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Hodgman's Desiccation Declaration
It's time to clear the docket! With the holiday season in full swing, we are tackling LEFTOVERS. What should one do with leftover Halloween candy? Are pumpkins acceptable to use as decor after Halloween? How does Tom Perrotta, the writer of the novel THE LEFTOVERS, enjoy his holiday leftovers? All this plus office breakfast burrito leftover policy, freezer technique, and much more!
Rachel files suit against her parents, Rex and Patty. Rex insists that Patty pronounce certain words with a proper Philadelphia accent, and Patty goes along with it. Rachel thinks this needs to stop, especially since Patty is originally from New Jersey! Who’s right? Who’s wrong?
Tamar brings the case against her husband, Aslan. Aslan reads Homer’s The Odyssey to their three year old child at bedtime. Tamar claims that this bedtime routine is contributing to their son having nightmares. But Aslan says their son requests it! Who's right? Who's wrong?
Lilarose brings the case against her brother, Kumar. They disagree on the best method of making a pie crust. Lilarose believes it’s important to keep the ingredients in the freezer. But Kumar says that the fridge is just fine. Who’s right? Who’s wrong?
Judge of the Darned
Spooky Season is here! We are in chambers this week to clear the docket and it's all Halloween! We talk about costumes, trick-or-treating, scaring kids, and much more! Plus we catch up with Friend of the Court and Spirit Halloween expert, Aidan Kaye!
Birthday B.S. Corpus
Brandi files suit against her husband, Greg. Greg’s birthday falls in August, but he would like to change it to October 17th. She wants to be able to celebrate on his actual date of birth! Who’s right? Who’s wrong?
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