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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
Scrooge cast inc. Albert Finney & Alec Guiness  Thank-you very much   Options Scrooge original film sountrack    1970       
Double Dee & Steinski   Lesson 2 (the James Brown Mix)   Options           0:03:20 (Pop‑up)
Sasparilla  Sea Wolf   Options Slave to the Cat Gang    2010  rish producer who was guest on this show in November for live Dublin WFMU remote from CRU. In two weeks will be another WFMU Irish show. Next week at this time will be a live WFMU remote from Dusseldorf Germany    0:07:34 (Pop‑up)
Blueprint  Keep Bouncing   Options Adventures in Counter-Culture  Rhymesayers Entertainment  2011  Not to be confused with the Steven Hager authored book of the same name, "Adventures in Counter-Culture" is Blueprint's highly recommended latest album - five years in the making - and worth the time put in. Will be playing another track (totally different sounding) off this same new LP later in the show today  *   0:11:46 (Pop‑up)
Dirty Science  We're all in power feat Lessondry Radio (Von Pea, Don Will, & Elucid)   Options Exile Radio Remixes          0:14:58 (Pop‑up)
DJ Shadow  Def Surrounds Us   Options Shadowsphere    2011      0:17:44 (Pop‑up)
DJ Yoda feat Jungle Brothers  Playin' Around   Options The Amazing Adventures of DJ Yoda          0:24:49 (Pop‑up)
Xzibit  Thank-you   Options           0:28:26 (Pop‑up)
Brown Study (feat Boog Brown & Apollo Brown)  Friction (feat Miz Corona & Invincible)   Options Brown Study          0:33:22 (Pop‑up)
The Slew  Problem Child   Options 100%          0:36:44 (Pop‑up)
2Mex  Dead hand control (feat Maney Wilson)   Options My Fanbase Will Destroy You    2010      0:39:39 (Pop‑up)
Jaydiohead  Dirt Off Your Android   Options Jay Z x Radiohead          0:42:44 (Pop‑up)
Wise Intelligent  Steady Slangin' Jockin (4AM mix)   Options       NJ's Wise Intelligent (of PRT fame) is back with a brand new release just coming out called "Illuminatit" - this one is a total remix production by San Francisco DJ/produer/spoken word artists & former guest on this show Jason "4AM" Chavez    0:46:23 (Pop‑up)
GLC, Curt@In$, Rakaa  The Roadhouse   Options Closed Sessions    2011    *   0:52:10 (Pop‑up)
Deviant & Jimmy Penguin  All My   Options V/A Community Skratch Music: Volume 2  NozL Recordings  2010      0:55:05 (Pop‑up)
The Beatles  I Want You (She's So Heavy) instrumental   Options           0:58:22 (Pop‑up)
Sly & The Family Stone  thank you (falettinme be mice elf agin)   Options           1:00:03 (Pop‑up)
Marley Marl  Hummin'   Options V/A The Beat Generation    2011      1:04:17 (Pop‑up)
MOBONIX  dreams   Options Third World America    2011    *   1:09:22 (Pop‑up)
Greenskeepers  I want a new drug   Options           1:12:12 (Pop‑up)
Eddie Def/The Last Kreep  Agrssive on Soft   Options Stuff          1:14:44 (Pop‑up)
Munk  Headman   Options Munk Presents: Gommagang 4 (V.A. Compilation)          1:20:44 (Pop‑up)
MC Zulu  crowd control   Options Crowd Control    2011    *   1:23:33 (Pop‑up)
MC Zulu  Carnival Madness   Options Crowd Control    2011    *   1:27:27 (Pop‑up)
Zion I & The Grouch  Drop It on the 1   Options     2011    *   1:31:39 (Pop‑up)
Atmosphere  Just For Show   Options The Family Sign    2011    *   1:35:03 (Pop‑up)
Immortal Technique  Harlem Streets   Options           1:39:24 (Pop‑up)
Amad Jamal  We   Options Barely Hanging On: The Chronicles of a Brotha Like Rodney King    2011    *   1:42:47 (Pop‑up)
Classified  That's Ain't Classy   Options Handshakes and    2011    *   1:46:09 (Pop‑up)
Blueprint  So Alive   Options   Rhymesayers Entertainment  2011    *   1:49:08 (Pop‑up)
Dusky Diana  Go Away   Options     2011  Dusky Diana and her crew Community Education will be hosting this show next week at this time over in Dusseldorf, Germany  *   1:53:36 (Pop‑up)
Mozella  Thank-you   Options           1:56:02 (Pop‑up)
The Scaffold  Thank You Very Much   Options           1:58:45 (Pop‑up)
Dyke & the Blazers  Let A Woman Be A Woman (Let A Man Be A Man)   Options           2:01:38 (Pop‑up)
The Dark Monk feat MOBONIX  Hyena   Options True Underlord    2011    *   2:04:11 (Pop‑up)
Wilson Pickett  Get Me Back On Time (Engine Number 9)   Options           2:06:39 (Pop‑up)
Herman Kelly and Life  Dance to the Drummer's Beat   Options           2:11:26 (Pop‑up)
Spose  Can't Get There From Here   Options Happy Medium    2011    *   2:17:55 (Pop‑up)
Zion I & The Grouch  Rockit Man (feat Silk E)   Options     2011    *   2:22:31 (Pop‑up)
Amad Jamal  Believe That (feat. Dilated Peoples)   Options Barely Hanging On: The Chronicles of a Brotha Like Rodney King    2011    *   2:26:13 (Pop‑up)
Mic Crenshaw  I know somebody agrees   Options Under The Sun    2011    *   2:30:48 (Pop‑up)
Hype Williams  Untitled   Options One Nation    2011  UK duo "Hype Williams" as distinct from Queens, NY born rap video director Hype Williams  *   2:34:33 (Pop‑up)
Guru's Jazzmatazz  Guru Streetsoul various   Options           2:36:47 (Pop‑up)
Jon Favreau  leaving voice mail from Swingers movie   Options Swingers movie          2:47:13 (Pop‑up)
Ghost N Jay  Not Another Love Song   Options           2:49:43 (Pop‑up)
Mic Crenshaw  Yeah   Options Under The Sun    2011    *   2:53:20 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

