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A Chime For All Seasons
It's time to clear the docket! Foot powders, shower plungers, winter windchimes, Blink 182, TMI at restaurants, and an update from Rudy on Big Toad Road!
A long-standing family dispute, memories, and a grey house. Did it exist? Or was it just a figment of a child's imagination? Only one can decide!
The Egg, The Nog, and The Holy Sprite
Content Warning: This episode is entirely about eating and drinking various foods and beverages. There is live consumption of an alcoholic cocktail, and accompanying discussion, from 06:00-11:04. There is also a brief description of cooking live lobsters between 01:12:25-01:12:46.
It's the last episode of 2021 and we are celebrating with a Judge John Hodgman Office Party! Inspired by a case regarding mixing eggnog and Sprite, the Judge sent a call for our audience's favorite holiday foods and drinks. Bailiff Jesse had to miss the party unfortunately, but Producer Jennifer Marmor and WERU Program Director Joel Mann join Judge Hodgman to ring in the New Year! Plus we hear some holiday greetings from Friends of the Court!
Eating In A-Bed-Ing
Sarah files suit against her husband, David. Sarah loves to eat in bed but has stopped doing it because David finds it disgusting. Sarah, however, misses her old source of comfort and would like to eat in bed every once in a while. Who’s right? Who’s wrong?
Gruel and Unusual Punishment
Aubrey files suit against her husband, Chris. Aubrey wants to continue a family Christmas Morning tradition involving Cream of Wheat, an almond, and luck. But, Chris, is opposed! Who's right? Who's wrong?
It's time to clear the docket! Gen X vs Zoomer text etiquette, cat names, backpack strap location, Jimmy Fallon, and jacket trades gone wrong. Plus we hear back with answers from our questions in Episode 543: The Veil of Honor!