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What’s your ring tone?

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I recently changed back to my original. When I got my first phone I put Dammit by Blink 182 as my ring tone. That stayed until Sugar, We’re Going Down (Fall Out Boy) last Spring. Last week for some reason I decided to go back to Dammit while I search for a replacement. What I want is the music to Say Anything’s Alive With the Glory of Love. You can hear it on their purevolume page. The problem is I just want the music. I don’t like ring tones with words or singing.

Mike

Links – 8/22/06

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Justin sits at home Googling Richard Simmons. This is a really funny clip from Whose Line. As with anything relating to Whose Line this is probably only funny the first time. (Justin K)

Heisman ceremony has already been taped.

Most crosswalk buttons in NYC aren’t functional. Surprised? Has anyone ever gotten out of the car to press the button? I can’t remember if I have, but I’m pretty sure I’ve been in the car when someone has.

Banning hoodies. This seems like a good idea. If they implemented this is college I think most people would go to class with nothing on.

Mike

The Janke Chronicles – Episode 4

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Audio: m4a
Running Time: 36:39

Co-Host: Kelli

Topics
Roommates
Fall TV
Laguna Beach
Girl Ruling
Penn State – Notre Dame
Questions for Janke
-What do I do?
-Grad School Update
-Gadgets
Questions for Kelli

dj steveboy – The podcast Kelli mentioned during the show.

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The Janke Chronicles – Episode 3

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Audio: m4a
Running Time: 17:53

Co-Host: Ahad

Topics
Injury Update
Ahad’s Childhood Nickname
Sports
-Phillies
-Eagles
-Flyers
ESPN Points
-Worse Than Orestes?
-SportsCenter at Home
Fox Score Bug
-New Quarter Indicator for Fox Football
Debt Board

Breaking News from Evan
He appeared on the ESPN.com front page.
Screen Shot of ESPN.com
On SI.com

Evan’s Moving Sale

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The Janke Chronicles – Episode 2

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Audio: m4a
Running Time: 18:30

Co-Host: Evan

Topics
Last Week’s Girl Ruling Responses and Update
Girl Ruling 2 – From a Listener
One Ring Review
Cookies ‘n Creame
Eagles Prediction
Evan calls out Brandon

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The Janke Chronicles – Episode 1

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Audio: m4a
Running Time: 25:52

Co-Host: Evan

Topics
Harold Reynolds
Eating Contests
Girl Ruling
Golf Etiquette Ruling
One Ring

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LCS

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Tuesday was the 4th Season Premiere of Last Comic Standing. Same thing happens on this show every year. Except for Season 3, but that was different, it was a competition between seasons 1&2.

It starts by going around to a few cities where people wait in line for hours in order to audition. Each person performs in front of 2 judges. The judges’ day job is booking comics for The Tonight Show. Right there’s your problem, connecting Leno with comedy. I’m not sure what their purpose is on the show. They don’t really critique anything. The one guy never shows any emotion. This part really bothers me. Makes me wonder why I watch the show. Also to be like American Idol they cut in really horrible performances that aren’t needed because they are so funny. I think they forgot that the funny part of the show is the good comics.

Slowly the show starts to pick up. I think it starts off so horribly because they start in LA where the comics are generally weak and there are a lot of people with no talent who think this is their shot to make it big. So there is an excess amount of really bad. Also, just in LA, there were three comics I had seen before on different things. Including Theo from Road Rules, who wasn’t very good but somehow made it. The other two also made it. The one guy has been on tons of commercials and I think hosted a sports trivia show on FSN a few years ago. They move on to some other cities and start to hit their stride when they get to NYC. There are more quality comics there than they can invite.

When they start to show a lot of quality comics I get the same feeling every year. Why can’t I do this? Oh, right, cause I have no material. I just don’t know what decent material is. I could probably come up with something. I don’t have any concern that I couldn’t control a room if I was comfortable with my material. I’ll get over this in a few days.

Next week on the show they go to Hollywood where the 40 comics they picked will perform a longer set and it will be narrowed down to the finalists who get to live together. That’s usually my favorite part, when they have to put up with each other all day long. Each week they are given a task to get immunity. Then someone is picked to be kicked out. BUT … and this is why this show is so great. That person gets to pick someone else in the house to go against. Each person does a set and the audience votes on who is better. The loser leaves. So sometimes really popular people get sent home early. That actually stinks because sometimes horrible people who get ‘kicked out’ get to stay. However the idea of earning your place is acceptable, they just need to get audiences that aren’t so dumb.

The show has a bit of almost every different reality show all mashed together. However it all makes sense. Plus, there is tons of stand up. This might be my favorite reality show. To make it complete they need to add some traveling and someone who lies that they are really rich.