Tag: Gloomy Sunday

FlashCast 42 – Old Timey

FC42 - Old Timey
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Hello, and welcome to FlashCast episode forty-two – prepare yourself for hill folk, free stickers, dead toes, chimney sweeps, the open sea, and Will Coffin.

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Pulp-ular Press

  • Stickers are being given away to The Mob
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    October 31:

  • The Boy Who Cried Werewolf
  • [youtube_sc url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzKajYGKMY4]

  • The Leopard Man
  • [youtube_sc url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGDQ0xNxZjQ]

     

  • Carlos the Jackal is going to trial
  • The new Bond film has a terrible title
  • Check out new episodes of Radio’s Revenge at RadiosRevenge.com!
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    A Spot of Bother:

    Find Jeff at @PleaseLynchMe or at the Spot of Bother Blog

    Read more at his site.
    Pickled Appendages

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    Fresh Fish, with Threedayfish

    Contact Fish at his Facebook Page or on Twitter.

    This week’s review – Freaks:

    [youtube_sc url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Zf-ah9ZrWM”]

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    New York Minute:

    Find Barry at http://bmj2k.com or on twitter
    Rogue Sandwich Meat Roams New York Streets

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    Curious Tales of Vienna:

    Find Ingrid at Dancing Ella’s WordsViennese Legends

    The Thirteenth Chime

    St. Stephen's Bell Tower

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    A Captain Pigheart Tale

    Find Nick/Pigheart at http://captainpigheart.com
    Captain Pigheart

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    Mailbag:

  • Colorado Joe
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    Backroom Plots:

  • Flash Pulp 216 – Coffin: Communication, Part 1 of 1
  • Flash Pulp 217 – The Murder Plague: Positioning, Part 1 of 2
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    Also, many thanks, as always, Retro Jim, of RelicRadio.com for hosting FlashPulp.com and the wiki!

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    If you have comments, questions or suggestions, you can find us at http://flashpulp.com, call our voicemail line at (206) 338-2792, or email us text or mp3s to skinner@skinner.fm.

    FlashCast is released under the Canadian Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.5 License.

    FlashCast 010 – Cryptic Messages & Interplanetary War

    FC10 - Cryptic Messages & Interplanetary War[audio:http://traffic.libsyn.com/skinner/FlashCast010.mp3](Download/iTunes)

    Prepare yourself for Javier, Will Coffin, movie talk, our first piece of FanFic, cryptic messages and interplanetary war.

    Mentions this episode:

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    If you have comments, questions or suggestions, you can find us at http://skinner.fm, call our voicemail line at (206) 338-2792, or email us text or mp3s to skinner@skinner.fm.

    FlashCast is released under the Canadian Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.5 License.

    Gloomy Sunday

    Pulp Flash’s theme song, Gloomy Sunday, actually has a bit of a history to it (which was part of the appeal in using it):

    Gloomy Sunday” is a song composed by Hungarian pianist and composer Rezső Seress in 1933 to a Hungarian poem written by László Jávor (original Hungarian title of both song and poem “Szomorú vasárnap” (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈsomoruː ˈvɒʃaːrnɒp]), in which the singer reflects on the horrors of modern culture.

    Though recorded and performed by many singers, “Gloomy Sunday” is closely associated with Billie Holiday, who scored a hit version of the song in 1941. Owing to unsubstantiated urban legends about its inspiring hundreds of suicides, “Gloomy Sunday” was dubbed the “Hungarian suicide song” in the United States. Seress did commit suicide in 1968, but most other rumors of the song being banned from radio, or sparking suicides, are unsubstantiated, and were partly propagated as a deliberate marketing campaign. Possibly due to the context of the Second World War, Billie Holiday’s version was, however, banned by the BBC. – Wikipedia