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  1. Here are 2 of the best directorial debuts that I watched in 2020: Natalie Erika James used the haunted house sub genre of horror to weave a tale about something that we all have to deal with eventually as we get older and so do the people around us. This felt like an extremely personal film as a form of therapy. (Might be on Hulu soon due to their exclusive deal with IFC Films.) Andrew Patterson’s The Vast Of Night was a breathtaking sci-fi experience and shows what you can do with a $700k budget. It felt like watching a hybrid of early Spielberg movies written by Richard Linklater with his long take camera work following all of the action and an overall feeling that Rod Serling was behind the whole operation. I can’t get over how amazing this film looked and gripped me from the beginning. And the 2 leads were superb unknown actors. It’s felt like a long time since a debut film has knocked me on my ass. I’d probably go as far back as Richard Kelly’s Donnie Darko. (Available on Amazon Prime Video)
  2. Thank you for the kind words!
  3. The Tweedy Show Thursday December 31 Episode 136 Auld Lang Syne (instrumental - Jeff on electric guitar) -- Happy New Year from Peter & Ellen! -- Susie can't believe that it's finally the last day of 2020 and that they're still doing The Tweedy Show. -- Jeff talks about the passing of MF Doom. -- Susie makes Jeff guess a movie quote that winds up being from Stand By Me. -- Jeff mentions that he sent Glenn a happy birthday video. -- Jeff thinks that his bandmates "lurk" during The Tweedy Show, according to a recent Zoom call with them. -- Peter tells a joke. I Know What It's Like -- Happy Anniversary to Spencer & Casey. -- Happy Birthday to Paul Westerberg. Sixteen Blue (The Replacements cover sung by Sammy. Dedicated to Paul Westerberg for his birthday.) Bastards Of Young (The Replacements cover sung by Sammy.) -- Susie says that The Replacements never played Lounge Ax. -- Jeff can't wait to watch Andy Cohen & Anderson Cooper later tonight. Death Of The Last Stripper (Terry Allen & The Panhandle Mystery Band cover w Sammy on backing vocals) -- Susie wonders what New Year's songs there are. Jeff mentions U2's New Year's Day which he says that he won't do. Sammy reminds Jeff that I Got You (At The End Of The Century) is a New Year's Eve song. -- Jeff strums some of Captain Beefheart's Click Clack. Save It For Me (w Sammy on backing vocals) -- Susie thinks 2021 will be great with live shows. Jeff thinks 2021 "will have a lot of good and a lot of bad". He hopes that it won't be a complete waste of a year. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover)
  4. Enjoyable late 70s romp about cars and Mark Hamill growing up to enjoy other things like Annie Potts. Cameron Crowe’s long forgotten follow up to Fast Times At Ridgemont High was an 80s blast (writing credit only). Music licensing fees have held this to obscurity for quite a bit. The version that I watched had songs from Madonna & Prince removed, even though they are credited in the end. Eddie Van Halen provides the original soundtrack. There’s even a Ron Wood cameo during the huge party scene. Chris Penn, Lea Thompson, Eric Stoltz, Ilan Mitchell-Smith & Rick Moranis are all great here, before they really hit it big soon after. “It’s casual.” I’ve watched a lot of fantastic 2020 releases recently. I’ll come back here soon to write about them.
  5. The Tweedy Show Tuesday December 29 Episode 135 # animated intro on screen -- Jeff's robe is back. -- Jeff mentions that Sammy got an antibodies test today and wonders how long the results will take. -- Jeff shows a meme on his iPhone of the Tweedy men as the Twee Gees. -- Peter tells the "Do you like fudge, Jeff" story again. -- Jeff explains over & under. -- fudge & ice cream is discussed. -- Jeff explains how Polynesian men use their ball sack to help with navigation. They stand on the ledge near the ocean and open their robes to test the wind. {as of press time this story has yet to be confirmed} America (Simon & Garfunkel cover sung by Spencer) Don't Dream It's Over (Crowded House cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on thigh slaps) To Love Somebody (Bee Gees cover sung w Spencer on drums & backing vocals and Sammy on backing vocals) -- Jeff & Susie bring up the toilet paper story at the Airbnb. -- Spencer talks about the fundraising done by the clients. -- Jeff has nice words to say about the Finn family. --vasectomy discussion Family Ghost -- Jeff works through Side With The Seeds after Paul says that he should have played it with all the vasectomy talk. -- funny doctor names are discussed. -- the Tweedy family ponder if there will be a show on Thursday which is Spencer & Casey's anniversary. -- Jeff plays Auld Lang Syne on guitar. -- Jeff shows off the Twee Gees pic for Scott McCaughey. He also shows a TweeDees pic with the same artwork. -- a later show or a shorter show on Thursday is discussed. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover)
  6. I’ve had toasted ravioli which is pretty much the same thing except it isn’t fried. I think it’s cooked in a toaster oven or regular oven. It’s amazing!
  7. The Tweedy Show Monday December 28 Episode 134 # animated intro on screen -- Jeff shaved so Susie could kiss him. -- Jeff says that there are lots of women that run the Wilco ship. -- Happy Birthday Leah -- Susie says that Jeff's hair has a flip like That Girl star Marlo Thomas. -- Jeff says that he will learn Air Supply's All Out Of Love for charity and try to do it tomorrow night. -- Jeff mentions that he might need to take some extended time off to work on new songs. "Tunnel At The End Of The Light" (new song) -- Susie asks what the name of the new song is and Jeff jokes that he sang the title about a thousand times in the song. -- Jeff & Spencer play an abbreviated instrumental of the Bee Gees' Stayin' Alive. Jeff does try to sing it a bit. -- Jeff wants to work with Barry Gibb. Lay Lady Lay (Bob Dylan cover w Spencer on drums) -- Jeff talks about not playing the same set & having a special guest every night for the Americanarama tour. -- Jeff & Susie discuss having relations on their bed while Spencer was asleep on the bed as a toddler. -- Jeff mentions a State Fair where he avoided stampeding pigs. -- a discussion on state fairs -- Peter Miller has been drinking Ovaltine for 80 years. -- fried ravioli is a delicacy out of St. Louis, according to Jeff. Thirteen (Big Star cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on backing vocals. Dedicated to the late Alex Chilton for what would have been his 70th birthday.) A Shot In The Arm (Dedicated to Dr. Judy who received her vaccine.) Friendship (Pops Staples cover sung by Sammy & Spencer w Jeff on backing vocals. Dedicated to the late Pops Staples on his birthday.) -- Susie wants to FaceTime w Mavis. Jeff thinks that she could call in to the show. -- Jeff plays Stayin' Alive on the guitar, while Spencer claps along. The Tweedy family do their best Gibb voice to sing the chorus. Spencer joins in on drums. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover)* (mashed up w Stayin' Alive)
  8. The Tweedy Show Thursday December 24 Episode 133 # Bing Crosby's White Christmas on tv -- Merry Christmas to everyone! -- Jeff's whistle is back. He whistles a bit of Loose Fur's The Ruling Class. -- Jeff doesn't associate happy times with Christmastime. -- Jeff shows off the Santa Claus doll that looks like he's either smoking a joint or his thumb. Love Is Everywhere (Beware) (dedicated to Katie) -- Jeff ruminates on Santa's actual size. He believes that Santa is small. Sky Blue Sky -- Happy Birthday Dr. Fauci! SpongeBob & Patrick Confront The Psychic Wall Of Energy (The Flaming Lips cover sung by Sammy) Just A Kid (w Sammy on backing vocals) -- Jeff says that his longest song title is One Sunday Morning (Song For Jane Smiley's Boyfriend). He also mentions that he has a lot of songs with parentheticals. Evergreen (w Sammy on backing vocals) -- Sammy talks about Beavis & Butthead watching Wilco's music video for Box Full Of Letters. The clip is back on YouTube. Susie says that she's in that music video and Peter Miller might be too. -- Jeff tries to figure out The Bee Gees' How Deep Is Your Love. Jealous Guy (John Lennon cover sung by Sammy) -- Jeff wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and hopes that people ask for help if they need it. -- Jeff strums a bit of Roger Miller's Reincarnation, but doesn't play it as a gift to himself.
  9. Crowded House - Dreamers Are Waiting due in late March. Very strange to see them having tour dates in early 2021 in Europe & Australia/New Zealand, but I understand why. Neil Finn said that they plan on filming at least one show for promo purposes, if they try to tour the States in late summer like he mentioned during one recent FB Q & A. I can’t see that happening. Definitely a bucket list band.
