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The Church of the SubGenius Radio Ministry
ENCIRCLING THE GLOBE in Ogg Vorbis and MP3!
"I came not to bring peace, but an obnoxious radio show."
The Hour of Slack is the compendium of the best and newest from all SubGenius radio & stage shows, bands, ranters, media barrage collage artists, plus the weirdest of the indie audio underground. Over 1,504 episodes of this jam-packed, samurai-edited juggernaut of raw, untamed SLACK are available.
The Hour of Slack has been produced weekly since 1985 by REV. IVAN STANG (PO Box 181417, Cleveland Hts, Ohio, 44118-1417, USA) -- send tapes or CDs there for possible exploitation. Alternately, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org with your submissions as links or as MP3s (if they're under 5 mb or so, per day).
It costs the Church to make these sacred broadcasts available. Please help keep The Hour of Slack on the air and Net! -- and show the SubGenius SlackMonks and WebNuns your appreciation, by clicking the button above to donate. WON'T YOU HELP??
If you want to be alerted by email when each new show is available, subscribe to the HoS email list here.
You can -- and should! -- also help support Rev. Susie the Floozie's "BOB'S" SLACK TIME FUNHOUSE. Donate here, and keep great SubGenius radio alive and squirtin'!
The Hour of Slack HOME SERVICE SUBSCRIPTION on CD by Mail!
The complete uncut shows are available for purchase by civilians on CD! Now you too can subscribe to The Hour of Slack! Have a new show hauled to your house every week by Conspiracy slaves. You'll be the envy of the neighborhood when you get yours, in crystal-clear stereo sound, on high quality CDs, before it's even heard on the air! Plus, you get the RAW UNTAMED VERSION, with all the original cusswords intact. Each cut is a separate track! (Up to 60 tracks per show.) It's easy and fun to subscribe...
To order online, see the Online Scatalog or:or
MORE SHOWS!!! Going back 10 years! THE HOUR OF SLACK ARCHIVE 1 (oldest in our vault)
Archive of OLDEST, UNCUT Hours of Slack from the 1990s, in MP3, thanks to St. David Bachner:
EYIYIYI!! Some MP3 files are also available on 12 episode MP3 CD's from the Bulldada Time Control Laboratories scatalogue.
Thanks to the Sensory Research Network for making HOURS and HOURS of Slack available through its server! Thanks to RADIO4ALL for keeping the MP3 stash! Thanks to our CD subscribers and broadcast stations for helping us PAY for these!
IMPORTANT NOTE: HOUR OF SLACK shows that are sent to radio stations for broadcast have had any profanity creatively bleeped or otherwise excised. The versions presented here are intact for adult late night listening, and are not suitable for commercial airplay. Interested stations should write Rev. Stang or use the Subscription Order Form.
Other Ways to Listen:
HEAR The Hour of Slack LIVE every Sunday @ 9 pm Eastern on WCSB, Cleveland's live MP3 stream. Stay tuned afterwards for Dr. Sinister's Radio Synaesthesia at 10, which features great music and live SubGenius callers.
(See long list below for broadcast stations, many of which also stream and archive)
OTHER SUBGENIUS SHOWS!
"Bob's" Slacktime Funhouse:
The Puzzling Evidence Show:
Info about Dr. Hal Robins' stage and radio appearances is at ASK DR. HAL.
Rev. Phineas Narco's National Cynical Radio
Nonstop streaming of all SubGenius shows! -- past and present, hosted by Rev. SlanderBob (Hour of Slack at 9am EST Sundays)
Main Page - Stream
A note about .ogg files:
To play the Ogg files, you'll need an Ogg ready player, examples of these are listed below. They're organized by operating system, so if you find something that works for your OS and isn't on this list, feel free to email Stang about it, and we'll add it to the list.
Linux & Unix:
Getting The Hour of Slack on your local station
Playing THE HOUR OF SLACK on your local station is REAL EASY. (Specify you want the uncut CD copies with profanity edited for radio). See the SUBSCRIPTION ORDER FORM. Or just send $125 for the next 26 weeks to The SubGenius Foundation, PO Box 181417 Cleveland Heights OH 44118-1417. If you start running the show, we can help publicize it to the SubGenius subscribers in the area.
Where to Hear The HOUR of SLACK on actual FM broadcast radio:
CONNECTICUT - STORRS
CONNECTICUT - Middletown, Wesleyan University
CONNECTICUT - New London
OHIO - CLEVELAND
GEORGIA - ATLANTA
WISCONSIN - MADISON
ILLINOIS - CHAMPAIGN
OHIO - Kingsville
FLORIDA - DADE CITY (near Tampa)
FLORIDA - Saint Leo University, SAINT LEO
INDIANA - RICHMOND
MINNESOTA - MINNEAPOLIS
TEXAS - AUSTIN
ARKANSAS - FAYETTEVILLE
CALIFORNIA - SANTA CRUZ
COLORADO - BOULDER
N. CAROLINA - DURHAM
ALASKA - ANCHORAGE
CANADA - VICTORIA
CANADA - PRINCE GEORGE, BC
(Call the stations for new times, if airtimes have changed!)
Shortwave: WBCQ 'The Planet', 5.110 MHz shortwave. Mondays at 7 pm EST (also on freq. 9.330, 17.495 and 7.415)
MORE ONLINE SOURCES FOR HOUR OF SLACK:
Cacti Radio - 4 pm PST every Friday
Real Punk Radio - 11 am EST Sundays
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