Thursday, April 05, 2007

Episode 5, Jonathan Coulton, Crazy Monkey

This week is another musically themed week. Enter the brillaint Jonathan Coulton, aka JoCo. Check out his website, where he generously offers some free mp3s and where you can buy his cds and find out more about his general genius.

If you didn't look at JoCo's site, then look already.
A Skullcrusher Mountain Enhancer

Other People that I HEART:
BetseyDo of
Charles of
Michelle of
Ninaclock of
David of Sticks & String
Gina of SleepyEyesKnits
Manda of Knitting Psychos
Chaos Queen - who are you, darling listener?

My Crocheted Leaf Pattern
Weekend Knitting (again)
Dacia Ray
Mommy Makes Roses

June Oshiro's DNA Cable
DNA Cable Wrist Warmers

In the Que:
Mason-Dixon Knitting
50 Baby Bootees

Literate Knitter:
in my library already:
A Red Wolf, written and illustrated by Margaret Shannon
Shall I Knit You a Hat? A Christmas Yarn, by Kate Klise and illustrated by M. Sarah Klise

closely examined in the book shop:
Sophie's Masterpiece: A Spider's Tale, written by Eileen Spinelli and illustrated by Jane Dyer
A Spider Aside - definitely worth the click though slightly TV14
The Bake Shop Ghost, written by Jacqueline K. Ogburn and illustrated by Marjorie A. Priceman

on my wishlist:
Knitting Nell, written by Julie Jersild
Ruby Lu, Brave and True, written by Lenore Look and illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf
Martha Moth Makes Socks, written and illustrated by Cambria Evans

Knitting in the Dark:
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Hugo Pool


knitkharma said...

I am impressed with your tenasity (sp) and because of you I am going to put my shingle up too. I am a michigan knitter who's gonna try her hand at podcasting. I have submitted my podcast and am suppose to be getting my mic on thursday so we will see what happens. I so enjoy your cast. Wish me luck.

Colleen said...

Hi! I really like JC's music too. Could you tell me the name of the NPR bit before the Re Your Brains song? I was looking for it on his site but there are a lot of songs to look through.

Everyone does their podcast differently. That's the joy of having so many to choose from. A lot I listen too but there are some that I don't. Like you suggested, I just "left quietly". Just because it was exactly the way I wanted it didn't mean it wasn't exactly what the podcaster & the loyal listeners they had attracted did want.
Keep it up.

I do like your focusing on one artist each podcast.


Souhair said...

Fantastic podcast - just discovered it. I'm working my way through all your episodes. Love the music that you've chosen - normally I fast forward through the music on podcasts - but this is fantastic!!!! (Five stars on Australian itunes!!!) Keep up the good work - more please!!!

Congratulations and good luck for your wedding!


Knitting happily in Australia.

Emily said...

I just discovered your podcast and I love it. Keep it up!


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