  10. The Tweedy Show Monday December 21 Episode 132 # animated intro on screen -- Jeff & Susie saw the trailer for Peter Jackson's upcoming The Beatles doc called Get Back. {Peter Jackson is using 55 hours of footage shot for the 1970 doc Let It Be to create a new doc for Disney.} -- Jeff & Susie give high praise for the Bee Gees documentary that is airing on HBO. -- Jeff talks about Love Is The King being featured on Barack Obama's 2020 year end music list. He also talks a Park West benefit where he joked about Obama not really having Wilco on his iPod and Obama telling him that he does have Wilco on his iPod. https://mobile.twitter.com/BarackObama/status/1340386687898312706 -- Jeff & Susie reread the clients' letters and found a gift certificate. The letters made them cry and they appreciated them. -- Jeff mentions that he got a voice memo from Nick Offerman while he was out hiking. Nick ran into a Wilco fan and recorded the interaction. -- Jeff discusses the Jupiter & Saturn conjunction. -- Jeff talks about having Spencer when he was 28. Impossible Germany (w "this is what love is for" ending) -- Jeff says that it's a jaguar that growls at the beginning of Standing O. When You Wake Up Feeling Old (w Spencer on thigh slaps & backing vocals) -- Spencer warns the clients not to receive DMs from "Jeff Tweedy" via Facebook. It's not Jeff. Jeff advises that he uses carrier pigeons for messages. Jeff does not slide into DMs. The Kiss (Judee Sill cover sung by Sammy) -- Sammy's high school musical roles are discussed. It Makes No Difference (The Band cover sung by Spencer while on drums w Sammy & Jeff on backing vocals) -- Susie says the clients would love to have a Tweedy Show covers record. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (Neil Young & Crazy Horse cover w Spencer & Sammy on thigh slaps & backing vocals) -- Spencer plays a recording on his iPhone of Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere. -- Susie says no show tomorrow night due to Jeff participating in the 24 hour Letters To Santa show. {it’s possible that you can tune into that tomorrow evening at the following link} https://www.24hourimprov.com Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) -- Jeff & Susie both say that they'll see us Thursday. They realize that it's Christmas Eve and ask the clients if they want a show. I think you know the answer...
  11. The Tweedy Show Friday December 18 Episode 131 # animated intro on screen -- Susie ponders if the Yo La Tengo livestream is still going on. Cry (Godley & Creme cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums) -- Jeff's guitar this evening is a 1931 Martin 018 that he's had since 1994/1995. -- Jeff says that Mavis Staples has an honorary doctorate, so we should start calling her a doctor. He mentions this after certain people want to take away Dr. Jill Biden's title. Jeff wishes that he had an honorary doctorate. Susie gives Jeff a doctorate of his butt. Jeff says that he graduated "Magna Cum Loada". -- "Happy Birthday Keith Richards!" -- Jeff ponders how many Rolling Stones covers they've done over the course of the show. -- Sammy shows off the pic of Wilco and Spencer & Sammy with the Rolling Stones backstage, after Wilco opened for them. Susie wanted Sammy to show it because of his expression looking at Ron Wood. Don't Let Me Down (The Beatles cover sung by Spencer while on drums w Sammy & Jeff on backing vocals) -- Sammy sings a bit of Elizabeth Cotten's I'm Going Away. -- butt talk -- Jeff had an idea during his Uncle Tupelo days for a portable bidet. The Tweedy family briefly ponder selling a Tweedy Show bidet. -- Jeff wonders how many episodes ago people stopped caring. He jokes that Brooklyn Vegan haven't posted any more Tweedy Show covers in a long time. Danny reassures them that covers are being posted over in the FB group. A Shot In The Arm (w Spencer on backing vocals & thigh slaps) -- Susie says that A Shot In The Arm should be the official vaccine song of 2020. -- Vaccines are discussed. Jeff wants to get his vaccine w Mavis. -- Spencer sings a bit of The Velvet Underground's Who Loves The Sun. -- Jeff realizes that he's missed out on lots of cool music streams over the past 10 months. -- Jeff wants Dolly Parton to cover Bull Black Nova. Jeff & Spencer try to sing like Dolly Parton singing Art Of Almost. -- Spencer makes up a song called "Women Rule", while Jeff plays guitar. -- Susie wants the clients to watch the 24 hour Letters To Santa show starting this Tuesday at 7pm CST. -- Jeff believes that there will be less shows next week, due to lots of things going on. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover)
