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Midnight Balloon

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Midnight Balloon

A society & culture, science and arts podcast from Rodney Hom, Dr. Cathleen A. McCarthy

Join Rodney Hom and Dr. Cathleen McCarthy as they take a light journey into darkness. A limited-series podcast of topics you were told you’d go to Hell for discussing. Winner of the Platinum Hermes Creative Award for podcast series, and the Gold Award for Ep.2: It’s Not Murder–It’s Housekeeping! Winner of the Award of Distinction for Features-Storytelling in the 27th Annual Communicator Awards.

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