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074 Bloody Hell: For Halloween
Host: Tom Lopez of ZBS Productions
Airs week of: 2011-10-26 (Originally: 2009-10-28)
“Bloody Hell” (52:00 mp3):
An hour of horror for All Hallows’ Eve, the first half is bloody, the second goes to hell:
Based on a conversation with Edna Wofford about ESP, dreams and intuition. From the 2003 CD, Mayor of the Tennessee River. Artist David Greenberger of Duplex Planet has been collecting the thoughts, memories and stories from elderly Americans for more than a quarter century.
From birth, a young Native American has been bleeding from his chest. The government keeps him locked in a cell, refusing to heed his uncle’s warnings. A 3D ZBS adaptation of Cherokee writer Craig Strete’s short story from The Bleeding Man and Other Science Fiction Stories.
La Llorona — the weeping woman — is the Mexican equivalent of the bogeyman. The man she loved rejected her, in madness she drowned her children, then herself. Now she roams the night wailing “Aaay, Mis Hijos;” a scary story that keeps children from wandering at night: “La Llorona will get you.”
Thunderstorms in the foothills of the Adirondacks, recorded with Fritz, the binaural microphone that captures surround-sound for headphone listening.
In 1993, German artist Andreas Ammer and members of Einstürzende Neubauten, with the laste-great BBC rock DJ John Peel, conspired to create a radio play based on Dante’s Divine Comedy. Radio Inferno music is by Einstürzende’s FM Einheit. Blixa Bargeld plays Dante, Phil Minton is Virgil, and John Peel is “The Radio” narrator. Caspar Brotzmann played guitar, and Bootsy Collins is among the guest musicians. (MP3s at WFMU).)
From his collection The Best Of Shel Silverstein His Words His Songs His Friends.
A 1940s Cowgirl C&W classic, on the CD Cowboy’s Sweetheart.
From their collection of tiny telephonic terrors titled: 90 Second Cellphone Chillin’ Theater.
The storyteller crosses genders and religion in this Trick or Treat trip around town, from Kling’s CDHome And Away).