The Bopst Show: “With a Smile” (Episode 45)

“Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.” — Greta Garbo


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Title: The Bopst Show: “With A Smile (Episode 45)”
Rating: PG-13 (Adult Situations) Safe for Work
Intent: Ear Party
Quality Diversion: Bouxcher said the caller had told the employees to go outside and strip and urinate on one another.
Suggested Absurd News Story Reading by Geographical Region: Boise, Idaho
Request Line: (804) 767-2550
Construction Dates: Wednesday-Thursday, March 4th & 5th 2009
Equipment: Mac G4, Free Audio Editor & Recorder Software from Audacity, Frontier US-122 USB Audio/MIDI Interface, Shure SM57 Microphone
Posted: Monday March 9th, 2009
Artists and Groups in order of appearance: Elvis Presley, Chris Bopst, R.D. Burman, Shooby Taylor, Blitz, Charles Bradley & The Menahan Street Band, the Corley Family, Stan Getz, Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Free Pop Electronic Concept, Hank Williams, The Temptations, Kasai Allstars
Mixed by: Chris Bopst
Art: Chris Bopst

“Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness
that is almost frightening.”
— Greta Garbo

Liner Notes:
Here is the play by play for music you will hear if choose to click play or download this podcast. God help you.

Track One: It is hard for me to imagine the amount of pills Elvis Presley must have taken in his life. Over the counter culture is a killer.

Track Two: I’ve been told by some people that have listened to this previous editions of this show much they hate Indian music. A guy called me not too long ago and went on and on about how much he hated it. He liked everything else but he just couldn’t take the Bollywood shit. I smiled and made a mental note to include more Indian music in my shows.

Track Three: The Human Horn. What else can be said? You are either on the bus or off the bus.

Track Four: Big dumb stupid punk rock has it’s place. One good place to blast big dumb stupid punk rock is in the hallways of your high school which I did repeatedly during my senior year. I made tapes specifically to play in that environment. It always felt right.

Track Five: Soul music can be tricky because you can always tell when somebody is faking it. And a lot of people are faking it. Celebrate those who don’t.

Track Six: The reason this week’s show is called,” With A Smile” is because of this song. That’s how each week’s show gets it’s name around here. They are named after lyrics in the songs. Anyhow, this song always makes me smile. If, for some reason, you listen to this song and don’t smile, I want you to promise me one thing: Stay away from me.

Track Seven: This one sounds like what being late in dream would sound like. Really, really late.

Track Eight: Brie actually called the request line for this. When I played Arnold on radio, it really helped to weed out the cops. I find that listening to him over and over and over again has made me a better man. And always remember, up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down.

Track Nine: Cheesy bizarre outside keyboard freak outs just make sense, damn it. Don’t debate me on this. You will lose.

Track Ten: I gravitate to truthful depictions of hate as I think hate is a wondrous source of inspiration. Too many people like to think hate is bad or that you shouldn’t hate. I hate that.

Track Eleven: A bad ass jam if there ever was one. Brutal.

Track Twelve: When I listen to this I feel like a dog trying to understand something. I am intently intrigued. I put this last because I can’t properly pronounce the name of the group. Too stupid.

The set list for this week’s show is posted here. All previous show set lists (45 as of this post) are on my blog.

Until Next Time:

Stay Clean,

Previous Episodes

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44

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Chris Bopst

Chris Bopst believes that god is nothing more than the summation of us all. At least, that’s what the goose bumps tell him.

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