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Hour of Slack #1589 - The Show That Refused to Die Again

Last show from Cleveland for the next 6 months, and first show after Stang finally got HEARING AIDS! However we're taking Tarzan's Radio Station to Stang Ranch in deepest rural Texas for the winter and plan to somehow tie Lonesome Cowboy Dave's cell phone into it. This episode includes, besides the somewhat politics-tainted surrealist live section, Billy West as Zap Brannigan as Donald Trump, a new "Bob" song by Rev. Experimental, Please, X-Day recordings including a new Rev. Amy MmHmm song, Thorazine Urine Podcrust on Scrum addiction, a short clip from Bobbie School By Rev. Watt deFalk, and The Song That Refused to Die, continuing to refuse to die.

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1589.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:42pm EST

Hour of Slack #1588 - "It's Gonna Be a Bummer, Man"

This one is strangely insane at first and then becomes strangely sane. We start with some 19X-Day live recordings of bands/ranters/podcrusts. Stang performs "The Song That Refused to Die" -- well, the first iteration of it, anyway. True to form, throughout the whole festival, that song never once died. It only simmered down a bit and disguised itself. We also hear some live Thorazine Urine Podcrust, which, like the bands, was recorded outdoors on the Wisteria stage. You can hear the owls if you listen closely over the horrible SubGenius screaming. Stang gives a little impromptu numerology lecture. Then we go live at WCSB, but Dave is late to call in, so Stang reads an ancient SubDiscordian prophecy from 1994 (found that morning in a box in the garage). When Dave calls in, the strangely sane part begins, and it's strangely not super-funny. For you see, we're starting to fret about this election thing, and the paranoid little old men who are afraid to shop at WalMart without carrying automatic weapons because there are jihadists under every bed in every kitchen. The fear that drives fairy tales and deplorables is dissected and pickled for consumption later.

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1588.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:37pm EST

Hour of Slack #1587 - Strange Podcrusts and The Clintonbot That Refused to Die

"For one thing, there is no such thing as the Internet, and none of that stuff is real. You're imagining it, and everybody imagines something slightly different, but mostly pretty much the same. That's how They get away with it." This episode may sound a bit challenging in spots, but is rich with a vibe of Slack. We've been breaking down the recordings from the first three days of the 19X-Day Drill (actually the 21st Drill), and extracting the juicy parts from the hours of chaotic contagious creativity. Some of it sounds REALLY insane, especially the Thorazine Urine Podcrust segments and the Wotan jamming that coursed through it. Lots of new voices, too! After that, the WCSB studio half starts with Lonesome Cowboy Dave calling in. The was recorded on 9-11 of "2016," when the so-called "Hillary Clinton" entity accidentally revealed its true undying nature. Horrifying! -- for some people anyway. Marx vs. Stooge and WalMart vs. Target shooting wars are discussed, among other things. Heck, it's... all over the place. SubGeniuses that Stang accidentally left out of the credits (until later) were Rev. A.P. O'Stacy, Rev. Bovver, Rev. Eggplant, and probably at least two others that we still haven't remembered.

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1587.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:26pm EST

Hour of Slack #1586 - "I'm Coming for You, Plainface!"

Close Enclownters! Dave, Wei and Stang discuss the evil lurking clowns in the news lately(not Trump, this time) and the threat of clown hunts. The live section is a regular pie fight. But the first half is Best Of 19X-Day Rants #3, with a killer autobiographical sermon by Rev. Angus Faux, a somewhat shorter sermon of encouragement from Rev. Stang (both with major Rock God and Angry Lord Larry guitar backing), another lovely original Rev. Amy MmHmm song, and the Hour of Slack premiere of Thorazine Urine Podcrust, who performed their 100th X-Day podcrust this year -- HOURS of it, of which this week's clip is but the barest scratch in the surface!

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1586.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:56pm EST