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Today's cuppa: Gevalia Swiss hazelnut from the Tassimo coffeemaker

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Owing to technical difficulties, I came in a bit later than usual -- at somewhere just past the half-hour mark -- and owing to technical snafus and a surprise visit from my TV-crit buddy April MacIntyre from "Monsters and Critics," I stayed on way longer than usual.

The conversation also took some odd turns, and I'm pretty sure I repeated myself, but good fun was had by all