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The SubGenius Hour of Slack Podcast

English, Comedy, 1 season, 849 episodes, 1 day, 2 hours, 15 minutes
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The Church of the SubGenius Radio Ministry seeks to brainwash you totally into abject lifelong subservience to The High Epopt and Living SlackMaster, J. R. 'Bob' Dobbs, BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY.
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Hour of Slack #2000 - Hour of Slack Tribute

Internet Version: 1:09:07 THIS EPISODE IS NOT BROADCAST-RADIO-FRIENDLY! Broadcast stations are welcome to it, but you'd better have a finger on the bleep button. I, Stang, am writing this blurb. I did not, however, create this episode. It was the idea of Rev. peas, who solicited contributions from any listener who would listen, and I believe it was edited by Rev. Fidd Chewley. IT IS AMAZING! It's full of songs and rants that I never heard before, and I was indeed honored to hear it. I was honored THE HELL OUT OF IT! Nobody provided a list of the contributors, but it's a lot of old-timers and newcomers. My favorite clip is Nenslo talking about what a jerk I am. Papa Joe Mama's closing statement is also extremely... climactic. (Wait for it...) Anyway, Happy New World to everyone. When I decided to end my weekly torture sessions last June, that gave me TWENTY HOURS OF FREE SLACK PER WEEK, and let me tell you, it's been GREAT!!! I used all those hours for Slack, yes I did. For one thing, I became a Graphic Artist again... a graphic RIP-OFF ARTIST, using these amazing new A.I. art toys that drive so many real artists mad with anger. But see, the kind of artist I have always been is a BULLSHIT ARTIST. So these apps are perfect for me. I occasionally post the results on my personal Facebook page or on Dobbs.town, but mostly I'm just having fun. Playing in the new sandbox. My health has improved too. My bad back has improved since we started walking the dogs and cats again... four dogs on leashes and three cats skulking furtively like ninjas in the woods around us. That was one of my main goals: just being able to walk the dogs around the ranch again. We had a TERRIBLE summer, with record heat and drought, and no rain for 3 months, and WeiMawMaw, Princess Wei's mom, boarded the Saucers at age 93. Actually that was not terrible -- she was good and ready. What a great Mom she was. I'm still filling SubGenius orders, being the Sacred Scribe, answering emails, and coming up with lots of funny bulldada with my old pals on our own little Old Fellers forum, but posting this show is the first time I've turned on my ancient radio-making machines in six months! Luckily, I got a new phone and repaired hearing aids with an extra gizmo, so I was able to actually hear this tribute show -- IN STEREO YET, something that hasn't been possible for some time, because I was basically one-eared for years. My social media activity is mostly restricted to people I know personally now. "I gave at the office" and I'm taking it easy now. Rev. Dr. Uncle Onan Canobite will be Sacred Scribe #274 when I croak or go into an iron lung or whatever, so, when that happens, do what he and Philo say, unless DObbs tells you otherwise. THANKS FOR LETTING ME RANT! Thanks for HELPING me rant! Thanks for ranting and bullshitting along with me! I don't want to get all weepy, but gol durn if I could possibly imagine a more fun, surprising and interesting life and career. If I could change anything, I wouldn't. PRAISE "BOB" and all the SubGeniuses I know thanks to him!!! And special extra thanks to my oldest old bud, Dr. Philo Drummond! -- without whom NONE of us would know "Bob"!  
1/7/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 8 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1890 - RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION - Is this really Hour of Slack #1998, finished on July 4? If you don't hear another show next week, it means Stang and Philo were Ruptured up into the Escape Vessels of the Sex Goddesses from Planet X and have better things to do than The Hour of Slack. This episode features the second part of the Philo Drummond guest hosting, readings from the Dobbstown Mirror, a repeated message about X-Day, The Swingin' Love Corpses, and Bob Dylan. This show ends as our radio careers began: Philo and Ivan talking. Even if we board the saucers tomorrow we can still stream the occasional special show, sermons, or dog opera.
7/4/202258 minutes, 26 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1890 - The Last Hour of Slack? - More on OverMan Philo

Is this really Hour of Slack #1998, finished on July 4? If you don't hear another show next week, it means Stang and Philo were Ruptured up into the Escape Vessels of the Sex Goddesses from Planet X and have better things to do than The Hour of Slack. This episode features the second part of the Philo Drummond guest hosting, readings from the Dobbstown Mirror, a repeated message about X-Day, The Swingin' Love Corpses, and Bob Dylan. This show ends as our radio careers began: Philo and Ivan talking. Even if we board the saucers tomorrow we can still stream the occasional special show, sermons, or dog opera.
7/4/202258 minutes, 30 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1889 - RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION. The possibly short future of The Hour of Slack is the subject of a very, very informal chat between Rev. Stang and Dr. Drummond. It is interspersed with some fine music and, unfortunately, yet more SubGenius obituaries. Newly unearthed versions of Swinging Love Corpses classics are revealed. The amazing guitar medley at the beginning was misidentified by Stang; the band is Shadowy Men from a Shadowy Planet, and the medley may have been recorded at CKLN-Toronto.
7/2/202259 minutes, 48 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1889 - Special Guest Dr. Philo Drummond

The possibly short future of The Hour of Slack is the subject of a very, very informal chat between Rev. Stang and Dr. Drummond. It is interspersed with some fine music and, unfortunately, yet more SubGenius obituaries. Newly unearthed versions of Swinging Love Corpses classics are revealed. The amazing guitar medley at the beginning was misidentified by Stang; the band is Shadowy Men from a Shadowy Planet, and the medley may have been recorded at CKLN-Toronto.
7/2/20221 hour, 20 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1888 - After X-Day with Susie the Floozie

X-Day Drill, July 5, Conspiracy Year 1998 - A broken Rev. Susie the Floozie survived the bitter disappointment of the world not ending on that prophesied day, and as therapy, she created this classic episode of her show on WREK-Atlanta, "Bob's" Slack Time Funhouse. Her uncanny ability to pluck pertinent lines from old TV shows and edit them into a new story is certainly on display here. Susie also plays herself and her terrible alter ego Evil Susie, who is even more sadistic than Conky, the evil alter ego puppet of beloved Trailer Park Boy, Bubbles. She utilized several blues and torch songs by superstar women singers of yore, who unfortunately go uncredited in this truncated version of her original 1.5 hour show. It is RADIO SAFE.
6/23/202259 minutes, 21 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1887 - RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION - 13X-Day Drill, July 3, Conspiracy Year 2010 - we recorded an Hour of Slack show on stage before a live audience with Dr. Hal, Rev. Susie the Floozie, Dr. Philo Drummond, Lonesome Cowboy Dave and Rev. Ivan Stang. Except for Puzzling Evidence, these are the SubGenii to blame for the three hoary SubGenius radio shows that have been on the air for decades -- up to three decades, in fact. That show is intercut with new collages by Rev. Heart Ignition, sermons from 13 X-Day by Rev. D. Lister and Rev. Richard Skull, and a jam/song by 6 Fisted Tails of Connie (Philo, Pisces, Rev. Angry Larry, Rev. Suds Pshaw, Rev. Phil, Rev. Bunny Day on this particular line-up).
6/17/202258 minutes, 46 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1887 - 13 X-Day Old Pro Show

NOT RADIO SAFE - 13X-Day Drill, July 3, Conspiracy Year 2010 - we recorded an Hour of Slack show on stage before a live audience with Dr. Hal, Rev. Susie the Floozie, Dr. Philo Drummond, Lonesome Cowboy Dave and Rev. Ivan Stang. Except for Puzzling Evidence, these are the SubGenii to blame for the three hoary SubGenius radio shows that have been on the air for decades -- up to three decades, in fact. That show is intercut with new collages by Rev. Heart Ignition, sermons from 13 X-Day by Rev. D. Lister and Rev. Richard Skull, and a jam/song by 6 Fisted Tails of Connie (Philo, Pisces, Rev. Angry Larry, Rev. Suds Pshaw, Rev. Phil, Rev. Bunny Day on this particular line-up).
6/17/202258 minutes, 56 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1886 - Ultimate Classic X-DAY Special

Rerun of #534 (1996)! We are now off-world (or about to be), and refuse to produce new shows. Instead, we present a beloved oldie. And we are presenting it two weeks early, as we will be either on the Saucers or at Starwood, and won't want to mess with posting shows then. Back in 1996, just before the very first X-Day Drill at Brushwood, Stang assembled this ultimate X-Day collage, song and rant special, utilizing the best UFO-related clips from our old Media Barrage albums (from the 1980s!) as well as the finest new stuff of the time, such as Nenslo's X-Day anthem and Papa Joe Mama's first X-Day sermon. You'll hear the infant voices of Puzzling Evidence, Dr. Philo Drummond, Dr. Hal, Satellite Weavers, Pope David N. Meyer, Buck Naked... all the Churchly old-timers back when they were mere 30-somethings and even 20-somethings. It is a trip back in time -- and yet, a trip into a BRAVE BRAVE FUTURE!
6/9/20221 hour, 21 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1885 - Goodbye Sister Melodious Chops

Our friend Sister Melodious Chops rather suddenly boarded the Saucers last week, and this is an obituary show. She was more widely known, especially in the Cleveland music scene, as Vicky Ganger. Her folk trio, Victoria Ganger and Revelry, included Princess Wei 'R.' D'oh. Besides recordings some of the best hymns to "Bob" (and Connie), Vicky composed dozens of funny, touching, and inspirational songs, which she and the two Revelry Chicks performed at many Ohio clubs, SubGenius devivals, and especially the pagan music festivals Starwood and Winterstar. She was a treasured part of both the SubGenius and pagan weirdo communities, which overlap quite a bit in some places, and she will be sorely missed. This episode features her three "Bob" (and Connie) songs and several of her whimsical songs about modern life, especially the Internet. Also included is a Zappa medley performed by The Empire Jazz Orchestra... which is conducted by our pal Rev. Billy, a recent guest at Stang Ranch.
6/2/202259 minutes, 20 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1884 - Room Full of Dobbstown Mirrors

Poor overworked Rev. Stang had to get this show done lickety-split, and the fastest way to do that is to turn on the recorder and talk fairly carefully for an hour straight without cussing. Well, he tried. He managed not to cuss, but there were... interruptions. Nonetheless there's a great deal of SubGenius general news and specific Foundation news, some great quotes n' quips n' wit n' wisdom (not from SubGenius sources), and quite a few more koans, slaxioms, and even rants, from both the latest Dobbstown Mirror zine and formerly secret inner-Church Hierarchy discussions. Stang still didn't quite fill a whole hour. so there's a clip tacked on at the end from the podcast My Family Thinks I'm Crazy.
5/25/202259 minutes, 45 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1883 - Radio Safe Version

RADIO SAFE VERSION. There's news of the 2022 X-Day Drill in Hannibal, NY at the beginning, but most of this rerun is heavy collage work by many pros focused on "Bob." Brain-bleeding stuff. There are also stretches from WCSB's ESO Swamp Radio (Chas, Lonecow Dave, StangDoe) recorded during that one war. Might as well be this current one, or ANY war. Funny how all the war shows are One War Fits All, and apply equally across the board, if the listener can hear past the names of the Presidents then current.
5/18/202259 minutes, 32 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1883 - Rerun 883 - War and "Bob"

There's news of the 2022 X-Day Drill in Hannibal, NY at the beginning, but most of this rerun is heavy collage work by many pros focused on "Bob." Brain-bleeding stuff. There are also stretches from WCSB's ESO Swamp Radio (Chas, Lonecow Dave, StangDoe) recorded during that one war. Might as well be this current one, or ANY war. Funny how all the war shows are One War Fits All, and apply equally across the board, if the listener can hear past the names of the Presidents then current. 
5/18/20221 hour, 13 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1882 - RADIO SAFE - Rerun 882 - "BOB" AKBAR!

RADIO SAFE VERSION: Rev. Stang has been busy with video projects, book projects, broken projectors, a dried-up dryer, a late Medicare payment, the rewiring of the DobbsHed shed with the ancient tapes in it, in 100 degree heat, and, he must mail all those orders to Australia, AGAIN, now that the paranoid Covid mail ban has been lifted there and also in New Zealand. Both of which nations host many SubGeniuses. ANYWAY... here is what Rev. Stang wrote about this episode right after he threw it together from carefully crafted individual pieces, in 2003: "This is The Greatest Hour of Slack Ever. I know I often say that, but this time it's true for sure. The live ESO shows of the last 3 weeks have been WAR TALK and X-Day Hankerin'. The best in those veins that wasn't TOTALLY stupid, yet was still gut-blowingly hilarious - yet horrifying, considering the subject matter - went into this one. Also, Mister F. Le Mur cranked out noise like he previously cranked out art. I guess Le Mur is now the Slack man's Terry Gilliam to the Slack man's Monty Python, in that he does a lot of the show, yet he's never heard.  "This show furthermore contains an Artemia Salina chop-up which should get lots of future replay as it's copied and bounced around audio sarcasm collectors. And, the newly Hour of Slacked Hank Flloyd and the Swerving Headlights presents yet ANOTHER great alien abduction C&W ballad."
5/12/202259 minutes, 17 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1882 - Rerun 882 - "BOB" AKBAR!

Rerun of 2003's Hour of Slack 882 - WAR & X-Day Rev. Stang has been busy with video projects, book projects, broken projectors, a dried-up dryer, a late Medicare payment, the rewiring of the DobbsHed shed with the ancient tapes in it, in 100 degree heat, and, he must mail all those orders to Australia, AGAIN, now that the paranoid Covid mail ban has been lifted there and also in New Zealand. Both of which nations host many SubGeniuses. ANYWAY... here is what Rev. Stang wrote about this episode right after he threw it together from carefully crafted individual pieces, in 2003: "This is The Greatest Hour of Slack Ever. I know I often say that, but this time it's true for sure. The live ESO shows of the last 3 weeks have been WAR TALK and X-Day Hankerin'. The best in those veins that wasn't TOTALLY stupid, yet was still gut-blowingly hilarious - yet horrifying, considering the subject matter - went into this one. Also, Mister F. Le Mur cranked out noise like he previously cranked out art. I guess Le Mur is now the Slack man's Terry Gilliam to the Slack man's Monty Python, in that he does a lot of the show, yet he's never heard.  "This show furthermore contains an Artemia Salina chop-up which should get lots of future replay as it's copied and bounced around audio sarcasm collectors. And, the newly Hour of Slacked Hank Flloyd and the Swerving Headlights presents yet ANOTHER great alien abduction C&W ballad."
5/12/202259 minutes, 55 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1881 - The Inventive Head of Hedy Lamar

RADIO SAFE VERSION. First, it's part two of four from the recent podcast called "My Family Thinks I'm Crazy," in which Rev. Stang had a lot of fun with the young weirdos hosting it. Then, from the Puzzling Evidence show on KPFA Berkeley, in the year of 2013, Dr. Drummond, Dr. Hal, and D. Woodman Atwell tell THE TRUTH ABOUT HEDY LAMAR! It gets mixed later with samples of Ask Dr. Hal Show with Michael Peppe, Ed Holmes, and Rusty Rebar.
5/5/202259 minutes, 26 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1881 - The Inventive Head of Hedy Lamar

First, it's part two of four from the recent podcast called "My Family Thinks I'm Crazy," in which Rev. Stang had a lot of fun with the young weirdos hosting it. Then, from the Puzzling Evidence show on KPFA Berkeley, in the year of 2013, Dr. Drummond, Dr. Hal, and D. Woodman Atwell tell THE TRUTH ABOUT HEDY LAMAR! It gets mixed later with samples of Ask Dr. Hal Show with Michael Peppe, Ed Holmes, and Rusty Rebar. 
5/5/202259 minutes, 29 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1880 - RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION. Two completely different half hours! One is part of a recent interview with Ivan Stang on the video podcast My Family Thinks I'm Crazy, mostly talking about the old days of SubGenius. Lying, actually. The other is an Ask Dr. Hal show on Radio Valencia from around 2013 with Dr. Hal, Puzzling Evidence, Rusty Rebar, Bubba-Free-Im-Ho-Peppe Michael Peppe, the late Pete Goldie, Dr. Philo Drummond,  and Bishop Joey. It's NOT about the old days. 
4/27/202258 minutes, 55 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1880 - Two-Headed Head-Wrecker

Two completely different half hours! One is part of a recent interview with Ivan Stang on the video podcast My Family Thinks I'm Crazy, mostly talking about the old days of SubGenius. Lying, actually. The other is an Ask Dr. Hal show on Radio Valencia from around 2013 with Dr. Hal, Puzzling Evidence, Rusty Rebar, Bubba-Free-Im-Ho-Peppe Michael Peppe, the late Pete Goldie, Dr. Philo Drummond,  and Bishop Joey. It's NOT about the old days. 
4/27/20221 hour, 51 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1879 - The Hour of Philo on The Puzzling Evidence Show

Your regular host and prayer partner Rev. Ivan Stang is too busy with life, the universe and everything, to blather out a new show, plus, he already underwent two podcast interviews in last two weeks, so maybe we'll play those in the future. But THIS is the past -- it's October 11, 2013, and we're listening to OverMan First Degree Dr. Philo Drummond, the sole guest that night in the KPFA Berkeley studio of The Puzzling Evidence Show. Later in the show, Dr. Hal and Michael Peppe join by phone to rock and shine both boat and boot.
4/20/202259 minutes, 38 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1878 - SubGenius Executive Business Retreat

Over the Edge / SubGenius: "The Church of the SubGenius: The Next 100 Years." This is the first part of a 5 hour marathon historic weekend at Sulphur Palms Resort, MCed by Bud Good of the Universal Media Netweb (with Don Joyce, Negativland), broadcast on KPFA, Berkeley, CA, 12-27-2002. Conference participants: LIES, Puzzling Evidence, Bishop Joey (Church of the Last Laugh), Dr. Philo Drummond, Gary G'Broagfran, Princess Wei R. Doe, Rev. Ivan Stang, Rev. Michael Peppe, Rev. Rob on the Organ.
4/13/202259 minutes, 1 second
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Hour of Slack #1877 - War Song of the Were-Coyote - Rerun of #877

Once again, everything that was happening in this thousand-show-old rerun from 2003 is STILL HAPPENING! Why should poor bent old Rev. Stang stay up all night at his age editing new Show, when the old ones from twenty years ago are MORE MODERN AND NEW? Moreover, at rural Stang Ranch, the Sacred Scribe has had to deal with one crisis per week, such as wildfires, goat sized hail, and sonic tornadoes. This episode is heavy on the ESO Swamp Radio from WCSB Cleveland (during the Iraq war) but is also rife with insane collage work by LeMur and others, plus some real surprises such as "Bob" songs by NoMeansNo and Mick Jagger, and startlingly timely clips from ancient anti-fascist propaganda cartoons! Incidentally, the CD copies of this show are inexplicably about a minute and a half longer than the digital file copies. If anyone can explain that, please do!(Radio safe.)
4/7/202258 minutes, 21 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1876 - Rerun of 876 - Space Disasters on Drugs

It must be "Bob's" will that we were forced by events beyond our control to do a rerun yet again, because this is an especially good one we'd have totally forgotten about otherwise.  The ESO Swamp Radio spouting this show was done in early 2003, a few days after the tragic Columbia space shuttle explosion... and yet the space collage by Chas Smith which is also in the show predates it, from around 1998.Special thanks to all the arteests who contributed the collages, especially Fernandinande LeMur.
3/31/202259 minutes, 58 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1875 - Rerun of #771 - Early Tran

This is a rerun from last February... the last February of the year 2001. ("2001"-- boy, did those promises NOT come true.) It's SubGenius old-school, and we suspect the old school had better school supplies. Digesting this particular show requires ferreting out the threads of the "theme," that being Early Man: the paleoanthropology of the cave SubGeniuses and their vile vermin pets, the human cave persons. It then morphs into transgender themes of yesteryear, and culminates in the most scientific and indisputable twelve minutes the Church has ever produced: Dr. Ahmed Fishmonger's revelations concerning the Mutron.  
3/22/202259 minutes, 18 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1874 - RADIO SAFE VERSION

Rerun of #868 from 2002 -- so it's an old and very different war, but some things never change. A little bit of everything: ESO Swamp Radio, Puzzling Evidence, Zoogz Rift, a lotta LeMur, Heart Ignition, The Swinging Love Corpses, Heart Ignition, Drexel and so much more. This was when Prof. Chas Smith, Zoogz, and frequent caller Dr. Dark were all still on this earthly plane, and Lonesome Cowboy Dave wasn't really lonesome at all. We couldn't do a new show this week because our old guard dog Buddy got in a civil war with other dogs, and lost, so Stang was busy nursing the battered mutt. Buddy is okay though.
3/17/202259 minutes, 44 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1874 - Close the Hatch - War's Started

Rerun of #868 from 2002 -- so it's an old and very different war, but some things never change. A little bit of everything: ESO Swamp Radio, Puzzling Evidence, Zoogz Rift, a lotta LeMur, Heart Ignition, The Swinging Love Corpses, Heart Ignition, Drexel and so much more. This was when Prof. Chas Smith, Zoogz, and frequent caller Dr. Dark were all still on this earthly plane, and Lonesome Cowboy Dave wasn't really lonesome at all. We couldn't do a new show this week because our old guard dog Buddy got in a civil war with other dogs, and lost, so Stang was busy nursing the battered mutt. Buddy is okay though.
3/17/202259 minutes, 51 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1873 - Dobbstown Mirror

Stang reads lots of Onan from The Dobbstown Mirror (Oct. "2021" issue) and interspurts it with short Lemurian and Prefian collages pieces and new music by Rubix Pube, Bob Walkenhorst, and The Rudy Schwartz Project. There's also old music by The Swingin' Love Corpses and Mandre, and an old rant by the young Dr. G. Gordon Gordon. Radio OK!
3/9/202259 minutes, 18 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1872 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO-SAFE VERSION. Big news about X-Day "2022"! (See subgenius.com/newdevivals aka Events.) The hardcover collector's edition of THE AGENT AND MR. DOBBS is now available! (See subgenius.com/scatalog/books ) A new Rubix Pube album is out (two songs from that), as well as a new Bob Walkenhorst song. The Rudy Schwartz Project's instrumental will make you mental, and, Stang reads the finale of AGENT -- but you'll have to buy the book to see the REAL ending, and the second novella: THE AGENT GOES TO DOBBSTOWN! http://subgenius.com
3/3/202259 minutes, 47 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1872 - The Agent and Mr. Dobbs 3 and Big News

Big news about X-Day "2022"! (See subgenius.com/newdevivals aka Events.) The hardcover collector's edition of THE AGENT AND MR. DOBBS is now available! (See subgenius.com/scatalog/books ) A new Rubix Pube album is out (two songs from that), as well as a new Bob Walkenhorst song. The Rudy Schwartz Project's instrumental will make you mental, and, Stang reads the finale of AGENT -- but you'll have to buy the book to see the REAL ending, and the second novella: THE AGENT GOES TO DOBBSTOWN! http://subgenius.com
3/3/20221 hour, 2 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1871 - The Agent and Mr. Dobbs 2

STORYTIME! Music by Rubix Pube, The R.A.T.H.O.L.E. clench, and The Rudy Schwartz Project provide relief from Stang's readings from the just-published SubGenius novel, THE AGENT AND MR. DOBBS by Rev. Teeters LaVerge.  http://subgenius.com
2/24/202259 minutes, 50 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1870 - What the WTF? - Stang Rant, Winterstar "2022"

A NEW X-DAY REVELATION is unraveled! The whole episode is Stang's annual sermon to the Winterstar Symposium -- the 31st one. It was delivered via Zoom, so the laughter or anger of the audience watching Stang on their screens can't be heard. It is however a full-on pulpit-pounding rant, this particular one derived largely from "text jams" between old SubGenius Doktors such as Dr. Philo Drummond and Rev. Uncle Dr. Onan Canobite. (And Stang reads a pure Onan rant at the end.) Included is an old-school Mass Short Duration Marriage, cult-style, albeit a bit awkward due to being done remotely rather than with the congregationists being able to physically grope one another. YOU WON'T BELIEVE the new news about X-Day!
2/17/202259 minutes, 50 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1869 - RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION. PART TWO OF THE  NEW "LIVE" EPIC TWO-PARTER EPISODE! Stang reads the first chapter of our new book, the SubGenius mystery novel THE AGENT AND MR. DOBBS by Rev. Teeters LaVerge. We continue the conversation with Lonesome Cowboy Dave, but frequently cutting to sound clips that were referenced, such as a long classic clip of The Firesign Theatre from their second album, How Can You Be In Two Places at Once When You're Not Anywhere at All. An interesting aspect of Ennio Morricone's score for The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly is revealed. The infamous Drs. 4 Wotan cover of "Louie Louie" is excerpted then followed by a live recitation by Poo Water Towel. The rest of the latest Sheridan media barrage gets used. PEAS IS MENTIONED! TWICE! The episode ends with an amazing recording of the late Stang Ranch hound dog Dammett doing vocal howl battle with a band of coyotes... probably the best part.   
2/9/202258 minutes, 31 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1869 - The Good, The Bad and The Lonesome Part 2

PART TWO OF THE  NEW "LIVE" EPIC TWO-PARTER EPISODE! Stang reads the first chapter of our new book, the SubGenius mystery novel THE AGENT AND MR. DOBBS by Rev. Teeters LaVerge. We continue the conversation with Lonesome Cowboy Dave, but frequently cutting to sound clips that were referenced, such as a long classic clip of The Firesign Theatre from their second album, How Can You Be In Two Places at Once When You're Not Anywhere at All. An interesting aspect of Ennio Morricone's score for The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly is revealed. The infamous Drs. 4 Wotan cover of "Louie Louie" is excerpted then followed by a live recitation by Poo Water Towel. The rest of the latest Sheridan media barrage gets used. PEAS IS MENTIONED! TWICE! The episode ends with an amazing recording of the late Stang Ranch hound dog Dammett doing vocal howl battle with a band of coyotes... probably the best part.  http://subgenius.com
2/9/20221 hour, 21 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1868 - The Good, The Bad and The Lonesome

A NEW "LIVE" EPIC TWO-PARTER EPISODE! Lonesome Cowboy Dave can't talk, and Rev. Ivan Stang can't hear. Not the best formula for a successful modern podcast aimed at 13-year-olds, perhaps, and yet on we strive. There's some news, or perhaps just promises, or even some lies, -- indeed, probably all three; also, music from the Stang family, and from Dave's ill-named band. Our new book, the mystery novel THE AGENT AND MR. DOBBS by Rev. Teeters LaVerge, is officially announced as now existing in hardcover. Excerpts are read. Stay tuned for Part Two. subgenius.com
2/5/202259 minutes, 42 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1867 - Swamp Radio Vs. Sheridan

NOT A RERUN! -- and all safe for broadcast, at least in terms of language if not ear or mind health. Sheridan contributed another of his collage shows, but some of it made Stang even more deaf than he was before -- so those noisy sections have been replaced by some clips from old ESO Swamp Radio (also from Cleveland) with host Chas Smith, Lonesome Cowboy Dave and Rev. Ivan Stang.  http://subgenius.com
1/26/202259 minutes, 54 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1866 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION - PROOF that the Sacred Scribe, the OverMan, and the The SubGenius Foundation chief officers in general are still alive and well, almost like “Bob” himself! On Jan. 18 “2022,” on his way to do some consulting at an arms conference, Dr. Philo Drummond himself choppered in to the helipad at Stang Ranch to do some Show recording with Rev. Stang and Princess Wei ‘R’ Doe in Tarzan’s Radio Station at Fossil House. As planned, the supernatural Blessings of Dobbs, a few goat rides, and some great Mexican food at Los Primos drove the old Doktors into Spouting mode, resulting in this hour of pure revealed wisdom and divine trivia. http://subgenius.com
1/20/202259 minutes, 27 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1866 - Dr. Philo Drummond Live at Stang Ranch

PROOF that the Sacred Scribe, the OverMan, and the The SubGenius Foundation chief officers in general are still alive and well, almost like “Bob” himself! On Jan. 18 “2022,” on his way to do some consulting at an arms conference, Dr. Philo Drummond himself choppered in to the helipad at Stang Ranch to do some Show recording with Rev. Stang and Princess Wei ‘R’ Doe in Tarzan’s Radio Station at Fossil House. As planned, the supernatural Blessings of Dobbs, a few goat rides, and some great Mexican food at Los Primos drove the old Doktors into Spouting mode, resulting in this hour of pure revealed wisdom and divine trivia. http://subgenius.com
1/20/202259 minutes, 27 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1865 - Media Barrage #Sheridan #4

This episode is not a rerun. We broke out of the thousand-episode-old-rerun RUT, and editor Stang's broken and swollen body parts are healing, even possibly mutating slightly. This is a NEW show, but by the mysterious entity in deepest Cleveland who goes by the name SHERIDAN. It is INTENSE, and there is no explanation of its various ingredients, which are all over the sonic map. We hope to fire up Tarzan’s Radio Station next week and start recording new shows again with call-in guests like Lonesome Cowboy Dave, who like Stang is not quite dead yet. RADIO SAFE. 1 LeMur -HOS_Intro810 00:29 2 Rev. Bleepo Abernathy - Message from Space 00:36 3 Stang Intro 02:38 4 Sheridan Media Barrage 01 28:48 5 Sheridan Media Barrage 02 25:35 6 Stang sings song by Pope Unholy Protuberance - A Pipeful of Sin 01:27 http://subgenius.com
1/12/202259 minutes, 37 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1864 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION. Although the hole in Stang's back is beginning to close up, he went and broke his foot, which is his latest excuse for running thousand-episode-old reruns. This one's from 2000 and has a little bit of everything old, good and indifferent. Pat Boone covering Metallica, The Great Groovy Neptune, Einstein's Secret Orchestra, Stang ranting at events, the mysterious Banjo Bob, Jehovah Hates Phred, Mystik Homeboy, Jimmy Ryan music, Father Guido Sarducci on the Church, Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, The Persuasions covering Zappa a capella, Bro. Cleve Dinkan, Rev. LeChuck doing the title song, BCGD, and GNEP.  http://subgenius.com
1/4/202259 minutes, 16 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1864 - And "Bob's" Your Uncle (Rerun of #750)

Although the hole in Stang's back is beginning to close up, he went and broke his foot, which is his latest excuse for running thousand-episode-old reruns. This one's from 2000 and has a little bit of everything old, good and indifferent. Pat Boone covering Metallica, The Great Groovy Neptune, Einstein's Secret Orchestra, Stang ranting at events, the mysterious Banjo Bob, Jehovah Hates Phred, Mystik Homeboy, Jimmy Ryan music, Father Guido Sarducci on the Church, Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, The Persuasions covering Zappa a capella, Bro. Cleve Dinkan, Rev. LeChuck doing the title song, BCGD, and GNEP.  http://subgenius.com LOG OF THIS EPISODE:   1 start-up 00:25 2 GNEP - Time 2 Rock 01:20 3 Stretcher Bleepo1.aiff 00:31 4 Pat Paulson1 00:10 5 Modemac - hos drive.aif 00:21 6 Pat Boone - Sandman 00:56 7 confused hos.aif 00:11 8 The Great Groovy Neptune - Bobrap 03:19 9 credits1 00:55 10 ringlead 00:46 11 KM-Banjo Bob1 00:59 12 Neighbor's Nipple 00:07 13 Bob 00:00 14 Settle Down-nerve 03:19 15 P-P-P-praise"Bob" 00:01 16 cfdr_speech_32.mp2.aif 01:24 17 Jehovah Hates Phred - Cuteness Uber Alles 04:18 18 FrGuidoSarducci 00:12 19 Jimmy Ryan - Nuclear Chicken- 00:46 20 credits2 01:11 21 ESO - GraveyardShift 04:33 22 Bleepo - Is Life Too Weird? 00:30 23 Get Off Devil's Payroll - BCGD 03:28 24 Rev. Bleepo Abernathy - "Bob" Is A Rock 01:13 25 Mystik Homeboy 00:35 26 Banjo Bob2 00:39 27 MystikHomeboy-Internet 00:47 28 credits3 00:26 29 Pat Boone2 00:48 30 Pat Paulson2 00:14 31 Pufferdome Stang and ESO rant -MIDDLE) 03:19 32 The Persuasions - You Are What You Is 04:12 33 laughing policeman.aif 02:29 34 Banjo Bob3 01:01 35 Space Ghost Minky Boodle 00:35 36 Stang-p-p-raisebob-mirror 00:02 37 Rev. LeChuck - "Bob's" Yer Uncle 02:08 38 credits4 01:23 39 Brother Cleve Dunkan - "Bob" is My Load 03:13 40 Stang reads Pope Black's letter 04:58 41 Deglazed clip-Tekito 00:54 42 End-JimmRyan 00:26 43 dear_penis.mp3.aif 01:46  
1/4/20221 hour, 1 minute, 2 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1863 - Dinosaurs of Slack (Rerun of #381)

Most of this episode is from 1993, and therefore wonderfully old school. Puzzling Evidence, The Swingin' Love Corpses, Radio Shorts, Phineas Narco, Dr. Howll, The Rudy Schwartz Project, Zoogz Rift, Nenslo's Bobbie Hating Rant read by Stang, Drs. 4 "Bob," Church of New Faith, Jay Condom, Rev. Susie the Floozy on Connie, The Sterrills, ESO Radio with Bishop Joey from the First Church of the Last Laugh, and much much more unmoored. ALL RADIO SAFE. http://subgenius.com
12/30/202159 minutes, 36 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1862 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION! What are the holidays without Slack and reruns? Sappy, nostalgia-provoking reruns on TV are what Christmas is all about, right? Plus, it gives us a break. This is the hoary old annual traditional Xmas Re-Rerun of #867 (and 921 and 1026, 1077, 1129, 1236, 1338, 1497, 1549, 1602, 1654, 1705, 1758, 1810 etc.), which was itself a condensation of some ancient year's 3-show "Best of Xmas Sickness" compilation, which were themselves the concentrated best-of from 15 years' worth of previous Xmas SubGenius and other Xmas weirdo collections, going back to the show's beginning in 1985 at KNON, Dallas. Includes over 66 separate tracks/songs/bits! And no, not one bit has been changed in all these years. Now that's Slack! http://subgenius.com
12/21/202158 minutes, 53 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1862 - Traditional SubGenius Xistlessnessmess Mix Rerun

What are the holidays without Slack and reruns? Sappy, nostalgia-provoking reruns on TV are what Christmas is all about, right? Plus, it gives us a break. This is the hoary old annual traditional Xmas Re-Rerun of #867 (and 921 and 1026, 1077, 1129, 1236, 1338, 1497, 1549, 1602, 1654, 1705, 1758, 1810 etc.), which was itself a condensation of some ancient year's 3-show "Best of Xmas Sickness" compilation, which were themselves the concentrated best-of from 15 years' worth of previous Xmas SubGenius and other Xmas weirdo collections, going back to the show's beginning in 1985 at KNON, Dallas. Includes over 66 separate tracks/songs/bits! And no, not one bit has been changed in all these years. Now that's Slack! Note: only the last two songs are full of cussing. SUBGENIUS RADIO PAGE
12/21/20211 hour, 1 minute, 50 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1861 - Lymph Node Mind Show (rerun of #861)

One COULD say that every SubGenius radio show was a spin-off from another SubGenius radio show, in a kind of endless Uroborus circle jerk. If Rev. Susie the Floozie's "Bob's" Slack Time Funhouse spun off Hour of Slack (which was preceeded by The Puzzling Evidence Show), The Lymph Node Institute was by far the best of several Funhouse spin-offs. This example proves it. Prepare to use your brain in a new, albeit not NECESSARILY better, way. Probably better. The music and ranting between songs -- just perfect! (RADIO SAFE) http://subgenius.com LOG OF THIS EPISODE:   (from WREK, Atlanta)   1. Bleepo Screwball Title- 00:13 2. Stang explains 00:58 3. banter1 0:43 4. Devo-Swelling Itching Brain 4:25 5 LNI - Mind Lecture 3:34 6. Pinky & the Brain - Brainstem 1:10 7. LNI - Super Ego and Id Bot at the Buffet 1:04 8. banter future 0:55 9. Butthole Surfers - Intelligent Guy 3:03 10. LNI - Super Ego and Id Bot at a Strip Club 1:20 11. banter humor 0:37 12. Timothy Leery - Fugu Fish 2:55 13 banter music 0:32 14. Leonard Nimoy - Highly Illogicel 2:16 15. LNI - Super Ego and Id Bot at the Candy Store 1:13 16 banter - reagan pre nland 0:50 17 Negativland - Voice Inside My Head 3:46 18. banter mindshare post nland 0:25 19. LNI-Word Association Skit 1:11 20 Frank Zappa - Who are the Brain Police? 3:33 21. banter senses 1:31 22. Soundgarden - Head Injury 2:19 23 Misfits - 20 Eyes 2:07 24 banter memory 1:01 25. Fugazi - Bad Mouth 2:36 26. LNI - Super Ego and Id Bot at Woodstock 1:12 27. banter soul 1:05 28. LNI - Super Ego and Id Bot in Hawaii 1:40 29. Beck - Pay No Mind 3:02 30. banter z 0: 14 31. PO BOX tag 0:20 32. credits 1:26 33. Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime 4:20 34 LNI - Backwards Message 1:19 35. LNI - Super Ego and Id Bot intro 0:04 36 Negativland - Mertz Ad 3 0:1 t 37. AdMedicine 0:59  
12/14/202159 minutes, 49 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1860 - Mutant Fatbody Army (rerun of #860)

