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: Season 2 : Starting September 4, 2005 :

: Between Seasons :
Aug 14 : Pledge Drive Special :
Executive Producers Philip von Zweck and John Wanzel play highlights from season one, talk about the show, the station and ask for pledges.

July 3 : GODBLESSAMERICA :
A joint Blind Spot, Something Else four hour radio extraviganza in celebration of the fourth of July. Featuring the talents of Jacob Christopher, Eric S. Humphrey, Philip von Zweck and John Wanzel.

: Season One : June 6, 2004 - May 29, 2005 :
: wluw 88.7 fm chicago :

May 29: production meeting mp3 : stream (full program)
Members of blind spot have a live production meeting on the air where they discuss next season.

May 22: the theory of evolution
Part lecture, part foley, the story of the last several million years.Produced by Jacob Christopher

May 15: Justin and Nicole- part 2 mp3 : stream (full program)
Justin, i'm telling you, this girl is really pretty," a teen drama about love, working in a mall, and growing up. will justin and nicole actually have a conversation this week,will they have a good time at the prom... tune in and find out. Featuring the talents of Brian Taylor, Julia Klein and John Wanzel. Produced by John Wanzel

May 8: crossing class
Stories of movin' on up (whether you're ready or not)

May 1: What the Hell was That? mp3
An exquisite corpse radio drama. Produced by Philip von Zweck

April 24: Cellscape New York
A live phone soundscape of New York City, a collaboration with the New York Society for Acoustic Ecology (NYSAE). Produced by Philip von Zweck.

April 17: Digging mp3 : stream (full program)
Turning over the soil for spring, readying for the life ahead. An hour of Brian Taylor digging and moving dirt live to air. Engineered by John Wanzel and Jacob Christopher, produced by Brian Taylor and John Wanzel.

April 10: the fantastic race to WLUW mp3 : stream (full program)
Jacob Christopher, Jesse Seay, Jake Quickel, Richard Holland, and Brian Taylor race (using different forms of transportation) to the radio station. Hosted by Eric Humphrey and John Wanzel. Produced by John Wanzel

April 3: skip skip skip
A sextet for play school record players. Performed by Richard Holland and John Wanzel.

March 27: religious mix
A night of mixing religious related tapes, cds and records. Not really for Easter, and not really very religious. Produced by John Wanzel

March 20 : hair cut and a shave show mp3 : stream (full program)
Listen while blind spot gets ready for spring by getting a shave and a hair cut. Featuring the talents of Jacob Christopher, Keri Butler, Paul Dickinson, Jenny Walters, Brian Taylor and John Wanzel. Produced by Brian Taylor.

March 13 : Backwards Masking.
Featuring Jacob Christopher Hammes, Thom Bailey, Eric Humphrey, Philip von Zweck and others. Engineered by Philip von Zweck, produced by Jacob Christopher.

March 6: up close and personal mp3 : stream (full program)
Lisa Miller interviews Jerry Mead and John Wanzel about putting together an weekly hour radio show together without a budget or much organization, and how that effects our social, economic, daily life or anything else she wants to know about. Feturing the talents of Keri Butler, Lisa Miller, Jerry Mead and John Wanzel. Engineered and produced by John Wanzel.

Feb 27 : Justin and Nicole; part 1
Nicole has her eye on the most wonderful lavender dress, and has told the most popular girls in school that she is going to the prom with a boy she doesn't even know...the reading a teen drama about love, working in a mall, and growing up. Featuring Jesse Seay, Brian Taylor and John Wanzel. Engineered and produced by John Wanzel.

Feb 20 : twilight zone pledge drive
Watch the Twilight Zone and listen to the radio. Blind Spot creates an alternative sound track for an episode of the Twilight Zone and asks you to support WLUW during the commercial breaks. featuring Eric Humphrey, Brian Taylor, Jenny Walters and John Wanzel. Engineered and produced by John Wanzel.

Feb 13: Cardiac Lincoln mp3 (full program)
n experimental radio play about love, language, a road trip to florida, and the 16th president of the united states. featuring the talents of Brian Taylor, Eric Humphrey, Jake Quickel, Jenny Walters. written and produced by John Wanzel.

Feb. 6 instructional radio
learn how to speak foreign languages, become a better salesman,how to live a better live, among other valuable skills... with live banjo. featuring the talents of Richard Holland, Woody Sullender and John Wanzel

Jan 30: Cats : LIVE
Jake is going to bring his three cats to the studio, and we are going to put them in a room and broadcast the outcome. Engineered and produced by John Wanzel.

Jan 23: Highway
The legacy of President Eisenhower, he public roads program and the sounds of driving. a montage of history, sounds and recordings concerning the largest public works program in U.S. history. Performed, engineered and produced by John Wanzel.

Jan 16: Radio Confessional mp3 : stream (excerpt)
An hour of telling the truth (well kind of). Richard Hollad plays a late night phycotheorpist and interviews John Wanzel, who plays a washed up artist. Produced by Richard Holland.

Jan 9: A Night of 3000 Balloons mp3 : stream (excerpt) photos
We filled the on air studio with as many balloons as we could blow up (which happend to be 1,190) and then entered the room and popped them one at a time with a needle taped to a stick. Conceived by Eric Humphrey and John Wanzel. Performed by Jake Quickel and Eric Humphrey, engineered and produced by John Wanzel.

Jan 3: top 10 @ 10
mp3 (excerpt)
Suicide pacts, love, carbonation, eating while wearing a bathing suit and six more things... see what's number one! segments produced by Peter Rosenbloom, Keri Butler, Ben Tischer and John Wanzel. conceived by Philip von Zweck, engineered by John Wanzel and Richard Holland, produced by John Wanzel.

Dec26: Everyone Here Wants you to Succeed
A recording near the corner of Taylor and Loomis of the 2004 Chicago Marathon, produced and engineered by Paul Dickinson

Dec19: Video Game Apocalypse mp3 : stream (excerpt) photos
A rhapsody for narration, 2 playstation 2's and an x-box. music to save the world by or listening as the world ends over and over again . Performed by Peter Rosenbloom, Patrick Humphrey, Jake Quickel, and John Wanzel. Engineered by John Wanzel, mixed and produced by Eric Humphrey.

Dec 12: 50% Off mp3 (full program)
Shopping, consumerism, malls, it all must go, its all 50% OFF. Performed by Brian Taylor, Jesse Wyss, John Wanzel and Keri Butler, Composed and engineered by John Wanzel, produced by Keri Butler.

Dec 5: lists mp3 (excerpt)
Shopping lists, to do lists, lists of lists. Performed by Brian Taylor, and Keri Butler, conceived by Philip von Zweck, produced and engineered by John Wanzel.

Nov 28: the thanksgiving show
All of the Blind Spot members who didnít go out of town for the holiday tell a different story over the phone using the same first sentence. Inspired by Italo Calvino/ OuLiPo, produced by Philip von Zweck.

Nov 21: Blind Spot Feed the Sons of God mp3 : stream (full program) photos
Blind Spot cooks the Sons of God six different types of fake meat products as part of the Outer Ear Festival. Performed by Philip von Zweck, John Wanzel, and the Sons of God (Leif Elggren and Kent Tankred) Engineered by Paul Dickinson and John Wanzel, mixed by Richard Holland, produced by Philip von Zweck.

Nov 14: cellscape:fall
Number two of four (one per season) live soundscapes using cell phones as roaming microphones. this one using sounds from New York and Chicago. featuring Jesse Wyss, Brian Taylor, Anna Benavides, Woody Sullender, Philip von Zweck. Engineered by Jacob Christopher and John Wanzel. Produced by John Wanze

Nov 7: community perspective mp3 (excerpt)
a political round up of all the weeks news and events where the pundits reactions are guided by chance operations. Featuring the vocal talents of Eric Humphrey, Peter Rosenbloom, Jacob Christopher, and John Wanzel. Engineered by Woody Sullender. produced by Jacob Christopher

Oct 31: elect-o-ween mp3 (exerpt)
the four Presidental Debate. featuring Eric Humphrey as Democratic Presidental Canidate Sen. Frankenstien, Jake Quickel as President Count Dracula and hosted by the zommbie Robert Mc Neil aka Philip von Zweck. Concieved and produced by John Wanzel

Oct 24:radio landscape mp3 (exerpt) photos
Three people describing famous landspaces, one drawing them. An hour long program listening to the way people describe what they see. featuring Kathleen Odell, Mark Booth, Lisa Williamson. produced by Keri Butler and John Wanzel

Oct 17: guided meditation
Take a deep breath... relax... enter into your uncouncious. join us for one of the largest group meditation sessions in the history of radio. performed by Jenny Walters, Brian Taylor and John Wanzel. produced by Jenny Walters

Oct 10: total request karaoke photos
Call in and request your favorite tune to be sung live on the air by one of our talented crooners: Jenny Walters and Eric Humphrey. engineered by Brian Taylor, produced and hosted by John Wanzel

Oct 3: space shuttle atlantis mp3 (excerpt)
A night dedicated to the outspace, a live mixing event.
produced by Richard Holland and John Wanzel

Sept 26: Anxiety
That anxious feeling you feel in your neck and shoulders, the internal dialog that takes place in the head of a person sitting for the llinois bar exam and a sound-scape created by biofeedback of an anxious state. Featuring the talents of Steve Barry, Mark Booth, Peter Rosenbloom, Philip von Zweck, Richard Holland, Woody Sullender, and John Wanzel. produced by Richard Holland

Sept 19: invisible city mp3 (excerpt)
A guided tour of the city in the future. Featuring John Wanzel and Jesse Seay, engineered by Philip von Zweck, written by Thom Bailey, John Wanzel and Jesse Seay. Produced by Thom Bailey

Sept 12: crowd.situation_mass/compilation
Recordings of crowded environments such as sporting events, music shows, protests, libraries and airports from around the world, mixed live to air. Produced and mixed by Keri Butler

Sept 5: the otherworld news mp3 : stream (full program)
A news program dedicated to the news as it might be one day, the news of an alternate reality that only slightly differs from our current one. a program that creates all its stories from receptions from satellites that beam thoughts from peoples' sub-consciousness all over the globe to our world headquarters in Chicago Featuring the talents of Mark Booth,Steven Berry, Tori Marlan, Kathleen Odell, and Peter Rosenbloom. Engineered by John Wanzel, produced by Peter Rosenbloom

Aug 29: live from the RNC mp3 (excerpt)
A live cellphone soundscape in search of the anti-republican national convention protests, a walk from Madison Square Garden to Time Square. Engineered by John Wanzel and Keri Butler. Performed and produced by Philip von Zweck.

Aug 22: olympic mp3 (excerpt)
A meditation on athleticism and one's connection to it through mental and physical training, grooming and nature. including live competition on the field adjacent to the radio station. Featuring the talents of Mike Wolf, Eric Humphery, Sonia Yoon, Jenny Walters, Jesse McLean, Philip von Zweck, Jesse Seay and Brian Taylor. Engineered by John Wanzel, Richard Holland and Jesse Seay produced by Brian Taylor

Aug 15: generosity bill
Blind Spot's pledge drive program. Feturing the talents of Keri Butler, Bonnie Fortune, Brian Taylor, Sonia Yoon, Philip von Zweck and John Wanzel, Engineered by John Wanzel. Produced by Mike Wolf.

Aug 8: nautical night mp3 (excerpt)
A night dedicated to the sea, a live mixing event.
Produced and performed by Richard Holland, Philip von Zweck and John Wanzel

Aug 1: I've never been to Philadelphia; it'll be alright mp3 : stream (full program)
An experimental narrative about going to a wedding and meeting a girl and the history or disease. Featuring the voice talents of Eric Humphrey, Brian Taylor and Carolina Wheat. Engineered by Philip von zweck. Written, composed and produced by John Wanzel

July 25: Sythiphis v. Permythisis mp3 (excerpt)
Minimalism. The story of sythiphis in one ear and the story of permythisis in the other. Featuring the voices of Eric Humphrey and Thom Bailey, music by Peter Rosenbloom and John Wanzel, written and produced by Philip von Zweck

July 18: night of the robots
A robot reality show. Feauting the voices of Eric Humphrey, Jacob Christopher, Peter Rosenbloom and Philip von Zweck. engineered by John Wanzel, composed, written and produced by Thom Bailey

July 11: the big time happy fun show A radio variety show, featuring a cast of hundereds. engineered by Mike Wolf, written and produced by Dan Gleason

July 4: GODBLESSAMERICA
produced by Eric Humphrey, Philip von Zweck and John Wanzel

June 27: a night of romance
produced by John Wanzel

June 20: cellphone_scape/chicago
A realtime soundscape of Chicago using cell phones as roaming microphones. Featuring Brian Taylor, Paul Dickinson, Chuck Jones, Jenny Walters, Jesse Wyss and Tim Cornell. produced by Philip von Zweck and Paul Dickinson

June 13: radio bingo mp3 (excerpt)
Bingo, live to air. 5 games in an hour, prizes and all. Featuring Brian Taylor, Jesse Wyss, Jenny Walters, and Eric Humphrey, engineered by John Wanzel, produced by Philip von Zweck

June 6: D_DAY60 mp3 : stream (full program)
The 60th anniversary of the D- Day invasion. 24 hours compressed down to one. Featuring the voices of John Wanzel and Brian Taylor with Peter Rosenbloom on cello and Jacob Christopher on Computer, engineered by Philip von Zweck, written and produced by John Wanzel

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