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Options September 4, 2013: (Show #470) I want to step across (The line between idea and manifestation)

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Artist Track Album Year Format Comments New / Special Approx. start time
Hal Hartley  End Credits, Simple Men   Options True Fiction Pictures  1992  WAV  a.k.a. Ned Rifle  * ***   0:00:00 (MP3 | )
Joachim Holbek  Piano sound (reversed)   Options Riget (The Kingdom)  1994  WAV  Lars von Trier TV series  * ***   0:01:48 (MP3 | )
Joachim Holbek  Piano sound   Options Riget (The Kingdom)  1994  WAV  Lars von Trier TV series  ***   0:07:33 (MP3 | )
John Lawrence  We are living in an artificially induced state of consciousness   Options John Carpenter's They Live  1998  WAV    * ***   0:08:15 (MP3 | )
Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza  In Köln (Cologne), Germany   Options Köln, Germany: 6/29/09, show #397  2009  WAV  http://lastever.org  * ***   0:09:21 (MP3 | )
Kraftwerk  Radioaktivität   Options Radio-Activity  1975  Vinyl    * ***   0:10:48 (MP3 | )
Kraftwerk  Radioaktivität   Options Radio-Activity  1975  Vinyl    ***   0:11:55 (MP3 | )
Michael Jackson & Paul McCartney  I don't believe it (The Girl Is Mine)   Options Thriller 25th Anniversary [2008 2LP Remaster]  2008  WAV    * ***   0:14:38 (MP3 | )
Jerry Goldsmith  Carol Anne's Theme   Options Poltergeist s.t.  1982  WAV    * ***   0:14:58 (MP3 | )
Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza  It's All Forgotten Now (phone calls)   Options It's All Forgotten Now: 2/8/05, show #355  2005  WAV  Chaotic, delightful, and terrifying, all at once. 12th anniversary show. Samples: http://lastever.org/...  * ***   0:20:49 (MP3 | )
Air Supply  Making Love out of Nothing at All (reversed)   Options Greatest Hits  1983  WAV  Written by Jim Steinman  * ***   0:28:38 (MP3 | )
River Phoenix  The US has its priorities, a police state, a pressure cooker   Options   1991  WAV    * ***   0:31:45 (MP3 | )
Bryan Adams  Summer of '69   Options Reckless  1984  WAV    * ***   0:38:28 (MP3 | )
Air Supply  Making Love out of Nothing at All   Options Greatest Hits  1983  WAV  Written by Jim Steinman  ***   0:39:53 (MP3 | )
Noam Chomsky  Prison Labor   Options Free Market Fantasies: Capitalism in the Real World  1997  MP3    * ***   0:42:37 (MP3 | )
Jerry Goldsmith  Carol Anne's Theme   Options Poltergeist s.t.  1982  WAV    ***   0:44:54 (MP3 | )
Bryan Adams  Summer of '69   Options Reckless  1984  WAV    ***   0:49:23 (MP3 | )
Bryan Adams  Summer of '69   Options Reckless  1984  WAV    ***   0:49:56 (MP3 | )
Martin Donovan, Adrienne Shelly, Hal Hartley  TV deadens the inner core of my being, makes these daily sacrifices possible   Options Trust  1990  WAV    * ***   1:05:50 (MP3 | )
Parker Posey, Josh Hamilton  I see other houses   Options The House of Yes  1997  WAV    * ***   1:06:53 (MP3 | )
Jack Creley, David Cronenberg  Television is the retina of the mind's eye   Options Videodrome  1983  MP3    * ***   1:09:26 (MP3 | )
Harlan Ellison  tv on in restaurant,makes people stupid,radio wonderful,use brain,muscle atrophies   Options Dreams With Sharp Teeth  2008  WAV    * ***   1:12:14 (MP3 | )
Orson Welles interview  TV static   Options     WAV    * ***   1:13:30 (MP3 | )
Harlan Ellison  TV is dope   Options Dreams With Sharp Teeth  2008  MP3    * ***   1:13:55 (MP3 | )
Clarence Nash  Donald Duck tax propaganda cartoon   Options The Spirit of '43  1943  WAV  Written by Joe Grant  * ***   1:14:35 (MP3 | )
Phone callers  434-971-8678   Options   2013        1:25:41 (MP3 | )
Neil Diamond  America   Options Jazz Singer  1984  WAV    * ***   1:26:04 (MP3 | )
James Coburn  Americans submit to TV voluntarily   Options Looker  1981  WAV  Persuasion without coercion  * ***   1:27:13 (MP3 | )
Alan Ormsby  TV is a narcotic   Options My Bodyguard  1980  MP3    * ***   1:28:40 (MP3 | )
Michael Crichton  TV captures attention   Options Looker commentary    WAV    * ***   1:30:33 (MP3 | )
John Lawrence  We are being bred for slavery   Options John Carpenter's They Live  1998  WAV    * ***   1:31:52 (MP3 | )
Peter Sellers  Just like TV, only you can see much further   Options Being There  1979  WAV    * ***   1:33:34 (MP3 | )
Richard E. Grant  Cutting down jungles to breed hamburgers   Options How to Get Ahead in Advertising  1989  WAV    * ***   1:36:20 (MP3 | )
David Cronenberg  Forbidden images (Videodrome)   Options The Directors: The Films of David Cronenberg  1999  WAV    * ***   1:39:00 (MP3 | )
David Cronenberg, Jeff Goldblum  signal to noise ratio on downlink   Options Into the Night  1985  WAV    * ***   1:40:16 (MP3 | )
Hal Hartley  End Credits, Simple Men   Options True Fiction Pictures  1992  WAV  a.k.a. Ned Rifle  * ***   1:54:28 (MP3 | )

