PODCAST 213 -- "Yikes! From Above"

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Join Mike in the studio on a Saturday night, where he recalls the Downtown Drive-In, a deceased project that is 5 years old this week, but still very much alive in an altered form at the Oak Hill Cemetery. Also: what a dream I had about Vin Diesel and a Zippo lighter could mean for our society...

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Show Notes: that time I saw a hot air balloon get a parking ticket; Oak Hill Cemetery, 1871; remembering the Downtown Drive-In, which was this week 5 years ago; Music Break*; Adam West; Roger Moore, and remembering a story I once wrote about him; Video Street Video Store**; went to see a live NPR radio broadcast; aggressive society (Liberals vs. Conservatives); a dream I had about that actor Vin Diesel and a Zippo lighter; Music Break*; "Sinkwood Summer 1981" blog I am contributing to.

*Music Break: "You're Not a Fighter" by Gorilla Chief; "Russki Psycho" by the Vivisectors; "Smile" by Half Cocked; "Alligator Man" by Charlie Megira.

**Video Street Video Store: "Rock: It's Your Decision" (segment), 1982.

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PODCAST 212 -- "Goodbye, Van Man"

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Join Mike in the studio on a Saturday night, where he mourns the passing of his good friend Vince...as he moves back to LA, and recalls the last few months of his visit back to his roots in Birmingham. It was all like a beloved TV sitcom that comes back for a limited time...

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Show Notes: this week's syncroncities involving Oklahoma City; my failed efforts at home improvement, and admitting failure to a 90-year-old cabinet door catch; saying goodbye to my friend Vince, who is currently on his way back to LA -- and excursions in projects including "Creepfest" and "Fred's Oasis", our exploitation horror film we shot in 2004; music break*; Brookstone, my 2007 employer at the Riverchase Galleria, closed; every place I work closes; "Movie Magic" show of the 90's; cool movie special fx with models, pyrotechnics, etc.; "Alien: Covenant"; computers are ruining movies; "Vineland" by Thomas Pynchon; is there a difference between "literature" and genre?; Sherman Oaks Galleria; "Twin Peaks: the Return"; 

*Music Break: "Nature Boy" by Harpo; "Sun and the Moon" by Sun Dogs; "Mirage Dreams" by Breanna Barbara; "Gravel Beach" by Pheasant.

**Video Street Video Store: "Keeping it PG" (circa 1994).

Backing music for tonight's episode is the Midnight Cassette System (CCO 1.0 Universal, attribution, non-commercial, share-alike).

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PODCAST 211 -- "Undercover"

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Enjoy a rainy night with Mike on the porch as he contemplates life and other topics. Also, a sort-of review of "Guardians of the Galaxy".

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share-Alike US License. Attribution by Mike Boody. Released May 2017 on The Midnight Citizen and The Overnightscape Underground.