Virtual 5-7-2018

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This 5-7-2018 episode of Inspirado Projecto, “Virtual”,  features a couple of very interesting folks:

Orly RodriguezOrly Rodriguez joins us via Skype from Florida, currently cobbling together a virtual reality experience based in the world  and characters of Twin Peaks, called “The Archivist.” Orly is additionally making another VR game called, “The Question” (one of the characters, “The Guide”, is voiced by yours truly), which is more cosmic-oriented and Twilight Zone-inspired. You can find the Official Facebook page HERE!

20476471_10213335407330560_4233205655509824379_nAnother gent Skyping in,  is Standup Comedian (and longtime improv-collaborator since High School), Jason McNeil, from the Chicagoland area. McNeil’s performances are not limited to stages within traditional venues. He plays on all size stages such as: living rooms, basements, meeting rooms, sidewalks, and other unexpected locations. “Hilaritygram”, his door-to-door comedy business, is perfect for any kind of celebration and can be ordered all over the Chi-town regions! He also voices a couple characters for “The Archivist”. One of those, is the narrator featured in the extraordinary trailer below!

These are some screenshots of familiar locations/characters from the extraordinary world of “The Archivist”.  Also included is a photo of when Jason and I appeared in our first play together in High School, “Golden Boy”. The pics of the bald character in front of the door/purple backgrounds, is “The Guide” from Orly’s other VR, “The Question”.

In this episode, we also featured several unique selections from Brian D’vil (one of our original co-hosts of Inspirado Projecto and Curiosa Obscura on KCHUNG 1630am), Worldland (another one of P.Q. Ribber‘s many side projects), Bukket (Joe McGaha‘s band), Funfacts by Henry D. Horse, and a selection from Man Behind The Machine!

If you’d like to watch this episode unfold in a video version of the broadcast, you can check out our archived Periscope version HERE!.

The audio version that played on KCHUNG 5-7-2018, can be HEARD HERE!

Did you know Inspirado Projecto Podcast can now be subscribed to on iTunes?

Its also available through many various podcast apps AND now its feeding through Mixcloud!

You are invited to send your audioscapes to: inspiradoprojecto (at) gmail for inclusion on both the radio show AND podcast!

 

 

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“Intuitive” Episode 3-19-2018

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Mundee 3-19-2018, Millie and Craig visit the KCHUNG 1630AM Chinatown Studios of Los Angeles, to join CEC in discussing intuition and the cosmos At Large. At the top of the hour, we introduce a few rare Raquel Meller songs. In between philosophizing, we also play a couple “Fun Facts” by Henry D. Horse, a song by Bobbie Deerfield, and a very special guest makes an unexpected appearance.

 

Craig brings a gift, the new graphic novel by Box Brown about Andy Kaufman, “Is This Guy For Real?” We also talk about the recent Yachtley Crew shows at The Rose, and the Hollywood Cares Poker Tournament at the Avalon, where I was able to meet Ralph Malph aka Donny Most from “Happy Days” and Joe Montegna from Chicago! It was such a fun and satisfying show all around. Captain Nicholas and I look forward to creating another show with Craig and Millie in the KCHUNG Studio again soon!

The fun thing is, while we broadcasted the show on Periscope, Stewart Strauss (one of “The Woodsmen” from Twin Peaks, featured also on the last episode with Blythe Baines and Carter Soso) popped in to check it out!   Which can be viewed here)

The pure audio is archived HERE and available for listening pleasure!

Twin Peaks’ Jay Aaseng On Inspirado Projecto Radio 11-6-2017 !!!

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Jay Aaseng from “Twin Peaks: The Return”, stops by KCHUNG 1630am Studios for an interview on Inspirado Projecto Radio! Dori and CEC barrage Jay with stacks of questions about Twin Peaks and his times collaborating with David Lynch!

You can watch our Periscope archive of Inspirado Projecto HERE.

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Jeff Finn from “Before The End” calls in via Star Trek communicator and asks Jay some questions. One of which, involves Jay replaying the scene with his “Drunk” man character on “Twin Peaks: The Return”…

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We play a few songs from the new “Twin Peaks: The Return” soundtracks, talk about how Jay met David Lynch and his short film “Beer Pong Girls”.

KaPow Intergalactic Film Festival, which ran November 9-15 at NoHo7 Laemmle in North Hollywood, screened “Beer Pong Girls” during a short film block on November 15th. It was an honour to see his film projected onto the Silver Screen and meet so many extraordinary filmmakers! We look forward to seeing more of his creations at KaPow IFF 2018, in addition to collaborating with him on future Inspirado Projecto episodes!

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If you’d like to hear the entire Inspirado Projecto audio episode, you can click here to  PLAY THE ARCHIVE!

This episode is in memory of Nicholas’s Father, who died a few days before this broadcast. Dr. Tom Phillips had two doctorate degrees, and a masters. He was a virologist.

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Floral arrangement created by Nicholas Phillips.

 

“Peakers” Episode 5/29/2017

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On this very special episode of Inspirado Projecto we are joined in the KCHUNG 1630am Studio with: Christine Moore (actress of “Glenda”, a film about Lucy Moran’s Daughter) and frequent contributor Jeff Finn (Documystery Director of “Strange Septembers” and “Before The End”), to discuss the magic of David Lynch, his projects, sightings of him, Twin Peaks Season 3, and how it all affects the mass consciousness.

Before we dive into some of the giblets about the astounding Mundee Pro-gruhm, a very Lynchian moment found us in the morning on US101, whilst Jeff and I were scootin’ along to breakfast. We witnessed the actual World Famous Oscar Meyer Wiener Mobile as a real-life entity! One of my childhood friends used to have the Matchbox Car-sized version, so this was crazy to see it as its true size!  This is the EVIDENCE!

The Inspirado Projecto gang had the pleasure of broadcasting some of its wavicles LIVE through Periscope, before a happy accident occurred. If you’d like to see a motion picture archive of how the show unfolded, complete with facial expressions and other such nonsensicles of human behaviour, the future awaits you RIGHT HERE!

Audio from “The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer” is played, cosmic wisdom from The Log Lady is introduced, the upcoming Yachtley Crew show at The Viper Room is discussed, songs by Jimmy Scott and Thought Gang from “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me” soundtrack are featured, an “Eraserhead” song is played, astonishing stories about encounters with Lynch are divulged, selections from “Twin Peaks: An Access Guide To The Town,” “My Life, My Tapes” and “The Secret History of Twin Peaks” are read, Jeff and Christine give some great personal stories, and lots more intriguing unexpectancies happen! This playlist contains most of what emerged on the air during the Lynchian Geekfest…

As if the day couldn’t get any Lynchier, after the show, Jeff pulled something amazing from his bag and gave it to me. TWIN PEAKS action figures!?!?!? How phenomenal is that?

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If you’d like to hear the entire audio archive of Inspirado Projecto’s show “Peakers”, from May 29th and geek out bigtime along with us…you can click ON THIS LINK RIGHT HERE!

Thank you Jeff, Christine, David Lynch and the cast/crew/sound of Twin Peaks for the Inspirado!

Episode: Micky Dolenz! 5-1-2017

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This episode, “Micky Dolenz,” features frequent Inspirado Projecto collaborator, comedian, philosopher, human behaviourist, cinematographer and writer, Craig Spivek. We talked about the process of creation, the traps of modern day schooling, comedy, imagination, off-the-grid gardening, and his personal story about Micky Dolenz. Craig also read a passage from his upcoming book of short stories (the title of which is HERE)! You can order a copy of his motivational memoir, “COMEDY WILL SAVE US ALL” HERE!

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Ongoing throughout the episode, we had a contest running on how to WIN A FREE COPY of the cosmically brilliant point-and-click adventure game, “Thimbleweed Park“!!!! The first 3 people to send the answers to the questions mentioned on this episode {inspiradoprojecto (at) gmail (dot) com}, will each WIN a STEAM password to download a FREE copy of “Thimbleweed Park”! Thank you to Emily Morganti for giving us these giveaways. Thank you also to Ron Gilbert, Gary Winnick, David Fox and the gang, for creating such a dynamic invention!

We also played a song by my Cousin Scott Madden’s (who actually has a Monkees tattoo) Madman Band from Chicago (our last show featured their medley of the Ray Charles classic, “What’d I Say”), a promo for the Bunny Bike-a-Thon with Alec Smart from Don’t Feed The Animals,  one by Joe McGaha’s band Bourbon Road, an original Luie Dalmasy piece, some intriguing Fun Facts by Henry D. Horse, a fun old classic by Jason Harrison & Javier Guerrero about their life in Sherman Oaks, a brand new episode of “Celebrity Afterlife Report,” a fun one off of the new Monkees album “Good Times“, got a brief history lesson about KCHUNG 1630AM, premiered a finely crafted piece by Ali Beletic from her new album “Legends of These Lands Left To Live,” let loose on a Frank Zappa favourite,  played a new “Celebrity Afterlife Report” from The Famous Celebrity Medium, presented a new concoction by my song-writing partner Lawrence August and I, and celebrated songs from the Zelda game “Ocarina of Time“! You can watch the archive of our LIVE broadcast on Periscope HERE!

ALSO…if you’d like to hear our “Micky Dolenz” episode archive, you can CLICK HERE!!!

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Thank you to my Aunt Nancy, who always encouraged me to draw, bought me art supplies/sketchbooks for Birthdays and Christmases, took such tender care of her gardens and plants, cooked all of those handmade delicious holiday meals, laughed heartily from the belly, smiled perpetually, gave us so much joy on her backyard trampoline/in her swimming pool, threw fun parties in her basement, taught us the benefits of living in a family filled with jokes and pranks (many centered around Easter Peeps), introduced us to Buckwheat Zydeco, and exemplified unrestrained freedom through her many adventures with Uncle Tom, to Texas and beyond.

We love you Aunt Nancy and thank you for all of the memories. RIP.

“Holographic Archive” 2-6-2017

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On the way to KCHUNG Studios today, I received a text message from Nicholas, Station Manager Extraordinaire, saying today’s Inspirado Projecto had to be called off. The door to the building was locked. He had been there for 90 minutes already, knocking and calling the landlord, with no answer. A few days ago, I invited Casey Driver from A.V. Media (the kinda fella who interviewed Alec Smart and I after FAR Bazaar) to check out KCHUNG Studios during our live broadcast. I texted to let him know we had to call off the broadcast and he suggested we meet and talk anyway, as he was already on the freeway. It was a wonderful opportunity to find out about his projects and tell him about the show. We picked the NoHo Diner and recorded our conversation as a podcast of sorts.

The ‘Zine Movement, microbroadcasting, drive-in/up movies, pop-up stores, artist communities, the Youniverse, synchronicities, virtual reality and much more is discussed in this version of Inspirado Projecto!

1-23-2017 Collage!

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WOWzers, this episode “Collage”,  landed exactly on 123, which as many of you know, is the beginning of the Fibonacci Sequence! Our special guest, PQ Ribber, talked about his Overnightscape radio show, other various projects he’s collaborated on, and a homemade movie he was in with Andy Kaufman! We give notice to the anniversary of when my fellow Blues Brothers Orphan Jeff Cahill left us, in addition to a cosmic story involving the time when he booked IamAnOrphan to play at On the Rox (you can view the documentary about him and all the bands he helped out on the Sunset Strip, called “The Booker”, right HERE!).

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We also ingest interesting Fun Facts by World-traveler Henry D. Horse, spoken word by poetess Samantha Light, a demo version of a song called “Use Me Darling” written by songwriter extraordinaire Lawrence August, a new one by Katmaz from his album “Nautical Things”, a sweet serenade by Bibi Borja and a dreamy soundscape by PQ Ribber. News about the upcoming point-and-click adventure game “Thimbleweed Park” is proclaimed (created by the same geniuses who brought us “Maniac Mansion,” and “Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders“), AND… music featured within the game, at a location called “Quickie Pal”, is revealed!

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The entire broadcast is available HERE!!!!!

January 28-29, KCHUNG is given a space to perform at FAR Bazaar within the Fine Art Complex at Cerritos College, broadcasting through the mobile transmitter (there’s no telling at this moment what actual number on the radiodial we’ll be utilizing, since 1630AM is taken by the studio).  Inspirado Projecto is invited to play at this unique event between 1pm-3pm PST, and we’d love to see you there at this momentous occasion! Heck, chances are, you might even be interviewed!

FREE Parking in Lot #10! Look for us in Room FA55!

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12-26-2016 Family Episode

After spending Christmas with my Family, some of them were able to visit the KCHUNG Studios in Chinatown. Chicagoans: Terri, Jenny and Josh Clendenin discuss the differences of Winters between Chicago and Los Angeles and spin some of their favourite songs. Later, Monica contacts the secret Inspirado Projecto Hotline, showcasing Ella and Joshua’s exciting adventures with Santa Claus and science experiments. Another enlightening Fun Fact is shared by Henry D. Horse. As expected, mighty madness ensues!

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You can listen to the full KCHUNG 1630AM Radio broadcast, by CLICKING HERE!

Inspirado Projecto – “Formulas” – 11/28/2016

On this episode, “Formulas,” we talk with Phil Donlon and Louis McGruder about screenwriting techniques, the film industry, and what inspires them to create their creations. We also played songs by Namon Sherriel, Daniel James, Geronimo Jackson, and some great Fun Facts from Henry D. Horse!

Tune in December 12th for the next one!

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A fun portion of the in-studio hijynx!

Something tells us you’d like to hear the full broadcast from KCHUNG 1630AM? Check out the full episode broadcast HERE!!!

Thank you for listening!

“Morph” 10/3/2016

Today our episode of Inspirado Projecto on KCHUNG1630AM, titled “Morph”, is coagulated around the mythical song and dance genius,  Andy Kaufman. The idea was to interview Jack Bristow through Skype and ask him how he discovered the rabbithole known as   AndyKaufmanLives.com    (operated by “Puzzlementary Productions” employees, players and investigators: Huey Williams, Claire Chanel aka ‘Photo Claire’, Enrique Presley, Julie Hastin-Ponciff, Craig, KING, Enrique Pellegrini,  Steve Rocco, Mr. E, Casper, Santa Christ, Aron Knarf, Father Creator, @TheAndyKaufman, @TonyClifton, Nathan McCoy, Glen Hardy, @AndyCoughman, Lynn, Sam Maddox and the ever elusive… Dianne), which led to his interview on a tv news station,  Huffington Post,  and the documentary about Andy Kaufman faking his death,  “Kaufman Lives.”.

Through various surprising synchronistic cosmicstances, performance artist extraordinaire of inanimate objects, Alexandra Tatarsky surprise-visited us in the KCHUNG Studios, along with writer/director/masterly improvisonator, Lindsay Stidham.

We played the last KaPow Intergalactic Film Festival commercial before its inaugural opening, October 6th-9th at the Dos Lagos Luxury Theatres in Corona, CA. KaPow IFF is partnered with Kevin Smith’s Charity, The Wayne Foundation..

The festival will also feature a 21 and older (2 drink minimum) show with RIO – The Ultimate Tribute to Duran Duran, playing in front of Stone Church Brewing, October 7th at 9:00pm. A fun Cosplay Contest happens on October 9th at 12:30pm. All 4 DAY SPECIAL: Attendees arriving to the box office at KaPowIFF dressed in costume and purchase 1 ticket for a block of films, you get to watch a 2nd block of films, FREE!

Day Passes and 4 Day Passes now available on the KaPowIFF site!

Unfortunately, the Management of Inspirado Projecto forgot to take in-studio pictures with Lindsay, Alexandra and our Captain of the KCHUNG Spaceship, Nicholas. Former Management for Inspirado Projecto has been relocated and replaced with competent NEW Management. Next update there will also be videos to peruse.

The good news is, the Former Management was able to snap some photos of Alexandra and CEC outside of the KCHUNG 1630AM Studios.

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This is a photo of Lindsay (Reminder Note From NEW Management: This was not taken at KCHUNG Studios):

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Next time Ms. Stidham appears on Inspirado Projecto, photos taken inside the studio shall be produced, to commemorate the event.

And now, without furthur ado, HERE IS THE SPOT where you can listen to the archive for Episode “Morph” of Inspirado Projecto on KCHUNG 1630AM!!!

Thank you for listening!