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Episode 345 : It’s Pronounced “Fambly”

Tonight, we solve climate change! And Tony gives sage advice that everyone should heed. Also, lots and lots of literary criticism. And secret fantasies. It’s really just a heck of an episode, folks. Enjoy!   QUESTIONS: In this “post-factual” world, … Continue reading

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Episode 344 : And Here’s Hell!

Tony has exciting news! And then we have the usual weekly breakdown of media. And then it’s hot dogs and AI, all the way down. Enjoy!   QUESTIONS: Hotdogs, Ketchup? –Azuretalon Is Googles deepmind AI just proto skynet? –Craig     http://themagicaltalkinghat.com/episodes/episode344.mp3Podcast: … Continue reading

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Episode 343 : No One Else is Named Chris

Tony opens with the funniest joke in the world, courtesy of Eugene Mirman. Also, William saw The Room. That’s basically all you need to know. Enjoy!   QUESTIONS: If you could receive a true answer to one question, what would … Continue reading

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Episode 342 : You Don’t Know Voltron!

A lot of media tonight. A lot of sad confessions. Mostly by Tony, about William, as usual. There may be bonus Producer sounds in the back, I’m not sure. Tony is still on medication brain. Enjoy! QUESTIONS: *indicates a question … Continue reading

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Episode 341 : You Made That Crown Cleepy!

Tony was very enthusiastic this episode. He tells the tale of his hellish fortnight, and the reasons behind last week’s Mystery Episode. Then we trash a couple supremely beloved writers. We had a lot of fun this week, but basically, … Continue reading

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Episode 340 : Mystery Episode 39

I don’t even know. You know that. Enjoy!     http://themagicaltalkinghat.com/episodes/episode340.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Episode 339 : Fundamentalist Christian Blender

A weird coincidence. A linguistic obsession. Surprises from Facebook. And a harrowing tale of humanity’s hubris. What more could you ask for? Enjoy!   QUESTIONS: What ethical problems, if any, do you think will emerge with AI like self-driving cars? … Continue reading

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Episode 338 : Taco Bell’s Canyon

This week we’ve got a little bit on the hurricane, a bit on an old TV show, a bit on a new movie, ramble for a while about games, and then, in a move that shocked everyone, we actually give … Continue reading

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Episode 337 : Merlin Predicted Brexit

We’ve got a nice grab bag tonight, folks! Some movies, a little video games, some soul searching, a little music, a little comics, a little linguistics, and more than one question! Enjoy!   QUESTIONS: Santana’s 2017 world tour is called … Continue reading

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Episode 336 : Our Hearts Are With You

This week, we get pretty political. We didn’t mean to (well, not for the whole time), but we did. The good news is, we’re mostly just being anti-racist. So that’s awesome. Also, we end on much happier notes. Enjoy!   … Continue reading

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