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Playlist for 18 May 2016 Options | The Walrus is Trump

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Lol Coxhill  I Am The Walrus   Options Ear of the Beholder 
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Joe Pop-o-Pies  Iam the Walrus   Options Pop-O-Anthology 1984-1993 
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Lord Sitar  I Am The Walrus   Options The Lord Sitar 
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John Otway  I Am the Walrus   Options Under the Covers and Over the Top 
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John Andrew Tartaglia  I Am the Walrus   Options On the Rocks Part 1 
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Black Wire  I Am The Walrus   Options Blackwire 
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The Rutles  Cheese and Onions   Options The Rutles 
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Music behind DJ:
Hampton String Quartet 
I am the Walrus   Options  
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The Rutles  Piggy in the Middle   Options The Rutles 
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Stangulated Beatoffs  Useta be tha Walrus   Options The Beatoffs White Album 
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Seltaeb Eht  Surlaw Eht Ma I   Options  
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Tymon & the Transistors  I am the Walrus   Options       0:40:48 ()
Rosenkreutz  I am THE Walrus Yo!   Options  
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The Beatles  I Am the Walrus Take 9   Options  
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Oingo Boingo  I Was The Walrus but it's been a really long time   Options       0:48:06 ()
The Beatles  I Am the Walrus Slowed Down 800%   Options       0:48:21 ()
Brian Eno  I'm Set Free   Options The Ship 
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Maria Marquez & Frank Harris  Canto del Pilon   Options Potatoes: A Collection Of Folk Songs (various artists) 
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Sand  Dance On   Options North Atlantic Raven 
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Der Musikant  Puehhch   Options Musikantenmusik 1980-84 
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Grauzone  Eisbaer   Options NDW: Aus Grauer Stade Muaren - Die Neue Deutsche Welle 1977-1985 Tiel 4 (V/A) 
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The Ex  That's Not a Virus   Options  
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The Fall  Facebook Troll / No Xmas For John Quay   Options Wise Ol' Man 
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Pamela Z  Geekspeak   Options Sonic Circuits IV (various artists) 
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Moondog (Dedelus & Muzzix)   Behold   Options Round the World of Sound 
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Arthur Russel  A Track on Side Two   Options Tower of Meaning      1:48:45 ()
Robert Ashley  In Sara   Options In Sara, Mencken, Christ and Beethoven There Were Men and Women 
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Monty Python  Decomposing Composers   Options Contractual Obligation Record 
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Dexy's Midnight Runners  Dance Stance   Options  
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Lori & The Chameleons  Touch   Options  
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Kleenex  You   Options  
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B for Bang  I Am the Walrus   Options  
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Gwenno  Chwyldro   Options Y Dydd Olaf 
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Lida Husik  Up   Options Bozo 
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Spooky Tooth  I Am the Walrus   Options       2:28:24 ()
He is the walrus  Walrus Sounds   Options  
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Wesley Michael Hayes  Trump Train   Options  
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Mitchell Stone  President Trump   Options  
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Hank Williams Jr.  The McCain Palin Tradition Remix   Options  
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Pappa Razzi & The Photogs  Donald Trump for President   Options  
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The Passionate and Objective Jokerfan  Prince Roger Nelson Needs Only One Name   Options  
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The Passionate and Objective Jokerfan  Dave Hill, You're a Multitalented Entertainer   Options  
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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 6:01am -Ken:

Greetings everybody!
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 6:30am People Like Us:

wow, love the surveillance seals!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 6:49am -Ken:

They love you back Vicki.
  Wed. 5/18/16 7:02am ϝϘϝϘ (:

Morning, Ken, People Like Us!

That picture depicts pretty much how the UK island looks like nowadays having between 4 to 5.9 million CCTV surveillance cameras!
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 7:09am People Like Us:

they are see lions
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 7:15am People Like Us:

sea sea TV
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 7:27am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning, Ken and pre-show people. What horrid, wretched dreck are you planning to foist on us today? The good kind, I trust.
  Wed. 5/18/16 7:30am ϝϘϝϘ (:

Could somebody help me compose a pun using the word Walrus to out-pun Vicki?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 7:49am Ken From Hyde Park:

Don't everybody walrus in at once to answer ϝϘϝϘ ('s question.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 7:52am Michael:

Morning Ken. Loving the gifs this morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 7:52am -Ken:

Thanks Michael. f0f0: 500 channels of Walrus and nothing to watch?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 8:02am -Ken:

Any requests? Better now than later.. real ones por favor..
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 8:04am AnAnonymousParty:

Um, "I am the Walrus"? But not the Beatles version, but the Spooky Tooth cover version?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 8:06am Michael:

Guy Clark just died - somethings in that direction perhaps? Is there a new Las Liminanas?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 8:09am Dan B From Upstate:

shana falana was on mary wing's show this weekend. maybe some more from her/them?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 8:15am -Ken:

Now we're talkin! Thanks you AAP, Michael and Dan B!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 8:17am cory:

ahhh, I get to be one of those ppl listening @ work!!
  Wed. 5/18/16 8:20am ϝϘϝϘ (:

Some ideas for..

  Wed. 5/18/16 8:21am ϝϘϝϘ (:

Some ideas for..

