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[Pat seeks desperate and cheap exposure with "The First and LAST Ever Barron Trump Joke-Off!" Plus, a surprise Skype call from Eric Trump!]
[David Peel was a personal friend of Pat's going back many years and this show is in tribute to him and his long career in music. It originally broadcasted one year ago, only a week or so after his death. David Peel was a legend in music, counter-culture, New York City, marijuana, activism, and so much more. His influence on others and the culture at large will be seen for generations to come. "The airwaves belong to the people!" - David Peel, RIP.]
[Pat gets a prank call from John Trenton on the topic: "What's My Problem..."]
[Pat and the listeners accept a tweet challenge from DC PIERSON to write an Outlaw Country Song based on ONE lone opening lyric!. DC calls in to help them out and the band NO MONSTER CLUB provides some backing music, while Jason Sims and Nick Fierro help brainstorm. Then, Pat debuts an exclusive excerpt from Bruce's audio book for "Born To Run". Problem is, Bruce didn't have time to record it, so Little Steve gives it a shot. Also, Pat reads an open letter to scum bag/former friend of the show, Brett "Taking It Too Far" Davis.]
[This week's episode is round two of PIAN's marathon greatest hits . Featuring: David Rees, Jo Firestone, Tom Scharpling, DJ Faye, Terre T, Dave Hill, Sean Kiley, the All-nite-tears, and many more... ENJOY! But also... PLEDGE!]
[This week's episode is round two of PIAN's marathon greatest hits. Featuring: David Rees, Jo Firestone, Tom Scharpling, DJ Faye, Terre T, Dave Hill, Sean Kiely, the All-Nite-Tears, and many more... ENJOY! But also... PLEDGE!]
[Pat shares some of his favorite moments from past marathon shows featuring Joe Jack Talcum of The Dead Milkmen writing custom songs to folks who pledged $100 or more! Plus, a very confused Mayor Healy thinks he's calling a different program. Also featuring guest co-host, Nate K of Burn It Down!]
[Merge records recording artist Mike Krol calls Pat up on the telephone and the two chat about some of the funnier elements of one of rock's most unintentionally funny bands... Hey! Ho! Let's grow to appreciate this episode!]
[Pat takes calls trying to come up with a catchy name for the listeners of Prove It All Night! And then- who walks in? Well, non other than the great TOM SCHARPLING that's WHO! The two share some laughs and shoot the sugar and it's a ton of FUN. So, dig in, STUPID. (J/k, you're not stupid. Please continue supporting the show, thanks ]
[Friend of the show and hilarious comedian, JOE PERA calls in to talk to Pat about sports, friendly wagers, and prunes. Well, the prune part was forced on by way of Pat... you should listen to hear why. Plus, caller John from Mahwah gets the live dub makeover he never saw coming... KEWL DUUUDE!!!]
[Pat interviews lead singer and songwriter of the legendary World Inferno Friendship Society who are currently on tour and play White Eagle Hall this Friday night in Jersey City.] World Inferno Friendship Society - "Secret Service Freedom Fighting USA" - Live at North Six
[A classic live show from Monty Hall! Relive it in full stereo (it's in mono, sorry) sound! What happens when a luxury condo building next to WFMU comes to life and threatens to auction off the station?! Mayhem, that's what! Hear the show the NY Times calls: "Unable to be reviewed at this time."]
[Would you ever hire a... hit man? What would the situation be?! This and many other dirty deeds (done dirt cheep) are discussed with the one and only Benny Horowitz! Plus, Shane Vidaurri visits to debut a new song and much more! Sunshine & The Rain also pop by for a hot minute... WILD! Sit back, this one's a longie.] Shane Vidaurri - "I'm Afraid To Get Help"
[Pat's cue card guy, Rudy Dutch goes a little overboard after he thinks he wins the lottery... Then meet Doctor Furniture as the cast and crew prepare to say goodbye to a beloved piece of PIAN history.]
[Former Mayor Healy calls Pat to officially declare a State Of Emergency after a blizzard. Pat explains that's not quite how it works...]
[Nick Fierro swings by to give a few SHARP suggestions for all your last minute holiday shopping needs... Oh, yeah... announcer Neil is there too! Dig it, Doug!]
[The incredible DAVE HILL (you remember him, from before?) stops by to delivery an unbelievable and unforgettable Christmas story! Tabitha Vidaurri pops by to have Dave review her own erotic short stories. Plus, a special visit from HALL & LOAF!]
[A classic live show from Monty Hall! Featuring: an interview with showbiz professional: JAKE FOGELNEST! A visit from a girl group made up of Pat's ex-girlfriends that go by: THE JERKETTES! All this, and an appearance from the forefront of magic himself, LEMMY THE ILLUMINATI!!!]
[Pat chats with comedian, author, and podcast host Maeve Higgins about her new show: Maeve In America, U.S. immigration, dogs, the beach and much more! Plus, a special visit from the one and only, David Byrne... Is it THAT David Byrne?! Well, that all depends.]
[Pat gets an irate call from Southside Johnny who claims HE should've been in the book: "Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk". He finally sheds light on the many unknown ways he helped shape the 70's New York punk scene and a few things he might've been better staying clear of... Some callers chime on this revelation. This is good one!]
[More fun with the segment that's sweeping a nation: STRAAANGE REQUESTS! Pat keeps the phones open for the listener poll: APPLES vs. ORANGES! Plus! The Night of Too Many Foghorns...]
[Pat and friends take the live show from Monty Hall to NYC Sketch Fest with big names: JUDAH FRIEDLANDER! (America Is The Greatest Country In The United, hits Netflix Oct. 31st!) JOHN REYNOLDS! (Stranger Things 2: 10/29, TBS Search Party: 11/19!) and music from: FREE THE MIND! (Get the EP "MEN WILL FALL" @ FREETHEMIND1.BANDCAMP.COM!)]
[Pat makes an important WFMU year-end marathon message! You can go over to and make a PLEDGE!]
[Pat gets into a Spanish speaking kick with the listeners and things get weird. Then, a special music debut from M.T. Foyer! Followed by even more weirdness...] M.T. Foyer - "All I Wanna Do Is Love You"
[Pat gets into a heated debate with a caller named "Guy" over who wrote the original version of the song: "Just The Two Of Us". Bill Withers, right? That would be the obvious choice, but not to Guy.. The callers try and help too. But DO they?! Listen!]
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Podcast Status
May 12th, 2017
Latest Episode
Apr 27th, 2018
Release Period
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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