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Ep 212: Science... sort of - Dead and Alive


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Ep 212: Science... sort of - Dead and Alive

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00:00:00 - We first learn that Ben is not great at telling stories, but also that there was a guy because the zombies got them first?


00:30:06 - Zombies don't appear to be affected by alcohol, but living humans are and in a healthy amount we can even enjoy it. Abe kicks back an The Last Word.


00:35:58 - Viruses, are they alive or what? Who knows, maybe bring them back to life. What could possibly go wrong? In reality, almost nothing, they're not infectious to humans. Still a cool story though.


00:50:09 - PaleoPOWs are a lot like viruses; they probably serve a purpose but oftentimes just make you feel sick. Abe is happy to announce a new e-mail.



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Music for this week's show:

Walking Contradiction - Green Day

Sink - Big City Rock

Come Back Around - Feeder

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