Another Flask of Weird

Another Flask of Weird (KFAI Minneapolis 1982-83) Jerry, former commercial radio DJ, and Chuck Isle, scribe and a muse, put each other on a music show of symbiotically linked records, twisted words creating a weird lexicon all their own.                                                                                                                                                       

Vintage Flask 1982 anthologizes AFOW ads: Throbbing Red Oatmeal / The Clever Rodent Cafe / Kung-Fu Auto Mechanic / Contretemps Temporaries / Magic Gesticulations Shampoo / Conan, the Hanna-Barberian / Chez Bob’s Detail Recount Store / Prof. Kingsfield Pinball / The Idiot Raven Second Hand Store / Mama Steve’s Rumba Toast / Griff’s Pylons / Nimba Tang’s Fish & Slang / Custer’s Last Pie Stand / The Limp Digit / more!   https://archive.org/details/VintageFlask1982JerryChuck82

AFOW September 17, 1983  Solo flight with Chuck; guests David (Radio Rangers) Stenshoel and Mark Masyga. TV Previews; Sponsored by Big Chief Harold’s Wig Warmer and The Clever Rodent Cafe.  https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird09171983

ANOTHER FLASK OF BEER!  You’ve never heard so many songs about beer in one place, so grab something foamy for the non-stop flow of music good for whatever ales you! il_570xN.526025788_7kz7Jerry, with beer expert Chuck Isle, provide thirst-hand beer and song background as only they can, tap, or in the bottle. Beer comedy from The Firesign Theatre; The Post-Void Radio Theater (Little City in Space); Bob & Ray; Spike Jones; Mel Blanc; Wally Cox; W.C. Fields; The Simpsons; ZXQ Universe; One Bubble Off Plumb; song titles from “Pop a Top” to “Give Me a Red Hot Mama and a Glass of Beer”; rarities like The New Psychonauts’ “Mannequins Drink 3.2” and Ed Saunders’ “Beer Cans on the Moon.” UFO Update: Beer Can Shaped Aliens of Long Prairie, MN! Originally aired on KFAI, Minneapolis-St. Paul on 6-3-2000.

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MORE BEER!  More songs about suds with “Beer Can Widowed Wife,” “I Can’t Get My Foot Off the Rail,” “How Many Burps in a Bottle of Beer?” and “Swimming Pool Full of Beer.” Beer records by Fear; Frank Zappa; Louis Prima; Black Flag; Bonnie Blue Eyes; The Grateful Dead; Bob Wills; George Jones; The Replacements; Whoopee John; Sheb Wooley; Beck and many more!  Fake beer ads for Wursterkaasen Scenario Beer; St. Burl Ives Malt Liquor; Stockhausen Beer; D.W. Ivan’s; Darwin Breweries; J. Allen Hyneken Beer; Mepps Liquor Pit; Bottom of the Page Beer. Hosts Jerry and Chuck Isle. Originally aired on KFAI, Minneapolis-St.Paul, 3-2-2001.

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  1. Another Flask of Weird August 7, 1982 with Chuck & Jerry / Ad for Kung-Fu Auto Mechanic / The Scuba Patrol (debut) in “Leonard, The Trampoline That Attacked North Dakota” / Chuck Vs. Jerry: Dean Vs. Jerry / The Comedy Clinic #1 / Thanks Perry Myrtz / Blindfold Test
    http://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird1982-0807

    Another Flask of Weird August 21, 1982 Chuck & Jerry DJ Elvis, Eno & explain the King Crimson origin of the show title / ads for Thundering Meat DNA Restructuring Powder / concert ad spoofing Ted Nugent as “The Ooge.” http://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird-Show41982-0821part1

    August 21, 1982 (PLUS!)Conclusion Now Available!
    http://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird1982-0821Hour2
    Clips from October 9, 1982 / Thundering Meat Out-Take / unfinished Comedy Clinic #3 / from August 21, 1982: Neil Diamond liner notes / Easy Chair / Glenn Miller Orchestra Ad / Chez Bob’s Detail Recount Store #1 / Comedy Clinic #2

    Another Flask of Weird August 28, 1982 with Chuck & Jerry spinning Sun Ra, Philip Glass, The Monkees / Ads for Magic Gesticulations Shampoo & Conan, The Hanna-Barberian. http://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeirdAugust281982

    Another Flask of Weird September 11, 1982 with Chuck & Jerry / Johnny Bond Meets Nico / Bozo the Clown spoof (Stereo Remix) / Ads for Wally Indemire for City Council & Papst Beer / Chet Chester & Jinkies meet Mickey the Dog Shaver / Also featuring the talents of Mark Masyga.
    http://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeirdSept111982

    Another Flask of Weird September 18, 1982 with Chuck & Jerry / Zappa DJs early rarities with Capt. Beefheart / Ads for Beet Rotundo Soap Substitute; Chez Bob’s Detail Recount Store #2; Godzilla Vs. The U.S. Postal Service / Mockumentary: Chow Ming Lee Schwartz Red China Polka Band.
    http://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeirdSept181982

    Another Flask of Weird September 25, 1982 with Chuck & Jerry / Sinatra liner notes / medley of whistling songs / movie spoof: “The Mummy’s Hand Stand” / Ads for The Idiot Raven Second Hand Store & Professor Kingsfield Pinball Machine
    http://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeirdSept251982

    Another Flask of Weird October 23, 1982 Highlights from first Flask in-studio appearance by Mark Masyga also Andy Schultz / Sponsored by Mama Steve’s (Naked Mix) / pick up ads / Belafonte liner notes / music by Japanese artist Akiko Yano / Capt. Beefheart’s “Old Fart At Play” played for Johnny Fields KFAI debut of GOOD N’ COUNTRY: Johnny intros his first show & selections. http://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeirdOctober231982

    Another Flask of Weird October 30, 1982 Special spooky remix of Halloween solo show by Jerry with a pre-Election Day political debate / Eddie Burger’s Jazz All-Star Wrestling Show / Ad for the movie Ma & Ra Kettle Go to Jupiter / Jerry reads Ken Nordine poetry / Commercials for Chez Bob’s Detail Recount Store Halloween Sale ’82, Swing Hoist Meat Cookie, Muckrackers /Johnny Fields‘ second show opening of GOOD N’ COUNTRY.
    http://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeirdOctober301982

    Another Flask of Weird: Best of two shows, October 2 with November 6, 1982 Drew Miller intros / Prog music by Id, Lucifer, Daevid Allen, Guy Lombardo, Vaughn Monroe, Mike Wallace, George & Tammy, Merle & Bonnie / Chuck reads Masked Marauders liner notes / Ads for Chez Bob’s and Ma & Ra Kettle / with guest Andy Schultz.
    http://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeirdOctNov1982
    ***cameo by JOHNNY FIELDS, Good n’ Country

    Another Flask of Weird November 13, 1982 Chuck Isle’s first encounter with Brian Anderson, future co-hosts of ZXQ Universe on KFAI (1990-1993) / Phone interview with Brian & spotlight on his band, THE EYES (new wave rock) / Chuck’s “All Wet Set” / Jerry’s Les Baxter liner notes / Ads for Nimba Tang’s Fish & Slang, The Clever Rodent Cafe. http://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeirdNovember131982

    Another Flask of Weird November 20, 1982 Chuck solo show / guest Andy Schultz / home taped music by Andy, also David (Infinity Art Unit) Stenshoel / Commercials for Contretemps Temporaries, Griff’s Pylons & Throbbing Red Oatmeal / ***Cameo appearance by Johnny Fields (Good n’ Country) listen
    http://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird11201982

    Weird Saturdays #1 – Best of AFOW
    From December 4, 1982 Songs about Saturday by Lefty Frizzell & King Crimson / Dreams with Jerry & Chuck, songs by Bill Nelson, John Entwistle / with excerpts from July 16 / July 23, 1983 and October 1, 1983 https://archive.org/details/WeirdSaturdays

    UPGRADED REMIX: Another Flask of Weird January 1, 1983 latest ad for The Clever Rodent Cafe / Tunes by Porter Wagoner, Fred Frith, Gary McFarland, Jaco Pastorius, Vangelis, MX80 Sound, Hank Snow, Bill Bruford, Alan Dale, Tennessee Ernie Ford and Kay Starr / Debut of Skogmo, Pre-K Van Driver
    https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird01011983

