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Final "Insanity Of The Airwves" Show Dec 16, 2001

"Insanity on the Airwaves" to go on Hiatus

After a 3-plus year run, "Insanity on the Airwaves" will be disappearing from the airwaves, culminating with an 8-hour live episode on Sunday, December 16th, 2001, from 12 Noon to 8 PM Central Time. The show is ending because the show's creator, Keith "Keeter Man" Rose has been forced due to his "normal" life to leave Appleton for Carnival Cruise Line as a show band musician. This is not an end to any means - the door is being kept open for resurgence, whether it is an online-only version or a return to WLFM if conditions occur.

"Insanity on the Airwaves" has been a comedy & dementia radio program that provides a platform for the exposure for comedy & dementia artists and musicians in the time that comedy music is an underground movement while "alternative" music is mainstream of the music industry. "Insanity on the Airwaves" had a modest beginning with its first show on October 4th, 1999, started with less than 20 CDs and no on-air experience. Today, "Insanity on the Airwaves" has risen to be a premiere comedy/dementia show in the College Radio ranks, both broadcasting locally and via the internet since its start. MANY artists have contributed to the cause of keeping the art of comedy & dementia music alive. The following artists have contributed music to "Insanity on the Airwaves":

"	The Arrogant Worms
"	The Bobs
"	Ben Brooks
"	Les Barker
"	The Capitol Steps
"	Cab City Combo
"	Tim Cavanaugh
"	Cole Slaw & the Baked Bean Band
"	John Cougarstein
"	The Cowards
"	Peter Cook
"	Da Yoopers
"	Da Vinci's Notebook
"	The Dan Orr Project
"	Faust & Lewis
"	John Forster
"	The Four Postmen
"	Tony Goldmark
"	Dan Hart
"	Happy Schnapps  Combo
"	Jim's Big Ego
"	Lurlene the Trailer Court Queen
"	Lester McFrawp
"	Sean Morey
"	The Mrs. Ackroyd Band
"	No Time
"	The Onion Radio News
"	Rob Paravonian
"	Henry Phillips
"	The Polkaholics
"	Power Salad
"	Raymond & Scum
"	Robomusic
"	Darryl Rhoades
"	Roto Rooter Good-Time Christmas Band
"	Eric Schwartz
"	Sponge Awareness Foundation
"	Stanford Fleet Street Singers
"	Sudden Death
"	They Might Be Giants
"	Throwing Toasters
"	Those Darn Accordions
"	Carla Ulbrich
"	Larry Weaver
"	Hot Waffles

I would also like to thank the artists who either made live appearances
on the show or did a pre-recorded interview with us:
"	"Weird Al" Yankovic
"	Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz
"	Chris Mezzolesta of Power Salad
"	Members of the Happy Schnapps Combo
"	Tim Cavanagh
"	Da Vinci's Notebook

There have been some artists that have gone "above and beyond" the
normal contributions.

"	Tony Goldmark
"	Chris Mezzolesta of Power Salad

This run would have not been possible for me to maintain on my own.  I
have been very fortunate to have many friends help from time to time. 
The "Insanity Crew," as it has been dubbed, has been:

"	Devin "C-Dev" Kass 
"	Jamie "Plain Simple Garak" Le Blanc
"	Jen "Junior Citizen" Zempel
"	"Trivial" Todd Wilkinson 
"	Matt "Subman" Marks
"	Marianna "Lady Omniscience" Allen

I want to thank all of my listeners for tuning into the show - I hope
that I have brought you all a good mix of comedy & dementia in these
past 2 years.  I have had a great time these last 3 years on the air,
and I will miss stepping away from the board Sunday evening.  I have
written a parody to commemorate the final show that will be the last
track played on "Insanity on the Airwaves."  The song is a parody of
Elton John's "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" entitled "Goodbye Insanity
Show."  Thank you to all that have been supportive of "Insanity on the
Airwaves" and I hope that I sooner than later I can make the
announcement that "Insanity on the Airwaves" will make its return.

I forgot to mention that joining me in the final show will be Chris
Mezzolesta of Power Salad, and many of the co-hosts
that have been on the show the past few years.

Yours in Dementia,

Keith Rose aka Keeter Man
Host of "Insanity on the Airwaves"
http://www.subtrivial.com/insanity/

-- 
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