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Discuss, overanalyze, and generally fangirl about each Percy Jackson book *AND TELEVISION EPISODE* whilst applying a critical fandom studies lens and seeking to answer the question, is Percabeth the greatest love story ever told? Warning: This Podcast contains ⚠️Spoilers⚠️ for the Riordanverse through Trials of Apollo!
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The Go Vita podcast is the dedicated show of Australia’s largest health food co-op. A season of Go Vita podcasts are released in conjunction with the Go Mag – Go Vita’s quarterly magazine full of insights on how to live your healthiest life. At Go Vita, we are committed to making a difference in our local communities with ethical, quality products and honest health advice. What began as a small group of passionate retailers in the early eighties has now grown and developed into a successful ...
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IT'S FINALLY TIME! THE MOMENT YOU DEMIGODS AND MAGICIANS HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR!!! WE ARE KANE BOUND! And to kick us off on this thrilling new journey (and most importantly, give everyone time to locate a local a copy of The Red Pyramid) we give you this introduction episode full of useful PJO comparative conversation, 2010 historical context, perso…
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This week, to help us transition from PJOTV Season 1 to the Kane Chronicles, we are FINALLY joined by iconic former Editor at Disney Hyperion, Stephanie Lurie! That's right!! Gorgyra herself! Not to mention co-conspiring founder of Rick Riordan Presents, children's publishing historian, and literal icon. Everyone give a round of applause for Stepha…
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As a special treat, and to actually legit this time wrap up our Season 1 reflections, we welcome Azriel Dalman AKA Baby Percy to the podcast! Joined as well by mother Monika, we discuss his approach to playing Percy, his opinions on Luke's war, and of course, which PJO character corresponds to which Taylor Swift Era!!! Follow Azi on Instagram: http…
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THIS IS NOT A DRILL! I REPEAT, JON STEINBERG IS IN THE HOUSE!!! And we are talking PERCABETH, foundaTIONAL TEXTS, ROOTING for LUKE, cultivating a dedicated and positive work enVIRonMENT, and so much more. This episode means everything to us, we hope you enjoy it as much as we did. Watch Black Sails on Netflix and The Old Man on Hulu! SUBSCRIBE TO O…
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We FINALLY GOT TO SPEAK WITH SIR ANDREW!!! And we are so thrilled to share his behind the scenes stories, character insights, and acting maxims with you. We truly love this man and could not have had a better time talking character and set with him. Please enjoy his genius. Follow Andrew on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/mcilroyandassoci…
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We finally welcome back the incredible writer and famed podcaster Daphne Olive to find out what TRULY makes a great love story!!! Also, how sympathetic is TOO sympathetic when it comes to Luke? And what were the biggest adaptation challenges for Season 1? Watch Black Sails! Or else! Stream Fathoms Deep: ⁠https://open.spotify.com/show/6dKlM95n94MpKr…
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To help us wrap up our analysis on #PJOTV season one, we finally found someone in our life with zero prior knowledge of Percy Jackson!!! After identifying and locating Sam, we recorded a pre-interview with them, asked them to watch all of season one, and then interrogated them for a full hour on their thoughts, opinions, and specific feedback movin…
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Today we are joined by Micah Johnson-Levy, Hadestown casting director and Percy Jackson superfan, who disseminates upon us her great and powerful knowledge of folklore, mythology, broadway, and all things classics. PLUS: a PJO Season 2 fan cast discussion!!! Follow Micah on Instagram @micah_mariejl Follow our show on Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@Sea…
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We are joined by returning and highly qualified guest singer/songwriter J.Maya to talk about the score of Percy Jackson Season 1! This conversation ran so long, we've split it into two episodes, so enjoy part two as we discuss Annabeth and Grover's theme, the future of #Lukronos's theme, our overall favorite pieces from the soundtrack, and of cours…
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We are joined by returning and highly qualified guest singer/songwriter J.Maya to talk about the score of Percy Jackson Season 1! This conversation ran so long, we've split it into two episodes, so enjoy part 1 as we discuss our backgrounds within music, previous hopes and expectations for the score, ideal soundtrack comparisons, Percy's theme, and…
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Who is the ONE person who wrote both The Lightning Thief Musical and Disney+'s Percy Jackson & The Olympians?? It is the ICONIC JOE TRACZ! The king of adaptation also known for such brilliant work as Broadway's Be More Chill and Netflix's Dash & Lily answers our burning questions about the crossover between musical and television adaption. Everythi…
