The Overnightscape #668 (Wednesday, December 5, 2007 / 3:28:00 / 95.3 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Cream soda is trouble, recording in the kitchen, MadPlayer with mini-speakers plugged in, bad Canadian Club Whiskey from 1973 poured down the drain, The Prohibition Era, Christmas tree, documentation for The Overnightscape Underground, Ron Paul, heading out onto the porch, “Jingle Bells”, Christmas lights, pipe review (“Tavern Pipe” long colonial clay pipe reproduction, smoked with Nat Sherman “Manhattan Twilight” pipe tobacco), stigma of pipe smoking, nail, tamping, picture taking, foreshortening, MadPlayer and wind chimes together, bad pictures, bite, “Colonial Frank” in 1772, accents, vowel drift, The Illuminati, gloves, America, cold outside, the current weather, electromagnetic energy, all show notes on one page, the root beer topic, beverage review (“Virgil’s Micro-Brewed Root Beer”), Maxfield Parrish, beverage awards, anise, licorice, intensely pleasurable carbonation experience, vanilla, cloves, nutmeg, wintergreen, Reed’s Ginger Brews, accidentally knocking the microphone into my teeth, a pop-up window, “Ifs, Ands, and Butts”, cool crafts collection review (“The Sampler – Nov 2007”), Bunta Block, girly stuff, independent creative media, tomorrow will be brutally cold, a trend in creativity, sandalwood soap, castor oil, vegetarian soap, pouring cow grease all over your face, sodium tallowate, saponification, show notes, area code confusion, losing it, far western New York State, The Soap Cafe, undo the pink bow, magnet test, Dismissie, Manic Trout, kiwi bottle cap, Lollibomb Beauty “Vanilla Lavender Vegan Whipped Body Frosting”, a different Lollibomb, greeting cards, diamond-etched glass, buttonhole, mirror, Nut and Bee, idea of creating a set of little character, hipster octopus theme, Lizard Press, more greeting cards, hipster owl theme, Adorn Magazine, mystery pouch disappointment, crummy ring, scarf kit, gumball machine charms, writing show notes, cognac, psychology of digital media purchasing, an overview of all the iPod Games, weird appearance of “Brain Challenge” iPod game before official release, Frank’s ancient memory from his nursery school days – “Childhood Litterbug Book Lost”, Seth and the wooden blocks, balancing a sphere on top of a cone, cubby holes, searching for the book, the book found – “Litterbugs Come In Every Size” by Norah Smaridge (1972), Frank sees a picture of the cover for the first time in over 35 years, Denice and Liz visit the show, “an echo of childhood”, the studio is a mess, moonstone ring, “Time for Timer” short cartoons from the 70s, red faces, Brooklyn Indie Market, Liz talks about moving to Saugerties, NY, Woodstock, Bethel, Caterskill Falls, Rt. 209 recording, Woodstock 89 audio (“Mountain Madness”) – about a party in Kerhonksen, NY that was shut down, “Time For Timer” segments – hunk of cheese / sunshine on a stick, pomegranate juice, Purple 7, NYC Audio/Place Sounds (“Subway Music”), pocket change, magic tricks, intermittent?? game design obsession, “The Game of Obliviana” boardgame, “Bicycle Shadow Masters”  playing cards, flourishes, cutting a deck of cards with  one hand, carrying around cool little things, memories of childhood friend Jay (who had a deck of cards, a Frisbee, and a skateboard – all of which he gave names to), skateboarding in the 1970s, chess incident, Shufflin’ Jamboree (card game) update, dice games (Farkle, Cosmic Wimpout, Pig), proposal for a strategic version of Shufflin’ Jamboree, Paul is dead, lighting of the tree at Rockefeller Center, remembering Evel Knievel, complex versus simple ideas, Snake River Canyon, Evel Knievel toys, suing Kanye West, “Evel Knievel: The Rock Opera”, rollercoaster, Super Dave Osborne, 80s TV show “Bizarre” starring John Byner (on Showtime), Mr. Sasha the Cat, Karl Malden is still alive at age 95, the oldest living celebrities, short-lived 1980 TV show “Skag” starring Karl Malden (as Pete “Skag” Skagska), Powers Boothe, Piper Laurie, candy review (“Trader Joe’s Mini Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups”), back to work, missing the bus, feeling a breeze not in a normal place, fly down, a child-sized snowman doll sitting in the back seat of a parked car, giant chemtrail “X”s in the sky, chemtrails are not normal, crap going on right in front of your eyes that you don’t see, seeing a “2001: A Space Odyssey” pod spaceship on the back of a flatbed truck, maroon??? spot, great scene from “2001”, parody versions of things, Keir Dullea, sci-f TV series “The Starlost”, SmartCar sighting on 3rd Avenue, awful picture by Liberty Bell, hypnopompic phrase (punk rock singer “John F. Kendy”), dream review (“small pale orange-yellow oval creature in the bed”, “tractor trailer commuter train in the swamps of New Jersey”), “Find-It” game, new Overnightcase reviews coming next episode, The Overnightscape Underground website at Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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