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Playlist for 09 October 2013 Favoriting | I Just Want My Childhood Back

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Artist Song Album Comments New Approx. start time
Joy Wellboy  Before the Sunrise   Favoriting Yorokobi's Mantra 
*   0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Lali Puna  Faking the Books   Favoriting Title Track 
  0:05:21 (Pop-up)
Buffalo Daughter  Daisy   Favoriting Shaggy Head Dressers 
  0:09:29 (Pop-up)
Harry Nillson  Harry   Favoriting Flash Harry 

  0:15:11 (Pop-up)
Tino Contreras  Santo   Favoriting       0:17:34 (Pop-up)
Ennio Morricone  Dies Irae Psichedelico   Favoriting Barry 7's Connectors 2 
  0:25:55 (Pop-up)
Roberto di Simone  La Gatta Cenerentola II° Coro Delle Lavandaie: I Danieli E Voci Femminili   Favoriting Axis of Evil: Ken's 2002 Marathon Premium 
  0:27:46 (Pop-up)
OOIOO  Uma   Favoriting Taiga 
  0:34:00 (Pop-up)
The Runaways  Cherry Bomb   Favoriting  

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  0:37:49 (Pop-up)
Roky Erickson  Dont Slander Me   Favoriting Title Track 
  0:40:26 (Pop-up)
Olivia New*Ton*Jon  Cherry Bomb   Favoriting Girlie Cover 
  0:43:10 (Pop-up)
Matmos  Tunnel   Favoriting The Marriage of True Minds 
  0:45:52 (Pop-up)
RIAA  Down at Mississippi (Howlin Wolf vs Violator & Doughboy Stray)   Favoriting Foolklegs - Folkloric Mashups 
  0:51:18 (Pop-up)
Johnny Cash  Folsom Prison Blues (Pete Rock Remix)   Favoriting Johnny Cash Remixed 
  0:55:07 (Pop-up)
Jonathan Kane  Sis   Favoriting Live at WFMU on Brian Turner's show 
  0:58:48 (Pop-up)
Neu  Isi   Favoriting  
  1:07:01 (Pop-up)
Crickets  Robert Wilson   Favoriting  
  1:15:56 (Pop-up)
Gavin Bryars  Jesus Blood Never Failed Yet   Favoriting  
  1:24:04 (Pop-up)
Carl Shook  Broadcaster's Prayer   Favoriting Twisted Tales from the Vinyl Wastelands, Volume. 10 
  1:45:19 (Pop-up)
Gnod  Run Around   Favoriting Gnod Drop Out with White Hills II 
  1:58:10 (Pop-up)
Tonetta  What Are You Worth?   Favoriting 777 Vol 2 

  2:07:06 (Pop-up)
Yelle  Comme en Enfant   Favoriting Safari Disco Club 
  2:09:57 (Pop-up)
Jessy Lanza  Keep Moving   Favoriting Pull My Hair Back 
*   2:13:56 (Pop-up)
L'Trimm  Cars That Go Boom   Favoriting  
  2:17:59 (Pop-up)
Les Rita Mitsouko  Femmes D'Affaires   Favoriting  
  2:21:32 (Pop-up)
Meridian Brothers  Sigan Al Minero Hasta La Escala (Amirbar)   Favoriting Devoción (Works 2005-2011) 
*   2:29:54 (Pop-up)
Hannah Peel  Electricity   Favoriting  
  2:35:17 (Pop-up)
Ignatz  I Need A Good Night's Sleep   Favoriting Can I Go Home Now? 
*   2:37:43 (Pop-up)
Joy Wellboy  I Can Handle   Favoriting Yorokobi's Mantra 
*   2:41:21 (Pop-up)
Sebadoh  Can't Depend   Favoriting Defend Yourself 
*   2:43:56 (Pop-up)
Future Bible Heroes  Lonely Days   Favoriting Memories Of Love, Eternal Youth, and Partygoing 
*   2:48:22 (Pop-up)
Kid Koala  Party at My House! (Left Side)   Favoriting Your Mom's Favorite DJ 
  2:52:48 (Pop-up)
Detroit Grand Pubahs  Dr Bootygrabber   Favoriting  
  2:58:29 (Pop-up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:10am Station Mgr Ken:

Morning everybody! Time to get your early requests in and also to decide what time you're going to make a pledge and move me off that pathetic 3% mark.
  8:29am tonyb:


there's coffee on 3rd floor.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:44am maestroso:

Morning Ken,
I'll be pledging momentarily.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:46am Ken:

Tony - Is that on vinyl or CD?
  8:47am Robert:

I'm still waiting for my client to get the funding to pay me and the scientists in Germany for work we did months ago.
  8:53am Robert:

Wow -- they pledged another 1% based on how broke I am, apparently to make up for my deficiency!
Avatar 8:58am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Happy 73rd, John Lennon.
Avatar 8:59am egal:

Looking forward to another 3 hours of epic radio.
Avatar 9:00am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Happy 69th, John Entwistle, & (actual living) 65th Jackson Browne.
Avatar 9:01am fred von helsing:

consider yourself unpathetically moved
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am Ken:

Fred! Thank you so much!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am common:

are those shadow women clapping for wine? nice.
Avatar 9:03am egal:

Happy 178th Camille Saint-Saëns.
Avatar 9:04am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...paid tomorrow...time I think to move up from T-Shirt Level Pledge...which probably doesn't even pay for my stream use - much less for the constant annoyance I provide...
Avatar 9:04am fred von helsing:

wasn't me, boss.... whoops sorry...
Avatar 9:05am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- now there's a ♎Libra - Saint-Saëns...
  9:06am F⋚F⋚ (:

Hello Ken and other good people !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am Ken:

Thank you Cort! I would love to get to 15% today peoples. I think every new T-shirt pledge ($50) will move my total up one percent. I got a reputation to maintain here peoples...
  9:12am jan:

Ken, today your show is off to a promising start. Pure musical pleasure, no torturous conceptual programming foundation.
Avatar 9:13am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...still - better get some brekky before any disturbing gifs appear...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:15am common:

also paid in the morrow.
Avatar 9:17am dc pat:

Whoa. Is Harry holding a taco??
Avatar 9:19am fred von helsing:

Schmillsson - been reading about the "Hollywood Vampires" - the party crew
Avatar 9:19am dc pat:

love that Hopper gif--well done.
  9:19am F⋚F⋚ (:

El Santo?! Tino Contreras?! Yeah!!!
Avatar 9:19am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I'd gladly pay you Thursday for a music stream today...& maybe a taco??...quick Harry before the nasty gifs...
Avatar 9:21am KOTJ:

I just pledged. If only it could be more.....
When I win the lottery, you guys will get millions.
Avatar 9:22am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...they crazy for - I mean - kerrrazy...
Avatar 9:22am Okasa:

Good Morning Ken! And a bright and happy good morning to all the little Ken-o-philes out there in Kenville.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am Ken:

Allright James! Thanks for your pledge.
  9:24am F⋚F⋚ (:

Thanks for the shout out, Ken (a.k.a. 'El DJ Enmascarado de Plata') !
Avatar 9:25am Okasa:

The Hopper gif is amazing. More fine art gifs please.
Avatar 9:25am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...oh yeah - 9-figure lottery - & we'll Rawk!...
Avatar 9:27am dc pat:

OH MAN. Obvious choice to follow up Santo. I was going to suggest but all I could think of was "that Fabio tune."
Avatar 9:27am egal:

Carmina burana-ish.
Avatar 9:27am dc pat:

I'm with Okasa. subtlety is good sometimes
Avatar 9:28am KOTJ:

I have no heirs....maybe I can will to FMU, KXLU, and of course...WZBC
Avatar 9:28am dc pat:

jeeze, I didn't even realize this was a Morricone tune.
Avatar 9:29am dc pat:

YES. Simone. Must play OOIOO version next.
Avatar 9:31am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

GojiraJig !!
  9:31am F⋚F⋚ (:

La Gatta Cenerentola!! This is the original Cinderella story ! I read about it and it's like the Disney version but X-Rated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32am Station Mgr Ken:

Your wish is my command DC Pat
Avatar 9:32am neither:

The Tino Contreras .gif is perfectly synchronized with Roberto Di Simone beat!
Avatar 9:32am fred von helsing:

How far is the record room from the DJ desks ? Can't be far huh
Avatar 9:33am dc pat:

Danke SMKen.
Avatar 9:34am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...leapin' lizard..dancin' daikaiju...behemoth boogie...catastrophe cantor...
Avatar 9:34am northguineahills:

I had no idea this was Morricone originally either. The Tino Contreras track sounded eerily like a Morricone track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34am common:

I wanna dance with godzilla.
Avatar 9:34am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...dinosaur dalliance...
Avatar 9:35am KOTJ:

These song are making me think of Burundi Black
Avatar 9:35am fred von helsing:

