The Overnightscape #583 (3/9/07)


The Overnightscape #583 (Friday, March 9, 2007 / 1:49:00 / 49.9 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Happiness is a black coat, chaise lounge, crotch shock, a lot of podcasting, an unexpected milestone – The Overnightscape reaches 25,000 minutes!, the 17 day mark was a few shows ago, candle review (“Woodwick (Lemon Sage) by Virginia Candle”), beverage review (“The Original Sailor Jerry Spiced Navy Rum” (recommended by Dan from The Hook Show podcast)), tattooing, Anything But Monday Show, toiletry review (“Eco Lips ENERGY Lip Balm”), lip balm addiction, thoughts on caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, and narcotics, a live audio report from the lunar eclipse of March 3, “Fishman” cigar review (“Trilogy Native Cameroon”, “Corojo Series 55”), light pollution, cold weather static, bad hair day, passport photo, police state, hand, Mercury Retrograde report (“Dead iPod and Frozen Mac”), ice water, recharging the humidors with distilled water, mess, Marmite update, webcasting, American Idol update, Stoic Woman sighting, police woman in the men’s restroom, closings at 875 3rd Ave., Compleat Strategist locations, snack review (“Combos – Zesty Salsa Torilla”, Blue Luna Cafe Combo Snack Trays – “Salsa ‘n’ Chips”, “Nachos ‘n’ Cheese Dip”), The 28 Hour Day, NY Splash Tours, Gramma Evelyn on casino solitaire. Erlenmeyer flask, the final Koli Koli update, Simply Food, melancholy seating area, activity on The Overnightscape forum, DVD review (“Wild Palms” (TV Miniseries, 1993)), 9/11 and the Patriot Act, Kim Cattrall, Sex and the City, your own little campfire in a jar, and in all things, moderation. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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The Overnightscape #582 (3/2/07)


The Overnightscape #582 (Friday, March 2, 2007 / 3:08:00 / 86 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Two hours journeying in Midtown Manhattan and then one hour in the studio, Post-it note blow away, wrecking truck, Edirol R-09, Energizer Lithium, lost Palm stylus, astral travel, Peugot breakdown, Empire State Building, a vague Sunday memory of a book store in the Port Authority Bus Terminal, “Thanks for Coming”, “Then When”, Park Avenue, mistaken for a sleeper, the world of scaffolding, The Compleat Strategist, boardgame review (“Ticket to Ride”), new skyscraper, Maui Tacos, watching movies on iPod, Jim Hanley’s Universe, superhero figurines, full-size Ant-Man helmet, Sgt. Rock, a dry haiku, tourist center, nerdy humor, battery replacement, Twin Peaks, Wild Palms, Mission Hill, the NY Public Library stone lions, cigar review (“Acid Krush Classic – Red Cameroon”), littering, nosegay, ((57:46)) weird mental block, Nat Sherman, Frank’s grandmother Evelyn, wedding china, emphysema, gold Ford Mustang, Super 8mm animated movies, Space Dust ((1:13:18)) NYC at night, 30-hour day, synchronicity report (“Teenagers From Outer Space”), videogame review (“Ms. Pac-Man” for iPod), payphones ((1:25:42)) Barnes and Noble, shopping in stores, Angela Bassett, Gene Wilder, portable waterfalls, Mac OS X Tiger vs. Windows Vista, first Mac experience at Livingston Mall in 1984, MacPaint, Times Square noise, buying “Wild Palms” DVD at Virgin Megastore, wheatback penny from 1953, cash, biometrics, webcams, anonymity, fiat currency, dusk or twilight, nightfall, Sanrio, everything is flawed, scrambled pixels, giant video screen with the first pill for shingles, the next few years, ((1:56:01)) back in the studio (late night), NYC audio (“Overheight Truck”), 6 hours of podcasting last week, the weird noise in Times Square is a work of art, Alfalfa hair, crappy band-aids, too hot on bus, crazy weather, show production, finding things in boxes, vocal FX processor, stylus, a horrific scattering of precious photos onto a kitty litter strewn floor, Blow Pop Mouth Factory, mispronouncing “scimitar”, lunar eclipse, The Grande Cigar, Koli Koli update (“Simply Food” nearly open), rats in Greenwich Village, Dreamcast Magazine, opening a box from England, food review (“Marmite Guinness”, “Marmite Love Portions”, “Walkers Marmite Flavour Crisps”), “The Overnightscape’s Apprentice” podcast (clip: “Frank Edward Nora Sighting”), Jean Shepherd, Norbit, forum discussion, Jazz Kenny, rare unreleased audio (“Montana 1980 – Part 4”), Minnie’s Yoo Hoo, shadow box, Starbucking DVD coming out in April, Frank on the DVD scene selection screen, TV updates (“American Idol”, “Lost”), movie review (“The Departed”), more on “Wild Palms”, Six Feet Under, The Matrix, Star Wars, and many things to make me happy. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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The Overnightscape #581 (2/23/07)


