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2013-10-15 (0 comments)

'Kyle And Luke Talk About Toons' podcast launched! - Luke Ski Update 10/15/13

I'm on the verge of making some announcements regarding MarsCon 2014. At least one of them will be announced on this week's live FuMPcast on Thursday night, so tune in if you want to hear the news first. A lot of news to report this time around, so let's get right to it. :) ~ Luke Ski, 10/15/13

HEADLINES:



- "KYLE & LUKE TALK ABOUT TOONS" NEW PODCAST LAUNCHED!
Get the RSS feed to subscribe and hear Episode #1 at:
http://www.kyleandluke.com

- LUKE SKI DOES GUEST STRIP FOR WEBCOMIC "FROG RACCOON STRAWBERRY"!
http://dummcomics.com/2013/10/11/by-helperton-the-great-luke-ski/

- LUKE & CARRIE'S BAD RAPPORT
Episode #092 - Ceiling Fan Aficionado
http://badrapport.com

- CON ON THE COB 2014 this weekend in Hudson, OH!
Luke Ski, Worm Quartet, Ookla The Mok, ShiSho, and more in concert!
http://cononthecob.com

- DEVO SPICE DOES KICKSTARTER FOR HIS NEW ALL "DOCTOR WHO" ALBUM!
http://kck.st/1gtL4Ct

- THE FUNNY MUSIC PODCAST
Episodes #171-#174 - http://www.thefump.com/podcast.php

REMINDERS:

- REQUEST "WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DEATH STAR" FOR THE DR. DEMENTO SHOW!
http://drdemento.com/request
And please include your e-mail addr. so it counts towards the Top 10!

- "LUKE SKI'S PUPPET VIDEOS: VOLUME 1" DVD
2 hours of Luke's puppet videos & "The FuMPet Show"! $15 + shipping:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=236

- "WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DEATH STAR" MUSIC VIDEO!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sb0HmsPEt68

- TOUR DATES:
WINDYCON 40 - http://windycon.org - Lombard, IL - Nov 8-10
MARSCON 2014 - http://marscon.com - Bloomington, MN - Mar 7-9, 2014
FuMPFEST 2014 - http://fumpfest.com - Wheeling, IL - June 20-22, 2014

...and more!

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HEADLINES:

- "KYLE & LUKE TALK ABOUT TOONS" NEW PODCAST LAUNCHED!

It's been years in the making, but at long last, animation professional Kyle Carrozza (a.k.a. TV's Kyle) and animation fanboy Luke Sienkowski (a.k.a. the great Luke Ski) have finally launched their own separate podcast for discussing their favorite topic to the Nth degree of menutia, CARTOONS! In Episode #1 we discuss the new Mickey Mouse shorts and the history of planet earth's favorite Mary Sue corporate icon. Our website is http://www.kyleandluke.com, and we also have a Facebook group, https://www.facebook.com/kyleandluke. So join us every 2 weeks for fun nerdy discussions on drawings-what-move!

Subscribe to our RSS feed at: http://kyleandluke.libsyn.com/rss

~~~

- LUKE SKI DOES GUEST STRIP FOR WEBCOMIC "FROG RACCOON STRAWBERRY"!
http://dummcomics.com/2013/10/11/by-helperton-the-great-luke-ski/

Speaking of Kyle, last Friday he posted the guest comic strip I did for his webcomic "Frog Raccoon Strawberry"! It's something I've been wanting to do for the past 6 months, and Kyle's busy schedule recently led him to ask for some fill-in one-shot strips, so I jumped at the chance, much like a frog would. Or a raccoon girl in a frog suit would. Anyway, go check it out, it won't confuse you too much, and it has pretty art and funny jokes that I drawed and wroted.

