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This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast

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Rank #31 in Natural Sciences category

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Natural Sciences
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The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.

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The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.

iTunes Ratings

398 Ratings
Average Ratings
275
37
17
21
48

Best Science podcast bar none

By Laremo2 - May 26 2020
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I've been listening to this podcast weekly since the early 2000's. Dr. Kiki, Justin and Blair cover a wide variety of topics and bring in guests for in depth discussions. Never a dull moment. Love you guys!!

Alberta Rose

By all things considered 24/7 - Apr 04 2019
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Blair, Kiki, and Justin are exceptional. Love Kiki

iTunes Ratings

398 Ratings
Average Ratings
275
37
17
21
48

Best Science podcast bar none

By Laremo2 - May 26 2020
Read more
I've been listening to this podcast weekly since the early 2000's. Dr. Kiki, Justin and Blair cover a wide variety of topics and bring in guests for in depth discussions. Never a dull moment. Love you guys!!

Alberta Rose

By all things considered 24/7 - Apr 04 2019
Read more
Blair, Kiki, and Justin are exceptional. Love Kiki
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This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast

Latest release on Jul 31, 2020

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The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.

Rank #1: 12 February, 2020 – Episode 758 – How Do Climate Models Work?

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Dr. Kiki interviews Dr. Zeke Hausfather on the accuracy of climate models.

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Feb 13 2020

46mins

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Rank #2: 22 April, 2020 – Episode 770 – Is there life beyond Earth?

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Interview w/ Kevin Peter Hand on Alien Oceans, Life Value, FOX Experiment, Toxo Zoos, Evolution Stinks, Cool Bird Beaks, Indoor CO2, Hungry Robots, Two Comfort Bugs, Spider Pain Venom, Amazonian Agriculture, Food Waste, And Much More...

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Apr 28 2020

2hr 10mins

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Rank #3: 20 November, 2019 – Episode 748 – The Science Awakens

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Half A Brain, Update On The Force, Skull Bonnet, Yeasty Bees, Peacock Disco, Swimming Bees, Milky Way Gazing, Brightest Burst, Science Broth, Non-Stick Toilets, Dino Bird, Moon Map, Social Health, AR Papers, Not Laughing Gas, And Much More...

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Nov 22 2019

1hr 48mins

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Rank #4: 23 October, 2019 – Episode 744 – Don’t Fear the AI

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Interview w/ Dr. Melanie Mitchell on AI, Prime Editing, Quantum Supremacy, Cosmological Crisis, Smarty Crabs, Fast Ants, Elbow Sex, Shark Buddies!!, Plants!, And Much More...

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Oct 25 2019

1hr 49mins

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Rank #5: 04 December, 2019 – Episode 749 – Did It Really Start With A Bang?

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Interview w/ Dr. Ethan Siegel, Shrinking Brains, Domesticated People, Questionable Domestication, Evasive Bacteria, Bird Breaks, Galapagos Finch Fear, Shrinking Birds, Listening Dogs, Frozen Pup, Foggy Findings, EPA Transparency Troubles, And Much More...

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Dec 05 2019

2hr 15mins

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Rank #6: 23 December, 2019 – Episode 752 – A Decade in Review

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The Past Decade of Science in Review, And Much More... Merry TWISmas, and a happy New Year, everyone!

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Dec 27 2019

2hr 9mins

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Rank #7: 14 August, 2019 – Episode 734 – What’s that Noise?

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Free Will Falters?, First Cells Collaborated, Underwater Neanderthals, Monkey Worry Molecule, Big Frog Nests, Picking Baby Sex, Justin's Airship Future, Supernova Dust, Plastic Snow, Black Hole Rising, Daddy Longlegs Venom, Feeling Foreshocks, And Much More...

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Aug 15 2019

1hr 41mins

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Rank #8: 30 October, 2019 – Episode 745 – Who Needs a Microbiome Anyway???

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Interview w/ Dr. Tobin Hammer, AI Mastery, Brainssss!, Bacterial Gut Battle, Rat-Eating Monkeys, Creepy Primate, Funny Guys, Stressed Out Organoids, Two-Legged Robots, Rat Racers, Feely Spiders, And Much More...

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Nov 01 2019

2hr 15mins

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Rank #9: 18 December, 2019 – Episode 751 – The Top 11 Discoveries of 2019!

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The Top 11 Science Discoveries of 2019, And Much More... Merry TWISmas, everyone!

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Dec 20 2019

1hr 48mins

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Rank #10: 28 August, 2019 – Episode 736 – Hot Nudi Science!

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Interview w/ Dr. Richelle Tanner, Sleep Mutations, Fingerprint Earth, Toxoplasma Gondii Genes, Plane Noisy, Crows Like Puzzles!, Strict Fasting, Carbon Chips, How Hot Now?, Vacation Routines, And Much More...

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Aug 29 2019

1hr 57mins

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Rank #11: 08 January, 2020 – Episode 753 – 2020 Science Vision!

