The Peer Pleasure Podcast

103 EpisodesProduced by Jabberjaw Media

The Peer Pleasure Podcast is an arts and culture podcast. Join Dewey Halpaus (Anatomy Of A Ghost, Portugal. The Man) as he discusses life and content with your favorite performers and artists.

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Matt Freeman & Jason Willer (Charger)

May 14th, 2019

Welcome to Episode 101! This week we have Matt Freeman from Rancid and Operation Ivy and Jason Willer from Jello Biafra and the Guantánamo School of …

Lars Frederiksen (Rancid/The Old Firm Casuals)

May 7th, 2019

Episode 100 is finally upon us everyone and I give to you, my loyal listeners, Lars Frederiksen from the Mighty Rancid and The Old Firm Casuals! What a great time we had chatting about his troubled and unique childhood …

Rick Thorne (BMX Legend)

April 10th, 2019

Episode 99 is here with a fantastic chat with the one and only Rick Thorne! Rick is a BMX Legend, Musician, TV Personality, Father amongst many other things and is an all around great and interesting man. Rick and I met …

Sage Francis (Epic Beard Men)

April 2nd, 2019

Hello everyone, We sure are getting close to Episode 100 but this week we hit number 98 with the man himself, Sage Francis. Sage is an amazing hip hop artist I have been listening to for many years and I was so stoked …

Rachael Madori (Ex-Porn Star)

March 26th, 2019

Hello everyone and welcome to Episode 97 with one of our favorite guests on the show, Rachael Madori returns! For those of you who requested she come back on for another conversation this one is for you and be warned …

Eric Howk (Portugal. The Man)

March 19th, 2019

Good Morning once again everyone and welcome to Episode 96 with one of my best and oldest friends, Eric Howk of Portugal. The Man! What a fun chat we …

Ryder Evan Robison (Vaux)

February 26th, 2019

Good Morning one and all and welcome to episode 95! My good friend Ryder Evan Robison from the mighty and powerful Vaux joins me to chat about life …

Jason Aalon Butler (FEVER 333)

February 21st, 2019

Good Morning everyone and welcome to episode 94! The one and only, Mr. Jason Aalon Butler joins me to talk about all things FEVER 333 and growing up in southern California through some of the most trying of times. What …

Aaron Edge (Lumbar/Himsa)

January 8th, 2019

Good Morning my friends and welcome to Episode 93 of Peer Pleasure with the man himself, Mr. Aaron D.C. Edge! Aaron is a good friend of mine for over 15 years now and what a journey his life has taken over the last …

Zachary Scott Carothers (Portugal The Man)

January 1st, 2019

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to the first episode of 2019! Episode 92 is with my good friend Zach Carothers from the mighty Portugal The Man and what a chat we had! We talked everything from the Grammys, going …

Chris Conley (Saves The Day)

December 18th, 2018

Hello everyone and welcome to the year end episode for 2018, Episode 91 with the legendary Chris Conley from Saves The Day and Two Tongues! What an …

Mike Scheidt (YOB)

December 5th, 2018

Hello again everyone and here we are with another great episode with the living legend Mr. Mike Scheidt from the mighty YOB! I did this interview awhile back before the hiatus and I wanted to make sure to get it out to …

Teppei Teranishi (Thrice)

November 5th, 2018

We are back! This episode is very special to me getting to sit down with my friend Teppei to go through his story and how he became one of the best guitar players and songwriters I have had the pleasure of knowing. It …

Liam Wilson (Dillinger Escape Plan/AZUSA)

August 16th, 2018

Good Morning everyone and welcome to episode 88! This week we get to hear the conversation Dewey had with Liam Wilson from Dillinger Escape Plan and now the band Azusa which is releasing new music today! They met up at …

Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne)

August 7th, 2018

This week Dewey sits down across the country with Blasko from Ozzy Osbourne, Danzig, Rob Zombie, Cryptic Slaughter and Zakk Sabbath just to name a …

Yvette Young (Covet)

July 31st, 2018

This week on Peer Pleasure Dewey sits down with one of the most innovative and interesting guitarists in recent history, Yvette Young from the Math Rock band Covet. Yvette opens up about her childhood, eating disorders, …

Rich Weinberger and Anthony Gesa (Gatherers)

