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Playlist for 05 October 2016 Favoriting | Morning Show Ideas

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Stalling Tape     
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Brother Ah and The Sounds of Awareness  Motherless Child   Favoriting Key to Nowhere 
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Funkadelic  Free Your Mind and Your Ass Will Follow   Favoriting Title Track 
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Guru Guru  Stone-In   Favoriting UFO 
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Porest  Diplomat Smile   Favoriting Modern Journal of Popular Savagery 
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The Stooges  1969   Favoriting  
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Owen Korzec  Smells Like Otamatone   Favoriting  
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Bristol  Safe from Harm   Favoriting Self Titled 
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Gwenno  Chwyldro   Favoriting Y Dydd Olaf 
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Lizzy Mercier Descloux  Let's Get It On   Favoriting One for the Soul 
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Malik  Shaft   Favoriting  
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Rachid Taha  Barra Barra   Favoriting Made in Medina 
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Cheekyboy  Q-Tip Vs Leprechaun   Favoriting  
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The Slew  Robbin Banks (Doin' Time)   Favoriting 100% 
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RIP Slime  Nettaiya   Favoriting  
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Music behind DJ:
Buttress O’Kneel 
Grave Kissed Amy   Favoriting  
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Voivod  Silver Machine   Favoriting  
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Love of Life Orchestra  Siberia   Favoriting       1:44:56 (Pop-up)
Lorette Velvette  Dirt   Favoriting  
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Matmos  Tunnel   Favoriting The Marriage of True Minds 
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The Blankkett  Hey Ya!   Favoriting  
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Lullabye Baby Ensemble  Freebird   Favoriting       2:00:10 (Pop-up)
Snakeshed & Mike Faure  In The Class, It's Just Love, The Song, The KIA Scream   Favoriting The Mystical World of Karate    *   2:08:42 (Pop-up)
Olga Podluzhnaya (Ольга Подлужная)  Fight Dance   Favoriting Uutai 
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Cerberus Shoal & Alvarious B  Ding   Favoriting  
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Duran Duran  Planet Earth   Favoriting  
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Svantana  Working in a Cocktail Bar   Favoriting  
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Gloria Jones  Tainted Love   Favoriting  
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Music behind DJ:
Gorschio's Glimmergoo   Favoriting  
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Peter Wahlbeck  Baby Animal   Favoriting  
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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:24am -Ken:

Morning all!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 6:55am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning. Income idea: Put up a rustic tent-cabin up on the roof and rent it out via airbnb?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04am -Ken:

That is a EXCELLENT idea Ken from HP. Except for the part about the roof. And the tent cabin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:16am -Ken:

In case anybody missed the announcement yesterday, on December 1st, we lose our biggest money making program - JM in the AM - but we gain the morning drive time slot (Mon-Fri 6-9am). Ideas welcome! Pledges welcome too - we've never been broker than we are right now I am sorry to say.
Avatar 8:14am Losermom:

Morning, everyone! 6-9 am, oh bummer. I'll mullet over.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:34am -Ken:

Is it OK if I just play the Karate LP again? Traffic getting out of Hoboken was murderous, lasting effects of the train crash. Everybody leave Hoboken by car now. Bastards.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:42am cory:

sup, kens and non-kens?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:01am Ken From Hyde Park:

Holy crow! Leading off with the stalling tape? Still stuck in Hoboken traffic?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:06am Webhamster Henry:

How come there's no Carl Stalling on your Stalling tape?
Avatar 9:06am thedunkel:

I missed the forecast for boats… did i miss the porn for the blind too?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am Sem Chumbo:

Unfamiliar w/ the market you are in, but is there any competition for JM in the AM listeners?
If yes, poach talent and put it on the air 6-9.
If no, recruit talent and put it on the air 6-9.
Part of the bialy is better than no bialy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am -Ken:

Philip, slow down my friend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13am cory:

nice fallout gif
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:14am Webhamster Henry:

Here's the chance to put on drive time programming like WFMU traffic reports using Ken's Drone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am -Ken:

Philip, I'd very strongly prefer you to not talk in such terms here.
Avatar 9:16am PKNY:

@Ken - my vote is to make the Karate record narrator the regular 6 AM - 9 AM host.
  9:17am Dan B From Upstate:

Time to lure Tom Scharpling back to do the Best Show five days a week. (Kidding, of course. I don't think anyone, ESPECIALLY Tom, wants to hear the best show five days a week.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17am -Ken:

Now you're talking PKNY!
Avatar 9:17am thedunkel:

new morning show idea #9.01Bn = Andy Breckman's Traffic and Morning Report via roof of WFMU
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:20am Ken From Hyde Park:

If PLU Vicki is available, I nominate her to provide some content. I think the listeners would enjoy a British voice and some pooeyflute whilst they're mired in the morning traffic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am -Ken:

OK, Philip, I am hiding you now. I tried to warn you.
Avatar 9:21am PKNY:

Also, any morning DJ has to play the first and last minutes of Nachum's intro/outro music, as to maintain the regular stream/OTA switchover vibes that I've come accustomed to.
  9:22am JakeGould:

@Ken: An idea for a morning show segment: "The Bullshit Report." There's all kinds of stuff going on in the world so the report will keep listeners up to date on such bullshit. Like Facebook's "Trending" stuff but on the radio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am cory:

there are 35 years of Don Joyce Over The Edge. should be able to cover jm for a few months
Avatar 9:23am thedunkel:

I second @PKNY's suggestion = Israeli National Anthem weekday mornings at 8:59am (at least the last 4 bars)
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:23am MD:

It's Pronounced...."Giana!"
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:24am MD:

The Hat Lady is Freaking me out...Make it stop!!!
  9:26am phillip in the bronx:

sorry ken. im a little in shock here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26am Stevel:

Re. mornings. You certainly have enough smart-assed (compliment) host types to pull in to hook people (guessing that's still an effective approach for morning radio.) Consider showcasing a variety of other shows, hooking folks into WFMU.
  9:27am Polyus:

Three hours of one of those eerie numbers stations every morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28am Stevel:

Also, if commuters are a main target, consider text or email-based contests or other interactive ideas.

(Tossing stuff out.)
  9:28am JakeGould:

@Stevel: The catch is the show is 5 days a week and the hosts need to get up that early for the show.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:28am Ken From Hyde Park:

@MD - If she's disturbing you like that, then you certainly don't want to see her encounter with the naked mole rat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29am Stevel:

Jake: That would certainly be a deal breaker for me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29am -Ken:

Great ideas for the 6-9 alot everybody. Please keep them coming. I want to do this right.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:30am Webhamster Henry:

Not a problem it it originates in Europe!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:30am Lizardner Dave:

Jihad Moments In The Morning kicks out the same acronym, easy to remember for branding purposes.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:31am Lizardner Dave:

Jesus Moments In The Morning works too!
  9:31am phillip in the bronx:

i thought the hosts from the 6-9 webcast would now be on the air. yes i admit it im a big mary wing fan
Avatar 9:32am Roberto:

Cat videos are very popular these days. I would suggest three hours of cat videos and cat-video-related discussion.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32am cory:

lady DJs for 6-9 drive time.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:33am MD:

Rock to Rock BABY!!!
Avatar 9:33am Rev. Turnip Druid:

I'm worthless for 6–9 ideas, apart from Kenny G + Billy Jam drive-time nonsense (still a capital idea) .... Mostly came by to publicly self-flagellate for missing Guru Guru just then.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:33am Lizardner Dave:

Moving off the JMAM thing, how about WFMU's Dead Call Letter Office where you play the archives of defunct shows with occasional interruptions for commentary on how the show fit in station history?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:33am MD:

But Use a Condom!!!
  9:33am phillip in the bronx:

i love nachum and all but im a super big fan of 100% whatever with mary wing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34am cory:

i like Rev's idea
Avatar 9:34am steve portland:

all morrissey all 6-9am slot
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:34am Webhamster Henry:

Speaking of 1974!
  9:34am JakeGould:

@Ken: Also whatever the show is, please get time and weather into the mix. A morning show needs that.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 9:35am Nick S.:

Made it! Hey, Ken!
  9:35am Polyus:

Sometimes I forget what an awesomely moronic song this is.
Avatar 9:36am steve portland:

if you could do the weather in portland too that'd really help me out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36am -Ken:

I have the perfect host for the time segment Jake! Jim Price used to do a show on WFMU called "Time Check." I wil bring it back.
  9:36am JakeGould:

