episode 198 -- "Napping on Campus"


Join Mike in the studio late at night, where he wonders about kids today and remembers Mary Tyler Moore. Also, a review of the new Michael Keaton movie, "The Founder", and lots more...




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Show notes: If we're pissed off now, what will we be like in 30 years?; kids today; new add-on's to the MC studio (compressor and wall-mounted 24"); "Night Flight"; playing Jeopardy with Alexa; there are still Christmas trees on the sidewalk; noticing some effects of the Trump presidency; the "pariah" theory of progress; Gen X'ers and millennials; will I ever lose interest in the obsessions I've had for years?; Music Break 1*; "Star Wars XIII: The Last Jedi"; "Star Wars" hype machine; napping on campus; nap spots at my two alma maters -- which is better: University of Alabama or University of Alabama AT Birmingham?; Mary Tyler Moore has passed away; "Buddy Holly" by Weezer; John Hurt of "Alien" has passed away; a trip to the Video Street Video Store**; "The Founder" review; Music Break 2*; odd-looking movies coming out that appeal to no one ("The Great Wall"; "Boss Baby"); are we in a "Truman Show" alternate reality?; what came first, the chicken or the egg?

*Music Breaks: "Lose Control" by Gary Wilson and the Tredici Bacci; "Go Easy Low" by Aglow Hollow; "Nothing/Anything" by Westy Reflector; "Babyface & a Cigarette" by BlunderBox. All music is Creative Commons Atrribution/Non-commercial/Share-Alike and is available at the Free Music Archive.

**Video Street Video Store: "McDonald's Training Film" (1972).

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.