December 2005

So the Nickel Stops

12.31.2005 by Mark Forman

2005 comes to an end. In Chinese custom if you make it to new years it means you escaped being consumed by a big evil dragon, whew-looks like we made it. Thanks so much to all readers/listeners, my D-Voice posse, and especially to those of you that provide comments and feedback. Today's show is a […]


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MindField:The Long Tail Wagging the Dog

12.29.2005 by Mark Forman

Photo By James B So much talk about the Longtail these days in the blog/podosphere. Concept originally espoused by Wired editor: Chris Anderson late last year. I offer some different spins on the Long Tail concept/philosophy as well as some possible applications in my own life. Play some new songs along with a few favorites […]


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MindField: Tunes from Tucson’s Trendsetters

12.28.2005 by Mark Forman

Howdy rodeo fans-first let me get caught up on a couple of Chanukkah songs dedicated to Scripting News'-Dave Winer(love my rss) and Evil Genius Chronicles-Dave Slusher-2 cool Daves. Now we get to a musical journey to one of my favorite towns-Tucson. Spent some of the best years of my youth there and do some blabbing […]


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Free Culture 9/Property/Chapter 7:Recorders

12.25.2005 by Mark Forman

Photo by Latittude 13 News Items from Creative Commons-Jonathan Coulton's Flickr piece-magic. 50 Foot Waves Free Music EP,and new program for pulishers wanting to reclaim rights previously given out. Frree Culture /Property/Chapter 7:Recorders is read today. Music: Jonathan Coulton: My Monkey remix Jonathan Coulton:Furry Lobster 50 Foot Wave: Pretty Ugly Brad Sucks: Dirtbag-Brad Goes to […]


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A Broadcaster’s Christmas Carol

12.25.2005 by Mark Forman

Photo by simpologist This is a link for Hugh Brackett's podioplay production of Terry Heaton's remake of the old Dickens tale: A Christmas Carol. Some well know podcasters contributed there voices to the production. Thanks for the hard work Hugh! Cast: Narrator - Mark Forman Ebenezer - Evo Terra Ghost 1 - Hugh Brackett Woman 1, […]


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MindField:Long Now/Long Bets

12.22.2005 by Mark Forman

Photo By The Way of the Gun Long Now Foundation offers bunch of future thinking predictions/bets. We take a look at some amongst a sea of totally swimmable/danceable/listenable legup music. Are you a gambling man/women/android? Something To Bang 3:21 Absentee Your jacket is just fine 2:01 The Bent Pen Project how easy 4:11 Big Head Todd […]


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Finally, My Last Christmas Music Show:71

12.21.2005 by Mark Forman

Photo By Abbyladybug One of the best mixes I've gone with a wide variety of musial styles from the "pastoral" to "manic" and all points in between. Peace, health and prosperity to all! Homeless for Christmas 2:24 Black Halos Auld Lang Syne Celtic Christmas Bagpipes The 12 Days Of Christmas 4:05 Joe Dolce Disgruntled Christmas 2:54 […]


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Big Heart to Match?

12.21.2005 by Mark Forman

painting by Todd Mohr Todd Mohr of BHTM fame is a fairly progressive-minded guy. In addition to being eclectic musically(their music incorporates, rock, folk, jazz and blues elements) Todd is also a philosopher , podcaster, and a visual artist as well. Kudos to him and the band in their endeavors to adopt the Creative Commons […]


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50 Foot Wave Goes CC

12.21.2005 by Mark Forman

Speaking of kick-ass women in rock, oh... was I not speaking of such women? I am now-namely Kristin Hersh of Throwing Muses and now 50 Foot Wave. Kudos to Kristin and the Wavers for going Creative Commons on new EP and putting it up for free download, purchase or donation, ala other CCers like Jonathan […]


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Aron Bass-Cyborg Warrior Poet

12.20.2005 by Mark Forman

Photo By Aronski Come and enjoy SongStory work of fiction, based extremely loosely on Aron Michalski of Parking in Bitterman Circle. Be sure to check out his podcast and blogging so you can better understand the basis of my inspiration. He recently celebrated 1 year of blogging-stop by and say hey. Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, […]


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