Thursday, December 25, 2014

It's one in the morning on Christmas morning, and I am working on this podcast. I, like everyone at this house, have a cold. Yet here I am. Dedication, wot? anyway, I hope you enjoy Batman and Wonder Woman in exciting Christmas situations.


Superhero 1

Alleee 1

Howie Stevie * If you Knew How Long I've Been So Good for Christmas

Jack Brokenshaw Quintet * We Three Kings

Superhero 2

Fundy 1

Peppermint Kandy Kids * Patapan

Peter Wood Singers and Orchestra * A Ride on Santa's Sleigh

Superhero 3

Joe "Fingers" Carr * March of the Chinese Children

Sammy Davis Jr. * Christmas Time all Over the World

Superhero 4

Sugarland * Nuttin' For Christmas

Jeff and Sue Mitchell * Buzzy the Christmas Bee

Superhero 5

Fundy 2

Klezmonauts * Deck the Hall with Boughs of Challa

Ray Conniff Singers * Winter Wonderland

Superhero 6

Fundy 3

The Caroleerss * Who's up on the Roof

Ace Cannon * Let it Snow

Superhero 7

Fundy 4

Jimmy McGriff * Santa Claus is Comin' to Town

Augie Rios * Old Fatso

Superhero 8

Fundy 5

Benny Strong * Here Comes Santa Claus

Children's Choir * Cat is in the Snow

Superhero 9

Fundy 6

Woody Herman and His Orchestra * Santa Claus is Comin' to Town

CLM Industries * Santa's Factoree

Superhero 10

Fundy 7

Alleee 2

Doreen Allen * Spacey Santa's Space Ship

Alleee 2


Saturday, December 20, 2014

Mondo Diablo 384: My Elf Sacrifice

I'm reading this awesome book about Christmas Origins, and I think some of you might like it.

Old Magic of Christmas by Linda Raedisch

I chose part of a chapter on elves, since my mouth dropped open more there than in the pages before. Who knows; I haven't finished the book!


Elf Lore 1
Alleee 1
Jeff St Pierre and Phillip Antoniades * Deck the Halls with Rubber
Disneyland * Scary Bells
Elf Lore 2
Sounds Alumni * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Taylor Hollenbeck * A Year of Snow
Elf Lore 3
Peppermint Pony * Deck the Halls
Sherwin Linton * Santa got a DWI
Elf Lore 4
Harry the Hipster * Deck the Hall
Benny Goodman * Jingle Bells
Elf Lore 5
Ambrose Haley and his Ozark Ramblers * Old Timey Christmas
Swingle Singers * White Christmas
Elf Lore 6
Evans quartet * Jingle Bells
Doctor Octoroc * Deck the Kremlin
Elf Lore 7
Arthur Lyman * Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Paul Mauriat * Silent Night (French)
Elf Lore 8
Naomi and Shamine * Deck the Halls with Gasoline
Sprauny Christmas Jingles * Tijuana Jingle Brass
Elf Lore 9
Combustible Edison * Sleigh Ride
The Youngsters * Christmas in Jail
Elf Lore 10
Alleee 2


Monday, December 08, 2014

Fixed: Mondo Diablo 383: Origins 101: Remedial Christmas

This time, I'm presenting the podcast myself, as Krampus is recovering from a joyous Krampusnacht. We're going back to basics with Christmas Origins, and you'll be hearing a lot of cocktail lounge-style carols.


Origins 1


Alleee 1:

Yoshie * Deck the Hall

Jingle Bells

Origins 2

Bela Fleck * Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

Christmas Jug Band * Someboday Stole my Santa Claus Suit

Origins 3

Max Gregor and his Orchestra * Jingle Bells

Barenaked Ladies * Deck the Stills

Origins 4

Arcanasphere * Good King Wenceslaus

Percy Faith Orchestra * We Need a Little Christmas

Origins 5

The Mulcays * Rudolph the red-Nosed Reindeer

Frankie Yankovic * Merry Christmas Polka

Origins 6

Cloda * Farararara

Ben Best * Jingle Bells

Origins 7

Larry Clinton and his Orchestra * Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies

Peter Wood Singers and Orchestra * Winter Wonderland

Origins 8

Duke Ellington * Jingle Bells

Ren and Stimpy * Fleck the Walls

Origins 9

Elliott Lawrence * Dancing Snowflake

Bob Gerard * Snow Man

Origins 10

Alleee 2


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Mondo Diablo 382: But Who Will Save Thanksgiving?

Yes, it's Time for Turkey, as the lady on the radio says. Or rather, as all those made-up freaks on the food network say. Actually, to tell you the truth, I love Thanksgiving Live on the Food Network. Much better than the balloon parade. Just listen to my sermon on the podcast, and Keep Calm.


