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Options March 20, 2013: Carnival of Nothing!

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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Lee Morgan  Yes I Can, No You Can't (edit)   Options The Gigolo  Blue Note  0:00:00 ()
Circuit Parade  Million Dollar Mermaid   Options Million Dollar Mermaid  Circuit Parade  0:03:28 ()
Daniel Johnston and Kramer  Space Ducks   Options unreleased 2013 collaboration  Kramer  0:09:17 ()
Frankie Trumbauer & His Orchestra w/ Bix & Lang  Krazy Kat   Options Bix & Tram  JSP Records  0:11:54 ()
Benoit Charest & Kid Koala  Suicide Cliff   Options The Raymond Scott Songbook (Japan)  Little Daisy  0:14:59 ()
Cruella de Ville  Drunken Uncle John   Options 12" single  Cruella de Ville  0:22:21 ()
Django Django  Hail Bop   Options Django Django  Ribbon Music  0:25:47 ()
Girls at Our Best  I'm Beautiful Now   Options Pleasure  Vinyl Japan  0:29:00 ()
Tony Seymour ("Onword T")  Not Un-Like a Rolling Stone   Options Not Un-Like a Rolling Stone  Tony Seymour  0:32:06 ()
Lisa Germano  Puppet   Options Happiness  4AD  0:36:39 ()
Christian Cummings  Goodbye Chicago   Options Slavebation  Christian Cummings  0:42:13 ()
The Raincoats  In Love   Options Live on WFMU, April 6, 1994  WFMU  0:45:03 ()
Wings  Medicine Jar   Options Venus and Mars  Hear Music  0:48:08 ()
Medeski, Martin & Wood  Orbits   Options Notes from the Underground  Indirecto  0:56:31 ()
David Greenberger & A Strong Dog  Tubes and Juice and Air / Direct Deposit   Options So Tough  PelPel  1:00:52 ()
JB Meijers  If You Want to Shine   Options Catching Ophelia  V2  1:04:47 ()
Noel Coward  I Like America   Options Noel Coward in New York  Sony Masterworks  1:08:28 ()
Professor Elemental  So Long Sally   Options Father of Invention  Tea Sea Records  1:11:39 ()
Beat Circus  The Ghost of Emma Jean / Hypnogogia / Death Fugue   Options Dreamland  Cuneiform  1:15:18 ()
Mahogany Rush  Chains of (S)Pace   Options Child of the Novelty  Just a Minute  1:24:10 ()
Stars  Elevator Love Letter   Options Heart  Arts & Crafts  1:34:13 ()
Louis Smith  Later   Options Smithville  Blue Note  1:38:00 ()
Santana  Let's Get Ourselves Together   Options The Anthology '68-'69: The Early San Francisco Years  Columbia  1:44:17 ()
Caitlin Rose  Only a Clown   Options The Stand-In  Ato  1:46:38 ()
Drunks with Guns  Zombie   Options Drunks with Guns  Glitterhouse  1:50:08 ()
The Ladies  And Them   Options They Mean Us  Temporary Residence  1:52:50 ()
Freddie Hubbard  Backlash   Options Backlash  Atlantic  2:04:30 ()
Allen Clapp & His Orchestra  All or Nothing   Options Mixed Greens  Minty Fresh  2:08:32 ()
Radio Stars  Get on a Plane   Options Radio Stars Holiday Album  Big Beat  2:12:05 ()
The Wowz  (646)   Options Long Grain Rights  PID  2:15:49 ()
Siamese Temple Ball (Thai Orchestra)  Track 5   Options Siamese Temple Ball  Siamese Temple Ball  2:18:41 ()
Motorifik  Nameless Colour   Options Secret Things  Motorifik  2:24:16 ()
Laetitia Sadier  Between Earth and Heaven   Options Silencio  Drag City  2:25:35 ()
Truett and George  Ghost Dance   Options Columbia 1182  Columbia  2:35:21 ()
Gene Moore  First Visitation / Second Visitation / and more ...   Options Carnival of Souls (Soundtrack)  Birdman  2:38:12 ()
John Schneider (subjective voice); Garry Eister (objective voice and piano)  June 15 - Harrington Ranch, San Joaquin Delta   Options Harry Partch: Bitter Music  Bridge Records  2:44:17 ()
Jenny O.  C'est la vie (demo)   Options Beneath the Surface, Vol. 4: A Bella Union Sampler  Bella Union  2:53:46 ()
Caleb  Calebmania!   Options Another Step Closer to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame  Caleb Records  2:56:49 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:00pm rrg:

Well, I'm glad we cleared that up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:01pm Mike East:

the bottom line of that poster is the best.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:02pm G:

racy speedos? doesn't bear thinking about.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:02pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Wake up! Put your foot down Accelerate Kill
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:03pm G:

So this is what 102.5% of goal looks like, eh?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:03pm rrg:

Mike meant "For more information please reread this poster."
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:04pm Detroit Mac:

Ah... so nice to hear the normal Irwin program-starts song. Thanks!
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 3:04pm fleep:

accidents 'starring' children?
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:04pm Droll:

Hmmm... Space Minstrel by Beige... Gotta pick that one up from Scarfolk mailorder.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:04pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Somehow never captured the audience that Ready Steady Go! did...
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:04pm G:

i know, but *i* meant racy speedos. we all have our weird stuff.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:05pm still b/p:

"Racy speedos" sounds like a term Alex and his droogies might toss about: "Out for a bit a' the racy speedos -- right, right?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:06pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Right right!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:09pm Parq:

Dang, I knew that voice was familiar. Like Ray Davies, but not. Nice to hear good ol' Joe McGinty on FMU.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 3:10pm Michael:

Hiya Irwin! Great job on Sunday. Loved the visual aids as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:12pm rrg:

They were a really good band.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:13pm Droll:

Ditto Michael. And Bryce is... If I keep practicing can I become Bryce one day?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:13pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...altho' it was by far the better Program...

...If they don't pay their Pledges - does the Kid get it - !?!...
  Wed. 3/20/13 3:17pm Brett:

Digging this Kid Koala stuff!
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 3:18pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

What Brett said. Myself as well. Yes.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 3:22pm Roberto:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:23pm rrg:

No Seven Second Delay? How often does THAT happen?
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 3:23pm Roberto:

Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:23pm nah:

This is fabulous!
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 3:24pm fleep:

Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:25pm G:

if she doesn't get you no evil thing will.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:25pm nah:

...as is this!
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:27pm Droll:

rrg, No 7SD, and you'll note they didn't yield their slot to Irwin, probably because of what happened last time.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:28pm _crazyandy_______________________________:

what happened last time?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 3:28pm BDR:

Irwin, when is your show on WKCR?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:28pm rrg:

Maybe Irwin didn't want their smelly old slot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:30pm Caryn:

@rrg: Ken is away, and let's face it, there's no way Andy could be persuaded to do the show by himself. Of course, the fact that this is happening right after 7SD got another hour of air time is rather unfortunate. But heck, Lamin gets more time for once. More fair to give a guy with a 1-hour show extra time than to give someone with 3 hours more time, is my take on the "why not Irwin" thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:31pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Woof - Moo...[KSH]ArrrRRGGGGh - !!!
  Wed. 3/20/13 3:32pm Marmalade Kitty:

Good Hoof & Mouth Irwin! Good performance of a really good song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:33pm Caryn:

Not to mention that doing a 5-hour show, especially right after the Marathon, is probably not ideal. Irwin probably would prefer not to do that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:33pm rrg:

Will Tony Seymour notice this airplay right away, like last time?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 3:33pm Alison Porchnik:

Best topical song ever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:34pm rrg:

Right. He doesn't want their smelly old slot.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:34pm Droll:

Caryn, I love Lamin, but putting down 7SD is so much fun and they provide so much fodder! I think of it as a kind of "Primus Sucks!"
  Wed. 3/20/13 3:35pm Emile:

Wow thanks Irwin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 3:36pm Ike:

Andy has done 7SD without Ken before, but he has to be wrangled by someone else, like the great Kelly Jones. Anyway, looking forward to a 3-hour Lamin show. Hope Ken abandons the crazy 2-hour 7SD concept and gives Lamin 2 permanent hours.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 3:36pm Michael:

Heck I remember when Irwin did 2 shows a week - an extra hour is nothing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 3:36pm Alison Porchnik:

Why is there a mandatory heart icon in my comment? WFMU's Friendship Society is imposing on my freedom of speech!
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:36pm G:

Gil Scott-Heron, eat your heart out :)
  Wed. 3/20/13 3:37pm Ann:

Wow, who is Tony Seymour??
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:38pm rrg:

AP, if you didn't want the damned heart, you shouldn't have contributed to the damned station.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:38pm _crazyandy_______________________________:

@Alison You can un-check a box somewhere in your profile settings to make it go away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 3:38pm Planet Nevermind:

Was thinking of Lisa G this morning - good album this one.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:38pm Droll:

AP, At the very bottom of the Profile Settings is a checkbox to turn off the marathon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:39pm rrg:

They're all correct. You can turn off the damned heart. But we'll all still know.
  Wed. 3/20/13 3:39pm Listening Out There:

[Heart] = "Have a Nice Day"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 3:41pm Alison Porchnik:

There's no heart emoticon disclosure agreement on the pledge form. You have to unselect it after the fact? WFMU is getting to be like Facebook.
  Wed. 3/20/13 3:41pm Listening Out There:

Unregistered = Heartless
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 3:42pm G:

@AP: It's called social media. We antisocials will always be ambivalent.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 3:43pm fleep:

I assume after a time, Kenzo will perform heart surgery and remove them all.
  Wed. 3/20/13 3:43pm Listening Out There:

Not Anti-Social = Not Unheartless
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:44pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

I'd prefer a Spade.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 3:44pm Alison Porchnik:

Aw, it's ok. Anyway everyone already knows I heart WFMU. And Irwin. Between GMail, Facebook, WFMU and my Hello Kitty.com membership, I should just go ahead give up any delusions of psychological and emotional privacy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:45pm rrg:

At least you're not a crazy cat lady.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 3:46pm Alison Porchnik:

Uh, yeah.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 3:46pm Irwin:

I was just about to say ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:48pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

AntiSocial Media (the Aquarian Age Dilemma: Uniting over inabilty to Unite)
...if not AntiSocialist Media (that would be - like - Fox)...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:55pm rrg:

Can you give us an example of the Trifecta?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 3:56pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

We are not unlike Droogs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 4:03pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Msr. Greenberger sound like a combo. of Jello Biafra & Dr. Suess - & that's just endless fun...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 4:08pm Lewis:

@RRN63 - with perhaps a wee dash of Professor Elemental...?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 4:09pm rrg:

I like it too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 4:11pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Wait - there's an Actual Noel Coward - not just somebody they imitate or pardoy - ?!?...Wow - he really is like that...
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 4:12pm G:

Didn't this Brit play bass with Jimi later on?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 4:13pm Caryn:

@RRN63: hence all the parodies and imitations. He's easy to go for, what with the distinctive sound and style.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 4:16pm MD:

I am loving this So long Sally song...I feel like a "Steam Punk!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 4:16pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

The Prof. makes me think of Keef Moon. He just does.
...I'd bet Irwinites would like Harry Shearer's 'Le Show' on KCRW...
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 4:19pm Irwin:

Irwinites might, but Irwin doesn't particularly care for it. It's kinda ... meh.
  Wed. 3/20/13 4:21pm Marmalade Kitty ♥:

the ♥ font is too large for the comment box and is cut short at the bottom. looks more like arse cheeks :D
  Wed. 3/20/13 4:24pm Marmalade Kitty:

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 4:26pm Planet Nevermind:

Here comes my black arse MK!
  Wed. 3/20/13 4:26pm common:

i agree, Irwin. Sometimes Shearer just seems like a grumpy old man...and his songs ain't funny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 4:29pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

There's a Theory that we like the heart shape for just that reason.