~~~

- LUKE & CARRIE'S BAD RAPPORT
Episode #092 - Ceiling Fan Aficionado

This Bad Rapport kicks off with a review of the inaugural episode of the "Kyle & Luke Talk About Toons" podcast by Jered “Mr. Tuesday” Perez, who also joins Luke in a recap of this year’s Archon. This week marks the 4th birthday of Bad Rapport, but we’re saving all that kind of mush for the next episode. For now, Carrie recounts her recent trip to the Twin Cities with her husband Josh and Alex the uber-toddler while Ken stands nearby. Then Luke presents her with a gift and gives us an update on his much ballyhooed ‘mixtaping’ project. We also have comedy songs by Nuclear Bubble Wrap, Rolf Harris, and some Halloween goodness from the Nightmare Before Christmas, MC Hammer, the Fat Boys featuring Robert Englund, and Schaffer The Darklord, whose new album “Sick Passenger” is an incredible mix of hip-hop, comedy, storytelling, darkness, and redemption. The sooner you go to his bandcamp page and buy it, the better. Episode length: 2:39:05

Listen, download, subscribe, leave COMMENTS @ http://badrapport.com
You can leave a VOICE MESSAGE for us by dialing (916)-LUKE-SKI
You can email us at badrapport@gmail.com
You can follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/badrapport
You can follow us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/badrapport
RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/LukeCarriesBadRapport iTunes:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/luke-carries-bad-rapport/id335287593

~~~

- CON ON THE COB 2014

http://cononthecob.com
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center - Hudson, OH (Akron area)
October 17th, 18th, 19th, & 20th, 2014

Here's the schedule of the comedy & music concerts happening at Con on the Cob this weekend in the "Music & Movies Room", aka the Boston Heights Room:

Friday:
7 pm - Derwood Bowen
8 pm - Glen Raphael
9 pm - the great Luke Ski
10 pm - Worm Quartet

Saturday:
5 pm - Shi-Sho
6 pm - Glen Raphael
7 pm - Gary Moon
8 pm - Stand-up Comedy
9 pm - Ookla The Mok
10:30 pm - 2D6

As usual, I'll have my CDs and other merch with me, so come to my concert or just track me down if you'd like to buy something from me this weekend. I'll probably be spending most of my time in the "Music & Movies Room", aka the Boston Heights Room.

~~~

- DEVO SPICE DOES KICKSTARTER FOR HIS NEW ALL "DOCTOR WHO" ALBUM!
http://kck.st/1gtL4Ct

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of "Doctor Who", big-time Whovian Devo Spice is working on a CD called "I Am The Doctor", which will contain one comedy song about each of the 11 Doctors, and finish with the title track "I Am The Doctor" which he released at the FuMP .com in 2011. If you'd like to pre-order the album, you can do so via his Kickstarter campaign, and if you're feeling generous, you can donate more and get some nifty prizes! So go check it out before you get caught in a bubble dimension, or some other wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey stuff.

~~~

- THE FUNNY MUSIC PODCAST

Devo Spice and Luke Ski interview the artists who posted songs at
the FuMP dot com over the past week. Recent episodes include:

Episode #171: Insane Ian and Tony Goldmark
Episode #172: Devo Spice and EMC of Positude
Episode #173: Garden Fresh and Lewis D'aubin of the C.O.G.
Episode #174: Steve Goodie and Whitney Avalon

Webpage: http://www.thefump.com/podcast.php
RSS feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/funnymusic

The FuMPcast is recorded live on Thursday nights at 9:00 pm CST on
Dementia Radio. To listen live, just take whatever audio program you
use to listen to streaming audio online (WinAmp, iTunes, Windows
Media Player, RealPlayer, etc.) and have it play the following
address: http://dementiaradio.org:8027 . If you need more help tuning
in, visit the Dementia Radio website, http://dementiaradio.org .
Dementia Radio can also be heard on Roku.

~~~

REMINDERS:

- REQUEST "WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DEATH STAR" FOR THE DR. DEMENTO SHOW!

I'm happy to report that "When You Wish Upon A Death Star" was #5 on The Dr. Demento Show's Top Ten for September 2013! Thanks so much to all of you dwarves and ewoks who have been requesting it! It's still the 4th most requested song of the year according to the unofficial fan tallies, but your requests could push it up to #3 or #2! So spread the word from Dagobah to Wonderland, share the music video on YouTube with your friends, and put in a REQUEST for "WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DEATH STAR" at http://drdemento.com/request TODAY, and be sure to INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS so it counts towards the Top Ten tabulations!

