episode 196 -- "1-900"


Join Mike in the studio late at night, where he tries out some Cuban rum fresh from the island itself, and votes for new Monopoly tokens. Also, a trip to the Video Street video store.




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Detailed show notes: Ban sunglasses from Poker; renovations to the MC studio; memories of when I was a mystery shopper for upscale restaurants; voting for new monopoly tokens at votemonopoly.com; "Bright Lights" documentary on HBO; how I'm related to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher; opening up some Havana Club Cuban rum; playing "Jeopardy" with Alexa; a trip to the Video Street video store ; Mandela Effect; "DisneyWar" book review about the contentious Eisner years and the Disney "animation renaissance"; "LaLa Land" review; music break**; Barack Obama's farewell address to the nation; Medal of Freedom.

*Video Street segment: Girls' Talk commercial, 1990 -- Teen Bible Study -- Sega Summer promo video starring Lou Rawls, 1994.

**Music Break: "I Have Heard of a Place" by The Astrometrics (CC -- attribution, non-commercial); "New Humans Delution" by Lobo Loco (CC -- attribution, non-commercial, share-alike).

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

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