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Men in Charge Season 11, Episode 8: The Scales of Justice--the First Finale!

Welcome to the year 457 million BCE and another episode of "The Scales of Justice," the courtroom drama adventures of Balthasar Q. Esterhazy, Trilobite-at-Law. Esterhazy fights to prosecute the worst bottom-feeders in the Paleo-Tethys Ocean and put them behind bars of iron-hard coral for good—and does so one last time. In today's sprawling episode—too big for one episodic segment but just a bit too small for a full radio play—Esterhazy, Lapworth and Judge Hydra contend with cold seas as a result of the Ordovician Period sticking around a little too long. A menace from the future—giant volcanic tubeworms—will need to be countered by something equally destructive from the Earth's past. But what will that be?

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Kevin Decker, Professor of Philosophy, was left holding the bag when Tony Flinn recently retired from Eastern Washington University. That bag was full of cats. At first, he thought they were cute, but then they woke up and started mauling him. It turned out that the cats were mountain lion cubs, often referred to incorrectly as “cougars.” One had rabies. From his now-permanent hospital bed, Kevin writes for and co-produces “Men in Charge,” the title of which may or may not be ironic
Tony Flinn, known around the model railroad track in his basement as “Professor of English, Emeritus,” recently retired from Eastern Washington University to age in place, like an old car up on blocks in the barn, convenient for climbing behind the wheel and saying “Vroom! Vroom!” He and his co-host and co-producer, Kevin Decker, have been writing and performing in “Men in Charge” since probably 2014, or even earlier, depending on whether you’re using the Julian or Gregorian calendar.
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