ons_fb_group (20:33) The other day, in the tremendous (if I may say so) ONS Central podcast I mentioned that you could probably take 2 minute clips of random “Vic and Sade” episodes and find ‘genius’. I’m not sure if I said those words exactly, but I pretty much said that.

So I sat down and picked 10 random episodes of “Vic and Sade”. It just so happens that 8 of 10 of these are from 1939 and 1940. But again, it was random. Then I chose 2 minute segments out of each.

Five of the episodes I chose the time segment 2 minutes to 4 minutes. The remaining episodes, I chose clips from the 3 minute to 5 minute mark.

Can ‘genius’ be found?

CLIP 1: 40-01-09 Boys Copy Numbers Sade Tells Gossip // CLIP 2: 44-06-16 Piercing Blue Eyes // CLIP 3: 41-04-04 Dinner Invitation Withdrawn // CLIP 4: 39-11-21 Smelly Clark Solicits Gifts // CLIP 5: 39-01-02 Lodge Regalia Out On Loan // CLIP 6: 1939 Letter to Walter // CLIP 7: 40-05-03 Engine Cab Ride to Chicago // CLIP 8: 39-04-03 Rush Draws List of Acquaintances // CLIP 9: 39-09-xx Mr Gumpox Offers Sade A Stall // CLIP 10: 40-07-13 Short Bio of Little Dipper

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4 Responses to “Hey Everybody, it’s Jimbo! – 164 Ten Random Two Minute Clips from Vic and Sade (4/12/17)”
  1. Garry M. says:

    Wonderful. I laughed like a horse. Genius? Sure looks like it. Question: is there any place where one might hear “Would That These Pale Hands Chrysanthemums Might Gather.”?

  2. Jimbo says:

    Garry! So glad you made it here.

    Well, the song is mentioned in at least 2 scripts. 1 script I have but not the other. Neither is available in audio.

    However, it probably stems from this song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5oXhjOXyTo which has also been mentioned and is a real song. Imagine and Vic and Rush singing something like that. :)

  3. Garry M. says:

    Too bad. I was thinking of the Ray Bradbury essay where he calls it “that sappy song sung more than thirty years ago by father and son on the radio show.” I wonder if his memory was playing him false, or if they really did sing it often enough that he could learn it, to sing it back to Bill years later. I guess it’s too good of a story to have to be true, too. I love Rhymer’s long-winded titles for things, and I think the “Shalimar” melody could be made to fit. Thanks. (Great new stuff on the blog, BTW.)

  4. Jimbo says:

    Well just because I KNOW of only 2 instances doesn’t mean there weren’t many more. (For instance, we know like5 instances of YY Flirch getting hit by a fast passenger train, yet I’m certain there were at least twice as many). The Vic+Rush singing lodge songs made quite an impact and was mentioned by Idelson in an audio interview, was mentioned in at least 1 fan mail, 1 book Foreward, 1 magazine article and no telling where else… So it either had tremendous impact or was done often enough for people to hear it (or both).

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