9/9/2007 Sound Affects: A Radio Playground

 

• Selected Shorts - Several selections from Stevens and Grdnic, who put out two comedy albums, Somewhere Over the Radio in 1979 and Retail Comedy @ Wholesale Prices in 1982. Ron Stevens and Joy Grdnic still run a popular radio comedy service in Los Angeles. Doris Martini was a short-lived audio magazine dealing with the alternative music scene in Santa Cruz, CA back in 2001. This is a selection from the second issue, The Ironic Chef, satire on the TV cuisine scene. And finally, a podcast from Meatball Fulton, who has traveled over the world recording amazing sounds of places, and using them in stories taking place there. This is Podcast #8 of his exceptionally produced editions on his a href=http://www.zbs.org/catalog/podcast.phpZBS/a website. This one is sound effects, all Frogs from the Amazon, Bali, Mexico and the Caribbean. Some of them are used in our ...
• Sunday Matinee, Feature Presentation - Tropical Hot Dog Night, Part 4. The conclusion of the latest adventure of Captain Jack Flanders, where Jack and his friends start talking like 1940s noir characters, and solve the mystery of the fog on Key Diablo. (Notice the frogs in the background of some scenes.)
• The Thrilling Conclusion - Channeling, sketch comedy from Ron Landry and Tom Biener, whose comedy album was released in 1988.

Playlist Tracks: 
Stevens and Grdnic - Ron Pentacost
Album: Somewhere Over the Rainbow; Label: Takoma
Stevens and Grdnic - No Parking, Today's Weather
Album: Somewhere Over the Rainbow; Label: Takoma
Stevens and Grdnic - Steve McNab
Album: Somewhere Over the Rainbow; Label: Takoma
Stevens and Grdnic - Phone Company
Album: Retail Comedy; Label: Laff Records
Stevens and Grdnic - Soup Opera
Album: Retail Comedy; Label: Laff Records
Stevens and Grdnic - Rope On A Stick
Album: Retail Comedy; Label: Laff Records
Stevens and Grdnic - Unisex Stereo
Album: Somewhere Over the Rainbow; Label: Takoma
Doris Martini - The Ironic Chef
Album: Doris Martini, Vol 1. #2; Label:
Meatball Fulton - Podcast #8
Album: Podcast #8; Label: ZBS
ZBS - Tropical Hot Dog Night, Part 4
Album: Tropical Hot Dog Night; Label: ZBS
Landry and Biener - Channeling
Album: Landry Biener Comedy Album; Label: MCA
Air Date: 
September 9, 2007

Sound Affects: A Radio Playground Archives