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#87 Storming the Castle

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"'A podcast about the internet' that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it." - The Guardian. Hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, from Gimlet.

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This week: Alex meets his hero, the thorn in the side of Dick Dale, GG Allin, and Alex Trebek. Further Reading Longmont Potion Castle's website The Twice Removed podcast Nazanin Rafsanjani's Twitter

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