The Overnightscape #593 (Tuesday, May 1, 2007 / 1:15:00 / 34.4 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Farewell to a stairwell, chaos at the cash registers, college popcorn memories, Lou Gehrig’s disease, buying Cold-Eeze at Duane Reade, sore throat, sucking and biting, the silent majority of listeners to The Overnightscape, 5 million hits since December 2005, blog comments, supporting the show, tip jar, Japanese product review (“Furuta No-Tore” (wooden puzzle toy and gum)), ball bearings, Towers of Hanoi, candy review (Jelly Belly – Soda Pop Shoppe” – 7UP, Orange Crush, Grape Crush, Dr. Pepper, A and W Root Beer, A and W Cream Soda), lymon, Fizzy Fruit, checking out more recent pics Frank took with his Treo, Maui Tacos, Spike seasoning, Citigroup Center, cool but dumb, mini reunion at a place Frank used to work, dreamland, the dot-com world, Kongo Gumi (company that went out of business after 1,400 years), Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Jeff Wall, the melting clocks, Christina’s World, pediatrician, 50 Years of Helvetica, the original 35 laser printer fonts, metal type, Airstream Land Yacht, cubicle art, spentgag, getting yelled at at Rockefeller Center, Hammer and Coop billboard, Times Square, giant chair, Sanrio, Hello Kitty, My Melody, Kuromi, sets of colorful characters, card game, switching domain registrations to GoDaddy, phone support nationality, switching from the studio to the terrace, saving the document, bag o’ cutters, heading outside, pleasant evening, cigar review (“Van Der Donk – Cocktails” – from Roel from The Netherlands), condensation event, chemtrails, popcorn for the line, queueing skills, podcast meeting, sounds of the night, and so much scaffolding, and a gently evil character. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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