- Wull - Harry's got more Topical & less Creative it seems - which is probably the Times...If just don't like, then just don't. Plus - have to listen Live to get tunes he plays - which makes it seem more so...

...They say Marino too Hendrixy like it's a bad thing : P ...Thot this might be new Hendrix releases...
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 4:32pm G:

If Mahogany Rush sounds like Hendrix, does the guy on the bass sound like Noel Coward?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 4:37pm rrg:

Making a pot of Halmari Estate FOP Assam. Would anyone like some?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 4:38pm MD:

Someday my Internet will come...and then it will become sentient and aware of itself...and then it will decide to destroy all humans...Can't wait! At least the Planet will be safe!!!
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 4:41pm Droll:

G, Geddy Lee played bass in Mahogany Rush, before they shortened the name and he quit to start that other band, the name escapes me... Their manager also handled Jefferson Whatsamajigger.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 4:45pm Alison Porchnik:

Yes, please rrg. What tea biscuits do you have on offer?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 4:47pm rrg:

This might be the first time I've heard Santana played on Irwin's program.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 4:47pm glenn:

next you'll be asking if there was a real ivor novello.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 4:47pm rrg:

I have some raisin-currant scones still in the freezer and there's still a piece of that Irish soda bread left.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 4:48pm Irwin:

rrg: I'm such a fuckin' hippie today. Shameful.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 4:49pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

One biographer of Hendrix described the voices of the Brits around him as 'Hobbit-like' - & I would say there's something to that re the Experience - Mitch Mitchell (d) & Noel Redding (b) (yes a Noel)
- but not *esp.* Noel Coward-like?...(You can hear Redding singing on 'She's So Fine' on 'Axis:Bold as Love' album, & on 'Little Miss Strange' on Electric Ladyland...)
- As for Frank Marino's bassist - I don't know or remember
- but I did see Mahogany Rush not too many years ago (had a violinist!) - &
a.) Not as Hendrixy as you'd think - not his only influence
b.) It was Kewl - ! Had a guy doing a graphix/light show w/ him...
  Wed. 3/20/13 4:49pm Marmalade Kitty:

I'm in
  Wed. 3/20/13 4:51pm paula pc:

proud owner of this single
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 4:51pm G:

@RR63: My bad. Too many Brits named Noel. Gets confusing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 4:51pm Caryn:

@MK: this reminds me of "Fantasia", when the cupid's butt would dissolve into a heart.
  Wed. 3/20/13 4:52pm r i s k y:

YES IRWIN! Drunks with guns! Thanks for making my day!
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 4:54pm Irwin:

DWG 4 R&R HoF!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 4:55pm Alison Porchnik:

Sounds perfect, rrg. Please teleport to the Bronx ASAP.

Irwin, as long as you keep your hair short, undreaded, and clean; avoid appearing shirtless in public with only a pair of dirty ragged cut-offs to cover your nakedness; and refrain from hippie dancing, you're all right. In my book, anyway. And I spent my childhood in Berkeley, so I know from.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 4:56pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Just got here after some time away.
...........I smell hippies...
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 4:57pm fleep:

Sorry, that's my patchouli after shave
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 4:58pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

I've been known to use lower-case drunks. If that helps.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:02pm glenn:

PHILIP roth, irwin, not david lee roth.
  Wed. 3/20/13 5:02pm berbo:

what about chase scenes? does it have car chase scenes?
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:02pm Benjamen Walker:

the book covers.. good god Irwin... how many times did we have to see those?
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:02pm Droll:

Irwin wearing hippie clothes doing a hippie dance in hippie hair: rotang.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:02pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

It'll be the HackySack Show next here...
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:03pm Benjamen Walker:

the filmmakers get commended for making Philip Roth boring!
that is an accomplishment - don't forget it is also a PBS movie.. that is WHY it is bad
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:03pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

No explosions - ?!? Do you know what I paid for this SubWoofer - ?!?
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:04pm Benjamen Walker:

Great to hear you gripe about this Irwin, I forgot to do it this morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 5:04pm Alison Porchnik:

So why did I hear that movie's got liver-themed violence in it? And the exploding head of Claire Bloom?
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:05pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Yacht Rock? ... THAT would require subwoofer-trembling explosions, certainly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:06pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

What - no Fleetwood Mac 'Rumours' - ? I don't think I've heard any Mac or Eagles or REO Speedwagon for - like - hours...
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:07pm Irwin:

@Benjamen: Exactly. Everything I wanted to know about Philip Roth was NOT in that movie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:08pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Is that the word - 'Yacht' Rock - ? Smoooth sailin' w/ the big budget boyz - ??
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:08pm Benjamen Walker:

And it is the only movie he will most likely do - actually I have this 5 DVD set of conversations he did for this French outfit - lots of good stuff there, lets have a viewing party one day
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:09pm rrg:

Sounds like something that would run at Film Forum.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:09pm Benjamen Walker:

don't diss Film Forum! The people to blame for this movie are at PBS
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:10pm Irwin:

You can't beat the ticket price: $0.00. Got what we paid for.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:10pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

".....and viewers like you..."
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:11pm G:

@Irwin: Except you also have to correct for the opportunity cost in time expended. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:12pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

'American Masters' ?
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:12pm G:

btw, i heard the working title was Documentary of Nothing
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:14pm Benjamen Walker:

yes, American Masters - that's why it was free - they can't charge for it
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:14pm rrg:

I'm a fan of Film Forum, but...much more a fan of the rep-cinema part than of the first-run art-house jive.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:15pm Matt from Springfield:

Whereas I'm only going to get you, here at home.

Hey Irwin and peoples! With a new job I'm laying low on the boards for a while, but still look forward to listening at work!
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:16pm Benjamen Walker:

rrg - same here - @Irwin - look it gets worse: www.pbs.org...

Maybe she wanted to make a boring film to get revenge?
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:16pm Benjamen Walker:

I am so thrilled to have something to gripe about with Irwin - I feel like I have made it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:17pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Oh - you Arch Urban types...you probably all went to School & got Professions...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 5:18pm Alison Porchnik:

Matt from Springfield, congrats on your new job. Was wondering where the hell you went off to!
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:18pm Matt from Springfield:

@BW: Glad you feel such a connection with Irwin! But...you're far from competing with him: you got a LOT more griping to do before you reach that point!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:18pm rrg:

Hey, that's a real phone number they're singing. It's not a 555 number.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:19pm G:

Work! What a concept!
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:19pm Benjamen Walker:

@matt I know I know but I am making some progress
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:19pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...Yeah Matt - a little of the air's gone out!...
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:20pm Matt from Springfield:

Thanks AP! It's better than last week when I was at a very busy intro seminar and missed some comment interactions entirely. This week I'm at a desk, but w/o headphones that work with their computers. And I'm kind of in a hot seat as they await a desk closer to my team to open up. Otherwise quite peachy!
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:22pm Matt from Springfield:

@RRN63: Fear not, hot air returns with a vengeance at the tail end!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:22pm rrg:

Track 5! Hey, I have...

Oh, never mind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:24pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Hope yer moving up Matt. Sounds like it. Remember yer pals on the streetcorner in short pants...
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:26pm Matt from Springfield:

@rrg: Unlike other possibly unlabeled CDs played on FMU, the parentheses and Thai origin indicate that there probably is a title, but it's in a script very difficult to type in.

