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Saturday, February 4, 2017

The Midnight Citizen 199: “That Kid was Me” (2/4/17)

citizen199cover1:53:46 – Join Mike in the studio late at night, exploring many topics, like “Jurassic Park”-style science fiction in the 1990’s. Also, the glory days of the Super Bowl, Ed McMahon, and the Publisher’s Clearing House.

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Show notes: why does my dad love “NCIS” so much?; generational differences in entertainment; “Commando” starring Schwarzenegger; the ways people take in media; playing “Jeopardy” with Alexa; Music Break 1*; karate moves in “Commando”; “Beware the Slenderman” HBO documentary; I grew up with the “right” kind of low-brow entertainment; reading “Jurassic Park” as a kid; Michael Creichton; a trip to the Video Street Video Store**; “Spaceballs”; Music Break 2*; Horror Anthology DVD’s; Super Bowl; Publisher’s Clearing House; Ed McMahon; the Mandela Effect; collaborative vs. solo creativity (theatre and film-making vs. podcasting).

*Music Breaks: “Sir Fish” by Curha; “Night Birds” by the New Mystical Troubadours; “Neon Riding” by Herr Doktor; “Outsider’s Paradox” by Springtide. All music is Creative Commons Attribution/Non-commercial/Share-Alike and is available at the Free Music Archive.

**Video Street Video Store: “Atari Jaguar Infomercial” (1994); “Incite PC Gaming — DiKatana Preview” (1999).

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

Thanks to Josh Davenport for the new logo on my web site. Check out his web comic at!

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.

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