And as always, you can listen to the show every week at http://drdemento.com/online.html . I always do, and you should to. :)

~~~

- "LUKE SKI'S PUPPET VIDEOS: VOLUME 1" DVD

Since 2010, 'the great Luke Ski' has been spending an inordinate amount of his spare time making puppet versions of his comedy music colleagues from the Funny Music Project (the FuMP .com), filming videos with them, and posting them on YouTube. Now, the first batch of these videos is available here on this DVD, "Luke Ski's Puppet Videos: Volume 1"! It has the first 3 video episodes of the podcast Luke does with Carrie Dahlby, "Luke & Carrie's Bad Rapport", as well as the epic opening ceremonies video from MarsCon 2013, "The FuMPet Show", a parody tribute to Jim Henson's classic Muppet Show! Featuring comedy music by the great Luke Ski, Carrie Dahlby, Worm Quartet, Power Salad, Possible Oscar, Rob Balder, Insane Ian, TV's Kyle, Carla Ulbrich, Art Paul Schlosser, Cirque du So What?, Scooter Picnic, the Nick Atoms, Flat 29, and Paul & Storm.

Order it now for $15 + shipping:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=236

~~~

- "WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DEATH STAR" MUSIC VIDEO!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sb0HmsPEt68

After weeks of non-stop drawing and editing, at long last, the official music video for "When You Wish Upon A Death Star" has been finished and posted to my YouTube page! It's in the same style as the "Marvel Poppins" video, but with some new editing tricks to make the illustrations move, and bunch of new visual Disney/Star Wars jokes added to make it even more epic than this Logan-Award-winning piece already was. Seriously, I racked my right arm working like mad to get this video done in time for GenCon Indy, so please, go check it out, and share it with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, and any other social media you frequent

~~~

- TOUR DATES:

* WINDYCON 40 *
http://windycon.org
Westin Lombard Yorktown Center - Lombard, IL (Chicago area)
November 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2014

No details on this yet, but niftyness will occur. Tom Smith and Mikey Mason will also be doing concerts there. Stay tuned. :)

* MARSCON 2014 *
http://marscon.com
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington-Minneapolis South
- Bloomington, MN (Twin Cities area)
March 7th, 8th, & 9th, 2014

Just because FuMPFest exists, doesn't mean you shouldn't also attend MarsCon. I have begun the first steps of planning this year's Dementia Track, and I will have some very cool things to announce about MarsCon 2014 in the near future. So mark your calendar for MarsCon 2014, and stay tuned. :)

* FuMPFEST 2014 *
http://fumpfest.com
Westin Chicago North Shore - Wheeling, IL
June 20th, 21st, & 22nd, 2014

At LukeSkiCon 2013, Devo Spice announced that he will be the chair of FuMPFest 2014, a convention dedicated to the FuMP and funny music in general. We are proud to announce that the Guest of Honor at the first FuMPFest will be none other than legendary radio personality Dr. Demento! He will be joining us for the weekend giving presentations, playing funny music, signing autographs, and joining in all the FuMPy fun that we have planned. Our first performing acts announced are Devo Spice, the great Luke Ski, Worm Quartet, and Power Salad, which means the chances of a Cirque du So What sketch comedy performance are quite good.

FuMPFest will take place at the lovely Westin Northshore in Wheeling, IL, from June 20-22, 2014. Our hotel group rate is $109 a night. If you call be sure to mention “FuMPFest” so you get the group rate (and we get credit for the booking, which is very important). Or you can book online using this link: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=1308017870&key=53D4D Registration for the convention is available online for the discounted rate of $35 for the weekend. Registration at the door will be $45 so you can save yourself some money by pre-registering now at: http://fumpfest.com/registration/

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THE "...and more!" SECTION:

- STUFF YOU CAN BUY AT LUKE SKI DOT COM:

- "WORST. TRIBUTE. EVER. (A TRIBUTE TO THE GREAT LUKE SKI)"
A 2-CD, 100-minute-long album of covers of Luke Ski songs
done by his colleagues from the the FuMP & "The Dr. Demento Show!"
2-CD set with MP3 download - $15.00 plus shipping:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=234
MP3 download only - $9.99:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=235

- "LUKE & CARRIE'S BAD RAPPORT: BEST OF 2012" CD
All the best more-than-tolerable moments from Luke & Carrie in 2012!
CD with MP3 download - $9.99 plus shipping:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=232
MP3 download only - $4.99:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=233

To see the full list of products, visit the LukeSki.com Store at:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/

- THE MAD MUSIC DEMENTIA TOP 20 REVENGE

Please go register at the Mad Music Archive forums here:
http://www.madmusic.com/signup.aspx
Submit your weekly votes at the voting page here:
http://www.madmusic.com/top20voting.aspx
You can listen to the show here:
http://www.madmusic.com/mmtop20.aspx

- HIRE ME TO DRAW CARICATURES FOR YOUR PARTY!

Yes, I am available to draw caricatures at your party or event
in the Chicagoland tri-state area! The details are at:
http://www.artbylukeski.com/caricatures-for-parties-events/
And for individual caricatures or cartooning work,
check out the rest of http://www.artbylukeski.com

- THE DR. DEMENTO SHOW

It's still the best show ever.
You can listen at: http://drdemento.com/online.html ,
and if you'd like to request a song, you can do that here:
http://drdemento.com/request
Please include your email address when requesting. Thanks! :)

- thegreatLukeSki.com's FREE MP3 OF THE WEEK is:

"THE BALLAD OF OPTIMUS PRIME"

Download it for FREE now at http://www.thegreatlukeski.com
And please tell your friends online!

~

2013-09-30 (0 comments)

'Death Star' hits #5! Plz REQUEST it again! New Bad Rapport, 2 Archon concerts - Luke Ski Update

I don't have the time to do a full update today, so here's all the main things I want you to know:

~~~

- "WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DEATH STAR" HITS #5 ON DR. DEMENTO'S TOP 10!
Please REQUEST it again at http://drdemento.com/request , and please
include your e-mail addr. so it counts towards the October Top 10!

Also, Tony Golmark's "You Don't Know Jack" hit #3! Congrats Tony! :D

~~~

- ARCHON 37
http://www.archonstl.org/37
Collinsville Gateway Center - Collinsville, IL (St. Louis MO area)
October 4th, 5th, & 6th, 2014

I have 2 concerts this year! One on Saturday at 5:00 pm in LaSalle, and another on Sunday at 1:30 pm in LaSalle! And as always, I'll have my merch table in the hall in Artist's Alley.

~~~

- LUKE & CARRIE'S BAD RAPPORT

Episode #091 – YouLickPoo
In this episode we are joined by Ken ‘Madman’ Sherlock, because why call him on the phone when you can have him there in person? This week, Luke shows Carrie and Ken the BatDad video on YouTube; We do a non-spoilery review of “The World’s End”, we talk about comments “Blasted Bill” Putt made about Luke on on his podcast “The Pod Of Destiny” regarding why Luke never gained notoriety and success neither in the mainstream nor on the internet (Bill is correct about this); Carrie reveals her toddler’s paranormal abilities; Luke explains why he always roots for the underdog and other related neurosis; and cosmic karma finally catches up with Luke at his caricature stand. We also play comedy tracks by Tony Goldmark, Garden Fresh, Matthieu Chedid, The Wonders, Insane Ian, Neil Patrick Harris, Lemon Demon, Sean Cullen, Jimmy Fallon, and Ylvis. So check out yet another episode of Luke & Carrie’s Bad Rapport: More bad, less rapport! Episode length: 2:19:32

