Archive for January, 2009

The Overnightscape #771 (1/25/09) 8.48

The Overnightscape #771 (1/25/09) 8.48 (1:51:00 / 101 MB)
The Overnightscape Underground – January 2009 – Track 48

“Your Late Night Broadcast” online at onsug.com
Created by Frank Edward Nora (frank@theovernightscape.com) in New Jersey, USA
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Tonight’s subjects include: Had a nap, Tetris and Howard Stern, Tetris “The Grand Master” and Tetris controversies, super hot chili, Epson 770, show art, audio clipping, beverage review (Mountain Dew AMP Energy – “Overdrive” (cherry)), cliche website, BMX and snowboarding, yo mama battle, Starlog Magazine #18 (December 1978), Metagaming MicroGames, The Fantasy Trip, the magic feeling from 1978 to 1982, everything changed in 1983, Doctor Who, Star Wars, Galactigon 78, time travel, long defunct stores (“Supersnipe Comic Book Emporium”, “Warriors, Wizards & Robots”), old bookstores, gruff but lovable comic book store owners, the movie “Starcrash”, Starlost, food preview (“Reser’s Fine Foods – Potato Express – Red Skinned Mashed Potatoes”), beverage review (Mountain Dew AMP Energy – “Traction” (grape), “Relaunch” (orange)), maltodextrin, starch, “Mountain Dew” becomes “Mtn Dew”, Mountain Charge, “no heeling”, Frank’s new card game “Perfect Gambler” (a variant of Shufflin’ Jamboree), dice game Fonjo Foon, Tally-Ho Viper playing cards from Ellusionist.com, silver bar under bed, Teroforma Whisky Stones, Vermont Soapstone, RetailMeNot.com, coupon code, Entenmann’s candles, the cats climbing behind the drawers, chemtrails, Sonic the Hedgehog music project, Marble Garden Zone, snack review (“Dare Vinta Squares”), Roger Zelazny’s Amber series of books, Vinta Bayle, “The Great Book of Amber”, audio from the American Express Pavilion (an overview of the New York 1964-65 World’s Fair), time travel, and the egg that was at the fair.
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License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Attribution: by Frank Edward Nora – more info at onsug.com

The Overnightscape #770 (1/25/09) 8.47

The Overnightscape #770 (1/25/09) 8.47 (1:15:00 / 68.8 MB)
The Overnightscape Underground – January 2009 – Track 47

“Your Late Night Broadcast” online at onsug.com
Created by Frank Edward Nora (frank@theovernightscape.com) in New Jersey, USA
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Tonight’s subjects include: Desktop Neon fell, Number Gossip, the number 770 rings a bell somehow, history of the 770′s, exurbs, the 1000 hour mark, The Rampler, finding the exact 1000 hour mark in The Rampler #176, time math, imitating myself, IM from Eddie from Conspiracast in The Philippines, “Timothy”, homemeade vegetarian Egg McMuffin for second breakfast, third breakfast – cereal review (“Golden Crisps” (formerly known as “Super Sugar Crisp”), Sugar Bear, animation cel, Inramble, looking at different pieces of garbage, looking on YouTube, Sugar Bear’s enemies, eyebrow hair, code, dark yellow, Silk Soymilk Plus, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, the history and current status of TV Dinners, ZZ Top, memories of eating TV Dinners, Blender Magazine’s “The CD We’re Totally Gay For”, The Coffee Disaster, horseshoe, Caribou Coffee Granola Bars, dirty microphone, Pepsico rebranding, Mountain Dew Voltage, Carbona Stain Devils, dream book “Lotion & Belle”, relish stains, annoying environmentalism, “green” mania, global warming, the Ecology Flag from the 70s, and the edge of consciousness.
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License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Attribution: by Frank Edward Nora – more info at onsug.com

The Overnightscape #769 (1/25/09) 8.46

The Overnightscape #769 (1/25/09) 8.46 (1:04:00 / 58.7 MB)
The Overnightscape Underground – January 2009 – Track 46

“Your Late Night Broadcast” online at onsug.com
Created by Frank Edward Nora (frank@theovernightscape.com) in New Jersey, USA
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Tonight’s subjects include: Area code 769 in Mississippi (made a mistake last episode – 768 is actually unassigned), been two weeks since the last episode, Pop-Tarts, breakfast review (Nature’s Path Organic Frosted Toaster Pastries – Cherry Pomegran”), H.W. Kellogg’s sick ideas on masturbation, listener email from the past (Dan, March 2005), upsetting people, coffee, New England EyeOpener Blend, coffee grinder, Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans, eating some ground coffee, layoffs at Starbucks, expensive coffee, snow in the United Arab Emirates, show art, what’s been going on in The Overnightscape Underground, The Rampler, WFMU, gimmicks, what is creativity?, context and perceived audience, old school cereals, Cocoa Krispies ChocoNilla, Snap Krackle Pop, cereal characters, Cinna-Graham Honey-Combs, YouTube recommended? videos, music video “Nothing Natural” by Lush, Miki Berenyi, creativity, a taste of fame, Doctor Who, The Honeycomb Hideout, doing research on Sugar Bear in the supermarket, Super Sugar Crisp, Golden Crisp, Sugar Smacks, Dig ‘Em Frog, Super Sugar Crisp commercial, obscure and dirty Atari 2600 games, Postopia.com, Fruity Pebbles, The Flintstones, Post Cereals, inventing cereal, Postum, and getting sick.
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License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Attribution: by Frank Edward Nora – more info at onsug.com

The Overnightscape #768 (1/11/09) 8.19

The Overnightscape #768 (1/11/09) 8.19 (1:30:00 / 82.5 MB)
The Overnightscape Underground – January 2009 – Track 19

“Your Late Night Broadcast” online at onsug.com
Created by Frank Edward Nora (frank@theovernightscape.com) in New Jersey, USA
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Tonight’s subjects include: Area code 768 in Mississippi, pagers, fax machines, cellphones, pronunciation of “Nevada”, October 2008 issue of Esquire Magazine with the world’s first e-ink cover, vitamins, kona blend, Adam Ant, male fragrances, plastic bag incident, remembering the long-lost Manhattan restaurant chain “Emerald Planet”, the video game sounds effects in “The Wrestler”, Nintendo, glory days, Atari 2600 games (Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Ms. Pac-Man), Sente arcade video game music (Stocker, Mini-Golf, Gimme A Break, Name That Tune), Maple Leaf Rag, Cleopatra’s Fortune, Beatles songs in Name That Tune, Mr. Sasha the Cat, drinking some Macallan 12 year old single malt Scotch whisky right out of the bottle, losing it, decadence, random games on MAME (Macho Mouse, Star Gladiator II, The King of Fighters 2000), the bouncing cheat, notes from the supermarket, The Sentinal Cookie Collection, World Harbors Buccaneer Blends, Frank in 2000, the old song “Fra Diavolo”, Cherry 7 Up Antioxidant, Dr. Robert, Night Lightning Teeball, Alanis Morissette, DokoDrop, Tropicana rebranding, Weekly World News insert in The Sun, and a little more whisky.
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License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Attribution: by Frank Edward Nora – more info at onsug.com

The Overnightscape #767 (1/11/09) 8.18

The Overnightscape #767 (1/11/09) 8.18 (1:13:00 / 66.9 MB)
The Overnightscape Underground – January 2009 – Track 18

“Your Late Night Broadcast” online at onsug.com
Created by Frank Edward Nora (frank@theovernightscape.com) in New Jersey, USA
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Tonight’s subjects include: Countdown to Mercury Retrograde, Holly from Land of the Lost, sound effect, Google’s new favicon, existing and proposed pictures and things on the walls of The Overnightscape, Contemporary Resort, popcorn sign, three grandparents, Lost, Star Castle and Moon Patrol marquees, horseshoe, the drunk painting, Little Nemo comics, Doo Dads, a bag of nasty little cookies, snack review (“B. Lloyd’s Cajun Premium Sweet Salty and Hot Mixed Nuts”), neon signs, time travel, a map of the 1939 New York World’s Fair, opening a mysterious package from New Mexico, another mask from The Andy Kaufman Press Conference, TheNathanMcCoy on Twitter, a guide to getting MAME (Multi Arcade Machine Emulator), Firefox laserdisc game, Congo Bongo, food review (Lamb Weston Home Browns (microwavable hash browns)), snow, area code 767 in The Commonwealth of Dominica, the world’s second largest boiling lake, parrots, Boeing 767. and reciting all the items that are in the review box on the cassette deck.
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License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Attribution: by Frank Edward Nora – more info at onsug.com

The Overnightscape #766 (1/11/09) 8.17

The Overnightscape #766 (1/11/09) 8.17 (1:17:00 / 70.5 MB)
The Overnightscape Underground – January 2009 – Track 17

“Your Late Night Broadcast” online at onsug.com
Created by Frank Edward Nora (frank@theovernightscape.com) in New Jersey, USA
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Tonight’s subjects include: Mercury Retrograde, technical problems, creative inspiration, crappy headphones, mysterious package, movie review (“The Wrestler” (2008)), New Jersey, Mickey Rourke, The Fountain, Twitter, Andy Kaufman, Internet marketers, falling into chaos, tangled wires, new calendar, watching Hulu in bed on a mini laptop, Jean Shepherd, Buck Rogers, Hawk, Dennis Haysbert, charging batteries for the MadPlayer, listener comments (Carrie from Texas, Brian Jude), “Cereal City”, Space Jam, what’s been going on in The Overnightscape Underground, “Hot Sauce Jesus”, Yellow Ledbetter, Mall Remastered, Big Love audio posters, opening the first package, giant couch, The Rampler, show title codes,  Station Unlimited and Bluffcosm, Weird University, SMERSH, cleaner sound, card game, cereal review (“Cocoa Puffs Combos”), cylinders with bulged ends, the cereal aroma, soy milk, recreating my youth by eating cereal and watching “Land of the Lost”, idealized 70s youth session, Generation X, Chaka, beige milk, campiness, WholeGrainNation.com, and show length questions.
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License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Attribution: by Frank Edward Nora – more info at onsug.com