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Predictions Past, Predictions Future, Localizing FRBs, Ancient Scientists, Brain Organoid Tumors, Insect Screens, Bear Necessities, Flying Guts, Cuttlefish In Glasses, Noodle News, Predated Brains, And Much More...

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Jan 10 2020

1hr 48mins

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Rank #12: 31 July, 2019 – Episode 732 – Are You Ready to Science?

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TESS Findings, Salty Battery, Probiotic Cures?, Hot Wings, Ant Protection, Old Parents, Baby Bacteria, Mosquito Love, Regeneration Paths, CRISPR Test, Cockroach Bot!, Cuttlefish Bugs, PE Tests, And Much More...

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Aug 01 2019

1hr 37mins

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Rank #13: 13 November, 2019 – Episode 747 – What Makes a Computer Super?

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Interview w/ Dr. Steve Scott from Cray Inc., AI Evading Detection, More DNA Possibilities?, Big Stalled Weather, Smarter Apes, Bat Guts, Orca Family Life, Shooting Star, A Little Hiccup, Tooth Tales, NO Emissions Up, Gut Phage, And Much More...

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Nov 15 2019

1hr 53mins

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29 July, 2020 – Episode 784 – How To Know A Narcissist

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NASA Perseveres, Bacterial Survivalists, Anxiety Animals, Alzheimer's Blood, Death Star Magnatar, AI For Bird ID, Narcissists Know Best, COVID Update, Poop Problem, Lighting Up Hearing, Dream Manipulation, Viking Virus, Stunting Growth, Thumb Necessity, Mosquito Bites, And Much More...

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Jul 31 2020

1hr 39mins

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22 July, 2020 – Episode 783 – Why the Earth Isn’t Flat

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Batting 1000, Nanostars!!!, Pig Vs. Dog, Hot In Here, Gonzalo Breaks Record, Creature Connectivity Correlation, Baby Picture!, COVID Update, Human Arrival, Good Plants, Brain Benefits, Feelings, Voice Matters, Outfox The Ferrets, Cube Earth, And Much More...

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Jul 25 2020

1hr 54mins

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15 July, 2020 – Episode 782 – Why Friendliness is Fabulous

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Cosmological Agreement, CAR-T Cure?, Daddy Mommas, Getting Gassy, Pigs Save Lungs, Interview w/ Dr. Brian Hare on The Survival of the Friendliest, COVID Update, Pickled Brains, Seeing Eye To Eye, Placental DNA Twist, Rat Rescuers, Lucky Handedness, And Much More...

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Jul 17 2020

2hr 4mins

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08 July, 2020 – Episode 781 – How to Test for COVID

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Neandertal Gene, Perky Ears, Coconut Killer, Carbon Source, Dog Years, Date Whoever, Mitochondrial Editing, Interview re: CRISPR + COVID w/ Dr. Enrique Lin Shiao, COVID Update, Missing Monster, Hummingbird Counters?, Caecilian Fangs, ALAN!, And Much More...

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Jul 10 2020

2hr 10mins

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01 July, 2020 – Episode 780 – We’re Halfway There, and Living on Science

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New Flu?, Down Under Water, North American Penguinish, Absentee Voters, Bad Recycling News, Jello Jellyfish, Chicken Source, COVID Update, Got Stress?, Clearing Out The Old, Old Australian Plant, Long-tailed Tit Life, Flying Snakes, And Much More...

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Jul 03 2020

1hr 41mins

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24 June, 2020 – Episode 779 – No Sleep, Just Science

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COVID Update, Viral Combat, Bipedal Crocs, Fashionable Parasites, Australia Canada Connection, NOT Neandertal Brains, Fungi Biofilm, Follow Your Nose, Migratory Poop, Aqua-fi, Imbalanced Merger, VIral Hijack, Avocado Gate, And Much More...

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Jun 26 2020

1hr 40mins

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17 June, 2020 – Episode 778 – How to Catch a Lizard

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COVID Update, Interview w/ Earyn McGee about #FindThatLizard, Bubble Bees, Lizard Fears, Santa Stories, Animal Beliefs, Earth Can Haz Friends?, Science Tweets?, And Much More...

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Jun 19 2020

1hr 48mins

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10 June, 2020 – Episode 777 – Science Takes Flight

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COVID Update, Sea Cucumber Hormones, Pink Means Business, Butterfly Armor, Bird Brains!, Parasite For Water, Artificial Sleep, Cancer-Fighting Fungi, Mate Choice, We Are The World, Great White Diet, And Much More...

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Jun 12 2020

1hr 38mins

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03 June, 2020 – Episode 776 – It’s Time For A Change

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Protest Psychology, Fox Life, COVID Self Care, Hemorrhagic Microbiome, Not So Royal Jelly, Misery Loves Company, Lab Grown Livers, Dead Sea Puzzle, Triple Negative, Fleeing Pole-Ward, Geo-engineered Problems?, Feral Cat Death, Rescue Dogs, And Much More...

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Jun 06 2020

1hr 40mins

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27 May, 2020 – Episode 775 – To Health with Social Distance!

