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Aquavelvaman
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(05-26-2017, 12:23 AM)
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Newsroom episode was great, and today there's another with David Cross. Good week
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Yen
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(05-26-2017, 12:33 AM)
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I'm not a full paid up Grey Wolf, never used patreon. How do you actually go about downloading the premium episodes? Straight from patreon straight onto your phone?
platakul
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(05-26-2017, 12:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by Yen

I'm not a full paid up Grey Wolf, never used patreon. How do you actually go about downloading the premium episodes? Straight from patreon straight onto your phone?

You get a link to their aws storage from patron yea. Can download from there or just listen in browser
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(05-26-2017, 12:38 AM)
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/poste...uld-have-done/

Originally Posted by Yen

I'm not a full paid up Grey Wolf, never used patreon. How do you actually go about downloading the premium episodes? Straight from patreon straight onto your phone?

you get direct dl links and an rss feed
Yen
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(05-26-2017, 12:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by platakul

You get a link to their aws storage from patron yea. Can download from there or just listen in browser

Neato. Will subscribe tomorrow. First one I remember listening is ep 36, instructive Felix intro.
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(05-26-2017, 01:03 AM)
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Great podcast. I just started listening the last few months and my favorite has to be the first healthcare focused podcast they did. Really informative. Also Felix is hilarious.
mp1990
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(05-26-2017, 01:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by wonzo

https://www.washingtonpost.com/poste...uld-have-done/

felix is good as hell

anyone else doesn't live in the us and listen to the podcast?
Bonen no Max'd
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(05-26-2017, 02:17 AM)
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The parts about Kasich's book is the funniest Chapo has been in a long time.
BUNTING1243
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(05-26-2017, 03:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by Aquavelvaman

Newsroom episode was great, and today there's another will David Cross. Good week

yeah I felt they were slipping a little the last few weeks but they've been super fucking strong this week
big ander
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(05-26-2017, 04:02 AM)
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Aw man david cross is a good get. listening asap

Originally Posted by BUNTING1243

yeah I felt they were slipping a little the last few weeks but they've been super fucking strong this week

They haven't all been hits but the Harvard's worst bracket, the new tim faust ep, and the China Mieville interview were all great.
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(05-26-2017, 04:09 AM)
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Big fan. The lads aren't perfect but it's truly a small bright spot in some dark times. Funny as hell, too.
Nuu
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(05-26-2017, 04:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by soul creator

yeah, I enjoy it. The humor doesn't always land for me, but overall it's a good listen.

It also has one of my favorite quotes, from Adam Curtis, that left me "legit shook" as the kids say: starts at 45:57

transcript taken from one of the comments:

The most important 4 and a half minutes of our generation.

Everyone one to the left of center needs to listen to it.
BUNTING1243
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(05-26-2017, 06:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by big ander

Aw man david cross is a good get. listening asap


They haven't all been hits but the Harvard's worst bracket, the new tim faust ep, and the China Mieville interview were all great.

that's true, yeah, the guest episodes have been pretty solid. i guess it's more the core group episodes felt a little weaker, which is usually the opposite of how i feel
Zelenogorsk
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(05-26-2017, 08:15 AM)
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Just listened to the David Cross episode, one of the funniest episodes ever.

Gonna go wash it down with some hot salsa.
big ander
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(05-26-2017, 04:25 PM)
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Holy shit the kasich book segment is hysterical. "He's gaslighting himself about a moose"

Originally Posted by BUNTING1243

that's true, yeah, the guest episodes have been pretty solid. i guess it's more the core group episodes felt a little weaker, which is usually the opposite of how i feel

Yeah agreed on the core group lagging a bit recently. I've just always preferred interview/guest eps
ReAxion
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(05-26-2017, 08:50 PM)
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The fucking moose. I know way more than I want to know about this man now.
BUNTING1243
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(05-27-2017, 05:05 AM)
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Originally Posted by ReAxion

The fucking moose. I know way more than I want to know about this man now.

