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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Frank Nora Show 1663 – Breakfast of the Bleak (3/8/11)

2:21:17 – Walking down East 52nd St., giving birth to an idea, Boxee Box, watching lots of videos, The Young Ones, Red Dwarf, Bottom, Absolutely Fabulous, NetFlix, Surrogates (2009), The Monitors (1969), The Second City, SCTV, Bell and Howell, Guy Stockwell, Dean Stockwell, later, SMEG Fridge, Kaweco AL Sport pens, Enter The Void (2009), The Tibetan Book of the Dead, sex and death and drugs, 7 Train, Paz De La Huerta, Boardwalk Empire, rushing and procrasting, pretentious urges, little kid singing, corazon, New Pocket Radio, digital saturation, a physical object purely in service of digital content, previews of coming topics, video billboards, the criminal was caught, good morning, my commentary on Overnightscape Central – Nothing, Jan Erik, Chad, Manny’s views on the Dire Straits song “Money For Nothing” being banned in Canada, prejudice, thinking in shades of gray is inteligent, thinking in black and white extremes is unintelligent, racist music, soixante-dix-neuf, fair use, 5by5, Zima Gold, Don Knotts dream, holographic room, tooth whistling, R2-D2, the death of Don Knotts, The Overnightscape #400 (2/24/06), the 8th anniversary of The Overnightscape this Sunday, vision and clone fear, Star Trek, anniversary shows, New Pocket Radio, thought experiments, the modern disease of narcissism, Depresso Coffee, sirens, psyops, the incident in ’01, coining a new phrase out of sheer exhaustion, getting a free breakfast at National Breakfast Day at Grand Central, bleak breakfast (one Eggo waffle, dry Froot Loops, frozen orange juice), shades of governmental food centers, people in cereal character costumes (Tony the Tiger, Pop, Toucan Sam, Corn Flakes Rooster), monotone speakers, attention span waning, using charities to mask advertising, the idea of a resource-based economy, Jar-Jar Binks, the artificial scarcity economy is pathetic, brainwashed by society, money is an illusion, rare comic books, possible ways to change things, twilight, Yannick Joker, Nada Noppes, ROAR, Hop, recording failures, Subway surpasses McDonalds in locations, Starbucks 40th anniversary and new branding, the comedy catch phrase quoting of the past, Fernando, Austin Powers, Charlie Sheen, peace of the orchard, insertion, Ashton mini cigarillos, falafel conversation, mid-70s Ford Thunderbird, custom vans, Dodge Adult Toys, 70s TV kind of sucked, leisure time, Battle of the Network Stars, understimulation, The Lost Constant, Atlas, New Pocket Radio, overstimulation, black and white, smoking on a public plaza, trading cards, Lego, pirates, call to action, context, Pokemon, Wii, 3DS, tobacco, Fox News, rain and snow, supermarket parking lot, the injury story of the drawer incident, tofu and bean, Mr. Sasha the Cat, back of my hand gashed open, bleeding, Wege of Hanover pretzels, Times Square at night, war videogame, Stone Temple Pilots, antiseptic ointment, the crash, and excuse me.

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Released March 2011 on The Overnightscape Underground (, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

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