Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for August 20, 2010 – “Six Years and Counting, Monkey Fighters!”

Here is the direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for August 20, 2010. I play a song from the newly reformed Vaselines; I talk about anti-nostalgia, and harken back to the beginning of this podcast; I play a song by the Gentle Readers; I tell the story of how I come to love the music of the Gentle Readers; I talk about my lack of needing to convince anyone much of anything; I play a song by Camper van Beethoven and we begin the seventh year of this thing.

You can subscribe to this podcast feed via RSS. To sponsor the show, contact BackBeat Media. Don’t forget, you can fly your EGC flag by buying the stuff package. This show as a whole is Creative Commons licensed Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5. Bandwidth for this episode is provided by Cachefly.

Links mentioned in this episode:

5 Replies to “Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for August 20, 2010 – “Six Years and Counting, Monkey Fighters!””

  1. Good comments on nostalgia.

    I pretty much decided to cancel my annual October trip to NYC for a conference when I heard that the Vaselines were coming to Atlanta and conflicted with that trip.

  2. Oh, I remembered the other comment I meant to make …

    You criticize that NPR vocal style. I think it comes from having the headphone volume up too loud and as a result talking too softly (and thus having to goose the board slider up). Try it — turn up the volume and you’ll find you are speaking in lower, breathy tones. It took me a while at WREK to learn to keep the headphone volume LOW so my speech would be more … animated. A deep voice like mine (well, sometimes it’s deep) doesn’t carry over radio, so I needed to pay attention to these things so that listeners could actually hear me.

  3. Happy Anniversary. It’s been an odd day today, listening to you talk about anti-nostalgia, and on the same day running into Hazem for the first time in nearly 10 years.

Comments are closed.