Archive for May, 2014

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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