    UPGRADED REMIX: Another Flask of Weird February 5, 1983 Crazy KFAI sign-on with previous show DJ Drew Miller / Records by Flaming Youth, Velvet Underground, Johnny Gunn, Man, Nick Lowe, Carla Bley, Orchid Spangiafora, Rolling Stones, Amon Duul II, Les Baxter, Porter Wagoner / Ads for Mc Jaggers, Capt. Ben’s Fest-O-Can Beans / Bonus: January 22, 1983 from Jerry solo AFOW featuring Martin Denny, Danny Amis tape / song origin of “Walk Don’t Run”
    https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird19830205

    Another Flask of Weird February 12, 1983 A vinyl trip to Hell featuring Crash Course in Science, St. John Green, The Old Sow Song, Rod Steiger, Sauter-Finegan’s Rama-Lama-Ding-Dong, The Shovel / The Eyes
    https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird02121983

    Another Flask of Weird February 19, 1983 and March 12, 1983 Venturing into Space with Walter Brennan, The Byrds / “Beatlesque” music: The Knickerbockers, Nilsson, Utopia, Love Sculpture, Brian Eno, David Bowie, Badfinger, Beefheart, The Monkees / ad for The Clever Rodent Cafe. Also Mitch Miller, Tom Waits, Bob Wills. Opening of Good n’Country with Johnny Fields
    https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskofWeird02191983

    Another Flask of Weird March 5, 1983
    Live 1979 Rockpile (Nick Lowe, Dave Edmunds) / jazz-punk 1974 with Mark & Jerry / Joe South, Rank & File, Johnny Cash, Johnny Fields.
    https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird03051983

    Wake Up Weird #1 is a collection of rare ads, first TV previews & extraneous Flask sound effects: Capt. Ben’s Fest-O-Can Beans / Floyd’s on the River / Hat Blocking Grist / Uberman #2 / The Sensuous Tomato / Maidenhoist Bra / Chez Bob’s Presidents Day Sale / A Brother’s Crutch / Glandma’s Cookies / Cumbersome Soup / Dammitall / Elderly Denture-Oni / featuring the talents of Mark Masyga, Andy Schultz, Brian Anderson, Johnny Fields.
    https://archive.org/details/WakeUpWeird

  2. Another Flask of Weird excerpt from March 26, 1983 with Chuck & Jerry / ad for sex toy show at the Minneapolis Bawdy-torium / second time AFOW’s semi-regular TV Previews featurette aired, later called TV Guise / Cameo by Johnny Fields following AFOW with his show Good ‘n’ Country
    http://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskofWeird-Show35-1983-0326

    Another Flask of Weird nearly complete April 16, 1983 show in two parts:
    Part 1: Cold pizza, hot classic country & western records plus Zappa & Jimmy Carl Black / Neil Young / Charles Mingus / Ken Nordine https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird-Show38Part1-1983-0326
    Part 2: T. Rex / XTC / TV previews / Nimba Tang’s Fish & Slang #2 https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird-Show38Part2-1983-0326

    Another Flask of Weird nearly complete show May 21, 1983
    Part 1: Return of the Son of Monster Magnet / synth soundscapes by Eno, Jerry Lejman / TV Previews / Ads for Instant Greg, Annual Flat River Bottom Jam, Spotted Enclosures https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird-Show43Part1-1983-0521
    Part 2: KFAI studio guests Twin Cities new wave rock band Subject to Change w/ interview, tapes. https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird-Show43Part2-1983-0521

    Best of May 28, 1983 archived with Another Flask of Weird May 14, 1983 King Crimson / Kermit the Frog / Sadistic Mika Band / bonus ad for Shoshoney’s https://archive.org/details/WeirdSaturdays3

    Excerpts from Another Flask of Weird June 4, 1983 featuring The Residents / The Toy Lovers / Steve Kramer & The Wallets
    https://archive.org/details/WeirdSaturdays2 Bonus Jerry Lejman head shop commercial from December 11, 1982 with AFOW highlights from June 11, 1983

    Another Flask of Weird from June 18, 1983
    Part One: guitarist Allan Holdsworth / Chez Bob’s Fathers Day Sale / TV Previews / Ellington / Jackie McLean / The McCoys / Fleetwood Mac / Jefferson Airplane / Syd Barrett / The Ventures https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird06181983Part1
    Part Two: Tapes from Twin Cities talents Subject to Change / The Mighty Malcolm / in-studio cameo by David (Boiled in Lead) Stenshoel / Opening of Good n’ Country with Johnny Fields https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird06181983Part2

    1st ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL*** from July 30, 1983 featuring best song sequences; TV previews; Sponsor plugs from Uncle Mama’s Bean Chips; Giant Yonkers Magnet Warehouse; Swing Hoist Meat Cookie; two big ones for the sex toy shows at the Minneapolis Bawdy-torium; Swivel – Lee (“Ventriloquism with Food!”). Music by The Toy Lovers. https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird07301983FirstAnniversaryShow

    Another Flask of Weird from August 6, 1983 with TV previews / music of Mike Roden, Charles Mingus, The Doobie Brothers, Speedy West, Spike Jones & Zal Yanovsky / opening of Good n’ Country with Johnny Fields/ bonus Flask song set by Chuck / ads for Heath of the Jungle, Hi-Fiber Cellulogs
    https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird08061983

    Jerry solo Another Flask of Weird excerpts from August 13, 1983
    sponsored by Little Dan, a method of coffee / Discs by Buddy Morrow, Sauter-Finegan, Dusty Springfield, Edgar Varese, Link Wray https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird08131983

    Chuck & Jerry’s Another Flask Of Weird September 3, 1983 ads for Strum und Drang, The Wang Dang Dew Bucket, The House of Weird, The Guppy Theater / twisted TV Previews / music by Slapp Happy-Henry Cow / Moog by Lucifer (Mort Garson)
    https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird09031983

    UPGRADED REMIX: Another Flask of Weird September 24, 1983 with guest Leigh Bowser / music by home tapers Gareth Downs of The Wallets, also Will Lebold / Jerry’s “September” Bonus Collage / Roy Wood’s Wizzard / sponsored by The Dapper Brain https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird09241983
    bonus Johnny (Good n’ Country) Fields

    Another Flask of Weird nearly complete show October 15, 1983 in three acts…
    Part One – AFOW Ambient Noise / Guckenheimer Sauerkraut Band / Anthony Braxton / Spike Jones / Fred Frith-Henry Kaiser / Dr. John / Shockabilly / sponsored by Mepps Liquor Pit
    https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird10151983Part1

    Part Two – Music by Zappa / Nick Lowe / Steely Dan / Egg / Hank Locklin / King Crimson / Episodes of Ruby, a Galactic Gumshoe from ZBS Productions. https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskofWeird10151983Part2

    Part Three – Elvis pays homage to shoes and Joe South / Lackey Momentum Shoes / Lawrence Staccato Gets His Private Eyes Crossed / Johnny Fields https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird10151983Part3

  3. More Vintage Flask 1982-1983: Sound compositions / Elvis, King of Bicycles / I’m Not Tal Farlow / TV previews / commercials: The Clever Rodent, Peerless Lint,Capt. Wink’s Original Circular Potato Chains in Sweet & Sour Cream Sauce / Home Tapes by The Toy Lovers and Will Lebold
    http://archive.org/details/MoreVintageFlask1982-1983

    Wake Up Weird #2 – AFOW ads for Hoist & Chewy / Derrick Hoist Athletic Supporter / Nimba Tang’s Fish & Slang #3 / Hi-Fiber Cellulogs / Baby Nostalgia / The Sud McGee Home Pet Bouncer / The Jungle Todd Bullet-Proof Pencil / The Clever Rodent Cafe / Squint City / The Tent Revival / Mysterioso Lad Crisps / Splash ‘n’ Wag / The Killette Shaver / Chez Bob’s Get Back at School ’83 / TV Previews https://archive.org/details/AnotherFlaskOfWeird-WakeUpWeird2

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