I am not a folk singer.
I am a comedy musician.
~ Luke Ski, May 7, 2015
I am not a folk singer.
I am a comedy musician.
~ Luke Ski, May 7, 2015
Yes, comedy music fans, the time has come once again for us to celebrate the best comedy songs and funny music videos of the previous calendar year! The 5th Annual Logan Whitehurst Memorial Awards For Excellence In Comedy Music (a.k.a. "The Logan Awards") will be held at FuMPFeST 2015 on June 6th.
If you'd like to nominate a song or video from 2014, you can do so here:
But before you do, you should check to see if the songs/videos you intend to nominate aren't already listed as already suggested here:
Note: By the time I woke up this morning, someone had already nominated every significant song I'd released in 2014, except for "Q*bert" and the video for Power Salad's "Corned Beef And Cabbage". So, to whoever nominated all my songs. Thank you! If any of you feel Q*bert or Cabbage are deserving of a Logan Award, feel free to nominate them. 😉
Episode #117 – Would You Like To Buy A Monkey?
In our first California-produced episode, we start off with a segment recorded at Carrie’s house with Alex just minutes before Luke leaves for the last time before driving to Burbank with Sara. The second segment was recorded at Not-A-Burger stand with Kyle & Lindsay, where Sara and Luke recount their journey on the road. The third segment was recorded at Canter’s with Tony Goldmark and the cast of “Some Jerk With A Camera“. The fourth segment was recorded via Skype with Carrie on Easter Sunday, so they can get caught up with each other, and so Luke can report on his first week at work at Cartoon Network.
Then, after what seems like the end of the episode, we have an additional segment (with songs) recorded with the “Some Jerk” crew at Cantors, in which Charlie and Morgan tell a 33-minute story of their most bizarre Disney World trip ever.
This episode features comedy tracks, some of which are Easter-themed, by Yo Gabba Gabba, “Crazy People”, Brak (Cartoon Planet) featuring Freddie Prinze Jr., TV’s Kyle, Gilbert Gottfried & Owen Suskind, Carrie Dahlby, Paul & Storm, Patton Oswalt, Schaffer The Darklord, Tony Goldmark, Insane Ian, Tenacious D, & The Nick Atoms. So devour a bucket of peeps, and ride through your sugar rush with Luke and Carrie and all our guests on Bad Rapport! Episode length: 2:35:45
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Episode #39 - Diegetic
This week, while Luke travels from Chicago to the apartment Kyle just moved into in Burbank, Kyle reads your letters and then plays an interview Luke did with Doug Rice of Startoons (Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Taz-Mania).
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Devo Spice and Luke Ski interview the artists who posted songs at the FuMP dot com over the past week. Recent episodes include:
Episode #248: Steve Goodie and Insane Ian
Episode #249: Mikey Mason and Bonecage
Episode #250: Jace McLain, Steve Goodie, Carrie Dahlby, & Eclectic Lee Seitz
The FuMPcast is recorded live on Thursday nights at 9:00 pm CST on Dementia Radio. To listen live, just take whatever audio program you use to listen to streaming audio online (WinAmp, iTunes, Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, etc.) and have it play the following address: http://dementiaradio.org:8027 . If you need more help tuning in, visit the Dementia Radio website, http://dementiaradio.org . Dementia Radio can also be heard on Roku.
My latest nerdy song parody tribute "The Twilight Zone" now has a video for it up on my YouTube page ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fpxhQgmqy0 )! It's primarily made from clips from the classic TV show and the 1983 movie, but I make some appearances in it as well! Please check it out, share it with your friends online, and let us know how much you like it by commenting to this specific thread in the Official Dr. Demento Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drdemento/permalink/813568592048508/
As well as being on the FuMP, I have now also put the song on my Bandcamp page:
This is a two album set covering the second part of my career, full of my most popular tracks from my 6th through 9th CDs which are all out of print. It has 32 tracks, including "Grease Wars", "You Don't Know Jack", "Battlestar Rhapsody", "BACON!", "My Favorite Part", "Vader Boy", "Too Much Stuff", and many more that made Dr. Demento's Funny Five and year-end countdowns. It's over 2 1/2 hours of music, available as a 2-CD set with instant download for $14.99 plus shipping, or you can just get the download version for $14.99. It has liner notes written by Carrie Dahlby and ShoEboX of Worm Quartet, and all the tracks were remastered by Chris Mezzolesta. You can get it now at my Bandcamp page:
A note to my hard-core existing fanbase: None of the songs on this collection were "redone" like I did for "Fanboy" and "Gowron" on Volume 1, and there are no live tracks on this album. The point being, if you already own my out-of-print albums "unCONVENTIONal", "BACONspiracy!", "Target: Audience", and "Too Much Stuff", then there's no real reason you'd need to own this collection. This collection was made to replace the 8 CDs which I clearanced out during my 'Going Out Of Print' sale to sell at my live shows. Of course, if you're the type of fan-person who must own every release by your favorite acts, you're welcome to buy it. I just wanted to be upfront about the lack of new content to you all before you head over to my Bandcamp page.
I don’t know what exactly this tumblr is going to be just yet, but one thing I know for sure that I want to do with it is create some inspirational images for myself and share them all with you. So, that’s what this image is, the first of what I will assume will be many. So to whoever you all are, thanks for checking out my tumblr, and I hope you’ll derive some enjoyment from what I post here in the future.
When I first met Devo Spice in June of 1998, I purchased all of the cassette albums released up to that point by his comedy rap group "Sudden Death". One of them, the album "Brain Dead" released in 1995, had a brilliant up-tempo nonsense song on it which prominently featured an opening sound bite of one of my favorite scenes from "Young Frankenstein", as well as a repeated sample during the chorus taken from "Weird Al" Yankovic's "Polkas On 45". It remains to this day one of my all-time favorite Sudden Death / Devo Spice songs. Every year the comedy music track at MarsCon concludes with a concert in which all the artists of the weekend get back up on stage one more time and perform a cover of one of their favorite comedy songs. This year, I decided to finally tackle that song, "Abby Normal", featuring a cavalcade of many of my favorite old cartoon & celebrity impressions from songs from my past. That's all I've got to to say, so 'sed-a-give' it a listen!
To hear the original version of "Abby Normal" by Sudden Death, check it out on Devo Spice's Bandcamp page.
A Luke Ski cover of a Devo Spice classic!
Download the free MP3 now at the FuMP!
Recorded shortly after Kevin's appearance on the FuMPcast covering my song "Orko, Slimer, Wicket, & Snarf" which featured a lengthy discussion of 80's TV, movie, & cartoon mascots & creatures, I recorded this episode of the Flopcast in which we discuss real-life characters of the 80's (Pee Wee Herman, Mr. T., etc.). Kevin banked this episode so he could post it MarsCon weekend, so here it is in all it's rad gnarly glory.
The Flopcast: Episode 148 - Kevin & Luke Don't Talk About Toons
And here's a link to my recent appearance on the Earth Station One podcast, where I took the challenge of sitting in the Geek Seat!
For more "Luke Ski appears on other people's podcasts" links, go to this page at MarsConDementia.com:
If you'd like to see videos of MarsCon 2015's Opening Ceremonies sketch written & starring Luke Ski, the Dementia Smackdown Wrestling battle royal featuring and with commentary by Luke Ski, and a linked list of all the podcasts recorded at or covering MarsCon 2015, go to this page at MarsConDementia.com: