Episode 160

Just ASCing Questions


May 31st, 2022

49 mins 39 secs

Season 5

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About this Episode

We check in with the Eurovision jury shenanigans and then offer a sample of what we've been doing over on Patreon. Andy Dehnart from Reality Blurred joins us to look back on NBC’s American Song Contest experiment.

Just ASCing Questions Summary

  • News: Jury Doody (1:42)
  • Just ACing Questions: Is it you? Is it me? (Originally published May 9, 2022) (8:10)
  • Could the American Song Contest have worked? (12:31)
  • How could the American Song Contest have generated buzz? (19:09)
  • Could the voting and jury have made more sense? (23:17)
  • What would season 2 need to look like for this to succeed? (27:28)
  • Is the ASC less than the sum of its parts? (38:45)
  • Do we have predictions on who's going to win? (44:18)


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