Episode May 10, 2019

In this episode co-hosts Kristina Stykos and Emily Howe discuss removing gum from folding chairs, how a sleep deficit spiraled downwards, help for insomniacs, running from killer bees, unraveling governmental chaos, trying to calm the citizenry, legislators who actually listen, whether or not dogs fall out of car windows, Brock’s humiliating visit to the vet, the timely demise of a feral boar, gendered words for livestock, when pigs wander off, hunting with the King, a project for mapping wild creatures including DJs, a theory about how to get off Facebook, how bad food may be related to bad karma, a trip to the Lifesaver plant, the train that goes to Italy, a stupid idea about flying in airplanes, the desire to improve your French language skills, the perils of being chipped, bonding with your ex’s exes, significant apologies, a new kind of party, the power of siblings who get along, returning to your old stomping grounds, a few failures for Neil Young, a difficult discussion about the Pono, hotdog metaphors gone awry, conceptual underpinnings of the Play-Doh Fun Factory, a memorial for lost socks, an alien abduction question, unidentified stuff in the air, whether or not we need planets, a traumatic first grade play, the history of Mookie the cow, the illegality of naming your child after a number, a world without the Beatles, a call to Willie Nelson to come see Emily, famous people who visited Will’s Store in Chelsea - and so much more!

Featuring music from Vermont musicians & friends: Nikki Matheson [Quand viendra-t-elle]; Brian Spencer Blues Project [Baby Please Don’t Go]; Martin van de Vrugt [Count the Better Days].

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