The Overnightscape #750 (10/30/08)


The Overnightscape #750 (Thursday, October 30, 2008 / 31:43 / 29.1 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: The celebration of the 750th episode of the show!!, the end of one phase and the start of another phase, the new plan for The Overnightscape Underground, 855=855, listener audio (Roel from The Netherlands), fate, beer review (“Stone Ruination IPA – India Pale Ale”), Repo Man, a lattice of coincidence, tweets from Twitter (@IntoYourHead, @DaveWares, @Hyperkinetic, @lahren, @MTMM, @dadaist, @cb60089, @santachrist, @overniacin, @ww23412), The Harmonic Convergence, upcoming “Andy Kaufman” press conference on Nov. 9 in New Brunswick, NJ, an email from a hunger striker from, Wikipedia, the dice game Fonnjo Foon, a box of stale products, The Overnightscape Birthday Cake (a Gatorade Chocolate Chip Energy Bar that expired in Feb. 2007 with “Colorflame” candles that burn with colored flames), the song “Ending The Era With Calm Music” by Little Frankie Nora, eating a tiny piece of the “cake”, reading from a random page of the 1857 book “Historical Collections of the Great West”, Daniel Boone, Canadians, and the end of the “855 Era”. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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The Overnightscape #749 (10/29/08)


The Overnightscape #749 (Wednesday, October 29, 2008 / 30:00 / 27.6 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Convergence point, 855=45*19, beer review (“Landshark Premium Lager – Quality Island Style Lager”), Chevy Chase, skunky smell, Gorilla Glue, used to have a vice, tape review (“Gorilla Tape – Convenient Travel Size”), Neuland, lashing together Captain America and Tic Tacs, rubbing the tape, Internet Radio, orange Gorilla Tape, Frank Moore for President, Craig and Al know Frank, credibility, vote for a third party candidate, revolutionary, Club Room belt update, belt problems, vegan shoes and belts, vegetarian cats, awful pet food ingedients, completely random memories (“The Small Ice Cream at Opdike’s”), perfect name for a crappy restaurant, the Internet is so incomplete, an interesting pop culture moment, sock monkey, clip of Chris Elliott And David Letterman in the movie “Cabin Boy”, and The Regulator Guy. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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The Overnightscape #748 (10/28/08)


The Overnightscape #748 (Tuesday, October 28, 2008 / 30:00 / 27.6 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Six weird beers, the end of the “855 Era”, incense review (FloraSense Sensory Therapy – Serenity), Firefly, The Kingdom of Thailand, grandparents’ house, incense is not edible, the studio is a mess, Galactic Heroes – Jar Jar Binks, The Phantom Menace, Gripp II, Madness to the Method, the beers (“Young’s Luxury Double Chocolate Stout”, “Victory Golden Monkey”, “Landshark Premium Lager”, “Founder’s Breakfast Stout”, “Acme California IPA”, “Stone Ruination IPA”), beer review (“Founder’s Breakfast Stout – Double Chocolate Coffee Oatmeal Stout”), nasty bug on the wall, portable paper towels, the Founder’s Brewing philosophy, 5 2/3 years of The Overnightscape, the 855 concept (750 episodes of The Overnightscape, plus 100 episodes of The Rampler, plus 5 Days of The Overnightscape Underground = 855, and amazingly, is going to be 855 hours long!), bringing everything together, end of the “Day” format, “The Hawaiian Phonograph Records and More”, short viral videos, extremely long audio, A Beautiful Mind, and a listener audio comment (PQ Ribber – Jean Shepherd, Andy Kaufman Interview). Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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The Overnightscape Underground – Day 5 is complete!

The Overnightscape Underground – Day 5 is complete! Check it out!

The Overnightscape on Luver Internet Radio

I mentioned on The Overnightscape Underground that I was going to be voting for Frank Moore for president. He heard the show and contacted me, thanking me for my support. He also mentioned the idea of adding The Overnightscape to the lineup of his Internet Radio Station, (Love Underground Visionary Revolution). I thought it was a great idea. So, The Overnightscape will now air on Luver 9:30pm-11:30pm on Fridays (Pacific Time). Check this page for info on how to tune in.

Thanks Frank!!

