Archive for September, 2012

The Overnightscape 915: Planets and Wizards (9/25/12)

2:20:32 – Frank in NYC…  New comet for 2013 (C/2012 S1 (ISON)), comet memories, “I Saw All The Planets”, new dwarf planets in the solar system (Eris, Quaoar, Makemake, Orcus, etc.), Birds of Fire by Mahavishnu Orchestra, Amarok by Mike Oldfield, British supermarkets and towns, new Mike Oldfield compilation “Two Sides”, The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads on cassette, breakfast for cats, small hotel comic book conventions, Brazil Classics 1: Beleza Tropical, Brazilian Portuguese vowel sounds, Dr. Ruth, MTV News, Anything But Monday, original Little Nemo newspaper pages on my bedroom wall, Little Nemo digital frame idea, Ahmadinejad, vague setup in Vanderbilt Hall, security questions, Weekly World News, The Abstract Novel, batteries, Puppet Road, new taxi logo, Best Buy, memories of digital watches and calculators with special features, rampling on the grass at Bryant Park, Verbatim “Digital Vinyl” CD-Rs, retro formats, Stretch Armstrong, neighborhood tragedy, Pulsar watch, recipe for “Olive Oil and Hemp Oatmeal”, TV shows (Rehab with Dr. Drew, X Factor, The Voice, Doctor Who, Revolution), Sifl & Olly, The Flag Code, 9/11, Pentel Vicuna, New York Renaissance Faire, glass blowing, devil horns, Caramel Apple Milky Way, floodlights, store that sold The Brady Bunch House in a lost mall in Second Life, OSgrid, timeline theory, seeing all of history at once and influencing it, politics, energy vortex maps?, Barcode, Mike Jittlov, The Wizard of Speed and Time, Jittlov Font Read Me Files, Aaron Fechter, The Rock-afire Explosion from Showbiz Pizza Place, organizing the archive, World War III, the draft, tactical nukes, and sequels. F1865

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The Overnightscape 914: Rocks and Garbage (9/23/12)

2:00:00 – Frank in The Overnightscape Studio in New Jersey… Sunday morning, college nostalgia, Ten Years Gone from Physical Graffiti by Led Zeppelin, the psychic war, Lady Gaga theory, cloning, multidimensional space, human origins, rare ABM Show audio clips from 2007, the magic of the human experience, new catch phrases from Late Night with David Letterman from the 80s, VHS rainbow lines when you start recording, wicker, world vibrations, two songs from 500 Song Trip – “Alabama Jubilee” and “Rabbits Don’t Ever Get Married” by Hank Penny, return of Furby, A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Pinball Arcade review video by GamingMill, the story of how Andy Kaufman is still alive, Pro Pinball Kickstarter, Big Race USA pinball, ASUS laptop, Spelunky, roguelike games, TowerClimb by Davioware, and Roseanne Barr for President. F1864

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The Overnightscape 913: Patience (9/20/12)

45:05 – Frank in NYC… The art of patience, they’re filming a TV show, Bryant Park, film school, Dr. Ken’s Breath Strips – Peppermint Cool, Arbitrage (2012), Richard Gere, The Dalai Lama, Woody Allen, paperback books, poetry, Pocket Overnightscape, Sansa Clip+, trapping, incompetence at stores and restaurants, fictional fence, Chamane Energy Drink, Utz Party Mix, incidents, my appearance on Litopia After Dark, teledildonics, Overnightscape Central, Tortoise, New York Renaissance Faire, and the reggae banana incident. F1863

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The Overnightscape 912: Museum Garden IV (9/14/12)

2:46:48 – Frank in NYC… What’s going on at the Ninja Times Square Takeover, free stuff, motorcycles, beverage review (“Monster Energy Absolutely Zero”), the soda law, recording in dreams, horrible costumes, break dancers, phone problems, Anything But Monday returns to WMNJ after 25 years, the dream of the 80s, Zope, 209, the psychic war, lasers in the distance, vague memories of an arcade in Madison or Chatham, Pocket Overnightscape, Overnightscape Flushing Meetup, the final clue, the next day, Basic Overnightscape, fan fiction, the tone of shows, face blindness, overlay of meaning, motorcycle trick, Bryant Park, old radios that could tune in the audio of TV stations, Alumni Weekend, Primitive Radio Gods, giant fireman statue, the hero archetype, talking to one another, people as entertainment devices, The Anger Center, Reminiscing, arcade on the edge of oblivion, tabouli, surreal humor, Sifl & Olly, The Mighty Boosh, Great White North, Anything But Monday, slacker/stoner conversations, Network Awesome, The United Nations, visions of grooviness, rectangles and VR, the news, in the midst of the insanity, reality of the 80s, solipsism, White Zombie, Spotify, compilation album “Two Sides” by Mike Oldfield, Amarok, album “The Happy Electropop Music Machine” by Jean-Jacques Perrey and Dana Countryman, Puffin’ Billy, British light music, Captain Kangaroo, Baroque Hoedown, Little Rascals, sirens, the word “country”, The Blob, Axel F, Green Hill Zone, Street Fighter 2 – Brazil, album “Throw It To The Universe” by The Soundtrack Of Our Lives, album “Downtown Rockers” by Tom Tom Club, album “La Futura” by ZZ Top, cigars, video game arcades of the old west, reality shows of bringing future technology into the past, song “Lawnchairs” by Our Daughters Wedding, Lost & Found: Imagination Volume 1, song “The Politics Of Dancing” by Re-Flex, Belouis Some, Naked Eyes, song “Charlton Heston” by Stump, MoMA Free Friday Nights, skunk art, Museum Garden IV, Bicentennial Quarter wish, chairs, original Disneyland art, artifacts from Pee-wee’s Playhouse, David Letterman catch phrases, memes, future shock, new forms of audio entertainment, the secret of Flushing, Pocket Overnightscape, guards, demolition, new computer, Pixel Prospector, Spelunky, Minecraft, TowerClimb, The Pinball Arcade, Pro Pinball, Big Race USA, iPod games, Cathode (emulates old computer terminals), NetHack, Crawl, Telehack, Galaga, and The Neverending Broadcast. F1862

