Heroes & Villains

Captain Bamboo Steamer & first mate Tugg Neato

Captain Bamboo Steamer & first mate Tugg Neato

You can listen to the tales of Captain Bamboo Steamer, sailor boasting of “me fists the size o’ two bunk beds” in a Best Of collection, Heroes and Villains, that also features far-off adventurers “Ace” Banning and his sidekick “Chubby” in the old-time radio spoof, I Love Danger, Action, Murder and Keen Stuff Like That;  movie parody The Mummy’s Hand-Stand; commandos of The Scuba Patrol battle Count Dracula, Santa Claus, and a trampoline; Tommy and Jimmy are heroes of the saga Earth Versus The Flying Dorseys. dorsey_bros Villain Pablum Picassowhat tries to outwit crypt-kicking cartoon kid Danny Phantom.

Danny Phantom

Danny Phantom

Hear all these thrill-packed melodramas at Archive.org.Internet Archive logo

Illustrations by Wayne Modjeski.

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 15th and 16th Anniversary Shows

LCS96January 6, 1995, the Post Void Radio Theater fired up Little City in Spaces retro rockets for new fun and old memories invading KFAI’s Musical Transportation Spree, followed by an on-board visit from Blanche Fubar on Fubar Omniverse.

This 16th Anniversary celebration brings together Jerry, Stu Mathews & Peter Stenshoel (left to right) as well as original LCS co-founder, Damon Mathews.

News From Nowhere / Joblines / Sports with Nick Hotplate / The *Secret* Paul Bunny Tape / The Return of Eve Hallow / The Most 3 / Bevvy the Beverage Bear / Families in Orbit.  Sponsored by Achey Breakey Steak Sauce / Fred Bomb Pops / The Bible Belt / The Jolly Gambler Department Store / Smitherweenies / The Lamprey Eel 

Debut: New music by Dick Dammit (right).img003(1)

Bonus: Blanche Fubar reads TV Guise update!

Listen to 16th Anniversary at Archive.org     

Internet Archive logoAlso Archived: LCS 15th Anniversary ! The Return of Paul Bunny / The NASA Snack Outlet and much more! From December 1993, with Jerry and Stu Mathews.

To listen click this link:  LCS 15th Anniversary Show

Post-Voiders: Peter Stenshoel & Download Revue 2

Peter Stenshoel helped start the Post Void Radio Theater in 1977, the writing collective of the Little City in Space show. During his 1981-83 hiatus in Japan, he sent crafted tape compositions for LCS. Returning full time in 1983, he’s helped keep the show aloft to the present.img002 Peter is co-credited as originator of LCS’ conception as broadcasts coming from space for Earth. His inspiration derived from his heroes like Sun Ra and Philip K. Dick; the playful space-mythos of Gong. Peter’s role call up of agitated alien voice Paul Bunny is one of the most enduring regular features of LCS.

Here’s a commercial Peter created on LCS for Würsterkäsen Scenario Beer…listen & enjoy!

pictured: Peter Stenshoel, Damon Mathews 1984.Peter-Damon

LCS Download Revue #2 w/ guest Peter Stenshoel, featuring Little City In Space from October 27, 1984: The Most Three! News! Sports! Joblines! Paul Bunny! Dogmatix House of Excelsior! Eve Hallow! Jack Swekkmakk!Internet Archive logo New commercials for The Buyeria Mall and Hole Foods! Now hear this at archive.org

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