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ALL SEASON we asked YALL for YOUR VOTES on the most ICONIC moments of each episode and TODAY we announce the RESULTS! Then, we have an overarching conversation about our thoughts on Season 1 and hopes for Season 2. It's a Carter and Erica solo episode so you know what that means! A jolly good time. Thanks for tuning in <3 Follow our show on Instagr…
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Today Carter and Erica are joined by the field's two leading scholars in Percabeth studies!!! Walker Scobell and Leah Sava Jeffries discuss the most historically significant Percabeth moments from Season 1, share their favorite Percabeth songs, and guess some iconic Percabeth quotes from across the Riordanverse! And since this episode is SO SPECIAL…
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How much lens flare is too much lens flare? How do you keep bears out of your lighting truck at Medusa's house? And where the HELL is the sun in the Underworld?!? Join us as we answer all these questions in a cinematography crash course with with Director of Photography for Percy Jackson Episodes 3, 4, and 7, Jules O'Loughlin! Follow Jules on Insta…
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This week we're delighted to share a VERY educational conversation with Stunt Performer and Filmmaker Extraordinaire, Cassandra Ebner who just so happened to double for Walker Scobell in Percy Jackson Season 1! And before that, Carter and Erica freak out about Tina Fey's advice to Bowen Yang, reminisce about Robert's official documentary cameo, and…
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We are SO EXCITED to be joined today by Percy Jackson and the Olympians Stunt Coordinators Eli Zagoudakis and Trevor Addie!!! If you find yourself wondering, hmm, what exactly IS a Stunt Coordinator? How does one start working in stunts? How did these dudes train a bunch of kids using ping pong and why is Walker SO good at sword fighting? You've co…
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Joined by Alexis Sanchez from Latinx Geeks and Marissa Tandon from You Are What You Love Podcast, we break down every juicy moment (and big book change!) from the finale episode! We've got 3 Luke understanders and 1 Luke hater here, so get excited for some serious (loving, open) debate (lol), and so much more! Children's media and empire: https://w…
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Charlie Bushnell is a Luke Understander and so are we! We were so stoked to get screeners for the final four episodes mere hours before this interview. Naturally we had to binge them all and pivot most of our questions at the last second so we could talk about that EPIC LUKE TURN SCENE. So excited to finally share this conversation with you all. To…
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In this HISTORICALLY LONG Seaweed Brain recording, J.Maya and Sophia Raines are in the house to discuss Poseidon propaganda, Sally supremacy, therapeutic thesis statements, Annabeth's astonishing attributes in line with Hades, and whether or not the god of the dead has been talking to the frozen statue of Percy Jackson's mom for several days as his…
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Our favorite goat Aryan Simhadri joins us to discuss cut scenes from Season 1, his favorite moments of The Lightning Thief Musical, and of course, if Percabeth is the greatest love story ever told. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PATREON for live-streamed *Tuesday* Watch-Alongs of the Disney+ show! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠patreon.com/seaweedbrain⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠(Anyo…
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Today we welcome Percy Jackson Associate Producer Stewart Strandberg to discuss Episode 6 (his favorite of Season 1), being in THE Writers Room, and what we want to see in *knock on wood* Season 2! SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PATREON for live-streamed *Tuesday* Watch-Alongs of the Disney+ show! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠patreon.com/seaweedbrain⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠(Anyo…
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Staff writer for PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS Daphne Olive joins us to discuss Episodes 1-4, the best writers' room ever, and how to survive in the world of the gods when you're... not a god. Watch Black Sails! Or else! Stream Fathoms Deep: https://open.spotify.com/show/6dKlM95n94MpKr6zl4FJQC?si=ccb1813b8f4f4838 Check out Daphne's jewelry here: …
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Joined by Han (@Hazelsgems) and Mike from @NewestOlympian we break down Episode 6 in serious detail, discussing hidden Nico and Bianca gems, the choice that is "Levitating" by Dua Lipa, the Hermes sweatsuit set, what exposition actually is, and why this show is doing it right.SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PATREON for live-streamed *Tuesday* Watch-Alongs of the …
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Reunited with Comicbook.com reporter and massive wrestling fan, Liam Crowley, we do some professional level fangirl analysis on both Percabeth AND about Adam Copeland's performance as Ares! Join us for some an opening conversation on Percy and Annabeth's relationship arc and how it differs from the books, WHY Annabeth is the one who saw the Fates c…
