This week, Jim, Tim & Kirk’s discussion of Jim’s crazy theory about popular music becoming critically acclaimed gets derailed by a mutual lifelong hatred of Journey, including origin stories of that hatred.
After that, there’s a look at Amazon’s announcement that Electronic Books are outselling Acoustic Books, and what that might portend for the future of books and the publishing industry.
Though this podcast was recorded prior to the death of Clarence Clemons, prior to posting it, Jim put together a Musical Moment to Die for in honor of the Big Man: that part in those late 70s versions of “Rosalita” where Bruce would introduce Clarence.
After that, a quick take on MLB’s possible realignment, and Tim shares what’s in his mix: new albums from Neil Young, My Morning Jacket and Lucinda Williams.
One More Thing:
Kirk – 1Password will help you with your password security.
Tim – Becoming the new leader of Al-Quaeda is perhaps not conducive to job security, or life security, for that matter.
Jim – Wishes that security would come and haul Gloria Allred away.
Medialoper Bebop Episode 8: Please Stop Believin’ was recorded at 9:00PM PST on Thursday, June 16, 2011 via CallGraph over Skype.
The opening and closing music for Medialoper Bebop is from “Big Hand on the 7” by our close personal friends, The Miss Alans.