The Overnightscape Underground

your late night radio trip

Saturday, June 28, 2014

The Midnight Citizen 87 — “Not Bob” (6/28/14)

1:36:49 — Join Mike in the studio on a hot Saturday night, and on the streets of downtown Birmingham, AL with an audio field trip to the Museum of Art. Topics include: hassles of manned and un-manned transactions — supermarkets and otherwise; Starbucks’s “Not Bob” theory; Actor Eli Wallach has died; encountering a religious rally at Linn Park downtown; visiting my dad’s old office building; architects’ conceptual models used as artwork in building lobbies; working for the census bureau and hunting down homeless people to enumerate; lost, trying to find the art museum; tough time recording; confrontation likened to sexual tension; Michael Keaton and “Birdman”; walking around the B’ham Museum of Art; ever-changing meanings of “modern”; misplaced Spanish painting in the Rococo room; Smuckers “Uncrustables” sandwiches; synchronicities of this episode, and; much more!

Music for this episode by Wade from the album “Midnight Soundz” (CC license, BY, NC, SA), The Bayou Trio (CC license, BY, NC, SA), and Mister Electric Demon (CC license, BY, NC, SA), available on

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike United States License. Attribution by Mike Boody. Released June 2014, on The Overnightscape Underground ( and The Midnight Citizen (
posted by Mike at 7:19 pm filed in Jun14,Mike  


  1. Mike,
    I always enjoy your stories and you walks down memory lane. Keep it up!

    Comment by Jimbo — June 29, 2014 @ 9:56 am

  2. Mike

    Very enjoyable episode. Glad you’ve been doing a weekly show. When you got your promotion and schedule change and so forth I was afraid we’d hear less of you. Happy to see its turned out to be the opposite.

    Comment by Nate in Wisconsin — June 29, 2014 @ 1:12 pm

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a comment

Powered by WordPress