Wednesday, April 29 2009

Episode 100: La Vie Don King

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Recorded Wednesday, April 22 2009 (9:30 PM - 11:30 PM) at Zodiac Racquet Club, Southgate MI
    “Our big hundredth episode coincides with the start of Summerzcool.  We take a look at the first two nights of the new tour.  (Cameo appearances by Jennifer and Lee.  Special yawn effects by Jacob.)  (The Roger Clyne podcast starts at 29:33.)

    02:17 - it was decided, a few weeks ago, in a FSGL team meeting, that we would continue podcasting at Zodiac year-round since the pizza is better and it's more centrally located.
    04:26 - Buffett World's Twitter story
    05:34 - twitter.com/buffettworld | twitter.com/buffettnews | twitter.com/WAOTNC
    06:43 - Buffett News's Bob Dylan story.  The full interview can be downloaded in PDF from Bob Dylan's official site.
    07:38 - for the record, Greg's comment is really about Savannah Jane.  I confused Savannah Jane's Thursday interview with Kristin's Saturday interview during the news segment, but this mistaken attribution was edited out.
    08:31 - thepiratebay.org
    12:24 - a reference to how Greg is incapable of downloading any kind of audio file on his work laptop
    14:28 - the boys mock me because I had to redo this announcement.
    18:43 - that would be Episode 70
    20:41 - as you probably already know, it's the beach ball that's purple
    23:57 - a reference to the giant cluster that ends Episode 84
    26:25 - I wish now that I'd said "schooled" instead of "scolded"
    29:54 - in our area, Roger Clyne and Peacemakers are playing Chicago on Friday, May 15; Ann Arbor on Saturday, May 16; and Cleveland on Sunday, May 17.
    33:35 - see Clement Freud tell the joke himself, at Boing Boing.net.  (And I guess that should be Boing Boing "readers" rather than "listeners".)

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Saturday, April 18 2009

Episode 99: Tiki Barber is Open

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Recorded Wednesday, April 15 2009 (10:00 PM - 11:30 PM) at Zodiac Racquet Club, Southgate MI
    “Greg is back, and the boys help Jimmy build his empire by suggesting new items for the Margaritaville label. (Special guests: Joe and Jacob. Cameos by Schmoe's and Mike's kids and Jennifer.)

    01:42 - Greg reviewed this Frozen Concoction Maker review back in Episode 75
    03:07 - front page to the Adrienne Shelly auctions
    03:12 - the Adrienne Shelly Foundation
    03:22 - Waitress on IMDb and on Amazon
    03:51 - link to JB's auction
    04:12 - Margaritaville Myrtle Beach: Poker Set, from Google
    04:58 - call-in story on Buffett World
    05:24 - call-in audio on Margaritaville.com
    06:03 - ping pong story on Buffett News
    06:39 - Tiki Barber, in Wikipedia
    07:11 - Jimmy Buffett tribute cruise
    07:28 - what is now the Windjammer link
    10:02 - follow us on Twitter
    12:00 - Sammy Hagar's got Cabo Wabo, Vince Neil's got Tres Rios, Roger Clyne's got Mexican Moonshine, and Justin Timberlake's got 901.  Know of any others?
    13:52 - look for the /Filmcast at slashfilm.com
    14:16 - Note: the message code has been doctored to protect the guilty. The recipient's name has not.
    18:57 - Margaritaville beach chairs (at the Key West store)
    19:42 - Close.   It's nagsheadhammocks.com in Kitty Hawk NC.  Recommended by Mickey's sister-in-law.
    20:12 - the Fantome succumbed to Hurricane Mitch in autumn of 1998.  To learn more, we recommend Jim Carrier's The Ship and the Storm, available at Amazon.

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Thursday, April 2 2009

Episode 98: A Big Gecko Casting Tall Shadows

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Recorded Wednesday, March 25 2009 (9:00 PM - 10:30 PM) at Zodiac Racquet Club, Southgate MI
    “The guys talk about the new theme song and take a closer listen to the Hawaii concerts recently broadcast on Sirius XM.  (Special guest: Joe.  Cameos by Lee and Jennifer.)

    It’s here!  It’s here!  It only took eight days, but it’s here!
    00:00 - recorded off Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday, March 10
    00:38 - you can watch the South Park episode “Margaritaville” at South Park Studios
    02:42 - a reference to Episode 78
    04:42 - here’s the brand-new behind-the-scenes documentary of our theme song recording session…

    (The video at Viddler includes pop-up notes.  VIdeo is also available at at Vimeo, at our Facebook group, and was originally posted on youTube in two parts.)
    04:57 - featuring the talents of Jim Auquier (The Jimmy Show) and Rob Norum of, together. Acoustic Rewind.
    05:30 - we had to whip up a final verse on the spot.  I think Scott offered the “Shadows tall” line, about which I was skeptical.  I doubted the tilt of the Earth was substantial enough to change shadows in Autumn and the rhyme smacked of desperation.  The following morning Scott “took me to school”, offering the following information in an e-mail.

Summer sunlight is more direct.  More energy per unit area is received by sun.  Thin[k] of the longer shadows cast in winter.  Also think of the beam of a flashlight illuminating a spot on a table:  Direct illumination provides maximum light per unit area.  Tilting the flashlight means that the beam is spread over more area but its is giving of the same energy per unit time.  Thus the energy per unit time per area is smaller in the tilted case, and similarly as applies to the sun in the winter.

    10:21 - ...that said, the acoustic guitar in the clip you heard was Jim Auquier
    16:39 - Live from Key West - EP on iTunes
    19:56 - Scott means the cellphone video on YouTube, as mentioned on Buffett News
    20:55 - Cyndi Lauper sang “iko Iko” on her 1986 album True Colors
    21:33 - hear that crackling in the left speaker?  That’s not our usual cellphone interference.  You are witnessing the start of the slow death of my beloved Core Sound mics.
    21:51 - Buffett News’s write-up of Jimmy at the Jim Clark & Kristy Hinze nuptials
    23:42 - “Buffett Looking at New Sea Plane”, as mentioned on Buffett World
    24:30 - “Jimmy Buffett Wants South Side Bar to Shut Down”, from WPXI.com
    26:20 - Buffett News’s write-up of the Key West Margaritaville Café fire | Buffett World’s write-up of the Key West Margaritaville Café fireP.S.: it appears the San Carlos Institute re-opened in time.
    28:56 - the sneak peek photo, on Twitpic
    30:51 - the fabled Schmoeonade™ recipe

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