Roderick on the Line

Ep. 237: "Tape Loop Confusion Party"


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  hello hi John hi Merlin how's it going [TS]

  Oh shaky darn and slop the chicken che I [TS]

  know that there's that Garfield whoa [TS]

  good grab have you talked about that [TS]

  before no you just pulled shucky darn [TS]

  slop the chickens right out of the back [TS]

  here I'm sorry I do that how did I do [TS]

  that that's amazing that's some sorcery [TS]

  I can't say I kinda I kind of just [TS]

  freaked myself out that is freaky yeah [TS]

  that's a that's a deep cut that's the [TS]

  deepest cut um I'm a pretty good morning [TS]

  but just to give you some context here [TS]

  yeah i just realized that poet like a [TS]

  lot yesterday would have been his [TS]

  hundredth birthday i was pretty sure and [TS]

  i went to google to do a quick math [TS]

  calculation and just to check myself i [TS]

  put in two thousand 17-19 17 just [TS]

  checking oh man haha and I thought I [TS]

  almost hit enter I don't you know I you [TS]

  could do that your head buddy and yeah [TS]

  y'all runner and then Google would know [TS]

  that about you forever Google would be [TS]

  like hmm arithmetic people have his [TS]

  question also slop the chickens shucky [TS]

  darn and slop the chicken uh I'm trying [TS]

  to present john who said that John say [TS]

  that that's right oh yes he was an OD no [TS]

  it was John cells or OD talk I've tried [TS]

  to get my daughter into Garfield and it [TS]

  hasn't quite taken my daughter loves it [TS]

  oh man yet you got you keep it your [TS]

  bathroom right does she have a car if I [TS]

  do I got all the old Garfield she loves [TS]

  it she doesn't understand a word of it [TS]

  yeah but she just is just like read me [TS]

  these Garfield's hmm nice and then she [TS]

  learned to read and I was like read him [TS]

  yourself yes I read all right yeah I [TS]

  read him a lot oh good shucky darns slob [TS]

  the chickens John goes back to visit the [TS]

  farm all right right and he's talking to [TS]

  this is weird brother remembered John's [TS]

  weird brother tell I tell him I gotta go [TS]

  look up balding guy with the with the [TS]

  wearing overalls shucky darn and slump I [TS]

  think and I think I did think it [TS]

  actually might have been Garfield [TS]

  leaning on a fence leaning on fence [TS]

  they're talking about life on the farm [TS]

  hi dad welcome home city boy hi mom and [TS]

  mom brings out of turkey says eat eat [TS]

  eat eat Garfield's thinking we'll shucky [TS]

  darn and slap the chickens I think I'm [TS]

  gonna like it here uh that's an old one [TS]

  Johnny don't soldier field do you have a [TS]

  date on that let me see if I can zoom in [TS]

  I can't let me see it looks like it's [TS]

  probably exit 1980 I can't tell you know [TS]

  remember when everyone he was more kind [TS]

  of bulbous it before Jim Davis had [TS]

  streamlined Garfield it's not [TS]

  streamlined mm-hmm he's a he that's what [TS]

  bad that's when back back when Garfield [TS]

  was a prince sonality alright huh mr. [TS]

  principalities Prince uh oh I don't know [TS]

  you lost me on that one I don't know [TS]

  your mom is so your mama's so fat she's [TS]

  a principalities oh she sits around the [TS]

  house I right right right I do goodness [TS]

  that sounds like a terrible terrible way [TS]

  problem that must be really debilitating [TS]

  I just thought of that today I was [TS]

  coming down the stairs and I was like [TS]

  that guy's a principality uh-huh and [TS]

  then immediately I found a way to work [TS]

  it in he sure did I think we've reached [TS]

  peak dad Jack so beyond the Omaha Street [TS]

  talk that's something fifty percent of [TS]

  the dad jokes that can be mined all the [TS]

  easy stuff we've already gotten from now [TS]

  on it's gonna be dead just all the way [TS]

  down I feel that is some real play in [TS]

  the Dozen stuff that's I'm like street [TS]

  corner doo-wop oh but uh for the longest [TS]

  time at the same image I have the same [TS]

  image when I said three gonna do on [TS]

  everything we hear that song in my head [TS]

  I imagine this multiplicity I don't [TS]

  remember the original video for longest [TS]

  time but in my head it's some like early [TS]

  CGI of Billy g5 Billy Joel's in [TS]

  blackface that's not like no no they're [TS]

  all wearing papa doors and oh and I mean [TS]

  called sensen yeah yeah yeah that's it [TS]

  that's the Italian street culture [TS]

  Italian Street do up oh yeah like you [TS]

  get your frankie valli type situation [TS]

  right valleys yeah exactly yeah your [TS]

  Frankie's your Frankie's Valley [TS]

  attorneys general I what was I gonna say [TS]

  the person on the other person that's [TS]

  ever cuz i've been saying it's like [TS]

  shucky darns lab chicken since 1980 okay [TS]

  that comic cracked with that particular [TS]

  comic cracked me up so hard this video [TS]

  is very compressed if you go I just 70 [TS]

  in the skype if you go and look at it it [TS]

  is very very compressed humor they he [TS]

  jams a lot of funny into three panels he [TS]

  does here comes mom she's already got a [TS]

  turkey in her hand yep enjoy feel dizzy [TS]

  sided that's all moms do right yeah and [TS]

  and then so shucky darn and slop the [TS]

  chickens right and I got it I got all [TS]

  the levels of humor of it and I just let [TS]

  I I rolled on the floor tears streaming [TS]

  down my face shucky darn and slop the [TS]

  chickens I'm gonna like it here and so [TS]

  it immediately entered into my uh my [TS]

  lexicon I never stopped saying it I've [TS]

  said it for him what now is 40 years and [TS]

  there's only one other time that I said [TS]

  shucky darns off the chickens and [TS]

  somebody went whoa is that Garfield and [TS]

  I married her I think Shawn Nelson and I [TS]

  dawn Nelson yeah there it is so you and [TS]

  he I mean there's a reason that we're [TS]

  all together right now we deserve each [TS]

  other no we're not but oh my god tricky [TS]

  dark yep now the secret's out now we've [TS]

  given it we've given it to everybody go [TS]

  and spread this is gonna go viral as [TS]

  they say John there it is i was i was [TS]

  online last night and i don't know why [TS]

  yeah as does he do and i was looking at [TS]

  vintage one piece ski suits [TS]

  and this makes it's like a zip up [TS]

  jumpsuit yeah that's right that sounds [TS]

  like a like a Wes Anderson kind of [TS]

  outfit uh well so surprisingly or maybe [TS]

  not surprisingly I considered that era [TS]

  of ski wear to be the most hideous right [TS]

  but but of course since since the [TS]

  millenniums are all about normcore and [TS]

  dad core and plain core and and core [TS]

  core definitely that was a dad joke that [TS]

  was that wasn't even deep the worst era [TS]

  of ski wear is now like very fashionable [TS]

  among certain certain segments of the [TS]

  population and so all these terrible [TS]

  neon pink purple ski suits are all like [TS]

  fetching top dollar fetching tough cop [TS]

  and I'm just picturing all these all [TS]

  these young people who are wearing these [TS]

  like multicolored ski suits in kind of [TS]

  like we know we saw it we saw blade [TS]

  runner and we were like oh my god it's [TS]

  how the future is going to be like wow [TS]

  it's so intense but what we didn't [TS]

  anticipate is that it wasn't going to be [TS]

  just dirty and decaying it was also [TS]

  going to be dirty decaying and totally [TS]

  Gotti like it's gonna have gold spray [TS]

  paint on it and people are gonna be [TS]

  wearing neon ski suits that's the thing [TS]

  that we didn't predict there's I'm [TS]

  looking here at Frankie a calm I'm [TS]

  remembering a moment from The Simpsons [TS]

  it's from the star-studded Lollapalooza [TS]

  episode where homer becomes the guy who [TS]

  gets shot in the stomach by a cannon at [TS]

  Lollapalooza and becomes kind of a [TS]

  hipster sensation and as a shot of these [TS]

  two guys in the audience one guys [TS]

  shirtless wearing some kind of like [TS]

  hippie necklace with a nose ring and as [TS]

  glad as a baseball cap on sideways the [TS]

  other guys hair shaved on the sides one [TS]

  get one gets that oh who comes that [TS]

  cannonball guy he's cool the other kid [TS]

  goes are you being sarcastic dude and he [TS]

  said I can't even tell anymore [TS]

  there it is that's it eh I got an ironic [TS]

  hat yay oh what a blight what a blight [TS]

  and see this is the problem this is why [TS]

  we have so much to learn from The [TS]

  Simpsons I don't think people can even [TS]

  tell if they're being ironic anymore no [TS]

  they don't know they don't know we don't [TS]

  know we don't know is he a great man [TS]

  busy Christian can you get land on a [TS]

  fraction yeah but raining the wedding [TS]

  day I'm not I'm a small man yeah the [TS]

  thing is he's in a cage she can't get [TS]

  away right isn't that that situation [TS]

  dennis hopper's explaining the great [TS]

  man's of him and you see like a tiger [TS]

  cage yeah he's in it well yeah he's in a [TS]

  tiger cage not Dennis Hopper Dennis [TS]

  Hopper man he's outside he's the [TS]

  photographer he's got all the cameras [TS]

  yes yeah yeah that's right he's got he's [TS]

  got all the cameras and he's got his he [TS]

  drank the kool-aid mmm you know what I [TS]

  mean that's right what I mean I know she [TS]

  drank them yeah he dropped like he drank [TS]

  the kool-aid and that's where that comes [TS]

  from Colonel Kurtz is a charismatic [TS]

  leader now here's the thing you learn [TS]

  from Dungeons and Dragons this is why I [TS]

  think all my kids should be taught [TS]

  Dungeons and Dragons you learn about the [TS]

  idea of you get these qualities right [TS]

  you got you got strength you got wisdom [TS]

  the wisdom is differentiated from [TS]

  intelligence right and right and that's [TS]

  differentiated from charisma now [TS]

  charisma it can mean like you need to be [TS]

  charisma ish enough if you're going to [TS]

  be like a monk you got to be a little [TS]

  handsome right charisma is ultimately [TS]

  not about how good-looking you are [TS]

  although that factors into it it has [TS]

  more to do with how likely people are to [TS]

  follow your lead and trust you because [TS]

  reasons i think colonel kurtz i'd like [TS]

  to see what his character his player [TS]

  character sheet looks like i can i I [TS]

  roll occurrence here lady no you know [TS]

  what I he'd be a fighter magic user oh [TS]

  let's see I think it's I think he's like [TS]

  a think you would be like a paladin mage [TS]

  like an anti paladin and yeah right and [TS]

  that would be a paladin and I'm trying [TS]

  to member cuz you get you cuz paladin's [TS]

  a ball or roll because you're definitely [TS]

  a fighter [TS]

  you gotta be if memory serves you have [TS]

  to be lawful good don't you look hard [TS]

  enough oh yeah and anti paladin I think [TS]

  has to be chaotic evil yeah you gotta be [TS]

  lawful good oh I think you what is it [TS]

  let's see no no meat on Fridays so thing [TS]

  about a mage though is that it can be [TS]

  you're not necessarily magic you can [TS]

  just be sage well and again now in the [TS]

  club i'ma say this is back back an old [TS]

  school now I have not kept up with the [TS]

  the trades on this but if memory serves [TS]

  you have a distinction between and we've [TS]

  talked about this distinction between a [TS]

  magic user and an illusionist those are [TS]

  different character classes and I don't [TS]

  remember what the difference is although [TS]

  I bet it's a little bit like Penn & [TS]

  Teller vs David Copperfield hmm well [TS]

  some magic user is actually using real [TS]

  magic whereas a illusionist is just [TS]

  making you think well there it is that's [TS]

  that's all you need to know I there's so [TS]

  much to go on oh my god did you know so [TS]

  Dennis hoppers rant in I was thinking [TS]

  about this the other day yeah Dennis [TS]

  hoppers runnin Apocalypse Now may you [TS]

  know it's another one of our great film [TS]

  roles a great film quotes you thinking [TS]

  yourself wow this guy's really good he's [TS]

  really inhabiting this character he's [TS]

  quite a quite an act here and then you [TS]

  learn more yeah basically when they [TS]

  weren't shooting it was Dennis Hopper [TS]

  they had to be kept in a tiger change [TS]

  well yes and so so but there's there's a [TS]

  kid there's a key thing about that quad [TS]

  cuz I looked this quote up the other day [TS]

  uh you know the his long rant there yeah [TS]

  and a lot of it is just what you a lot [TS]

  of it is just what you remember right [TS]

  like hey man you don't talk to the [TS]

  colonel you listen to a man that type of [TS]

  thing Yeah right you know I'm trying to [TS]

  look enough right now there's a great [TS]

  there's a great one right there in the [TS]

  middle where he says uh you know you'll [TS]

  say the whole I've got it now you you'll [TS]

  say hello to him and he'll just walk [TS]

  right by you he won't even notice you [TS]

  and then suddenly he'll grab you and [TS]

  he'll throw you in a corner and you'll [TS]

  say do you know that if is the middle [TS]

  word in life right if you can keep your [TS]

  head about you and I when all around you [TS]

  they're losing yours you know like the [TS]

  blah blah blah but then right at the end [TS]

  uh-huh right after I'm a little man I'm [TS]

  a little man he's he's a great man [TS]

  I should have been a pair of ragged [TS]

  claws scuttling across floors of silent [TS]

  seas that's Prufrock that's the last [TS]

  thing he says as he as as he's accessing [TS]

  information in his head he pulls out [TS]

  some Prufrock yes no I think yeah that's [TS]

  what that is right i had never i had [TS]

  never heard it before you know what I [TS]

  mean like I in the air I just never [TS]

  heard of just like I know that quote I [TS]

  know that hole yeah well but like Denver [TS]

  never heard that the like random TS [TS]

  Eliot like clapping out of his slices so [TS]

  going bananas yeah so one through nine [TS]

  no maybes no suppose is no fractions [TS]

  can't travel in space yeah go out into [TS]

  space you know without like you know [TS]

  with fractions would eagle and on won't [TS]

  go on quarter 38 so what are you gonna [TS]

  do when you get from here to Venus or [TS]

  something that's that's dialectic [TS]

  physics okay so help me out did he how [TS]

  much of that was written and how much of [TS]

  that did he just come up lord knows lord [TS]

  knows I mean he's absolutely not in [TS]

  character as we learn he's absolutely [TS]

  isn't he like if ready he was pretty [TS]

  like I thought that was very much into [TS]

  his acid casualty phase right yeah and I [TS]

  uh I feel like somebody somebody along [TS]

  the line uh actually took him to Vietnam [TS]

  told him the war was still happening you [TS]

  know like give him some cameras and told [TS]

  him he was a photojournalist like that's [TS]

  how he that's how he prepared for that [TS]

  role he thought it was he thought it he [TS]

  thought it was all happening he also it [TS]

  says here I might be get my quotes wrong [TS]

  says here when he's babbling about the [TS]

  religious fervor of kurt's he babbles [TS]

  out portions of the poem if by rudyard [TS]

  kipling hmm alright i might be getting [TS]

  this wrong is that the if is the middle [TS]

  word in life I didn't realize there's [TS]

  layers to this John we gotta return to [TS]

  this movie oh here we go the poem quoted [TS]

  did it a lot about a pair of ragged [TS]

  claws lovesong of j alfred Prufrock [TS]

  somebody needs to get into this IMDb and [TS]

  vet these things we need extreme vetting [TS]

  of these gangs because i'm i'm on a very [TS]

  popular American podcast and I do not [TS]

  want to be spreading misinformation no [TS]

  no no and I I am DB whoo boy I don't [TS]

  want to go [TS]

  that I don't want to go down that worm [TS]

  oh my goodness substance I don't want to [TS]

  forget her no such gotta break was [TS]

  rampant across the casting couch Dennis [TS]

  Hopper got teenaged Laurence Fishburne [TS]

  addicted to heroin jiminy Christmas [TS]

  somebody needs on we need extreme [TS]

  vetting on this page I'm going to call [TS]

  upon Roderick nation I want all you [TS]

  people to go out there I want you to vet [TS]

  these quotes yeah find find me some [TS]

  detailed evidence that Laurence [TS]

  Fishburne got addicted to heroin at the [TS]

  hand of Dennis Hopper during the filming [TS]

  of Apocalypse nests so this is coming [TS]

  back to me now now I'm remembering some [TS]

  of the things i think i remember or [TS]

  learned definitely comes from his wife's [TS]

  documentary your talk about your talk [TS]

  about apocalypse the other the other [TS]

  movie i think it's called a medical [TS]

  heart of darkness the one where the [TS]

  documentary of the making where you see [TS]

  everybody just losing their all the shit [TS]

  that goes wrong and basically everybody [TS]

  including coppola like losing their mind [TS]

  while making that movie but that feels [TS]

  like a hotel room cooked drunk i am the [TS]

  unrest parently real and also like they [TS]

  had rented all very well known but you [TS]

  know they had these incredibly [TS]

  complicated blocked scenes where there's [TS]

  gonna be all these explosions and they [TS]

  basically rented helicopters from i want [TS]

  to say the philippine army it was the [TS]

  tie-dye all right who like came in with [TS]

  their own dudes and like just like they [TS]

  had to go i don't get a donut or [TS]

  something they just took off in the [TS]

  middle of shooting and they know i think [TS]

  there was some kind of like rebel [TS]

  incursion in northern Thailand and they [TS]

  were like oh gotta go fight a war for a [TS]

  second man a that's still in Saigon no [TS]

  see now now I listen the other night [TS]

  much to my wife's frustration I think I [TS]

  talked to the lady in the tube the first [TS]

  thing I said was play goodnight Saigon [TS]

  mmm by billy joel alexa don't do that [TS]

  please don't do you stop that i'm gonna [TS]

  you know I don't like editing things and [TS]

  then the other one was asking to play [TS]

  out of the song allentown I'm here to [TS]

  tell you I think those are both really [TS]

  good songs Allen sounds amazing [TS]

  allentown's the first of all the [TS]

  greatest Billy Joel song it's and it's [TS]

  so Teufel its and everything about the [TS]

  production is great [TS]

  it's like it's his it's his pink it's [TS]

  truly his picture but nothing else is [TS]

  any good well includes a goodnight [TS]

