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Guest Host: Matthew Felling
A lot of us wish we were rock stars, especially when we’re strumming along on air guitar with our favorite songs. But in the world of competitive air guitar, fantasizing about being a rock star is serious business. We chat with one local resident going for the city’s air guitar crown, and a writer who prides himself as the “second-best air guitarist in the world.”
- Dan Crane The air guitar performer known as "Bjorn Turoque"; author, "To Air is Human: One Man's Quest to Become the World's Greatest Air Guitarist."
- Lance Kasten Washington, D.C. Regional Champion, 2007 U.S. Air Guitar Championships
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