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Eurovision 2019: Grand Prix du Randomocity

A bit late, but what the hell… Some final thoughts on Eurovision 2019. Grand Prix du Keeping the Lid On: I knew there would be no security lapses like the Portuguese slackers who let some mentally ill person disrupt the … Continue reading

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Eurovision 2019: We Need to Have a Little Talk..

Well, that was an ordeal.. the final was four! frickin’! hours! long! which was at least an hour too long. My proposals for the runtime dilemma –No more than 20 songs should be in the final (would people have rioted … Continue reading

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Eurovision 2019: My Heart Goes… Okay???

The second semi-final was…. better? more solid? more… competitive than the first?? Everybody is saying it was much stronger than the first and I guess that’s true but there wasn’t anything as ESC-ish as Australia in the first semi-final (my … Continue reading

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Eurovision 2019: Don’t You Break My Heart, Eurovision!

It’s Eurovision time, which would normally be a time of great joy, but I’m behind with some things (due to awkward holiday timing and procrastination). This year I started watching official videos about a month ago (not obsessively or anything … Continue reading

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Eurovision Finale

I still hate the idea of songs with guaranteed byes into the final so I didn’t write about the big five or Portugal till now.  My idea would be to make every single song go through a semi-final and restrict … Continue reading

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Down withe ESC: The Theory and Praxis of Eurovision Aesthetics

(this was part of a post last year but I’ve decided to edit it a bit and make it a separate post) The way I judge Eurovision songs can be summed up in three words that (helpfully) mimic the initials … Continue reading

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