  Saigon in that yeah yeah no it's a [TS]

  lovely cute it's at this treacle that's [TS]

  his like what does he have to write [TS]

  about Saigon he's got nothing what is [TS]

  the term what is that there's a greek [TS]

  term for this maybe it's sucking but [TS]

  there's this there's a term for this is [TS]

  it it's not into this isn't into the [TS]

  cyst but it is this term in in Greek [TS]

  rhetoric for like the this thing I did [TS]

  it did that thing I'm gonna call it into [TS]

  thesis antithesis so but there's that [TS]

  there's so much of this oh god we came [TS]

  as fast act like tameless horses we left [TS]

  in plastic as numbered course that the [TS]

  corpses little on the nose but he does [TS]

  this remember Charlie remember Baker [TS]

  they left their childhood on every ache [TS]

  you know this is a little on the nose [TS]

  it's a little sorry yeah pretty [TS]

  definitely deeply on the nose we held [TS]

  the coastline they held the Highlands [TS]

  and they were sharp no no it's terrible [TS]

  it's literally terrible what do you do [TS]

  you like do you like that though they [TS]

  rule the night night night it's like go [TS]

  on it it's like the when you're in the [TS]

  studio for the first time in your and [TS]

  you realize that a pan knob can make the [TS]

  sound go from left to right let me get [TS]

  out of every tune look at me I'm axis [TS]

  bold as love Wow and you just imagine [TS]

  rows of guys and like wearing wearing [TS]

  their hats with pins on them with the [TS]

  prosthetic parts coming really they [TS]

  counted the rotors and waited for us to [TS]

  arrive together so really okay so no [TS]

  goodnight Saigon for you allentown is [TS]

  the one that you will allow all in [TS]

  allentown is a tremendous sir it's [TS]

  tremendous song he gets he has all that [TS]

  he gets to do all that like super [TS]

  literal like nail on the head and he [TS]

  left he gets to lay out his whole like [TS]

  America used to be great right now you [TS]

  know we've got it like he's doing his [TS]

  whole like Chevy add thing that [TS]

  everybody was doing [TS]

  you know my reef with my beef with [TS]

  allentown and I feel like this could [TS]

  have been fixed pretty easily I know [TS]

  I've told you this before but the line [TS]

  it still just takes me totally out of [TS]

  the song because I'm I'm a dick so the [TS]

  graduations hang on the wall no that's [TS]

  not a graduation that's a diploma Dubrow [TS]

  graduation that would be a bunch of 17 [TS]

  and 18 year old kids well I but I'll [TS]

  even let him I'll work it out of hands [TS]

  you know what because it maybe it's [TS]

  dialect they never was a dialectic figs [TS]

  they never taught us what was real iron [TS]

  and coal and chromium steel and we're [TS]

  waiting here in Allentown yeah maybe up [TS]

  there in the mountains of Pennsylvania [TS]

  it's like it's like in The Sopranos they [TS]

  call spaghetti sauce gravy oh sure [TS]

  you're up there they call him graduation [TS]

  speaking of gravy because none of them [TS]

  have it right there like hey this guy's [TS]

  even got graduations on the wall I got [TS]

  needled by a pal of mine yesterday who [TS]

  is going to be on the cruise and he [TS]

  needled me about how much gravy he's [TS]

  gonna have at the jammer is this is he [TS]

  is he is this some kind of Laurence [TS]

  Fishburne is he getting you addicted to [TS]

  heroin is out to me energy yeah she's in [TS]

  the dragon I just get enough white gravy [TS]

  fucking max Temkin lorna house always [TS]

  like all Yelp Google hangout with John [TS]

  Roderick a neat gravy I was like I hate [TS]

  you so much here's max Temkin for you in [TS]

  a nutshell yeah let their here I'll do [TS]

  my max Temkin impression ok all right I [TS]

  hate cruises I'm never going on another [TS]

  cruise I hate cruises I'm max cuz I like [TS]

  to look at my phone I don't even know I [TS]

  don't even want to go on the cruise I [TS]

  said he's not taking the pledge she's [TS]

  not taking the pledge well you know [TS]

  nobody takes the plan maybe we can take [TS]

  the pledge you know it's like anyone can [TS]

  take a reservation but you have to hold [TS]

  the reservation that's really the [TS]

  important part the thing about the [TS]

  pledge yeah is that I'm sure that all [TS]

  the all the joco tech dorks have been uh [TS]

  been working their ass off for a year to [TS]

  get really really good internet which [TS]

  has always been a problem on the cruise [TS]

  because the cruise ship is like we don't [TS]

  need to get in and add everybody else on [TS]

  here is just going on they're checking [TS]

  their key no numbers Yeah right but no [TS]

  you don't need to record max is gonna [TS]

  try and record an episode of our show [TS]

  from the show ok ok ok baby you know [TS]

  that's an experiment [TS]

  ah yeah i agree but they were acquired [TS]

  you get the you know the pauls and [TS]

  storms is is and they put a lot of work [TS]

  into that so that you can you can check [TS]

  aquino numbers yeah they do but you're [TS]

  you know we're going to be out in BB ye [TS]

  so uh there's no like there's not gonna [TS]

  be a unit you know what I'm saying no uh [TS]

  so the other day the other day speaking [TS]

  of this Billy Joel problem of the nose [TS]

  of the nose awning yeah i was listening [TS]

  i decided wait a minute what about the [TS]

  fix i haven't listened to the fix in a [TS]

  while oh I'm super interested to hear [TS]

  your thought on this and I went and I [TS]

  listened to the the incredible song one [TS]

  thing leads to another that yet I mean [TS]

  that's how do you ever top that just uh [TS]

  just an awesome work all the way around [TS]

  even the music video which is bad is [TS]

  good every sec run around in a hallway [TS]

  yeah he's in like a tube yeah and he's [TS]

  he's got his you know it's kind of suit [TS]

  is like falling off of him and it's just [TS]

  like water and the guitar part is crazy [TS]

  second then psych Curtis name is that [TS]

  that sigh sigh that I remember that [TS]

  nuttin slapping the chickens that i can [TS]

  remember iris side of the seams line so [TS]

  then I go down the list right and I say [TS]

  x 0 I thought saved by zero was great uh [TS]

  red skies at night was not as good as I [TS]

  remember it that one's a little pleased [TS]

  with its Billy Joel stop production if [TS]

  memory serves red skies at night red [TS]

  skies at night red skies at night too [TS]

  much production you can just hear it [TS]

  from the beginning but i'm already hear [TS]

  you say it i'm tired be the only one who [TS]

  says that i'm glad to hear you say that [TS]

  but then here comes stand or fall and I [TS]

  was like you know I've always wondered [TS]

  about this song stand or fall education [TS]

  tonight steger beast tonight put your [TS]

  beast a beast it's the euro nature peace [TS]

  tonight who's getting these things we [TS]

  need extreme peace with like like a [TS]

  peace symbol peace okay right yeah so [TS]

  then I go on and I read the lyrics of [TS]

  stand or fall and it is Billy Joel level [TS]

  not very good uh like a Berlin Wall era [TS]

  Cold War [TS]

  we're all going to die in the apocalypse [TS]

  crying parents tell their children if [TS]

  you survive don't do as we did a son [TS]

  exclaims there'll be nothing to do her [TS]

  daughter says she'll be dead with you [TS]

  yeah foreign affairs are screwing us [TS]

  rotten oh why morale has hit rock bottom [TS]

  hmm Diane burst and forgotten talks of [TS]

  peace being trodden I mean so bad it's [TS]

  like it's like it's like sting sting [TS]

  sting sting get off a subway and some [TS]

  papers fell out of his briefcase and [TS]

  Silas like I was walking along he's like [TS]

  what's good oh shit are these for anyone [TS]

  if they hit someone since thing was like [TS]

  oh man I was working on something [TS]

  amazing Umi rhyming dictionary yeah oh [TS]

  you know sting you does used I remember [TS]

  the first interviews I ever read was [TS]

  sting they remarked on the fact that he [TS]

  had a copy of Lolita and a rhyming [TS]

  dictionary at hand all the time really [TS]

  yeah yeah that for synchronicity i we [TS]

  you know what we can't get into it tema [TS]

  can't get into the synchronicity I'll [TS]

  because I think we have very different [TS]

  opinions on that what I think's trash [TS]

  you do not like the synchronicity album [TS]

  no no I think it is I think its [TS]

  ambitious but very dated and not their [TS]

  best material by a long shot I'm a I'm a [TS]

  you know I like the big three I like the [TS]

  big three in the middle we don't often [TS]

  end up just as you're saying this I'm [TS]

  just realizing we do not often have a [TS]

  situation where you are saying a record [TS]

  is garbage and I am defending oh it's [TS]

  you tonight the other way around okay [TS]

  let me let me temper this a little bit I [TS]

  have not sat down and listened to all of [TS]

  synchronicity in a few years I did [TS]

  listen to it a few years ago my feeling [TS]

  at that time was this is better than I [TS]

  remember but it is pretty pale in [TS]

  comparison to what they were doing with [TS]

  something like every little thing she [TS]

  does is magic but you you didn't like it [TS]

  at the time is that right I liked [TS]

  synchronicity too is that the one that [TS]

  really upbeat one synchronicity to is [TS]

  the scary one whether they were the [TS]

  monster it's about Loch Ness mom [TS]

  oh then maybe it's it's the one breath [TS]

  on yeah well no synchronicity I like [TS]

  that one I think I just you know what it [TS]

  is a tie bar it's a high bar situation [TS]

  it's like you know is magical mystery [TS]

  tour a bad album it is not a bad album [TS]

  but for any variety of reasons it's it's [TS]

  it was from a bad time for them they [TS]

  were I think that was when that was the [TS]

  most of the beginning of the end but [TS]

  don't you think I mean like magical [TS]

  mystery tour had some singles and some [TS]

  other stuff it's got great stuff on it [TS]

  but it doesn't it's not an it's not a [TS]

  great album if you took me to say [TS]

  magical mystery tour is not a good out [TS]

  well I think like yellow submarine which [TS]

  is just a bald marketing move if you [TS]

  take the singles off of it it's not a [TS]

  good album no it's like it's just you [TS]

  know George Martin jacking off on a [TS]

  fiddle mmm I'd listen to that I you know [TS]

  but but but I'm just I'm I'm just very [TS]

  it's very unusual visual I'm usually the [TS]

  positive one yeah to be in a position [TS]

  where I'm like this Sal bhum which is [TS]

  basically all singles and I have to be [TS]

  honest when I say synchronicity is a [TS]

  great album I have never listened to [TS]

  synchronicity yeah but did you see the [TS]

  quote from I'm sorry to interrupt you [TS]

  but there was a great quote on somebody [TS]

  was quoting something there's a woman [TS]

  interviewed on NPR a woman interviewed [TS]

  on NPR said she loved Trump's speech [TS]

  because it reminded her of the movie [TS]

  lala land which she had not seen and the [TS]

  robot friend 11 retweeting it wasn't [TS]

  rich Deacon there was you know I I never [TS]

  have any compunction about commenting on [TS]

  everything that I haven't seen or read [TS]

  but synchronicities got like five [TS]

  singles and a couple of them I really I [TS]

  I liked in the time and I don't k songs [TS]

  it's got good songs on it yeah but here [TS]

  let this let me just quote the the top [TS]

  line from the wikipedia page yeah entry [TS]

  under the title songs synchronicity one [TS]

  starts the album off with a sequencer [TS]

  line that repeats throughout the song [TS]

  its lyrics which is like okay good for [TS]

  sentence it's lyrics include a term from [TS]

  the second coming spiritus mundi [TS]

  literally spirit of the world which [TS]

  william butler yeats used to refer to [TS]

  the collective unconscious [TS]

  another of Jung's theories walking in [TS]

  your footsteps features lyrics [TS]

  containing about concerning the relation [TS]

  between extinct dinosaurs and humans and [TS]

  it's followed by the jazzy oh my god the [TS]

  song recycles some lyrics from two [TS]

  earlier police songs 3o clock shit which [TS]

  was never recorded on an album but was [TS]

  widely bootleg from live performances so [TS]

  it's just like right away whoa nope nope [TS]

  none of that nope I'm not having it oh [TS]

  yeah sting is the only person that can [TS]

  that that would like described in an [TS]

  interview like how young is affecting [TS]

  his songwriting right it can we can we [TS]

  think of another songwriter in history [TS]

  who would say both Yates and young like [TS]

  in innocent within within one sentence [TS]

  in describing their own work is there [TS]

  someone else that I mean even bono um [TS]

  campano telling that solemnly oh hello [TS]

  look got a hat and gonna have to edit [TS]

  that out no no it's not a criticism I [TS]

  could very much see him name checking [TS]

  your abs Yates yeah it keeps me on your [TS]

  side but while it is on mine to dreaded [TS]

  sunny day so I'll meet you at the [TS]

  cemetery gates well just do it right in [TS]

  a song you will miss the sun salutation [TS]

  to the dawn there's a lot going on over [TS]

  here at my house right now because [TS]

  here's what happened yeah you've been [TS]

  busy you've been moving around no it's [TS]

  not me though yesterday a moving truck [TS]

  showed up across the street oh they're [TS]

  coming they've arrived no the moving [TS]

  truck showed up no they were Gary at all [TS]

  we're still over there in their full [TS]

  flower moving truck pulled up pulled up [TS]

  really close to the fence such that it [TS]

  blocked the gate and then the moving [TS]

  truck stayed there for two days and I'd [TS]

  never seen that before right usually a [TS]

  moving truck comes they loaded up the [TS]

  drum the moving trucks are like a [TS]

  printing press like they're only making [TS]

  money when they're moving yeah but this [TS]

  was just parked over there like how do [TS]

  you get it's a full moving truck like [TS]

  how do you get that just sits that [TS]

  at one point I got in my truck one point [TS]

  I it was time for me to leave and I [TS]

  could hear Gary out in the street and I [TS]

  was like I don't want to go out there as [TS]

  a moving truck Gary's in the street I [TS]

  don't want to deal with it so I I [TS]

  actually this hardly ever happens but I [TS]

  went out my back door and snuck around [TS]

  the perimeter and got in my truck [TS]

  started it up and then as I was pulling [TS]

  out and driving away i could see Gary in [TS]

  my rearview mirror walking down this [TS]

  kind of walking toward the truck kind of [TS]

  like hey hello John's truck that's [TS]

  moving or whatever I mean it was like he [TS]

  was trying to maybe trying to [TS]

  communicate with me maybe he was just [TS]

  talking to my truck but then uh but then [TS]

  yesterday I'm upstairs I here like some [TS]

  banging I look out the window just in [TS]

  time for the moving truck to like drive [TS]

  away and the gate is wide open and the [TS]

  like front door the house is wide open [TS]

  and I'm standing there like what just [TS]

  happened and then three cars pull up [TS]

  like right in through the fence like the [TS]

  end of road warrior well where you know [TS]

  the like finally the humongous and his [TS]

  gang have have access to them to the oil [TS]

  refinery they're all I with you and it's [TS]

  the Washington State Cougars [TS]

  repossession League the house slippers [TS]

  all right I they all pile out of their [TS]

  cars and they're standing there looking [TS]

  at the thing and I waited first blow was [TS]

  it the name you've given them wife and [TS]

  state cougars house flippers yeah uh [TS]

  yeah i mean i don't i don't have a name [TS]

  for them yet i'm sure they should get [TS]

  satin jackets shirts before anyone or [TS]

  something i don't know what what do [TS]

  people go know people that go to [TS]

  Washington State University are all [TS]

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  Roderick online at all the great shows [TS]

  so now I'm listening to them through the [TS]

  wall and they're over there throwing [TS]

  stuff in it I mean I'm hearing clanks [TS]

  and bonks and thrown stuff in dumpsters [TS]

  I don't know what's going on but it's [TS]

  just a clarified folks who haven't [TS]

  caught up are we talking about the [TS]

  couple who bought the house and let the [TS]

  lady continue to live there and [TS]

  presumably Gary and and they were they [TS]

  were kind of putting the arm on you to [TS]

  provide intel on what was happening over [TS]

  there well right and they weren't [TS]

  letting her do it they were going and [TS]

  throat you know they were pounding on [TS]

  the door they were leaving notes in on [TS]

  various colored paper they were what [TS]

  like to say like hey you've gotta move [TS]

  yeah not only that but like legal oh you [TS]

  like put tight likes putting stickers on [TS]

  the door kind of stuff yeah vacate these [TS]

  premises I hate seeing that then you [TS]

  know the first I told you the first day [TS]

  they they came over was like Dave to two [TS]

  days before Christmas something like [TS]

  that oh god and you know I don't I got [TS]

  nothing I got no particular dog in the [TS]

  race but I'm sitting here today thinking [TS]

  now wait a minute was that the was that [TS]

  the last I'll ever see Gary it can't be [TS]

  like looking in my rearview mirror with [TS]

  Gary going like truck truck that's it [TS]

  maybe he's like a dinosaur like we're [TS]

  like as long as you stand still he can't [TS]

  see you I think so well you know I [TS]

  started the truck and it was the truck [TS]

  takes a while to warm up and it has a [TS]

  very distinctive exhaust note and so and [TS]

  it's only at that point 20 feet from [TS]

  Gary and it's like her rip [TS]

  develop gary has no doesn't notice it [TS]

  does not notice I've climbed in and [TS]

  started my truck didn't pick up on any [TS]

  of that because he was standing by the [TS]

  moving van giving the movers some advice [TS]

  really he's a really helpful guy he was [TS]

  he was like I won't have it on moving [TS]

  company ah and uh and so I just SAT [TS]

  there warming up my truck and my truck [TS]

  takes 12 minutes to warm up and so I was [TS]

  just waiting for him to come over and [TS]

  knock on the window and say rawr but he [TS]

  didn't notice it right until it was in [TS]

  motion he had he has specialized he has [TS]

  special is is like his tongue could feel [TS]

  the heat right okay and but is that the [TS]

  last time in it is that is that are they [TS]

  gone never really ready for these things [TS]

  no I didn't I didn't I was I kept [TS]

  waiting for them to come over and knock [TS]

  on the door and either ask me for a [TS]

  screwdriver or more likely say can we [TS]

  store 50 boxes in your barn like one or [TS]

  the other thing was going to happen but [TS]

  no they're just gone and all of a sudden [TS]

  I have these new neighbors so it's [TS]

  really it's all done as far as i can [TS]

  tell them there would never be a [TS]

  situation where the two parties were in [TS]

  the house at the same time right the [TS]

