IHPM — Episode #28

The Speech by May­or Daley: On the vio­lence between pro­test­ers and the Chica­go Police at the 1968 Demo­c­ra­t­ic Nation­al Con­ven­tion. The May­or had a Freudi­an slip when he said the Police­man was there to “PRESERVE” dis­or­der. The May­or gave orders to shoot to kill, and the police depart­ment was grant­ed a union after their com­pli­ance with the Mayor’s wish­es.

THE SOAP BOX:

Ira relates the orig­i­nal Hyde Park in Lon­don to Chicago’s Hyde Park and how in Lon­don there is a soap box tra­di­tion where peo­ple can get up on an actu­al soap box and pon­tif­i­cate freely about any sub­ject that strikes their fan­cy. They draw crowds of lis­ten­ers while they exer­cise their free speech. They do this with­in view of the Tow­er of Lon­don where mass exe­cu­tions used to be car­ried out on dis­si­dents and rab­ble rousers. The term falling off the wag­on comes from the doomed get­ting drunk to meet their exe­cu­tion­er and falling off the wag­on on the way to the gal­lows. Ira broad­cast­ing from Chicago’s Hyde Park, gets on his soap box about the sen­ti­ment to remove May­or Rahm Emmanuel from office in the wake of his part in the cov­er-up scan­dal behind the ram­pant mis­con­duct of the CPD.

SONG LIST:

Title   Artist Album
Here today, Gone Tomor­row Dada Puz­zle
Over The Hills and Far Away Led Zep­pelin Hous­es of the Holy
Dia­monds on the Soles of Her Shoes Paul Simon Grace­land
Just Dance Lady Gaga The Fame
Free Fall Lover John Klem­mer Touch
In My Bed Amy Wine­house Frank
Your Love Is Like the Morn­ing Sun Al Green Call Me
Straw­ber­ry Let­ter 23 The Broth­ers John­son Lookin’ Out For Num­ber One
Who’s That Girl? Eury­th­mics Touch
Woke Up in the Morn­ing Carl Thomas Emo­tion­al
Play With Toys Base­head Play With Toys
Magdeli­na Big Head Todd & the Mon­sters Strategem
Par­a­digm (Fea­tur­ing Prince) George Clin­ton & Par­lia­ment How Late Do U Have 2BB4UR Absent?

COMEDY

Crooks — Jer­ry Sine­feld

NERD NEWS

  • Christ­mas Toy Haz­ards:
  • Hov­er board fires, the Bunchems toy and the hair entan­gle­ment, BB Guns.
  • Anto­nio Ban­deras and Melanie Griffith’s divorce.
  • The Fates of Amer­i­can Hor­ror Sto­ry actors.
  • Kirk Dou­glas’ 99th birth­day & Justin Bieber in trou­ble with the police again.
  • New Comics this Wednes­day Decem­ber 16th 2015.

(Who Killed) Chung Ling Soo? — Boris Karloff (Orig­i­nal broad­cast date 12–16-57)

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