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Harry Shearer's Podcast "Le Show" Is The Hangover Cure You Need

Let the voice of dozens of Simpsons characters soothe your addled brain.

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When you're feeling like this:

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And doing too much of that:

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Draw the curtains, place a cool flannel on your gross sweaty brow and leave it to this man to talk to you in the dark through the medium of the internet:

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The now ex-Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer's Le Show has been running for over 30 years on various radio stations under various names. He has YEARS of archives available.

HANGOVER TIP: GO BACK IN TIME.

If you choose an old episode, you basically just get to hear Harry Shearer reading old newspapers aloud, alone in a room.

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Sometimes you can hear him scrolling with his mouse, clicking browser windows. Audibly shuffling newspapers around in his studio.

Here's a scientific fact: it's plain soothing to hear all the Simpsons voices at once read you months-old news. Because you know how this all ends.

Just like you know what will happen if you agree to karaoke, or follow a hippy to a second location.
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Just like you know what will happen if you agree to karaoke, or follow a hippy to a second location.

This is just comforting noise now. Like a babbling brook. Like whale sounds that mean something to humans.

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Delight! as Shearer reads you the "Apologies of the Week" – the public apologies you already forgot the original reason for.

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Bask and moan! as Shearer's "News of the Warm" washes over you – all the new stories that you forgot to read about global warming.

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In comparison, your hangover troubles are minor!

Sigh and whimper! as Shearer rounds up the "Sos of the Week" – all the sentences starting with the word "so" in news programs.

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Think about dinner! during "Leak of the Week" – when Shearer gives you the latest on some oil leak that happened during whatever week he's broadcasting from.

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FOR EXAMPLE: Here's Shearer broadcasting from a hotel room in London two years ago, reading a public apology about an affair with former Democratic presidential candidate, John Edwards, and a story about formaldehyde in baby shampoo.

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No more tears.

And in this one there's a story about how you can use whatever name you like, real or fake, on Google+.

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What a relief.

Obviously you can listen to new episodes because they're equally great, BUT their effects on hangovers are disputed by self-appointed BuzzFeed hangover scientists. Find solace in shit that no longer matters.

Here's you listening to Harry Shearer's Le Show on Saturday afternoon.

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Thanks Harry.

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Sssh, stop clapping.