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Playlist for 23 March 2016 Favoriting | Love Hangover 2016

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Clarence Carter  I'd Rather Go Blind   Favoriting This Is Clarence Carter / The Dynamic Clarence Carter 
Yann Tomita & The Doopees  Love   Favoriting Doopee Time 
  0:03:08 (Pop-up)
Pizzicatto Five  Thank You   Favoriting This Year's Girl 
  0:08:28 (Pop-up)
Big Star  Thank You Friends   Favoriting Third/Sister Lovers 
  0:15:44 (Pop-up)
Gwenno  Chwyldro   Favoriting Y Dydd Olaf 
*   0:15:50 (Pop-up)
Prince Rama  Bahia   Favoriting XTreme Now 
*   0:21:00 (Pop-up)
Mueran Humanos  El Circulo   Favoriting Miseress 
*   0:23:39 (Pop-up)
Fat White Family  Tinfoil Deathstar / Whitest Boy on the Beach   Favoriting Songs For Our Mothers 
*   0:31:57 (Pop-up)
East River Pipe  Hell is an Open Door   Favoriting The Gasoline Age 
  0:46:57 (Pop-up)
Teenage Fanclub  Eternal Light   Favoriting  
  0:49:36 (Pop-up)
Grauzone  Eisbaer   Favoriting NDW: Aus Grauer Stade Muaren - Die Neue Deutsche Welle 1977-1985 Tiel 4 
*   0:53:43 (Pop-up)
The Pop Group  Forces of Oppression   Favoriting For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder? 
  0:58:18 (Pop-up)
Barry Adamson  Up in the Air   Favoriting Know Where To Run 
*   1:00:06 (Pop-up)
The Fall  Facebook Troll / No Xmas For John Quay   Favoriting Wise Ol' Man EP 
*   1:05:13 (Pop-up)
Focus  Hocus Pocus   Favoriting  
  1:12:11 (Pop-up)
Lene Lovich  Lucky Number   Favoriting  
  1:18:46 (Pop-up)
Nina Hagen Band  Auf'm Bahnhof Zoo   Favoriting NDW: Aus Grauer Stade Muaren - Die Neue Deutsche Welle 1977-1985 Tiel 4    *   1:21:56 (Pop-up)
Khlam (К Л А М )  San Francisco Nights   Favoriting Sverkh Novy Hund Sverkh Russkie 
  1:26:51 (Pop-up)
Lok 03+1  Signals   Favoriting Signals 
*   1:31:33 (Pop-up)
Wesensteen  Sprottfox   Favoriting       1:38:32 (Pop-up)
Comelade, Bastien, Berrocal, Liebezeit  Rock and Roll Station   Favoriting Oblique Sessions 
  1:45:46 (Pop-up)
The Renderers  Seaworthy   Favoriting In the Sodium Light 
*   1:50:11 (Pop-up)
SQÜRL  Funnel of Love feat Madeline Follin   Favoriting Only Lovers Left Alive OST 
*   1:55:01 (Pop-up)
Big Blood  Heart of Glass   Favoriting Under Covers (For WFMU) 
  1:59:12 (Pop-up)
Sunshine and the Rain  Pale Blue Skies   Favoriting  
*   2:03:44 (Pop-up)
Yo La Tengo  Deeper into Movies   Favoriting I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One 
  2:08:35 (Pop-up)
Ogre You Asshole  One of dem Ogre You Asshole trax   Favoriting 100 Nengo      2:13:19 (Pop-up)
The Nasty Bits  Rotten Apple   Favoriting Vinyl      2:24:24 (Pop-up)
Gong  Much Too Old   Favoriting New York Gong 
  2:26:31 (Pop-up)
Eläkeläiset  Kevaethumppa   Favoriting       2:29:08 (Pop-up)
The Friendly Hopefuls  The Friendly Hopefuls Salute the Punks of '76   Favoriting  
  2:31:57 (Pop-up)
Essential Logic  The Captain   Favoriting       2:36:07 (Pop-up)
Kendrick Lamar  Untitled 4   Favoriting Untitled Unmastered 
*   2:44:18 (Pop-up)
Nurse with Wound  Finis Terra   Favoriting Lumb's Sister 
  2:46:53 (Pop-up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:30am -Ken:

Morning folks! Any love hangover requests?
Avatar 6:45am People Like Us:

Love by Yann Tomita and the Doopees
  6:46am Jack:

Morning Ken! Congratulations on achieving your goal. It was a good Marathon. Thanks for everything!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:17am cory:

g' morning
  7:25am ʩʩ (:

Good morning, Ken, People Like Us and other cool People Like Them!