The Overnightscape #747 (10/22/08)


The Overnightscape #747 (Wednesday, October 22, 2008 / 1:11:00 / 65.1 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Frank’s father, Frank Ralph Nora, is back on the show! Cognac, area code 747 (pending in Los Angeles), Repo Man, Boeing 747,, 209, evil and odious numbers, an update on “Revenge is Sweet” (from 725), fake debt collectors, the Presidential campaign, Federal Reserve, Ron Paul, Frank Moore, third party candidates, The Money Masters, Modern Money Mechanics, inefficiencies of Medicare, wheelchair rental, the medical supply business, global warming, Antarctic exploration, Ernest Shackleton,The Ross Ice Shelf, the Ice Age in Manhattan, Antarctic Snow Cruiser, being an expert witness at a trial, questioning codes and laws, hearing loss, earwax, judge, looking up laws, covering wet tile surfaces, hiking along the Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park, trail walking anthropology, difficulties in greeting people as they pass by, Chinese elctronics imports, architect hostility, competition among successful men, showrooms, the story of the nightmare tenant Paul Junior, taekwondo, living in an office, teenagers hanging out, music studio, rapping, cops, blunts, pizza delivery, Florida, The Bradley Effect, traditions of greeting, Kill Bill, Sephardic and Ashkenazi Jews, “The Great Global Warming Swindle”, being less wasteful,, The Times of London, and “Severe Repair: The Broken Text”. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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The Overnightscape #746 (10/21/08)


The Overnightscape #746 (Tuesday, October 21, 2008 / 37:00 / 34 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Recording the show on the porch, testing a new portable recording system – an Acer Aspire One mini-notebook computer with a Blue Snowflake USB microphone sitting on top of it (this is the straight recording – no post-processing used except for normalizing), soy milk stains on the monitor, Audacity, latency, Christian music radio station coffee mug, walking around with it, an evil and mysterious piece of bread on the candle, TV listings from September 25, 1983, Brideshead Revisited, gay sitcom, Cable Health Network, wind chimes, snack review (Keebler Town House Flipsides Pretzel Crackers – Original), neighbor’s TV, the pretzel/potato chip taste sensation, special order status, candy review (“Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls” (previously reviewed on The Overnightscape #578 (2/5/07)), game review (Top Trumps – Star Wars: The Clone Wars), books (“The Mindbody Prescription”, “The Great American Bathroom Book”), economic disasters, the idea of shifting over into another timeline, Cad Bane, TV review (“Star Wars: The Clone Wars”), Luminara Unduli, Jar Jar Binks, Mercury Retrograde, fan works again, a wedding in Kentucky, food review (“Kozy Shack Bananas Foster”), installation of “Saturday Night Slam Masters” at the arcade at the Menlo Park Mall, Montclair, NJ on “Mad Men”, and Nerf armaments. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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The Overnightscape #745 (10/17/08)


The Overnightscape #745 (Friday, October 17, 2008 / 30:00 / 27.7 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: An experimental episode using “The Rampler method” from the streets of NYC, The Ventures, a lot of recording on Sunday, drunk on limoncello, zonked out, Frank Moore for president, free soda,, beverage review (“Diet Pepsi Max”), bagel day, unsweetened sodas, ITC Benguiat, serious back pain, barbershop flyers, sawing a window, train stores, newspaper taxi, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, Dr. Sarno, cold outside, jacket decision, the daily 30-minute format of The Overnightscape for a year-and-a-half, trains beneath the grates, air conditioning, economic collapse, the idea of shifting into a different timeline, “The Great American Bathroom Book” is surprisingly back in print, toilets, “True Blood” on HBO, limping, zonked out again, “Life on Mars”, a confusing time, and the golf thing. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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The Overnightscape #744 (10/14/08)


