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The EuroWhat? features Mike McComb, Ben Smith, and guests from around the internet trying to make sense of the Eurovision Song Contest. From December to May, we dissect the entries competing to become Europe's favorite song. During the off season, we dive into Eurovision history and try to make connections with American pop culture. You can find us at http://eurowhat.com

The EuroWhat? A Eurovision Podcast The EuroWhat? A Eurovision Podcast

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The EuroWhat? features Mike McComb, Ben Smith, and guests from around the internet trying to make sense of the Eurovision Song Contest. From December to May, we dissect the entries competing to become Europe's favorite song. During the off season, we dive into Eurovision history and try to make connections with American pop culture. You can find us at http://eurowhat.com

    #91: A Brief History of the EBU

    #91: A Brief History of the EBU

    The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) turns 70 this year! How did the EBU come into being? We dive into telecommunications history and evolution to find out.

    • 49 min
    #90: Wine Aunt Energy

    #90: Wine Aunt Energy

    We open up our mailbag and a chilled bottle of pinot grigio as we get caught up on Eurovision news from the last month or so.

    • 51 min
    #89: 12 Points to Fire Saga?

    #89: 12 Points to Fire Saga?

    Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga arrived on Netflix last week and 12 Points from America joins us to discuss the music in Will Ferrell's new comedy.

    • 47 min
    #88 Part 2: I Am Confusion

    #88 Part 2: I Am Confusion

    We try our 12 Minutes from 2007 on a complete newbie to Eurovision. What does our guest Justin Ladia think of the festivities from Finland?

    • 36 min
    #88 Part 1: 12 Minutes in 2007

    #88 Part 1: 12 Minutes in 2007

    Chris King joins us to chat about UK quiz and panel shows—including Pointless Eurovision—and the rock block of Serbia, Ukraine, and the UK from Eurovision 2007.

    • 54 min
    #87: AfriMusic, AI, and the Free European Song Contests

    #87: AfriMusic, AI, and the Free European Song Contests

    The 2020 Eurovision Song Contest did not happen. We discuss three Eurovision-adjacent song contests that did happen in the first half of 2020.

    • 47 min

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