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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Tape Land 79 – God’s Ass III (Mid 1990s)

45:30 – Welcome to Tape Land! On each episode, I’ll present the audio of a cassette tape from my collection. It’s a way to help motivate me to digitize more of my archives.

God’s Ass was an audio project I briefly worked in in the mid 1990s – probably sometime from 1994 to 1996. The idea was to collect my old childhood recordings (from the 70s and 80s) and repackage them as a kind of weird audio experience – actually quite similar to this current Tape Land project.

I previously released the first two parts in Tape Land 71 – God’s Ass I & II (Mid 1990s). This third part is full of more bizarre, surprising, and disturbing audio. Get ready for a window into some weird times of the mid 1980s!

Some of the audio (0:00:48 to 0:13:40) was previously released in Tape Land 25 – W (XHE Extra High Energy 90) (circa 1980)


[0:00:00] Interview with Chris

[0:00:48] Weird sounds

[0:03:10] Frank’s time travel story

[0:11:35] Skipper commercial, CHiPs, B. J. and the Bear, Godzilla, Ask NBC News (fast speed)

[0:12:17] Classical music

[0:12:54] TV

[0:13:01] Ronald McDonald has been fired

[0:13:40] TV, Doctor Who

[0:14:22] TI-99/4A data

[0:17:27] The Avengers theme song, us talking in background

[0:18:50] Watching my Super 8mm movies, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, messing around on the tape, R2-D2 sounds, Andromeda Seven – Episode Zero – Practice, Galaxy Productions Presents: War of the Blobs, nasty Brady Bunch

[0:28:06] Frank Nora, 4:06:30 PM, Friday, December 18, 1981. Sitting at my desk. Cleaning up my room. Disney World. EPCOT Center. Tree. Destroyed snow fort. Going to see the movie “Neighbors”. Turn the cassette over.

[0:32:10] Superpoo, impressions (Barbara Walters, Jimmy Carter meets John Carter of Mars, Andy Rooney, Little Orphan Annie, Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood)

[0:38:15] Jack Benny Show

[0:39:04] Recording

[0:40:05] Washington, D.C.

[0:40:41] Making a Doctor Who fan film in 1985

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License ( Attribution: by Frank Edward Nora – more info at

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