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Contest 8 - December 23rd 2005 to January 31st 2006
Announcing the winner of Contest 8

Show Number 83 - January 31st 2006 - Announcing the winner of Contest 8. News: Elvis McGonagall will be at shortfuse on February 2nd.

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Average mark Individual marks
A F Harrold 6.80 8 5 5 9 6 10 7 8 8 10 6 4 6 10 4 2 9 5 7 7
Wantable 6.75 8 8 5 8 6 9 5 2 6 5 8 6 5 7 10 2 8 10 7 10
Desmond Swords 5.70 7 5 7 8 4 8 5 3 7 6 6 2 9 5 5 2 7 5 6 7
8.bliss 5.85 7 8 4 7 7 8 5 3 5 4 8 7 7 5 2 2 9 6 5 8
Dan Adinolfi 6.50 10 5 7 8 8 6 5 5 7 6 9 9 7 9 2 2 7 5 6 7
Inua Ellams 6.30 7 7 9 8 9 7 7 2 5 4 9 10 6 3 1 2 8 6 8 8

Interview with Dan Adinolfi

Show Number 82 - January 27th 2006 - Featuring an interview with Dan Adinolfi. Link: Mark Bordenet. News: February 4th deadline for CafeRg's Splash Poetry Picture St. Valentine's Day Challenge.

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Interviews with Wantable and 8.bliss

Show Number 81 - January 24th 2006 - Featuring interviews with Wantable and 8.bliss.

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Round-up for Contest 8

Show Number 80 - January 20th 2006 - Featuring excerpts of all 6 poems competing in Contest 8. The contestants are: A F Harrold, Wantable, Desmond Swords, 8.bliss, Dan Adinolfi and Inua Ellams.

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Kissed by a rose by Inua Ellams

Show Number 79 - January 17th 2006 - Featuring "Kissed by a rose" by Inua Ellams, plus feedback from Andy Taylor from Rantings of a Northern Bloke.

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Flying Home by Dan Adinolfi

Show Number 78 - January 15th 2006 - Featuring "Flying Home" by Dan Adinolfi, with music "Last Station" by Mark Bordenet, plus feedback from Brad P. of Whole Lot of Nonsense PodCast.

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Simon at Poetry Unplugged

Show Number 77 - January 11th 2006 - Featuring Simon's first public poetry reading. This took place at the Poetry Unplugged open mic at The Poetry Cafe. Other links: PocketPlanetRadio, V I Radio, BzoO Homegrown Radio.

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Divine Poetry by 8.bliss

Show Number 76 - January 7th 2006 - Featuring "Divine Poetry" by 8.bliss, plus feedback from Andy Taylor from Rantings of a Northern Bloke.

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Slam Idol Rewind

Show Number 75 - December 31st 2005 - This show, specially produced for Yeast2.com, takes a look back to some of the most popular poems from the first 3 contests. The featured poems are "Dust to Dust" by Aym, "Quiet" by Tamara Woods, "Hymn" by Nii Parkes, "I'm A Believer" by Elvis McGonagall, "The Spoken Word" by Intellect and "The Stone Heads at Mount Rushmore" by Anthony Maulucci.

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Postmodern Homage to Amergin by Desmond Swords

Show Number 74 - December 29th 2005 - Featuring "Postmodern Homage to Amergin" by Desmond Swords.

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Here I am by Wantable

Show Number 73 - December 26th 2005 - Featuring "Here I am" by Wantable. Wantable is also to be found on HouseofRa.org. News: PoetryFilm@Picturehouse: Sunday 15th January 2006, Greenwich Picturehouse, London, Tel: 08707 550065.

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The Plankton Party by AF Harrold

Show Number 72 - December 23rd 2005 - Featuring "The Plankton Party" by A F Harrold. Also to be heard on BBC Radio 4 "Word Of Mouth" Friday December 30th, 4pm.

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