The Peculiar Utterance of the Day
Episode #186: "Final Podcast of the Year!" Please vote for your three favorite podcasts of 2006 by leaving a comment on the website. Thank you. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.7MB, 57 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_end_of_year.mp3
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Episode #185: "Erin Hates Winter, As Do I." Featuring Erin Leahy. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.4MB, 47 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_erin_hates_winter.mp3
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Episode #184: "Rose Bowl 2007 Preview." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.3MB, 45 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_rose_bowl_preview.mp3
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Episode #183: "A Special Unfinished Holiday Song: Santa Is So F------ Magical!" Here's a special holiday treat for listeners, a song I started last year and haven't finished yet. Inappropriate words have been omitted. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.4MB, 45 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_santa_is_so_fn_magical.mp3
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Episode #181: "Their Women Are Not Attractive." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (710 kb, 23 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_women_not_attractive.mp3
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Episode #181: "Is This Wine Any Good?" Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (708 kb, 24 sec.)
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Episode #180: "Eric Rohmer II." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (867 kb, 29 sec.)
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Episode #179: "The Four-Limb Strike!" Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (982 kb, 34 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_martial_arts.mp3
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Episode #178: "Touchdown Celebration." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (991 kb, 33 sec.)
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Episode #177: "Aleatoric Music." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1,013 kb, 33 sec.)
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Episode #176: "Interment of My Remains." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (894 kb, 29 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_interment.mp3
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Episode #175: "Signature Drink." Featuring Erin Leahy. Includes an audio sample by dcaudio. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (821 kb, 25 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_signature_drink.mp3
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Episode #174: "An Eric Rohmer Teen Sex Romp." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (794 kb, 27 sec.)
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Episode #173: "Dear Santa." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (2.1MB, 71 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_dear_santa.mp3
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Episode #172: "Trojan Defeat." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.4MB, 49 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_trojan_defeat.mp3
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Episode #171: "The New Harry Potter Movie." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.5KB, 49 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_the_new_harry_potter.mp3
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Episode #170: "Older Than You Look." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (712 kb, 25 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_older_than_you_look.mp3
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Episode #169: "Tom X. Chao Directing an Actress." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.5MB, 47 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_directing_an_actress_2.mp3
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Episode #168: "We Don't Have Road Rage." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (663 kb, 21 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_not_road_rage.mp3
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Episode #167: "Tom X. Chao Presents 'Happy Hour Is Not . . . '." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (650 kb, 22 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_happy_hour.mp3
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Episode #166: "Unsexy Dance, Part 2." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (840 kb, 29 sec.)
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Direct download: PUotD_directing_an_actress.mp3
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Episode #165: "Giving Thanks." Happy Thanksgiving! Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.2MB, 41 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_giving_thanks.mp3
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Episode #164: "Want/Need." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (608 kb, 21 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_want_need.mp3
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Episode #163: "Unsexy Dance." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (830 kb, 29 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_unsexy_dance.mp3
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Episode #162: "Antarctic Wildlife Stories (Not Suitable For Children)." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.5MB, 53 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_antarctic_wildlife.mp3
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Episode #161: "Listener Mail (Huevos Whateveros Responses)." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (4.2MB, 2 min. 31 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_reader_mail.mp3
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Episode #160: "Excerpt from 'This Epic Romance'." Featuring Cynthia de la Mere. Contains audio samples by Black Boe, Elektrocell, and arvid. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (711 kb, 25 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_this_epic_romance.mp3
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Episode #159: "Sugar Rush, Dude." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (711 kb, 25 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_sugar_rush.mp3
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Episode #158: "National Hug a Vegan Day." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (966 kb, 31 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_hug_a_vegan.mp3
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Episode #157: "Food That Doesn't Require." Uploaded late on November 10. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (506 kb, 16 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_food_that_doesnt.mp3
