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Episodes

IHPM — Episode #135

4/16/2018
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Synopsis: Ira looks at money trouble for celebrities in the Nerd News Blotter. Opening Clip: Gunnery Sergeant Hartman of Full Metal Jacket — R. Lee Ermey Music: Music from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (soundtrack) — composed by Hans Zimmer and Junkie XL Beautiful Lie Their War Here The Red Capes Are Coming Day […] The post IHPM — Episode #135 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:00

IHPM — Episode #134

4/9/2018
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Synopsis: Ira continues the journey through the wildly popular HAMILTON with ACT 2. Then there’s Old Time Radio with the next installment of The Duke Red Matter of Yours Truly Johnny Dollar. Comedy with Andrew Dice Clay on Midgets, Nerd News and a review of C2E2 the Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo that just ended […] The post IHPM — Episode #134 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:00

IHPM — Episode #133

4/2/2018
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Synopsis: This episode features: a salute to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton, the continuing adventures of Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, some wisdom from Mudbone and new comic releases. Opening Clip: American Dream from Super Fly (1972) Music: Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording) — Act One Alexander Hamilton Aaron Burr, Sir My Shot The Story Of Tonight The […] The post IHPM — Episode #133 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:01:59:53

IHPM — Episode #132

3/26/2018
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Synopsis: Ira digs in to a Jaw Jack about the Prison Industrial Complex and how a loophole in the 13th amendment means the slaves were never really emancipated. The future of the Penal system and their financial backers is revealed. Superman on Old Time Radio, Music and New Comic Releases. Opening Clip: “Whipping Slaves” — […] The post IHPM — Episode #132 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:00

IHPM — Episode #131

3/19/2018
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Synopsis: Ira talks about the Curse of Superman on the 80th anniversary of his creation. Opening Clip: “But Then I Got High” Novelty song by AFRO MAN Music: Ode To My Favorite Beer — Basehead Readymade — Beck Bad Days — Adrian Belew Grains — Boozoo Bajou Amphora — Bill Laswell Dead Format — Blanck […] The post IHPM — Episode #131 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:00

IHPM — Episode #129

3/6/2018
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Synopsis: Ira keeps his mouth shut for most of the show and only chimes in with a short and sweet list of Oscar winners and then the new comics coming out on March 7th 2018. Most of the show is Jazz, Jokes and Old Time Radio. Enjoy! Opening Clip: “Symbol Minded” — George Carlin Music: […] The post IHPM — Episode #129 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:08

IHPM — Episode #128

2/26/2018
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Synopsis: Coming Soon Opening Clip: Coming Soon Music: Coming Soon Comedy: Coming Soon Old Time Radio: Coming Soon Nerd News: Coming Soon Sign Off Low Bandwidth Broadcast The post IHPM — Episode #128 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:03

IHPM — Episode #127

2/19/2018
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Synopsis: Ira looks into the phenomenon of American apathy regarding mental health and gun control; Russians and cyber warfare. The music explores the continent of Africa and its rich pastiche of sounds. Opening Clip: “Chicken Feathers” comedy clip from Border House Blues Starring Moms Mabley (1948) Music: (The Sounds of Africa) From African Drums The […] The post IHPM — Episode #127 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:47

IHPM — Episode #126

2/13/2018
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Synopsis: Ira digs into his classical bag with a little Tchaikovsky, some classic Dave Chappelle, Robin Harris, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar and finishes it off with Nerd News. Opening Clip: Comedy from Dave Chappelle, “The Chicken!” Music: The Sleeping Beauty – Tchaikovsky Waltz, Op.39 No.15­ – Johannes Brahms Flute Concerto in G Minor Andante­ – […] The post IHPM — Episode #126 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:06

IHPM — Episode #125

2/5/2018
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Synopsis: Ira kneels into the whole NFL football protest and the dog whistling and race baiting underlying the whole mess. Music of the seventies, comedy, old time radio, and Nerd News. Opening Clip: What Is The Problem With Michael Jackson (From Three Kings) Music: Rapper’s Delight — Sugar Hill Gang Fantastic Voyage — Lakeside Love […] The post IHPM — Episode #125 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:33

