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Build-a-Bear, Dua Lipa, and college soccer all make a showing this week on the podcast. Perhaps you have thoughts? Because there’s a Geneva for that. Ope, also meant to say: December new-subscriber $$ goes to Transanta to fulfill holiday wish lists for trans youth. (You can also buy gifts yourself via the org’s IG!)

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