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Hissing and beeping and thrashing their mighty tails.


     “The various fairy tales can only coexist peacefully when their adherents recognize them as metaphors.”

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2017-06-30) KNYO (and, three hours in, also KMEC) Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to download and enjoy.

Or, thanks to Hank Sims of Lost Coast Outpost, you can get it this other way, which you might like better because it offers an instant-play option and isn’t surrounded by confusing flashing ads.

Besides all that, though, here are links to a few not necessarily radio-useful but otherwise worthwhile items that I set aside for you while putting the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

Remember the increasingly startlingly weird Louis Wain cat paintings done over the course of going mad? He didn’t just paint; he made ceramic objects too and painted on /them/. Talented busy going-mad guy.

Alexander Graham Bell’s kites.

Super-champion taxidermers. Taxidermios. Taxidons. Whatever. This young scientist’s enthusiasm is a thing of beauty.

If Minecraft animals walked the earth.

Good question. Why /would/ there be any doctors here.

My shot.

Magdalen Berns vs. Riley J. Dennis.

Interesting reaction demos.

Rerun: Det Satan Club.

The ladies.

I would call these /nose cars/. Twenty years ago there was a band –a pretty good band– called Big Drill Car. Maybe they were thinking of something like this.


Inflatable sex suits of the future. I’m not sure why they call them sex suits. It’s just what they’re called, I guess.

Everybody makes a mistake once in awhile.


Square with four circles.

Robot art classroom. “I’ve never had my portrait done by anyone, much less a robot… certainly not /three/ robots.”

Typographical insects.

Mark sent this link. It’s all about water. It’s enough about water to last the rest of your life. /I/ didn’t know there was this much to learn about water.

“Closeup a baby boy sit in a boat for children in the swimming pool background in fear emotion and need help by his mom.”

Hydrodynamic levitation.

1970s trucks posed artfully nearby or under young ladies who eschew brassieres.

Speaking of brassieres. Spectacular bullet brassieres of the new atomic age. I remember being little, like four or five, and talking with a giant woman in a bar my mother took me to when she was a real estate agent in L.A., and the woman told me it’s much more comfortable than it looks.

Rerun: 15 sorting algorithms in 6 minutes.

A giant lie.

Trump at day care. They got everything right but the nose.


A Japanese book of wave and ripple designs. (It’s Japanese, so page leftward, because that’s the way they make Japanese books.)

“Will you be taking the Lamborghini, Mr. Wang?”


A well-placed tree.

When you try all the different sounds and beats on your synth while only playing Toto: Africa.

Weather boi.

And a comprehensive museum of specific museums.


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