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312-DRY-TOFU – Wobbly Knees and Right on West State Street

312-DRY-TOFU - Free-form Question, Comment, Improvisation Voicemail Line

Here is another installment of the free-form question, comment and improvisational voicemail art project, 312-DRY-TOFU (312-379-8638). Give us a call to share your perspective on anything and everything! Tell us about your day, improvise a monologue about a local event, or sing us a song. If it can be captured on the phone, we want to hear it.

In this episode we hear a story of spending a lot of fecking time looking for a car, government robots standing in someone’s way, a review of a local comedy show at Jurassic Park, a story about the value of society, and directions for a 4.9 mile destination.

Please join us for the next episode by calling and contributing to 312-DRY-TOFU (312-379-8638)!

MP3: [audio:http://themediacollective.org/wp-content/uploads/drytofu/2012/themediacollective.org-312-DRY-TOFU-2012-01-22.mp3]

Download the insanity, 312-DRY-TOFU 2012-01-22 (6:58) in MP3 or Ogg.


What’s up with that? S04E04 – 11-13-2010 – Breakfast Club (Purdue vs. Michigan)

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What’s up with that? A show not hosted by Ryan Hill. The intro music was created by The Media Collective.

Here is What’s up with that? season 4, episode 4. A chilly, overcast Saturday morning. The poor weather did not detour people from participating in the festivities. We even met an interesting group of munchkins and Scrabble Pieces. As usual, we stood in our spot out by the brick wall in front of Jake’s taking everything in that is Breakfast Club.

The questions asked in this episode were:

  1. You find a lame duck on your way back from class, how do you care for it?
  2. What is the most invasive way to be searched to ensure the safety of others?
  3. How do you feel about the government sponsorship of Call of Duty: Black Ops?
  4. What books would you like to see pulled and burned from libraries, Amazon, Borders, Von’s?

MP3: [audio:http://themediacollective.org/wp-content/uploads/whatsupwiththat/S04/whatsupwiththat-S04E04.mp3]


Download this episode (running time 25:06) in MP3 or Ogg

What’s up with that? S03E02 – 08-28-2009

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What’s up with that? A show not hosted by Ryan Hill. Music used in this show was Sociedad Enferma from netBloc Vol. 03: La Plus Belle Guerre by Arai.


  1. What’s one thing you would change about your roommate?
  2. You realize you are repeating yourself, how do you break the pattern?
  3. Senator Ted Kennedy breaks out of his coffin and is alive. What is the first thing he does?
  4. How would you regulate the government?
Download What’s up with that? S03E02 (08-28-2009) (26:35)

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Political Audio Experiment

The Lafayette City Council’s recent (April 7th) public meeting had some interesting quotes hidden within the over two and half hours of audio. The meeting was already charged up due to the controversial smoking ban ordinance on the table. I highly recommend listening to the entire thing if you want to get a feel for city government. The file can be downloaded on the city’s web site.

After talking with some friends, we decided to take a few of those clips and play around with Wolfram’s Music Generator to make some nice hip-hop music. We present the Would You Clean up Your Language Medley.

Download the Would You Clean up Your Language Medley (3:14)

This isn’t the last song on the City Council’s Greatest Hits. We can’t do it without your help, though. When you make your own, send them our way so we can post them on the site.


It wasn’t. Here’s another. Music was donated by a family member!

Download the Get back on the other side of the river! (Pokey Remix) (2:58)