My Un-requests:

Bon Jovi - "Thank You For Loving Me"
Alanis Morissette - "Thank U"
Christina Aguilera - "Thank You"

And the most obvious one...

Mariah Carey - "Thank God I Found You"
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 7:33am AnAnonymousParty:

GM, Not at 100% yet? I just threw some more change in the kitty.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:43am -Ken:

Thank you AAP
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:54am -Ken:

Those are some mighty fine requests you got there f0f0
  8:01am ʩʩ (:

Threatening behaviour is disallowed in the comment section, Ken.

Psst! WFMU staff! Please remove all Bon Jovi, Alanis Morrisette and Mariaha Carey's albums from Ken's reach! He might harm someone!
  8:02am Cliff:

Good morning everyone, I'd like to request a 3-hour rock block of Rush since I learned during the marathon that it's Ken's favorite band
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 8:07am AnAnonymousParty:

"I think I'd rather watch a video of David Crosby eating a McRib sandwich".
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 8:49am Ken From Hyde Park:

Keep playing The Kinks' "Low Budget" until the goal has been reached.
  8:51am P-90:

Guten Morgen, Ken and Congratulations on winning the Marathon again this year!
Avatar 9:01am bobdoesthings:

good morning.
  9:03am JoeRay:

Dirty Love,FrankZappa!
Avatar 9:03am People Like Us:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am Marcel M:

  9:04am ʩʩ (:

That's cheating! Clearance Carter is already blind. And not because of too much strokin'.
  9:05am P-90:

Excellent! Thanks PLU
  9:05am Cliff:

Haha, great request PLU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05am -Ken:

Good point f0f0!
Avatar 9:05am People Like Us:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am cory:

this is creepy
  9:07am JoeRay:

...Takenitsu, Feminine Complex!!!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:08am MD:

Now that the Briti$h Government has embraced PUNK...Can you Play $ome old $chool British Punk for us all?
Please Sir..."I want Some More..."
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:10am AnAnonymousParty:

Which punk band was that sang "I'll kick you in the nuts and steal your teeth"? I'd like to hear that again.
  9:11am JoeRay:

  9:12am ʩʩ (:

What about requesting that track of the guy that keeps shouting 'Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you...'. Can't remember his name though.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:13am Webhamster Henry:

Somewhere I have a cassette aircheck of P5 visiting on Kens shows - one of Ken's rare interviews!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13am -Ken:

If you all can keep checking the homepage and let me know when that pledge widget at the top of the page hits 100%, then I can finally activate the metamorphosis of the monkey into a DJ. If you catch my drift.
Avatar 9:13am People Like Us:

oh you mean Bruce Nauman from his album Raw Material - there's a track where he says Thank You over and over
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14am -Ken:

haha Henry, I remember that. The singer Maki was so gorgeous. It was all that producer guy Yonishi though.
Avatar 9:14am People Like Us:

how far away in dollars now, Ken?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14am Uncle Michael:

Can I get in on some of this spreading-the-gratitude action?

Thank you all for supporting the station and thank you to everyone who contributed to the great time I had in Jersey City!
  9:15am John Cleese:

There's a clip of me saying "Thank you" rather a lot I think, somewhere.
  9:15am Cliff:

I need to do my taxes and figure out how much I owe, then maybe I can chip in a little bit more...
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:15am MD:

Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:15am Webhamster Henry:

"Thank you" from my 7-year old Neice Plez:
Avatar 9:15am People Like Us:

there he is
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:15am MD:

  9:16am ʩʩ (:

Thank you, PLU. Thank you, Ken.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:17am MD:

will the spear turn into a Mic???
Avatar 9:18am Roberto:

Yer velcum maybe a little
  9:22am ʩʩ (:

What a coincidence! Precisely today I downloaded the 'Pronunciation guide to Gwenno music':

'Chwyl' > Chwyl like saying Goal in Sri Lankan
'Dro' > is like saying Droid in Vientnamese

'Y Dydd Olaf' is just pronunced P Diddy Oi.