The Overnightscape #581 (Friday, February 23, 2007 / 3:09:00 / 86.5 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: Mannequins and nuclear annihilation, cats and wind chimes and the feline mind, listener IMs (“Harvey from Australia”), a request for Marmite Guinness, winter storm at the bus stop, Dick Cheney, Steve Dupont from The Obtuse Angle podcast on TV (“Good Day Alabama”), scurvy, achilles tendon, feet injuries, “Cruel Shoes” by Steve Martin, ITC Benguiat, new gold dollar and favorite seat at Zaro’s Bread Basket, listener mail (opening a box from Fishman from Alaska), a load of cigars, Mr. Jesse the Cat, NYC audio (In and around Times Square on 2/16 and 2/20), new TKTS Booth, the adventure of ordering a skype in number, Panter Mignon cigars, lighting matches in the wind, Frank’s drunken first visit to the Virgin Megastore, OsoaWeek, the launch of the Anything But Monday Show, Juan Valdez, banks, sax, iPod games, The Phantom Menace, Fox News Studios, parking, fake IDs, drinking age, singing family, beer sign, the lost first phase of Times Square redevelopment, cinema rides, New Victory Theater annoyances, Pandapple, Broadway City arcade ritual, Hell’s Kitchen, 42nd St. Ballroom (audio kinetic sculpture in Port Authority Bus Terminal), long-gone bookstore with astral travel books, feeling insane, how to kill, sewer pipes, The Muppet Show, TV updates (24, Lost), cookie recipe finally online, more reaction to Episode 579 (Conrad Slater’s blog post, Overnightscape Forum), and gibbons. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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The Overnightscape #580 (2/16/07)


The Overnightscape #580 (Friday, February 16, 2007 / 1:20:00 / 36.6 MB / – Tonight’s subjects include: In the Holiday Inn sign with Erin, switching over to the new “Friday Weekly Unlimited” format, Oklahoma, reaction to Episode 579 (from the Anything But Monday Show studio with Mad Mike), “Vintage Video: Cereal Aisle from 1986”, from the forum (“JimSlim”, “Mr Bunny”, “Macris”, “dirtydingo”, “harviekrumpet”), premium podcasting, respect, freedom to experiment, stressful week, studio setups, major weather event (winter storm), observing the freezing rain out the studio window, sneeze, comfort zone, compassion, Rt. 21 traffic jam, listener audio – abandoned Skype messages (“Jefferson from the Otaku Generation podcast”, “Ranger Craig from Alcatraz Island”, “CB from Chicago – mercury maze toy”, “Bud – The Overnightscape’s Apprentice – vegetarian restaurant”), Snow White, Re-Ment Fairyland Tableware update, Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls, milk beer, wrong store, Koli Koli update, Completely Random Memories, “Brideshead Revisted”, attention span, Petrov of the rest room, TV updates (“Ameican Idol”, “24”, “Rome”, “Lost”), Mercury retrograde update (“earwarmers”, “iPod”, “circuit breaker”), teapot whistle, instant coffee, and the new Octavian. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora (

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #579

Monday, February 12, 2007

Tonight’s subjects include: A very special episode of The Overnightscape recorded with Mad Mike Masters in the brand new Anything But Monday Show studios. Mike and Frank discuss their premium podcast, “Anything But Monday Show”, which is premiering one week from tonight, on February 19, 2007 at ABMSHOW.COM. The discussion touches on minorities, Barack Obama, bad shows, divorce, premium content, negative attitudes, free stuff, quality equipment, simulacrums, Anna Nicole Smith, astronaut love triangle, diapers, space madness, Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls, technical issues, getting lost, dirty websites in a work environment, ABM audio (“Disclaimer”, “Intro”), voice overs, features,, owning Pluto, Wonders of the World, Stonehenge, Japanese beverage review (“Original Bionic Drink Lifeguard”, “Nescafe Santa Marta Au Lait”, “Fujiya Lemon Black”), dorm revenge liquid mix, the French, glucose, Michael Jackson, MadPlayer, Bic Banana Pen, celebrities, hobo operators, more details on ABM, soil from the Holy Land, mediocrity, listeners from the future, “In The Year 2525” by Zager and Evans, Mike sees the lights, estimating the length of the show, Super Bowl pool update, sports talk, ultra obscure reference of the day (“Exterminating Angel”), Luis Bunuel, and Orel Hirshiser. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (90 minutes)


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Podcast: The Overnightscape #578

Monday, February 5, 2007

Tonight’s subjects include: Total analysis of Cinderella, reverse echo, toy review (“Re-ment Puchi Sample Series – Fairyland Tableware”), dollhouse scale, flasks, Babelfish, teacups, hot sauce update (“Sriracha”, “Frank’s Red Hot Xtra Hot”, “Tabasco”), steel cut oatmeal, cool hi-res interior supermarket photo on Flickr, cookie recipe, Star Wars in spanish, what if Star Wars continued to be good after “The Empire Strikes Back”, ammonia update (“Aromatic Ammonia Spirit”), fainting, eBay update, gpokr, The Overnightscape Forum (“Get Well Manny”, “Super Bowl Sunday”), audio from Frank’s 10th birthday party in 1977, Mattel Electronics Missile Attack, Tiny Tots, NFL team logos, Super Bowl commercials, Chicago, cable television, Super Bowl pools, beverage review (Streaz Green Tea Soda (courtesy of Becky from South Carolina) – Key Lime, Orange, Diet Black Cherry, Root Beer), candy review (“Jones Soda Co. Carbonated Candy” – Fufu Berry, Green Apple), Anything But Monday Show, premium podcasting, news of New York, “Cinderella 3” DVD, anthropomorphic mice, the fairy tale police, freakishly small feet, C-3PO’s mind, Chewbacca impersonator arrested, Cap’n Crunch Cereal characters, the absence of the secondary kinetic sculpture at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, lunch adventures with Dave from work (“Trash Can Cuisine at the Side Car Seating Area”, “The High Cost of Coca-Cola Blak”, “The German Waiter”, “Ace of Base – The Sign”, “Cockroach at the Sushi Place”, IMing with Roel from the Netherlands, opening a box from Escapist (Terry from Los Angeles) , licorice review (“Venco Droppeppers Mood Swingers”), NYC Podcasting Meetup, making the bus in seconds flat, candy review (“Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls”, “The Cocoa Room – Sunflower Dragees”), cream of tartar, “Little Fluffy Clouds” by The Orb, movie review (“Smokin’ Aces”), TV review (“American Idol Rewind”), Internet TV review (In2TV – unaired “Gilligan’s Island” pilot), Brian Dunkelman, Ferris Bueller, dirty slipper, lasagna, twist-off caps, and the tableware of the country which you grind. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (197 minutes)