July 14th, 2018

This week Dewey sits down with Rich and Anthony from the band Gatherers to chat about all kinds of great topics. Gatherers are on tour now and their album, "We are Alive Beyond Repair" is out now on Equal Vision …

Quentin Smith (Vaux)

July 7th, 2018

Hello one and all! This week Dewey sits down with one of the greats! Quentin Smith from the mighty Vaux comes on the show to discuss his life as well as the origin and demise of this amazing band that was far ahead of …

Matt Carter (Emery)

June 23rd, 2018

This week Dewey hops into the front seat of his Expedition to interview his good friend Matt Carter out front of the Analog Cafe in Portland for an on the fly interview about his life and his ways of digesting knowledge …

Ryan Sollee (The Builders and the Butchers)

June 16th, 2018

This week Dewey sits down (literally) with the one and only Ryan Sollee from The Builders and the Butchers for a chat in Ryan's mancave to talk about …

Daryl Palumbo (Glassjaw)

June 9th, 2018

This week Dewey sits down with his old friend Daryl Palumbo from Glassjaw to chat in long form about his life and journey through music. Hear the …

Alexandra Amor (Young Thieves)

June 2nd, 2018

This week Dewey sits down with Alexandra Amor from Young Thieves to discuss the band's inception and upcoming EP as well as her upbringing and LGBTQ rights. This band is on the cusp of a massive break and you will all …

Brian Head Welch (Korn)

May 26th, 2018

This week on Peer Pleasure Dewey chats with a childhood hero of his, Brian Head Welch from Korn. They talk all about recording the first Korn record to success beyond his wildest dreams and losing it all. Now he is well …

Nathan Carson (Witch Mountain)

May 19th, 2018

Nathan Carson from the mighty doom heroes Witch Mountain joins Dewey on this weeks Peer Pleasure to talk about the new Witch Mountain record as well as traveling the world and becoming an author. Don't miss this great …

Dale Crover (The Melvins)

April 28th, 2018

This week Dewey sits down with the legendary Dale Crover from The Melvins and Nirvana as well as so many other projects that have been on the cutting edge of greatness. Dale discusses the new Melvins record, "Pinkus …

Ray Harkins (Taken)

April 21st, 2018

This week on Peer Pleasure we have our first ever repeat guest and that is the great Ray Harkins from Taken and the 100 Words or Less Podcast! Ray comes on to discuss the new Taken EP "With Regard To" and the motivation …

Mike Mowery (Jabberjaw Media)

April 14th, 2018

This week on Peer Pleasure, Dewey has a candid and fun conversation on a sunday afternoon with Mike Mowery from Jabberjaw Media and Outerloop Management. They chat about life, business, developing brands and much more. …

Tim McTague (Underoath)

April 7th, 2018

Hello one and all! This week my guest is the always wonderful Tim from Underoath and they are back all the way with a new record and a new outlook on …

Kirk Huffman (Real Don Music/Gatsby's American Dream)

March 31st, 2018

Whats up people and welcome to Episode 73 of Peer Pleasure with the man, Kirk Huffman from Gatsby's American Dream, Wild Orchid Children, Kay Kay and his Weathered Underground and most recently Real Don Music! Sit back …

Kira Roessler (Black Flag)

March 24th, 2018

Good Afternoon one and all and thanks for tuning in to hear my conversation with the always wonderful Kira Roessler from the mighty Black Flag! I had …

Kyle Shutt (The Sword)

March 17th, 2018

What's up guys and welcome to Episode 71 with Mr. Kyle Shutt from The Sword! So stoked to chat with my man Kyle and hear all his stories from how the Sword has come up and touring with Metallica. This is going to be …

Malia Endres (Glacier Veins)

March 10th, 2018

Good afternoon one and all! I am stoked to bring you my conversation with an amazingly talented Portland musician, Malia Endres from Glacier Veins! …

Dewey Halpaus (Peer Pleasure Podcast)

March 4th, 2018

Hey Everyone! Sorry for taking the last few weeks off but I am back and hitting you up with a special appearance I did on The Future Of What Podcast with Portia Sabin from Kill Rock Stars on the JabberJaw Media Network. …

Chris #2 (Anti-Flag)

February 3rd, 2018

Hello everyone and welcome once again to the almighty Peer Pleasure Podcast and this week I sit down at the Hawthorne Theater in Portland Oregon with Chris #2 from Anti-Flag! What a fantastic dude and an amazing guest …

Ben Bruce (Asking Alexandria)

January 27th, 2018

What's up everyone and welcome to Episode 67 with Ben Bruce from Asking Alexandria! We are stoked to have you sit in on our conversation about touring, music and fatherhood. Sit back and Enjoy!!!

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Christopher Mclelland (Nominee)

January 20th, 2018

Whats up people! We have a banger of an episode this week with the amazing and talented Christopher Mclelland from Nominee! I know you dedicated listeners remember the month of Nominee from last year and now you get to …

Justin Shekoski (The Used/Saosin)

January 13th, 2018

Ladies and Gentleman do we have a great show for you this afternoon with the incredibly multi-talented and all around badass, Justin Shekoski from …

Bert McCracken (The Used)

January 6th, 2018

What's up everyone and welcome to 2018! We are back with a banger of an episode with the one and only Bert McCracken of The Used! I'm stoked for you to all hear this conversation with Bert on the tour bus in Portland …

Patty Schemel (Hole)

December 9th, 2017

Hello everyone and welcome to episode 62! This show just keeps gaining momentum and steam as we charge forth with another great guest and one of the …

Randy Frobel (We Were Sharks)

December 2nd, 2017

What's up one and all and welcome to another beautiful December Saturday and another beautifully crafted episode of Peer Pleasure to lighten your …

Ben Harwood (Hobosexual)

November 25th, 2017

What's up everyone and welcome to Episode 60! This week we have the man behind the new theme song of the show and the front man for Seattle based genre-bending band Hobosexual. Ben Harwood is my amazing and inspiring …

Inge Johansson (Against Me!/The (International) Noise Conspiracy)

November 18th, 2017

What's Up everyone and welcome to another great episode of Peer Pleasure and boy do we have a treat for you this week! Inge Johansson from Against Me joins me from El Paso Texas to have a chat about growing up in Sweden …

Jess Margera (CKY)

November 11th, 2017

Hello one and all and welcome to episode 58! Jess Margera from CKY joins me to talk about what it was like growing up in the Margera household, the …

Johnny Whitney (The Blood Brothers)

November 4th, 2017

Good Afternoon! I hope you are all having a great week and I also hope my chat with Johnny Whitney brings you even more joy! Johnny is a super interesting and charismatic dude with a great story to tell. Listen in as we …

Daniel Weyandt (Zao)

October 28th, 2017

Good afternoon one and all and welcome to Episode 56 with the amazing Daniel Weyandt, vocalist for Zao, Tattoo Artist and Family man. Dan was a blast to chat with and we went to a lot of dark places as Dan has a knack …

Scott Mellinger (Zao)

October 21st, 2017

Happy Saturday ya'll and welcome to Episode 55 with the one and only Scott Mellinger from the mighty Zao. We were so stoked to talk with Scott about the new ZAO EP! The next two weeks will be focused on Zao! What a fun …

Josh Johnson (Comedian)

October 14th, 2017

Ladies and Gentlemen welcome to Episode 54 with the hilarious Josh Johnson. I was so excited to get introduced to Josh and his comedy and now I get …


October 7th, 2017

Good Saturday to you my friends as we roll into Episode 53 of Peer Pleasure and we bring you the amazing Spotlights! This husband and wife team …

Brendan Canty (Fugazi)

September 30th, 2017

Good afternoon and welcome to Episode 52 with another living legend, Brendan Canty from the mighty Fugazi joins me to talk about the writing process and ethics behind one of the most influential bands of our day and …

Dessa (Doomtree)

September 23rd, 2017

Hello my people and welcome to the final episode of our first year as a podcast and we have the amazing Dessa joining us from the mighty Doomtree. This is the final episode of the first year of our podcast and we are …

Anthony DeVito (Comedian)

September 16th, 2017

Hello my Pleasure Seekers and Episode 50 is finally here for all of your listening enjoyment! My guest this week is a hilarious comedian who just …

Rachael Madori (Ex-Pornstar/Social Activist)

September 9th, 2017

Welcome to Episode 49 my friends and we welcome this week Rachael Madori to our family of guests. What a fascinating, honest and true human being she is and you will all love this episode. We do go into some darkness in …

John Clardy (Tera Melos)

September 2nd, 2017

Episode 48 is with a great friend of mine and an amazing drummer! John Clardy is the heartbeat of Tera Melos and in this episode we touch on a lot of things from his life before Tera Melos to his international touring …

*Bonus Episode* Patreon Club Announcement - Pleasure Seekers Club!

