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Playlist for 11 March 2015 Options | Marathon 2015 Week One, with Chris M: Pledge Now!

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Klaus Dinger und Japandorf  Cha Cha 2008   Options Klaus Dinger + Japandorf  This is the Prize Now Up! 
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A.D.O.R. 
Let It All Hang Out   Options    
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Sudden Infant  Human Fly   Options Wolfli's Nightmare   
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Prisonshake  Eisbaer   Options    
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Mark Twain's Atomic Wombat  I Wanna Be Your Dog   Options Considerably Further Beyond the Sea: The Avant-Garde Surf Compilation (V/A)  The Prize Now Up! 
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Jonathan Kane  Sis   Options Live at WFMU   
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Schlammpeitziger  Rollrockers Feinrippröhren   Options Vorausschauende Bebauung   
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Hookworms  Form and Function   Options Pearl Mystic   
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Dengue Fever  Rom Say Sok   Options The Deepest Lake   
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The Osmonds  Crazy Horses at 33   Options    
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Killdozer  Knuckles The Dog (Who Helps People)   Options Uncompromising War On Art Under The Dictatorship Of The Proletariat   
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Flipper  Ha Ha Ha   Options Sex Bomb Baby   
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Jonathan Kane  Sis   Options    
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The Flying Lizards  Hands 2 Take   Options The Fourth Wall   
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Tuxedomoon  No Tears   Options    
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Sunshine  Narcoleptic Feedback   Options    
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Olivia Tremor Control 
     
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Faust  Sur La Ventre   Options Just Us   
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Vive la Fête  Noir Desir   Options Nuit Blanche   
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Gnod / White Hills  Drop Out   Options Gnod Drop Out With White Hills, Vol. 2   
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Curd Duca 
     
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Matmos  Tunnel   Options The Marriage of True Minds   
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Elakelaiset  Wooly Humppa   Options    
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RIAA  Down at Mississippi   Options    
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Silver Apples  I Have Known Love   Options Silver Apples   
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Prince Rama  Welcome to the Now Age   Options Top Ten Hits of the End of the World   
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Buddy Scott Trio  Barbecue   Options You WIn        2:32:52 ()
 
tThe Velvet Underdog  Temptation Inside of Your Heartworm   Options    
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Rachid Taha  Barra Barra   Options         2:49:13 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 6:09am Ken From Hyde Park:

Keep on rockin' in the freeform!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 6:10am Ken:

Hey Ken from HP! You beat me to it! Morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 6:17am Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Ken (and other Kens and non-Kens). I'm visiting my web sites and such before getting kids ready for school. Going out to look for the space station passing overhead in a couple minutes. Good luck with Chris M today on your show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 6:28am Ken From Hyde Park:

Listener dale informed me about this spotthestation.nasa.gov... Can't see it when it's cloudy, though, like it is this morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 6:37am Ken:

I thought I saw it, then I realized it was a floater in my eye.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 6:49am Ken From Hyde Park:

Nothing like reclining on a grassy hillside on a warm summer's afternoon, staring into the sky and playing a game of "Space Object or Floater"!
  Wed. 3/11/15 7:37am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Happy marathon, Kens!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 8:40am cory:

according to the tracking site your cookies are at the post office.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 8:44am Marcel M:

Morning Ken and friends. I am looking forward to this union of Ken and Chris.

Is it just me, or are owls kind of like cats?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 8:57am cory:

screw it. i'll bite. how are owls kind of like cats, Marcel?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:00am common:

owlcats
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:00am Marcel M:

I donno... They way they move their eyes and look all confused by the world. They also sometimes appear smart but are actually quite dumb, like cats. Also cute.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 9:01am Ken From Hyde Park:

Here we go!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:01am Marcel M:

They way they move their heads a bit too. But, I could just be crraazyee
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:02am cory:

well, that's one nail hit on the head. squarely.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 9:02am Chris M.:

let's do this ladies and gentlemen: 1-800-989-9368
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 9:03am MD:

The young ..Sexy IG!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:03am Marcel M:

Glad you agree Cory! haha.