  12. The Tweedy Show Thursday December 17 Episode 130 # animated intro on screen -- Susie advises the clients to use IG TV to watch the episodes in full screen with no comments. Just click on the TV rectangle to access the older episodes. She also mentions that she's about 20 episodes behind uploading them to YouTube. -- Susie talks about a theater today in Norway showing either I Am Trying To Break Your Heart or Ashes Of American Flags. The person hosting the event read a poem titled Susan Miller in Norwegian. The only word that she could understand was Lounge Ax. -- Spencer says that WXPM listed 4 Wilco songs for their Best 100 Songs Of All Time list to which Jeff deadpanned "that's it." Film Strip (take one. Jeff abandons the song without introducing the song which he will after the second time that he plays it.) (w Spencer on drums.) Film Strip (new "old" song about a kid making a mix tape using breakup songs like Elvis Costello's Allison etc. Spencer mentions that when he's heard the song before he didn't know it was about mix tapes. Spencer on drums) If I Ever Was A Child (w Spencer on drums) -- Spencer didn't remember what a shmata was. Ain't No More Cane (traditional done in The Band & Bob Dylan version) (Spencer on drums & vocals w Sammy & Jeff on backing vocals) Because Of You (Gene Clark cover sung by Sammy) -- "Happy Birthday Mike Mills!" -- Jeff plays a made up instrumental on the spot. -- Spencer & Sammy sing a bit of Percy Sledge's When A Man Loves A Woman. -- Jeff fixed a cabinet because a man loves a woman. -- Spencer sings a bit of Carole King's Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow in a high pitched voice. I'm The Man Who Loves You -- Jeff says that they might do less shows in the future, but with more music each episode. -- Jeff tells a story about how his mother used to yell at Merv Griffin when he would interrupt guests. -- old school talk show hosts are discussed. -- Jeff gives props to Stephen Colbert for his interviews and enjoys the new pandemic show format where there isn't a live audience where they tend to seek out laughs from the audience. -- Jeff tells a story about Jim O'Rourke calling him in his Japanese hotel room speaking Japanese saying that he should stop using lotion. -- Jeff mentions that he is trying to learn Billie Eilish's everything i wanted. It's her 19th birthday tomorrow. -- Spencer talks about his Zoom birthday party. -- Jeff talks about a video that Nels sent today of him shoveling snow off of his car. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) I will tidy up the info about Film Strip in a bit.
  13. The Tweedy Show Tuesday December 15 Episode 129 # animated intro on screen -- Susie mentions that she is using 2 devices so that she can see the comments. -- Jeff, Spencer and Susie loved the surprise Clients' Hanukkah video. It made them cry, even Jeff. The Shot In The Arm Facebook group made a subgroup called Clients Hanukkah where they asked clients to send in selfies/pics of themselves holding a candle or a light. https://youtu.be/smvnq9a6p7c You Are Not Alone (Mavis Staples cover w Spencer on drums & backing vocals Jeff on electric guitar) (dedicated to WFUV's Rita Houston who passed away earlier today) -- Jeff shows off his new toy: a CXM 1978 Automatone - an electric pedal. -- Jeff on electric guitar & Spencer on drums whip up a Dick Dale sounding instrumental using the CXM 1978. -- Jeff briefly talks about Billy Bragg & the Man In The Sand doc. It had to do with Bragg asking Jeff to recreate a previous conversation for the camera. -- Susie can't believe that Spencer will be 25 tomorrow. -- Jeff shows off a drawing he made of his dad during the Christmas of 2000. Leading A Double Life ("Blue" Gene Tyranny cover sung by Sammy w Jeff on electric guitar) Nobody Sees Me Like You Do (Yoko Ono cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums and Jeff on electric guitar) -- Kendall & Charlesie FaceTime with Spencer, so they can sing Kendall's birthday song to Spencer. Kendall says that Jeff reminds her of Jon Ossoff. Part Of The Union (Strawbs cover sung by Spencer & on drums w Jeff on backing vocals) -- Susie shows off the Hanukkah prize which is a Rumpl blanket. https://www.rumpl.com -- Jeff is freaked out when a client recommends Mammas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys which is what Jeff was playing before tonight's episode. -- Jeff makes up a "Mary made a quiche" song to the tune of Part Of The Union. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover)