The Overnightscape #744 (Tuesday, October 14, 2008 / 45:00 / 41.3 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Humanoid bird character, The Rampler stats since last time (10 episodes, 12 hours and 21 minutes), Digital TV, The Overnightscape Underground – Day 5, opening a package from Chad Bowers from, suction cup hanger, Wolfdog lock, a mint James Monroe Golden Dollar, ITC Benguiat, hot sauce review (Habanero Tabasco), snack review (Terra Kettles – Chesapeake Bay & Beer – Kettle Cooked Potato Chips), trouble opening the bag, brute strength, honey powder, beverage review (Jersey Blues – Unsweetened Blueberry Iced Tea), Herbalist & Alchemist, purple saxophone, “Deacon Blues” by Steely Dan, “H Gang” by Donald Fagen, Circus Money, the Steely Dan “mu chord”, snack review (Panealba Scrack Griss – Alla Siciliana, Aglio e Prezzemolo), beverage review (Katalyst Kombucha – Ginger Devotion), strands of culture, Hawaiian yellow ginger, splash screen, hippie art, garlic bread, beverage review (“Columbian Power Energy Drink”), description en espanol, snack review (Blair’s Death Rain – Parmesan Habanero Potato Chips), and habanero on habanero. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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Recent Graphics

I made a few graphics for the show recently. First, I made a banner for the links page of the  Legends and Champions podcast:

Also, I started a group on Facebook for The Overnightscape – come and join! Here is the graphic I made for it:

The Overnightscape #743 (10/8/08)


The Overnightscape #743 (Wednesday, October 8, 2008 / 45:00 / 41.3 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: The Rampler, The Overnightscape Underground – Day 5, stock market crashes, the big crash, YouTube video (Interview – Naomi Wolf – Give Me Liberty”), martial law, police state, U.S. Army deployed in America, a tiring couple of days, going to bars in the East Village with my brother and getting drunk (Rampler 78), big surprise party, smoking a cigar in the cold, burned the roof of my mouth, Atlantic Antic street fair in Brooklyn (Rampler 79), arm hurts, building I work in was on fire, breathing in fish smoke and office fire smoke, fatigue, beverage review (“Q Tonic”), hand-picked quinine, Eden Gourmet in Atlantic City, ting, a good website, missing a harsh bitter edge, frosted glass, the nature of quinine, ripping the bark off a tree?, previously recorded – opening a package from Stephen D. Maddox (a man who claims that he is Andy Kaufman), veggie jerky, “The Book of Illusions” by Paul Auster, flyer, the carnival video, a movie, a receipt from Sam’s Club, a personal check with Spongebob Squarepants motif, the font Hobo, the store Toy Tokyo in NYC, collectible toy review (Big Head Company “Hanna-Barbera Character Trading Collection”, “Peleda by nathan”, Yamato “!StoryImageFigure! Marvel Universe Classic !Box in Box!”, Re-Ment “Puchi Petite Collections – Tea Time Collection”), Bababooey, Wally Gator, weird walking pink owl toy, Captain America in pieces, shield scale is off, European style tea set, The Bottle of Things, Mr. Jesse the Cat, scratch off lottery tickets, just won $2, Gorilla Tape, and Florida’s Natural Pocket Fruit Mix Bar (made in China). Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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Inside the Mind of a Ramplotard


The Overnightscape #742 (10/1/08)


The Overnightscape #742 (Wednesday, October 1, 2008 / 45:00 / 41.3 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: 2:57 AM, Canada, The Rampler, more comments on the Andy Kaufman interview, (Carrie,Manny the Mailman), overwhelmed by audio, quality audio content, The Overnightscape Underground, new listeners, phone conversation, movie screening, two brown and bulbous plastic bottles, 70s home decor, The Conran Shop, TV reviews (“Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”, “Heroes”), Garret Dillahunt, Summer Glau, human/robot sexual tension, getting difficult to watch TV, Malcolm McDowell, time travel, the song “Paranoimia” by The Art of Noise (featuring Max Headroom), driving around New Jersey with Erin, synchronicity, the song “The Intro and The Outro” by The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, “Magical Mystery Tour”, deodorant review (Old Spice Red Zone High Performance Solid – Showtime and Swagger), hearing people outside, ponderous websites, taking shirt off, Rolling Stone magazine, comedy, an old Old Spice commercial, food review (“Herbertsville Heat – Chile Pepper Infused Honey” – product of New Jersey, USA), and The Honeydrippers with Robert Plant. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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The Overnightscape #741 (9/30/08)


