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37 short and very short plays for young children - David O Readers: Linette Geisel: Camel(1), Big Black Dog(2), First Child(4), Camel(5), Grandma(6), Red Fox(11), Child(12), First Pig(13), Mrs. Dove(14), Third Chick(15), Littlest Fir Tree(16), French Doll(17), Mary(19), Camel(20), Sparrow(21), Mrs. Sparrow(22), Sheep(23), Little Tree(24), Columbine(25), Rose(26), Lobster(28), Jellyfish(29), Flowers(33), Sanja(34), Tree(35), Camel(36) Tomas Peter: Lion(1), Odd Man(2), Lion(5), Fisherman(8), H ...
 
This is the first collection by this author of charming folk tales from India. There is a second entitled The Talking Thrush (LibriVox audio here). Parents or those in loco parentis should be aware that as in all folk literature, in addition to humor and wisdom, here is some degree of suffering and death. These tales may not be suitable for the very young. (Summary by david wales)
 
Dumb-Dumbs & Dragons is a Dumb-Dumbs & Dice podcast where improvisers who’ve never roleplayed before journey into the world of Dungeons & Dragons. The show is hosted by our dungeon master, Tom McGee, and our regular players: the sneaky Tyler Hewitt, the brilliant Laura Elizabeth, and the flatulent Ryan LaPlante. With special guest comedians joining us on our journey, follow our heroes as they begin their adventures! Please become a hero yourself and support Dumb Dumbs & Dice at www.patreon.c ...
 
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In this listener-curated bonus episode, we invited our Patrons to tell us about the cover version of a song that got them high. Of course we chimed-in with our own picks as well because, you know, we just can’t help ourselves! Get in on the fun by becoming a Patron at:http://Patreon.com/TRGMHBy Rob Elba and Barry Stock
 
Having defeated one of the numerous Strands, uncovered the Tome of the Devil, and found his icon under a gazebo our heroes are doing well! Not Petyr Baelish (Kat Letwin, @letwinka) found an adopted father, which Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) hated , Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) recovered new versions of her old gear, and Quinny…
 
Bauhaus 4AD with Richard VergezWhen visual and sound artist – and returning guest – Richard Vergez discovered the 4AD EP as a young art student it opened up a brand new world of dark, expressive sound for him. We went heavy on the black eyeliner and dove deep into this collection of early singles by Northampton Goth pioneers Bauhaus to unearth the …
 
Spending the night within Vallaki lead to a series of discoveries and confrontations for our heroes! Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) was unknowingly seduced by Strand, Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) saw her own corpse somehow, and Not Petyr Baelish (Kat Letwin, @letwinka) discovered some weapons against the vampire lord that Reginald (Ry…
 
We sat down with previous TRGMH guest, guitarist Juan Montoya (Moon Destroys, MonstrO, Torche…), to reflect on the music and legacy of Eddie Van Halen. Whether you are a super-fan or just casually acquainted with Van Halen’s music, the influence he had on guitar players and rock music in general for the past 40+ years cannot be overstated.R.I.P. E.…
 
This week's patient brought in for an examination is Stereolab's 1996 Emperor Tomato Ketchup. Local "Boys Giant" 'zine maven Nate Levine first heard the album while living with a model in Barcelona. Barry first heard it while living in Athens, GA. Rob isn't sure when he first, or last heard it. That theme is explored in a somewhat "special-grape-ju…
 
Having escaped Barovia, our heroes made it to Vallaki after defeating pie witches! Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) lost and regained a finger, Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) and Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) discussed her terrifying long term goals, and Not Petyr Baelish (Kat Letwin, @letwinka) and Isabella discovered a terr…
 
Game Theory, “Lolita Nation” with special guest Jonathan SegelThis week’s guest Jonathan Segel (Camper Van Beethoven, Sparklehorse, Eugene Chadbourne…) phoned in all the way from Stockholm to discuss California power pop band Game Theory and their 1987 magnum opus “Lolita Nation”. Band founder Scott Miller may have overreached somewhat with this de…
 
Having fought Strahd, our heroes escaped Barovia with their allies! Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) is determined to stop Xanthus now they know he’s involved, Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) told Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) he was a terrible king and wouldn’t follow anyone’s orders anymore, and Quinny was conflicted in how …
 