August 28th, 2017

Pleasure Seekers the official Peer Pleasure Podcast Patreon Club is live and open NOW!!!! Go check it out HERE at and help support the show and join the best club around, The …

Kurt Ballou (Converge/Godcity Studios)

August 26th, 2017

Whats up Pleasure seekers and welcome to Episode 47 with Kurt Ballou from Converge! We were so happy to get Kurt on the show to talk about his life, his tones, his philosophy and the new Converge record coming out! I …

Brian Cook (Russian Circles/SUMAC/These Arms are Snakes/Botch)

August 19th, 2017

Pleasure Seekers welcome to Episode 46 with the mighty Brian Cook from Botch, These Arms Are Snakes, SUMAC and Russian Circles and one of the best dudes around. Brian was a massive guest request and I am so glad to get …

Ed Breckenridge and Riley Breckenridge (Less Art/Thrice)

August 12th, 2017

Hello good people in of the Pleasure Seeker Nation and welcome to Episode 45! My boys from Thrice and Less Art join me for a great discussion about the new Less Art album "Strangled Light" as well as some insight into …

Dana Gould (Comedian/Writer/Actor)

August 5th, 2017

What's up Pleasure Seekers! This week we have the FANTASTIC Dana Gould joining me to talk about the second season of his show Stan Against Evil on …

Buzz Osborne (The Melvins)

July 29th, 2017

Pleasure Seekers good afternoon and welcome to big episode number 43! Buzz Osborne from The Melvins joins me to talk about his amazingly influential …

Keith Morris (Black Flag/Circle Jerks/OFF!)

July 22nd, 2017

The Legend Series continues once again Pleasure Seekers I am pleased to announce this weeks guest is none other than Keith Morris! Had a blast …

Mark Engles (Dredg/Black Map)

July 15th, 2017

Hello Hello Hello my Pleasure Seekers! Another week of greatness comes your way today with Mark Engles from the mighty Dredg and Black Map. I was so stoked to catch up with Mark on tour in New Mexico for a chat about …

Brett Detar (Juliana Theory/Zao)

July 8th, 2017

Pleasure Seekers we bring you Brett Detar from the mighty Juliana Theory and the Massively influential Zao. What an awesome guy and a great …

Dave Lombardo (Slayer/Dead Cross/Fantomas)

July 1st, 2017

It is truly a great day today Pleasure Seekers as we are able to bring you Dave Lombardo for a chat about his journey to America, the origins of …

Dennis Mikula (Ghost Bath)

June 24th, 2017

Pleasure Seekers, we welcome to the show this week Mr. Dennis Mikula, the mastermind behind the band Ghost Bath! Dennis was a great guest with an …

Kurt Braunohler (Comedian/Writer/Actor)

June 17th, 2017

I hope you enjoy laughing Pleasure Seekers because this week we have the one and only, hilariously funny, Kurt Braunohler!!! Kurt is a stand up comedian as well as a writer and actor and most recently a brand new dad! …

Dennis Lyxzen (Refused/INVSN)

June 10th, 2017

Alright Pleasure Seekers Dennis from Refused and INVSN is my incredible guest this week all the way from Sweden and we had an awesome discussion about music, life, podcasting and art. What a fantastic time we had and …

Adam Dutkiewicz (Killswitch Engage/Serpentine Dominion)

June 3rd, 2017

Alright Pleasure Seekers lets kick off our summer of love and madness with the one and only Adam D from Killswitch Engage! Adam and I caught up at the Roseland Theater here in Portland Oregon to talk all things …

Jim Wilson (Rollins Band, Motor Sister)

May 27th, 2017

Pleasure Seekers we have a living legend on the show tonight. Jim Wilson from the Rollins Band, Mother Superior and Motor Sister joins me to talk …

Aaron Turner (ISIS/SUMAC)