  Washington State cougar house slippers [TS]

  how slipping guild who are over there [TS]

  now are you know you can see by their [TS]

  body language that the former tenants [TS]

  left some stuff mm-hmm that they that [TS]

  the new owners don't want in the house [TS]

  they're kind of walking around like buck [TS]

  right this uh but but I don't know you [TS]

  know am I gonna get a am I gonna get [TS]

  call at some point to say like oh by the [TS]

  way we moved out I mean you know what [TS]

  there was at least one person in that [TS]

  house that I liked a lot and yeah phone [TS]

  number so anyway it's a lot it's a lot [TS]

  going on and you know I'm leaving and so [TS]

  you were just out of town are you I mean [TS]

  so you're right yeah your house right [TS]

  now no no no i'm at my i'm at my deluxe [TS]

  office okay with you in in in [TS]

  quadraphonic hydrants [TS]

  you got hydroponics and you still you [TS]

  still got your internet running which is [TS]

  nice yeah it's nice to have internet my [TS]

  step in and so but then your win is the [TS]

  crew is pretty soon right isn't it like [TS]

  coming up yeah the cruise is coming up [TS]

  mm-hmm cruises crumb coming up and and [TS]

  you know like like in all things that [TS]

  you they wait for all year then when it [TS]

  arrives you're like oh god we have to do [TS]

  this oh yeah but you know but that's how [TS]

  I feel about everything no god I [TS]

  understand I I have become such a [TS]

  creature of habit we're like I just to [TS]

  disrupt the idea of like even doing fun [TS]

  things is like nope hard pass thanks I'm [TS]

  good yep yep hard pass gonna go watch [TS]

  the OA again I'm just going to have [TS]

  another night in I believe what is the [TS]

  OS eoa is a netflix series by starring [TS]

  brit marling is a very interesting [TS]

  actress and producer who it's this [TS]

  there's something mysterious that has [TS]

  happened with this woman she gathered a [TS]

  group of people together it's kind of a [TS]

  it's a sci-fi ish thriller supernatural [TS]

  thriller kind of supernatural what I [TS]

  would say I'll tell you what Serkis have [TS]

  told me go watch the first episode and [TS]

  you're gonna get a pretty good feel for [TS]

  it isn't that interesting how some shows [TS]

  the advice is you have to watch a few [TS]

  episodes absolutely and some of the [TS]

  shows the advice is just go watch the [TS]

  first episode and you'll and that will [TS]

  explain it to you yeah I mean there's [TS]

  sometimes where a night you know we can [TS]

  all agree on cheese we can all agree or [TS]

  disagree about these things but I think [TS]

  there are definitely some kinds of media [TS]

  properties where there's a good starting [TS]

  place where you could say to somebody [TS]

  okay and I do this a lot and I feel free [TS]

  to disagree with me people but I'll [TS]

  frequently say like okay before you get [TS]

  real into this or get real invested or [TS]

  buy lots of things go and watch this [TS]

  episode it's not what I'll frequently [TS]

  think or say it's not the best episode [TS]

  it's not my favorite episode necessarily [TS]

  but it's a really representative episode [TS]

  it's a good representative episode so in [TS]

  other words that's what I'm trying to [TS]

  give people is the opportunity to say if [TS]

  I hate this episode it's a really [TS]

  adjustable TV or I hate this particular [TS]

  comic that's a pretty good indication [TS]

  you're not going to warm up to it [TS]

  suddenly after watching 70 [TS]

  hmm no no I'm saying well I know that [TS]

  you do that you you're often saying like [TS]

  this you know here's the song that that [TS]

  you should this this song is the door to [TS]

  this band this episode is the door to [TS]

  this to the TV show yeah I of course [TS]

  will always be somebody that was like [TS]

  must start at the beginning that must [TS]

  yeah that I'm credit unlike yet and I [TS]

  appreciate why people are but like for [TS]

  example like with the with band REM like [TS]

  for example something like was a guy now [TS]

  see I'm not gonna come up with a good [TS]

  example like even though reckoning is my [TS]

  favorite album I could not tell you that [TS]

  that's the best place to start I I would [TS]

  be very open to someone saying even [TS]

  something like life's rich pageant that [TS]

  might be a better place to start well if [TS]

  you listen to the long winters a catalog [TS]

  in the are in the order that we [TS]

  presented them right the first song of [TS]

  the first album we intentionally made it [TS]

  totally not representative of the sound [TS]

  we are glop it was a great pop songs no [TS]

  I'm sorry give me a moment is how it [TS]

  starts in my head always starts with car [TS]

  parts but well right I think that's how [TS]

  it that's probably a legit started [TS]

  that's how a normal album that's I mean [TS]

  it's how it feels it starts because the [TS]

  first song is six-minute long like tape [TS]

  loop click confusion party a few pianos [TS]

  gotta stay down the stairs tape loop [TS]

  confucian that's what it is yeah it's [TS]

  gotta get reminds me in my head I [TS]

  haven't listened to in a few months but [TS]

  in my head it caused my Neil Young just [TS]

  a little bit mmm-hmm not nothing that's [TS]

  aping it but it's got that kind of leg [TS]

  uh yeah Senate yeah but anyways I do [TS]

  what your brother better I did not [TS]

  intentionally do that but Neil eons you [TS]

  know major influence on me and and and [TS]

  that that kind of feeling that's the [TS]

  feeling I was going ok good way to put [TS]

  it but the but and I think I think when [TS]

  you think about my influences as a as a [TS]

  fan of music none of them are present in [TS]

  my own recorded music but the feelings [TS]

  are I hope right [TS]

  that really that that it be provides a [TS]

  lot of clarity yeah yeah so so yeah but [TS]

  that you know that song was the one that [TS]

  we literally cut the two-inch tape into [TS]

  into pretty tiny pieces and threw them [TS]

  up in the air and reassemble them wow [TS]

  really I never told you how we made that [TS]

  song that's very European if you if you [TS]

  look if you listen to the first minute [TS]

  of that tune Chris wall and I SAT with [TS]

  the two-inch tape machine and we made a [TS]

  shock my kick and snare as the tape went [TS]

  over the head you know you go oh my gosh [TS]

  and then find the little find the hit [TS]

  that's an old world craftsmanship at [TS]

  once this was back back before computers [TS]

  my friends right that's right we'd make [TS]

  the little chalk mark there and then we [TS]

  took razor blade and cut the tape into [TS]

  all these sections which was every [TS]

  between every kick and snare section and [TS]

  those sections of taper you know 2 feet [TS]

  long probably because the tape is moving [TS]

  so fast across the head but then we have [TS]

  this whole pile this spaghetti pile of [TS]

  tape that represented at all these drum [TS]

  parts and and I had piano and everything [TS]

  on it we threw them up in the air [TS]

  arrange them completely chaotically and [TS]

  then taped them all back together and [TS]

  had no idea what it was going to sound [TS]

  like until we we press play right you [TS]

  put it all together it was like hope [TS]

  this is cool and then it ran through and [TS]

  it's that it's that all and dannan and [TS]

  it can tank to do back you know it's [TS]

  like that was I I kind of can't believe [TS]

  it was that chaotic because it it's [TS]

  really it really works yeah and it [TS]

  doesn't work as like you know [TS]

  stockhausen or something it doesn't work [TS]

  as like craziness like it works as like [TS]

  slightly menacing opening sort of like a [TS]

  little bit like Berlin David Bowie kind [TS]

  of feeling well of course it's chris [TS]

  waller why did I even say that that was [TS]

  a dumb thing to say well what's [TS]

  interesting is that isn't he a giant fan [TS]

  of that yeah do you know like this stuff [TS]

  with the mics with the delay and so yeah [TS]

  you put the mic in the toilet and get [TS]

  this over here you put the rat in the [TS]

  toy [TS]

  I see which one survives a James Bond [TS]

  reference you fill you fill the drum [TS]

  with rats fill the drummer threads put [TS]

  Mike's put the drum inside the mic try [TS]

  that I thought you got oil I didn't know [TS]

  in a snare no I die I would like no I [TS]

  would like to see what Javier Bardem uh [TS]

  would do producing your album I think [TS]

  that would be a very interesting choice [TS]

  for you I would like it I would like [TS]

  Javier Bardem to do it but I would like [TS]

  him to do it while he was learning a new [TS]

  language right so I would like esta bien [TS]

  I like this right i would like the i [TS]

  would like to go to Iceland and have an [TS]

  entire Icelandic studio where we find [TS]

  the five people in Iceland who are [TS]

  recording engineers but also don't speak [TS]

  very good English okay it's gonna take [TS]

  your needed some kind of like producers [TS]

  some second units to probably work out a [TS]

  lot of this yeah because there are only [TS]

  three hundred thousand people in Iceland [TS]

  and my sense is that two hundred and two [TS]

  hundred and ninety-nine thousand of them [TS]

  all speak English proceed gnomes that [TS]

  they believe it I believe they didn't [TS]

  believe in gnomes okay yes uh where that [TS]

  gnomes they uh so we'll get them there [TS]

  and then Javier Bardem will be there but [TS]

  he'll be learning Icelandic oh this is [TS]

  so good right so he'll be doing all of [TS]

  the production workers he's not a [TS]

  stretch there on tennis balls at r lee [TS]

  ermey like let's really see what you can [TS]

  do here that's right that's right that's [TS]

  right let's put the drum inside the mic [TS]

  let's not put them against trouble mind [TS]

  blown he's gonna be sitting there just [TS]

  like you know the google translate why [TS]

  is there no icelandic in here ya going [TS]

  uh okay prendo and I'm they're trying to [TS]

  get my vision across yes yeah but you're [TS]

  all performing and you're interacting on [TS]

  a much more pure level on his real ID by [TS]

  languages they call it sapir-whorf [TS]

  effect it's it's a this is really too [TS]

  early to mid-2000s indie-rock talk right [TS]

  here yeah nobody does this anymore no [TS]

  right everything [TS]

  everything's computers now everything it [TS]

  nap ok so what was the phrase put the [TS]

  drum inside the microphone mm-hmm set [TS]

  shot Rome in EE had your name hmm is [TS]

  that it is that out how it said I mean [TS]

