Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for January 12 2015 – Patreon and Videos

In this episode, I return to the old format! I play a song by the Gentle Readers; I discuss the differences between Flattr and Patreon and why I am thinking hard about going with the latter; I talk about my experience as a fan of Cats Laughing and their current Kickstarter; what the heck, let’s […]

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for August 20, 2014 – DDOP Day 21: 10 Year Anniversary

In this episode, I celebrate my 10 year anniversary! It’s less a celebration and more of a war of attrition. I also return to my format of yore: I play a song by the Gentle Readers; I talk a little about where the last 10 years of podcasting has taken the medium; I play a […]

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for January 9, 2011 – “Doubling Down on Communities”

Here is the direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for January 9, 2011. I play a holiday song from Jill Sobule that is actually almost an anti-holiday song; I talk about the various communities that I’ve been in over my lifetime and how I’m retreating somewhat from the frenzy of social media into some […]

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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 […]

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for August 20, 2009 – “Fifth Podiversary”

Here is the direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for August, 2009. I play a brand new song by Rocket City Riot; I talk about the first five years of this podcast, how I got here and where I want to be and where I want to go in the future; I play a […]

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for July 26, 2009 – “The Alan Bean of Podcasting”

Here is the direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for July 26, 2009. I play a song by Wolf Parade; I play a sponsorship announcement from Bob’s Institute of Time Control; I talk about vacationing in the North Carolina mountains and trying to refocus on what is important; about enthusiasm for and history of […]

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for December 7, 2008 – “Gentle Readers Fiesta”

Here is the direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for December 7, 2008. I play songs from my friends the Gentle Readers, and then I do it again and again until the clock runs out. Really, that’s enough. You can subscribe to this podcast feed via RSS. To sponsor the show, contact BackBeat Media. […]

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The Gentle Readers Rocked

We went to Atlanta last weekend and I got to see the Gentle Readers play. It’s an increasingly rare occurrence that they perform a show and I never know when it will be the last time, so I really wanted to go and catch them one more time. It was great, although I was probably […]

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I’m Going To See the Gentle Readers

It is true, dear friends. This weekend we will be going to Eddie’s Attic in Decatur GA to see the beloved band of the EGC theme song, the Gentle Readers. They’ll be “opening up” for the Susi French Connection. I quote the word because basically almost all of the members of the Gentle Readers are […]

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EGC Clambake for June 29, 2008 – “Reality Break Lives”

Here is the direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for June 29, 2008. I play a song from Chris Christensen and Mark Schultz; I talk about the Reality Break podcast and tell some tales from the radio show that preceded it; I mention a little bit about the class I taught and what the […]

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EGC Clambake for April 21, 2007 – “Sex, Cash and Rock n Roll”

Here is the Bittorrent link and direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for April 21, 2007. I talk for a moment about the tragic deaths at Virginia Tech; I play a song from Stardeath and White Dwarfs; I talk about getting a neat email from a high profile Subgenius; I mention hearing a Gentle […]

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Gentle Readers in the Wild

Here’s one from the “holy crap” file. I was watching the episode of Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations set in his childhood home of New Jersey. At one point, they were in the strip club that you see as the Bada Bing on the Sopranos. While Tony is doing the voiceover and a young lady is […]

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EGC Clambake For August 29, 2006

Here is the Bittorrent link and direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for August 29, 2006. I decide on the spur of the moment to throw myself a second anniversary bash for this podcast (which began on August 20, 2004 – we start the party early around here, you frigging late-comers). I play the […]

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EGC Clambake for November 16, 2005

Here is the Bittorrent link and direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for November 16, 2005. Let it be known that I am indeed aware that I used the word “fantastic” about 15 times too many. Sorrry. I talk about the Portable Media Expo, my talk and the vibe of the thing in general; […]

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Garrick van Buren on the Gentle Readers

Garrick van Buren ordered a stuff package during the charity drive last month. Being the analytical guy he is, he posted his more or less song by song analysis of the Hi Honey album. I say over and over that this is really a fantastic album, and if the music business were driven by justice […]

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Clambake Episode for August 21, 2005

Here is the Bittorrent link and direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for August 21, 2005. This episode is a celebration of the first birthday of this here clambake. I play the opening of the very first episode; I play a song by Ronnie Marler; I thank the audience for hanging with me; I […]

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Clambake Episode for July 1, 2005

Here is the Bittorrent link and direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for July 1, 2005. I celebrate the Grokster decision by playing lots of music that the musicians want me to help share to the world, by Fugazi, Make Believe, Jill Sobule and Camper van Beethoven. Don’t forget, you can fly your EGC […]

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Clambake Episode for June 26, 2005

Here is the Bittorrent link and direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for June 26, 2005. I play the newest interview bit with John Mark King where he talks about his own notions of open culture and play the newest Rocket City Riot song; I talk more about open and closed culture; I talk […]

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Clambake Episode for June 21, 2005

Here is the Bittorrent link and direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for June 21, 2005. It’s mostly a show assembled from pieces as I play the newest interview bit with John Mark King and play the newest Rocket City Riot song; I play some audio feedback from Bill Riski and Eddie Dickey; I […]

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Clambake Episode for June 18, 2005

Here is the Bittorrent link and direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for June 18, 2005. It’s a long show with a lot of buildup of topics since the last episode. I talk about the (temporary) cessation of iPodderX as a sponsor; I talk more about life in Conway, South Carolina; I play a […]

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