We'll do fresh shows again someday. This thousand-episode-old show is probably better, though. This one has a little of everything plus a couple of amazingly well done "Bob" hymns that haven't been heard in a long time, and two (!) classic sermons by Father Joe Mama. Lots of ESO Swamp Radio with Chas, Dave, Stang and Wei, The Swingin' Love Corpses, Zoogz Rift, Little Fyodor, The Pink Boyz, and some old-timey Stang ranting. Stang, incidentally, is not dead, just taking it real easy for a change. http://subgenius.com
12/7/202158 minutes, 39 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1859 - War to End All Wars Against Reruns (rerun of #447/859)

A rerun of a rerun of a rerun! We must wonder how deep they'll eventually go, drilling into the past -- perhaps to avoid an uncertain future? Or just to reanimate greatness long thought extinct, like the recreation of mammoths from frozen DNA? Perhaps an even more pertinent question: who cares?  HoS #447 (rerun as #859 in 2002) was a 1994 compilation of some of the best bits from the 1991 Hour of Slack and KPFA shows regarding the Gulf War, with some things that came later, especially a collage video by Patriris. A highlight is the Kyle Kossup song, "America Feels Good About Itself." Some 2002 live ESO radio on the then-current War Thing fills it out. It is uncanny how perfectly appropriate the January 1991 Gulf War material sounded in October 2002 and now sounds in 2021. http://subgenius.com
12/1/20211 hour, 15 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1858 - Onan's "Bob" Drinking Song (rerun of #858)

Many cut-ups by that cut-up LeMur, much Swamp Radio, Consortium of Genius, Swinging Love Corpses, Pink Boyz, Bleepo, The Brag, Stang ranting, and Onan's "Bob" Drinking Song recorded at a raucous devival in Akron, Ohio, 2002. 1 "Comedy Tonight" clip (A Funy Thing Happened...) 01:31 2 HOS 4 promo Dobbsoidianisms (El Queso) 00:36 3 "Comedy" con't 00:17 4 ESO Radio 9-20-02 "His Name Is Jesus!" 01:07 5 Minute of Slack 19: The Law Says 01:09 6 The Pink Boyz: "Apartment Complex" 03:06 7 Credits-Nu-Monet news 03:22 8 ESO Radio 10-04-02 - "Communism!" 03:47 9 LeMur: "CorporateConability 01:13 10 ESO Radio 10-04-02a - "Assholes & Flags" 05:11 11 LeMur: "hang Me2 00:18 12 LeMur: "good Christian 01:46 13 LeMur: "I wonder Who Of Bob 2" 00:06 14 ESO Radio 8-15-02e - "NO MORE CHEMCANS!" 04:31 15 LeMur: "mystikalScience 01:00 16 Consortium of Genius - "Science Party" 02:57 17 ESO Radio 9-27-02c - "Robots! and the Missing Meteor" 04:20 18 "Space-Invaders" -- DJ Epoch 03:32 19 Credits 01:11 20 Onan Canobite, live @ Akron - "Beer Drinking Clapping "Bob" Song" 04:32 21 "B.O.B. Remix 2 Part 2" -- Dr. Onan's Wotan Band 01:46 22 Creditss 00:30 23 The Swingin' Love Corpses: "This Is Our Best Song" 02:44 24 Brag of the SubGenius digitized pt 1 02:29 25 "Unto-Bob" clip - Heart Ignition-3 00:35 26 ESO Radio 9-27-02g - "Bleepo End 1962" 03:30 27 Credits, PO 01:03 28 "Unto-Bob" clip - Heart Ignition 00:56 http://subgenius.com
11/23/202158 minutes, 42 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1857 RADIO SAFE VERSION

Great Preachin' (rerun of #857) -- TIME TRAVEL IS POSSIBLE! For instance, Rev. Stang practices extreme Time Control to buy himself extra Life Time by exposing new audiences to these classic recordings, rather than breaking his back further by sweating over a hot hot-splicer (or digital editing system, as the case may be). This way, the new generation of adults -- that is, people the age of Stang and Co.'s great-great-grandchildren -- are privileged to hear the kind of wisdom of the ancients that is normally prohibited now. Don't believe us? JUST WAIT ANOTHER 20 YEARS and you'll see: everything in so-called "current events" and "the news" repeats itself! -- just a little worse each time. http://subgenius.com
11/17/202158 minutes, 58 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1857 - Great Preachin' (rerun of #857)

TIME TRAVEL IS POSSIBLE! For instance, Rev. Stang practices extreme Time Control to buy himself extra Life Time by exposing new audiences to these classic recordings, rather than breaking his back further by sweating over a hot hot-splicer (or digital editing system, as the case may be). This way, the new generation of adults -- that is, people the age of Stang and Co.'s great-great-grandchildren -- are privileged to hear the kind of wisdom of the ancients that is normally prohibited now. Don't believe us? JUST WAIT ANOTHER 20 YEARS and you'll see: everything in so-called "current events" and "the news" repeats itself! -- just a little worse each time. http://subgenius.com
11/17/202159 minutes, 1 second
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Hour of Slack #1856 - LOVE (rerun of #856)

Back in them days of 2002 A.D., when our spines were stout and strong and straight, there were so many audio contributions coming in from so many artists, and so many subjects covered on the various other SubGenius-related shows (especially WCSB's ESO Swamp Radio) that we were making 'theme' shows. The most common subjects were "Bob," the Conspiracy, whatever war was going on at the time, aliens, apocalypses, and, of course, sex. That's what this is; but "love" sounded more atypical for Hour of Slack. Music includes Consortium of Genius, ESO,n The Swingin' Love Corpses, Elvis Presley, The El Queso All-Stars, the Broadway cast of "Guys n' Dolls," StAllio, Heart Ignition, The Bran Flakes, Mark Mothersbaugh, and The Rainmakers. LeMur collages collide with the listener's inner brain. It's radio-safe. http://subgenius.com
11/11/202159 minutes, 33 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1855 - WAR and Bran Flakes (rerun of #855)

It was gonna be a LOVE show, but we were distracted. It's radio-safe. http://subgenius.com
11/3/202159 minutes, 35 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1854 - Drunks 'n Drugs 'n The Pink Boyz (rerun of #854)

The pattern (and Stang's spinal therapy) continues with another THOUSAND-SHOW-OLD SHOW! YET AGAIN, AGAIN! #1854 is really #854, rerun from 2002. In those days, when we had a lot of new material, we broke it up into "themes" just as an arbitrary way of organizing the mass of sound files. The theme in this case developed when Dr. Philo Drummond unearthed some old tapes of The Pink Boyz, the rock band headed by the late Dr. X, a brief and early co-sub-founder of the Church. Dr. X, Stang's best pal in high school, died young of drugs -- mostly alcohol. Luckily the depressing nature of the alcoholism theme is offset by the inanity of the counterbalancing psychedelics theme. There's some excellent ESO Swamp Radio ranting, LeMurian collage, and music by Consortium of Genius, Dr. Onan's Wotan Band, The Pink Boyz, The Rainmakers, Reagan's Polyp, Kim Fowley, and Rocko Schwab. http://subgenius.com
10/27/202159 minutes, 13 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1853 - Wars and LeMurs of War (rerun of #853)

YET AGAIN! This episode #1853 is really #853, which, being from 2002, is ONE THOUSAND SHOWS OLD! And yet the news it carries could have been ripped from tomorrow's headlines. It's all RADIO SAFE also. This was the first of many shows which HEAVILY utilized the audio cut-ups of Fernandinande LeMur. We'd been using 'em all along, but he'd been on such a tear that we organized the next 3 shows around his contributions. (854 would be "Drugs and Drunks" and 855 would be "Love"). http://subgenius.com LOG OF THIS EPISODE:   1 Welcome 2 HoS Titlesong - El Queso 00:35 2 LeMur: "BobBuhBob" 00:22 3 LeMur: "ashcroft2 02:50 4 David Peel & the Lower East Side "Ballad Of Bob" 02:06 5 Credits 02:11 6 "Bush Selections from Waco" collage - Codini 01:53 7 ESO Radio 8-30-02 "War Woory, 1st Bobbie" 04:49 8 "freebobber" by ? 00:19 9 LeMur: "rumsfeld2" 02:23 10 LeMur: "nuclear force isnt Cheap2" 00:49 11 ESO Radio 8-30-02 "Conspiracy Dinosaur?" 01:54 12 LeMur: "Stangs Mental Illness1" 00:45 13 credits 01:13 14 "War Is Nawt Our Friend" collage - DJ Epoch 04:48 15 ESO Radio 8-30-02 "WAR_Country Implodes" 00:35 16 LeMur: "He_Can_Deny" 00:10 17 LeMur: "hurrah2" 00:24 18 Minute of Slack 17: "The Devil Owes You Money" 00:44 19 LeMur: "Bstupid" 00:23 20 LeMur: "chapter 94" 02:00 21 LeMur: "did Bob Call You?" 01:16 22 ESO Radio 8-22-02b- "Dream Plague Graves!" 05:31 23 Futurama "To Be Thusly Boned" 00:37 24 LeMur: "killTheLord1" 00:52 25 "its_not_nice_to_b_evil" - Hindmost 00:07 26 ESO Radio 8-22-02 "Authorties InYr HEAD!" 04:43 27 LeMur: "Conservationists2" 01:28 28 ESO Radio 8-22-02 "Body Politic Puppets -War?" 02:00 29 David Peel - "BalladoBob2" 00:46 30 "protect_and_survive_2" - IMBJR 00:44 31 ESO Radio 8-30-02 "Bush, song "Bob the Revelator", JFK, End 08:41 32 End, "Bush Selects" - codini 00:18 33 Credits, POs 01:21  
10/20/202159 minutes, 52 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1852 - DEVO Serves "Bob" (rerun of #852)

YET AGAIN! This episode #1852 is really #852, which, being from 2002, is ONE THOUSAND SHOWS OLD! And yet the news it carries could have been ripped from tomorrow's headlines. It's all RADIO SAFE also. More rare DEVO and covers thereof, Occupant, ESO Swamp Radio, Gadgetto, ranting, even Elvis! http://subgenius.com
10/13/202159 minutes, 34 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1851 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RERUN AGAIN! This episode #1851 is really #851. At the end of last week's rerun it promised this DEVO SubGenius special, and by golly, that makes sense, because, WHY NOT? Maybe next week's #1852 will be a rerun of #852 and we'll just stick with that pattern until Rev. Stang gets a little faster at his renewed physical therapy exercises. (He shouldn't have stopped doing those stretches for his bad back.) This one's from August 2002. DEVO fans will be thrilled at the cover versions of beloved classics, especially the five by Occupant (Rev. Dr. Uncle Onan Canobite and "MITCH"). http://subgenius.com
10/6/202159 minutes, 21 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1851 - DEVO and Other Spazzmusic (rerun of #851)

RERUN AGAIN! This episode #1851 is really #851. At the end of last week's rerun it promised this DEVO SubGenius special, and by golly, that makes sense, because, WHY NOT? Maybe next week's #1852 will be a rerun of #852 and we'll just stick with that pattern until Rev. Stang gets a little faster at his renewed physical therapy exercises. (He shouldn't have stopped doing those stretches for his bad back.) This one's from August 2002. DEVO fans will be thrilled at the cover versions of beloved classics, especially the five by Occupant (Rev. Dr. Uncle Onan Canobite and "MITCH"). http://subgenius.com
10/6/202159 minutes, 33 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1850 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION. This episode, #1,850, is a rerun of, coincidentally, #850 from 2002. It's mostly music -- almost like REAL radio shows! Includes new and old from: Occupant -- Little Fyodor -- The Great Groovy Neptune -- Johnny Cash -- Mark Mothersbaugh -- Captain Beefheart -- Onan's Wotan Band -- Sister Melodious Chops - Elvis Costello -- the original cast of Guys and Dolls -- The El Queso All-Stars -- The Amino Acids -- and, perhaps most starling of all, REAGAN'S POLYP. subgenius.com
9/29/202159 minutes, 7 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1850 - GREAT SPAZZ MUSIC (rerun of #850)

This episode, #1,850, is a rerun of, coincidentally, #850 from 2002. It's mostly music -- almost like REAL radio shows! Includes new and old from: Occupant -- Little Fyodor -- The Great Groovy Neptune -- Johnny Cash -- Mark Mothersbaugh -- Captain Beefheart -- Onan's Wotan Band -- Sister Melodious Chops - Elvis Costello -- the original cast of Guys and Dolls -- The El Queso All-Stars -- The Amino Acids -- and, perhaps most starling of all, REAGAN'S POLYP. subgenius.com
9/29/202159 minutes, 7 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1849 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE. Some of our Media Barrage albums from the early 1980s are on CD or streaming, but Media Barrage #4, "The End of the World," stayed on tape since 1981. When this album was edited on reel to reel tape, largely by Stang, there were few known SubGeniuses, and Stang and Drummond were new to radio. Mixed with the old material are three original songs by Bo Burnham, David Morrison and a collaboration by Rev. Negative and the late great Rev. Just John. So, have a swim in the toxic radioactive swamp that is our future as prophesied in SubGenius Media Barrage Tape #4. http://subgenius.com
9/23/202159 minutes, 5 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1849 - The End of the World aka Media Barrage 4

Some of our Media Barrage albums from the early 1980s are on CD or streaming, but Media Barrage #4, "The End of the World," stayed on tape since 1981. When this album was edited on reel to reel tape, largely by Stang, there were few known SubGeniuses, and Stang and Drummond were new to radio. Mixed with the old material are three original songs by Bo Burnham, David Morrison and a collaboration by Rev. Negative and the late great Rev. Just John. So, have a swim in the toxic radioactive swamp that is our future as prophesied in SubGenius Media Barrage Tape #4. http://subgenius.com
9/23/20211 hour, 11 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1848 - Dr. X and The Pink Boyz

When the Church outreach was first being developed under "Bob," there were originally three mortals involved: Ivan Stang, Dr. Philo Drummond, and the late "Dr. X," aka Deacon Lamont Duvoe, aka Monte Dhooge, lead singer and songwriter of his band The Pink Boyz. We recently had cause to unearth Monte's early SubGenius preaching and Pink Boyz recordings, and realized it was high time for a Dr. X tribute. His preaching was used a lot on our old Media Barrage 4 album (which was never released on CD, just on cassette, decades ago) and parts of that are woven in and around the Pink Boyz songs. There are many choice slips of INSANE Dallas Christian radio preachers too. Almost all of this dates from 1978 to 1980. http://subgenius.com LOG OF THIS EPISODE:   (Numbered tracks are from Media Barrage #4.)   1 LeMur - HOS_Intro812 00:36 2 The Pink Boys - Put Your Hands on the Radio 02:44 3 Pink Boyz Intro 02:33 4 The Pink Boys - Pink Boy 02:49 5 20-Humanism-GimmePilsSong 00:38 6 21-WotF-Units for Eunuchs 00:35 7 The Pink Boys - APARTMENT COMPLEX 03:08 8 24-WotF-NormalMachine 00:46 9 The Pink Boys - Watching the TV 02:28 10 26-TVCollage-NewFace~ 01:07 11 28-NentalTV-SmelloVision~X 02:16 12 29-Robison Judgement on cities 00:48 13 42-DeaconDuvoe&Stang 10:31 14 43-ThanksBob,Pils&Blood 00:50 15 44-SubG Retreats Mr 00:23 16 45-Girls,SendPictures! 00:49 17 The ink Boyz - Nice_Guys 02:39 18 46-Duvoe&Stang $ 02:30 19 50-PetRock?CoverName 01:35 20 51-DuvoeStang-ForeignMinist 00:39 21 52-UseMeJesus-InsaneHealing 00:55 22 53-StangDuvoe-HelpMinisters 01:00 23 55-Annointing-Oil 00:41 24 56-Duvoe-BobSave America 02:40 25 The Pink Boys - FootballHero 04:01 26 cred Pink Boyz to HoS on Monte 00:13 27 HoS 19X-Day? Mother Miller -Stang on Pink Boyz 02:14 28 Intro Secret Agent Man/Peter Gunn 00:22 29 The Pink Boys - Secret Agent Man/Peter Gunn 06:32 30 End subg.com 00:28
9/19/202159 minutes, 48 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1847 RADIO SAFE VERSION

Like last week, three different shows are interspersed: The Too Late Show from the wee hours of July 5, a live Hour of Slack with Stang, Dr. Hal and Papa Joe Mama from July 4 (also recorded at Land of Id Resort in Florida), and a phone-in from Lonesome Cowboy Dave recorded at Tarzan's on Stang Ranch. The Too Late Show was hosted by Rev. Fidd Chewley and features an interview with Rev. Purge, an actual adult film star, who answer's Fidd's lascivious questions about the behind-the-scenes details of her work. Music is by Rubix Pube, The Rudy Schwartz Project, and the very last song is by Ego Plum (although we didn't learn that until after the show was finished.) LeMur did the titles, news and weird short cut-ins. http://subgenius.com
9/8/202159 minutes, 13 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1847 - Don't Talk About Martian Law

Like last week, three different shows are interspersed: The Too Late Show from the wee hours of July 5, a live Hour of Slack with Stang, Dr. Hal and Papa Joe Mama from July 4 (also recorded at Land of Id Resort in Florida), and a phone-in from Lonesome Cowboy Dave recorded at Tarzan's on Stang Ranch. The Too Late Show was hosted by Rev. Fidd Chewley and features an interview with Rev. Purge, an actual adult film star, who answer's Fidd's lascivious questions about the behind-the-scenes details of her work. Music is by Rubix Pube, The Rudy Schwartz Project, and the very last song is by Ego Plum (although we didn't learn that until after the show was finished.) LeMur did the titles, news and weird short cut-ins. http://subgenius.com
9/8/202159 minutes, 9 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1846 RADIO SAFE VERSION

Three different shows are interspersed: The Too Late Show from the wee hours of July 5, a live Hour of Slack with Stang, Dr. Hal and Papa Joe Mama from July 4 (also recorded at Land of Id Resort in Florida), and a phone-in from Lonesome Cowboy Dave recorded at Tarzan's on Stang Ranch. The Too Late Show was hosted by Rev. Fidd Chewley and features an interview with Rev. Purge, an actual adult film star, who answer's Fidd's lascivious questions about the behind-the-scenes details of her work. These are all fractions of longer shows and will be continued next week. In fact The Too Late Show went on all night. http://subgenius.com
9/4/202159 minutes, 41 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1846 - The Ins and Outs of SubGenius Porn Stardom

Three different shows are interspersed: The Too Late Show from the wee hours of July 5, a live Hour of Slack with Stang, Dr. Hal and Papa Joe Mama from July 4 (also recorded at Land of Id Resort in Florida), and a phone-in from Lonesome Cowboy Dave recorded at Tarzan's on Stang Ranch. The Too Late Show was hosted by Rev. Fidd Chewley and features an interview with Rev. Purge, an actual adult film star, who answer's Fidd's lascivious questions about the behind-the-scenes details of her work. These are all fractions of longer shows and will be continued next week. In fact The Too Late Show went on all night. http://subgenius.com
9/4/20211 hour, 27 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1845 RADIO SAFE VERSION

A sneak preview (from ten years ago) of the then-latest CD collection of songs, hymns, and horrible noise experiments dedicated to "Bob," X-Day, or the Church of the SubGenius in general. Contributors include: Drs. 4 "Bob," Rev. Phineas Narco, the late Rev. Ouroborus Rex, Rev. Norel Pref, Mr. Fernandinande LeMur, The Psycho Skeletons, Poo Water Towel, Rev. Selfs Layer, Dr. Gary G'broagfran, Rev. Artemia Salina, Rev. Ivan Stang, Dr. G. Gordon Gordon, Da Binci, Rev. Edfred, Rev. Raymond Lafferty, with many others woven in. Warning: the first few minutes may make some listeners traumatized by the sound of the name "Bob." http://subgenius.com
8/26/202159 minutes, 40 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1845 - Rerun of 1246 - "Bob" Songs Special

A sneak preview (from ten years ago) of the then-latest CD collection of songs, hymns, and horrible noise experiments dedicated to "Bob," X-Day, or the Church of the SubGenius in general. Contributors include: Drs. 4 "Bob," Rev. Phineas Narco, the late Rev. Ouroborus Rex, Rev. Norel Pref, Mr. Fernandinande LeMur, The Psycho Skeletons, Poo Water Towel, Rev. Selfs Layer, Dr. Gary G'broagfran, Rev. Artemia Salina, Rev. Ivan Stang, Dr. G. Gordon Gordon, Da Binci, Rev. Edfred, Rev. Raymond Lafferty, with many others woven in. Warning: the first few minutes may make some listeners traumatized by the sound of the name "Bob." http://subgenius.com
8/26/202159 minutes, 40 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1844 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE - The day before X-Day, or so we thought, Dr. Hal, Stang, Peas, and (later) Papa Joe Mama did one final live "Hour of Slack" from the stage at Land of Id resort in Land o' Lakes, Florida. It's quite the nerd-out! To prevent an outbreak of nerdophrenia in listeners, the elevated man-blabber is punctuated by rockin' doktor songs by Rubix Pube -- not the live recordings from X-Day, but their studio albums Hypnostank and BobComp 1 (available on bandcamp.com). The wonderful girl-voice of Rev. Lochness Cleaver serves as a needed respite from the yabbering grandpas. subgenius.com
8/20/202159 minutes, 44 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1844 - Rubix Pube Special and 24X-Day

The day before X-Day, or so we thought, Dr. Hal, Stang, Peas, and (later) Papa Joe Mama did one final live "Hour of Slack" from the stage at Land of Id resort in Land o' Lakes, Florida. It's quite the nerd-out! To prevent an outbreak of nerdophrenia in listeners, the elevated man-blabber is punctuated by rockin' doktor songs by Rubix Pube -- not the live recordings from X-Day, but their studio albums Hypnostank and BobComp 1 (available on bandcamp.com). The wonderful girl-voice of Rev. Lochness Cleaver serves as a needed respite from the yabbering grandpas. http://subgenius.com
8/20/202159 minutes, 44 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1843 RADIO SAFE VERSION

Lonesome Cowboy Dave is back in the house! We recorded a phone-in to Tarzan's Radio Station at Fossil House on Stang Ranch in Stangsville, Texas on 2021-08-09, and none of us had died yet... although according to the news, the world might end before you get a chance to hear this show all the way to the end. But, what better way to spend your time just before the atmosphere either freezes entirely, or boils away? (... Depending on your location.) Three classic songs by Dave and ESO are included, plus live versions of two of them at the end! Good luck living through the Weather Apocalypse that long. (Note: Apologies to Larry Blamire for the title. Correction: The movie GASLIGHT is actually from 1944.) http://subgenius.com
8/11/20211 hour, 16 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1843 - Lonesome Cowboy Dave Returns Again

Lonesome Cowboy Dave is back in the house! We recorded a phone-in to Tarzan's Radio Station at Fossil House on Stang Ranch in Stangsville, Texas on 2021-08-09, and none of us had died yet... although according to the news, the world might end before you get a chance to hear this show all the way to the end. But, what better way to spend your time just before the atmosphere either freezes entirely, or boils away? (... Depending on your location.) Three classic songs by Dave and ESO are included, plus live versions of two of them at the end! Good luck living through the Weather Apocalypse that long. (Note: Apologies to Larry Blamire for the title. Correction: The movie GASLIGHT is actually from 1944.) http://subgenius.com
8/11/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 9 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1842 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION! Daring songs by The Rudy Schwartz Project and The Swinging Love Corpses bracket a pretty lively "Live Hour of Slack" on July 4, the day before X-Day at what sadly turned out to be the 26th X-Day Drill. "Panelists" include Dr. Hal, Rev. Stang, Rev. Peas and Rev. Fidd Chewley, not necessarily in that order. Topics include... well, let's not get into all that. More detailed logs are on subgenius.com.
8/5/202159 minutes, 50 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1842 - 24X-Day - But... There Is No July 5 In This Building!

Daring songs by The Rudy Schwartz Project and The Swinging Love Corpses bracket a pretty lively "Live Hour of Slack" on July 4, the day before X-Day at what sadly turned out to be the 26th X-Day Drill. "Panelists" include Dr. Hal, Rev. Stang, Rev. Peas and Rev. Fidd Chewley, not necessarily in that order. Topics include... well, let's not get into all that. More detailed logs are on subgenius.com.
8/5/202159 minutes, 51 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1841 - 24X-Day - The Dobbstown Weekly Whiffreader

(ALL RADIO SAFE) Friends, this episode, recorded live at 24X-Day at Land of Id in Land o' Lakes Florida, with special guests Dr. Hal and Papa Joe Mama, may be a bit of a challenge for the listener because the recording quality was affected by seriously loud torrential rains, and, though we were under a roof, we were outside in it. This recording took some SERIOUS filtering with the Levelator to be comprehensible, and Dr. Hal especially was horribly overmodulated, but, I think it's worth it. The Woker Than Thou will face The Judgment. Unfortunately, the Judgmental will also face the Judgment. http://subgenius.com
8/5/202158 minutes, 32 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1840 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION. It's a different campground, in a completely different part of the country, with a slightly different audience, but it's still another early July X-Day Drill live show with Dr. Hal and Rev. Stang. There are about 20 years' worth of those in the can. Luckily, this one is spiced up by Father Joe Mama's grippingly unforgettable first sermon at 24X-Day, a reveal of Wizard Bong the mysterious document, a little more SWONK comics and Dobbstown Mirror readings, and the romantic Rudy Schwartz Project song, "Farley Granger's Oxygen Tent." subgenius.com
7/23/202159 minutes, 58 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1840 - X-Day - Brave New 1984

It's a different campground, in a completely different part of the country, with a slightly different audience, but it's still another early July X-Day Drill live show with Dr. Hal and Rev. Stang. There are about 20 years' worth of those in the can. Luckily, this one is spiced up by Father Joe Mama's grippingly unforgettable first sermon at 24X-Day, a reveal of Wizard Bong the mysterious document, a little more SWONK comics and Dobbstown Mirror readings, and the romantic Rudy Schwartz Project song, "Farley Granger's Oxygen Tent." http://subgenius.com
7/23/20211 hour, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1839 RADIO SAFE VERSION

The 24X-Day board recordings weren't lost after all! However, we're just beginning to sort through them. Meanwhile, here are reports on the Drill both real and fake, pieced together from fragments, lies, comic books, and The Dobbstown Mirror, with Stang doing a lot of reading. (One of the comic books being read is SWONK.) We also unearthed some nice Norel Pref collages to punctuate the various readings, bleedings and seedings. Music includes The Swinging Love Corpses, The Rudy Schwartz Project, Cyberchump, and monster movie soundtracks. subgenius.com
7/18/202159 minutes, 41 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1839 - X-Day - What Happened?

The 24X-Day board recordings weren't lost after all! However, we're just beginning to sort through them. Meanwhile, here are reports on the Drill both real and fake, pieced together from fragments, lies, comic books, and The Dobbstown Mirror, with Stang doing a lot of reading. (One of the comic books being read is SWONK.) We also unearthed some nice Norel Pref collages to punctuate the various readings, bleedings and seedings. Music includes The Swinging Love Corpses, The Rudy Schwartz Project, Cyberchump, and monster movie soundtracks. subgenius.com
7/18/202159 minutes, 46 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1838 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION. The 26th X-Day Drill, previously called 24 X-Day, was a great reminder that maybe we'd better either start working on our own escape ships, or clean up the one we're already on. We're still rounding up recordings -- some may have been lost to Tropical Storm Elsa! -- but we have some early excerpts including a fantastic, sick Papa Joe Mama sermon and some killer music by Rubix Pube. There's also some terrible music by Fidd Chewley and Rev. Peas, and a wonderful 12-minute media barrage by R.A.T.H.O.L.E. The Rudy Schwartz Project and some truly puzzling Evidence round it out. Stang gives thanks in an impromptu rant inspired by the real-life invasion of the resort by walking catfish. subgenius.com
7/12/20211 hour, 24 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1838 - 24X-Day Part 1

The 26th X-Day Drill, previously called 24 X-Day, was a great reminder that maybe we'd better either start working on our own escape ships, or clean up the one we're already on. We're still rounding up recordings -- some may have been lost to Tropical Storm Elsa! -- but we have some early excerpts including a fantastic, sick Papa Joe Mama sermon and some killer music by Rubix Pube. There's also some terrible music by Fidd Chewley and Rev. Peas, and a wonderful 12-minute media barrage by R.A.T.H.O.L.E. The Rudy Schwartz Project and some truly puzzling Evidence round it out. Stang gives thanks in an impromptu rant inspired by the real-life invasion of the resort by walking catfish. subgenius.com
7/12/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 10 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1837 RADIO SAFE VERSION

Rerun of #1258. X-Day XIII was coming up -- Lucky 13. Since X-Day Drill #12 in 2009, your host and prayer partner had been collecting and setting aside all the parts of OTHER folks' shows when X-Day was being discussed. Includes: Stang on the British podcast RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE SITTING NOW and Jack Jett's show on Rational Radio in Dallas; Rev. Susie the Floozie's "Bob's" Slacktime Fun House with Puzzling Evidence as a guest; The Puzzling Evidence Show with Dr. Hal, Phineas Narco and Dr. Philo Drummond; there's also a poem by Nenslo, read by Dr. Hal at 12X-Day. The real killer however is Papa Joe Mama's sermon from the 2002 (or 2003?) devival in Hamburg, Germany, entitled, "Five Minutes To Midnight"! Also featured are frequent caller Bernard, The Crazy Numbers Guy, and Paula Dupree, the Ape Woman. Actually it is her mad doctor, John Carradine, doing the talking. Paula herself did not speak until the second Ape Woman movie. http://subgenius.com
6/28/202159 minutes, 52 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1837 - X-Day as Discussed On Other Radio Shows

Rerun of #1258. X-Day XIII was coming up -- Lucky 13. Since X-Day Drill #12 in 2009, your host and prayer partner had been collecting and setting aside all the parts of OTHER folks' shows when X-Day was being discussed. Includes: Stang on the British podcast RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE SITTING NOW and Jack Jett's show on Rational Radio in Dallas; Rev. Susie the Floozie's "Bob's" Slacktime Fun House with Puzzling Evidence as a guest; The Puzzling Evidence Show with Dr. Hal, Phineas Narco and Dr. Philo Drummond; there's also a poem by Nenslo, read by Dr. Hal at 12X-Day. The real killer however is Papa Joe Mama's sermon from the 2002 (or 2003?) devival in Hamburg, Germany, entitled, "Five Minutes To Midnight"! Also featured are frequent caller Bernard, The Crazy Numbers Guy, and Paula Dupree, the Ape Woman. Actually it is her mad doctor, John Carradine, doing the talking. Paula herself did not speak until the second Ape Woman movie. http://subgenius.com
6/28/202159 minutes, 52 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1836 - THE FINAL AND GREATEST X-DAY SHOW

RADIO SAFE! And it's a rerun, a real oldie. Hour of Slack #535, 1996. It's WHAT WILL HAPPEN ON X-DAY, in excruciating detail. It features what may well be the most forceful (and informative!) rants ever delivered by both Rev. Ivan Stang and Dr. K'taden Legume, sermons recorded in moments when those worthies were totally caught up in the thrall of "Bob" -- divine messengers, as it were, helpless to do anything but preach the hardest truths of SubGenius Orthodox Dobbsian doctrine. Punctuating these heart-staking sermons are some of the most intensive so-called "Media Barrage tapes" from the 1980s, especially segments from St. Byron Werner's historic cassette collage masterpieces "Space Age Bachelor Pad" (the actual origin of that hipster genre catch-phrase) and "Dougs, Drugs and Doctors." Voices heard from the old SubGenius Media Barrage tapes include Dr. Philo Drummond, Hellswami Satellite Weavers (the great SubGenius "ur-illustrator" narrating into a tape deck on a drive through Meteor Crater, Arizona), Former Pastor Buck Naked, Dobbs' bodyguard Dr. G. Gordon Gordon, Pope Michael Flores and even Janor, back in the olden days. We should have been running this episode annually, and would do so henceforth, were not X-Day imminently nigh. http://subgenius.com
6/23/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 23 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1835 - Return of SHERIDAN - SubGenius Barrage #3

RADIO SAFE! But perhaps as evil as it is good. The mysterious Cleveland artist that calls itself SHERIDAN has provided yet more Show fodder, and it comes at a good time as we are preparing to leave the planet, for good this time. This is a true media barrage, a little of everything that you mostly have never heard before, or heard so long ago -- like at the age of six or seven -- that you still remember it vaguely. Sheridan also does his disturbed radio DJ bit some. "Station WWYN" he calls it. So, strap your headphones or hearing aids on tight! http://subgenius.com
6/17/202158 minutes, 53 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1834 - 'Til We Meet in Dobbstown

RADIO SAFE! But maybe not Brain or Hearing Safe. (Look what it's done to Stang.) New Rudy Schwartz Project songs including "Intelligent Design" and "Adjacent to the Latex Gerbil" from the album of the same evocative name! The music is all new and the yakkery is all old Puzzling Evidence from KPFA Berekeley with Philo, Hal and Puzzling, and Don Joyce, and from WCSB Cleveland, with Lonecow Dave, Chas Smith, Dr. Hal and Dr. Sinister. There are some excellent collages by LeMur and Lymph Node Institute. The Swinging Love Corpses play their best song. Rev. J. Cobblestone offers a brand new Dobbs hymn, and Rev. Squalis Friday returns. http://subgenius.com
6/9/202159 minutes, 52 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1833 RADIO SAFE VERSION

The Rudy Schwartz Project just released TWO brand new albums: ADJACENT TO THE LATEX GERBIL and FROP MUSIC. Those titles tell you everything you need to know about this episode. Other new material includes readings from the latest Dobbstown Mirror cult newspaper. An extremely rare, very religious piece by The Firesign Theatre is included, from the Dear Friends live radio days. Puzzling Evidence disturbances and Radio Synaesthesia with guests Dr. Hal and LoneCow Dave bear repeat listening and repeat bear-baiting. The Swinging Love Corpses kill the show, FINALLY. http://subgenius.com
6/3/202159 minutes, 24 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1833 - The South Won't Rise Again

The Rudy Schwartz Project just released TWO brand new albums: ADJACENT TO THE LATEX GERBIL and FROP MUSIC. Those titles tell you everything you need to know about this episode. Other new material includes readings from the latest Dobbstown Mirror cult newspaper. An extremely rare, very religious piece by The Firesign Theatre is included, from the Dear Friends live radio days. Puzzling Evidence disturbances and Radio Synaesthesia with guests Dr. Hal and LoneCow Dave bear repeat listening and repeat bear-baiting. The Swinging Love Corpses kill the show, FINALLY. http://subgenius.com
6/3/202159 minutes, 24 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1832 - Designer Genes and The Wisdom Teat

Something old, something new, some pills red, some pills blue. Why not both? we ask. WHY NOT BOTH. New weird music by Rev. Squalis Friday, lots of Puzzling Evidence and Radio Synaesthesia clips from a few thousand years ago (both with Dr. Hal). "The Larger World," a new Bob Walkenhorst song; Stang reads Goldstein's book from 1984; and Wei and Stang sing a salute to Dr. G. Gordon Gordon that they mutilated from a Warren Zevon classic. http://subgenius.com
5/26/202159 minutes, 45 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1831 - SubGenius History (Rerun of #1154)

During the many SubGenius radio shows on various stations in 2008, we reminisced about old times and the most horrifying moments of the real-life SubGenius adventure. We saved those bits for this show, which ties in with Stang's SubGenius History / Cult Management online course that was then at Maybe Logic Academy (maybelogic.net). Ironically, brand new mindfuckery ends the show. Show is RADIO SAFE. http://subgenius.com
5/19/20211 hour, 44 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1830 RADIO SAFE VERSION

Radio Safe Version! Rerun of #1150 (2008). An episode devoted entirely to the wonders and promise of X-Day, the annual SubGenius End of the Human World. Excerpts from Puzzling Evidence (KPFA) and John Hell's Pirate Cat show, San Francisco; Rick Barber's KOA-Denver AM talk show; Stang's sermon at Winterstar Symposium, and Radio Synaesthesia (WCSB Cleveland). New songs by The Attery Squash and Doctor Steel. Plan 9 Vs. The Mist. http://subgenius.com
5/11/202159 minutes, 28 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1830 - X-Day is Coming Over and Over and Over

Rerun of #1150 (2008). An episode devoted entirely to the wonders and promise of X-Day, the annual SubGenius End of the Human World. Excerpts from Puzzling Evidence (KPFA) and John Hell's Pirate Cat show, San Francisco; Rick Barber's KOA-Denver AM talk show; Stang's sermon at Winterstar Symposium, and Radio Synaesthesia (WCSB Cleveland). New songs by The Attery Squash and Doctor Steel. Plan 9 Vs. The Mist. http://subgenius.com
5/11/202159 minutes, 30 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1829 - rerun of 1149 - A Bunch of Nonsex

Rerun of #1149 (2008). A live broadcast from WCSB Cleveland, in which Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Rev. Stang and Princess Wei attempt to adjust moment-by-moment to the Rural War Room background music. The subject matter is primarily sex, sexual issues, and fluids that issue from "Bob." A rare 1929 SubGenius recording is played. Deluxe extra texture by LeMur, Norel Pref. 
5/5/202159 minutes, 46 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1828 RADIO SAFE VERSION

Rerun of #1143 (2008), in which we return to sheer idolatry for "Bob," taken from various devivals and radio shows from recent months' travels. Excerpts from Puzzling Evidence (KPFA) and John Hell's Pirate Cat show, San Francisco; Rick Barber's KOA-Denver AM talk show; Stang's sermon at Winterstar Symposium, and Radio Synaesthesia (WCSB Cleveland). Something new is added to the collagiasticity as well. (RADIO SAFE.)
4/28/202159 minutes, 10 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1828 - A Slackful Return to "Bob's" Bosom

