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This week on the show: Chickens that talk, elephants that get it on, and time traveling tales 15 years after the fact. [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp285.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Show Notes after the Jump!

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From the EditorMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcast

This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast, Stephen, Rodrigo, and Matthew take a look at another talking animal book – Elmer by Gerry Alanguilan. From Publishers Weekly Jake Gallo is an angry young man, frustrated at his lack of employment and easily provoked by perceived slights. It is not until we are several pages into the book that we discover that he is also a talking, thinking chicken. He is no anomaly; decades earlier, all of chickenkind suddenly gained intelligence and speech; by the 2000s they are legally human. Jake’s father’s illness and subsequent death lead Jake to read his

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