The SubGenius Hour of Slack Podcast
The Church of the SubGenius Weekly Radio Ministry

RADIO SAFE! But perhaps as evil as it is good. The mysterious Cleveland artist that calls itself SHERIDAN has provided yet more Show fodder, and it comes at a good time as we are preparing to leave the planet, for good this time. This is a true media barrage, a little of everything that you mostly have never heard before, or heard so long ago -- like at the age of six or seven -- that you still remember it vaguely. Sheridan also does his disturbed radio DJ bit some. "Station WWYN" he calls it. So, strap your headphones or hearing aids on tight!

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1835.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:42pm CDT

RADIO SAFE! But maybe not Brain or Hearing Safe. (Look what it's done to Stang.) New Rudy Schwartz Project songs including "Intelligent Design" and "Adjacent to the Latex Gerbil" from the album of the same evocative name! The music is all new and the yakkery is all old Puzzling Evidence from KPFA Berekeley with Philo, Hal and Puzzling, and Don Joyce, and from WCSB Cleveland, with Lonecow Dave, Chas Smith, Dr. Hal and Dr. Sinister. There are some excellent collages by LeMur and Lymph Node Institute. The Swinging Love Corpses play their best song. Rev. J. Cobblestone offers a brand new Dobbs hymn, and Rev. Squalis Friday returns.

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1834.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:19pm CDT

The Rudy Schwartz Project just released TWO brand new albums: ADJACENT TO THE LATEX GERBIL and FROP MUSIC. Those titles tell you everything you need to know about this episode. Other new material includes readings from the latest Dobbstown Mirror cult newspaper. An extremely rare, very religious piece by The Firesign Theatre is included, from the Dear Friends live radio days. Puzzling Evidence disturbances and Radio Synaesthesia with guests Dr. Hal and LoneCow Dave bear repeat listening and repeat bear-baiting. The Swinging Love Corpses kill the show, FINALLY.

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1833pg.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:36am CDT

The Rudy Schwartz Project just released TWO brand new albums: ADJACENT TO THE LATEX GERBIL and FROP MUSIC. Those titles tell you everything you need to know about this episode. Other new material includes readings from the latest Dobbstown Mirror cult newspaper. An extremely rare, very religious piece by The Firesign Theatre is included, from the Dear Friends live radio days. Puzzling Evidence disturbances and Radio Synaesthesia with guests Dr. Hal and LoneCow Dave bear repeat listening and repeat bear-baiting. The Swinging Love Corpses kill the show, FINALLY.

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1833.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:32am CDT

Something old, something new, some pills red, some pills blue. Why not both? we ask. WHY NOT BOTH. New weird music by Rev. Squalis Friday, lots of Puzzling Evidence and Radio Synaesthesia clips from a few thousand years ago (both with Dr. Hal). "The Larger World," a new Bob Walkenhorst song; Stang reads Goldstein's book from 1984; and Wei and Stang sing a salute to Dr. G. Gordon Gordon that they mutilated from a Warren Zevon classic.

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1832.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:48pm CDT

During the many SubGenius radio shows on various stations in 2008, we reminisced about old times and the most horrifying moments of the real-life SubGenius adventure. We saved those bits for this show, which ties in with Stang's SubGenius History / Cult Management online course that was then at Maybe Logic Academy (maybelogic.net). Ironically, brand new mindfuckery ends the show. Show is RADIO SAFE.

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1831.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:10pm CDT

Radio Safe Version! Rerun of #1150 (2008). An episode devoted entirely to the wonders and promise of X-Day, the annual SubGenius End of the Human World. Excerpts from Puzzling Evidence (KPFA) and John Hell's Pirate Cat show, San Francisco; Rick Barber's KOA-Denver AM talk show; Stang's sermon at Winterstar Symposium, and Radio Synaesthesia (WCSB Cleveland). New songs by The Attery Squash and Doctor Steel. Plan 9 Vs. The Mist.

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1830pg.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:13pm CDT

Rerun of #1150 (2008). An episode devoted entirely to the wonders and promise of X-Day, the annual SubGenius End of the Human World. Excerpts from Puzzling Evidence (KPFA) and John Hell's Pirate Cat show, San Francisco; Rick Barber's KOA-Denver AM talk show; Stang's sermon at Winterstar Symposium, and Radio Synaesthesia (WCSB Cleveland). New songs by The Attery Squash and Doctor Steel. Plan 9 Vs. The Mist.

