Episode 42: Emperor Honorious

We Effed Up

Aug 8 2023 • 39 mins

Yet another in the long line of incompetent Roman Emperors, Honorius, is the subject of today’s episode, as Theresa and Cody make an important announcement about the future of the show.

Podcast to recommend: Passed (https://shows.acast.com/passedpod)


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