Here’s the seventh improv from the WRVU era — Blue-Green Black — recorded January 7th, 2008. Murielle Rae and Gaelen Mitchell from The Grayces, William Davis (Oh No It’s Howard), Cody Bottoms (The Manpower) and Melody Holt join Tony for an undersea adventure through percussion and synthesizers.
In this episode:
- THEATRE INTANGIBLE breaks into WRVU for one last in-station show!
- A SHOCKING REVELATION about the SALE OF WRVU!
- A VSC BOARD MEMBER calls the COPS!
- CODY BOTTOMS takes his clothes off for the webcam!
- Trainee TERRY finds his broadcast voice!
THEATRE INTANGIBLE celebrates our 50th podcast by performing LIVE from our original home 91.1 WRVU fm on the campus of Vanderbilt University. As you might remember, I was kicked off of WRVU and permanently banned from the station. Luckily, my door key scan card still works. I’m joined Theatre Intangible’s first guest ever Cody Bottoms (THE MANPOWER), early collaborator William Davis (OH NO IT’S HOWARD), and ex-host of the also-banned WRVU show GET UP STAND UP Mark Anundson.
Things start off smoothly with calls from champion wrestler Jocephus The Shelby Street Brawler and WRVU’s POCKET NINJAS’ host Amanda Tucker. Things get a bit out of hand when Mark busts out the alcohol, we get a call from VSC Board Member Dick Shell, and a dj trainee hiding in the control booth becomes our “reluctant” guest. We barricade the door with the station couch and hunker down for an all-out siege.
We discuss VSC president Chris Carroll, Director of Student Media Jim Hayes, and since-resigned student general manager Mikil Taylor. Board member Dick Shell calls to complain and lets slip a shocking revelation about the sale of WRVU that you are most definitely NOT going to like.
Featuring call-ins by T.I. participants pimpdaddysupreme, Chris Rauh (Arclyte), Chris Murray and Craig Schenker (Square People), and Joseph Hudson (Dave Cloud). More calls from officer MacBeth, Officer Fritz, Hostage Negotiator Lieutenant McKinley, Amanda Tucker, Tiffany, Kurt, and trainee Terry’s mother Misty.
With music by T.I. participants Tim Kaiser, Ken Soper, Strotter Inst., Leslie Keffer, Anthony William Herndon, DaveX, pimpdaddysupreme, Lawrence Crow, Mark Anundson, and WORLD PREMIERE tracks by Square People Jazz Maturity and Lylas recorded exclusively for Theatre Intangible!
Special thanks to Brad Edwards, Sean Parrot, Ben Sullivan, Melody Holt, Tommy Stangroom, and most especially Jesse Perry. Mark, Brad, Sean, and Jesse are all podcasters too. Check out their many shows, including HAPPY FOR APATHY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY GARY, and MANGY DOG RADIO HOUR WHOOP-DEE-DOO.
If you like the show, tell a friend or write a review in iTunes. And without further ado, we bring you, the Theatre Intangible 50th Podcast Spectacular!
You’re in for a treat folks. Because for podcast 41 we’ve unearthed the most tumultuous, drama-filled episode of Theatre Intangible’s history: Random and Nameless Awesome Adventure That Never Happened. The actors rebeled against the show. Someone walked out. We broke a $2000 piece of studio equipment. 14 players jammed in the WRVU studios. Good times.
Listen as we summon the spirits of the oldtime radio plays!. . . except, not really. Capturing the vibe of radio plays such as The Shadow was what I was actually going for, but the improv actors had other ideas. I’m still not quite sure when they were being serious and when they were acting. And that, oddly enough, is what makes everything so interesting. For a long time, I felt this show to be a failure, but listening back now, I kind of like it . . . in a Waiting For Godot meets Holy Mountain kind of way.
Musicians include Cody Bottoms, Paul Cain, Rhendi Greenwell, Bobobobobob, Wes and Ember White, Anderson Cook, and Wess Youngblood. The actors preferred to go by their “stage” names, which are Random Voight (Brandon Boyd), L’Orange (The Human Snowglobe JJ Jones), Nameless, and Rick.
Maybe it’s because I cracked my iPhone screen today. Maybe it’s because of that viral video with the band Atomic Tom playing an all-iPhone song on a New York subway. Whatever the reason, tonight’s episode is podcast 40, “I, Phone,” an improv made entirely with iPhones, recorded live at the WRVU studios on April 26th, 2009. That’s right, folks. We did it a year and a half ago.
Suck it, Atomic Tom!
Our iPhone show features six performers playing apps such as Noise.io, RJDJ, Balls, The Zombietron, Bloom, the Thereminator, Mobile Synth, Remix DJ: Speak EZ, Ocarina, Bebot, voicemails, and more. William Davis from Oh No It’s Howard, his friend Brian Zimmerman, Ryan Adams from Sunshine Brothers and Sisters, pimpdaddysupreme, Mara Bissell (DJ Irony on WRVU’s Nerd Pron and Pocket Ninjas), and myself make one hour of pure iPhone goodness. Check out the cool things the creator of Remix DJ: Speak EZ had to say about the show!
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