Wake Up Weird #2

KFAI_group80_2smWake Up Weird #2 archives still more original commercials from Wake Up South Side broadcasts of Another Flask of Weird.  Pictured: Jerry Modjeski & Chuck Isle, in front of KFAI’s Walker Church studios.
Off-the-wall sponsors include Hoist and Chewy; Derrick Hoist Athletic Supporter; Mind-Your-Mama brand Mysterioso Lad Crisps; The Tent Revival; Splash ‘n’ Wag (formerly The Eternal Well of the Damned); Hi-Fiber Cellulogs (“…in the easy-to-foil pouch”); The Killette Shaver; Squint City; Baby Nostalgia; The Clever Rodent Cafe; Chez Bob’s Get Back at School Sale ’83; Councilman-at-Loggerheads Wally Indemire stumps for KFAI. Guest Mark Masyga contributes fake ads for The Sud McGee Home Pet Bouncer and The Jungle Todd Bullet-Proof Pencil. There are TV previews; plus the unpredictable embroidery of noises, montages/collages, and radio roulette from the Flask vaults. Listen to Wake Up Weird #2 atInternet Archive logo Archive.org

Radio tapes digitized for listening from August-September-October 1983;  added links at AFOW .

Little City in Space Download Revue #18

LCS promo photo - Stu & Damon wFlashlight Stuart & Damon Mathews (pictured above) carried on as regular hosts of The Little City in Space show between 1981 and 1983 . In the LCS aircheck presented on Download Revue #18, they’re joined by special guest Dave Vischer. Features: This Week’s Scratchy Record; News,  Sports,  Joblines; Otto’s Nose Wear. Listen at archive.org

Photo by Gordon Mathews. LCS Download Revue features classic clips &Internet Archive logo all-new material by The Post Void Radio Theater. Edited & curated by Stu Mathews & Chuck Isle; broadcast engineered by Chris Waterbury, on The Musical Transportation Spree, KFAI (Mpls.-St.Paul). ***Now Archived, Download Revues #14 and #15 posted on our LCS page under Comments.

The Platter Party

DJ Jerry MoDJeski spins records about records,  songs about disc jockeys and hi-fi in Part 1 of the show.

Humorous asides by Robert Klein; Slim Gaillard; Stan Freberg; Pat Buttram; Spike Jones; Eddie Lawrence, waxing about records.  

Listen to Part 1 at archive.org

The Platter Party Part 2: Songs about jukeboxes. Bonus(unaired): More records about DJs (Don Bowman; Jimmy C. Newman); jukeboxes (Joe South; Johnny Bond); and songs about the Petrillo recording ban of 1948 (Jon & Sondra Steele; The Harmonicats).  Listen to Part 2 at archive.org

Part 3: Closing of The Platter Party with dialog between record collectors on an episode of TV’s Alfred Hitchcock Presents; Eugene Chadbourne; Big Sandy & his Fly Rite Boys. Listen to Part 3 at archive.org

Portions originally broadcast on KFAI, Mpls-St.Paul 6-8-01.

Flying Saucer Songs

Flying disc jockey Jerry, and space alien Webcor programmed over two hours of songs about UFOs and flying saucers, from Jimmy Durante’s “We’re Going UFOing,” to “Motorway to Roswell” by The Pixies, from “The Flying Saucer Polka” by Brave Combo to “Take Me to Your Leader Cha-Cha” by Sam Space & The Cadets, and much more.

Listen to Part One

Part Two: Conclusion of Jerry’s Flying Saucer Songs Special, followed by excerpts from The Friday Night Poker Party in Space, hosted by Babs & Danger Man with more out-of-this-world platters.

Listen to Part Two

Originally broadcast 7-7-2001, KFAI Mpls-St.Paul.

4 Post-Voiders #1: Damon Mathews

Damon Mathews was co-founder of the Little City in Space radio show in 1978. When Damon left The Post-Void Radio Theater in 1987, Jerry took his place. Damon returned for LCS anniversary broadcasts since 1993, and in 1997 released a CD of original instrumental music, MIDI Mischief, under his psuedonym, Dick Dammit. He’s sharing his music on Soundcloud and YouTube.
Here’s one of his classic commercials for LCS, for U.F. No! Repellant Spray:

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