Rerun of #1143 (2008), in which we return to sheer idolatry for "Bob," taken from various devivals and radio shows from recent months' travels. Excerpts from Puzzling Evidence (KPFA) and John Hell's Pirate Cat show, San Francisco; Rick Barber's KOA-Denver AM talk show; Stang's sermon at Winterstar Symposium, and Radio Synaesthesia (WCSB Cleveland). Something new is added to the collagiasticity as well. subgenius.com
4/28/202159 minutes, 24 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1827 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION subgenius.com
4/23/202159 minutes, 21 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1827 - ESO B.O. Number 11

I’m so tired of writing these blurbs. subgenius.com
4/23/202158 minutes, 7 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1826 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION. From 2008. All on the subjects of health, coffee and jenkem, from Puzzling Evidence (KPFA),  John Hell's Pirate Cat show (San Francisco), and Radio Synesthesia (WCSB Cleveland);  Stang reads from THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS at Winterstar Symposium. Also: dopest and dopiest Lemur noises and Norel Pref sounds. 
4/14/202159 minutes, 57 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1826 - Rerun of 1147 -- Frankencoffee Vs. Frankenjenkem

From 2008. All on the subjects of health, coffee and jenkem, from Puzzling Evidence (KPFA),  John Hell's Pirate Cat show (San Francisco), and Radio Synesthesia (WCSB Cleveland);  Stang reads from THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS at Winterstar Symposium. Also: dopest and dopiest Lemur noises and Norel Pref sounds.  http://subgenius.com LOG OF THIS EPISODE: 1 Slipstream - R We In a Movie? 00:45 2 Frankenstein 1970 -Skull Stripped-Begin 00:27 3 LeMur: HOS Intro #776 - Brain Reactivated 00:55 4 Stang intro speeded 00:59 4 "PuzEv" - FX-Brow-Coffeenos 04:01 5 My Mind! Ha! 00:03 6 Winterstar 08 -- Description Of Rant 01:20 7 Credits, Intro 00:52 8 Hell - PiratCat Jenkem Absynth 02:01 9 LeMur: Davy Crockett, King of Beer #2 00:25 10 LeMur:  Smoke Gun #7 - Drunk With _Bob_ 00:24 11 Winterstar 08 -- Frankenjenkem 04:24 12 Norel Pref:  bunny X copy 01:01 13 "PuzEv" - STOK - coffee! 02:07 14 Winterstar 08 -- Frankencoffee 04:04 15 "PuzEv"  - STOK2 - MonsterJuggs- 04:22 16 Norel Pref: don't forget drugs 02:17 17 cred Norel 00:19 18 Hell: Porno - Jenkem - Tape Arrest 01:55 19 LeMur: Canvas Hammock #2 00:30 20 Norel Pref: funniest cigarettes 00:49 21 LeMur: The Loneger Again #25a - You're Getting Help 00:52 22 Dave-MiniJimiDrugContainers 00:57 23 Slipstream009-HardDriveWriter-drugs 01:32 24 "PuzEv" -Leave Bob Alone - Drugz - Baby in Truck 01:40 25 Norel Pref: feel great 01:00 26 Radio Synesthesia, 3-9-08 - Rush Has the Good Pils~ 01:32 27 "PuzEv" -Gary & Drugs Caller 01:50 28 Norel Pref: bush love_drugs 02:07 29 Norel Pref: hit me with your bad shot 00:53 30 LeMur: Like Steroids 00:13 31 Winterstar 08 -- Reading the Book of the SubGenius Health_Chptr 12:16 32 Credits and URL 00:54 33 Slipstream - Whats Going On? -- End 00:39  
4/14/20211 hour, 12 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1825 - How to Turn Humans into Drugs

This one's not EXACTLY a rerun. It's partly made from episode #139, in which Dr. G. Gordon Gordon gets Stang hooked on Human Soul. There's also some old ranting by Stang from stuff he wrote for the Stark Fist of Removal magazine, and an an exclusive interview with The Swingin' Love Corpses about their drug use. We also hear clips from Sad Dog Diary, by Ze Frank, found on YouTube, and LBJ explaining that "Dogs has always been mah friend." Stang reads from Dobbstown Mirror and also Onan's Sermon on Brains. http://subgenius.com
4/7/202159 minutes, 30 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1824 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION: Jesus is the star of this episode, from a rare radio appearance from back when He was business manager of The SubGenius Foundation. There's also the unusual usual from the Show Mines: Puzzling Evidence, The Swingin' Love Corpses, ESO Swamp Radio and ESO the band, Oingo Boingo, Rainmakers guy, plus Father Joe Mama and Rex Harrison. http://subgenius.com
3/31/202159 minutes, 52 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1824 - Interview with Jesus

Jesus is the star of this episode, from a rare radio appearance from back when He was business manager of The SubGenius Foundation. There's also the unusual usual from the Show Mines: Puzzling Evidence, The Swingin' Love Corpses, ESO Swamp Radio and ESO the band, Oingo Boingo, Rainmakers guy, plus Father Joe Mama and Rex Harrison. http://subgenius.com
3/31/202159 minutes, 56 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1823 RADIO SAFE VERSION

((RADIO SAFE VERSION)) This episode is different because it’s so CHEERY. Don’t worry, it’s still sick and twisted; it’s just that moods improved at Stang Ranch with the improved weather, vaccines, and animal behavior. Also, the new Dobbstown Mirror came out, and that’s always cause for celebration and on-air readings. The music in this one is a real mix, with everything from old show tunes to old-school rock and roll to punk to Doktormusic and The Swinging’ Love Corpses — but all cheery or at least spazzy and funny. The Drummond Brothers are featured on Puzzling Evidence clips as well as the Corpses tunes. Old ESO Radio and even older Firesign Theatre are interspersed. Stang reveals the plans for X-Day 2021 at the end. 2021 X-DAY INFO
3/23/20211 hour, 8 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1823 - Happy Springtime Slack Episode of Hope

This episode is different because it’s so CHEERY. Don’t worry, it’s still sick and twisted; it’s just that moods improved at Stang Ranch with the improved weather, vaccines, and animal behavior. Also, the new Dobbstown Mirror came out, and that’s always cause for celebration and on-air readings. The music in this one is a real mix, with everything from old show tunes to old-school rock and roll to punk to Doktormusic and The Swinging’ Love Corpses — but all cheery or at least spazzy and funny. The Drummond Brothers are featured on Puzzling Evidence clips as well as the Corpses tunes. Old ESO Radio and even older Firesign Theatre are interspersed. Stang reveals the plans for X-Day 2021 at the end. 2021 X-DAY INFO
3/23/20211 hour, 10 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1822 - ANOTHER Media Barrage by SHERIDAN

Some listeners may want to use ear protection. Most of this episode is straight out of Cleveland. The bulk of it is by Sheridan, the mysterious weirdo, who provided another massive 45-minute media barrage. At the end we hear a classic tune from Cleveland's Einstein Secret Orchestra, and some acid garage punk jazz by The Swingin' Love Corpses.  http://subgenius.com 2021 X-DAY INFO: https://hypercubego.com/XDAY2021/
3/17/20211 hour, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1821 - Guest Media Barrage by SHERIDAN

This episode is NOTHING AT ALL like any recent episodes, or any old ones for that matter. It's almost entirely created by the Cleveland weirdo SHERIDAN, albeit using lots of SubGenius clips amid inexplicable things from his own collection. He wanted to give Stang a break so he did two almost-whole shows, of which is this the first. There is a break in the middle for rare, just-unearthed songs by Nenslo and The Swingin' Love Corpses.  ((CLEAN FOR RADIO!) http://subgenius.com
3/10/202159 minutes, 29 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1820 - Hog Killin' Lessons

This episode is exactly like the last three, in that it has the same elements: ESO Swamp Radio from 2001, Puzzling Evidence from 2012, ancient rare Firesign Theatre, and Captain Beefheart. Saves time. Allowed us to get the Kindle version of our new book EYELASH out. We start with the late Prof. Chas Smith explaining the origins of Lonesome Cowboy Dave. Later there is an all-star Puzzling Evidence show, and more ESO, with call-ins from superstars Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, Michael Peppe, Popess Lilith, Bishop Joey of Church of the Last Laugh, and Dr. Phineas Narco of National Cynical... but not Dr. Hal. Towards the end, Philo Drummond and Ivan Stang revert to their true identities as Arkansas hog farmers.   http://subgenius.com
3/2/202159 minutes, 43 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1819 - I Smell the Blood of a SubGenius Wallet

((CLEAN FOR RADIO)) "Nobody's biography has a happy ending!" -- the late Dr. K'taden Legume This one's heavy on the Puzzling Evidence, an unusual episode from 2012 without Dr. Hal but with Rev. Stang and Dr. Philo Drummond. Rev. Phineas Narco joins by phone. Also: ESO Swamp Radio in the muddy, muddy flesh, The Firesign Theatre from Dope Humor of the Seventies, The Rudy Schwartz Project's Sunshine Supershits, Captain Beefheart, The Psycho Skeletons and Tenacious D. Those were the days. The days of old. Of old people and old Puzzling Evidence tapes.  http://subgenius.com
2/23/202159 minutes, 51 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1818 - Shining Path of Least Resistance

((CLEAN FOR RADIO)) An all-obscure-star cast! Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, Prof. Chas Smith, Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Rev. Shining Path of Least Resistance, Phineas Narco, Dr. Philo Drummond and Kaosmic MamaKat, caller Taxi Bob, Bohandas (!!), The Firesign Theatre, Captain Beefheart, Paul Mavrides, Dr. Legume, Rev. Penn Jillette, Papa Joe Mama, even Rev. Funnyname! The highlight is probably the report from Rev. Shining Path of Least Resistance to Puzzling Evidence Show on his surreal visit to North Korea. Rev. Stang reads a poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes and reveals the new Revelations of Rev. Xenofact. He also reads an angry letter from an ex-fan.  http://subgenius.com
2/20/202159 minutes, 36 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1817 RADIO SAFE VERSION

((RADIO SAFE VERSION)) All the music in this episode is from Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band, and the album Doc at the Radar Station, except the very last song and one singing commercial by The Firesign Theater. There is a wise poem by Onan Canobite. All the rest of this episode is taken from The SubGenius Foundation's 2001 collection of best clips from ESO Swamp Radio (WCSB-Cleveland), the great show of the late Chas Smith, on which Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Stang, Princess Wei and Bleepo Abernathy were honored to be regulars. If regulars is the correct term. Probably not.  HOUR OF SLACKhttp://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
2/9/202159 minutes, 54 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1817 - Sex and Death in Einstein's Secret Radio Swamp

All the music in this episode is from Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band, and the album Doc at the Radar Station, except the very last song and one singing commercial by The Firesign Theater. There is a wise poem by Onan Canobite. All the rest of this episode is taken from The SubGenius Foundation's 2001 collection of best clips from ESO Swamp Radio (WCSB-Cleveland), the great show of the late Chas Smith, on which Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Stang, Princess Wei and Bleepo Abernathy were honored to be regulars. If regulars is the correct term. Probably not.  http://subgenius.com
2/9/202159 minutes, 55 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1816 - The Dark Side of the Light

Or is it the lighter side of The Dark? Either way, this is another SubGenius "Silver Age" collection, although there's a brand new rant-song by new contributor Rev. Trevor B. (No relation.) Killer rare clips from The Firesign Theatre, Puzzling Evidence, ESO Swamp Radio,  and the SubGenius documentary movie (which is now free on Amazon Prime and YouTube). The Wei-Stang Clan was hoping to do a new "live" show this week, but two abandoned puppy dogs suddenly showed up on our doorstep, and they've been keeping everybody extra busy with their funny cavorting and pooping. The boy pup is named Yeti and the girl pup is Chupacabra. We think they are mostly German Shepherd so we reckon they will be large. The cats, however, are NOT amused. ((Whole show is CLEAN for radio.))
2/4/202159 minutes, 39 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1815 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION: Old shows and music that sound brand new... in fact, some sound more like they're from the future! Music by ESO, The El Queso All-Stars, Morgan Gutentag, The SubG Kids, Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, and The Psycho Skeletons. Words are emitted, rapid-fire, by The Puzzling Evidence Show, ESO Swamp Radio, Sheridan, Rev. Negative, Christopher Lee the movie actor, and The Firesign Theatre. LeMur works over John Wayne! Yes, it is a show. A SubGenius show.
1/26/202159 minutes, 58 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1815 - Loose Slack

Old shows and music that sound brand new... in fact, some sound more like they're from the future! Music by ESO, The El Queso All-Stars, Morgan Gutentag, The SubG Kids, Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, and The Psycho Skeletons. Words are emitted, rapid-fire, by The Puzzling Evidence Show, ESO Swamp Radio, Sheridan, Rev. Negative, Christopher Lee the movie actor, and The Firesign Theatre. LeMur works over John Wayne! Yes, it is a show. A SubGenius show. subgenius.com
1/26/20211 hour
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Hour of Slack #1814 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION - Stang reads from the new SubGenius book EYELASH, the latest Dobbs.town Mirror, and from recent rant-liners by Rev. Elvis Martini. From the SubGenius documentary, we hear audio describing the Church's biggest early devival, and the first super-obnoxious SubGenius Kook of many. The Firesign Theatre rarities continue, along with classic "lost" ESO Swamp Radio and Puzzling Evidence clips. Contributors include Dr. Philo Drummond, Paul Mavrides, Richard Linklater, Puzzling Evidence, Rev. Penn Jillette, Dr. Hal, Rev. Kelly Cash, Dr. Legume, Lonesome Cowboy Dave and Nurse Vicky.  HOUR OF SLACK SECRETS  
1/21/202158 minutes, 56 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1814 - What Really Happened at The Night of Slack

Stang sings (?) a little January 20 ditty at the beginning of this Internet version that's not on the Radio version. Stang also reads from the new SubGenius book EYELASH, the latest Dobbs.town Mirror, and from recent rant-liners by Rev. Elvis Martini. From the SubGenius documentary, we hear audio describing the Church's biggest early devival, and the first super-obnoxious SubGenius Kook of many. The Firesign Theatre rarities continue, along with classic "lost" ESO Swamp Radio and Puzzling Evidence clips. Contributors include Dr. Philo Drummond, Paul Mavrides, Richard Linklater, Puzzling Evidence, Rev. Penn Jillette, Dr. Hal, Rev. Kelly Cash, Dr. Legume, Lonesome Cowboy Dave and Nurse Vicky.  EVERYTHING
1/21/202159 minutes, 42 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1813 - An Eyelash on the Dobbstown Mirror

The first full-length SubGenius science fiction novel, EYELASH by Nikolai Kingsley, is now available, and Rev. Stang reads an excerpt from it. He also reads the latest Dobbs.town Mirror (in stages) as well as a new rant by Onan. Interspersed are classic best-of bits from The Puzzling Evidence Show and ESO Swamp Radio (all from 2001-2002) and some more very rare Firesign Theatre from their early radio days. We also hear Paul Mavrides and Penn Jillette talking about the Church, from the new documentary. There’s one song, a hidden track by Morgan Gutentag, titled, “Hidden Track.” Everything else is gravy, or, LeMur. (INTERNET VERSION = RADIO SAFE) Order EYELASH
1/13/202159 minutes, 20 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1812 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION - The only new thing in this episode is a clip about the history of The Book of the SubGenius from Sandy Boone's new movie. Stang mispronounces Nick Offerman's name in the credits but that's understandable since Stang is very, very old now -- as are these amazing best-of selections from The Puzzling Evidence Show, ESO Swamp Radio/Hour of Slack (both from 2001-2002), and unbelievable rare clips from The Firesign Theatre's recent release of their earliest radio work, a collection called Dope Humor of the Seventies. This kind of show is easier for Stang to assemble as he heals up from doing something stupid to his own backbones. And it's much more fun than just using reruns. SUBGENIUS CATALOG
1/5/202159 minutes, 59 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1812 - Cult Humor of the Oughties

The only new thing in this episode is a clip about the history of The Book of the SubGenius from Sandy Boone's new movie. Stang mispronounces Nick Offerman's name in the credits but that's understandable since Stang is very, very old now -- as are these amazing best-of selections from The Puzzling Evidence Show, ESO Swamp Radio/Hour of Slack (both from 2001-2002), and unbelievable rare clips from The Firesign Theatre's recent release of their earliest radio work, a collection called Dope Humor of the Seventies. This kind of show is easier for Stang to assemble as he heals up from doing something stupid to his own backbones. And it's much more fun than just using reruns. HOUR OF SLACK LOGS AND ARCHIVES
1/5/202159 minutes, 59 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1811 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION. This is a pretty word-heavy episode, with NEW, very old, rare material from The Firesign Theatre, along with some old timey ESO Swamp Radio from the year 2001 — very directly Firesign inspired. We continue with samples of the soundtrack of Sandy K. Boone's movie, JR BOB DOBBS AND THE CHURCH OF THE SUBGENIUS. Dr. G. Gordon Gordon’s extremely rare “It's Not Just The” # 2 has been unearthed, too! At the end: “Purple Haze” cover by The Psycho Skeletons. The old/new Firesign recordings come from firesigntheatre.com, where may be found many new and old albums such as DOPE HUMOR OF THE SEVENTIES. There would probably not be any kind of SubGenius radio or possibly even Church outreach, without The Firesign Theatre.  http://subgenius.com
12/30/202059 minutes, 27 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1811 - Neuron Spew of A Godzillion Spouters

This is a pretty word-heavy episode, with NEW, very old, rare material from The Firesign Theatre, along with some old timey ESO Swamp Radio from the year 2001 — very directly Firesign inspired. We continue with samples of the soundtrack of Sandy K. Boone's movie, JR BOB DOBBS AND THE CHURCH OF THE SUBGENIUS. Dr. G. Gordon Gordon’s extremely rare “It's Not Just The” # 2 has been unearthed, too! At the end: “Purple Haze” cover by The Psycho Skeletons. The old/new Firesign recordings come from firesigntheatre.com, where may be found many new and old albums such as DOPE HUMOR OF THE SEVENTIES. There would probably not be any kind of SubGenius radio or possibly even Church outreach, without The Firesign Theatre.  http://subgenius.com
12/30/20201 hour, 1 minute, 44 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1809 - Turn-of-the-Century ESO Swamp Radio Classics

(CLEAN FOR RADIO) This one gets REALLY WEIRD. It's a new arrangement of fairly old stuff, all from late year 2000 and early 2001, all from Chas Smith's ESO Swamp Radio at WCSB Cleveland. Every month back then Stang used to compile the clips from that show that he had used on Hour of Slack, just in case he might need ways to reduce show production time in his old age. This is the first of those compilations,. Stang did go to the trouble of taking the random parts and organizing them so that they sound less random and more like we MEANT it to be that way. “We” being the late Professor Chas Smith, who was the host, producer, mixboard operator, and guiding star; Lonesome Cowboy Dave, who had been doing radio and music with Chas for many years, and Stang, the new guy to their show. Rev. Bleepo Abarnathy is also heard, calling in.  EVERYTHING ABOUT HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
12/14/202059 minutes, 41 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1808 - The New Frequency

(CLEAN FOR RADIO) This episode, #128, was produced on May 1, 1988 for a potentially new audience, as KNON-Dallas had just swapped frequencies with a Christian station. Stang enthusiastically took advantage of having so many confused unwitting new Christian listeners! This is therefore another "explanatory" but also confrontational show, with much spontaneous ranting, plus clips of Stang guesting on Kevin McCarthy's Pink talk show on KLIF-AM in Dallas. That is mixed and matched with various Media Barrages and hilarious then-new music by The Swinging Erudites and Dr. Onan's Wotan Band. Also: reading from "High Weirdness by Mail" which was about to be published. (Coincidentally, the old Dallas version of the show was broadcast on 89.3 at 9 pm Sunday nights -- exactly like the later Cleveland version! Same time and frequency!) (CLEAN FOR RADIO)
12/9/202059 minutes, 12 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1807 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION. This episode is another of those perverted group marriages of young, old and in between. From Hour of Slack #88 we hear the young Puzzling Evidence, Paul Mavrides, Dr. Hal, Ivan Stang, Pope Sternodox, St. Byron Werner and Dr. Philo Drummond. We hear those selfsame early apostles as doddering old codgers, in an excerpt from Sandy Boone's fine documentary film. In between, from the future year of 2000, we hear the middle aged Stang, Lonesome Cowboy Dave, and Professor Chas Smith back before the wars and the diseases and deaths, when we were all ever so happy-go-Slacky. There is not much music but what there is, is The Rudy Schwartz Project and Shemekia Copeland. By coincidence, every level of show age includes background music composed by Nino Rota for Fellini's 8 1/2, performed by various artists including Snakefinger and The Potatoes. 
12/3/20201 hour, 1 second
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Hour of Slack #1807 - End of the World Both Old and Young

This episode is another of those perverted group marriages of young, old and in between. From Hour of Slack #88 we hear the young Puzzling Evidence, Paul Mavrides, Dr. Hal, Ivan Stang, Pope Sternodox, St. Byron Werner and Dr. Philo Drummond. We hear those selfsame early apostles as doddering old codgers, in an excerpt from Sandy Boone's fine documentary film. In between, from the future year of 2000, we hear the middle aged Stang, Lonesome Cowboy Dave, and Professor Chas Smith back before the wars and the diseases and deaths, when we were all ever so happy-go-Slacky. There is not much music but what there is, is The Rudy Schwartz Project and Shemekia Copeland. By coincidence, every level of show age includes background music composed by Nino Rota for Fellini's 8 1/2, performed by various artists including Snakefinger and The Potatoes. The Internet version has a song at the very end by Swamp Thing called "Fuck This Shit."
12/3/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 49 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1806 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO VERSION. Some very old, some very new, the newest being clips from the SubGenius documentary soundtrack, hopefully encouraging you to BUY THE MOVIE! (dobbstown.org for details) Also new are mixes by Rev. Negative, music from Cult of Zir , Psycho Skeletons and Cribshitter, The Rudy Schwartz Project does a cover, and there’s a rare and touching Glassmadness oldie - actually recorded in Bolivia at Dobbstown 2 in GGG's estate! The older material is from Hour of Slack #76. Ranters include the young 1980s versions of Sister Krys, Rev. Stang, Dr. Onan Canobite, Dr. G. Gordon Gordon, Dr. Hal, Pope Sternodox, Dr. Philo Drummond (his Foot Gland sermon!), and Puzzling Evidence. EVERYTHING ABOUT THE SUBGENIUS MOVIE: http://dobbstown.org
11/26/202059 minutes, 36 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1806 - SubGenius Movie Soundtrack Samples

Some very old, some very new, the newest being clips from the SubGenius documentary soundtrack, hopefully encouraging you to BUY THE MOVIE! (dobbstown.org for details) Also new are mixes by Rev. Negative, music from Cult of Zir , Psycho Skeletons and Cribshitter, The Rudy Schwartz Project does a cover, and there’s a rare and touching Glassmadness oldie - actually recorded in Bolivia at Dobbstown 2 in GGG's estate! The older material is from Hour of Slack #76. Ranters include the young 1980s versions of Sister Krys, Rev. Stang, Dr. Onan Canobite, Dr. G. Gordon Gordon, Dr. Hal, Pope Sternodox, Dr. Philo Drummond (his Foot Gland sermon!), and Puzzling Evidence.  EVERYTHING ABOUT THE SUBGENIUS MOVIE
11/26/20201 hour, 1 minute, 58 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1805 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION. Half is brand new, half is ancient episode #76. We continue hearing clips of the recent Film School podcast with Sandy Boone and Dr. Philo Drummond being interviewed about the new SubGenius feature film. There are some hard-hitting new songs by bands both unfamiliar and very familiar, and the Internet version has a rather blistering and possibly highly offensive extra song added at the end. The angry young 1986 version of Stang delivers a quite cantankerous and strongly worded brag/attack, with hypocritical Christians as its main target, but SubGenius hypocrites as well. The classic G. Gordon Gordon rant "It's Not Just The..." meets its female counterpart, as delivered by Sister Krys. There's lots of Dr. Hal from so long ago that he was just Rev. Hal! Johnny Winter helps Stang celebrate his latest x-rays, which proved Stang's not just a crybaby sissy, but comes by his bellyaching fair and square. http://subgenius.com
11/20/202059 minutes, 57 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1805 - The Newest and Oldest in Slack

Half is brand new, half is ancient episode #76. We continue hearing clips of the recent Film School podcast with Sandy Boone and Dr. Philo Drummond being interviewed about the new SubGenius feature film. There are some hard-hitting new songs by bands both unfamiliar and very familiar, and the Internet version has a rather blistering and possibly highly offensive extra song added at the end. The angry young 1986 version of Stang delivers a quite cantankerous and strongly worded brag/attack, with hypocritical Christians as its main target, but SubGenius hypocrites as well. The classic G. Gordon Gordon rant "It's Not Just The..." meets its female counterpart, as delivered by Sister Krys. There's lots of Dr. Hal from so long ago that he was just Rev. Hal! Johnny Winter helps Stang celebrate his latest x-rays, which proved Stang's not just a crybaby sissy, but comes by his bellyaching fair and square. EVERYTHING ABOUT THE SUBGENIUS MOVIE  
11/20/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 16 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1804 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION. Brand new show finally! Stang's broke back is miraculously healed by the election results! (Turned out to be temporary, unfortunately.) Dr. Philo Drummond and director Sandy Boone are interviewed about the SubGenius movie. The new Ask Dr. Hal Show on Zoom is excerpted. Sheridan makes a nursery rhyme into a sick, sick, sick short story. Music is all new, by The Empire Jazz Orchestra, Xposed 4heads, Cult of Zir, and Piegatori di Cucchiai. Stang reads from The Dobbs.town Mirror as well as a fan letter, and reflects upon the future, specifically his own. 
11/10/202059 minutes, 6 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1804 - Dim Don the Witch is Dead

Brand new show finally! Stang's broke back is miraculously healed by the election results! (Turned out to be temporary, unfortunately.) Dr. Philo Drummond and director Sandy Boone are interviewed about the SubGenius movie. The new Ask Dr. Hal Show on Zoom is excerpted. Sheridan makes a nursery rhyme into a sick, sick, sick short story. Music is all new, by The Empire Jazz Orchestra, Xposed 4heads, Cult of Zir, and Piegatori di Cucchiai. Stang reads from The Dobbs.town Mirror as well as a fan letter, and reflects upon the future, specifically his own.  Ask Dr. Hal: https://gonzotronics.net/adh/
11/10/20201 hour, 1 minute, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1803 - Rerun of #66, SFX Special

Rerun of #66. Reverend Stang is still "resting his back." This old episode is another headphones-friendly one, due to sound effects excerpts from 1980s sci-fi movies plus much Puzzling Evidence Show, Gary G'Broagfran, Drs. 4 “Bob,” Dr. Hal, Cleve Dunkan, Captain Beefheart. There's even a surprise appearance by Robert Anton Wilson! All radio safe. HOUR OF SLACK LOGS, DETAILS, SUBSCRIPTIONS
11/4/202059 minutes, 31 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1802 - Rerun of #65

Rerun of the long-lost #65. Reverend Stang is having a little lie-down currently to rest his old back. This episode is LOADED with Puzzling Evidence Show, Drs. 4 Wotan, Drs. 4 “Bob,” Dr. Hal, Philo, Glassmadness, and much generally unreleased old Media Barrage albums like #s 4, 6, 7, 8, 9! All radio safe.   EVERYTHING ABOUT THE SUBGENIUS MOVIE: http://dobbstown.org
10/30/202059 minutes, 53 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1801 - 1986 Men in Black Special

Rerun of the long-lost #38, with a Men In Black theme (NOT the movie franchise!)... but at the beginning we announce: THE MOVIE IS OUT! Sandy K. Boone's J.R. "Bob" Dobbs and The Church of the SubGenius" is on Amazon, YouTube, Apple TV, Vudu and others ($4 pay-per-view). As for this old show... there's some crazy-ass ranting and collages, and media-barraging, and callers. Lots of G. Gordon Gordon, Young Stang, Buck Naked, and many, many Dallas radio preachers and kooks of the early 1980s. EVERYTHING ABOUT THE SUBGENIUS MOVIE  
10/21/202059 minutes, 58 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1800 - Sound Effects Headphones Special - Rerun of #14

Stang was laid up from a minor back injury for a whole week, so this is another rerun -- but it is one of the WEIRDEST episodes ever. In 1986 Stang was having fun doing crazy sound effects mixes on a 4-track reel-to-reel deck, partly inspired by Negativland's groundbreaking third album, "A Big 10-8 Place." Half this show is that very album. The other half is Stang's nutty mixes, including a crude "radio play" improvised on location in the wilds of Stang Ranch by Stang and his six-year-old son Xandy, with sound effects and music mixed in later. Xandy and Daddy must fight monsters and find the lost SubGenius colony on Planet Palenquedu, using the Show as a weapon. This episode, like Negativland's album, was produced especially to be heard in stereo headphones and without distractions for utmost "trippy" effect. (Ironically, the now one-eared Rev. Stang can no longer enjoy it that way!) There's also some Puzzling Evidence radio show, Pope Sternodox and doktor-music. http://subgenius.com/
10/15/202059 minutes, 52 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1799 - Normal Souls - Rerun of #6 from 1985

"Having listened back to this episode, closely, for the first time in decades, I must say that we must in fact have been TOTALLY AND UTTERLY TRIPPING BALLS THE WHOLE TIME." -- Rev. Ivan Stang, October 2020 Be that as it may, this early episode exploited Dr. G. Gordon Gordon and a great deal of the SubGenius album called Media Barrage 10, an editing tour-de-force thanks to St. Byron Werner, Puzzling Evidence, Hellpope Huey, DEVO, Dr. Philo Drummond, and others. There are two suites by The Swinging Love Corpses near the end that are just jaw-dropping if not jaw-amputating. Remember, there are detailed "lyrics sheets" and logs of show content for each episode on our website in the Radio/HoS area. Just click on a show title for a close look at its innards.
10/7/202059 minutes, 56 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1798 RADIO SAFE VERSION

Stang Sermon at Starwood 2020 - Starwood Festival is usually like a mini-Woodstock. But in 2020, like so many great weirdo festivals, everything had to happen in the Matrix, with all attendees and presenters looking at each other in little boxes on little screens. But, at least we could hang out! Starwood is the one annual venue where Stang is paid to blabber for an hour straight without fear of interruption -- so he tries harder then. He saves the year's best "Bob" quotes and crazy personal stories for Starwood, and even gets intermittently serious. 2020 was a BAD year, and this is Stang's most earnest pep-talk about that. A highlight is the pinpointing of various predictions "Bob" made back in 1982 and earlier, which were published in THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS, and which in too many cases have suddenly come RELENTLESSLY AND UNCANNILY TRUE, ALL AT ONCE. Stang also gives his testimony on "HOW I INFILTRATED THE PROFA MOVEMENT" and reads some carefully selected important excerpts from Neal Stephenson's recent novel FALL, specifically addressing the coming fallen and dangerous culture of rural rednecks who live 24/7 in tailored realities delivered by their portable devices, via a feedback loop that tracks their eyes, blink intervals, and pulse rates -- in other words, how the Internet now is making dumb people much dumber so quickly. There are also some funny parts. Remember, there are detailed "lyrics sheets" and logs of show content for each episode on our website in the Radio/HoS area. Just click on a show title for a close look at its innards. subgenius.com
9/29/202059 minutes, 15 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1798 - Stang Sermon at Starwood 2020

Starwood Festival is usually like a mini-Woodstock. But in 2020, like so many great weirdo festivals, everything had to happen in the Matrix, with all attendees and presenters looking at each other in little boxes on little screens. But, at least we could hang out! Starwood is the one annual venue where Stang is paid to blabber for an hour straight without fear of interruption -- so he tries harder then. He saves the year's best "Bob" quotes and crazy personal stories for Starwood, and even gets intermittently serious. 2020 was a BAD year, and this is Stang's most earnest pep-talk about that. A highlight is the pinpointing of various predictions "Bob" made back in 1982 and earlier, which were published in THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS, and which in too many cases have suddenly come RELENTLESSLY AND UNCANNILY TRUE, ALL AT ONCE. Stang also gives his testimony on "HOW I INFILTRATED THE PROFA MOVEMENT" and reads some carefully selected important excerpts from Neal Stephenson's recent novel FALL, specifically addressing the coming fallen and dangerous culture of rural rednecks who live 24/7 in tailored realities delivered by their portable devices, via a feedback loop that tracks their eyes, blink intervals, and pulse rates -- in other words, how the Internet now is making dumb people much dumber so quickly. There are also some funny parts. Remember, there are detailed "lyrics sheets" and logs of show content for each episode on our website in the Radio/HoS area. Just click on a show title for a close look at its innards. http://subgenius.com/
9/29/202059 minutes, 16 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1797 RADIO SAFE VERSION

Rerun of Hour of Slack #5 (1985) -- At age 67, Rev. Stang is lately refusing to work as hard on this show as he did thirty five years ago. You listeners should just be danged glad that we still have the master tapes -- well, the dubbing masters, which are on cassette -- and can provide high quality reruns that are probably much better than the same preachers, bands and collagiastics/collagierros can possibly crank out now, in their geezerhood. When we got the radio show on KNON Dallas in '85, we had the ten 90-minute Media Barrage albums we had created, and three years of Puzzling Evidence shows, to work from, along with the then-new contributions from people like Brother Cleve 'Donut' Dunkan. The week this particular episode was assembled, the great spouter Dr. G. Gordon Gordon was in Dallas, and did some co-preaching with Stang in the Bulldada Time Control Labs home studio, which recordings are interspersed with the Puzzling Evidence and Media Barrage clips. Dr. Ahmed Fishmonger's amazing science lecture "THE MUTRON" is included, barely censored. Other contributors included: Dr. Philo Drummond, Dr. Onan Canobite, Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, Stang's kids, Sternodox Keckhaver and Janor Hypercleats, Glen Carlson and Former President Lyndon Baines Johnson, Stefan Hammond, Hellpope Huey, Pope David N. Meyer, Dr. Hal, Gary G'Broagfran, Mark Mothersbaugh, St. Byron Werner
9/23/202059 minutes, 43 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1797 - Rerun of Hour of Slack #5 (1985)

At age 67, Rev. Stang is lately refusing to work as hard on this show as he did thirty five years ago. You listeners should just be danged glad that we still have the master tapes -- well, the dubbing masters, which are on cassette -- and can provide high quality reruns that are probably much better than the same preachers, bands and collagiastics/collagierros can possibly crank out now, in their geezerhood. When we got the radio show on KNON Dallas in '85, we had the ten 90-minute Media Barrage albums we had created, and three years of Puzzling Evidence shows, to work from, along with the then-new contributions from people like Brother Cleve 'Donut' Dunkan. The week this particular episode was assembled, the great spouter Dr. G. Gordon Gordon was in Dallas, and did some co-preaching with Stang in the Bulldada Time Control Labs home studio, which recordings are interspersed with the Puzzling Evidence and Media Barrage clips. Dr. Ahmed Fishmonger's amazing science lecture "THE MUTRON" is included, barely censored. Other contributors included: Dr. Philo Drummond, Dr. Onan Canobite, Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, Stang's kids, Sternodox Keckhaver and Janor Hypercleats, Glen Carlson and Former President Lyndon Baines Johnson, Stefan Hammond, Hellpope Huey, Pope David N. Meyer, Dr. Hal, Gary G'Broagfran, Mark Mothersbaugh, St. Byron Werner
9/23/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 27 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1796 RADIO SAFE VERSION

(REVISED Sept.21) FIRED! The West is fired. The East is drowned. TIME FOR A PARTY IN THE MIDWEST! -- before the rattlesnake-nadoes, anti-masker water riots and burning cactuspus storms beset EVEN US, the Savage Mind of the Country's Interior (as per PuzEv). Sheridan retells the story of Adam and Eve. Onan publishes a SubGenius newspaper which Stang reads. And there are AT LEAST THREE SONGS ABOUT THE WORLD BURNING, ranging from classic masterpiece to bulldada doktor. Noisemakers include Cult of Zir, Soma for Savages, Rev. Negative, and "TNN" (Dr. Faux involved). Towards the end are two epic ancient tracks! One is Rev. Slanderbob's 2010 remix (adding music) of a pretty blistering and energetic devival sermon rant preached (in the 1990s?) somewhere by Rev. Stang before he lucked into Slack and got old and calmed down considerably. The other is an operatic instrumental tour-de-force by The Rudy Schwartz Project called "Buncombe Doubly Damned" from the album Delicious Ass Frenzy. (Trivia note: Stang is excitedly editing a music video using insect wildlife and goat ranch footage to illustrate this RSP composition -- which grotesquely tips its ridiculously ungainly hat to the incredible "Spaghetti Western" scores composed by by the late Ennio Morricone.)
9/21/202058 minutes, 15 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1796 - The Dobbs.town on Fire Mirror

FIRED! The West is fired. The East is drowned. TIME FOR A PARTY IN THE MIDWEST! -- before the rattlesnake-nadoes, anti-masker water riots and burning cactuspus storms beset EVEN US, the Savage Mind of the Country's Interior (as per PuzEv). Sheridan retells the story of Adam and Eve. Onan publishes a SubGenius newspaper which Stang reads. And there are AT LEAST THREE SONGS ABOUT THE WORLD BURNING, ranging from classic masterpiece to bulldada doktor. Noisemakers include Cult of Zir, Soma for Savages, Rev. Negative, and "TNN" (Dr. Faux involved). Towards the end are two epic ancient tracks! One is Rev. Slanderbob's 2010 remix (adding music) of a pretty blistering and energetic devival sermon rant preached (in the 1990s?) somewhere by Rev. Stang before he lucked into Slack and got old and calmed down considerably. The other is an operatic instrumental tour-de-force by The Rudy Schwartz Project called "Buncombe Doubly Damned" from the album Delicious Ass Frenzy. (Trivia note: Stang is excitedly editing a music video using insect wildlife and goat ranch footage to illustrate this RSP composition -- which grotesquely tips its ridiculously ungainly hat to the incredible "Spaghetti Western" scores composed by by the late Ennio Morricone.)
9/16/20201 hour, 1 minute, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1795 - Stang, Gordon and Naked on NPR in 1985

This is not exactly a rerun, but it was recorded on Halloween night of 1985. The great SubGenius ranter and assassin G. Gordon Gordon was in town from Bolivia, and we'd been invited to Karen Denard's popular nightly talk show on the Dallas NPR station, KERA. Pastor Buck Naked was also there. This would have been Hour of Slack #4, but, it was a competing station's show so we waited almost three years and then played it in small bits and pieces over several Hours of Slack, around show #150. So this is the first time it's ever been played in its whole one-hour form on Hour of Slack. Many of the callers were Dallas SubGenii, pretending to be new to it. The callers, Buck Naked and GGG were all in very fine form that night, and the host was super cool. Proof that David Letterman's producers shouldn't have been too chickenshit to have us on his show. The Internet version is "clean," but has a lot of news tacked onto the end, plus some cool Swinging Love Corpses music. LEARN MORE
9/9/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 45 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1794 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO SAFE VERSION - Much more music than usual in this episode! You may have heard of some of the bands... Oingo Boingo is the only "logo band," though. We have Cult of Zir, Rubix Pube, After Hours, SubG Kids, Thunk!, and TTN (Dr. Argus Faux & friends), plus some skeletons who are psychotic. Spoken and/or ranted word comes from Sheridan (new), ESO Swamp Radio (old) and Napoleon Hill (REALLY old).
9/3/20201 hour, 15 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1794 - Bands You Never Heard Of

Much more music than usual in this episode! You may have heard of some of the bands... Oingo Boingo is the only "logo band," though. We have Cult of Zir, Rubix Pube, After Hours, SubG Kids, Thunk!, and TTN (Dr. Argus Faux & friends), plus some skeletons who are psychotic. Spoken and/or ranted word comes from Sheridan (new), ESO Swamp Radio (old) and Napoleon Hill (REALLY old). SubSITE
9/3/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 56 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1793 - Star-Studded HoSlack #3 from 1985!

A rerun of, get ready, Hour of Slack Number Three from October 1985. We had done only two prior shows in the crude KNON Dallas studio, and Stang was obviously still unfamiliar with the equipment. The amazing things about this episode are the special guests: three of the key early SubGenius Doktors were all somehow in Dallas that week. We had just done the Scary Ball Devival at the Twilight Room with Drs. 4 Bob. The oldest known SubGenius, Dr. G. Gordon Gordon had come for that... from BRAZIL. The normal-age Dr. Gary G'broagfran was there from Berkeley, and the then youngest SubGenius, Dr. Onan Canobite had come from Knoxville Tennessee. We ALL sound like BABIES. Miraculous! -- that everyone on that recording is still alive. PROOF OF "BOB" right there, my fellow prayer partners. Or... payer partners. CATALOGS
8/25/202059 minutes, 55 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1792 RADIO SAFE VERSION

RADIO-SAFE VERSION of Better Living Through Confirmation Bias! CULT OF ZIR rears its ugly head, as does the thing they call Sheridan. And lots of other new stuff -- some by new old people, some by old new people. ALL-SUBGENIUS! A new Onan rant stabs through some membranes of ESO Swamp Radio with Chas and Dave, but only makes them stronger. LeMur tries so very hard to help provide consistency (!), but fails, and the hammer of a band-thing called THUNK! makes an impression -- IN YOUR SKULL! We honestly don't know who did the song that ends the episode, ""Bob" Pokes Me In the Eye with Love."
8/20/202059 minutes, 48 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1792 - Better Living Through Confirmation Bias

CULT OF ZIR rears its ugly head, as does the thing they call Sheridan. And lots of other new stuff -- some by new old people, some by old new people. ALL-SUBGENIUS! A new Onan rant stabs through some membranes of ESO Swamp Radio with Chas and Dave, but only makes them stronger. LeMur tries so very hard to help provide consistency (!), but fails, and the hammer of a band-thing called THUNK! makes an impression -- IN YOUR SKULL!We honestly don't know who did the song that ends the episode, ""Bob" Pokes Me In the Eye with Love." Don't Look At This
8/20/202059 minutes, 48 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1791 RADIO SAFE VERSION

Lonesome Cowboy Dave joined us for a whole hour -- from his hospital bed! And we thought he sounded more lively and snappy than before he got sick! LeMur did the titles but after that it's talk, talk, talk! Subject matters: The devil in your swimming pool. Dave's "home" in this sick, sick world. Buddy gets baked. Buddy's O.D. Can't Leave the Room. Spanish Fly Flu. Real world now like Neighborworld but with Zooming instead of Luming. Ask Dr. Hal on Zoom. Charlie Chaplin and the Red Scare. Repuiblicans now believe the Russian propaganda that says Democrats are Bad Commies. (Russians being white after all.) Plastic toy scuba divers then and now. Melting the whole bag of Army men. Gilbert's Chemistry Set experiments in invisibility. 1950s American "ladies." Mom's underpants and the mystery objects in parents' bathroom. Stang's parents were celibate. Crimes of pigmentation in Louisiana. Fake Antifa ads. Our escape routes for when the Black Helicopters come to take us to Trumpstop. Stang's Victory Garden and the tabasco pepper accident. The Norwegian Subs complained that they had no cod and we don't even have water. Skinjobs are people too. Dustin Hoffman doesn't need make-up any more to play Littl Big Man! Dick Smith, Doug Smith, Dick Titley, Fonda Dix, Fonda Peter. Ren-Faire don't care. Been distancing our whole lives, and wearing mask -- of normality. Masks and women. The Miami Vice Stubble. Dave's tracker-phone. Firesign Theatre nice guys and when Dave met Al Pacino. Stang's Italian DNA surprise. Walkers of every kind. Sudden show End. The Internet version is RADIO-SAFE but longer than an hour. EVERYTHING COOL
8/12/202059 minutes, 49 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1791 - Return of the Living Dave

Lonesome Cowboy Dave joined us for a whole hour -- from his hospital bed! And we thought he sounded more lively and snappy than before he got sick! LeMur did the titles but after that it's talk, talk, talk! Subject matters: The devil in your swimming pool. Dave's "home" in this sick, sick world. Buddy gets baked. Buddy's O.D. Can't Leave the Room. Spanish Fly Flu. Real world now like Neighborworld but with Zooming instead of Luming. Ask Dr. Hal on Zoom. Charlie Chaplin and the Red Scare. Repuiblicans now believe the Russian propaganda that says Democrats are Bad Commies. (Russians being white after all.) Plastic toy scuba divers then and now. Melting the whole bag of Army men. Gilbert's Chemistry Set experiments in invisibility. 1950s American "ladies." Mom's underpants and the mystery objects in parents' bathroom. Stang's parents were celibate. Crimes of pigmentation in Louisiana. Fake Antifa ads. Our escape routes for when the Black Helicopters come to take us to Trumpstop. Stang's Victory Garden and the tabasco pepper accident. The Norwegian Subs complained that they had no cod and we don't even have water. Skinjobs are people too. Dustin Hoffman doesn't need make-up any more to play Littl Big Man! Dick Smith, Doug Smith, Dick Titley, Fonda Dix, Fonda Peter. Ren-Faire don't care. Been distancing our whole lives, and wearing mask -- of normality. Masks and women. The Miami Vice Stubble. Dave's tracker-phone. Firesign Theatre nice guys and when Dave met Al Pacino. Stang's Italian DNA surprise. Walkers of every kind. Sudden show End. EVERYTHING NEEDED IS HERE
8/12/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 39 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1790 - The Silver Chainsaw of Dobbstown

New Worst-Of 2020 X-Day rants and Old Best-Of Dave spoutings slam against each other, with just barely enough 1980s Oingo Boingo songs to grease the friction and prevent the prophesied FUTURE-COVID burn-out infection avalanche! IT'S OUR ONLY HOPE! We had to do it! No choice! Seriously! It was THAT BAD! We were forced to resort to the only staunching techniques available to us in that desperate time, and we stand by our decision. Our, yes, MORTAL decision. Praise "Bob." NOTE: This episode is all, miraculously, radio-safe. IMPORTANT INFORMATION
8/6/202059 minutes, 31 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1789 RADIO-SAFE VERSION

This is a rerun of #1232 from 2009, recorded mostly at a live devival in Portland, and today the preaching by Portland natives Uncle Dr. Onan Canobite and Rev. Crawford Smith seems strangely timely and even prescient! The blurb then: "We have some GREAT new music (The Attery Squash, SODDI, Mutant Mountain Boys, Kenneth Jonsson, The Duke of Uke, and the grand southern mission of the first thing that came into my bobslack) and some of the best ranting from the Portland Cyclone of Slack devival from last October: Dr. Hal, Rev. Crawford Smith, and Dr. Onan Canobite. There's also a goodly stretch of Radio Synaesthesia, involving Lonesome Cowboy Dave. It's all peppered with wonderful ear-humping collages by LeMur, Phineas Narco, Rev. Sweetness McGee, Rev. Eric, The Large, and Wilhelm Stahlhelm."
7/28/202059 minutes, 58 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1789 - Portland Cyclone of Slack Devival 2009

This is a rerun of #1232 from 2009, recorded mostly at a live devival in Portland, and today the preaching by Portland natives Uncle Dr. Onan Canobite and Rev. Crawford Smith seems strangely timely and even prescient! The blurb then: "We have some GREAT new music (The Attery Squash, SODDI, Mutant Mountain Boys, Kenneth Jonsson, The Duke of Uke, and the grand southern mission of the first thing that came into my bobslack) and some of the best ranting from the Portland Cyclone of Slack devival from last October: Dr. Hal, Rev. Crawford Smith, and Dr. Onan Canobite. There's also a goodly stretch of Radio Synaesthesia, involving Lonesome Cowboy Dave. It's all peppered with wonderful ear-humping collages by LeMur, Phineas Narco, Rev. Sweetness McGee, Rev. Eric, The Large, and Wilhelm Stahlhelm."
7/28/20201 hour, 1 second
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Hour of Slack #1788 RADIO-SAFE VERSION

We continue with the Virtual X-Day on Zoom from July 1, but it's heavily interspersed with media barrage clips from our early albums and some '90s devivals, and some new music and musical collage from SubG Kids, The Psycho Skeletons, and new contributor Sheridan... and an old song from Danny Elfman's solo album. And a salute to the late Ennio Morricone. Guests on the Zoom "stage" included Dr. Hal, Uncle Onan Canobite, Dr. Philo Drumoond, Rev. Stang, Pissbaptist John Shirley, Modemac, and host Professor Pressure. The internet version is much longer than the radio version, with some SubGenius History as well as a paleontology lesson about a little-known Cretaceous life form called rudists -- which may be of interest to SubG purists, Junior Scientists and collectors but we thought may be too "inside" for broadcast radio. The Internet section also contains some bad news: Lonesome Cowboy Dave is in the hospital with heart problems, and is going to need all the help he can get once they get him back on his feet. Please send fan mail to Dave via stang at subgenius dot com!
7/23/202059 minutes, 46 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1788 - Zoom Two 23X-Day

We continue with the Virtual X-Day on Zoom from July 1, but it's heavily interspersed with media barrage clips from our early albums and some '90s devivals, and some new music and musical collage from SubG Kids, The Psycho Skeletons, and new contributor Sheridan... and an old song from Danny Elfman's solo album. And a salute to the late Ennio Morricone. Guests on the Zoom "stage" included Dr. Hal, Uncle Onan Canobite, Dr. Philo Drumoond, Rev. Stang, Pissbaptist John Shirley, Modemac, and host Professor Pressure. The internet version is much longer than the radio version, with some SubGenius History as well as a paleontology lesson about a little-known Cretaceous life form called rudists -- which may be of interest to SubG purists, Junior Scientists and collectors but we thought may be too "inside" for broadcast radio. The Internet section also contains some bad news: Lonesome Cowboy Dave is in the hospital with heart problems, and is going to need all the help he can get once they get him back on his feet. Please send fan mail to Dave via stang at subgenius dot com! See the GoFundMe for Dave -- and everything else about SubGenius Radio
7/23/20201 hour, 18 minutes, 1 second
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Hour of Slack #1787 - RADIO-SAFE VERSION

We're going to 23X-Day, right in our own homes. The centerpiece is a face-peeling new X-Day rant by the great preacher Father Joe Mama. Much of this episode also samples audio from the first hour of the first day of the first X-Day held entirely online by teleconferencing. Most of X-Day week this roomful of Zoombies was a free-for-all, but we started with this attempt at a traditional "live" X-Hour of Slack limited to mainly Old Radio Doktors: Dr. Hal, Dr. Philo Drummond, Uncle Dr. Onan Canobite, Rev. Ivan Stang and Pissbaptist John Shirley, with Professor Pontius Pressure engineering and hosting. Rev. Modemac later joined in. This is very edited, because everybody could see each other and were constantly referring to greenscreened background visuals or "Show-and-Tell" display of objects -- frustrating to the blind radio audience later. It's interspersed with classic 1980s SubGenius Media Barrage album clips, LeMurian seasoning, The Psycho Skeletons, Danny Elfman "so-lo," and two Doktor songs by the new Dobbs Youth band, SubG Kids. During the teleconference, the conversation turned with surprising frequency to extremely speculative theories about dinosaurs, including Ghost Dinosaurs, Gas-Bag Dinosaurs, and even Moon Dinosaurs. CATALOG
7/17/202059 minutes, 25 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1787 - 23X-Day's Zoomin' Start

We're going to 23X-Day, right in our own homes. The centerpiece is a face-peeling new X-Day rant by the great preacher Father Joe Mama. Much of this episode also samples audio from the first hour of the first day of the first X-Day held entirely online by teleconferencing. Most of X-Day week this roomful of Zoombies was a free-for-all, but we started with this attempt at a traditional "live" X-Hour of Slack limited to mainly Old Radio Doktors: Dr. Hal, Dr. Philo Drummond, Uncle Dr. Onan Canobite, Rev. Ivan Stang and Pissbaptist John Shirley, with Professor Pontius Pressure engineering and hosting. Rev. Modemac later joined in. This is very edited, because everybody could see each other and were constantly referring to greenscreened background visuals or "Show-and-Tell" display of objects -- frustrating to the blind radio audience later. It's interspersed with classic 1980s SubGenius Media Barrage album clips, LeMurian seasoning, The Psycho Skeletons, Danny Elfman "so-lo," and two Doktor songs by the new Dobbs Youth band, SubG Kids. During the teleconference, the conversation turned with surprising frequency to extremely speculative theories about dinosaurs, including Ghost Dinosaurs, Gas-Bag Dinosaurs, and even Moon Dinosaurs. Secrets of All SubGenius Media  
7/17/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 51 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1786 RADIO-SAFE VERSION

Friends, the Virtual Online X-Day Drill was lots of fun. The audio recordings are gonna take some editing, though. Luckily, Rev. Susie the Floozie saved our bootaw by doing a SUPERB brand new X-Day and Plague episode of "Bob's Slacktime Funhouse on WREK Atlanta! Note: Both versions are radio-safe, but the Internet version is 3 minutes longer. SECRETS OF HOUR OF SLACK
7/8/202059 minutes, 55 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1786 -- Susie's Covid X-Day Show

Friends, the Virtual Online X-Day Drill was lots of fun. The audio recordings are gonna take some editing, though. Luckily, Rev. Susie the Floozie saved our bootaw by doing a SUPERB brand new X-Day and Plague episode of "Bob's Slacktime Funhouse on WREK Atlanta! Note: Both versions are radio-safe, but the Internet version is 3 minutes longer. ALL ABOUT HOUR OF SLACK AND ALL OTHER KNOWN SUBGENIUS SHOWS
7/8/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 27 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1785 RADIO-SAFE VERSION

This is the second part of that old recording that's not a rerun, because we never ran it uncut and unmarred. This is as close to the master recording off WCSB Cleveland's cassette deck that we'll get. It was recorded July, 1994, right around X-Day 6. Participants on this ESO Swamp Radio episode were host the late Prof. Chas Smith, Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Princess Wei, and Rev. Ivan Stang.  Speaking of X-Day, we'll be doing a virtual meet-up this week until the Saucers come and take us away. The details will be on subgenius.com if you want to join us on Zoom, starting July 5. We will attempt to record Hours of Slack each afternoon, via teleconference! Starwood festival is also being done that way.  23X-Day Info
7/1/202059 minutes, 53 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1785 - ESO Swamp Radio Classic Part 2: Lonesome Cowboy Dave in Space

This is the second part of that old recording that's not a rerun, because we never ran it uncut and unmarred. This is as close to the master recording off WCSB Cleveland's cassette deck that we'll get. It was recorded July, 1994, right around X-Day 6. Participants on this ESO Swamp Radio episode were host the late Prof. Chas Smith, Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Princess Wei, and Rev. Ivan Stang.  Speaking of X-Day, we'll be doing a virtual meet-up this week until the Saucers come and take us away. The details will be on subgenius.com if you want to join us on Zoom, starting July 5. We will attempt to record Hours of Slack each afternoon, via teleconference! Starwood festival is also being done that way.  http://subgenius.com X-DAY DETAILS
6/29/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 41 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1784 RADIO-SAFE VERSION

This is not exactly a rerun, but rather a long lost classic, recently unearthed. We found the master recording of an ESO Swamp Radio and Brain Rot Theater show that Stang sat in on while visiting WCSB in Cleveland in July of 19 and 94. We were all young and in our prime, with the FIRE in the BELLY, and it really shows. Bits have been used before on ancient Hours of Slack, but this recording stands alone just fine, possibly much better, and it's a superior reproduction of the original master recording. It was in fact two hours long and we'll probably run the second hour next week. Participants include host Prof. Chas Smith (R.I.P.), Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Princess Wei 'R." D'oh!, Ivan Stang, and several callers including the late Dr. Dark. http://subgenius.com
6/22/202059 minutes, 48 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1784 - Uncut 1994 ESO Swamp Radio Classic SubGenius Episode Part 1

This is not exactly a rerun, but rather a long lost classic, recently unearthed. We found the master recording of an ESO Swamp Radio and Brain Rot Theater show that Stang sat in on while visiting WCSB in Cleveland in July of 19 and 94. We were all young and in our prime, with the FIRE in the BELLY, and it really shows. Bits have been used before on ancient Hours of Slack, but this recording stands alone just fine, possibly much better, and it's a superior reproduction of the original master recording. It was in fact two hours long and we'll probably run the second hour next week. Participants include host Prof. Chas Smith (R.I.P.), Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Princess Wei 'R." D'oh!, Ivan Stang, and several callers including the late Dr. Dark. HOUR OF SLACK LOGS, INFO, OTHER SUBGENIUS SHOWS
6/22/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1783 RADIO-SAFE VERSION

RADIO-SAFE VERSION! Not the same old! Stang couldn't hide from it forever, and directly addresses the BLM situation by describing the setting, set-up and denouement of a (luckily) peaceful demonstration in the small rural town of Glen Rose, Texas. The counter-demonstration was extremely hostile, but took place entirely on obscure local Facebook pages. We gave a lot of thought to the appropriate music to use, which ended up being five weirdly topical (yet kind of old) songs by The Rainmakers, one twelve-minute song by Jimi Hendrix, and some antimusic and ranting from a brand new Doktorband, SubG Kids (High Priestess Poochie, Rev. Katana007, Rev. Negative). LeMur provides the world news. 
6/17/202058 minutes, 13 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1783 - BLM vs. Profa in GR

Not the same old! Stang couldn't hide from it forever, and directly addresses the BLM situation by describing the setting, set-up and denouement of a (luckily) peaceful demonstration in the small rural town of Glen Rose, Texas. The counter-demonstration was extremely hostile, but took place entirely on obscure local Facebook pages. We gave a lot of thought to the appropriate music to use, which ended up being five weirdly topical (yet kind of old) songs by The Rainmakers, one twelve-minute song by Jimi Hendrix, and some antimusic and ranting from a brand new Doktorband, SubG Kids (High Priestess Poochie, Rev. Katana007, Rev. Negative). LeMur provides the world news.  CATALOGS: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/mediashack.html http://www.cafepress.com/subgen
6/17/20201 hour, 14 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1782 RADIO-SAFE VERSION

This remaster of #44 comes from the prehistoric days of 1986, when audio was edited on, at best, 1/4" reel-to-reel tape using a splicer and lots of little reels, and copious paper notes, or else, at worst, two cassette tape decks and a "record-pause" button. Seems like it was somehow... better... oh, well. Along with excellent remastered copies of the otherwise unreleased Media Barrage #8, this also features a then-young Spouting team calling themselves The Rat Cave. THEY WERE GREAT! As heard below. Everything is punctuated by an ongoing rant by the Angry Young Stang about how subversion of the current regime is always itself subverted by being turned into a fashion. AS TRUE TODAY AS IT WAS THEN! Maybe much worse. Also: a choice section of Michael Peppe's rant-masterpiece "Ad," and some pretty disturbing ending thoughts from Roberto de la Rosa, cracked son of David Boone. And Negativland, Nash the Slash, Alan Watts, Oingo Boingo. The good old days. If you're old. SubGenius.com
6/12/202059 minutes, 55 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1782 - Subversion Vs. Fashion Special - Rerun of #44

This remaster of #44 comes from the prehistoric days of 1986, when audio was edited on, at best, 1/4" reel-to-reel tape using a splicer and lots of little reels, and copious paper notes, or else, at worst, two cassette tape decks and a "record-pause" button. Seems like it was somehow... better... oh, well. Along with excellent remastered copies of the otherwise unreleased Media Barrage #8, this also features a then-young Spouting team calling themselves The Rat Cave. THEY WERE GREAT! As heard below. Everything is punctuated by an ongoing rant by the Angry Young Stang about how subversion of the current regime is always itself subverted by being turned into a fashion. AS TRUE TODAY AS IT WAS THEN! Maybe much worse. Also: a choice section of Michael Peppe's rant-masterpiece "Ad," and some pretty disturbing ending thoughts from Roberto de la Rosa, cracked son of David Boone. And Negativland, Nash the Slash, Alan Watts, Oingo Boingo. The good old days. If you're old.
6/11/20201 hour, 1 minute, 44 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1781 RADIO-SAFE VERSION

RADIO-SAFE VERSION! (Actually the Internet version is clean too, but longer than one hour.) From the year 2000 comes this remastered Hour of Slack 724 rerun, packed with Slack from ESO Swamp Radio, the XX-Day 1999 devival, Media Barrage 11 on the subject of UFOs, Todd Rundgren "rap" songs, Hemorrhoy Rogers and His 'Roid Boys, Ryanetics, and am amazing string of one-line movie spoilers by Dr. Hal and Puzzling Evidence. This was digitized from the cassette master, which incidentally seemed strangely bass-y after transfer in the ESO Radio sections... according to Deaf Stang's hearing aids, anyway. Frequency correction was applied! 
6/3/202059 minutes, 49 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1781 - Rerun of 724 - Furies Inside Fairies

From the year 2000 comes this remastered Hour of Slack 724 rerun, packed with Slack from ESO Swamp Radio, the XX-Day 1999 devival, Media Barrage 11 on the subject of UFOs, Todd Rundgren "rap" songs, Hemorrhoy Rogers and His 'Roid Boys, Ryanetics, and am amazing string of one-line movie spoilers by Dr. Hal and Puzzling Evidence. This was digitized from the cassette master, which incidentally seemed strangely bass-y after transfer in the ESO Radio sections... according to Deaf Stang's hearing aids, anyway. Frequency correction was applied!  SUBGENIUS.COM
6/3/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 50 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1780 RADIO-SAFE VERSION

RADIO-SAFE VERSION - Rerun of Hour of Slack #664 from early 1999, featuring the late Prof. Chas Smith's amazing edit of best SubGenius moments from his ESO Swamp Radio show with Stang and Lonesome Cowboy Dave, and several "Bob" hymns by Einstein's Secret Orhcestra (his "ESO Volume 10" special tape). We also hear ESO, Stang, and Lonecow Dave live at a November 1998 devival at the Euclid Tavern in Cleveland. King of Slack Bill T. Miller has two songs in this episode. This whole episode is a great example of the ESO/Hour of Slack barrage-edit and music collaboration at its peak. EVERYTHING ABOUT SUBGENIUS RADIO
5/27/202059 minutes, 59 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1780 - Welcome to the Bobbie Pleasure Ship Factory!

Rerun of Hour of Slack #664 from early 1999, featuring the late Prof. Chas Smith's amazing edit of best SubGenius moments from his ESO Swamp Radio show with Stang and Lonesome Cowboy Dave, and several "Bob" hymns by Einstein's Secret Orhcestra (his "ESO Volume 10" special tape). We also hear ESO, Stang, and Lonecow Dave live at a November 1998 devival at the Euclid Tavern in Cleveland. King of Slack Bill T. Miller has two songs in this episode. This whole episode is a great example of the ESO/Hour of Slack barrage-edit and music collaboration at its peak.
5/27/20201 hour, 1 minute, 22 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1779 - Ivan Stang Rants at Starwood 2019 - RADIO SAFE

RADIO-SAFE VERSION! This is an hour of nothing but Rev. Ivan Stang alternately hollering and muttering to the live audience at the 39th Starwood Festival in July 2019. (Stang has ranted at the last 29 Starwoods, almost always on Saturday afternoon at the main stage.) We beg your forgiveness but we have to crank these things out or else resort to reruns. Topics include: Stang's health (he's old). When X-Day Comes. A SubGenius dialog about love, hate, and stinky socks from The Handsome and Mature Gentlemen's Club, a secret society. News of the Church -- the movie, and NEIGHBORWORLD. Stang on his actual job, President Cartman's fan club and Self-Validating Philosophies, what happens when all world electronics fry in a solar storm, and the unprecedented polarization between urban and rural Americans. Highlight: Stang does a dramatic reading of an amazing fire-in-the-belly rant written by Rev. Baby Bear, originally meant to be delivered by her at an aborted Starwood-related event. Stang addresses the way some SubGenius's actual minor superpowers are termed "disabilities" by the Conspiracy, and there is a Q&A at the end about underwear.
5/21/202059 minutes, 23 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1779 - Ivan Stang Rants at Starwood 2019

This is an hour of nothing but Rev. Ivan Stang alternately hollering and muttering to the live audience at the 39th Starwood Festival in July 2019. (Stang has ranted at the last 29 Starwoods, almost always on Saturday afternoon at the main stage.) We beg your forgiveness but we have to crank these things out or else resort to reruns. Topics include: Stang's health (he's old). When X-Day Comes. A SubGenius dialog about love, hate, and stinky socks from The Handsome and Mature Gentlemen's Club, a secret society. News of the Church -- the movie, and NEIGHBORWORLD. Stang on his actual job, President Cartman's fan club and Self-Validating Philosophies, what happens when all world electronics fry in a solar storm, and the unprecedented polarization between urban and rural Americans. Highlight: Stang does a dramatic reading of an amazing fire-in-the-belly rant written by Rev. Baby Bear, originally meant to be delivered by her at an aborted Starwood-related event. Stang addresses the way some SubGenius's actual minor superpowers are termed "disabilities" by the Conspiracy, and there is a Q&A at the end about underwear. EVERYTHING ABOUT SUBGENIUS RADIO
5/21/202059 minutes, 22 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1778 - SubGeni-US Vs. THEM - RADIO SAFE version

RADIO-SAFE VERSION! Rev. Ivan Stang talks relatively straight for a change, and reads from The Bobliographon at some length. Works by three NEW Hour of Slack contributors make up the rest. There's a strange song by David Morrison (mixed by The Rudy Schwartz Project), two strange musical sampling collages by "Sheridan" of Cleveland, and two collage mixes by Dr. Filius O. Fooey. A little more of the 22X-Day show from last week also carries over. This episode has more real-life Church and Stang Ranch news than most. The entire creepy nature of all human POLITICS is also confronted head-on in the Bobliographon readings. 
5/14/202059 minutes, 47 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1778 - SubGeni-US Vs. THEM

Rev. Ivan Stang talks relatively straight for a change, and reads from The Bobliographon at some length. Works by three NEW Hour of Slack contributors make up the rest. There's a strange song by David Morrison (mixed by The Rudy Schwartz Project), two strange musical sampling collages by "Sheridan" of Cleveland, and two collage mixes by Dr. Filius O. Fooey. A little more of the 22X-Day show from last week also carries over. This episode has more real-life Church and Stang Ranch news than most. The entire creepy nature of all human POLITICS is also confronted head-on in the Bobliographon readings.  NEW Dobbshead Face Mask BANDANAS and T-SHIRTS
5/14/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 13 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1777 - The Pain of A Hundred Billion Pains

22X-Day "2019," July 6 at Wisteria with Dr. Hal, Rev. Ivan Stang, Princess Wei 'R.' D'oh!, and Rev. Angry Larry. RADIO SAFE. Inexplicable horror intro- Let's walk down this lane... going straight to another show for you. The faithful have been judged. Good! Saturday schedule. Recuperating; Bobtism at 2 pm in pond. Old Sequaw. The Wall of Ticks. Costume or Not Ball. Bulldada Auction of Exploding Death-Robot. "Bob" Burning late tonight. It still COULD be X-Day -- any second! - as we say in our July 6 disappointment. California earthquakes and Hal's dinosaur collection. One may never prepare adequately. The impossible evacuation of huge cities. There's no escape. The rescue pilots will mock you in the rising river. You can't have safety. There go the saucers flying away empty-handed. What if everybody outside of Wisteria got Ruptured? Thanks Oboba. Thanks Philo. Philo has left the camp. Rev. Sosodada has returned to the folds. Many folds at the Bobtism. Saints? The Taints of the Church. Taint Paul, Taint Philo, Taint Peter. Philo tain't here. Has to mow his graveyard of humans. Stang has a graveyard only of shellfish. And the fossil devil skeleton, alien skeleton, robot skeleton. Devil skull is like bug mandible. Demonsaurus Rex. Fossil Cretaceous devil has a heart bone and a bacula. Pappy's swizzle sticks made of dick bones of walrus, bear, raccoon. The Walrus Pizzle Murder. Stang's Cabinet of Wonders at the impregnable fortress -- though "Bob" impregnated the actual fortress. That time "Bob" raped Pater Nostrils car while they were inside. "Bob's" bastard auto children. Breaks your muffler. Sopping! Gypsy dance music from "House of Frankenstein" and plot summary. The hunchback girl's crush on Larry Talbot, who is always whining and fretting. Some SubGeniuses THINK they can pass as human or even think they're human. Stockholm syndrome. THE THING couldn't be a mummy. The papier mache Indian mummy and baby mummy. Stang knows where the one switch is to shut off every light in Carlsbad Caverns. Smuggle in glow-in-the dark Indian Ghost Spirit outfits, plunge the cave into drkness, then we rise up and moan. And hope there's not a good guy with a gun. Panicking people impling selves on stalactites. The kids who hid in the cave. Stang's been to Carlsbad Caverns 9 times and will preserve it on his escape vessel IN the Grand Canyon. SubGs not pure enough for Xists... minds filled with desires and coffee... Need new voice! Angry Larry? Hal muttering... Rev. Angry Larry joins in. Philo's mechanical heart. Bobtism ad. Snore-fest X-Day. Description of the clown show with weinermobile jumping over 3 flaming cars. Weinermobiles of America. Oscar Meyer Hotdogs vs. Nathan's. Need crowd for Bulldada Auction - the clowns want the big penis. Just the beat-up head. It had been beat on mostly by dames. The violent Women's Revolts of the old SubG cons. The penis-head mask looks like a Toho character vs. Big Man Japan. DICK-HEAD. The mushroom man - "I'm President Trump's crotch." Mario Cart stumpy-dick. The problem of unusual looking penii such as Bill Clinton, Michael Jackson. "is your pecker spotted like your hands?" Speckled pecker disease. Ray gun from the late President's estate. That car's full of clowns! Extraterrestrial or Japanese. Putting batteries in new robot toy. Acid and corrosion in the robots. You may already be a weiner. LSD is the bomb" PSA. Rev. Angry Larry is gonna "do" the raygun. The kind of disintegrating gun that is slowly disintegrating in the basement. Now Stang misses Philo irritating him. Larry can be just as annoying if we want. Stang is not the way he used to be. Still hasn't hung Dobbhead or set up projector. We got the big Eyeball up there. The mystery of the ray gun batteries. Something inside the old toy is pulling back on the old corroded batteries. Stang's hat was found, after being used as a mic stand. ((CUT hat stuff)) ASBESTOS UNDERWEAR - Media Barrage bits - Chas song - All Bulldada Auction items are death traps. WEI COMES! Her helm and space crown. Raygun is broken plus sound effects. Auctioning Bobble-Body Zombie. After the Bobtism. Plenty of time since aliens didn't come - time to kill, murder and create. "We're gonna need a bigger clock-killing dagger." The Behemoth. We still have to do Starwood. Sentenced to another week of Slack, darn it! Normal ordinary tedious antislack would be great. Enough of this inebriating and orgy-ing. ((REMOVED: While we were gone Claudia pried boards off fence and escaped. So it was X-Day for Claudia. Bit of BUDDY lyrics. Stang looks for lyric sheets while Wei stalls. OCD -- not disorders, super-powers. Long waiting. Finds a roach. Arguing about the music. Wei and Stang sing BUDDY -- horribly.)) Rev. Watt deFalk's book THE BLASPHEMERA - three auction items so far that aren't deadly boobie-traps. They'll only blind you metaphorically. Claudia escaped -- Buddy slept through it. "I'm not really a rebel, I'm just an IDIOT." -- Faux "It's okay if we're only offending dumbasses" -- "Bob" Not just okay but our Bob-given right and duty! If they're offended, that proves they're dumbasses! It's an intelligence test. Below a SubGenius. CAN mean "beyond SubGenius." Can't be in Mensa and CoSG at same time -- but we have a cure for geniusness - two cures: ball peen hammer, and drugs. Plain liquor will do it. Geniuses don't need livers! SubGs don't need brains but do eat brains. Stang can't handle the allergen any more. Xists have Ruptured bits and pieces: his energy, his memory -- now a wisp, a shadow, a SHARD of a man. Every single cell suffering the Pain of A Hundred Billion Pains... times the number of cells. Even my bowel bugs have indigestion and insomnia. Hurry up, X-Day. The Fountain of Youth wasn't any of those pils. That which does not kill me makes me weaker. All old people talk about: health problems. Learned a lot more about criminal law and justice system than I wanted to. You learn the most interesting things, like felons can't be insured. Cath's THINGS I DON'T WANT TO SEE, HEAR, AND SMELL ANYMORE. Samples of Anti-C-! the RubGenius musings. Things she doesn't want to hear. Things she doesn't want to see on a daily basis. (Ass cracks, guards, razor wire, and women.) Things she doesn't want to smell any more. Her roomie wants a boyfriend. She has Jesus, what else could she need? Cath's observations on death -- she's been dead. Like Polly in Peaky Blinders. She's like the Professor on Gilligan's Island. Remembers lyrics. They were amazed to learn where Israel is and why Robin Hood doesn't just get a gun. They did not know that America was not always English speaking white people. Has to explain Star Wars to them constantly. She was able to "pass" among regular Pinks, but not here. There's racial gangs and she hangs out with the Mexicans. 12-hour trips to doctor on a hot crowded bus. They remind you every step of the way that you are a BUG. Gets humiliating body search every time we visit. Time to go to the Bobtism! SUBGENIUS FACE MASKS!
5/6/202059 minutes, 52 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1776 PG Radio Safe Version

RADIO-SAFE, "CLEAN VERSION of Stang's Oingo Boingo Fanboy Tribute Show. We start with two new Trump-bashing songs -- SORRY, SNOWFLAKES -- CRY!! -- by Roy Zimmerman and Bob Walkenhorst, and then it goes into an all-Oingo Boingo first-two-albums tribute show with Stang explaining before each song why he identifies with it so much. The band Oingo Boingo in the 1980s seemed riveting to, of all people, filmmakers of that era, which included Rev. Stang. Maybe that's why the band leader, Danny Elfman, and guitarist Steve Bartek, ended up composing so many Hollywood movie scores after the band thinned out. 
4/28/202059 minutes, 16 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1776 - Stang's Oingo Boingo Fanboy Tribute Show

We start with two new Trump-bashing songs -- SORRY, SNOWFLAKES -- CRY!! -- by Roy Zimmerman and Bob Walkenhorst, and then it goes into an all-Oingo Boingo first-two-albums tribute show with Stang explaining before each song why he identifies with it so much. The band Oingo Boingo in the 1980s seemed riveting to, of all people, filmmakers of that era, which included Rev. Stang. Maybe that's why the band leader, Danny Elfman, and guitarist Steve Bartek ended up composing so many Hollywood movie scores after the band thinned out.
4/28/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 48 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1775 PG

PG-RATED RADIO-OKAY VERSION. Recorded in Caffeina's at Wisteria on 22X-Day (July 5, "2019"). Dr. Hal, Rev. Angry Larry, and a mysterious newcomer, Rev. "Chip," fill the voids left after Stang and Drummond vacate their Tarzan's Radio Station folding chairs and mics. Some jamming by The Slot Rods and others, and LeMur collages, are used as seasoning. Topics include: X-Day errors and failures. Monster movies. Monster High. Monster highs. "We like clowns, they taste funny." Clowns on drugs and on fire. Trophies taken by the Xists. Horror hosts as ShorDurPerSavs. Ask Dr. Hal preview. Ticks and other monsters of X-Day at Wisteria. Advice on drugs. Hal's problem with smart phones. Rev. Chip's 12 Step Program.
4/21/202059 minutes, 56 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1775 - 22X-Day Microdosing

