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Playlist for 10 April 2013 Favoriting | Platypus of Doom

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Artist Song Album Comments New Approx. start time
Föllakzoid  Trees / 9   Favoriting Ii 
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Wire  & Much Besides   Favoriting Change Becomes Us 
*   0:13:55 (Pop-up)
Juana Molina  El Cristol   Favoriting Tres Cosas 
  0:19:29 (Pop-up)
Mushroom's Patience  Z'rück zu Dir   Favoriting 
  0:24:17 (Pop-up)
John  CW Cyrus Corn Weenie Remix   Favoriting  
  0:28:27 (Pop-up)
Music behind DJ:
  0:37:57 (Pop-up)
Cabaret Voltaire  Sluggin for Jesus (part 1)   Favoriting  
  0:38:05 (Pop-up)
Negativland  Christianity is Stupid   Favoriting Escape from Noise 
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Mariah Carey  Vision of Love   Favoriting  
  0:47:19 (Pop-up)
Quinnisa Rose, Age 6  Shine Bright Like a Star   Favoriting  
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Christina Aguilera  Beautiful   Favoriting  
  0:55:22 (Pop-up)
Go Home Productions  Girl Wants to (Say Goodbye To) Rock & Roll   Favoriting  
  0:59:30 (Pop-up)
Anika  He Hit Me   Favoriting EP 
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Estelle  The Year 2000   Favoriting  
  1:13:53 (Pop-up)
Tony Mason Cox  The Spaniard Who Blighted My Life   Favoriting  

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  1:16:42 (Pop-up)
Rick McNamara  The Spaniard Who Blighted My Life   Favoriting  
  1:20:52 (Pop-up)
David Liebe Hart  New Technology   Favoriting David Liebe Hart's Mixtape 
  1:23:15 (Pop-up)
Joe Meek  Love Dance of the Saroos   Favoriting I Hear a New World 
  1:27:57 (Pop-up)
L Ron Hubbard  Terl the Security Director   Favoriting Battlefield Earth 
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Music behind DJ:
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Ergo Phizmiz  Cassowary   Favoriting Thanks for the Add! Vol 1 
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Satanicpornocultshop  Night Train   Favoriting Osaru No EP 
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Satanicpornocultshop  Osaru No-Kagoya   Favoriting Osaru No EP 
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Evolution Control Committee  Dont Miss the Great Snatch   Favoriting Plagiarhythm Nation 
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The Relatives  Let Your Light Shine   Favoriting The Electric Word 
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The Last Poets  Mean Machine Chant / Mean Machine   Favoriting Change the Beat: The Celluloid Records Story 1979-1987 
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Kain  Aint it Fine?   Favoriting The Blue Guerilla 
  2:06:57 (Pop-up)
Matmos  Ross Transcript / Tunnel   Favoriting The Marriage of True Minds 
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Hednigarna  Drafur & Gildur   Favoriting Hippjokk 
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Brigitte Fontaine  Genre Humain   Favoriting Title Track 

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Parlor James  The Turning Point   Favoriting Old Dreams 

  2:32:55 (Pop-up)
Amon Duul 2  A Morning Excuse   Favoriting Deutsche Elektronische Musik 2 (V/A) 

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Foghat  Slow Ride   Favoriting  

  2:40:07 (Pop-up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 9:02am rob t:

Is this thing on?
Avatar 9:02am Detroit Mac:

Morning Music Master
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am Ike:

Digging. How deep?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:03am G:

We can diggit.
Avatar 9:03am rob t:

why not China?
Avatar 9:03am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Finally: Pressure of coming up w/ a bad jifjoke made him shout: 'Giff me a break!'...
Avatar 9:04am rob t:

i'll just WAV you goodbye, rabbit. :P
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05am I X Key!:

LOL or whatever you sau
Avatar 9:07am Dave B:

Avatar 9:08am Rev. Turnip Druid:

digging the shindig.
Avatar 9:08am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

It's the WoofMoo Merekat Monochrome Mafia...
Avatar 9:08am Detroit Mac:

It was Cyrus who was the leader of the Giffs
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08am Ken:

Morning all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09am I X Key!:

OK one, good on ya, I have to go over here, & support the station over here--
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09am I X Key!:

Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:09am Rob (from Mt Hope):

watching Merekat 'pop-ups'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09am Ken:

The anti-request line is open! Tell me what you would never in a million years want to hear por favor.
Avatar 9:10am Detroit Mac:

Toad- by Cream
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am I X Key!:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11am Mike East:

I'd never like to hear "The Heat Is On" ever again, please. Thank you.
Avatar 9:11am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Nope: Dig Ginger Baker.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:11am cklequ:

I'd absolutely hate to hear something like this:
Avatar 9:11am rob t:

"Send In The Clowns." Oh never ever ever.
  9:14am F❀F❀:

Ken you dig it!? Ken you dig it!?

Hola tod@s!
  9:15am jan:

Is that a photo of the Fleetwood Mac concert at Madison Square Garden- Damn. I missed it. Read all about it today in the Times.
First missed Woodstock, now this.
  9:15am Scott T:

Henry Buzzglass' - The Rain Keeps Falling song
Avatar 9:15am the glowing one:

Yes, we Ken!
Avatar 9:15am Cheri Pi:

Ken! Dave B.! RTD, All you all!
Avatar 9:16am Dan B From Upstate:

Dave Perlis put a record up on band camp. You should never play that. Especially the first track. It's garbage.
Avatar 9:18am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...oh - 'over & over' - hmm
- cklequ! Found yer head! Sort of...Kenny Loggins needs to be reserved for GuiltathonTorture...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18am Fine-aight:

I'd like to never hear whatever's played on other stations, thanks.
  9:19am common:

i like this wire song. There's a good live version on the yootoobs.
Avatar 9:19am Cheri Pi:

Are you dissing Loggins??? This Wire cut is dreamy.
  9:20am F❀F❀:

Ken, Jennique, and anyone interested,

I did my homework and here it is:

Hermanos Calatrava - Odisea Espacial (Space Oddity by David Bowie)

I also created an BIO entry and added the song (but song will take 24 hours before showing up)
Avatar 9:21am Rev. Turnip Druid:

We want to be free to dig it without being hassled by the man.
Avatar 9:21am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I think of nothing but the Good of the Station, Cheri Pi! You know that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am Fine-aight:

I'd like to thank David Byrne for turning me on to Juana Molina. Is he here somewhere?
Avatar 9:22am amEdeo:

Twiddle them thumbs!
  9:22am F❀F❀:

I'd never paid attention nor listen closely the Bowie's Space Oddity before listening the Hermanos Calatrava. Good because David Bowie's version sucks!!!!
Avatar 9:23am Dr. Goot:

Morning all. Speaking of Byrne, did anyone see his musical about Imelda Marcos, "Here Lies Love"?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:23am groucho:

well, this is nice
  9:24am Dave B:

My anti request - side one of 2112 unless it is done by Tony
Avatar 9:27am the glowing one:

it's from this album
Avatar 9:28am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thx, F❀F❀ - !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31am Asheville Jon:

when is there going to be a corn weenie/dr bootygrabber remix?
Avatar 9:31am thedunkel:

morning Cyrus Freedman and fellow Van Cortland Rangers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32am Ken:

Asheville John, you are just the man to do it! Let me know if you need source material.
  9:33am F❀F❀:

Thanks Revolution Rabbit Nov63. My Spanish-English translation skillz are amaesing, so I had no problemo at al.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:35am Skirkie:

I was looking for a .gif of the DJ from the movie that kept covertly giving the gangs updates on the Warrior's whereabouts. Is there a station like that by the way?
Avatar 9:35am Dan B From Upstate:

I like this... backanouncing the gifs instead of the music.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:36am Rob (from Mt Hope):

my favorite gif is on white toast
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:37am G:

It's always the goddam boiler.
  9:37am F❀F❀ (:

Gifs are taking over the world. Forget about robots, gifs soon are going to replace us.
  9:37am Dave B:

@skirkie - I think you're listening to it
  9:37am Sam:

What's an animated jif?? Is that when you're out of peanuts so you make peanut butter out of Mexican jumping beans?
Avatar 9:37am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Avatar 9:37am hamburger:

voluntary in-coil-nesis?
  9:37am Chris T.:

I think the "gangs taking over the city" thing is the plot of the last Batman movie...
Avatar 9:38am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...No Second Opinion on that, Ken? 'Course, another Contractor could be a Crook...
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:38am groucho:

Boiler guy got your email saying you got loads of money donated to the station, invents a problem and charges you money to fix it.
Avatar 9:38am thedunkel:

agree fully with Dan B From Upstate on back announcing the gifs
Avatar 9:39am Chris T.:

It was "The Dark Knight Rises" and Bane took his whole act from Cyrus in the "Warriors"...
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:39am G:

A boiler is a glorified teakettle. Just fix it so it stays fixed more than 24h, Mr Prophylactic Salesman.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:39am Rob (from Mt Hope):

boiler juice seals the concrete so the radon gas doesn't seep back up into the basement
  9:39am Sam:

No G, there's nothing glorified about a boiler
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:40am G:

The boiler spooged on the floor?
Avatar 9:40am the glowing one:

never change a running system - no need to fix things that aren't broken ... and so on
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:40am Mike East:

I think you're right, Chris T.
Avatar 9:41am Cheri Pi:

Avatar 9:42am listener mark:

What's leaking? Water or fuel oil?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42am Skirkie:

I found Baseball Furies stuff too:
  9:43am F❀F❀ (:

I hope this is not a trap. Having said that this is my anti-request:

- Anything from Mariah Carey.
  9:44am paulWCBN:

Avatar 9:45am Cheri Pi:

  9:45am Ralphine:

That WWE gif reminds me that Paul Bearer died not too long ago. R.I.P.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:47am Caryn:

Hello all! Can't figure out if the anti-request is really for stuff we can't stand, or "something we don't want played" a la Ken... If it's the first, then Paul McCartney & Wings' "Bip Bop".
And seriously, Ken? "Warriors" holds a record for quality level shift between start and the rest of the movie? Oh come on! Not only is "Warriors" a fine movie, there are certainly plenty of movies with really promising starts that then descend into crap.
Avatar 9:47am Tom from Detroit:

Greetings Ken. I recommend recently built prefab modular structures bearing parts identical to those of numerous adjacent structures. I dig em young, uniform and without prophylactics.
Avatar 9:47am Chris T.:

Just remember "Rust never sleeps". I'm facing a possible replacement of my boiler, too. The question is: how do you find someone to give you an honest appraisal and not just sell you a new boiler?
Avatar 9:48am rob t:

one more antii-request: the Kingston Trio's version of Seasons In The Sun.
  9:49am r i s k y:

Go Ken!!!
  9:49am dale:

boiler guy hosed you. if he had new replacement parts with different part numbers why not just replace them when time came? problem is, that would be when it's 5 degrees out.
Avatar 9:50am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...many an aspiring Popette has listened to Mariah @ this speed to pick up on her amazing riffs...
  9:50am steve from Reykjavik:

first time i've listened to a whole mariah Carey song. good job.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:50am Andrew Waterloo:

I wonder what this would sound like autotuned
Avatar 9:50am listener mark:

Close the cold water feed valve and turn off the electric.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51am Fine-aight:

F❀F❀ (: IT WAS A TRAP!!! :(
Avatar 9:51am rob t:

i wish i could melisma like Mariah!
  9:52am F❀F❀ (:

Have tons of great movies with crappy endings it was about time to counterbalance that.

By the way, I was listening to this great slowed down song until I realised who was singing.
Avatar 9:52am hamburger:

what next? poco-tune?
  9:52am F❀F❀ (:

  9:52am Sam:

Is she going to start singing in hebrew?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:52am G:

This is from the "What Not to Do with Autotune" tutorial CD
Avatar 9:53am Uke Goldberg:

Just turned the sound off. Auto tune is the new yodeling.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:53am cklequ:

That Mariah Carey reminded me of another song i would hate to hear:
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:53am groucho:

Did he really play Mariah? I was hoovering
Avatar 9:53am Rev. Turnip Druid:

great scott.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:54am groucho:

Did he really play Mariah? I was hoovering
Avatar 9:54am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Quinoa Nose?
Avatar 9:54am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...we'll be replaced by autotuned gifs...
- Is there a gif of Mariah melissma-ing - ?? The Monochrome Mafia wanna know...
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:54am groucho:

oops, double post, browser said first one didn't go through
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54am Fine-aight:

That's not auto-tune youse guys, the poor girl needs to sing through a computer a lá Hawking.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:55am G:

I've heard of this kid, Honey Boo Autotune
  9:55am Robert:

The opening credits sequence of the movie of "Watchmen" I can watch over & over. The rest of the movie, produced by another company, not so much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55am Sem Chumbo:

This sure goes on.
Avatar 9:55am Cheri Pi:

Ken, have I hurt you?
Avatar 9:55am the glowing one:

But look how proud mom and dad are, look at it!
  9:55am d:

i'm glad i listened to Trans on the way to work this AM. kind of a warm up i guess.
Avatar 9:56am Uke Goldberg:

Is it over yet?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am Caryn:

Beyond the "Warriors" gifs, not much to report on the gif front, movie-wise. Except the bannister gif, which is from the 1925 Lon Chaney movie "The Monster".
  9:56am F❀F❀ (:

Calm down, people. Ken is just giving us examples of anti-request songs so we can know better.
Avatar 9:56am the glowing one:

Avatar 9:56am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Quinoa Nose... a terrible condition afflicting so many children whose parents have money to burn at Guitar Center...
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:57am groucho:

I've never turned this show off before, sorry Ken, love you, see you next week x
  9:57am Christina love3r:

Thank you.
  9:57am lee:

This song makes me cry.
Avatar 9:57am Rev. Turnip Druid:

...and to think we had just cured Couscous Face just ten years ago.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:57am G:

Ladies and gentlemen, please give it up for Staten Island's own, CHRISTINA AGUILLERRRAAAAAA
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am SeanG:

hell yes!
  9:58am fudge:

Your ruining my day ken.
  9:58am Sam:

Don't worry, Ken's playing this IRONICALLY!! It's ok!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:58am G:

@fudge: it'll put hair on your chest
Avatar 9:58am Dan B From Upstate:

Ahh! That shift was jarring! I love it!
Avatar 9:58am the glowing one:

Hm, sped down it reminds me of a Beatles song. OMG!
Avatar 9:59am Cheri Pi:

haha RTD. Im hanging in w/ken!
  9:59am F❀F❀ (:

I thought I was going to die undefeated without listen to Christina Aguilera.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am Fine-aight:

Beautiful Gif!
Hahaha, only those 2 seconds at slower speed?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:59am Rob (from Mt Hope):

Was that Rahmstein? Beautiful Ken
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am Ken:

No Sam, I like this song. That's why I sang it during the marathon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am Caryn:

@Sam: well, Ken did perform this at the H&M, so maybe he just really likes the song?
Avatar 9:59am Uke Goldberg:

Ken is punishing us for not giving enough during the fund raiser.
Avatar 9:59am Dave B:

this song makes me wanna...
Avatar 9:59am Cheri Pi:

there was promise for 2 seconds.
Avatar 10:00am Cheri Pi:

I'll join you Dave B.
Avatar 10:01am Uke Goldberg:

Do the monster mash.
Avatar 10:01am the glowing one:

"You've got mail."
  10:01am fudge:

Are you sure this isn't Irwin djing?
Avatar 10:01am Rev. Turnip Druid:

I figure if I survived the 30 minutes (or whatever it was) of deliberate, un-attended feedback before the Swans gig at the 9:30 club (circa 1989), I can take a bit of Savage Ken...
Avatar 10:02am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...thot Xtina put on weight for a coupla seconds there...
Avatar 10:02am Dave B:

@the glowing one - I thought that was me getting a farcebook notification...
  10:02am Nickleback love3r:

Any chance we'll hear Chad?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02am Ken:

haha glowing one, good ear! I had the evil facebook open on my traktor machine....
  10:02am Sam:

Does Andy Breckman like Christina Aguilera? Maybe you now have a band in common besides The Beach Boys.
Avatar 10:02am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Honestly I think that might have been the first time I heard something by that Aguilera thing all the way through. It's been a weird life.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03am Fine-aight:

The amazing thing about this gif is that you can actually SEE her lisp.
Avatar 10:04am Tom from Detroit:

J5 fade in genius.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am SeanG:

Beautiful is an epic song
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am braveness23:

I'm pretty sure satan has taken over my media player
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06am KevinfromBayRidge:

Show me the anti-Eagles!
Avatar 10:06am Yair Yona:

Hi everyone
Avatar 10:07am hamburger:

so instead of a pig impression, if ken did a british accent, he'd sound like Bane
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:07am G:

Didn't this announcer used to do voiceovers for Coast 2 Coast AM?
  10:08am F❀F❀ (:

Hi yair

Excuse the Aguileras and the Careys. It's not what it seems. I swear.
Avatar 10:09am Revolution Rabbit Nov63: was Ken who went down to the boiler
- but how do we *know* it was Ken who came back - ??...
Avatar 10:10am Tom from Detroit:

"annoying annoying were really really annoying....annoying annoying were really really annoying.....annoying annoying were really really annoying....annoying annoying were really really annoying.....
Avatar 10:10am Dave B:

Holy crap - we're dying here in my office. My colleagues were wondering "what the hell are you listening to".

since the boss is out today, I'm able to stream it to our big plasma and sound system.
  10:11am Ralphine:

Does Facebook say "you've got mail" now? Yuck.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:11am Rob (from Mt Hope):

so it's Lonnie Holley and GIF review week here at WFMU
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am Sem Chumbo:

Ken's been experimenting with the Haitian zombie cucumber. I sounded just like this, I remember.
  10:12am Ralphine:

By the way, that gif of Commander Shepard yelling "UNACCEPTABLE!" is from one of the Mass Effect games, I don't know which.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:12am G:

@Dave B: Does something sound weird? I must be missing something.
  10:12am Bill W:

I was not wild about The Master, my Dark Lord, but I thought it justified itself with the line "PIGFUCK!"
Avatar 10:14am Dave B:

Just the back announce on the corn dog gif, and the satanic vocorder
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14am braveness23:

Great mix on this Anika song
Avatar 10:14am the glowing one:

A JPEG?!?!?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:15am G:

Book covers are so rarely animated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15am Ken:

Yes Bill W, it had its moments, but after reading "Going Clear" and the Miscavige niece book, I realized even more what a missed opportunity that movie was.
  10:16am F❀F❀ (:

the glowing one,

If you fast rotate the screen of your computer it looks like an animated JPEG.
  10:18am F❀F❀ (:

Tony Mason Cox or Iggy Pop ?
Avatar 10:19am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...can Autotune make it move? Make the movie end better?
- Soon there will be flexible screens, & we can Autotune our ugly faces...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am Dave the Spazz:

Hello--long time listener, first time commenter. Just wanted to put to rest the Larry Storch death rumors...STORCH LIVES!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:20am Webhamster Henry:

He's going to put Spigoni to sleep.
Avatar 10:20am Roberto:

Ah yes, Tony Mason-Cox, definitely didn't want to hear that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20am Ken:

Are there Storch death rumors really Dave?
  10:20am Ralphine:

Thank goodness.
Avatar 10:21am Jeezy:

Must...get... coffeeeee....
Avatar 10:21am Chris T.:

Drew Friedman reported the death of Storch on his Facebook page.
  10:22am Neg-guh-tor:

Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:22am G:
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22am Fine-aight:

Now that's what I call auto-tune!
  10:22am Ralphine:

I just saw Storch on a rerun of a Columbo episode not too long ago, and he looked fine.
  10:23am Neg-guh-tor:

Storch death is a hoax! Repeat: Storch death is a confirmed hoax.
  10:23am Man in the Macintosh:

Don't listen to a word this man says.
Avatar 10:24am Jeezy:

Hahaha @ Ralphine
Avatar 10:25am Dr. Goot:

David Liebe Hart is looking for a place to crash in the LA area.
  10:28am F❀F❀ (:

it's about time Bjork enrolls David Lieve Hart in one of her projects.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:29am Dave the Spazz:

Storch's wiki page had his death date (April 8th) for several hours before it was taken down. He's reportedly alive and well and playing a saxophone!
  10:31am Neg-guh-tor:

Wow! Never heard this Meek song! Love!
  10:31am Gretchen:

Good morning from the left coast
  10:31am Ralphine:

I just checked Storch's official Myspace page. No information there.
  10:32am Ralphine:

I will look on Friendster next.
Avatar 10:32am the glowing one:

I wonder if Beck was inspired by this record...
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:37am G:

The Storch wiki page has between in a minor edit war since April 8, with people adding the death date over and over, and others reverting multiple times. They currently have him alive till someone changes it again.
  10:37am Gretchen:

Avatar 10:37am johnforz:

Ken!! it's a HARD G! GIF...
Avatar 10:38am johnforz:

JIF is a peanut butter brand
Avatar 10:38am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Meercat or no, methinks this violates the bylaws of your cat-free Internet, master Ken. SIX DEMERITS.
Avatar 10:39am fred von helsing:

I love it when the DJ says sproing
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:39am Webhamster Henry:
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:39am G:

Attention, this is your regularly scheduled gif pronunciation comments debate.
Avatar 10:39am Chris T.:

For those of you who use Vine, here's a link to a Mac program that lets you convert your Vine video to an animated GIF:
Avatar 10:40am johnforz: is pretty good too
Avatar 10:41am the glowing one:

cats seem to love these things, or hate:
  10:41am F❀F❀ (:

I once saw a guy in the street giving away flyers about a short film that was going to be exhibited for free. The flyer featured this cool black panther and it looked like I was going to see an independent thriller. The venue was the headquarter of Scientology and I ended up watching a 30 min advertorial. Obviously I stayed there just few months. We were only allowed to drink water, we didn't washed ourselves, etc. Thank Xenu I wasn't brainwashed.

On an unrelated note, I have all Tom Cruise films and hearted the song.

True story.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:42am Mike Noble:

now that I follow gifmovie on tumblr, the joyous wonder of ken's weekly gif fest is slightly marred.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:42am G:

Death is news. Staying alive is not news. News is more interesting than not-news.
  10:42am common:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43am Mike Noble:

can Les Blank be #1 in that death trinity?
  10:43am Fern:

Hey Ken, wasn't Roger Ebert the first celebrity death? That makes Margaret Thatcher and Annette Funicello numbers 2 & 3, respectively.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:43am G:

terrible midwestern prog aka STARFUCKINGCASTLE
  10:44am benefit coordinator:

Modo says the third death was Lily Pulitzer
  10:44am Ralphine:

Thatcher, Funicello, Pulitzer, and Ebert. Everybody knows that celebrity deaths come in fours.
Avatar 10:44am Jennique:

Hey fofo - Thanks for that translation of Hermanos Calatrava! Their lyrics are so much more political. I had no idea. Thanks for the bio too.
I fear posting my most hated song here on Ken's show. It's like falling for the "pull my finger" trick.
  10:45am earrie:

Death according to media? It's both content and a content marker.
Past tense follows from this point on.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:46am G:

I was one of the major fixers of the embarrassingly sloppy junkheap that was the wiki Ebert article at the time of his death last week. Dude wrote well, and deserved a decent article. I'm expecting a check for my editing work later this month.
Avatar 10:47am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

This just in: Reported Death of the Death Hoax is confirmed a hoax...
  10:48am F❀F❀ (:

No, thanks to you Jennique!

I had never heard of Hermanos Calatrava before. Now I am their biggest fan (at least of that song).
Avatar 10:52am John McCabe: now here is a gif
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am Ike:

The hazy definition of "celebrity" means that celebrity deaths come in 259s, not threes. I mean, if you count everybody who ever appeared in a Bollywood film or did a guest spot on some bullshit detective show on TV. Where do you draw the line on who is a celebrity and who isn't? Who decides?
  10:55am Gretchen:

is he starting a medley of songs containing "sproing?"
  10:55am Ralphine:

If the death makes the nightly news, it's a celebrity.
Avatar 10:55am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ike is Famous for saying that.
Avatar 10:55am Jennique:

You know what is weird, the same guy who is the gif from Full Metal Jacket was also the possessed alien in the first Men in Black film and the lead in Law & Order Criminal Intent. Vincent D'Onofrio.
  10:56am F❀F❀ (:

I dunno, Ike. But the guy swimming in the hall to our left looks celebrity enough for me. Animated gifs are the new films.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:56am Rob (from Mt Hope):

or is Ike a celebrity?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57am Ken:

Yes Ike, it's the old "Who Shall Play God" question. We could argue about that for days. Which is why I nominate ME. After all, I have a lot of GIFS and a laptop running Traktor. Which is about as God-like as you can get.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:57am G:

I like this hommage to Edwin Starr's "War"
  10:58am F❀F❀ (:

Ike is such a celebrity that there's even a sculpture of his head in a museum somewhere. Just check his profile for more details.
Avatar 10:58am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Who on earth do you think you are? A superstar? Well right you are. & we all shine on.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:59am Rob (from Mt Hope):

crazy diamonds
  10:59am Gretchen:

which museum has a sculpture of your head ken?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:01am Rob (from Mt Hope):

Ike's sculture is so lifelike
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01am Ken:

The marshmallow rice kricpie treat sculpture of my head is on loan right now to the Cooter Museum.
Avatar 11:01am the glowing one:

If there's ever going to be a WFMU museum it should have a sculpture of Ken's head.
  11:02am earrie:

I haven't seen a star in the sky in months.
Avatar 11:02am the glowing one:

Although a voodoo doll of Ken would be more fun.
Avatar 11:02am Jennique:

Does WFMU have a velvet painting of you Ken? Better get on that.
Avatar 11:03am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

IkeArt :
...'SyntheticGenetix' - just you wait!...
  11:03am F❀F❀ (:

The glowing one,

Make it an animated sculpture.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:03am Rob (from Mt Hope):

at least a black velvet portrait
  11:05am Gretchen:

Pogo dog seeking dance partners for doggie mosh pit
  11:05am F❀F❀ (:

Being portrayed on a black velvet portrait is the ultimate status symbol.
Avatar 11:05am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Museum should *be* Ken's head...
Avatar 11:06am Jennique:

I'd like to see a rice crispy treat bust covered with ants. THAT is art.
  11:06am F❀F❀ (:

But that won't be a Museum, Rev. It would be more like a Amusement Park .
Avatar 11:08am fred von helsing:

bubble gum beach ball !
Avatar 11:08am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:08am Ike:

I don't know where my head is. Anybody recognize the location?

Bryce is the main contributor to that mysterious museum, wherever it is.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:12am G:

Tulip bubble was just for a few months in the early 18th century, fwiw :)
Avatar 11:12am fred von helsing:

what no S&H green stamps
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:12am Rob (from Mt Hope):

can 'bitcoin' be used at a 'dirty water dog' stand?
  11:12am Gretchen:

but bitcoins are not as pretty as tulips. were people flipping tulips back then?
Avatar 11:12am the glowing one:

Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:13am G:

They were selling bulbs and "bulb futures" only
  11:13am Listening Out There:

The woman in the animated GIF has realized that she forgot to brush...
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:13am Rob (from Mt Hope):

and to review previous 'gifs'
  11:14am Gretchen:

bulb futures = incandescent
Avatar 11:14am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...for real: They were mortgaging homes to buy one bulb, & one day someone said - 'It's just a tulip'...wunna the classic Bubble&Crashes...
  11:16am GGG:

Giving good /ɡɪf/ ?
Avatar 11:16am kham:

Someone needs to turn Ken's descriptions into loops to make them more accurate.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:16am Vivian:

Left field question! Gretchen did you grow up in Georgia?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16am Mike Noble:

Ken, are we going start hearing you phoning it in to the WFMU Tumblr any time soon?
  11:17am Gretchen:

sorry, rochester new york
Avatar 11:17am Jennique:

This guy, Wayne White, should build a gargantuan Ken head.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:18am Rob (from Mt Hope):

silly Dutch
  11:19am Gretchen:

you have an old friend named gretchen from georgia? that would have been much more exciting, i should have just said "yes" :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:21am Ken:

G, tulip mania was in the early 17th century - it peaked in 1637
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:22am Vivian:

@ Gretchen. No, I'm glad you aren't the same Gretchen. The Gretchen I knew was looney-not in a good way. And elitist when it came to music.
Avatar 11:23am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Avatar 11:24am Yair Yona (Tel Aviv, Israel, Earth):

@Ken - the writing in Arabic says : "The Woman says: It's Charming, Amazing, Cool - Aspirin! Pain killer".

Brought to you by the guys who lives in the middle east ;)
  11:25am Gretchen:

Do many music listener elitists gravitate toward Ken's show?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:26am Ken:

Thank you Yair! Any idea which country it might be from?
Avatar 11:27am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Avatar 11:28am Carmichael:

Good morning, Kenneth. Hello everyone.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:29am Vivian:

Hope not, that is why I was so surprised to see Gretchen in the comments board. She was a hipster - you know, I can only like what is obscure and only on vinyl.
Avatar 11:30am Yair Yona:

@Ken - because it was translated to me by an Israeli, It's Lebanese-Syrian-Jordanian lingo I guess. Probably not Persian or Iraqi
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:30am Vivian:

Sorry folks, good morning and Ken, thank you for Brigitte Fontaine!
Avatar 11:31am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...the personalized FAQs T-Shirt is a brilliant idea...
  11:31am Ralphine:

I'm surprised that the person at the computer has to worry about being disturbed by other people.
Avatar 11:34am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...if I could have my FMU ProfilePage on a T...
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:34am G:

@Ken: My bad, working from memory. I read some book chapters last year about the South Sea Bubble (1720) and Tulip Bubble, and got it in my head they were the same period.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:34am Ken:

Rev Rabbit, what is this FAQ T-shirt idea? I missed it.
  11:35am Gretchen:

@ V: hipsters be gone! Ken can play whatever he likes and I will sometimes just not like it. but no elitism here, just a PhD in dorkiness. He could whip out some Reo Speedwagon and I'd still be singing along.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:36am Lizardner Dave:

There's a .gif here that needs a better home than Deadspin:
Avatar 11:38am Rev. Turnip Druid:

ok, now with the Düül, I think we can overlook the Aguilera track and the CAT gif...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:38am Ken:

@Gretchen, right on! REO Speedwagon coming right up
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:38am Vivian:

@ Gretchen: Right there with you! I applaud your PhD.
Avatar 11:40am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- I think it says 'FAQ' on the paper taped to the kid - but eyes are getting better...
  11:41am Gretchen:

Ken you wouldn't dare!
Avatar 11:41am Carmichael:

It's classic morning Ken rock! Glad I wore my sombrero!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:41am G:

Don't dare the man :)
Avatar 11:42am Dan B From Upstate:

If you're having difficulty seeing a gif, you can click on it to enlarge it a bit. If this still isn't enough, you can hit the f button on your keyboard to make it bigger!
Avatar 11:42am Rev. Turnip Druid:

OK, and for some reason, the Foghat takes care of the 6 demerits. Go to the head of the class and accept your gilded goose. The king has risen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:42am Ken:

aw shit, I went for the REO Speedwagon and up came Foghat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:42am crateslinger:

well it's about time...
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:43am Vivian:

What no Reo but Foghat? I bet Rush is coming up. Double shot from the Subdivisions album!
Avatar 11:43am Carmichael:

It's OK, Ken. Lonesome Dave beats 2 Kevin Cronins anytime.
Avatar 11:43am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- areN't...

- In *my* FAQs :
- JourneyStyxForeignerKansasReoSpeedwagon:
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:43am crateslinger:

REO Suckwagon. FOGHAT! I see a black van with mags and flames on the side.
Avatar 11:44am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Screw REO. It's time for Steve Miller.
Avatar 11:44am Rev. Turnip Druid:

  11:44am Gretchen:

I am still laughing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:44am Ike:

My disembodied head farts on Foghat.
  11:44am Ralphine:

Foghat. Somewhere, Clay Pigeon is smiling.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:45am SeanG:

fuck me gently with a chainsaw
  11:47am Gretchen:

that's quite a sizeable swag crowd upstairs
Avatar 11:48am thedunkel:

we havent heard flipper's hahahahohoho in a while Cyrus Freedman
Avatar 11:49am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Foghat's a kind of Rockband...It's the General Overplaying that gets me most of all...
Avatar 11:49am Dan B From Upstate:

Today, shouldn't you be a GJ? You know.. because of gifs instead of discs?
Avatar 11:50am Uke Goldberg:

Wow, no mention, song or GiF in tribute/disparagement of Annette or Thatcher.
Avatar 11:51am Uke Goldberg:

If you want bad, Foghat!
Avatar 11:51am Carmichael:

Don't play that dogshit, Ken. PLEASE?!?!?!?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:52am Vivian:

Don't forget Roll With The Changes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am rsj:

scott, whole stole the kishka?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:53am AnAnonymousParty:

They weren't so much 'songs' as they were 'tunes'.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:53am Rob (from Mt Hope):

have a great day all.
  11:53am F❀F❀ (:

Play all REO Speedwagon material for long as an animated gif loops! No more, no less.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53am Brian C.:

1981-1985 Cultural blackout? About the only thing you missed was the A-team, fool.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:54am Vivian:

Last summer, we walked upon a Journey cover band. Down to the much older Steve Perry lookalike. What made me smile was how much the crowd was into it-as if it was truly Journey. It was very cool.
  11:54am outofluck70:

Ken playing role of angry overlord: itz teh awesum!!
  11:55am Gretchen:

only 6 more minutes, so sad! glad I finally caught the show live for once. (and I know you'll play REO next week once you locate it)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am rsj:

journey, foreigner, boston, kansas are they all the same band?
Avatar 11:56am kham:

Finally, some T.A.T.U. I can't get this on any of my Paid Premium Streaming Services.
  11:56am Ralphine:

My grandfather owned an REO Speed Wagon back in the 1930s, and I have a letter from Marshall Tucker to my mother telling her that he was leaving Rice Music House and starting his own piano tuning business.
  11:57am Gretchen:

I was in the most wonderful local small town mosh pit last night (some punk band with the lead doing indonesian throat singing) and the dancers were dominated by those of us in the overthehill crowd, too funny!
  11:57am Rob:

whats this smith edit?
  11:57am F❀F❀ (:


If they played like Journey, sound liked Journey, the singer looked like Steve Perry, but in an older version, then, perhaps it was Journey?
  11:57am Fre:

More Foghat! Are you a fool for the city or what?
Avatar 11:57am the glowing one:

when my computer gets broken, then times stops!
  11:57am outofluck70:

I caiint fight diss feeeling anymooooooooooore!
What happened to my ROCKABYE BABY RECORDS!?!?!?!!
Avatar 11:58am Carmichael:

The Steve Perry Project?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:59am Vivian:

@G: Sounds like a fun time, those were my 80's.
@F: Trust me, it wasn't Journey. My husband's eyes are better than mine.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:59am Vivian:

I think the band's name was Departure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Ken:

Bye all! I love you very very much
  12:00pm F❀F❀ (:

Shows is over. A blockout period starts now but ends next Wednesday. See you all then!! Thanks Ken!
  12:01pm F❀F❀ (:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:19pm Caryn:

Damn atmospheric disturbances blocking signals!
Final gif roundup: So, after the game gif and the Tums commercial gif, we return to movies: Drew Barrymore in her directorial debut, "Whip It". And then of course "Full Metal Jacket" and "The Wild Ones". Not a lot today. But I did love the cat in the "Battlefield Earth" gif!
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