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The Overnightscape 911: 9/11 (9/11/12)

2:37:37 – Frank talks about 9/11. A lot.

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The Overnightscape 910: Handpan Passage (9/10/12)

30:00 – Frank in NYC… Classic dark rides, Nights in White Satin: The Trip at Hard Rock Park (now Freestyle Music Park) in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 2008 financial collapse, Doctor Who – Dinosaurs on a Spaceship, handpan player in Grand Central, Arbitrage (2012), Margin Call (2011), The World of Sid & Marty Krofft, time machines, Monstars of Rock, cartoon characters coming into the real world, Firesign Theatre, Rocktime Amusement Park, return of Jet Set Radio, Official Dreamcast Magazine, square dance, ramplers, and the Andy Kaufman news. F1860

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The Overnightscape 909: Helium (9/9/12)

30:00 – The helium shortage, exploding balloons, The One After 909, 9/11, Hindenburg disaster, natural gas, science vs. religion vs. other options, whiskey, The Sifl & Olly Show returns, haircut, sense of self-worth, Pain Division, Joy Division, and Overnightscape Central. F1859

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The Overnightscape 908: Washingtime Arch (9/7/12)

30:00 – Frank in NYC talking about many things… At Washington Square Park, gymnasts, Fritz the Cat (1972), Bobst Library where I used to work, long spans of time, wanderlust, humid and nasty, Queens, Avo XO cigars, Limelight Marketplace, “James Brown is Dead” by L.A. Style, oldschool hardcore techno, EDM, Eataly, Chock full o’Nuts, dreamlike restaurants, an old Barnes & Noble, CD-ROM multimedia magazines, weird summer, a cultural shift may be approaching, the return of Sifl & Olly, The Overnightscape #8 (5/1/03), Kazaa, The Overnightscape archive, college memories, Towers of Light, the dream of creative projects, and sharing experiences across time and space. F1858

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The Overnightscape 907: Rampling on the Grass (9/5/12)

2:26:30 – Frank in NYC talking about many things…On the 7 train in Queens, graffiti, sneeze fight, mass shootings, lying beggar, new computer, computer shopping hell, Treats Truck, reality strangeness, Overnightscape Central, absinthe visions, four-dimensional space, store pickup, configuring the computers, Need For Speed World, Diablo III, Gauntlet, cyberspace, VR/AR, feeling of immersion, Virtuality, explaining ATMs and paper money to the people in the future, another beggar, sandwiches, kelvin, little yellow pill, space madness, Zope, creating virtual worlds, Bluffcosm, Little World of Racetracks, Second Life, OpenSim, Owltoco Steele, Flushing adventure, Blade Runner, Science Innovation Company, There, OSGrid, APB Reloaded, murder in videogames, got a Mickey Mouse “Plane Crazy” figurine at the comic book store, Walt Disney, “it all started with a mouse”, folding worlds in multidimensional space, Flatland by Edwin Abbott, station racket, wooden laptop, Corsair Triple Smoke, lack of pine-flavored foods and candy, Mad Monster Party (1967) came out on Blu-ray yesterday, teen frenzy for Cher Lloyd at Best Buy, fashion trends, rampling on the grass in Bryant Park, the funny vampire voice, Count von Count, new taxis, new season of Doctor Who, Rose, Amy, Daleks, League of Legends, Dota 2, kickstarter, BUG-A-SALT, Indiegogo, Bib Fortuna, I Still Remember – a documentary about Jim Fidler, Overnightscape Handbook 88, New Midnight Cassette System, Basic Overnightscape (17/32/35), The Rampler, Cameravore, and investigating pretzel shoppes. F1857

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