The Peculiar Utterance of the Day (podcasts)
Episode #271: "John Harlacher Explains Tom X. Chao's Philosophy." Written and uttered by John Harlacher. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.2MB, 37 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_harlacher.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Episode #270: "Pink Popcorn." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (739 kb, 25 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_pink_popcorn.mp3
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Episode #269: "Caffeine Withdrawal." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.1MB, 35 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_caffeine_withdrawal.mp3
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Episode #268: "The Deep End of the Pool." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (777 kb, 27 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_the_deep_end.mp3
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Episode #267: "Your Identical Twin Sister." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (884 kb, 30 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_your_identical_twin.mp3
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Episode #266: "The Word 'Platonically.'" Not suitable for children. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (904 kb, 32 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_the_word_platonically.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Episode #265: "Fooooooood Blog!" Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (622 kb, 21 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_food_blog.mp3
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Episode #264: "The First Warm Day of Spring." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (768 kb, 25 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_the_first_warm_day.mp3
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Episode #263: "Earth Day 2007." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.6MB, 55 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_earth_day.mp3
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Episode #262: "So Desirable." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (610 kb, 20 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_so_desirable.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EST

There is no new Peculiar Utterance of the Day today, Wednesday, April 18, 2007.
Direct download: PUotD_VT_solidarity_message.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Episode #261: "Danny Bowes Presents 'This Is the New American Theatre.'" Uttered by Danny Bowes. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.8MB, 59 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_danny_titnat_promo.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Episode #260: "People You Already Know." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (843 kb, 29 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_you_already_know.mp3
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Episode #259: "It's That Time of Year Again." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (810 kb, 27 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_sing_to_them.mp3
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Episode #258: "Vietnamese Pork Chops." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (885 kb, 30 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_vietnamese_pork_chops.mp3
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Episode #257: "Filthy, Disgusting Windows." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (687 kb, 23 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_filthy_windows.mp3
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Episode #256: "Eat Something Healthy Tomorrow." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (866 kb, 29 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_eat_healthy.mp3
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Episode #255: "Soul to Lose." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (594 kb, 21 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_soul_to_lose.mp3
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Episode #254: "My Self-Perception." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (827 kb, 28 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_my_self_perception.mp3
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Episode #253: "Maturity." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (540 kb, 17 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_maturity.mp3
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Episode #252: "An Old Woman And A Little Girl." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (654 kb, 22 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_old_woman_little_girl.mp3
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Episode #251: "Hawaiian Rain Glossary." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (738 kb, 24 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_hawaiian_rain_glossary.mp3
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Episode #250: "Sara Moulton and Julia Child." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1023 kb, 36 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_sara_moulton.mp3
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Episode #249: "A Huge Pile." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (968 kb, 32 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_a_huge_pile.mp3
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Episode #248: "Everything In Life." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (767 kb, 24 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_everything_in_life.mp3
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Episode #247: "You Don't Understand (A Partially Completed Song)." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (763 kb, 25 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_you_dont_understand.mp3
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Episode #246: "Cooking Seafood." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (703 kb, 23 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_cooking_seafood.mp3
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Episode #245: "A Delicate Flower." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (638 kb, 21 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_delicate_flower.mp3
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Episode #244: "A Derogatory Term For The Residents Of London, Ontario." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.1MB, 35 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_london_ontario.mp3
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Episode #243: "Take-Home Chef." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.2MB, 41 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_take_home_chef.mp3
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Episode #242: "I'm Going To Play The Piano Like I've Got Five Fingers On Each Hand." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (837 kb, 29 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_five_fingers_on_each_hand.mp3
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Episode #241: "Standard Utterance of the Day." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (949 kb, 29 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_standard_utterance.mp3
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Episode #240: "Woman, What Are You Doing?" Thanks and a tip of the hat to Rosalie Purvis. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (600 kb, 19 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_woman_what_are_you.mp3
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Episode #239: "Final Thoughts Before The Last Performance of The Peculiar Utterance of the Day: Live on Stage!" Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (2.6 MB, 1 min 34 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_final_comments.mp3
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Episode #238: "Petty Grievances." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (2.3 MB, 1 min 12 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_petty_grievances.mp3
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Episode #237: "Wonky Show #4." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.3 MB, 43 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_wonky_show_4.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:11pm EST