Sarah Vowell 1
USDA * Turkey Time
Alleee 1
Norm Burns (Song Poem) * Our Thanksgiving Blessings are Great
Turkey in the Straw on Banjo
Sarah Vowell 2
Chase Sanborn Coffee ad 1
Billie Holiday * Autumn in New York
Fiddlin' Arthur Smith * Turkey in the Straw
Sarah Vowell 3
Brownie McGhee * Cornbread and Peas
Ken Griffin * Turkey in the Straw
Sarah Vowell 4
Old Radio Ad * Roma Wines
I Like Pie
Jeremy Shane * Turkey Murder
Sarah Vowell 5
Les Joyeux Beaucerons * Le Cuisiniere
Liberace * Turkey in the Straw
Sarah Vowell 6
Old Radio * Fat and Grease 3
Larry Taylor * Autumn Portrait
Leon Haywood * Cornbread and Buttermilk
Sarah Vowell 7
Marv Herzog * Apple, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie Polka
Tennessee Mafia Jug Band * Turkey in the Straw
Sarah Vowell 8
Mr. F. Le Mur * Pork Chop
The Brady Bunch * Don't Attack the Fort
The Night They Invented Poutine
Sarah Vowell 9
The Brady Bunch * Family Effort
Rashida Jones * I Love Stuffing
Sarah Vowell 10
Alleee 2
Vince Guaraldi * Joe Cool


Sunday, June 22, 2014

Mondo Diablo 381: Hack or Genius? Why Can't it be Both?

This is a show about Harry Stephen Keeler. A Wonder of the 20th Century. Pay heed, my friends.



Men have tried to destroy Mondo Diablo

Alleee 1

Einstein's Secret Orchestra * Is This The Little Connie I Carry

George Carter * Ghost Woman Blues


Le Mur * 9090 Ministries

The Larry Shipley Singers * God Is

Little Marcy * When Mister Satan Knocks at My Heart's Door

Dave Beuner * Stoning of Gay Persons


Muppet Mash * Pogo

Nenslo * Take me off to Space


Le Mur * Deal with the Internet


Phil Kidd: Angry Racist Moron

Glenn or Glenda

Le Mur * God Damn You

Furry Lewis * Good Looking Girl Blues

Katie Goodman * Probably Gay


Le Mur * God Gives You Money


Rick Seaburg * Fix my Car

Einstein's Secret Orchestra * Earth: We Must Get Off

Le Mur * God Hates You 2

Sarah Silverman's Perfect Night

Senor Moog * Le Frenetico


Le Mur * God in Glendale

Sesame Street * Monsterpiece Theatre

Sister Melodious Chops * My Wallet Belongs to Bob

Evolution Bankrupted?

Le Mur * God Recurring Problem

Why Doesn't Daddy Come Home?




Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Mondo Diablo 380: Back From the Deep

I've opened the windows, and cleaned my room. Yes, I'm back, the air is fresh, and the sun is shining.


Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen * Midnight in Moscow
His Emineminence, feat v Piddy * Putin Rap
-Only Fidel can provide candy
The Incinerators * Disco's in the Garbage
David Byrne * Just a Friend
-Barber * Dan Savage is Hateful and Vile
Kalinka Balalaika
-Bring it on-line * Casting out Demons (for dummies)
Barney Miller Theme
Glen Campbell * Dreams of the Everyday Housewife
-Boykin * Jesus was a Tough Guy, a MAN'S man!
Old Ossetian Lady playing the balalaika
-Robertson * Low Carb diet violates God's principles
Scientology (that's the plan for me)
Why Doesn't Daddy Come Home?
-Seeds of Godlessness
-Flying Helicopter Baby
Hilary Hahn * Prokofiev Violin Concerto 2-3 Scherzo
Genghis Khan * Moscow
-Child of Jonestown * I'm-a Shot Her!
Henri Rene * Manhattan Idyl
Bugotak * Come Together
-Why does the bible talk about dragons?
Django Reinhardt * Dark Eyes
-Gohmert * How does the mating of two males evolve the species? (?!?!?!)
John Trubee * Blind Man's Penis
John Bult * Julie's Sixteenth Birthday
L Ron Hubbard * the Tarot and the Fool


Monday, December 23, 2013

Mondo Diablo Episode 379: A Good, Old-Fashioned Christmas

In which I read from Santa Claus, Last of the Wildmen: The Origins and Evolution of Saint Nicholas, Spanning 50,000 years, by Phyllis Siefker


Wildman 1
Dion Opening
Intro 1
Alleee 1
Durwood Douche * Just Another Christmas Gift
Christmas one-liner 01
Paul Trip * I've Got a Date with Santa
Wildman 2
Martinn * Christmas in the City
Christmas one-liner 02
La Peregrinacion * Medley-We Three Kings...
Wildman 3
Wade Denning * Tijuana Christmas
Christmas one-liner 03
Woody Woodchuck * 12 Days of Christmas
Wildman 4
Linda Escobar * Pastorcillos
Christmas one-liner 04
I Farted on Santa's Lap
Wildman 5
Granny Sings Jingle Bells
Christmas one-Liner 5
Irving Oil Christmas
Wildman 6
Japanese Jingle Bells
Christmas one-liner 6
Mae Questal * I Want You for Christmas
Wildman 7
Odile Closset * La Lettre au Pere Noel
Christmas one-liner 7
Pere Noel Remix
Wildman 8
Fats Waller and His Rhythm * Swingin' Them Jingle Bells
Christmas one-liner 8
Ted Weems and his Orchestra * Winter Wonderland
Wildman 9
The Psychoskeletons * Good King Bob
Christmas one-liner 9
Wildman 10
Harry the Hipster * He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
Alleee 2