NOT-FOR-RADIO, INTERNET-ONLY VERSION. Recorded in Caffeina's at Wisteria on 22X-Day (July 5, "2019"). Dr. Hal, Rev. Angry Larry, and a mysterious newcomer, Rev. "Chip," fill the voids left after Stang and Drummond vacate their Tarzan's Radio Station folding chairs and mics. Some jamming by The Slot Rods and others, and LeMur collages, are used as seasoning. Topics include: X-Day errors and failures. Monster movies. Monster High. Monster highs. "We like clowns, they taste funny." Clowns on drugs and on fire. Trophies taken by the Xists. Horror hosts as ShorDurPerSavs. Ask Dr. Hal preview. Ticks and other monsters of X-Day at Wisteria. Advice on drugs. Hal's problem with smart phones. Rev. Chip's 12 Step Program. Become an Ordained Minister at http://subgenius.com
4/21/202059 minutes, 59 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1774 - Susie's Easter Virus Show

Rev. Susie the Floozie did it! It's this week's "Bob's" Slack Time Funhouse, and we get to premiere it! The opening segments are brand new; the rest is a classic Susie old-school super-collage media barrage on the subjects of Easter and deadly diseases, slightly seasoned up with modern clips. There is some possibly fanciful ranting about Rev. Ivan Stang's sex life near the end, but most of it is the WALL OF SPLICES for which The Flooze is famous. This is the second weekly show episode we've released this week, which puts us AHEAD! ... and more timely than usual. http://subgenius.com
4/9/20201 hour, 53 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1773 - The Cruise Ship X-Day BROADCAST VERSION

This is the CLEAN, RADIO-SAFE, Under-an-Hour version of #1773... basically an entire hour of Rev. Stang and Lonesome Cowboy Dave discussing the various possible fates of SubGenius events like X-Day in these days of Captain Trumps.
4/6/202059 minutes, 42 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1773 - The Cruise Ship X-Day

((Cut Dave's diarrhea and Memory Pants. )) Vet sign: "Wash Your Paws." Dave turns it into Scrub Your Parents Down. Talking about X-Day with various SubGeniuses... X-Day will be in two weeks on a CRUISE SHIP. Suddenly other old people started wearing masks. Forgetting much easier than forgiving. Forgiving doesn't matter once you forget. Stang wants Alzheimer's pills for his memory. What if no one can travel in July? And everybody's broke. All the bartenders and waiters broke... Home-delivery strippers in Portland called Boober Eats. The Xists know our addresses; we don't have to be at some campground; can Rupture in Place. Let a Thousand Little X-Days Bloom. (X-Day possible cancellation slogans.) Or could use teleconferencing and Stay Home to Know What you Really Think. Too Much TP is always better than not enough. Fully paid trip to X-Day IN YOUR OWN HOME! Some are going nuts trying to live like Stang has for 30 years. World ended not with banging on highways but a whimper. Papa Joe Mama's letter about X-Day -- the Con designed this disease so none of us can escape! What would "Bob" do? Everything now resembles NEIGHBORWORLD! - everybody on the Internet ALL THE TIME. Teleconferencing with SubGeniuses. Zoom and security problems. Pretty dark and dismal and will get worse. Stang coaches Dave's speech. "I already got the chance to get old but some may not." There's a generation between Boomers and Milleniards that hates both of them. The smarty-pants quit reproducing. Stang and Dave reproduced. Grandkids going nuts stuck at home, using Kid Messenger. The time a photo of Stang's bruised veiny forearm was interpreted by FB AI robots as a foreSKIN. Funny foreskin jocularity. Some at home might READ, but instead they're texting. Background music is Wendy Carlos doing Brandenburg Concertos #2 Allegro. Caca soto means quiet poopoo. Stang can't draw or sing but can splice sentences together. We need to grow oil wells. Dave had natural gas since he was six. YourMommaDid, is that like a thermometer. Fanciful coronavirus cures. Fox should be sued for their virus disinformation. The cure: Joining the Church of the SubGenius. You may not live but you'll go to a better Hell that prepares you for SubGenius Heaven. Our local hot spot is the nuclear power plant. Hundred of out of towners are coming for annual repairs so the locals are paranoid. Drive-in services at the Cowboy Church. Stang's love of cowboy gospel music. REAL gospel is great whether black or cowboy. European tourists go to African American churches in South Carolina for the atmosphere. Stang's Pappy used to stand outside black churches to hear the singing when he was a kid -- and was still singing them in 2015. Child Pappy and Black churches. Now it's illegal to have a church service unless streaming. But there'll be fewer Republican voters soon. Trump rallies, gun shows, NASCAR to "pwn" the libtards. Stang only READS news. McLuhan's weird baloney is okay, it's his fan club... bad as members of the God fan club. Jesus, how could I judge him if he didn't exist, The census now: Are you a Mexican? What kind? Actually what kind of Hispanic? Stang's answer regarding ancestry: British Isles/Neanderthal. Or say Denisovan to throw 'em off. Monkeys use tools. Fish use tools. Octopuses are the smartest and they don't even have bones. But it's okay to eat them because they're cannibals. As SubGeniuses we won't say who's smart, just who's the most fun! Smart gets you nothin' but misery. They let prisoners out in Ohio - non murderers over 60 - not in Texas. Might let rapists and junkies out but not pot smokers or abortion havers. Obviously the powers that be are taking advantage of this chaos to lock down their permanent regime of right wing white supremacy. Erasing every single scientific advance - hate anything scientific because it's related to libtards. What can they do bt hate? They aren't equipped to do much else. Senators cashed in on the disaster and everybody forgot. "The President so crappy that America ran out of toilet paper." It's going around like other things that are going around. Stang's mild early hoarding. Just buying one extra every time. Dave's stash is only for a week. Stang's, a month. Need TWO months. We have soap -- TRIOLOGY SOAPS! With Dobbshead inside! Description of of Triology soaps. Stang hates the deoderent chemical smells. No prob as a 3-pack smoker. Now can't stand the detergent aisle. We may have had it already and didn't know. Stang's 3 friends who had all the symptoms in December and flunked flu test. Stang doesn't touch anybody but his dogs and two old ladies. Stang's not a socialist distancer. "Who needs public anything? Libraries? Roads?" Russia, China, Germany Cambodia... these things happen when all the uneducated people decide to throw everybody with glasses or bilingual into mass graves. Autocratic regimes everywhere. We'll be totalitarian dictators on our own spaceships two weeks fom now on the X-Day Cruise Ship! It'll be PACKED! Stang preaches against Devil Virus televangelist-style. 60% of those pew-packers won't be voting! So old and obese. Poebucker details: Monskoes (skinny poebuckers) and Quaints (obese poebuckers). Not fat shaming, but poverty and morbid obesity. Dave's Confederate neighbor in uniform and holding AR-15 in front yard. He's a nobody but he's got a GUN! Who's the dumb one. "Democrats don't have guns or motorboats." They'll be surprised when they discover not only did a lot of libtards have guns but they're CRACK SHOTS! All Stang has is the Sword of Bob, an old smelly pipe. If no men, no wars -- but in world without men, some women would fill the niche! ARMY OF FERAL HOGS attack! Wei just arrived. We're eating cyanobacteria Nostoc. Tastes like what it grows on. Should grow it on ice cream. Welcome, Wei. Wei's mic has an on button, Mic 1, the good one. Want Dave on streaming parties, but like GGG he resists computer shit. Talking to another idiot is what the Church of the SubGenius is all about. SubGenius radio problem of talking over each other; Zoom forces people to have manners. Rawhide time for Buddy. The dogs keep us to a very tight schedule. The dogs program us as much as we do them. Ramus and Remus. Onan biz about the Angel of Death sent away temporarily by Dobbsheads. Did I read all this stuff last week? Maybe I do have Alzhiemers. X-Day not cancelled, but camping outlawed now. Many people defying safety due to Trump crap. There is a silver lining - a lot fewer Trumpers in the coming months. The IDIOCRACY documentary. Fuddruckers and Boober Eats. In the country of the Blind the One Eyed Man is King, but none of us have one eye. And the two-eyed person is FUCKED in that country. Details of "In the Country of the Blind" by H. G. Wells. Stang on Wells. Emergentiles = Morlocks, Rewardians = Eloi. Nice Eloi and Mean Morlocks. Morlocks/Eloi Rewardian/Emergentile rant. We only take one in ten. Most SG are Rewardians; only one in 10 CAN be Emergentiles. Dave worried about time on his phone. Always send copy of show and a tiny little check. Dave's dirty word: Opthamology. Wei's precocious sentence at age 1, Stang's at age 2. Dave solved all the world's problem at age 7! But only for about one minute, then the world got back to normal. When The Others run out of food they'll visit the neighbor with a veg garden but no guns. Our peed-on straw bale garden. Curing disease by drinking own pee. History of Bob Nelson show. There's no one at WCSB, programmed remotely. University shut down. Praise the millions of stations that carry this show. Buddy is eating Mr. Bill's arm. Wei has Mr. Bill's voice box that Claudia pulled out. Dave leaves. Sign-off. She chewed up Mr. Bill's brain! Let Mr. Bill's ghost never haunt this house INTERNET-ONLY BEGGING. Dave's GoFundMe link - CLEVELAND HOUSE AD! Now only $109,000. Hard-sell house ad. Rev. Cosmac could fix Mr. Bill's brain. Praise of Cosmac's crazy ways of building futuristic magic from ancient electronics. His lit-up glowing white mannequin that talks back to you via AI with glowing nipples. Made with 1950s transistors. When Horizon Zero Dawn world comes he'll thrive. MONEY FOR US! Minister ad. What if you get a disease? Can't get on the Saucers unless a descendants save you posthumously. Retroactive Memberships. Xists and dead people. Can bring dead to life but like Pet Semetary. Spend $ at subgenius.com. Desc. of Memb Pack. Frameable documents and starable art. Tree of Knowledge. Pamphlet ad. Stang dies on the air. GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave
4/6/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 7 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1772 - Slack in the Time of Cholera PG-RATED BROADCAST VERSION

THIS IS THE BROADCAST-READY, RADIO-SAFE VERSION Because most of the stations that run our show are programming their stations remotely, we provide them this MP3 because it's easier than having to deal with the potentially virus-laden CDs we might normally mail them. The Broadcast version is always under one hour, sometimes much shorter than the Internet version. THIS EPISODE: Half brand new and topical, half old as Hell and possibly as old as dirt -- and ALL KILLER! Stang's "Local Captain Trumps Report" culminates in some SICK (sic) versions of classic SubGenius slogans and "Bob" lines. This followed by 24 minutes of some of the best old-time Church Media Barrage, mixed with some Stang rants and "news" from around 1987 -- including a reading of a GREAT Paul Mavrides short story called "World Without Slack" starring Jesus Christ and Jim Jones on a Battle Saucer on X-Day. Uncut version of audio clips used in ARISE! And part of the Mister Science Lecture Series regarding the elementary particle, the Mutron. At the end is one of the weirdest Rudy Schwartz Projects tunes EVER, but just before the end, we play Bob Dylan's first song in eight years, the 17-minute epic "Murder Most Foul" -- which might make you bawl your eyes out IF you are 66 years old and grew up in Dallas. And had Puzzling Evidence for a buddy.
4/1/202059 minutes, 38 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1772 - Slack in the Time of Cholera

Half brand new and topical, half old as Hell and possibly as old as dirt -- and ALL KILLER!Stang's "Local Captain Trumps Report" culminates in some SICK (sic) versions of classic SubGenius slogans and "Bob" lines. This followed by 24 minutes of some of the best old-time Church Media Barrage, mixed with some Stang rants and "news" from around 1987 -- including a reading of a GREAT Paul Mavrides short story called "World Without Slack" starring Jesus Christ and Jim Jones on a Battle Saucer on X-Day. Uncut version of audio clips used in ARISE! And part of the Mister Science Lecture Series regarding the elementary particle, the Mutron. At the end is one of the weirdest Rudy Schwartz Projects tunes EVER, but just before the end, we play Bob Dylan's first song in eight years, the 17-minute epic "Murder Most Foul" -- which might make you bawl your eyes out IF you are 66 years old and grew up in Dallas. And had Puzzling Evidence for a buddy. CATALOGS: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/mediashack.html  
4/1/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 25 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1771 - Covfefe-19-broadcast

THIS IS THE RADIO-SAFE "CLEAN" VERSION Finally a fresh show after many reruns! Stang performs and Onan rant, Onan performs a Stang rant, Stang performs a Viral Stupidity rant, and we are treated to Stang's 1987 address to students at his old high school, in which he was so blunt about the Elephant Not in the Room that the student who invited him was almost expelled for it! Also: spooky new songs by Cult of Zir, The Rudy Schwartz Project, Psycho Skeletons, and, some really classic old-timey Puzzling Evidence.
3/25/202059 minutes, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1771 - Covfefe-19

Finally a fresh show after many reruns! Stang performs and Onan rant, Onan performs a Stang rant, Stang performs a Viral Stupidity rant, and we are treated to Stang's 1987 address to students at his old high school, in which he was so blunt about the Elephant Not in the Room that the student who invited him was almost expelled for it! Also: spooky new songs by Cult of Zir, The Rudy Schwartz Project, Psycho Skeletons, and, some really classic old-timey Puzzling Evidence. Old Show Archive, Show Text Logs, Broadcast Station Lists, Donations  
3/25/202059 minutes, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1770 - Susie's DISEASE Show

This might cheer you up. It is Rev. Susie the Floozie's astounding DISEASE Special, "Bob's" Slacktime Funhouse Episode #720, a gigantic collage about anthrax and other wonders of bio-warfare, originally broadcast on WREK in Atlanta in 2008. The world is about to end, and when that happens we at Hour of Slack take the Path of Least Resistance -- which in this case is to rerun this great Floozian mastresspiece. 
3/16/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 35 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1769 - The Fabulous Number 69!

This MIGHT be the greatest Hour of Slack episode of all time -- and it was a lost episode until this week! It's our sixty-ninth episode, from late 1986, and it was a kind of a "best of" collection of some of the best stuff that many SubGeniuses recorded up until then. Includes songs, rants, and collages by Slackmaster Cleve, Byron Werner, Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, Puzzling Evidence, Dr. Hal, Rev. Ivan Stang, Doug #3, Gary G'Broagfran, Sister Krys (her sermon on "The 'Feminist' Conspiracy!"), The Firesign Theater, Ken Nordine, Oingo Boingo, G. Gordon Gordon, and the great Doktorz 4 "Bob"! Thanks to Rev. Rasfeld for recording this off the air when it first aired in Dallas, and somehow keeping the recording for 34 years!
3/9/202059 minutes, 50 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1768 - Ranting in Negativland The Rerun

Rerun of #468 -- exactly 1,300 shows ago! About half is a reproduction of the first part of a 1990s Negtivland double CD, "Time Zones Exchange Project." (We suspect it's mostly a special Over the Edge show from KPFA in Berkeley by the late great Don Joyce.) In between, Stang does quite a bit of ranting about the (newly-invented) Internet and the place of The Church of the SubGenius in it. There's also a pretty good string of Young Stang's rather forceful and colorful answers to audience questions at a Starwood Festival of those olden days. This is the first of the masterpieces we'll be re-running occasionally, copied from the original Hour of Slack cassette tape masters of the 1980s and 1990s... now that we have all those master tapes in one place (the new climate-controlled, very expensive DobbShed on Stang Ranch in Texas), and have added a cassette player back into Tarzan's Secret Radio Station for the first time since about 2010. EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS SHOW
3/6/20200
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Hour of Slack #1767 - Thank Goodness for Evil

Soothing and jarring music from many Doktors bracket two new rants (by Rev. Absent (read by Stang) and Rev. Watt deFalk, and a half hour of onstage radio Slack from 22X-Day Drill featuring Dr. Hal, Rev. Angry Larry and Rev. Ivan Stang... on July 5, after another disappointing failure of the world to end. The Spouters activate a toy robot that turned out to be dangerous, sing the praises of Rev. Susie the Floozie, Creationism vs. Destructionism, and the slogans and aphorisms of "Bob" that can put you in the hospital. Also addressed are Stang's allergies to things like ghosts and aliens, and Rev, Angry Larry's anger. http://subgenius.com
2/25/20201 hour, 1 minute, 36 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1766 - Cautionary Tales of the SubGenius

We start with Part 2 of Rev. Xister's rather sober collage "Ship of State." Uncle Onan Canobite presents two Cautionary Tales of the SubGenius (from 21X-Day), and we get a brand new somewhat sardonic song from Bob Walkenhorst from his new Patreon outlet (just a tease, as it's a subscription and you haven't subscribed yet). There's also a new RSP instrumental and a pretty old prank call from "Melba" to Bob Larson's Christian-cartoon talk show. At Tarzan's Radio Station, StangDoe tell Lonesome Cowboy Dave of some new mind control apps just to scare him. By the way, he had a car wreck last week, and never actually did have a horse, and could use help, so please check his fundraiser page if you have ANY spare change! TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave
2/20/20201 hour, 1 minute, 15 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1765 - Ship of State by Rev. Xister

This episode (rerun of #1341, from 2011) is all one fantastic old-school media barrage by the hard-working and very talented Rev. Xister, previously heard weekly on a fellow SubGenius show, The Ministry of Slack. It’s a collage about The Conspiracy, using what would be to him older movies and music, and harkens back to the carefully-arranged media barrages that we used to splice together on reel-to-reel tape back in the 1980s before Hour of Slack was born. “Bob” and SubGenius are not mentioned at all, but it is PURE SubGenius. It’s 90 minutes long too, so this is only Part One of SHIP OF STATE by Rev. Xister.
2/12/20201 hour, 1 minute, 50 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1764 - I'll Let You Be in My Dream If I Can Be in Yours

This is the first episode in about 20 years to use what we might call "Famous Commercial Bands Signed to Major Labels" instead of new original work by relative unknowns and unknown relatives. It's basically Rev. Stang's favorite rock songs about religion, philosophy, and everything from his high school and early college years, ~1968 to 1975 or so... songs by well-known bands that nonetheless weren't widely heard on rock hit radio, because, well, obvious reasons: the touchy subject matter. And, nightmarishly, these old timey ditties are possibly MORE relevant today than they were even then. A horrifying thought! Still, this particular episode, in ways that no previous episodes ever has, ROX, MAN!! IT FUKKIN ROX DUDE! The original title of this episode was "You Should Probably Frop for This One." Don't worry, kids, we probably won't do it again. But we bet that Boomerian Subs on their veritable deathbeds may well be brought back to rampaging life by this collection. All Previous Shows, Logs, and, TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave CATALOGS
2/6/202059 minutes, 40 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1763 - The Rich Raped the Planet Using Boomers as Penises

Friends, some of you may have heard Rev. Stang whining and griping about how this dang show is taking too dang much time from BOOKS we'd like to be publishing, and that we might have to streamline some things, or use more reruns. Well, this one is streamlined -- that is, an uncut 45 minutes with Lonesome Cowboy Dave on the phone, followed by a Psycho Skeletons instrumental. But it STARTS with a ten minute orchestral suite by The Rudy Schwartz Project called "Demonstration of the Peach and the Brush." There is some sort of talk about viruses both new and ancient, and melting permafrost, and the 144,000 who will be saved, and J. R. "Bob" Dobbs, and the "marijuana" of the 2020s which is self-righteous indignation, and Alfred E. Numa-Numa, preacher vs. preacher, all the ways that the Boomers fucked up, the haircuts that held us all back... and God's love of Stang's "War on God" rant.
1/30/20201 hour, 1 minute, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1762 - A Green Ticket X-Day: 7 am July 5 "2019"

Poor beat-up old Rev. Stang has to undergo the gauntlet of the Failed Rupture every July 5, at 7 am, as the gathered SubGeniuses at whatever campground wait to see him, with the help of Rev. Susie the Floozie, Dr. Hal, Dr. Drummond, Princess Wei, et al, etc., pull some new kind of rabbit out of that same old hat. Stang always does, and this particular rabbit is the most pathetically raggedy, crippled and aged rabbit yet. Good thing there was plenty of 'Frop! The edited location recording lasts about 20 minutes and is relieved by "Pillow Princess," a truly impressive and inspiring new X-Day hymn, in (no kidding) George Clinton/Jimi Hendrix style, by Rev. Neil B. Forme and The Mixolydian Illiteratti Experience. The episode closes with a very, very strange and oddly laid back performance by Dr. Hal, Dr. Drummond and the mysterious Reverend "X" from the fourth or fifth hour of onstage Show recording on July 2. P.S.: This month is the 40th anniversary of the public outreach of The Church of the SubGenius, which started with the publication of SubGenius Pamphlet #1 on January 2, "1980." P.S.S. Stang really did lose the secret red tickets and then find them again. That part was real. That and the simulated sex. 23X-Day 2020 Details
1/22/20201 hour, 56 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1761 - Snarcasm!

It was July 4 at 22X-Day Drill, and by the fourth hour of live blabbershow, Dr. Drummond and even Dr. Hal had pooped out -- but Rev. Ivan Stang and Princess Wei had returned, re-energized. This thus sounds very much like a Stang Ranch or Cleveland show with Dave calling in, except that instead of Dave on the phone we had on stage our erstwhile Cleveland Heights neighbor, IDRMRSR, aka Mister Sister, one of the few official Church conservatives. He had been tippling a bit. (We managed to slide a little Lonesome Cowboy in the mix too.) Also represented are Rev. Watt deFalk, and music by Rev. Angry Larry with mystery accompanist X recorded live at 22X-Day Drill -- complete with loud boorish drunks talking over it. Also: The Rudy Schwartz Project; The Skeletons (Psycho); and Dewey Cox (two songs from "Walk Hard"). LeMur's cutting-up spices everything, and Mr. F. LeMur is actually discussed as a person by the only one of us who has actually met him!
1/17/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 13 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1760 - Testicular Pobucker Circus Clowns

This episode's title is also the name of the Rudy Schwartz Project instrumental near the beginning, after the LeMur collages. (All collages in this episode are by Mr. F. LeMur.) We get music new and old, respectively, by The Slot Rods and Dr. Onan Canobite, plus a Lonesome Cowboy Dave classic, "The President's on the Phone," from three Presidents ago. The talk parts were mostly recorded on July 4th of the so-called 2019, on location at the cult compound where the X-Day Drill was held. Dr. Hal, Dr. Philo Drummond, and Rev. Ivan Stang, presiding, along with Rev. Lord Angry Larry. A couple of Brother Russell's prank calls to Christian stations (as "Melba") are referenced and included. There is much detailed discussion of the greatest of the worst movies, as well as of Doc Savage and his son Dork. HOUR OF SLACK archives/logs/donations/other SubGenius Radio
1/8/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 56 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1759 - The Billion Asses of God

Interspersed with Lemurian collages, two Onan Canobite rants read by Stang, and music by The Rudy Schwartz Project, The Slot Rods, Rev. Watt de Falk and The Psycho Skeletons, most of this is a lively conversation between Dr. Hal, Dr. Philo Drummond, Lord Angry Larry, and Rev. Ivan Stang from the second hour of the July 4, "2019" show at 22X-Day, recorded live in front of an audience. A SMALL audience, but hey. It's still live and lively. There is much discussion of Bible movies versus Bible books, especially the story of Noah's Ark. Later, Stang unfortunately attempts to preview the pop rock pot rot dog X-Day opera he and Wei have written, "BUDDY." (With apologies to Pete Townsend.) HOUR OF SLACK archives, logs
12/31/20191 hour, 8 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1758 - Traditional SubGenius Xistlessnessmess Mix Rerun

What are the holidays without Slack and reruns? Sappy, nostalgia-provoking reruns on TV are what Christmas is all about, right? Plus, it gives us a break. This is the hoary old annual traditional Xmas Re-Rerun of #867 (and 921 and 1026, 1077, 1129, 1236, 1338, 1497, 1549, 1602, 1654, 1705 etc.), which was itself a condensation of some ancient year's 3-show "Best of Xmas Sickness" compilation, which were themselves the concentrated best-of from 15 years' worth of previous Xmas SubGenius and other Xmas weirdo collections, going back to the show's beginning in 1985 at KNON, Dallas. Includes over 66 separate tracks/songs/bits! And no, not one bit has been changed in all these years. Now that's Slack!   TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
12/23/20191 hour, 1 minute, 50 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1757 - The "Nuh-Unh, YOU Are" Decade

This is one of those mash-ups of three very different live SubGenius shows and a bunch of weird music and nicely tortured noises. There's also an actual new 10-minute Written Stang Rant, "Sorry, Non-Boomer" (albeit only partially written by Stang), which reveals "Bob's" revised SubGenius slogans for older SubGeniuses. We premiere two GREAT new songs from The Rudy Schwartz Project, including the brainworm "Dead Nazi by the Side of the Road" as well as a new Slot Rods/Angry Larry surfpunk thrashstramental. It's the Battle of the Buzz with Lonesome Cowboy Dave calling in and making his own reality, intercut with a 22X-Day session with the Puzzling Evidence Show stalwarts, Dr. Hal and Philo Drummond (minus Puzzling Evidence himself). We also hear a strange stretch with Philo and Hal with the mysterious SubGenius called "X." Collage work by Lemur and RastaBilly Bob round out the rough edges, or perhaps roughen up the smooth edges. The performance name "M.C. Squaredance" is copyright 2019 Ivan Stang. Patent pending. See the Hour of Slack page on SubSITE for list of broadcast stations in the U.S. and Canada: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html Archive of hundreds of Hours of Slack from the 1990s, in MP3, thanks to St. David Bachner: http://db8.ca/radioarchive/hos
12/20/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 46 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1756 - Know Everything Worth Not Knowing!

A very old-school fundie doctrinal episode, since it's Dr. Philo Drummond, Dr. Hal, Rev. Ivan Stang and Rev. Angry Larry -- all ancient and revered Hierarchites, spouting sacredly at 22X-Day Drill on July 4th, in the first hour of the first show... and, there's a brand new Rudy Schwartz Project album out! Music includes three challenging songs from that, some Slot Rods alien surf punk thrash e-z listening, Jimmy Durante, Skeletons of the Psycho variety, and LeMurian antimusic. Topics attacked: pils; the ban on cotton; the visor that reveals dinosaur ghosts; fat cocks and no chicks; idiot Facebook Bobbies who can't spell "Bob"; Tube Bar Call imitations; toe jam used as butt paste; Dr. Hal jumped off a cliff for a dollar; the supervillain Irritating Grandpa, other pressing topical issues. Hour of Slack Web Archive and Logs Page
12/11/20191 hour, 42 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1755 - Attack Garments and Invisibility Suits at X-Day

The "live" part is from the third show of the second day of 22X-Day. The panel starts with Stang, Drummond and Dr. Hal, but new radio spouters Mistar Sistar and Rev. Crimsoniculous replace Stang and Drummond, creating a unique ambience even for SubGenius shows. Interspersed are collages by LeMur and music by X-Day regulars Andrew the Impaled (working with full band The Liberty Tubes) and The Slot Rods (Rev. Angry Larry), plus new pieces by Rev. Jimmy Ryan, Massive Hotdog Recall (Al Mothersbaugh et al), and The Psycho Skeletons. Slack Friday 2-for-1 Ordainment Kit SALE! GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave
12/5/20191 hour, 5 minutes, 50 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1754 - And Now, This Cut Point

This is one of those hodge-podge episodes that was Frankensteined together from several different SubGenius shows and podcasts, with weird old-timey pop music (and one modern Al Mothersbaugh song) admixed in with LeMurian media barrages. The spouting duo of Dr. Brujaja and Overlord Anna Maul is represented (Austin, Texas); Dr. Philo Drummond, Dr. Hal and Rev. Stang lose their screens and checks at 22X-Day Drill (Deepest Ohio); StangDoe and Lonesome Phone Boy Dave have a convulute-versation via Tarzan's Radio Station (Glen Rose, Texas). Don't worry; although a lot of this was recorded in Texas, only Stang and Drummond sound that way. SubGenius Ordainment/Membership Kit -- Slack Friday Sale, 11-29 through 12-24!
11/27/20191 hour, 7 minutes, 28 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1753 - The Masks of Insanity in Trumpty Tumpty Time

It's half a Lonecow Dave/StangDoe "live" SubGenius show from 11-17-"2019," with Dave in an especially surreal mood, and half Trump-bashing: hilariously stupid collections of our President's actual words (!), songs about the idiot monster including a Rudy Schwartz Project one right at the start, and pertinent collages, some of unknown origin, some from Puzzling Evidence. This Internet version has about five extra minutes added on, including a mash-up called "Grab 'Em By the Pussy." Hey, he said it, not us. Or, if we did, it was to make fun of Pink jerks like him. GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave SUBGENIUS CATALOGS HOUR OF SLACK past episodes, logs 
11/20/20191 hour, 5 minutes, 5 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1752 - The Nerdistocracy

Peppered with LeMurian seasonings and thinned out with some very old Drs. 4 Wotan stew, this is mostly Dr. Howll, Dr. Stang, Dr. Drummond, doktoring it up at 22X-Day, second day, second show. third of July. Of these three stooges, Stang is the Moe, Philo is the Curly, and Hal is the Hal. (He doesn't really fit into that original stooge trio formula like he does in this SubGenius one.) When not ball-busting each other figuratively, subjects tackled include: How would we change X-Day, if we could? The Near-Sighted Caveman, R. Crumb, and the origins of art and religion. What scrapple is made of. Pagans vs. SubGeniuses Vs. Boy Scouts. Absurd animals as monsters in monster movies, real and suggested. The unique turds of the wombat. The conspiracy theories of an old friend. The Luck Plane, Slack and bad monster movies. Frop.
11/13/20191 hour, 1 minute, 38 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1751 - Be Careful With a Fool

Opens with an INCREDIBLE brand new trumpdumping song by Rev. Jimmy Ryan, "Sociopathic Liar" (lyrics are on the log at subgenius.com) and includes new rants by Uncle Onan, Rev. Watt deFalk, and Rev. Bleepo Abernathy. Other music includes Liberty Tubes, new contributor RadLab, Rev. Richard Negative, and The Slot Rods. Also: the fourth show from the first day of 22 X-Day Drill, with Philo Drummond, Dr. Howll, and new guy Rev. "X." And, the ear emetics of LeMur. TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave CATALOGS: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/mediashack.html
11/6/20191 hour, 21 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1750 - I'm Deaf Too,/To "Bob"

Dr. Hal, Dr. Drummond and Rev. Stang have been doing live SubGenius radio for so long that they could do it in their sleep, and this recording from July 3, "2019," at the 22X-Day Drill, may well prove it, even though the three old pros seem to be fighting constantly and perhaps fighting sleep as well. (In fact all three are stone deaf and talking in their sleep.) Highlights include a tour of The Salton Sea and a thorough dissertation on suggested SubGenius Weird Tourist Destinations, such as the California desert shooting locations of thousands of movies, and fabulously bulldada roadside attractions -- the specialty of many cross-country California and Texas Old Radio Doktors. The biggest problem with fighting The Conspiracy is addressed fearlessly, as is what it's like to be the lone Spock on a spaceship full of Zap Brannigans. The Hunt for The Killer "Bob" Dobbs at a previous Drill is re-lived vividly. The end comes suddenly.
10/29/201959 minutes, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1749 - This Gol Durn Old Modern World

Starts with cuts from Rev. Richard Negative's new album WELCOME TO DOBBS.TOWN. There's also music from John Shirley, The Slot Robs, The Swinging Love Corpses, and The Liberty Tubes, plus ear-rippers by LeMur and Rev. Watt de Falk. Interspersed are conversations between Stang, Drummond and Dr. Howll from the 22X-Day Drill (July "2019") and between Overlord Anna Maul and Dr. Brujaja. All the problems of this old world are addressed, among other trivia.   DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave SUBGENIUS CATALOGS
10/21/20191 hour, 29 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1748 - SubGenius House 4 Sale

After weeks of turmoil, finishing the strenuous final evacuation of the Cleveland Slackermansion in Ohio and the panicky exodus to Stang Ranch in Texas, we were finally able to do a good old new-fashioned all-talk new show with Lonesome Cowboy Dave. In fact, that's all this episode is: one hour-long conversation (plus Internet-only end plugs and propaganda). Revelations include the Church's face-eating chimp on Prozak (Professor Yeti), what it's like to be peein' mad while standing on the third rail, the oui wee Wei wee-wee-way, and how, if you act like a jerk, you're only satirizing other jerks, so it's okay. And, seriously, our Cleveland house is officially on the market and would be a killer deal for a young family, or an old art bum, with modern electrical needs and walking distance to everything necessary. GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave
10/15/20191 hour, 7 minutes, 28 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1747 - The Wet Basement of Religions

This episode is another of those legendary "lost" radio hours from the 2017 20 X-Day Drill that neither Stang nor the Robo-Stang had heard until this week. (Long sordid story.) It starts off a bit lackadaisically but after about the halfway point Dr. Argus Faux raises the ante and gets things pretty fired up. "Cast" includes Dr. Hal, Rev. Fanboy, Rev. Peas, Rev. Eggplant, Dr. Faux, and Dr, Shoggoth. Listening to this recording two years after it was recorded made old Rev. Stang very proud indeed of his future replacements. And a bit jealous.
10/9/201959 minutes, 51 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1746 - Uncle Onan and Dr. Hal Put the Odd in Audio

"What wrestling is to violence, and what pornography is to sex, The Church of the SubGenius is to religion." -- Onan. This is one of those rare episodes that proves that smart SubGeniuses actually exist, or at least SubGenii who SEEM very smart. That's because it's mostly Uncle Onan Canobite and Dr. Hal, although Stang and Rev. Fanboy have important bit parts. The discussion is much loftier than listeners might be used to. This "talk show" part was recorded in 2017 at the 22nd X-Day Drill, known as "20 X-Day." (The SubGenius Event Numbering System can be challenging to beginners and geniuses.) At the head and tail of the brainy discussion are brand new experimental (or just plain mental) earhole-kissing songs by The Liberty Tubes, Fat Little Bastard and Superhornet.
10/6/201959 minutes, 39 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1745 -- 22 X-Day - That's What People Do

It's StangDoe, Dr. Hal and a smattering of Philo for an entire hour! -- from 22 X-Day, second show, July 2 "2019." A bit of old Media Barrage leads to discussions of: Cornstarch and St. Ken Kesey aka Rev. Hardly Visible. Tiny Andy Warhol vs. Jim Long at the 1970 USA Film Festival. Michael Peppe's clumsiness and brilliance such as BehaviorMusic. The smell of old and new movie film. Texas climate control. Pappy's timing. Why no X-Day at Stang Ranch: copperheads, knuckleheads, Dobbsheads - but no Gila Monsters. Horny Toads! Stang's DNA test. The World is ending - moon collapsing -- the underwater ocean and "Ark" and "Waterworld." Legume stopped hating. That's what people do. When the Internet came along - became TV. "A Boy and His Dog." All we talk about is monsters. Plastic lichen pollution, valium in the water, suicidal amoebas, living dead rotifers!! Science News: a new End of the World every five minutes. The One-Hoss Shay. It's hopeless! When Stang spent that $35. Sexism in the early Church. Those born rich can afford to be stupid. Stang's ignorance about all the new sexes and the special names for each.
9/26/20191 hour, 5 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1744 - Last Show from Cleveland - Orange is the New Orange

We managed to get through this (probably) last truly live broadcast from WCSB without crying or even getting sappy like we did a couple of shows back. At first there's a new Liberty Tubes song, an amazing rock-n-roll mash-up by Dido (?), and ten minutes of a funny 2017 X-Day podcrust with Revs. Shoggoth, Peas and Eggplant. Then Dr. Sinister joins StangDoe and the Lonesome Cowboy for, after twenty years, one final bout of live jibber-jabber using WCSB's excellent microphones, headphones, and phone-caller audio. (Our home studio at Stang Ranch is a bit less professionally appointed.) There are some thank-yous, some reminiscing about the more freakish frequent WCSB callers, some secrets revealed, the usual sudden tangents into twisted versions of current events, science, and ancient history, killer clowns, momos, and some philosophizing from Stang regarding his recent indignities of aging and how they've slowed the final epic move of sacred SubGenius crap from Cleveland to the secure rural Texas compound (an hour from Waco! Heh!). The show ends with a recording of "SubGenius Lullaby" from Chas Smith's old ESO show on the station, which is probably a real tear-jerker for long-time listeners.
9/10/201958 minutes, 49 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1743 - There's No Cancer like "Bob's" Cancer

Part Two of of an Hour of Slack/Radio Synaesthesia combo from August 25, "2019." Host Dr. Sinister, Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Rev. Ivan Stang and Princess Wei 'R.' Doe talk and talk and talk with various callers. Because it's the penultimate WCSB show for Hour of Slack, there is some reminiscing of vast historical significance, and much detailed revelations about "Bob" Dobbs and his Word. Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
9/3/201959 minutes, 44 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1742 - The Church of the Marked Underdog

Part One of a two-hour radio jam with Radia Synaesthesia, and our second-to-last live show from Cleveland, Ohio before we continue from Tarzan's Radio Station in Texas. First 20 minutes are uncannily timely songs from new CDs by The Slot Rods, John Shirley and The Liberty Tubes, plus some great LeMur collage and a couple of very strange rants (?) by Rev. Watt deFalk. Then the SubGenius pundits (LCD, StangDoe, and Dr. Sinister) explain everything about the end of the world and bad humanity, then go and break everything they just built. But most precious and inspiring of all is a rant by the weirdly great Dallas badfilm maker Palmer Rockey from his previously "lost" film "Love is Deep Inside" (formerly the infamous "Scarlet Love"), which has been miraculously resurrected posthumously by dedicated badfilm aficionados working at film labs. TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
8/30/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 43 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1741 - Is Your Face on Fire?

Almost the next-to-last live Hour of Slack from WCSB Cleveland, as Stang/Doe are nearing their final move to Texas; this caused Stang to become quite sentimental. Killer new or revised tunes by Liberty Tubes (St. Andrew the Impaled's "That Ain't Cool Man"), John Shirley ("Pigzipper"), and The Slot Rods ("Night of the Living Tiki") preface an unusually honest live conversation with Lonesome Caller Dave. There is a long discussion about the late Rudy Ray Moore and other heroes of yore. DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS
8/26/201959 minutes, 16 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1740 - Social Justice Puppy Appdiction at the Donesome Lowboy Cave

Great new unheard music in the first half and an unusually energetic talk tantrum in the last half. Liberty Tubes, John Shirley, Little Fyodor, The Slot Rods, 100,000 Leagues Under My Nutsack. Stang is all apped up, "luming" on "apps" and reverting into a pathetically apologetic Social Justice Puppy. Just disgusting. Lonesome Cowboy Dave makes his own confessions. All most unseemly.
8/20/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 23 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1739 - Triggered by the Word "Inappropriate"

Interspersed with classic collages about X-Day by Rev. Susie the Floozie, Dr. Hal, Stang, Wei, and Dr. Philo Drummond open 22X-Day with this July 2 "live" "broadcast" before an audience of up to six! Sample topics: Hal and Stang on the Planet of the Apes. The Lunch Menu at X-Day. Stang now severely allergic to Earth atmosphere. GTA with the Friction set at zero. Eating babies like at Trump rallies. The Shrieking Ghost has overdosed. THEM KIND PILS! -- pil instruction and history of Roberto de la Rosa. Rev. Fnord comes to inhale some allergies. Xists are Rupturing us one part at a time -- hair, memory, morals -- and taken some people, depleting our numbers, leaving us with THESE people: listeners! Philo coughs! Bull-busting Philo. Scary baby Jesus paintings of Europe. We have to put the cusswords back in for the Internet version. SubGenius funny names. Human fat as medicine. (Great Grandma rant by Dr. Hal!) Our clubhouse in the old fridge. Stang Vs. Drummond's drumming. The Church of the SubGenius, clear as mud. The tweet bird. Dog language. The Urgent Whines of Claudia Collage. Audience cheers when show is over!
8/13/20191 hour, 1 minute, 23 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1738 -- Hitler on a Cross

Once again, Radio Synaesthesia features Dr. Hal, Stang, Wei, L. C. Dave and callers to WCSB Cleveland, July 1 "2019," just before leaving for 22X-Day. But first, there's much new music and diversion, such as a new Trump song by Li'l Fyodor and Babushka (!), new Slot Rods, podcrusting SubGeniuses of 20X-Day (1917) including Peas, Shoggoth and Eggplant; new Psycho-Skel, and a fabulous heavy metal anthem called "New Freak Nation" by St. Andrew the Impaled/The Liberty Tubes. Discussion topics: Hitler on a cross. Ordering beer in China. "SubGenius figures" at Starwood 2019. Stang and Doe preview their new dog-rot-rock-pot-pop-X-Day opera "Buddy." Sausage Party. Furries. Aging SLAK Squad assassins for "Bob." Other shows confused with Hour of Slack. Hal sings "Green Acres" in a very special way. Dr. Sinister's SubGenius rant!
8/5/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 13 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1737 - Synaesthesia and The Grim Peanut

Dr. Hal, Stang, Wei, L. C. Dave and callers guest on Dr. Sinister's Radio Synaesthesia on WCSB Cleveland, July 1 "2019," just before leaving for 22X-Day. It's ALL TALK,covering: Heaven, Slack for the Hole family, the National Association of Retarded Citizens (N.A.R.C.), the road to Philo's, the breasts of witches, alien contact and spraying for humans, the F. I. "B.", War in China, emojis to stangmojies, National Shames, Grant Theft Auto Go, The Aristocrats, "woke" "sheeple," peanut allergies, the wild lives of boomer kids, and the more ridiculous anti-drug PSAs of yore. TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK, SEE EPISODE LOGS, OTHER SUBSHOWS: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
7/31/201959 minutes, 4 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1736 - X-Day and Starwood with Clowns on Drugs

First half is possibly-familiar songs sounding very new indeed, thanks to recent studio-produced CDs by Rev. Angry Larry's The Slot Rods, St. Andru the Impaled's Liberty Bell band, and Pissbaptist John Shirley. We even get to hear some of the just-unearthed ancestral recordings from 2017's 20 X-Day, with a kind of podcrust by Revs. Shoggoth, Peas and Eggplant. The rest of the episode is Wei and Stang bragging and griping to Donesome Lowboy Cave about the cool and horrible stuff that happened during the two weeks of 22X-Day and Starwood 39, such as: clowns saved the day. The tiny-headed "Bob" effigy with elephantiasis. The X-Day Pie. Brainwashed "Bob" cultists. President Vermin Supreme showed up, pony shat on stage at start of Stang's big rant. Megaphonics. Replica Oscar Meyer WeinerMobile driven by David Apocalypse, jumped three flaming cars. The Toolbox of Death. Fascist Klowns. Changing tires while changing genders. Sausage and FlapJack Fest. The Greying of the Nude SubGeniuses. Go back to England! Go back to Italy and stomp grapes! Workshop in toilet-paper launching. Triology SubGenius Soaps. Ends with a laid-back John Shirley song about a guy who is falling out of a plane to his death. TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK, CHECK OUT OTHER SUBGENIUS SHOWS, VIEW EPISODE LOGS: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
7/22/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 8 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1735 - The Howll N' Dave Show

Recorded June 30 at WCSB-Cleveland, just before leaving town for 22X-Day (now known as the 24th X-Day Drill), with Dr. Hal joining Ivan Stang and Princess Wei in the studio and Lonesome Cowboy Dave by phone. The show starts with ten minutes of an amazing Aliens/UFOs-themed collage made by Rev. Susie the Floozie in years past, then the on-air discussions veers through the X-Day prophecy of "Bob" Dobbs, the glories of Dave, the "Bob" masks from SIKRIK.COM, the SubGenius documentary's latest foreign film festival showings, False Christians, Jim Naborsworld and Opie's movies, Leprechauns, Stang's Paradox ("I Must Yet I Cannot"), Ro-Man quotes by Hal, Romany/Gypsy/Travelers, the market in human fat, WHY NOT GOATS?, the Church of Satan's goat-devil statue, The "Bob" Movie Posters, the Photo-"Bob" controversy, Rocknar the Cannon-Fodder Volunteer and his Happy Hooker escapade, bone spurs, Pope Perro vs. Pope Black, the discovery that Ol' Sequaw is in fact an INFANT, the earthquakes in Cleveland, and the end of the show… for now, as it continues for two more hours that night (to be heard next week(s)).
7/17/201959 minutes, 50 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1734 - The Day Before X-Day

We're still at the Wisteria campground for 22X-Day/Starwood, recording new shows, but this is an unreleased (and very WEIRD) show recorded two years ago at 20X-Day. This one features (in order of appearance): Rev. Faux, Rev. Peas, Mother Miller, Rev. Anna Maul, Rev. Shoggoth, Rev. Eggplant and finally Rev. Stang, eating the hell out of his one annual summer hamburger.
7/9/201958 minutes, 23 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1733 - Digging a Hole to Planet X

By the time most people hear this, we will have recorded several NEW shows at WCSB and 22X-Day -- but we won't be able to edit and release those immediately, because we'll be too busy destroying everything about the Earth that we ever found mildly inconvenient, and grabbing up all the really cool stuff for ourselves. Plus, a lot of great SubGenius regulars can't be there this year, such as Rev. Susie the Floozie, Argus Faux, Uncle Dr. Onan Canobite, and Rev. Peas. BUT THEY WERE ALL THERE IN 2017 AND DID SOME GREAT SHOWS -- which haven't been heard until NOW! Because Stang just re-found them, after forgetting them in the big move to Texas that year. And it's some of the BEST STUFF! First up, we have some selections from Rev. Susie's X-Day collage barrage extravaganza from the 90s, then, Rev. Faux and Rev. Cosmac with Susie at 20 X-Day, then some more Susie collage, then about 20 minutes more from the show with Dr. Hal, Stang and Onan, some of which we played last week.
7/3/201959 minutes, 1 second
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Hour of Slack #1732 - Skipper "Bob" Dobbs and Chicken Caccia-TwentyTwo-re

Internet version: 68:45 Radio Version: 59:57 (lacks last two tracks) We're gearing up for X-Day by playing some great stuff that was recorded two X-Day Drills ago, in 2017, but forgotten when Stang and Wei then moved to Texas. (Lots more of that unheard footage to come, too!) This includes part of a show with Dr. Hal, Rev. Stang and Dr. Onan Canobite, and a great new "Bob" song that Onan created in the form of a sea shanty, and taught to the X-Day audience. Dave calls in and joins Stang and Wei in a long-ranging discussion about everything; Dr. Sinister joins in near the end. Also: 100,000 Leagues Under my Nutsack, Psycho Skeletons, and a really rare Bob Walkenhorst song, "Broken Radio." TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK, download ancient shows, other SubG shows: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm CATALOGS: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/mediashack.html http://www.cafepress.com/subgen
6/26/20191 hour, 8 minutes, 46 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1731 - The Internet-Driven Stupidization of Ameristan

Second half is live WCSB studio bejabberment; Stang was excited due to reading Neal Stephenson's brand-new science fiction novel, FALL, which is partly about the Internet turning all the stupid people of Earth much, much more stupid. (And it is HIDEOUSLY plausible, especially considering the USA's last three years.) Some actual ranting happens, quite spontaneously. Before that there's lots of Lemurian collage, and music by 100,000 Leagues, Al Mothersbaugh, The Psycho Skeletons and others. DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed)  GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave CATALOGS: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/mediashack.html http://www.cafepress.com/subgen
6/19/20191 hour, 11 minutes, 34 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1730 - 1000 Starwoods Under My Nutsack

Last week, the mysterious Cleveland band known as 100,000 Leagues Under My Nutsack revealed themselves (himself, actually: Maxar Berezium) on Dr. Sinister's WCSB show, Radio Synaesthesia, which follows Hour of Slack on Sunday nights. Three unexpectedly PRETTY songs by are unveiled, along with some funny interview excerpts. (Stang and Wei were impressed.) Also excerpted from earlier WCSB shows is an interview about Starwood Festival with four of its organizers, extracted from the Sustainable Love Corporation show. Other new music includes a killer cut from an Al Mothersbaugh solo album, and a Rev. Jimi Ryan instrumental (a bit of a Hendrix tribute). Collages by LeMur and Rev. Silas Janzen add even more of the requisite trippiness. And then Lonesome Cowboy Dave calls in to discuss (separately) underground comix artists and the end of another short-lived Democracy fad. Thanks to Stang's expert clean-up editing, only WCSB listeners who caught this episode live will know how many technical screw-ups we suffered. TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
6/10/20191 hour, 6 minutes, 13 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1729 - The Puzzling Evidence Show Reacts to the SubGenius Documentary

They loved it. So far, Sandy Boone's feature length documentary film "J.R. "Bob" Dobbs and the Church of the SubGenius" has only been shown at three film festivals, but every showing has been very successful in terms of turnout, audience response, and SubGenius Doktor approval. EVEN PAUL MAVRIDES likes it! EVEN DOUG WELLMAN!! These are the pickiest possible audiences! Stang and Sandy Boone are greatly relieved. The San Francisco Doktors, and Sandy, attended the showing and did a Q&A with audience later. THEN, a bunch of them did a FIVE-HOUR RADIO SHOW at KPFA, encompassing both the Over the Edge slot and the Puzzling Evidence slot in the wee hours of Friday morning. We extracted all talk about the movie (and often subsequent tangents) from the first three hours, and those excerpts comprise the first half hour of this episode. Participants are Puzzling Evidence, Dr. Hal, Phineas Narco, Michael Peppe (I think), and a male and a female that are not identified. Those clips are interspersed with collages by recent new contributor Rev. Silas Janzen. The second half hour of the show is the usual standard ordinary everyday garden-variety conversation between hosts Rev. Stang and Princess Wei and Eternal Special Guest Caller Lonesome Cowboy Dave. DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK
6/5/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 1 second
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Hour of Slack #1728 - Intercourse with SubGeniuses

Rev. Susie the Floozie, Dr. Hal, Rev. Stang and Lonesome Cowboy Dave commit real intercourse, recorded live at 11X-Day Drill, "2008," in between collages by F. LeMur, Dr. Phineas Narco and N. Pref. Robert Anton Wilson discusses tomkookery among conspiracy buffs. Songs by Bob Walkenhorst and Gary G'Broagfran heat up the show and help prevent cramps. TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
5/29/201959 minutes, 30 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1727 - To Zebras, Lions Are The Conspiracy

Another Cleveland-style episode featuring that incomparable one-of-a-kind American natural resource, Lonesome Cowboy Dave. No one else on the whole planet talks even remotely like he does. He's kept in the can for the first half hour, though, which has new and old media barrages, mash-ups and insane conversational bouts from older SubGenius radio shows. Contributors (some inadvertent) include LeMur, Bill McClintock, Puzzling Evidence, Dr. Hal, ESO Swamp Radio with Chas Smith, LC Dave, Dr. Legume and Stang, The Psycho Skeletons, Sister Melodious Chops (with Princess Wei), and Pope Sternodox, with a long unpublished rant by Rev. Stang and new audio collages by Rev. Silas Janzen. The rest of the show is one of those conversations with Lonesome Cowboy Dave for which we can think of no other radio talk show comparison. For better or worse, there is nothing else like Lonesome Cowboy Dave. Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
5/22/20191 hour, 10 minutes, 27 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1726 - To Inspire the Arch-Slackers

Stang is back in Ohio and this is the first show produced back at WCSB-Cleveland, with Princess Wei in the studio, in almost two years! (Save one, last July.) Their microphones sure are better than the ones at Tarzan's, and the telepathic connection with Perennial Guest Star Lonesome Cowboy Dave is vastly improved by closer proximity to his lair in Ashtabula, Ohio. In this Internet version, there is some banter with outgoing DJ Brother Love, as he welcomes us back to the station, and then there's the standard completely nonstandard twenty minutes of canned but utterly new (to Stang anyway) music and Lemurian collages, plus a new "media barrage" recipe from Rev. Elvis Martini. Rev. Uncle Dr. Onan Canobite delivers a killer Brag at the beginning, and he also suggested the music: a song about Jack Parsons by The Claypool Lennon Delerium, and a Slack-centric song by Big Audio Dynamite II. At the very end are instrumentals by Jimmy Ryan and Onan. Four of the tracks in this show had the word "dog" in the file names. Sample sentences from the live discussion: "If we were sick enough to think of it as a joke, somebody else was already sick enough to actually do it." "The voices you've been hearing aren't ours." "Sign away the memories of whatever you're signing away, so you don't miss it." "Praise the Holy Goats.
5/15/20191 hour, 9 minutes, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1725 - 11X-Day, "2008"

Live recordings from 11 X-Day, "2008,"PUNKtuated with DEVO covers from that year's annual DEVOtional collection, "Not Necessarily Beautiful but Mutated." Yakkers on the Brushwood live Hour of Slack stage include Dr. Hal, Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Rev. Ivan Stang and Rev. Susie the Floozie. Robert Anton Wilson speaks at length from the album "RAW Explains Everything." Also, some classic Rainmakers, good for any election year. Phineas Narco, Fernandinande LeMur, and Norel Pref do everything else! TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
5/12/201959 minutes, 59 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1724 - 7X-Day, "2004"

A killer rerun from 2004! It sorta kinda captures the madness of that week-long weirdness-fest, 7X-Day. This legendary gathering of the Saved in rural New York State was officiated by such luminaries as Dr. Philo Drummond, Colonel Sphinx Drummond, Dr. G. Gordon Gordon, Little Fyodor & Babushka, Rev. Susie the Floozie, The Swingin' Love Corpses, Popess Lilith, the young preaching prodigy Rev. Alex Thompson, and The Amino Acids; there was also a lot of great SubGenius radio commentary from Puzzling Evidence, Radio Synaesthesia and Lymph Node Institute. Most amazing is Acid Corps: the incestuous collaboration between The Swingin' Love Corpses and The Amino Acids! There's also a rare SubG song by The El Queso All-Stars about Prairie Squid, and The Planet Smashers doing "Porno Planet Orgy"! This show was assembled back when Stang's back would still let him sit at a desk for hours, editing and editing. Stang's back now insists otherwise.
5/1/20191 hour, 59 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1723 - The Little Engine That Might Have, But Can't Remember

This one's pretty rant-heavy. Onan advises Rev. Funnyname, and reads from SubGenius Pamphlet #1. Rev. Stang reads from Ken's Guide to The Bible and from a Hypercube rant. Dr. Hal and Dr. Philo Drummond do "show" at the 21X-Day Drill. Music comes from Chip the Black Boy and The Psycho Skeletons. TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html  
4/23/20191 hour, 15 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1722 - Prank-Call PO'BUCKERS

This rerun from around 1991 features some of the best from our large hoard of prank call tapes -- and not the ones everybody's heard before, like Tube Bar and Jerky Boys. These are the REAL PROs, originally compiled by our friend Lou Minatti. Many snippets of the infamous "Arnie and Barney Vs. Binny" tapes are featured, plus "Calls to Okies" and "The Drunk Preacher." Interspersed are some of the WEIRDEST tunes from some mystery collection of po'bucker music, plus the legendary "Half-Assed Drunk" by Doktorz 4 "Bob" and "My Girlfriend is a Po'Bucker" by The Swingin' Love Corpses. Some excellent spontaneous preaching by the great Dr. G. Gordon Gordon, as well as Sister Velveteen Sly, both from the second Chicago SubConvention, lend class to this otherwise classless collection; likewise some Puzzling Evidence, also with GGG and also Glassmadness. But mostly it's an orgy of lowbrow hijinks! TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
4/17/201959 minutes, 8 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1721 - Dave's Brain in Hell

This is one HELL of a rerun, since much of it takes place in Hell. Much of it comes from a rip-roaring live ESO Swamp Radio show of the year 2000 or so, and it's a wonderful example of the days when Prof. Chas Smith was still alive and producing amazing improv shows. He, Rev. Stang, Princess Wei  and the Lonesome Cowboy were particularly inspired on this one, and it's hard to believe none of it was scripted. We sure were FASTER back in those days... There's a subplot involving murder on the high seas, but the main story is the ongoing infinities of torture meted out to, first, Dave, and then poor Stang. One of our very favorite oldies! TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
4/10/20191 hour, 34 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1720 - Cerebral and Spiritual Mash-Ups

This one's an all chock-a-block mash-up of mash-ups. Rev. Susie the Floozie pointed us to some very novel video/audio mash-ups on YouTube, especially some by Bill McClintock -- expert combinations of popular music from disparate periods in time and styles. Smushed in between those are excerpts from fired-up SubGenius devival rants (Stang and ESO from 2000, and Pope David Meyer from 1983) and Bold Surrealist radio shows such as Puzzling Evidence, Time for the Show (with Dr. Philo Drummond guesting) and the Maul-Brujaja duo. There's also media barrages, new music by The Psycho Skeletons and Massive Hotdog Recall, and Brother Cleve "Donut" Dunkan's great Dobbs hymn, ""Bob" Is My Load (and He's Comin' Again)".  TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html CATALOGS: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/mediashack.html
4/3/20191 hour, 6 minutes, 2 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1719 - The Liquid Logic of Lonesome Cowboy Dave

All the insane-sounding collages of "Bob" Dobbs bulldada come from the great Fernandinande LeMur. Some ranting about the War on God is by Stang and Einstein's Secret Orchestra in the Pufferdome at Starwood Festival of 2000. A Puzzling Evidence clip with Dr. Hal talking about the hot link of X-Day is even older, the 1980s, and we hear Nenslo's great song "There's a Feller Down in Texas", recorded at a big devival either in Portland or Seattle, in the 1990s. But all the rest is a chat with Lonesome Cowboy Dave, covering, as usual, everything and nothing. See the Hour of Slack page on SubSITE for list of broadcast stations in the U.S. and Canada Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed) 
3/28/201959 minutes, 51 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1718 - Good Old-Time Rant-Jabber

A little new, a lot of old. SubGenius ranters of yore include Onan Canobite, Stang, ESO Swamp Radio (Chas Smith and Lonesome Cowboy Dave), Dr. Hal, Dr. Philo Drummond, Rev. Velveteen Sly and Rev. Heidi (of Psychoaccoustics on WORT-Madison), and Pope Sternodox with Drs. 4 "Bob." Lots of old Media Barrage #3 too! New jabber comes from Overlord Anna Maul with Dr. Brujaja, and Massive Hotdog Recall.
3/21/201959 minutes, 47 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1717 - SubGenius Movie Premiere and New Revelations from Dobbs

This is one of those rare Hours of Slack that's a documentary about the making of a documentary. Actually it's a documentary about the WATCHING of a documentary about those doing the watching. Recursive! The feature documentary film about us, "J.R. "Bob" Dobbs and The Church of the SubGenius," directed by Sandy Boone, had a very enthusiastic reception from audiences and reviewers at its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, and the SubGenius movie stars and friends had a BLAST! Sandy Boone tricked us into parading down the street holding signs and preaching loudly to the unsaved, and also into performing an impromptu mini-devival in the outdoor yard of the George Washington Carver Museum. Stang reflexively recorded those. Also this episode unveils -- get ready -- NEW REVELATIONS DIRECT FROM "BOB" HIMSELF!!! -- collected by Rev. Elvis Martini and read by Rev. Stang. Also: the beloved but suppressed SubGenius forbidden science lecture (with sound effects) by Dr. Ahmed Fishmonger about the basic sub-para-atomic particle, THE MUTRON. And: Massive Hot Dog Recall. SUBGENIUS CATALOGS: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/mediashack.html
3/16/20191 hour, 6 minutes, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1716 - The SubGenius Movie, Philo's Phinale, and No Time for the Show

This one's a continuation of last week's show composed of three shows, starting with Part Two of the interview about that SubGenius movie with me and Sandy Boone on Lights Camera Austin. Following that: the last 8 minutes of Dr. Philo Drummond on the Puzzling Evidence show before he left California. And then, as threatened, more of that horrible Time for the Show show, where Stang had to call in using his laptop and sketchy wifi, which made for weird drunken-sounding time lags. Also: the soundtrack of the trailer for Sandy's fancy documentary movie about the Church! Thanks to Lemur for PR news and our opening titles. Thanks to Puzzling Evidence, Time for the Show, Dr. Drummond, Sandy Boone, and, thanks to "BOB".   TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
3/6/201959 minutes, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1715 - Smash-Up of Three Very Different Other Shows

This episode consists of the first parts of three other shows! First up is Dr. Philo Drummond's last in-person Puzzling Evidence appearance, from June 2017 just before he moved to Dokstok Mountain. Next up is part of an Austin radio show about movies, Lights Camera Austin, with Rev. Stang and director Sandy Boone being interviewed about the SubGenius documentary movie (premiering at SXSW in March). Finally there's the beginning of a very strange Time for the Show show, with Rev. Stang calling in on a crappy Discord line from his laptop, because those hosts must have wanted Stang to sound much drunker than he actually was. HOWEVER! The show opens with a Massive Hotdog Recall sign about America's first transgender mayor, and a new sermon (or reflection rather) by Uncle Dr. Onan Canobite. Titles and Gnus by LeMur as usual. TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
2/27/20191 hour, 4 minutes, 34 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1714 - Stang N' Dave SuperBowl Party

On X-Day, we'll get all our brain cells back, and our hearing, and eyesight, and maybe even our judgment. In the meantime, enjoy these Old Doktorz while they're still merely old and not yet either dead or repurposed. This is one of those OLD-old-fashioned shows with Lonesome Cowboy Dave and a few new old bands, in this case Massive Hotdog Recall and Walkenhorst, covering Cash. There's another glimpse of Philo Drummond and Rev. Bleepo Abernathy in the Hour of Slack Rest Home. All the rest of it is about the liberation of your mind… and our minds.  Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html CATALOGS: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/mediashack.html http://www.cafepress.com/subgen
2/20/201959 minutes, 53 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1713 - The Testimony of the OverMan

This Hour of Slack is actually SOMEBODY ELSE'S SHOW, an hour-long interview with Dr. Philo Drummond. Last summer, our friend Rev. Snappy Twig recorded this historic interview -- historic because you hardly ever get to hear Philo without other radio doctors jumping from subject to subject, and I think it better reveals the way Dr. Drummond's minds work now, and worked when the SubGenius outreach was first being planned. Rev. Snappy Twig, under his human street name "Sean," has a podcast called "SHARE A SLICE WITH SEAN", which you can find at shareaslicepodcast.com. His web page for this episode includes over a dozen really excellent links to various other SubGenius and related websites that you might be really glad to know about. He did a great job editing this and in encouraging Philo to tell the strange but true story of how the Church grew in the late 70s and early 80s. It's a fine companion to the documentary movie about the Church that's premiering at SXSW film festival in March. TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html CATALOGS: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/mediashack.html
2/14/201959 minutes, 27 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1712 - "It's Gonna Be a Bummer, Man"

We got some new music for you. Fresh! Hip! Swingin'! Well, maybe not hip. And the musicians themselves are not especially fresh. But the songs ARE! For instance, Massive Hotdog Recall -- with a name like that, and the only trombone solos that I know of in the rock genre, how can one go wrong? (The band leader is Al Mothersbaugh, cousin to the Devonian Mothersbaughs.) We also excavated some Rainmakers/Walkenhorst that we scraped off the sides of some lesser-known Bob albums, and we're re-exposing one of the many incredible fossil pieces mixed by Kings of Feedback (aka Bill T. Miller/O.B.E.) back when SubGenius Musicians worked REALLY HARD. Rev. Ivan Stang reads some shiny, sparkling new rants from Universal Uncle Onan Canotbite and Zigmunt Figment ("Yes, Promiscua, There Is a "Bob."). Stang and Lonesome Cowboy Dave ramble around by phone for a mere 25 minutes total, sticking to important subjects like the new "Bob" rubber masks and UFOs (Unidentified Floating Objects, this time). There's even some ranting about "Bob" himself, just like in the olden days! TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html CATALOGS: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/mediashack.html http://www.cafepress.com/subgen
2/6/20191 hour, 7 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1711 - Philo, Bleepo and Onan Own an Airwave

It's Old Coots Night again, but this time we mix it up with music and radio theater. Rev. Priest has a very catchy new song, "I'm a SubGenius Preacher;" Morgan Gutentag has a song with a gimmick; The Psycho Skeletons have a new instrumental from Beyond; and we hear a classic Bleepo Abernathy Earworm, "On and Off the Road with "Bob." Bleepo whips out a Firesign Theatre-influenced "radio bit" he did in 1979 with The Duke of Madness, a Boston DJ at the time, and premieres a new Bleepo Earworm. Philo, Bleepo and Stang have all been doing radio literally for decades, and yet they still ramble on. We hear true tales of losing and gaining family farms to Snidely Whiplash and Jasper Johns. Philo has skeletons on his farm. Philo has new albums coming and runs potential album names by us. Church Secrets are revealed (yawn) and old survivors bemoan our younger friends who were untimely snatch'd from this Vale of Tears and Yuks.The Firesign Theatre and other weird radio theater comedy is discussed. There is a break for Dr. Onan Canobite's latest "Advice to Rev. Funnyname" epistle! Local horror hosts and kiddie show hosts are bragged on. Cripes, these three codgers might as well be sitting on a bench outside the old courthouse, whittlin', spittin', and bullshittin'. N' diddlin' chickens n' guit-fiddlin'. TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave
1/30/201959 minutes, 51 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1710 - In Search of The Fountain of Age with Bleepo and Philo

Lonesome Cowboy Dave called in sick, so Stang called in Doktors: Dr. Philo Drummond (co-SubFounder of the Church, OverMan First Degree), and Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, radio professional and character actor. The show starts with one ancient song by each, and then it's another of those "two old guys talking" shows, except it's three old guys with Captain Beefheart instrumentals in the background. We had technical problems at first, about one third of which is included in this edit, but then settled on a merged-call system that worked (FaceTime Audio). So we'll know what to do next time... Meanwhile this might be one of those episodes that makes some listeners yearn for more reruns from the lively barrage shows of the '90s. For those who happen to be greedy for Church Secrets and Church history, however, this one is a treasure trove. Admittedly, it's not so much a Fountain of Youth as a Fountain of Age. (Hey, there's a TITLE!) As always the episode is framed by LeMur tracks, which are somewhat like raccoon footprints, but louder and more exotic.
1/22/201959 minutes, 41 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1709 - Rerun of 786, Euclid Tavern Devival 2001

From Rev. Stang's "intro" script: "Ah yes dear friends, it's rerun time and tonight's is Hour of Slack #786 from March 2001. It's never been rerun since then, and it's a really classic one from the period in the late 90s and early 2001s when Wei and I were working every week with the late great Prof. Chas Smith and Lonesome Cowboy Dave on Chas's ESO Swamp Radio show on WCSB in Cleveland, and we were doing a lot of live shows at the Euclid Tavern with their band Einstein's Secret Orchestra, which also had Bob Mozik on drums, Michelle George on electric violin and, at this one, John Petcovick on lead guitar. And so... let 'er rip." Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dav  
1/17/20191 hour, 10 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1708 - SEXY! (rerun of #776)

A rerun of #776 from 2001, when we were all still alive. (MOST of us still are.) With a general running theme of, well, Sex SubGenius Style, it's a mash-up of The old ESO Swamp Radio, Puzzling Evidence, and rants and music from the Winterstar devival, plus an amazing live recording from an Austin devival of the SubGenius supergroup Booger 9000 (members of the Swinging Love Corpses, The Rudy Schwartz Project, and Homicidal Briefcase) performing an amazing medley of Neil Diamond and "Dancin' With a Hard-On" by The Swinging Love Corpses. (Oops, sorry, that's "Dancing with a Heart On" for the broadcast radio audience.) Thus, the all-star old-time SubG Dinosaur cast includes (in their younger days) Dr. Philo Drummond, Colonel Sphinx Drummond, The Rudy Schwartz Project, Puzzling Evidence, Lonesome Cowboy Dave, the late Prof. Chas Smith, Rev. Ivan Stang, and more, from a time when they all talked faster than they do now. Also featured are some keen media-barrage mixes by various lords of alt.binaries.slack, such as Lemur and nu-monet. J. R. "Bob" Dobbs himself is heard briefly, albeit not in human form. CAN YOU SPOT THE SECRET CLIP? Contest winners will be announced next week. Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
1/9/20191 hour, 1 minute, 40 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1707 - Tribute to Dr. Legume - Part 5

The first and last thirds of this fifth salute to the SubGenius hero and demon Dr. K'taden Legume come from Hour of Slack #467, from late 1993, with Stang reading two newspaper articles about Legume's confrontations with televangelists, in person, in Philadelphia. Then it jumps to the very last things we recorded of Dr. Legume on stage, in this case at 20 X-Day in 2017. Legume discusses chaos, of all things! Also on the panel are Dr. Onan Canobite, Dr. Hal and Rev. Stang, and it ends with the start of the Bulldada Auction. Finally, just because it was part of that old Hour of Slack #467, we take a break from Tales of Legume to hear the very strange but polished APOCALYPSE NOW - THE OPERA from Radio Shorts, some West Coast weirdos we used to trade tapes with. TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
1/3/20191 hour, 1 minute, 44 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1706 - Tribute to Dr. Legume - Part 4

This is the fourth Dr. Legume Tribute Special Number. It starts with the last Dr. Legume recording that we made, him on a panel with Dr. Hal, Onan Canobite and Stang, at 20 X-Day in 2017, then cuts to one of the very OLDEST recordings of Dr. Legume, from Hour of Slack #467 from 1993. In the first, the most recent, he describes a blood-curdling event that he induced at Starwood Festival in 1993, and in the older recording we hear Stang's actual tape of the dreadful event --plus a rant by Dr. Legume from that same Starwood. Finally we return to the 2017 recording, in which Dr. Legume vividly tells the story of a dire and surreal road trip during the time he was first discovering "Bob" in his heart (and in even worse places).
12/30/20181 hour, 38 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1705 - Traditional SubGenius Xistlessnessmess Mix Rerun

What are the holidays without Slack and reruns? Sappy, nostalgia-provoking reruns on TV are what Christmas is all about, right? Plus, it gives us a break. This is the hoary old annual traditional Xmas Re-Rerun of #867 (and 921 and 1026, 1077, 1129, 1236, 1338, 1497, 1549, 1602, 1654, etc.), which was itself a condensation of some ancient year's 3-show "Best of Xmas Sickness" compilation, which were themselves the concentrated best-of from 15 years' worth of previous Xmas SubGenius and other Xmas weirdo collections, going back to the show's beginning in 1985 at KNON, Dallas. Includes over 66 separate tracks/songs/bits! And no, not one bit has been changed in all these years. Now that's Slack! TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html Archive of hundreds of Hours of Slack from the 1990s, in MP3, thanks to St. David Bachner: http://db8.ca/radioarchive/hos
12/24/20181 hour, 1 minute, 50 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1704.5 XXX - Legume Tribute Part 3

This third tribute show to Dr. K'taden Legume is one of those Internet-only "X-rated" shows, featuring rants that are so unsafe for work that were we to edit out the cussing and triggers, there's be almost nothing left. Begins with the original super-infamous "Rape Bear" allegory that some newly "P.C.-minded" members quit the Church over, followed by several even more brutal (and hilarious) fables and children's stories. The true stoy of Beer God Hunger Fucker, "Bob's" ill-fated chain of fast-food joints is revealed. There's much more recent ranting from the 2017 X-Day live radio shows, with Dr. Legume joined by Rev. Susie the Floozie, Rev. Faux and Rev. Peas. It's not all Legume; three profane and/or obscene songs are included, two from the lastest Rudy Schwartz Project album "Postal Code for Ham."
12/17/20181 hour, 11 minutes, 37 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1704 - Tribute to Dr. Legume - Part 2

We continue the homage to the late Dr. Legume with some of his classic rants from radio shows, devivals and X-Day Drills, from 1996 to 2017. Legume often guested on both Prozak Free Radio with Ed Strange and on Chas Smith's ESO Swamp Radio. Rant subjects include Butthurt Bobbies, The Planet of Broken Glass, and False Christians; at the end, he turns into a whale. In between the recordings, Stang expounds on the good Doktor and the Old Days. TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html SLACK FRIDAY 2-for-1 SubG Ordainment/Membership Kit sale: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/membership.htm Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave  
12/12/201859 minutes, 18 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1703 - Tribute to the Late Dr. Legume - Part 1

It's true. Dr. K'taden Legume has Boarded the Saucers. This time it's for real. His passing has left a Dr. Legume-sized hole in the fabric of the SubGenius Universe, and we're vainly trying to fill it with this tribute, replaying some of his classic sermons, rants and radio call-ins from over the last 26 years. This bonus-length Internet version features his complete, uncut 1996 World Tour devival rant in Madison, his 2002 Akron devival sermon, his amazing performance at the 2007 Baltimore show, the 2011 X-Day preaching on SubGenius Butthurt, and some very weird call-in moments from Chas Smith's old ESO Swamp Radio show on WCSB Cleveland. Almost everybody who went to X-Day Drills probably met Dr. Legume, who practically invented them. He was a truly giant figure in the real-world social part of The Church of the SubGenius as well as its doctrinal side as seen in our books and audio recordings. SLACK FRIDAY 2-for-1 SubG Ordainment/Membership Kit sale: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/membership.htm Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave
12/6/20181 hour, 7 minutes, 1 second
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Hour of Slack #1702 - SubGenius Spoutin' Buddy Duos

Classic olden-times punk SubGenius hymns and rants from the 1980s by G. Gordon Gordon, Philo Drummond, The Four-Letter Words and Rev. Ivan Stang alternate with new rambling team-ups by Lonesome Cowboy Dave & Stang, Rev. Bleepo Abernathy and Jerry, and Rev. Anna Maul and Dr. Brujaja. And Stang and Onan Canobite. After the first song, this show is mostly words. Ah, but what words! SLACK FRIDAY 2-for-1 SubG Ordainment/Membership Kit sale: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/membership.htm Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave
11/28/20181 hour, 4 minutes, 14 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1701 - Orgy of Onanisms

The title refers to Rev. Dr. Uncle Onan Canobite, not the Biblical "sin." Herein are two great Onan rants on basic (and yet yet all-new!) SubGenius dogma, one delivered by Onan and one read by Stang. We have songs old and new by Rev. Bleepo Abernathy and Morgan Gutentag, plenty of old-school Media Barrage, the spirited Burning of "Bob" at 21X-Day with a spontaneous chorus of Nenslo's classic hymn, "Take Me Off to Space," a review of the Netflix show Peaky Blinders by Stang, a very weird Eddie Romanov rant read by Stang, and a tribute to online trolling and its master, the late Rev. Heathen, from practitioners Rev. Anna Maul and Dr. Brujaja. Lonesome Cowboy Dave and Rev. Stang discuss who would play Dave, and who would play "Bob," in a big Hollywood SubGenius movie, and the universal but useless misunderstandings about fretting and fairness. Lots of variety in this one. Also: the Slack Friday sale is ON from now until Xistlessnessmess! SLACK FRIDAY 2-for-1 SubG Ordainment/Membership Kit sale: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/membership.htm Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave NEW: DR. LEGUME GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/zgp2y-ken-is-dying-to-see-you Podcast, MP3 Download of this episode only: http://hourofslack.libsyn.com/hour-of-slack-1701-orgy-of-onanisms
11/21/20181 hour, 4 minutes, 49 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1700 - Deer Caught in the Headlights with Its Pants Down