  I'd rather robot read it to you handle [TS]

  students Alexa did do that again like a [TS]

  hand so I'm doing through my headphone [TS]

  now imagine how have you are Javier [TS]

  Bardem saying that sure saying that [TS]

  takes out his teeth and then they and [TS]

  then they look at each other uh-uh-uh [TS]

  from underneath their little gnome hats [TS]

  and the lady is that like a big red [TS]

  dunce cap yeah exactly and then they run [TS]

  into their little earthen mound and yeah [TS]

  and I'm like okay here we go ready 1 2 3 [TS]

  wood wood Europe be involved York yeah [TS]

  absolutely she's the she's the [TS]

  governor-general of Isis she lives in [TS]

  the back god I love that I love that [TS]

  song so much see now I need to equip [TS]

  myself with more bureau I've been I've [TS]

  been informed that is being abused EDD [TS]

  York and I'm told that that's wrong mmm [TS]

  give a thought on this is it hbu well [TS]

  whenever I am in Perry mmm I like to [TS]

  think that i will take a trip to [TS]

  deutschland yes and i will i see [TS]

  nicaragua and that will meet with my [TS]

  friend uh helmet cool to go ah roma ma [TS]

  take a tran to ro ba-uh so yeah I mean I [TS]

  don't change the capital used to be [TS]

  called gypsies better was conceived [TS]

  ensive they had to change Healy Healy [TS]

  Hanson here Hanson it's a Moog [TS]

  synthesizer gotta move the look like [TS]

  looks like it says Boog because 2 o's [TS]

  together is ooh in a lot of languages [TS]

  let's be honest well it's like good [TS]

  where the canonical [TS]

  double vowel sounds right but but if you [TS]

  want to say it's a big hug I'm not come [TS]

  you know what I was about to say I'm not [TS]

  gonna argue with you but in fact I will [TS]

  argue with you because I have been [TS]

  trying to figure out the right way to [TS]

  pronounce that for 25 years and it isn't [TS]

  a question of the right way to pronounce [TS]

  it because it's been established that [TS]

  it's mug yeah the question is how what [TS]

  is the correct way to pronounce it in [TS]

  any given social situation I think this [TS]

  is super interesting because it's really [TS]

  easy to find yourself looking like an [TS]

  asshole and I think in this day and age [TS]

  it's important to make to pick your [TS]

  sides make your decisions about when you [TS]

  want to be an asshole right and and you [TS]

  know what i mean by an asshole I know [TS]

  somebody who's caught is frequently [TS]

  pointing out to you that you're [TS]

  pronouncing me all wrong or something [TS]

  like that right you know the the world [TS]

  that in which we grew up our educational [TS]

  world like at what point did you start [TS]

  pronouncing goethe like correctly / [TS]

  that's a great example of backspin great [TS]

  example of the internet pronunciation [TS]

  problem which we all are very familiar [TS]

  with where you could have somebody you [TS]

  run across something many many many [TS]

  times and you've never had to actually [TS]

  say it out loud right and we never say [TS]

  we say internet internet product [TS]

  pronunciation i would say because the [TS]

  dictionary said its ghost I would've [TS]

  thought was ghost but then I with the [TS]

  college and he said good to write but [TS]

  that was long before the internet that [TS]

  was your encyclopedia pronunciation [TS]

  that's true right Goethe the first time [TS]

  you're in college and you say well so [TS]

  are we reading Goethe this quarter and [TS]

  then they're just as just pile on oh [TS]

  yeah now you're not kind of nestled [TS]

  right but the but there's Goethe and [TS]

  then there's get that or there's like [TS]

  the then you put the real like if you're [TS]

  if if your professor has written a book [TS]

  in German you and put some mustard on [TS]

  that sausage your gear tag it but you [TS]

  you on track I told you the electric [TS]

  right mmm you you can watch me pronounce [TS]

  you pronounce the vowel like you [TS]

  normally would good now let's say let's [TS]

  say look let's say you want to say [TS]

  ish mr. stuff you make an O you say a no [TS]

  but you make your mouth in the shape of [TS]

  an e while you're pronouncing the Oh try [TS]

  this and see if your minds blown you [TS]

  your oh okay good okay um you can't do [TS]

  it you can't do you got the wrong shape [TS]

  mouth that's a nice that's a nice trick [TS]

  yeah yeah no I'm not me asshole what [TS]

  about this just just made to say mmm for [TS]

  the longest time hey that's that's where [TS]

  it is they're doing that they're doing [TS]

  the whom ye oh nothing but the butt so [TS]

  that so moge moog it like it's a [TS]

  question of if you're if I'm standing in [TS]

  a room with a bunch of icelandic music [TS]

  producers yeah course I'm saying how [TS]

  your and Javier Bardem yeah I'm not [TS]

  gonna get chased out of there but if I'm [TS]

  standing in a group of lay people who [TS]

  will have no idea what I'm talking about [TS]

  because everyone in the world says mood [TS]

  when they look at a thing that says mood [TS]

  you know where did where's the bounce [TS]

  you don't want to say like okay it's [TS]

  well so I was playing a Moog and then [TS]

  the one person in the room just class at [TS]

  the Art Institute right is like well I [TS]

  think it's called mode I look it's this [TS]

  is prom this is the problem with [TS]

  becoming an asshole it's like you know [TS]

  the first of all the person who is [TS]

  really really excited to learn it's this [TS]

  is this is a total interpersonal turns [TS]

  out like when you discover that [TS]

  something that's pronounced a certain [TS]

  way okay there's there's a really good I [TS]

  think extremely good time travel movie [TS]

  called Primmer and it's very low-budget [TS]

  film that this guy put out it's [TS]

  fantastic but the thing is you might not [TS]

  even have recognized what I just said [TS]

  because looking the world calls it [TS]

  primer all right when it was put out the [TS]

  director called the movie premiere but [TS]

  guess what happened everybody in the [TS]

  world pronounced the primer so now even [TS]

  he has to pronounce the primer or he's [TS]

  going to look like an asshole right it's [TS]

  not primer its primer now the people in [TS]

  the interpersonal turns out culture who [TS]

  are so excited to have a new way to [TS]

  correct strangers they are going to be [TS]

  the last person on the fucking planet to [TS]

  realize that they're the asshole and so [TS]

  sometimes and so then what do you do [TS]

  you're in a room with a bunch of little [TS]

  kids with a synthesizer and you go oh [TS]

  have you checked out the mo [TS]

  and look it's go I know how to read that [TS]

  says move and you say well actually it's [TS]

  pronounced mode but here's the thing it [TS]

  was the guy's name it was a guy's name [TS]

  yes and say his name say his name say my [TS]

  name and so then love that here's the [TS]

  thing maybe here's problem you know you [TS]

  know music teachers right this is gonna [TS]

  be the worst so if you did try to say oh [TS]

  that's right that's a Moog synthesizer [TS]

  guess what's gonna happen and well [TS]

  actually and now the music teacher is [TS]

  going to be an asshole and say it's [TS]

  pronounced moge and you got you just got [TS]

  double turns doubt because because the [TS]

  problem is right that there's it there [TS]

  there's another thing in play here which [TS]

  is we're back to the we're back to that [TS]

  guy in Ithaca who said i never tried to [TS]

  speak to people in their own dialect I [TS]

  just talked the way that I talk and they [TS]

  come to me right the guy you met and [TS]

  this is he was God this goes back to [TS]

  maybe the supertrain episode this is the [TS]

  guy and you would you you had a like a [TS]

  you had a little patois were you you got [TS]

  somebody from nawlins you start talking [TS]

  about guarantee right right that's right [TS]

  I thought that was I've in a patois I [TS]

  was thinking that I was that I was [TS]

  blending in that I was getting along [TS]

  better you're gonna help these simple [TS]

  people be more comfortable well their [TS]

  differential isms I did not have a lot [TS]

  of I didn't have a lot of first-hand [TS]

  experience with with with with like [TS]

  dialect right or like you know you grew [TS]

  up in Alaska and everybody speaks like [TS]

  they're from Oklahoma but I guess I have [TS]

  to ask you please tell me that's coffee [TS]

  yes okay could you think that out did [TS]

  you think that after 300 episodes of [TS]

  this show that i had finally gotten to a [TS]

  point where i was just gonna pee in the [TS]

  show oh well I do it all the time but I [TS]

  mute but not none of my Seltzer to you [TS]

  you know I don't have I don't have them [TS]

  I do have a mute button I keep [TS]

  forgetting that I have it yes you do um [TS]

  no I'm making coffee and and I'm making [TS]

  oh my god it's this terrible terrible [TS]

  stuff i my am I my world is all upside [TS]

  down and i'm actually using these weird [TS]

  little nescafe pal no did you run out of [TS]

  free coffee again yeah well it's not [TS]

  that I ran out of it it's that I don't [TS]

  want to deal [TS]

  that get to grind it oh no it's not that [TS]

  it's just that I don't want to I don't [TS]

  want to clean clean up after it oh I [TS]

  hear that we got new grinder I'm very [TS]

  happy with yeah tell me about is a burr [TS]

  grinder okay shit dawg anyways can [TS]

  monster of course it's a burr grinder [TS]

  the problem with the mode problem is if [TS]

  you say mood because you think that [TS]

  you're helping people that that you [TS]

  don't want to sit and have a light be a [TS]

  poverty of diminished expectations yeah [TS]

  and then somebody's like actually it [TS]

  smogged saying you are put in a very [TS]

  awkward position of saying oh well I was [TS]

  seeing it dumb because I thought you [TS]

  were dumb and then you really are like [TS]

  then the crosshairs are on you because [TS]

  huh that actually doesn't that's not as [TS]

  good sounding as you thought it sounded [TS]

  at first you're not helping anybody [TS]

  you're just here just passable yeah [TS]

  you're just can hear maybe you're still [TS]

  not confident that it's mug somebody [TS]

  asked me other day is it Porsche or [TS]

