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Playlist for 15 September 2010 Options | Kicking Off Christmas 2010

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Henry Jacobs  Hi Fi   Options Around the World with Henry Jacobs 

Thank you John from Oslo!! Click for the full size image
 
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Kid Koala  Night Side   Options Your Mom's Favorite DJ      0:02:58 ()
Junk Culture  Daydream on Olea   Options West Coast 

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Junk Culture  City Side   Options West Coast    *   0:18:36 ()
Yannick Chevalier  Radio Jingles   Options Best of No 2 - Des Jingles 4 & 7      0:20:26 ()
Mink Lungs  I Sell Love   Options The Better Button 

 
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Vogel  Arschloch   Options       0:24:38 ()
X-Mal Deutschland  Incubus Succubus   Options Underground NDW - German New Wave Rarities 

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A.F. Mobius  Boser Traum   Options Spannung, Leistung, Widerstand (V/A)      0:33:21 ()
 
Yann Tomita  Chopin Opus 28 No 4   Options Dooppee Time 

 
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Jane Birkin - Serge Gainsbourg  Jane B   Options Jane Birkin Serge Gainsbourg      0:44:18 ()
Gazebo  I Like Chopin   Options The Italo Disco Collection 

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Jacques Palminger  German Woman   Options       0:52:55 ()
Kim Fowley  Ode To Sweet Sixteen   Options Good Clean Fun 

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Charles John Quatro  The Woman Came To Me As News   Options Self Titled 

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Molly Roth  Plant Talk   Options       1:02:47 ()
  Michelle - Psychosexual Poem         1:03:05 ()
Kim Fowley - Rodney Bingenheimer  Search For A Teenage Woman   Options Good Clean Fun      1:06:02 ()
Shirley Collins  Space Girl   Options  

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George Coleman - Bongo Joe  Science Fiction   Options George Coleman - Bongo Joe      1:11:19 ()
 
Raffreddore Nero  Scoraggiando   Options Squallor 

 
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Stina Nordenstam  Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair   Options People Are Strange      1:27:35 ()
Islaja  Joku Toi Radion   Options Keraaminen Paa 

Jersey City!! Click for the full size image
 
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Rally  Bjallerklang   Options Rally 2      1:36:03 ()
Jingle Cats  Ave Maria   Options Here Comes Santa Claws 

Another Kenterpiece from John from Oslo. Click for the full size image
 
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Bob Dylan  Do You Hear What I Hear?   Options Christmas In The Heart      1:42:41 ()
Eddie Noack  Relief Is Just A Swallow Away   Options Gentlemen Prefer Blondes      1:45:32 ()
The Amazing Kreskin  Imagination and Swallowing   Options       1:47:39 ()
The Night Air  Drugging   Options The Best of The Night Air Vol 1 

 
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Tonetta  Drugs Drugs Drugs   Options 777 

 
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Brown Whornet  Song for Freddie   Options Radio Ablum (sic)      1:57:49 ()
The Amazing Kreskin  How To Catch a Murderer   Options       2:02:45 ()
 
cLOUDDEAD  Star Fish   Options cLOUDDEAD 

 
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Immortal Technique  Third World   Options  

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Clothesline Revival  The Resurrection of John Henry   Options They Came From Somewhere      2:25:55 ()
The Clouds  No, You Can't Take Them!   Options Self Titled      2:28:18 ()
Ages and Ages  My Nostalgia   Options PDX Pop Now! 2010 (V/A) 

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Quadron  Slippin'   Options Self Titled      2:36:45 ()
Dsh! Dsh!   Nesus   Options Future Sound of Russia 

 
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Old Time Relijun  Veleno Mortale   Options Catharsis in Crisis      2:44:18 ()
Olivia New-Ton-Jon  Bermuda   Options Jose O*N*T*J 

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Wire  I Dont Understand   Options Send Ultimate 

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Go Home Productions   Velvet Sugar   Options This Was Pop (2002-2007) 

 
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Go Home Productions   Velvet Sugar   Options This Was Pop (2002-2007) 

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Listener comments!

  Wed. 9/15/10 9:01am Marco:

Good da mornin to ya Ken:)
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:01am mike east:

Good morning Ken
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:01am jeremy:

that is one disturbing picture...
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:02am Dan B From Upstate:

Hey, Ken. Hey, all.
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:02am annie:

woohoo!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:03am dei x:

good morning united colors of 80s advertising campaigns!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:03am Marco:

My iPhones battery is dead so Ken won't have to put up with my ass comments:(
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:05am Ken:

Morning everybodies!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:06am Aaron:

learn the windmill : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sd4C8_FMdjA&feature=player_embedded
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:07am Cheri Pi:

KenKenKenKenKenKen!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:07am trs:

The sleep just fell outta my eye. Guten Morgen
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:09am Bad Ronald:

Morning Ken. Word on the street sez Belock's back in the fall, yeah?
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:09am ?:

United colors of WFMU!
Nice work Mister!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:11am Parq:

John from Oslo has either made my whole morning or sent it crashing and burning to the ground, I'm still trying to decide.
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:16am Ken:

Marco just made my morning!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:18am BSI:

well for the love of god, somebody please make my morning!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:19am Ne-guh-tor:

Morning, Ken! Lovin' it so far! Not necessarily stoned, but beautiful.....
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:21am still b/p:

Yeee-yo! The Genetic Sorcerer's Apprentice added 'shrooms to his recklessness for the United Colors outcome.
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:21am jeremy:

penetrators with high energy?? nice. i wonder if that's on his business card...
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:30am hunkapappa:

Ken. Your show is one of my favorites.
Hey how is Hova? Miss his shows.
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:31am Ken:

Hova and Belinda are still on the air doing Greasy Kid Stuff on a station in Portland, Oregon.
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:32am Thatan, Printh of Darkneth!:

Incubuth! Thuccubuth!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:34am stingy d:

i got a tummy aches!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:37am stingy d:

oh i was riding laps in central park the other day, and listening to music, and this (bed music) song came on, and i went all fast and thought of you, ken!

but then i stopped thinking about you, and thought about wind, and hippy stuff.
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:38am Andy in Berlin:

It means evil dream or bad dream - boese means bad or evil
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:39am dei x:

Every December, we celebrate the biggest incubus birth of all
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:40am Thatan, Printh of Darkneth!:

The incubuth shootth hith ink, and the thuccubuth ith the one that thuckth. That'th how I remember it!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:40am Geraldine:

The devil really DID make ME do it!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:43am Ne-guh-tor:

Doopee Time!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:44am Tony Shalhoub:

I hate salamanders!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:45am dj:

oh man!! get off work soon.. and then im treated to some crying Chopin... could life be sweeter? NO!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:48am Thatan, Printh of Darkneth!:

Thalamanderth are fantathtic! But enough of thith frivolouthneth; I have to go to my buthineth ethtablishment now. Toodleth!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:49am paul:

o shit, gazebo!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:51am Ne-guh-tor:

Gazebo?
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:52am Looms:

What did we do to deserve this?
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:52am dei x:

I want groupies. Do I lack talent? Assholeness? Y chromosome?
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:52am bennett4senate:

good day Ken, and faithful ken-show commentors
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:54am yayson:

this show just keeps outdoing itself
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:54am Ken:

I apologize for the Gazebo... I was trying to get that Nichols and May track "Chopin" up but it no worked!!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:54am Goyim in the AM:

Gazebo, like Modern Talking, is one of those groups that my Austrian wife can't believe I never heard until I got over here.
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:56am Dan B From Upstate:

So... it's a bad thing that I liked the Gazebo song, then?
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:58am jeanne:

without whips without leather!
just you and meeee~
and the ara---bians.......

sweeeeet
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:58am don:

take her to the sock hop.. for christ's sake!
  Wed. 9/15/10 9:58am Vivian:

What a Velvet Underground rip off!
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:01am jeremy:

i <3 humidity
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:03am yayson:

re dan: i actually was in the process of turning the volume up on the gazebo when it got cut...
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:04am Ne-guh-tor:

I feel so pretty....
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:05am Ne-guh-tor:

Please, love me......now.
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:07am Vivian:

But will you take me to the sock hop???
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:07am mikev:

Great hypophone
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:08am jeremy:

woof woof!
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:08am Cheri Pi:

This song is freaking me out
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:08am bennett4senate:

hey guys, I'll just be romping in the field of teenage infinity, if anyone's looking for me - I gotta turn my cell phone off
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:15am PMd:

John from Oslo, you are the best!
Morning all...
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:18am John from Oslo:

Thanks PMd, Ken's head is putty in my hands, ehhh
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:19am Bad Ronald:

Is that a young Farrokh Bulsara in front of a VW Beetle?
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:22am Julie:

Jane Birkin isn't screechy she's wispy.
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:23am Julie:

Jane was better back then, before someone tried to teach her to sing ;)
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:24am Michelle in Green Bay:

Morning all! Enjoying the socialist whatnot this morning...
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:25am stingy d:

fungol! they make awesome hats that force people to look cool.
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:27am seang:

crackin me up, Bad Ronald--had to look up the name!
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:30am Bad Ronald:

Hah!
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:30am from Quebec:

"my nose is so clogged that I'm breathing through my ass" (around the middle of the song)
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:30am John from Oslo:

Good one Bad Ronald
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:37am Gil Roitto:

Bjällerklang = Jingle Bells (remix)
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:38am Dan B From Upstate:

At least it's not Bob Dylan...
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:38am R I S K Y:

BLAST JAM THEM KEN!!!!
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:39am stingy d:

kelly clarkson kelly kelly clarkson
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:41am paul:

this is pretty epic, but i can't hear "ave maria" without thinking of Wing's version, thanks to WFMU
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:41am PMD:

I'm so glad my cat isn't in the room. he'd be freaking out.
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:42am PMD:

OK, he didn't freak out, but he stopped short several times and looked around.
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:42am listener 108365:

my cat is unmoved by the jingle cats
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:42am BSI:

goddamn cats are evil.
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:43am Dan B From Upstate:

Spoke too soon. Ken, you have an interesting way of showing us you love us.
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:43am dei x:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxLG2wtE7TM
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:44am John from Oslo:

Do we hear what Bob hears?
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:44am Vivian:

If only Dylan had cats as back up singers...
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:44am monica:

ken we're in mourning here. can you play us no milk today by hermans hermits? our friend david has left the building. x listener monica
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:45am Torbjørn:

Is this from the Bob Dylan Christmas album ? .. He certainly is the croakmeister supreme.
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:45am still b/p:

"Do you have a calendar like my calendar...my calendar?"
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:46am annie:

i heard a hank williams tribute yesterday.... ol' mr zimmerman made an appearance.. ouch with a capital o
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:48am Michelle in Green Bay:

It's happening. IT'S HAPPENING!
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:49am stingy d:

is this effected by you? or did he make these recordings as such??
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:51am John from Oslo:

This is excellent!
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:51am Ken:

I added the echo to the Amazing Kreskin, Stingy, I also slowed him down.
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:53am stingy d:

nice touch! it was pretty mesmerizing, i'd definitely listen to an entire album of that fool slowed out and echoed down.
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:56am stingy d:

oh this is tonetta! this guy is a real fuckin creep! nice!
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:56am Ken:

Say No More Stingy!
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:56am Irwin:

Tonetta: stole R. Stevie Moore's playbook!
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:57am Ken:

And by Say No More, I mean more treated Kreskin comin' up
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:58am pierre:

Man, you love Tonetta !
That is good
  Wed. 9/15/10 10:58am pierre:

Oh and Bonjour ! by the way
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:00am amberto:

my sweet dear lord, what the hell is this amazing song? a quick google/you tube search provided no results :)
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:00am stingy d:

well cookie old puss then!
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:01am Ken:

Brown Whornet was a great band from Austin Texas, This song had no title.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:02am amberto:

that is my new favorite song - DAMN YOU EMERGENCY BROADCAST SYSTEM FOR INTERRUPTING SUCH JOY.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:03am EBS:

If this had been a real emergency, you'd be dead already. Stop whining.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:04am Dan B From Upstate:

Quick wiki read provided the following info: Kreskin became a mentalist because of Lee Faulk's comic strip Mandrake the Magician. I should have let the daily funnies decide what I did with my life.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:04am stingy d:

pressure is totally unimportant?!!!??! how totally?!
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:05am AnAnonymousParty:

This guy is amazing.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:06am Ne-guh-tor:

Kreskin sounds like A, Lucier in this "piece"
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:06am still b/p:

Starting tomorrow, I am...Dagwood's neighbor, Herb. In every way.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:06am stingy d:

hey ken, are you just doing this live? cus i think i will play this at my next dj gig, which happens to be at a major retail store in soho.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:10am PMD:

Ken, please explain why he did it...
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:11am Cheri Pi:

Lady Gaga should wear a peanut butter dress too.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:12am Iggy Pop:

Been there, done that...
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:12am stingy d:

the reason i ask is because i will politely ask for a copy, or i will just completely disregard you and record it for myself off the archive when it comes out.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:13am Jon:

meat shoes and meat hat, too
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:13am Skirkie:

We do know The Undertones did the meat dress before Lady Gaga was even born, right?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bryanburnett/undertones.jpg
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:14am AnAnonymousParty:

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday ....
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:17am stingy d:

i guess obvs live... gonna hold that
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:17am Ken:

Yeah, but the Undertones didn't WEAR the meat dress in public.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:18am Ken:

Go for it Stingy
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:18am NN:

Alas, the Undertones had too small an audience.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:21am Fern:

@ Jon. Meat purse to. Wait, did I just say that? For real, though, there's a funny picture of Cher holding it, while Gaga spoke, looking absolutely disgusted.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:22am stingy d:

lady gaga caters to the polish community in 30-something polish community in greenpoint for some reason.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:22am Meat Related:

http://tinyurl.com/butchercover
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:23am stingy d:

i'm sick of rap songs using these drums. i forget where they are from right now. but it happens 5 times a year. it needs to stop. eddie kendricks or something
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:23am Cheri Pi:

What's happening with the Juggalo convention? I rely on the comment board for all of my news.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:23am bennett4senate:

ken, I love that you love Immortal Technique. I have no idea what music your children have left to try to piss you off
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:24am AnAnonymousParty:

Listen to Immortal Technique and look ath the Olsen twins pic. Creepy.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:24am stingy d:

aap, he's about the same height.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:25am Cheri Pi:

I'm sick of these rap & pop singers who rely on the vocoder. Homer Dudley would be turning in his grave.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:26am Parq:

Strange GIFs and hip-hop - suddenly, I feel like I'm listening to Hot Rod. And that's not a bad thing.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:26am Ne-guh-tor:

Yeah! I've wondered that, too! Do your kids listen to music you hate, Ken? Certainly, there has to be some rebellion from your immersion into the music world, right? Are they "normal", Ken or has your influence made them exotic in their approach to music and arts? Curious minds want to know!
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:28am Ne-guh-tor:

So far, my love of music and tastes just annoy my kids and wife. I really have to scale back most of the time.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:30am Ken:

Well my son does love Immortal Technique but I wisely stopped trying to turn my kids on to music years ago. They have decent taste in indie / commercial music - Bright Eyes, Modest Mouse, Arcade Fire, Deertick, Laura Viers.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:30am paul:

did that girl just say "and my enema"?
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:32am Skirkie:

I was extremely unimpressed with that new Arcade Fire album the internet was drooling over.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:33am trs:

"Lugh!"
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:33am Joe:

the kid has excellent taste in hip-hop
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:34am stingy d:

hey ken's kid, go listen to earl sweatshirt!
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:34am Holy Mother of All Felines:

Ave Maria indeed!
In other open tabs, donations now being made to PETA and Tom Monaghan’s law school, courtesy of Ken, and then Dylan himself again proves The Almighty is Great -- Thank God for the ‘60s, though perhaps one shouldn’t put on a high hat and harp on this.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:36am PMD:

A volcano eruption is fatal? They don't say from what distance. Mt. St. Helens didn't hurt me. Nor the Iceland one.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:36am Ken:

I gotta say, it's nice to drive around with my son, listening to Immortla Technique and dissecting the bullshit from the truth in his songs.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:37am bobby:

Great Show Today Ken!!!!!!! vaporizzzzze
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:39am Ne-guh-tor:

I'm afraid of the backlash that might occur that my obsessive, esoteric and, frankly, isolated life will have on my kids. Record geeks and underground musicians must seem very odd to everyone else ;) I think it's the only way to fly!
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:41am chrizzi hell yes:

ken, play something from the greek girlband 2the empty breast", there is a song called "suck my milk, baby" :))
punk rock for babies
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:44am Ken:

Sounds great Chrizzi - can you send it to me?
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:45am Ken:

Yeah, I think that once kids are 9 or 10, parents should stop pushing thei music onto them.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:48am chrizzi hell yes:

i am editing their lyrics right now... and have to re-record it for the greek girls.. and then i send it to you okay.. !
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:48am stingy d:

my dad pushed thelonius monk on me around 9 or 10 thank heavens, now he pushes django reinhardt on me, i just smile and scoff on the inside.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:51am bennett4senate:

@stingy oh man, yeah Earl Sweatshirt, good stuff. http://vimeo.com/12056212 What is it about inland empire california that just breeds these groups of rap kids making drug fueled disgusting skate videos? or wear tight teal jeans, in the case of the New Boyz, also from inland CA?
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:52am paul:

almost thought that read "parents should stop pushing thai music onto them". which i would greatly disagree with!
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:54am AnAnonymousParty:

Rainfall damages your hearing? Great, yet ANOTHER reason not to stand outside in a thunderstorm.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:54am Ken:

Earl Sweatshirt next week!
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:54am Andy in Berlin:

I was pushing Wire on my kid and he resisted. Too bad for him, I say.
I *could* try pushingThai music, though...
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:55am stingy d:

don't know, don't care, its just so good! check tyler the creator's french too. his album is tough to find, but its out there. all the odd future stuff is free download too. but earl and tyler are the standouts. new boys not quite my thing, but yea... shit's a-alright
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:55am Earl Sweatshirt:

Why are you people taking about me?!
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:56am PMD:

Is this still Ken's show??
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:56am stingy d:

because you're in bootcamp, and it's a travesty to great rap.
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:57am bennett4senate:

haha @stingy yeah I'm not a huge 'jerkin' fan either, just saying something about suburbs that breeds kids making weird vomit rap AND dance craze rap, just a few towns over
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:58am stingy d:

cool show ken! as per the norm
  Wed. 9/15/10 11:59am stingy d:

true benzy, altho, that shit is NOT happening- except in california.
  Wed. 9/15/10 12:00pm stingy d:

i take that back already. bye
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