Season 8: Archives
THE LAST EPISODE OF SEASON 8! THE NEXT NEW EPISODE WILL BE IN 2012... SOMETIME!

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This episode features clips from The Onion's Today Now! about Applebee's new ad campaign (watch), and a video of Christopher Hitchens (watch).

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This episode features clips from Javelin's Kickstarter video pitch where they were trying to raise the funds to make their "Canyon Candy" album into a movie. The project was successfully funded, but from what I've seen of the movie, it's underwhelming.

SPECIAL "8th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MUSIC" EPISODE.

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  • She & Him (Portland, OR)
  • "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" & "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"
  • A Very She & Him Christmas (iTunes, Amazon)

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This episode features a clip from the season finale of Real Time with Bill Maher where his new rule tries to remind right-wingers that Scrooge was supposed to be the bad guy (watch it).

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I talked over "What'd I Say" and "Your Last Goodbye" (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon) by Floyd Cramer, as well as "Kinder Blumen" from Days (iTunes, Amazon MP3) by Real Estate.

Special "WHAT'S OLD IS NEW AGAIN" episode.

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  • They Might Be Giants (Brooklyn, NYC)
  • "Marty Beller Mask", "Now I Know", and "Mr. Me (feat. the Other Thing)"
  • Album Raises New and Troubling Questions (buy online)

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This episode features clips from Real Time with Bill Maher where he says the 99% movement could be caused by a "College Bubble", and from This American Life with Malcolm Gladwell telling a story about working at The Washington Post.

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  • The Beatles (Liverpool, England, UK)
  • "Lovely Rita"
  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (iTunes)

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This episode features clips from the EPK Video Ben Folds made for The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective (watch). As well as the audio from the Steve Jobs narration version of the original Apple Think Different ad (watch) and the 2007 Macworld keynote by Steve Jobs where he showed the world the iPhone for the first time, and changed everything yet again.

Special "Music from Adam Curtis Documentaries" episode.

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This episode features clips from three Adam Curtis documentaries:The Mayfair Set, The Trap, and The Century of the Self. You can search youtube.com for these films and basically watch all of them, even if some of them are cut up into segments.

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This episode features a clips from an episode of Late Night with Conan O'Brian from May 3rd, 2007 featuring Patton Oswalt talking about hipster t-shirts.

Special "female singers from the 90's" episode.

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This episode features a clip of a young Steve Jobs explaining that he thinks computers are like bicycles for our minds. I love Macs and love bikes, so naturally this is a favorite clip of mine. Watch the video here.

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  • Fool's Gold (Los Angeles, CA)
  • "The Dive" and "Leave No Trace"
  • Leave No Trace (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon MP3)
  • similar: Thomas Mapfumo

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  • Code Pie (Montréal, Canada)
  • "Operator" and "North Side City View"
  • Love Meets Rage (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon MP3)
  • similar to something, not sure.

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This episode features a clip from Louis CK's FX series Louie where he talks about how he is incapable of living a less than perfect life. My job required me to spend the last couple of weeks under very different circumstances than I am used to, and I felt how he describes in this clip.