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172 – Top 5 Weird of Silly National Days

It’s National Ranking Day!

Okay it’s not but if we told you that, you’d probably believe it’s real because there’s essentially a plethora of random National Days EVERY DAY of the year for EVERYTHING. They range from being wholesome to totally obscure to so incredibly niche that you wonder why it got it’s own National Day to begin with. That’s kind of the beauty and chaos of it all and we are here today to shoutout the strangest/silliest out of the bunch! So join Tuong La and our favourite idiots at Pull the Plug Justin Godelie, Shannon Godelie, and Justin Briner as they flip through the obscure depths of the calendar and to rank Top 5 Weird or Silly National Days.

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171 – Top 5 Mythical Creatures

Tale as old as time.

The stories of mythical creatures have captivated the minds and imaginations of people around the world for centuries. Part of the fascination stems from tapping into deep-seated aspects of human psychology, culture, and our universal desire for meaning and connection. Or maybe another part of the interest for this multifaceted phenomenon simply comes from these creatures just looking cool as hell and have fun stories to go along with it. Either way we felt compelled to dive into this exciting meaty topic. So this week join Tuong and Mythical Podcast Legends Desiree Connors Warmington, Kristine Shadid, and Amanda Parker as they journey through mystical realms and drum up some magic to make a Top 5 Mythical Creatures list. 

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170 – Top 5 X-Men Characters

To me, my X-Men!

What’s there to say that hasn’t already been said about the X-Men? They are easily some of comic books most recognizable teams and for good reason! Not only is it consistently telling quality stories about marginalized groups and discrimination in the form of superheroes, but it also has had a myriad of movies, video games, tv shows, and more! Now the X-Men haven’t always had a home run when it comes to it’s movies, but with the recent boom of the X-Men ’97 TV show we’d be remiss not to talk about all the cool mutants that are in this beloved property. So join Tuong and his Brotherhood of Mutant Weirdos Angus MacDonald, Rich Hilborn, and Taylor Fleming as they mind meld their brains in Cerebro and come up with a Top 5 X-Men Characters list! 

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169 – Top 5 Fictional Rodents

Narf!

From ranking Fictional Horses, Birds, Cats, Dogs and much more, we have finally arrived to giving the little guys some love on the  PodCavern airwaves. That’s right, today we celebrate all the rodents out there who despite their size, have the same amount of spunk, whimsy, adventure, and weirdly sexy aspects to them as any other fictional animal out there! So join Tuong and his Rat Pack Victoria Luloff, Jess Maybear and Axandre Lemours as they scour the sewers and the streets to come up with Top 5 Fictional Rodents! 

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168 – Top 5 Donkey Kong Songs

DK! Donkey Kong is here!

It’s time to talk about everyone’s favourite gorilla with a tie! Yes, we are talkin’ Donkey Kong this week! This iconic character has been jumping on alligators, riding on rails on sketchy mine carts, and torpedo-ing himself through explosive barrels for decades now, but part of what makes those adventures so memorable is the catchy music that serves as a backdrop for his adventures. So this week, grab your bananas and your DK Bongos as Tuong La and his Musically Groovy Kongs Samantha Leggatt, Spencer Moreland, and Joshua Mayo barrel through the jungle and rank some of the best music in video games  – with Top 5 Donkey Kong Songs!

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167 – Top 5 Weird Chip Flavours

Sometimes you CAN eat just one…

After an iconic episode ranking of Top 5 Chips, the ‘Chip Gang’ has RETURNED to put their taste buds to the test through a gauntlet of weirdness. So join Tuong La and Chip-a-holics Hayley Kellett, Simone Dorie, and Leslie Cserepy as they explore uncharted territory and embark on a crunchy and quirky journey of their taste buds with Top 5 Weird Chip Flavours.

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166 – Top 5 Potato Dishes

Hey there spud! 

Potatoes are extremely versatile and has become a beloved staple in cuisines across the globe. From golden crispy fries to creamy mashed potatoes and everything in between, the amount of culinary creations that can be made with the humble potato are vast and seemingly infinite. So join Tuong La and his ‘Spuddies’ Angus MacDonald, Rich Hilborn, and Meghan Murphy as they peel back the layers of this deliciously starchy food and rank Top 5 Potato Dishes.

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165 – Top 5 Movies of 2023

It’s Oscar season baby, let’s talk movies!

Get ready for a wild ride through the glitz and glamour of Hollywood movies as we dish out all the juiciest takes of our favourite movies of 2023, leading up to the 96th Academy Awards. From nuclear bombs to star-crossed lovers to massive amounts of Kenergy, we’ll be your trusty guides through the cinematic rollercoaster that’s kept audiences on the edge of their seats all year long. So grab your popcorn, cozy up on the couch, and join Tuong La, Taylor Fleming, Alyssa Wooldridge, and Laura Gordon as they rank Top 5 Movies of 2023!

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164 – Top 5 Anime Signature Moves

*Charging attack…still charging…still…charging…*

We are back on the anime train once again, this time specifically focusing in on those flashy, often high-budget animated attacks that get our blood pumping. These powerful techniques are unique to each character (or set of characters), often defining their combat style and personality. From fiery explosions to world-ending powerful punches, these moves captivate audiences and leave a lasting impression, showcasing the dynamic and imaginative nature of anime storytelling. So join Tuong and Anime Waifus Amanda Parker, Adam Cunning, and Ethan Howieson for powering up to over 9000 to rank Top 5 Anime Signature Moves!

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163 – Top 5 Songs to Bang To

Bang-arang!

It’s that time of year again where love and consensual** (very important) coitus is in the air! And so, this Valentine’s day we thought we would spice up your bedroom, closet, floor, etc. (we don’t kink shame) with a sultry list of dulcet tunes that is sure to get your loins fired up. Join Tuong La and sexy music experts Victoria Luloff, Simone Dorie, and Leslie Cserepy as they make a hot and steamy Top 5 Songs to Bang To list! 

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