Podcast: The Overnightscape #550

Friday, September 22, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: The stuff that’s busted database, the blue laws of Bergen County, Cinnabon, the quest for the ADB (Apple Desktop Bus) mouse, new feature – “What Is On TV Right Now?”, listener mail (“Andrew from England – Postcards from Dubai”), “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip”, obsolete technology, The Mall of the Emirates (biggest mall in the world), the fate of the balloons, Friz Quadrata, Bodega Sans, Mr. Sasha the Cat, mangling the English language, Wacom tablet, CompUSA logic, mall hours, indoor snow, and the cool gaze of a gibbous moon. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #549

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Theocracy, wanderlust, anti-inflammatories, pigs in a blanket, Hell’s Kitchen, winning The Space Gamer auction, protesters march past the loading dock, Motley Crue “Ambassadors of Rock” concert at Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square, Anish Kapoor’s “Sky Mirror” sculpture at Rockfeller Center, listener email (“Joshua from Sacramento, California”), candy review (“Hershey’s Premium Baking Bar – Unsweetened Natural Baking Chocolate”), beverage review (“CHERRish – Tart Cherry”), The Chris Farley Foundation, Bush addresses the UN, Auntie Anne’s, Flaming Torch, protest flyer, Ninth Avenue, and the continuing mystery of the almost empty box. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #548

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: This episode is 45 minutes long by accident, the “Speed Stacks” cup stacking craze, hobby shops, vitamin E, Roel from The Netherland – Part 3 – Overnightscape Gift Bag (“Little Pot Pals – Uncle Sam and Cowboy”, “Mega-T Green Tea Gum”, “Oral-B Brush-Ups”, “Water Sensations”, “Caribou Coffee Chewy Granola Bars”), live eBay bidding on “5 The Space Gamer Books”, beverage review (“Leffe – Brown Belgian Abbey Beer”), snack review (Tayto – The Original Irish Crisp – “Cheese and Onion” and “Salt and Vinegar”), Inside the Show, Burning Life, electric chair, Iron Fist, Ghost Rider, Mall of America, listener comments (“Jen from Bucket Podcast – Second Life costume party”), toy review (“Marvel Heroes Pogs – Series #1″), computer problems, OGRE, Chitin: I, oil on the notes, LSD urban legend, and amazing animatronic halloween toys in the supermarket. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (45 minutes)

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #547

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Roel from the Netherlands visits The Overnightscape Studio! On Part 2 tonight, more on “The Overnightcase” project, 1966 “Doo Dads” magazine ad, bowling and soda and snacks in The Netherlands, beverage review (“Godiva Belgian Blends – French Vanilla Latte, Milk Chocolate Mocha, and Dark Chocolate Mocha”), going to the cinema in Antwerp, travelling in Europe, laws of New Jersey, putting products into The Overnightcase (“Japanese Ramune and Cola Candy”, “Meiji Chelsea Yogurt Scotch”, “Chimes Ginger Chews – Peanut Butter”, “Celestial Seasoning Zingers To Go – Tangerine Orange Wave Herb Tea”), obscure candy review (Graffiti Zoo Gourmet Chocolates – “Margarita Manatee” and “Espresso Gecko”), review drawer, PodFinder, The Beautiful Breakfast, advertising annoyance on the bus, contradictions, root beer, radioactive orange, and the issue of the annoying tablet. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #546

Monday, September 18, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Roel from the Netherlands visits The Overnightscape Studio! On Part 1 tonight, Roel announces “The Overnightcase” project – a box containing various products to review that will be sent to listeners all over the world! Featuring European geography, concrete dust, cardboard boxes, listener video (“Review of Oreo O’s Cereal by Manny the Mailman’s son Mike”), candy review (“Gaper Apotheker Zwart Wit Zout” ( Dutch salty licorice powder), “Mentos Chewy Dragees – Drop Lakritz Mint” (licorice flavor), “Lakrisal” (licorice candy)), Belgium, New Jersey, Massachusetts, vegetarianism, live photography, and cities intertwined. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)

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Station Unlimited: Exploring Governors Island

The Audio Field Trip:
Exploring Governors Island (9/1/06) – Part 1
File Download: su-AFT-06_Gov_Island_1-059.mp3
26:21 – 24.1 MB – Station Unlimited release 059 – 9/17/06

This first part of Frank’s journey to Governors Island was played in its entirety on The Overnightscape #536 (9/4/06).

The Audio Field Trip:
Exploring Governors Island (9/1/06) – Part 2
File Download: su-AFT-07_Gov_Island_2-060.mp3
52:56 – 48.4 MB – Station Unlimited release 060 – 9/17/06

This second part of Frank’s journey to Governors Island was not played on The Overnightscape and is available exclusively here on Station Unlimited.

