April 2006

One Year? Already? Yep!

04.29.2006 by Mark Forman

Photo by Juliebee Yes kiddies it's true, Getting a Leg Up turned one year old on 04/28/06. Wow, it kind of flew by. Play some clips from various episodes of mine to put it all in context. Gave a bunch of shout outs: Brother Love, C.C. Chapman, Adam Curry, Cory Doctorow, Dave Slusher, Mark Hunter, Lawrence […]


Night of the Iguana(well gecko anyway)

04.27.2006 by Mark Forman

Photo by Oaphoto Today's show I play another episode of eX-Wife Files and share annecdotes about my buddy John D., pursuing dreams, and taking advantage of opportunities. Give a shout out to Aron Michalski for skype listen to the traveling show, and to J.C. Hutchins for nice note. Please make sure to buy music directly from artists […]


Yeah, what’s up with those prices starbucks?

04.26.2006 by Mark Forman

Photo by Alalsacienne If you don't know about the Kid from Brooklyn (no, not me-another, older kid) you should. Mike Carracciolo says it like he thinks it in a way and with language that should be the envy of Evil Genius Chronicles' Dave Slusher. Mike's got a bunch of videos on the site with him spouting […]


Sharing the love…

04.26.2006 by Mark Forman

Nothing I like better than getting some love back from an artist-in this case up and coming  sci-fi /thriller novelist: J.C. Hutchins of  "7th Son" fame. It's the little things like these that make being an amateur(dictionary definition: "to do something out of love) citizen radioist all worth it. Your welcome & thanks, Chris Dear Mark, I […]


Gotta love these guys

04.25.2006 by Mark Forman

This from the talented and funny folks at Toothpaste For Dinner. Too bad the RIAA don't get the joke.


The Sound of Music Business

04.24.2006 by Mark Forman

Photo by Jek in the Box Funny how the music business can sound just like "monkey business." Seems the music making monkeys are taking control of their music and the money making monkeys don't like the bananas they are left with. We play the following songs over a bed of verbal prose imagery and some song […]


Sleepless in Seattle

04.21.2006 by Mark Forman

Photo by Poagao In fact it was Taichung but Seattle is probably the closest US city to here. We played episode 3 of the "eX-Wife files" our original audio fiction series. Mention PodioBooks.com, Jack, Aron Michalski and Jack Mangan. Play 2 promos, some new music and skidaddle. Cream and Bastards Rise 3:17 Harvey Danger Life's A Song […]


Stings like a bitch

04.20.2006 by Mark Forman

Photo by Arcane gravy Looks like the record stores falling victim to the internet. Another dinosaur bites the dust-sayonara. Link for Longtail blog post on the subject below. Here is link


FreeCulture News: PodioBooks.com

04.19.2006 by Mark Forman

Yes lovers of good audio books and literature, it's true. Todays FC News offers interview with PodioBooks.com co-founders Tee Morris and Chris Miller.I talk with them seperately on their roles and experiences in starting PB.com. We play several Creative Commons songs with 3 of them from Magnatunes.com which is one cool label and provides it's […]

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Easter Bunnies, Jesus and Spring

04.17.2006 by Mark Forman

Photo by Cathy G Today's MindField will take you on a journey that includes :Easter Bunnies, Jesus, Spring, Rain, Flowers and new life. Please buy music directly from artists whenever possible. Tantrum egg 5:08 Tantrum Rabbit Furcoat 4:34 Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins Eggtooth 3:28 Oranger Oh Jesus.... 4:36 Your Black Star Walking Back To […]