Requests:
Pierre Bastien & Alexei Aigui - Musique De Rejouissance
The The - Uncertain Smile
Edwin Torres - Peesacho
The GTO's - I'm In Love With The Ooo-Ooo Man
Plone - Top and Low Rent
Dif Juz - Re

Non-requests:
Edson Velandia - Aputoi
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 8:30am Ken From Hyde Park:

Guy Clark would be cool. I'm not familiar with his work. Maybe some Roy Clark, too, to compare and contrast.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 8:49am Cliff:

Good morning everyone. Who is Mr. Burns with in that 1st gif? Haven't watched The Simpsons in a long time...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 8:52am Ken From Hyde Park:

Burnsie is posing with Rupert Murdoch, President of Newscorp and Fox.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 8:56am steveo:

You checkin' this Hebrew Let it be cover, Ken?
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:02am Sem Chumbo:

Yellow Matter Custard covered "You Know My Name, Look up the Number." NO idea why, either the name or the cover.
Morning, SM Ken, and all.
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:03am Marcel M:

Morning
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:04am MD:

Good morning Children of The Freeform! Onr thing I must say..."IT IS BALLOON!!!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:04am Ken From Hyde Park:

Secret handshake for Tusk, the hidden society of the walrus underworld. Then they listen to marching band music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:04am MD:

I like the Surf Cams!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:05am coelacanth:

good morning Ken and others
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:05am Yvang:

Bowie, Prince and now Walrus! What a year!
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:07am Nina:

Good morning! These are fun covers to start the day with.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:07am steveo:

Trying to find the Like button on Yvang's post.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:08am steveo:

WAIT ARE YOU DOING THIS BECAUSE IT'S CLOUDY?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:09am coelacanth:

well, it's not a stupid bloody tuesday...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:09am Cliff:

Haha, thanks Ken from HP!
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:09am đ¢ ÞäŦ:

Bad news: Marlene Marder of Kleenex/LiLiPuT died. We better be hearing an entire set of their music, KEN.
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:10am SeanG:

LOVE IT
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:11am kevlicki:

Good morning radioland
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:12am steveo:

@coel a tuesday so stupid that it doesn't even know it's a wednesday (?)
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:12am Asheville Jon:

Did paul McCartney finally die?
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:12am Slazenger:

My Friend Ken,
Now if I were to say something sounds "crappy" or "crap-ish" would that constitute CRAP? I am so enjoying the Walrus. Enjoy your day and once again thanks for "Only the greatest radio show in the world"!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:13am thedunkel:

Good Morning good music! Good Morning 'interesting' music!
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:14am mink:

I LOVE John Otway. Saw him at a festival a few years back, he's still doing crazy stunts on stage :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:14am coelacanth:

steveo, good point...'foolish day's throwing the whole schedule off.
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:14am B WAD:

I hate Ken, but in 15 years of listening to WFMU this might be the best first 15 minutes of any show I've ever heard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:15am MD:

Do I feel an I Am the Walrus Set Coming on!?!?!?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:15am Marcel M:

Man, Ken, two of the best comments ever two weeks in a row!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:15am coelacanth:

'better take something, doctor.
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:15am People Like Us:

3Puen - Sugar Cookie would work well after this
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:16am MD:

To quote Donny from The Big Lebowski..."I am the Walrus Dude..."
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:16am Asheville Jon:

the only thing worse than hearing an actual beatles song (the worst band ever), is hearing a bunch of beatles covers.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:16am Asheville Jon:

turning radio (internet stream) off now.
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:16am schnallity:

I am the walrus. You are the walrus. He, she or it is the walrus. We are the walrus. You are the walrus. They are the walrus.
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:17am B WAD:

OK I love Ken
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:17am Webhamster Henry:

Is the Rutles' Cheese & Onions on its way?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:18am Ken From Hyde Park:

Walrus Wednesday! Wow!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:18am Cliff:

I thought all of the Rutles songs were technically not covers though, for legal purposes
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:18am coelacanth:

Ken, where's your fashion sense? it's cool to hate the beatles now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:19am steveo:

media.giphy.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:19am BennettCap:

Here's another clue for you, then. The Walrus was Ken.
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:19am Slazenger:

I am the Coelacanth
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:19am mink:

who doesn't like this song? this I think must be their best
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:19am Jeffy Jazz:

What a coincidence, they're serving walrus in my company cafeteria today!
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:20am Sem Chumbo:

With or without a side of tusks?
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:20am SSS:

@schnality - I was the Walrus...now I'm a parsimmon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:20am doctorjazz:

The return of Bohemian Rhapsody!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:20am doctorjazz:

Can it go on as long?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:20am thedunkel:

seems appropriate loveboatinsanity.tumblr.com...
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:21am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Is Ken going to one-up Joe McGasko's three hours of "Eleanor Rigby", I wonder?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:21am Stepwalrus:

Uhhh... my bucket!!!
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:21am Jeffy Jazz:

You can have it tuskless or w/tusk.
But really, the tusk is the best part if you ask me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:23am Cliff:

I'm in for the long haul, no matter what.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:23am Ken From Hyde Park:

I am the oosik!
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:23am đ¢ ÞäŦ:

RUTLES!!
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:23am Sem Chumbo:

Nice, Ken.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:24am đ¢ ÞäŦ:

Do I have to spell it out??
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:24am Webhamster Henry:

Neil Innis is one of about a dozen fifth Beatles.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:24am steveo:

b.b.b.but Isn't piggy in the middle the walrusy one?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:25am walrus:

it is. this is just a breakfast suggestion.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:25am Webhamster Henry:

Yeah piggy is a little closer! MY BAD!
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:25am Jeffy Jazz:

Barry Wom... a school leaver of no fixed hairstyle.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:26am Webhamster Henry:

I've been listening to Rutles Highway Revisted too mush I guess.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:26am Cliff:

HENRY!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:26am Webhamster Henry:

I'm going to have to change my name in shame now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:27am thedunkel:

walrus rhymes with wings loveboatinsanity.tumblr.com...
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:27am SSS:

Morass
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:27am ϝϘϝϘ (:

It's not my fault! But baby seals are scrumptious!
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:27am đ¢ ÞäŦ:

I was going to say but I like Cheese and Onions.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:27am SSS:

Which life often is
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:28am Cliff:

I'm disappointed, Ken
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:28am mink:

boooo
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:28am Marcel M:

Well we couldn't hear 3 hours anyway now because of that FLUB... HENRY!
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:28am SSS:

Sometimes life is a walrus morass as well...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:29am Dan B From Upstate:

So... 2 hours and 45 minutes of "I am the walrus" instead?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:29am Michele:

Marcel what time does your band go on tonight?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:30am steveo:

now i am ashamed of my honesty
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:31am -Ken:

How the hell do I get out of this?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:31am walrus:

THIS IS HOW!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:31am Marcel M:

@Michele: Its kind of an early show, first band is 8pm. I'd show up at 8:30 to be safe.
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:32am People Like Us:

you play a mashup with Oasis in it to prove that in fact they copied the Rutles, not the Beatles
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:32am blee:

Play Lumpy and the Dumpers to set yourself free, Ken.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:32am steveo:

The Residents - The Walrus Hunt
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:32am đ¢ ÞäŦ:

SMKen: Play a Kleenex set. You know, we interrupt this I am the Walrus to bring you a tribute show..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:32am Cliff:

Well the good thing is, we get to hear The Rutles twice this morning.
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:32am Slazenger:

Get out of it by playing it backwards! it will break the spell!!!!!
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:33am ϝϘϝϘ (:

Press the 'I Am The Walrus Dump Button', Ken. No one will notice you played any walrus song.
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:33am herb.nyc:

G'bye WNYC, hello WkFeMnU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:34am Cliff:

I'm officially starting my gluten- and dairy-free diet this morning. Rice Krispies with almond milk for breakfast, yum!
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:35am People Like Us:

a Beatles mashup would be a good exit too, I suggest Go Home Productions or something from Best Bootlegs in the World Ever
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:35am Ken From Hyde Park:

Who is Koo-koo the Jew they mention in this song?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:35am BennettCap:

Say Glass Onion three times in the mirror and the ghost of John Lennon will appear and bore you with explanations. You'll forget you ever liked a walrus.
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:35am mink:

Ken est le eggman exécutif
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:36am walrus:

maybe Kleenex covered walrus?
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:36am AnAnonymousParty:

Just layer all the different versions over each other and play the whole mess at once.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:37am đ¢ ÞäŦ:

@walrus: Ich denke nicht
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:37am doctorjazz:

Sister Sadie could lead out of this mess...
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:37am Jeffy Jazz:

!taerg si sihT
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:37am Cliff:

Now it all makes sense
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:38am ϝϘϝϘ (:

!!!!!!!!MMMMMAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLHHHHHKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:38am Webhamster Henry:

I have suggestions but I'm in the doghouse now.Or Walrushouse.
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:38am Brendan:

!taerg si siht - neK iH
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:38am Jeffy Jazz:

Ich bin ein walruser!
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:38am AnAnonymousParty:

Or Singin' Sadie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:38am Stepwalrus:

Yes, bring me my bucket. Something is definitely coming up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:39am coelacanth:

i didn't think so either.
...rest in peace Marlene Marder.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:40am Walrus B From Upstate:

We're going back to the beginning for more hot walrus action!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:40am thedunkel:

"going too far, we don't go too far, none of us will go too far……unless you are a decent fellow like Ken…"
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:40am People Like Us:

next Michael Jackson by Negativland
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:41am Webwalrus Henry:

I have some recordings of walruses who may be claiming that in fact THEY are the walrus.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:41am steveo:

I'm crying.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:41am walrus:

they are not.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:42am Marcel M:

He's doin' it man he's really doin' it
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:42am Sem Chumbo:

Waiting for the Man to come? The Walrus was Lou?
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:42am owlex:

Ken, you promised us
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:42am mink:

yessss
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:43am Cliff:

Number 9, number 9, number 9....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:43am semolina pilchard:

i can see tons of walrus from up here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:44am Michael:

Much better than 8.
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:44am Jeffy Jazz:

Is the plural of walrus 'walri'? If it's not, it oughta be.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:45am Goyim in the AM:

Hey guys, heard any cool songs lately?
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:45am Sem Chumbo:

thewalrus.ca
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:45am Stepchild:

Cleanup on aisle 9. This is what happens when one pigs out on walrus.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:45am Henry:

"Georgia's New Negro Legislators"-- great band name!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:45am walrus:

a murder of walri.
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:45am Rich in Washington:

I think there's a key-changed version of Walrus out there somewhere, or did you already play it?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:46am Marcel M:

@Ken: Make sure you play Walrus by Boris and Merzbow
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:46am MD:

No Wait Guys. Really....I AM THE WALRUS!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:46am Marcel M:

www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:47am Walrus B From Upstate:

google knows me too well. I started typing in "a group of" and it autocompleted to "a group of walrus is called" (it's herd, if anyone cares.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:47am MD:

be the walrus...be the walrus...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:48am Stepchild:

overherd
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:48am AnAnonymousParty:

Now, I'd pay a dollar to hear a J.D. Blackfoot cover of this ...
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:48am mink:

nono, I am the walrus actually
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:48am ϝϘϝϘ (:

Wait, Ken. Don't let the dream end. I'm still searching to see if Leibach or Elakaleiset did a cover version of 'I am the Walrus'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:49am Cliff:

I wonder if Duane has any Italo disco remixes of Walrus
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:49am MD:

Wait..I thought The Beatles Learned from Black people...The Rolling Stones did!!!
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:49am Yakov Smirnoff:

In Soviet Russia, Walrus is you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:49am Stepchild:

You walrus hurt the ones you love.
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:49am People Like WalrUs:

Go Home Productions - The Whale and the Walrus
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:49am Webwalrus Henry:

Can't stop the Walrus!
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:50am Roberto:

Now you've gone and blown it all away, you mean?
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:50am mink:

actually you already blew it earlier when you played the wrong song, but it's okay, we forgive you, our walrus overlord
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:50am People Like Us:

The Swingle Singers - I Am The Walrus
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:50am steveo:

so this is 20 minutes long?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:50am Cliff:

Even the studio equipment doesn't want this to happen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:51am MD:

Yea!!! The Dark One Is Here!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:51am Stepchild:

Mmm hmm. Sometimes slowing something 100% still isn't enuff
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:52am Jeffy Jazz:

Please play the whole thing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:52am walrus:

Awesome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:52am MD:

Louis....Louis!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:52am Ken From Hyde Park:

Like your humble DJ, the Inuit people use every part of the walrus. Nothing goes to waste.
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:52am mink:

this sounds like the beach
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:53am walrus:

this should fill out the rest of the show nicely.
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:54am mink:

is ken growing tusks?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:54am Okasa:

Really Ken? Tough listening this morning. Tusk tusk...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:54am Parq:

Dug the PO reference. Christmas in May!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:54am Cliff:

And I've been wondering what other songs besides Bohemian Rhapsody have enough bathos to make a 3-hour cover show work. I was thinking Hotel California
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:54am BennettCap:

Friends don't let friends Walrus.
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 9:55am Roberto:

How about some Buddy Guy? I'm a vegan and I absolutely adore that hot meat song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 9:55am redkayak:

Morning, all!
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:56am mink:

dear god no, not hotel calafornia... That just repeats the same chords pattern doesn't it? at least Walrus has some dips and lifts and orchestration
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:57am walrus:

oh, what you have floated into...
  Wed. 5/18/16 9:57am Brendan:

Ken, my doggies are barking for some walrus meat: http://static.echonest.com/dogstep/go.html?trid=TRSZZTL13DAD9C2049
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:58am Cliff:

ENO SAVES US ALL
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:58am Wasrus B From Upstate:

Oh no. It's over?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:58am :

the dream is over.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:58am đ¢ ÞäŦ:

Wow. Thanks Eno.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:59am Marcel M:

Set free from Walrus land.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 9:59am đ¢ ÞäŦ:

although I liked that 800% version.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:59am Dan B From Upstate:

Okay. Hour 2: That hour-long soulwax mega mix of guitar solos.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 9:59am Whosondephone:

I wonder if that guy who climbed to the top of the food chain is really a meat eater or a vegan.
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 10:01am SeanG:

you did it
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:01am BennettCap:

The Walrus and the Carpenter
Were walking close at hand;
They wept like anything to see
Such quantities of sand:
"If this were only cleared away,"
They said, "it would be grand!"
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:01am ϝϘϝϘ (:

Very clever and fantastic way to escape the Walrus curse, Ken!
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:02am Sam:

The food chain is a scam. All you really need is plankton.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 10:02am SSS:

No no...the walrus morass
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:03am coelacanth:

we're set free. now i can get back to my cheese and onions.
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:04am ϝϘϝϘ (:

La canción del pilón! What a beautiful song! Even though there's no mention of goats in it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:04am Webwalrus Henry:

I understand there's a new Anna Homler. But I've lost the right to suggest anything.
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 10:05am mariano:

This Maria Marquez is awesome, wow!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:08am coelacanth:

Thank you Brian Eno for everything.
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:08am ϝϘϝϘ (:

Anyone seen Webhamster Henry?
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:09am Sam:

It's ok Ken. You did good.
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:10am mink:

I liked it. But if possible plz play more things a bit punchy because I'm all walrussed up now
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:10am Sam:

Can you someone for chasing your ambulance without your permission? Is that stalking?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:10am Cliff:

Wow, you've actually found somebody more irritating than Andy?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:11am Listener Scott:

Nice test. Preferred Duane's remix though.
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:11am Sam:

More walrus Ken. We must have more.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:12am -Ken:

The new Anna Homler is not so great. But I played it a few weeks ago.
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:12am Sam:

Do you have a German version of I am the walrus?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:13am Ken From Hyde Park:

Visuals: the walrus cam. www.ustream.tv...
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:15am Sam:

Here's one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsUvBM635yo&index=7&list=PL141AB441D435A90E
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 10:19am SeanG:

YESS
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:20am Sam:

I could go for an ice beer
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:21am ?:

Oh nice, one of the NDW gems
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:21am melinda:

Hello Ken & people!
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:22am Brendan:

Eisbaer is definitely a meat eater.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:22am -Ken:

Hi Melinda - Yes, Eisbaer is one of NDW's finest moments.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 10:23am βrian:

Beware the predatory salad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:23am Parq:

Maybe that top of the food chain guy is simply trying to tell the waiter he wants the soup.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:24am Cliff:

Hi melinda, do you like The Beatles?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:25am melinda:

Yes, Cliff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:26am melinda:

Was that a trick question?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:26am Cliff:

Well then, you should definitely listen to the 1st hour of today's episode when it hits the archives!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:28am -Ken:

Anybody know how many F words are in this song? I got my finger on the button!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:29am -Ken:

I'm good up to four....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:30am melinda:

Oh, yeah, I was bummed to have missed the first set, after seeing the playlist.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:32am Dan B From Upstate:

I would like nothing more in this world than for that to have been a real obituary (even if the cause of death isn't accurate). Please tell me it's real!
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:32am Sam:

I think NWA's "Fuck the Police" has 91 profanities in it. Maybe you could play the slowed down version and have enough time to dump them all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:33am -Ken:

Only one to go...
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:34am ϝϘϝϘ (:

It doesn't matter, Ken. No one understands a single word Mark E Smith sings.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:35am Cliff:

Bwaahahahaha, he mentioned Plan 9!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:36am Michael:

Language removal?
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 10:36am βrian:

No BeOS?
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:37am bogdanPopov:

This piece (and the mention of Plan 9) remind me of this image : https://rbt.asia/boards/g/img/0541/32/1461165562245.jpg
R.I.P. Uriel
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:37am mink:

my bf's laptop decided to upgrade itself to windows 10 the other night. Luckily it gave an option to revert back, but only after upgrading without consent, and introducing us to its creepy assistant "Cortana" who watches everything you do and sends info back to microsoft. Think he is switching to linux now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:37am Cliff:

I was interviewed by a guy who sounds like this. I didn't like his favorite programming language, and he sure as fuck didn't like mine. I didn't get the job.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:38am rbxbx:

sup operating system geeks ❤︎
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:38am bogdanPopov:

Oh I actually posted a really mean image, I'm really sorry...
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:38am C:

Enter
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 10:38am mariano:

Wait, the FCC gives you a pass on 4 F-bombs or am I reading that wrong?
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:39am Brendan:

Turbo encabulator is an excellent techspeak youtube
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:39am ϝϘϝϘ (:

What is your favourite programming language, Cliff? Just curious. Not that I want to hate you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:39am coelacanth:

mariano, 4 dumps left on Ken's dump button.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:40am Cliff:

Python. Widely reviled by Scala hackers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:40am Webwalrus Henry:

I did something like this in 1989: jhhl.net...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:41am JakeGould:

Who speaks for the “Wads?” The gaywads and the dorkwads? What about the “Offs?” The jerkoffs and their cousins the jagoffs? Respect for all!
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 10:41am βrian:

⌘S us from this blather!
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:41am ϝϘϝϘ (:

def initely(thebest):
print(Good for you, Cliff!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:41am JP from KC:

Morning everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:42am coelacanth:

i have that on cassette, recorded from Kenny G's show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:42am Dan B From Upstate:

I'm going back to school to learn coding after I lose my job. I think I'm now more scared than I already was.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 10:42am the Canterbury wood-elf:

"Gaywads, Dorkwads Sign Historic Wad Accord"
www.theonion.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:42am Fuzzy:

I am a fuckwad who enjoys programming in Java.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:43am Jeff:

Yep. I was part of that failed experiment.
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:43am bogdanPopov:

An update of 'Geekspeak' would need a good amount of Javascript bashing
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:43am melinda:

Mark E Smith is a facebook enthusiast? That's funny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:45am JakeGould:

I work in tech and I hate acronyms. They are 10% for speed and 90% for alienation in my book. And the second you can pronounce an acronym? Forget it… You have created another, alien language.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 10:46am βrian:

J'aime Moondog.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:46am JakeGould:

@bogdanPopov: What’s your favorite framework? *ducks*
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:46am Marcel M:

Cool. I like drugs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:46am Cliff:

Thanks ϝϘϝϘ! I don't need no type-checking handholding or functional S&M in my programming langauges

Fuzzy - I used to know a guy who liked Java, he said he goes into a trance typing out all of the boilerplate over and over again
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:46am Cliff:

Wait, was Ken talking about drugs again?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:47am rbxbx:

@Jake it's all about making sure people share a common lexicon so you can sniff out the phonies. It's not so dissimilar to music snob stuff that happens. More annoying though because you have no choice whether to take part of it or not.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 10:47am βrian:

My favorite stack? Buckwheat drizzled with grade A dark amber.
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:47am ϝϘϝϘ (:

Knowing Ken's mastery on the subject it's going to be a 3-hour interview...at least!
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 10:47am mariano:

@coelacanth: I see, thanks!
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 10:48am Bjarne:

Hello Ken and everyone else. I got a request if it's not to late.
open.spotify.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:48am coelacanth:

many things are named ridiculous and inappropriate names for the sake of acronyms. people are that stupid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:48am rbxbx:

That sounds delicious and I don't even like pancakes :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:49am JakeGould:

One thing in tech in 2016 that is different than 1995: Hard drives don’t have that creepy “master/slave” thing happening any more. All hard drive connections are equal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:49am Marcel M:

@Cliff: Gonna be a drug special June 1st. Bring yr drugz.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:50am coelacanth:

yes, i'll have one of those stacks too, please.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:50am JakeGould:

@rbxbx: You are right. The second I hear anyone start to use acronyms in tech like crazy I know they are phones. Can’t tell you how many horrible techs I have had the misfortune of working with that just used jargon all the time but did wretchedly bad work.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 10:50am βrian:

And it's a good thing we no longer need to park our heads when we're done computing for the day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:51am Cliff:

Alright then! It's never too early in the morning for drugs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:52am coelacanth:

no wake n bake for Cliff.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 10:52am βrian:

Good morning, my friend:
upload.wikimedia.org...
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:53am ϝϘϝϘ (:

coelacanth,

BTW, IMO and FYI, WFMU, AKA WTF radio, is so OMG.

PS. N/A

LOL.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:53am JakeGould:

“…I know they are phonies.” DAMN!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:54am Cliff:

Well the body produces endogenous cannabinoids and opioids, so technically we're all on drugs all the time. Duuuuuude
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:54am -Ken:

The worst acronym-as-verb I ever heard was when a linux guy used chmod as a verb. "I shmodded it."
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 10:55am βrian:

There are acronyms and there are initialisms. Sometimes they cross over.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:55am Cliff:

I woulda shmodded dat guy in the mouth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:55am Jeff:

I'm fond of grep-as-verb, though.
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:55am ϝϘϝϘ (:

Ken

Why he didn't just Sudoed it?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:56am Fuzzy:

That's fscked- up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:56am rbxbx:

shmodding someone in the mouth sounds kind of romantic, really.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:57am JakeGould:

@-Ken: “shmodded” That is horrible! I had one tech as me repeatedly about the “boxxen.” I was dumbfounded and asked, “What do you wan?” and he basically just was talking about “physical servers” the “boxes.” I think I could have legally smacked him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:58am Cliff:

Not if you say it in a Joizee accent, rbxbx
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:58am JakeGould:

@Jeff: Grep as a verb is fine. Just don’t “grok.”
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 10:58am -Ken:

Yeah, what a fuckin' dope. It's not like he was reading a PSA on the radio or doing an EAS test.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 10:58am Fuzzy:

The plural of VAX is VAXen...
  Wed. 5/18/16 10:59am ϝϘϝϘ (:

But surely radio parlance has loads of geek speak, Ken?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:00am Jeff:

@JakeGould: Yep. Stranger in a Strange Land references bring douche chills these days.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:00am melinda:

@Jake: I thought phones was just a hipper way of saying phonies. I sort of like it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:00am steveo:

i've heard "see-aitch-mod it to 744". But schmodded: yeccch.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:00am Jeff:

@Fuzzy: that is absolutely correct, and I'll fight anyone who disagrees.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:00am Cliff:

Children, oxen, and brethren. That's it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:01am JakeGould:

@Jeff: Is “Douche Chills” playing at Monty Hall?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:02am coelacanth:

i haven't had a good schmodding session in a while.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:02am Webwalrus Henry:

chmodded, schmodded. I hate people who say "Earl" for URL.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:02am Jeff:

@steveo and all: I think "chmod" as verb is less offensive if you pronunciate it with a hard "ch" sound. Using the "shh" sound is problematic.
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:02am jess:

This made my day!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:03am Cliff:

Yiddish, shmiddish.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:03am Jeff:

What's the URL, Kenneth?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:03am JakeGould:

FWIW I think acronyms are part of the issue when it comes to male domination in tech. Since most people don’t know lingo, a “n00B’ who asks a basic, valid question but doesn’t use lingo is treated like dunce in some tech circles. And those tech circles tend to be male dominated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:04am rbxbx:

yupppp, crux found.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:04am -Ken:

Yes, radio has tons of acronym jargon also - the best one is "Vizwar" for VSWR for "Visible Standing Wave Ratio," or the amount of RF radiation that bounces back into a transmitter from a messed up antenna. "The Vizwar is off the charts! We gotta send someboy up the tower. "
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:04am coelacanth:

ϝϘϝϘ ( @ 10:53 i don't understand!
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:04am ϝϘϝϘ (:

Conversely, do you know what I like, Webwalrus Henry? People who open a browser type in Google in the Google search box, to go to Google.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:05am rbxbx:

@-Ken Vizwar sounds pretty dope though. Like an ATR song title.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:06am JakeGould:

Another one I heard regarding SSH jails (if you know what those are) was “shrooted.” Just say “I used chroot to setup and SSH jail…” you dingus.

FWIW, somehow old school radio lingo seems more equitable to me since it grew out of decades of usage where tech lingo is relatively young and changes all the time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:06am Cliff:

VVVVVIIIIIIZZZZZZWWWWWWWWWAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!!@@#!@#!@!!!!!$!%$%!%!!!!!!!!111!!!!!1!1!11
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:06am Ken From Hyde Park:

Got to hand it to the first Unix guys who invented two-letter names for many commands (cd, rm, mv, etc.). Way more efficient then using RemoveFile or other waste-of-typing commands would have been.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:07am Jeff:

I remember hearing of a computer installation with two VAXen. They were named North-going VAX and South-going VAX.

This still makes me happy.
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:07am C:

SMPTE
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:07am JakeGould:

@Ken: Well, yeah those are good for commands and even “speak well” when you say it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:08am Cliff:

Hey, I heard that.
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:08am ϝϘϝϘ (:

THE WAAALLLRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRUUUUUUUUUUUUU-

Wait..What happened?
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:08am βrian:

What's with the Egyptian Brackets, yo?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:08am JakeGould:

@Jeff: Ha! Good. I do like creative server names. But how many clusters of servers named after “Simpsons” characters can their be.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:09am Jeff:

I always thought VSWR stood for "voltage standing wave ratio", not visual.

-knowitall@aol.com
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:09am AnAnonymousParty:

Some of us grew up in the 70s/80s and remember the CB radio craze. I still have a Radio Shack SWR meter on my workbench. "I'll adjust your antenna for $5". Been doing software development for 40 years, the last 8 in dod, I think I can carry on an entire conversation in acronyms. And not think it's weird.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:09am JakeGould:

FWIW, some CD discounter on eBay located in the U.S. has the “NDW: Aus Grauer Stade Muaren - Die Neue Deutsche Welle 1977-1985” CDs in for a decent price.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:10am melinda:

One of my least favorite acronyms is KISS. People often end up explaining it ('I like to follow the KISS principle, keep it simple, stupid!') which negates the principle of keeping it simple. Plus it just sounds dumb.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:10am JakeGould:

@AnAnonymousParty: STFU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:10am coelacanth:

TWISOOC. {the world is spinning out of control.}
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:11am JakeGould:

I always thought KISS stood for, “Keep It Sexy Satan.”
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:12am AnAnonymousParty:

@Jake L8r, I'm RTFM now.
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:12am Sam:

All acronyms should be fucking banned. I can't stand them. And it's true, their main purpose is not to save time, but to isolate outsiders and make new people feel stupid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:12am JakeGould:

@AnAnonymousParty: My 2 to 12 year old years were spent in the 70s. Never saved up enough allowance to get a CB lingo dictionary, but damned if I did’t try.
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:12am ϝϘϝϘ (:

I'd choose KISUMOFO over the KISS method. It's more direct.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:13am JakeGould:

@-Ken: FWIW, I really like the kissing walrus GIF. Nice one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:13am coelacanth:

i always thought KISS stood for pathetically shitty music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:13am Jeff:

@AnAnonymousParty: If you spent time in DOD circles, I bet you also acquired all those good military acronyms and sayings (including classics like FUBAR, and various degrees of clusterfuck - the high speed rolling one being a favorite)
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:14am AnAnonymousParty:

@Jake, 10-4 buddy, see you on the flipside, I'm puttin' the hammer down to get away from these smokies.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:14am đ¢ ÞäŦ:

Thanks Ken.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:14am AnAnonymousParty:

roger that
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:14am JakeGould:

POTUS
SCOTUS
BLOWUS
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:14am ϝϘϝϘ (:

RIP Kleenex member! One of my favourite bands!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:15am melinda:

@coelecanth: that's what first comes to mind for me too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:15am Webwalrus Henry:

This gets the walrus seal of approval.
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:16am mink:

yey
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:16am rbxbx:

I thought FLOTUS was flying lotus for a long time :(

#politics
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:16am doctorjazz:

Love this Kleenex version!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:16am Cliff:

I remember QSL and QSO from when I goofed around with shortwave radio

WALRUS!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:16am melinda:

KISS was a miltary acronym originally too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:17am steveo:

HEY WHAT THE HELL IS HAPPENING HERE
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:17am doctorjazz:

Oops, B for Bang is the one, nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:17am Webwalrus Henry:

Would Bill be the FHOTUS?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:17am Jeff:

In this context, the main playlist picture now looks to me like a bunch of Surveillance Walruses sunning on rocks.
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:17am JoeRay:

Are you Mary Winging it this morning,Ken?
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:18am Ike:

Wait, the body can produce its own cannabinoids? That would explain why I always have the munchies, then.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:19am JakeGould:

@Jeff: How do you know about project, SWALRUS?

