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Saturday, March 18, 2017

The Midnight Citizen 204 — “Larry Hankin” (3/18/17)

citizen204cover1:29:16 – Join Mike in the studio late at night, where he cheapens the Internet Radio platform. Also: a profile of character actor Larry Hankin.

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Show Notes: We need to bring back that hoop with a stick that kids used to play with in the early 20th century; the necrophilia of physical media; the cheapening of film-making; Music Break 1*; the candle business is really tough; St. Patrick’s Day; “Night Flight”; 80’s stand-up comedy boom; character actor Larry Hankin; Video Street Video Store**; Birmingham, AL mentioned in THE WASHINGTON POST; comeback town hipsters; an Alabama drive-in is in the news for banning “Beauty in the Beast” because of a gay character; Music Break 2*; a mix-up in the Piggly-Wiggly; Brian de Palma; Robert Osbourne.

*Music Breaks: “Hey Rusty” by The Whips; “Forbidden VHS” by Monplaisir; “Hot Tone” by The Whips; “Orphan Song” by Waco Brothers.

**Video Street Video Store: “Making of the Monster Plantation” (1981).

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 March 2017 on The Midnight Citizen and The Overnightscape Underground.

posted by Mike at 4:20 pm filed in Mar17,Mike  


  1. I commented on the Central that I thought you previous episode was one of the best ever – on ONSUG. Not just The Midnight Citizen. You are cutting yourself short.

    Comment by Jimbo — March 19, 2017 @ 3:44 am

  2. I had no idea that Robert Osborne had died.

    Great episode!!

    Comment by Shambles — March 20, 2017 @ 11:24 am

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