Trust me.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:22am Ken From Hyde Park:

Still shows $4379 to go. :-\
Avatar 9:23am People Like Us:

that's a gif, though - it isn't going to change - it is closer than that
  9:23am Cubicle Carl:

Thank you, Ken, for keeping this station a wonderful respite from...everything.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am -Ken:

Yes, we are between 3 and 4 k away from the goal now. It will happen today or tonight. My guess: on Irwin's show!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:27am Ken From Hyde Park:

@People Like Us - Have you voted for Boaty McBoatface yet?
Avatar 9:28am People Like Us:

I just don't know how to answer that
  9:29am Cliff:

Oh what the heck....I just pledged again. I really want to see DJ Caveman!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am -Ken:

Good for you PLU! For not knowing WTF that is about~! It's like us not knowing who is in the Superbowl or playing in the World Series or something and it is ignorance worth applauding.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:30am Ken From Hyde Park:

The intrepid tale of the R.R.S. Boaty McBoatface -
Avatar 9:31am People Like Us:

I'm TRYING to speak but just no words are coming out
Avatar 9:33am davej:

I do love Fat White Family
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:34am Lizardner Dave:

Thanks to all the WFMU staff for another fun marathon. You keep the "fun" in "Fundraising". (Very original thought, I'm sure).
Avatar 9:36am davej:

Yay! A double!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:36am AnAnonymousParty:

Huh, and I thought I was happy they put the "raisin" in "Fundrasing". Now I have to completely rethink everything.
  9:38am Brendan:

Hey Ken
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:38am melinda:

I think this is the first I've heard from the Fat White Family. I like it.
  9:38am California Raisins:

Wait, what?
  9:41am ʩʩ (:

In Germany they say WFMU staff keep the "und" in Fundraising.
  9:43am Ernst:

Morning all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43am Ike:

Is it safe to come back now? The horrifying flashback to John Allen's smooth jazz phase is over?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:44am Ken From Hyde Park:

Station Manager Ken put the "sing" in Fundraising on Sunday night. Helden, indeed!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:45am Marcel M:

Does...he... love emails.... L-U-V?
  9:45am ʩʩ (:

Thank you, Ken. Pronouncing should be fun!
  9:45am Cliff:

I heard one of the earlier gifs had a monolith in the background...totally scientific!
  9:46am Ernst:

Evolution as told through WFMU gifs
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:47am Webhamster Henry:

So it's time to start promoting the Record Fair! April 29 - May 1 2016!
  9:48am P-90:

Happy Belated Birthday Maki Nomiya of Pizzicato 5! (March 12)
Stationmeister Ken says you're "gorgeous"
Avatar 9:50am Cheri Pi:

I'm writing to Joe McGasko at this very moment to verify all my swag, and to parse psychologically, if I've made the correct choices.
  9:52am Facey McFaceboat:

maybe the final GIF with the marching bipedal DJ will have a sign in the background saying the Record Fair is up ahead
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:57am AnAnonymousParty:

How can I be sure that none of my pledge funds child labor in Chinese musical sweat shops producing counterfeit Rush music?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am SSS:

The f*ck that alligator guy gives appropriate voice to all those supporting Trump.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am -Ken:

AAP, please email Joe McGasko about that.
  10:00am Shippy Shipperman:

"Boaty"? Really?
  10:01am Facey McFaceboat:

Because it all funds Guatemalan sweat shops producing FMU swag
  10:01am Brendan:

Very Beefhearty and very nice
  10:05am Mark R.:

Track 8 is "Up in the Air," Ken
Avatar 10:05am davej:

Ken, you are reading my mind today and playing it
  10:06am ʩʩ (:

I offer a bounty to whoever brings me the complete music video of the 'Nah, man, school is for suckers'.
  10:07am JakeGould:

@-Ken: One hangover request from me... I know the heart situation for pledgers is a large process, but I decided to do Swag4Life and my tiny radio icon ain't showing up when I login. Yeah I'm not logged in now but still.

