309: Holding Up Our Lighters for Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga

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Rachel McAdams and Will Ferrell play enthusiastic but perhaps slightly self-deluded aspiring Icelandic pop stars in Netflix's new film Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga, so who better than Eurovision devotee Mark Blankenship to join us to talk about it? Around The Dial takes us to Search PartyHot Mess HousePenny Dreadful: City Of AngelsUnsolved Mysteries, and Outcry. Dave Lost Wages uses his Extra Credit to have us add a family member to a stale TV family. Mark presents the Dinosaurs series finale, "Changing Nature," for induction to The Canon. Then, after naming the week's Winner and Loser, it's a Game Time that really Sporcles. Climb into your aerial harness and join us!


  • Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga
  • ATD: Search Party
  • ATD: Hot Mess House
  • ATD: Penny Dreadful: City Of Angels
  • ATD: Unsolved Mysteries
  • ATD: Outcry
  • Extra Credit: Welcome Cousin Oliver
  • The Canon: Dinosaurs S04.E07: "Changing Nature"
  • Winner and Loser of the Week
  • Game Time: Nobody Knows You




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