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Quiet countenance, courageous compass. Girlish charm and boyish good looks! Off-kilter pop punk-tuated with mixed media.

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Options March 22, 2014: I Guess

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
Glands of External Secretion  Hallucinatory Companion   Options Northern Exposure Will Be Right Back  Starlight Furniture Co.      0:00:00 ()
The Feelies  Crazy Rhythms   Options Crazy Rhythms  Bar None      0:05:28 ()
The Saturday People  No Matter Where You Are   Options The Saturday People  Slumberland  2001    0:10:57 ()
Cuffs  Private View   Options Private View 7"  Ride the Snake  2012    0:13:07 ()
The Spook School  You Make it Sound So Easy   Options Dress Up  Fortuna Pop!      0:15:44 ()
The Stevens  College Theme   Options A History of Hygiene  Chapter Music  2013    0:19:06 ()
Someone Still Loves You, Boris Yeltsin  Oceanographer   Options Pershing  Polyvinyl Record Co.      0:20:46 ()
The Mask  International Music   Options D. Musica Productions V/A 7"  D. Musica Productions      0:24:01 ()
Le Futur Pompiste  My Trophy   Options Le Futur Pomiste  Shelflife Records  2010    0:27:00 ()
 
Wasnt Wisnt  Standing in Waves   Options Steel Cut  Wasnt Wisnt  2013    0:37:06 ()
The Traps  Mr. H   Options Boom Pow Awesome Wow  Castle Face      0:40:59 ()
The Hunches  From This WIndow   Options Exit Dreams  In The Red  2008    0:43:32 ()
El Ultimo Sueno  No Debiste Asustarme   Options Sombras: Spanish Post-Punk & Dark Pop 1981-1986 [V/A]  Munster      0:48:06 ()
Cali  Elle M'a Dit   Options L'amour Parfait  Labels  2003    0:51:18 ()
Glo-Worm  Change of Heart   Options Glimmer  K  1996    0:54:51 ()
Jesse Sparhawk & Eric Carbonara  Yellow Bird   Options Tributes & Diatribes  VHF      0:56:41 ()
Lily Chou-Chou  Arabesque   Options Kokyū  Toshiba EMI  2001    1:01:46 ()
Christina Vantzou  Little Darlin' Seize the Sun   Options No 2  Kranky      1:07:27 ()
Kara-Lis Coverdale  Circles, Apparition   Options Piano I  Kara-Lis Coverdale    https://soundcloud.com/klissay/02-circles-apparition  1:09:33 ()
3 Leafs  Traumvogel   Options More Tomorrow  3 Leafs  2013    1:12:56 ()
 
The Primitives  Nothing Left   Options Lovely  RCA      1:28:34 ()
Boy Hairdressers  Tidalwave   Options Scared to Get Happy: A Story of Indie Pop 1980-1989  Cherry Red      1:31:30 ()
Sun Ra  Yucatan (Saturn Version)   Options Atlantis  Saturn Research      1:34:15 ()
Versus  be-9   Options The Stars Are Insane  TeenBeat      1:38:43 ()
The Slits  Liebe and Romanze (Slow Version)   Options Cut + 2  Island      1:43:32 ()
Brenda Ray  D'Ya Hear Me! (Original Version)   Options D'Ya Hear Me!: Naffi Years, 1979-83  Em      1:47:37 ()
Web of Sunsets  Wildflowers   Options Room of Monsters  End of Time      1:51:25 ()
Sea Oleena  Orion's Eyes   Options Sleeplessness  Bridgetown      1:54:35 ()
Fridge  Distance   Options Early Output 1996-1998  Temporary Residence Ltd.  2009    1:59:15 ()
Johnny Dangerously  Junk Culture   Options You, Me And The Alarm Clock  Village Records  1989    2:09:38 ()
Maxine Funke  Daylight   Options Lace  Next Best Way  2008    2:13:07 ()
Layne L’Heureux  Funeral of a Former Self   Options United Hotcake Preferred  Old Ugly Recording Co.  2013    2:16:43 ()
New Buildings  Humo   Options Sombras: Spanish Post-Punk & Dark Pop 1981-1986 [V/A]  Munster      2:21:31 ()
Seaworthy  I Met Her in the Candy Store   Options The Ride  JetSet Records      2:25:11 ()
 
Keel Her  Other World   Options Demos 2014  Keel Her  2014    2:42:51 ()
Louise Attaque  Depuis Toujours   Options À Plus Tard Crocodile  Atmosphériques  2005    2:46:30 ()
The Ambulars  Atonal Eclipse of the Heart   Options Dreamers Asleep at the Wheel  Salinas      2:49:48 ()
 
The Modern Lovers  Astral Plane   Options The Modern Lovers  Home of the Hits      2:55:54 ()


Listener comments!

Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:02pm Greg from Bloomfield:

Second Saturday night in a row at home in my pjs working on art. #YOLO!!!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:03pm pacific standard simon:

Say it with songs.
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:04pm HEAT:

HAYE FAYE!!!!!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:04pm Whooda:

Nice opening sounds DJ Faye. Notice that your illustrations have taken a turn to the dramatic. Really like the lip stitches!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:04pm listener mark:

Hi Faye!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:05pm JakeGould:

Hello! The animation is cool. It’s like that whole, “You must pay the rent! I can’t pay the rent!” thing. But with blob heads talking about saying.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:05pm KK:

Goodeve Faye, goodeve e v e r y o n e
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:05pm JakeGould:

Greg, got a canvas stretcher & knew staple gun. Boom!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:06pm Faye:

Y HELO THER
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:07pm HEAT:

Actually home and can listen for once im excited and playing solitaire in front of the wood stove
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:07pm pacific standard simon:

MOAR COWBELL
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:07pm Faye:

WOO SUP HEAT
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:07pm Whooda:

@Jake so are you packin' a new Swingline there or are you just happy to see mitered corners?
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:08pm Greg from Bloomfield:

DO IT, JAKE
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:09pm mike east:

That gif is brilliant. Nice work Faye
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:09pm pacific standard simon:

Fee-fi-fo-faye.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:09pm JakeGould:

It’s a Stanley light duty. I am going to stretch material across a birch wood panel so I can have a nice way to display my button collection of cool buttons I have had since like 1983. Boom!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:09pm SeanG:

FEELIES
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:10pm JakeGould:

First i need to eat. Was all day out & about. Boom!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:10pm children:

Hello Faye. Hello everyone.
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:10pm HEAT:

IT IS GIN
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:11pm JakeGould:

Oh, if anyone here is in Bay Ridge the bar around the corner from me is STILL celebrating Saint Patrick’s day. Dudebros in green and their drunk girlfriends wearing shamrock deeply boppers. ONE WEEK LATER! STILL!
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:11pm r i s k y:

Smh...
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:12pm JakeGould:

Oh, forgot to add: BOOM!
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:12pm Jake(TheFleshAstronaut):

hey all-ever since my iPod exploded, I've fallen back in love with WFMU especially 'Hello Children'. . .a cocktail of animation and music-perfect!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:12pm KK:

agreeing with everyone about that awesome gif
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:12pm pacific standard simon:

Some people think they need an excuse to drink.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:13pm Whooda:

@Jake You kids and your new fangled Stanley products, well when *I* was your age we had to use horseshoe nails on dirt to display our favorite corn seed. You whippersnapper you.
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:13pm HEAT:

LOL I am using te WFMU app and it keeps cutting off my messages
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:14pm JakeGould:

Saturday night is usually just a serious Bukowski night there. Tonight is different from every other night because they are drinking reclined.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:14pm fleep:

Big bright bouncy good evening, Faye!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:15pm Rhody Chris:

Hola Faye and listeners!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:17pm pacific standard simon:

I have a collection of Swingline Tot 50 staplers -- those little bitty ones. Can't help myself, when I see them in thrift stores, sometimes several bagged up all different colors.
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:18pm mike east:

@heat - me too... But I think it shows the full comment for everyone else on the web page
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:18pm Faye:

so glad y'all like the gif...
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:18pm Stanton:

Ah there is another Jake! so *presto* I have become 'Stanton' to avoid confusion. . .or something like that
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:19pm HEAT:

Thanks mike east!!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:19pm KK:

i have two broken staplers. i don't even have a printer!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:20pm Whooda:

Yes PSS the tot 50 the tiny stapler that fits regular sized office staples! Like a miniature spymasters palm camera only not *quite* as exciting. But more colorful! I have the neon green.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:20pm JakeGould:

I actually had a staple gun. I lost it. Now I bought a new one.
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:20pm mike east:

Lou reed stole my stapler
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:21pm Cooh John:

That gif is so me.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:21pm Rhody Chris:

Excuse me, I believe you have my stapler...
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:21pm JakeGould:

My red joystick. His red stapler.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:22pm SSS:

@pacific standard simon - Believe it or not, I designed the stamping dies for the Tot 50 at SwingLine some thirty odd years ago when they were still in LIC.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:23pm Whooda:

@PSS I've had the same tot 50 since 1990. One of my treasured possessions.
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:24pm Richard from Venezuela:

Greetings
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:25pm Whooda:

@SSS and now I've met it's maker. This is too weird.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:25pm KK:

listening from the other room, I thought the song was called international losers... but this is still good
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:26pm Greg from Bloomfield:

Yes. YES. yesyesyesyesyes. <skanking>
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:26pm pacific standard simon:

So I'm not the only one? Those old Tots are really cute and handy, and they don't seem to jam as often as larger staplers.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:27pm SSS:

I cannot believe the Tot 50 could come up in conversation. I still have the flat patterns.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:27pm fleep:

The new Tots look nothing like a mini desk stapler, more like a clamshell www.swingline.com...
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:28pm Whooda:

@Richard from Venezuela Been thinking about you and wondering if there is anything worth shipping to you that you might need.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:29pm JakeGould:

Just so you all understand how weird it is to loose a staple gun: I have a hand stapler that I got in a trade with some school friends back in like 1978. Really nice stapler. I think I traded a Mego super hero or something for it. Yeah, I traded a toy for a stapler.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:30pm pacific standard simon:

I don't care for the new ones the same way, but I'm sure some people prefer them.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:31pm JakeGould:

This one is a very specific model that you can hold in your hand. And it has a hook to hang from a hook or a sting. Maybe I will wear it like a necklace.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:33pm Whooda:

Oh God! My social conversation has atrophied to staplers. I *have* to get out more often...Wait, this *is* my getting out experience. So, you seen the new oven mitts at Walmart this season? :)

@Jake I held onto my first canvas stapler bought for art school in 1978, I was so proud and cared for it for decades until it got stapler arthritis and distended main spring.
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:33pm HEAT:

Okay so who is going to prank that phone number?
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:35pm bone brain:

scatter brain hot what?
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:36pm Faye:

skatterbrain.org
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:37pm bone brain:

many blades
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:39pm hollinhills:

I saw Barbara Manning many times in the 90's playing at mostly empty venues to indifferent crowds. Never seemed very fair
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:40pm pacific standard simon:

Stapler chat: the first of many stations on the Hello Children RR line.
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:40pm Stanton:

anguuuular-great song!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:42pm Whooda:

@SSS I haven't looked far enough ahead to consider the day when my Tot 50 needs a total rebuild, but if I whack out my platen, I'll be seeking out those blueprints from you :)
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:42pm fleep:

@Whooda Next step down that road is a stapler blog. Check out the bad boy on the first page stapleroftheweek.blogspot.com
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:43pm SSS:

Staplers been berry berry good to me.........till they took manufacturing to Spain!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:43pm pacific standard simon:

BTW, if you dig Faye's GIFs, follow her Tumblr -- she posts 'em there, too.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:43pm Stevel:

Just checking in. Yes, the gif is top notch!

Nice to be listening live and relatively uninterrupted. I'll take that as a win!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:43pm JakeGould:

I still have my protractor from when I was like 8. I have it in a box I consider a museum of family relics.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:43pm bobdoesthings:

those are some fine staplers..
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:43pm Whooda:

@Fleep That's hilarious!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:46pm pacific standard simon:

Nice find, Fleep. My dream has always been to find a discarded saddle-stapler (the zine publisher's friend) in a thrift shop.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:48pm JakeGould:

PSS, check it. www.amazon.com...
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:49pm Whooda:

@PSS Saddle Staplers are hard to find second-hand, I finally reluctantly abandoned mine. Once working in a print shop on an industrial machine shop sized saddle stapler I stapled my finger. Hard to forget that sort of thing.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:51pm bobdoesthings:

I think it's "El Ritmo Sueno"
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:51pm JakeGould:

Anyone every work with heavy duty box taping equipment? The stuff that has nylon filaments running through it for reinforcement & it has to be moistened in the machine to be applied?
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:52pm Faye:

oh no it's ultimo
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:52pm Stanton:

@Simon will do! I just made a tumblr a couple of days as a way to force myself to post up all of my concept sketches and ideas as a way to unclench my work and get out of my own way. . .it's a llll just compost to me
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:52pm Whooda:

@jake that's exactly the saddle stapler I owned. $200. That is C.R.A.Z.Y.
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:53pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Checking in from the local roller skating rink. Should've brought ear buds, though.
  Sat. 3/22/14 9:54pm mike east:

@ken I was at an ice rink earlier and thought the same thing
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:54pm SSS:

I cannot believe there is a stapler of the week guy. I am a tiny bit scared now.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:55pm Whooda:

@Jake I have worked with that tape before.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:55pm Gaylord Fields:

Faye, I was hoping you hadn't had a change of heart about that song we discussed yesterday!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:57pm Gaylord Fields:

I'll happily keep up my end of the deal tomorrow.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:57pm Faye:

;) no way!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:57pm Stevel:

Oh! Oh! DJ dealings!!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:57pm JakeGould:

@SSS I like those tape dispensers. I also like this music. Is the song Gaylord & Faye talking about going to be about heavy duty office equipment?
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:58pm pacific standard simon:

Back. Sorry, I was following the stapler of the week posts backwards. Found the saddle stapler:
stapleroftheweek.blogspot.com...
@Jake - Yeah, I really don't want to pay that kind of money, since I'm not doing much zine publishing anymore.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 9:59pm bobdoesthings:

oooooooooooooo this is nice
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 9:59pm SSS:

I must confess to having a small stapler collection myself. My favorite one is designed into a fountain pen sized case. Very compact.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:00pm Gaylord Fields:

Thank you, my dear friend! (More words to come offline.)
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:00pm Whooda:

@PSS That is some heavy stapler memory. From your link:
The first time I saw a Swingline 615, was in 2004 during a premarital counselling session with the white-haired scandinavian Pastor at my grandmother's Lutheran Church. I commented on the stapler and my fiance (now my wife) said she had used them many times . .
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:01pm Faye:

looking forward!! everyone else- i'm not sure how the stapler conversation started but I support it. i have a very small stapler with hello kitty on it.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:01pm coelacanth:

Can we talk about garden shovels. I dont know anything about staplers.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:02pm Gaylord Fields:

@Stevel: As members of the WFMUminati, Faye and I carry out all sorts of clandestine deals.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:03pm Whooda:

Garden shovels. I can dig it.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:03pm ranjit:

I just tuned into the chat, had a brainstorm, and found at the back of a drawer my tiny swingline stapler that I hadn't thought about in years. It doesn't have a model number on it but i bet it's a tot 50.

NO! It's something totally different, but those tots I googled up also look familiar. I'm sure I had one once.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:04pm JakeGould:

@Faye: Greg from Bloomfield talked about working on art at home while listening to the show. I mentiond how I got a canvass pliers & a staple gun. And the rest is this!
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:04pm hollinhills:

the only staple related song I have is 'Stapled to Staples' by sea saw
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:04pm pacific standard simon:

@Faye - I was sure you had some familiarity with office supply fetishism (it's a Japan thing).
@coelacanth - Garden shovels would be topical -- it's spring! Planting soon.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:05pm Whooda:

I bet my Tot 50 would even staple underwater If only the paper wouldn't fall apart.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:05pm pacific standard simon:

Well, now we have to hear something by The Staples Singers.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:06pm Whooda:

Performing in the Staple Center hopefully.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:07pm JakeGould:

Whooda, what if you were in the ocean & you could help staple wildlife back together?
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:08pm JakeGould:

I mean, look at this turtle C-section that some folks did to save the life of this fine lady turtle who had 14 eggs stuck in her business. WARNING: Turtle c-section imagery. www.muldersworld.com...
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:08pm Whooda:

I think I would make a Fred Flintstone stapler out of the beak of a living pelican.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:09pm pacific standard simon:

Here is the church
Here is the staple
Open the door
And here's all the paple
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:10pm JakeGould:

Here’s a nice saddle stitch stapler for about $40. www.amazon.com...
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:10pm JakeGould:

I know this is going to be sacrilegious, but I like this Kara Lease tune. Thanks Faye.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:11pm ranjit:

The itsy bitsy stapler went up the water spout
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:11pm Faye:

HAHAHA my grandma used to do that here is the church/steeple thing with her hands all the time
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:11pm marmalade kitty:

nice backdrop! to shipwrecks: britains sunken history
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:12pm pacific standard simon:

Hmm... Bostitch... so tempting... sleeker than the Swingline. But is it sturdy?
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:12pm Whooda:

@Jake, I won't even ask how you stumbled upon that site, the clicky link on the same page goes to: "The Bishop’s rectum, in a museum" and you thought turtle cesarian needed a graphic warning!
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:16pm HEAT:

Bye everybody! BYE FAYE, see you in the archives
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:16pm JakeGould:

This old Bostitch killed John Henry. But it won't kill me
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:16pm Faye:

thanx for hangin out HEAT!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:17pm Whooda:

@PSS It's a no brainer. According to Stapler of the Week the Swingline requires specialized staples where the Bostitch uses regular ones.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:17pm JakeGould:

@Whooda, I saw the picture on Facebook at first. Then I Googled it for here. FORGIVENESS!
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:17pm marmalade kitty:

mutiny! anarchy! glubglubglub..
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:17pm coelacanth:

Okay i tried but didn't find my stapler on google image search.It's about 8-10" long,4-5" high at the button. It must've had a plastic piece on the button when it was new,but when i pulled it out of somebody's trash it had an ancient band-aid on the button. It's a swingline.It misfires about 1/3 of the time but i shake it and the staples line up for a few more.I rarely use it.
BOOM! (eh,hem.)
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:18pm Santos L Halper:

Digging these last two Faye. Lease & Leafs (reminds me of Fairport Convention)
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:19pm JakeGould:

Office Museum, yo! www.officemuseum.com...
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:19pm Tom in PA:

Great stuff
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:20pm JakeGould:

Stapler Museum. BOOM! www.bonsignore.com...
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:20pm Whooda:

@Coelacanth, I would hold on to that one, the ladies really go for the fellows with the big stapler.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:20pm pacific standard simon:

@Whooda - well that settles it. Also, there's a cheaper one, but the shipping makes it more expensive than the Amazon-Prime-shipped one you linked to.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:21pm coelacanth:

Bostitch! Yes that's my staple gun. I use that a lot.
And a razorback heavy duty long handle shovel.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:21pm coelacanth:

Whooda - Yes. Yes they do!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:24pm pacific standard simon:

I could use a good narrow-bladed garden shovel. The radishes need to go into the ground soon.
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:26pm tom:

remember seeing a documentary about stanley kubrick,and apparently he had a thing for office supplies. i think it was a uk stationary chain, rymans that he would go to. don't know if it was for staplers though.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:28pm pacific standard simon:

Gotta hear that Harry Partch thing. He was a pagan god of free-form music.
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:28pm Rob in Maryland:

Hello Staplers
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:29pm JakeGould:

Wow! Most comments ever? Based on a simple comment about buying a staple gun?
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:29pm pacific standard simon:

We're just messin' with you, Faye. ;)
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:29pm Rob in Maryland:

It's so cozy and serene!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:29pm Vee_K:

you're the best faye
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:29pm Whooda:

@PSS You know Amazon was just busted. They troll customers records and charge more for people who can pay more, also, they will add the cost of shipping to items purchased with "prime shipping" feature (if they determine you will buy it for the higher price anyway.)
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:30pm Dren Nilso:

Bostitch or Swingline?
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:31pm KK:

woah cibo matto's coming back?! now i'm gonna be all anxious til i can get tickets
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:32pm KK:

oh wait is it an fmu show only?
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:32pm Whooda:

For me it's Swingline for the home and office, Bostich for the big jobs. I think Bostich bought Stanley (or the other way around).
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:33pm Faye:

not sure if they're touring KK, they're gonna be on Liz's show for sure though!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:35pm KK:

i just checked if they had any tour dates up... looks like it's just liz's show. wow. still bummed i couldn't get tix for their last show. well i'll definitely be listening anyway
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:35pm JakeGould:

KK, they are still NYC based so “you never know” as far as local gigs go.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:36pm pacific standard simon:

@Whooda - they've got me by the whatsits -- if I don't shop online, I have to take time off and pay the Washington State Ferry system.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:36pm fleep:

I'm packing a vintage Bates Hand-Grip 88P plastic, steel chrome finish. Incredible leverage, eats tax forms for lunch stapleroftheweek.blogspot.com...
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:36pm coelacanth:

p.s.simon I actually don't know much about garden tools either- just what i've needed to know;But can say that look at brands first,shaped second.The good brands will probably have the shape you need. My razorback has stayed sharp through obscene amounts of abuse.
Re:radishes,i'd just loosen the whole area then "dig"trenches with my hand,or a trowel,sow,then fill it up.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:37pm JakeGould:

@fleep! Whoa! You have the Bates Hand-Grip 88P? That’s the exact same one I have had since like 1978! YEAH!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:37pm Whooda:

@Jake you reminded me of another heroic Chinese zoo emergency perfomed by dedicated staff:
dailypicksandflicks.com...
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:38pm tom:

never heard this sun ra before thanks
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:39pm Stanton:

Happy to be here Faye :) the music and the animation-it's kind of like a Chris Knox video in real time, fo' real. . .staplers and all
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:41pm JakeGould:

Whoa! Thanks for the Versus, Faye. Be-9 is great.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:41pm KK:

Thx Faye & Jake... signing off for now, night all.
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:42pm blue:

hi! i've been enjoying nice show, Faye!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:43pm Faye:

thanks blue! bye KK! Thanks for being here!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:44pm Dren Nilso:

second on the versus! totally classic!!! makes me feel old though. thanks for playing
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:46pm hollinhills:

versus won the prize as the heaviest cigarette smoking band of their era, and that's saying something
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:48pm Dren Nilso:

I just looked them up and they put out an album in 2010! anyone heard it? I think the last one i heard was from the late 90s
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:49pm JakeGould:

@fleep: Here is a pic I just took of my new Stanley staple gun and my old, old, old school Bates Hand-Grip 88P. I don’t front on staplers. wfmu.org...
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:50pm JakeGould:

Night KK!
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:51pm P-90:

Hello @DJ Faye and hello to all her Hello Children!
Just tuning in for the last 70 mins of joy and rapture etc.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:53pm pacific standard simon:

@P-90 - You have a lot of staplerTalk to catch up on.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:53pm Faye:

hiya p-90!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:53pm coelacanth:

JakeGould i looked as well. From around the 60s?
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:55pm Cooh John:

Oh no! Web of Sunsets again. Last time you played them, I bought the 45 before the song was over!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:55pm coelacanth:

(i know nothing of staplers- Just going by style and level of practical advancement.)
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:57pm Cooh John:

BTW, I had a Tot 50 in 1970.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 10:58pm pacific standard simon:

Don't even start with hole punches.
  Sat. 3/22/14 10:59pm Cooh John:

Miss Yarton and her electric punch.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 10:59pm Whooda:

Nothing more satisfying that a good solid three-holed punch through a stack of 20 lb. bond.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:00pm JakeGould:

I have a 3-hole punch & some metal rulers I stole from a job back in 1992. Ahh!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:00pm coelacanth:

whoh.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:01pm pacific standard simon:

WFMU has tried all sorts of gimmicks (dice, shot glasses, hip flasks, etc) as Marathon bait -- why not staplers?
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:03pm Golde:

or... staples?
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:03pm doca:

hello faye and children, i'm up for the last hour of your show
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:04pm JakeGould:

Golde, do you mean staples, like metal staples, or do you mean things like nuts, grains, bread, milk & water.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:04pm Golde:

useful for those canvas builders out there in a certain "radio land
"
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:05pm pacific standard simon:

Children of the world, unite! You have nothing to lose but your sleep!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:05pm coelacanth:

Most of my office equipment has come to me for free,one way or another. I've had a 3-hole puncher for decades. I think i've never used it. I have an excellent "old-fashioned" crank-grind pencil sharpener.(like we used in grade school.) That was my brother's and he likely stole it off the wall from one of the schools.
I use it A LOT.
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:07pm jephrees:

Saturday nights on Faye's astral plane. Just WOW! Thanks!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:07pm Golde:

ACTUALLY, you have an excellent point there. If WFMU would provide garlic, ginger, a bag of onions and a random bunch of fresh herbs, I might succumb to a pledge. Oh, the impending pledge! How it calls at me from beneath the floor boards!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:09pm coelacanth:

Yeh,Faye the soundtrack is Brilliant! (this track is PERFECT)
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:09pm pacific standard simon:

Wait, I've got it! WFMU could offer, as a Marathon premium, little tin plaques that say, "PROPERTY OF WFMU", which you could affix to the stolen office equipment in your cubbyhole or bed-sit room.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:09pm JakeGould:

I think maybe WFMU should offer a special artisanal WFMU branded “stone” to pledgers. Perfect for making free form stone soup. Think about it.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:09pm Golde:

Those crank-grind pencil sharpeners are the best. I have one in my apartment that has been in there since there since the 1900s, actually. It was screwed into the kitchen, out of all places!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:10pm fleep:

@JakeGould Never doubted you; mine is the gray version.

@pss Since you are stuck using Amazon, the AmazonSmile program includes WFMU in their charities list (under Auricle Communications). I signed up today.
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:10pm P-90:

@ Tot 50: that thing is a lengendary thing, used, apprecieated and admired for decades by millions who recognize the ineffable thingness of a well-designed, durable, exquisitely functional thing. I'm not joking, if The Dude who made the dies for that thing is still around, you have my deep respect for being a part of the process that broght that kingly thing into being.

@ Stanly Kubrick's hard-on for office equipment and supplies: yes, That Dude was an organization freak who was fascinated by the challenge of organizing an office as excellently as it could possibly be organized. The key story about that was that he meticulously stored all his notes, bills, correspondence, and everything else in standardized cardboard storage boxes; after investigating every available storage box, he designed one himself that was more functional than any previously available box, all his stuff is still in those boxes and I believe you can still order the Kubrick-designed boxes from the dealer in England
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:10pm JakeGould:

Music comment, this last hour is quite good. Thank you!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:10pm Greg from Bloomfield:

Sleepy time. 'Night Faye + Children!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:11pm Whooda:

Magical music DJ Faye. Wonderful stuff.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:11pm JakeGould:

Goodnight Greg. Thank you for helping to spur this art/office supply convo.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:12pm Whooda:

Goodnight sweet art related color imagery dreams Greg.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:14pm pacific standard simon:

@Fleep - WHAAAAT? Is that real? I'm always disappointed when I look to see if my employer does matching contributions to WFMU.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:16pm coelacanth:

Golde Yes mine will perfectly and quickly sharpen any size pencil including fragile colored pencils.I dont know when it was made,but i'm positive it will out-live me.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:17pm Golde:

Yes, yes, throw in all of the buzzwords like "artisanal" in an attempt to lure new listeners!! That soup actually sounds like the one my grandfather ate when he was imprisoned in a Siberian Gulag for a decade where prison guards ate no better than prisoners -- in fact, they ate the same soup. Water and potato "soup". I would also be happy if the radio station would commit to offering me a glass of water if I should ever need it. I might make the pledge under those terms...
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:19pm Golde:

It will out-live you if you paint over it with 20 coats of paint. I highly doubt anyone in the future will bother to attempt to strip it. That's what happened to mine!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:19pm pacific standard simon:

Pencil sharpener soup?
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:20pm Stanton:

this is officially the song I will play to soften the nerves. . .and putty the bones. mhmmm
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:21pm JakeGould:

Golde, I am actually not painting on a canvas. Instead I guess you could say I am creating a “sculpture” with this. It’s non-canvas clothe stretched over a birch panel. And I am going to display the pin collection—tons of vintage 1 inch buttons—I have had since the 1980s.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:22pm JakeGould:

Golde, someone stripped your painting?
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:22pm JakeGould:

Wow, this “New Buildings” is pretty good.
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:22pm Stanton:

that is "Daylight" by Maxine Funke. The current song is what I will play during brunch. . .
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:23pm P-90:

@pss: how's the weather today on Puget Sound? We had ugly rain a few days ago followed by a couple of actual Spring-like days here in NY/NJ
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:24pm pacific standard simon:

@Jake - Like this?

www.flickr.com...
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:24pm fleep:

@pss Enter the site via smile.amazon.com and select Change Your Charity under Your Account.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:25pm JakeGould:

@PSS: Yup. Pretty much like that. Hanging on my wall. BOOM!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:26pm Ike:

Just got home a little while ago. There's an obnoxious loud party next door, so I turned on this show really loudly to drown it out. Actually this makes a good excuse to play FMU really loud.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:27pm JakeGould:

Hey Ike. Sounds bad. They are still celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day in my part of Brooklyn.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:28pm coelacanth:

Golde That's lucky,i guess. Now it's in the hands of someone who appreciates it.
Maybe i should put mine in my will,so it doesn't get chucked into a dumpster when i die. (when i make a will.)
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:28pm pacific standard simon:

@P-90 - Very much Spring. We had two light snows this year, and I think we're done. Rain is back to normal after a dry spell.

@Fleep - OK, I'll look into it.

@Jake - My collection.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:29pm fleep:

@P-90 The G.Ryder & Co Ltd has a short video about the Kubrick boxes. Those are handsome boxes, the lids come off like buttah.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:30pm JakeGould:

@PSS: Cool collection!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:30pm JakeGould:

Everybody, I am reading these comics as I listen to this. I can’t stop crying! magicwhistle.tumblr.com...
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:31pm Golde:

My pencil sharpener is coming with me into the mausoleum because at this rate, it seems no one knows how to use a pen or pencil anymore!!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:33pm JakeGould:

So the next meeting of the “Hello Children” fan club. What is the show & tell? Staplers? Pencils?
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:34pm Stanton:

I have been advised by mysterious sources to cut my canvas in half when I hit a creative block. I will also forgo my pencil sharpener and rubber eraser. . .@everyone I must
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:34pm maestroso:

Hi Faye, tuning in late, just got back from a concert (rather loud) nice sounds to return to on your show!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:36pm Ike:

Hey Jake. Did you say Bay Ridge? I was just there last Sat. -- a friend & I went to Tanoreen. A little bit fancy compared to the usual ethnic holes-in-the-wall I hit up, but very tasty. The muhammara was outstanding.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:37pm Golde:

Jake, I used to LOVE Sam Henderson when I was a kid and this year at the comic book fair in willbrg I had the pleasure of actually MEETING him and purchasing a collection of all of his old comics! What a funny man!
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:37pm Stanton:

'DJ Speaks' should be played live in a pub somewhere
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:37pm coelacanth:

Golde That's sad...But i know you're right.
JakeGould You're in luck. It's buttons.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:38pm JakeGould:

Ike, yeah I am in Bay Ridge. Literally about 5 blocks away from there. The middle eastern food here is pretty good. I really like Hazar. Great, great Turkish food.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:39pm JakeGould:

Golde, those comics I linked to are on Sam Henderson’s blog, but they are not his comics. Gotta look at those. Past hilarious. And Sam is hilarious!
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:40pm Golde:

Stanton, but at what point can one determine that one has hit the BLOCK? I am currently in a block with my painting and I simply can't strike my canvas with my initials like a certain masked Spanish FOX
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:41pm JakeGould:

FWIW, the comics are by Joan Cornellà. Artist’s website here with more great stuff. elblogdejoancornella.blogspot.co.uk
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:43pm Golde:

Thanks Faye baybe
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:43pm P-90:

@fleep: thanks for the heads-up on the Kubrick box film, didn't know about it, found it on YouTube. Are you a Kubrickian or Kubrickologist?
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:44pm Golde:

!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:44pm JakeGould:

Faye, you are tired but still on the mark. Thanks!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:44pm Faye:

thaanks Jake
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:45pm ottovonbqe:

This has been a pleasant 3 hours. Thank you and goodnight.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:47pm Faye:

goodnight otto!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:48pm listener mark:

Thank you Faye. That is a thought provoking animation. A question to be answered at a different time. An outstanding radio programme tonight. Please everyone practice safe stapling.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:49pm Golde:

Will do!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:49pm fleep:

@P-90 It was your mention of the boxes that sent me Googling, my Kubricity is limited to being a fan of the films, although Eyes Wide Shut was a hard slog.
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:49pm Dan:

I'm lovin this song. Perfectly music for this time of night.
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:50pm Stanton:

@Golde hmmmmm very good point. I suppose being at a block happens when you try too hard to articulate or can't seem to find anything to articulate. . . spinning your wheels as it seems. Like I said earlier it helps if I look at what I make as "compost" for the better stuff to grow--- while not half assing (much) what I am doing in the moment. I like to think that chips and chops at the ol' block. . .

diggin' this btw Faye
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:51pm pacific standard simon:

So, Faye? You want to know why I babble about goofy stuff while listening to your show? It's because it would be kinda boring if I just kept writing, "Ooh, cool track!" after EVERY SINGLE SONG.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:52pm JakeGould:

@Golde: My advice for a block? Take a nap then do something else. Unless you are on a deadline, it will come back to you.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:52pm hollinhills:

now my nightmares will all be in the style of Joan Cornella
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:53pm JakeGould:

What PSS said. Your show is good. Period.

@hollinhills: Joan Cornella’s stuff is dark, but my lord. Some of that stuff is a new level of funny.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:54pm pacific standard simon:

My advice for a block -- take a shower. All good ideas and breakthroughs come in the shower.
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:55pm Stanton:

@Jake yeah-that's always a good move-forget making anything of it
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:56pm JakeGould:

The way you need to look at blocks of any kind is it’s like working out one arm for hours & hours. And it will get tired. Give it rest. Work out the other arm.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:56pm coelacanth:

Faye You've out-done yourself.
Thank you
ciao.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:56pm Golde:

What do you mean, Stanton? About what you describe?
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:56pm JakeGould:

Faye you must be punchy tired. Get some Zzzz's.
Avatar Sat. 3/22/14 11:56pm Stevel:

Great show!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:56pm fleep:

Thanks, Faye!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:56pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I guess the first thing to do tomorrow is to watch "Office Space" and enjoy every time Milton says something about his beloved stapler.
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:57pm P-90:

Thank you, DJFaye, your show never dissapoints!
also: that GIF IS great, you were at the top of your game with that one
Have a great seven days!
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:58pm JakeGould:

Yeah, will say it again. This GIF this week is quite superb.
Avatar    Sat. 3/22/14 11:58pm pacific standard simon:

But I really do love my staplers, you know...
  Sat. 3/22/14 11:59pm Milton:

That's my stapler. Please don't ask to borrow it.
Avatar    Sun. 3/23/14 12:00am coelacanth:

I heard once and don't know if it's true that somebody that may have been Thomas Edison or Albert Einstein used to often go to bed with a heavy ball in one hand so when he drifted off it would hit the floor and he'd awaken with the brilliant idea that comes at the dawn of sleep,that we usually lose.
Avatar Sun. 3/23/14 12:00am Golde:

Yeah, those ways I should try sometime, everybodaee!
Avatar Sun. 3/23/14 12:01am Whooda:

@Golde Paint anything, anything at all. Paint your intitials or sunflowers or bunny rabbits. It doesn't matter. Only thing that matters is that you paint SOMETHING until the inspiration sees you painting and joins you.
Avatar Sun. 3/23/14 12:01am golde:

Don't worry! I'll make sure you get that stapler back!
Avatar    Sun. 3/23/14 12:02am Ike:

Yeah, great GIF, Faye! Bye.
Avatar Sun. 3/23/14 12:04am Whooda:

thanks again Faye and children. Lots of artists in this crazy place.
Avatar Sun. 3/23/14 12:06am g oooo de:

feh reel doe
     Mon. 3/24/14 12:00pm 12539:

Thanks, Faye, two days late (and great gif!).
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