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Podcast: The Overnightscape #577

Monday, January 29, 2007

Tonight’s subjects include: Gingerly hacking at a blood blister, get well Manny, postal pseudo-motto (“Neither snow, nor rain…”), Wikipedia, we reached the 24,000 minute / 400 hour mark last week, Laurie Anderson, Herodotus, thermodynamics, special weather statement, cold snap, NOAA, Members Only jackets, dwelling on unimportant things, “Atlas Shrugged” movie in the works, smashing another bottle of green tea concentrate, heavy website development, Anything But Monday Show, premium podcasting, the Internet audience, NYC audio (“Homeless Guy Rambling At The Loading Dock”), the AMA, theology, using offense as a defense, ((52:57)) lost Starbucks on 3rd Ave., “Starbucking” update (movie about Winter who is visiting every Starbucks in the world (which Frank appears in)), going to 17 malls in NJ in one day, bad hair days, static, disrespectful use of long-dead Orville Redenbacher’s persona in popcorn advertising, Colonel Sanders, Koli Koli update (“Simply Food”), Jack Chick Publications in The Corridor of Losers, the right of subwayhood, State of the Union Address, evil, synchronicity report (“Mind Phrase and Spam Domain Name”, “The Bird Guy”), dream highlights (“RIAA Headquarters”), NYC and urination in dreamland, ((1:32:03)) opening a box from Becky from South Carolina (formerly from California), annexes, foam peanuts, mottos that suck, Steaz Green Tea Sodas, Altoids, demolishing a building, hot sauce mini-disaster, hot sauce review (“Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce” (by Huy Fong Foods)), Pringles, New Jersey motto and slogans, Tom Kean, “Spicy Gingersnap Cookie” recipe, NJ tourism, Frank’s grandfather, staying overnight in Cinderella’s Castle in Walt Disney World, Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, Mouse Surplus, bidding on a WDW band photo, 1910’s newsboy pants, the incident of the fallen-over motorcycle and rider at the bus stop, Blade Runner, and faded photographs. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (137 minutes)


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Podcast: The Overnightscape #576

Monday, January 22, 2007

Tonight’s subjects include: Galactic federations and things that are beige, a stapler kicked Frank’s ass, peace sign, paper cuts, cubicle lifestyles, the future, Ayn Rand books (“Anthem”, “Atlas Shrugged”), winter commute from Plainsboro, NJ, Grover’s Mill, NJ, Orson Welles’ “The War of the Worlds”, Mercury Theatre on the Air, Dracula, The Overnightscape on Wikipedia, blood blister, UFOs and aliens, The Urantia Book, empty Coliseum Books, Star Wars, Isaac Asimov’s “Foundation” series of books, Han Solo, canon, The Venice Project changes its name to “Joost”, freezing weather, measurement systems,, ((50:09)) cookie review (“Cayenne Gingerbread Cookies”), Hallmark musical greeting card (“Celebration”), NYC audio (“Crazy Guy in Port Authority Restroom”), politicial correctness, medication, attention span, watching TV with antennas, UHF, Teterboro, NJ, libraries, Dewey Decimal System, the joy of DVR, TV reviews (“Rome”, “24”, “American Idol”), protest flyer, “Making of a Governor”, Life Magazine, restless legs syndrome, 209 Gin, social customs, the old woman and the busted-up sidewalk, ((1:45:48)) night snow snow in Times Square, fractals, wind advisory, going to the euphemism, “It’s Grinch Night” (1977), celebrities turning 40 this year, Artie Lange, vandalism on WIkipedia, movie villains, candy review (“Malt Whisky Fudge” by Gardiners of Scotland), DVDs, Corridor of Losers, churros in the subway, learning Spanish, a burnt edamame, alien face, chocolate characters, stepping in cat vomit, dream highlights (“Sealed Store”, “Crab Mecha”, “Superhero Battles”), happy things, completely random memories (“Mall Hash Browns”, “Food Court Internet Movie Info Kiosk”, “Jenga Expert Guy”, “Quicksilver Maze Toy”, “Letraset Sparky”, “Letraset Spritzer”, “Ice Cream Parlor”), video game review (“Vanguard” by Centuri, 1981), Pheasant Run, Bantam, Ramagon, Vanguards of Anti-Obsequiosity, memory searching, “Jack Frost”, old websites, lost fonts, and walking around shopping malls as a spiritual experience. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (183 minutes)


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Podcast: The Overnightscape #575

