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Episode #79: “Mah-jongg, but first, Ken Kesey.”

Rosen adds a pregnant pause to his Twilight Lounge intro, then proceeds to veer completely from his planned path, spending 25 minutes discussing his fascination with the successes and failures of author Ken Kesey before finally asking the week’s most pertinent question:

Is mah-jongg good for the Jews?

This is an episode heavy on nostalgia, as the boys recall folding tables, bowls of party mix and M & Ms and cries of “Two bam! Three crack!” before attempting to unlock the mystery of why Jewish women of a certain generation chose a mysterious Chinese game over the card games favored by their gentile contemporaries.

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Two bam! Three crack!