Archive for April, 2007

The Overnightscape #592 (4/29/07)


The Overnightscape #592 (Sunday, April 29, 2007 / 29:00 / 13.3 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: A pre-oatmeal completely unlimited show, first Sunday episode in over 2 years, shortest episode ever, first anniversary of the new studio, feed announcement confusion, coffee review (“Coffee Company – Zacht and Dansend – Bossa Nova” – sent from The Netherlands by Roel), Chase flashlight/laser update, philosophical day, new life and old life, checking out recent pictures taken by Frank with his Treo – Oban, studio, Corridor of Losers, cool NYC buildings, mysterious VHS sticker, Grand Terrace, Cold Stone Creamery, Virgin Megastore window display, cannisters of nitrogen, cigar, taking the bus home to NJ , The Sopranos, NYC skyline, off cloud, Meadowlands Xanadu, indoor skiing, United Nations, Tudor City Greens, lamppost, Madame Alexander dolls, chemtrails, engagement part, F and B, Maui Tacos, Spike logos, and Night Emergency. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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A Bunch of Pics I’ve Taken Recently

Flickr Set of a Bunch of Pics I’ve Taken Recently with my Treo 680

The Overnightscape #591 (4/27/07)


The Overnightscape #591 (Friday, April 27, 2007 / 1:26:00 / 39.4 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Introducing the “Completely Unlimited” format, 209 Gin and tonics, revamping the website with WordPress, The Overnightscape Archive, Bookman Swash, favicon change, dream review (“Singing in the Garage”), Frank’s grandmother, antibiotics, Lorna Doones in a vending machine, Repo Man deleted scenes, a telephone interview with Franks’ sister Julie, Roger Taylor of Duran Duran getting remarried, The Cloisters, rich guys, Peru, Psychic Terry, lame celebrity sighting (“Spike Lee”), Bavid, American Idol Gives Back, Celine Dion, Elvis Presley, alarm clocks and the mysterious “sleep” button, a telephone interview with Bill Tangman, creator of the documentary film “Starbucking” (about a man named Winter who is on a mission to visit every Starbucks in the world) – a movie that Frank himself is in!, coffee, philosophy, independent media, and Mary Barr has a car. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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Favicon Change

The old Favicon was based on the color scheme of the old homepage. I made a new Favicon, but it’s temporary because I think I can come up with something better.

The Overnightscape #590 (4/25/07)


The Overnightscape #590 (Wednesday, April 25, 2007 / 1:38:00 / 44.9 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: An experimental Wednesday pure “Journeys in Midtown Manhattan”-type episode, website updates, expansion codes, maniac driver, Audi showroom, premonition, Port Authority Bus Terminal alarm, Hell’s Kitchen, walking through a whirlwind on 42nd St., handing out free “lasers”, free newspapers, unavoidable debris, lenticular animation, bathroom smell, The World’s Largest Guitar Smash (Hard Rock Cafe), tour bus, vague Keep America Beautiful event, a breeze so incredible it’s like a doorway into another world, police barriers, police dog, Crumpler bag, shirts, construction zones, Nat Sherman, The Grateful Dead,, sirens, Chase, MetLife Building, the hippie fantasy, going online while walking down the street, loss of wondering and musing, fire engines, evacuation routes, heavy chains, atheists, Godiva, religiously independent, magical parameters, a busted version of reality, pigeonholing, on a mission to “The Magic Cow”, Ellusionist playing cards (“Black Tiger”, “Ghost”, “Viper”), chemtrails in the morning, Stoic 2, Chrysler Building, Hyatt Hotel space station, engagement party, return of the cruel shows, document destruction, Laser One, meteor, podcasting-free Sundays, nitrogen, cool misreadings (“Donate Your Chair”, “Glass Centerpiece Now”, “Fashion Murderstore”, “Ionic Masterpiece”), Empire State Building, Doctor Who (“Daleks in Manhattan”), hamburger character, stairway from a dream, The Magic Cow is gone, calling The Magic Cow, confusion at Maui Tacos, mixing root beer and pink lemonade, The Compleat Strategist, cigar (“Conga Black Pearl”), playing cards (“Black Tiger (all suits white)”), sunlight, Oakley Fives 3.0, recording the announcement for the end of the new feed of the show (right before 580), grits, polenta, The Oatmeal Gambit, butter, missing the bus, walking to another bus stop, Bell System manhole covers, wires, news on Treo, and being inside the bag. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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New Overnightscape Homepage

I just switched The Overnightscape homepage to WordPress. The old homepage is here:

I will continue to work on refining this new site, but right now a lot of links are on the old page only.

I am also switching over the podcast feed to this new system. Let me know if it is working for you.

The Overnightscape #589 (4/20/07)


The Overnightscape #589 (Friday, April 20, 2007 / 1:25:00 / 38.9 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Cardboard exoskeleton, respecting the vegetarian way, happy 420, warm weather returns, episode 700 in an alternate world, NYC audio (Bryan Adams on pan flute, Times Square Shuttle, welding disappointment), NJ audio (standing in the Nor’easter), Frank’s grandmother’s 97th birthday, the cats, Tricentennial, sinking of The Titanic, Altoona, rainfall records, state of emergency, Bound Brook, NJ, Smersh, the Virginia Tech school shooting and the media, senseless drunk driving deaths, Sanjaya, the end of the Anything But Monday Show, The Rubenerd Show Blog on the end of ABM, NYC audio (Times Square, interesting weather, coffee at Cold Stone Creamery, Virgin Megastore window, woman who sued McDonalds for getting burned by their coffee, Sam Ash, Manny’s Music, Universal Audio, Moog Little Phatty, analog synthesizers, yet another Chipotle disappointment, Fox News Studios, loitering, littering, lettering, cannister of liquid nitrogen), Treo 680, Palm m515, Nokia 3595, pound sign, reorganizing the pockets, new ringtone (“Green Hill Zone”), Sonic the Hedgehog midi websites, dangerous cell phone, forum poll, blog posts (“Lynette Radio”, “Finally, Quiet”), and Mr. Jesse the Cat knocked over a telephone. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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The Overnightscape #588 (4/13/07)


