Dec 22, 2014 · 1 minute

It's almost time for a very special PandoLIVE -- a Christmas / End of Year special -- starting at 5pm Pacific right here.

On tonight's show, Sarah and I will take a last look back at some of the big stories of 2014, and of course this week's breaking news. We'll also have a sneak preview of The War Nerd Christmas Special, which goes live on Pando on Christmas Day. Also: Christmas music!

Listener "Kevin from Bangkok" writes...

The return of the podcast is very welcome. It's put your eXiled content back on the radar with a weird Venn diagram intersection of people I know and spurred discussion. The people you guys have been fighting with basically stepping on banana peels left and right hasn't hurt - congrats on everyone's being largely right there and for getting some credit for it.

One podcast request:

  • Please ban the following phrases:
    • Can I just say...
    • Can I just tell you...
    • Can I say...
    • Let me just tell you...
    • I'd like to say...
    • Let me just say...
    • All I'm saying is...
    • I'm just saying...
    • I should just say...
As you can see, pretty much anything with any conjugation of the verb say or tell and then any first person pronoun.

Otherwise, doing well. The updated soundboard quotes and the Rackspace pisstakes are a nice addition. It's great to hear Ames and others chatting as well as some of the new faces.

Best of luck and it's good to see you back on the radar in this weird segment of the world!

Cheers, Kevin Thanks Kevin! Almost no chance we stop using any of those phrases but -- tell you what -- I'll put $10 in a swear jar for every time we do on tonight's show. Proceeds to a charity chosen live on air by listeners.

Join us at 5pm! Right here!

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