Operation Manatee: Chris’ Top 5 Albums Of 2013

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2013 in review

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A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,300 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 38 trips to carry that many people.

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Show #204

Jane Monheit

Jane Monheit


Aw yeah. Coming to you live, in stereo, and in now in full colour (at least, for all of you affected by synesthesia), today is the big winter-season special of What Planet Is This?!, featuring a very special guest co-host and loads of good music!

Today’s guest host is a local musician, music educator, and music enthusiast! I shall say nothing more at this time, so tune in from 4:00 to 6:00 for what will undoubtedly be the best time you can have with your clothes still on (optional)!

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Show #203

Sam Cooke, January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964

Sam Cooke, January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964


You know that thing you do each Wednesday from 4:00 to 6:00? Well, it’s happening again today. No, really. I feel so confident it will happen that I will even brave Regina city transit including a 10-bloody-freezing-minute wait to transfer downtown, just to get to the station to witness it happen. I will do this just for you.

No need to thank me, gentle people of Regina. Just tune in from 4:00 to 6:00 and enjoy the fruits of my labour.*

*The above is really only like half true. Just sayin’.

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Show #202

Frank Zappa: December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993

Frank Zappa: December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993


Not much left in this year now, is there? Better make the best of it. Be good, be well, live and love like you’re dying, give when you can, treat everyone as someone from whom you can and will learn. The best gift you can give someone is time – you’ll never get that time back.

And during and in between all of this, listen to as much good music as you can. Life’s too short to waste time listening to shitty music.

Speaking of which, tune in from 4:00 to 6:00 for two hours of great music! :-]

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