Season 9: Archives

Also On This, the Last Episode of Season 9

Most of the music I talk over on this episode is by Y Niwl (from Wales, in the UK) who sounds just like Shadowy Men on Shadowy Planet. Their self-titled album (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon MP3) is awesome!

SPECIAL "LOVE" EPISODE!
  • The Research (Wakefield, England, UK)
  • 03 I Love You, But…
  • C'mon Chameleon / I Love You But.. Single
  • (Amazon)

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This episode features clip from the classic film The Princess Bride about Wuv, Trwue Wuv...

SPECIAL "9th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MUSIC" EPISODE!

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This episode features a clip from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart discussing FoxNews' annual "War On Christmas" nonsense. Watch the entire segment here, it's a bit longer than what I included, but all hilarious.

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This episode features a clip from the S34E04 of Saturday Night Live where Jason Sudeikis plays Joe Biden describing how terrible Wilmington, Delaware is. Also, clips from the classic film The Princess Bride followed by an amazing montage from an episode of ESPN's NFL Kickoff where the hosts incorporated as many lines from The Princes Bride as possible (Youtube)!

SPECIAL "2012 ELECTION, HURRICANE SANDY, NEW AND OLD STUFF HODGEPODGE" EPISODE!

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This episode features a clip from HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher about Hurricane Sandy, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg talking about the city's high tax rates, President Obama addressing the DNC (watch), and Chris Rock's PSA for white people from Jimmy Kimmel Live (watch).

 

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DON'T FORGET TO VOTE!

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This episode features clips from HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher's Friday October 12th, 2012 episode where Bill's New Rule (watch it all) pertains to how there are no apologies from the right-wing no matter how wrong they turn out to be. There is also a clip of The Gregory Brothers' fantastic VP Debate Highlights Songified video.

SPECIAL "SOME OF MY FAVORITE OLDIES" EPISODE!
  • Nita Rossi (UK)
  • 03 Untrue Unfaithful (That Was You)
  • One Kiss Can Lead to Another: Girl Group Sounds Lost & Found
  • (Amazon)
  • similar to: French Music in the 60's
  • Bob Peck
  • 11 Sweet 16
  • RE-Search Incredibly Strange Muisc Vol. 1
  • (Amazon)
  • Moose Jackson (Cleveland, OH)
  • 12 Big Ten-Inch Record (feat. Tiny Bradshaw's Orchestra)
  • Wynonie Harris (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 13 Keep on Churnin' (feat. Todd Rhoads Orchestra)
  • Risque Rhythms: Nasty 50's R&B
  • (iTunes, iTunes, Amazon)

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This episode features a clip from the infomercial for Malt Shop Memories from Time Life Music, which has been discontinued/replaced by Dick Clark's Jukebox Gems.

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This episode features a clip from the September 7th, 2012 episode of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher where Bill says he thinks (contrary to popular opinion) that President Barack Obama is good at governing but bad at selling it in speeches.

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This episode features a clip from WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show with guest-host (from NPR's On the Media) Brooke Gladstone interviewing Chris Stringer about his fascinating book Lone Survivors: How We Came to be the Only Humans on Earth (Amazon, iTunes) on the origins of modern humans.

  • OK Go (Chicago, L.A., NYC)
  • 06 This Too Shall Pass (Marching Band Version) VIDEO
  • 07 Gigantic
  • Of the Blue Colour of the Sky (Extra Nice Edition)
  • (iTunes, Amazon MP3)
  • cover of: The Pixies

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On this episode I talk about the awesome iPhone app Shazam (app store) which magically identifies almost any song no matter how crummy the audio conditions you're in. It's a free app, so get it today and be amazed. Also, this episode features a clip from an episode of NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross (subscribe) where she interviews David Kirkpatrick, the Cairo bureau chief for The New York Times, about the similarities he's seen reporting on both the christian right in America and the islamic right in the middle east.