I've never had a slidey experience

Episode 17 December 24, 2017 00:40:20
I've never had a slidey experience
You don't look like a runner
I've never had a slidey experience
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Jon Hickman

Show Notes

Like when Doctor Who stops being a series and instead throws out occasional seasonal specials, we are back—back to discuss routers, the kids' Kindle Fire, and extreme sports pedagogy. Nick's hills are not alive with the sound of music, Jon's phone is absolutely terrible, and we fail to talk about running at all. Merry Christmas ya filthy animals!

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