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WXYC Fridays (6-9pm) (+ 1) July 2012

Hmmmmm.  Still not entering these in a timely fashion.  Being three weeks behind is more punctual than being three months behind, regardless.  Actually, I’m not totally late, since I’m posting this on Wednesday night: I haven’t done the 27 July show yet, which means that link’ll be dead till the show is done.

…most recent at the top:

27/7/12 18:00-21:00

Helpin’ the minty fresh on a Tuesday morn:
24/7/12 03:20-07:45

Again wi’ the fried ‘ehs:
20/7/12 18:00-21:00

13/7/12 18:00-21:00

6/7/12 18:00-21:00

 

 

Alrighty, whitey. 

♥ lissners 4eva! 

 

 

 

 

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WXYC Fridays (6-9pm) (+ a couple on the side) May & June 2012

The home stretch of gettin’ caught up, light at the end o’the tunnel, a’ that.

Intersession was technically 4 May – 18 May, plus the 3-9am shifts through 25 May; I also filled an abandoned 3am shift at the end of June. Here they are…

…most recent at the top:

Saturday morning, picking up the slack, post-Caltrop@CHUG, Richard was buzzed:
30/6/12 03:00-06:00

Typical Friday action:
29/6/12 18:00-21:00

22/6/12 06:00-09:00

15/6/12 18:00-21:00

8/6/12 18:00-21:00

1/6/12 18:00-21:00

25/5/12 18:00-21:00^^^^^^^^^Summer Session Begins^^^^^^^^^

I call this final intersession sign-up a Wednesday Wake-up:
23/5/12 06:00-09:00

These are all the usual Friday gig, al beit during intersession sign-ups:
18/5/12 18:00-21:00

11/5/12 18:00-21:00

4/5/12 18:00-21:00

Wow.  That’s it!  All caught up!  I canny believe it!  Damned near a full year of catching up, tho’ I did start trying to fix it in May.  Now we’ll all find out if I can at least keep current with the text links to the setlists on a show-by-show basis, as I used to do.  My intention, but I know better than to make promises!

…and as always, thanks fer callin’, thanks fer lissnin’! 

 

 

 

 

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Turn-of-the-century Internet Quiz Collection

Rediscovered this amidst my saved geocities webpages, from before they shut the free bit down…

See, I took some survey today on the PBS site that, despite pretending to be somehow “official” or “legitimate,” reminded me of the White Trash Quiz. I wanted to share the nostalgia trip with my facebook friends, so I uploaded the html here: Sadly all the links to the associated images are dead and gone, but the alt text (in red) survives. You can grab the urls for the tests and see them on the wayback machine, but I don’t think you can take the tests to get scores via wayback archive. If ya never saw it back in the day, you can at least find the questions involved, if ya fancy.

Ah, the good ol’ kindergarten days of the internet. When you could easily take goofy “personality quizzes” without them ever being directly associated with your name, address, SSN, mother’s maiden name, the name of your favorite pet, or your professional life.

Dig that nostalgia, man!

The “Online Test” Wall of Shame

I am 24% Idiot.
Friggin Genius

I am not annoying at all. In fact most people come to me for advice. Of course they annoy the hell out of me. But what can I do? I am smarter than most people.

I am 71% Evil Genius.
Muuh-wah-hahahahaaaa!

Evil courses through my blood. I delight in crushing the weaklings and idiots that do nothing but interfere in my doings.

I am 45% Geek.
Geek? Yes, but at least I got social skills.

You probably work in computers, or a sociology or history department at a college. You never really fit in with the “normal” crowd. But you have friends, and this is a good thing.

I am 16% White Trash.
Not at all White Trashy!

I, my friend, have class. I am so not white trash. I am more than likely Democrat, and my place is neat, and there is a good chance I may never drink wine from a box.

I am 18% Emo.
Anti-Emo  ...hrmph.

Okay… so I’m not emo at all.. I am probably not even goth, because goths are just messed up emo kids… I am probably a metal head… or into boy bands…

I am 35% Metal Head.
Sorta Metal.

Most other metal-heads acknowledge my presence, but they laugh at me behind my back. Maybe I need to stop spending all that money on haircuts and invest in a few Pantera T-shirts.

I am 55% Grunge.
Grunge as Hell!

I am pretty dirty, all right and, I reek of teen spirit… I would sell my own children for a moldy hotpocket, man.

I am 62% Raver.
Quite the Raver!

I may not be freaky like those Candy Kids, but I do know how to party. I am well connected in the scene, but may be getting a little tired of it.

I am 39% Goth.
Slave to Goth.

Goth by night, normal by day. Deep in my heart I know I am evil, but not on the company’s time. I do need to eat.

I am 55% Tortured Artist.
My life is a piece of Art, and I live and create it!

Art is significant in my life, people are scum but I have the capicity to deal with it. Give it a few more years and I will either forget about art or hate the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WXYC Fridays (7-9pm) Spring 2012 – Besser Spät Als Nie™ Edition

Just tryin’ ta get caught up/knock these out, so this includes sign-ups from Spring Break, as well as the regular Friday 7-9pm shifts:

Most recent at the top:

27/4/12 19:00-21:00

20/4/12 19:00-21:00

13/4/12 19:00-21:00

6/4/12 19:00-21:00

30/3/12 19:00-21:00

23/3/12 19:00-21:00

16/3/12 19:00-21:00

——————Spring Break——————
The last Spring Break sign-up I did was Saturday 9pm-midnight:
10/3/12 21:00-24:00

9/3/12 18:00-21:00

2/3/12 18:00-21:00

——————^Spring Break^——————

24/2/12 19:00-21:00

17/2/12 19:00-21:00

10/2/12 19:00-21:00

3/2/12 19:00-21:00

27/1/12 19:00-21:00

20/1/12 19:00-21:00

 

Canny believe I’m almost up2date!  If you listened to any part of any of these radio shows, hope you enjoyed, and thanks for the ears!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WXYC post-XMASsacre sign-ups -– Besser Spät Als Nie™ Edition

(…and another 6 weeks later, I finally get around to posting *these* links from this past winter; it is actually July as I write this, but again, I’ve applied a post-date to keep the blog in order.)

Most recent at the top:

The last sign-up I did before Spring 2012 was in the wee hours of Saturday morning:
14/1/12 03:00-06:00

These are all Friday night:
13/1/12 18:00-21:00

6/1/12 18:00-21:00

30/12/11 18:20-21:00

23/12/11 18:00-21:00

 

As always, thanks fer callin’, thanks fer lissnin’!                                                                                                  

 

 

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WXYC (XMASsacre!) Friday, December 16, 2011 3-midnight

The XMASsacre took place during the 8 hours in the middle of this shift:

16/12/11 15:00-24:00

 

 

All of this year’s nominees for
All-Time Favorite Holiday Tune:
 
A Fairy Tale Of New York* – The Pogues *(2007 winner)
Christmas Time In Hell – Satan, The Dark Prince
Christmas Song – Jethro Tull
Happy Ghoul Tide – Ray Oddis (!)
Christmas Wish – NRBQ
The Christians And The Pagans – Dar Williams
Happy Xmas (War Is Over) – John & Yoko
Father Christmas – The Kinks *(2009 winner)
Little Drummer Boy* – Bing Crosby & David Bowie *(2002 winner)
Last Christmas – WHAM!
I Am Santa Claus* – Bob Rivers *(2010 winner)

 

As some of you know, there is a blogspot blog for X-MASsacre: http://xmassacre.blogspot.com/
That’s where interested listeners will find commentary on this year’s holiday carnage.

 

Definitely check out the X-MASsacre page on facebook; a facebook account is NOT required to look at the things posted there (including full access to the photo albums):
WXYC X-MASsacre on facebook

 

If you *do* happen to have a facebook account, click that    button on the WXYC X-MASsacre facebook page, so you’ll know all about the next one, as soon as we know it’s a happenin’ thang.

You can always leave requests there for the impending massacre *any*time of year.  I welcome lots of advance notice to track down the more challenging tunes!

 

Again, thanks to everyone who called, requested, voted, or simply enjoyed listening!  I leave you with what is *still* my favorite holiday light display (This guy’s first effort remains his best, imo.)

 

 

                                                                                                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WXYC Friday, December 9, 2011 6pm-midnight

Kickin’ off my winter sign-ups with a 6 hour shot:

9/12/11 18:00-21:00

Inside Track: Glenn Jones – The Wanting

9/12/11 22:00-24:00

…and since I’m actually posting this up during ***2012*** Spring exam sign-ups, that’s all she wrote. About to get down to some very, very, very, very, very, very seriously Besser Spät Als Nie™ Edition data entry on this here blog!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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