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May 15, 2024

(Pictured: Sherman Skolnick)

Kate and Bob review “Bob Marshall performs with Rosi Fan Tutti at the Beverley Tavern”, Nov 28, 1985

Greg: why everyone should know the names of Nazis. Critique of “American exceptionalism” and the statement that “All men are created equal” in US Declaration of Independence.

Overlap between Marxism and McLuhanism

Music played:

The Third Bardo – I’m Five Years Ahead of My Time
Queens Of The Stone Age – No One Knows
Wall of Voodoo – Far Side of Crazy
Soul Coughing – Circles
Drake – First Person Shooter ft. J. Cole
Titanium – Frank Sinatra (AI cover)
Burton Cummings – I’m Scared (CBC TV Special 1977)
Steely Dan – Only A Fool Would Say That
Eruption – Computer Love
Goldfrapp – Ride A White Horse
Knower – The Govt. Knows
Nirvana – Radio Friendly Unit Shifter
Greta Van Fleet – Heat Above
Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence
The Jim Carroll Band – People Who Died

May 8, 2024

John Lennon & Yoko Ono interview with Marshall McLuhan in Toronto – December 21st 1969

Bob introduces Radio BOB

Bert: Amalekites and War in Heaven. Giants in Canaan. Alpha Centauri.

Bob: John Lennon and Yoko Ono visit McLuhan in Toronto in 1969 (see video above)

Communism as McLuhan meant it

Brian: Drake vs Kendrick Lamar

McLuhan: Revelation of the poetic process. Drama of cognition and creative process.
Key to the creative process.

Greg report on animation outsourcing to N. Korea.

Greg and Brian debate on drug use in Canada

Clinton’s article: To What Will You Surrender Yourself?

Music Hour:

TitleYouTube URL
Chuck Mangione – Feels So Good (LIVE)
The Time: Cool
Muse – Uprising
Marcin – Carmen Habanera on One Guitar
Bob Log III – Shake The Boot
Frank Zappa – Memories Of El Monte (Live At Whisky a Go Go/1968)
Pojama People – Freddie White at the Mill Theatre
The Love Unlimited Orchestra – Super Movie Themes: As Time Goes By
Simon & Garfunkel – The Only Living Boy in New York
M83 – Outro
Beach House – Space Song
Patsy Gallant – Standing Room Only

May 1, 2024

(Pictured: Bob Dobbs and Bob Marshall on the way to perform with Rosi Fan Tutti at the Beverley Tavern, Toronto, Canada. November 28, 1985. MP3)

00:00 – Bob and Kate analyze Bob’s first live appearance on radio on CKLN-FM’s “Word of Mouth” hosted by Chris Twomey (also featuring Nelson Thall and James Kidnie), October 1, 1984.

02:20 – Bob, Greg and Brian discuss journalist Andrew Cockburn; Licio Gelli.

Music List

Rihanna – Cause I May Be Bad
Austra – Spellwork
Frank Zappa – Stick It Out (Live in Munich, 1980)
Peter Sellers, Sophia Loren – Goodness, Gracious Melody
Peter Sellers, Sophia Loren – Bangers and Mash
Faith No More – I Started A Joke (Bee Gees cover)
Bran Van 3000 – Supermodel
Richard Smallwood – I Shall Wear A Crown
Peter Sellers – Auntie Rotter
OOIOO – Mountain Book
Video Sex – Detektivska Prica (Yugoslavia)
Puddles Pity Party – Where Is My Mind? (Pixies Cover)
Re-Vels – So In Love
The Five Pastels – You’re Just An Angel
Alan Price – O Lucky Man!

April 24, 2024

(Pictured: Catherine de’ Medici, Born April 13, 1519)

00:00:00 – Bob explains what happened this week (it’s getting hectic).

00:05:00 – Bert’s report – Origins of the Human Dimension: 3 Jesus’, de’ Medicis, Stuarts, Amalekites, ascended continent.

01:00:00 – Bob tells Madeleine how to “take” iON.

01:30:00 – Attacks on Bob et al.

02:30:00 – Bob explains the REAL meaning of “the medium is the message”.

Music list:

TitleYouTube URL
The Dells – Oh What A Night
Toulouse – It Always Happens This Way
Lester Bowie’s Brass Fantasy – Next
Tavares – Remember What I Told You to Forget
Polyphia – Playing God
Big Thief – Not
Giorgio and Chris – Love’s In You, Love’s In Me
Robin Trower – I’m out to Get You
Bob Dylan – It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue
Howard Shore – Fadela’s Coven
Isaac Hayes – One Woman
Nolan Strong & The Diablos – That’s What You’re Doing to Me
Johnny Cash – The Man Comes Around
Peter Jacques Band – Walking on Music
Timi Yuro – Make The World Go Away

April 17, 2024

(Pictured: London Bridge, London, GB)

00:00:00 Tech talk about Bob’s archives
01:00:00 Will (Bill Turk)
01:30:00 Kate on Zappa’s early Doo-wop influences.
02:00:00 Greg’s report from London
02:58:00 Bob reads from Michael Billington of Larouche org. on John F.Kennedy
06:18:00 New Caller “Ned”

Music list:

Suno Minimax – Office Hours @ Mirror University
Yung Gravy – Oops
Moistboyz – Good Morning America
Ween – It’s Gonna Be A Long Night
Doris Duke – The Feeling Is Right
Mike Patton Mondo Cane – Il Cielo in una Stanza
Cindy Lee – Diamond Jubilee
The Big Three – Nora’s Dove
The Nutmegs – The Story Untold
Suno Minimax – The Royal Family Is A Hoax
Haim – Want You Back
Haim – Hallelujah
Magnificent Four – The Closer You Are
Frank Zappa – The Closer You Are
The Happy Goodmans – When They Ring the Bells of Heaven
Morgan Wallen – Talkin’ Tennessee
Nolan Strong & the Diablos – If Oh I (Could Be With You Tonight)
Patty Lovelace and Ricky Scaggs – River of Jordan
The Fantastic Four – Goddess Of Love
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    Bob Dobbs

    Bob Dobbs is a radio show host, and notable Marshall McLuhan scholar and Frank Zappa researcher.