Oh man...I'm gonna want a lot of these prizes..
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:04am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Cats fly too:
http://media.giphy.com/media/haUC5mTTbCgmc/giphy.gif
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:04am Caryn:

Hello all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:04am Caryn:

Cats and owls both hunt and eat small rodents.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:06am Caryn:

And regurgitate furry balls. (The owls' ones are just called pellets rather than hairballs.)
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 9:06am People Like Us:

Good morning and afternoon
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:06am Marcel M:

FOFO: Hehe.. love those slowed down cat gifs

@Caryn: Ah! More similarities!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:06am cory:

i'm not stoned enough for this
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:07am common:

baby animal made its way into my dreams last eve, ken.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:08am Caryn:

They're both nocturnal and been associated with the forces of darkness.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:08am Marcel M:

Make it happen cory!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:08am cory:

how do i ask my cat if he is an owl?
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 9:08am Sem Chumbo:

Good morning, Ken, and Ken Show Marathoners.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:09am Karen in Sleepy Hollow:

Wow! Wish I had more to give. That velvet Iggy would look great over my bricked over fireplace.
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:09am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

My cat thinks is an owl that thinks its a cat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:09am Caryn:

@cory: don't ask, just get an X-ray of his head. Owls have very asymmetrical earholes.
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:10am Owl:

Meow
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:11am Cat:

Hoot
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:11am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Meowl?
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 9:13am Asheville Jon:

good morning people
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:15am Marcel M:

@Cory: He/she will just look back at you knowingly. And then... you will... KNOW!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:15am Caryn:

The tawny owl's call of "twit twoo" is famous, consisting of a call (usually by a female, but sometimes a male) of "twit" answered by a male with a "twoo". The amount of dumb jokes about owl wives calling their husbands "twit" and the husband going, "t-who?" is staggering.
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:15am Cecile:

Hola
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:19am Marcel M:

She drinks like a cat!
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 9:20am SeanG:

EISBAER!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:20am Caryn:

That is a jammin' cow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:21am Webhamster Henry:

Nice custom gifs today, Ken! GOT GOATS?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:21am Marcel M:

Freaking love the guitar on this
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:22am cory:

is it vinyl?
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:23am Cecile:

Those ornithologists - outrageous!
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 9:24am Velvet "Iggy" Chumbo:

So, a nocturnal bovine which can fly and swivel it's head 200 degrees is called a cowl, right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 9:25am Ken From Hyde Park:

Anyone else's college team make the NCAA tournament? Well, there's a reason to pledge.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 9:25am Andrew Waterloo:

why is that St. Bernard wearing a T-shirt?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:26am Caryn:

Wouldn't it be great if the t-shirt was a WFMU one?
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:26am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Wait...Why no one told me the show had already started?

Damn you, daylight time saving!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:27am gweeder:

The cow's dancing is synced with the song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:27am Caryn:

The cow seems to be doing the charleston.
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:29am Cecile:

Mine is saltpetre
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:29am ?:

My safe word is Holy shit that hurts, stop for Chrissake!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:30am Marcel M:

Haha.. still rockin' that Earth name, Gweeder?
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 9:30am Shushushu:

Who put the raisin in fundraisin? They're yummy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:30am gweeder:

Yeah, Marcel. Figured I'd keep it through the fund drive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:30am Marcel M:

Nice
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:32am gweeder:

Man, I'm looking around for things I can sell to afford the Iggy painting!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 9:32am MD:

Iggy before all the EXTRA FLESH!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:32am gweeder:

I don't have enough plasma, sadly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:33am cory:

will the card allow access to the "Tobacco Smoking Only" area behind the dumpster?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:33am Caryn:

Gweeder inspired me to switch avatar pics for the Marathon. Goodbye, intellectual fly! Come on, people, pledge and get a golden ticket!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:37am Caryn:

Today's gif theme seems to be pets, pledging and pizza. Nice.
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:38am Brendan:

Hi Ken,
Sorry for the re-tardiness. I was in a meeting of sorts. If its ok Im gonna swing by with a truck full of money. It gets kinda complicated after that - I'll have to leave immediately and there may be sirens and guns but just unload it and park the empty truck in front of Andy's house. Gotta run ... (ETA 15 or 20 mins) Love you guys.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:39am gweeder:

Caryn inspired me to add a new avatar to my earth name. Sadly, my avatar doesn't move, but it stares intensely!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:40am Caryn:

And that's how you take the initiative. Well done, Brendan.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:41am cory:

my avatar is very interested and terrified
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 9:41am Ken:

Thanks for the line Shushushu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:41am Caryn:

@gweeder: soon, your avatar will inspire a new discussion on how pelicans and hamsters are the same. I'll start: they can store large amounts of food in their mouths.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:42am Marcel M:

I am shall see hookworms in BK in April.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:42am Caryn:

That's a fine-looking owl in your avatar, cory.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 9:42am Okasa:

Good morning. Here is a recent tweet from MST3K's Joel Hodgson… "We don't laugh at puns. It may sound as if we're laughing, however it is not a laugh -- it is actually despair, that is shaped like a laugh."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 9:43am Ken From Hyde Park:

A show not yet seen or heard on VH-1: One Note Wonders.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:43am gweeder:

@Caryn: and they are both terrifying when viewed up close.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:43am sphere:

both pelicans and hamsters can fly, given the right circumstances. morning all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:45am Caryn:

While many pet owners will get a hamster ball, the pelican ball is only for the very rich and eccentric ornithophiles.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 9:46am bobdoesthings:

good morning marathon
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 9:46am bobdoesthings:

made it in time for white punks on dope college band style.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:47am Dan B From Upstate:

white marching bands on dope is one of the best talk-over songs on the station.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:47am gweeder:

They are both rather smelly in captivity, at least I imagine this is true of pelicans.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:48am Marcel M:

YO YO MA!
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 9:48am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

ow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:49am Caryn:

They can both stick their bills up their asses. Oh wait, that's what pelicans and the IRS have in common...
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:50am robin:

as you are playing LSJUMB in the background, must tell you they have a new TREE mascot! and she is going by the name TREEYONCE.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:51am Caryn:

That's it, Ken. You have to get a Treeyonce gif for a future show.
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:51am Linda:

Can you tell me how to find the awesome marching band music that you play in the background???
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:52am Linda:

Can you tell me how to get the awesome marching band music that you play in the background???
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 9:53am Ken From Hyde Park:

A TV channel not watched by WFMU listeners: VH-1.
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:53am Linda:

Sorry didn't mean to post twice!
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:54am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Linda,

Here it is:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_E_zVaGY-xM


Linda,
Here it is:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_E_zVaGY-xM
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:54am Kevlicki:

Freeform isn't free!
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 9:54am map:

christening a new debit card with this pledge.
thanks guys!
  Wed. 3/11/15 9:54am Kevlicki:

Pony up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:54am sphere:

A FMU DJ played a clip from VH-1 yesterday. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:56am cory:

and it was awesome
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 9:56am Mike Noble:

Please note my safe word (from the pledge I just made) involves a physical object... since sometimes you can't speak your safeword...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:58am Marcel M:

Thats a good point Mike. Something might be in ones mouth when they have to scream out their safe word.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 9:59am common:

yay! slow crazy horses!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:01am Mike Noble:

@Marcel M: that's why it's good to have a novelty air horn in your hand. or maybe just a ball you can drop.
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 10:01am amanda c:

YESSS!!
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 10:01am PKNY:

Osmonds @ 33 is more evil than supposed backward-masked Judas Priest or Zep tracks, any day of the week.