Monday, January 15, 2007

Tonight’s subjects include: Frank’s father, Frank Ralph Nora, is on the phone talking about his visit to and pictures of “The Glass House” (hear the original story on Episode #257 (8/9/05), payphone correction, The Temple of Waste, New Mexico, getting older, incense review (Kohl’s Department Store – “Bali Hai Collection – Fig and Cassis”, “Zanzibar Collection – Orange Spice”), from the forum (“Macris” – Wikipedia), vague TV memories (“Singing Parrot”), Frank’s grandfather, beverage review (“Howling Monkey Revitalizing Elixir” – regular and sugar-free), in the news (“Gas Smell in NYC (1/8)”), natural gas explosion, swamps, Garden State Plaza Mall, Williams-Sonoma, Nespresso incident, the mystery of holograms, Looxis (“3D Portraits in Glass”), TV shows (“24”, “Rome”, “American Idol”, “Lost”), Severe Repair, Popcorn Mechanics, Bristol Bill, video update, completely random memories (“Throwing a Photocopy Machine into a Dumpster”, “Meet a Stimulating 26-Year-Old”), NYC audio (“Political Protest in Times Square (1/11)”), vitamin review (“Solgar Omnium”, “Nature’s Plus Trace-Mins”), the evils of multilevel marketing, phytonutrients, Snack Mug update, condensation, paper cuts, healing, The Venice Project, meeting Fweezel at gpokr, Pixelotto, ammonia update (“Ammonia Aromatic Spirit” to make an ammonia Coke), more celebrity deaths (“Momofuku Ando (creator of ramen noodles), “Iwao Takamoto (creator of Scooby-Doo)”, “Yvonne De Carlo”), farewell to, Slogger (plugin for Firefox), Apple iPhone, candy review (“Milky Way” (UK version)), movie review (“Overnight” (2003)), The Boondock Saints, Easy Mac macaroni and cheese, pepperjack cheese, crackers, and two pickles. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (173 minutes)


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Podcast: The Overnightscape #574

Monday, January 8, 2007

Tonight’s subjects include: Hitting a difficult snooze button, Indiana, equipment issues, getting sick again, NyQuil sleep, Cold-Eeze, dietary supplement review (“Airborne Effervescent Health Formula – Original Zesty Orange”), New Year’s resolutions, execution of Saddam Hussein, South Park, David Hasselhoff, conspiracy websites, Overnightscape on Wikipedia, fame, Anything But Monday, how many NJ in MO?, Google Patent Search (D506230 – “Whirl-O”), cutlery review (“WNA Reflections” (plastic utensils that look like metal)), snack review (Dale and Thomas Popcorn – “Sweet and Spicy BBQ”, “Southwest Cheddar-Chipotle”), beer review (“Michelob Celebrate Chocolate”, “Michelob Celebrate Vanilla Oak”, “Winter’s Bourbon Cask Ale”), Teaneck, Bergen County, song review (“Connected” by Stereo MCs), online poker addiction,, farewell to Coliseum Books, National Lampoon, infostimulation, tunnels, NYC train stations, 2013, ((1:21:18)) NYC audio (“Times Square in the morning on January 2”), a whirlwind in the street, human liquids, Starbucking, hot incense, supermarket mistakes, consumer rights, flashlight review (“Energizer Weather Ready Spot/Area Light”), pink rabbit, from the forum (“Boostah”, “God for Hire”), religion and science and the secret of the universe, Douglas Adams, dream review (“Flying Around the Wilderness”, “David Letterman Show”, “Luke Skywalker’s House”), talking insects, Michael Richards, Republicrats, Barak Obama and Paul “Tax On Gas” Tsongas, cup update (“Snyder’s Snack Mug”), mangosteen synchronicity, snack review (“Trader Joe’s Freeze Dried Tropical Mangosteen”), beverage review (“Bolthouse Do Brasil – Bom Dia – Acai Berry with Mangosteen”), the freeze drying process, Orac, Blake’s 7, TV show review (“Torchwood”, “The Sarah Jane Adventures”), ((2:45:48)) The Overnightcase Reviews (Dadaist (Matthew from Scotland) reviews “Meiji Chelsea Yogurt Scotch”, “Rademaker Hopjes Coffee Candies”, “Gaper Apotheker Zwart Wit Zout” ( Dutch salty licorice powder)), Oban, “Surreal Life” on VH1, remake of the 1986 movie “The Hitcher” (starring Rutger Hauer), Willy Wonka, new baby, secret review from the past with Roel from the Netherlands (“”Meiji Chelsea Yogurt Scotch”), from the forum (“Dadaist”, “Manny the Mailman”, “Roel from the Netherlands”, “Boostah”, “Mr. Bunny”), the pleasure of the taste of ammonia, ammonia Coke, Frank reviews the “Rademaker Hopjes Coffee Candies”, Valentine’s Day crap, more on science/religion/politics, garbage cans on fire, beer for breakfast, and talking to the popcorn people. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (208 minutes)


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Podcast: The Overnightscape #573

Monday, January 1, 2007

Tonight’s subjects include: Chiaroscuro, sweatshirt, welcome to 2007, a pleasant holiday experience, winter solstice and the calendar, people all deluded into thinking they understand what’s going on in the world, timekeeping, two names for each season, celebrity deaths (“James Brown”, “Gerald Ford”), “James Brown is Dead” by L.A. Style, the best song ever, New Year’s Eve at The Limelight in the early 90s, ravers, Church Street in Montclair, NJ, lip balm review (“100% Pure Free Range Chicken Poop Lip Junk”), memories of Missouri, obsure states, candy review (“York Mints”, “LifeSavers Fruit Tarts (“Grape Berry – Green Apple – Strawberry Watermelon”, “Watermelon – Cherry Lemonade – Mandarin Orange”)”), York Peppermint Patty TV commercials (and parodies done by Frank at age 12 in Montana), incense review (“Paine’s Balsam Fir Insense”), great smells (like popcorn and pine), log cabins, company dog, celebrites born the same day as Frank (“Tiffany Chin” (Olympic figure skater), “Rob Liefeld” (comic book creator – Image Comics, etc.)), Dennic Miller’s TV talk show, attention span, happy drugs, game review (“LCR” (dice game)), big pile of cash, TV reviews (“Doctor Who – Xmas Special 2006”, “Torchwood”), Wales,, Ash Crimson (from the “King of Fighters” video game series), Guile, Remy, Skywatch Sentinel, police horses, LIRR East Side Access, Coliseum Books (42nd St.) closing, HBO Shop, Joanie Stubbs’ hat, the subject of holograms and holography, Edmund Scientific catalog, MIT holography museum, animated hologram of a girl blowing you a kiss, hologram store at the long-lost Herald Center mall, lots of lost stuff, Technoshades, Carlton College, toy review (“Whirl-O (Hurricane Series)”), centripetal force, “Whirl o’ the West (1921)”, Hal Roach, New Year’s resolutions, Charlie Brown, coldingham, lifeland, and hotworld. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (116 minutes)


