Flask of Weird: 10-22-83

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The recovery of radio transcribed from ancient cassette tapes to digital continues with Another Flask of Weird from October 22, 1983. Returning to Minneapolis after his two year sojourn in Japan, guest Peter Stenshoel (acquaintance of AFOW host Chuck Isle) meets Mark Masyga & Jerry for the first time. Sponsors include Bodrigan’s Clamps of Indecision; Post-Haste Cereal; Chez Bob’s Detail Recount Store Halloween Sale ’83. The cast provide TV previews, records by Eric Dolphy, Horace Andy, Haruomi Hosono, The Doo-Dooettes, Jad Fair, J.B. Lenoir, The Insect Surfers, No-Y-Z, Spontaneous Music Ensemble, Chico Hamilton, Jimmy Carl Black, Eugene Chadbourne, and rare audio by Twin Cities talents The Toy Lovers, Subject to Change, Lane Ellwanger, David Stenshoel, Bruce Labelle, Kyle Huggins & Michael Russell.  Listen at Archive.orgInternet Archive logo

Pictured flask designed by Gary Rodrique. See other flasks of weird at http://www.cafepress.com/+weird+flasks

AFOW airchecks from August 6, 1983, and recently upgraded mixes of February 5/January 22; also September 24, 1983 (with added material) available for listening.

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 .

Another Flask: Wake Up Weird

chemistry-glasswareAnother Flask Of Weird (1982-83) aired on KFAI radio’s Wake Up South Side, Saturdays 6 to 9 a.m.  JerryJer_on_dock_2 Modjeski (right) and co-host Chuck Isle (below) read twisted TV previews, and created phony ads. Wake Up Weird collects some of the weirdest yet: Maidenhoist Bra / Floyd’s On The River / Chez Bob’s Presidents Day Sale / Elderly Denture-oni  / Hat Blocking Grist (With The Truck-Stop Helix) /  The Sensuous Tomato / Cumbersome Soup / Captain Ben’s Fest-O-Can Beans /  A Brother’s Crutch /  Uncle Substance & The Braille Gang / The Clever Rodent Cafe

Chuck Isle

Chuck Isle

TV Guise previews began as a regular feature March, 1983. Chuck & Jerry, along with guest Mark Masyga, describe boob-tubular action for your oculars to sink into. Listen to Wake Up Weird at Archive.orgInternet Archive logo

Lost, Now Found Flask!  Hours of AFOW tapes re-discovered in NYC!!!  Just archived:  January 1983 – July 1983. Links under AFOW comments.

Dreams & UFOs

Visions of UFOs in dreams voiced by the dreamers: Miriam Stonehill; Stuart Mathews; Brian Anderson; Peter Stenshoel; Bob Zander; news bulletins from Little City in Space with Jeff Pike & Damon Mathews on a special titled Dreams & UFOs, broadcast May, 1981. A 1991 cassette (below) was offered at UFO Expo West in L.A., where Peter & Miriam also sold their alien head refrigerator magnets. Archive Bonus Tracks feature a commercial for Whitley’s Bed & Breakfast; a dream by Marc Myers; and Peter’s unusual experiences around a Stephane Grappelli concert, UFO Over Hollywood Bowl.dreams ufos

Enhanced Brain-Mix by Peter Stenshoel. Additional voices of Jerry Modjeski; Susan Murawski; Roger Colby; Craig Lang.

Listen to Post Void Visions: Dreams & UFOs Internet Archive logo

The Clown Show

img002Where are the clowns? They’re probably here…Jerry Modjeski DJs an absurd amount of  songs about clowns! img007Ridiculous records of funny & sad clowns by The Kinks; Liberace; Charles Mingus; Homer & Jethro; The Yardbirds; many more! Interview with Happy D. Clown;  ads for Clown Clone Cologne; Mr. Circus Peanut; Berserkenstock Clown Shoes;  Bizarre close encounters of the Clown Kind, from The Twilight Zone, One Step Beyond, Killer Klowns from Outer Space and Stephen King’s IT!  Listen at img003 Archive.org

Broadcast from The Musical Transportation Spree, KFAI (Minneapolis-St.Paul). ***Happy 130th Birthday Lon Chaney!***Born April 1, 1883

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