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We love Steven Universe! But what makes it so great? It’s a story of mismatched characters trying to save the world, but maybe there’s more to it than that? Maybe Steven Universe is really about Family, and how it’s impossible to define it… universally. What else, or who else can we call family? Are Fandoms family? Can THINGS be family? Watch the episode to find out!

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Further reading:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinship

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Links:

The Electric Cybercast II: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/electric-cybercast-ii-online/id828490520?mt=2

Asset Links:

00:20 Rebecca Sugar interview:

1:44 Hub City Way Rule #4:
www.vimeo.com/97830330

1:45 Joel Blake AGP:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XkuEbxsRwQ

1:47 Lowry Law:
youtube.com/watch?v=bMvy8hn_gqo

1:49 Feeny Autos:
youtube.com/watch?v=1vhtkhszsxM

1:50 Handlery Hotels:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIKbrbi8xWs

2:08 Simpson’s family tree: http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=6239

7:07 Matt Burnett’s tweet: https://twitter.com/mcburnett/status/577643324934397953

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