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Options July 2, 2020

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Artist Track Approx. start time
doug gillard  thing with a hook (pseu's theme)   Options 0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
the primitives  spin-o-rama   Options 0:02:02 (Pop‑up)
abba  suzy-hang-around   Options 0:04:54 (Pop‑up)
pete donnelly  dr. richard   Options 0:07:59 (Pop‑up)
silver sun  photograph   Options 0:10:44 (Pop‑up)
frank bango  what kind of saturday is this?   Options 0:14:13 (Pop‑up)
the toms  campus in the month of may   Options 0:17:41 (Pop‑up)
chappaquidick skyline  courage up   Options 0:20:36 (Pop‑up)
bleu  i won't go hollywood   Options 0:23:01 (Pop‑up)
paul stanley  wouldn't you like to know me   Options 0:26:04 (Pop‑up)
linda ronstadt  cost of love   Options 0:29:15 (Pop‑up)
the pains of being pure at heart  feel a whole lot better   Options 0:32:00 (Pop‑up)
gary ritchie  head on a swivel   Options 0:44:27 (Pop‑up)
the ocean blue  it takes so long   Options 0:47:28 (Pop‑up)
nick eng  for tonight   Options 0:49:30 (Pop‑up)
zombies of the stratosphere  boy with the shakes   Options 0:52:59 (Pop‑up)
r.e.m.  sitting still   Options 0:57:45 (Pop‑up)
the flame  make it easy   Options 1:00:50 (Pop‑up)
bird streets  betting on the sun   Options 1:03:51 (Pop‑up)
david bowie  i'd rather be high   Options 1:08:07 (Pop‑up)
yvonne elliman  can't find my way home   Options 1:12:03 (Pop‑up)
the explorers club  look to the horizon   Options 1:15:08 (Pop‑up)
wiretree  nightlight   Options 1:18:04 (Pop‑up)
woods  can't get out   Options 1:20:32 (Pop‑up)
jefferson starship  fast buck freddie   Options 1:42:05 (Pop‑up)
the demos  make it better   Options 1:45:18 (Pop‑up)
jon brion  revolving foor   Options 1:48:45 (Pop‑up)
wilco  someone to lose   Options 1:54:13 (Pop‑up)
the orange peels  number one - live on kzsu   Options 1:57:22 (Pop‑up)
fernando perdomo  out to sea theme 3   Options 2:00:11 (Pop‑up)
bee gees  saw a new morning   Options 2:02:42 (Pop‑up)
paramore  the only exception   Options 2:07:39 (Pop‑up)
gentle hen  turn it down   Options 2:11:21 (Pop‑up)
the fawns  sun   Options 2:14:15 (Pop‑up)
richard swift  the songs of national freedom   Options 2:17:02 (Pop‑up)
the turtles  we ain't gonna party no more   Options 2:20:14 (Pop‑up)
ross  but i do not   Options 2:24:58 (Pop‑up)
armstrong  september skies   Options 2:29:22 (Pop‑up)
george harrison  don't let me wait too long   Options 2:33:22 (Pop‑up)
liverpool express  don't stop the music   Options 2:35:34 (Pop‑up)
the hanging stars  heavy blue   Options 2:39:43 (Pop‑up)
gilbert o'sullivan  out of the question   Options 2:42:59 (Pop‑up)
middle of the road  fate strange fate   Options 2:45:17 (Pop‑up)
the lickerish quartet  there is a magic number   Options 2:48:02 (Pop‑up)
michael simmons   no more girls   Options 2:52:30 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm WoodsOfNH:

I look forward to this song every week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm eastvanhalen:

@Woods Me too. Good morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Chop Scott:

Hooray Pseu!!
Avatar 12:09pm Woo:

This ABBA is new to me and I like it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm PMD:

Abba dabba do
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm WoodsOfNH:

Wow. I haven't listened to the Waterloo album in a long time. Didn't remember that song.
  12:13pm Websie:

hello, fellow hangarounds
  12:16pm allie:

although I'm new, I believe the term is, hookers?
Avatar 12:16pm Pseu Braun:

hello sweaty listeners and those over-air-conditioned as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:18pm yawnathon:

blessed are the sweaty
  12:19pm ami ad:

Hello DJ. Hello all.Hooked by a thing. Sweating here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Hi Pseu! Sorry I've been away for so long. Hi gang!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm Krys O.:

Good afternoon! Leaving work early and listening on the road in the bright sunshine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Hey Krys. O!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm listener 126464:

Hi Pseu, everyone. If you stay still it's not too bad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:22pm yawnathon:

WFMU should sell branded hand fans
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:22pm eastvanhalen:

14 Canadian degrees and raining here in dreary Vancouver.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:22pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Hey Allie, I just wanted to thank you the other day for standing up for me on Wake n Bake. Two people emailed me that you mentioned me and how I was being blocked for going over 20 while trolls continue to roam freely or something like that. Anyway, thank you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:22pm yawnathon:

airwaves !
  12:22pm allie:

Hello hookers, Pseu, are you trying to say your AC is broke.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:22pm Krys O.:

Hey, Buddha!
  12:23pm ami ad:

Went hunting for food/beverage earlier,too much sun out there in the mean streets.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Hi ya Krys.O!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:24pm Buddha of Suburbia:

This is a good tune.
  12:29pm Allie:

@Buddha, you're quite welcome. I've only just recently learned about the term troll and what it means.
Avatar 12:30pm Woo:

@Buddha, do you get a warning when you're about to hit 20? It's not easy counting how many. I spend a good 4 or 5 just on Wavelengths sometimes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm lukavino:

the best tracks from any of the Kiss solo albums just destroy anything in their collective catalog.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:31pm WoodsOfNH:

Saw Kiss late last fall. It was a glorious overload of "the big stupid." l loved every second of it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:31pm Krys O.:

I agree, Lukavino
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:31pm ratso:

Hey Pseu and all you hookers! Can't mistake Paul Stanley's voice. Hope you're all well. Thanks for bringing the rock for my house-cleaning session.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:32pm lukavino:

like i have to go buy a Paul Stanley record now that was a perfect song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:32pm Brian in New Orleans:

"You can't hide the Hook"!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:32pm ratso:

@listener. that's the problem. I can't stay still with these songs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33pm Krys O.:

Oh, it's been too long for me and this Ronstadt song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Allie, ha ha. No, Woo, no warning. You just have to be good about counting the 20 posts yourself. Interestingly, I know of several people who have gone over the 20 limit, but have not been blocked. So I can't help but think it's personal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:34pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Hey Ratso!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:35pm Power Papi:

nice cover of my fave Byrds song...
  12:35pm Crei6hton:

Good afternoon
Avatar 12:36pm Roberto:

It's my fave Byrds too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:40pm Power Papi:

Yet another reason to use a Mac...
  12:40pm Earth Walker:

Buddha we love hearing from you
So what if it’s over 20 !
Avatar 12:40pm Woo:

As Wilson Pickett said, 99 and a half won't do.
  12:41pm ami ad:

How long does the comment ban stand for?
  12:41pm Allie:

@Buddha, I saw that myself. people were posting as many as 60 comments or more. but that was on one of the weekend shows. so maybe whoever was Manning the board on the weekends just don't care.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:42pm WoodsOfNH:

@Power Papi: Yeah. I'm a software engineer. Having to deal with windows at work is enough. Haven't had a windows machine at home for many years.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:43pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Earth Walker!? What time is it in France? 7pm? I am not going to be back on the Wake n Bake show for a while. Too put off by being singled out. The rule is if you go over first time you get a warning. 2nd you are blocked for 2 days. and 3rd time: Blocked 3 times. It's a buzz kill during a pandemic. I have enough anxiety. My presence seems to be a problem there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:45pm Buddha of Suburbia:

I meant 3rd time Blocked 10 days. It's not written anywhere. And seeing how others write more than me most of the time as I take my walks in the morning and don't have time to normally stay present it really seems like a personal thing.
  12:45pm Royvis:

Luv ya, Pseu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47pm listener 126464:

@ratso- get yer BTUs on
Avatar 12:48pm Heidee:

Buddha, I am new to the WFMU family and am trying to follow protocol... Someone said something similar the other day and I thought it was a joke... but for real? - How does 'go over' define?
  12:48pm Earth Walker:

Hi Buddha 18 h46 in France
I don’t get it. Who decides ?
I’ve seen some knuckle head comments about over posts But if your a fun person with good comments
What’s the big deal
  12:48pm Allie:

@Buddha, Nooo!, Your presence could never be a problem. don't they know that your chat bored royalty. You should be exempt from the limiting rule.
Avatar 12:49pm Pseu Braun:

HEY Royvis, Websie, Krys, ratso, Buddha, 126464, Allie, WoodsofNH, powerpapi, lukavino, woo, yawnathon, wtc
  12:49pm Earth Walker:

Buddha you HAVE TO join us with Clay !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:50pm listener 126464:

Chat amnesty for Buddha now!
  12:52pm ami ad:

@Buddha:Did you post something about the Beatles?The Wake comment board is not the friendliest place on WFMU.But,no one should be above the rules.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Hi Pseu!! Earth Walker I honestly feel like it's too much drama for me during a pandemic to always be the one who's made of an example of and be punished for going over the 20 limit post. It's kind of gross. And Allie you are very sweet! Thanks. Hi Heidee! Welcome! A Newbie! Yeah, 20 limit post. But I don't know if you'll be given a hard time you're new and I'm a regular. Bless yer cotton socks, Listener 126464
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:54pm WoodsOfNH:

@Buddha Will miss you over there in the morning.
  12:54pm Allie:

I agree with listener 126464.
Avatar 12:55pm Heidee:

I am getting scared now.
  12:55pm ami ad:

Is there a Wake reddit or something?
Avatar 12:55pm Roberto:

I agree with listener 126464 too, but listener 126465 can suck it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:56pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Thank you WoodsOfNH! I don't miss the drama. My posts are constantly being counted. And I know of one person who wrote 35 and someone who wrote 25. I shouldn't vent here probably will be blocked on here as well. I would think there'd be more interesting things to do with Ken's time than count my posts but claim it's some sort of algorithm metrics
Avatar 12:56pm Heidee:

I am doing a third comment now just for the sheer adventure. Greetings from Germany BTW
Avatar 12:57pm Pseu Braun:

Guys, let's have poz vibes you're welcome on my board unless you're gonna make it all about you. That's my only bug-a-boo. The reason is because it makes others not want to come on. Fact.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:57pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Roberto LOL! Wow! Heidee, all the way from Germany! Cool! How'd you find WFMU? And how do you like?
  12:57pm ami ad:

@Buddha:Is it a regular thing that you go over 20 post on the Wake board?
Avatar 12:58pm Heidee:

I LOVE WFMU - four.
  12:58pm Earth Walker:

I bet if someone told Ken he was over the limit he would post 600
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:59pm Deborah:

I could not post 20 times unless the subject turns toward media, WFMU, feminism, or cats. Otherwise, haven't got the patience. All drained by posting constantly on college online platforms where I must be "professor."
Relax, Buddha! Sometimes walking away from the internet frees up energy and instills calm. Or so I find.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:59pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Let's respect Pseu's wishes. It's not all about me. I'm going to get going. Didn't mean to offend. Have a good everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00pm PMD:

Hey Pseu, you didn't say hi to me. Weeping now. [kidding]
Avatar 1:00pm Woo:

@ami ad, I posted about the Beatles and Quincy Jones. I apologized for my tone on that one. If you didn't see it then I apologize to you now. I don't want to argue about the Beatles. I love them, you don't, it's cool.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Hi everybody
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm listener 126464:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm Itzall Hear:

Hi Pseu, feelin' groovy- went to a 100% medically safeguarded dental appointment, still get to keep all my teefies! Score.
Avatar 1:01pm Pseu Braun:

PMD! Sweet Corn!ami ad!
  1:01pm ami ad:

@Woo:Haha.No worries.Thanks,yea,I don't.Peace&Laugh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm courtneynoir:

thanks, Pseu
  1:02pm pgalub:

Hey Pseu and everyone. Sounding great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:03pm Kat in Chicago:

I do love a bit of older R.E.M. hello all!
  1:03pm Earth Walker:

Opps Pseu and Crew Thanks for the Peachy Keen Groovy Cool Show !
Avatar 1:04pm Pseu Braun:

thnx Earth, hey Kat and Pete! Chop Scott, gawd hello to ALLZ
  1:05pm ami ad:

@Woo:I was not referring to you about the wake comment board being not friendly,it's quite intense there and cultish for me.JobLess.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:06pm Carmichael:

Heya Pseu and The Hooked.

The only 3 reasons for getting zapped are:

a) you're a troll
b) you're over-posting every little thought (like Instagram)
c) the Dj's in a bad mood :)
  1:06pm Earth Walker:

Beach Boys
Good Vibrations
  1:07pm Kpx:

Hi everyone, it's been a little while since I was here last. Just checking in real quick. Pseu, can I get a Hello?
Avatar 1:08pm Pseu Braun:

  1:10pm ww:

a belated "hookya", all you Hookers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:11pm Itzall Hear:

"Tighter than Steely Dan"... classic.
  1:11pm ami ad:

Okay,gonna twist one,and head out,fire escape here I come(gots a radio there). "hookya"
  1:12pm listener 126465:

Roberto has exceeded his zero post limit for the day
Avatar 1:12pm Roberto:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:13pm listener 126464:

I heard about listener 126465
  1:13pm ww:

Hey Carmichael - My daughter sez I have "no inner monologue." I think that translates to your #2.
  1:15pm Kpx:

I don't know if holla has it's own meaning, or if it's just a silly alternate word for hello.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:15pm chris_in_space:

Yes! Yvonne Elliman!
Avatar 1:15pm Roberto:

Oh yeah my daughters tell me something similar lolz
  1:16pm ww:

Pseu-tasteful cover! Old geezer like me appreciates it.
Avatar 1:16pm Pseu Braun:

I'm looking for walk-in-tubs and flip phones with big buttons any recommendations?
  1:16pm Websie:

i call YE "Mary Mags" instinctively
Avatar 1:16pm oshiwoshi:

know the version by Ellen McIlwaine?
  1:17pm ww:

Roberto - I feel a bit better that I am not entitrely alone. This is my T-Group!
  1:18pm ww:

And Pseuzette, fer cryin' out loud, talk about throwing me some red meat!!
Avatar 1:18pm Pseu Braun:

Websie, WW I annoint youse with hippie oils as would Yvonne E.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:18pm myron feld:

Gosh, i love the Explorers Club.
  1:19pm ww:

Big buttons? Lady, you need that there modern Alexa stuff. Just shout it out.
Avatar 1:19pm Pseu Braun:

clap your hands for light
  1:19pm ww:

Alexa!! Find Pseu!
  1:20pm carrots:

The band For Squirrels has a tune similar to that REM song. great song btw.
  1:20pm ww:

You got your lava lamp glowing, sister?
Avatar 1:20pm βrian:

"Dave, ship me 25 pounds of caramel corn."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:21pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

I have a lava light on a timer on my desk at my now-closed office and it's sad to think of it bravely coming on every morning, without me.
  1:21pm ww:

Oh man..."Sorry, Dave, I can't do that....."
  1:22pm ww:

That is one dedicated hot rock, SCL.
Avatar 1:22pm Roberto:

Apparently I have a tendency to disparage total strangers within their earshot.
Avatar 1:22pm flashbazbo:

I haven't heard Clay much in the AM. What's happening? Is it safe?
Avatar 1:23pm βrian:

I'm sorry. I meant HAL, not Dave.
Avatar 1:23pm βrian:

  1:23pm ww:

Didn't lava lamps come up amongst the Hooked a few weeks back? Or is that geezerly brain playing tricks? Hmmmm
Avatar 1:23pm flashbazbo:

The distinction between Hal and Dave, is fake news.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:23pm Kat in Chicago:

That is a melancholy thought, Lizzie!
  1:23pm Kpx:

Alexa says pseu is still slowly making her way to the big button.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:24pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Thanks for understanding Kat
  1:25pm ww:

Dave was the astronaut, right? And Hal was HAL 2000? wasn't that Stanley Kubrick?
  1:30pm denisiri:

Hi Queen! Officially a Perfect B-Day down in F L A now with The Hook!!Best to all.. peace. xo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31pm Carmichael:

Purposefully, HAL was one letter higher than IBM.
  1:32pm ww:

Whoa! too cool.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:32pm Carmichael:

Ricky Fataar also played with the Beach Boys on a live tour back in the 80s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:33pm Itzall Hear:

"Hipper-than-thou" syndrome...ouch.
  1:33pm ww:

Let it go Pseu. We are with you....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:33pm WoodsOfNH:

I was one of those people.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm steveo:

i was never into REM either! maybe for similar reasons, or maybe because i have impeccable taste
  1:34pm GeorgeSimian:

REM sucks.
Avatar 1:34pm Woo:

Oh here we go.
Avatar 1:34pm βrian:

My GF thought R.E.M. was dreamy. I told her, "Wake up!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm Power Papi:

REM were a great band until Bill Berry left.
  1:35pm bobsmart567:

Loved that REM story. Ha!!
  1:35pm ww:

Oh God, Pseu you escaped the rabbit hole
  1:35pm ami ad:

  1:35pm ?:

Ghislaine Maxwell (Epstein's Pimp) arrested today.
  1:35pm ww:

We almost lost ya there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:35pm Kat in Chicago:

Ha, Pseu! I remember going to my first R.E.M. show (in fact, I think it was my only R.E.M. show) and being similarly disappointed in the crowd. "Who ARE these people?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:35pm xtrakrispy:

Michael Stipe hangs out at my local bar. He’s unexpectedly taller than I thought.
Avatar 1:36pm Roberto:

Oh noes, bad news about cats is even worse than standard bad news.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm steveo:

a friend of mine quipped "I'm just gonna get out ahead of this and say that Ghislaine Maxwell didn't kill herself either."

(afaik, she's not dead)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm Kat in Chicago:

I met Stipe once, just long enough to annoy him. I expected him to be shorter as well, for some reason.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm Carmichael:

Pseu, your mic is on the fritz.
Avatar 1:38pm Snortley:

Mic's breaking up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm Itzall Hear:

  1:38pm ami ad:

Live mix on the air,wfmu exclusive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm MikeG:

Crackle Crackle Crackle
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

steveo: not yet
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm Uncle Michael:

I think it's the buffer, not the mic. It would be at the station's end.
Avatar 1:38pm UncleMarty:

oops loose wire .. damm Gremlins
  1:38pm bobsmart567:

She’s breaking up, she’s breaking up!
  1:38pm GeorgeSimian:

You’re going all screwy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:39pm Brian in New Orleans:

UH oh!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:39pm steveo:

SCL, exactly
Avatar 1:39pm UncleMarty:

I cannae hold 'er Cap'n
  1:39pm johnzo:

defund da polisss!!!
Avatar 1:39pm Roberto:

I suppose this qualifies as standard bad news.
Avatar 1:39pm flashbazbo:

It's hard to love a band who's been around for 40 years. Details at 11!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:39pm Michele with One "L":

3 minutes
  1:39pm JBeek:

This more Stochastic than Hook
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm steveo:

that sounds better
  1:40pm bobsmart567:

Avatar 1:40pm Snortley:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Kat in Chicago:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Uncle Michael:

I was wrong. It happens.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Michele with One "L":

All better now
  1:40pm GeorgeSimian:

Way better! Not that long.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Michele with One "L":

I texted!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Brian in New Orleans:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

hold up a Social Distortion album
Avatar 1:40pm Woo:

Play some R.E.M.
  1:40pm ami ad:

Michele to the rescue.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Jim the Poet:

I'm late to the Hook! Hey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm Jim the Poet:

Hey, Michele!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar 1:41pm βrian:

Why is there no word for the action of digitally oscillating one's lips while vocalizing??
  1:41pm ww:

Pseu, grab a cat and slow down...
  1:41pm JBeek:

Show has been so great! Do not throw away computer!
  1:41pm ww:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm PMD:

I think imperfection is great.
Avatar 1:42pm Woo:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm Uncle Michael:

I've been here all the time. It's just that there was nothing to complain about.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm Jim the Poet:

I had an important meeting with a cheeseburger
Avatar 1:42pm UncleMarty:

REM - Radio Song
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm PMD:

We don't want to listen to Pspotify
Avatar 1:42pm BunnyKate:

  1:42pm ww:

Well, it is maybe how one would define "crazy".....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm Jim the Poet:

Hey Unc!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm vinylmonkee:

I was late because I had to go out and get cat food this morning to prevent a Feline Mutiny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:43pm Uncle Michael:

I saw Mickey when he was with Elvin Bishop! He fooled around...but he sang the hit.
  1:43pm Kpx:

If I said, your mic is on the fritz, I would get zapped. but no one else would. Why would that be.
  1:43pm ami ad:

@Jim the Poet:How did the meating go?
Avatar 1:43pm Woo:

Dead. Only Grace and Hot Tuna are left from the originals.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Jim the Poet:

Marconi plays the mamba
Avatar 1:44pm βrian:

Facebook? I mean, really?
Avatar 1:44pm UncleMarty:

My only REM show was in a Arena - surrounded by drunken 'tween girls ... weird
  1:44pm prudy:

airplane, yes, starship no...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Jim the Poet:

@amiad It started off well but it might be a problem later
Avatar 1:44pm Roberto:

Clay mentioned Marconi this morning. It's the anniversary of his first radio patent, I believe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45pm Uncle Michael:

My only REM show resulted in a Dream Syndicate album.
Avatar 1:45pm Pseu Braun:

airplane, no starship yes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:46pm Carmichael:

I saw a version. I think it was just Starship. Slick and Kantner literally had their backs to each other the entire show. Wasn't very good ...
  1:46pm ami ad:

@Jim the Poet:Hehe,don't forget to close the lid.
  1:46pm JBeek:

99 years ago today the Dempsey-Carpentier fight in Jersey City was the first big sporting event broadcast over radio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:46pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

great trivia!
Avatar 1:46pm flashbazbo:

Never saw REM, but I saw GBV do a great cover of Sitting Still once.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47pm WoodsOfNH:

Only saw REM right after Murmur came out. In the gym at the University of Maine. Not a whole lot of people there. Opener was Let's Active. REM were really good but Stipe seemed so introverted he could barely look at the audience.
Avatar 1:47pm Roberto:

What about Jefferson Zeppelin? AKA Jeff Zep.
  1:47pm Phoebe in Fanwood:

Hi Pseu! I’m usually not still hangin around in the afternoon (I’m a loyal wake and bake-er) but today I AM still listening! And it’s hittin the spot!
  1:48pm johnk77:

great show
balin is pronounced
with a short a
Avatar 1:48pm Pseu Braun:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:48pm Kat in Chicago:

Enjoyed that Starship song, I admit.
Avatar 1:48pm Pseu Braun:

most importantly is he dead?
Avatar 1:49pm Roberto:

Yeah, Balin bailed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:49pm Kat in Chicago:

@Uncle Michael not a bad outcome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:51pm ratso:

Phoebe, Pseu hits the spot EVERY week.
Avatar 1:51pm flashbazbo:

Marty Baline could whale.
  1:51pm Kpx:

Balin is the only one from j airplane who didn't have a turn with slick.
  1:52pm ww:

True ratso, so true
  1:52pm Peter:

I'm a bit late with this comment, but it was Blind Faith -- not Traffic -- that originally recorded Can't Find My Way Home. Back in the 80s I had the pleasure of meeting Steve Winwood a handful of times -- the nicest guy in the record business!
Avatar 1:52pm Dr. Otis:

Marty passed on a couple of years ago, but as someone who admins in a few Jefferson Starship and Jefferson Airplane sites on FB, gentle Marty NEVER slapped around Grace Slick. I don’t know where you get this garbage. Hope you were kidding.
  1:52pm ww:

I count myself among the Hooked.
Avatar 1:53pm Pseu Braun:

I make shit up all the time, follow along, "Dr."
  1:53pm Phoebe in Fanwood:

Haha! Duly noted, @ratso
  1:54pm Earth Walker:

We used to catch J.A. With Papa John
Very cool shows
Avatar 1:54pm Pseu Braun:

The Pizza Guy. Cool
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:55pm listener 126464:

pizza and fiddles
  1:55pm ami ad:

More of a Pizza product.
Avatar 1:56pm Pseu Braun:

I think it was Papa John who punched Grace Slick in the stomach when she was pregnant with Bijou Phillips
  1:57pm Websie:

today's most savory headline btw:

Navy Warns Sailors: Stop Buying Acid On The Dark Web
  1:57pm GeorgeSimian:

Is Wilco good? I know they’re not bad. But it’s hard to get excited about them.
  1:57pm Earth Walker:

Back then there used to be Early Show. Late Show. We used to leave early morning Tripping into Manhattan
  1:58pm prudy:

pseu, how do you feel about Wilco?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm ratso:

Right in the free breadsticks!
  1:59pm Earth Walker:

Pseu never heard that one
  2:00pm ?:

Love The Demos!
  2:00pm ami ad:

Drop Acid,Not Bombs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm Carmichael:

We had a Pizza and Pipes place. Big-ass pipe organ and lots of other automated instruments hanging on the wall, to help you enjoy your slice. Waaaayy before Chucky Cheese.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm Chop Scott:

Pseu--I understand the frustrations with streaming from home and deeply thank you for keeping the Hook on the air! Always a high point to my listening week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm Uncle Michael:

Kat, it was in Chicago...at the Aragon. Show was recorded by XRT and later DS' set was released.
Avatar 2:01pm Pseu Braun:

I remember before the internet was invented and Marty Balin bought some mauve acid from a young Steve Jobs and then did a music video wearing only his banana hammock and a sailor hat
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:02pm Carmichael:

What is your avatar, Scott? An old land mine? A Gutenberg hand press? A pre-Ronco slicer and dicer?
  2:03pm ami ad:

Sent some to Jonesey last week,hope he found it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:04pm Chop Scott:

@Carmichael--It's actually a speaker.
Avatar 2:04pm Pseu Braun:

thnx for the Blind Faith correction there. Shoulda knowed but my mouth went ahead anyway
  2:05pm prudy:

great show Psue....thanks to you and skeleton crew...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:05pm WoodsOfNH:

@Pseu banana hammock in a sailor hat...Well played!
Avatar 2:06pm Pseu Braun:

no one reads these comments except their own
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:08pm Hughie Considine:

I never share this kind of thing, but yesterday my wife and son were in a gnarly car crash but managed to walk away (they're still shook up); I brought my beloved beagle to the vet this a.m. because she was having labored breathing, and she's still there. And my wife just told her job is gone. So, I know things have been rough, but this is nuts. Hooks do help though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:08pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

I don't get the admiration for the Bee Gees - whoever is singing lead in this sounds so painfully constricted and nasal. If Pseu can hate Marty I guess I can hate them, okay?
Avatar 2:08pm Pseu Braun:

So sorry, Hughie, Glad you and the wife are OK. xoxo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:09pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Hughie, I'm sorry, glad you're okay after the crash though.
Avatar 2:09pm Pseu Braun:

This year is...challenging to say the least. Hold tight you have your wife and kid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:11pm ratso:

Who's the DJ? Don't bother answering, I won't read it.
  2:11pm cee dub:

jeebus thought this paramore was suzy cowsill & the drifters
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:11pm Krys O.:

@Hughie: My heart goes out to you and yours.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:12pm PMD:

@Hughie, so sorry. Glad your family walked away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:12pm Hughie Considine:

Thanks, all. Makes me feel better to hear from you. I'm ever so thankful for what I have.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:13pm ratso:

Sorry to read that, Hughie. Tough times indeed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:14pm vinylmonkee:

Wow Hughie, that is intense. Glad to hear you all walked away.
  2:14pm JBeek:

Paramore does kinda sound like could be Susan Cowsill!
  2:15pm Earth Walker:

Nice Song
  2:16pm Kpx:

@Hughie, talk about a string of bad luck. sorry to hear that. sending out good vibes of good luck to counter react and turn everything around to Good Fortune.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:16pm Krys O.:

Pseu!! You have pulled a spectacular show out of your magic bag. I was listening on the trip home from work and couldn't comment, but moments of transcendent beauty were filling my eyes with happy water that distracted me from relentless harpies of circumstance. It doesn't matter when you bring such joy to our lives. Thank you so very much for all you do. As I've said, your show is my very favorite. Don't tell anyone. xxxooo
Avatar 2:16pm flashbazbo:

REM and Wilco are both bands where you start at the beginning and hold on for as long as you can. A couple of LPS worth at least. Then they become "professionalized" and it's a different game.
  2:16pm JBeek:

Wonderful to see Hughie get the love. Have some more from me, Hughie.
  2:16pm Peter:

Gentle Hen! A band from my neck of the woods!
  2:17pm Peter:

As are the Fawns! (both involving Henning Ohlenbusch)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:17pm Krys O.:

And I just realized for the first time that I follow Henning on Twitter. Doh!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:18pm Hughie Considine:

Getting a little misty here. You are nice people. I mean, we haven't even shared all this with loved ones yet, but somehow the FMU comments board turned out to be the perfect place.
  2:19pm cee dub:

@hughie, seatbelts save lives! nowadays more car damage=more nrg absorbed by metal, less/slower translated to occupants. be sure to have them get follow up checks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:19pm Krys O.:

@Hughie: The camaraderie is palpable. Connecting with fellow humans is what we all need.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:21pm Deborah:

@Hughi Considine: Sending energies of peace. Glad that everyone, including your dog, is with you.
  2:21pm ami ad:

@Hughie:Wow,keep strong.Wild times.
  2:24pm ami ad:

@ratso:Since nobody reads other comments but they're own,the DJ can be whoever one writes?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:24pm Hughie Considine:

It's a basic need, @Krys O. Thanks @ami. @cee dub, they were belted. The car is totaled, so I guess you're right.
  2:25pm Websie:

best to you Hughie
  2:25pm Kpx:

@Krys O, so glad you said that about camaraderie here on the fmu chat boards. I said that one time myself here on pseu show about 3 months ago and some troll actually mocked it.
Avatar 2:26pm Pseu Braun:

that was me
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:26pm Krys O.:

I'm a weirdo and I read other comments. That could be because I used to be moderator on the old WoofMoo message board and I'm an admin for a FB group.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:26pm Krys O.:

LOL, Pseu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:27pm ratso:

Oh, Pseu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:27pm ratso:

(that was in my Mary Tyler Moore voice)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:27pm Itzall Hear:

ami ad; THEIR own. Nobody here reads nobody else's comments but THEIR own...You're welcome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:28pm Carmichael:

I read all the comments. Keeping up with the conversations.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:28pm Krys O.:

I heard it, ratso! Then I heard a sad trombone sound.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:28pm GeorgeSimian:

@hughie Good luck with everything! Takes a couple weeks to recover from a car crash, even on you walk away from one. Close call though!
  2:29pm prudy:

Hughie..hope the situation with your loved ones steadies and gets better..
Rashbazbo: kind of agree with you about REM and Wilco but I wouldn't attribute it to professionalization...we change also and for me that is what happened...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:29pm ratso:

@Krys, ha!

@Itzall, maybe the typo was with own/owned?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:29pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Hughie Considine, it's me Buddha! Remember me? I was on a bunch a calls and then read your post. And I just want to extend my sympathy. I am so sorry for all that you have been going through. Hope your little doggie will be ok. And am glad your family is okay. Good luck and God bless.
  2:29pm ami ad:

@Itzall Hear:Ha?I can't read it,didn't write your comment,but thanks for the correction.
  2:30pm cee dub:

i read all from bottom up b4 posting. never log in, know too many djs IRL. plus who cares what tunes I ♥ or how many shekls I've shelled out?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:32pm JBeek:

LOL I just (re)registered because I want the little icon thingys
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:32pm JBeek:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:32pm ratso:

@cee dub, I only log in so i can look at my panda avatar.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:32pm Itzall Hear:

ratso, I'm no grammarian but you may be right... I can't comprehend much of what is discussed here but I DO know the correct use of there/their/they're, generally.
  2:32pm ami ad:

@cee dub:Same here,also never post if I don't listen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:32pm GeorgeSimian:

prudy Rashbazbo : REM and Wilco share a certain amount of pretension and self-importance, I think. Maybe that's part of their charm.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:34pm Krys O.:

@JBeek! Hey!
  2:36pm ami ad:

@Itzall Hear:I thought so too.Sorry,strength through failure?
  2:36pm prudy:

can't really comment on REM, but I've never felt Wilco was pretentious or self absorbed. I just think their music has gotten less interesting as the years go by
  2:36pm Kpx:

That wasn't you pseu, that was your bagel obsessed troll friend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:36pm Krys O.:

George, George, George, George (that scene from Magical Mystery Tour with the little girl and the balloon, sigh)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:37pm JBeek:

Hi Krys!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm Mike Sin:

This great Harrison track was supposed to be the second single off of the "Living in the Material World" LP, but it got cancelled. Would have great hearing this one on AM back in the day!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm JBeek:

er, @Krys O!
Avatar 2:38pm Roberto:

Bai Pseu and co. Have a great holiday y'all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm Krys O.:

Many crowd favorites have passed me by over the decades including Wilco and Pavement, though I kinda like hearing some Wilco on the periphery while Pavement leaves me cold.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm Buddha of Suburbia:

KPX, i still remember you telling me the story of some oddball claiming they'll ban you from the bagel shops in Jersey. So weird!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:39pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Krys. O. I love "Jesus" by Wilco an absolute favorite of mine.
Avatar 2:39pm Pseu Braun:

thnx Roberto - enjoy!
Avatar 2:40pm flashbazbo:

@GeorgeSimian: That's the narcissism that comes in after you make your initial statement, the big company takes over and gives you the lecture, and you sell a million. It happens to lesser artists. I really believe that tweedys voice is too good. It makes him too complacent IMO.
Avatar 2:40pm Pseu Braun:

Mikey! This digital 2014 remaster sounds like the song was baked in a custard pie.
  2:41pm prudy:

interesting take flashbazbo..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:41pm GeorgeSimian:

I should never have put Wilco in the same league of pretension as REM.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:42pm Krys O.:

Thanks for that info, Mike Sin. Harrisong's music quiet yet eternal pop strength. Gone Troppo, for example has some nice gems on it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:42pm ratso:

I don't mind the first 3 REM records, and Wilco up to A Ghost Is Born is really good, but after that the music moved in a more generic direction. But I don't dislike the later stuff the way I dislike later REM
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:44pm Mike Sin:

@Pseu - Ha! I've only ever had the the LP! But, the original LP had that '70s "soft blanket over the speakers" master/EQ vibe to it.
Avatar 2:44pm Woo:

There's so much music not to like.
Avatar 2:44pm Pseu Braun:

@mikesin and the Braille on the back!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:46pm Mike Sin:

@Krys O -- "Gone Troppo" has the song "Circles," which was goes back to his Beatles' days
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:46pm xtrakrispy:

What a show! I’ll be revisiting this one from the archive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:46pm Carmichael:

Man, I love this song.
  2:46pm Kpx:

@Buddhalicious, good to hear from you again. Yes unfortunately it happened here on this show and it ruined my relationship with pseu! I used to have a good rapport with her until he took something I said out of context so he could have an excuse to attack me.
  2:46pm listener 126465:

@listener 126464: You "heard of me"? I was born 90 seconds after you were by the same mother.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:46pm WoodsOfNH:

@Woo So true. I have a friend who just cannot believe that I don't appreciate Bowie. I mean, sorry, I just don't. Resonance is a funny and mysterious thing.
  2:47pm Websie:

i'll be the guy who says i pretty much liked REM all the way thru the mid '90s
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:47pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Hi Ratso! Hope you have a nice social distancing Happy Hour with your buddies! I can't find Hefeweizen beer anywhere! What's up with that?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:47pm Mike Sin:

@Pseu -- Ha! The Braille was on the back of McCartney's "Red Rose Speedway"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:49pm Blues Mandinga:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:49pm ratso:

@Buddha, impossible! go to the imports section. weinstephaner. thank me later.
  2:49pm ami ad:

@Kpx:Well,the bagels are not that good in Jersey anyway.
Avatar 2:49pm B/wad:

Hi Pseu, Tel Aviv checkin' in
Avatar 2:50pm Woo:

This is the group that did Chripy Chirpy Cheep Cheep?
Avatar 2:51pm Pseu Braun:

Shalom! B/wad..Woo, yes same group
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Woods of NH! LOL! We had a good run. My moniker "Buddha of Suburbia" is from a David Bowie song. I am a Bowie fan through and through. Ah! KPX, there's always going to be bozos and trolls out there. It's how we deal with them that's the lesson in it all. It could be a great short story premise. Being banned from Bagel shops by a Bagel Heir. LOL! And Ratso, I don't know why. I will keep checking! שלום B/Wad!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm Mike Sin:

@ami ad -- not to make this a billboard, but "Carlstadt Bagels" is incredible. Some of the best bagels in the whole NYC-metro area.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:53pm Buddha of Suburbia:

I have enjoyed every stinkin' song on here! Thanks Pseu. Great show! One of the BEST!
Avatar 2:54pm Pseu Braun:

@mikesin my memory! Again, in the back of my head i was like "uh, did u mean Mccartney? there's always the Jim Keltner Fan Club and Senior Housing Project
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:54pm listener 126464:

Thank you Pseu, FMU crew!
  2:54pm ami ad:

@Mike Sin:Thanks,noted,some like Bowie too,hehe.Shalom.
  2:55pm Earth Walker:

Thanks for the Ride
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:55pm Krys O.:

Many thanks again, Pseu and Les Hookers! Have a safe holiday weekend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:55pm ratso:

yeah, what listener 126464 said. not what listener 126465. he was wrong.
  2:55pm listener 126465:

The braille said I Love you. It was to SW.
  2:55pm ami ad:

Thank you DJ. Crew. Wonderful times. JobLess.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:55pm vinylmonkee:

Thanks Pseu & Skeleton Crew & Hookers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm Carmichael:

Simmons sounds like The Hollies.
  2:56pm listener 126465:

Not ratso
Avatar 2:56pm Pseu Braun:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm Jim the Poet:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm Mike Sin:

Pseu's show sounds incredible with the sun blazin' in through the windows.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm WoodsOfNH:

Thanks Pseu!
  2:57pm Kpx:

@Ami ad, I really couldn't give a rat's ass about bagels. I just found it odd that this guy thought he could literally keep people from entering bagel shops. And he never could adjustfy why he would.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm Buddha of Suburbia:

Bye Pseu! See ya on FB! Have a great weekend!!! Bye Ratso, Listener 126465! WoodsofNH, Ami Ad! Carmichael! Jim the Poet! KPX!
  2:57pm Websie:

i'll be safe as long as Macys doesnt put the surprise fireworks under my bed. xo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm radioronan:

Thanks Pseu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm listener monica:

i was loving that song. his voice sounds like andy partridge.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm Carmichael:

Captain Obvious ...
  2:59pm ami ad:

@Kpx:Yeah,I know,that guy disappeared from the board...
Avatar 2:59pm Jasen:

Simmons - sounded like XTC.
  3:00pm ww:

Carmichael, I missed the whole schtick!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01pm Carmichael:

I just got mocked, ww ...
  3:01pm PERSONATOR from Highland Park NJ:

Love your show so much thank you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01pm Krys O.:

  3:01pm ww:

do Tell!! From this nice group of peeps?
  3:02pm ww:

But we can't get enough!!
  3:02pm ww:

I am sending ggod vibes your way to CA
Avatar 3:02pm Red Rua:

Nice show today, Pseu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02pm xtrakrispy:

  3:03pm ww:

awesome Pseuzie
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