We are very pleased this week to welcome Eric Drew Feldman – bass, keyboards, producer, collaborator – with Captain Beefheart, PJ Harvey, The Residents, Snakefinger, Pere Ubu, The Pixies, Frank Black, et. al. His choice of Skip Spence's 1969 solo masterpiece, "Oar," leads us down a crooked path, littered with anecdotes, illuminations, insights, and…
 
While burying a body, our heroes faced off with Strahd himself! Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) and Not Petyr Baelish (Kat Letwin, @letwinka) secretly killed a vampire in a basement, Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) learned that Xanthus is on team Strahd, and Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) danced his way out of combat with a bu…
 
BLUR “Modern Life is Rubbish” with special guest Peter NorrisThis week’s guest, musician Peter Norris - also the man simultaneously in charge Scottish independence AND the UK's nuclear weapons to hear him tell it - joined us all the way from Glasgow, Scotland (well...near Glasgow) to discuss a record near and dear to him: “Modern Life is Rubbish” b…
 
Patron-curated Bonus Episode: That Single Got Me HighFor this special bonus episode we invited some of our Patrons to chime in and let us know what “single song” got them high. We added our picks as well because, you know, it’s still our show! You too can become a Patron by going to...https://www.patreon.com/join/TRGMH/…
 
Having entered the town and found other enemies of Strahd, our heroes have begun their quest to slay the Devil himself! Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) found a way across an invisible bridge, Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) went out of his way to protect Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) subtly, and Not Petyr Baelish (Kat Letwin,…
 
That Record Got Me High welcomes local guitarist and polymath Buffalo Brown, whose band Cog Nomen made some of the best music South Florida heard in the last ten years, along with his cohort Ulysses Perez. Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino is a departure for Arctic Monkeys, from the earth to the moon, literally. A blend of modern adult angst and swee…
 
Our heroes passed through a spooky mist and have entered the land of Barovia. Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) conversed with a Skeletal “Hero”, Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) talked Not Pete (Kat Letwin, @letwinka) out of stealing the skeleton's soul tooth, and once the heroes moved on Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) took the …
 
Associates – Fourth Drawer DownReturning guest, composer/producer/singer Tom Smith (To Live and Shave In L.A., Peach of Immortality) brings in a band that managed to escape both Rob & Barry’s radar, the darkly expansive and criminally overlooked (at least in the US) Scottish post-punk-pop band Associates. This amazing collection of singles released…
 
Taylor Swift – Folklore *Bonus Episode*In this special bonus episode, Rob’s daughters Cori & Sam Elba join us to discuss a record that appeared out of nowhere, grabbed them both immediately and has been garnering rave reviews: “Folklore” by Taylor Swift. The surprisingly adult sounding record, written and recorded in isolation by Swift in collabora…
 
In the search for Barovia, our heroes discovered Not Petyr Baelish (Kat Letwin, @letwinka)! Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) discovered artifacts that could defeat the monster, Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) and Not Pete were thrilled to reunite, and Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) was revealed to be a key to finding Barovia? C…
 
This week’s guest, Minneapolis singer/songwriter Matt Wilson (Trip Shakespeare, The Twilight Hours), brought us a record that he discovered late and became obsessed with despite himself: Yes’ prog-rock breakthrough “Fragile”. On paper it’s not obvious why this dense, meticulously played collection of “song-suites” would appeal to his more indie-pop…
 
Our heroes came to rest in the town of Watch where Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) somehow kindly threatened Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante), Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) ran into a vampiric Bryn (Megan Miles, @meggiemiles) from another dimension, and our heroes fought vampires and swore to defeat the mysterious Strand! How …
 
The Go-Go’s “Beauty and the Beat”It was one of the most successful debut records of all time that happened to be by THE most successful female rock band of all time, but perhaps most important to our guest, musician/artist Beatriz Monteavaro (Holly Hunt, Saavik), it rocked! Betty joined Rob and Barry for a spirited conversation of the power-pop goo…
 
The saga of Winchester has ended when Mudbutt gave his powers and a cursed magic ring to Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) before passing away, Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) swore his soul to Baba Yaga and saved Quinny’s life, and Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) used his unholy strength to kill Igneus Planteer and wound the see…
 
Chris White makes his second appearance on That Record Got Me High, bringing us the cathartic 1990 release by The Flaming Lips. "In A Priest Driven Ambulance," where, among other things Wayne tries to come to terms with something he and his bandmates witnessed while on a deserted highway. It wasn't a UFO. The album is a beautiful, scorching ride. "…
 
The assassination attempt is currently underway at the Fire Festival, and it’s not going well out the gate! Mudbutt (Adam McNamara, @adammcnamara13) botched his surprise attack, Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) and Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) are trying to finish off Igneus Planteer quickly while Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstri…
 
Panic! At The Disco - Death of a BachelorBarry & Rob go WAY out of their comfort zones this week with returning guest Erin Lee (104.3 The Shark), as she brings in a record near-and-dear to her heart. While Panic! At The Disco’s #1 selling “Death of a Bachelor” managed to escape our radar – it’s admittedly not our usual cup of tea - there’s no denyi…
 
Our heroes bachelor party is setting out to assassinate a wizard! Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) and Mudbutt (Adam McNamara, @adammcnamara13) have begun to connect as Father & Daughter, Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) is planning to cut out Reginald or leave him out of the loop as necessary, and Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante)…
 
This week’s guest Mark Williams (The Jacobites) calls in from the UK to discuss Britain’s punk/goth titans The Damned and their fourth release, “The Black Album”. Dark, tuneful and oh-so-eclectic, this 1980 double record had a huge impact on SO many post-punk and goth bands that followed, and although they are often considered also-rans in the Punk…
 
Mudbutt’s bachelor party has gotten violent and our team still hasn’t quite gelled! Mdubutt (Adam McNamara, @adammcnamara13) tried to protect Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) in the ring but in the end Alyn saved him, while Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) revealed a potential plan but Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) shot it down…
 
Through the magic of the digital communication Barry and Rob once again reach across the pond to the UK for a spirited and surprisingly sober conversation with a fan of the show. When then-teenager Gary Pennington first heard The Teardrop Explodes 1980 debut “Kilimanjaro” he was blown away by their modern, neo-psychedelic sound. Leader and main son…
 
Mudbutt’s bachelor party is getting drunker by the second, even though their assassination attempt is looming! Mudbutt (Adam McNamara, @adammcnamara13) took the group on a brewery tour, Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) accidentally said he was King of Akka but got away with it, Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) started TRYING to get Mudbutt …
 
That Record Got Me High were very fortunate this week to have a guest who has experienced the music from a close proximity to the source. Touch guitarist Markus Reuter (centrozoon, Europa String Choir, Tuner, Stick Men, The Crimson ProjeKct, et. al)joined us by phone from Germany to "preach the gospel" about King Crimson's "Discipline," a life-chan…
 
Mudbutt’s bachelor party is well underway at the Oasis! Mudbutt (Adam McNamara, @adammcnamara13) barfed on a server, Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) won at dice, Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) tried to win a magical prize but failed, and Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) gave in to calling Mudbutt “Dad” to convince him to look f…
 
For many, Nico’s harrowing second solo record “The Marble Index” is NOT an easy listen. This week’s guest Katie Jane Garside (Daisy Chainsaw, Queenadreena, Ruby Throat, Liar, Flower) called in from across the pond to help us uncover the stark, poetic beauty of a record many now call her defining avant-garde masterpiece.Before Siouxsie Sioux, before…
 
Mudbutt’s bachelor party has begun! Mudbutt (Adam McNamara, @adammcnamara13) won the Winchester Race, Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) confirmed that if his identity is revealed Mudbutt will kill him, and Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) and Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) were horrified to discover they’re going to the Oasis to …
 
Counter culture icon and Editor of Dangerous Minds (www.dangerousminds.net), Richard Metzger, dove into the psychedelic deep end of the pool to discuss a record that STILL gets him high: Jefferson Airplane’s darker, heavier follow-up to Surrealistic Pillow, “After Bathing at Baxter’s”. Coffee was consumed, minds were expanded, and by the end the Su…
 
Our heroes have agreed to join Prince Muddbutt for a belated bachelor party! Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) fought with her mom and the battle isn’t over yet, Reginald (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) decided to impersonate Butthole out of fear of Mudbutt’s (Adam McNamara, @adammcnamara13) wrath, and Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) desp…
 
This week’s guest, guitarist Russell Mofsky, is a bit of a musical enigma. Co-founder of beloved South Florida punk band Quit and leader/creator of Surf/Lounge/Noir combo Gold Dust Lounge, Russel is a music-school geek who thinks like a poet. It’s only fitting they he chose to discuss the dark, foreboding debut release by Canadian post-rock collect…
 
Welcome back to Dumb-Dumbs & Dragons, where improvisers who’ve never roleplayed before journey into the world of Dungeons & Dragons. I am the Grand Wizard Bukkake, your host! Having escaped the castle, and stumbled upon a mysterious Reginald Tingler (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante), our heroes needed to learn more! Reginald revealed he was from an…
 
Show fan and “That Facebook Group Got Me High” creator Mark Guerita (his podcast nom de plume) sat in the hot seat this week to discuss one of his favorite records by one of his favorite artists: “Teenager of the Year” by another fan of the pseudonym – and Pixies mastermind - Frank Black.If you’ve never heard this clever, tuneful, wildly eclectic r…
 
Our heroes saved the druid they were looking for and escaped the besieged castle, but tragically Farthole Fartch was killed in the process! Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) was enraged by the goblin’s death and Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) lost faith in his ability to lead the team until they were saved by… Reginald Tingler (Ryan LaPlan…
 
We explore the red, the black, and everything in between Blue Oyster Cult’s “Tyranny and Mutation” with legendary bass player – and all-around good dude – Mike Watt (Minutemen, Firehose, The Stooges…)Hear Mike break down this surreal hard rock oddity and describe the effect this 1973 record had on him and best friend D. Boon while Barry and Rob do …
 
That's right folx, we've got a brand new D&D series we've launched (as a YouTube show and as a podcast). With a week where we were short an episode of DD&D due to scheduling, we wanted to take this time to welcome you to Curse, Code & Crown - a live play Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition campaign - featuring a fully original world and adventures!Our C…
 
We sat down with Nice Guy/Guitar God Juan Montoya (Moon Destroys, MonstrO, Torche, Killer Be Killed) to discuss a record that kept his teenage self up at night, Van Halen’s 1981 release “Fair Warning”. Widely considered their “darkest” record, it’s the sound of a band breaking apart at the seams, as guitar virtuoso and control-freak Eddie Van Halen…
 
Our heroes are saving a druid from the bowels of a castle under siege! Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) is forced to lead the charge against a six-armed gorilla, Farthole (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) starts flexing his healing muscles, and Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) makes full use of her reinvigorated magic during their escape! A…
 
The Ramones fourth album was supposed to be the one that brought them mainstream success - stadium tours, luxury condos, champagne and limousines. Guess what happened? It didn't sell as well as Rocket To Russia, despite the presence of the obvious(?) radio hit "I Wanna Be Sedated," and the upgraded rhythmic pulse provided by new addition Marky Ramo…
 
Our heroes are forced to break into a castle to free a druid in the name of reviving Butthole and Yevgenovitch! Quinny (Tyler Hewitt, @Tyler_Hewitt) takes up the mantle as team leader, Alyn (Laura Elizabeth, @elhamstring) embraces her full-powered magic with gusto, and Farthole (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante) reveals himself to be powerful, unpre…
 
Returning guest and co-host of “The Muck Podcast” Hillary Dougherty went to her metaphorical tool shed to help us crack open the case of Fiona Apple’s mind-blowing new release “Fetch the Bolt Cutters”.As usual we did our best to keep up, and luckily no proverbial shins were kicked under the table - this time……
 
Reunited with Alyn in Faerun, and with Butthole dead, the party as shaken. Quinny (Tyler Hewitt), is forced to step up and become King, Alyn (Laura Elizabeth) faces existential despair as she’s lost both the New Future and a friend she returned for, and the party discover new threats, and a brand new stranger (Ryan LaPlante, @theryanlaplante). It’s…
 
That Record Got Me High welcomes one of the hippest cats we know, Orlando's obscure funk connoisseur and the guy behind the glass window and at the WPRK mic ca. 1981, the remarkable Tony Christy. Tony takes us on a tour of the New York downtown scene via Lizzy Mercier Descloux's "Press Color" on ZE Records. We hee and haw, laugh and scratch, and ma…
 
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