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Music from the Show

Stars on the Water by Jimmy Buffet (from One Particular Harbor, MCA, 1983)

Did you know that Bum Met Jiffy is an anagram of Jimmy Buffet? And did you further know that I read Gregg Doyle’s Hate Mail column almost every week? And did you further know that Dry Egg Loge, Led Egg Orgy and Goggled Rye are all anagrams of Gregg Doyel?

World Strongman Anthem by Gerrit Badenhorst (from youtube)

Badenhorst was seven times the World’s Strongest Man, and I think that refers as much to feats of strength (like lifting tractor tires) as it does to his ability to belt out a soulful paean to lifting many things and putting them down.

The Year of the Tiger by Sufjan Stevens (from Enjoy Your Rabbit, Asthmatic Kitty, 2002)

According to chinesezodiac.com, “The Tiger symbolizes such character traits as bravery, competitiveness and unpredictability. They don’t worry about the outcome because they know they’ll always land on their feet.”

Yeah, whatever.

I was born in the Year of the Tiger, and we’re just ending the Year of the Tiger, so it’s all good for me, right?

Yeah, whatever.

Cut the Cake by Average White Band (from Pickin’ Up the Pieces, Atlantic, 1992)

“I can’t talk...I’m all verklempt. I’ll give you a topic: The Average White Band was neither average nor white. Discuss.”

This segment aired on January 8, 2011. The audio for this segment is not available.

Gary Waleik Producer, Only A Game
Gary Waleik is a producer for Only A Game.

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