Listener comments!

Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:04pm listener james from westwood:

my god, it's full of stars!
(the chat box that is.)
howdy, kenzo, and all!
  Wed. 9/4/13 2:04pm Bliss:

Hi.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:04pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

breaths
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:10pm glenn:

oooh. twinkly.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:10pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The stars are matter, we're matter, but it doesn't matter.
- Don Van Vliet
I do not know. I do not care. & it doesn't matter
- Kerouac
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:13pm glenn:

malt does more than milton can to justify god's ways to man. -- a.e. housman.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:15pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...was thinking about the Lottery :
...'Soylent Green - it's *people* - !!'...
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:18pm Brian in UK:

Nothing is great or small otherwise than by comparison - Jonathan Swift.

You are standing on my foot - lady in the Underground last week.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:19pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

yes you are, yes you are
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:20pm Doug Schulkind:

Kenzo, so this is that Kraf Twerk I've been hearing so much about!
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:21pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Alice: Well, after all, three inches is such a wretched height to be !
Caterpillar [stretching out to exactly three inches] : It is a perfectly good height !!
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:22pm listener james from westwood:

lol @ kraf twerk! "she's a model and she's tverking good!"
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:26pm northguineahills:

Would love to contribute, but I'm a wee bit busy.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:28pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I'm late ! I'm late !
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:31pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

rabbit, you're just right
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:38pm glenn:

hey doug, here's a job for you. i think frickin' may be involved. toronto.en.craigslist.ca...
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:41pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

I wish I had answers.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:43pm northguineahills:

River's brother came to a party I was dj'ing at in FL and asked if he could smoke w/ us. (it was a party of maybe 35 kids, have no idea how he found it)
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:46pm Doug Schulkind:

@glenn
What a minute, do they need an adult maker of toys or a maker of adult toys?
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:47pm glenn:

an adult maker of adult toys, silly.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:47pm fleep:

Novocaine wearing off. Temporary crown on. Bring on the painkillers.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:49pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

fleep: I am here to serve
  Wed. 9/4/13 2:51pm dc waters:

These annoying children singing remind me of Rosemary's Baby. Eeesh.
  Wed. 9/4/13 2:52pm dc waters:

Yes, modulation then moderation . . .
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:53pm northguineahills:

(unfortunately, I'm immune to Novocaine, (must be genetic, as is my mother). It created some unfun situations when I was kid before they discovered why I was still feeling pain (thankfully, not for dental purposes)
  Wed. 9/4/13 2:57pm dc waters:

Party favors for the Chewish New Year, yay!
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:59pm listener james from westwood:

aslan is the name of the adult-toy maker? what is this, "the lion, the whips, and the wardrobe"?
chewish new year! not to be confused with wookiee life day!
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 2:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Is the Cheshire Cat's head OFF - ?!?!

