. Merlin agrees to try and stay in compliance with John's aggressive timetable.

As a main topic, your hosts officially introduce their concept of "Best, First, Favorite" ("BFF"). An exegesis ensues on the distinctions and purposes of this powerful new Thought Technology.

At length, BFF is applied practically to the oeuvre of The Original Peaches.

(Recorded on Thursday, November 2, 2023)


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