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Podcast: The Overnightscape #572

Monday, December 25, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: It’s Christmas Day and the last show of 2006, warm feelings, river crossings, a billboard error, listener holiday greetings (“Randal from Houston, Texas”), beverage review (“Ito En – Sencha Shot – Japanese Green Tea”), ascorbic acid, retroactively celebrating the 16 day milestone missed last episode, The Random Overnightscape 30 Seconds (the biggest ever, with 16 random clips!), Donald Trump’s soap dispenser, cheese digestion, beverage review (“Silk Soymilk Nog” (with English Harbour rum)), Mr. Sasha the cat meows, CAO Karma Sutra Splash, gay marriage, 209, Spiky Doughball, true randomness, Rob DiCaterino from The Paunch Stevenson Show podcast, Fuzzy Daupner, silver dragees, ((1:30:05)) NYC audio (“Seeing Two Movies at Angelika”), splattered with popcorn butter, busted umbrella, pet raccoon “Rocky” on a leash, car wash, movie reviews (“The Fountain”, “The Good German”), the long-lost Bleecker Street Cinema, Temple in the Village, farewell to bookstore “Untitled”, Emigre Magazine, Mercer Street Books, tracking a dollar bill on, The 100th Anniversary of Radio, Reginald Fessenden’s 1906 Christmas Eve broadcast, Handel’s Largo (the very first song ever played on radio), the future of radio, China Cola, The Year 2000, six year old shrimp alone in the Ecosphere, playing “The King of Fighters XI” at Fun N’ Games at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, NJ, online games “kdice” and “gpokr”, playing poker live on the show, Captain America, Fighter’s Generation, toiletry review (“Magic Tissue”), Harry Potter, Star Wars, movie review (“Howl’s Moving Castle”), dream review (“End of the World / Jobox Entertainment”), cleaning the microphone, reincarnation, ((2:49:38)) Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure (“Nighttime Visit to Disneyland (11/12/05)”, “Conclusion”), Downtown Disney, Enchated Tiki Room, Tarzan’s Treehouse, finding a desktop wallpaper spot in New Orleans Square, dead ends, Club 33, Winnie the Pooh, directions to fantasyland, Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Tours, watching fireworks at the Pizza Port, Baroque Hoedown, Monorail, Haunted Mansion – Nightmare Before Xmas, It’s A Small World – Xmas, Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, throwing change in Snow White’s wishing well, flying home from California on JetBlue, AirTrain car 209, Rockefeller Center, lost in the subway, Admiral Ackbar, and the best room ever. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (270 minutes)


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Podcast: The Overnightscape #571

Monday, December 18, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Disgruntled librarian of music videos, Hawaiian Rain, iced coffee, area codes, Washington, D.C., the year 2000, the Y2K Bug, the late 2Ks, decade naming, international conferences, Pluto, holiday parties, Christmas, Secret Santa, lantern, Jean Shepherd, culinary institute, Boards of Canada, gadget review (“Logitech mm50 Portable Speakers for iPod”), chef hat, Libra symbol, cigar review (“Cafe Creme”), cigarettes, emphysema, soda can controversy, beverage review (“Howling Monkey Energy Cola”), quinine, malaria, bitter lemon, ((52:36)) Frank’s Internship at MTV News (1988-89) – Part 2 (see Episode #427 for Part 1), NYU, film careers, Kurt Loder, Howard Jones, Daily News Digests, photocopying, Ted Bundy, John Norris, Bros, 7-11, Bishop Desmond Tutu, The United Nations, Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” video, crazy phone calls, Axl Rose, Paul McCartney, Adam Curry, Kevin Seal, reception area, Atari Arabian, .38 Special, Downtown Julie Brown, John Canemaker, Dr. Ruth, history of animation, beverage review (“Capetown Tropical Red Tea” by The Republic of Tea (previously reviewed on Episode #90), Stump – “A Fierce Pancake”, Alice in Chains, Remote Control, video promo guy, Bob Guccione Jr., Spy Magazine’s “How To Be Famous” TV special, Victoria Jackson, Ricardo Montalban, “We Call It Aceed”, Anything But Monday Show, Super Objects, MTV To Go, Gilbert Gottfried, prisoners, graf, high school crush Marcia at the video editing place, ((2:05:58)) NYC Audio (“Vague hypnotism on the bus – Port Authority Bus Terminal – 42nd St.”, “Holiday Party at Kush (on Chrystie St.) – drunk on Jameson and Laphroaig – the long trip home”, “The basement Surfers Dining Room at Maui Tacos at 330 5th Ave.”), dream review (“Faulty Mirrors”, “Holographic Staten Island Game”, “Living in Brooklyn”, “Crappy Boat”, “People in Apartment”, “Safe Store”), Mr. Sasha the cat, new girl in the stoic seat, Scarlett Johansson, Heather Graham, walking into traffic, SunChips, Smartfood, Dasani Water, Haiku Wet, VW Van, soap operas, bathrooms, Jim Hanley’s Universe, M and M’s World in Times Square, Olympic Tower, Bamn Food, CBGB, Continental, belly dancers, Dragon Head manga, Pommes Frites, Post Office loading docks, possibly dead guy, Lines (freeware Palm game), lockers, Dodge Mercedes Sprinter, big government, and Who is Jerome Ladhuie? Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (213 minutes)


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Podcast: The Overnightscape #570

