New Podcasts

This week I defy the weather and local flooding to start not one but two new podcasts! First, I will record tonight, Monday October 5th at 10:15 PM EDT with Michael Butler of the Rock and Roll Geek Show. It is called Mad at Dad, and it is the two of us talking about our […]

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New Iron Maiden Album

I have never bought an Iron Maiden album in my life, but I think Michael Butler is selling me one. Here is his track by track of the album, Part 1 and Part 2. I really love this and in fact where he gave Disk 1 a 5.5 out of 6, I would have given […]

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for September 1 2015 – DDOP 29

In this episode, I answer the question of why Michael Butler calls me his “podcast mentor?” Here is the direct MP3 download for the Evil Genius Chronicles podcast, September 1, 2015 Links mentioned in this episode: Support this show on Patreon Rock and Roll Geek Show podcast Auphonic podcast production tool is so good! Dog […]

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Slip It In

I just listened to the episode of the Rock and Roll Geek Show where he interviewed Inger Lorre about the rise and fall of her band the Nymphs. He got to the end and said “I’m going to play one more song, I don’t even know what it is.” Following that, I heard the opening […]

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Darkness – Barbarians

Yesterday I listened to Michael Butler do a track by track of the new Darkness album Last of Our Kind. I liked it, I like the Darkness in general. This album is something special though. It is somewhere between a theme album and a rock opera. What do you suppose the theme would be? Well, […]

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Sonic Subversion on Radio Valencia

Back in January, my friend Michael Butler was a guest on Sonic Subversion, a program on Radio Valencia. I’m finally getting around to listening it today. I heard my own name mentioned in the first few minutes, so I think that counts as a great show. Rock on! Also on:Facebook Twitter

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Rock and Roll Geek Scoring System

By and large, I really like Michael Butler’s Rock and Roll Geek album scoring system. He gives each song a 0, 1/2 or 1 and then adds it up and it almost always comes up with something sensible. However… I am listening to this episode where he is scoring both the new Scorpions album “Return […]

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Podcasting History Note

Dear Len Peralta and Brian Ibbot, re your discussion on Geek A Week about long-running podcats: You were correct about Dawn and Drew’s show being older than Coverville, however you missed a few. Both my podcast and Michael Butler’s Rock and Roll Geek Show are still going and older than Coverville. There may be others, […]

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Rock and Roll Twitter

Yesterday was a big day in my intersection of rock and roll and Twitter. First, I listened to Rock and Roll Geek Show episode in which he did a track by track of the Steve Conte NYC album. I really loved that episode and the album. It is now my all-time favorite of his track […]

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for August 9, 2014 – “DDOP Day 10: Grab Bag”

This episode, I talk about a grab bag of topics; my new goofy side project; old ladies in the gym; misremembering beer; the early days of podcasting. Here is the direct MP3 download for the Evil Genius Chronicles podcast, August 9, 2014 You can subscribe to this podcast feed via RSS. To sponsor the show, […]

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for January 17, 2012 – “World Records”

Here is the direct MP3 download for the Evil Genius Chronicles podcast, circa January 17, 2012. This episode is one of a new format recorded in my car, but sounds better than I would have expected. I talk about having the longest running podcast (once this gets published); I talk about finishing the first draft […]

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for July 4, 2011 – “Good Times Dad Times”

Here is the direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for July 4, 2011. I play an acoustic song from J Mascis; I talk about being a new dad; did you know that lemon cake is particularly sad?; I play a song from George Hrab and Phil Plait; I discuss my growing disdain for all […]

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The Greatest Xmas Song Ever Written

Before we get too far from the holiday season, let me put in a pointer for my single favorite modern Xmas song. The title of this post is not my editorial postion, it’s actually the title: “The Greatest Xmas Song Ever Written” by American Heartbreak. This is the sadly defunct band of my good friend […]

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