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Trivial Posts #27: Board Games, Podcasts, And Postseason Baseball

Everything looked so calm and predictable as the weekend started. Instead, I’m off to do some last-minute travelling, but not before I share some links and articles that I enjoyed this week on the web. You can sign up to have this posted out to you every week, subscribe to the newsletter version here. You Helped My Battleship Transport Wool! There’s nothing like a good family board game at Christmas, and a big stack of them by the table during the rest of the year. So The Observer’s look at the resurgence of board games – especially the so-called ‘German’ board games that rarely pit you directly

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The final FM show of the Fringe

[audio:http://archive.org/download/TpcFringe20132308201320/tpc_fringe2013_23082013_20.mp3] Our final live show on Castle FM with guests from around Edinburgh, in the studio, playing on the CD, and more. It might be the end of this part of the Fringe, but you still have a few more days in Edinburgh to take in some amazing shows. With John Hinton (Relativitivity Speaking), Natalia Koliada (Trash Cuisine), Caroline Sniatynski (I Want To Tell You Something), and Daniel Cainer (Schtick and Spiel).

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Can you spot the James Bond theme in today’s Fringe podcast?

[audio:https://archive.org/download/TpcFringe20132208201319/tpc_fringe2013_22082013_19.mp3] Not long to go now, in Fringe terms, but with five nights of Fringe shows there’s still  thousand of performances that  you can take in, and only a small fraction of them can show up on the podcast. So here’s your daily flavour of the Fringe. With John Fico (Made for Each Other), Vicky Jones and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag), Ben Van Der Velde (Chain Letter), and Brian Kennedy.

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The Fringe podcast where I mention Firefly

[audio:http://archive.org/download/TpcFringe20132008201317/tpc_fringe2013_20082013_17.mp3] Onwards with the Fringe, with music, special guests, surprise appearances, and an answer to the Davison/Troughton debate that’s pretty definitive, at least from my point of view. With Jennifer Lusk (Who Do You Think You Are), News Revue 2013, Fraser Millward, Sandy Brechin, and Tim Fitzhigham.

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Some Fringe podcasting that might be a bit risky to run on the radio

[audio:http://archive.org/download/TpcFringe20131808201315/tpc_fringe2013_18082013_15.mp3] And now it’s time for something a little racey for Sunday, or at least interviews that might not be suitable for the airwaves of 98.8 Castle FM across Edinburgh! Just the interviews today, so let’s focus on the artists and head into the Fringe. With Eric Davis, Bob Slayer, Gary Beadle (The Room In The Elephant), and Cassette Boy vs. DJ Rubbish.

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