Swope's Picks with "The Morning After" Historian Buck Swope
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Swope’s Picks is a weekly dive into the historical archives of The Morning After radio program featuring Tim McKernan, Doug Vaughn, and others. Hosted by show historian Buck Swope, each program focuses on a classic show or movement within the insideSTL culture, with Swope interviewing prominent figures from the subculture in order to provide context to the nitwittery circus.
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We flash back to January 2015…Plowboy’s comedy set at BPV seemed to be about 2min and was hard to understand. There was a great moment where the Plowboy and Larry Nickel were up on the big stage and it was broadcast on the 40ft TV. Plowsy referred to himself as a stoner and a twink. When Plowsy took the stage, one of the oldest guys in BPV wondered “What the hell, now there’s a lesbian onstage?” Charlie went to Bradley University founded by Lydia Moss Bradley, who lost all 6 of her children to early deaths. Charlie suggests she may have killed them. Daddy went 6 for 6 in softball last night…while 6 for 6 in slow pitch softball is impressive, that Lydia Moss Bradley went 6 for 6 in unsolved child murders…how many times can someone accidentally drop a toaster into a bathtub? Cat calls for Dan Marshall’s press conference audio about donating back to the community charity…”I’ve decided to donate the days that I don’t feel like emailing in to other emailers…it will be called emailing charity back to the community charity community…I will rise from success and plunge head first into a mess of covered up failure with a giant smile on my face”…Doug was out in CoMo at a Mexican restaurant with a bunch of dads…Apparently a sorority had their formal across the street…and the people who didn’t do coke and didn’t plan on screwing are at El Rancho…The guys look cleancut, while the girls look like Las Vegas casino hookers…it looked exactly like a hooker convention was in town…”I was bartending at Bengals over the weekend and a late 50s haggard old queen wrote his number on his receipt…he was a smooth talker and he undid his shirt button just right so I could see his nipple ring…he told me to meet him at the frat house and when I arrived he was bare assed and swinging from a chandelier screaming SEND OUT THE BOTTOMS DADDY’S STILL HUNGRY” Ladies and gentlemen it is our pleasure to welcome Wayne Gretzky. Doug asks Wayne if he thinks they’d ever change the rules of hockey to make it 4 on 4 all the time…”When a local 3rd string sportscaster suggested the game be permanently changed to 4 on 4 and the Great One responds like he was talking to an 8 year old pretend reporter…” The Vianney father/son dance is this weekend…Doug doesn’t think they do the Hokey-Pokey at the