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Midnight Voicejail - Episode 40 - 2001

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The special, one-hour, critically acclaimed 40th Episode of our series Midnight Voicejail titled '2001' (originally webcast on September 11th, 2002) takes a look back at some of the events of the previous year irreverently spoofing some of them. In this episode Richard X leaves disturbing answering machine messages to Ronald's (then) girlfriend, the sequel to 'Chap in the Hood', Crusty Breadbox touts his new 'Slap Therapy' technique, Ronald campaigns for Joe buying him sushi with Lotto winnings and hawks his 'Cracklin' Burgers', plus remixes and spoofs of BART transit PSAs, Presidential speeches and Bible chapters all relating or having to do with 9/11. This program is as it was originally broadcast, in its entirety.

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For the review of this program by Richard Von Busack of The San Jose Metro go here:


Midnight Voicejail is a 50-episode radio series about a group of 20-something slackers, stuck in the very work-oriented suburbs of Silicon Valley during the 80's and 90's. They used various voicemail systems as their main social and creative outlet. They came to be known as 'voicejailers'. The show is an ongoing audio documentary about their world, revealed mostly through collected voicemail messages interspersed with pieces of psychedelic collage and comedy bits.

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All derived material in this program is used fairly, accredited, and transformed (remixed / fragmented / re-contextualized / re-worked) for the purpose of education, cultural reference, and to artistically capture the cultural conversation about the subject matter during the time of this program's creation. All voicemail material is used with the permission of the recording's owners at the time of this episode's creation.

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released April 29, 2018

Phineas Narco; Dan Rather; Alexander T. Newport; Kalvin G. Krebs; Ronald Redball; Richard X; Joe Sledgehammer; George W. Bush; Earl Grey; Devo; George Carlin




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The National Cynical Network (NCN) is a long-running, SF Bay Area alternate programming media remix project. It originally consisted of a trio of SF Bay-Area based radio collage artists: Phineas Narco, Ronald Redball and Alexander T. Newport. NCN seeks to play *with* music , using sound, and video media samples in the process of media collage or 'mediage'. ... more

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