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It’s always a pleasure to have Merlin on the show. We didn’t even go long this time…

We talked about drugs (legal ones), nerd tips, and exercise, among myriad tangential topics. The top picks were, as always, one of my favorite parts of the show, and Merlin had some great ones to share.

Check out the episode at 5by5!