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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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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Hey Everybody, it’s Jimbo! – Therapy – 086 (2/10/16)

Cap77zjre (29:21) A short and therapeutic episode. Try not to laugh. You besta believe it.

Jimbo reads the lyrics to Beyonce’s hit song, “Formation” .. Year of the Monkey .. 1963 Year of the Rabbit .. Oswald the Rabbit .. rabbit hole .. Chinese astrology .. don’t forget the egg noodles! .. cold is relative .. I’m not Manny the Mailman .. below freezing .. insurance people .. erroneous information .. big Sharpie .. making chili – WITH BEANS .. remembering Beyonce’s words 20 years from now .. strange Alton Brown synchronicity with Ruben Schade .. Jeopardy and the Reddit alien synchronicity .. therapy animals .. therapy dogs .. therapy turkey .. therapy kangaroo .. my Sucrets abuse secret — you besta believe it .. “♬” SHAMBLES IN A GROOVE (no vocoder)

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States ( Attribution: by Jimbo – more info at

Way to go, Marc Rose and Fusebox, on your anniversary! And many more…!

posted by Jimbo at 2:39 pm filed in Feb16,Jimbo,rambling  

Monday, February 8, 2016

Hey Everybody, it’s Jimbo! – Vocals – 084 (2/8/16)

191683_1313824221085_4814490_o-Copy (32:22) Jimbo has had a rough few days: for one thing, he got hit by an 18-wheeler. And per Chad’s request, you will all be subjected to Jimbo’s vocoderless vocals.

my sister had a bad car accident .. broken ribs .. more aware! more careful! .. hit by a Yellow semi-truck .. broken axle on both vehicles .. trying to do me in .. not a scratch on me .. Super Bowl commercials .. Beyonce (said “Rihanna” in podcast) .. an arrow .. congrats to Frank! .. working in New York and going to see Barbara Gordon the librarian (Batgirl) .. not a Catwoman fan .. knew big fans of Grease (the musical) .. Grease was corny .. John Travolta – Olivia Newton-John .. cassette tape with Grease .. Deborah Harry and Blondie .. O.J. Simpson television show .. Greta Van Sustern .. ‘Dream Team’ .. Bronco chase .. Pete Rose and O.J. posters .. Buffalo Bills .. O.J. should just confess ..shank .. dyslexia .. Alzheimers .. headphones in the Peavey amp .. early DEVO fan .. smoking headphones! .. David’s mother .. Minnie Pearl, the Henry Aldrich thief .. Chad .. watching cooking on tv .. Alton Brown .. “Good Eats” .. technical .. Rubenerd impression .. dainty dollops .. murder at the restaurant .. The Weather Channel .. weather fanatic .. erroneous weather map .. map nerd (me) stressing over map accuracy .. pro-global warming .. animal videos on The Weather Channel .. cards for medicine .. intern at The Weather Channel in charge of killing Jimbo .. Chad asks for my real voice while singing .. “♬” WE’RE GONNA PUT YOU IN A HOME

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States ( Attribution: by Jimbo – more info at

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Monday, February 1, 2016

Hey Everybody, it’s Jimbo! – Central One – 079 (2/1/16)

onsugt_144 (41:42) – Jimbo takes one of his own tips and does a program using various old topics from The Overnightscape Central.

intro .. Odd Jobs (wearing a t-shirt at the State Fair) (electrician’s apprentice) .. The Wishing Well (take back things said on phone with ex-girlfriend) .. Football (Super Bowl memories) .. Snacks from the Past (Vienna Sausages) (dried beef) (Maraschino cherries) (fried pies) (donuts) (homemade popcorn) .. Influence (John Denver) (The Cars) (Weird Al Yankovich) (Frank Zappa) (Devo) (PQ Ribber) .. Danger (certain electrical death) (swallowing a Jolly Rancher) .. Night (June bugs) .. Museums (NFL Hall of Fame and Lou Groza) (Norman Rockwell Museum) .. Pick Your Own (building a computer that powered my MIDI, 1993)

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States ( Attribution: by Jimbo – more info at

posted by Jimbo at 5:01 pm filed in Feb16,Jimbo,OvernightscapeCentral,rambling  

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