  1:49pm Billy Jam:

To those who so generously donated money to WFMU during our recent successful annual fundraising Marathon THANK-YOU VERY MUCH for the love.......tis much appreciated by all!
  2:49pm Billy Jam:

Nice weather in the Jersey City/NYC areas today with highs in the lower 70s meaning winter is behind us.....YAY
  3:01pm dc pat:

holy crap--I use to watch this movie every Xmas.....memories..
  3:03pm Julie:

That song is the highlight of the movie!
  3:05pm Carmichael:

Hiya Billy, Albert, Alec, Brother James and everyone else.
  3:11pm ?:

Hi, Carm, Pat, Julie and Billy Jam!
  3:11pm john:

billy jam off to a good start
  3:11pm Cecile:

Whoops, that was me.
  3:13pm Billy Jam:

hi Cecile, Julie B, DC Pat, and Carmichael - Thanks John - and thanks to all the true WFMU supporters & volunteers
  3:15pm "Blow Job":

I'm coming soon!!!!!
  3:15pm hank:

money in the bank....
  3:18pm Julie:

Blow jobs on the comment board? Wow talk about your virtual reality
  3:23pm Billy Jam:

hey Julie - thanks for posting that link about Dave Grohl's comments on Glee from SXSW from THR - hah ha
  3:25pm Julie:

Yeah I loved that. I love when people diss Glee :) If you're over 12, you really shouldn't be so hot on it. I would've loved it as a kid. They ruin perfectly good songs!
  3:27pm Julie:

"JB is in the house" that's Meeeeeeeeee
  3:28pm Sean Daily:

Not even close to first comment! Woo hoo!
  3:29pm IDM adjuster:

That Shadow doesn't drop any weak shit now does he???
  3:29pm ?:

