February 2010 Radio Rumpus Room Archives

2/5/2010 Radio Rumpus Room

I got a voodoo head
On my swifter shifter
Pop the clutch — WHAM!

— The MC5, Thunder Express

2/12/2010 Radio Rumpus Room

Tonight’s show is dedicated to the plucky Martian rover Spirit, and it’s cohort Opportunity. Spirit is mired in deep sand and will live out its life as a stationary reporting station. Both were parachuted to the Martian surface with an expected operational lifespan of three months. They have been rolling across the Martian surface and sending back scientific information to NASA for nearly six years. Here’s to these stupendous overachievers!

2/19/2010 Radio Rumpus Room

Tonight’s show acknowledged the passing of Richard Delvy, a founding member of the groundbreaking surf/instro bands the Belairs and the Challengers. We also noted the most-watched pothole-filling in history, with our Daytona Pothole 500 Heavy Metal set.

2/26/2010 Radio Rumpus Room

Jean did the show solo and couldn’t think of anything semi-clever to put here.