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Hank: Hello, everyone. Two pieces of news. First piece, if you've been a long time follower of our work and our community, you probably know that usually by now, the Project for Awesome would have already happened, but it has not; that's because a while back, we decided to move it to early in the year instead of late in the year.
So this year, Project for Awesome is happening the weekend of February 12th. This was not a response to COVID. Usually every big change is blamed on COVID. It's not, it’s just something we want to do to make life easier for all the people on our team who are often working really hard at the end of the year for various reasons.
But, since a calendar is less useful in February than it is in January, we're releasing the 2021 Hank and John Project for Awesome calendar now, which you can get at At the very least you should check it out because it is real weird. And I love it. Thanks to Megan Toenyes for the design.

Second, if you can believe it, we have a special episode of Dear Hank and John for you that was filmed- recorded at VidCon London, which yes, makes it very old in a lot of different ways. So come and be transported back in time with me with this special episode with guest-John, Hannah Witton.

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Hank:  Hello and welcome to Dear Hank and John.

Hannah:  Or as I like to call it, Dear Hannah and Hank.

Hank:  It's a comedy podcast about death, where two brothers and sometimes two friends, answer your questions and give you dubious advice and bring you all the week's news from both Mars and AFC Wimbledon; today in front of a live studio audience.

Audience:  Woooo!

Hank: That's great. If you guys could be that enthusiastic at every possible moment, that would make the podcast sound fantastic. Hannah,

Hannah: Yes, hello!

Hank: What do you call an egg in hunting season?

Hannah: (laughing) I don't know what you call an egg in hunting season.

Hank: You do know that because I sourced it from the audience.

Hannah: Yes but I'm playing along!

Hank: It's a poached egg.

Hannah, Hank and audience: (laughter and applause)

Hank: Oh Hannah, how you doing? Welcome to VidCon London.

Hannah: Oh, thank you for having me.

Hank: Your town is nice. Is this your town?

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Hannah: Yeah.

Hank: Yes, sounds like it.

Hannah: I'm not from, I'm not from here. I'm actually from Manchester, but I've lived in the Southern regions of the UK for far too long, but my accent's gone.

Hank: Oh, I see. Well, you've lost your Manchester accent.

Hannah: Yeah, sad.

Hank: Can you do, can you do a Manchester accent?

Hannah: Do you have a shot of vodka?

Hank: (laughs)

Hannah: Hang on, (in an accent) I'm from, I'm from up North, I'm from Manchester. 

Hank: Okay.

Hannah: There you go. That's kind of a bit like that, really.

Hank: Any Manchestonians in the audience?

Someone in audience: (whoop)

Hank: Howdy.

Hannah: (laughs) Nice.

Hank: You sound like that, whoop! Um, so we do questions here on Dear Hank and John and, uh, and dear Hank and Hannah as well.
And we've got-

Hannah: Hannah and Hank. (laughs)

Hank:  Sorry (laughs) Well done and we've, uh, we've sourced some from the audience and, uh, and also we, are going to be on the lookout for million dollar ideas.

Hannah: Oh, yeah.

Hank: So if you've got any of those, just let me know.

Hannah: Right, roger.

Hank: And I'm going to start here with, uh, with a question from Wolfgang. Are you here? Hey, yeah, I guess because you're Australian, it says so right here.

Hannah: (laughs)

Hank: Um, so Wolfgang wants to know how do you make new friends in a new country if you're Australian and you're in England.

Hannah: Oh, there are so many Australians in England.

Hank: Just go find some Australians is Hannah's suggestion.

Hannah: They all live in West London. So to move there-

Hank: Do you live in West London? Kind of.

Hannah: There you go, like, go to Shepherd's Bush, like-

Hank: Is that a pub?

Hannah: No, it's a name of an area, but there's loads of Aussies around there.

Hank: So just go to an area and just sort of like, wander around and flop on the sidewalks.

Hannah: That's if you want to make friends with other Australians.

Hank: Right.

Hannah: But you might want to branch out.

Hank: How do you make friends with British people? Because you guys are a little bit, different and reserved.

Hannah: (laughs)

Hank: And you've got culture. You've got things in your culture that I don't understand.

Hannah: Well, I kind of feel that the making friends thing is just the same across the board. It's more like making friends as an adult, which is the difficult thing.

Hank: Yeah. Just go back to school. It's the only way I know how to make friends.

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