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1830.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:08pm CDT

Rerun of #1149 (2008). A live broadcast from WCSB Cleveland, in which Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Rev. Stang and Princess Wei attempt to adjust moment-by-moment to the Rural War Room background music. The subject matter is primarily sex, sexual issues, and fluids that issue from "Bob." A rare 1929 SubGenius recording is played. Deluxe extra texture by LeMur, Norel Pref. 

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1829.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:11pm CDT

Rerun of #1143 (2008), in which we return to sheer idolatry for "Bob," taken from various devivals and radio shows from recent months' travels. Excerpts from Puzzling Evidence (KPFA) and John Hell's Pirate Cat show, San Francisco; Rick Barber's KOA-Denver AM talk show; Stang's sermon at Winterstar Symposium, and Radio Synaesthesia (WCSB Cleveland). Something new is added to the collagiasticity as well. (RADIO SAFE.)

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1828pg.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:41pm CDT

Rerun of #1143 (2008), in which we return to sheer idolatry for "Bob," taken from various devivals and radio shows from recent months' travels. Excerpts from Puzzling Evidence (KPFA) and John Hell's Pirate Cat show, San Francisco; Rick Barber's KOA-Denver AM talk show; Stang's sermon at Winterstar Symposium, and Radio Synaesthesia (WCSB Cleveland). Something new is added to the collagiasticity as well.

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1828.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:39pm CDT

RADIO SAFE VERSION

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:49am CDT

I’m so tired of writing these blurbs.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:20pm CDT

RADIO SAFE VERSION. From 2008. All on the subjects of health, coffee and jenkem, from Puzzling Evidence (KPFA),  John Hell's Pirate Cat show (San Francisco), and Radio Synesthesia (WCSB Cleveland);  Stang reads from THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS at Winterstar Symposium. Also: dopest and dopiest Lemur noises and Norel Pref sounds. 

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1826pg.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:39pm CDT

From 2008. All on the subjects of health, coffee and jenkem, from Puzzling Evidence (KPFA),  John Hell's Pirate Cat show (San Francisco), and Radio Synesthesia (WCSB Cleveland);  Stang reads from THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS at Winterstar Symposium. Also: dopest and dopiest Lemur noises and Norel Pref sounds. 

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LOG OF THIS EPISODE:

1 Slipstream - R We In a Movie? 00:45

2 Frankenstein 1970 -Skull Stripped-Begin 00:27

3 LeMur: HOS Intro #776 - Brain Reactivated 00:55

4 Stang intro speeded 00:59

4 "PuzEv" - FX-Brow-Coffeenos 04:01

5 My Mind! Ha! 00:03

6 Winterstar 08 -- Description Of Rant 01:20

7 Credits, Intro 00:52

8 Hell - PiratCat Jenkem Absynth 02:01

9 LeMur: Davy Crockett, King of Beer #2 00:25

10 LeMur:  Smoke Gun #7 - Drunk With _Bob_ 00:24

11 Winterstar 08 -- Frankenjenkem 04:24

12 Norel Pref:  bunny X copy 01:01

13 "PuzEv" - STOK - coffee! 02:07

14 Winterstar 08 -- Frankencoffee 04:04

15 "PuzEv"  - STOK2 - MonsterJuggs- 04:22

16 Norel Pref: don't forget drugs 02:17

17 cred Norel 00:19

18 Hell: Porno - Jenkem - Tape Arrest 01:55

19 LeMur: Canvas Hammock #2 00:30

20 Norel Pref: funniest cigarettes 00:49

21 LeMur: The Loneger Again #25a - You're Getting Help 00:52

22 Dave-MiniJimiDrugContainers 00:57

23 Slipstream009-HardDriveWriter-drugs 01:32

24 "PuzEv" -Leave Bob Alone - Drugz - Baby in Truck 01:40

25 Norel Pref: feel great 01:00

26 Radio Synesthesia, 3-9-08 - Rush Has the Good Pils~ 01:32

27 "PuzEv" -Gary & Drugs Caller 01:50

28 Norel Pref: bush love_drugs 02:07

29 Norel Pref: hit me with your bad shot 00:53

30 LeMur: Like Steroids 00:13

31 Winterstar 08 -- Reading the Book of the SubGenius Health_Chptr 12:16

32 Credits and URL 00:54

33 Slipstream - Whats Going On? -- End 00:39

 

