May 2009 Radio Rumpus Room Archives

I can see me bound and gagged
Dragged behind the clownmobile

— Warren Zevon, Hostage-O

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There’s no stoppin’
The cretins from hoppin’
You gotta keep it beatin’
For all the hoppin’ cretins
Cretin! Cretin!

— The Ramones, Cretin Hop

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Somehow I don’t think brain surgeons go ‘woo-hoo’ when they pull something out.

— unidentified Shuttle Atlantis astronaut commenting on the (eventually) successful struggle to remove a balky component from the ailing Hubble Space Telescope

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Note: No MP3 archives this week; lost due to an apparent hard drive failure. The RealAudio archives are fine however, so please utilize them. Sorry for the inconvenience, but as always, thanks for listening!

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Guitar player played a solo
one note at a time
Organ player disappeared
and drank a bottle of wine
We tried to save my discography
But in the end we had to sever
We tried to make a record
But we couldn’t get it together

— Eugene Chadbourne, We Tried To Make A Record But We Couldn’t Get It Together

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