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Fill Me In

Oct 31, 2023

This week, Brian actually IS in the episode (and so is Ryan) -- and so are special guests Shannon Rapp (tnifbtpar) and Will Eisenberg to talk about their recent contest puzzle, Paul McCartney, and bringing the fam back together for a Kealoa reunion. All that, plus a surprise Thunder Round of AVCX puzzles from the last...

Oct 24, 2023

This week, Ryan reports on Back to the Future (the musical), attempts multiple foreign languages, and bemoans the Dodgers. Also, Brian is present for the episode. All that plus a Contest of Still Going On, courtesy of Shannon Rapp and Will Eisenberg!

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Oct 17, 2023

This week, Ryan is at ComiCon, so Ben Zimmer sails through to join Brian in talks of gridspotting, baseball+word nerdery, and potential new FMI clubs. All that plus a new Contest of Now, courtesy of Shannon Rapp and Will Eisenberg!

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Oct 10, 2023

This week, Ryan and Brian learn a bit about Drake's Drum and a tad about Clayton Kershaw, and present a Harvest Round like nothing you've ever heard. Because it's never been a thing. Also, Peter Gordon wrote a book called Word Solitaire, and here's a link to buy a copy!

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Oct 3, 2023

This week, the geniuses behind Lemonade Disco – Taylor Johnson, Steve Mossberg, and Shannon Rapp – visit the studio to discuss their efforts in puzzles, publishing, and punctually putting out prompted content. Also, Kealoa, which is just a little bit of this and a little bit of that.

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