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Ep 18 - Blacktop Mojo's Matt James

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1:08:47
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Ep 28 - A Show Recap, Reactions to Suicide, and Deep Fakes
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1:01:44
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56:41
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1:35:51
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1:11:27
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Ep 22 - Baby Wipes, Taylor Swift, and Marvel Movies
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May 6, 2019
Ep 21 - Phil's Knowledge of Bees, Ben Peeing in Weird Places, and More
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1:14:48
April 25, 2019
Ep 20 - Hypothetical Questions, UFC, Libraries, and More
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1:07:55
April 19, 2019
Ep 19 - Math Sucks, WrestleMania Doesn't, and More
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1:19:40
April 13, 2019
Ep 18 - Blacktop Mojo's Matt James
On this episode of Titan Talk, we're sitting down to hang out with our good friend Matt James, lead singer of Blacktop Mojo. We had some drinks and talked about Matt's influences, how Blacktop Mojo got started, and we have a great discussion on the art vs artist debate thanks to the "Leaving Neverland" documentary on the dark side of Michael Jackson's life. Plus we bust out the acoustic guitars to play some Alice in Chains and Kenny Wayne Shepherd! Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a review!
1:44:01
April 1, 2019
Ep 17 - Motley Crue's "The Dirt", Legendary Parties and More
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1:33:00
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1:09:00
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Ep 14 - The love of live rock n' roll
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1:24:09
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1:32:31
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Ep 12 - Work/Life Balance
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1:32:42
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EP 11 - Thinking Like a YouTuber vs Thinking Like a Band
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Ep 10 - Going Viral for Christmas
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Ep 6 - Beer, Sh*tty Shows, and the Color Brown
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Ep 4 - Mental Health Awareness, Phil Heads to the Beach, Recapping Our Tour With Adelitas Way
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Ep 3 - The death of Vinnie Paul, cyber bullying, and the mispronunciation of words
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Ep 1 - Going on Tour With Adelitas Way
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