Self Help Radio

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Self Help Radio is not a self-help radio show. The confusion is understandable. However, one may help oneself to a weekly examination of a particular theme featuring music, interviews with "experts," & quite possibly things that are "funny." It began in Austin, spent some time in Appalachia, & now gazes lovingly at the giant fir trees in Portland, Oregon. A fellow named Gary hosts it. It's a lot of hooey but sometimes the songs are good.  Find out more infomation about the show at its website, selfhelpradio.net.

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Self Help Radio on 09/27/22

Airs at: Tue, 09/27/2022 at 12:00am - 3:00am
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Self Help Radio 9/20/22: Fixes

Airs at: Tue, 09/20/2022 at 12:00am - 3:00am
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Radio probably can't fix anything, but Self Help Radio had a show about fixes.  Look at all the music below!  Plus interviews with a former fixer, the owner of the new restaurant Fixings, the TikTok star who makes How To Fix Your Life videos, & the political commentator who... Read more

Self Help Radio 9/13/22: Satisfaction

Airs at: Tue, 09/13/2022 at 12:00am - 3:00am
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Can a normally unsatisfying radio show cover a topic like satisfaction? Might it need to play several different versions of a famous Rolling Stones song? & have lots of interviews with people about the idea of satisfaction? Your curiosity might not be satisfied until you list... Read more

Self Help Radio on 9/06/22: Excitement!

Airs at: Tue, 09/06/2022 at 12:00am - 3:00am
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Here's a perhaps interesting question: is a radio show about excitement itself exciting?  Self Help Radio put that to the test on this show! In addition to lots of songs about excitement - being excited - things that are exciting - we talked to four guests who told us what ... Read more

Self Help Radio 8/30/22: Indiepop A To Z # 69

Airs at: Tue, 08/30/2022 at 12:00am - 3:00am
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Many years ago, many miles away, I decided to start a radio series about the genre of indiepop.  This may not be what you think it is.  Using the band list at twee.net - but adding bands I thought they neglected, & also bands & musicians I thought were influential to the ge... Read more

Self Help Radio 8/23/22: Turquoise

Airs at: Tue, 08/23/2022 at 12:00am - 3:00am
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Turquoise is a mineral which is used as a gem which gives its name to a color.  All three of these aspects of turquoise inform this radio program about turquoise.  There are quite a few songs here about turquoise & turquoise things. In addition to those songs, the show als... Read more

Self Help Radio 8/16/22: Wasting Time

Airs at: Tue, 08/16/2022 at 12:00am - 3:00am
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Waste time with a show that's quite a waste of time!  Lots of songs about wasting time (look at that playlist below!) plus conversations with: our resident cinephile, Chuck, who talks about time travel movies; a performace artist, Jay Arvis, who tours with an art show called ... Read more

Self Help Radio 8/9/22: Attics

Airs at: Tue, 08/09/2022 at 12:00am - 3:00am
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A program about attics.  With discussions with: A person who cleans attics for a living. A "phrogger" who prefers attics. A promoter who puts on shows in attics. A friend who lives in an attic. & a realtor who sells attics. Plus three hours of music about attics (see below). S... Read more

Self Help Radio 8/2/22: The Middle

Airs at: Tue, 08/02/2022 at 12:00am - 3:00am
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The Middle Way, in Buddhism, is, according to the Encyclopedia Brittanica, the "complement of general & specific ethical practices & philosophical views that are said to facilitate enlightenment by avoiding the extremes of self-gratification on one hand & self-mortification... Read more

Self Help Radio 7/26/22: Ponies

Airs at: Tue, 07/26/2022 at 12:00am - 3:00am
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When I was a kid, I wanted a pony.  As an adult, I have to settle for a show about ponies. Luckily it's full of lots of songs about ponies.  You can't ride them, but still.  Also there are many conversations: with my friend Jarvis, who has a pony; with a fellow who wants t... Read more