  Portia and I was like oh fuck you know [TS]

  you're now I'm 10 years old again and [TS]

  I'm trying to say like I think it's [TS]

  Porsche but I pretty sure it's portia [TS]

  I've been saying Porsche for a long time [TS]

  but I did once upon a time say Porsche [TS]

  and now you've you sewed that tiny bit [TS]

  of doubt in my head again well obviously [TS]

  the Germans say Portia it is important [TS]

  but a white would say try to rewrite the [TS]

  sentence without you think the word if [TS]

  you don't know what it means if you have [TS]

  to look it up use a different word yeah [TS]

  use a different word drosophila like [TS]

  like Franken right to so that's not a [TS]

  fan of the athletic wear and shoe [TS]

  company from Portland with the swoosh oh [TS]

  that we gay be well I was if I was a fan [TS]

  I was aware er I like Mike didn't you I [TS]

  called him Mike's until 9th grade call [TS]

  them thanks so you know you had to [TS]

  figure out what side you were on which [TS]

  side are you on boy which side are you [TS]

  on are you going to be an IT person you [TS]

  give me a D this person are you going to [TS]

  be an Opie person or are you going to be [TS]

  a lightning bolt person I was a [TS]

  lightning bolt person and I was a Nike [TS]

  person I don't even know what a [TS]

  lightning bolt is lightning bolts shirts [TS]

  no tee shirts lightning vultures [TS]

  lightning bolt shirts [TS]

  am I having a stroke there was a surfy [TS]

  shirt it's a short surface shirt that [TS]

  was popular in the early 80s lightning [TS]

  bolt is that a name of them yeah yeah [TS]

  yeah yeah you never heard of this [TS]

  interesting because I'm you know I'm [TS]

  from the West right we is this some kind [TS]

  of East Coast uh surf where I don't know [TS]

  I don't let me borrow yeah look at that [TS]

  in the big bolt Oh like that there's a [TS]

  there a lot of there are a lot of things [TS]

  growing up in the West that I was very [TS]

  surprised to discover there was an east [TS]

  coast version of hellmann's invest well [TS]

  that for sure but party is in was a [TS]

  carl's jr. and hardee's well no it [TS]

  wasn't so much that stuff it was that [TS]

  the two things that really surprised me [TS]

  were east coast surf culture mm-hmm [TS]

  because my brain just couldn't wrap [TS]

  around the idea that there was an East [TS]

  that there was any kind of surfing on [TS]

  the East Coast and I still don't really [TS]

  believe it i mean i've seen people do it [TS]

  but it just feels like i don't know it's [TS]

  like cute [TS]

  like cute [TS]

  yes something you're doing to prove a [TS]

  point it's all Jamaican bobsled team you [TS]

  know like feels very Olympic today like [TS]

  what the hell are you guys doing this is [TS]

  not this isn't these aren't surfable [TS]

  waves and I'm not even a surfer I'm not [TS]

  saying it I'm not saying it from a place [TS]

  of like did brah that's not even the way [TS]

  if I'm saying like that's just not this [TS]

  isn't your culture at all it was it was [TS]

  invented a long way from here and and it [TS]

  does yeah it feels like i remember in [TS]

  and beautiful using the word western [TS]

  because Western seems a little bit [TS]

  America centric i would say surfing [TS]

  feels like what i will call a Pacific [TS]

  Pacific that's precisely right yeah I I [TS]

  went back to Anchorage in 1991 or [TS]

  something and went to a bar and there [TS]

  were a bunch of guys standing around [TS]

  with chain wallets and loser has shirts [TS]

  you know like like beanie hats and and I [TS]

  was like you guys this isn't from here [TS]

  don't do that changing all adult you're [TS]

  not grunge that's you know this is that [TS]

  it didn't import like that but of course [TS]

  at that point it was that was happening [TS]

  all around the world right there are [TS]

  people in Miami that were walking around [TS]

  that look we don't know I remember when [TS]

  it first arrived in Florida a friend of [TS]

  mine sort of wearing what i would think [TS]

  call a truck or wallet and I was like I [TS]

  think he'd maybe lived in bhinda New [TS]

  York or living in New York and I say it [TS]

  seems so peculiar to me it seemed like [TS]

  one of those affectations like suddenly [TS]

  getting into macrame really sure that's [TS]

  where you want to go with this the first [TS]

  time I saw a trucker wallet though it [TS]

  was absolutely uh the the province and [TS]

  I'm talking about in the in the 70s the [TS]

  the it totally represented like Smokey [TS]

  and the Bandit land oh it's a reason [TS]

  it's called truncal every trucker had [TS]

  that wallet that's right but then by the [TS]

  time the 90s came around there was it [TS]

  was pure ironic truck wall like what I [TS]

  have keepin in there like a ear plugs in [TS]

  your vape pen like what are you what are [TS]

  you doing with that is you would carry a [TS]

  huge amount of cash plus the currencies [TS]

  of the world currencies of the world [TS]

  that's right and every and every ticket [TS]

  stub that I for every show that I [TS]

  everyone but I you know that my first [TS]

  trucker wallet in fact mime [TS]

  the trucker wallet that that was with me [TS]

  for ninety five percent of my truck or [TS]

  wallet years was a trucker wallet that [TS]

  I'd been given by my brother Bartley um [TS]

  in about nineteen eighty only realize it [TS]

  had been his and it would it had [TS]

  hand-tooled leather and it was it had [TS]

  already been really like like broken in [TS]

  really broken in and the leather was [TS]

  that color of kind of like uh almost [TS]

  caramel it wasn't like a light leather [TS]

  but the but the tanning had been worn [TS]

  off of it for so long it was well this [TS]

  shade of like like a pair of well worn [TS]

  boots and he gave it to me in nineteen [TS]

  eighty and even then I was only 12 and I [TS]

  looked at it was like are you kidding me [TS]

  like I'm I'm like going to college and [TS]

  stuff so why would I want this piece of [TS]

  white trash ephemera right like this is [TS]

  just what it is is he giving something [TS]

  when if you're cold misc exactly [TS]

  definitely oh is this the pulley that [TS]

  you use to get the donkey's to pull the [TS]

  stumps out of them how did the Sun for [TS]

  gaming you're gonna get lifetime renter [TS]

  here's my pick yeah I don't have an I [TS]

  don't have a CDL like I don't need this [TS]

  I'm gonna go to college I'm taking the [TS]

  french 101 oh we don't work he's like a [TS]

  son I wanted you to have my old bridle [TS]

  so I just my father's buggy whip case [TS]

  it's not given case I never yeah or [TS]

  worse it wasn't even like a practical [TS]

  thing it was like he handed me his [TS]

  Shriners Fez write something that was [TS]

  just like it denoted a subculture I was [TS]

  never gonna join but I never thought it [TS]

  was just baffling male rituals you're [TS]

  like what is this you know this is my [TS]

  penis pump it was my grandfather yeah [TS]

  but it's like yeah here you [TS]

  son it's a it's a western-style you know [TS]

  like cowboy western style purse on a [TS]

  chain right and here you go it likes I [TS]

  mean when I said somebody who's just [TS]

  seeing them for the first time in [TS]

  probably seventies you think like that's [TS]

  a really big checkbook it kind of look [TS]

  like a checkbook yeah yeah like a like a [TS]

  like yeah check the purse checkbook yeah [TS]

  lady might call a clutch clutch that's [TS]

  right except it's on a chain and Bart [TS]

  had parted carried this thing through [TS]

  all of his trucker years gave it to me [TS]

  and it sat in a drawer for I guess what [TS]

  seemed like an eternity but it was [TS]

  really only ten years because I got it [TS]

  like in early 80s and that and by the [TS]

  early 90s oh right are we very very very [TS]

  early early on in grunge times i was [TS]

  like huh i have one of those and i went [TS]

  and dug it out of a drawer was like look [TS]

  at that doesn't look so stupid to me now [TS]

  and all sudden I had the I had like not [TS]

  a trucker wallet that I had just [TS]

  recently purchased I had a trucker [TS]

  Walden looked like it had been with me [TS]

  forever boys talking about a score right [TS]

  and then it continued to be with me I [TS]

  mean that thing lasted all the way [TS]

  through my truck of all ears way past [TS]

  when everybody else was like well that's [TS]

  not what we're wearing anymore remember [TS]

  there was a there was a period where [TS]

  trucker wallets turned into giant chains [TS]

  that people were wearing all the way [TS]

  around their bike ken stringfellow on [TS]

  one of our tours or a chain that like [TS]

  connected to his best like a watch fob [TS]

  but but he's like a walking FW Murnau [TS]

  movie maybe you're just so like not [TS]

  exactly you know what I mean like right [TS]

  right right but it was the it was the [TS]

  width of like a like one of those old [TS]

  chains that you would use to to chain [TS]

  your bicycle to the student union oh no [TS]

  did you heavy gauge links heavy gauge [TS]

  thing but it but he's right it's running [TS]

  from his like the center of his belt [TS]

  buckle all the way sounds like it looks [TS]

  like he made it home like the time I [TS]

  tried to make clove cigarettes by taking [TS]

  apart my mom's Winston's one clove [TS]

  Dustin love them [TS]

  yeah it doesn't work doesn't work uh [TS]

  yeah it was an it hung down around his [TS]

  knee and I was like yeah first of all [TS]

  Ken its 2002 like nobody's I mean the [TS]

  only people that are rocking this now [TS]

  are the people with really big leg jeans [TS]

  and like and who have pacifiers around [TS]

  their necks like this is not a look [TS]

  that's that's rock that your rocket and [TS]

  but even then I still had I still had my [TS]

  chain wallet I mean it didn't have a big [TS]

  long chain you had a short chain yeah [TS]

  but that chain wallet saved my ass [TS]

  dignity Shane save my ass couple of [TS]

  times it also fucked me up a couple of [TS]

  times oh yeah give me one of each uh you [TS]

  know what do you really remember when [TS]

  you go back you and you and you and the [TS]

  wall go back what would he think of as [TS]

  like your highlights reel well the two [TS]

  the two big problems were that the [TS]

  wallet had so much stuff in it so much [TS]

  money and so many ticket stubs and so [TS]

  many currencies of the world that [TS]

  driving 48 hours a day in the van across [TS]

  this great nation of ours I started to [TS]

  develop back problems because I was [TS]

  sitting on I'm avoiding something that [TS]

  George Costanza joke here but this is [TS]

  really true you actually oh my god I I [TS]

  was sitting on a giant super hard [TS]

  leather pillow on one butt cheek and [TS]

  hello in Germany my spine was [TS]

  compensating for and I was always like [TS]

  God were snack you like has a [TS]

  chiropractic nightmare like you're [TS]

  making yourself be off kilter like [TS]

  developing a limp on purpose it was [TS]

  awful and so then I started as I when I [TS]

  realized it I started driving and I [TS]

  would pull my wallet out and kind of sit [TS]

  it on the back of the of the van seat [TS]

  while I drove but invariably I would [TS]

  forget that I had done it so we'd pull [TS]

  up into a gas station I put it in park [TS]

  I'd say all right guys you know 20 [TS]

  minutes get your hot case and I'm gonna [TS]

  fill it up and I'd step out of the van [TS]

  and this wallet would swing [TS]

  no on its chain like like like a like a [TS]

  ball like a cannonball I must've weighed [TS]

  like a pound and it did and so I'm in [TS]

  like I'm in it I met some like one of [TS]

  those heavy duty truck stops that's like [TS]

  out there somewhere in west texas or [TS]

  whatever like a truck stop where that [TS]

  this the the degree of truck ernest is [TS]

  high like one of the I don't know if [TS]

  you've ever heard of the truck stop that [TS]

  has a bunch of white tigers like [TS]

  literally living Tigers in very small [TS]

  cages just on a cement slab right behind [TS]

  the gas station and you go and it's like [TS]

  Tiger gas station and you go around [TS]

  there and there's like five live Tigers [TS]

  just in cages just with the Sun beating [TS]

  down on them and you're like how is this [TS]

  legal I how is this possible and you [TS]

  like it's it like you walk you walk away [TS]

  from that drug stomp like something is [TS]

  deeply wrong with the world something [TS]

  how did this out of this awful awful [TS]

  awful person out here in the middle of [TS]

  nowhere get five Tigers it doesn't mean [TS]

  how do you do that and if you wanted [TS]

  five Tigers wouldn't you want it [TS]

  wouldn't it be because you love Tigers [TS]

  is it just that the guy got five Tigers [TS]

  in order to get people to come that's [TS]

  handy ask to get some Tigers and it [TS]

  seems like if you if you the either pie [TS]

  its cuts costly and it's difficult and [TS]

  it seems like you want to maybe take [TS]

  care of them you get way if you feeding [TS]

  them Alpo yeah no that's not good and [TS]

  and also you're not trying to drive [TS]

  traffic to this truck stop there's no [TS]

  other place to get gas for up for 400 [TS]

  miles yeah like this doesn't have to be [TS]

  an attraction but so I would pull up to [TS]

  these type of truck stops where [TS]

  everybody else there was like cutting [TS]

  speed on the dashboard of their truck [TS]

  they all they all had killed the [TS]

  prostitute at least once in their lives [TS]

  and I jump out of the van and my wallet [TS]

  swings and half the time by that point [TS]

  the snaps didn't always work and so my [TS]

  wallet swings out on the on the biggest [TS]

  like sort of swinging on a vine that it [TS]

  could do and throws all of my ID and all [TS]

  money i owe just out across the pavement [TS]

  into the wind and I'm just like howdy [TS]

  fellas hey just me you know just me old [TS]

  guy over here my book my long hair drain [TS]

  on Shawn steps on a top hat [TS]

  oh ok but so that was those were a [TS]

  couple of times when it really like [TS]

  screwed me over but there was one [TS]

  particular time where where it truly [TS]

  truly truly the all the years that I [TS]

  wore that wall around chainin it really [TS]

  paid for itself and it was I was on my [TS]

  walk across Europe and I was in southern [TS]

  Romania I had made it across the [TS]

  Carpathians I felt like I was on the [TS]

  downhill slope I was I was headed to [TS]

  craiova I was almost to the Danube and I [TS]

  had this because I did not understand [TS]

  anything about the geography of Bulgaria [TS]

  I did not understand that there were [TS]

  also mountains in Bulgaria that I was [TS]

  not I wasn't just coming down to the [TS]

  Danube and get on a Huck Finn raft and [TS]

  being a Miss Temple I was going to go [TS]

  across this river and then I had a whole [TS]

  other crazy country to go across before [TS]

  I got to the the next crazy country but [TS]

  I mean I'm like you know Romania had [TS]

  been such a challenge for me it was like [TS]

  so hard to travel in this this fantastic [TS]

  country but but just like it had thrown [TS]

  me for a loop every single day threw me [TS]

  for a new loop and I was out as super [TS]

  hot I was down in that sort of southern [TS]

  a mountain runoff country and i was and [TS]

  i found a little bench on the side of [TS]

  the road and i sat on this bench in the [TS]

  middle of the day and i was eating a [TS]

  hard-boiled egg and and just like [TS]

  resting my feet for a little bit and [TS]

  these two little girls come along the [TS]

  road and one of them is eight and one of [TS]

  them is six and they see me on the bench [TS]

  in there they're very curious and it and [TS]

  you know and not at all shy and there's [TS]

  nobody in that country that i met that [TS]

  was especially shy but they're not shy [TS]

  and they come over and they're standing [TS]

  a respectful distance from me but [TS]

  they're like hi who are you what are you [TS]

  doing and I'm like hi I'm an American [TS]

  and I'm walking [TS]

  uh down the road and they're like [TS]

  interesting interesting and there you [TS]

  know and we're flirting and there you [TS]

  know and they're asking me questions [TS]

  about my bag and about my boots and [TS]

  they're in their little you know sort of [TS]

  chintz fabric skirts with you know kind [TS]

  of knees torn leggings and some you know [TS]

  they're like they're pretty picturesque [TS]

  yes like almost costumed almost costumed [TS]

  and I'm talking to them and I'm and I'm [TS]

  like oh would you like a little bit of I [TS]

  had some kind of little I mean there [TS]

  wasn't a lot of like snack food or stuff [TS]

  but I did and I don't think I held out [TS]

  my egg but I was like oh you want some [TS]

  peanuts or something I had some little [TS]

  nuts or something that I could give them [TS]

  and they're like yeah sure you know take [TS]

  the nuts and then all of a sudden the [TS]

  six-year-old the smaller one beko [TS]

  because I was sitting there and I had my [TS]

  wallet sitting on the bench next to me [TS]

  because I'd been going on for a [TS]

  six-year-old grabs it and runs permit [TS]

  for that for a sexy two feet and then it [TS]

  Yanks back out of her hand and just [TS]

  because of the because of the the angle [TS]

  of her arm or whatever it yanked back [TS]

  and just lands right back where it was [TS]

  on the bench oh wow you couldn't ask for [TS]

  that to go better and they both and the [TS]

  and the big one was also like as soon as [TS]

  the little one had her hand on the [TS]

  wallet they both sprinted mm-hmm and so [TS]

  now there's something they've done this [TS]

  before this is not a new trick print now [TS]

  they're standing ten feet away from me [TS]

  and I'm still sitting on the bench still [TS]

  with the hard-boiled egg still with the [TS]

  wallet next to me there and they're both [TS]

  looking at me like I had like I had done [TS]

  a kind of sorcery that they had you know [TS]

  because they are like a Hong Kong like [TS]

  like a kung fu movie guy just like [TS]

  stroking your mustache like that's right [TS]

  I did that that's right I just haven't [TS]

  you know like this is there this is [TS]

  their normal game like their little [TS]

  burglars [TS]

  and for all I know their brother or [TS]

  their dad was like right around the [TS]

  corner or watching from the weeds or [TS]

  something but this was this was not [TS]

  their first rodeo and they both got [TS]

  these huge smiles on their face and [TS]

  these you know like wow whenever you see [TS]

  a six-year-old girl with a really [TS]

  knowing look yeah where she was just [TS]

  like well played this time yeah [TS]