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Luke Ski Update 6-15-11 / Request "Snoopy The Dogg" for the Dr. Demento Show! [Jun. 15th, 2011|04:21 pm]
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[lukeski]
Hey everyone! I will be appearing on WBEZ 91.5 FM Chicago's morning radio program "Eight Forty-Eight" tomorrow morning (Thursday, June 16th) sometime between 9 & 10 am to promote the "Lethal Poetry presents: Words That Kill: Return Of The Geek" show. So all you Chicagoans can listen on your radios, and everyone else and listen on the web at http://www.wbez.org/ . Tune in and hear me babble! :D


WHAT'S LUKE PLUGGING NOW?:


- PLEASE REQUEST "SNOOPY THE DOGG" FOR THE DR. DEMENTO SHOW!

There's a lot of stiff competition out there, both from my comedy music making colleagues, as well as from the king himself, "Weird Al" Yankovic, whose new album "Alpocalypse" comes out this Tuesday, JUne 21st! I'm really hoping I can score my third Funny 25 #1 song with "Snoopy The Dogg", and the only way that's going to happen is if my fans let Dr. Demento know they want it to stay on top by requesting it once a week at http://drdemento.com/request . So please help me remain 'top dog' by taking a moment to request "SNOOPY THE DOGG" for "The Dr. Demento Show", and also, please tune into the show at http://drdemento.com/online.html and join in on the fun every week. It's still the best show ever. Thank you. :)

Note: Also, last month "Sneaking Snacks Into The Cinema" by Flat 29, Luke Ski, & Carrie Dahlby was #8 on the Top Ten! Smashing, lads! :D

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- LUKE & CARRIE'S BAD RAPPORT:
Episode #043 – Deservedly Not Nominated

Suddenly, Carrie and Luke found themselves recording a regular episode of their podcast in a pretty regular way at their regular date and time. This was unexpected this week, but it happened nonetheless. Hopefully it will have been worth it in some way. You’ll hear Luke tell tales of cutthroat games of Pictionary, Carrie tells us that the movie “Tree Of Life” sucks and should be avoided at all costs, and you’ll find out which one of our hosts stole things from a business they were paid to protect. Also, Luke bears his soul and for the first time on this podcast goes into detail about the first creative passion of his life, and makes an offer to the listeners to get a chance to experience it for themselves. There’s also News of the Stupid, and comedy tracks by Groucho Marx, George Carlin, Green Jello, and They Might Be Giants. Years from now, when you remember listening to Bad Rapport, will you say to yourself “those were the best days of my life”? Probably not.

Episode length: 2:06:21

Listen, download, subscribe, leave us COMMENTS at http://badrapport.com
You can leave a VOICE MESSAGE for the podcast by dialing (916)-LUKE-SKI
You can email us at badrapport@gmail.com
You can follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/badrapport
And we now have a Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/badrapport
RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/LukeCarriesBadRapport iTunes:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/luke-carries-bad-rapport/id335287593

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TOUR DATES:

- Lethal Poetry presents: Words That Kill: Return Of The Geek

June 16th, 2011 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
All ages - $5 cover, or FREE ENTRY
if you bring a canned good to donate.

Creative Lounge Chicago
1564 N. Damen Ave. 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60622

“Words That Kill” is a monthly open mic poetry and comedy omni-slam, whose theme this month is “Return of the Geek”, which I will be co-headlining with nerdcore group “The Former Fat Boys”, lots of other interesting acts, and possibly even you. For details, visit their webpage: http://www.lethalpoetry.com/wordsthatkill.html


- DUCKON 20

http://duckon.org
Hyatt Rebengy Woodfield - Schaumburg, IL (suburb of Chicago)
June 17th - 19th, 2011

I’ll be performing as the judging-time act of the Masquerade on Saturday night at 7:00 pm, and I'll be doing a concert on Sunday at 2:00 pm. I’ll also have a table in the dealer’s room where I'll be selling CDs and drawing caricatures. Also performing at DucKon: Tom Smith!

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- THE MAD MUSIC DEMENTIA TOP 20 COUNTDOWN!

Please go register at the Mad Music Archive forums here:
http://www.themadmusicarchive.com/signup.aspx
Submit your weekly votes at the voting page here:
http://www.themadmusicarchive.com/top20voting.aspx
You can listen to the show here:
http://www.themadmusicarchive.com/mmtop20.aspx

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- TWENTY-SIX AND A HALF:
A TRIBUTE TO "WEIRD AL" YANKOVIC!

It's the album "Weird Al" Yankovic called his "second favorite album coming out this month"! It's "Twenty-Six And A Half", a new "Weird Al" tribute CD compiled by Austin Aeschliman and Jace McLain. It contains 20 tracks of cover versions and parodies of many of Al's fan favorite songs from the past 35 years, including tracks by MC Chris, MC Frontalot, MC Lars, Devo Spice, Worm Quartet, Steve Goodie, Nuclear Bubble Wrap, Raymond & Scum, Insane Ian, TV's Kyle, Dino-Mike, and more. There's even a track by Al's band, titled "Al's Band", detailing their long career with Al. My contribution to this CD is a parody of Al's zydeco "Eddie Vedder" song in tribute to his drummer, webmaster, and all around nice guy, Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz, titled "My Baby's In Love With Jon Bermuda"!