I wanna go on a bombing run with Rodan
  9:36am F⋚F⋚ (:

I'm going to pledge in hommage to Tino Contreras for the benefit of dear WFMU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36am Station Mgr Ken:

Im only a $20 pledge away from 6%! Somebody? Anybody? I'm gonna have to fire myself.
  9:38am jan:

such a delight to hear the cheerful singing of the little children. where do we pledge?
Avatar 9:38am dc pat:

jeeze, how can I NOT pledge?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38am amanda c:

show rules today!!! i'll pledge for ya ken! i've been meaning to anyway.
Avatar 9:39am fred von helsing:

hey play some new J.J.J.Jett
Avatar 9:39am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I wanna twerk w/ Anguirus...I just do...
Avatar 9:39am KP:

A male band should def cover this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:40am Ken:

You can pledge right up there to the left -
  9:41am F⋚F⋚ (:

By the way, where's Ch-ch-ch-ch-eri Pie?! Haven't seen her in the comments sectin yet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42am amanda c:

i pledged. you're welcome.
Avatar 9:44am KP:

Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:44am Irene Trudel:

Runaways! Yesterday I got to shake Joan Jett's hand. She was interviewed for Soundcheck and said she still has a soft spot for the Runaways (and was singing along to the track we played off mic). Still cool!
Avatar 9:44am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Alex DeYorke...loves Saint-Saëns & ultra-disturbing gifs...& fish...
  9:44am Fern:

Ken, you're pandering shamelessly for donations and I'm loving it. I might just be moved to send you a couple bucks.
Avatar 9:45am Cork:

YES!!! Cherry Bomb !!! Brat Mobile have an awesome version of Cherry Bomb too!
Avatar 9:45am fred von helsing:

JJ was on reddit AmA
  9:46am F⋚F⋚ (:

I read the interview in Spanish and nowhere Tom Yorke says "Spotify is like the fart of a dying corpse" like some media is reporting. He said something that sounded similar but boring. So in someway I approve of the misleading news info.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:46am amanda c:

i'm a sucker for shameless begging.
Avatar 9:46am fred von helsing:

@irene awsom :-D
Avatar 9:46am KP:

Joan Jett, NYS Democratic delegate for Rockville Centre, Long Island.
  9:47am Jack:

Is that Eric Clapton with the fish? No wonder he's a great guitar player.
Avatar 9:47am glenn:

is that a rattlesnake in your pocket. or are you just happy to see me?
Avatar 9:47am KP:

It's Jack Bruce.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48am Cory:

I always thought it was just an euphemism for masturbation
Avatar 9:48am dc pat:

@KP: funny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49am Station Mgr Ken:

Thanks Amanda and Jan and Orville and Pat & Tim and Bill! You're making my week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50am rsj:

i just exploded
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54am Ken:

The parrot beat is ALMOST perfect with theis RIAA tune.
Avatar 9:54am fred von helsing:

hey lookie CB/ONJ
Avatar 9:57am glenn:

EVERYTHING is a euphemism for masturbation. which is good for comedy writers. right, ken?
Avatar 10:00am fred von helsing:

@glenn ANY verb followed by "off"
Avatar 10:01am dc pat:

eh, masturbation off!
Avatar 10:02am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- is it - ?! Sorry - no one told me...
Avatar 10:03am glenn:

thanks, science.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am Ken:

I am one $24 pledge away from 12%. Just sayin'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am Station Mgr Ken:

Also sayin: when I get to 15% I will shut up.
Avatar 10:09am bobdoesthings:

sorry ken.. I won't bother you in bed again..
Avatar 10:09am KOTJ:

Is anyone else having a stuttered stream experience? Have to keep refreshing the "pop-up" That can be euphemism, too.
Avatar 10:09am dc pat:

ah, COOL glenn. thanks!
Avatar 10:10am dc pat:

In case yer interested, I was just checking this out, guy says that Xianity was a Roman invention:
Avatar 10:11am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- yeah KOTJ - little drop-outs now & then.
Avatar 10:11am bobdoesthings:

me to KOTJ..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11am amanda c:

yes KOTJ. it took me a while to realize it was the pop up player and not just ken being weird and experimental though.
  10:12am bw:

Avatar 10:12am bobdoesthings:

stoner rock!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am DCE:

votes for stoner crickets
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am amanda c:

disco or stoner rock!
Avatar 10:12am fred von helsing:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am common:

i'm with DCE. high crickets!
  10:13am giselle:

stoner disco
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13am Rick from SC:

crickets playing stoner rock
  10:13am steve:

im jumping in while at the laundromat to say disco
  10:13am cool disco dave:

Avatar 10:13am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- play them all !

...I'm using iTunes & had the drop-outs...
  10:14am F⋚F⋚ (:

Hermanos Meridianos !
  10:14am paulWCBN:

Avatar 10:14am Green Mountain Man Mark:

ah. oh. that makes sense. the new wfmu iphone app sure did not work right.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:14am slater:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15am DCE:

ah, cricket purity, not cut with effects
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16am common:

oh hell yea!
Avatar 10:16am KOTJ:

Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:16am MD:

Slow TV!!!! They love it in Norway!!! Wood burning...people knitting!!!! Salmon spawing!!!!
Avatar 10:17am fred von helsing:

Opera sung by crickets
Avatar 10:17am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...are they gonna do 'Peggy Sue' - ??...'Heartbeat' - 'Listen to Me' - ??...
  10:18am Sam:

Yeah really, crickets slowed down sounds like opera? How do we know this isn't a scam?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:18am G:

Is this the first time Ken ever played Buddy Holly?
Avatar 10:18am KP:

Buggy Holly and the Crickets.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18am DCE:

sounds like something from Lord of the Rings...Elf song...
  10:18am Tom:

sounds suspiciously like 'jesus christ superstar'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18am amanda c:

i just called up my coworker and said, "ken's making me listen to crickets. wanna go smoke a cigarette?" and she said, "why the fuck do you donate money to that station?".
Avatar 10:20am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I want to believe.
Avatar 10:20am bobdoesthings:

I wish it was only the slowed down version.. not the correct speed over it
Avatar 10:20am glenn:

i AM interested, but i don't have time to read it now. thanks dcp.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:20am G:

Gregorian Chant, call your office.
  10:20am Jesus Christ Cicadastar:

Nice huh
Avatar 10:21am Revolution Rabbit Nov63: Ode to Robert Anton Wilson ?...I've owed him $5 for years...
  10:21am F⋚F⋚ (:

amanda, you could answer her: "Because I love crickets!!" And then laugh manically whilst rubbing your legs together and making cricket sounds. Then she will understand.
Avatar 10:23am dc pat:

huh, finding more evidence of this cricket chorus thing...
  10:24am Sam:

Really you give money to WFMU so it will survive because what else is there? NPR is underwritten by fucking oil companies!
  10:24am Robert:

That's not Robert ANTON Wilson, is it?
  10:27am jan:

You mention the new WFMU app, so I go to the App store and '"WFMU Radio" could not be downloaded at this time.' The old app seemed to work better.
  10:27am the entire cast of Starship Troopers:

enemy propaganda
Avatar 10:28am duke:

I want to be in a band where I can play potato chip
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am SSS:

Just what is this guy doing with Jesus blood, huh? I'm just askin'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am Station Mgr Ken:

That's weird Jan - are you on 3G and not Wifi by any chance?
  10:28am F⋚F⋚ (:

Send your pledges for more chirping sounds, peoples! If we pledge enough perhaps we could have a 3-hours cricket special show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:29am Ken:

Either that Jan, or are you on iOS 4 or earlier?
Avatar 10:29am Revolution Rabbit Nov63: - *you* can have *those* ruffles...
Avatar 10:29am dc pat:

that cricket recording appears to have been "embellished" from what I can see...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:29am Parq:

Jan, try going to the "Update" tab in App Store (last button on the right, on the bottom toolbar) and update your existing app.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:30am Webhamster Henry:

Are there any mashups featuring "Jesus' Blood'?
Avatar 10:31am dc pat:

Ken, another complaint: the FMU app has NOT given me my childhood back yet...
Avatar 10:32am pocket vito:

I got the app -
But it's still the same crap!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:32am G:

The comments board is as close as any of us will ever come to childhood again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32am Parq:

By the way, what are the last two lines, the ones that come after "His blood never failed me yet"?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:33am cuspidor:

app works on my android
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:33am G:

"never shall be chaste?"
Avatar 10:33am dc pat:

"at least I think I know, what the fuck I'm talking about.."
Avatar 10:33am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- see G - app works...
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:34am Webhamster Henry:

"this one thing I know, for he loves me so"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34am Marcel M:

This song is amazing..
  10:34am steve:

this Jesus Blood commercial is a little over the top
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:35am Station Mgr Ken:

Pocket Vito, sounds like you still have the old version - the working version is 3.0.1 - not version 3.0. Version 3.0 is a piece of shit and its all Andy Breckman's fault. But version 3.0.1 works great.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:35am Webhamster Henry:

This song was once available in the WFMU Catalog of Curiosities.
Avatar 10:35am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...some restrictions may apply - side effects may include but are not limited to....
Avatar 10:35am dc pat:

just got the update. Took about 3 seconds. Now I'm listening to Bryars in time warped stereo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36am Ken:

Henry - I have a 60 second and a 30 second version of this song.
  10:36am cool disco dave:

My friend rob tells a story about how he played this song at sub audible levels over the PA system of his art history final.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37am common:

so, what's gavin gettin' at?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:37am Webhamster Henry:

The album long version keeps adding layers of more orchestrations and sometimes, Tom Waits.
  10:39am as:

yes beautiful song
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:39am MD:

This piece always gives me goose bumps...Makes me think of one of those sad 1950's English movies....???
  10:39am JD in Case:

If you want to sing along:
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39am holland oats:

the old 'dj needs to go to the deli' trick
  10:39am F⋚F⋚ (:

This is like that Flipper song. It never ends.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39am amanda c:

speaking of Andy Breckman messing things up, what's the plan for tonight's 7SD?
Avatar 10:40am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Here's an illo I did for a different Cricket Voices album:
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:40am MD:

For Phil Chevron??? RIP..."Thousands are Sailing!"
Avatar 10:40am dc pat:

This kind of thing is usually right up my alley. I bought it long ago but it never really hooked me for some reason. It doesn't work for me...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:40am Rick from SC:

If I favorite this "song", will it end?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:41am Ken:

Tonight's a new detention episode of Seven Second Delay.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:41am G:

Was this recorded in a closed ward?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:41am Ken:

Yes Rick, it will.
  10:41am F⋚F⋚ (:


What sad 50's English Movies you are talking about?! I reckon that was the era when British films were fun! ha!
  10:41am cool disco dave:

Wow those crickets are quite something huh? Who would have guessed?
Avatar 10:42am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Way kewl jenniQuE !
Avatar 10:42am neither:

this is becoming a religious experience for me... really...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:42am Rick from SC:

Avatar 10:42am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Let him go !
We will not let him go !
Let him go !
  10:43am Sam:

Ken, this is amazing. You're like a great tour guide who knows exactly where to stop along the musical landscape and sprawl out for a while.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:43am G:

Nothing really matters to me.
  10:43am Howard Phillips:

Madness! Unspeakable Madness. Wait, it is speakable, it is this song over and over again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43am common:

mama mia
Avatar 10:44am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I'm just a poor boy nobody loves me.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:44am MD:

You Know...David Lean vehicles...always Rainny the way I like London...someone sadly leaves or dies or both...or maybe spys....yes my wife thinks I should be on Meds...!!!
  10:44am Neg-guh-tor:

My brain is skipping!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:44am Parq:

I'm adding my praise for this track. It could go on all morning and that would be fine with me.
Avatar 10:45am w41:

What a beautiful and inspirational song! Like a fresh summer breeze on the day of your death.
Avatar 10:45am Thibault:

Musical GIF!
Avatar 10:45am bobdoesthings:

this is awesome.!!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:45am MD:

Ken...can you play "sex bomb" under this???
Avatar 10:45am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...boy - them crickets had an amazing amount of variety in theit tune huh ?? Huh ??...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:45am Whosondephone:

stoner rock
Avatar 10:46am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

The image for Jesus Blood made me think of this one minute animation:
Avatar 10:47am Green Mountain Man Mark:

I am happy to be here live for Ken's show. No job because of funding cuts. Won't be able to go to the record fair this year. But I am still going to pledge something this month. My mom dropped off a fresh pig head on the porch.
Avatar 10:47am duke:

I decided to go to church because of the previous song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:47am Stevel:

The praying broadcaster sounds suspiciously like Rex.
  10:48am Sam:

What if they prevent a traffic accident in one town and cause one in another town?
Avatar 10:48am dc pat:

Ken, does FMU take donations in the form of pig heads n' such?
Avatar 10:49am bobdoesthings:

no sean.. not me.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:50am G:

FMU's quota of pig heads is full already :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:50am common:

ken, you've done the lord's work.
Avatar 10:51am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:'s head...
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:51am G:

apparently the crickets were infected.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:51am MD:

Ken Nodane...Doing Metallica!!!
Avatar 10:51am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hulk love Ken Program.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:52am MD:

Ken Nordane...Doing Metallica...I ment... to say...
  10:53am Brigitte:

Oh no, Ken! Drink some water!
Avatar 10:53am KOTJ:

self defecation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am Stevel:

[Anticipating cameo by Professor Dum Dum.]
Avatar 10:54am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ken Nordine :
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:55am G:

Doctor Rattygrabber
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55am Ike:

Sounds like you need several Dr. Bootygrabbers to volunteer at FMU.
Avatar 10:55am dc pat:

oh, cats are useful. my outside cat use to keep the rats under control. She passed on and now we're overrun with the vermin...
Avatar 10:56am Roberto:

Cats = nature's exterminators
Avatar 10:56am KOTJ:

Kat Kills on Kommand
Avatar 10:56am dc pat:

Avatar 10:56am βrian:

Dogs are nice, but cats do make the best dogs.
Avatar 10:57am Rev. Turnip Druid:

still waiting on news of the possible new job, but if things go well, I'll be giving a quart of plasma for the downstairs venue...
Avatar 10:57am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I want to be named Dr. Bootygrabber & bring live mice & pig's heads to the young Cherie Currie. Oh yes....goes w/out saying of course...
Avatar 10:58am Green Mountain Man Mark:

yes. the cats are useful. we have three and they even keep other wild animals away such as skunks and moles and woodchucks.
Avatar 10:58am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...them too...
Avatar 11:01am KP:

what's this, it's great, i think i'll order it ... oh i have it. EVERY DAY
Avatar 11:02am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Cats make the good Reverend sneeze like an unchained bag of burning ferrets. But if they also could hunt neighbors' children, I'd consider one.
Avatar 11:02am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...bigger cat may work...
  11:03am F⋚F⋚ (:

Ken, it's time to admit cats are loving creatures too. Don't say "my cat loves me" Do say: "I love cats so much".
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03am Ken:

I do love cats. I just dont think they have any place on the World Wide Web.
Avatar 11:03am kirk from beer city usa:

just punching in... where the hell's tim from champaign? he's missing gnod!
Avatar 11:04am Green Mountain Man Mark:

Chickens are another useful animal. besides the obvious eggs and delicious meat they give, they eat unwanted bugs. If you have a fly problem a couple of them will eat up all of them in a few hours. but my wife doesn't let me bring the cluckers in the house.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:04am Ken:

Cats CAN hunt neighborhood children. My pal Paul Miller had a cat Abraxus who did that. Terrified me.
Avatar 11:04am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Nice cat kirk.
  11:04am Fern:

Gnod IS God!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05am Stau:

The Gnod song is Run-A-Round
Avatar 11:05am fred von helsing:

Chickens is dumb. Trust me.
Avatar 11:05am Roberto:

Personally, I'm more annoyed by all those cat-free sites I keep coming across.
Avatar 11:05am Rev. Turnip Druid:

AMEN to that, Ken (re: cat-free internet)
also, the Gnod track is fabulous.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05am Ken:

Mark, you should get a pet raccoon to play with your chickens.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:05am MD:

Dog Gone? God Here???
Avatar 11:05am βrian:

Timing is key when letting chickens in the house. They clean the peelings off the floor, but if you wait too long, they start leaving things behind.
Avatar 11:06am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

I am throwing a penny into the Heisenberg pond and making a wish while I watch the ripples.
Avatar 11:07am fred von helsing:

Chickens in the spring clear the leaves from around yer plants
Avatar 11:07am βrian:

A cat-free internet would be run by the NSA.
Avatar 11:07am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

They want to make dinosaurs by turning off more recent chicken genes - a Chickensaurus :
- but ethics prevents them from bringing the eggs to term...
  11:07am r i s k y:

Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:09am Webhamster Henry:

hey Ken, as long as we're being repetitive this morning, how about a few cuts off the WFMU Locked Groove opus "Running In Place"?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:10am G:

Repetitive? I hadn't noticed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:10am Stau:

Hey. It's the Farmers Insurance dude!
Avatar 11:12am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Repetitive? I hadn't noticed.
  11:13am F⋚F⋚ (:

Typed "cats" in the Google search engine and this is what I got:

About 1,470,000,000 results (0.27 seconds)

For a planet that has 7 billion people I'd say that's not enough cats.
Avatar 11:15am Rev. Turnip Druid:

F⋚F⋚ (: ...uh... Between that comment and the .gif at the top of the playlist, I'm considering a timeshare on effing saturn now...
Avatar 11:15am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Comment like en Enfant.
...I just want my childhood back. & a cat.
Avatar 11:16am Jeezy:

Awww... Why'd you have to stop the Gavin Bryars, Ken?!
Avatar 11:17am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

A large tank of nitrous never failed me yet.
Avatar 11:18am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:18am MD:

Ken....We think you are freaky...and we like you a lot...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18am Greg from Bloomfield:

As far as I'm concerned, Liz & Keili OWN this song.
Avatar 11:18am KP:

I hear ya.
Avatar 11:19am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I just want my childhood back...minus the Disco...
Avatar 11:19am Dan B From Upstate:

I loved Liz B and Keili's cover of this at hoof and mouth a couple years back.
Avatar 11:20am Revolution Rabbit Nov63: there a cat goes after subwoofers in cars? Oh - this is them...
Avatar 11:20am Green Mountain Man Mark:

I loved when Liz Berg and Keili did the boom song. Now every time I hear it I think of them doing it.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:21am MD:

REV...would our childhood be the same Withou the Disco??? This from a guy...who used to own a "disco Sucks" tee shirt...
Avatar 11:21am kirk from beer city usa:

L'Trimm! how could I have nearly forgot about them? this will hard to follow up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:21am Whosondephone:

I still just can't believe this song!
  11:22am Robert:

This one always puzzled me. I assumed they liked to laugh at someone whose car backfired in a specific memorable episode.
  11:22am paulWCBN:

i have this L'Trimm album on tape and i played it on a road trip with my friend and he absolutely hated it. the whole thing can be hard to listen to, but i don't see how anyone could not love this song
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23am Stau:

That Disco gif syncs perfectly to this
Avatar 11:23am βrian:

Yes, even if you hate the actual cars that go boom, you gotta love the song.
Avatar 11:24am Green Mountain Man Mark:

The cars that go boom song is very popular in the middle east.
Avatar 11:24am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:'d be one thing if they played Bach organ or John Entwistle thru subwoofers...
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:25am G:

@GMMM: I guess that joke is da bomb, huh? :p
Avatar 11:25am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Haha Mark!
Avatar 11:28am northguineahills:

Me too, GMMM (about Liz & Keili's version)
Avatar 11:30am Okasa:

I've always assumed that Ken has his 'dance' gifs organized by bpm and matches them to the bpm of the song. But I also assume that Ken can transport small items through time and space.
Avatar 11:30am People Like Us:

Yayyy, great intro! LOOP
Avatar 11:32am dc pat:

Avatar 11:32am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Clicky-starring the living hell out of this Meridian Brothers thing.
  11:32am Robert:

That was the other interpret'n (I was thinking more Mafia than Middle East), but it didn't seem to make sense that they would like guys who get blown up in their cars.
Avatar 11:32am KOTJ:

My claim, Meridian Bros. are better than Khlam.
Avatar 11:32am Green Mountain Man Mark:

I like seeing Ken do talks with audiences not necessarily associated or who don't really connect with wfmu. He is so good at talking and sounding professional. But please, Ken. Don't ever do a TED Talks.
Avatar 11:33am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- them strong werds KOTJ...
Avatar 11:33am dc pat:

...with Bo Diddley gif to boot...
  11:33am F⋚F⋚ (:


Oh no, dear Sir!! We need to compare oranges to oranges, apples to apples. Having said that:

Khlam > T.A.t.U
Meridian Brothers > Aterciopelados
  11:33am Robert:

I haven't listened to "On The Media" in years, but I enjoyed it too, mostly to laugh at them for trying to be cool but really being so clueless while they tried to do stories about how the REST of the media were so clueless. Have they improved?
Avatar 11:34am Rev. Turnip Druid:

What DCP said (11:32). With more caps-lock and a super-big-gulp espresso.
Avatar 11:34am northguineahills:

Follow the miner to the scale? anybody that doesn't speak gringo spanish want to help me w/ the title?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:34am Station Mgr Ken:

yes Robert, its a great show now.
Avatar 11:36am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ken complimented NPR! That's like Zappa falling in love...
Avatar 11:38am Revolution Rabbit Nov63: it me - or is her bra Godzilla hands giving the finger?...
  11:41am F⋚F⋚ (:


So wait a minute..My theory says is only an illusion we see the Gifs synch with the music. I mean, how come they synchronize so nicely with the music if each Gif loads in our own computers? An animated gif starts beating only after it is 100% loaded (and loading depends on the internet).