The Overnightscape #741 (Tuesday, September 30, 2008 / 45:00 / 41.2 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Two weeks since the last episode, 19 episodes of The Rampler (nearly 14 hours worth) since the last episode, trying to be quiet, beverage review (POMx Iced Coffee – Chocolate and Cafe au Lait), trademark symbols, website making noise, natural caffeine, paper towels and toilet paper, snack review (Majans Bhuja – Original Mix), each household has its own recipe, snack mix traditions, Stop & Shop logo redesign, a supermarket in chaos, the movie “Starbucking”, last episode’s interview with (a man who claims to be) Andy Kaufman, lost recording, crashed, buying an Acer Aspire One mini notebook computer, getting confused, new Crumpler Bag (The Moderate Embarrassment), a weekend in Atlantic City, Bally’s, hotel room coffee maker busted, Gorilla Tape, The Pier Shops at Caesar’s, fountain light show, The Wild Wild West Casino, casino ambience, audio-animatronic prospector and mule, playing the video slots, toast with butter and pickled plum paste and Guinness Marmite, phone call with “Andy”/Steve Maddox, comments on the Andy Kaufman interview (Boostah, Brian Jude, Carrie), and Santa Christ. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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Show Update

It’s been over a week since the last episode was released… been kinda crazy with the whole Andy Kaufman Interview, this site crashing, my trip to Atlantic City last weekend, etc. I plan on getting back on track with The Overnightscape this weekend, with new episodes released early next week – back in the 45-minute format.

But of course I have not been taking a break – I have been doing The Rampler!! In fact, since I recorded Episode 740 of The Overnightscape, I have done 16 episodes of The Rampler, totalling over 11 hours in length!

The Overnightscape #740 (9/16/08)


The Overnightscape #740 (Tuesday, September 16, 2008 / 2:31:00 / 138 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: An Interview With (a man who claims to be) Andy Kaufman, area code 740 in Ohio, recap of the interview situation, ran out of coffee, screwed up the recording, voiceover artist Ken Scott at, That Girl, Marlo Thomas, a visit to Whole Foods, ostrich eggs, The Oranges, a 20% chance, expensive shopping, Allegro Coffee – Sumatra Blue Batak, snack review (Go Raw “Simple” Flax Snax – New Bite Size Version), tomato powder, our economy is collapsing, AN INTERVIEW WITH ANDY KAUFMAN, voice modulator,, Stephen D. Maddox, package, personal check, career overview, children’s entertainer, Mighty Mouse, Dick Van Dyke, the first episode of Saturday Night Live, Taxi, has-beens and careers that crumble, money and fame, wrestling women, the stage doesn’t end at the end of the stage, Fridays, Jack Burns, Melanie Chartoff, Michael Richards, Weird Al Yankovic’s “UHF”, John Lennon, the origins of the idea of faking his death, Elvis, hoaxer Alan Abel, jerky, the supposed death in May 1984, how “Elvis” faked his death, “The Song That Never Ends”, getting recognized, phone call, money, new identity, “The Running Man”, travel, apartments, the character “Claire”, blood clot in leg, Video Toaster, “Photo Claire”, working at Walt Disney World, public access television, the new generation, books, getting involved in stuff on the Internet, history of the websites, Geocities, 20 year anniversary of the death, Enrique, different characters, getting onto Twitter, Retarded Policeman, testing the waters, @TheAndyKaufman, YouTube, the future of video, Commodore 64, conspiracy theories, hurting people’s feelings, the quality of the answers on Twitter, cave paintings, preserving digital media, FastBoards,, fragments, cartoons, The Rampler, people who want proof, discovery process, the future, watching cartoons all day, adult life, keeping your freedom, Ron Paul, the presidential campaign, the Santa campaign, Scavenger Hunt, “Bubba Ho-Tep”, “Man On The Moon”, Laurie Anderson, The Muppets, “The Tony Clifton Story”, The Carnival Video with Troy, the information trail, health, transcendental meditation, the 25th anniversary, Santa/Elvis hybrid, meeting new people, The Allusion Forum (, another forum, people listening in the future, END OF INTERVIEW, see it was real, and a Flax Snax update. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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The Overnightscape #739 (9/15/08)


