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S11E12 - Finnish Your Breathing With Ace Buchannon
  • S11E12 - Finnish Your Breathing With Ace Buchannon

    S11E12 - Finnish Your Breathing With Ace Buchannon

    Apr 18, 2024 • 02:01:25

    Dennis and Jules chat with Ace Buchannon about his music, his ongoing battle with breast cancer, and the importance of breathing.



    Apr 11, 2024 • 01:57:19


  • S11E10 - The Sex Knob Episode w/ Popcorn Kid

    S11E10 - The Sex Knob Episode w/ Popcorn Kid

    Mar 28, 2024 • 01:34:51

    Indian synthwave producer Popcorn Kid chats with Dennis and Neon Fawkes, sharing his secrets behind sexy sax, while Jules unveils his latest drinking game. Meanwhile, Dennis focuses on increasing his iron intake. It’s all more fun than a coked-up Barry Manilow!