68Comeback That Howl From Outer Space

On the October 9, 2014 edition of the 68Comeback Special, we revelled in the excitement of all bands reuniting, did our part to work things out with the trees, and had exciting prize giveaways. Sadie revealed the disappointment she has had occasion to feel wrt adults, Gabe confessed his appreciation for Homestar Runner (as if there was any doubt). Also – 68Comeback listeners, this is your official written notice that we appreciate you and your appreciation of us.

Mavis Piggott  –  Late Bloom

the Constantines  –  Thank You For Sending Me An Angel

the Neutral States  –  Pony Up

Fire Engine Red  –  Black and Blue

Dinosaur Jr.  –  Puke and Cry

Ty Segall  –  Tall Man Skinny Lady

Field & Stream  –  Chores

Beulah  –  What Will You Do When Your Suntan Fades?

Flanger  –  Midnight Sound

Tune-Yards  –  Left Behind

Homeshake  –  Moon Woman

Clor  –  Gifted

James Hand  –  The Truth Will Set You Free

Sparks  –  Why Did You Make Me Care?

King Tuff – Black Moon Spell

Red Fang – Prehistoric Dog

Perfume Genius – Queen

Wilderness of Manitoba – Big Skies

Jackie DeShannon – The Weight

The Secretaries – The Way I Feel

Eamon McGrath – Molina Blues

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    • vik
    • January 15th, 2016

    On your Thursday show (2016 Jan 14), after one of the tracks, you guys started talking about the apocalyptic theme and (post?) end of times. You mentioned an essay by a (now deceased) notable Catholic author that I wanted to read up on, but it seems I may not have written it down. What’s the name of the essay/author? TIA.

      • 68comeback
      • January 29th, 2016

      I remembered to ask Tom about this today, and he answered, and I forget now what he said. But I’ll find out and answer here soon, I promise.

  1. Thomas Merton, The Time of the End is the Time of No Room, from the collection Raids on the Unspeakable. It’s really a Christmas essay, but much of it is also about what Merton saw as a yearning for apocalypse. Pure Catholic mysticism, but very readable even for those of us with nary a religious bone in our bodies. You can read it on here if you can handle how awful this page is: http://maninthemaze.com/theadventseries/day16.html

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