May 20th, 2017

Pleasure Seekers this is a mammoth episode with one of the heaviest forces in heavy music today. Mr. Aaron Turner from my favorite band of all time, ISIS, and now SUMAC, Old Man Gloom, Mamiffer and the list goes on. I …

Emily Heller (Comedian/Podcaster/Writer)

May 13th, 2017

Welcome home Pleasure Seekers and get ready to laugh your asses off while I speak with Emily Heller! Emily is a super great comedian on Kill Rock Stars as well as a TV Writer/Actress and Podcaster. I know you will all …

Geoff Rickly (Thursday/No Devotion/United Nations)

May 6th, 2017

What’s up my Pleasure Seekers! Geoff Rickly from post hardcore legends Thursday joins me tonight to talk all things Thursday, touring, drug abuse, mugging, working a straight job, record label woes and much, much more. …

Anthony Green (Circa Survive/Saosin)

April 29th, 2017

Happy Saturday Pleasure Seekers and boy do we have an awesome treat of sonic giftery for you this week. My buddy Anthony Green is on the show today and with one of the most original voices in rock music today, you …

Justin Pearson (RETOX/Dead Cross/Locust)

April 22nd, 2017

Welcome Pleasure Seekers it’s time for the moment you have all been waiting for tweeting and sharing the teaser for the one and only Justin Pearson. Justin is an amazing artist with an extremely varied and hard hitting …

Ben Weinman (Dillinger Escape Plan)

April 15th, 2017

Welcome Home Pleasure Seekers and we have for you this week Ben Weinman from The Dillinger Escape Plan on the show to talk about the end of the band, life going forward and the journey to this point. Ben was a great …

Yoni Wolf (WHY?)

April 8th, 2017

Good evening my Pleasure Seekers and welcome to the next amazing episode in our April lineup! Mr. Yoni Wolf from WHY? joins me to talk about the …

Mike Watt (Minutemen/Stooges/Big Walnuts Yonder)

April 1st, 2017

Alright Pleasure Seekers we have a living legend once again on the show this week! Mr. Mike Watt from the wonderful days of SST records with The …

Portia Sabin (President of Kill Rock Stars Records)

March 25th, 2017

Alright Pleasure Seekers here is a great chat with the wonderful and amazing Dr. Portia Sabin from Kill Rock Stars. She took time out of her busy day …

Mike Schleibaum (Darkest Hour)

March 18th, 2017

Ladies and Gentleman of the Pleasure Seekers world tonight is a great one! Mr. Mike Schleibaum from the mighty Darkest hour joins me to talk about all things Washington DC, the new record and touring! Enjoy one and all! …

Ian Mackaye (Minor Threat/Fugazi)

March 12th, 2017

Hello Pleasure Seekers and boy do I have a guest for you….Ian Mackaye from Fugazi, Minor Threat, Discord Records, Embrace, The Evens and the list …

Darrin Pfeiffer (Goldfinger/Sum-41)

March 5th, 2017

Welcome again to a new week and a badass guest for your pleasure. Dangerous Darrin Pfeiffer from Goldfinger joins me this week to talk about all …

Larry Livermore (Lookout! Records Co-Founder)

February 26th, 2017

Pleasure Seekers it’s hero time this week. I have a few personal hero’s coming on in the next few months and Larry Livermore kicks it off. Larry, founder of Lookout! Records, Gilman St. Project partner, Author, …

Zachary Scott Carothers (Portugal. The Man)

February 19th, 2017

HAPPY SATURDAY PLEASURE SEEKERS! Tonight my good friend Zachary Scott Carothers from Portugal. The Man joins me on Peer Pleasure and we had a great chat about a lot of interesting things and ideas. Zach is one of my …

Jay Sakong (OWEL)

February 12th, 2017

Welcome my Pleasure seekers to another week of Peer Pleasure. This week my guest is Jay Sakong of the Equal Vision Records band OWEL. Jay was a fantastic and fun interview to do and his band OWEL is also pretty great …

Katja Kassin (Pornstar/Social Worker)

February 5th, 2017

Alright my Pleasure Seekers I am sure my guest tonight has brought pleasure to many of you through fantasy on screen and held a special place in your heart. One of the most down to earth, intelligent and all around …

Ray Harkins (Taken/100 Words Or Less Podcast)

January 30th, 2017

Yo Yo Yo Pleasure Seekers it’s your host with the most Dewey Halpaus saying welcome home once again. Tonight we welcome one of my Peers from Podcasting and brother in sonic carnage from the early 2000’s Ray Harkins. Ray …

Nick Reinhart (Tera Melos)

January 23rd, 2017

Welcome Pleasure Seekers to the new week and a new platform to listen to the show with our Premier episode on Idobi Radio! This episode is with my good friend and guitar god Nick Reinhart from Tera Melos! Tera Melos has …

Logan Mader (Once Human/Soulfly/Machinehead)

January 16th, 2017

Good Sunday again Pleasure Seekers tonight we bring you the mighty Logan Mader! This man is responsible for some of the toughest records metal has …

Mike Herrera (MXPX)

January 9th, 2017

Hello once again Pleasure Seekers we have a great show this week and my guest is Mike Herrera from MXPX. Mike is a fellow Jabberjaw Media Host with me at the network and soon to be my Idobi Radio peer as well. This was …

Adam Fisher (Fear Before, Orbs, All Human)

January 1st, 2017

Happy New Year Pleasure Seekers! It is great to be back with you and we have not skipped a beat here at The Peer Pleasure Podcast bringing you another fantastic installment of the show. This week to kick off the new …

Matt Hopper (The Roman Candles)

December 26th, 2016

Merry Christmas Pleasure Seekers!!!! Here for you this week we have a very special episode that I have saved for you to open on Christmas during your commute, travel home etc as it is a long one but worth every second. …

Stephanie Plate (Thera)

December 19th, 2016

Pleasure Seekers rejoice once again as you just chilled…till the next episode…which is finally upon us! The great, wonderful one-of-a-kind …

Brock Lindow (36 Crazyfists)

December 12th, 2016

Good Evening again Pleasure Seekers and welcome home to another evening of sonic delight on the Peer Pleasure Podcast. Tonight we welcome Brock Lindow from 36 Crazyfists, the one and only Alaskan master. Brock is a huge …

John Gourley (Portugal. The Man)

December 5th, 2016

Happy Sunday Pleasure Seekers! Tonight I have a special treat for you all. John Gourley from Portugal. The Man is on the show with their new single, …

Colin Frangicetto (Circa Survive)

November 28th, 2016

Good evening Pleasure Seekers once again. This week we have the multi-talented axeman from Circa Survive, Colin Frangicetto. Colin is an amazing …

Dia Frampton (NBC’s The Voice, Meg and Dia, Archis)

November 21st, 2016

Good evening Pleasure Seekers. Another week has come and gone and we have another great episode in store for you tonight. The one and only Dia Frampton has come on the show to talk about her time on NBC’s The Voice, …

Thomas Erak (Fall Of Troy) Part 2

November 14th, 2016

Alright folks here is Part 2 of my conversation with Thomas Erak from The Fall Of Troy and I am so excited for you all to hear the conclusion. What a …

Thomas Erak (Fall Of Troy) Part 1

November 14th, 2016

Good evening Pleasure Seekers and welcome to week 5 of the Peer Pleasure Podcast! We are so happy to welcome my good friend Thomas Erak from The Fall Of Troy to the show for an in depth look into his life and his …

Mike Kaminsky (KMGMT)

November 7th, 2016

Good evening pleasure seekers and welcome to week 4. I can’t believe the show has been live for a month already and we are getting some great feedback! This weeks episode features the one and only Mike Kaminsky! Mike is …


October 31st, 2016

Here we are again folks at the beginning of week 3 and I still can’t believe the overwhelming support so far. Keep listening and I will keep posting …

Joanna Angel (Burning Angel)

October 24th, 2016

Welcome back Pleasure Seekers as we are so excited to bring you Episode 02 with the wonderful and multi-talented Joanna Angel from the Burning Angel …

Andrew Forsman (The Fall Of Troy)

October 17th, 2016

Ok folks, here is the moment you have all been waiting for and I cannot wait for you to hear it! Episode 01 is will my great and longtime pal, Andrew …

Welcome to The Peer Pleasure Podcast

October 17th, 2016

  Good evening one and all! I have decided to launch the podcast tonight as I have been recording episodes for the past month and want to get this content out to the world for all to enjoy. This pre-episode is just a …
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