The Overnightscape #588 (Friday, April 13, 2007 / 2:00:00 / 54.9 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Different jigsaw puzzles, flutes, number one loser, phone ringings, welcome to Year 5, basketball, difficult week, finding the right balance, stressful day, beverage review (“Boomsma”), inertia and viscosity, blog post (“Four things I learned from Frank Edward Nora” on “A Raging Titter” by Sinisterpurpose), mass transit induced despair, Stoic Man sighting, new bus character: The Similar Man, freezing in April, missing the bus, ramen noodles for breakfast, a little noodle disaster, modern elevator problems, 9/11, The United States of America, snack review (“Pringles Minis – Original”), incredible happiness, NYC audio (Corridor of Losers, sad music, Grand Terrace of the AMC Empire theater on 42nd St. (with Frank’s brother John), Grindhouse, new skyscrapers, looking down at the street, Joe Camel, Dallas BBQ, Dave and Busters, teddy bear, bowling game disk, favorite seat at Zaro’s Bread Basket, defeatist attitude, grid of metal pipes, police dog, confusion, more Corridor music, getting onto the 7 train, demolition on First Avenue, Mongolian Seating Area, wandering around, empty food market, Enchanted Tours, bizarre clouds, Empire State Building, talking to a bird, Queens Midtown Tunnel, police cars, doggie gym, squeaky Adidas), a case of hiccups, PodCamp NYC, party at Slate, famous podcasters, Knob Creek on the rocks, people from the past (“James from the old job”, “Steve from the old bus”), cheating at holding your breath, staying at the New Yorker Hotel, tiny room, weird sink, gregariousness, Fox News, weird dream and sick feeling, freight elevator, ABM Show booth. public speaking, Lynette Radio, Jon from Tribeca, Susan Miller, evil ventriloquist dummy, dream review (“Curse Mayabreya Yecch”, “Medical Droid 2-1B”, “The Special Cappuccino”), laughing at tragedy, movie reviews (“Grindhouse”, “300”), TV reviews (“Lost”, “Doctor Who”, “The Sopranos”, “Entourage”), and podcasting isn’t easy. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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Awesome Blog Post about The Overnightscape

The Overnightscape #587 (4/6/07)


The Overnightscape #587 (Friday, April 6, 2007 / 3:00:00 / 82.4 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Part Two of the Celebrations of the Fourth Anniversary of The Overnightscape, listener audio (Troy from “Copulation With Troy”), Blue Star, patchouli, The Empire Strikes Back, vague 1995 comet memory, synchronicity (“Chocolate Cigars”), watching an orange fall down stairs, Japanese beverage review (“Georgia Five Blend” (can of coffee)), a telephone interview with Frank’s sister Julie (Bette Midler’s restaurant, The Cloisters, new apartment, memories of the show, Kelly, Steve Irwin, Anna Nicole Smith, weird area, beautiful people, Halfghan, Fort Tryon Park, Twin Peaks, the mini-me backpack plan, weird payphone incident, the other show, jazz musician soulmate, Bitcom, Dan Naturman), listener email (“E-Squared (Eve from Florida)”, listener song (“MC Radge Rab from the Scottish hip hop underground”), PodCamp NYC, candy review (“Hot Tamales – Ice”), mint flavor, Barnes and Noble closings, Garrett Popcorn, ringtones (“Sanford and Son”, “I Wanna Be Sedated”, “I Saw Drones”), decoding a file, listener audio (“Boostah / Eddie from Ireland (from in the Phillippines” – 11 minute message – flu, Canada, the occult, UFOs, mysterious feathers, new world order), listener IM (“Harvie from Australia”), I Ching with colored paper clips, getting fired, conspiracy theories, Territorial Pissings, libertine rock and roll, 9/11, ((1:28:25)) NYC audio (“Music in the Corridor of Losers”, “R2-D2 Mailbox in Times Square”), catching my breath, American Idol, annoying torchiere lamp, halogen bulbs, watching TV shows on iPod, Star Wars stamps, astromech droids, listener audio (“Mr. Bunny / Dave from England”, “Roel from The Netherlands”), Conan the Barbarian, opening a huge of box of stuff from Roel from The Netherlands (featuring an amazing assortment of Dutch candy, cigars, beverages, cookies, sauces, coffee, tea, incense, Boomsma, and an orange Chocomel mug), Mr. Sasha the Cat, incense review (“Michelia Alba (from Beijing, China)”), pronunciation, tokos, police dogs, candy review (“Milky Way Crispy Rolls”), PodCamp NYC (again), time travel, Blue Star (again), practicing the days of the week, Archive Feed, being lied to, people are confused, TV show review (“Heroes”), Books Kinokuniya, Gothic Lolita Bible, shojo manga, “Sgt. Frog” / “Keroro Gunso”, a day without iPod, crappy headphones, innocent of being a bedbug, pen review (“Paper Mate Flair Pens – 4 New Colors”), new men’s room at Rockefeller Center, Port Authority toilet stall, smoking ban, stapler scare, the missing miso, Tartan Week, palindromes, and “sex at noon taxes”. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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