  14. The Tweedy Show Monday December 14 Episode 128 # animated intro on screen, while Spencer drums along on the wall. -- The Bachelor & The Bachelorette depress the fuck out of Jeff. Jeff thinks it mocks the concept of love. -- the Tweedy family are sad about the passing of "Blue" Gene Tyranny & Charley Pride. -- Spencer admits that he's seen the Client's Hanukkah video which should be watched on an upcoming episode. It's an 8 minute video. -- Jeff is aware of the recent puns going around about Jason Isbell wanting to write a song called Elbow Bump Drugs during Covid. And a reply about being able to play Handshake Drugs, if you get A Shot In The Arm. Jeff ponders writing a new verse for Handshake Drugs about using hand sanitizer. -- Jeff reads cousin Itamar's letter. Alone aka Shakin' Sugar (abandoned early) Alone aka Shakin' Sugar (Spencer & Sammy on backing vocals) Part Of The Union (Strawbs cover sung by Spencer & on drums w Jeff on backing vocals) -- Jeff would like more solidarity for unions. -- Jeff & Spencer react in a funny way when they hear that the clients are going to start a union. Can't Get It Out Of My Head (ELO cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals) Is Anybody Goin' To San Antone (Charley Pride cover w Spencer on drums & backing vocals and Sammy on backing vocals) Standing In My Way (Charley Pride cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals) -- Jeff & Sammy discuss Standing In My Way's lyrics. -- Jeff wants to do a few "Blue" Gene Tyranny songs tomorrow. -- Spencer's 25th birthday is on Wednesday which they will celebrate tomorrow. Sammy will be 21 later this month. -- Jeff wonders if anyone had happiness in their teen years. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) -- the Tweedy family says goodbye to Eugenia who is leaving to go back home. -- Jeff talks about low risk people possibly being vaccinated in March. He also mentions that Susie should be one of the first to get vaccinated.
  15. The Tweedy Show Thursday December 10 Episode 127 # animated intro on screen -- "Happy Hanukkah" -- Basil has a wardrobe malfunction. -- Jeff starts strumming a song that he abandons because he's not sure of the lyrics. Be Not So Fearful (Bill Fay cover) -- Jeff strums a bit of White Christmas. -- Jeff Garlin FaceTimes Spencer, so they can put him on the tv for the whole Tweedy family to talk to. Garlin offers to be a producer when they take The Tweedy Show elsewhere. -- Sammy & Jeff play a brief bit of Neil Young’s Pocahontas that gets abandoned. The lyrics feature a reference to the Aurora Borealis which can be seen tonight in certain areas across the country. [Thanks, Paul for the title!] What's The World Got In Store -- the Goy vs Shiksa discussion is had whether each word is offensive. -- Peter settles the Goy vs Shiksa debate. Rising Red Lung -- Jeff talks about how concert photographers usually take pictures of him when he has mouth open to scream. Annie's Song (John Denver cover sung by Sammy) Depreston (Courtney Barnett cover sung by Casey w Spencer on guitar & backing vocals) -- Jeff mentions that he has a nugget ice machine which he refers to as hospital ice. -- Jeff tells a story about apologizing to his neighbor regarding this past weekend's Bears game. Jeff texted his neighbor that the Bears needed to score more points to win the game, while the Bears had a lead, but they wound up losing the game. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) -- Jeff mentions that Jupiter & Saturn will be next to each other in the sky on December 21 & that tonight on the first night of Hanukkah you can see the Aurora Borealis in the Chicago area. Jack Horkheimer name drop from Jeff.
  16. 😃 Yeah, that was definitely meta to consider putting it in the recap. It was certainly a surprise and greatly appreciated. Thank you, Susie! What’s weird is that I checked their IG page before tonight’s episode to see how last night’s episode was numbered taking into consideration that last week’s health update episode was some sort of anomaly, so I snagged Paul’s comment idea to name it 124.5. So when I saw that last night’s show was numbered 125, I thought “somehow we’re on the same page.”
