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The Overnightscape 1090: Weird Lighting, Whatever (7/2/14)

1:55:42 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: One of the hidden parks, did some Ramp Fiction, The United Nations, B Bali, health food, Liam Lynch, Sifl & Olly, the final Threenines, Macho Condor Gold, staring, bad areas, subway performers, subway animation, the Outrun Electro genre, Mercury Retrograde, World Cup, headphones incident, the rain is coming, Weird Al Yankovic, Fantasy Island, waiting for the rain, return of People Express and Action Park, 90s nostalgia nostalgia, Generation X poetry, weird lighting, Himalayan pink salt sole, awning, radar, Blind Melon, dope, addiction, trauma, listening to shows in the archive, months, The Onsug, starting to rain, the rain smell, and more… plus the Other Side (at 1:15:00)… Barbara Bain Martin Landau Space 1999 Breakaway remarks [YouTube], Plastic Plastic by The Home Phonema [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], US Army Song (The Caissons Go Rolling Along) by The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps [FreeMusicArchive, public domain], mondo mod 8 (excerpt) [YouTube], Little Dead Riding Hood by Muleskinner Jones [Archive.org. CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Jungle Todd Pencil by Another Flask of Weird [Archive.org, CC BY-ND 3.0], Sunlight Puzzle by Saturday Index [One on Twoism], Jack Frost 1980 NBC Christmas Special Promo [YouTube], Pure by DU3normal [LibreCommeLair, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], I Want Something Funny (4/29/00) [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], 1995 by Paper Tiger [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], LPC – Bruschotti [YouTube], Still Stuck by Asaguare [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], history of Cineplex Odeon Theatres–Coming Attractions (1985-1997) (excerpt) [YouTube], Strange Music 1 by misha64u [Jamendo, CC BY-SA 3.0], WGN Channel 9 – The Pink Panther (Commercial Break, 1981) (excerpt) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Be Gentle With Us Shiva by Doug Rice [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], When the Circuit Breaks: America’s Energy Crisis (1975) (excerpt) [Prelinger], You Are A Monster by Monroeville Music Center [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY 3.0].

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The Overnightscape 1089: I Went To A Park In Brooklyn (6/27/14)

1:51:16 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: Arrival in Brooklyn, Grand Army Plaza, quick adventure plan, memory, JFK, aquatic people statue fountain, entering Prospect Park, Capoeira, Ultra Street Fighter IV, a fragment of memory, an idyllic field, a tunnel with singers, using the sun to help you sneeze, snuff, creative pursuits, Cafe Grumpy, barista arrogance, cinematic heaven scene, San Antonio restaurant (Dick’s Last Resort), sitting in a field, Urbo, tattoos, endorphin transaction, shopping, intercourse with reality, hunting, electromagnetic messages, bee,leg update, Keurig coffeemaker, Caribou Mahogany, VR news, Google Cardboard, David Letterman, Quaquaversal Satellite, The Free Design, Stereolab, arrogance, dig yourself, talking to computers, copse of trees, Philip K. Dick, selfie, branching pathways, two become one, scary walk in the woods, Logan’s Run, GPS, shipping containers, Lincoln Road, Multiplexing, Napoleon Dynamite, found the Q train, you are here, and more… plus the Other Side (at 1:11:00)… PRIMATES, NO. 1: ANTHROPOID APES AND NEW WORLD MONKEYS (1949 circa) [A/V Geeks, public domain], St. Paul Federal Savings & Loan – “We Help You Make the Most of It” (Commercial, 1977) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Pine Apple Rag composed by Scott Joplin [Archive.org], Ice Town by Fuzzy Daupner [collection], CBS Planet of the Apes TV Show Promo [YouTube], A Rural Community: Holtville, Alabama (1945) [FedFlix, public domain], Enola by MyVirtualBand Members [MyVirtualBand (defunct), CC BY 2.0], Hard Bodies 2 – Movie Trailer (1986) [YouTube], Neptune, The Mystic by Gustav Holst [collection], MTV Music News/ Rare Early MTV Music Video with VJ Martha Quinn June 16th, 1982 (excerpt) [YouTube], Salwa El-Sawan by INDIOSINGRACIA [Archive.org, CC BY-NC 3.0], ABC Sunday Night Movie Open: “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” – 1981 [YouTube].

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The Overnightscape 1088: Rink South & Barnabas Tegro (6/25/14)

2:49:57 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: Noticed something about reality, Target, violation of checkout divider etiquette and protocol, afterimage questions, the persistence of vision, staring at bright red lights, 42nd Street, Steve Coogan, movie reviews (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013), The Look of Love (2013), Edge of Tomorrow (2014)), cults, 1970s interior design of the rich, bagels, triplets, good movies vs. great movies, Emily Blunt, cinematic glow, timelines, 2 Warps to Neptune blog, Tori Amos, the pop culture gaming sweet spot of 1978-1983, video games, Dungeons & Dragons, David A. Trampier (created Wormy in Dragon Magazine) dead at 59, technology and culture, Computer Gaming World, OSR (old-school rules), drinking brine, marketing concepts, the old Bergen Mall, a perfect few minutes, beverage reviews (Life Juice – Himalayan Sea Salt Solé, Tumeric – Original Elixir, Tumeric – PurePRANA, Fever-Tree Spring Club Soda), Palatino, cherry licorice, Supreme Court rules against Aereo, another vague protest, human nature, I’m a klutz, Google I/O keynote, jackhammer, crying, Source Code (2011), Timecode (2000), Full Frontal (2002), A Cock & Bull Story (2005), New Jersey turns 350 years old, the greatness of New Jersey, Dudley Moore, crowd noise, Russell Brand, fame, Christopher Cross, TV reviews (Orange Is The New Black, True Blood, Orphan Black), Plotting (Taito, 1989), Overnightscape Central – Show of Shows (6-23-14), Rink South & Barnabas Tegro, Ramp Fiction, vague bicycling event, juice bars, new building smell, recording in dreams, Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails, misfits, complaining, and much more… plus the Other Side (at 2:09:27)… VHS by Jahzzar [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-SA 3.0], Shopping With Franco [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], WorldToday (Original version) by Herbata [LibreCommeLair, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0], Intrus Mental The big Re-Masterage by SFT [Jamendo, CC BY-SA 3.0], Tchaikovsky – The Nutcracker Suite – Act I, No.9. The Christmas Tree [Musopen, public domain], Prairie Fire – March 10, 1994 (edit) [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], 1985 GTE Commercial [YouTube], I Was A Teenage Mutant Rocker by The Sbirros [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Matt Headroom [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Apollo 8 – Borman Lay Reads [collection], Space Station Mary [collection].

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The Overnightscape 1087: Ocelotmotorhome (6/20/14)

1:49:44 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: Ocelotmotorhome, shirt from one month ago, subway, Vixen RV, audio to text, King Tut, things that I know I haven’t thought about in years, America’s Got Talent, Later… with Jools Holland, Badly Dawn Boy, the long-lost Virgin Megastore in Union Square, linguistic indulgences, White Denim, yacht rock, Steely Dan, Spotify, Orange Is The New Black, Orphan Black, THe Dead Milkmen, the World Cup, sports, thunderstorm fun, nature-based entertainment, birds in the park, memories fading, the present moment, shadows on a green brick wall, soap operas, where are all the dead birds, digital detox, nature is boring, blank expressions, Union Square Park, Twitter, four flies, the surface waking mind adapts, my VR talk, my brother got married, Halt and Catch Fire character playlists on Spotify, chemtrails, and more… plus the Other Side (at 1:09:24)… Jazz Rock mini concerto pour violon à la rose et au lotus by ConFusion [Jamendo, CC BY-SA 3.0], Mall 2006 [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Colby’s Furniture – “A Sofa Sale That’s Too Important to Miss” (Commercial, 1977) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Distant by The Search [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], 1988 Sid & Marty Krofft’s Redeye Express & Shattered Innocence CBS Promo [YouTube], WLS Channel 7 – AM Chicago – “Outrageous Talk Show Hosts” (Part 1, 1985) (excerpt) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson (performed by Markus Staab) [Musopen, CC BY 3.0], J.S Bach – Concerto in A major for orchestra – I. Allegra [Musopen, public domain], There’s a Madman Chasin’ After Me by Pancakes O’Malley [collection], Enter the Sleeping House by fünkaphobia [collection].

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The Overnightscape 1086: River Power (6/18/14)

2:19:24 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: Wishing wells, Terence Trent D’Arby, electromagnetic energy, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, the concept of a “riverboat gambler”, ego, construction, Generation X, Culture Club, Toronto, pinball, backpack people, beautiful park, ping pong, Casey Kasem dead at 82, Scooby-Doo, a little dog named Snuggles, Druze, people’s obsession with the groups they’re born into, what should you do, jury duty, Essex County, Newark, cigar stores, annoying noises, Bill Clinton, choose flattering denim, Washington Redskins may lose their trademark, more on the “riverboat gambler” question, vague transit, jury duty, lockers, lunch, celestial energy, Fen’s Deck, game systems, Aki Lines, Cosmic Wimpout, and more… plus the Other Side (at 1:39:10)… Surfin’ Greensleeves by Rich & Drumsdick [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], HEAD by GARCO [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], TV Magic Cards with Marshall Brodien (Commercial, 197?) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Billy Sunday – The Return of the Saloon [collection], Early GTE Computer System Commercial (1978) [YouTube], Look by Thoola [Jamendo, CC BY-SA 3.0], Siskel & Ebert At the Movies 1985 – Purple Rose of Cairo [YouTube], Never Forgive by Dust River [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0], Sears Bank & Trust – “Fastest Bank in Town” with Bobby Hull (Commercial, 1979) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Monroeville Mall 1970s TV spot [YouTube], The Perfect Planet by Monroeville Music Center [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY 3.0], spring break, big bang bar, diamond lady, frontier [PinMAME].

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The Overnightscape 1085: Cops (6/11/14)

1:36:36 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: The Keystone Kops, police abuse stories on Facebook, Keystone Kapers, NetHack, time travel, smoking back in time, busy schedule, jury duty, Shock Treatment (1981), Rik Mayall, Jessica Harper, Brazil, Walt Disney in South America, José Carioca, My Address Is Still Walton: A Play For The Set of Charlie Rose (6/10/14), Mickey Mouse, costumes in Times Square, Dumb and Dumber, snack review (Hail Merry Royal Blend Seasoned Raw Nuts), Bill Clinton, product review (HitStands – silicone pipe stand), Diners Club, talking to your phone, hypnotic advertising, and more… plus the Other Side (at 56:18)… Hallöchen No 9 by Neo Phlegma [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], The Fall of Tokyo by Icon Girl Pistols [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], The Hunch by Starlight Girls [Bandcamp, CC BY-NC 3.0], 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special Commercials — all 19 minutes [YouTube], “Hypothermia” (2000) [www023-07 "Ghost Maps" LP] by Vector Burn [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-ND 4.0], outdoors ambient near airport plane hum 2 by bulbastre [Freesound.org, CC BY 3.0].

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The Overnightscape 1084: Neptune Retrograde (6/9/14)

1:35:12 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: Big umbrella, rough commute, Rik Mayall dead at 56, The Young Ones, Bottom, Drop Dead Fred (1991), Legends of the Superheroes (1979), Huntress and Power Girl, The Multiversity by Grant Morrison, Trader Joe’s, Aldi, vintage market, The Ground Round, vanilla root beer, shopping carts, Orange Is the New Black, Times Square, home weed test, middle class, Game of Thrones, Orphan Black, Halt and Catch Fire, fingernail mark, Neptune Retrograde, new theory of stores, the experiential narrative, and more… plus the Other Side (at 55:00)… Unity by Izmar [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Bluffcosm Promo Insane (7/9/00) [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], K-Mart – “White and Bright Sale” (Commercial, 1979) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Clouds Head Shop Ad 3 (Airchecks from KCAC AM, Phoenix, AZ, recorded November 14, 1970) [Archive.org], GTE a whole world of answers 1985 [YouTube], Teenage Freakout by Mules [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Don’t Start Believin’ by Bullette [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-SA 2.5], WGN Channel 9 – The Groovie Goolies and Friends (Opening & Break, 1980) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Days by Curious [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Instrospection Trilogy – Pt. 2 by Doug Rice [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0].

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The Overnightscape 1083: Night Hole Breakers (6/6/14)

3:21:53 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: Perfect day, 6/6/86, Halfevil Graphics, glove department, audio problems on last episode, listening stats, How To Train Your Dragon 2 VR ride in Times Square, geese in a front yard, the back of the bus, roads named after businesses, good deed for the day, being a businessman, Kiss, Iceblink Luck by Cocteau Twins, The Incredible String Band’s “U” show in NYC in 1970, vague monthly charges, anniversaries, keep your eyes peeled, Times Square, the aether, french fries, urges, The Compleat Strategist, Nightstation VR, Corx (1993), The Game of Obliviana, Corx (1999), how to make Night Hole Breakers, losers, the elevator, caring about other people, Mercury Retrograde, Mary-Louise Parker, blue jeans, Sikh protest, beverage review (Organic Gemini Bee Pollen Tigernut Horchata), oppression, candy review (Klondike Caramel – The Candy!), candy review (Bonomo Turkish Taffy Nibbles – Banana and Vanilla), coexisting, tradition, lozenge review (Jakemans Chili & Lime Throat Lozenges), bells, stand-up comedy, TV review (Halt and Catch Fire), the boardgame go, Joan Osborne, Henny Youngman, did my phone injure my leg, American Dream Meadowlands, giant Ferris wheels, trains to malls, Sharper Image, radio shows on MP3 player, napkin art, How To Train Your Dragon 2 VR ride in Times Square, mini VR meetup, nature of reality, and much more… plus the Other Side (at 2:41:12)… City Woman by VAD [Archive.org, CC BY-NC 3.0], Elderly Denture-oni by Another Flask of Weird [Archive.org, CC BY-ND 3.0], GTE business sales center 1979 [YouTube], Rain of Love by Jim Obzina [Jamendo, CC BY-SA 3.0], Courtesy Home Furnishings – “Hotdog Catastrophe” (Commercial, 197?) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Meaty Bone – “Barkin’ Good Treat” (Commercial, 1981) [FuzzyMemories.TV], L’Air du Temps Perfume with Ricky Schroder (Commercial, 1978) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Siskel & Ebert At the Movies 1985 – The Black Cauldron [YouTube], Vagenda by Whalers [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], We Are Going To Eclecfunk Your Ass by Eclectek [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Welcome to Xenon [YouTube].

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The Overnightscape 1082: Potions (6/4/14)

1:31:41 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Note: there are some audio problems, but they clear up. Topics include: Forgot my recorder today, recording on my phone on Broadway, beverage review (Organic Avenue – Chlorophyll Shot), pink flyer, powdered peanut butter, supermarket cards, new payment systems, Apple WWDC announcements, Ann B. Davis dead at 88, The Brady Bunch, Fuzzy Daupner, the 20 million second mark, the Other Side, The Onsug List, Ramplers, new movie theater trends, Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, movie reviews (R.I.P.D. (2013), O.C. and Stiggs (1985)), the 80s cool guy archetype, America’s Got Talent, a comedian from far back in Overnightscape history, a new argument starter, Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap, Beau Bridges, Bo Derek, Bo Jackson, Bo Duke, Little Bo Peep, Severe Repair, Beau Brummell, Bjo Trimble, Gauntlet, and more… plus the Other Side (at 50:46)… Whistler Mountain (sample) by Rene Splinter [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], GTE Commercial 1988 [YouTube], WKBD Channel 50 – “The Choice Is Yours” (Station ID, 1978) [FuzzyMemories.TV], WFLD Channel 32 – “The Choice Is Yours” (Station ID, 1978) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Julie Star (Axton Frick Remix) by Sebastian Love [Starquake Records, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Weird October Dreamer [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Midnight Madness 1980 TV trailer [YouTube], bad times by idealist [Broque.de, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0], Uncle Mammy’s Blacktop & Skillet Shakers by Another Flask of Weird [Archive.org, CC BY-ND 3.0], Storm Coming by Doug Rice [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Nixon Resignation Speech (excerpt) [collection], The Life of Sillyphus by The National Orchestra of the United Kingdom of Goats [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Just Pants (Commercial, 1978) [FuzzyMemories.TV], WDW Monorail Spiel 12 by Jack Wagner [collection], WSNS Channel 44 – “Season’s Greetings” (Bumper, 1978) [FuzzyMemories.TV] +++ 1059, Huiskamer 1 by Stefan van den Hout [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], The Corvair in Action (1960) [Prelinger], High Tide ’77 (fake Boards of Canada song, origin unknown) [collection].

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The Overnightscape 1081: The Audio Field Trip 29 (5/31/14)

3:50:57 – Frank goes on a road trip in New Jersey, visiting malls and strip malls, remembering days gone by, theorizing on days to come, with time travel, massage, potatoes, stairwells, Frisbees, Bamberger’s, and so much more… plus the Other Side (at 3:10:42)… Gasoline Gus and his Jitney Bus by Billy Murray [Archive.org, public domain], I’m Not Tal Farlow by Another Flask of Weird [Archive.org, CC BY-ND 3.0], Fluvial Beat Deposits by Simon Stålenhag [Ubiktune, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], NBC The Godfather Saga intro with Talia Shire 1977 [YouTube], Dragonfly by Brian Boyko [Free PD, public domain], GTE Commercial from 1987 [YouTube], Classictronica #2 (Distilled Highlights) [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Winter Lady by MyVirtualBand Members [MyVirtualBand (defunct), CC BY 2.0], Synesthesia by H.R. Funk’n'Puff/ Electric Greenwood [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-SA 2.5], Hydrosub 2021 – Action Max Commerical [YouTube], Galaxy Disco (Commercial, 1976) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Who’s Who in Navy Blue by United States Marine Band [Musopen, public domain], Kentucky Fried Chicken Training – Cleaning the Windows [collection].

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The Overnightscape 1080: The Apes in Cinema (5/28/14)

2:13:20 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: The Sixties on CNN exhibit of artifacts in Grand Central, Against the 70′s by by Mike Watt, attitudes in the 90′s, love one another, conspiracy theories, vegetarian options, drunk, movie review (X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)), OK Google, Maya Angelou dead at 86, Fiona Apple, TV review (24: Live Another Day), candy, the apes in cinema, Madness, and much more… plus the Other Side (at 1:33:04)… wind dulcimer by Elke Das [Archive.org], Chez Bob’s Get Back at School 83 by Another Flask of Weird [Archive.org, CC BY-ND 3.0], The Rhythm of Life by WK [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Galaxy Disco (Commercial, 1976) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Rapid Shave by Jean Shepherd [collection], Devendra (Twilights) by Sly Hats [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], The Arcade Game Auction (3/16/02) [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Twitchin’ by God Street Wine [Archive,org, CC BY-NC 3.0 US], Kentucky Fried Chicken Training – Dear Gabby Advice Column [collection], 4 by Kangmey [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0].

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The Overnightscape 1079: Twin (5/23/14)

1:51:43 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: Back in Midtown Manhattan, fun at Starbucks, the California Trilogy, the VR Expo, the flight home, TV show Resurrection, Arcadia, the comic book The Invisibles, otherworldly cities, the balance, airline weirdness, people are funny critters, tech in amber, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery (Blu-ray box set), how your heroes always disappoint you, an iPad is not a cash register, quotes on Facebook, Noam Chomsky quote “The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum…”, implied consent, just because two positions are at odds does not mean that one or the other is right, “OK Google” not working, American Idol and The Voice losing popularity, Bryant Park weirdness, the zeitgeist is changing, grandiose youth culture, emotional perspective on the future, virtual reality, decadence and hedonism, ways to soothe the guilty conscience, rage against the cosmos, I need some sleep, and more… plus the Other Side (at 1:11:20)… Drink My Drums by DJ RUSH [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], It Happens All The Time by Paul Lisak & After The Ice [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0], 1979-80 Commercials: Trix to Caramello [YouTube], Western-Time by Aledjones_musics [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0], Siskel & Ebert – Blue Velvet Review [YouTube], GTE PHONE COMMERCIAL Perry Como Special 1975 (excerpt) [YouTube], Dirty Lover by The Rogues [Jamendo, CC BY-SA 3.0], Lorillard’s Marketing Research (1989) [Archive.org], Cheese Monkeys by NYLOC REX & Doctor Knox [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], The Golden Circle by Spheriot [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], The Bluffcosm 5-Minute Vacation From Sanity #5 [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0].

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The Overnightscape 1078: VR Expo (5/21/14)

1:55:46 – Frank talks about his experiences exhibiting his Nightstation VR project at the SVVR Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Conference and Expo 2014, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, May 19-20.

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The Overnightscape 1077: San Francisco (5/18/14)

3:44:30 – Frank meets up with Escapist and his brother Tim, and they take him on a whirlwind tour of San Francisco. They also got together last year when Frank showed them around Manhattan – see The Overnightscape 954: Meetup with Escapist and Tim (2/21/13)

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The Overnightscape 1076: Silicon Valley (5/17/14)

1:43:13 – Arrival at San Francisco International Airport, baggage carousel, taking the AirTrain to the Rental Car Center, Nissan Versa, visting the Big Wow Comicfest 2014 in San Jose with Martin, back at the hotel in Mountain View, reflecting on the flight, the Comicfest, Silicon Valley, and the days to come.

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The Overnightscape 1075: Weeknight Earthenware (5/14/14)

1:44:17 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: The cult masses on the plaza, beverage review (Bundaberg Root Beer), China, snack review (Hershey’s Spreads Snacksters Chocolate Spread with Graham Dippers), deranged religious leaders, 9/11 Museum to open next week, Square Times, Nightstation VR, Ramp Fiction, Jean Shepherd, TV review (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon), Louis C.K., Jack White, Neil Young, recording booth, the VR Expo, and more…… plus the Other Side (at 1:03:58)… Fisher-Price Fire Station (Commercial, 1980)  [FuzzyMemories.TV], TV Guise 3-19-83 B by Another Flask of Weird [Archive.org, CC BY-ND 3.0], Miami Call by Herr Doktor [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Behind the Wheel by Doug Rice [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Chris Shirley goes to Victoria’s Station in East Brunswick, NJ – 1983 [YouTube], Kentucky Fried Chicken Training – Bacteria [collection], Dictionary Minuch Remix by Reho [Archive.org, CC BY 4.0], Occult Display by Sic Alps [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Sky Hunter by Jack Hertz [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-ND 4.0], NBC Network – NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor – “David Brinkley ‘Retirement’ Tribute” (1981) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Children’s Bargain Town U.S.A. – “Huffy Bicycle Sale” (Commercial, 1971?) [FuzzyMemories.TV], WLS Channel 7 – Fridays (Promo #2, 1980) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Cup Of Joe by Fuzzy Daupner [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], A Summer Job by Copper Man [collection], Alka Seltzer 2 by Jean Shepherd [collection].

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The Overnightscape 1074: Ramp Fiction (5/12/14)

2:44:33 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: Lethargic weekend, weird dreams, tofu, Broadway musicals, manic street preacher, Art of Noise, Vulture Culture, never lend the loser a hand, John Kongos, Happy Mondays, if this is the movie, water fountain slow burn, dream logic, cylindrical book, wisdom, mysteries of footwear, weak shoe store experiences, the death of retail, games and puzzles, Revomaze, mall scare, soft incect, Terra Cruise, Yummytails, Zappos, Oculus VR and Facebook, wave of chaos, checkout slow burn, bag confusion, keys mishap, a new “Andy Kaufman Lives” Google Hangout which I did not attend, bench vandals, yogurt, food review (Sunneen Detox Salad), beverage review (Boxed Water Is Better), milk carton flaw, Starlog, magazine archives, Bud ad memories, The Pinball Arcade, Junk Yard pinball, Midnight Madness mode, where are all the dead birds, broken cigar, the “Ramp” concept, international land, fountain, 48th Street Ramp, neon sign, Libya, abstract murals, Turtle Bay, Nightstation with Frank: Southbound (3/11/12), old truck, recording from 4/1/01, Sigourney Weaver, Clay Aiken, Casey Kasem, the guy who played Wedge in Star Wars, Anthony Daniels, Mel Blanc, Twiki, workshops, comments on last episode, Vic and Sade, Howdy Doody, the “Ramp Fiction” concept, creative urges, the Other Side, coins, hockey, Weasel Village Mall, The Jalopy, New Time Radio, Times Square, Alta Diggers, the VR Expo, an anger of purple cakes, and more…… plus the Other Side (at 2:03:50)… Blufftoon Time #2 (Part 7 of 7) (7/15/01) [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], College of Automation (Commercial, 1981) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Woolworth – “Dollar Days” (Commercial, 1979) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Greasing Wheezer by Smersh [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Wonder Why by McDonat [Archive.org, CC BY-NC 4.0], Daydreamer by Obsibilo [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Clever Rodent Cafe by Another Flask of Weird [Archive.org, CC BY-ND 3.0], TV Pixxx [collection], Satellite Positioning by Esselfortium [One on Twoism].

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The Overnightscape 1073: The Workshop on the Barren Slope (5/9/14)

3:11:14 – Frank in NJ and NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: Gloomy morning, dandelions, fireflies, Gravity’s Rainbow, garage sale signs are old, NYC VR Meetup at Microsoft Headquarters in 11 Times Square, Jeremy’s Microbatch Ice Cream, 42nd Street movie theaters, Google Maps “time machine”, 2008 economic collapse, Windows 8, what is wrong with our society that we need so many guards, the bus arrives, the charmed digital time of 1993-94, who’s guarding the guards?, Teri Garr, Food Rocks, guard fiction, River Road, audiobook memories, more on the Meetup, cosmic theories, Nightstation VR business cards and table runner, ticket printing issues, laptop bag, cash, Grand Central, too much information, the goal, Amarok, cranky old guy, meta meta, Tetris Plus, pith helmets, the workshop on the barren slope, Faberge Organics Shampoo, distaste for mediocrity, sharpen your mind with cinnamon, basket weaving, how other people view you, street fair, Borat, meat fumes, I Ching, podcasting history, sad music, monolith, optimism, vague display, American Idol and The Voice becoming unwatchable, Marvel zombies, vintage sci-fi paperbacks, purse, quilting, selfies, among the masses, childlike qualities of Generation X, counterfeiting, death, water, psychics in British Intelligence, mystical experiences, family historical relationship with religion, got a new Crumpler laptop bag in Soho, money pit, Evolution, expensive chocolate, remembering Spring Street Books, strange clerks, cassette memories, French cafes, faking it, phone call, bleak park, Mr. Show, walking up MacDougal Street, caffeinated, lost backpack, art films, and much more… plus the Other Side (at 2:30:46)… Faah-Roh by Tevellus [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], 1979-81 Commercials: Sony Walkman to Knickerbocker [YouTube], Ratustel by Point [Ektoplazm, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0], A Hairy One [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0].

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The Overnightscape 1072: 17017 (5/6/14)

2:18:10 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: Star Wars VII to be titled “An Ancient Fear”?, Max Von Sydow, Great White North, Star Wars canon, ideas for Episode VII, Ewoks on trial, Jar-Jar Binks, fandom, bringing balance to the force, I’m 17,017 days old today, DJ E-Z Rock dead at 46, other timelines, Philip K. Dick, VR Expo, Google Maps time machine, remembering the past, Chia Pets, terracotta, health food, beverage review (Activate Fresh Vitamins – Charged Lemon Lime), snack review (Chia Pod – Vanilla Bean), pudding, vague conpstruction sounds, Country Time Lemonade, old guys in commercials, Dalmatia, Qi’a Superfood Chia Buckwheat & Hemp Cereal, SooFoo, Lego Simpsons, Philip K. Dick, Radio Free Albemuth (2010), Alanis Morissette, Wesley Willis, mass-market paperbacks, MMOs and other server-based games are lost forever when shut down, farewell to Free Realms, ephemerality, Nightstation, adult establishments, the planet of the Earth, analysis of amusement aspects, the mustache obsession, Katy Perry, Portlandia, don’t get cocky, Orphan Black, whistles, and more… plus the Other Side (at 1:37:48)… Second Sight (1989) (Trailer) [YouTube], One Second of Love by Nite Jewel [FreeMusicArchive.org, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Make Me a Sergeant (an’ Gimme the Booze) by Smersh [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Happy Hour (trailer) [YouTube], The Sound of Summer Days by Matt Keating [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Cheerleaders Wild Weekend (1979) trailer [YouTube], Where The Wild Things Are by Moon & Sun [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Paul 6 Years [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Dateline Walt Disney World – The Disney Decade, 1990 [YouTube], Wall Street (1982, Century Electronics) [MAME], Dimension by Millennium [Jamendo, CC BY 3.0], The Stars and Stripes Forever by United States Army Band [Musopen, public domain], WZTV Channel 17 – I Dream of Jeannie – “With the Light Sound Film-Warble” (1977) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Repo Man TV Version – Rodriguez Brothers [collection].

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The Overnightscape 1071: 1999 High Glyph Overland (5/2/14)

2:06:56 – Frank in NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: Good morning, preparing for the VR Expo in California, Nightstation VR, If You Had Wings, flute pollution, Gimbels, religion, unintelligible announcements, violence and death in toys and games, white lighters, snack review (Fire Corn Real Japapeno Popcorn), elevator news, celebrity death, Paris Hilton, Aleister Crowley, The Presidents of the United States of America, promotional items, the disease “chikungunya” in the Caribbean, giant insects, HBO bringing back “Prject Greenlight”, The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003), Fanboys (2009), moviemaking thought experiment, Multiplexing (2015), subway derailment this morning, The News Hole with Harry Shearer (TV 1994), News Weasels (TV 1994), my Gen X slacker rambling writings, Short Attention Span Theater (TV 1989-1994), cable television history, whistling, Iraq, memories of vegetarian hot dogs and onion rings at the long lost F&B Gudtfood on 52nd Street, retail history, Silicon Valley, Barney Google and Snuffy Smith, comic strips, death of Archie, Archie Bunker, towne centre shoppes, putting an E at the end, diphthongs, mystery of vowels, Qdoba, pantries, speaking normal, Pantry Lurkin, Severe Repair, truck wih collage of vending machine on its side, High GLyph Overland, writing organies your mind, and more… plus the Other Side (at 1:26:11)… Ask & Receive by Doug Rice [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Painted Lady (At The Vantity F by Al Hotchkiss [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-SA 2.5], The Business of Pleasure (excerpt) [Archive.org], WFLD Channel 32 – Chicago Blitz Vs. Tampa Bay Bandits (Promo, 1983) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Crystal Valley Campers – “7th Annual Camper Show” (Promo, 1972) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Rampage by Simmetune [Ektoplazm, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0], The Blufftoon Time Dream Minute [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Chris Shirley goes to Farrell’s at the Brunswick Square Mall [YouTube], Class Lux by Oleg O. Kachanko [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Boo Ga Loo by Limbo Deluxe [Jamendo, CC BY-SA 3.0], Fall Lightly by Stanleybirch [collection], WTTW Channel 11 – Image Union – “Viewer Discretion Advised” (1982) [FuzzyMemories.TV], vgdsfvgfsfvsfvsvfsd by COSMO [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Idiot Raven Second Hand Store by Another Flask of Weird [Archive.org, CC BY-ND 3.0], Mandelbrot [collection], Ashine by Blindmoore [Jamendo, CC BY-SA 3.0].

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