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What is in the This Week in Science Podcast? Interview w/ Dr. Jenny Tung on Social Behavior & Health, COVID Update, Biting Bumble Bees, Translucent Frog Legs, Bad For Ladies, Cosmic Flashlight, Maternal Neanderthal?, Stretchy Words, Mass Not Extinction, Narwhal Radio, And Much More… Support us on Patreon! Want to watch this on YouTube? You […]

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May 29 2020

1hr 51mins

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20 May, 2020 – Episode 774 – What’s in an Octopus’ Garden

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Interview w/ Chad King on Octopus Gardens, COVID Update, Pain In The Brain, Fungis On Twitter, Bird Spys, Eyes On, Irreproducible Results, Dr. Google, Funny Penguin Poop, And Much More...

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May 22 2020

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13 May, 2020 – Episode 773 – K9 COVID Angst

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COVID19 Update, Vagina Science, Turtle Moms Throw Sand, Angsty K9s, Creating Chimeras, Hidden Human Migration, T-rex Legs, Tools Of Self-Control, Night Pollinators, Tully Monster Chemistry, And Much More...

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May 14 2020

1hr 43mins

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06 May, 2020 – Episode 772 – Celebrate the Science Teachers

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COVID19 Update, SMART Research, Dolphin Voices, Salmon Magnets, Neighborhood Black Hole, Hydrogen Worlds, Wireless Power, Mushrooms For Jet-Lag, Murder Hornet Mayhem, Sleeping Memory, Koala Licks, And Much More...

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May 08 2020

1hr 50mins

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29 April, 2020 – Episode 771 – How to Read Tree Rings

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Interview w/ Dr. Valerie Trouet on Tree Story, COVID-19 Update, Matriarchal Neanderthals?, Viral Bee Behavior, Spider Combs!, Underwater Bones, Core Conundrum, Dope Shrews, Toothy Teenagers, Swimming Spinosaurus, City Found, Danger Place, And Much More...

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May 01 2020

2hr

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22 April, 2020 – Episode 770 – Is there life beyond Earth?

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Interview w/ Kevin Peter Hand on Alien Oceans, Life Value, FOX Experiment, Toxo Zoos, Evolution Stinks, Cool Bird Beaks, Indoor CO2, Hungry Robots, Two Comfort Bugs, Spider Pain Venom, Amazonian Agriculture, Food Waste, And Much More...

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Apr 28 2020

2hr 10mins

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15 April, 2020 – Episode 769 – Going Crazy for Science!

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Interview w/ Crazy Aunt Lindsey of The Fab Lab, COVID Science, Potential For Violation, Alien Breakup, Turtle Sex, Rhino Guards, Carbon Cutting, Evolving AI, Space Brain, Flamingo friends!, Breakfast Chocolate, And Much More...

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Apr 17 2020

1hr 54mins

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08 April, 2020 – Episode 768 – Her Brain is SO Crafty!

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Interview w/ Vanessa Hill of BrainCraft, Quick COVID Update, Better Brain Implants, Heart Off The Shelf, Mouse Looks, Charismatic Invasives, Healthy Horseshoe Crabs, Toilet Scans, Interstellar Dropoff?, Panda Mating, And Much More...

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Apr 10 2020

2hr 5mins

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01 April, 2020 – Episode 767 – April Fools Is Cancelled

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COVID-19 Update, Magic Brain Decoder Ring, Antarctic Rainforest, Orchestral Squid in the Dark, Ant Traffic, Bacterial Photosynthesis, Fishy Calusa, Matchy Microbiomes, Nuclear Reprogramming 4Eva, Musical Creativity, Mantis Mimic, And Much More...

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Apr 04 2020

1hr 41mins

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25 March, 2020 – Episode 766 – What is the Wonder Chicken?

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Treatment Truths, Cellular Waves, WonderChicken, Animal Ancestor, Snake Venom Virtue, Horny Narwhals, Life Finds A Way, COVID Myths, Musical Brains, Long-lived Ladies, Apelopithecus, And Much More...

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Mar 31 2020

1hr 35mins

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18 March, 2020 – Episode 765 – Who Has the Mars Maps?

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Interview with JPL Mars Geologist Fred Calef III, Virus Viability, New Reality, COVID-19 Vaccine Trial, Lighten Up Trauma!, Croc Moms Rock, Donation Acceptance, Human Magnetoreception, Anxious Kids?, Legos Live Forever, Some Good COVID News, And Much More...

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Mar 20 2020

1hr 54mins

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iTunes Ratings

398 Ratings
Average Ratings
275
37
17
21
48

Best Science podcast bar none

By Laremo2 - May 26 2020
Read more
I've been listening to this podcast weekly since the early 2000's. Dr. Kiki, Justin and Blair cover a wide variety of topics and bring in guests for in depth discussions. Never a dull moment. Love you guys!!

Alberta Rose

By all things considered 24/7 - Apr 04 2019
Read more
Blair, Kiki, and Justin are exceptional. Love Kiki