  17. The Tweedy Show Tuesday December 8 Episode 126 # animated intro on screen -- Jeff thinks that Susie should have a jewelers loupe to see the new screen format. -- Jeff talks about bands (in general) from Minneapolis, Bellevue, St. Louis & Chicago in an answer to if he has any Golden Smog stories. Waltz, No. 2 (Elliot Smith cover sung by Spencer) -- Jeff says that Spencer learned the song 30 minutes ago. -- Jeff talks about meeting & playing with Elliot Smith. -- Spencer & Jeff discuss Elliot Smith's career. Opaline Nobody Told Me (John Lennon cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums) -- Jeff talks about where he was when John Lennon died. -- the Tweedy family sadly ponder what John Lennon would have been up to if he were alive. Swingin Party (The Replacements cover sung by Sammy) -- Jeff mentions his winter finger nail issues & cracked heels. -- Jeff hopes that Ode To Joy's deluxe box set wins a Grammy. -- Spencer fires a shot at his peer Justin Bieber. -- Jeff reveals that Grammy nominees receive a medallion. He wore it to pick up Sammy from flag football. -- Jeff & Susie discuss Beyonce & Jay Z getting McDonald's delivered to them during the Grammys. -- Susie addresses the YouTube upload issues. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover)
  18. Thank you! You were right! I'll change the info on that episode.
  19. The Tweedy Show Monday December7 Episode 125 # animated intro on screen -- Susie is upset that the she can only see one comment at a time now. Solutions are pondered. -- Jeff explains that everyone has tested negative and don't need to wear masks in their house anymore. -- Susie thinks it's possible that Sammy got a False-Positive test result. Let Us Begin (John Denver cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums & backing vocals) -- Susie is stunned to realize that it's been 40 years since John Lennon was killed. Walking The Cow (Daniel Johnston cover sung by Sammy w Spencer on drums) -- the Tweedy family have a good laugh after a flash was seen coming from Susie's pants which was a cellphone taking an accidental pic. -- Eugenia pronounces her name for the clients. It is pronounced Oh-hen-ya. -- Jeff says that he's been writing new songs. What Light -- Jeff & Sammy try to remember which song Sammy sang at Solid Sound 2019, after Susie recommends that the kids should cover Jeff's songs. -- Sammy sings a bit of a song as Squidward. -- Jeff talks about doing his jigsaw puzzles. Some Birds (w Spencer on drums) Whole Love (w Spencer on drums & backing vocals) Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) -- Susie can't find the end button with the new IG layout. I am in the camp of folks that didn't see any difference tonight with the comments or screen size. I wonder if I passed on an update. I might also change the episode number for the Health Update episode.
  20. Barnes & Noble seems to have received more signed copies of Jeff’s book, in case if you missed out back in October. Happy Hunting!
  21. The Tweedy Show Thursday December 3 Episode 124.5 (The Health Update) # animated intro on screen -- Susie appreciates the messages of concern which prompted this brief update. She says that Sammy is isolating and everyone has been tested, but the results have not come back yet. -- Jeff explains that he thinks that Sammy has an asymptomatic case because he hasn't shown any symptoms. He says that Sammy is isolating in his room where they are bringing him water, food and sweets. -- Sammy calls in via FaceTime with Eugenia. They AirPlay the call to their tv in the living room. -- Spencer says that this is the most that he's seen of Sammy in close to 7 days. -- Sammy & Eugenia are keeping busy by playing video games and watching Steve Coogan shows like The Tony Ferrino Phenomenon and Alan Partridge. Saxondale is up next. -- Sammy shows off his Hot Wheels collection and his recording gear. -- Susie hopes that they get their test results tomorrow. -- Jeff mentions that they are seven days away from the exposure. -- Jeff's biggest discomfort is that he has waves of panic due to his panic disorder because he feels like he's having symptoms when he's not. -- Jeff tells a story about changing a light bulb earlier today which caused the "glass circle part" to land on the carpet and not break. -- Jeff tells the dramatic story of when he jumped out of a raft to save George Saunders' glasses. -- Jeff "chastises" Paul for asking if any songs have been played yet, instead of making sure that they are ok. (Lol) New Instrumental (Spencer on drums) (Jeff's been working on it today) -- Jeff has been making up instrumental songs to pass the time. -- Jeff says the other reason to check in was because the Tweedy family misses the clients and it looks like it's the time that we're really going to need each other due to the increasingly awful circumstances. -- Jeff is a 1/4 of a way through a jigsaw puzzle that is all pencils. Reincarnation (instrumental Roger Miller cover) -- Jeff talks about an invention idea that he had about a mask that lights up to show that you're smiling. Jeff told Spencer the idea and the next day he saw a mask with lights that had the same smiling effect. Jeff also claims that he had an idea for the iPhone before it hit the market. Spencer reiterates this story. Spencer calls him "Tweedsterdamus". -- Susie summarizes the updates, but continues to look for a specific word to describe a review or a recap. -- Jeff jokes that this is the most time that they've spent since Reincarnation finished. -- Jeff says that his book came out today in the UK. -- Jeff gives advice on how to pick a beginner's guitar. -- Jeff mentions that he's rescheduled Gaylin's (?) show to January. Waltz, No. 2 (instrumental Elliot Smith cover w Spencer on drums)
  22. Ha! Thanks for the nod. I was answering a birthday text from a friend that’s a waiter and his parents both came down with Covid during Thanksgiving week. Out of nowhere I surprisingly got the notification about the show, but didn’t have my second iPhone next to me to take notes. I stepped out of the show a few times to answer the texts and when I went back in it would pick up where I left off, but then jump to real time. I never heard the Elliot Smith mention. It sounds like they did 2 instrumentals and gave an update on how everyone is doing which I’m glad to hear sounds good so far. I want to go back and watch it uninterrupted.
  23. I love it! No complaints here. It sounds excellent with ear buds and through cat speakers.The upside is having access to all of the shows plus the Front Of House series at your fingertips. If there’s anything that I really want to purchase & download, then I can still do that. I’d have to check the Solid Sound shows to compare because I bought & burnt those. What’s the deal? I tried it out for a free 30 day trial back in April with no bullshit or drama meaning there wasn’t a situation where any Wilco show was off limits or you couldn’t skip ahead etc like on say Spotify.
  24. I have a bit of bad luck history with the show that they dropped today: Jeff solo in Los Angeles February 2006. I made plans to have a family trip to hit up LA during the first week of February. It was from Super Bowl Sunday to Sunday February 12. Probably a month or so after my trip was booked, 2 Jeff Tweedy solo shows were announced in LA. I was upset that I couldn’t make night 1 because that was the night that I was going to be flying back home. The day of the first show the northeast got a 1-2 foot blizzard stopping all flights for the day, so now I’m stuck in LA an extra night last minute and Jeff Tweedy is playing 20 minutes away from my hotel! The second night is available today and I hate to say that I was on an airplane when it was happening. Lol
  25. The Tweedy Show Tuesday November 24 Episode 124 # animated intro on screen -- Susie explains that they were late because they were having technical difficulties getting Peter via Alexa. -- Jeff wants to end Daylight Savings because it adds extra stress during the holidays. -- don't tell Susie to relax, Jeff.. -- Jeff is happy that Ode To Joy's boxset design got a Grammy nomination. White Wooden Cross -- Susie reminisces that Jeff played the song during the car episode which she wasn't happy about due to the lyrics. -- Jeff says that The Tweedy Show is not eligible for an Emmy, but should be eligible for a Webby. -- Spencer mentions how the funding might work for Broadway shows in the future. -- the Tweedy family have nice things to say about Neil Finn. Bad Day Lately (w Spencer on thigh slaps & finger snaps) Pieholden Suite ("I apologize again & again" ending) -- Jeff addresses the Summerteeth delays. Fawn (Spencer original sung by Spencer & performed on guitar)[Thanks to Paul for the song title.] -- Jeff jokes that the show will go on until there aren't any clients left watching. Quiet Amplifier -- Jeff says that there's an iPhone recording of him playing Quiet Amplifier in the studio mix on the record. -- Jeff likes Karen Dalton. Her voice makes him cry. -- Jeff mentions in a Bob Dylan impression that Bob Dylan name dropped Wilco when he talked about being offered to write the music to the lyrics that made up Mermaid Avenue. -- Jeff describes the story when Bob Dylan proposed to Mavis Staples. “Name Drop By Dylan” (Jeff & Spencer jam out on an improvised instrumental. Jeff came up with the title on the spot.) -- Susie announces that the show will return this Monday. -- Jeff gives his thanks to the clients. Reincarnation (Roger Miller cover) The Tweedy Show shall return this Monday.
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