...His head is *gone* - if it please your Majesty...
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:00pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...When Alice finishes, the Caterpillar comments that her recitation is not right. Alice concedes that it is not quite right, as some of the words are changed from normal. The Caterpillar retorts that her version is wrong from beginning to end...
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:02pm duke:

Am I live or am I an archive?
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:03pm dc waters:

Oh, Poltergeist it was. Yes, they can be annoying and pesky.
Avatar Wed. 9/4/13 3:05pm baconfat:

tuning in a little late: apparently hal hartley's next movie is going to be called "ned rifle," and parker posey's going to be in it.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:07pm glenn:

what about martin donovan?
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:08pm dc waters:

I see John Carpenter in the playlist. Just saw his "The Ward" over the weekend. Think it's probably his last. Not quite a stinker, but not his top form.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:09pm dc waters:

That's a tautology?
Avatar Wed. 9/4/13 3:11pm baconfat:

cast listing so far is: gemma arterton, parker posey, liam aiken, james urbaniak, and thomas jay ryan. looks like a sequel to fay grim.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:13pm dc waters:

Just don't build your House of Yes on a Native American burial ground.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:13pm possibilitywaves:

it is a tautology! trying to think of if the number 0 is or isn't like a tautology : )
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:14pm Rich in Washington:

I need to see House of Yes again.
I remember watching it and not liking it at the time.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:16pm dc waters:

Just looked up "tautology": Not what I was thinking of. What's the 'ology' for a self-contained, self-referential syllogism?
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:17pm Bliss:

Bravo on the Ellison snippet.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:19pm dc waters:

Harlan, my boy! Went to a well-reviewed Japanese restaurant for my birthday. TVs all around the place blasting March Madness. It was maddening all right.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:21pm dc waters:

Trouble understanding each other's adjectives. Instead of "Trouble with Pronouns," they could perform as "Trouble with Adjectives."
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:23pm listener james from westwood:

ellison should know. his "glass teat" collections of tv criticism were withering and have only gotten more true as time has passed.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:23pm possibilitywaves:

very fun!! : ) "Transcendence with transcendence"
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:26pm Bliss:

Good point about the niceness of hosting an art exhibit in your apartment.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:26pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Just got in. Alas, missed Ellison. A personal hero, that one.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:28pm fleep:

Can I call it Peggy?
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:28pm dc waters:

I presume the other Ellison fans here caught the interview with Chris T., or at least the archive?
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:29pm dc waters:

Just don't call it Maggie May.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:31pm listener james from westwood:

what?! i missed a chris t–harlan ellison interview? hoo boy, that could've gone any number of ways.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:33pm dc waters:

http://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/46556
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:33pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

I am going to change all your nicknames to Margaret
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:33pm Bliss:

I'd never heard of Ellison before today.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:34pm listener james from westwood:

thanks, dc. looks to have focused on his reprinted books thru norton. for a real rollecoaster ride, read his interviews w/ the onion's av club. the earlier one appeared to have overwhelmed the interviewer.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:34pm Bliss:

fleep, Did you see Blackfish?
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:35pm M:

Hello there Ken, misheard you when you requested a name, thought you asked my name, Margaret...
How about, "I want to step across"
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:37pm dc waters:

I thought we were being bred for food. Fast food, sedentary (TV) lifestyle, tasty fat for the alien diet.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:39pm dc waters:

Fine, fine film, Being There.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:39pm Bliss:

"Thanks to Hitler.....taxes are higher than ever before."
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:46pm dc waters:

Linking radio and horror: A fave of mine is Pontypool.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:46pm fleep:

Bliss: All animals used in water shows and circuses need to rise up and stomp on a few of these so called humans.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:47pm Bliss:

Tilikum did.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:48pm Bliss:

and he's still being abused
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:48pm dc waters:

@fleep: That happens (albeit accidentally) in Rust and Bone.
  Wed. 9/4/13 3:53pm Bliss:

The two hours seems to go by fast.
Must be because the show is enjoyable to listen to.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:54pm listener james from westwood:

agreed. thanks for the show, kenzo!
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:57pm davex:

Thanks!
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 3:58pm fleep:

Thanks for the drift, low impact entertainment is the order for the day. We will find you again, Kenzo.
Avatar    Wed. 9/4/13 4:00pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

oh thanks oh love oh everything!
Avatar    Thu. 9/5/13 2:27pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Hooray, it's all here! The archive, the mess, the clearing, the calls, the beauty, the pain, the well wishes, the goodbyes, and everything continuing.

Keep on every Wed. 2-4pm ET, PLUS every other Tuesday 11pm-1am ET.

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