And did they rip off the basic groove from Parliament's "Red Hot Mamma"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:01am bobdoesthings:

How does one smoke up the whole sky?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:01am Mike Noble:

@Marcel M: or maybe a talking doll that starts crying when you drop it to the ground.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:01am Marcel M:

@Mike Noble: Yes, I imagine an air horn would be QUITE effective.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:02am Polyus:

Oh man, seeing this performed on the Donny & Marie show left quite an impression on my young mind.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:02am Chris M.:

be selfless and caring like Knuckles: please PLEDGE NOW!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:02am chad from oregon:

My only reliable safe word:Osmonds. Always works.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:03am Ken From Hyde Park:

Joke's on that guy. Most of what WFMU broadcasts cannot legally be called music.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:03am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Isn't there a live version of this song that was done at the FMU studios?
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:04am Cecile:

KNUCKLE!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:04am Caryn:

@Mike Noble & Marcel M: I was thinking of the types of signs Bugs Bunny would hold up.

i.imgur.com...
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:04am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Where's Cheri Pi shouting

KILLDOZEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEER

?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:05am Parq:

ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ: Indeed there was, at the last finale to be performed in the main studio. The singer was Bill Mac, who killed it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:05am Marcel M:

@Caryn: Haha!
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:05am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Knuckles The Dog (Who Pledges, People!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:06am Dan B From Upstate:

I'm still not sure why an assassin is trying to kill a blind an palsy-ed boy, but Knuckles did his job. What a very good dog.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:08am Caryn:

@Dan B: maybe the assassin was a nazi? They didn't care for the imperfect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:08am Parq:

ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ: www.flickr.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:08am Parq:

Dan B, I always wondered about that, too.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:09am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

@Thanks Parq! I remember seeing a video of that performance, with a black velvet painting of a pit bull behind him. Knuckles the pit bull extraordinaire.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:09am Caryn:

Also, you can be blind and all palsy-ed, but still be a dick and piss people off to the extent of having a hit put out on you.
  Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:09am kostanza:

Month hall archives on vimeo, baby!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:10am Cheri Pi:

DAMNIT I MISSED KNUCKLES!
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:11am βrian:

Raising Jonathan ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:11am Caryn:

We were wondering where you were, CP!
  Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:11am kostanza:

vimeo.com...
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:11am Shushu:

You know I have to give commenter MONEYBAG$ credit for the line! :)
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:11am βrian:

Recording with the microphone off is a particular technical challenge.
     Wed. 3/11/15 10:12am kuba:

oh oh sounds like i'm developing ken-syndrome, too. recognize those symptoms.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:13am PMD:

This is why I should not listen to the marathon. Ken - I believe I adopted you dammit! But you make me laugh regularly. [a tear comes to my eye] And I know Klam thanks to you. The greatest gift of all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:13am Cheri Pi:

haha, thanks Caryn!
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:13am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Cheri Pi,

Don't worry. I shouted KILLDOOZEEEERRR!!!!!!

when the song was being played on your behalf.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:14am βrian:

Cheri Pi is a philanthropic power house.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:14am PMD:

And I would like to change my safe word to Ken.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:14am Caryn:

@Cheri Pi: Just look at ٥ߓ٥ߓ ('s 10:04 comment!
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:15am βrian:

Safe word: "Topinambour."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:16am Caryn:

Safe word: crepuscular.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:16am Cheri Pi:

ahhh NICE!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:16am Okasa:

Safe word: "Hoagy Carmichael"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:17am Marcel M:

Back then, people called him Figgy or sometimes, Fittigy
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:18am Ken From Hyde Park:

@Shushu - Thanks for the emails yesterday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:19am Caryn:

Hmm, maybe I should change my safe word to Engelbert Humperdinck? Then, I could wave an album of his if I was gagged. But that would require that I get one of his albums... Naah, screw that.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:20am glenn:

hmmmm. i'm learning stuff about caryn.
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:20am Cecile:

Ken, are you gonna play Sandwiches?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:21am Marcel M:

Playing all the hits!
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:23am βrian:

There's always the safe phrase, such as:
Seraphic sister Sarafina scintillates suggestively on the sea shore.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:23am bobdoesthings:

what @marcel said.
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:23am oks:

love it!
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:24am Losermom:

All my favorite music in one place! I wish I had a million dollars I would give every penny! Well, a lot of it.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:24am Asheville Jon:

my safe word is "MORE". perhaps i should reconsider that?
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 10:24am the glowing one:

oh no oh oh
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:25am Blinda:

No Tears. I hear it every time I turn on WFMU. My safe word is apple pie.
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:26am Cecile:

Jon, yeah maybe change it to Thanks! Or something like thst
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:28am Asheville Jon:

thanks Cecile. I might do that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:31am Caryn:

@Asheville Jon: other possibilities - "yes", "ouch", "ooh", or a recitation of the complete works of Pablo Neruda. Those should all pose absolutely no problems.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:32am d¢ pät:

Oh MAN am I late..
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:32am d¢ pät:

<<-- it's looking pretty codey over there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:32am Cheri Pi:

DCP in dä house!
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:33am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

If i had a million dollars I'd spend it on a yatch, a private paradisaic island and a huge antennae to catch the WFMU signal. I can't think of another way of showing my solidarity to my favourite station.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:33am d¢ pät:

PI!!!!
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:34am Blinda:

SALTPETRE FOR THE WIN
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:34am bobdoesthings:

@ken - Guido once disputed this and said no - in fact it is not "gee-doh" but is in fact actually "gwee-doh"
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:34am Asheville Jon:

Caryn: I've tried reciting War And Peace before, but there were some words i could not pronounce, so that prolonged it a little.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:34am Marcel M:

He was talking about it yesterday on the boards Bob.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:36am βrian:

"Sharing ads?" Like sharing herpes?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:36am bobdoesthings:

@marcel .. - and did he confirm or deny it yesterday?
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:36am Kevlicki:

Ken, I was thinking the weather shouldn't be a hindrance, as long as we can get everyone to broadcast the marathon over every speaker in public,
It should be like a summer jam blasting thru car windows...
Imagine your turrets at high volume from a suburban with tinted windows
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:36am Cecile:

Dio!
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:36am Cecile:

Damn autocorrect
DCP
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:37am Caryn:

@bob: well, his avatar name is gweeder now, so you be the judge.
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:37am Cecile:

Thank you, It's the funniest record since the last Swans album
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:38am Cheri Pi:

LOL C$, have fun with that ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:39am Marcel M:

@BOB: I thought he said it was how Ken usually pronounces it but I could have interpreted it wrong.
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:39am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Congratulations, Cecile! You were and will always be a winner in our hearts.
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:39am Cecile:

Aw fofo
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:40am d¢ pät:

CECILE! Congrats on the massive win. This new Faust is bitchin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:40am bobdoesthings:

@marcel - hah hmm..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:41am Marcel M:

Faust is still so good!! When they played in BK the had a small cement mixer on stage with gravel in it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:41am bobdoesthings:

OK. I'm in the running for this new Faust!! did I mention my birthday was Monday? just saying.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:41am βrian:

"Le nez dans les étoiles." As good a safe phrase as any.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:41am Caryn:

Cecile's a winner! A winner whose autocorrect seems to reflect a love of the work of Ronnie James D.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:41am Marcel M:

Twill be mine BOB!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:42am bobdoesthings:

@marcel - you greedy greedy man.. didn't you already win somethign this show? me me me... all you ever think about.
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 10:42am SeanG:

woooohoooo
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:42am Dan B From Upstate:

All right, fofo. Here's your chance to guess when this song will end. Good luck!
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:43am Cecile:

I actually managed to get a Faust song on NPR song of the day, when they still had it, and I still wrote for them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:44am Marcel M:

@BOB: Not on this show no!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:45am Cheri Pi:

Le Soir Tom Petty?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:45am Guido from Cologne:

My teenage-band was named after a Faust-song (“Meadow Meal”).
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:45am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

People,

In this very special day I WILL correctly guess the exact moment the Vive La Fete's song ends.

I know I always say this but this time I have trained a lot. Watching the youtube video repeatedly.