Episode #236: "More Comments About Can't Get Started At The FRIGID New York Festival." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (2.7 MB, 1 min 34 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_cgs.mp3
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Episode #234: "NYTheatre.com Review & Plea For Everyone To See Can't Get Started." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (2.8 MB, 1 min 39 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_opening_weekend.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:46pm EST

Episode #234: "Comments About The Opening Night of The Peculiar Utterance of the Day: Live on Stage!" Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (2.3 MB, 1 min 14 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_opening_night.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:21am EST

Episode #233: "Mary Teague Says Don't Not Have A Type!" Featuring Josephine Cashman. Contains a sound sample by wanna73. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.6 MB, 60 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_what_is_your_type.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Episode #232: "Please Listen to Tom's Interview on NYTheatre.com." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.5 MB, 46 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_nytheatre.com_interview.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:17am EST

Episode #231: "Tom Is Too Busy." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (728 kb, 25 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_too_busy.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Episode #230: "Tom Explains More About The Peculiar Utterance of the Day: Live on Stage!" Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.8 MB, 59 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_tom_promo.mp3
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Episode #229: "Madame Zamolodchikova Implores You To Attend The Peculiar Utterance of the Day: Live on Stage!" Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (3 MB, 1 min 50 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_madame_zamolodchikova_promo.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Episode #228: "One-Year Anniversary!" Features sound samples by dobroide, acclivity, and Mr_Sensible. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.8 MB, 1 min 0 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_one_year_anniversary_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Episode #227: "Gyda's Promo." Written and uttered by Gyda Arber. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.4 MB, 48 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_gyda_promo.mp3
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Episode #225: "Danny's Promo." Written and uttered by Danny Bowes. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (3 MB, 1 min 42 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_danny_promo.mp3
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Episode #225: "Josephine's Second Promo." Featuring Josephine Cashman. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.2 MB, 43 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_josephine_2nd_promo.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:00am EST

