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Nocturnal Admissions

Nightlife Podcast: Manufactured Superstars

April 27th, 2010

Two dudes from Beatport, orange space suits, and the belief that Michael Jackson is still alive.

  • Oh, the things you can learn from a bisexual at the Griffin.

  • Time for indulging in audio aphrodisiacs. That’s what one DJ/producer wants listeners to experience with his music.

  • The DJ/producer chats about Jägermeister hangovers, lost laptops, and his album release party in Vegas.

  • "I don’t think you have to play a top 40 track to get someone to understand music."

  • If a jazz trio went electronic, it might sound like Ooah, Boreta and edIT. Or not...

  • Once in a while a photo simply begs the question, "Huh?"

  • The producer/remixer/DJ chats about his new album and filming a music video in a rusted-out train in this week's podcast.

  • Emerging from behind a car while pulling up her lacy black undies, she cried out, "Happy birthday!"

  • Some DJs can rock a party for a night. 56-year-old Swedish Egil has been making people move for more than 20 years.

  • Time bathroom visits not to miss any Billy Joel or Neil Diamond covers and other lessons gleaned from a night at Pete's Dueling Piano Bar.

  • Menno de Jong started partying before puberty. He's also got a bad-ass USB stick.

  • Face-melting Turkey Day meals, carols with Liberace and a drive to the North Pole (Experience)—it's time to shake your holiday season up!

  • Opulence, decadence, excessive ornamentation and extreme wealth.

  • The most common mistake they make is thinking bigger equals better.

  • The program places local youth from single-parent and low-income homes on skate teams, pairing them with adult skate mentors.

  • "That seemed to be the right thing to do. Let’s do an album dedicated to all of our drunk, dead friends."

  • Macaulay Culkin’s pizza-themed Velvet Underground cover band handed out pizza. #MetaMoment

  • Plus David Sedaris at Smith Center and secret pot stickers.

  • Black celebrates his first EP with a release party on November 21.

  • And there's still time to donate! But seriously, check out her donation reminder videos. You won't be disappointed.

  • The stars align and just when you think it’s never going to happen, it happens ... to someone else.

  • The gaming machines of the future are built by teams of video-game caliber animators and artists—and they’re hitting casino floors today.

  • Also, Hot Water Music at Fremont Country Club and Death From Above 1979 at Brooklyn Bowl. Find all the details here!

  • From Pleasantville to I Love You Phillip Morris, a look back at the strongest work from Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels.

  • TV and star chef and restaurateur Brian Malarkey (“Top Chef,” “The Taste” and “Guy’s Grocery Games”) is bringing Searsucker to Caesars Palace in the spring. “Las Vegas is the big stage,” the animated Malarkey says.

  • Whatever you do can and will be used against you in a court of public opinion.

  • It’s similar to the magic trick where the woman is sawed in half, except in this trick, she is known as the Zig-Zag Girl.

  • "It took me 20 years to finally 'get' Kate Bush, so maybe one day I’ll truly, actually like Twin Peaks."