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The Overnightscape Video Review #4

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Frank Edward Nora reviews some produce from the supermarket – tropical dragonfruit and sugar cane. The Overnightscape is a daily half-hour podcast from New Jersey / New York City. This video was recorded during Episode 545 (9/15/06) – check it out at http://TheOvernightscape.com

http://youtube.com/watch?v=ZY5cxrsByh0

Podcast: The Overnightscape #545

Friday, September 15, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Welcome to the 2-Hour Experimental Extended Episode! Featuring… a disk of putty, Lucky Bail Bonds, British Airways Concorde, weird confetti, The Overnightscape Video Review #4 (Produce Review – “Tropical Dragonfruit” and “Sun-Pro Sugar Cane”), beverage review (“Ruedrich’s Red Seal Ale”, “Sapporo Gabu Nomi”, “Bolthouse Farms Prickly Pear Cactus Lemonade”), snack review (“Kettle Brand Bakes Potato Chips – Lightly Salted”), toy review (“Capsule Tomica – Mini Car Collection – Series 9 – Nissan Skyline 2000 Turbo GT-ES”), listener email (“Paul from Manhattan – Governors Island“), NYC audio (Unveiling of the new version of Monopoly (“Here and Now”) in Times Square on 9/12/06… and Frank gets to be one of the first people in the world to play the game!), a mid-show trip to NYC (Rainy day, 8th Avenue, Broadway Theater Disctrict, 44th Street, Spamalot, Shubert Alley, Junior’s Times Square, Marriott Marquis, site of the Monopoly event, one million dollar bill, the weird sound, caffeine, and the Cardworks Hallmark public auction), Dream Review (“Moogerfooger and Movie Viewer“, “Time Travel to 1986 – College Dungeons and Dragons Sale”), Inside the Show, “Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum”, the nature of kombucha, futuristic video billboards, Boston Red Sox, The Wizard of Speed and Time, Evening News with Katie Couric, Saturday morning TV in the ’70s, dream engineers, radio commercials, “Damnation Alley”, The Space Gamer, Katagiri, “Ark II”, Statue of Liberty, a colony of microorganisms, going in to NYC on 9/11/06, Completely Random Memories (“Proposed Giant Statue in Queens”, “Deaner Weaner Beaner”, “Vague TV Memory – Any2 for 11is?”, “French Girl”, “Pascal Class / TRS-80 / LSD / Destroyus (computer game)“), “Max Brenner – Chocolate by the Bald Man”, TI-99/4A, The Strand Bookstore, haircut, lemon sense, widebody monorails, and a comic book store from someone else’s dream. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (2 hours)

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #544

Thursday, September 14, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Federal Government grammatical errors, Darth Maul ornament, floor crap, turpentine, buying jellybeans at auction, listener email (“Jon from Cazenovia, NY / Congoboxer – listening to every single episode of The Overnightscape”, “Caleb from Florida – Sawlogs.com”), Podcast Expo, airport security restrictions, Easter, falling asleep on the couch, Tom Shad’s podcasts (“Wheelbarrow”, “My Life Sways Like Reeds in the Wind”),Bucket Podcast costume party in Second Life, Snoopy, a zebra, lip balm addiction, beverage review (“Arrogant Bastard Ale”), synchronicity report (“Writing Down a Dream in Gmail“), toiletry review (“Desert Essence Lip Rescue with Eco-Harvest Tea Tree Oil”), the Cardworks Hallmark frozen in time on 3rd Avenue, Real Time With Bill Maher, National Treasure, TV show jerk, and preserving a little bit of obscure NYC history. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #543

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Frank’s father, Frank Ralph Nora, tells the unbelievable story of how nutjob anthropologist William H. Sheldon convinced Yale University and other Ivy League schools to take nude “posture photos” of all incoming freshmen, from 1940 to 1967, in order to “somatype” the students into the three basic body types – endomorphs, mesomorphs, and ectomorphs. Featuring a student with a tail, The Atlas of Men, Permacel, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, Dick Cavett, Smithsonian, redeeming eductional value, falling under the spell of nostalgia, candy bars, coffee, and roaming around shopping malls. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #542

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: The Wonder Drinks and Packages Show, featuring an Overnightscape recipe (wild rice, shelled edamame. slightly burnt steel-cut oatmeal, Spike Seasoning), Dabo Market, beverage review (Five flavors of “Kombucha Wonder Drink (A Sparkling Himalayan Tonic)” – “Orient – Blended with Traditional Oolong Tea”, “Himalayan – Blended with Green Tea and Essence of Lemon”, “Blend of Jasmine Tea with Essence of Niagara Grape”, “Blend of Rooibos (Red Tea) with Essence of Red Peach”, “Asian Pear and Ginger Blended with Oolong Tea”), opening some packages (“1966 Doo Dads Magazine Ad” (bought from eBay), “Adventureland Icon Letters” (from Jeff (from Houston, TX) from The Meandering Mouse Podcast and The Disney Podcast Network, “Mysterious, Nearly Empty Package”, “Package of Many Amazing Things” (from Eddie from Tedpod.com)), candy review (“Zotz”), voucher, lighter, disorganization, semi-crushed cookies, a bearded saint, and a chance to win 10,000 euros. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #541