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Episode #156: "G5 iMac One-Year Anniversary!" Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.4MB, 49 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_g5_imac_anniversary.mp3
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Episode #155: "No New PUotD Today." Uploaded 18 hours late. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (608kb, 20 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_no_new_peculiar_utterance.mp3
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Episode #154: "Democracy is Coming." Don't forget to vote! Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (791kb, 25 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_democracy_is_coming.mp3
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Episode #152: "Put On Your Space Captain Suit." Contains an audio sample by Ronny Pries. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.7MB, 59 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_space_captain.mp3
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Episode #152: "You Teach Me Spanish--Lesson 1." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (802kb, 27 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_you_teach_me_spanish.mp3
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Episode #151: "Traditional Show Closing." Contains an audio sample by RHumphries. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.4MB, 43 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_traditional_show_closing.mp3
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Episode #150: "Space Battle." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (984 kb, 36 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_space_battle.mp3
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Episode #149: "Dialogue Excerpt From 'Tales of Hypnagogic Terror by Tom X. Chao'." Features sound samples created by Erratic, Freed, martian_ying, tobi123, and dobroide. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.5MB, 56 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_tales_of_hypnogogic_terror.mp3
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Episode #148: "Allergy Warning." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (917 kb, 31 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_allergy_warning.mp3
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Episode #147: "Halloween Safety Tip." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (565 kb, 18 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_halloween_safety_tip.mp3
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Episode #146: "Swept-Back Bangs." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (885 kb, 29 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_swept_back_bangs.mp3
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Episode #145: "Tattoo You." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.2MB, 42 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_tattoo_you.mp3
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Episode #144: "Recipe for Huevos Whateveros by Hunter S. Thompson?" Features a sound sample from the Freesound website by kcparker. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.9MB, 68 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_huevos_whateveros.mp3
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Episode #143: "Biscuits." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (986 kb, 33 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_biscuits.mp3
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Episode #142: "The Welsh Part of Town." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (928 kb, 31 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_the_welsh_part_of_town.mp3
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Episode #141: "Ordinary News." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (790 kb, 25 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_ordinary_news.mp3
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Episode #140: "The Recurring Dream." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.4MB, 48 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_recurring_dream.mp3
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Episode #139: "Not the Organ Song--Matt Leinart's Amazing First Start at Home." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (3.3MB, 1 min. 54 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_organ_song.mp3
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Episode #138: "That's Not The Way It Works." Incorporates sound files downloaded from the Freesound website, attributable to TwistedLemon, studiorat, cdrk, Connum, and jenc. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.1MB, 37 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_thats_not_the_way.mp3
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Episode #137: "Special Program Note Read by Vicki." Featuring Vicki. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (998 kb, 38 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_Vicki_program_note.mp3
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Episode #136: "Irritating Aspects." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (853 kb, 30 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_irritating_aspects.mp3
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Episode #135: "Up Your *** With A . . ." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (845 kb, 28 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_up_your.mp3
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Episode #134: "The Only Thing I Don't Like About You." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (698 kb, 24 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_the_only_thing.mp3
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Episode #133: "Not the Oldest Living Confederate Widow." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (716 kb, 24 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_the_civil_war.mp3
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Episode #132: "The New Biographical Dictionary of Film by David Thomson." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (992 kb, 34 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_david_thomson.mp3
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Episode #131: "A Girlfriend Like You." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (720 kb, 23 sec.)
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Episode #130: "2006 Postseason Baseball." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (2MB, 70 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_2006_postseason_baseball.mp3
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Episode #129: "Trying to Play Like Bill Bruford." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (913 kb, 29 sec.)
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Episode #128: "Comfort Zone." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (524 kb, 18 sec.)
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Episode #127: "Shaped Food." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (716 kb, 23 sec.)