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1826.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:37pm CDT

This one's not EXACTLY a rerun. It's partly made from episode #139, in which Dr. G. Gordon Gordon gets Stang hooked on Human Soul. There's also some old ranting by Stang from stuff he wrote for the Stark Fist of Removal magazine, and an an exclusive interview with The Swingin' Love Corpses about their drug use. We also hear clips from Sad Dog Diary, by Ze Frank, found on YouTube, and LBJ explaining that "Dogs has always been mah friend." Stang reads from Dobbstown Mirror and also Onan's Sermon on Brains.

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1825.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:17pm CDT

RADIO SAFE VERSION: Jesus is the star of this episode, from a rare radio appearance from back when He was business manager of The SubGenius Foundation. There's also the unusual usual from the Show Mines: Puzzling Evidence, The Swingin' Love Corpses, ESO Swamp Radio and ESO the band, Oingo Boingo, Rainmakers guy, plus Father Joe Mama and Rex Harrison.

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1824pg.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:29pm CDT

Jesus is the star of this episode, from a rare radio appearance from back when He was business manager of The SubGenius Foundation. There's also the unusual usual from the Show Mines: Puzzling Evidence, The Swingin' Love Corpses, ESO Swamp Radio and ESO the band, Oingo Boingo, Rainmakers guy, plus Father Joe Mama and Rex Harrison.

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1824.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:25pm CDT

((RADIO SAFE VERSION)) This episode is different because it’s so CHEERY. Don’t worry, it’s still sick and twisted; it’s just that moods improved at Stang Ranch with the improved weather, vaccines, and animal behavior. Also, the new Dobbstown Mirror came out, and that’s always cause for celebration and on-air readings. The music in this one is a real mix, with everything from old show tunes to old-school rock and roll to punk to Doktormusic and The Swinging’ Love Corpses — but all cheery or at least spazzy and funny. The Drummond Brothers are featured on Puzzling Evidence clips as well as the Corpses tunes. Old ESO Radio and even older Firesign Theatre are interspersed. Stang reveals the plans for X-Day 2021 at the end.

2021 X-DAY INFO

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1823pg.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:05pm CDT

This episode is different because it’s so CHEERY. Don’t worry, it’s still sick and twisted; it’s just that moods improved at Stang Ranch with the improved weather, vaccines, and animal behavior. Also, the new Dobbstown Mirror came out, and that’s always cause for celebration and on-air readings. The music in this one is a real mix, with everything from old show tunes to old-school rock and roll to punk to Doktormusic and The Swinging’ Love Corpses — but all cheery or at least spazzy and funny. The Drummond Brothers are featured on Puzzling Evidence clips as well as the Corpses tunes. Old ESO Radio and even older Firesign Theatre are interspersed. Stang reveals the plans for X-Day 2021 at the end.

2021 X-DAY INFO

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1823.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:58pm CDT

Some listeners may want to use ear protection. Most of this episode is straight out of Cleveland. The bulk of it is by Sheridan, the mysterious weirdo, who provided another massive 45-minute media barrage. At the end we hear a classic tune from Cleveland's Einstein Secret Orchestra, and some acid garage punk jazz by The Swingin' Love Corpses. 

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2021 X-DAY INFO: https://hypercubego.com/XDAY2021/

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1822.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:44pm CDT

This episode is NOTHING AT ALL like any recent episodes, or any old ones for that matter. It's almost entirely created by the Cleveland weirdo SHERIDAN, albeit using lots of SubGenius clips amid inexplicable things from his own collection. He wanted to give Stang a break so he did two almost-whole shows, of which is this the first. There is a break in the middle for rare, just-unearthed songs by Nenslo and The Swingin' Love Corpses.  ((CLEAN FOR RADIO!)

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1821.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:13pm CDT

This episode is exactly like the last three, in that it has the same elements: ESO Swamp Radio from 2001, Puzzling Evidence from 2012, ancient rare Firesign Theatre, and Captain Beefheart. Saves time. Allowed us to get the Kindle version of our new book EYELASH out. We start with the late Prof. Chas Smith explaining the origins of Lonesome Cowboy Dave. Later there is an all-star Puzzling Evidence show, and more ESO, with call-ins from superstars Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, Michael Peppe, Popess Lilith, Bishop Joey of Church of the Last Laugh, and Dr. Phineas Narco of National Cynical... but not Dr. Hal. Towards the end, Philo Drummond and Ivan Stang revert to their true identities as Arkansas hog farmers.  

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1820.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:01pm CDT

((CLEAN FOR RADIO)) "Nobody's biography has a happy ending!" -- the late Dr. K'taden Legume

This one's heavy on the Puzzling Evidence, an unusual episode from 2012 without Dr. Hal but with Rev. Stang and Dr. Philo Drummond. Rev. Phineas Narco joins by phone. Also: ESO Swamp Radio in the muddy, muddy flesh, The Firesign Theatre from Dope Humor of the Seventies, The Rudy Schwartz Project's Sunshine Supershits, Captain Beefheart, The Psycho Skeletons and Tenacious D. Those were the days. The days of old. Of old people and old Puzzling Evidence tapes. 

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1819.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:10pm CDT

((CLEAN FOR RADIO)) An all-obscure-star cast! Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, Prof. Chas Smith, Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Rev. Shining Path of Least Resistance, Phineas Narco, Dr. Philo Drummond and Kaosmic MamaKat, caller Taxi Bob, Bohandas (!!), The Firesign Theatre, Captain Beefheart, Paul Mavrides, Dr. Legume, Rev. Penn Jillette, Papa Joe Mama, even Rev. Funnyname! The highlight is probably the report from Rev. Shining Path of Least Resistance to Puzzling Evidence Show on his surreal visit to North Korea. Rev. Stang reads a poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes and reveals the new Revelations of Rev. Xenofact. He also reads an angry letter from an ex-fan. 

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1818.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:01pm CDT

((RADIO SAFE VERSION))

All the music in this episode is from Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band, and the album Doc at the Radar Station, except the very last song and one singing commercial by The Firesign Theater. There is a wise poem by Onan Canobite. All the rest of this episode is taken from The SubGenius Foundation's 2001 collection of best clips from ESO Swamp Radio (WCSB-Cleveland), the great show of the late Chas Smith, on which Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Stang, Princess Wei and Bleepo Abernathy were honored to be regulars. If regulars is the correct term. Probably not. 

HOUR OF SLACKhttp://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1817pg.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:33pm CDT

All the music in this episode is from Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band, and the album Doc at the Radar Station, except the very last song and one singing commercial by The Firesign Theater. There is a wise poem by Onan Canobite. All the rest of this episode is taken from The SubGenius Foundation's 2001 collection of best clips from ESO Swamp Radio (WCSB-Cleveland), the great show of the late Chas Smith, on which Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Stang, Princess Wei and Bleepo Abernathy were honored to be regulars. If regulars is the correct term. Probably not. 

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1817.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:29pm CDT

Or is it the lighter side of The Dark? Either way, this is another SubGenius "Silver Age" collection, although there's a brand new rant-song by new contributor Rev. Trevor B. (No relation.) Killer rare clips from The Firesign Theatre, Puzzling Evidence, ESO Swamp Radio,  and the SubGenius documentary movie (which is now free on Amazon Prime and YouTube). The Wei-Stang Clan was hoping to do a new "live" show this week, but two abandoned puppy dogs suddenly showed up on our doorstep, and they've been keeping everybody extra busy with their funny cavorting and pooping. The boy pup is named Yeti and the girl pup is Chupacabra. We think they are mostly German Shepherd so we reckon they will be large. The cats, however, are NOT amused. ((Whole show is CLEAN for radio.))

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1816.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:42pm CDT

RADIO SAFE VERSION: Old shows and music that sound brand new... in fact, some sound more like they're from the future! Music by ESO, The El Queso All-Stars, Morgan Gutentag, The SubG Kids, Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, and The Psycho Skeletons. Words are emitted, rapid-fire, by The Puzzling Evidence Show, ESO Swamp Radio, Sheridan, Rev. Negative, Christopher Lee the movie actor, and The Firesign Theatre. LeMur works over John Wayne! Yes, it is a show. A SubGenius show.

