Want an interview w/ Jay Thunderbolt, At-Home Strip Club Manager? Well, bring money. If you can’t, bring booze. But not beer: Jay drinks Tequila. And he’ll drink the whole bottle with you in a couple hours, while unleashing The Wisdom of Jay Thunderbolt.
His face looks like that b/c he was shot in the head and left for dead — at 11yo. How much is a dance? “$10 with the g-string on; $20 with it off. No licking, sticking, biting or slapping.”
The piece is a Love + Radio podcast (28min) with some wonderful moments. Jay’s “Things I do know…” is pure poetry, as is the original music score by Brendan Baker — love that “Doberman” mix near the top.
Mormons believe Native Americans are descendants of the ancient House of Israel. It’s a Mormon mission to bring them back to the Kingdom of God. So they brought children, mostly Navajo, from their reservation homes, and placed them in Mormon foster families across the West. From 1954 to 1996, more than 20,000 kids went through the Indian Student Placement Program. Producer Kate Davidson spent a year interviewing people about their experiences. Her story, edited by Deb George, ran on the Worlds of Difference series from Homeland Productions.
“Take the road toward the top secret army base. Go past Muskrat Spring until you get near Salt Mountain.” A statue of a Hawaiian chief overlooks the Utah desert, with a plaque reading: “Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono. Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono,” the motto of the kingdom of Hawaii: “The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness.” A tale of two states, lost tribes, and the Polynesians of Skull Valley who named their town, Iosepa, after Joseph Smith III.
Contrast that with this recent ad (found on Music For Maniacs) opposing a 2008 Colorado Senate Bill prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation (SB 200, now law); “Focus on the Family ad” (0:38 mp3):