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citizen212cover1:34:38 — Join Mike in the studio late at 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).

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.

citizen211cover40:49 — 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”.

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citizen210cover49:43 — 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.

People's Bank Building, Bloomington, IL (2:45:16) A family of podcasters and monologists gang up to honor Shambles Constant! Bonus: Five brand new, fun, Hometownville skits starring Shambles!

Intro (w/ special guest Musca Domestica) .. Chad Bowers .. Dustin Hoffman .. Hometownville Special Scene 01 .. Ruben Schade (Rubenerd) .. Jimmy Fallon .. Hometownville Special Scene 02 .. Frank Edward Nora* … Hometownville Special Scene 03 .. a _fun_ Week in Review .. PQ Ribber .. Mike Boody .. Hometownville Special Scene 04 .. Ringo Starr .. Shambles Constant .. show end .. Hometownville Special Scene 05 .. MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE (Sam Westphalen) (written by: Sting) [YouTube]

You’re all invited to be a part of next week’s show; you can tell us all what’s on your mind about the following topic:

Things Have Changed

Please have your contributions sent to Jimbo by 🕖 7 pm EDT, May 8, 2017. If you know Jimbo’s email address, send your contribution there. Otherwise, send your contributions to onsugcentral@gmail.com

Special BIG thanks to Milt “Tum-Tum” Kanes for a wonderful job of acting. And Marc “What’s This Intercom Thing For?” Rose for handling the dials (wink wink) and for the free studio time. You guys are awesome!

Theme Music: Volca Keys / AIRA TB-3 / Pocket Operators – by Matt Greer (edit)

*List of clips that Frank Edward Nora played

All these Hometownville skits were done in secret (April 28- May 1, 2017) without anyone other than the creator knowing. Bwhahahaha!

Attribution by Jimbo. Guests appear courtesy of themselves.

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Released April 2017 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a free-form monologue style, with diverse and very clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

“And his leg!” – Tupp, Episode 2, Hometownville

citizen209cover1:42:27 — 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).

Check out the Alabama Cable Network!

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.

ons1249_300(3:02:51) The always-fun Ruben Schade returns from a long absence to provide ideas about Sydney, Australia! The very humorous Chad Bowers has ideas that are worth remembering at the office water cooler! Frank Edward Nora gives us some insight into his fantastic world of ideas! PQ Ribber has some nifty musical ideas! Mike Boody battles with ideas! Doc Sleaze really has some great ideas that you don’t want to miss! Your handsome host Jimbo is floored by it all and provides his own ideas at the end of the show, inspired by Chad. And as always – the Week in Review!

You’re all invited to be a part of next week’s show; you can tell us all what’s on your mind about the following topic:

Shambles Constant

Please have your contributions sent to Jimbo by 🕖 7 pm EDT, May 1, 2017. If you know Jimbo’s email address, send your contribution there. Otherwise, send your contributions to onsugcentral@gmail.com

Theme Music: Volca Keys / AIRA TB-3 / Pocket Operators – by Matt Greer (edit)

End Music: Oxygene 7 (cover) by misjavw [YouTube] (written my JM Jarre)

Thanks to Frank Edward Nora for allowing me to use and abuse his show art! And more thanks to Frank, Marc Rose, PQ, Eddie Murray, Shambles, Chad Bowers, Carrie Michel and Ruben Schade for the intro contribution.

Attribution by Jimbo. Guests appear courtesy of themselves.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States License.

Released April 2017 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a free-form monologue style, with diverse and very clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

“The lift went out — for a stroll.” – RS

citizen208cover1:18:46 — 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.

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ons768_300 (2:30:57) It’s something different! And Dave Duckert (appearing twice!), Chad Bowers (appearing three times!), Shambles Constant (appearing twice!), PQ Ribber, Mike Boody(!), Frank Edward Nora and host Jimbo — all conspire to prove it is so.

You are *all* invited to come and join us next week and tell us all what’s on your mind about the following topic:

I’ve Got an Idea (or ideas!)

📭 Please have your contributions sent to Jimbo by 🕖 7 pm EDT, April 24, 2017. If you know Jimbo’s email address, send your contribution there. Otherwise, send your contributions to onsugcentral@gmail.com

Buy PQ’s Nitroglycerine Pep Club album: “Wyoming Escalator 3″ (100% of the proceeds go to a guy with shoulder problems)

Thanks to Frank Edward Nora for allowing me to use and abuse his show art!

Attribution by Jimbo. Guests appear courtesy of themselves.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States License.

Released April 2017 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a free-form monologue style, with diverse and very clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

citizen207cover49:47 — Join Mike in the studio late at night, where he recounts meeting the stars of 1987’s “The Monster Squad” at last week’s Chattanooga Film Festival — and being interviewed by them for a doc they’re making about the movie’s fans. It was like winning the poor man’s Nobel Prize!

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*Music Break: “Stand Up” by Reno’s Men.

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

Check out my last two accounts of the of the Chattanooga Film Festival — 2015 and 2016!

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citizen206cover1:02:44 — Join Mike in the studio late at night, where he ponders the question: if a tree falls in a forest and no one takes a picture of it, does it make a sound? Also, a look at the new “It” trailer.

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Show Notes: I got an idea for a movie; existential dilemmas of our times; if no one’s listening to my show, is it worth doing?; Disney World; “All That Jazz” (1979); bad finances; lighting a Midnight Citizen Tobacco Coffee candle; playing “Jeopardy” with Alexa; “Highlights for Children” magazine; follow-up on favorite movies poll from last week’s show; Music Break; the new trailer for Stephen King’s “It”; annoying “Can You Hear Me Now” guy switching teams; we need to stop the whole “mic drop” thing; a trip to the Video Street Video Store; Books-A-Million in 2003.

*Music Break: “Subway Cameo” by Pete Lund; “Could It Be So Hard” by The Degs.

**Video Street Video Store: “Apple in 1985″ (1985).

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

Check out my buddy Josh’s web comic over at RGBros.com.

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.