• Seal Based
• Watching
• And
• Listening
• Radio
• Underwater
• System
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:19am AnAnonymousParty:

We actually have retired marines here to server as UI/UX consultants/testers/domain experts. Now, imagine what happens when you get them together in a room with some devs to work on something. My, how my vocabulary and use of metaphors has grown.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:19am βrian:

@Ike: "Why do you think they call it shit?"
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:20am ϝϘϝϘ (:

I love how Ken has walrused today's show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:20am JakeGould:

SHIT?

• Subordinate
• Hope
• Inadvertently
• Terminated
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:21am Cliff:

Ike: Classic stoner-level delayed response, there
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:21am JakeGould:

This Gwenno is awesome.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:23am βrian:

graphical user asnynchronous network operation?
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:24am ϝϘϝϘ (:

By the way, Ken,

'Y Dydd Olaf' is pronounced P Diddy Combs.

I am pretty sure because I once watched 23 mins of BBC Welsh News.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:27am JakeGould:

People mock Eastern Europeans for having weird letters in their language but look at the Welsh and their melange of letters.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:28am Webwalrus Henry:

Walrus sounds : www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:29am Dan B From Upstate:

I always hated how MySQL became "My Sequel." Why not just go with "Miss Cull"? It's shorter and it works.
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:29am mink:

Do Americans ever have gardens, or do they only have yards?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:30am JakeGould:

@DanB: My favorite thing with MySQL is how every other person I ever meet pronounces it differently with absolute authority.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:30am coelacanth:

there is no good to come out of not playing spooky tooth.
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:30am mink:

Welsh is very consistent in its pronunciation tho - unlike English
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:31am AnAnonymousParty:

@Ken Baby steps on the Spooky Tooth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:31am Dan B From Upstate:

@mink My grandfather had a sizeable vegetable garden, and my grandmother had two quaint flower gardens.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:31am JakeGould:

@mink: A “yard” tends to be only in the front of the house. A garden can be a yard as well. Sometimes a garden can be in the back of the house or on the side of the house. But nowadays few people can afford homes with yards or gardens.

I own houseplants on my windowsill.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:31am βrian:

@mink: we have both at our house. We're slowly converting the lawn to a garden, to avoid having to mow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:32am coelacanth:

i have a garden - and a yard....but my yard is a garden; so, yes, i have gardens.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:32am JP from KC:

@mink: In America, a yard is the grassy land around a house or building. A garden is where you grow fruits and vegetables, or flowers,
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:32am Dan B From Upstate:

One of my favorite acronyms was Springfielders for Nonviolence, Understanding, and Helping or SNUH.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:32am JakeGould:

@coelacanth: Show off.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:33am Cliff:

I live in an apartment building, and the bedroom window that I stare out of while listening to WFMU overlooks a courtyard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:33am coelacanth:

not really,Jake. i don't own the land. i just control it.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:34am βrian:

In certain stuffy suburban areas, there's still a kind of stigma to having a vegetable garden in the front yard. But elsewhere it's becoming très hip.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:35am walrus:

are you mimicking me?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:35am JakeGould:

Courtyards are where you see your superintendant move things out of the basement, kids toss things out the window, you hear your neighbors shouting and screaming… At at night you might hear cats fighting or having sex; never easy to differentiate that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:35am MD:

HAPPY , HAPPY CHRISTMAS ALL!!!
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:35am mink:

Thanks for all the yard and garden explanations and examples!
I think in the UK people mostly call their garden a garden - however pathetic and small - a "yard" is more of a courtyard.. or work-yard.. they are not grassy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:35am JakeGould:

@coelacanth: So you are a mage?
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:35am ϝϘϝϘ (:

A challenger to the whale appears!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:35am MD:

GOD BLESS US EVERYONE...EVEN SATAN!
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:36am cory:

thanks for the awesome show today
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:36am JakeGould:

Hey! Today is the day in 1980 that Ian Curtis killed himself on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:36am coelacanth:

is that an acronym?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:37am Cliff:

Hey Ken, you didn't let us vote on whether we wanted to hear this!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:37am MD:

CHUMP TRAIN!!!
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:37am Sam:

The Trump train! Has Trump ever even been on a train?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:38am coelacanth:

MAWA ...make america weird again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:38am Webwalrus Henry:

Yes, one segues walruses with Trump, makes complete sense to me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:38am JakeGould:

SATAN?

• Sentient
• Anal
• Tyranical
• Asshole
• Nusaince
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:38am Davis:

gracious goodness me
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 11:38am V Priceless:

the chump change? ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:38am MD:

I bet Trump has pulled a train...like a good frat boy...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:39am Dan B From Upstate:

Seems like the republicans have resigned themselves and for the most part are getting on the trump train. Meanwhile, the Bernie Bros are signing pledges on facebook (whatever that's worth) saying that they will never vote for Hillary. Wasn't the GOP supposed to fall apart?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:39am Dan B From Upstate:

(And yes, I know. Politics are boring.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:40am rsj:

Christi Christie is a game changer, this Donald thing was funny, but with a large breasted, tranny, well spoken fat chick at his side, I am fearful!
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:40am Listener142985:

Headliners at the inauguration.
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:40am Sam:

Get into the Trump Limo and have some scotch that's older than you
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:40am melinda:

Nice pairing w/the weenie train GIF
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:40am MD:

equal time for Satan!!!!!!!!!!!!
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:40am mink:

Argh, I like country, but dearie me... I wish there were a few more cheesy ass country acts that weren't crazy right wing racist patriotic embarrassing idiots
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:40am Brian C.:

Man, I wanted to hear the Cramps' "Drug Train" after "Drumpf Train." Dang
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:40am ϝϘϝϘ (:

Exactly, Dan B From Upstate! I count on you Bernie supporters!