Episode #224: "Watching the Ocean." Featuring Danny Bowes. Contains a sound sample by sazman. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (836 kb, 30 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_watching_the_ocean.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Episode #222: "Stop Waving." Featuring Josephine Cashman. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (509 kb, 17 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_stop_waving_that_thing.mp3
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Episode #222: "My New Dramaturge, Rosalie, Attempts to Explain My Work to Me." Featuring Rosalie Purvis. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.2 MB, 43 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_new_dramaturge_Rosalie.mp3
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Episode #221: "Strange and Boring." Featuring Danny Bowes. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (593 kb, 21 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_strange_and_boring.mp3
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Episode #220: "Two Words from Josephine Cashman About The Peculiar Utterance of the Day: Live on Stage!" Featuring Josephine Cashman. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.2MB, 41 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_josephine_promo.mp3
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Episode #219: "How Do You Feel About Theater Festivals?" Featuring Gyda Arber. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (948 kb, 35 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_theater_festival.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Episode #218: "Post-Valentine's Day." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.2MB, 40 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_post_valentines_day.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Episode #217: "Support Public Television" Written and uttered by special guest Danny Bowes. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (512 kb, 17 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_danny_bowes_support_pbs.mp3
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Episode #216: "Why Did It Snow So Much?" Featuring Gyda Arber. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (498 kb, 16 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_why_did_it_snow.mp3
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Episode #215: "Hair Conspiracy Theory." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (840 kb, 28 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_hair_conspiracy.mp3
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Episode #214: "Robots Sing the PUotD Theme Song." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.5MB, 53 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_singing_robots.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Episode #213: "Symphonic Poem or Tone Poem." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (696 kb, 21 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_symphonic_poem.mp3
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Episode #212: "Harms Animals." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (747 kb, 27 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_harms_animals.mp3
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Episode #211: "Have You Met Anyone?" Featuring Rosalie Purvis. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (623 kb, 21 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_have_you_met.mp3
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Episode #210: "I've Been Forcing Myself." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (557 kb, 18 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_ive_been_forcing.mp3
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Episode #209: "Super Bowl Party." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.1MB, 35 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_super_bowl_party.mp3
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Episode #208: "Hook Up." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (727 kb, 24 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_hook_up.mp3
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Episode #207: "Aluminum Foil." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (890 kb, 29 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_aluminum_foil.mp3
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Episode #206: "T-Dot." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.1MB, 37 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_t_dot.mp3
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Episode #205: "Pigeon Foot." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (2.9MB, 1 min. 36 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_pigeon_foot.mp3
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Episode #204: "Ragtime Music." Features a recording of me trying to play the first 16 bars of "Maple Leaf Rag." No digital editing, quantization, or tempo adjustment was used, except for increasing the note-on velocity of exactly one note. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (917 kb, 32 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_ragtime_music.mp3
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Episode #203: "iTunes Music Library." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.4MB, 48 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_itunes_music_library.mp3
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Episode #202: "Got Married." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (656 kb, 22 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_got_married.mp3
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Episode #201: "When You Look Pretty." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (639 kb, 21 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_when_you_look_pretty.mp3
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Episode #200: "Laugh Infrequently." 200 episodes and still going strong! Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.1MB, 36 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_laugh_infrequently.mp3
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Episode #199: "Girly Girl." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (739 kb, 26 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_girly_girl.mp3
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Episode #198: "Short Pens." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.3MB, 44 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_short_pens_2.mp3
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Episode #197: "Song: I Understand A Lot." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.3MB, 44 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_i_understand_a_lot.mp3
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Episode #196: "Installing Additional RAM." Features sound samples by Freed and Zeno_Izen. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (2.1MB, 1 min. 12 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_installing_additional_ram.mp3
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Episode #195: "Couldn't Sleep." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (2.1MB, 1 min. 11 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_couldnt_sleep.mp3
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Episode #194: "Gonna Beat You." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (598 kb, 18 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_gonna_beat_you.mp3
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Episode #193: "Scavenger Hunt." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.5MB, 51 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_scavenger_hunt.mp3
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Episode #192: "Sorry I Interrupted." Features sound samples by adcbicycle, FreqMan, gezortenplotz, and man. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (854 kb, 28 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_sorry_I_interrupted.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Episode #191: "Forward or Backward." Features sound samples by suonho. Please note that new episodes are now being made available at 6:00 am EST, as it does not make sense for people in the Pacific Time Zone to get them at 9 pm. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.1MB, 30 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_backward_or_forward.mp3
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Episode #190: "My Birthday Warning to the Children." Features a sound sample by RHumphries. Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.7MB, 1 min. 8 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_my_birthday.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Episode #189: "Lint Brush." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (996 kb, 37 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_lint_brush.mp3
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Episode #188: "Shave My Head." Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (591 kb, 19 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_shave_my_head.mp3
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Episode #187: "USC Trojans' Rose Bowl Victory" Copyright 2007 by Tom X. Chao (1.4MB, 48 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_usc_rose_bowl_victory.mp3
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Episode #186: "Final Podcast of the Year!" Please vote for your three favorite podcasts of 2006 by leaving a comment on the website. Thank you. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.7MB, 57 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_end_of_year.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Episode #185: "Erin Hates Winter, As Do I." Featuring Erin Leahy. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.4MB, 47 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_erin_hates_winter.mp3
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Episode #184: "Rose Bowl 2007 Preview." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.3MB, 45 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_rose_bowl_preview.mp3
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Episode #183: "A Special Unfinished Holiday Song: Santa Is So F------ Magical!" Here's a special holiday treat for listeners, a song I started last year and haven't finished yet. Inappropriate words have been omitted. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1.4MB, 45 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_santa_is_so_fn_magical.mp3
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Episode #181: "Their Women Are Not Attractive." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (710 kb, 23 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_women_not_attractive.mp3
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Episode #181: "Is This Wine Any Good?" Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (708 kb, 24 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_wine_any_good.mp3
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Episode #180: "Eric Rohmer II." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (867 kb, 29 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_eric_rohmer_II.mp3
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Episode #179: "The Four-Limb Strike!" Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (982 kb, 34 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_martial_arts.mp3
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Episode #178: "Touchdown Celebration." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (991 kb, 33 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_TD_celebration_2.mp3
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Episode #177: "Aleatoric Music." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (1,013 kb, 33 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_aleatoric_music.mp3
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Episode #176: "Interment of My Remains." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (894 kb, 29 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_interment.mp3
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Episode #175: "Signature Drink." Featuring Erin Leahy. Includes an audio sample by dcaudio. Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (821 kb, 25 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_signature_drink.mp3
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Episode #174: "An Eric Rohmer Teen Sex Romp." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (794 kb, 27 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_eric_rohmer_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Episode #173: "Dear Santa." Copyright 2006 by Tom X. Chao (2.1MB, 71 sec.)
Direct download: PUotD_dear_santa.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EST