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OBH #015: “Happy Halloween”

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[17:25, 4.0MB, MP3] Recorded 2005/10/31

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Complete schedule of the show:
00:00 Welcome to OBH Podcast Special Edition, “Happy Halloween”
      ♩ “Thriller” by Michael Jackson from Thriller
06:30 The Valley Of Unrest: A poem by Edgar Allan Poe
      ♩ “Halloween” by Dave Matthews Band from Before These Crowded Streets
08:27 Kids Speak Out: Meet my kids, and hear their thoughts on Halloween

      ♩ “I Scare Myself” by Thomas Dolby from Retrospectacle
13:40 Happy Halloween! Show wrap-up, with my feeble attempt at a deep laugh
      ♩ “Halloween” by Aqua from Aquarius
17:25 End of podcast

The songs aren’t left alone: Thriller is extended, Halloween (by Dave Matthews Band) is truncated, and I Scare Myself and Halloween (by Aqua) just have a lot of talking over the top.

It’s a special edition, so I experimented with a few things, some of which worked out well, and some… well, Happy Halloween everybody!

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  • You’ll never catch up, DJ.

    But at least, after this show, Mark Sahm will know he’s safe from my encroachment on his territory. 🙂

  • Jealousy is a terrible thing, Phillip.

    Can’t wait to check this one out.

  • Just took a listen. This was a very fun podcast. And I don’t feel encroached upon at all.

    I enjoyed the voice variation you used. Herself should try the Female-To-Male filter sometime in GB. I think she’ll find it quite liberating.

    I also would have enjoyed seeing you dressed up as “Martin Luther” King last year. Very civil rights of you. Heh heh. Sorry, I couldn’t resist.

  • PW, hope you realized I was just joking on that last comment. Just thought it was a funny juxtaposition amongst the kids’ costumes. 🙂

    On a more constructive note, I felt the change in bumper music was quite refreshing from the Cake/Scat/Off/CofR/Qotsa grouping. Variety is good for the brainwaves. You should mix it up more often.

  • I’m glad you liked the music. I’ve tried to keep the opening and closing music the same on purpose, and mix up the “internal bumpers,” but reality dictates that I don’t often get around to rotating the internal bumpers. 🙂

    I realized you were kidding, don’t worry.

  • Perhaps a more accurate critique is that this music specifically catered to the theme, whereas the other music doesn’t always cater to the themes you’re discussing. But I understand your point.

    Nevertheless, I plan on taking a cue from OBH and start working on some concepts, albeit much weirder, instead of being all over the place like my first efforts. So it’s all good.

  • DJRadiohead

    Concepts? OBH has concepts? Podcasts should have concepts? DAMNATION! This just pushed back production on Episode 8 by WEEKS! 😉

  • I felt the Elliot Smith podcast was as much a concept as a tribute, so I think you’re safe. 🙂

  • Go with the flow, DJ, just record what you’ve got!

  • DJRadiohead

    What I’ve got is squat. But I think you’re right all the same. I think I have been overthinking things a bit. I am going to try and get back on the horse as soon as breathing becomes less forced (damn colds!).

    And Mark… excellent. I did have a concept. That rules. I am happy now.

  • BH

    I think is ok, and I love thriller