IHPM — Episode #124

1/29/2018
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Synopsis: Ira peels another layer from the onion to explain the whole cryptocurrency thing, what Bitcoin is and the Block Chain. Music Comedy and Old Time Radio. Opening Clip: The Diabolical Poison Chicken Mind Control Plot from Undercover Brother. Music: Where It’s At — Beck Nickel Bags — Digable Planets Sometimes — Eryka Baduu Sister […] The post IHPM — Episode #124 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:01:59:56

IHPM — Episode #123

1/23/2018
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Synopsis: Money is the subject at tax time. Ira talks about being pimped out by Uncle Sam and being a consumer versus a producer. Ira explains about the layers of the onion of life in the real world matrix. Plus an hour long Jazz set featuring some of the greatest jazz artists both old and […] The post IHPM — Episode #123 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:01

IHPM — Episode #122

1/15/2018
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Synopsis: A Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. and the struggle of the human species to deal with the problem of race. Music, poetry, comedy, Old time radio and popular opinion. Opening Clip: “The worm has turned”, Charlie Sheen and Willem DeFoe from Oliver Stone’s film Platoon. Music: Water’s Edge — Nick Cave Finishing Jubilee […] The post IHPM — Episode #122 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:46

IHPM — Episode #121

12/18/2017
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Synopsis: Ira takes it easy for the holidays and only discusses frivolous subjects like DVD releases for you big rectangle hanging on the wall. Old Time Radio with “Yours Truly Johnny Dollar,” lots of funky music to wrap your gifts to and Nerd News. Opening Clip: Red Pill Blue Pill — The Matrix Music: Behind […] The post IHPM — Episode #121 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:03:00:00

IHPM — Episode #120

12/11/2017
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Synopsis: The Recycled Pop Cans Show. Ira digs into his recycle bin to pull up clips from previously aired Popmachine shows over the years. They’re still relevant and they still got that fizz. Movie Clip: Tasty Big Kahuna Burger — Pulp Fiction Music: Standchen, D 957–4 (Serenade)-Shubert — Budapest Strings Piano Concerto #23 In A, […] The post IHPM — Episode #120 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:59:47

IHPM — Episode #119

12/4/2017
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Synopsis: Thanksgiving has just passed, it’s the only home cooked meal most Americans eat all year. Ira jaw jacks about the American diet in a piece called Food, Moods and Hungry Dudes. Opening Clip: Please don’t kill us (Jake Elwood from The Blues Brothers Movie). Music: What’s Going On? — Marvin Gaye I Wonder U […] The post IHPM — Episode #119 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:00

IHPM — Episode #118

11/27/2017
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Synopsis: Ira talks about the Titanic movie and James Cameron putting to rest a 20 year old debate of how Jack should have survived by sharing the floating door instead of drowning. Tribute to Della Reese, movie fails, and new releases of comics with Old Time Radio and Jack The Ripper too! Opening Clip: Don’t […] The post IHPM — Episode #118 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:17

IHPM — Episode #117

11/20/2017
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Synopsis: The Death of Charles Manson and the Peace and Love Generation. Opening Clip: That’s how you kill somebody — New Jack City Music: Flickers — Bill Lasswell Keep Going (Feat) Tony White — Bill Lasswell Fallout — Henry Mancini 1967 — Adrian Belew Tokyo Blues — Cal Tjader Inhale Slow (Feat) Paul Hill — […] The post IHPM — Episode #117 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:02

IHPM — Episode #116

11/13/2017
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Synopsis: Ira continues his discourse on the theory of “Free Will” and the malady of modern day mass murder and its history in the United States. Opening Clip: Tears in Rain-The Death of Roy Batty from Blade Runner the Director’s Cut. Music: Echo — Bill Lasswell (Possession Off World One) Rainfall — Bill Lasswell (Possession […] The post IHPM — Episode #116 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:02:00:00

IHPM — Episode #115

11/6/2017
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Synopsis: Ira looks at culpability for sexual predation and random acts of violence and the scientific debate over whether or not we truly have free will. Opening Clip: “French Fried Potaters” from the movie Sling Blade. Music: Simple Pleasure — Basia What’s Forever — Laima Tulle — John Scofield Time — Lionel Richie East River […] The post IHPM — Episode #115 appeared first on Pop Machine.

Duration:01:59:53

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