Just wait and see.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:45am bobdoesthings:

@marcel - oh my mistake.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:45am Caryn:

My safe phrase will be "Mia kusenventurilo estas plena de angiloj."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:46am Cecile:

www.npr.org...
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:46am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

This is when the song definitely ends!!!!
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:47am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Wait, I didn't mean to say that. THat was the autocorrect!!
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:47am d¢ pät:

JEEzus this song is great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:47am Caryn:

That anvil gif seems to prove that the guy playing French horn is a lot more aware of the composition as a whole than the bassoonist is.
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:47am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Here it ends!!!
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:47am Blinda:

There's still more song...
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:47am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Here it ends!!
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:48am Blinda:

Wait, there's still more song. Dear flying spaghetti monster in heaven I love this song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:48am Cecile:

yeah, I gotta get that Faust.
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:48am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

When I say here it ends...I mean. now!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:48am Caryn:

@fofo: just say it's the stream delay. You're getting the end way faster than people on other streams are!
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:49am d¢ pät:

wow. what a tune. and it came clicky starred.
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 10:49am People Like Us:

Ken, can you do a whole show where you forewarn us of the loud and quiet parts of each song?
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 10:49am SeanG:

that song pops up in the movie "I killed my mother"
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:49am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Viva La Fete,

You might win this battle, but not the war.

See you next time. Be prepared...
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:49am Asheville Jon:

What time will Andy be soaked tonight?
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:50am Blinda:

MOMENTATEOUSLY
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:50am Mike Noble:

The Vive la Fete reminds me of this kid going Full Pterodactyl: vine.co...
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:50am BriJet:

Hi Ken and Chris M.! :)
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:50am Blinda:

ANDY GETTING SOAKED AT 6:15PM SHARP
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 10:50am Polyus:

Cecile, you used to write for CP as well, yes? I think we actually know some of the same people, namely the old Salamander/Skye Klad crowd.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:51am Asheville Jon:

ok! i hope i can be here at that time. i have to take my daughter to the kid vet this afternoon
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:53am Blinda:

@Asheville Jon: is your kid vet anything like this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbP3OsS195Q
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:55am Asheville Jon:

hahahahaha, not quite!
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:56am Cecile:

I sure did!!!
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:57am Cecile:

Dave from Salamander pops in on the comments board from time to time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 10:57am Caryn:

Yeah, his kid vet's jumpsuit is baby blue! Totally different.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 10:58am d¢ pät:

SMKen, does Iggy come framed like that?
  Wed. 3/11/15 10:59am Cecile:

Kid vet!
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:00am Cecile:

I just stole that from you
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 11:01am People Like Us:

Flatpack Film Festival
flatpackfestival.org.uk
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:01am Blinda:

Plantation is a great safe word. Brings everything to a screeching halt.
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:02am Cecile:

Bad safe word is whip
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:02am Blinda:

NANCY GRACE brings everything to a screeching halt even faster.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:02am bobdoesthings:

my safeword is Nancy Grace because the uttering of her name turns everyone of instantly. ..
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:02am AnAnonymousParty:

Worst safe word is 'more'.
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:02am oks:

Marcel you are my hero
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:02am Marcel M:

WOW!! That woke me up!!!
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:03am d¢ pät:

Yeah really, "Kid vet." My kids have all their shots though so won't get to use it much. Dangit! Where were you 10 years ago ASHVILLE JON!
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:03am Cecile:

Yeah that might be the winner
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:03am d¢ pät:

OK. That was the most insane scream Ken's ever uttered.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:03am Marcel M:

FUCK do I have to donate again for Khlam.... DAMMIT!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:03am bobdoesthings:

@blinda - exactly... life pro tip - want to cool some sexual tension.. mention Nancy Grace
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:03am Asheville Jon:

ok Cecile. when we first had kids, and previously only dogs, i could not remember the word 'pediatrician', so i called the kid's doctor the 'kid vet'
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:04am d¢ pät:

I got Khlam last year, and boy is it great.
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:04am Cecile:

That's still genius
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 11:05am People Like Us:

Ken broadcasting a WFMU Remote from Flatpack, Birmingham UK flatpackfestival.org.uk...
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:05am glenn:

donald trump. the perfect safe word[s]
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:05am Mark the Sardine:

Emergency testing should always be spoken over this song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:06am Marcel M:

I think I've memorized my credit card number.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:07am groucho:

Morning
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:07am Cecile:

I won this CD last year
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:07am Smarty Marty:

Another bad safe word combo: "Hit it!"
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:09am Cecile:

Bad safe word: again?
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:09am AnAnonymousParty:

Is he bullriding that organ? Did that solo last the full 8 seconds?
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:09am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

For some reason I can't hear anything after Ken loudly shouted KHLAAAAAM!
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:10am βrian:

"Diebold?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:10am bobdoesthings:

wait who got Faust?
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:10am Asheville Jon:

looks like Bob Ross playing that organ
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:10am Marcel M:

A man named Andrew in the UK Bobby.
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:11am Slappy:

Khlam - good or bad safe word?
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:11am Groupie:

I was under that organ.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:12am Caryn:

Nancy Grace definitely has the same effect on amorous intentions as Austin Powers' ""Margaret Thatcher naked on a cold day" chant.

Although my personal choice would probably be John McCririck, if only I wouldn't be worried I might actually start vomiting. ( mully1.files.wordpress.com... )
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:13am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Spanish 101 - trivia

Did you know that Mississippi sounds like "I pissed myself" in Spanish?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:14am Greg from Bloomfield:

GODDAMN
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:14am Ralphine:

Asheville Jon, I record reruns of The Joy of Painting every Tuesday and Thursday on my DVR. Yesterday's painting was called "Grandpa's Barn."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:15am bobdoesthings:

If i donate AGAIN can I get two times in the running?!?! does it work this way?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:15am Caryn:

"Grandpa's Barn" apparently got Bob so excited, he needed to go and dryhump an organ. Is he even wearing pants?
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:16am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

As a kid it was a joke to spell Mississippi really slow, because when you get to the end, you say "I pee pee" HA! Get it?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:18am Caryn:

@jennique: What about the last i? Surely it should be "I pee. Pee I?"
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:19am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Too much giggling kept me from saying the last I.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:19am Marcel M:

Mmmmm.... Milked Klham..
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:19am Asheville Jon:

ah Ralphine, that sounds great. some day i WILL own a Bob Ross Original.
now THAT would be a stellar pledge drive premium.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:20am Caryn:

Did Bob Ross do any black velvet paintings?
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:21am Chandran:

One of my earliest memories is of spelling "mississippi" outloud as I sat in my dad's lap and read it in the newspaper he was reading. I think I was three or four... KEN ROCKS!!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:21am Greg from Bloomfield:

"Is it like a paradiddle?"
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:21am Asheville Jon:

he did do black background paintings (if i recall correctly), but i don't think they were velvet
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:22am MD:

Khlam JUICE!!!! SO SWEET!!! PS...FOGHAT!!!
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:23am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

What?! Who hates Khlam?! I want names!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:24am bobdoesthings:

booooo not me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:26am Marcel M:

Khlam it well, winner.

Wish I could listen all day. Work time. Bye all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:27am chad from oregon:

Khlam! Yeah!
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:27am Asheville Jon:

fofo, khlam is so-so
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:28am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Ok, bobdoesthings.

I took you off my blacklist. Yes. I put everybody in the blacklist. I'm not giving anyone the benefit of the doubt,. We are talking about Khlam, people. This is a serious matter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:29am bobdoesthings:

:( didn't win khlam...oh well.. on the brightside.. Not on fofo's blacklist. I got that at least.
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:31am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

With Khlam you are either with us or against us. It is that simple.

P.S. We need to talk about Asheville Jon.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:32am herb.nyc:

(1) safeword = BONANZA. it makes me think of WC FIELDS (2) WFMU is behind pace in its pledges?! i've mentioned before, but for past few years, i make a pledge & then write a chk for 101% of it. if you can, plz do so too. (wait, or did i make the chk out for 99%? )
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:32am Marie:

Is that picture of Monty Hall up in Monty Hall (and was that his real name)? My safe word is pamplemousse!
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:33am d¢ pät:

I could use that Soar Patrol cd and Monday is NOT my birthday...
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:34am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

PRINCE RAMA!!!!