My other explanation theory explores this phenomenon through a magic lens.
Avatar 11:41am Okasa:

I'm pretty sure Frank was deeply in love with Gail and his children. His definition of 'Love' just had nothing to do with not sleeping with groupies. And nothing to do with how 'Love' was portrayed in pop songs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:41am Ken:

Hey! Im doinf comedy this Friday Night at the New York Comedy Club at 9pm and I need ten people to come out so I can get into the anti-comedy union. Its 241 East 24th Street between 2nd and 3rd. Come to the show! I will buy you a drink.
Avatar 11:42am Green Mountain Man Mark:

seems like the parrot after the condom head girl gif should have a condom on its head too.
  11:43am Emile:

Nice ken
Avatar 11:43am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I didn't say it didn't happen Okasa!
...Gif~music synching an example of 'entrainment' - don't say it doesn't happen !...
Avatar 11:45am Okasa:

@F⋚F⋚ (, yeah, but once the gif loads, it plays at a fixed bpm, which will sync to a song played at the same bpm. Or, Ken is fiddling with your optic nerves using some very advanced tech only available to DARPA and WFMU.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:45am Caryn:

Sheesh. Computer issues here, but luckily I finally managed to get here. So, speedy gif check:
-Saturn is from British marionation show "Space Patrol"
-"Shingeki no Kyojin", whose whole wall plot kinda reminds me of "Game of Thrones"
-monkey drummer is from the music video for The Avalanches' song "Frontier Psychiatrist"
-the cockroach band is from the movie "Joe's Apartment"
-"Breaking Bad" and "Oz" all in a row, nice! Sheesh that "Oz" musical episode...
-disco dance instructions from Åke Blomqvist (aw, he just died a while back...)
-Coleen Gray in "Nightmare Alley"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:46am Ken:

No, I have not tagged my dance GIFs with the proper BPM but someday I shall. For now I try to beat match visually. But enough about ME! Who is coming to the comedy show Friday night?!!
Avatar 11:47am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
Avatar 11:47am Green Mountain Man Mark:

Ken, I wish I could be there for the act. REALLY wish I could be there. It would be awesome to see. But I can't. Reason is I live in the middle of Vermont and it would cost. But if I did go I would take that drink. AND wear my 7SD where's my two dollars shirt.
Avatar 11:47am Okasa:

Oh Ken, please don't shatter all of my illusions.
Avatar 11:49am northguineahills:

Darn, I'm already going to a show on Friday, and the gf is out of town. I'll send my doppelganger.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:49am Ken:

OK Tim, I wont shatter your illusions, if you come to my comedy show Friday night.
Avatar 11:50am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Is Heckling still free?
Avatar 11:51am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Did you say free nitrous?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:51am G:

Yes, if you heckle enough you get a free drink thrown at you.
Avatar 11:52am Revolution Rabbit Nov63: that woman in the tube dress - ??!
Avatar 11:52am Green Mountain Man Mark:

Man, we need a bullet train that goes from my house and directly to Ken's comedy act. And it to be free for guys with long hair and beards and who keep being asked if they are the guy from Duck Dynasty. Boy I wish I had a nickle for every time some jack ass asks me or tells me I look like the guy from Duck Dynasty. I would give all those nickles to wfmu during rocktober.
  11:54am Emile:

Hey listeners, I've been to a Ken Freedman comedy show and you DON'T want to miss it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54am davex:

A bullet train from Central Europe and I'm there.
Avatar 11:55am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Is that image next to Joy Wellboy the "dirty dog frown of shame"?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:55am G:

Are you one of those dudes from Duck Dynasty or what?

Now you're done with that for the day. Hopefully.
Avatar 11:55am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...bullet train from North New England - tank of drink thrown @ me...pig's head signed by Cherie Currie...awlright!! Swingin'...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am DCE:

oh you tease
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:56am G:

Try side 3, it's the weirdest :p
  11:56am Emile:

(This is not Ken using a different name by the way.)
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:57am G:

Huh, and I thought Emile was Ken's Manhattan gay cruising name
Avatar 11:58am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Emile Initselv.
Avatar 11:59am Marshall Stacks:

Morning, Ken and everyone! Sorry I'm late. What did I miss?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:59am G:

the show.
  11:59am F⋚F⋚ (:

Thanks, Ken and peoples! Remember, don't bend over when in the presence of Dr Bootygrabber!
Avatar 11:59am Green Mountain Man Mark:

We also need a New England area HAM radio repeater.
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