@RRN63: Of I won't forget yinze! In fact, let me buy you kids on the corner some bubblegum! Let's see, where're some nickels...WHAT? Bubblegum's 25 dollars now?!?!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:26pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...five has special significance in Siam...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:27pm Carmichael:

Yay, Ms. Sadier! Thanks, Irwin!
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:29pm Matt from Springfield:

And Irwin, way to remove the parentheses after *I* pointed them out!! But on the plus side, this makes your griping contagious, so thanks!

@Carm: Ms. Sadier sounds pretty great! Earns her a star!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:30pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...Lemme put it another way, Matt - don't piss off the Droogs...
- Ms. Sadier remind me of Stereolab here...always run risk of inducing spitakes when make Comparisons...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:30pm Carmichael:

@Matt: You do know she was the singer for Stereolab, right? Incredible band.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:32pm Matt from Springfield:

@Carm: AH! Didn't realize that! Her solo work sounds amazing!
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:34pm G:

PBS often drifts into Inane Snobbism of the Half-Educated. If you know any better and value your time and self-respect, watch out...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 5:35pm Alison Porchnik:

I would have liked to see some dramatic reenactments of his marriage to Claire Bloom.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:35pm G:

If the documentarian had just focused mainly on Portnoy, PBS could have started a new American Masturbators series.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:36pm rrg:

I like the carnival atmosphere here today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 5:36pm Alison Porchnik:

I just realized that this heart icon thing is essentially a way of shaming listeners who comment into giving.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:37pm Matt from Springfield:

Hula Ghost Dance!
  Wed. 3/20/13 5:38pm Michiel:

Every listener who comments should give something
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:38pm glenn:

one man's shame is another man's friendship.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:38pm Matt from Springfield:

@rrg: Some would say it's really nothing.

@AP: And why not--gets $$ from users without charging a user fee! ;)
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:39pm _crazyandy_______________________________:

By the second marathon week it seemed like 90% of commenters had hearts already though.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:39pm G:

@AP: Social media is all about belonging and shaming. Hence some people's ambivalence...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:39pm Carmichael:

I believe you hit the nail on the head, Alison. Shame, after all, is the best tool for fundraising. Look at all those starving children infomercials.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:39pm Matt from Springfield:

@Michiel: And, everyone for whom WFMU means something.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:40pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...I get impression 'American Masters' gets things from elsewhere - not so much an inhouse kinda Producer? Wouldn't know Roth if he fell on me: I presume your assesment spot on. Watching TV in the Theater - well it is a TV Show.
- PBS seems increasingly to be about soaking shut-in Geriatrics - who don't know there are other sources now - for their funds - & that's a real shame. Repeating the same Programs...
- Just watched 'There But For Fortune' about Phil Ochs on American Masters (...again...) & thot it quite good...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 5:40pm Alison Porchnik:

Shame is the glue that holds this Earth together.
  Wed. 3/20/13 5:41pm Marmalade Kitty:

wicked film/soundtrack
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:41pm G:

@AP: It can be if you let it. Social media is just a new delivery system :)
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:41pm Fredericks:

Where's *my* heart?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:42pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

I'd prefer a Spade.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 5:43pm Alison Porchnik:

This show has me hypmotized. I should have blown this Bronx taco shack 40 minutes ago. I could be sleeping on the subway right now!
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:43pm Monica:

enjoying today's programme, irwin.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:43pm Fredericks:

I found my spade! It's beating in my chest! Toodles.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:44pm Droll:

I wonder if that would have been a more popular show if it were shot as a reality show instead of a documentary.

I thought we were supposed to put away our marathon decorations after the holiday ended. My heart is already boxed up and in storage with the X-mas, Thanksgiving, and Halloween decorations.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:44pm Matt from Springfield:

You got one, Heartdricks!

But for those who would prefer other card symbols: ♠♠♠♦♦♦♣♣♣
  Wed. 3/20/13 5:44pm Listening Out There:

@Fredericks = Oz's Tin Man
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:45pm Matt from Springfield:

@AP: Aww, but don't sleep in the subway, darling! By which I mean the pedestrian underpass that the Brits refer to as a "subway".
  Wed. 3/20/13 5:45pm Michiel:

Are the hearts a permanent thing?
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:46pm Fredericks:

I'll take a diamond, Math You.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:46pm G:

I have to say though (and this is not a complaint) that I just went ahead and donated on day one, whereas in prior years I usually waited longer to think about exactly what to do.

