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Band Challenge: Thieves Cover the Hit Song "Summertime is Great"

Posted 4/18/2014 7:00:00 AM

Brace yourself for another GET-YOUR-BAND-ON-THE-AIR....CHALLENGE!

We've invited artists and musicians around Austin to come on to our show and play for our entire audience. The only catch is: you must complete whatever challenge we present to you. Or leave.

Remember Butt Boy Pageant winner, Intern Nathan? Well, no wonder he was so good-looking. He's in a band. Thieves is a local pop-punk band that's been around since 2009. Nathan, Billy, Chris, and Tyler were issued the challenge yesterday morning, so they've only had 24 hours to prepare. Ready for the challenge?

THE CHALLENGE

In order for them to play one of their own songs, they had to cover our new favorite song, "Summertime is Great." And they have to do it well. Here's the original song.

And here's the Thieves version.

Thank you, Thieves. We love that song! We won't say that you did a better version...but you did a ...



Dudley and Bob Show 4-18-2014

Posted 4/18/2014 6:56:00 AM

*You can relive the awesomeness that was Thieves covering "Summertime is Great" during yesterday's GET-YOUR-BAND-ON-THE-AIR CHALLENGE. Just the watch the video.

*Carissa did some show prep. She picked an app that let's you find your happiest Facebook friend and the 22 most hipster-y foods.

*How Disney imagined highways would be like in the future.

*Huzzah! Local breweries can now FINALLY serve beer on-site.

*Cops are going after the people who ran a parody Twitter account for a local mayor.

*The month of April is going to be Confederate History and Heritage month in Orange County. Read the comments. Dale is one of them.

*Bill Hicks on Easter.

*The BLODD MOON SIGNALS THE END OF THE WORLD!!!!! AAAAAAAAAAH!!!!

*A mayor says you can only listen to Christian radio in the city hall. Which is, you know, a problem since it's public space. And the whol separation of church and state.

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Radio Visual: Sunspots

Posted 4/17/2014 6:50:00 AM

Another Radio Visual, just for you.

This time, the guys GO TO SPACE!

Also Carissa and Daniel are talking about the sun. And it's...cringeworthy.



Dudley and Bob Show 4-17-2014

Posted 4/17/2014 6:45:00 AM

*Soul Train is coming to Broadway!

*Remember that inappropriate tweet we talked about yesterday? Well, if you don't, here's the gist: US Airways actually tweeted out a pornographic picture from their Twitter account. And no one got in trouble! Really! We think that's great. Someone made an honest mistake and no one got in trouble for it. Good job, US Airways.

*Everyone is giving Pharrell a hard time because he cried in reponse to his song, "Happy," getting so much attention and Oprah talking to him about his family. We think it's great the Pharrell loves what he does, but geeeeeeez. Oprah's response to his emotional outpouring was so ridiculous. We wanna hug Pharrell, but Oprah? Come on.

*You know you want to listen to it now.

*This girl uses a Golden Eagle to hunt. It's awesome.

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*Is Daniel running the Portland Water Department? Because they're dumping 38 million ...



Dudley and Bob Show 4-16-2014

Posted 4/16/2014 7:37:00 AM

*Brace yourselves. We think it might be that time of the month for Dale or something, because the stories start off strange.

*Just for you, Bob. Courtney Love's opinion of Bruce Springsteen.

*Update on Glee! Trey's girlfriend! OMG! (I have no idea what I'm writing about.)

*Pinballz Arcade is going through the same problem that Dan's Hamburgers had. Building in Austin and getting the permits that you want is very difficult. And they're moving to Buda as a result.

*We're considering doing a charity even where you get to rappel over the side of the W Hotel if you raise a certain amount of money. We're starting to get really nervous about it. Is this gonna be us???

*BAND CHALLENGE: Remember Butt Boy Pageant winner, Intern Nathan? His band Thieves is going to be the next contestant in the GET-YOUR-BAND-ON-THE-AIR CHALLENGE. They were issud their challenge this morning. ...



Help out during THAT TIME OF THE MONTH

Posted 4/15/2014 9:10:00 AM

We are going to start embracing That Time of the Month. No, not that time of the month. Our time.

Every month we want to give back to our community by using our resources and connections to help out others. In the first segment of That Time of the Month, we were able to get Sharon in touch with Wes Stearns from Airco Mechanical. Sharon is fighting cancer and spends a lot of money on medical expenses. Unforunately, Sshe has been without air conditioning for a while and summer is almost here. So Wes and the guys from Airco Mechanical are going to her house to install a new unit for her...and all for free.

We learned about Sharon because someone close to her emailed us and told her about how amazing and selfless that she is. They also informed us about her lack of air conditioning. So we were ...



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