PODCAST 210 -- "Human Resources"

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Join Mike in the studio late at night, where he attempts to melt a toy soldier under the moonlight. Also, some BIG NEWS is announced!

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Show Notes: Is there anything new under the moon?; melting a toy soldier under the moonlight; when Keurigs break down, and other flaws of future technology; "Back to the Future, Part II"; can anything new be accomplished?; tales from human resources; the story of "Weird-o Ed" at the Galleria, and how he lost me a job at Lens Crafters; Music Break*; is the Midnight Citizen coming to an end, and how far will I go to get people to listen to an ENTIRE show?

*Music Break: "Don't Sweetheart Me" by Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite boys.

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 May 2017 on The Midnight Citizen and The Overnightscape Underground.

PODCAST 209 -- "The World's Most Famous Little Caesars"

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Join Mike in the studio late at night, where he laments the closing of Godiva Chocolates at the Riverchase Galleria, and wonders why there are no mall museums that remember the history of that most coveted of suburban past times. Also: a review of "S-Town".

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Show Notes: they need to build mall museums; the history of land in Alabama, and how we have no regard for history in America; Godiva Chocolates; my thoughts have no where to go when I don't do a podcast; "Better Call Saul"; the crazy people you meet when you work at the mall; Music Break*; Glamour Shots; "Gone with the Pope"; Director Jonathan Demme; "S-Town" podcast, Woodstock, AL, and finding the world's most famous "Little Caesars" restaurant; two worlds in Alabama; what would I be like today if I remained in the country?; the Alabama Cable Network; folksiness runs through my DNA; Video Street Video Store**; Bill Nye and other celebrities with dark sides; Episode 209!; "RoboCop"; Music Break*; "Five Came Back" documentary on Netflix; "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"; Dennis Miller.

*Music Break: "Dog with the No-Bone Blues" by Mud Dogs; "Suburban Outlaw" by Forget the Whale.

**Video Street Video Store: "Game Crazy" training video (2003).

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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 April 2017 on The Midnight Citizen and The Overnightscape Underground.

PODCAST 208 -- "Let's Rap!"

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Join Mike in the studio late at night, where he laments the things we do for money, the Unicorn Frappuccino, and wonders if anyone -- any more -- likes working. Also, bad job interview memories.

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Show Notes: "Welcome to Moe's" and other insincere gestures by fast food joints; "Undercover Boss"; the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino; no one seems to like their jobs; are we in a peak age of media consumption?; Music Break*; that time I went on a job interview and got busted by the cops; playing Jeopardy with Alexa; Video Street Video Store**; weird Christian pressure going on in youth groups; I had a whole episode of "The Overnightscape Central" dedicated to me; proximity friendships; Music Break*; Roddy Piper; Sutter Kane.

*Music Break: "I Saw the Figure 5ive" by half cocked; "I Know Where You've Been" by Forget the Whale"; "Stand Up" by Reno's Men.

**Video Street Video Store: "The Compaq Paqrap" (1989); "Real Teens Getting Real About Real Issues" (1990s).

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

Thanks to BiCoastal Becky for the kind words, and PQ Ribber & Jimbo for the songs inspired by this show. Check out the episode of "The Overnightscape Central" dedicated to me.

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