Monday, September 11, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Musings and memories on the 5th anniversary of 9/11 and the destruction of the World Trade Center, 9/11 discussion on the forum (“Ruben from Australia (from The Rubenerd Show podcast)”, “Manny the Mailman”, “Harvie from Australia”, “Felix from Indonesia”, “Eyerobic”, “Eddie from the Tedpod.com podcast”, “Dadaist”, “mpmason68″), previous 9/11 episodes of The Overnightscape (#27, #81, #281), PATH trains, Oregon, conspiracy videos, ferryboats, the solitary experience of commuting. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes))

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #540

Friday, September 8, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Frank’s wife Denice and her sister Carrie are in studio to talk about how they got to go to the filming of (and appear in) a music video for the song “Level” by The Raconteurs (a band featuring Jack White of The White Stripes), at an abandoned warehouse in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (on Wed., Sept. 6, 2006). Plus, listener audio (“Digital Dan from The Hook Show podcast – Jujyfruits synchronicity”), Northern Virginia, Big Meadows Lodge, Carrie’s EP “Another Sunday Morning” (available now at CarrieEngdahl.com, CDBaby.com, iTunes, etc.), Denice’s products at ItemsofAnymore.com, MTV Video Music Awards, blackjack, packages, synchronocity reports (“Meg White”, “Balls”), New Jersey vs. Long Island, Smells Like Teen Spirit, and The Safety Dance. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #539

Thursday, September 7, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Lost in the outskirts of Philadelphia again, the remnants of Hurricane Ernesto, recent milestones, King of Prussia Mall, Jamaican drug dealers, automatic bathrooms, listener audio (“Felix from Indonesia”), accidentally deleted listener audio (“Digital Dan from The Hook Show podcast“), from the forum (“Harvie from Australia – Frank’s thinning hair“), the tallest building in NJ (“Goldman Sachs Tower”), The Overnightscape Video Field Trip #1 (“Frank and Pete’s Trip to Pennsylvania”), , NYC helicopter rides, a flaw in Skype, gadget review (“Duracell LED Personal Flashlight”), boardgames (“Lord of the Rings”, “Spy Alley”, “Cosmic Encounter”), experiments, the future of Governors Island, the tops of buildings, and an umbrella from the dollar store. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)

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RSS Feed Shortened

The podcast feed for my podcast “The Overnightscape” has gotten really huge, so I decided to cut it down in size. Basically, back when iTunes started doing podcasting,it would play the OLDEST podcast in your feed as a sample, so I chose #186 because it was a decent show. And I never deleted any shows from the feed. So, by yesterday’s episode, #537, there were 352 shows in the feed, and the feed was over 370K in size! I’ve decided to only keep the last 100 shows in the feed so it doesn’t get unmanageable. Right now the oldest show in the feed is #439, and the feed is around 112K.I know people use the feed to download older shows, and with this in mind I am working on an “archive feed” (or feeds) with all the older shows to make downloading easier. Until I get that done, the previous RSS file is still on the site, named “rss2.xml” – this is temporary so only use it of you need to get the older shows, as I won’t be updating it.

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #538

Wednesday, September 6, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: A telephone conversation with Frank’s father, Frank Ralph Nora, about some aspects of getting older, featuring the sneaky neighbor and his robot lawnmower, avoiding phone calls, Mary Yakubik update, mailbox flags, Wawa video screen, garbage on the ground, getting rid of customers, the awning job, people horrible at making up their minds, Greek diner, chocolate ice cream decisions, etiquette, fifty percent discount, shortened tempers, telling walks, and meatloaf with brown gravy or mushroom gravy. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #537

Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Inside the dishwasher door, a coffee disaster in the kitchen, inertia and Krazy Mixed-Up Salt, vegetable glycerin, orzo with butter, snack reviews (“French’s Potato Sticks – Original“, “Clif Mojo Bar – Mountain Mix”, “Clif Mojo Bar – Fruit Nut Crunch”), beverage review (“S. Pellegrino Acqua Panna Natural Spring Water”), burning the mouth, teleporting coffee, vague foods, and taking something out of a cabinet. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)

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Video: The Overnightscape Video Field Trip #1

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Frank and Pete drive in the rain to visit Bryan and Shayne in Pennsylvania on Sept. 2, 2006. Frank is host of daily podcast “The Overnightscape” at http://TheOvernightscape.com.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St3A9m2j6LU

Podcast: The Overnightscape #536

Monday, September 4, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: The Audio Field Trip (“Exploring Governors Island (9/1/06) – Part 1″), triple espresso, minestrone, Labor Day, Battery Park, ferry tickets, heliport, South Street Seaport, helicopter taking off, Pier 17 mall, cigars, bag search, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, arrival on the island, Parade Grounds, abandoned tennis courts, old padlock, unoccupied brick buildings, long arched arcade, empty rooms with white walls, and Comfort Road. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)

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Video: The Overnightscape Video Review #3

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Sake and Cereal Review! Frank Edward Nora reviews “Hana Flavored Sake – Raspberry” and “Kellogg’s Eggo Cereal – Maple Syrup flavor and Cinnamon Toast flavor”. The Overnightscape is a daily half-hour podcast from New Jersey / New York City. This video was recorded during Episode 535 (9/1/06) – check it out at http://TheOvernightscape.com

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPzOt53o0CI

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