The Overnightscape #739 (Monday, September 15, 2008 / 2:01:00 / 110 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Oatmeal problems and technical problems, the one month anniversary of The Rampler, Meeting Tony Clifton (on The Rampler #47), TheAndyKaufman on Twitter, Art Stars, another person obsessed with the number 209, becoming “The Rampler”, setting up the interview with Andy Kaufman, ran out of coffee, iced pu-erh tea, getting into the groove with Firepower and the virtual radio station on Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection (on PS2), vacuuming the living room, voiceover guy Ken Scott at, recording mishap, pickled plum paste, miso, refrigerator ice makers, the oatmeal incident, math error, an audio anomaly in The Rampler #14 (found by Eddie from Conspiracast), TheAndyKaufman’s “Carnival Video” and interview with Troy from, improv comedy, Steve Maddox, phone interview with Troy by AGKMNII, the “preshow” to the interview with Andy Kaufman, test with phone hookup, air conditioner, Karl Malden, sipping some scotch, tobacco, Don LaFontaine, NBC Balls, conversation. Saturday Night Live, Laurie Anderson, the song “Captain Easychord” by Stereolab, Mike Oldfield, the song “What Child Is This”, “Greensleeves”, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Mannheim Steamroller, Rush Limbaugh, conservative politics in the early to mid 90s, Ron Paul, neo-conservatives, Bob Dole, checking the FTP, fiddling with a Stratocaster, Mini Strat, turning a Tabasco tie into a cat toy, TV review (“Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”), Shirley Manson from the band “Garbage”, liquid metal, the songs “Queer” and “Only Happy When It Rains” by Garbage, 90s nostalgia, Summer Glau, the song “Long, Long, Long” by The Beatles, Faeriah,the full audio of me vacuuming¬† , reboot iPod, TV reviews (“Fringe”, “True Blood”), a clip from a Longmont Potion Castle prank call where he says “awesome” in a funny way, Mr. Sasha the Cat, the June 1977 issue of Starlog Magazine, and knock on particleboard. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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Meeting Tony Clifton

I met Tony Clifton on The Rampler #47 (9/11/08).


The Overnightscape #738 (9/11/08)


The Overnightscape #738 (Thursday, September 11, 2008 / 45:00 / 41.3 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: The United States of America, comic book “Night Nurse #4” (Marvel, 1973), FOOM, Fonnjo Foon, set theory, getting rid of comic books, boxes in storage, show art, rough show, tried watching TV, “True Blood” and “Entourage” on HBO, 1000 hours of audio, Coney Island Astroland closing, insane amusement parks in Coney Island 100 years ago, Luna Park, Thor, a message from Andy Kaufman, The Rampler, upcoming interview with Andy Kaufman, Repo Man, Otto Maddox, Multiple Man, Alpha Flight, Omega Flight, Flashback, IM from Dadaist from Scotland, LinkedIn, alcohol review (“Caravella Limoncello”), Peter Lemongello, listener audio (“Larry from Australia”), time tourism, the movie “Primer”, CERN Large Hadron Collider is a time machine?, listener email (time traveller “John Titor” comments on The Overnightscape #803 (9/02/09)), video “Nassim Haramein at the Rogue Valley Metaphysical Library”, Mr. Sasha the Cat, Japanese condiment review (“Kinjirushi Brand Neriume” (pickled plum paste)), and a heck of a lot of sodium. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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The Overnightscape #737 (9/10/08)


The Overnightscape #737 (Wednesday, September 10, 2008 / 45:00 / 41.3 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Dirty episode, the overview, Boeing 737, area code 737 (proposed overlay in Austin, TX), Episode 512 of The Overnightscape, painful memories, incense review (“Paine’s Balsam Fir Incense – Classic Cones”), pine scents, burning sage, spirits, a MySpace web address written on a five-dollar bill (rap / hip-hop / experimental artist “PrECiO$A”), song “F*ck The Pain Away” by Peaches, “Lost in Translation”, The Gallup Panel, Internet radio and podcasting, the word “podcast”, new show art, Giovanni, Gamma, Slimbach, Jamille, Pacella, Bunta Block, a clip from a recent reunion show of the defunct Internet comedy radio show “Hate The Radio”, the evils of MLM, “Taking It”, Schadenfreude, Neil Hamburger, Pomp’s Therapy Sessions, f*ck editing, MAACP, doing a show by myself, ABM Show, “Grand Lizard” pinball (Williams, 1986), reptilians, “Pinball Lizard”, and an incoming message. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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