Video Delayed

I’m running into a lot of problems with preparing “The Overnightscape Video Review #2” for release. So I’m going to have to give up for tonight. Hopefully I’ll get it up tomorrow night. This whole video thing is very new to me and I’m getting up to speed on a lot of the different processes and methods of working with video files.

Podcast: The Overnightscape #530

Friday, August 25, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Sunday comics from 1912, tripod repair, the opening of the purple box (from Mr Bunny / Dave from England), The Overnightscape Video Review #2 (chocolate flavored spreads from Poland – “Milky Way” and “Crunchy PB Max – Snickers Flavor”), Little Nemo in Slumberland, Snakes on a Plane, Overnightscape parody on the Rubenerd Show #155, a visit to Dave and Buster’s on 42nd St., The Overnightscape Blog, “El Dorado” redemption game by Eolith, Samuel L. Jackson wax figure, entering the video era, new videos online (“Plus”, “For Joey”), lamp issues, and seeing Donkey Kong for the very first time, at The Ground Round in New Brunswick, NJ. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)


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Video: For Joey


Chas and Teddy and searching for Joey… will they find him? Filmed in and around Madison, NJ circa 1988. Written and Directed by Frank Edward Nora (host of The Overnightscape podcast).

Starring Mad Mike, my brother John, me as the thug with the crowbar and baseball bat, and my friend from college Yasutoshi as Joey. The full version of this video has 5 or so more minutes in the beginning, which has a very different feel to the rest of the piece, so that’s why I cut it out. I actually wrote scripts to several more adventures of Chas and Teddy but I never filmed them. The audio of “For Joey” was heard on my old Internet radio station,

Podcast: The Overnightscape #529

Thursday, August 24, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Journeys in Midtown Manhattan #16 – a walks down First Avenue past the United Nations headquarters, featuring piles of garbage, a calm feeling, Allard K. Lowenstein Square, Tunnel Exit Street, beautiful half-torn-down gigantic building, candy review (“Twizzlers Rainbow Twists”), ambient noise, curved wall, DHL guy, Uganda House, Amish Market, Starbucks airplane banner (“Tangerine Frappuccino Juice Blend”), completely random memories (“3D videogame world memories… an office building in Goldeneye, a village in Diddy Kong Racing, a tropical island in Beetle Adventure Racing, a subway system in Second Life“),, spherical sculpture, post no bills, and blue artificial berry flavors. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)


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Overnightscape Parody


Ruben from The Rubenerd Show has done a great parody of The Overnightscape!

Rubenerd Show 155 (Mon 21/Aug/2006)


I’m on Madpod today

I’m on today’s episode of


It’s something we recorded a long time ago but it’s cool to hear it!

Video: Plus (student film, NYC rooftop 1987)

Short B&W silent student film, directed by Frank Edward Nora (host of The Overnightscape podcast) while at NYU Film School in 1987. Shot on a rooftop near the corner of Houston St. and Thompson St. in lower Manhattan, with a view of the World Trade Center. Starring Zachary Winston Snygg.

This was the first movie I made at NYU Film School. I filmed it on the roof of the building my apartment was in, probably around September-October 1987. Shot on 16mm.

Zachary Winston Snygg was in my film group, along with a guy named Ramon and the girl in the movie, Grace. Zack went on to become a director of various types of film, including softcore parody type movies (as discussed in The Overnightscape #409 (3/9/06)).

Podcast: The Overnightscape #528

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Tonight’s subjects include: Journeys in Midtown Manhattan #15 – down 40th from 8th to 7th, then up thru Times Square to 47th, thru Diamond District to Lexington… featuring a bloody puncture wound, renting the center of the universe, Zaro’s Bread Basket, Nokia, Senseo, Toys’R’Us Ferris Wheel, annoying bagel ordering guy, new packaging for Mega-T Green Tea Chewing Gum, tour buses, a businessman, The Zipper, favorite seat, chewing sticks, Duane Reade, healing, crowded bus, Little Brazil Street, bagel roulette, and the start of the popcorn process. Hosted by Frank Edward Nora. (30 minutes)


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Overnightscape Online

I made a page on the blog here listing all the different places online for The Overnightscape (such as MySpace, Flickr, etc.) A link to the page should also be on the sidebar.

Video: The Overnightscape Video Review #1


Frank Edward Nora reviews a strange Taiwanese food product called “Golden Flower Tangerine Snack”. The Overnightscape (at is a daily half-hour podcast from New Jersey / New York City. This video was recorded during Episode 525 (8/18/06) – check it out for more of the review!

Video: Night Driving in NJ

This is the first video I posted to YouTube (on 8/17/06), as a test.


Night driving in Nutley, NJ – Dec. 11, 2005 

Welcome to The Overnightscape Blog

The Overnightscape is my daily podcast, which began almost three-and-a-half years ago, on March 27, 2003. In all that time I have never had a blog – the website has been very basic and utilitarian. But more and more, as I add content online in different places, it’s getting very disorganized and very hard to figure out what’s been released where. So today I am finally starting a blog!

Now, whenever stuff is added – episodes of The Overnightscape, audio in Station Unlimited, new pics on Flickr, videos on YouTube, etc. – I will make an entry in this blog.

Today’s episode of The Overnightscape is #527 – I’ll make my first “show” post for tomorrow’s show, #528.

And of course, I can use the blog for news, announcements, comments, etc.

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