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Join Carter, Erica, and special guests Jake Sweat and Yunuen Cho as we break down this week's central theme of family, and more specifically MOTHERHOOD. How have Percy and Annabeth's ideologies already begun to shift in the presence of one another? Will Grover's search for Pan tie into the currently unmentioned "flame of western civilization conver…
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Joined by returning friends of the pod, Kyle Prue and Thani Brant, we delve deep into the infinite, terrifying, and beautiful basement of this brand new portrayal of Medusa, and discuss how this episode structured so tightly around the idea of BETRAYAL propels our favorite characters and relationships forward!!! Where to find Kyle: @KylePrue on Tik…
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Co-hosts and lifelong PJO fans Carter and Erica are joined by screenwriter and film critic Aiko Hilkinger to breakdown Episode 2 and talk severe Luke apologism, foundational Percabeth, and *perfect* hair. Follow Aiko on Twitter @AikoHWrites SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PATREON for live-streamed *Tuesday* Watch-Alongs of the Disney+ show! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠patreon.…
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A deep dive into the art and craft of Percy Jackson and the Olympians Episode 1 with life long fans, childhood besties, and television nerds Erica and Carter! Discuss, overanalyze, and generally fangirl about this brilliant adaptation with us. Episode 2 analysis coming Friday!SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PATREON for live-streamed *Tuesday* Watch-Alongs of the …
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Featuring brand new clips from press conferences and roundtables with Rick and Becky Riordan, Dan Shotz and Jon Steinberg (Showrunners), Jeff White (VFX Supervisor), Dan Hennah (Production Designer), Tish Monaghan (Costume Designer), and James Bobin (Director). AND detailing our experience at the WORLD PREMIERE at the Met!!! AND a no spoilers super…
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The final four chapters joined by Lochlyn from We Accidentally Vaporized Our Podcast and Sherry, very famous editor of The Newest Olympian! We are breaking down the end of TCOTG, discussing extreme Percabeth cuteness, being a son of Sally Jackson, and sharing a bit about our experience seeing Rick, Becky, and the cast at the 92NY Monday night!!! Ne…
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Ch. 28-31 with returning guest Owen from Through the Mist podcast! We have to discuss Percy's anti-brunch campaign, the importance of crossword puzzles, and Percy's future marriage?!!?!? plans???!!! Listen to Owen's podcast here: https://open.spotify.com/show/7MthWoMZfOvzM0cP3EpO1P?si=89128fd392e34172 And follow him on Instagram @through_mist SUBSC…
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Ch. 21-27: From Percy's first swim meet to the surprisingly thick walls of Sally's apartment to Washington Square Park we have got some DILLY DALLYING to cover today, and most importantly, we've got to embrace Old Age. Featuring the incredibly sweet and talented Alessia Trunfio! Follow Alessia @AlessiaTrunfio on all platforms including ⁠Twitter⁠ an…
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Ch. 17-20 with returning guest all the way from Germany, Thomas! Much to debate AND fangirl about today. Does Percy actually dislike the song YMCA? Can there ever be too much #PowerOfLove? Does Annabeth carry a tote or a mini backpack??? Stay tuned for all this and more Follow Thomas on Instagram @To.Ma.567! And stream J. Maya's music here! SUBSCRI…
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Ch. 15-16 with brand new guest and resident young person, Rebecca! We're hashing out Percy's Luke namedrop, whether the Seven were really "buddies," and more on the Jackson family music taste. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PATREON FOR MONTHLY EXCLUSIVE EPISODES: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠patreon.com/seaweedbrain⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ CAMP HALF-BLOOD COUNSELOR HOODIE …
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Ch. 11-14 with returning guest Jake Sweat! We're talking Sally + Percy dialogue on the fire escape, Percabeth Epic Humidifier Facetime, and a brand new demigod!!! Blanche in the house!!! You can find Jake @Jakesweat34 on Instagram Resources to learn more about Gaza: Rashid Khalidi (historian, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia…
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Ch. 7-10 with epic returning guest OLA! We're talking Ola's latest fantasy book rec, the absolute terror of totally normal chickens, John Lennon as a cultural touchstone for Percabeth, and PERCY TYPING THE ENTIRE RIORDANVERSE ON HIS LAPTOP APPARENTLY?!?! Check out Fandom Forward's Save Our Progress Campaign: ⁠https://fandomforward.org/⁠ And their N…
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Ch. 4-7 with THE Maddie Who Won Trivia and Tom Her Dad!!! Together we dive further into themes of growing up and moving on, we breakdown the concept of the himbo, and we establish Karaoke as one of life's greatest joys. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PATREON FOR MONTHLY EXCLUSIVE EPISODES: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠patreon.com/seaweedbrain⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ CAMP HALF-BL…
