VMI 1.01: Pilot
Published August 20, 2019
71 min
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    A LONG TIME AGO, ON VERONICA MARS: Wallace got duct taped to the school flagpole by Weevil; Keith inquired about the identity of your daddy; Logan smashed Veronica’s headlights with a crowbar; and Veronica tried to cram three episodes-worth of backstory about her murdered best friend, her missing mom and her social ostracism into forty minutes - in between staking out the Camelot Motel, framing Logan for having a bong on school grounds, colluding with the fire chief to swap out police evidence, and cutting Wallace down from that flagpole. She’s a busy kid. Also, Duncan… existed. Barely. Join Jenny Owen Youngs and Helen Zaltzman as they investigate Veronica Mars** Season 1 Episode 1: Pilot*, and ponder such mysteries as how to get duct tape off your bathing suit region, what happened to the original Backup, and how long it would *really take to get a bespoke ceramic bong made. See more about this episode, and a transcript, at the podcast’s official site VMIpod.com/1-01. Find @VMIpod on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. This episode was edited and mixed by Zach McNees; the music is by Martin Austwick and Jenny Owen Youngs; the logo is by Hrishikesh Hirway; Lo Dodds gives us the LoDown. Distributed by PRX.org. This week’s inspirational line to put on a fridge magnet: “The thing that keeps us powering through life's defeats is our faith in a better life to come.”
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