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Episode #126: "Adult Movies." A tip of the hat must go to Bob Ellis. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (901 kb, 30 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_adult_movies.mp3
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Episode #125: "Forest Lawn Cemetery (A True Story)." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.2MB, 36 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_forest_lawn_cemetary.mp3
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Episode #124: "Erin Speaks." Featuring Erin Leahy. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.6MB, 55 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_erin_speaks.mp3
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Episode #123: "Dr. Heidi Cullen." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (809 kb, 28 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_dr_heidi_cullen.mp3
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Episode #122: "Slightly Distorted Seth Madej for Giant Eagle!" Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.1MB, 33 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_seth_giant_eagle.mp3
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Episode #121: "Sitting in the Bar (Memories of Edmonton)." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.4MB, 44 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_sitting_in_the_bar.mp3
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Episode #120: "Glenn Branca." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (619 kb, 19 sec.)
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Episode #119: "Star Wars Figurines." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (623 kb, 20 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_star_wars_figurines.mp3
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Episode #118: "'The Only Record' Music CD Promo." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (2.3MB, 74 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_music_CD_promo.mp3
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Episode #117: "Gay Christians." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (639 kb, 21 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_gay_Christians.mp3
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Episode #116: "Identifying Lunch 2." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (619 kb, 21 sec.)
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Episode #115: "Identifying Lunch 1." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (531 kb, 18 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_identifying_lunch_1.mp3
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Episode #114: "No Smoking in the Oxygen Tent." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.2MB, 36 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_no_smoking_in_the_oxygen_tent.mp3
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9/11/2006 Program note (audio). There will be no new Peculiar Utterance of the Day today. This podcast will resume tomorrow.
Direct download: 9_11_2006_Program_note_-_audio.mp3
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Episode #113: "A Program Note." Featuring Tamara Hamilton. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.1MB, 37 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_Tamara_program_note.mp3
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Episode #112: "What is Couche-Tard?" Featuring Tamara Hamilton. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.2MB, 44 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_couche_tard.mp3
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Episode #111: "Prairie Girl." Featuring Tamara Hamilton. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (750kb, 26 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_prairie_girl.mp3
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Episode #110: "Badly Recorded." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.2MB, 42 sec.)
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Episode #109: "What Did You Like Best About Canada?" Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (903kb, 32 sec.)
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Episode #108: "A Journey of a Thousand Miles." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (819kb, 25 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_journey_of_1000_miles.mp3
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Episode #107: "Edmonton! What Is Your Provincial Specialty?" Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.2MB, 40 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_edmonton_provincial_specialty.mp3
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Episode #106: "Tamara Invites You to Come See Her at the Edmonton Fringe Festival." Featuring Tamara Hamilton. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (830kb, 30 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_Tamara_invites_you.mp3
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Episode #105: "Wine." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1,018kb, 36 sec.)
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Episode #104: "I'm the Music Reviewer of the Los Angeles Reader." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (727kb, 23 sec.)
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Episode #103: "Some Star Wars Comments." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (2.4MB, 1 min 28 sec.)
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Episode #102: "Irrational Anger." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (539kb, 17 sec.)
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Episode #101: "What Kind of Girlfriend?" Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (685kb, 22 sec.)
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Episode #100: "Vietnamese Food." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (667kb, 21 sec.)
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Episode #99: "Your Only Defense." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (648kb, 20 sec.)
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Episode #98: "Straw Dogs." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (759kb, 25 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_Straw_Dogs.mp3
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Episode #97: "Cow < Chicken." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (744kb, 26 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_cow_chicken.mp3
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Episode #96: "Patrick McGoohan, Why Didn't You Play James Bond?" Inspired by watching "Ice Station Zebra" and "Father Ted" back-to-back. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (960kb, 31 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_patrick_mcgoohan.mp3
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Episode #95: "My Last Meal." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (554kb, 17 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_my_last_meal.mp3
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Episode #94: "Not a Fan of John Hodgman." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.1MB, 37 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_not_a_fan_of_John_Hodgman.mp3
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Episode #93: "Eating Candy." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (883kb, 29 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_eating_candy.mp3
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Episode #92: "Body Paint." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (612kb, 19 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_body_paint.mp3
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Episode #91: "Any Kind of Liquid." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (740kb, 24 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_any_kind_of_liquid.mp3
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Episode #90: "New Paradigm." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.2MB, 27 sec.)
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