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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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Get well soon my silly sick super Saturday at work stress stomping sunshine...miss y'all

January 24, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterGabriel Orsini

We hope you feel better soon! We're big fans!

January 24, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterLeah and Shayna

Please rest up Karen, we have plenty of old episodes to hold us over :)

January 24, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterChris

Sorry to hear that you're under the weather.

ON the upside, I can catch up on previous episodes.

January 24, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle S

Rest and recooperate Karen.

January 24, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterMrs H

Hope you have a speedy recovery. We miss you and wish you the best.

January 24, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterTony Gonzalez

We've been missing you! We are sorry to hear that you've been sick, but happy to hear that it's not something more serious - feel better soon. Tammy & Harlan

January 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterTammy

Feel better, Karen!

January 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterMitch

I was scared that you guys had called it quits, sad to hear that Karen was sick, glad to hear that are is on the mend. Hope to hare you guys filling my ear holes again soon.

January 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterDrew

Noticed a distinct lack of GJB in my feed and had to investigate. Hope you are feeling better, them Disney Marathons are not going to run themselves :3

January 26, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterInternalClock

Looking forward to a great GJB podcast about the immune system or the voice box or strange viruses or whatever else this inspires. Here's hoping everyone is feeling 100% soon, take care.

January 26, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterMe

Like others, I'm glad to know that the lack of episodes has nothing to do with a technical problem—but very sorry to hear that it's because of Karen's illness. Get better soon! We miss you and wish you the best!

January 26, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterKatrina

Whoooooooaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!! My husband, Chris, and I LOOOOOOOVE GJB and are missing the new episodes! Hope you're feeling better every day, Karen!

The Stevensons :)

January 26, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterMaryEllen

Hey Karen, we hope you feel better soon.
My boys (10, 7, and 5 years old) and I listen to you guys in the car on our road trips throughout New Zealand. They love learning new things and GJB is a fun way to do this.

Keep up the good work, and get well soon.

Kia Kaha!


January 27, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterGarry

SO SORRY!!!! I was wondering what in the world was up. I would update my podcasts in my player. Nada. I came here. Nada.

While I am glad to know that you're not on permanent hiatus, I am so sad to hear that Karen is feeling so badly! Being sick sucks. Big time.

January 27, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterJenn

Severely disappointed. Couldn't you rig up some kind of text-to-speech system to make Karen sound like some kind of sexy robot? The show MUST go on!

January 27, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterB Hawk

I was wondering what was going on! I'm a few episodes behind and I was fearing that you had decided to call it quits. I'm so glad to hear Karen is getting better, and sorry that you were so sick!

January 28, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterChristopher

nice shirt karen! or should i say, BB-8?

January 28, 2015 | Unregistered Commenterryan

Oh my goodness I'm so sorry to hear that get better real soon. Do not push yourself and make things worse and drink lots of water. At first I thought it was my phone acting up again but then I was like no not me. Then I thought maybe someone got hurt is very sick. Not happy to be right for Karen's sake but glad you guys are not going away because I have loved you guys a long time sense the teen digits of your podcast. You guys have humor like me and that is comfortable especially the ladies cause am one. And sadly my good friends just do not get the good poo joke but you guys do. Well thanks again for being awesome. :)

January 28, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterAenjoli Chavez

Get better! I'm missing the podcast and beginning to feel like I should submit a listener special.

January 29, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterAlistair

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