Annals of Crime #145

Original Caption:

$1,000,000 Hammer Wielder

Brooklyn -- Another pinball machine (declared by courts to be illegal) bites the dust as Police Commissioner William P. O'Brien swings a sledge hammer on first of 2,259 such machines valued at $1,000,000, which are being destroyed at police garage, Meeker and Morgan Aves. It's part of anti-gambling drive police have been carrying on for a year. (1949)

Artists in Action #895

The Dave Brubeck Quartet hit the farm circuit

Radio Free Gunslinger #97:
Machines Are the Agents of Our Destruction


Your host for this edition of Radio Free Gunslinger is Marcel Duchamp

It is entitled Machines Are the Agents of Our Destruction

This edition was programmed by Max Slobodin

The Content

First Sequence:
Talking Heads - I Zimbra
Deerhoof - Life is Suffering
Torn Hawk - Untitled Three
Nancy Sinatra - You Only Live Twice
Primal Scream - Higher Than the Sun

Second Sequence:
The Normal - Warm Leatherette
Kate Tempest - The Truth
Charles Mingus - Duet Solo Dancers
John Maus - ...and the Rain
Tangerine Dream - Diamond Diary

Third Sequence:
Prinzhorn Dance School - Worker
Marnie Stern - Every Single Line Means Something
Bananarama - Cruel Summer
TV on the Radio - DLZ
Ladytron - Soft Power

Fourth Sequence:
Siouxsie and The Banshees - Red Light
Silver Apples - A Pox On You
Lightning Bolt - Dead Cowboy
Stan Ridgway - Camouflage
Death Grips - I Want It I Need It (Death Heated)

Summation:
Stereolab - Jenny Ondioline

Artists in Action #894

Eva Hesse contemplates the absurdity of her predicament