This episode is heavy on the spoken word, and beautifully written! It's written largely by Rev. Dr. Uncle Onan Canobite, Rev. Eddie Romanov, Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Pappy Stang, and THE WEEK magazine's science sections. Some of this excellent writing is, however, read aloud by Rev. Stang, but luckily with lovely background music by, variously, Brian Henke and Cyberchump, which beef up both the scripted ranting and the improv Spouting. Also included are a new Rudy Schwartz Project instrumental from Hell, and ancient, seminal SubGenius classics by Inhibiting Factor, Rev. Bleepo Abernathy, and the Puzzling Evidence show. Also: details about the Ejaculope, finally released. Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave NEW: DR. LEGUME GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/zgp2y-ken-is-dying-to-see-you
11/18/20181 hour, 5 minutes, 23 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1699 - The Good News and the Bad News

Sorry... this is one of those episodes where we get much more REAL than usual. In what they call "real life," over the last few weeks, we SubGeniuses got some fairly good news and some horribly bad news about our brothers and sisters, and ourselves, and this episode is partly about that. Extracting any Slack at all from what came with the bad news has been quite a challenge, but, THERE IS STILL SLACK! Not much, but we still have just enough of a fingernail-hold on the edge of the cliff that we haven't fallen into the abyss quite yet, and still have the energy to whine about it all rather vocally. Rev. Onan Canobite has been spouting the PURE kinds of rants lately, and that's helping; Lonesome Cowboy Dave and Rev. Stang are still pretty old, but trying not to let on, this time. There's also some potentially helpful advice for people whose dogs just ate all their marijuana cookies, then puked them all up, and then ate the puke. And puked again. We sincerely hope that this episode isn't too much More Than You Needed to Know, but that is a possibility.
11/14/201859 minutes, 4 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1698 - Heaven and Hell, Uncut, from Revelation X First Draft

This is a rerun from 1993 of Episode #414, when Stang got caught with his pants down without special prepared radio-ready edits, at the station KNON in Dallas... so, between music cuts, he read long stretches of the uncut, first draft version of the Hell chapter from the second SubGenius bible, Revelation X. Much of this revelatory material about the Afterlives and Beforelives was subsequently cut from the chapter for security reasons, so this is the first time that those early basic censored holy SubGenius tenets have been re-revealed in 25 years. This is an especially appropriate old show, because so many of us have been dying lately. Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave NEW: DR. LEGUME GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/zgp2y-ken-is-dying-to-see-you
10/31/20181 hour, 5 minutes, 10 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1697 - "F-Word 'Em If They Can't Escape"

This is ANOTHER least typical Hour of Slack ever. It was with some trepidation that we let last week's show be an hour of just one old man, Pappy Stang, talking, but it was our most popular show ever! So this week, it's an hour solid of TWO old men talking: Rev. Ivan Stang and Lonesome Cowboy Dave! We figure it'll be TWICE as popular! Topics include #MeThree, Slack, the hellish modern world, aging, Fate, "Bob," Slack, and how They're taking away our freedoms in the name of freedom. Recorded at Tarzan's on 2018-10-13. Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm NEW! DR. LEGUME GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/zgp2y-ken-is-dying-to-see-you
10/23/201859 minutes, 40 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1696 - Pappy and the Eskimos

Friends, this is probably the least typical Hour of Slack ever, with no weird audio cut-ups, no Rudy Schwartz Project music, no Psycho Skeletons or Rainmakers, no Lonesome Cowboy Dave, no Stang to speak of, in fact almost no SubGenius radio babbling or ranting at all. This whole episode is one SubGenius talking: Stang's father, "Pappy." He was a colorful character, a raconteur. He worked as a labor lawyer, but he was also a skilled woodworker and a Captain in Naval Intelligence in the Navy Reserve... and a 32nd degree Mason. His job, and the Navy as well, took him all over, and in his spare time he had some adventures. He was probably around 83 years old when we recorded his true story of going out on the ice for five days with a family of Eskimos - not city Eskimos, but the kind that drive dogsleds, holler "Mush!" and slay seals and polar bears. It's a sometimes funny, sometimes blood-curdling account. GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave
10/18/20181 hour, 8 minutes, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1695 - SubGenius Spout-Mosh

Good Lord man! It's a real mish-mash of shows, all Churchly, all different, all messed up. We hear some really insane Time for the Show and some Brujaja with Anna Maul, but it all starts and stops (after the requisite collages and cartoon music) with those old pros from the Puzzling Evidence Shows, Dr. Hal and Dr. Drummond, brought together for last summer's Stangless 23rd X-Day Drill. Collages by Lemur, Cool Hand Chris and Silas Janzen; music by The Rudy Schwartz Project and The Rainmakers with a welter of strange background musics used by the spouters and yakkers of SubGenius Podcast-Land.   GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave: https://www.gofundme.com/gm8su-dave
10/8/20181 hour, 2 minutes, 7 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1694 - 25th Century Show Crash

This one's a continuation of last week's show... might as well be the second hour of a two-hour multi-SubGenius-Show collision involving Hour of Slack, Puzzling Evidence (albeit with Dr. Hal and Dr. WDrummond but no Puzzling), Time for the Show, SubGenius Uberwomen of Austin and Cool Hand Chris collages, Lemur cut-ups, and the requisite Rudt Schwartz Project brand new masterpiece. And, a Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band classic! This episode's also strangely more laid-back, real-life and personal than usual. But don't worry, that won't continue. GoFundMe for Lonesome Cowboy Dave!  
9/30/20181 hour, 1 minute, 31 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1693 - Whatever You Been On, You Should Stay Off It

SHOW COLLISION! Hour of Slack vs. Puzzling Evidence Vs. Time for the Show vs. SubGenius Uberwomen of Austin... vs. the collage loners! The cast: LeMur, Cool Hand Chris, Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Rev. Ivan Stang, Dr. Hal, Dr. Philo Drummond, Rev. Angry Larry, The Good Rev. Roger, Fidd Chewley, The peas, Dr. Argus Faux, Anna Maul, Dr. Brujaja, President Shroompecker. "What I MEANT to say, was, I’d surgically remove, lets say, the right eye of a living conscious person, but not all the way… I’d leave the optic nerve attached, albeit stretched, but gradually, and carefully, rotate and shift that right eyeball until it was pointed directly at the left eye — thus allowing the still conscious er, volunteer, to look at his own eye. These are the kinds of things I’ve THOUGHT of to do on X-Day, but from which I will refrain, because I’ll be too busy SAVING things. For that reason among others, I’m almost glad that X-Day didn’t happen in the Conspiracy 1998, because I wasn’t old and wise enough to fully appreciate that preservation is even more Slackful than vengeful destruction — as orgasmic as that may be. Anyway, that’s what I meant to say before I utterly spaced out. And now, on with the show, Hour of Slack #1,693." TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
9/26/20181 hour, 1 minute, 20 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1692 - God Must Be a Cowboy

A classic from March, 1991 (#275, on cassette) crossed with a 2003 WCSB show (#887) featuring some amazing off-the-cuff improvisations in song and word from a 2003 ESO Swamp Radio show (Prof. Chas Smith, Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Rev. Stang, Princess Wei). That ancient cassette also happened to have GREAT Desert Storm riffs by Puzzling Evidence, Dr. Howl, Gary G'broagfran and Papa Joe Mama. Like all that 1991 stuff, as long as Dan Quayle isn't mentioned, it's perfectly timely! The war never having ended, apparently. Reruns are not actually that easy to do, since they almost always have numerous embarrassing moments that must be replaced according to strict SubGenius rules of Hot-Swappable Prophecy. TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html  
9/17/20181 hour, 1 minute, 28 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1691 - THIS PLANET IS MARS (rerun 989)

NOW IT CAN BE TOLD! (Again -- this is a rerun of #989 from 2005) Only THE HOUR OF SLACK dares to re-transmit Dr. Onan Canobite's illicit shortwave broadcasts regarding THE TRUTH about the so-called "red" planet. Also: detailed descriptions of sexual reproduction among lower life forms living under the rocks of Mars, live devival recordings, new collagiasts Sudasana and JustJohn, and we try to ascertain whether or not Wolfbait is serious-serious or just bulldada-serious. And: PR Gnus.
9/12/20181 hour, 1 minute, 36 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1690 - The War Between the Futures

Three new rants and a new short story! - albeit all read by Stang. The short story, The War Between the Futures, is by the former SubGenius formerly known as Nenslo, from his new book of children's stories. Two rants were written by Rev. Dr. Uncle Onan Canobite and by The Good Rev. Roger andf Dr. G. Gordon Gordon delivers one of his own. We also hear segments from 21X-Day with Dr. Philo Drummond, Dr. Hal, Rev. Angry Larry, Rev. Fanboy, and Rev. Feit C Taj, and from The SubGenius Uberwomen of Austin, Rev. Anna Maul and Dr. Brujaja. There's also a previously unheard X-Day song by Rev. Rock Roswell, and a new piece each by The Rudy Schwartz Project and The Psycho Skeletons. We're late with this one, but at least it's not a rerun!
9/8/20181 hour, 1 minute, 36 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1689 - Philo's X-Day Report (from 2003)

Our show producer and host Rev. Ivan Stang suffered a head injury from a t-post driver last weekend while building a fence, and he's still hallucinating, so this show is a rerun. It's a good one though, half Puzzling Evidence Show and half clips from 6X-Day (2003). (And half media barrage and and half thrash-punk music. Perpetrators besides Philo, Dr. Hal, Stang and Puzzling Evidence include a super-group composed of The Amino Acids, Einstein's Secret Orchestra, and The Swingin' Love Corpses, The Minoan Brain Eaters, NOFX, CD Truth, Rev. Nickie Deathchick, Sinpaltimus Exmortis, Zozodada; there's also a lot of Media Barrage #3 "UFOs" from 1982, including the third-ever radio talk show appearance of Stang and Drummond, on the old KFJZ George Nolan show -- with Stang's rancher brother calling in to report cattle mutilations! CLICK HERE TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK (We could REALLY use it right now!)
8/27/20181 hour, 2 minutes, 10 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1688 - A Visit to the Porn Shop

We're still between radio production studios, but that didn't stop The SubGenius UberWomen of Austin (Rev. Anna Maul and Dr. Brujaja) from visiting their neighborhood porn shop and reporting on it in detail. Nor can it stop Stang from calling Dr. Sinister's Radio Synaesthesia at WCSB Cleveland. Now does it affect collagists LeMur and Cool Hand Chris, or The Rudy Schwartz Project. And who'll stop The Rainmakers? Opens with a lovely discussion of lab-grown human-clone meat for purposes of cannibalism.
8/22/20181 hour, 20 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1687 - Hal n' Maul n' Stuff n' Things

This episode features the unique team-up at the 21X-Day Drill event of Dr. Hal Robins and Rev. Anna Maul, with Rev. Mother Miller, Rev. Fanboy, Dr. Philo Drummond and others, in an unbroken 40-minute SubGenius conversation that sweats pure Slack. It's bracketed by songs and media barrages from our dependable friends The Rudy Schwartz Project, Cool Hand Chris, and Bob Walkenhorst (this time with his daughter Una!). The X-Day conversation is a classic nerd-out, an orgy of classic bulldada movie and comic references. Probably won't save the world, but it just might save some poor bastard's day if only because it proves that somebody somewhere is still getting Slack.
8/14/20181 hour, 1 minute, 47 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1686 - Someone Else is Doing Our Thinking For Us!

This is another basically Stangless show, although there is a 17-year-old Stang rant included that still works perfectly well today -- in fact, better, because what we used to envision as dark humor is now ordinary headline news. Much of this episode was recorded the second day of 21X-Day Drill, with Dr. Philo Drummond and Dr. Hal moving aside (mostly) to let younger Doktors Anna Maul, Rev. Fanboy and Rev. Feit C. Taj go at it using Tarzan's Mobile Radio Studio -- which gear is still in Ohio, whereas Stang is still having to produce these in Texas using equipment made from string, foil, snot and Scotch tape. Luckily there's also new Psycho Skeletons, Rudy Schwartz Project, and what we might call "Rainmakers Unplugged." Talk subjects include "Bob" Dobbs, the Church of the SubGenius, mutation, incontinent continents, Ripley's Believe It or Not, old food in the fridge, leaving the past behind, willful ignorance, and the fact that work is somebody else's idea.
8/8/201859 minutes, 15 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1685 - The World Gave Up On Itself Early

Why did the Men from Planet X abandon us again? Why is the Banned list longer than the Pre-Registration list? Whence comes that amazing low frequency hum, if not the sheer disappointment of the SubGeniuses? Will there ever be amnesty for the SubGenius Kooks? Should we frop more on Mount Fropmore? Why does X-Day only work for pureblood Yetis? How well do propellor-beanies really work? Why is Stang gone? These questions and more are answered by Dr. Hal, Dr. Philo Drummond, Rev. Angry Larry, Rev. Fanboy and Rev. FEIT C TAJ in an array of excerpts captured at the 21st X-Day Drill. (Technically it's actually the 23rd Drill.) Also: "Emotional Support Hamster in the Walnut Room" by The Rudy Schwartz Project, some crazy collage by Cool Hand Chris and LeMur, and a super-secret new intro by Rev. Bleepo Abernathy!
7/31/20181 hour, 1 minute, 23 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1684 - Fun Hidden Inside Disappointment

Praise be to the SubGenius Media Mongering Imps of 21X-Day! Thanks to the recordings captured by Dr. Philo Drummond, Rev. Feit C Taj, and Rev. Fanboy, I, Stang, was able to cobble together an original show that's slightly less than a week late! It's the second hour of Dr. Hal and Dr. Philo Drummond gamely making Show happen on July 4 in front of a tiny audience, intercut with Rev. Fanboy and Rev. Feit C Taj from later (or earlier?) that same day. A day of hope, DASHED. There's also a brand new Rudy Schwartz Project song, some nice Cool Hand Chris collage, lots of LeMur, and an ending with The Rainmakers in an unusual live concert recording.
7/28/20181 hour, 36 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1683 - The Reborn Tarzan of 21X-Day

Dr. Philo Drummond and Dr. Hal supplant Rev. Stang as masters of Tarzan's Radio Station at the 21X-Day Drill! (Stang couldn't be there but he sent the portable studio with Princess Wei.) This is the first hour of several to come with this all-new, all-old new crew cast. Rev. Anna Maul, for instance, is new, and 40 years of The Puzzling Evidence Show is DAMN OLD. But, by Gobbs, we still GOT IT! So do LeMur, The Rudy Schwartz Project, and The Rainmakers. Discussion topics include: the Iceman's johnson - Aztec Mummy's johnson - the wine press of war on Earth - thinking multidimensionally - Stang, like Moses, can't enter the Promised Land - The Luck Plane - Basil Wolverton - Living Head movies and experiments - perfused heads in Russian history. Great astronomy lecture by Dr. Hal. The need to be in The Inner Ring, which drives The Conspiracy, and much much more.
7/21/201859 minutes, 46 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1682 - The First Live Show at X-Day Before X-Day Show

Not a normal Hour of Slack. Due to hard Fate, Rev. Stang never made it to 21X-Day. Lots of others did, though, and some of them filled in for Stang as recording engineer of babbling weirdos at a campground. Thanks to Rev. Fanboy for hosting a show on July 4 and 5 on his own equipment, and getting the recordings to the Texas office so quickly! July 4 featured Rev. Fanboy and Rev. FEIT C TAJ; July 5 featured Rev. Anna Maul, Fanboy and new guy Rev. Y. B. Dobbs. What we have here are excerpts from the first parts of those two two-hour shows. There's also a really, really sick brand new song from The Rudy Schwartz Project's new album POSTAL CODE OF HAM, some old bulldada exploitation fake news bulldada compiled by Cool Hand Chris, and the requisite two Bob Walkenhorst/Rainmakers songs that happened to be, or seemed to be, by magic, perfectly descriptive of Rev. Stang's life that particular day. Plus LeMur News, in Washington.
7/16/20181 hour, 1 minute, 56 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1681 - The Last Live Show Before X-Day Show

This show is being broadcast and recorded on Sunday July First, at WCSB in Cleveland, four days before Thursday, July 5, at 7 am, X-Day, when the world will end for the Normals and BEGIN for the SubGeniuses. Before Lonesome Cowboy Dave calls in we hear a brand new musical children's story by The Rudy Schwartz Project (with vocals by Stang!), some killer collages by Cool Hand Chris and Lemur, a brand new SubSong by The El Queso All-Stars, and two Walkenhorst songs.
7/3/20181 hour, 2 minutes, 48 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1680 - 7X-Day 2 (Rerun of #952)

Beloved freak musical acts dominate this "Best-of-7X-Day" show: Little Fyodor and Babushka, The Amino Acids, Acid Corps. Rev. Carter LeBlanc delivers some great SubGenius preaching. Puzzling Evidence show from KPFA, 7-9-04, has Dr. Hal and Philo Drummond reporting on their 7X-Day adventures. 7X-Day shows at WREK Atlanta's "Bob's Slacktime Funhouse" with The Lymph Node Institute and Rev. Susie the Floozie further illustrate the promise, tragedy and bulldada of X-Day. Second of four post-7X-Day shows.See you at 21X-Day! Here's how you can help: https://www.gofundme.com/edsvcb https://www.gofundme.com/doktorz-4-sternodox https://www.youcaring.com/annamaullripley-1155707 TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS: http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
6/27/201859 minutes, 56 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1679 - 7X-Day Flashback

Rerun of #951. Puzzling Evidence show from KPFA, 7-9-04 has Dr. Hal and Philo Drummond reporting on their 7X-Day adventures... from this skeleton we hung documentary recordings from 7X-Day. Some audio is from the StangCam and other is from Pater Nostril's soundboard. Clips from the 7X-Day shows at WREK Atlanta's "Bob's Slacktime Funhouse" with The Lymph Node Institute and Rev. Susie the Floozie further illustrate the promise and tragedy of X-Day. Incidentally, we are posting this episode from Dr. Drummond's new skull farm in Kentucky!
6/21/20181 hour, 44 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1678 - Vainly Awaiting 20X-Day with Maul n' Peas

This has never happened before! 21 X-Day is almost here, yet we're still trying to use up the recordings from last year's 20X-Day Drill. Editing time is at a premium these days, it seems. Is there such a thing as "too much Slack"? Perhaps... meanwhile, we have these precious recordings of the last moments before LAST year's dismal failure of a complete planetary overhaul. In the last hours before 7 am July 5, "2017," Rev. Anna Maul used Tarzan's Radio Station at Wisteria Campground to loudly await the saucers with guests Rev. Peas and then Rev. Fanboy. (This being the FIRST hour; we used Time Control to play the SECOND hour PREVIOUSLY!) Interspersed are songs and media barrages you have never heard, by bands and barragists that you HAVE heard almost every show for the last year or two, if you listen much. I.e. The Rainmakers, The Rudy Schwartz Project, The Psycho Skeletons, Cool Hand Chris, and the famous Fernandinande LeMur. We also feature a new song by Rev. Casey Wing.
6/12/201859 minutes, 57 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1677 - You Can Kiss My Two Big Trumps

This one is a "normal" 2018-style Hour of Slack (HA HA) recorded "live" at Stang Ranch with Lonesome Cowboy Dave calling in. It also has your normal songs by The Rudy Schwartz Project and Bob Walkenhorst, your normal audio collages that Cool Hand Chris sent in, your normal LeMur cuts, and Stang reading a rant by somebody younger (in this case, Rev. Eddie Romanov). In the live part, Dr. G. Gordon Gordon reviews Dave's novel "Neighborworld" and Stang reviews John Shirley's excellent (and opposite!) books "The Other End" (an enlightened and inspirational answer to the Left Behind series) and "In Extremis" (an anthology of his sickest short stories). Also: The coming civil war and The Good Old Days; time machine problems; deadly vermin of Stang Ranch; and the story of "Bob" Dobbs vs. the chem toilets.
6/5/20181 hour, 6 minutes, 32 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1676 - TIME MADNESS (rerun of #863, 2002)

This episode of The Hour of Slack is a rerun, but a MYSTERIOUS one. Our friend St. David Bachner has gone to the trouble of digitizing almost all of the first 1,100 Hours of Slack, transfering them from cassette tape to MP3, and making them freely downloadable on his website. We have been inspecting the logs of the downloads and noticed a couple of very strange things. Firstly, a suprising number of old shows are being downloaded by people in Russia and China. Secondly, while most of the old shows have been downloaded by an average of from 200 to 400 people, ONE of them has been downloaded almost 20,000 times! Our new shows get an average of like 3,000 downloads a month or so, but this one old show has been downloaded 20,000 times! We looked it up to see what was so special about it. It's Hour of Slack #863 from the year 2002, titled "TIME MADNESS," and it has some great stuff on it, but... damn if I know why this show out of all our 1200-odd shows has been copied by 20,000 people. Maybe YOU, dear listener, can figure it out. Please let us know, if you do.
5/31/201859 minutes, 45 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1675 -RAWilson Preaches Dobbs; GGG and Anna Maul Confess

ROBERT ANTON WILSON RANTED HIS ASS OFF ABOUT "BOB" IN 1991 AND HERE'S THE RECORDING! I guess we sort of forgot that this ever happened, it was so great. I, Stang have been assigned to do a few catch-up interviews for The SubGenius Documentary, and I just got back from Portugal with tonight's riveting interview with Dr. G. Gordon Gordon, Assassin for Dobbs. Here at Stang Ranch in Texas, I also interviewed the astounding Rev. Anna Maul about her SubGenius career, AND we have recordings of her "Countdown to X-Day" show last July 5 from midnight to 7 am. The Rudy Schwartz Project makes a rare guest appearance, as does Bob Walkenhorst of The Rainmakers and the elusive The Psycho Skeletons.
5/22/20181 hour, 12 minutes, 49 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1674 - Time for the Show 117b AGAIN!

It's TIME FOR THE SHOW! AGAIN! Not this show, but the TIME FOR THE SHOW show! AGAIN! It's Part 2 from last week. So say hello AGAIN to Argus, Fidd and Peas before they say hello to YOU! We survived our trip to the G. Gordon Gordon estate in Porto, Portugal last week, and will be back with a "regular" Hour of Slack next week.
5/17/20181 hour, 44 minutes, 55 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1673 - Time for the Show 117a

It's TIME FOR THE SHOW! Not this show, but the TIME FOR THE SHOW show! After about 35 years of Hour of Slack, The Puzzling Evidence Show, and "Bob's" Slack Time Funhouse, and National Cynical Radio, and Radio Synesthesia, there are now NEW SubGenius shows by people who are only in their 30s and 40s and 50s instead of their 60s and 70s! -- of which TIME FOR THE SHOW is the oldest, clocking in at SEVENTEEN WEEKLY EPISODES so far! In fact, because I Stang am leaving for Portugal tomorrow to shoot Dr. G. Gordon Gordon for letting "Bob" get shot, I'm just gonna save myself some rushed editing, and play the first HALF of that 2-hour 17th podcast episode. So say hello to Argus, Fidd and Peas, those smart-alecky highjinx-committing scalawags, whose cusswords I'll have to cut for the broadcast version.
5/8/201859 minutes, 39 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1672 - Puzzling Second Hour of Slack Evidence

It's a Puzzling Slack Sandwich, made with Hour of Slack Regular Bread on the top and bottom, but with a creamy nougat center of Puzzling Evidence. Ingredients: Puzzling Evidence, Gary G'Broagfran, Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Eohippus Lovechild, Princess Wei, Ivan Stang, The Rudy Schwartz Project, The Psycho Skeletons, Jimmy Ryan, LeMur, and the collages of Cool Hand Chris.
5/2/20181 hour, 9 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1671 - Gary G'Broagfran and Puzzling Evidence at Stang Ranch

SHOW CRASH!The Puzzling Evidence Show physically crashed into The Hour of Slack! To make matters even more severe, it was the OLDEST version of The Puzzling Evidence Show, because it included Dr. Gary G'Broagfran! It happened because an airplane carrying Doug Wellman, Gary G'Broagfran, and Rev. Eohippus Lovechild (who'll be on next week) went out of control while flying over Flyover Country, and crashed on Stang Ranch in rural Texas, right next to Tarzan's Radio Station! What could we do but activate The Third Microphone and call Lonesome Cowboy Dave? So what you get here -- and it is truly unique -- is, first, Gary ALL BY HIMSELF because Wellman and Stang abandoned him to the mix board (this is actually the funniest part of the show), and then the first and only known interaction between THE Puzzling Evidence and THE Lonesome Cowboy Dave... PLUS GARY!! The Dr. Hal part of The Puzzling Evidence Show, and the Philo Drummond part, have jammed with Dave plenty of times before, but wait'll you hear the ping-ponging bounce-back in the sandbox of the Dave AND the Puzz! There's also some great old new "media barrage" by Cool Hand Chris (using lots of ancient SubG stuff) and a tune from The Rudy Schwartz Project's elder album, "Salmon Dave." And: LeMur!
4/25/201859 minutes, 23 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1670 - "Bob," God, Money and Drugs

Hour of Slack #1670 - "Bob," God, Money and Drugs Rerun of #843 (2002) 59:28 Rerun of #843 (2002). We had to do our taxes, which are more complicated for this church than for most, so we're again presenting an especially good rerun -- at least, the label on the master had a scrawl on it in Stangwriting saying "Good one!" We know from the log however (seen at subgenius.com) that it has a fine Pater Nostril collage from devivals and other things, music by Saint N and Hellena Handbasket, lots of clips from good old Media Barrage Tape #5 (1982), LeMur, Nu-Monet, and Artemia Salina collages, much best live ESO Swamp Radio with Dave, Chas, StangDoe and callers, Puzzling Evidence, a Glassmadness classic "Bob" hymn, and even RastaBillyBob and "Zeeza." Here's how you can help: https://www.gofundme.com/doktorz-4-sternodox https://www.youcaring.com/annamaullripley-1155707 https://www.gofundme.com/edsvcb Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
4/18/20181 hour, 1 minute, 8 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1669 - FUNDRAISER! The Eye of the Bewilder

This episode is partly a fundraiser show. Some SubGeniuses are currently Slackless. We can help because in some dim way, we actually are a kind of a, well, er, "church." There's some wonderful musical and bulldada weirdness at the beginning by our old buds Fernandinande Le Mur and The Rudy Schwartz Project, and then some Media Barrage by Cool Hand Chris. There's a killer segment of Podcrust from last 20X-Day Drill, recorded in the wee hours of July 5 by host Rev. Anna Maul, with guests Rev. Benard and Rev. Redacted. Then we call Lonesome Cowboy Dave in Ashtabula, Ohio, from the MegaFisTemple Lodge in Glen Rose, Texas, and wildness ensues. There's even a discussion about wildness in general. Here's how you can help: https://www.gofundme.com/doktorz-4-sternodox https://www.youcaring.com/annamaullripley-1155707 https://www.gofundme.com/edsvcb
4/11/20181 hour, 33 minutes, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1668 - Dobsonflies Vs. Dave Men (1996)

It's a good time for reruns, and this is one of our favorites, from the days when Hour of Slack merged with Chas Smith's ESO Swamp Radio on WCSB. Lonesome Cowboy Dave is razzed and tortured by Stang (and defended by Wei) while Chas plays his ass off on several synthesizers. (Two songs spontaneously generate themselves.) This episode is particularly skewed towards paleontology and paleoanthropology, because Stang and Wei had visited the Cleveland Natural History Museum earlier in the day. The museum actually did display the jawbone of a Yeti, incidentally, and the Dobsonfly is a real insect. Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
4/3/20181 hour, 1 minute, 4 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1667 -"He Might Have Peed While We Weren't Looking"

One excellent section of this episode is the beautifully written "SubGenius Science: Unified Theory of Slack" by Joshua Scott Hotchkin, which Stang reads even though he disagrees with almost every sentence. There's a wonderful new instrumental by The Bishop called "Onward Slackful Soldiers," and NEW PR Gnus! The rest is a Lonesome Cowboy Dave call-in that dashes all over the harsh terrain, ruining the pads on its paws, later making it painful to get to the Soiling Area where the show can urinate. Yes, it's a fairly weird episode. Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
3/27/20181 hour, 6 minutes, 9 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1666 - Rev. Anna Maul Ushers In The End Times

Thanks to Rev. Argus Faux for recording, somehow, the 8 hours of "radio" that happened at 20X-Day starting just before midnight, July 4, "2017," and ending about the time the world was supposed to end. It's all on an MP3 file that is EIGHT HOURS LONG, called "Suboxene Bloodstream Podcrust 3_01." The LAST four hours of it seems to be playbacks of weird edited canned SubGenius audio edits, but the first four hours feature that smooth talker Rev. Anna Maul and a rotating roster of "co-hosts" such as Rev. peas, Dr. Shoggoth and especially Rev. Fanboy (her most coherent co-host by far). The section we have started working with here is the first half of Hour Two. We have removed a few stretches of truly inside jokes, but otherwise it's unmolested. This episode also includes music by The Rudy Schwartz Project, Rev. Jimmy Ryan, Lothar and the Hand People, and The Rainmakers, and an intro barrage by Rev. Cool Hand Chris. Stang also explains his little sister's new vocabulary words for the various feathers on a dog, and reads some interesting sections from a National Geographic article about alcohol and human evolution, with background music by Shpongle.
3/22/20181 hour, 2 minutes, 5 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1665 - The Drugs (rerun #905)

THIS EPISODE IS TOTALLY INEBRIATED! We weren't, NECESSARILY, when we assembled this show in August of the so-called year "2003," but the episode itself is WAY high. The mad audio mutator, Mr. Fernandinande LeMur, was on a real tear then, as were we of the ESO Swamp Radio Show on WCSB in Cleveland. That was Prof. Chas Smith's show, which became the aptly named Brain Rot Radio Theater during the sections with Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Rev. Stang. and Princess Wei. Other arteests represented include DJ Pooh and Mistah Grimm, Lump5, Phineas Narco, Puzzling Evidence Show with Philo Drummond and Dr. Hal, Elvis Hitler, NOFX, Heart Ignition, CD Truth, The Streets, and "jarto." All in all this is one of our nuttier shows. One might be hard pressed to see how this material intersects with a sober subject like "Bob" Dobbs and the Church of the SubGenius. Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
3/15/20181 hour, 1 minute, 32 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1664 - Stang on PROJECT ARCHIVIST

On Feb. 24, "2018," the podcast called Project Archivist had SubGenius Sacred Scribe Rev. Ivan Stang on for a second time as a guest, and this episode of Hour of Slack is just a straight copy of their show, which can be found at projectarchivist.podbean.com
3/7/20181 hour, 18 minutes, 31 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1663 - What Do We Need to Remember?

There's some talking, then a media barrage by Cool Hand Chris, then a lot more talking, then a song by Walkenhorst and Porter. Don't bother us with questions, we're busy as hell!  Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm TO DONATE TO HOUR OF SLACK: http://subgenius.com/ts/hos.html
2/26/20181 hour, 4 minutes, 41 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1662 - Rev. Susie the Floozie's Greatest "Bob" Show

This is one of the best SubGenius radio show episodes ever made and it's not an Hour of Slack! It's Episode #51 of Rev. Susie the Floozie's "Bob's" Slack Time Funhouse, originally broadcast on WREK-Atalanta in 1994. Susie is the greatest audio collage editor of all time, and this is one of her best mixes. It's got EVERYTHING! In it's ORIGINAL FORM, yet! (You'll see what we mean, take our word for it!) There must be hundreds of separate tracks and cuts, expertly woven together by Susie, and interspersed with her amazingly delivered rants and lots of very rare, very weird music. And all of it INSANELY DOBBS-CENTRIC!
2/21/20181 hour, 2 minutes, 11 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1661 - What's Been Real

New media barrages from Cool Hand Chris! A new "Bob" quote! A killer rant by Prof. Pressure (albeit delivered by Rev. Stang)! The Woody Woodpecker theme!  A Steppenwolf cover! The horror of "Bob" Dobbs and the terrible secret of the "free Membership Pack." The Fear of the Backside, and what it really means when a person decides that everyone else is a Backside. Lonesome Cowboy Dave's parenting advice! IT'S ALL HERE!   Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
2/12/20181 hour, 1 minute, 27 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1660 - Hour of Slack Classics

This is like the rerunniest show we ever done run! It was assembled around 2002 like a Frankenstein's monster from our favorite clips, extracted with great care out of the vast hoard of universally favorite SubGenius albums and tapes made since 1980. This one truly preserves, like flies in amber, the old-timers of the Church at their ostensible best in the first two decades of our mighty radio outreach -- before the brain damages and rheumatism set in. It's so dense that we shall just post the log here, below. (NOTE: The broadcast version is only one hour long and has no cussing; this Internet version is almost 80 minutes!)   1. "The Bobacatto"—Rev. Mark Mothersbaugh / Hour of Slack Intro Stang & G.G. Gordon: Show take off, crash Dr. Howll Ritual Legal Open from KPFA show "Subconscious message"   2. Time to be manipulated /Swaggart: Dead preachers preaching dead sermons Moment of Noise (Stang at XX-Day) / The Sound itself has a stink to it!   (Stang 2018 intro)   3. MTV/SubGenius ad soundtrack   4. "Praise "Bob"" -- The Walk-Ins Bob Tilton Dear Bob clip w/ DK Jones music NPR "All Things Considered" SubG report Buck Naked on "Bob," Mark Mothersbaugh, Janor "Mind in a Jar" Hal Robins on KPFA: 1998, Yetis to Overmen   5. Stang and ESO: "No X-Day? We're Fanatics!"   6. Hal "We're a Fun Crowd" KPFA INTRO BARRAGE (Stang and Rev. Bleepo Abernathy) "R U ABNORMAL7" KPFA Hal "A liar, a SubGenius"   7. Bill T. Miller/Kings of Feedback: "Normal"   8. IntroBarrage con't: "Bob" Is a Way of Life to Millions, "New Destiny," "Fool Normals," "Here's My Money"   9. Sister Melodious Chopps: "My Wallet Belongs to "Bob""   10. Stang: Bhoddhisatva Dobbs rant D.Lee Lama- "Bob" Will Protect You"   11. INTRO BARRAGE: "Wise Up! Find Out Who THEY Are"   12. "It's Not Just The..." -- G.Gordon Gordon in Greenhelle, Bolivia   13. Intro Barrage "Bob" is a Sex God" / KPFA/ Short Duration Wedding (Stang & ESO from Pufferdome Devival 99)   14. Intro Barrage: 'This New Church Air' / There's a Chaplain   15. "BOB's" Cosmic Rant from Book: Stang   16. "Dread Dobbs" --  Lost Souls Inc.   17. Now to Continue / Closing Moments / "THE B-OB" "All Things Considered" on Church -- Pope Meyer, "Pay to Know What You Really Think," "Pull the Wool" / God Still Speaks /Philo Drummond "Don't Care"/Meyer "Crawl With Pride"   18. John Wayne: "Bible Beater" Stang "Watch Out for Ol' Bobby" New Hurricane Bob lines "B.O.B." music by Onan Canobite The Church's Divine RULES - Too much! - Pope David N. Meyer "Fuck 'Em" Pope Meyer at Metro, Chicago: THE RULES "Blowhole Sex Healing" Meyer at KPFA, Stang & Meyer: ""Slack is enough food," "If You Act Like a Dumbshit"   19. Stang and ESO at XX-Day: "Sex Day"   20. Then he said "Arise"!Stang ARISE narration on "Slack Undefinable" MB 12 Slack conference w/ GGG, Buck Naked, Stang, Poonflang What takes away your slack? - Pope of AAll New York David N. Meyer Puzzling Evidence LIFE SUCKS/Rod Serling Meyer & Stang on Conspiracy, No Typical SubG/ Rules R 4 the Fools   21. "Us and All Our Friends Are So Fucked Up" -- Einstein's Secret orchestra, Pufferdome (Starwood festival, 1999)   22. USAPODS VS. THEMAPODS - THE SHOW, KPFA Berekley "Right, "Bob?' -- Buck Naked on Origin of Church: Kids Cutting Up in Church KPFA: Gary  G'broagfran on This Horrible World "Conspiracy Song" -- Dr. Ahmed Fishmonger   23. Cleve Duncan "I AM A SUBGENIUS" RANT w/ DK Jones music   24. "Build Your Own Ship" -- Stang & ESO, XX-Day 99   25. "Praise Bob" The Walk-Ins SMARMY PO BOX by DK Jones / Dry Heaves   26. Lonesome Cowboy Dave, Stang on "SubGenius Hell" at Starwood 99   27. "God Might Die" -- Stang, ESO   28. G. Gordon: Pull Wool Over Our Own Eyes... How We're Being Screwed   29. Stang, ESO XX-Day 99 End Rant   30. "You Can Be Deprogrammed" -- Pope Sternodox, Janor Hypercleats   31. "Grassy Knoll Wacky Zanos" -- Puzzling Evidence
2/7/20181 hour, 18 minutes, 7 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1659 - Rampant Rectalism

Typical recent "live" show with atypical music by The Rudy Schwartz Project, The Psycho Skeletons, Lothar and the Hand People, and The Rainmakers; includes a doomful old rant about the Masonic Conspiracies by Stang. Then it's yakdada all the way down. Soviet chimps in the suburbs; goodbad badfilm movies; Stang's strap-on toads; sensitive snowtard bloggers; farting in the sweat lodge; Young KimCarl Jung and Punk Freud; Cicus Apocalypse versus the baby weiners; build the Wall between Heaven and Hell and make Hell pay for it; escapee angels; fossil Devil Toenails; Onan and the Fappers; rampant Rectalism.   Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
2/1/20181 hour, 14 minutes, 42 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1658 - Hour of Time for The Show #102

There are SubGenius radio shows besides The Hour of Slack. The Puzzling Evidence Show and "Bob's" Slack Time Funhouse have been on air for as long or longer, and there have been other spinoffs that went extinct. But now there is a new, powerful podcast, one that erupted like a pustule out of the Thorazine Urine Podcrust comedy nontroup, called Time For The Show! The latest incarnations have been better recorded and had less cussing than earlier ones, and #102 (Jan. 8, "2018")had Stang as a guest, so for obvious reasons Stang decided to just run that insane thing pretty much as is. You can hear Time for the Show at timeforthewebsite.com OR subgeniuses.com OR hypercubelaboratory.com. Or look at the Hour of Slack Radio section of SubGenius.com. Anyway the purveyors of Time for the Show so far have been Rev. Fidd Chewley, Dr. Argus Faux, and the ever insecure Rev. Peas, all of them heard on recent Hours of Slack on recordings from X-Day Drills. 
1/22/20181 hour, 5 minutes, 37 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1657 - Shithole Town and Country

Down in the Medicine Shithole! Thanks to the President, we are now free to play, on public airwaves available to children, songs like "Shithole Town" by The Rainmakers! (Actually, we censored the broadcast version; this version is 18 minutes longer than an hour, too!) Most of the show is a good ol' live chat with Lonesome Cowboy Dave, recorded at Tarzan's at Stang Ranch, but (as always) on Sunday night just like a real show. Remastered versions of four songs by The Rudy Schwartz Poject and one by Lothar and the Hand People (!) form the opening twenty minutes but after that it's all about the smell of the fish people, the interchangeability of Trump and shit, shit holes, dingleberries, Trumphole towns, Jimmy Swaggart, Stormy Waters, British pee party tapes, what it's like down in The Medicine Fish Hole, yankin' out fresh expressions, The Master Game, Masonic Illuminati, the judging categories of Pyroflatulation contests.   Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
1/16/20181 hour, 18 minutes, 12 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1656 - Rerun of #411 - Rev. Gobi Special

This Hour of Slack  is by necessity and choice a rerun of #411 from Sept. 1993, which was requested by a long-time listener, and when we checked it out we could hear why. It's REALLY unusual and features some excellent rants by the then-high-schooler named Reverend Gobi, who had a SubGenius show at her high school radio station. They're a real blast of fresh air from the ancient past. Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
1/10/20181 hour, 2 minutes, 26 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1655 - New Year's Eve Synaesthesia and Media Barrage

Simple! The first half is the last last half hour of the last Radio Synaesthesia show of 2017 on WCSB, with Stang and Doe joining by phone with a big gang of WCSB Subs at the station to ring in whatever new year this actually is: host Dr. Sinister and numerous other comedians, DJs, ex-DJs, and ex-cons. The only non-Stang SubGenius in the Glen Rose area, Dr. Sinsomniac, does a great call-in too. The second half is part of a major new (well, maybe old, but mostly new to us) "media barrage" style collage by Cool Hand Chris aka Rev. Christian Blatter, a highlight of which is the Star Wars saga done rap-style.   Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
1/1/20181 hour, 1 minute, 25 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1654 - OOPS! We Forgot the Annual SubGenius Xistlessnessmess Mix Rerun

The grandsons were here and Rev. Stang had so much fun counting his blessings that he totally lost count of his jobs. What are the holidays without Slack and reruns? Sappy, nostalgia-provoking reruns on TV are what Christmas is all about, right? Plus, it gives us a break. This is the hoary old annual traditional Xmas Re-Rerun of #867 (and 921 and 1026, 1077, 1129, 1236, 1338, 1497, 1549, 1602, etc.), which was itself a condensation of some ancient year's 3-show "Best of Xmas Sickness" compilation, which were themselves the concentrated best-of from 15 years' worth of previous Xmas SubGenius and other Xmas weirdo collections, going back to the show's beginning in 1985 at KNON, Dallas. Includes over 66 separate tracks/songs/bits! And no, not one bit has been changed in all these years. Now that's Slack!
12/30/20171 hour, 1 minute, 53 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1653 - Corruptigating Worms

This is Hour of Slack number 450, rerun from July of t"1994" when the show was only nine years old and still being produced in Dallas. We were between radio stations then, so we relied more on clips from other SubGeniusly radio shows like Puzzling Evidence in San Francisco and ESO Swamp Radio Brain Rot Theater in Cleveland on WCSB, and also on cassette tapes that were mailed in. It was the days before the Internet, and people spent more time on things like making tapes and mailing them around. People also read and wrote books in those days, and this episode reflects all that. We have PuzEv, Drs. 4 "Bob" pretending to invent the Church, Lonesome Cowboy Dave's rant-sterpiece, "Corruptigating Worms"; Stang reads from Donna Kossey's book KOOKS regarding Nation of Islam, and we hear strange music from Slouch, The Merkins, Lonesome Cowboy Dave and Captain Beefheart.
12/21/201759 minutes, 55 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1652 - GASLIGHT THE WHOLE PLANET!

A pretty crazy episode. Clearly confusing directions! Stang reads from our next publishing event, the novel EYELASH by Nikolai Kingsley. The Rainmakers, classics x 3. The history of Xists inventing Yetis, Yetis inventing humans, Why hide the edge of the Flat Earth? Where SubGeniuses come from. The Conspiracy destroyed Earth, switched with Mars - now we'll finish the job from a distance, seen in VR. "I don't care if I'm in the Matrix." Dave on THEY LIVE. Sell the Sonic BM buzz to Devo! People related by name. Repenting on the deathbed. That's how they destroyed Earth the first time! Emergentiles gone evil. THE CHURCH OF THE SENIOR SUBGENIUS.  Internet-only bonus: Stang and his two grandsons hunt "Bob" in the Lost Cave.
12/12/20171 hour, 11 minutes, 39 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1651 - HoarDerPerSavs

The incredible rabble-rousing live devival rant "WHAT IF...?" by Papa Joe Mama highlights this episode and possibly this century. Believer-bashing rock songs by The Rainmakers and The Rudy Schwartz Project do too. We hear the opening installment of the third episode of Time for the Show, a scrum-influenced prodcast from, in this case, Faux/Chewley/Peas. The 1984 version of Mark Mothersbaugh weighs in on Dobbs Sex and SubGenius philosophy. Then there's the rest of the show, recorded at Stang Ranch with Lonesome Cowboy Dave calling in, but since we just got our copy of Horizon Zero Dawn today, we're going to keep this blurb short. There's some talk about about the Orgozmonic Chamber of "Bob" and Grampires, and Stang is divisive. There is an unusually long and rambling post-Show Internet-only conversation that stretches the Internet version out to 90 minutes.  Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
12/5/20171 hour, 30 minutes, 44 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1650 - THERE'S A TRUMP UNDER MY BED!

First live show from Stang Ranch! Well, they're prerecorded, but we do then at 9 pm Sundays just like at the station in Cleveland, and we strive to PRETEND it's live so that we don't have to do much editing. The discussions veers all over SubGenius Creation but the theme to which we keep returning is the timely one of sexual harassment by old rich fat men. A couple of Church secrets are even revealed! Two songs by The Rainmakers from the 1996 album SKIN are remarkably pertinent this particular month: "Different Rub" and "Good Sons and Daughters. The first 10 minutes however is solid Rudy Schwartz Project from a remastered version of their classic album DON'T GET CHARRED, GET PUFFY.   Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
11/27/20171 hour, 4 minutes, 10 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1649 - Prairie Squid

Half of show is from Hour of Slack #40 from 1986 with G. Gordon Gordon, Ivan Stang, and background music by DK Jones, Mark Mothersbaugh, and Onan Canobite. Interspersed with that hardy and informative classic fossil are Prairie Squid related songs by Champion Jack Codini, songs and rants from Stang/Wei/ESO Radio and devival collaborations, a litle KPFA squiditidy, plus everything on Napster with the word "squid" in the title.
11/23/20171 hour, 1 minute
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Hour of Slack #1648 - Winterstar 2001

We managed to stay on Show schedule through our move from Ohio to Texas, but the strenuous unpacking process was what finally got the best of us and put us behind by a week. We're catching up with reruns, this one being a great example of the Hours of Slack from the early 2000s that relied on plenty of ESO Swamp Radio (WCSB Cleveland by host Chas Smith, with Ivan Stang and Lonesome Cowboy Dave) and The Puzzling Evidence Show on KPFA Berkeley by host Puzzling Evidence and cohosts Dr. Hal and Dr. Philo Drummond. We had a lot more fresh collages coming in via Usenet in those days too, in this case by Rev. nu-monet and Jupiter Research. This episode features some clips from the Stang sermon with ESO live back-up at Winterstar Symposium, and the ESO song "Wilderness of "Bob"" performed live there. Winterstar was a smaller, indoor version of Starwood held by A.C.E. of Cleveland and it elicited great gut blowout. It ended because the excellent rural Ohio everything-goes resort folded. Today there is an annual Winterstar Ball held at The Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland until another anything-goes winter indoor resort can be found in Northern Ohio. If it happens we'll be there!
11/19/20171 hour, 34 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1647 - Endless Slack - Syn Without Dr. Sinister

This one's a Radio Synaesthesia show without Dr. Sinister, with Stang at the controls, Princess Wei and Dr. Hal (with yet another new song!) in the studio, and the Lonesome Cowboy on the phone, recorded July 9 "2017." Many Church secrets are revealed including the history of SubGenius transgender weddings. Pretty much everything important is discussed, followed by discussions of everything else. Hopefully we will have Tarzan's Radio Station fully cranked up next week.   Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
11/15/201759 minutes, 20 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1646 - Take Up The Slack

Dr. Sinister Post-X-Day Radio Synaesthesia Show with Dr. Hal, StangDoe, Dave Live at WCSB 2017-7-9 We are at Stang Ranch and Tarzan's Radio Station is set up, but we're still unpacking everything ELSE and have to change our address on EVERYTHING. The new address for SubGenius Foundation is Box 807 Glen Rose Texas 76043.We saved a Radio Synaesthesia show that hasn't been on Hour of Slack for this week, recorded at WCSB on July 9 of the so-called 2017, right after X-Day Drill #20. Dr. Sinister kept Princess Wei, Rev. Stang, and Dr. Hal, in the station for an extra two hours, and Lonesome Cowboy Dave called in. This is the first hour. Stang credits Mayan Ruins, plugs Starwood, describes how it's mated with X-Day. Church of All Worlds and goat-unicorns. Why a goat? origin and result: Rev. Magdalen can't have SubGenius stuff in New York. New York state judges; Texas lawyers can sleep in court. Lonesome Cowboy Dave calls in. Sold 6 copies of Neighborworld. Dave's colon and convergent evolution. Dave tells tale of Sinister as stand-up comic. X-Day Drill and the awful new revelations. Hal's new song "TAKE UP THE SLACK"! New X-Day revelations. The movie people filmed Onan's new song and a whole bunch of other stuff - much filmed already. Obstructionists in the Church. Brought huge dog to X-Day Drill. Dammett and the cat who made him her little bitch. The mysteries of Wisteria - monsters, insects, spiders.  The disgusting pond scum. Wisteria as a strip mine that was rehabilitated. The terrible derecho weather disaster of 4 X-Days ago -- no power in Ohio EXCEPT Wisteria. Horrible weather in Arizona. Fossil fish of Ohio. Monsters of Ohio. New caller "Nightwing" confused re: turtles. Wei's ageless newt. Stang's video "FIG - The Newt That Time Forgot" - microorganism movie "Micro Monsters" on revstang YouTube channel. Philo wants ads for Roku. The SubGenius video archives -- Stang's new chore. Hoping to film more SubG old-timers. Robert Crumb and the Church. SubG celebs. David Byrne and the Puzzling Evidence scene in True Stories. Goat Yoga on Stang Ranch. Dave was a refugee from Middle East. Goat meat restaurants. Goat-killin'and skinnin'. World might end tomorrow but probably go to Starwood instead. Dave on Trotsky and Lenin. Why "Bob" Dobbs stopped showing up at Devivals. When Dr. Sinister saw "Bob" get hit by a bus. "Bob's" both the mouth and anus of the Universe! Dr. Sinister breaks and does credits.    Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
11/10/201759 minutes, 33 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1645 - Dr. Sinister Radio Synaesthesia Show 9-17-17

We start with a rant and the song "Reckoning Day" by THE RAINMAKERS recorded June 2nd 2017 at Knuckleheads Garage. We made it to Stang Ranch Texas, intact with ALL OUR STUFF, the entire Church of the SubGenius main media archive and Slack Altar elements, after a truly strenuous and taxing house move. We're still unpacking, but basically the huge move is over and we can emit this new-like Hour of Slack #1645, maybe a little late. It was recorded September 17, "2017," on Dr. Sinister's show on WCSB Cleveland, Radio Synaesthesia, which follows Hour of Slack there on Sunday nights. We stuck around the station for two hours, and Lonesome Cowboy Dave called in. RED ALERT! The Kickstarter effort for the documentary about the Church ends in five days and it's all or nothing! It's raised $130,000 but needs one last mighty push to reach the goal! Even if you're stone cold broke yourself, TELL EVERYONE!  THE SUBGENIUS MOVIE: SLACKING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM: bit.ly/SlackOn   Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
11/2/20171 hour, 6 minutes, 12 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1644 - Moving and Movie

Last live show at WCSB until next summer; we're MOVING! This episode attacks the ins and outs of packing and prepping massive SubGenius media archives for transportation across 1000 miles of Pink territory in a disguised "moving van." We also discuss the documentary movie in progress, SLACKING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM, and urge all listeners to check out the Kickstarter page and trailer. Also: The Rainmakers cover Devo, The Swinging Love Corpses, and more of them kind pils. SLACKING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM: bit.ly/SlackOn
10/16/20171 hour, 10 minutes, 56 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1643 - Goodbye, Dammett

It's all about dogs. There's some great Swinging Love Corpses, The Rainmakers, and The Psycho Skeletons in this, and a sermon by Rev. deFalk, but mostly it's a tribute to our late, great SubGenius hound dog, Dammett, who boarded the Saucers at age 12 on Sept. 29, or St. Dammett / Bite the Mailman Day. (Thanks to Rev. Guimo for that idea.) We also ALMOST reveal MASSIVE Church secrets, and discuss the SubGenius Yard Sale which had ended just before this show started, but the best parts are about having and losing a great dog pal... our little boy, old as he was. The highlight is a recording of Dammett howl-dueling with a pack of coyotes in the dead of night. OH, and the BIG MYSTERY SECRET we were hinting at can now be told: bit.ly/SlackOn Order Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm
10/11/20171 hour, 8 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1642 - Ejerkulation Compuncture in NEIGHBORWORLD

Lonesome Cowboy Dave's sci-fi novel NEIGHBORWORLD has been published! By us! It's at subgenius.com now as well as Amazon and the CreateSpace store! Paperback or Kindle! Other topics: the DELETE button on your forehead, delivery by drone, the Seizure Post, Goat Simulator, college radio station ettiquette, and scrote-scraping. Music: El Queso, The Walk-Ins, Dr. Ahmed Fishmonger, DK Jones, The Rainmakers, XPosed 4Heads. "Bob" Dobbs is the subject of MOST of the music. Order NEIGHBOR WORLD and/or THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENUS (signed): http://www.subgenius.com/scatalog/books.htm This show is from two weeks ago. We didn’t do a live show this week because, well, our old hound dog and co-host Dammett suddenly decided to board the saucers early and we had to say goodbye to him. He is with Pappy now and we are looking for a Treeing Walker Coonhound puppy.
10/3/20171 hour, 28 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1641 - End Times Final Exam

Welcome to the Swingin' Shed! If we can't whup it, we'll go down - but we'll go down swinging. Stang springs The Good Rev. Roger's excruciating END TIMES FINAL EXAM on the gang, which includes Dr. Sinister this time! There's also a horrible goat pun tribute to Dr. Dark, and a goodly stretch of Thorazine Urine Podcrust from last X-Day Drill, with Dr. Argus Faux, Rev. Danny Shoggoth, and Rev. Peas. Music is by Drs. for Wotan, Dr. Bizarro and the Disgustos (two killer anthems!), The Rainmakers, and The Psycho Skeletons.
9/25/20171 hour, 1 minute, 5 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1640 - Bonus Free Hour!

Dr. Sinister's Synesthesiamobile got rear-ended and he couldn't make it to the WCSB station, so we filled in for him with an EXTRA Hour of Slack! Played some old but rebooted Dr. Bizarro and the Disgustos (recently remixed on CD), some Amino Acids from 20X-Day, some Faux-band, and a rare recording of Lenny Bruce doing a live show at a club, spiced up by a heckler. The middle of the show has Lonesome Cowboy Dave and studio hosts StangDoe expounding about, among other things, the pros and cons of expounderment, and the hazards of chicken bone shards vis-a-vis dog throats. Stang reads the orgy scene from Neighborworld.
9/20/20171 hour, 3 minutes, 6 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1639 - Bad Faith

WORLD WAR TWO WAS A HOAX! THE DUMB PEOPLE WON! HOW TO DESTROY THE EARTH! These and other topics are fully explained between bouts of bulldada and praise of J. R. "Bob" Dobbs. Music includes: Rev. Bleepo Abernathy - The Rainmakers - Dr. Bizarro and The Disgustos - Glassmadness - DK Jones - The Pink Boyz - Xposed 4Heads and more. Also, Stang reads some Stang and Nenslo on God from The Bobliographon. SPOILER WARNING re: Neil Stephenson's "SEVENEVES."
9/11/201759 minutes, 37 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1638 - Inside Jokes for the Nerdiest Nerds

Music includes two Rainmakers, two Dr. Faux and the Right Angles, one DK Jones, and one Xposed 4Heads. The rest of this episode is live SubGenius gossip and delivered knowledge from the called ministers of J. R. "Bob" Dobbs, those being Rev. Ivan Stang, Princess Wei 'R.' Doe, and Lonesome Cowboy Dave, broadcast from WCSB Cleveland on Sunday night, Sept. 3, "2017." Dave was especially off the hook, mental mash-up-wise. Everything was covered thoroughly. No summation possible.
9/5/20171 hour, 28 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1637 - Extemporadio and the Antlers of the Jackelope

Live 2017-08-27 Music includes very old (The Monkees, Glassmadness, Dr. G. Gordon Gordon and Drs. for Extreme Prejudice) and very new (Dr. Faux and the Right Angles, Xposed 4Heads, and two songs from a 2014 album by The Rainmakers that was new to us but uncannily timely. Then it gets talky, with a discussion about the Western Jackelope from Stang Ranch followed by some Thorazine Urine Podcrust from 20X-Day (Peas, Faux, Shoggoth in this case), and finally the Lonesome Cowboy calls the station. Dave's centrifuge of spittle versus The Elite. Who ARE the Elite? Fox News being the most mainstream and elite. Dave's slippery, soapy problems with connective tissue of the topic of discussion. The Air Force can induce a near-death OOB experience just by putting pilots in a centrifuge! Neighborworld is about to be on sale! The Salton Sea and the SubGenius in Mexicali or Calexico. Dave's cousin Fornicato. Dave's novel Neighborworld about to be published; excerpt. A mouse gnaws on Dave's phone line. Stang's job and the SubGenius documentary. Hurricane Harvey versus Obama's flood regulations (removed by Trump 2 weeks prior). Crazy greed-mongerers like "Bob." Wei's new word: EXTEMPORADIO. Podcrust of 20X-Day. The Texas studio, where gravity is higher.
8/28/20171 hour, 50 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1636 - Ask Dr. Hal The Musical

This episode features both the Ask Dr. Hal Show from the 20X-Day Drill and a lot of music both old and new -- and a Rainmakers album, "Monster Movie," which was done some years ago but is new to us. The show opens with a great Rainmakers song about conspiracy kooks, "Who's At the Wheel," followed by "The Dallas Cowboys, Jesus and Me" (classic Rudy Schwartz Project). Dr. Argus Faux and The Right Angles perform his song about the Church, "SubGenius," and after some Ask Dr. Hal we hear another "new" Rainmakers song, "Monster Movie." Xposed 4Heads follow more Dr. Hal asking with "Push Me." After the last Hal answers we hear live instrumentals - The Right Angles from a Florida show and a medley by The Amino Acids recorded at 20X-Day. The show closes with yet another original new SubGenius song, "No Slack, No Hope" by Rev. Loveland of Artificial Telepathy. Also included is a recording of Rev. Stang's last minute warning about the Eclipse and possible dangers from a test of The Beacon, from a live broadcast the day before.
8/24/201759 minutes
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Hour of Slack #1635 - Dr. Dark Has Boarded the Saucers

One of our best friends died last Friday and this episode is about him. The sick humorist, master heckler and Great Badfilm archivist has taken his puns to “Bob” and “shot through,” as the late Pappy Stang put it. It was not exactly unexpected, and Dr. Dark was extremely well prepared, but we got the news just a few hours before this broadcast and were just starting to get shaken up. Such things take a while to sink in. We tried to pick some music he would like so there is some classic Rudy Schwartz Project in this show as well as an inspiring opening song by Xposed 4Heads. The background music is from classic Universal monster movies. Stang also reads an excellent rant by The Good Reverend Roger about staying weird, often an uphill battle. There is some philosophizing about death and the meaning of life, talk of an afterlife, etc., but mainly it’s three old folks remembering and celebrating an old friend. He was quite a character, to put it mildly. He is the only SubGenius besides Rev. Stang who was at every single X-Day Drill from 1996 to 2016, and was with Rev. Stang every single July 5 7 a.m. He is sorely missed although we are hoping for some Heckling from Beyond. If anybody could pull that off it would be Dr. Dark.
8/16/20171 hour, 38 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1634 - Stang Starwood Rant 2017

A week after the world failed to end on X-Day, it tried to at least reboot a week later in the form of Starwood Festival, an all-purpose mind-blower started in 1980. Rev. Ivan Stang takes his annual Starwood sermon very seriously. (The SubGeniuses of X-day Drills are hecklers and would ruin the recording, whereas the pagans are polite and often strangely respectful.) The polite Rev. Stang has been holding back on saying certain things about our current governmental situation for months, because he wanted to be able to say them to real live people, right in their faces. He considers this rant to have been a failure, because afterwards no one came up and punched him in the nose.
8/11/201759 minutes, 20 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1633 - Pufferdome Rant 2017

A fine short burst of madness from Dr. Cozmac is followed by a brand new Dr. Hal song! Then for about 15 the conversation from 20X-Day Drill between Dr. Hal and Rev. Mother Miller continues. (We're saving some of that for later.) The second half of the episode is the uncut recording of Rev. Stang preaching a somewhat impromptu sermon at Starwood 2017 in the Pufferdome, a huge inflatable dome with strange acoustic qualities. Mayan Ruins provided musical accompaniment and Waking Dream filled the dome with projections, but you can't see those on the radio. The Pufferdome rant was meant to be timely and also the tease for the longer Starwood Main Stage sermon the next day, which we will play next week before we get back to the dozens of hours recorded at 20X-Day with a cast of at least ten. This episode ends with a song about dogs by The Rainmakers, from a late 2016 live performance -- because part of Stang's Pufferdome rant includes the story of Dammett the hound dog's travails during Starwood and X-Day.
8/4/20171 hour, 39 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1632 - Dr. Hal and Rev. Susie the Floozie

Recorded at 20X-Day Drill (second day) with Dr. Hal, Rev. Susie the Floozie, Rev. Mother Doctor Miller, and Rev. Ivan Stang, and it’s all talk. However there is a nice glimpse of behind-the-scenes excitement at the campground setting, as Stang is informed of a SubGenius Kook interloper trying to invade the event, gets a bit steamed up about it, and has to leave Tarzan’s Radio Station in the hands of his co-hosts, who are unfamiliar with it. (Notice that it is Mother Miller who figures out the “ON” button.) While there is some good spontaneous ranting, much of this particular episode involves Church of the SubGenius “real-life” history and gossip, and the sex lives of lizards. NOTE: As the 20X-Day week proceeded, the old-timers like Dr. Hal and Stang did less and less at Tarzan’s, while younger podcrusters did more and more, which you will be hearing on future shows in abundance.
7/28/201759 minutes, 36 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1631 - Live at 20X-day with Dr. Hal

Starts with a classic audio collage and fabulous rant by Rev. Susie the Floozie from "Bob's" Slack Time Funhouse in the distant past, and it is GREAT! Philosophical recording of Prof. Chas Smith on his show ESO, awaiting X-Day. Stang and Chas to Bleepo on rerun plans for the decimated planet. NHGH will return the tapes he took when we forgot to push "record".  Stang's old "EotW" pop song collage. REM, Quicksilver, Mojo Nixon, Sublime,   Hendrix, GWAR, etc. TITLES - Hal and Stang start in, talking about X-Day and their personal Escape Planets. We can bring back to life all extinct creatures and plants. You can have your own unicorn… albeit not as you expected. Billy-Unicorns and virgins. Elasmotherium. Lancelot the Unicorn - Morning Glory and Oberon, Stang's old buddies. Oberon has similar job description to Stang - Church of All Worlds. The Water-Sharing ceremony at Brushwood. At Starwood Stang hangs out out with rival cult leaders he once made fun of. Wiccan history. Much of pop culture came from the 1920s. Hal on recording his new songs. Burning of Ikon tonight by Cosmac and Faux. Emergentiles - drew up plans! Science is illegal! All-Science High. We could make smoke bombs here. Wasp attractant. Stang loves bugs and he lets them fly around his face and camera. Stang's Arkansas tick. Pete Goldie and bedbugs. Emboldened by the Trump administration. Grab ya by the *PUSSY*. Part of American discourse -- CoSG prepped us for world where political discourse is now internet flame wars. The contingent that suggests we're condoning sexism and etc. - bears somehow now symbolize all political male evil. New headphone for third bun - "Bob" can do Number Three. Teeters LaVerge. "I'VE GOT A TUB OF PILLS FOR DR. LEGUME!" Stents in all the old SubGs. Esquivel background music. Brother Cleve Dunkan co-composed music with Esquivel on his deathbed. Stang saw Esquivel's old tapes. Rev. Bleepo is working with The Firesign Theatre. Ray Harryhausen and "Bob." Stang's Invicta dinosaur series toys - Hayward and Harryhausen - fall-out between Harryhausen and Hayward. Ray And Diana Harryhausen almost bought Aleister Crowley's house but freaked out. But into UFOs. Predestination and Harryhausen, Sufis. Spray me with some Quantum Foam. We need an escape clause. This isn't the only universe. The SubG rockathon, the frug, and the frog!  Stang's problem with time travel and planetary movement through space. "How do you think I got here, Past-Man?" "The Sacrifice Game" is the title Stang couldn't remember of a book about time-travel through consciousness transfer. ABRUPT END!
7/19/201759 minutes, 31 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1630 - A THIRD EMACULATION?

At the 20X-Day festival, which sadly turned out to be only a 22nd X-Day Drill, Dr. K'taden Legume and Rev. Ivan Stang revealed, and then attempted to actually USE, a recently-unearthed invention by J.R. "Bob" Dobbs himself-- a bizarre hybrid human-alien device/homunculus intended for use in directly communicating with the Xists themselves! The deeply disturbing story behind the device's assembly -- which involved Dr. Legume exhuming a corpse, and worse -- is first told to the crowd of astounded SubGeniuses by Legume. Then Stang, "feeling lucky," chose to volunteer himself as a channel or vessel for the device's initial possibly-sacrificial activation. The results, heard on recordings here, are controversial to say the very least. Indeed they threaten to tear the Church apart! Rev. Stang literally died briefly then returned to this plane to blurt out what MAY be an "ALTERNATE X-DAY PROPHECY" involving new dates and times!… but with the year maddeningly left unspecified! In this episode, guests Dr. Hal and Lonesome Cowboy Dave help Wei and Stang in trying to decipher the meaning of the event. Reasonable explanation was made immeasurably more difficult by an (if anything) even more frustrating translation by Rev. Sinphalimus Exmortis of yet another message, a series of numbers and sentences in English encoded algorithmically within a burst of noise that accompanied the "device's" activation. Thanks to an early release of the unedited recordings (this broadcast version being much truncated and devulgarized), already various SubGenius groups have jumped to conclusions and schismed into competing "denominations," such as the "MAY DIE-ISTS" and the "DIDJU LIE?-ists," the "Seventh Day Destructionists" and the "Fifths of Planetary Overdose-ists." We Elders and Hierarchites of The SubGenius Foundation, Inc., strongly advise SubGeniuses NOT to cling to simplistic conclusions but to remember that "Bob" plays in mysterious ways, to quote the late St. Stymie Debergerac. We are personally tending toward a "WHY NOT BOTH" approach, although that is probably anathema to those pitiful creatures, the SubGenius Fundamentalists. Listeners are urged to view the photographs and videos of the devices and the blueprint at the various usual Members-Only Internet forums. EXTREMELY IMPORTANT NOTE: This show includes new songs by Dr. Hal ("I AM A SUBGENIUS") and by Dr. Faux ("Track 02")!
7/12/201759 minutes, 34 seconds
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SPECIAL EMERGENCY REPORT - THE THIRD EMACULATION

Recorded July 2 at Wisteria Event Center during the 20X-Day Drill. This is compiled from three video and audio recorder sources according to which source was most audible, but it is otherwise uncut and uncensored. We share this strange and unsettling revelation in the hopes that concerted research efforts will help make clear to us which of so many paths to take... if any. Whether one accepts this recorded evidence at face value, and how one interprets it, it very obviously up to the individual. Once again, Dobbs has provided no obvious and indisputable answer, but only a much deeper question.
7/9/201742 minutes, 38 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1629 - First Day of 20X-Day Festival

This marks the first time we have ever posted a show online immediately after recording/broadcasting it WITHOUT LISTENING TO IT. At this posting, Dr. Hal and Rev. Ivan Stang recorded this show three hours earlier at Wisteria Event Center in Southern Ohio using Tarzan's Radio Station, The SubGenius Foundation's compact 3-mic, 2-cd sound mixing and recording system (made from stolen electronics parts, rubber bands, glue and snot). As always, it worked well on a picnic table on the stage of Caffeina's, the semi-outdoor cafe at this fine campground. The weather was a little hot, low 80s, but breezy enough, and the background video projections looked clear and colorful in contrast with sunlight glowing faintly through the huge hand-made Vinyl Dobbshead that we hung next to the impromptu recording studio. For the on-air blabbermouths, if not listeners necessarily, it was a relatively laid-back show rich in Slack. 
6/30/20171 hour, 1 minute, 7 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1628 - X-Day Retro Special

The world ends tomorrow and you MAY die! We were too busy to mess with a live show, packing the iVan for our final trip to the Wisteria campground to meet the Men from Planet X, so we just played an old mysterious CD labeled "MISC. X-DAY" that turned out to be GREAT! It has about thirty tracks, many of which are themselves composed of thirty tracks. About twenty minutes of it was edited long ago by Pater Nostril, interweaving a sermon by Dr. K'taden Legume with Inadvertent Bulldada of all kinds. See you on the Saucers.  
6/27/20171 hour, 5 minutes, 5 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1627 - Unexpected Second Hour!

Rev. Stang unexpectedly had to fill in for Dr. Sinister, whose show Radio Synaesthesia usually follows Hour of Slack on WCSB-Cleveland. Failing to grok the station's new "wav cart" machine, Stang made up a Public Service Announcement off the top of his head on a subject with which he's had experience, heart attacks. Playing the score for "Lucifer Rising" in the background, Stang read long stretches from Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel "Neighborworld" and an even longer stretch from "The Bobliographon" about why suicide is probably a bad idea. Then Stang played some of his own favorite music, just like a regular college radio DJ: "Auld Land Syne" done by Jimi Hendrix at the Filmore East; ESO's version of "Sounds of Silence;" Elvis Costello's "Goon Squad;" "Luck Be a Lady" from Guys and Dolls; "Battle of the Roses" by The Rainmakers, Captain Beefheart's "Trust Us," and finally Herb Alpert doing "Zorba the Greek"! Just like a REAL radio show! Also, we completely forgot to post this episode last week. It was a busy week.
6/27/20171 hour, 7 minutes, 13 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1626 - Trouble Coming Every Day

Two really old classic Zappa songs, one new each by The Rudy Schwartz Project, Xposed 4Heads and Phat ManDee, then it's the Dave and Stang yak-off until the show closes with "Iodine 131" by Dave. X-Day is discussed in excruciating detail, and some secrets emerge about the SubGenius documentary project. Sarcastic comments about the coup inexplicably creep into the otherwise straightforward conversation. Straightforward I tell you.
6/14/20171 hour, 25 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1625 - "I'm Not a Rebel, I'm Just an Idiot"

That's our favorite quote by Rev. Argus Faux, who is not in this show! It starts with new music by The Rudy Schwartz Project, Xposed 4Heads, The Psycho Skeletons and Rev. Jimmy Ryan, with two very early Mothers of Invention classics. Then it's live Show with Lonesome Cowboy Dave calling in. We will admit that one thing that makes this episode different from most is that Rev. Stang was a bit tipsy, having come to the show from a memorial service that went a little longer and involved a bit more wine than Rev. Stang is used to. In fact it's the first time in decades that Stang has done a show while under the influence of anything! Dave claimed he thought Stang was unusually lively and organized, but that was an illusion.
6/6/20171 hour, 39 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1624 - "BOB" NEEDS WOMEN - NASTY WOMEN!

Live 5-28-2017; first time back at WCSB in seven months. Every orgasmic scream is a prayer to Connie! Finally having a President to hate again! These are the subjects of tonight's in-depth, incisive coverage of yesterday and tomorrow's events -- TODAY! It's Time Control all the way down, with opening world premiere (or not) songs and wrecks by The Mothers of Invention, Xposed 4Heads, The Rudy Schwartz Project, The "PsySkels," Rev. Bern Brijis, and Lonesome Cowboy Dave's NEW SONG, "Dasvidaniya, Comrade Trump"! Stang also reads the rant-letter "DEAR HUMANS" from The Good Reverend Roger. Then the lines are open and not only does Dave call in, but also Princess Wei and Dammett the SubGenius Wonder Hound! This was an episode of many firsts, including Dr. Sinister taking the place of Wei in the studio due to weather and canine autism. This episode allows a sneak peeks at numerous SubGenius formerly secret projects. 
5/30/201759 minutes, 18 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1623 - Rerun of #890 - Droggz that Refused to Die

One of the more insane episodes, in terms of straight out bizarritude. We might recommend headphones and towels for this one. It is possible that you could be hurt mentally by the stereobrainsplitter effects. Heavy on the Lemur, Puzzling Evidence and ESO, there's also an IMPROVED mix of John Trubee's "A Blind Man's Penis," Bongwater, Steven Hawking reading Revelation X out-takes, and much more more. We hadn't heard this since 2003 and as we listened we stared at each other with our jaws hanging open. Weirder than usual, and it's NEVER "usual."
5/24/201759 minutes, 4 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1622 - Back to "Bob" Special from 2003

We returned to Ohio but are leaving again immediately for some work in California, so here's a rerun, #889 from May 2003 -- one of those dense old SubGenius shows with interwoven Puzzling Evidence and ESO radio, brain-ripping collages by LeMur and others. There's also DEVO as DOVE, Bill Hicks on Waco, the ATF and David Koresh from a bootleg, and music by DJ John K, Steve Earle and Rev. Cobblestone. The theme is "Back to "Bob."
5/18/20171 hour, 1 minute, 12 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1621 - Sexy Rerun from 2003!

This total barrage show from February, 2003, #879, has 50 tracks on the CD, and each track probably contains a dozen tracks mixed together. Very Old School SubGenius Media Barrage! -- but also with lots of choice ESO Swamp Radio from WCSB and Puzzlind Evidence from KPFA. Keeping it all apart are dozens of collages by the great LeMur. The general theme is general sex, Conspiracy and SubGenius. Includes a great Fat Harry White song, Heart Ignition, The Jellyeaters, and The Amino Acids.
5/9/20171 hour, 13 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1620 - Zooming the Lume in NEIGHBORWORLD

We're back in NEIGHBORWORLD! Stang does some read-ranting from Dr. Onan Canobite's new book OVO 21 - TERMINALIA, and from Lonesome Cowboy Dave's novel NEIGHBORWORLD (with the Cowboy himself engaged by phone!). But first there is music, all new, by XPosed 4Heads, Rev. Bern Brijis, and The Rudy Schwartz Project. Following an obituary for Doug Smith, Lonesome Cowboy Dave joins Princess Wei and Rev. Stang at Stang Ranch for conversation ranging from the lofty to the base on subjects both pertinent and impertinent.
5/2/20171 hour, 2 minutes, 3 seconds
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Hour of Slack #1619 - Stang's Sermon at Starwood 36

Once a year, at Starwood Festival, people actually pay to (among other things) watch Rev. Ivan Stang preach nonstop for a whole hour. This episode is that hour, from July 16. SubGenius Sermons include: SubG 101. I Gave Tim Leary Drugs. God Keeps Taking the Wiseacres. The Monsters of Wisteria. Starwood Tour Guide - The Mandela Effect. Finding Slack in Dirt. The Most Powerful Drug - Moral Outrage. Trump and Stupid Person Pride. A Meat Space Kind of Guy. When Psychics Have Car Wrecks. Reading The Good Rev. Roger's GODZILLA rant. Audience Q&Q: Are We Nut Men? What Do UFOs Really Look Like? Connie Vs. Trump. What is the Question? Walkers for Trump. The Camera Drone is Not a Demon But J.R. "Bob" Dobbs might be.