The Overnightscape #765 (1/3/09) 8.2

The Overnightscape #765 (1/3/09) 8.2 (2:02:00 / 111 MB)
The Overnightscape Underground – January 2009 – Track 2

“Your Late Night Broadcast” online at onsug.com
Created by Frank Edward Nora (frank@theovernightscape.com) in New Jersey, USA
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Tonight’s subjects include: Blank spot on bulletin board, end of The Overnightscape Calendar tradition, the feeling that it’s already been 2009 for a long time, time travel, Large Hadron Collider, time loop, zonked out on the couch, confused by “Bubble Boy”, Howard Stern, a weird dream (“Race Track / Lincoln Tunnel”), looking around The Overnightscape Studio, tons of boxes of stuff, an ancient tape recorder, being a packrat, time anomalies, uses of a time machine, candy review (“Godiva Chocolatier Nut and Caramel Assortment”), MyFonts.com. the fonts ITC Symbol and ITC Novarese, Aldo Novarese, the story of Lady Godiva, taxation, got sidetracked, creative work, writing in notebooks, getting storage units, new year’s resolution – deal with the stuff (as a part of the show), preserving content for the future, artwork, the idea of giving away stuff from the studio, The Overnightscape Forum, looking in a drawer, misprinted business cards, Chartres labyrinth, the Amber series of books by Roger Zelazny, idea of an Overnightscape convention, magazines, voted for Frank Moore, Essex County, Luver.com, Cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs shirt, Steve and Barry’s University Sportswear, Sonny the Cuckoo Bird, cereal characters, the idea of an animated feature film featuring all the breakfast cereal mascots, Cocoa Puffs commercials, Kaboom cereal, Space Shuttle Challenger jokes, The Monsters Go Disco, Fruit Brute, beverage review (Kaboom Infinite Wellness – “Orange_Passion”, “Pomegranate_Berry”), Brand X, Vigilantes of Good, voice in cup, phone call, natural flavors, area code 765 in Indiana, Andy Kaufman, cool stuff coming up on The Overnightscape Underground, Yellow Denim Arcade, Mappy as Micro Police, Elevator Action, playing the video game “Stocker” by Sente, go, FOW, Fuzzy Daupner at Tierney’s, Possible Calhoun, Perfect Gambler, IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit), new variation of Shufflin’ Jamboree, Winter Fragrances, Real Simple Magazine, Tokyo Milk, The Alan Parsons Project, Eric Woolfson, Shock Treatment on Sansa Shaker, Look What I Did To My Id, NAVA Meeting, Wham-O Fluid Fantasy, Magic Window, Andy Kaufman Chatroom, and a card game review (“Ligretto”).
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License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Attribution: by Frank Edward Nora – more info at onsug.com

The Overnightscape #764 (1/3/09) 8.1

The Overnightscape #764 (1/3/09) 8.1 (1:07:00 / 61.4 MB)
The Overnightscape Underground – January 2009 – Track 1

“Your Late Night Broadcast” online at onsug.com
Created by Frank Edward Nora (frank@theovernightscape.com) in New Jersey, USA
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Tonight’s subjects include: Tonight’s subjects include: Welcome to 2009, working on the song “Perfect Gambler”, future area code 764 in California, Silicon Valley, The Overnightscape in 2009, The Overnightscape Underground in December 2007, listeners in the future, The Rampler, old cassettes, John’s Party, “ug” tracks, technical problems, the holidays, sneeze, beverage review (Jones Soda – Limited Edition Christmas Flavors 2008 – “Mele Kalikimaka”, “Candy Cane”, “Pear Tree”), Jones Soda Chanukah Pack, the Hawaiian song “Mele Kalikimaka”, the letter “R”, Bette Midler, KT Tunstall, Severe Repair audiobook, Cute Overload, getting a free online calendar from Page-A-Day Online Calendars, annoying survey, concept cars, Neil Hamburger, nipples, zen, Schott’s Miscellany, Beer Calendar, logos, Steven from Canada, what’s been going on in The Overnightscape Underground, The Dark Yellow Radio, Carrie Engdahl – Live at Tierney’s, The Rampler, Heading Out, inventing games, new variation of Shufflin’ Jamboree, Fonnjo Foon, and a quick preview of Perfect Gambler.
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License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Attribution: by Frank Edward Nora – more info at onsug.com

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