Also please play that song about working as a waitress at a cocktail bar. Maybe Hocus Pocus by Focus too.
Avatar 10:10am Chris M.:

ʩʩ (:
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11am Ike:

We must conduct careful surveillance of collectors of smooth jazz records. We need to cultivate informants within this community and encourage them to step forward. If you see something, say something. We might have to round them all up and put them in internment camps.
Avatar 10:13am βrian:

But the proven laxative effect of smooth jazz can't be overlooked. It has its place.
  10:13am JakeGould:

Hocus Pocus by Focus!!!!

Avatar 10:13am egal:

Finally, some Focus.
  10:13am Cliff:

Turning up the volume!
Avatar 10:13am People Like Us:

oh I forgot about the yodelling
  10:14am Cliff:

Can we convince Dan Bodah to play this on his show? Because it has yodeling.
  10:14am JakeGould:

@Ike: I have Bob James entire discography on my iPhone right now. Being transparent. Also some Chuck Mangionne.
  10:14am Brendan:

The yodeling would sound sublime slowed down
  10:14am kev:

yodelling and hash. just rite
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14am BLCKDGRD:

amEdeo - is that you?
  10:15am Ralphine:

Ken, I think you should play Hocus Pocus and Abracadabra back-to-back. HA HA HA HA HA HA HA.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:15am Bas NL:

Hi Ken! Focus! Nice! ;)
  10:15am P-90:

And the "Popeye" verse
Avatar 10:15am bobdoesthings:

can I make a request?! I could use some Khlam!! your choice.. "liepzig" or "every night"
Avatar 10:15am People Like Us:

Magic by Pilot should be next
  10:16am Brendan:

Then followed by Didacts and Narpets
  10:16am ʩʩ (:

Chris M,

Your wish is my command.
  10:16am Cliff:

I teased Terre T. once for playing Abracadabra (I tuned in late and was like, they're playing Steve Miller? Must be a fill-in today)
  10:17am ʩʩ (:

(*) terms and conditions apply
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:17am Ken From Hyde Park:

Wake up, amEdeo!
  10:17am JakeGould:

Don't want to be superficial by why was everyone fighting for the love of Olive Oyl in Popeye?

God I'm a horrible man.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:18am Webhamster Henry:

You want to hear the 2008 Hoof 'n' Mouth version by Chris Stubbs:
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am Ike:

@Jake, Chuck Mangione is acceptable. He's not one of the extremists. I believe we can coexist with Chuck peacefully. I don't know Bob James. I'll have to go to one of his places of worship and determine for myself if he needs to be surveilled.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am Greg from ZONE 5:

Chris Stubbs doing this is one my very favoritist Hoof & Mouth memories.
  10:19am Cliff:

And after Didacts and Narpets let's hear The Temples of Syrinx
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:19am Murakami Whywolf:

Every time I hear that Focus track, I long for the "Art Rock Suite" from the "National Lampoon" 's album "Goodbye Pop"... which also has an excellent Bill Murray impression of a WBAI DJ pitching during their Marathon.
  10:19am P-90:

She had the oyliest love in Sweethaven
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am Guido from Cologne:

Good morning Ken!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20am -Ken:

Murakami, thanks for the reminder about that album! Man, havent heard or seen that LP in a LONNNG time.
Avatar 10:20am Roberto:

Flashback to 1983, when my brother's then-girlfriend played Stateless nonstop in our house.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20am Dominick:

If you have to ask about Ms. Oyl you'll never know
  10:21am Mark R.:

This Lene Lovich track was on this one cassette that played in and endless loop in this restaurant where I worked in college. Tom-Tom Club was also on that tape. Whenever Lynn bartended.
  10:21am P-90:

TZAG Guido!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:22am Murakami Whywolf:

@JakeGould Only the two sailors were fighting for her, perhaps due to her resemblance to some cabin-boy lost overboard.
  10:22am Mark R.:

Some dudes really dig that waif look.
Avatar 10:23am Chris M.:

@JakeGould: the conceit of the humor of the very on and off relationship between Popeye and Olive Oyl was that Popeye was an ugly one-eyed dude and often didn't care one way or the other about her. it's all there in black and white (color on Sundays) if you care to read Thimble Theater.
  10:24am JakeGould:

@ChrisM: Now please explain to me what the fuck Alice the Goon was about. She freaks me out.
  10:24am P-90:

Whatever became of dear Lynn?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:25am Guido from Cologne:

Avatar 10:26am Roberto:

Oh my. She just pooted.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:26am MD:

  10:26am Cliff:

This is the best German song about Rice Krispies I've ever heard
  10:26am Mark R.:

Lynn is happily married and became a very devoted runner.
Avatar 10:27am Chris M.:

@JakeGould: she belonged to the Sea Hag and was her bodyguard against Wimpy's hamburger-stealing ways. one of my favorite story arcs is Wimpy sneaking on the Sea Hag's ship to steal her cow and winds up seducing her.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am Marcel M:

Woah woah WOAH! Been a while.
  10:28am DaveinPA:

the soundtrack to my favorite nightmare fantasy German scheisse film
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am Guido from Cologne:

lyrical content:
lesbian harassment on the ladies loo at tram station "Bahnhof Zoo".
(Notorious place in Berlin, drug scene ... etc)
... by the way, larger parts of the German Punk scene hated Nina ghagen for not being a"the real thing" and the music for being not punk at all.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:28am Murakami Whywolf:

Did the Stanford Marching Band cover "White Punks on Dope" or "TV-Glotzer"?---I know what they _said_ they were doing, but I want _facts_.
  10:28am P-90:

She was known as Olive Oy! by all the guys in town
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:28am MD:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:29am -Ken:

The Khlam image is by listener Arthur who parsed artists from the FMU playlists to create a word cloud of the most played artists.
  10:30am JakeGould:

@ChrisM: Wimpy seduced Alice the Goon. There is someone for everyone in this world.
  10:30am Brendan:

Jed Klahmpett and the Vladivostok Hillbillies
  10:32am Brendan:

Khlam Chowder
  10:32am JimmyfromKearny:

Station Manager Ken, could you possibly play Brecht's "The Ballad on Approving of the World" as sung by Robyn Archer?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:33am melinda:

@Guido: that's an interesting tidbit about Nina Hagen and the German punk scene.
  10:33am P-90:

@Guido: interesting, in her heyday over here we never heard that Nina's cred might be shaky in the German scene
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:33am Murakami Whywolf:

That 'BABY' just now and hearing Flipper last week makes me wonder, Ken, if you've ever played any of the entries to WMBR's "Sex Bomb" cover contest.
  10:34am ʩʩ (:

Sun Ra, the most played artist in WFMU?! Great job, Mr Arthur! It would be great also to see a graph showing connections between artists and DJs. Or which DJ influences other.
  10:34am Mark R.:

Yeah I thought Nina was all edgy and happening!
  10:35am ʩʩ (:

People Like Us is at the same level as the Velvet Underground or the Rolling Stones in that graph. Interesting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36am -Ken:

Murakami, where can I find those Sex Bomb covers??
  10:36am Cliff:

Ahhh, data mining and text analytics, getting flashbacks to my old job.... (the WFMU band word cloud is still cool to see though)
  10:37am Mark R.:

Yeah that pretty much sums up up FMU, fπfπ
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:37am Murakami Whywolf:

Nah, mentioning her operatic training, and being at all commercially successful, were poison to her Scene-cred.
  10:37am ʩʩ (:

Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:38am Ken From Hyde Park:

Happy feelings going out to any listeners in the Brussels area this morning. I hope bombings like that never happen again.
  10:38am Sam:

Now that's rollicking.
  10:39am earrie:

Home. Home on the range.
WFMU "top" stats, IMO, are in its raaaange.
  10:40am Brendan:

Blow it out your uh .. blowhole, Flipper. No im not giving you any more kippers
Avatar 10:40am People Like Us:

oh, that graph!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:40am MD:

I am sick of still being the 99%!!! Let's get to 100% People...Please! I wanna see the the DJ turn...oh wait I mean the Other way around....YOU KNOW!!!
  10:41am Mark R.:

Handed to you in a cafe like nuclear secrets during the Cold War. And every bit as dangerous!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:41am Murakami Whywolf:

I'll see what my minor WMBR contacts can do...all I can remember is a white rapper, and there's a mention online of a man screaming 'Sex Bomb!' over the sound of bedsprings for twenty minutes.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:42am MD:

You took the Lene Leap!!!
  10:44am ʩʩ (:

Mark E Smith,

Please write an anti-TED talks song to complete the trilogy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:44am foofs:

Well, 'To Nkroachment: Yarbles' certainly put Yarbles in their place back in the day.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:44am MD:

Yea For stalking!!!
  10:44am P-90:

That's a good Joe Frank, recommended
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:45am MD:

One Man's Stalk is Another's TRUE LOVE!!!
  10:46am Brendan:

Try to think of It always being at 99% , even when the goal is met to adjust for inflation and unexpected things like whales gnawing on the transatlantic cable .Its a nice carrot on a string .
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:46am MD:

Stalking is just Pro-longed Begging...Right?!?!???
  10:47am Pat (Raft, These Are Powers).:

Great show! Here's a track I made with my bass based on whale calls.
  10:47am Mike p:

What was that San Francisco song I heard a few minutes ago?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:47am MD:

Please Dis-regard my last three was the Devil in my brain!
He must stay inside now!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48am Whaley McWhaleface:

MMMM... sweet, salty information. This cable is delicious....
  10:48am Cliff:

Mike p: It was Khlam, San Francisco Nights
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:49am MD:

the devil stalks my brain!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:50am JP from KC:

What drugs are you on, MD? And more importantly, did you bring enough for the whole class?
  10:50am Cliff:

MD, you and Andy Brechtman should get together and tell stalking jokes for 40 minutes straight during the next marathon, that'll go over GREAT with the listeners
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:50am Murakami Whywolf:

'Whale sounds are the _best_.' —almost Ron Fields.

Careful, S.M. Ken: Irwin might put the station over the top, but another 7SD like the Marathon first week's might pull it back under. (Did anyone, in fact, de-pledge during or after that?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51am Marcel M:

@Cliff: Are you trying to say that Andy is a Brechtian?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:52am common:

i missed the whale sounds, dammit.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:53am Murakami Whywolf:

@MD: it sounds like you need to put the Devil into Hell more often, if you know what I mean (and Bocaccio did).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am Brian in UK:

You know I never realised until yesterday how close Tucson is to the Mexican border. Roughly seventy three miles.
  10:53am Cliff:

Uh....sure, Marcel!
  10:54am Cliff:

Bertolt Brecht, Andy Breckman, you know I get the two of them mixed up sometimes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54am Marcel M:

@Cliff: Haha... look how you spelled his name.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55am Marcel M:

There you go, haha ;-)
Avatar 10:55am bobdoesthings:

just noticed that Phife Dawg from A Tribe Called Quest has passed away today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55am Marcel M:

I saw that this am too, Bob. Mad young... RIP.
  10:56am Sam:

What? Phife? Ah holy crap. That can't be true.
Avatar 10:57am bobdoesthings:

Age 45. :( bummer.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:57am courtneynoir:

  10:59am Sailey McKeelhaul:

Too young for Davey Jones' locker. Aaargh.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:00am MD:

The Blood! The Blood! Eddy...It's The Blood!!!
  11:00am rake:

Big blood! I never hear them anywhere. This is so good and unexpected
Avatar 11:00am bobdoesthings:

i friggin love this big blood blondie cover. so goood
  11:01am Cliff:

"Bertolt Brecht... suggested that a play should not cause the spectator to identify emotionally with the characters" Andy definitely achieves that in every episode of 7SD.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:02am Marcel M:

@Cliff: Hahaha. A true Brechtian!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03am -Ken:

Cliff, I think the Alienation Effect of which you speak does not include the audience DETESTING one of the characters, which is what Andy achieves. Even in the Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui, the Hitler character is nowhere near as repellant as the BreckmanMan.
Avatar 11:03am davej:

@rake This reminds me of the sound of Danielle Dax vocally and musically
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 11:08am Murakami Whywolf:

@Marcel M. : Well, I've read that 'Audience Alienation Principle' is a mistranslation (like 'the idiocy of rural life'), but if we ignore that, Andy might well be King of the Brechtians („der Brechtschekönig”? ...„Brechtschen[s]könig”?). I mean, alienate an FMU audience, that's champion, in a Darwin Award sort of way.
  11:08am ʩʩ (:

I think 7SD audiences rather than loving to hate Andy, actually hate loving Andy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09am Marcel M:

Wow haven't heard this in a while.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:10am Dave in Vermont:

Thanks, Ken.
  11:10am Cliff:

That's a good point Ken, but I always just turn the show off when Andy starts getting really offensive....much of the time he's just apathetic to what's going on, and I keep listening for some odd reason.
  11:11am Ralphine:

My high school drama club did Brecht's The Measures Taken, and I emotionally identified with all of the characters.
  11:12am ʩʩ (:


You are the kind of audience I was referring in my previous post. Reality is you don't hate Andy. You hate you love him.
  11:12am Cliff:

(I mentioned on the 7SD comments once that I rarely make it through the entire hour, and somebody replied that they wanted to punch me in the face for saying that!)
  11:13am Listener142985:

sets like this are why this station is irreplaceable--great stuff
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 11:13am Murakami Whywolf:

What I find compelling is trying to find the seam between Mr A. Breckman and 'Andy Breckman', the seam that was never visible for 'Andy Kaufman' or 'Frank Sinatra' but was part of the attraction of 'Marilyn Monroe', 'Cary Grant', or (in this case a zipper) 'Godzilla'.
  11:15am Cliff:

Or Stephen Colbert.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16am Marcel M:

Brechtman for prez.
  11:17am Cliff:

Our Orange Angel Trump is definitely NOT a Brechtian, you either love or hate him.
  11:18am Drumpfy McDrumpfFace:

Speaking of Hitler. -
  11:18am earrie:

Sounds like 'Analysis as Entertainment" to me.
  11:19am P-90:

Does all this imply that there could be something wrong with you if you find Andy kind of charming and harmless? (Asking for a friend *cough*)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:19am db:

Cliff, I tend to agree with Ken's theory - an angel sent by gawd to destroy the Republican party.
  11:19am ʩʩ (:


I disapprove of what you say, but I will punch you to the death for your right to say it.

Wait. How that Voltaire saying goes?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 11:19am Murakami Whywolf:

Colbert actively _plays_ with the seam, waves it around 'until everybody wants one'...having a pronunciation difference helps.

Now I wish Iain Banks had done a collaboration with Iain M. Banks.
  11:20am Dean:

My tailor is not what he seams.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:20am Marcel M:

@P-90: I feel the exact same way when I hear people talk about being offended by him. So we'll have company in hell, I suppose.
  11:21am rake:

@davej-- will have to check out d Dax. Thanks
  11:21am JakeGould:

@Cliff It was "Punch Cliff in the Face" day. So roll with it.
  11:22am Dean:

You know who else had nails driven into his hands?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22am Parq:

Joe was the right person for that task, I might add.
Avatar 11:23am davej:

@rake Try the Inky Bloaters album.
  11:23am JakeGould:

You're welcome, angry man.
  11:23am Dean:

De rien.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:23am MD:

so we can listen to Khlam and the Lady with the Jaw Harp!!!
  11:24am Cliff:

I'd like to volunteer during the marathon someday, but now I'm afraid Ken might punch me in the face because I didn't microwave the burritos properly or something.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 11:24am Murakami Whywolf:

@ʩʩ (:
I think it was 'The English think it a good idea to shoot an Admiral every now and then, to encourage the others.'.
  11:26am JakeGould:

I think I pledged enough to punch Cliff in the face this year.
Avatar 11:27am Michael:

I tried again with Vinyl and you're right Ken. Sucks.
  11:27am Listener Robert:

Thanks for keeping the ingwaz ("ng") in fundraising. It's a rune symbol of the seed.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 11:27am Murakami Whywolf:

Oliver Sacks' subject in "The Man Who Mistook His Hand for a Hammer"?
Avatar 11:28am Carmichael:

Hiya Kenneth, punchers and punches. So close to the goal, and yet so far. At least so far.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:28am Marcel M:

Omg this song is hysterical. I forgot about this record.
  11:28am ʩʩ (:


This is one of my favourite songs of all time!
  11:28am P-90:

And I thought Ken and Andy's visit with the Schticky Borshtbelt Bear in week one was one of the highlights of the marathon. So I guess I'm a chronic outlier.
  11:29am Slazenger:

Cngratulations on a successful Funds Drive. I was looking forward to listening to some crap this morning but heard none. What Gives?
  11:30am Cliff:

What is this, Finnish polka? I likey.
  11:32am chalmers:

The alienation humor on 7SD two weeks ago led me to think "Hmm, interesting choice for a marathon show, but I guess Ken knows what he's doing."
  11:32am Brendan:

This song triggers leg humping
  11:33am Listener Robert:

I figured the whole thing with the graphic novel was to set up week 1 7SD's bit with the bear, which was in turn so people could feign offense at it, thus setting up the Andy soaking in week 2. Grand plan, right?
  11:34am ʩʩ (:

For all the psychoanalysts out there,

Funny we are talking about 7SD. Last night I dreamt about it.

I was during the recording of a show long time ago. I was friends with the producer so somehow they let me in to see behind the scenes. The show was going to be about a box match stunt. The background music was played live by an unknown musician at the time (which was Kurt Cobain). He looked nothing like him. He actually looked like a woman. The show was canceled because the box ring couldn't be deliver in the set. It was too expensive. Andy Breckman went home early in that episode.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:35am Marcel M:

@FOFO: Thus making it Andy's favorite episode of all time, because he got to go home early.
  11:35am JakeGould:

How bad did that bear outfit smell?
  11:35am Dean:

@Murakami Whywolf: I think you mean "The Man Who Mistook His Hand for a Plank."

I know the guy who's writing Sacks' authorized biography.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:35am MD:

A Great $alute!!!!!
  11:35am JakeGould:

This Friendly Hopefuls track is great!
  11:35am Listener Robert:

No, Jake, it's, "That bear had no nose...."
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:36am MD:

Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:36am MD:

please kill me!
  11:36am Cliff:

"How did it smell?"
  11:36am Leggy McLeghump:

Oi Oi Oi!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:36am MD:

I said PLEASE!
  11:39am ʩʩ (:

Marcel M.

I knew I was dreaming because Ken and Andy didn't make me laugh during the preparation of the show.
Avatar 11:40am bobdoesthings:

oh no the drunken demon is back!
  11:43am Cliff:

I'd love to hear more Eläkeläiset on the show. Do all of their song titles have the word "humppa" in them?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:43am MD:

Punk Tourist Holiday of London Coming soon!
We will jam a Safety pin in your face! Learn how to shoot drugs!
Guarenteed dose of Hep-C with every Holiday!
God Save The Queen MOM! We Really Mean it.... Man!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:44am Marcel M:

Ernst.. hahah
  11:44am Blinda:

I LOVE THE DEMON. It's my favorite thing about Ken's show except that song he played twice in a month that I can't remember the name of.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:45am Marcel M:

@FOFO: That would be a telltale sign.
  11:47am Listener Robert:

It was probably September, Blinda. That month's name is always hard to recall, especially because it goes by the old numbering of 7th month.
  11:47am Joe:

Just coming in. I imagine Ken was talking about Vinyl. I've only got through the first 3 episodes so far. One of my fav scenes is that he just happens to walk backstage at MSG just as Peter Grant is having the bootleg conversation from Song Remins The Same
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:48am Dave in Vermont:

phone worshipping matrix skull wrestling half nude erotic model is sublime-i am compelled and uncomfortable
  11:50am Brendan:

Godammmmmm you white whale!
  11:52am Cliff:

Dave in Vermont: I liked the Trump WFMU Jesus, I want it in poster form
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:53am steveo:

  11:55am earrie:

Are we there, yet?
The cracker factory, I mean.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:56am MD:

This is the soloed lead to ground control!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57am Dave in Vermont:

@Cliff I'm too scared of what will happen if allow myself to indulge in TrumpJesus
Avatar 11:57am bobdoesthings:

thank you ken! great show, thanks for the love hangover cure-all.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:58am MD:

I wanna hear some Hump Backs cover David Bowie!!!
  11:58am Brendan:

Thanks sir
  11:58am Cliff:

Thank you Ken and everyone at WFMU!
  12:08pm Joe:

The Funky Diabetic
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