To buy a physical CD: http://weirdaltribute.com/store

For MP3 versions: iTunes:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/twenty-six-half-a-tribute/id443568702
Bandcamp: http://weirdaltribute.bandcamp.com
CDbaby: http://cdbaby.com/twentysixandahalf

So take a break from stomping weasels and order 27 copies of "Twenty-Six And A Half" right now! Or, you know, at least one.

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- THE FUNNY MUSIC PODCAST

Devo Spice and Luke Ski interview the artists who posted songs at
the FuMP dot com over the past week. Recent episodes include:

Episode #50: TV's Kyle and Chris Mezzolesta
Episode #51: Carrie Dahlby and Chris Mezzolesta
Episode #52: Jace McClain and Power Salad

Webpage: http://www.thefump.com/podcast.php
RSS feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/funnymusic

Hey! "The Funny Music Podcast" was nominated for a Parsec Award for Best Speculative Fiction Music Podcast! :D Check out the list of nominees at http://www.parsecawards.com/2011-parsec-awards/nominees

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REMINDERS:

- "WE ARE THE FUMP"
Download it now at http://www.thefump.com

This is the 500th song posted at the Funny Music Project. As a way to say thank you to all our devoted fans over the past four plus years, without whose support we wouldn't have made it to this milestone, we present the following song as our gift to you. The song features, in order of appearance: Rob Balder, Tom Smith, Worm Quartet, the great Luke Ski, Raymond and Scum, Robert Lund and Spaff, Power Salad, Carla Ulbrich, Devo Spice, Carrie Dahlby, The Gothsicles, Possible Oscar, TV's Kyle, Seamonkey, Dino-Mike, Insane Ian, Steve Goodie, Nuclear Bubble Wrap, Project Sisyphus, Kobi LaCroix, Eric Coleman, Morning Sidekick, Odd Austin, Marc Gunn, Flat 29, Positude, Soggy Potato Chips, Max DeGroot, Beth Kinderman, Feng Shui Ninjas, DJ Particle, Art Paul Schlosser, The Consortium Of Genius, W. Randy Hoffman, Carl Hatmaker, Derwood Bowen, Flibbertigibbet, and Hot Waffles. With this many FuMP stars involved, you can probably easily guess what song this is a parody of. Song idea by Devo Spice. Lyrics by the great Luke Ski. Music, mixing, and mastering by Bob Emmet.

All the proceeds of this song will go to support Heather Kenzie Gunn, newborn daughter of the FuMP's Marc Gunn. She was born with a heart defect and will need several surgeries throughout her life. Keep in mind when I say "all the proceeds", that doesn't amount to very much. So if you love the FuMP and are feeling generous, please go make a donation to help SUPPORT KENZIE: http://marcgunn.com/about/support-kenzie

Read the lyrics complete with links to the 90 different songs that are made reference to in the lyrics: http://www.thefump.com/lyrics.php?id=1424


- OTHER STUFF YOU CAN BUY AT LUKE SKI DOT COM:

"GREATEST HITS VOLUME 1: 1996-2003" double album
To order the 2-CD SET, $20 plus shipping:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=201

"WHAT A RIPOFF! VOLUME 2" album
To order the CD version, $14 plus shipping:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=202
To order the MP3 version, $9.99:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=203

"LUKE & CARRIE'S BAD RAPPORT: BEST OF 2010" podcast clip 2-CD set!
To order the CD version, $14 plus shipping:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=204
To order the MP3 version, $9.99 download:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=205

To see the full list of products, visit the LukeSki.com Store at:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/


- HIRE ME TO DRAW CARICATURES FOR YOUR PARTY!

Yes, I am available to draw caricatures at your party or event
in the Chicagoland tr-state area! The details are at:
http://www.artbylukeski.com/caricatures-for-parties-events/
And for individual caricatures or cartooning work,
check out the rest of http://www.artbylukeski.com


- DEMENTIA REVOLUTION!

Every Thursday night from 8 pm to 11 pm Central Standard Time,
I broadcast onto the internet my live weekly comedy audio show,
"Dementia Revolution"! On the show, I play comedy songs, sketches,
stand-up, and whatever else I feel like playing at the time.
You're welcome to make requests too, and if I have what comedy
piece you want to hear in my collection, I'll play it for you
(for details, visit http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/dementia-revolution ).
During the 2nd hour of the show, Devo Spice and other guests from
the FuMP dot com join me via Skype for the live recording of
"The Funny Music PodCast". To listen, just take whatever audio program
you use to listen to streaming audio online (WinAmp, iTunes, Windows
Media Player, RealPlayer, etc.) and have it play the following address:
http://dementiaradio.org:8027 If you need more help tuning in, visit
the Dementia Radio website, http://dementiaradio.org Hope to see you there!
Join the Dementia Revolution today!


- THE DR. DEMENTO SHOW

It's still the best show ever.
You can listen at: http://drdemento.com/online.html ,
and if you'd like to request a song, you can do that here:
http://drdemento.com/request


- LukeSki.com's FREE MP3 OF THE WEEK is:

"WANNABE A SLAYER"

Download it for FREE now at http://www.thegreatlukeski.com
And please tell your friends online!


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