My favourite lonely hippies!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:34am Andrew Waterloo:

pamplemousse makes me laugh.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:34am d¢ pät:

This is my new favorite tune.
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:34am Brendan:

Thank God the hot meat is here.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:35am βrian:

Pamplemousse is a lovely word.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:35am Greg from Bloomfield:

Sounds vaguely like it came from a South Park episode...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:35am MD:

It's this classic that makes me an FMU LOVER!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:35am popsicornia:

Pamplemousse: almost as funny as ananas.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:36am d¢ pät:

I like atlatl
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:36am Marie:

Yes, I love that word. To me it is like the sound one hears when one gently smacks a ripe grapefruit....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:36am MD:

Stop I am getting hungry!!! OH wait that's not my safe word!!!
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:37am Asheville Jon:

Khlam is better than 3 hours of bad bohemian crapsody covers
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:38am Dan B From Upstate:

Oh, man. Enchiladas are delicious.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:38am d¢ pät:

yep. Guess I put my alias in the wrong field. Crap.
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:38am βrian:

Pamplemousses = fesses ?
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:39am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

I don't understand why people make such a fuss about this song being too erotic or sexually charged.

It is just a beautiful, candid and innocent song about picnicking with the family. People are reading too much into it.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:40am d¢ pät:

FUCKING A. [thanks for taking my hint above ^^, <wink><wink>]
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:40am Marie:

fesses? Pamplemousse=grapefruit (in French).... You know, that song reminds me of many a family bbq...
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:41am Marc Francis:

Who was that covering White Boys On Dope? SO GOOD
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:41am βrian:

Façon de parler.
Avatar Wed. 3/11/15 11:42am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Wow, this first dog barking sounds just like my old dog Murphy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:43am Dan B From Upstate:

The dogstep applies so well to this song. Maybe there should be another dogstep show in the future.
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:43am Marie:

my fesses n'est pas comme pamplemousse! This is my favorite mix EVER!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:44am Mark the Sardine:

Bark bark bark
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 11:44am SeanG:

barra barra
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:45am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Liminanas rhymes with Enchiladas. Just saying.
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:48am Brendan:

Ken I created this for Knuckles
http://static.echonest.com/dogstep/go.html?trid=TRIJOPQ1422F2C801E
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:56am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

I predict the person that is going to win the Iggy Pop velvet painting is...

βrian
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:57am Cecile:

Ken lives his life as if he has no safe word
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:58am MD:

"have you ever made love on top af a velvet Iggy Pop
Painting???"
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:58am oks:

Ken i bet you have a cd burner, can you burn Khlam for all Khlam lovers pleassseee :)
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:58am Marie:

Cecile--I smell an ad slogan there...
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 3/11/15 11:58am Ralphine:

Clarence Carter Clarence Carter Clarence Carter Clarence Carter oooooh SHIT Clarence Carter
  Wed. 3/11/15 11:58am ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Brian is pronounced Ramon in Spanish..

And that's my last lesson for today's episode of Learning Spanish with ٥ߓ٥ߓ.
Avatar    Wed. 3/11/15 11:59am SeanG:

hahaha
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:59am bobdoesthings:

Thanks Ken and Chris M. great show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 11:59am Ken From Hyde Park:

Zats...almost made the goal. Maybe the Andy soaking tonight will rake in some good dollars.
  Wed. 3/11/15 12:01pm ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

Thanks, Ken! What a wonderful show. I especially liked the part before the very loud shot of KHLAAAAM and everything that followed it. Till next episode, people!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 3/11/15 12:01pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Yay, Pamela!
  Wed. 3/11/15 12:02pm ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

If it wasn't for the stroking part, the Clearence Carter would be an innocent song too.
  Wed. 3/11/15 12:03pm ٥ߓ٥ߓ (:

P.s.
Thanks, Chris!
  Wed. 3/11/15 12:04pm Cecile:

Maria, maybe a t-shirt?
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