Top 5 Eurovision Song Contest finals from the '00s

TV writer Mike McComb joins Mark to discuss the bizarre and beautiful magic of this European musical tradition. Enjoy this episode, and don’t forget to have a drink on Terry in song 9.

Mike is a Eurovision aficionado, having come to it via the Sounds Like Teen Spirit documentary. He’s not let being American and thus being geofenced out of most live broadcasts steer him away, as his work on the EuroWhat? podcast will attest.

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  • (00:00) - Introduction
  • (10:26) - Mike’s pick: Stockholm, 2016
  • (16:52) - Mark’s pick: Düsseldorf, 2011
  • (19:36) - Mike’s pick: Copenhagen, 2014
  • (22:50) - Mark’s pick: Tel Aviv, 2019
  • (28:36) - Mike’s pick: Baku, 2012
  • (31:50) - Mark’s pick: Oslo, 2010
  • (35:18) - Mike’s pick: Malmö, 2013
  • (38:30) - Honourable mentions
  • (41:14) - What makes a good Eurovision show?
  • (44:30) - A break while we tally up the votes
  • (46:44) - The EuroWhat? podcast
  • (49:42) - Building the final list
  • (50:38) - Goodbyes

Mike is the co-host of the EuroWhat? podcast, and you can follow him on Twitter @rube_goldberg.

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