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Apologies, GJB listeners! You probably noticed that we haven't come out with a new episode for a few weeks now. Quick update: Karen got extremely sick and lost her voice. But she's on the up and up, and will be able to speak soon. So stay tuned!

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Feel better, Karen!

January 20, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterChristopher

Phew I thought my feed was broken thank goodness it was just that Karen has been too sick to be creative.

What a bummer for Karen, get well.

January 20, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterDavidM

Sorry to hear that - hope you feel better soon - we miss you guys! Looking forward to the possibility of "natural home remedies" as a topic soon

January 20, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterSuzette

Get better soon, Karen!

January 20, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterEliN

Get well Karen!

January 20, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterBrokenNoah

Sorry you're feeling bad, Karen. I hope you're feeling better soon.

January 20, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterTim Ruppel

I was having withdrawals. But now I know why! Karen if I could give you a hug I would. Please get better soon!

January 20, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterBen D

what a sad, sad photo of you Karen. Hope you're feeling lots better soon. you have been sadly missed.

January 20, 2015 | Unregistered Commentermichelle m

Feel better, Karen! You all are very missed around here!

January 20, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterKatie

No fun! I'm upping my Patreon pledge by $20 this month. Please get Karen some nice flowers with it.

January 20, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterKevin

Feel better! Thankfully there is such a great back catalog to keep me busy. Also, you look great in the photo...can't even tell your sick...honest : /

January 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterRodger

Get well soon, Karen! :)

January 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterPeter Anckorn

Yikes! Bad job, immune system! Karen I hope you're feeling better soon. You guys work very hard to get the podcast going every week so you're definitely due for a little break! Take your time and rest up. We're ready to get sick with the trivia bug when you come back!

January 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterRobert

Aww man, that stinks! Hope you're feeling better soon. I miss you guys so much!

January 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterTracy

Oh man! What good and bad news! I thought you guys were done, and that made me very sad :(
Sorry to hear you're feeling under the weather Karen, hope you're back to your jolly self soon!!

January 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterErin

Sorry to hear you're out sick. Lot of that going around. Must be pretty bad to have kept you down for so long. Hope you get well soon. Definitely miss the podcast.

January 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterJim

Karen's really sick
GJB fans awfully sad
Hope you get well soon.

All the best Karen!

January 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterDan D

Feel better Karen! I'm sure we are all going through trivia withdrawal. Hope you're all back soon!

January 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterJeannie C.

get well and be healthy, your podcast is really missed but your health and well being is more important.

January 21, 2015 | Unregistered Commenteruxb2001

Hope you feel better soon Karen!!

January 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterAudrey

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