#19 - KISS Army

Episode 7 February 24, 2017 00:51:05
#19 - KISS Army
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It's gettin' late, and we just can't wait... to talk about this week's fandom: KISS Army! How did KISS Army start? Is it just about the music, or is there something more? We're gonna rock and roll all night, and podcast ... once a week? Sure. Everyone's a fan! Want to see more awesome fandom content? [Become a Patron on Patreon!](http://patreon.com/thenickscast) Find more like this: [fanthropological.com](http://fanthropological.com) Find us on social media Twitter: [@thenickscast](http://twitter.com/thenickscast) Instagram: [@thenickscast](http://instagram.com/thenickscast) Facebook: [fb.com/thenickscast](http://fb.com/thenickscast) Youtube: [youtube.com/thenickscast](http://youtube.com/thenickscast) Email us about fandoms you want to hear about: [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected])

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