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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Swope’s Picks: Episode 19 – THE Joshua
7 days ago
We flash back to January 2010…J-Kwon in studio with new artist Joshua…both will be judging and performing at the insideSTL Girl Next Door of the Year Party…Joshua went to Fox, was not popular in high school…J-Kwon went to Normandy with Laurence Maroney. Charlie asks J-Kwon if it’s true he was slingin at age 12…J-Kwon wants to do more writing/producing…Joshua wants to interview the Girl Next Door contestants before the event…Joshua likes a good ass…J-Kwon performs Tipsy and Joshua performs Boyfoy at Lumiere…the Joshua video is up and so far the feedback has not been as good at Prod Joe thought it would be…Cat delivered Joshua’s CD to Busch Stadium for Colby Rasmus to use as his walk up music…Rasmus came into the game on a tear 12 for his last 21, and after using Joshua’s Boyfoy as his walk up music in 2 at bats, he went 0 for his next 12 with 7 strikeouts…Joshua’s album release announcement not going over well…”Joshua looks like a USDA grade A prime douchebag”…”He was discovered by J-Kwon in a night club? What the hell was Joshua doing in the night club? There’s no way he was singing. Most likely he was cleaning the restrooms and selling X…and ‘Kwon told him he would make him a star for a free hit. And what does ‘locally and as are down as Florida mean?’ That must include this radio broadcast and some Cuban in Miami right off the boat that found the album being used to level a table and decided to use it to learn English…the only way this album cover makes any sense is if that woman has a penis”…Outta town supportin’ Josh, y’all mighta’swell support too…THE Joshua and J-Kwon in studio…Cat does his own version of Tipsy…Joshua gets nervous Tim thinks when he has to perform…says to himself “They want you! They want you!”…Joshua will be signing autographs and handing out copies of his single Flip You Over at bebe (a women’s clothing store) at West County Mall tonight”…Does bebe even know this is going on in their store? There’s a scene in Spinal Tap where the band is booked to sign their new album and no one shows… Why would that be relevant to this? “So Joshua is doing a signing? I don’t think there’s going to be one person that intentionally goes to it. Some high school kids may jus