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CH. 1-3 EPIC KICK-OFF EVENT!!! FEATURING THE COUNCIL OF CLOVEN ELDERS: ERICA, CARTER, TREVOR, HANNAH, AND TAY! Check out Trevors website: https://justamediaguy.com/ And follow him online @AMediaGuy19 Follow Tay @Percytrailer Follow Hannah @Hazelsgems Check out School Colors wherever you listen to podcasts: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5WkHaBixg…
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We attended the virtual Seattle stop of the book tour tonight and boy do we have ANNOUNCEMENTS and GOOFY SILLY TIMES to share, including a BRAND NEW BOOK?!?!! <3 Link to the virtual tour video: https://lectures.org/event/rick-riordan/ Sarah Kay's "The Type": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-8jtBOorpE SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PATREON FOR MONTHLY EXCLUSIVE …
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Carter and Erica explain the origins of #PercyJackson6, recount their own harrowing experiences securing college rec letters, and discuss every single chapter title as leaked by Richard himself!!! CW: This episode contains mention of sexual violence found in the ancient Greek myth of Zeus and Ganymede Rick's original blog post on TCOTG 10/18/2022: …
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We are joined by VERY SPECIAL GUEST MARK OSHIRO to wrap up and reflect on The Sun And The Star! From decoding their original color-coded note tabs to what got #cutfortime, we are getting deeeeeep into all our TSATS questions, and getting all of Mark's stories in this excluuuuuusive spoiler-filled interview! SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PATREON FOR MONTHLY EXCL…
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WE'RE FINISHING THE BOOK! What a slayful, emotional, vulnerable, hot emo girl summer it's been reading through this book with y'all. We're joined today by the wonderful Fran (of The Best Dam Camp) to cover the final moments of Nico and Will's journey back to Camp Half-Blood, Nico's big family reunion dream, and Nico's call with Piper! Find Fran's b…
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Ch. 40-46 with brand new guest, Karen from Prophecy Radio!!! Battling NYX and meeting the cocoa puffs :,) Listen to Prophecy Radio on all platforms and find Karen at subjectifymedia.com Stream our chronological Nico playlist! ⁠https://open.spotify.com/playlist/27kiamWyxg4I1SL5aMMtKr?si=d014b3d68ef84be3⁠ SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PATREON FOR MONTHLY EXCLUSIV…
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Ch. 37-39 with usual suspect Caitlin (aka @percabethfeelsfandom aka @caitlincries_) and oh boy, we are HEALING today. Meeting the aeternae, making it to Damsen's hut, and going FULL Orpheus-and-Eurydice-Wait-For-Me-Reprise mode as Will follows Nico single file into the dark. Follow Caitlin ⁠@PercabethFeelsFandom⁠ and ⁠@CaitlinCries_⁠ Stream our chr…
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Ch. 32-36 with brand new special guest and lovely internet friend Trevor AKA ⁠⁠JustAMediaGuy⁠⁠! Accidentally getting separated, reunited, having some BIG arguments and some BIG resolutions <3 Will is GROWING Y'ALL! And so is Nico :) PLUS the return of everyone's favorite ferocious undead feline, Small Bob <333 Check out Trevor's website h⁠⁠ttps://j…
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Ch. 25-31. WE ARE FALLING INTO TARTARUS with our good pal, returning guest Robert. Which means it's time to officially start our INTERTEXTUAL examination of this book alongside The House of Hades, get excited. You can find Robert... @TheDamMemePage ⁠Truham Grammar Book Club⁠ That's The Sitch (currently on hiatus in solidarity with the striking work…
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WE'RE BACK FROM JAPAN! Ch. 22-24 with returning special guest, Darien! Today we cover cargo shorts, gorgeous witchy stepmoms, and, FINALLY CANONICALLY *bisexual chaos.* Darien can be heard on... Muses of Mythology That's the Sitch Eragon and Back Again Entering Storybrooke SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PATREON FOR MONTHLY EXCLUSIVE EPISODES: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠patreon.com…
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Ch. 19-21 plus two Gorgyra #CanoeInterludes with returning guest, Martha (@booksmarty)! This means nap time with baby trogs, a whole lot of Will trying + Nico scowling, and a very, very, very important passage where we all get to say a tearful, heartfelt, overdue thank you to one Mr. Nico Di Angelo <3 "The Enduring, Invisible Power of Blond" by Tre…
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Chapters 16-18 AKA The Great Tartarus Flashback with brand new guest and listener, Thomas! All the way from Germany! We're talkin Nemesis, we're talkin Nyx, we're talkin is Nico the strongest demigod??? Tune in. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PATREON FOR MONTHLY EXCLUSIVE EPISODES: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠patreon.com/seaweedbrain⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ CAMP HALF-BLOOD COUNSELOR HOODIE + MORE ME…
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Chapters 13-15 with returning guest Ric! We're having hometown date dinner with our zany relatives (the troglodytes) and talking wayyyy too much about both Celine Song's Past Lives AND Pixar's Elemental... we apologize in advance. GO SEE PAST LIVES!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kA244xewjcI WE MADE THE CAMP HALF-BLOOD COUNSELOR MERCH!! https://…
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