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1815pg.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:38pm CDT

Old shows and music that sound brand new... in fact, some sound more like they're from the future! Music by ESO, The El Queso All-Stars, Morgan Gutentag, The SubG Kids, Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, and The Psycho Skeletons. Words are emitted, rapid-fire, by The Puzzling Evidence Show, ESO Swamp Radio, Sheridan, Rev. Negative, Christopher Lee the movie actor, and The Firesign Theatre. LeMur works over John Wayne! Yes, it is a show. A SubGenius show.

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Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1815.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:35pm CDT

RADIO SAFE VERSION - Stang reads from the new SubGenius book EYELASH, the latest Dobbs.town Mirror, and from recent rant-liners by Rev. Elvis Martini. From the SubGenius documentary, we hear audio describing the Church's biggest early devival, and the first super-obnoxious SubGenius Kook of many. The Firesign Theatre rarities continue, along with classic "lost" ESO Swamp Radio and Puzzling Evidence clips. Contributors include Dr. Philo Drummond, Paul Mavrides, Richard Linklater, Puzzling Evidence, Rev. Penn Jillette, Dr. Hal, Rev. Kelly Cash, Dr. Legume, Lonesome Cowboy Dave and Nurse Vicky. 

HOUR OF SLACK SECRETS

 

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1814pg.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:28pm CDT

Stang sings (?) a little January 20 ditty at the beginning of this Internet version that's not on the Radio version. Stang also reads from the new SubGenius book EYELASH, the latest Dobbs.town Mirror, and from recent rant-liners by Rev. Elvis Martini. From the SubGenius documentary, we hear audio describing the Church's biggest early devival, and the first super-obnoxious SubGenius Kook of many. The Firesign Theatre rarities continue, along with classic "lost" ESO Swamp Radio and Puzzling Evidence clips. Contributors include Dr. Philo Drummond, Paul Mavrides, Richard Linklater, Puzzling Evidence, Rev. Penn Jillette, Dr. Hal, Rev. Kelly Cash, Dr. Legume, Lonesome Cowboy Dave and Nurse Vicky. 

EVERYTHING

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:24pm CDT

The first full-length SubGenius science fiction novel, EYELASH by Nikolai Kingsley, is now available, and Rev. Stang reads an excerpt from it. He also reads the latest Dobbs.town Mirror (in stages) as well as a new rant by Onan. Interspersed are classic best-of bits from The Puzzling Evidence Show and ESO Swamp Radio (all from 2001-2002) and some more very rare Firesign Theatre from their early radio days. We also hear Paul Mavrides and Penn Jillette talking about the Church, from the new documentary. There’s one song, a hidden track by Morgan Gutentag, titled, “Hidden Track.” Everything else is gravy, or, LeMur. (INTERNET VERSION = RADIO SAFE)

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:59pm CDT

RADIO SAFE VERSION -

The only new thing in this episode is a clip about the history of The Book of the SubGenius from Sandy Boone's new movie. Stang mispronounces Nick Offerman's name in the credits but that's understandable since Stang is very, very old now -- as are these amazing best-of selections from The Puzzling Evidence Show, ESO Swamp Radio/Hour of Slack (both from 2001-2002), and unbelievable rare clips from The Firesign Theatre's recent release of their earliest radio work, a collection called Dope Humor of the Seventies. This kind of show is easier for Stang to assemble as he heals up from doing something stupid to his own backbones. And it's much more fun than just using reruns.

SUBGENIUS CATALOG

Direct download: Hour_of_Slack_1812pg.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:33pm CDT

The only new thing in this episode is a clip about the history of The Book of the SubGenius from Sandy Boone's new movie. Stang mispronounces Nick Offerman's name in the credits but that's understandable since Stang is very, very old now -- as are these amazing best-of selections from The Puzzling Evidence Show, ESO Swamp Radio/Hour of Slack (both from 2001-2002), and unbelievable rare clips from The Firesign Theatre's recent release of their earliest radio work, a collection called Dope Humor of the Seventies. This kind of show is easier for Stang to assemble as he heals up from doing something stupid to his own backbones. And it's much more fun than just using reruns.

HOUR OF SLACK LOGS AND ARCHIVES

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:29pm CDT