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Saturday, February 11, 2017

The Midnight Citizen 200 — “Very Different, Very Single Times” (2/11/17)

citizen200cover1:29:30 – Join Mike in the studio on his 200th episode, where he talks about nothing special — as usual. Also, should we be “mortified” at our past selves? And remembering the techno-paranoia of the mid 90’s.

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Show notes: We need to stop saying “They can put a man on the moon, but they can’t (insert some common technology gap here)”; a little hung over on a Saturday morning; the movie “Sorcerer” (1977); Music Break 1*; looking at photos from very different, very single times in my life; was I happy back then, or just miserable all the time?; frazzled and confused; “Above the Law” (1988), starring Steven Seagal; “To Live and Die in LA” (1985); gritty streets; listener e-mail from Adam; a trip to the Video Street Video Store**; I haven’t always been a Boy Scout; listening to some of my older shows on; my recent blog featuring old stories, drawings from middle school that I found in my storage locker; techno-paranoia of the 90’s; should we be “mortified” at our past selves?; Music Break 2*.

*Music Breaks: “Highway Car” by the Poors; “Ti” by Nafta; “What Would You Say” by Nafta; “Rules of Engagement” by Roger Chandler and Kathleen Martin.

**Video Street Video Store: “Learning to Use the Internet” (1996); “The Game of Your Life” (c. 1988).

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

Check out Adam Fox’s story, “Suitable Distance”, based on an actual episode that happened on this episode of “The Midnight Citizen”!

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

posted by Mike at 7:32 pm filed in Feb17,Mike  


  1. Congratulations on 200 shows!

    Comment by Jimbo — February 12, 2017 @ 5:24 am

  2. Thanks Jimbo!

    Comment by Mike — February 12, 2017 @ 7:53 am

  3. Hey Mike, the US had more than Aldrin and Armstrong walk on the moon. Pete Conrad, Alan Bean, Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell, David Scott, James Irwin, John Young, Charles Duke, Eugene Cernan, and Harrison Schmitt also walked on the moon.

    Comment by Jimbo — February 12, 2017 @ 9:26 am

  4. Yeah I know. Was just talking about the first time we did it.

    Comment by Mike — February 12, 2017 @ 10:22 am

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