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

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By Tara Ariano, Sarah D. Bunting, David T. Cole

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

Wednesday, 1 July

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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 Party, Hot Mess House, Penny Dreadful: City Of Angels, Unsolved 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 SagaATD: Search PartyATD: Hot Mess HouseATD: Penny Dreadful: City Of AngelsATD: Unsolved MysteriesATD: OutcryExtra Credit: Welcome Cousin OliverThe Canon: Dinosaurs S04.E07: "Changing Nature"Winner and Loser of the WeekGame Time: Nobody Knows You


Mark Blankenship on TwitterFrancesco Gabbani, "Occidentali's Karma"Conchita Wurst, "Rise Like A Phoenix"Netta, "Toy"Lordi, "Hard Rock Hallelujah"Cas Aarssen's Clutterbug testStephanie Green's story "Fourteen Meals" in The New Ohio ReviewThe FlashpaperSarah on the Unsolved Mysteries revival at PrimetimerPhoto: John Wilson / Netflix


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