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Options April 30, 2015: Dusty Show - NYC/Baltimore Solidarity March

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Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/30/15 6:05pm Mike East:

I like this guy. I'll unite with him.
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:05pm Fuzzy:

Quiet in here -- everybody must be out protesting.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:05pm Slick Goldtooth:

Man really caught lightning in a bottle, Clay. This is a great interview.

I also gotta say if there wasn't a more appropriate time to play Zappa's Trouble Everyday, I don't know when
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:06pm BriJet:

Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:06pm Marcel M:

Hey Clay!
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:06pm david_:

Hello, Dusters
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:06pm glenn:

whitey's on the moon.
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:06pm Matt from Springfield:

Hey Pigeon and Pigeonnaires!!

I've been so busy on many Thursdays (including this one!), but at least I can stop by and check in--keep recordin' the good fight, Clay!
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:07pm Marcel M:

Clay, do you think Lars is deep cuz he bought art?
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:08pm Clay Pigeon:

No, Marcel. I'm just flawed, so I accept Lars'. Hope you are well, man! Hello all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/30/15 6:08pm Mike East:

flawed...aren't we all.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:08pm Marcel M:

Hehe. You too Clay. Glad I can catch the show today.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:09pm Marcel M:

Woah Rock Opera.. what a name!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/30/15 6:09pm common:

clay! everyone!
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:10pm Marcel M:

Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:10pm Clay Pigeon:

The Commoner. What's up?!
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:11pm Gee Lampa:

Clay, Todd has a new side-project record w/ a couple of Norwegian cats called "Runddans". Drops on Tuesday. It will take you straight back to 1975. I heard a preview. It's the best thing he's dropped in decades.

Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:11pm Matt from Springfield:

Remember, things are only beautiful *because* of their flaws!
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:12pm Matt from Springfield:

@Gee: BWHOA! Really?! That sounds most interesting to me as well!
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:12pm Gee Lampa:

@MFSpringfield a very eastern perspective.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:12pm Clay Pigeon:

Sounds great, Gee!
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:13pm david_:

ahhh the sweet tape hiss
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:13pm P-90:

Wow. Killin' it with these interviews, Clay.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:13pm Gee Lampa:

You can stream it all via New Yorker website, Matt.


Scroll down a bit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/30/15 6:13pm Cheri Pi:

Clay you are a national treasure
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:14pm david_:

International treasure!
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:15pm Clay Pigeon:

Glad you like the hiss, David! TY P-90! Cheri, David ... too kind.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:15pm Marcel M:

I like how you decided not to edit that Clay. Keep it real!
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:15pm Gee Lampa:

Can't wait for that 50's era vision of the future, where we're all bald with big metallic collars and look like clones.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:16pm BriJet:

Loving these interviews!
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:16pm Clay Pigeon:

TY Marcel
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:16pm drewo:

The NYPD has been using this "catch & (eventually) release" tactic at protests for years now. Even if/when charges are (eventually) dropped, this tactic serves to discourage future would-be marchers from going out on the streets. The fear of arrest and the prospect of a night in the pen is an effective tool of mass discouragement.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:16pm Clay Pigeon:

HiBri! Thanks.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:17pm V Priceless:

Hi Clay!
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:17pm Clay Pigeon:

Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:18pm Matt from Springfield:

"Eastern perspective", I can go for that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/30/15 6:18pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Anyone want to volunteer to be Clay's photographer on these interviews? It'd be cool to have faces to go with these voices.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:18pm david_:

This young lady is super cool.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:18pm P-90:

Yo Clay! When are you gonna stop asking questions about realities that aren't 100% yours?
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:18pm Gee Lampa:

They say a lot of black-owned businesses were spared, but many Asian-owned ones went up in smoke. There's resentment there. Those businesses make money from the community, but won't hire from it.
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:18pm Matt from Springfield:

@Gee: And thanks for that link!
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:19pm Gee Lampa:

YEAH! Stop tryin' to understand, bro.
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:19pm JakeGould:

“A little melanoma should not lead to this…” I think she meant melanin. Not skin cancer.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:19pm P-90:

@Gee: Just "resentment", or possibly also racism?
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:19pm Fredericks:

Thanks for mentioning television/media, Clay. The old divide and conquer routine. You may want to check out Cultivation theory.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/30/15 6:20pm common:

good work, clay
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:21pm Matt from Springfield:

@P-90: Both/and/also/however.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:21pm david_:

"Are you OK with Hillary?" *long pause*
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:21pm JakeGould:

I’ve always wondered how much the whole Roman Catholic history/legacy/culture of the police forces in many cities contributes to this.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:21pm Clay Pigeon:

Hey Fredericks! Yes Jake, I heard that, too. P-90, I know what you mean, I think.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:21pm Gee Lampa:

That depends on the definition, P. Many define racism as bigotry in action, committed by people w/ power. No power = no ability to commit "racist" acts.
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:22pm Matt from Springfield:

@Fredericks: And YES about TV, the programming gets you worried, the commercials offer solutions--that's how it's done in America.
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:23pm cosmic matrix:

  Thu. 4/30/15 6:23pm Gee Lampa:

@Matt I mean flaws being necessary for beauty. It's an integral aspect of eastern art.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:23pm david_:

The Cracker State of NJ- like Carr's table water crackers
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:24pm Slick Goldtooth:

I do love the smell of the nabisco factory on 208
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/30/15 6:24pm common:

"i got my teeth broken in the night' jesus. what a horrid image. so much said with those words put together. wow.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:25pm Gee Lampa:

@Slick pass it every AM!!
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:25pm david_:

Baltimore... home of Edgar Allan Poe... learned that on the Dusty Show :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/30/15 6:26pm Carmichael:

The National Biscuit Company. Buncha crackers. Hey, did I hear new Todd?? Jumpin' on it, Lampa!
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:26pm Clay Pigeon:

Teachable moments, david.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/30/15 6:26pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Crackers are a family food, happy families. Maybe single people eat crackers, we don't know. Frankly, we don't want to know. It's a market we can do without.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:26pm david_:

"listen to those helicopters." "what's that? i can't hear you over the helicopters."
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:27pm Slick Goldtooth:

@ken So that's it, so long and good luck?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/30/15 6:27pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I don't recall saying "good luck."
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:28pm david_:

The more you know... On Today's WFMU™
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:28pm JakeGould:

Whoa! This NYPD announcement sounds quite dystopian.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:28pm Slick Goldtooth:

It's tough to call NJ flat out republican cracker state. Sure there's some real tight ass whitebread areas but there's definitely a good deal of diversity to balance things out. There's also the the reality how this state has a history of being a blue state and if you wanna go back a bit in history it was usually a swing state.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:29pm Gee Lampa:

@Carmichael there's "Global" which is yet another vanity disco record, but the one called "Runddans" will impress. Comes out Tuesday.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:29pm Clay Pigeon:

It was creepy, Jake.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:29pm Marcel M:

That announcement was unreallll.

Great show Clay.
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:29pm JakeGould:

Came in a wee late. Has anyone mentioned, tomorrow is May Day? Wonder what NYC is going to be like then.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:29pm Slick Goldtooth:

@ken A Milhouse Divided might be one of my all time favorite episodes, you want me to show it to the cat? cause the cat's gonna get it
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:30pm david_:

Lots of disembodied voices emanating from armored vehicles and helicopters these days... Orwell is... lying still in his grave.
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:30pm Matt from Springfield:

@Gee: Oh, flaws AS Eastern art, that does make sense.

@david: Clay provides one long "The More You Know"...in a way that matters to us!
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:30pm Slick Goldtooth:

@Jake Break out that May Pole
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:30pm Clay Pigeon:

HAven't mentioned it yet, Jake.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:31pm Nate:

Love ya Clay! Great work! This is what you do best!
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:32pm bren:

Dusty documnting history ... Respect
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:32pm JakeGould:

@SlickGoldtooth: You know of anyplace where fair maidens with flowers in their hair will be dancing around a pole in NYC? Because I would like to be there.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:32pm david_:

Many more people at this gathering responding in the negative to "do you love America?" I think it was James Baldwin who said something about the American nightmare.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:32pm Clay Pigeon:

TY Nate and Bren.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/30/15 6:32pm Philthy woman:

Yea- back in time to catch the tail of the Dusty Show! Greatful to hear this all Clay. Important honest voices.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:33pm Clay Pigeon:

Thanks Philthy Woman. :>)
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:33pm glenn:

so will robert pant, jake.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:34pm david_:

Captured by the Moment - Steve Perry
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:34pm glenn:

ooops. plant.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:34pm Gee Lampa:

@Glenn Robert Pant-Suit.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:35pm david_:

Robert Pant would be a good member name for a Zeppelin parody band.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/30/15 6:36pm Carmichael:

Hey Jake, Emilio Estevez' bday is May 12th.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:37pm Slick Goldtooth:

The frustrating thing is most people are stuck here. Unless you have direct ties like a relative or being born abroad, or you're an award winning surgeon or work for a company lucky enough to sponsor you outside of the country, you're in for a giant uphill climb that might not turn into anything.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:37pm glenn:

it would be, wouldn't it?
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:40pm Gee Lampa:

Clay is doing a better job than all of the major news networks. Easily.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:40pm Chad8:

This coverage is better than any I've seen on cable. These people are talking to Clay about the real issues.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/30/15 6:41pm Mike East:

exactly right, Chad8...for this, Clay deserves a Peabody, imo
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:41pm david_:

the group that marched from NY -> DC are these folks: www.gatheringforjustice.org
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/30/15 6:41pm dale:

just sat down and turned my ears on. what'd i miss?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/30/15 6:42pm common:

go to the archives for this 'un, dale!
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:42pm JakeGould:

@Carmichael: Really? No problemo!
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:42pm Matt from Springfield:

NO commercial or institutional distortion! You want Clay to go out and broadcast these kinds of interviews? It's your pledges that buy our independence to do so! It's his street interviews and Occupy coverage that really make me proud this is truly a "listener-sponsored" station--and NO ONE else!!
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:42pm david_:

giving the Arsenio Hall woop. love it!
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:43pm JakeGould:

Robert’s Pants: A Led Zeppelin cover band where everyone wears pants.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:44pm Gee Lampa:

@Jake versus sun-dresses?
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:44pm Gee Lampa:

@Jake jorts?
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:44pm Clay Pigeon:

ty matt and all. the story is there to record. not hard. the micro-cassette is pretty distorted.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:45pm SeanG:

Clay, will you be doing interviews at the Rec Fair?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/30/15 6:45pm melinda:

Great to hear from people on the street in the moment. Thanks for doing this Clay.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:46pm Clay Pigeon:

Not sure, Sean. TY Melinda.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:47pm Todd:

Bringing me back Clay. In 2004 I was an on the street flip phone correspondent for WFMU's Republican National Convention feed. I did lots of live street interviews with protesters and supporters of the GOP, and random political celebrities like Lynn Samuels. The Cosmic Cowboy was manning the board, and he got arrested the following day when we went to a march together on our bicycles
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:47pm david_:

Led Jeggings
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:48pm iris:

Great show, Clay! You're WFMU's own Murrow!
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:50pm JakeGould:

Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:50pm Clay Pigeon:

ty iris !
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:51pm Marcel M:

oh man..
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:51pm Marcel M:

That went south
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/30/15 6:52pm common:

man, clay...
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:52pm david_:

Murrow's "Good night and good luck" = Clay's "Always remember"
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:52pm JakeGould:

Jeggings. You know maybe if we all wore those sweatpants that look like dress pants we could find peace in the world.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:53pm Marcel M:

@Jake hahaha
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:53pm david_:

Not sure I can be down with the respectability politics stuff... but I get where these folks are coming from...
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:54pm Marcel M:

Whaat is that club music
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:54pm Marcel M:

Is that in the crowd?
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:54pm Marcel M:

Ah no.. haha I'm an idiot.
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:55pm JakeGould:

I will say this: I’m pretty calm when I see ladies wearing Aztec print leggings. Don’t know why. But I am.
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:56pm JakeGould:

@Marcel: I have never wanted to punch someone more than when I see hipster guys around NYC wearing those “dress sweatpants.” And I am not against hipster clothes. Just that looks stupid. Get real pants, hipsters.
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:57pm northguineahills:

@Slick: My wife is from Mexico, and got a Masters here, and let's just say immigration has been a huge headache....
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:57pm Marcel M:

@Jake: Couldn't agree more. Its like, sweatpants are now fashionable and okay to wear out? I've seen it all...
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:58pm BriJet:

This speech is great too!
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:58pm BriJet:

Great show, Clay!!!
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 6:58pm Marcel M:

Clay great show. Really enjoyed it. Night guys.
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:59pm T:

Good one Clay p
Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 6:59pm papageno:

Great show. Thanks!
  Thu. 4/30/15 6:59pm SeanG:

Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 7:00pm Slick Goldtooth:

Awesome work Clay, heck of a job you did. Kudos
Avatar Thu. 4/30/15 7:00pm Clay Pigeon:

always remember ...
  Thu. 4/30/15 7:00pm P-90:

Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 7:01pm Matt from Springfield:

Avatar    Thu. 4/30/15 7:01pm JakeGould:

If you wear sweatpants as a normal thing, I don’t understand. And all my criticism is about mainly white hipsters wearing those dress pant-like sweatpants. So bad. So stupid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/30/15 7:02pm Ken From Hyde Park:

The Mercury Messenger mission from NASA also ended today. The probe crashed into the surface of the speediest planet.
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