But when so many hearts are there, you know not having one can lead others to analyze. So I donated the first Monday, and that way *I* didn't have to think about analyzing possibly being analyzed any more. But I would have donated anyhow at some point. I suppose the heart pushes more donations earlier... :)
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:47pm Fredericks:

Nothing's permanent, Michiel.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/20/13 5:47pm Alison Porchnik:

MfS: Never in the pedestrian underpass, only on the train. Although they both smell like urine.
  Wed. 3/20/13 5:48pm Michiel:

Just my love for FMU
  Wed. 3/20/13 5:48pm Marmalade Kitty:

you have to pledge to get rid of the heart symbol from your profile
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:48pm Fredericks:

  Wed. 3/20/13 5:50pm jan:

The spoken word piece refers to writing on bathroom walls-
whatever became of that tradition? As late as the 1960's one could find doggeral and mildly ribald graffiti. No more- why?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:51pm rrg:

Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:51pm Droll:

G, My only regret in not pledging earlier is I was too late for naming rights to Irwin's comments board. I wanted to name it:
1-800-FREENOSEJOB.COM Coliseum
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:52pm rrg:

Droll, I think I have it. I haven't named it, though.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:53pm Droll:

rrg, Hint: It's spelled Colosseum
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:55pm Caryn:

@AP: true, commenters could be shamed. But on the other hand, each person listening online or otherwise using the online services costs WFMU in bandwith costs (whereas the number of radio listeners has no impact on the broadcast costs), so each commenter is costing WFMU money each time they are here. Thus they have more reason to donate. Trying to affect them with simple hearts is a relatively benign method of coercion.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:56pm rrg:

I see by the clock on the wall...
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:57pm _crazyandy_______________________________:

That is not necessarily true though. I am commenting now, but listening on terrestrial radio.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:57pm Droll:

rrg, Yeah, without 7SD looming, that sense of dread at the end of Irwin's show is completely missing.
Thanks again, I!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:57pm Caryn:

@jan: it's still going on, but perhaps to a lesser extent. I have noted that the personal insults and "for a good time call..." messages seem to have moved online, though.
  Wed. 3/20/13 5:58pm autumn:

cats LOVE Caleb.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:58pm Matt from Springfield:

Yep, rrg, it's that time again. Thanks Irwin for another mid-week treat!

Have a good night everyone! Although with 7SD off, it's actually safe to stay tuned to the radio tonight! ;)
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:58pm _crazyandy_______________________________:

And I often perch my laptop atop my steering wheel as I listen while driving.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:59pm rrg:

Yes, a fine show. Thanks, Irwin. 'Night, all.
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:59pm Matt from Springfield:

Hey, Caleb Records! I wonder if he'll take my demos...
  Wed. 3/20/13 5:59pm Listening Out There:

...trying to figure out the lyrics to this song....lessee...
  Wed. 3/20/13 5:59pm Laura L:

Now, that's good music, Irwin. Thank you--
Avatar    Wed. 3/20/13 5:59pm fleep:

Everything you type winds up on a playlist that takes up space on a server. So you an incremental burden on the system even if you listen on radio, until the fatal accident.
Avatar Wed. 3/20/13 5:59pm Droll:

If this is how Calebmania sounds, imagine what Calebdepression sounds like!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 5:59pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

LOL M Kitty
  Wed. 3/20/13 6:00pm jan:

@Caryn:But I never see such traditional gems "as he who writes on Shithouse walls...."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/20/13 6:00pm Caryn:

Apparently, today is the first International Day of Happiness. So that's nice. Be happy, everyone! That's an order! But a happy one.
  Wed. 3/20/13 6:01pm Listening Out There:

Thx, Irwin. 'Til next time.......
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