Yeah, time and weather in other places too.
Avatar 9:36am Michael:

Ken, is Scelsa too old? Would he or some FMU alum come back and do some sort of morning show? I may be crazy saying that.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 9:36am Nick S.:

Ron Asheton!
Avatar 9:36am PKNY:

What about calling up Ad-Rock from the Beastie Boys and offer him the slot, with the stipulation that he hits his considerable contacts up to donate a ton of dough to WFMU's coffers.
Avatar 9:37am steve portland:

also if you could add what time it was going to be, that'd be great. tell me what the time is now and then what the time is going to be a bit later also
  9:37am Sam:

Maybe get Anthony Cumia
  9:38am phillip in the bronx:

@jakegould woth respect i dont tune in to wfmu for news and weather. its the music you can never find anyplace on the dial. and mary wing and her bell
  9:38am Sam:

Have an Andy and Anthony morning zoo
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:39am Webhamster Henry:

Clay Pigeon, your morning host!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39am -Ken:

Oh My God, Sam, a MORNING ZOO! Should we? Can we? It has to be PERFECT though. Not like David Lee Roth's atrocious morning zoo.
  9:40am JakeGould:

@Ken: How about a daily update on stars who are not dead yet?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:40am Fuzzy:

Yes -- Clay! He needs a 3 hour show!
  9:40am phillip in the bronx:

NOOOO! morning zoo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:40am -Ken:

Steve Portland, that's the whol;e thing with Time Check, it goes behind the scenes of time and give3s you the REAL story, not this MSM time BULLSHIT.
  9:41am Sam:

A good morning zoo takes a lot of resources. You need correspondents in the field, good sound effects, well written banter...
Avatar 9:41am Roberto:

I like the morning zoo idea -- just make it a cat zoo.
  9:41am JakeGould:

"In five minutes it will be 9:46am."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am fred:

Get Chris Christie to do the traffic report
  9:42am K Wilde:

Tough shoes to fill. Those $36 pledges add up. Dusty would be great but for 5 days?
Avatar 9:42am thedunkel:

I (again) 2nd PKNY's idea for Ad-Rock!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:42am Lizardner Dave:

Re: Morning Zoo you could have Andy try to call a different ethnic restaurant to make a dinner reservation for that night in the language of said restaurant.
  9:42am JakeGould:

Also a segment on crazy people on the subway.
  9:42am Sam:

And you need listener challenges and contest giveaways to get everyone excited.
  9:43am Jack:

What's Trump doing after the election? Offer him a radio slot.
  9:43am phillip in the bronx:

id be open to a morning zoo but ONLY if the hosts are jim the poet and Bronwyn C like a 3 hour sportsy talk
  9:45am Jack:

@philip - I was with you 100% until your last comment.
  9:46am Sam:

What if it was Jim, Bronwyn, Mary Wing, Ken, Andy and Irwin doing shtick together, with Clay P. interviewing folks on the street and Frangry and Michelle doing the traffic and weather reports, respectively? That would be solid entertainment.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:47am melinda:

Good morning Ken & everyone!
  9:47am Sam:

Sorry, I spelled Michele wrong.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:49am MD:

You need an morning Zoolander Also! Just put Shut-up Weirdo in there!!!
  9:49am JakeGould:

Get that click-talking guy from "The Gods Must Be Crazy."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49am Sem Chumbo:

Perfection is an insult to the eye of Gd.
  9:49am Jack:

I vote Esperanto, with upspeak. Esi?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:49am MD:

Steal Uncle Floyd From FDU!!!
  9:50am Dan B From Upstate:

I like the idea of a morning zoo, but I'd hope the alternate streams are still there for music lovers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51am Ike:

The perfect two guys for a morning zoo, and this has already been tested: Wm. Berger and Jonathan Herweg, who are hilarious together. Not sure who the giggly female should be, though.
  9:51am Sam:

Listener scaveneger hunts, every Thursday.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:51am AnAnonymousParty:

Ken, have you considered contacting J & H productions? It's my understanding they have lots of connections pertaining to the Label Industry if you you are looking for a particular talent to fill the time slot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51am Rich in Washington:

I think a drive time show with the WFMU approach would be great. Any alternative the the inanity of what they do on commercial radio is much needed.
I think it can be done in an un-obnoxious way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51am rsj:

Andy should do a fake JM in the AM show, see if anyone notices.
  9:52am Sam:

Could you get Jones and Burns to do a morning show? That could be amazing. And I'd put Pseu Braun in as the giggly female sidekick.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:54am MD:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54am Rich in Washington:

Portland very briefly had great AM radio in the form of Mike Chase and Daria O'Neil. It was really funny, with original material, funny segments, a minimum of inane on-air chuckling - a female presence who actually did stuff, etc.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55am -Ken:

J&H Productions is a great idea. These are all great ideas, thank you everybody! It's sad and scary to lose Nachum but the possibilities are very very exciting. I KNOW we can find the perfect air horn.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55am Rich in Washington:

It was killed by station management who thought no one wanted to listen to a woman on the air as a primary focus - added a longtime PDX jock who played purchased, really corny comedy bits.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am Fuzzy:

Jonesy In the AM would warm the hearts of jerkoffs everywhere!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am -Ken:

Rich - Get me airchecks and their contact info!
  9:57am JakeGould:

Gwenno is great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am -Ken:

Oh and we are having our annual October Imaginary Fundraiser, if anybody can make a pledge over to the top left there... FMU is broker than broke right now. I kid you not.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am Rich in Washington:

Long gone, Ken. I think Chase is on some horrible syndicated Country station and Daria is still doing it here in PTown, some Intercomm station, I believe.
This was in the 90s, when I was still listening to local radio.
  9:59am ?:

Is Maury Povich available?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am Rich in Washington:

Most of us online listeners are only vaguely aware of Nachum's show, would just hear a sliver of it as the transition between shows happen.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:00am Ken From Hyde Park:

Morning Zoo would also have live streaming video, right? And "man on the street" video interviews from Clay or other reporters.
  10:01am Brendan:

Hey sensitive people. Good mornin' and good to be gettin it on.
  10:02am JakeGould:

Lizzy Mercier Descloux is great as well.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:04am melinda:

@Rich: it took me a while to figure out that the sliver of JM in the AM was part of a larger legitimate show, since the tone is so different from the rest of WFMU. I thought it was something along the lines of the Jim Price 1-minute show.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:04am AnAnonymousParty:

I wouldn't be for a zoo format, unless it was from an actual zoo.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:04am Webhamster Henry:

Just an aside: When you say "WFMU East Orange", are you still referring to a filing cabinet in a dentists's office?
  10:05am JakeGould:

Also, since this is a morning show you could probably get more kids to call in. Maybe a kid talent segment where they play some instrument or tell a joke.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05am Ike:

Jones & X-Ray used to fill for JM on Jewish holidays and called it "Mayhem in the AM". That would be such a safe and boring choice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06am Rich in Washington:

@Melinda - me too! I used to think it was someone just playing a bit of someone else's show as some obscure, obtuse outro.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:07am Ken From Hyde Park:

Lots of live music segments as well. Bands, think of the exposure!
Avatar 10:08am Okasa:

Oh, I just heard it is Monty Python Day. I guess the first episode aired on Oct 5, 1969.
  10:08am Sam:

Has anyone suggested Muslim Moments in the Morning?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:09am Ken From Hyde Park:

Have some bloke from Wall Street call in with a brief financial synopsis.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09am Sem Chumbo:

@fleep last week suggested Imam in the AM.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:10am Webhamster Henry:

The show intro can be Sonny & Cher singing "I Got You Babe," for the immersive Groundhog Day experience.
  10:10am Brendan:

Jewish Arab morning zoo would be cool
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13am -Ken:

This is all so great but maybe we are getting ahead of ourselves. Is everybody settled on Esperanto as the language for the morning show? Seems like the consensus.
  10:14am Polyus:

Tugboat Richie needs to be part of this Morning Zoo. He could phone in shipping reports.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16am cory:

morning show idea: i get a phone call from a wfmu dj at 601 and then have to put a show together. live video cast from my home in indiana and the ISS. btw, we need to get an astro/cosmonaut. also stan lee is the traffic girl.
  10:17am JakeGould:

@Ken: Hire this cockatoo.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:17am AnAnonymousParty:

Esperanto? Haven't we beaten that language to death? I think WFMU should make up its own language for the show, like Klingon.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:18am Ken From Hyde Park:

For the love of [redacted], don't do like the morning TV shows and air a hundred promos for a two-minute bit that's coming at the end of the program. That's highly annoying.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18am -Ken:

Klingon?! Are you jkidding me? We're not doing Klingon, or Dothraki. Jaysuss. But I'll keep an open mind about Esperanto.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am hardvark:

Screenplay Moments - Andy reads from rejected screenplays and with the help of call-ins tries to figure out why it didn't get green-li.
Avatar 10:19am βrian:

The slaw! Love it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20am Rich in Washington:

KBOO's former station manager gave me a How To Speak Klingon cassette on tape and I treasure it to this day.
  10:20am Sam:

I speak fluent Albino.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:21am AnAnonymousParty:

Not Klingon (please, not Klingon), something new, unique to WFMU.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21am Rich in Washington:

Kobaïan News! Magma in the AM!
Avatar 10:22am βrian:

Anyone care to give a brief, worldly synopsis of last night's debate? I dinna see it ...
  10:23am Brendan:

A Celtic show ala Fiona Ritchie's thing ... she's probably busy, but maybe get someone from Hells Kitchen, call it Gristle and Shamwow
  10:24am JakeGould:

@Ken: In line with my "Bullshit Report" it might be useful to have a "Slang Segment" where DJs discuss new slang so the listeners are hip to it.
Avatar 10:25am βrian:

@Brendan: but then every track would be a "chewn."
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:25am Ken From Hyde Park:

Contest idea: Who can call in with the biggest First World Problem.
  10:26am Brendan:

Or Thistle and Glamrock
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:26am (Murakami Whywolf))):

Do It for Me already has a bit of a 'Brooklyn Zoo' feeling. Rebroadcast what they're doing independently—and nothing like a video feed for drive-time radio.
Avatar 10:27am βrian:

I voted a few days ago at the nearby public library. Love that.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:30am (Murakami Whywolf))):

What would a good Brooklyn Zoo show title be?

'Lemuel and The Barista'?
'Punky and The Bane'?

As for language, if you're considering Esperanto, go hard-core: Volapük.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31am Ike:

You mean like The Sporkful?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:31am Ken From Hyde Park:

I'd enjoy hearing "Hilarious accounting tips from Kelly Jones."
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:32am MD:

Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:33am MD:

as in classic...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:33am -Ken:

Very good idea Ike, The Sporkful! Does it have two hosts??
Avatar 10:33am Okasa:

Re: Language for Morning Zoo program... Toki Pona, the 123 word language.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:34am (Murakami Whywolf))):

The best food show on radio is "Good Food" from KCRW. Honestly… it's heart-felt, idiosyncratic (a pie obsession, Jonathan Gold), and intensely L.A.-centric (local restaurant picks, interviews from the Santa Monica Farmers' Market).
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:36am (Murakami Whywolf))):

Then again, if you broadcast in Esperanto, George Soros might become a devoted listener…. Just saying.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:36am MD:

did someone put the DKs in there???
Avatar 10:37am Okasa:

@Murakami - There you go, target the show to just one rich person. How 'bout Tom Hanks, he's get loads of cash, right?
  10:37am clappy:

sucha banger !! yaaaas big daddy ken
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:37am (Murakami Whywolf))):

Suggestion for the Zoo: find line-for-line replacements for misogyny and obsession with bodily functions.
Avatar 10:38am βrian:

I know which language Gomez Addams would advocate for ...
Avatar 10:38am PKNY:

Avatar 10:40am orpheusviking:

i hereby thank you very much Ken! V FTW!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:41am Ike:

No, usually just one host. But often he is chatting with just one guest.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:41am -Ken:

I'm sitting here stuck at one percent people, if anybody can help move the needle to the 2% mark, I would despair less. (Imaginary Fundraiser time here at WFMU)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:42am cory:

sry dude. next paycheck i've got you
Avatar 10:43am FMthatguy:

I'm the same. If I had the extra money I would donate to WFMU!
Avatar 10:45am orpheusviking:

king gizzard and the lizard wizard have a nice silver machine cover, (live), as well.
Avatar 10:47am Lewis:

a bit in the hat - hopefully will move the needle a tad. Hoping for more - working on getting my finances figured out...
Avatar 10:52am βrian:

Lewis, you are Sir Sugar Daddy and a scholar! Wish we could keep up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am -Ken:

Thanks all, we'll be at it all month, so next paycheck is fine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am Wendy del Formaggio:

I just pledged a Swag for Life. Best of luck with the silent marathon, Ken.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54am -Ken:

You are the best Wendy!! Thanks so much!
Avatar 10:55am Lewis:

Thanks Brian! And thanks to everyone out there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55am Wendy del Formaggio:

Well shucks, you're welcome, Ken! I wish I could be there to answer phones... oh wait. Wrong marathon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57am -Ken:

Lewis, thank you ! Mucho appreciated.
  10:57am el B0-bO:

Hi Ken: I'd suggest a highly confrontational morning show that mixes sweet with sour. If you get an obnoxious yet hilarious host akin to Sam Kinison (without the yelling) going around Brooklyn or Queens or Bronx and pointing out dumb sh*t like $5.00 cafe au lait. A good name might b Breakfast in America/New York/Jersey Chitty. Have a Supertramp song open n close show. And include the Muslim half-a-second segment. No Esperanto though. Itll drive ppl away after the first hour.
  10:57am Sam:

Is this the guy from Tuxedomoon?
Avatar 10:58am FMthatguy:

Oh my god Ken, this cover of Hey Ya is amazing XD
  10:58am Sam:

I'm distressed that there is no radio program for the Esperanto-speaking community. They're totally unrepresented.
  10:59am rakes:

Sounds so much like Frank Black
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:59am (Murakami Whywolf))):

One last pledge this year; I wish I could do better. Tell you what, if on 09 November it looks like we _won't_ need relocation and border-guard–bribing money….
Avatar 11:00am FMthatguy:

@ Sam, I just looked up Esperanto. That sounds really cool.
  11:01am Brendan:

Free (range) Bird!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01am Ike:

Apparently it's really hard to get into Canada legally, so maybe we should all go to Mexico instead? They'll have to build their OWN wall to keep US out!
  11:01am Sam:

Maybe 2 hours of Esperanto and 1 hour of sign language for deaf listeners?
Avatar 11:02am Whooda:

Ahhhhh shucks, missed Freebird until the archives are up. Thankd DJ Station Manager Ken and fellow hearers of voices
Avatar 11:02am FMthatguy:

Make that sign language show a mobile app lol
Avatar 11:03am βrian:

Tell us a cone story, Uncle Ken.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:04am melinda:

Fields & Fields!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05am Wendy del Formaggio:

Glenn L. and I saw the Danny Fields film last year in Amherst, and Danny Fields was there doing a Q and A. It was great! Ken is right: everyone go see the film.
  11:05am Sam:

Hey, why not sell the parking lot! How much could you get for it?
Avatar 11:05am FMthatguy:

LMAO @ Metal bases
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:05am Webhamster Henry:

  11:07am Sam:

Get Christie, he's a cone deployment expert.
Avatar 11:07am βrian:

Guv Christie doens't like WFMU, clearly.
Avatar 11:07am FMthatguy:

Avatar 11:07am Wild Neil:

PEACE all. I am OUT OF WORK, so good luck with your silent fundraiser....looking forward to a cone update. Sorry you are losing JM in the AM after all these years...will be a substitute teacher and work at Home Depot to try and save our house from foreclosure...
I am not sure what to do with your morning show. I think Dusty could have a really cool call in show....or Dusty and the guy from 7SD would be awesome...
GREAT cone story.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:08am Webhamster Henry:

You don't have any covers of I Am the Walrus, even?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:08am Brian C.:

Ken: Fill the cones with cement and then bold them down
Avatar 11:08am Whooda:

Once on a camping trip my daughter pooped in the woods and had to show us her "Poo sculpture". It looked like an ice cream cone and was quite an uncomfortable moment. Potty train Lola to poop on the cone, nobody with dare mess with that.
Avatar 11:08am orpheusviking:

maybe 3 hrs of old time radio classics, (preferably no comedies and mostly x minus 1), played over mellow psych/ crazy/ instrumentals along w random commentary by host. Hey its all free on internet archive. Or a show digging through internet archive
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 11:09am (Murakami Whywolf))):

Was Danny Fields one of the inspirations for the "National Lampoon Radio Hour"'s 'Ron Fields', an A&R man who'd guest on Billy Murray's character's radio show?

' Whaling songs are the BEST! '
  11:09am Brendan:

Dog poo in the recessed door handle of the offending parkers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:10am Marcel M:

I missed a cone story? Man.. I need to just stay awake after my show.
Avatar 11:10am PKNY:

The future voice of WFMU much this man has to teach us on karate, you'd be doing a great public service.
  11:10am Sam:

The Bohemian Rhapsody 3 hour Morning Zoo
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:10am Webhamster Henry:

Porest should do a news show. It doesn't have to be new news.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11am -Ken:

Aww Murakami, thank you!
Avatar 11:12am Lewis:

KennyG reading the paper...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:12am -Ken:

Oh no... Lola needs to go outside. I need a 15 minute long song. Dammnnit
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13am cory:

pink floyd echoes
Avatar 11:13am FMthatguy:

Ken, I freaked out at those ping-pong ball sounds cause I thought it was this song by Gibbz:
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13am cosmic matrix:

anybody ever play KARATEKA on the Apple //e ?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:13am melinda:

Maybe Lola needs a litterbox.
Avatar 11:14am Wild Neil:

Careful With That Axe, Eugene. I LOVE that song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14am -Ken:

A litter box? Like a wee-wee pad? Never!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 11:15am (Murakami Whywolf))):

Radio mockumentary: "Bohemian Rhapsody: the Song that Made Punk Necessary". Interviews with seminal punk figures, through mediums when necessary, on how hearing it just once (and even if liking it) motivated them to get up on the stage, play two chords, and scream.
Avatar 11:16am βrian:

"If screams coulda kill, I am-a dead now!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16am -Ken:

I'm just worried if I go out there Im gonna get into a cone-related fight. Must remain Calm. Like Patrick Swauze. I am THE COOLER.
  11:16am el B0-bO:

I didnt know Robert Smith of The Cure was a martial arts eggspert!!!
  11:17am Sam:

Maybe you should go out there and wear cones on your nipples, like Madonna. That would make the point.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:17am Webhamster Henry:

Olga is a good Karate chaser. Another would be the Crow Call record.
  11:17am Sam:

It would show you're serious
  11:17am Cliff in Prague:

OLGA <3 <3 <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:17am -Ken:

Maybe, Sam. Im not saying no.
Avatar 11:18am βrian:

May a million coneflowers blossom.
  11:18am el B0-bO:

Hey Ken. In the short notice have Cheyenne or that dj that played lots of Goth do the morning show. Worse come to worse YOU can do 2 shows a week. Id love that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18am JP from KC:

I wondered if this tune would pull Cliff out of the woodwork. Good morning/whatever time it is in Prague, Sir!
  11:19am Sam:

Professor Dum Dum would do a GREAT traffic report
  11:19am Cliff in Prague:

Haha JP, I've only been listening since 5pm....11am Jersey time?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22am JP from KC:

Sounds right. 10:00 here in the heartland. Hope you're doing well.
  11:22am jan:

Always found "Ding" so engaging as to stop my work and listen...
Avatar 11:22am

ooh, i hear TYPING sounds. there was a college phys ed teacher named TIM SCHUM (pron SHOOM). we'd joke that if he were a typing teacher, it'd be (plz pantomime typing) TIM TIM TIM...(being the sound of the keys) and then SCHUM ( hit the carriage return). believe me, if you were there it'd be funny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22am rsj:

so, why do i like this so much? I share a lot of SM Ken's music taste, not to mention our shared belief if the power of epoxy...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23am rsj:

a phone here was off the hook, thought it was a remix...
Avatar 11:23am Whooda:

DJ Station Manager Ken you are the YETI of coolers! The chia of high karate!
  11:26am Sam:

I think Ken's out back doing his dog and coney show
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:27am -Ken:

Here I go. Dont let the record skip everybody
  11:27am Sam:

Nice major 7ths in this part
  Swag For Life Member 11:27am Alfredo Garcia:

RIP Cerberus Shoal
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:28am Webhamster Henry:

We want a live cone cam!
  11:29am okyep:

Same chord progression as Planet Earth by Duran Duran. Similar lack of coherence, as well.
  11:30am el B0-bO:

I dont hav money this week. I get paid Friday. Ill pledge to FMA n ur show next week. Sry for the delay. Coincidentally my wife also got a puppy, a German Shepperd/Collie mix, 3 months old now, and She Is A Pain In My Ass.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:32am -Ken:

Phew, Mission Accomplished, and Cerberus and Alvarius prevented a big wet spot on the WFMU Main Studio carpet.
Avatar 11:33am tidaleneigjen:

Cerberus Shoal FTW!!
  11:34am Sam:

The banjo kicks ass
Avatar 11:35am FMthatguy:

Ken, you mentioned RIP Slyme having an unconventional name, but have you ever heard of Diarrhea Planet???
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:35am -Ken:

AND, I replaced the cones. Just like Patrick Swayze in ROAD HOUSE, I have an endless supply of spares in my trunk.
  11:36am swaby:

With JM leaving does that mean 'FMU will no longer be a two solution station?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:37am -Ken:

Uh Oh, the Red Suburban is out there. Might be the same red Suburban that stole my cones yesterday.
  11:38am okyep:

Avatar 11:38am FMthatguy:

Get his tags!
  11:38am Sam:

Do you have an egg-launcher?
  11:39am el B0-bO:

Woooo hoooo DD. Who cares if it's incoherent. That was a funny story I cracked up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:39am -Ken:

Swaby: Yes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:39am -Ken:

Might have to put on a very long loop in case I have to run out there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:39am Wendy del Formaggio:

Oh yes! Duran Duran! Fuck yeah! I knew I pledged to this station for a reason.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:40am -Ken:

I need a shit ton of cement
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:41am coelacanth:

you need the jewish mafia.
  11:41am Blix:

I think this Duran Duran may be one of those things that would sound better as a 45 played at 33rpm.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:42am Rich in Washington:

Is it just me, or does this Duran Duran song have a distinct left channel bias?
  11:42am Brendan:

@ken with your blessing we will launch jihad on the suburban
  11:42am el B0-bO:

  11:43am Cliff in Prague:

What I love about this remix is that I can't tell for the first 30 seconds if I'm actually listening to the Human League or not
Avatar 11:43am laughingacademy:

Where was she working again?
  11:44am mzmz:

ken vibe full swings with Working in a Cocktail Bar. at least once a week!
Avatar 11:44am

(on wfmu stream in library, LEFT channel is more pronounced. right Rich in Washington)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:45am Marcel M:

Gloria Jones, nice.
  11:46am okyep:

1964. I don't think I knew this.
  11:46am jan:

Wow- Ken, a "Get Smart" reference- who would have thunk it? What a brilliant TV show!
  11:48am New Jersey Dept. of Traffic:

DJ Station Manager Ken we've been made aware that you have an abnormal amount of caution orange traffic cones in your vehicle. We wish to have a few words with you, please don't go anywhere, we will send a thug, errr, I mean a courtesy officer over right away. Thank you and remember, don't text and drive and never leave a campfire unattended.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:50am MD:

Avatar 11:50am

chickens in the house will often wear diapers (ask DJ Trouble). can yr puppy be fitted with one?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am -Ken:

Jan, I loved Get Smart.
  11:53am Cliff in Prague:

I'm a little sad that Olga's hometown of Yakutsk is so far off the beaten track (by which I mean the Trans-Siberian Railway)
  11:53am kevlicki:

Ken, why a "silent" fundraiser?
Laurel is curious
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am -Ken:

Kevlicki -So that we hopefully dont become one of those stations that begs on the air 3 or 4 times a year.
  11:57am kevlicki:

Is it Chris Christie legislation that prevents wfmu having an EXTREMELY LOUD FUNDRAISER?
  11:58am kevlicki:

Ken, that's what I figured.
Or as sad as the perpetual fundraising of wbai
  11:58am jan:

Ken- Get Smart is a deep well, throw the bucket down for other samples.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am coelacanth:

Thanks Ken
Avatar 11:59am Okasa:

Wait, what? It is noon? Thanks Ken!
  12:00pm Sam:

Are you going to call senile old ladies? Ethnic restaurants? Funeral parlors? Lost and founds at amusement parks?
Avatar 12:01pm orpheusviking:

awesome thanks ken
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