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The Dinner Party: Bronies, Globetrotters and fat cars

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My Little Pony "Twilight Sparkle"
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The hosts of The Dinner Party, Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano, join us for their weekly booster shot of cultural news. This week in history, the team that always loses to the Harlem Globetrotters actually won. Plus the unlikely fanboys of the My Little Pony TV show: Bronies. And despite advances in fuel efficiency, oil use hasn't gone down significantly because cars are actually getting heavier.