Monday, December 11, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Doing the show in the middle of the night, the end of storage again, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, mildew, grime, Wiktionary, 500 friends on MySpace, a message from Fred Water, FredSpot, SpotShot, beverage review (Coolwater (by Shannon Minerals Ltd., Ireland) – “Trim (Cranberry)”, “Cleanse (Orange Peach)”, “Boost (Blackberry)”), office flavors, Oga Japanese restaurant closes,, Starbucks Chantico is long gone, Frank’s links, “Lost in Space” ray guns, Firey Beer Brittle, surreal art, Yogi bear, Verizon math, The Last Unicorn, NJ Red Dogs, weather websites, The Weather Channel nostalgia, Swatch Internet Time gone in Times Square, Charmin Mr. Whipple commercials, Brazil, love bombing, Dick Wilson (who played Mr. Whipple) is still alive at age 90, vintage General Cinemas film intros, Mr. Popcorn Bag, a mass of grape jello, acini di pepe pasta, candy review (“Kit Kat filled with Caramel”), beverage review (“Stop and Shop Zazz Seltzer – Peaches and Cream”), movie review (“Inland Empire”, a film by David Lynch, seen at IFC Center (NYC) on 12/8/06 featuring Q and A with star Justin Theroux), other David Lynch movies, urination idea, popcorn and coffee, Laura Dern, a family of rabbit people, red curtains, Jeremy Irons, Harry Dean Stanton, Poland, hookers, lonesome train whistle, NYC audio (Limo Accident on 47th and Lex., wristwatches, old Pulsar digital watch, dorky coat, cold weather, 65th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, glove situation, Charmin Restrooms, The Swarovski Star on the Rockeller Center Christmas Tree, Radio City Music Hall neon sign, FYE, giant clown, Rockettes, Palm Store, ancient warriors), Palm Treo 680, Mr. Sasha the cat purring, Viking Pictures of Mars: Set No. 1 (1977), Utopia Plain, sleeping computer, beverage reviews (“Pocket Pours 4 Rum – Blue Hawaiian” (with English Harbour Antigua Rum)), blender failure, engine smell, Steeltek Cocktail Shaker, snack review (“Sweet and Salty Bugles Caramel”), the nature of caramel, ridged cones, HBO store, M and M’s World, public domain music at, classical music, opus, upcoming: Frank’s Internship at MTV News part 2, reserve shows, dream review (“Working at MTV”), prepress,, Beautiful Breakfast (12/6/06 – jalapeno pretzel and “Marzipan Holiday” donut), Dave from Work and the garlic bread meat stain controversy, the one bread basket, and the crystal geode wall. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (188 minutes)


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Podcast: The Overnightscape #569

Monday, December 4, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Neurotoxins, supermarket chains, beverage review (“Stop and Shop Zazz Seltzer – Cranberry Lime”), candy review (Cadbury Heroes – “Time Out”, “Picnic”, “Crunchie Bite”, “Twirl”, “Dream”, “Dairy Milk”, “Dairy Milk with Caramel”, “Fudge”, “Daily Milk Whole Nut”), NYC audio (“Meeting Jerry A. Greene at Grand Central Station”, “The Charmin Restrooms”, “Window Cleaning”, “Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree”, “Walking with a Cigar”), National Lampoon Radio Hour, transporting boxes from storage, lunch at Greenacre Park, guacamole lawsuit, synchronicity report (“Red Bull”), movie review (“The Last Unicorn” (1982)), partial movie review (“The Polar Express”), new travels restrictions, loss of freedom, buying bus tickets, Nintendo Wii, Internet outage, Million Dollar Homepage, book review (“The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe – Deluxe Edition (3 Volumes)”), 2007 glasses, lucid dreaming, crazy weather, Arena Football, New Jersey Red Dogs, animation cels, old comic strip “Somebody’s Stenog”, The Stoic Woman, Major League Soccer, and vegetable lasagna. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (214 minutes)


(97.9 MB)

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #568

Monday, November 27, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Frank has a really bad cold and his voice is shot, NYC audio (“Lexington Ave. E/V Subway Station”), beverage review (Cocaine – Energy Supplement (“The Legal Alternative”)), cold medicine, an angry color, pyridoxine hydrochloride, listener mail (“Jeff from San Diego” – Walt Disney World postcard), release of the complete audio of “Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005” in Station Unlimited (including nearly 4 hours of audio from Disneyland), Fred Water update, Carrie Engdahl, Episode 600, Thanksgiving, tofu turkey, dream review (“Little Symbols”, “Internet Theory”, “A Movie About Chinese Tea, Sudoku, and Tiny Gasoline-Powered Remote Control Buses”), NyQuil, illegal drugs, missing the meteor showers, Montclair, Spice It Up, chipotle flakes, hot sauce review (“Uncle Brutha’s Gourmet Hot Sauce – Fire Sauce No. 10”), new U.S. coin preview (“Presidential One Dollar Coin Program”), magical Christmas memories, “Lost in Space” gun, belief in Santa Claus, candy review (“Pop Rocks – Candy Cane Flavor”), tape review (“3M Scotch Decorative Tape (Leopard)”), Christmas ornament review (Hallmark Keepsake “Goodcuppa Coffee” and “A Christmas Broadcast”), George Burns, and Carol Channing. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (99 minutes)


(45.3 MB)

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Station Unlimited: Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005

I finally released all the recordings from my 2005 trip to Caliornia!

Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005:
Part 01 – Flying from NY to CA (11/10/05)
File Download: su-FCA-01-Flying_To_CA-062.mp3
22:57 – 21 MB – Station Unlimited release 062 – 11/26/06

JFK Airport – Jim, Brother Love, Greg, Jason – before boarding plane… Have to go to bathroom… (:41), Walking onto plane… (1:44), (wasn’t recording…) On the plane… talk about coffee, etc. (1:54), Tarmac… talking about flight, business cards, etc (2:21), On the plane… coffee… etc. (3:21), In the air, Staten Island… headin’ over Jersey… (:55), Over Philly (:32), Sudoku … coffee crush… 6.47 miles in the air (2:22), Crossing Mississippi – Missouri – Google Maps, video podcast (1:54), OK, NM, CO – knock over coffee… (:28), NM… Rocky Mountains… large lumps of the land… (2:29), test (:10), JetBlue snack – (1:06), Arizona – ice crystals – (1:06), California – landed – (:31), Ontario Airport (:46), Baggage carousel (:30)

Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005:
Part 02 – Disney’s California Adventure (11/10/05)
File Download: su-FCA-02-Disney_CA_Adv-063.mp3
22:38 – 20.7 MB – Station Unlimited release 063 – 11/26/06
OnStar – Becky – (4:17), train – dca mention (:56), approach disneyland (:41), parking garage (:31), tram – wait (:22), tram – rain – ride (1:57), downtown disney – signage (:14), dca entrance (:47), soarin over california – condor flats (:39), inside soarin over california (:40), quick Disney noise (:04), after soarin over california (:39), grizzly river run (2:39), California Screamin’ Roller Coaster (7:16), Paradise Pier – launch of Roller Coaster (:50)

Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005:
Part 03 – Podcast Expo Day One (11/11/05)
File Download: su-FCA-03-Expo_Day_1-064.mp3
22:25 – 20.5 MB – Station Unlimited release 064 – 11/26/06
Podcast Expo – arrive (:56), Glenn – Woodstock of Podcasting (1:38), David Lessky (1:30), Jason from Budget Blinds (2:54), Coffee (:26), Confused – Conference Center – enter keynote(1:36), Before keynote – looking at sessions – ambient sound – seats (2:19), Before keynote – B-roll – Kaja, etc. (2:09), Before keynote – murmering crowd – Leo Laporte (1:20), Before keynote – 8:58 AM – bag – etc (2:10), Before keynote – conferences – hot women – etc (1:48), Keynote begins – Jason Calacanis (2:47), After keynotes – exhibit hall – (:46)

Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005:
Part 04 – Podcast Awards (11/11/05)
File Download: su-FCA-04-PodcastAwards-065.mp3
27:01 – 24.7 MB – Station Unlimited release 065 – 11/26/06
Exhibit hall – Jim Interview Soccergirl (:48), Exhibit hall – talking to Leo Laporte (3:08), Podcast Awards – EatFeed (1:30), Podcast Awards – Person of the Year – IT Concversations (1:15), Podcast Awards – Best of Show Award Winners – People’s Choice Awards (3:54), Podcast Awards – short (:06), Podcast Awards – nominated but lost (:10), Podcast Awards – Marina’s – Orange Lounge Radio winner (1:53), Podcast Awards – Podchick and Soccergirl and Pizza Babe (13:03), Dr. Floyd – pre-Yahoo party (1:11)

Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005:
Part 05 – Podcast Expo Day Two (11/12/05)
File Download: su-FCA-05-Expo_Day_2-066.mp3
10:49 – 9.9 MB – Station Unlimited release 066 – 11/26/06
Day 2 Intro – ATM (1:02), Jones Soda Reviews – Sound Pollution (7:52), Sound Pollution – Mountain (:56), Exhibit Hall – Becky – Brad – Chris (:58)

Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005:
Part 06 – Ontario Mills Mall (11/12/05)
File Download: su-FCA-06-OntMillsMall-067.mp3
24:56 – 22.8 MB – Station Unlimited release 067 – 11/26/06
Heading over to Ontario Mills Mall (:21), Approaching Mall, Edwards Cinema, etc. (:45), Approaching Mall – seeing various stores (:38), Approaching Mall – parking (:53), Outside mall – Starbucks guy – coffee tank (3:41), Entering the mall (2:55), California National Guard – Black Market Minerals – Geode (3:09), In the mall – Neighborhood 3 – “World of Mall” – Walking thru… mall food… (2:40), Bagels – Mr. Pibb – Bruegher’s Bagels (:27), Encumbered in Big Food Food Court (:39), Food Court – Gameworks Arcade – lots of games – (4:06), Playing air hockey with Becky (2:42), Leaving mall – Improv – Mountain (1:55)

Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005:
Part 07 – Podcast Expo Exhibit Hall (11/12/05)
File Download: su-FCA-07-Exhibit_Hall-068.mp3
24:29 – 22.4 MB – Station Unlimited release 068 – 11/26/06
Jerry from SoCal (1:41), Yaz – Ben from (4:51), Soccergirl (2:23), Bibb and Yaz (3:20), Creative Cow (1:54), Tracy from Feedburner (:58), Greg from RadioTail (1:07), Jim – Greg – RealIntelligence – Nate and Di – Kevin – Body Painting (6:10), Jim and Velvet (1:59)

Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005:
Part 08 – Disneyland Part 1 (11/12/05)
File Download: su-FCA-08-Disneyland_1-069.mp3
55:31 – 50.8 MB – Station Unlimited release 069 – 11/26/06
Disneyland Part 1…

Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005:
Part 09 – Disneyland Part 2 (11/12/05)
File Download: su-FCA-09-Disneyland_2-070.mp3
54:06 – 49.5 MB – Station Unlimited release 070 – 11/26/06
Disneyland Part 2…

Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005:
Part 10 – Disneyland Part 3 (11/12/05)
File Download: su-FCA-10-Disneyland_3-071.mp3
1:01:43 – 56.5 MB – Station Unlimited release 071 – 11/26/06
Disneyland Part 3…

Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005:
Part 11 – Disneyland Part 4 (11/12/05)
File Download: su-FCA-11-Disneyland_4-072.mp3
1:01:48 – 56.6 MB – Station Unlimited release 072 – 11/26/06
Disneyland Part 4…

Frank’s California Podcast Expo Adventure 2005:
Part 12 – Flying Home and Conclusion (11/13/05)
File Download: su-FCA-12-Conclusion-073.mp3
16:15 – 14.9 MB – Station Unlimited release 073 – 11/26/06
Flying home and conclusion…

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #567

Monday, November 20, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Sparkle and Freak on the cup, 209 squared, rum on the rocks, Weekly Unlimited observations, a farewell to Dailysonic, Toledo, Ohio, The Overnightscape on (1-415-376-7286), vintage rotary phone, magazines, Darth Vader chip, Stoic Man update, TNJ bus ad in 1976-77 NJ Guide, vitamin review (“Nature’s Plus – Source of Life – Multi-Vitamin and Mineral – Fast-Acting Capsules”), DNA, doppio espresso, the annoyance of “www”, Starbucks Xmas website (, receiving the “Snyder’s of Hanover Snack Mug”, Editol R-09, ((1:01:46)) NYC audio (“Frank in Soho buying his wife an anniversary present”), antique print blocks, Jacques Carcanagues, Evolution, temp walkway, tipping, Kid Robot, Apple Store, Oakley Store, Temple In The Village, Houston Street, cash, Tomoe Sushi, old apartment at 170 Thompson St., chess stores, iPod Shuffle 2G, The Baggot Inn, Ying and Yang Restaurant, Jean Shepherd, hazy view, searching for coffee, ((1:27:52)) toy review (Re-Ment Puchi Petite Collections – “Fun Meals” and “Mini Sweets” (miniature toy food)), The Wide World of Web, 11-19, Barnes and Noble, Wii Sports, Tekserve, Apple ADB “Y” Adapter Cable (1995), organic pasta, bus delays, dream review (“Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.”, “Games Suite”, “Miss Piggy / Corn Chips / Time Travel / Pregnant Dwarf”), ((2:24:04)) candy review (“Mint Flurry Jolt Caffeine Energy Mints”), opening a package from Roel from the Netherlands, Dutch Overnightscape stamps, Roel’s test reviews for The Overnightcase Project (Squamscot Soda – “Black Cherry” (written), “Lemon Lime” (audio), “Orange” (video)), movie review (“Casino Royale” (21st James Bond film, 2006), “Grand Tour: Disaster in Time” (TV movie, 1992)), TV review (“Show Me The Money”), snack review (Lu Glico Pocky (Product of France) – “Milk Chocolate” and “Hazelnut Milk Chocolate”), Anime Crash, light bulb update, 1986 NYC visit, “Home of the Brave: A Film by Laurie Anderson”, Japanese bookstore, college orientation, Physics Phil, college friend killed in bank robbery, Fist of the North Star, presents from the first Starbucks in Seattle, traffic jam, Costco, a brand new strip mall: “River Front Center”, Beanie Babies, a urinal with a picture of a beautiful mountain (“Mount Shuksan”), and another gnocchi mouth burn. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (219 minutes)


(100.2 MB)

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Podcast: The Overnightscape #566

Monday, November 13, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Gerald Ford becomes the longest-lived United States president (at 93 years and 121 days old – beating Ronald Reagan), audio of Gerald Ford from his 1974-1977 presidency, last week’s elections, piece of crap electronic voting machine, election results, beverage review (from The Netherlands, made in Senseo coffee maker – “Douwe Egberts Senseo Select Mountain Breeze Brazil Blend”, “Pickwick T-pads Minty Green (tea)”, “Pickwick T-pads Lemon and Lime (tea)”), The Overnightcase Project, ((43:52)) NYC audio (“First test of the new Edirol R-09 field recorder”), mini forest and mirror in Fedex office on Redneck Road, snack and toy review (“The Laughing Cow – Mini Babybel – Mild Cheddar Variety Semisoft Cheese” with “Free Flying Disc Folded Inside!”), nuclear toy, secret Starbucks coffee size, Canadian pennies, Koli Koli update, Misreadings (“CactusWorks”, “Tropical Password”), 20 random songs from Frank’s iPod, first impressions of the Microsoft Zune, stupid Samsung promotion in Times Square, Nova Scotia Robots, ((1:39:12)) Frank’s father, Frank Ralph Nora returns to the show with “March of the Gavones” (featuring parking bumper repairs, cannolis, bowling balls, spray paint, cake, soccer, Bob Grant, and more), ((2:14:51)) unpleasant incident at Chipotle, putting your hand over the glass, Pulp Fiction, pomme frites, podcast meetup, Jason Van Orden, something sticky, beverage review (“English Harbour Antigua Rum – Aged 5 Years”), scent of a comics place, prison-rules spades, Cigars and Fire Trucks, Round Table Discussion (“Carmen Becomes An American Citizen” with Carmen, Frank, Denice, and Carrie), Pizzaburger Fridays, resident alien status, fingerprinting, biometrics, questions about America, the original 13 colonies, Homeland Security, tissue nipper, citizenship video with George W. Bush, voting, passports, green cards, Frank’s grandfather, getting drunk and sick smoking a cigar and drinking too much rum out in the cold and rain, Adidas, The Simpsons, Star Wars Darth Vader insert in Entertainment Weekly, Boards of Canada, Video Review update, light bulb review (“GE Soft White 60 – 5 Year Bulb – Long Life 8000 Hours – Energy Saver”), halogen dangers, and that water-flavoring stuff. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (240 minutes)


(109.9 MB)

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