john kasich is literally just a season 2 twin peaks character
MassiveNights
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(05-27-2017, 05:20 AM)
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It's a good show but I do find their schtick grating sometimes. Also they are all fucking broken.
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(05-27-2017, 08:46 AM)
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funniest chapo stuff is the caleb jacoby letters, followed by movie reviews, & dunking on small brain columnists

bonus: the street fight radio (good pod) ep that started it all http://www.streetfightradio.com/show...s-in-theaters/
Chumley
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(07-03-2017, 04:27 AM)
Episode 120 - "You need to bend the knee to us"

Nah. Fuck off with the purity shit. They sound like idiots when they start ranting about socialism being the only acceptable political message.
BUNTING1243
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(07-03-2017, 04:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by Chumley

Episode 120 - "You need to bend the knee to us"

Nah. Fuck off with the purity shit. They sound like idiots when they start ranting about socialism being the only acceptable political message.

i think their central point that it's time for the national democratic establishment to embrace leftism especially after the last few years of failure is fair and mostly agreeable, but I think since they all basically have identical political beliefs they can work themselves up a little too much sometimes
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(07-03-2017, 05:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by Chumley

Episode 120 - "You need to bend the knee to us"

Nah. Fuck off with the purity shit. They sound like idiots when they start ranting about socialism being the only acceptable political message.


Universal health care. Public higher education. Livable minimum wage. If anyone fails any one of those things then fuck em.
Chumley
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(07-03-2017, 09:29 AM)

Originally Posted by BUNTING1243

i think their central point that it's time for the national democratic establishment to embrace leftism especially after the last few years of failure is fair and mostly agreeable, but I think since they all basically have identical political beliefs they can work themselves up a little too much sometimes

Embracing leftism is great, I agree with that. But they act like righteous, indignant assholes that hate Hillary Clinton supporters as much if not more than Trump supporters. Having even a slight disagreement on some of their main things means you need to fuck off from the Democratic party? Really? Thank god these morons don't run campaigns. The comparisons to Corbyn having a big victory are totally clueless to the situation in America as well.
Bonen no Max'd
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(07-06-2017, 08:15 AM)
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I feel so happy that Chapo shares my total disdain for automobiles
ZanzibarBreeze
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(07-06-2017, 08:31 AM)
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In case anyone is wondering what to listen to as a first-timer, recent classic episodes for new listeners include...
  • Episode #75 - Mr. Chapo Goes to Washington
  • Episode #65 - No Future
  • Episode #104 - We've Always Been Here
  • Episode #116 - Jezz in My Pants
Good recent Patreon-only ones for new subscribers include...
  • Episode #83 - Boston Skrong
  • Episode #97 - Hollywood Upstairs Medical College
  • Episode #109 - Media Twatters
#75 (free) and #83 (Patreon) are hall of famers for sure.
Cartman86
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(07-06-2017, 08:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by Chumley

Embracing leftism is great, I agree with that. But they act like righteous, indignant assholes that hate Hillary Clinton supporters as much if not more than Trump supporters. Having even a slight disagreement on some of their main things means you need to fuck off from the Democratic party? Really? Thank god these morons don't run campaigns. The comparisons to Corbyn having a big victory are totally clueless to the situation in America as well.

Your not going to change or influence the Republican party. That gulf is too wide. Trying to encourage democratic leaning voters or activists to get rid of centrist democrats and policies is a lot more likely.
Bonen no Max'd
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(07-06-2017, 08:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by ZanzibarBreeze

In case anyone is wondering what to listen to as a first-timer, recent classic episodes for new listeners include...

  • Episode #75 - Mr. Chapo Goes to Washington
  • Episode #65 - No Future
  • Episode #104 - We've Always Been Here
  • Episode #116 - Jezz in My Pants
Good recent Patreon-only ones for new subscribers include...
  • Episode #83 - Boston Skrong
  • Episode #97 - Hollywood Upstairs Medical College
  • Episode #109 - Media Twatters
#75 (free) and #83 (Patreon) are hall of famers for sure.

Some of these choices are weird to me. 104 is great but I wouldn't really call it a particularly good starting place. 97 (which is free) or 106 are much better imo, 106 is one of my all time favorites. 83 is also my least favorite of all the movie reviews. I'd say 101 is one of the best premium episodes.