WW3!!! TRUMP! GO GO GOOOOO!!
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 11:41am V Priceless:

"...he'll end the world..." la, la, la, la....
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:41am Sam:

Now THIS is actually a good song!
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:41am Yvang:

"I'll build a walrus and the mexican will pay for it!"
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:41am Sam:

He rhymed "enemies" "knees" and "chief". That is brilliant.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:41am MD:

the board is on fire!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:42am Marc15:

Trump is a self-made man? His father was a billionaire
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:42am Cliff:

Trump: Because Reagan Wasn't Quite Bad Enough
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:42am Sam:

Does the passionate joker fan have a Trump song yet?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:42am Andrew Waterloo:

I think the crux of the hot dog train is the way the wiener bounces in the bun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:43am coelacanth:

an eloquent lyricist AND a formidable guitarist!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:43am coelacanth:

...and a voice like golden angels.
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 11:43am SeanG:

i'm scared
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:43am Davis:

i read trump would have $3billion dollars more wealth if he had just sat on all the money he got for nothing and sat on his arse. was this recorded in a mental hospital?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:44am MD:

GOD BLESS THE U.S.A...LLC...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:44am Goyim in the AM:

The Wieners are bouncing to the Right. (You're talking about the Austrian presidential elections, right?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:44am Fuzzy:

Ft. Lauderdale must be the new up-and-coming music mecca!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:44am Cliff:

Oh man, I so wanted Australia to win Eurovision last weekend, then they could've picked Austria as the host country for next year.
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:44am Marc15:

You see madness is like gravity all it takes is a little push
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:45am jan:

Mitchell Stone- did he learn guitar from the Shaggs?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:45am coelacanth:

'scuse me, i'm going to kill myself now.
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 11:45am SeanG:

the Cain Train!
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:46am Sam:

Trump + Palin = Putin + Stalin
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:46am MD:

LARRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:46am mink:

I can't BELIEVE Australia were in the Eurovision... outrageous.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:46am Asheville Jon:

i think hillary and trum should have a duel, and whoever wins gets my vote.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:46am coelacanth:

corn weenie!
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:46am ϝϘϝϘ (:

People!

I can't wait to know which song Ken is going to play all day the day Trump gets into the White House! Ken did it when Reagan and am pretty sure he will do it again with Trump!
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 11:46am Sem Chumbo:

Love poetry that scans so beautifully as this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:47am Cliff:

Yeah, and they almost ruined everything by nearly winning it!
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 11:47am V Priceless:

Who wants to start a country with me? All-you-can-eat pizza for all, for free, and pot in ever house.
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 11:48am V Priceless:

(every)
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:48am RCinMT:

You're really trying to get Sportsy Talk into the Republican convention, aren't you?
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:48am mink:

I know!! It did serve a purpose tho, in that we were genuinely overjoyed when Ukraine won :)
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:48am Ultraseven:

We are all going to die.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:48am βrian:

Ann Arbor, 1980. Who could forget?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:48am blee:

I'm in! My kind of country!
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 11:48am Sem Chumbo:

Long as I can be Secretary of States of Higher Consciousness, I'm in.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:49am MD:

I'm Voting For EBOLA!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:49am coelacanth:

i know i'ts un-necessarily large, but we could just take over this one...
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:49am Listening Out There:

"I don't think Hank woulda done it this way..."
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:49am βrian:

Please, may I have goulash for all of my friends?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:49am Cliff:

Yep, I knew something was up when Poland was in the top 4. All those phone voters were like, "Oh hell no, Australia isn't winning EUROvision!!"
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:50am Jeffy Jazz:

Another weird coincidence: Palin hunted walrus in Alaska!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:51am Webwalrus Henry:

ASEANVision is something I'd see.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:51am MD:

kill me now lord! KILL ME NOW!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 11:51am blee:

Why is Jr so damn terrible? Sr and the III are great, but Jr is a turd.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:52am Cliff:

(Even though Dami Im killed it in her performance, IMO. But that's not what Eurovision's really about, right?)
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:52am mink:

Haha, Poland leapt up with the phone votes, ppl were saying because there are so many Polish in Britain. I think lots of people have Polish bfs/ gfs now too, so we're all voting for each other. But the UK song was SO generic and awful. I'm amazed it got any votes at all
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:53am ϝϘϝϘ (:

PASSIONATE AND OBJECTIVE JOKER FAAAAN!!!

Surely he recorded one song for each hopeful candidate from all parties.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:53am Dan B From Upstate:

So when Donald wins, George and Carolyn will actually be doing the president's duties and reporting back to Trump, right?
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:54am ϝϘϝϘ (:

...from every era.
Avatar Wed. 5/18/16 11:54am βrian:

@mink: So are you planning your garden?
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:55am mink:

Yeah, apparently it is cheating if you use a "real" singer, haha. The battle between Russia and Ukraine was exciting.. interestingly, in the citizen phone votes, they voted each other quite highly? Which is nice
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:55am Fuzzy:

Wesley Willis never really died!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:55am Cliff:

Surely it was worse than the Czech song, which got ZERO phone votes! I couldn't believe it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:55am gluttony for president:

good- the show's almost over. i've really gotta take a trump.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:56am rsj:

uh oh, is ken OK? or just busy doing something and left this "album"on?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:56am rsj:

i think kens taking a trump
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:56am mink:

@Brian I live in a boat currently so I don't have a garden.. but.. I am moving to Wales soon! "Sitting in my Powys garden..."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:56am JakeGould:

BYE!!!
Avatar    Wed. 5/18/16 11:57am V Priceless:

thanks Ken!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 11:57am Cliff:

(The UK song, I meant. The Poland song wasn't bad, but I didn't think it deserved to be in the top 4)

Thanks Ken and all the walrusesusesuessesessesusesuses!!!
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:58am ϝϘϝϘ (:

The man behind the Joker fan persona is way ahead of his time in terms of music production. He composes an records songs based on what people searches on the web and then sells it over the iTunes. He has already amassed thousands and thousands of songs!
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:59am ϝϘϝϘ (:

Thanks, Ken! Walrustastic show! Till next episode people! Take care!
  Wed. 5/18/16 11:59am mink:

Thanks Kennnn
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/18/16 12:00pm :

Thanks Ken Great program!
ciao walri.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 5/18/16 12:12pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Happy birthday, Tina Fey! I'm sure she visits the WFMU comments boards and will see this.
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