Episode 14: July 4, 2019


Most cities in my region have made fireworks illegal. 

However, my neighborhood is in a pocket of land that doesn’t technically fall within any city’s municipal limits. 

Here, fireworks are not illegal.

Enjoy a very small taste of what we experience every year for about three solid hours just after the sun goes down on July 4th.



Episode 13: When You Hear This Sound – Conan the Barbarian

Conan the Barbarian has been slinking through the background of pop culture for decades.  On the latest episode of The Space Monkey X Audio Workshop presents When You Hear This Sound, we’ll look back at this raven-haired Cimerrian’s history and see how he’s influenced nearly every genre since his inception. 

We’ll also listen to two stories from a classic Conan the Barbarian storybook record that will surely get your blood pumping, by Crom!

Episode 12: When You Hear This Sound – The Last Starfighter


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In an era of bad Star Wars knock-offs, The Last Starfighter stands above the rest as one of the best.  Re-live the adventures of Alex Rogan as he defends The Frontier from Xur and the Ko-Dan Armada with The Last Starfighter read-along record book…

Episode 11: When You Hear This Sound – E.T. & M.J.

In 1982, two titans of pop culture joined together to form an unstoppable force in entertainment. 

Well, perhaps not entirely unstoppable…

On this episode of The Space Monkey X Audio Workshop presents…When You Hear This Sound, we’ll delve into the story behind E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial – The Storybook Album, starring none other than the King of Pop himself, Michael Jackson.

Episode 5: S-Town

The people behind Serial drop another podcast bomb on us with their latest show, S-Town.  In this episode of the Space Monkey X Audio Workshop, I share some of my thoughts on the worldwide phenomenon and it’s impact on one man’s life and legacy.


Intro: A Rose for Emily – The Zombies (1968)   

Outro: Shit Towne – Live (1994)


Jeff Varner’s Public Apology to Zeke Smith

Missing Richard Simmons articles: