Is there really more to say than that this podcast contains two versions of My Chemical Romance's "Teenagers"? Don't get too worried, nothing illegal happens. And nothing any less moral than is usual on this blog.
Featuring Tommy and other characters you will never hear from again.
Intro Music: "Teenagers" by My Chemical Romance
Incidental & Outro Music: "Teenagers" by Macy Gray
How does one bounce back from the suicide of their first boyfriend? Lots of anonymous sex! Featuring selective amnesia, the queergoise, writers on Vidodin, and a ridiculous name. All brought to you by The America Online chatrooms of 1998.
Featuring one name Adam can't forget, and a bunch he doesn't care to remember.
Intro Music: "The Good Life Rocks" a Dra'Man mashup of Ray Charles & Grieves
Incidental Music: "Everything Is Awesome" by Tegan & Sara and The Lonely Island
Incidental Music: "Don't You Forget About Me" by Simple Minds
Outro Music: "Camptown Races" by Liberace
Special Cameo by Selina Ribcage, Adam's terribly behaved and otherwise loud cat
Slow Flashes: A Word Cloud
In this podcast, the author gets all meta about his first post-college relationship while referencing an episode of VH1's Behind The Music.
Featuring: Ryan and a couple of other people you won't hear about again.
Intro Music: Gomez's cover of The Beatles' "Getting Better"
Slow Flashes 10: Getting Religion
Back to Cape Cod for adventures in a gay bar in Provincetown, a hook-up over American Online (hi there, 1998, I see you waving at me), and an awkward conversation with a long-time acquaintance.
Featuring Ryan, internet dating, alcohol, and Old Cape Fucken Cod.
Intro Music: "Old Cape Cod" by Patti Page
Incidental Music: "Red Rover" by Rosie Thomas
Outro Music: "Old Cape Cod" by Jon Davis
Poetry on fire, staring like a genius, fake airline tickets, and the children of rich douchebags growing up to be douchier richbags take centerstage in this second episode of The Insafemode Journals to take place in Wisconsin.
Featuring Beckee, unHarry, Jennifer, JBob, Torpor Heights, and Wisfuckenconsin.
Intro Music: "It's Madison Time" by The Ray Bryant Combo
Incidental Music: "In The Wake Of Poseidon" by King Crimson
Incidental Music: "Lemon (Paul Oakenfold Mix)" by U2
Incidental Music: "In Or Out" by Ani Difranco
Incidental Music: "Your Little Secret" by Melissa Etheridge
Incidental Music: "Fly Away" by Lenny Kravitz
Outro Music: "Wise Up" by Aimee Mann
Slow Flashes 8: The Safe House
The Insafemode Journals take a special trip to Madison, Wisconsin for a lesson in making terrible, impulsive decisions. There will be spies, noodles, formal dress, formal undress, and perhaps a bit too much alcohol.
Featuring Bekee, Torpor Heights, unHarry, and a slew of people who may never be heard from again.
Intro music: "Hate To Say I Told You So" by The Hives
Incidental music: "Boys & Girls" by Alabama Shakes
Incidental music: "The Drugs Don't Work" by The Verve
Incidental music: "Wild Thing" by Tone Loc
Outro Music: "Trapped In The Closet (Part 1)" by R. Kelly
Our protagonist goes to college and has his first ever tryst with a Deaf Person. This entry is written in English and Pidgin Sign Language, and takes place almost entirely in Florida. Its graphic content is translated into PSL.
Marriage? Pregnancy? Black Friday? The return of Kevin Harris? All this plus naked frat guys and a rabid beagle in this episode.
Featuring: Jennifer, Bernard, Kevin Harris, Saint, Camp Davis, and Raspberry Records.
Intro Music: "I'm Always Here" (The Baywatch Theme) by Jimi Jamison
Incidental Music: "O.P.P." by Naughty By Nature
Outro Music: "Bang On The Drum All Day" by Todd Rundgren
Slow Flashes 5: Rancid
Away at boarding school, our protagonist is hit by love from a couple of different angles. Will he hit back?
Featuring Jennifer, Beckee, JBob, and Victor.
Intro music: "27 Jennifers" by Mike Doughty
Incidental music: "Touch-a-Touch-a-Touch-a-Touch me" from The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Incidental music: "Dumb" by The Beautiful South
Outro music: "All Apologies (Unplugged)" by Nirvana