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My movie: "Insulation Monkey"

Lydia
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In Scorn of Frogs

Bulky and droopy, slimy and gloopy, frogs are a blight to the eye.

Melissa

Six Degrees of Ioan Gruffud

Are you familiar with the theory of six degrees of separation? It seems that everyone on Earth is within six social connections of everyone else on Earth.

Brian

When will I see the Sun?

Rain poured down outside the car, and the little boy squirmed unhappily.

Melissa

The funniest word is "hornk".

Brian

My game: "Hippos Are Dead: Bad Guys Don't Like Animals"

Lydia
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I can't help being linear

Brian

Josh Wainwright's bird: the Indignant Dirt Dobbler

Brian

Motherhood

"I'm tired of being pregnant," I thought as I watched my husband eat all the sushi he wanted.

Melissa

The Glory Days

The bold, brave warrior bellowed his challenge as he charged towards the dragon, cloak streaming behind him and sword held high aloft.

Melissa
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My philosophy: When you go through life being amazing, amazing things happen.

Brian
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№ 111 Actors: Revisited

For the first time, Brian and Melissa revisit a topic. And they did it with returning guest Megan Hutt, and first-time guest Josh Hutt! Listen as they discuss their favorite actors. How much did Brian and Melissa's list change? It's a mega-sized episode after the unplanned summer hiatus.

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Daniel's Razor: The Daniel Special at Sushi Cafe is always better than you expect, even taking into account Daniel's Razor.

(Apologies to Hofstadter's Law)

Brian

Chik-fil-A Hires Atheists Part-Time in Order to Open on Sundays

Chik-fil-A has announced a new pilot study, titled "One More Day", at three Mobile, Alabama locations.

Brian
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The 5 Whys

Have you heard of The 5 Whys? It's a Six Sigma technique for discovering the root of a problem.

Brian

Case by Case

this is lowercase

Brian

Travel

We've traveled quite a bit over the seven years of our marriage.

Melissa
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№ 110 Candy Bars

After some grueling research, Melissa and Brian are joined again by Tim Binzel to discuss their favorite candy bars.

Museum of Websites

Museum of Websites: A hand-curated gallery of how famous internet companies have changed over time.

Brian
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№ 109 Movies Pre-1960

Teaching Facebook a lesson! The ethics of whistling at work! The moon landing! Oh, and our favorite movies released before 1960. Just some of the topics Brian and Melissa discuss with Matt Anderson and Ben De Bono, hosts of The Sci-Fi Christian podcast.

The Definitive Guide to Children’s Nutrition

Foods we started eating from this article: sardines (still need to find bone-in), seaweed, chicken liver (the paté recipe is great). Also love:

Make a household rule that you have to take at least 7 bites before deeming a food “yucky.”

Brian

Matt Koser:

An apple pie without the cheese is like a kiss without the squeeze.

Brian
№ 108 Animated Shows

Melissa and Brian are joined by their first returning guest, Zach Koser, to talk about their favorite animated TV shows. Yay cartoons!

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