Saturday, November 30, 2013

Crash


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A golf cart disaster involving a busted wheel becomes a perfect metaphor for my life after Thanksgiving 2013. Also: saw another guy “rampling”!, or at least I think I did; rampling vs. podcasting; the Iron Bowl; Black Friday; the 25th Anniversary of Mystery Science Theater, and more! 

Show time: 1:10:51

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Monday, November 18, 2013

Alabama Football, and Fanaticism


Mike hangs out in the woods this week and talks about existing in the outer margins of football fandom in the South. Other topics include: the movie "Death Valley" (1982) with a young pre-"Christmas Story" Peter Billingsley; new suggested methods of drawing for Secret Santa; possible future meet-up with Bi-Coastal Becky; "Creepfest" is dead, for now; movie review -- "Captain Phillips"; the problems of being "based on a true story; and more!

Show length: 58:49

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Friday, November 15, 2013

(R)amble


There's plenty to ramble about after a week's break, including: hanging out at work on a cold, windy day after everyone's left the office; a brief history of Red Mountain Park; fast-forward to a couple days later where I'm hanging out at Brookwood Mall; various mall jobs I've had; Blockbuster Video going out of business; working at Suncoast Video vs. Blockbuster; "Dear Mr. Watterson" documentary about "Calvin and Hobbes"; taking a new route home from Brookwood to Lakeview, via Mountain Brook Village and the Jemison Trail; some Birmingham history; southern hospitality; Harper Lee's lawsuit against "To Kill a Mockingbird" gift shop in Monroeville, AL; moving on from the Civil Rights movement in Birmingham; and a lot more!   

Show time: 1:31:40

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Cat Scratch Fever

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Mike walking around Wal-Mart in the morning and talking about stuff, including: looking at camping supplies, backpacks; medium "Crestwood Blend" coffee from the Crestwood Coffee Shop; the song "5 o'Clock World"; different Birmingham radio stations; looking at TVs; I got a new TV, but should I now get a Blu-Ray?; differences between standard and hi-def; meditating on dreams and the moods they give you; looking for a new scratching post for my cat Dobby; checking out the candy Kane Christmas music kiosk; checking out toys, Ninja Turtles; HDMI cable for XBox; looking at Blu-Rays, new games; "Blurred Lines" and its lawsuits; Joe Bob Briggs; Creepfest, and a lot more... 

Show length: 1:34:11

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Friday, November 1, 2013

Halloween Crash

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Mike at work and home, winding down after a long Halloween. Topics include: foley artists of the movies; "Jurassic Park" sound fx; Christmas roll-out day in retail; waiting to leave work; "The Twilight Zone" episode where the prisoner is banished to an isolated planet; Tommy Wiseau and "The Room", "The Tommy Wi-show"; waiting for Jessica to pick me up; coffee drama on the bus; sitting outside the apartment on a Friday night; justifying your off time, smoking cigars; documentary -- "Lost in La Mancha" (2001); "Ghost Bandit" caught on security cam raiding an ABC Liquor Store in Gadsden, AL; the BBC show "Ghost Watch" (spoilers); the dangers of contacting the dead, and more!

Show length: 1:18:16


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Released November 2013, on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com) and The Midnight Citizen (themidnightcitizen.com).