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The EuroWhat? Podcast

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The Eurowhat is a Eurovision Song Contest podcast featuring a pair of Americans analyzing the annual competition. From the start of national selection season in January through the Grand Final in May, we keep up with what is happening with the participating countries and the songs they have entered.… read more

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Episode 18: Indistinct Pterodactyl Squawking

The gang is back together to discuss the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final. Our special guest Dave Steeves shares his experience as an audience member in Lisbon and we all weigh in on the dubious honor of the Barbara Dex award.

This week we finally check in on the Grand Final results, including Austria's surprise jury win and the awkwardness of Israel's overall win. We look at the semi-final results and which countries just missed qualifying and which countries barely made it to Saturday's show. There were some surprise entries up for consideration for the Barbara Dex fashion faux pas award, but the right country... won? Mike and our guest Dave Steeves also share stories of what it was like in the arena during the semi-finals and the jury final before sharing summer plans for the podcast.

Episode Summary
  • Grand Final wrapup (2:24)
  • Rating the rankings (21:17)
  • The semi-final bubbles (26:17)
  • Barbara Dex award (32:33)
  • What were the stage setups like? (38:58)
  • How do the results work during the jury final? (43:35)
  • What did you think of the hostesses? (46:39)
  • Programming notes (47:27)
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Special Guest: Dave Steeves.

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