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Saturday, July 7, 2012

The Overnightscape 892: Option 5 (7/7/12)

3:53:46 – Mall’s odd elevator, dinner party to-do lists from the mid-1800s, new definitions, dream tech, altered states, scientific expalantion for astrology, technology of perception, cycles of aspects, sky as readout, mysteries of light, holography, polarization, experience as the reason, the mystery gas station, the car rental waiting room, Flipboard app, tallest building in Europe opens – “The Shard” in London, LA II, emotional baggage from past lives, rail journey to Radburn, Secaucus Junction, serious travellers only, Frank Lautenberg, Best Buy vending machine, potable water, videogame overworld, bridge plate, pocket computers, Psion Series III, Nokia phone backgamon, evolution of phone games, superfoods, electronic cigarettes, unenthusiastic employees, Odd Couple actors (Jack Klugman, Tony Randall, Walter Matthau, Jack Lemon), photocopies, Macaron Cafe, macaron review (Honey Lavender, Green Tea), restaurant review websites, sevenkittens on Ustream, Japanese cash, Ukon Power Turmeric Extract Drink, Smartfood product line expansion, Pretzel M&M’s, La Flor Dominicana Reserva Especial El Jocko maduro cigar, heptagonal pattern show art, exploding cigars, zero interest in the new Batman movie, Tobacco is Wacko, postmodern architecture, the convenience store bit, Sony Store, PlayStation 3, things from the past that I should have already heard of, I Was Kaiser Bill’s Batman by Whistling Jack Smith, 4 explanations for the phenomenon, Magic Journeys, bad things are bad, Biff Tannen, difficulty whistling, Winston No Bull Comedy Break, wavy facades, The Russian Tea Room, Carnegie Hall, water mistake, bathroom break, Time Warner Center, cigar kicked my ass, feeling beat up, boom box in the trash, beer on tap, Gorilla Brand Cold Brew Pure Black Coffee, other Gorilla brands, false umbrella icons, Namco Quick & Crash, u’s with dots on them, comedian Tom Rhodes, Mr. Rhodes (TV Series 1996–1997), Stephen Tobolowsky, Radiohead, True Stories (1986), psychic experiences in college, leaf, insect hassle, The Kevin Masters Show starring Tom Rhodes, Rich Hall, memories of Howard Stern making fun of Woody Allen marrying Soon-Yi, a gorilla reflection, LA II, We Need A Little Christmas by Percy Faith, Tucker’s Witch (TV Series 1982–1983), Kim Cattrall, old real estate logo, virtual reality update, telepresence, Apple iGlasses prediction, microbew beers, Jeremy’s Microbatch Ice Cream, Moonlight Tobacco Co., 90ana, Zippos, horrible costumed characters in Times Square, a guy dressed up as Satan with a pimp hat, ClarisWorks, radio show ideas (puppets, second person/text adventure style), LMFAO, carboard box head “robots”, “the end of the world is nigh” trope, 120 Minutes, Danielle Dax album Blast The Human Flower, Lotte World, indoor theme parks, drifting into alternate dimensions, Mrs. Beasley, the pan flute, Project Runway, B-roll, The Overnightscape Handbook, Ultramarines, Tiny Size Chicklets synchronicity, pink lock, The Overnightscape, The Promenade Shops at Clifton, vandalism, new trend of fire pits, listening to the storyteller while sitting around the campfire, premature ending, missed my bus, Jamba Juice, the next morning in the studio, bus ride home with pink sky and Brazilian singers, new gas station name, 21 Jump Street (2012), Murder One (TV Series 1995–1997), playing Namco Quick & Crash at Ontario Mills Mall in California, Lush song Sweetness and Light, good deed. Mr. Jesse the Cat, coffee mishap, synchronicities in this episode, tobacco archive, the complete convenience store bit, Pocket Hawgs, grandiose point of sale, Option 5, NJ cloud, PS3 game Blur, and a Creative Commons song – Hard To Believe by Doug Rice. F1842

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Some pictures from the show below…

posted by Frank at 7:24 pm filed in Frank,Jul12  


  1. There’s a whole episode of The Tobolowski files podcast where he talks about “True Stories” and Radio Head.

    Comment by Mike — July 8, 2012 @ 8:12 am

  2. Thanks Mike! I found the episode and downloaded it, can’t wait to listen!

    I read the info originally on Wikipedia, which came from this episode, it seems.

    Comment by Frank — July 8, 2012 @ 1:52 pm

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