This is mostly quibbling though, I suppose. When I began listening to the show, I just listened to the most recent episode and worked my way backwards and it turned out fine. There are very few episodes of Chapo that I can say I didn't really like.
ZanzibarBreeze
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(07-06-2017, 10:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Bonen no Max'd

Some of these choices are weird to me. 104 is great but I wouldn't really call it a particularly good starting place. 97 (which is free) or 106 are much better imo, 106 is one of my all time favorites. 83 is also my least favorite of all the movie reviews. I'd say 101 is one of the best premium episodes.

This is mostly quibbling though, I suppose. When I began listening to the show, I just listened to the most recent episode and worked my way backwards and it turned out fine. There are very few episodes of Chapo that I can say I didn't really like.

I forgot they unlocked #97! Good call. Amazing episode. The recent Wonder Woman review episode was wonderful as well.
Chumley
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(07-07-2017, 01:48 PM)

Originally Posted by Cartman86

Your not going to change or influence the Republican party. That gulf is too wide. Trying to encourage democratic leaning voters or activists to get rid of centrist democrats and policies is a lot more likely.

I'd love to know how "bend the fucking knee you pieces of shit" is encouraging.

I went back and listened to #75, I don't think they were entirely joking when they called the liberals the real enemies. I first started listening on the David Cross episode, thought it was hilarious, but these guys are too deeply bitter and stupid to keep listening to.
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Zelenogorsk
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(07-08-2017, 12:11 PM)
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The congressman filming himself touring auschwitz has to be the funniest segment in Chapo history. I was light headed from laughing so hard.
ZanzibarBreeze
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(07-10-2017, 08:24 AM)
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Just blitzed through the latest episode—it's superb. Great discussion of UBI and hugely hugely funny advice column segment at the end. Amber is hilarious
NYCmetsfan
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(07-15-2017, 12:29 AM)
guess i'm going to a live recording tonight ¯_(ツ)_/¯ bastille day
mp1990
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(07-19-2017, 05:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by ZanzibarBreeze

In case anyone is wondering what to listen to as a first-timer, recent classic episodes for new listeners include...

  • Episode #75 - Mr. Chapo Goes to Washington
  • Episode #65 - No Future
  • Episode #104 - We've Always Been Here
  • Episode #116 - Jezz in My Pants
Good recent Patreon-only ones for new subscribers include...
  • Episode #83 - Boston Skrong
  • Episode #97 - Hollywood Upstairs Medical College
  • Episode #109 - Media Twatters
#75 (free) and #83 (Patreon) are hall of famers for sure.

oh man, #116 is a really good one. in this capitalist hellscape we live in, it was the first thing to make me hopeful in a long while. i'd also add all their film criticism episodes, their cultural criticism is severely underrated, a lot of ghoulish politics go unnoticed in some movies for being cloaked in a liberal veil (most recently, their episode on wonder woman was some really good stuff)
ACE 1991
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(07-19-2017, 04:47 PM)
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Holy shit they're pulling in $71K a month now. Are they public at all with how they're using these funds? I mean, they've very clearly struck a chord with a vast audience and deserve their success, but I wonder if they're putting any of their Patreon money toward left groups/organizations/initiatives that they support, especially when much of Chapo Trap House is dunking on rich elites.


I say this as a premium subscriber, by the way.
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mp1990
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(07-19-2017, 07:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by ACE 1991

Holy shit they're pulling in $71K a month now. Are they public at all with how they're using these funds? I mean, they've very clearly struck a chord with a vast audience and deserve their success, but I wonder if they're putting any of their Patreon money toward left groups/organizations/initiatives that they support, especially when much of Chapo Trap House is dunking on rich elites.


I say this as a premium subscriber, by the way.

i saw something along those lines in twitter a few days ago but i can't find it right now, that they'd be announcing some new projects through patreon or something like that. they're also writing a book so, maybe once that's gotten out of the way they'll fill us in


edit: now that i'm thinking about it there's a chance i made this up in my mind because my brain is fucked
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(07-19-2017, 08:02 PM)
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New Call of Cthulhu episode, yesss
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(07-19-2017, 08:09 PM)
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Came here looking for da trap gawd RL Grime. Left confused.
ACE 1991
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(07-19-2017, 08:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by mp1990

i saw something along those lines in twitter a few days ago but i can't find it right now, that they'd be announcing some new projects through patreon or something like that. they're also writing a book so, maybe once that's gotten out of the way they'll fill us in


edit: now that i'm thinking about it there's a chance i made this up in my mind because my brain is fucked

Lol. I just hope they're doing something meaningful with at least a portion of the money.
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(07-20-2017, 03:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by ACE 1991

Lol. I just hope they're doing something meaningful with at least a portion of the money.

their Patreon shows they only donate to street fight radio, cumtown, and Eric garland
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(07-20-2017, 06:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by BUNTING1243

their Patreon shows they only donate to street fight radio, cumtown, and Eric garland

So what you're saying is that they are donating to meaningful and important people and places. to vital institutions really making a difference.
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(07-20-2017, 06:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by big ander

So what you're saying is that they are donating to meaningful and important people and places. to vital institutions really making a difference.

i mean he’s not DSA president nick mullen or anything but he’s definitely a patriot
Bonen no Max'd
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I never actually listened to the Cthullu episodes, are they just funny or what? Wasn't too interested in them before but I love any and all jokes about Eric Garland.
ACE 1991
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(07-20-2017, 04:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Bonen no Max'd

I never actually listened to the Cthullu episodes, are they just funny or what? Wasn't too interested in them before but I love any and all jokes about Eric Garland.

They're funny as fuck. Virgil did a fantastic job writing the scenario and DMing.
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(07-21-2017, 07:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by Bonen no Max'd

I never actually listened to the Cthullu episodes, are they just funny or what? Wasn't too interested in them before but I love any and all jokes about Eric Garland.

It's basically a 1920s take on all the Chapo inside jokes. It's amazing.
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(07-21-2017, 08:05 PM)
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I occasionally listen to Chapo. I like it alright, but treating them as a figurehead of the left gives them way too much credit. They're generally entertaining and smart, but don't really get that in-depth on policy or solutions to problems.
Not that I necessarily expect them to, but some people talk about them like they're the second coming of Bernie Sanders or something.

Originally Posted by ACE 1991

I wonder if they're putting any of their Patreon money toward left groups/organizations/initiatives that they support, especially when much of Chapo Trap House is dunking on rich elites.

Yeah this is how I feel. They're very good at criticizing the right and mainstream Democrats, but I wish they'd do something more productive with all their money and influence.
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big ander
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(07-21-2017, 10:02 PM)
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they make fun of the people that treat them as thought leaders though. wasn't it last week that Will had a whole speech explicitly saying they were pure entertainment and listening instead of actually acting politically is an idiot?
Bonen no Max'd
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Originally Posted by big ander

they make fun of the people that treat them as thought leaders though. wasn't it last week that Will had a whole speech explicitly saying they were pure entertainment and listening instead of actually acting politically is an idiot?

Yeah I don't think anyone on the left really treats them as leaders though.

They have had some good policy episodes though; both the Tim Faust episodes and the recent Clio Chang episode have delved into that a lot though. I think they're better about tearing down liberal ideology though, especially for the sort of left-curious listening to the show. The West Wing episode in particular I thought was great because even though it wasn't about policy or anything, it was an important sort of look at the failings and problems of modern liberal ideology. The stuff dunking on conservatives is funny, but not really interesting. Alex Jones jokes are funny but it's just jokes about a crazy and stupid person. I think the times they talk about liberal ideology though are genuinely insightful.
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(07-24-2017, 03:07 AM)
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this weeks guest is the worst one yet, where do they find these guys
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https://twitter.com/JAdomian/status/901482060271038464
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(08-27-2017, 04:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by wonzo

https://twitter.com/JAdomian/status/901482060271038464

I've watched this too many times. hail gorka.
I need a new Adomian album. or a special. the funniest dude

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