Thank Gawd the mArAthon is over back to the hits.
  3:31pm Billy Jam:

hey Sean Daily - hope U R well. @ IDM adjuster - nope he dont -and that is not really fhe final misxed / mastered version - & yes Thanks be 2 Jayzus the MARA thon is over
  3:31pm Mary Wing:

Great photos, Billy! You were working that room!
  3:31pm Timi Dz Nutz:

Check'n In.....What up all.!?.!?
  3:32pm djspiderman Z:

long live WFMU , good to see you punking it up at the karaoke party Billy .great marathon , only a mere 45 grand short , i reckon we can easy sort that out .
  3:33pm Julie:

Spiderman:write a check for $45k please :)
  3:35pm Sean Daily:

Doing good enough to make a Mouse of the Day Pledge, Billyjamicus Maximus.

BTW, why DO they call it Mouse of the Day?
  3:38pm djspiderman Z:

coz Rat of the day seems a bit insulting,,,,,,,,,,,, lookin down the back of my sofa for any loose change to send WFMU,, ..rips shirt off back ,,,, looks for envelope,,,,,,
  3:38pm Billy Jam:

thanks Spiderman - @ Sean Daily Re mouse of today name - forget the answer but that is a good questoon for people here to make up some far fetched answer to --------Meantime will find out exact reason for that name
  3:39pm Mary Wing:

Mouse of Today pledges are specifically for web-related activity like the webstreams, podcasts and internet schtuff. Computers used to have a mouse, remember? :-)
  3:39pm Cecile:

Glee is too much like variety shows of my youth, which I didn't like much at all. Having said that, with the way things are these days, being on Glee is the same as being on Top 40 radio. And Grohl never minded that, did he?
  3:40pm Carmichael:

I remember the mouse! Way before the Thought-Movement Cranial Dome I use now.
  3:41pm Sean Daily:

Maybe it's called Mouse of the Day because it's SMALL. It's SMALL. S-M-all.
  3:42pm Sean Daily:

(Mouse of THE DAY or Mouse of TODAY? I oughta know this. I'm the one that made it...)
  3:43pm Marmalade Kitty:

Ken look cute, no?
  3:45pm Mary Wing:

Mouse of Today, Sean. Here's the chrology:

Before the station bought the building where we are now happily ensconced, pledges were targeted as "House of Tomorrow" since we had to save up for it. After the building was bought, pledges became the "House of Today" fund. Now that the internet has taken over, the pledges are focused on that.

Or at least, that's how I heard it.
  3:48pm Mary Wing:

chronology, I meant to type.
  3:49pm chris:

Hey, hey, y'all! Lovin the show *and* the comments. Much love from Northern Cali.
  3:49pm Whitey Ford:

I prefer "House of Pain" to "House of Tomorrow" to "All Tomorrow's Mouses" - er Mices
  3:50pm Mike East:

nice explanation, Mary. That makes total sense...or as much as anything at WFMU. Those House of Tomorrow cartoons were always my favorite as a kid.
  3:50pm Sean Daily:

That's a shame. I really would have preferred my pledge to be HOUSE! OF! TOMORROW ECHO ECHO ECHO!
  3:50pm Cheri Pi:

Oui! Ken looks very cute, Le oink!
  3:50pm Cheri Pi:

Or is it Le Grrrrrrrrrrr???
  3:51pm Sean Daily:

Thanks for the chrology, Mary Wing, ;)
  3:52pm Mary Wing:

Get in your time machine and head back to around 1999 and it can happen, Sean.

Chrology sounds painful. Full of swelling and itching.
  3:53pm Julie:

Used to have a mouse? I have a mouse right here!
  3:55pm Mary Wing:

That's because you're old school classy, Julie. I was referring to the iPhone/Blackberry crowd.
  3:56pm Picture Perfect:

Is that Bronwyn C?
  3:56pm Sean Daily:

"In the House of Tomorrow, all phat beats will be chosen by robots. Brought to you by Conglomo. Conglomo. We Own You."
  3:57pm Marmalade Kitty:

Ken, le Singe Volant!!
  4:02pm Sluggo:

yes that is Bronwyn C in the place to me on our anniversary
  4:05pm Cecile:

hey, Billy, you got any Bill Withers (or the Roots playing Bill Withers)?
  4:06pm Billy Jam:

this (Bill WIthers like) song fills the Withers need + I will play a ?uestlove shout out later for you - thanks Cecile!
  4:08pm Carmichael:

@chris: Hey, where are you at? I'm smack in the middle of downtown JerryBrownTown.
  4:09pm Julie:

Speak of the devil Bronwyn just surfaced on twitter
  4:10pm Cecile:

thank you, BIlly!
  4:15pm Sean Daily:

Huey Lewis vs. NIN. RAWK \m/
  4:17pm Ike:

Hey Sluggo, is the, um, funny character with the high-pitched voice ever coming back to Bronwyn's show? Any comics lately?
  4:18pm Jessica:

Checking in from the road, hoping the adoptive name is less saccharine than suggestive: rambunctious adaptations all around. http://is.gd/ag54F4
  4:18pm Timi Dz Nutz:

Fuck Yeah
.....Eddie Def!!! My Man...
  4:18pm Cecile:

Mmmmm. lengua tacos. My favorite. They have so many delicious varieties in that photo
  4:20pm Mary Wing:

Why do I have the sickly suspicion that lengua tacos have something to do with an animal's tongue?
  4:21pm Cecile:

that is exactly what they are. It is delicious. Like pot roast, if done right.
  4:21pm dudep:

you have hazy memories of learning spanish at some point in your past?
  4:22pm Sticky Icky:

hey what time is it?
  4:22pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

What up peeps?! Hope you all are having a great day wherever you are. Enjoying the 80 degree weather down here in MD. YEAH!!!
  4:23pm Mary Wing:

Tongue. Ick.
  4:24pm Cecile:

to each their own.
  4:25pm Cecile:

What's your opinion of Tinie Tempah, Billy? I have some of his songs on my Tap Tap Revenge app on my iPod. I like the sound of his voice and his beats, but his rhymes are kind of non-challenging
  4:26pm Mary Wing:

I'm sure if you just gave me a lengue taco and simply said that it was beef, I'd eat it and enjoy it, but attaching that word just squicks me out.
  4:26pm Ike:

If I recall correctly, I was surprised that tongue was more-or-less texturally indistinguishable from any other average cut of meat. Can be tasty.
  4:27pm Cecile:

It's like the best potroast you ever had. But it has to be cooked right. Cooking it with a ton of coriander and cumin is a good start.
  4:28pm Billy Jam:

@Cecile not familiar with that artist - but check him out
  4:29pm Cecile:

He's a big star in the UK now - they're looking to break him over in the States (hence the inclusion in the free song section of Tap Tap)
  4:30pm Billy Jam:

I've heard the name and may even have him (as cameo apperance) on some UK releases from past year - will check to see - thanks
  4:30pm ben drinken:

that taco stand looks awesome. even has lengua and oreja.
  4:31pm Cecile:

no prob. As I said, I'm still on the fence about him...
  4:31pm Cecile:

I could go with a quesadilla with some tinga in it right about now.
  4:32pm Cecile:

yay ?love!
  4:33pm Julie:

Knock it off! I'm sure it's too late for taco truck here in JC :( Too late for most anything in this hood but drinking and sushi
  4:35pm Ike:

What about Ibby's Falafel? Isn't that still over on Grove?
  4:37pm Cecile:

Don't yell at me, BIllly's taunting us with the yummies!

