Newsworthy Ghost Island

Show 10 by David
April 28, 2007, 2:54 pm
Filed under: Playlists

1. The New Pornographers – Jackie, Dressed in Cobras

2. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Gold Line

3. Newsworthy Ghost Island – Cowboy Book Club

4. Sukhwinder Singh, Sapna Awasthi- Chaiyya Chaiyya

5. Myra Casales – Is it love?

6. Newsworthy Ghost Island – Cowboy Cryptozoologists

7. Joseph Arthur and the Lonely Astronauts – Chicago

8. Wilco – Heavy Metal Drummer


Episode Ten: by David
April 28, 2007, 2:53 pm
Filed under: Episodes

In this episode:

* Several discussions of the Storm Trooper corps in the Star Wars Galactic Empire’s Imperial Navy (like, seriously, it is the only thing we talk about.)

* The Ghost of Cowboys Past comes by and tells us two stories:

– The Cowboy Book Club! – Salty, trailworn cowpokes discuss great works of English literature.

– Cowboy Cryptozoologists – The return of Curtis, Leroy, and Moira! Recall, they are the libertarian ranchers to whom weird things happen.

* more discussion of stormtroopers

* pretty cool music.

Episode The Tenth!

Show 9 by David
April 21, 2007, 2:19 pm
Filed under: Playlists

1. The Cat Empire – Hello Hello

2. Jethro Tull – Fat Man*

3. Newsworthy Ghost Island – Merlock Bones in The Curious Adventure of the Talcum Spot

4. Cab Calloway – Are You Hep To The Jive

5. Cibo Matto – Spoon

6. Newsworthy Ghost Island – Artemis St. Claire in The Andean Wombat

7. Casper and the Cookies – Hey, Mr. Superstar

8. Kings of Leon – Charmer **

9. Yoko Kanno and the Seatbelts – Rush

* From Stand Up because it is the better version.

** terrible song. we played, like, 45 seconds of it.

Episode Nine: “He had a sort of dulled intensity, like a spoon made of butter.” by David
April 21, 2007, 2:18 pm
Filed under: Episodes

In this episode:

* we get mail from a fake African banker, a mysterious technological supergenius, and Don Imus!

* Artemis St. Claire, the hottest ghost detective ever, comes in, (bothers Alex) and tells us stories!

* Merlock Bones in The Curious Adventure Of The Talcum Spot

* Artemis St. Claire in The Andean Wombat

* Meanwhile, we play music and get more confused than a poodle dipped in pudding.

The episode!



Show 8 by David
April 15, 2007, 4:36 pm
Filed under: Playlists

1. Mark Soskin – Piano Bar 1 *

2. Spoon – My Mathematical Mind

3. Cyrus Chestnut – Brother Hawky Hawk*

4. The Decemberists – July, July!

5. Cyrus Chestnut – Brother With The Mint Green Vine*

6. Newsworthy Ghost Island – Mr. Jeffries’ Locality

7. Cyrus Chestnut – Welllll!*

8. Cheeseburger – Money For The Heart

9. Maceo Parker – Elephant’s Foot

10. Electroluvs – Spooky

11. Gorillaz – Dirty Harry

* denotes ‘played under pledge drive segment’

Episode Eight: The Pledge Drive! by David
April 15, 2007, 3:43 pm
Filed under: Episodes

This week, we had a pledge drive! You can still pledge your support to the Newsworthy Ghost Island Team by sending us an e-mail:

In this episode:

* The Pledge Drive! We talk at length about supporting the show (and rescuing us)

* A visit from the Ghost Of Public Television Past gives us Mr. Jeffries’ Locality, a charming bit of children’s programming

* some nifty tunes

Episode The Eighth

Episode Seven: Yarr. by David
April 8, 2007, 5:57 pm
Filed under: Episodes

Episode The Seventh
In this episode:

* an argument about Pokémon

* The station tries to eat us

* Alex’s Dino-mentary!


A jolly good time, I’d say.

– David Rheinstrom