Oh, it's G.Love, I mean Slug.
  4:38pm ben drinken:

talking about the green korean taco truck? how is that i have wanted to catch that when i am in the area
  4:41pm hank:

  4:46pm ben drinken:

i think the kimchi taco truck also has "kimcheedillas"
  4:46pm chris:

@Carmichael... workin' out of home instead of Oaktown today, so out in West Marin County
  4:47pm chris:

@Ben Drinken... MoGo Korean Tacos in the Bay! Off the effin hook!
  4:51pm chris:

@Carmichael, what do you think about the new Oaksterdam U building painting?
  4:55pm Billy Jam:

hey Chris on my recent visit to the Bay went to Gordo's on College for a super burrito but it wasnt as good as I remembered it to be. You go there sometimes right?
  4:59pm Bad Ronald:

Thank You Billy Jam - Excellent show!
  5:01pm Timi Dz Nutz:

I'm eat'n a Burrito off a taco truck right now. Thats just how we roll in the Bay. @ Billy...Gordo's has always been a "white boy burritos", decent but not authentic. ,lacks taste and they charge too much....Oakland taco trucks are off the hook now...
  5:06pm trapper:

is this good taco truck in jersey city?
(i'm late)
where is it, by the station? are they there at night?
  5:08pm trapper:

(i guess i could look it up! doing so now)
  5:11pm ben drinken:

when i was in Korea years ago there were street vendors everywhere you turn. things on sticks, yaki mandu , jerked squid, ramaen and kim bop rolls. and especially in the wee hours when people need some grease to soak up the drinken.
  5:13pm Ike:

Same in Thailand and Laos. Mmmm. Definitely want to go to Korea someday and check out the street food.
  5:16pm Cecile:

I wish there was more cheap street food here. They have the "gourmet trucks". $7 for two tacos and no rice and beans is ridiculous. Big deal,
  5:16pm Julie:

Trapper yes it's near the station, and no I'm pretty sure they are not there at night. And falafel -- not for me.
  5:16pm Sean Daily:

@Ben: Things on sticks... mmm, my favorite.
  5:17pm Ike:

@Julie I hear they have good shawarma too.
  5:17pm Julie:

There are two taco trucks in this neighborhood. Both fairly good. One is out on its own, the other is usually with the other food trucks and not there every day. That one always has a long line.
  5:17pm Portlandia:

a real richly diverse & tasty variety of truck food here and not too pricey
  5:17pm Julie:

Good grief I'm talking tacos again.
  5:19pm Sean Daily:

@Cecile: There'd probably be more street food if this country (the United States, that is) was more oriented towards pedestrians. Unfortunately, King Car has governed much of city planing in the 20th Century, especially in the suburbs.
  5:19pm Sean Daily:

Planning, I say, planning, that is...
  5:19pm Carmichael:

I lived in Korea for a year or so back in the 80s. Street vendors all over the place, with traditional wok stuff, seafood, and lots of Andrew Zimmern things like candy-coated roaches, chocolate covered ants, etc ... Oh, and Kimchi huts, too.
  5:20pm ben drinken:

soju tents!
  5:21pm chris:

@Billy, I go to Happy Burrito on Webster... pretty good stuff. Yeah, there's a burrito Gordo up on 24th at Webster that's good stuff
  5:21pm Carmichael:

Dude, soju makes me crazier than tequila does. I'll stick with OB or Oscar.
  5:21pm Billy Jam:

good point Sean Daily - never thought about that - but you are absolutely right. Luckily some cities - like SF, Portland, Austin -and finally NYC - are becoming more and more bike friendly - but it is a reversal process that faces political obstacles
  5:24pm Julie:

strange pic of Trent
  5:24pm ben drinken:

isn't a decline in street vendors in the us and especially NYC also because of city government working with restaurants? It happens also where i live. restaurants complain to city gov to eliminate street vendors for competition.
  5:24pm Julie:

@Ben indeed! But there are sooo few restaurants in this area, so I guess it doesn't come up
  5:25pm trapper:

the tacos over at the taqueria are pretty decent down at the end of grove
  5:26pm Julie:

I bet Billy wasn't expecting all this food talk! Serves him right for posting that menu!
  5:26pm Carmichael:

The talk on Bryce's board is always Indian food-oriented. I guess Billy has cornered the taco market, so to speak.
  5:26pm dc pat:

We're talking bikes and food??
  5:28pm ben drinken:

wfmu people like and appreciate good things. art, music, radio, and food included.
  5:29pm Billy Jam:

@ Julie - hah no I wasnt - but I should not be surprised after taking pics of that taco truck in Jackson Heights, Queens (Roosevelt & 75th) - but truck food and bikes are two topics I like
  5:30pm Cecile:

And it's a chore trying to sell peple who are not used to food truck on the concept. We had a great one called Eat Curbside, but peole weren't going there and they headed for the West Coast.
  5:31pm Julie:

I think I will start a new radio show: Taco Talk
  5:32pm Julie:

I guess the next step is Taco Bikes
  5:32pm Ike:

I hear that Jackson Hts has the best Mex food in NYC. There's not a lot of good Mex. food here. Some people love a place on 10th Ave. in midtown but I wasn't impressed.
  5:33pm Billy Jam:

hey Julie - great idea - and it would fill the gap left by Car Talk been dumped thanks to the Republicans hatred of NPR and the ARTS - goddamnit
  5:33pm Mike East:

Which place, Ike? Tulcingo?
  5:33pm Julie:

NYC mex food is mostly subpar. But that's the opinion of a San Antonio girl.
  5:33pm Julie:

Get me NPR on the phone!
  5:34pm Ike:

Yeah that's it Mike East. Maybe they were having an off night.
  5:34pm djspiderman Z:

great tunes Billy, thanks for allways givin me new chooons and bands to checkout,i been filling my bookmarks with stuff to listen to later, ,,, last time i ate meat =chicken burrito in "the sombrerro" manhattan about 94,, great margerrita machine they had ohhh yes
  5:34pm ben drinken:

as kids we used to say when a bike wheel got bent almost in half it was tacoed
  5:35pm glenn:

hmmmm. if san antonio girl isn't a country song, it should be.
  5:35pm dc pat:

NM food is where it's at. You won't find it on the east coast...
  5:35pm Timi Dz Nutz:

I got that problem too......
  5:35pm Mike East:

They're one of the better authentic-ish joints that deliver so that's my go to...they also have juice. Burrito Box has good reliable California style burritos.
  5:36pm glenn:

and it is. lyle lovett.
  5:37pm Lyle:

@Glenn - you're right and it goes a lil sumthin like this "She was a San Antonip girl, She been drinkien, and eatin takos - and all my exes live in Texas
  5:37pm Julie:

@Glenn gosh I may have to play that one. I played San Antonio Rose when I did Betsy's show
  5:37pm ben drinken:

a better country song. you can't eat my taco anymore you cheatin street vendor
  5:37pm Timi Dz Nutz:

Tonite in SF there will be 20 taco trucks and 2 bar/beer trucks at one place...check out "Off The Grid"...
  5:38pm dc pat:

Blue tortillas, eggs on top of enchiladas, green sauce.. Aaaaahhhh
  5:38pm Julie:

okay show of hands, who is having tacos tonight?
  5:39pm glenn:

in honour of sxsw somebody HAS to play screw you, we're from texas.
  5:39pm Carmichael:

@Julie: you probably don't even like beans in your chili ...
  5:39pm dc pat:

Wish I was...
  5:39pm Mike East:

sorry, Friday is pizza night
  5:40pm Julie:

@Carmichael I do because I grew up on Hormel. Mom didn't make chili, and I never got it at restaurants. hormel & fritos at my house in those days.
  5:41pm Ike:

My visiting peoples will prob. ask for Thai or Lebanese or Turkish tonight. Guess I could suggest Mi Pequeno Mexico in Nwk though.
  5:41pm Cecile:

I'm making some lovely midwestern gringo nachos
  5:42pm ben drinken:

i am making tacos tonite. you can take corn tortillas and lay them over the rungs of the oven and bake to make a hard taco shell. I make kimchi at home and going to add that with some beef.
  5:43pm dc pat:

Lebanese!! Mid eastern is my second fave food..
  5:43pm glenn:

kimchi tacos. now that's fusion.
  5:44pm dc pat:

Ben: excellent idea on the shells--been experimenting with that...
  5:44pm Cecile:

Oh, yeah, DCP. Love middle eastern/Greek food.
  5:44pm Carmichael:

Don't laugh, Glenn. They are all the rage in Cailfirnia.
  5:45pm Carmichael:

You make your own kimchi, Ben?? Do you bury it in your yard?
  5:46pm Julie:

we always used one of those frybaby's to fry those shells and chips. yum
  5:46pm ben drinken:

i have been making hummus for years from a recipe i learned from a professor in language school who was a real live Egyptian. so potent with garlic and pepper and such that you burp up like propane all day.
  5:46pm Julie:

@Billy do they have tacos in ireland? I don't remember ever eating Mexican in UK
  5:47pm Julie:

Yay more taco pictures! I'm loving this, but then I'm bizarre
  5:47pm Cecile:

We have an amazing Egyptian/Middle Eastern deli here. They squeeze off all the skins from the chickpeas for their hummus!
  5:48pm Azam:

I can't speak for Ireland, but England has plenty of Mexican places to eat...
  5:49pm dc pat:

Making good hummus is a fine art which i have not mastered... Dammit
  5:50pm Julie:

@azam i will have to look next time I'm there. I love trying mex in diff places, to see how they make it. I had some in Montreal even.
  5:50pm dc pat:

Cecile: huh, wonder if that's the secret...
  5:51pm Cecile:

I use a lot of lemon, too.

But I wore out a couple of blenders making it, so I'm just buying it these days.
  5:51pm glenn:

maybe it's just me, but swingers is a crappy movie.
  5:51pm chris:

Did I just hear RiRa in there?
  5:52pm Carmichael:

Those are some big-ass tacos! I made fajitas for my relatives visiting from Wexford. They stared at them as if waiting for them to move or something. I think Mex food has yet to hit the Emerald Isle.
  5:52pm foxy brown:

great show billy jam! awesome playlist.
  5:52pm dc pat:

Welp gotta go NOT eat tacos, adios.
  5:52pm Nathan:

England plenty Mexican places... ? They're getting better but the quality / dedication / originality pales in comparison to what you can get in Southern California.. when I first moved here you were lucky to get unseasoned tinned tomatoes on a piece of chicken that they'd call an 'enchilada'.
  5:52pm Azam:

@Julie...where do you usually visit in England
? I mean it depends on which city you're in as well...
  5:53pm Julie:

Not a fan of CalMex. whole different deal
@azam Only ever been to London
  5:53pm Mike East:

I'm out too. Great show, once again. Have a great weekend everyone!!!
  5:53pm Nathan:

Plus most of the British folks on this blighted island start moaning if the chili temperature hits what anyone else would consider mild.
  5:53pm ben drinken:

yes, definitely skins off the peas and lots of lemon, balsamic vinegar. good amount of tahini, olive oil helps make it creamier, and a small amount of cumin but not always needed for hummis.
  5:54pm Billy Jam:

tonite tune into WFMU live from SXSW, next Friday tune into this show from Dusseldorf, Germany, and in two weeks from Dublin, Ireland
  5:54pm Azam:

Re: hummus...don't forget the tahini paste...I've had lots of hummus without tahini and it's just not the same...
  5:54pm djspiderman Z:

the pic of fish n chips must be CGI , i mean , its too perfect, wheres the grease , the soggy bits , the green bits in the chips etc,,,, i call fake ,,,,
  5:54pm chris:

Thanks for rockin' tacos y'all! Best show since the marathon, BillyJam! ;-)
  5:55pm Cecile:

Tahini is a must. I never put in cumin, but sometines just a pinch of sumac.
  5:57pm Carmichael:

Sumac! Like Tony Bourdain said a few weeks back, "Isn't that a poison?!?"
  5:57pm djspiderman Z:

great show great audience great food,,
  5:57pm ben drinken:

tahini is a must. so much hummis you see at stores or hippie like restaurants does not have tahini. it is a must.
  5:59pm Azam:

@Julie...London has it all (food wise)...just go to http://www.timeout.com/london/ and search for Mexican, or whatever takes your fancy...
  6:00pm Cecile:

Carm, it's fantastic. It gives things an extra punch. Can't have good red zaatar w/o it.
  11:08am Kerry:

Thank you so much for including Spose on this playlist! Love him (Mainer pride)!
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