Listen, download, subscribe, leave COMMENTS @ http://badrapport.com
You can leave a VOICE MESSAGE for us by dialing (916)-LUKE-SKI
You can email us at badrapport@gmail.com
You can follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/badrapport
You can follow us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/badrapport
RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/LukeCarriesBadRapport iTunes:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/luke-carries-bad-rapport/id335287593

~~~

- "LUKE SKI'S PUPPET VIDEOS: VOLUME 1" DVD

Since 2010, 'the great Luke Ski' has been spending an inordinate amount of his spare time making puppet versions of his comedy music colleagues from the Funny Music Project (the FuMP .com), filming videos with them, and posting them on YouTube. Now, the first batch of these videos is available here on this DVD, "Luke Ski's Puppet Videos: Volume 1"! It has the first 3 video episodes of the podcast Luke does with Carrie Dahlby, "Luke & Carrie's Bad Rapport", as well as the epic opening ceremonies video from MarsCon 2013, "The FuMPet Show", a parody tribute to Jim Henson's classic Muppet Show! Featuring comedy music by the great Luke Ski, Carrie Dahlby, Worm Quartet, Power Salad, Possible Oscar, Rob Balder, Insane Ian, TV's Kyle, Carla Ulbrich, Art Paul Schlosser, Cirque du So What?, Scooter Picnic, the Nick Atoms, Flat 29, and Paul & Storm

Order it now for $15 + shipping:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=236

~~~

2013-09-30 (0 comments)

'Death Star' hits #5! Plz REQUEST it again! New Bad Rapport, 2 Archon concerts - Luke Ski Update

'Death Star' hits #5! Plz REQUEST it again! New Bad Rapport, 2 Archon concerts - Luke Ski Update
I don't have the time to do a full update today, so here's all the main things I want you to know:

~~~

- "WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DEATH STAR" HITS #5 ON DR. DEMENTO'S TOP 10!
Please REQUEST it again at http://drdemento.com/request , and please
include your e-mail addr. so it counts towards the October Top 10!

Also, Tony Golmark's "You Don't Know Jack" hit #3! Congrats Tony! :D

~~~

- ARCHON 37
http://www.archonstl.org/37
Collinsville Gateway Center - Collinsville, IL (St. Louis MO area)
October 4th, 5th, & 6th, 2014

I have 2 concerts this year! One on Saturday at 5:00 pm in LaSalle, and another on Sunday at 1:30 pm in LaSalle! And as always, I'll have my merch table in the hall in Artist's Alley.

~~~

- LUKE & CARRIE'S BAD RAPPORT

Episode #091 – YouLickPoo
In this episode we are joined by Ken ‘Madman’ Sherlock, because why call him on the phone when you can have him there in person? This week, Luke shows Carrie and Ken the BatDad video on YouTube; We do a non-spoilery review of “The World’s End”, we talk about comments “Blasted Bill” Putt made about Luke on on his podcast “The Pod Of Destiny” regarding why Luke never gained notoriety and success neither in the mainstream nor on the internet (Bill is correct about this); Carrie reveals her toddler’s paranormal abilities; Luke explains why he always roots for the underdog and other related neurosis; and cosmic karma finally catches up with Luke at his caricature stand. We also play comedy tracks by Tony Goldmark, Garden Fresh, Matthieu Chedid, The Wonders, Insane Ian, Neil Patrick Harris, Lemon Demon, Sean Cullen, Jimmy Fallon, and Ylvis. So check out yet another episode of Luke & Carrie’s Bad Rapport: More bad, less rapport! Episode length: 2:19:32

Listen, download, subscribe, leave COMMENTS @ http://badrapport.com
You can leave a VOICE MESSAGE for us by dialing (916)-LUKE-SKI
You can email us at badrapport@gmail.com
You can follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/badrapport
You can follow us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/badrapport
RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/LukeCarriesBadRapport iTunes:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/luke-carries-bad-rapport/id335287593

~~~

- "LUKE SKI'S PUPPET VIDEOS: VOLUME 1" DVD

Since 2010, 'the great Luke Ski' has been spending an inordinate amount of his spare time making puppet versions of his comedy music colleagues from the Funny Music Project (the FuMP .com), filming videos with them, and posting them on YouTube. Now, the first batch of these videos is available here on this DVD, "Luke Ski's Puppet Videos: Volume 1"! It has the first 3 video episodes of the podcast Luke does with Carrie Dahlby, "Luke & Carrie's Bad Rapport", as well as the epic opening ceremonies video from MarsCon 2013, "The FuMPet Show", a parody tribute to Jim Henson's classic Muppet Show! Featuring comedy music by the great Luke Ski, Carrie Dahlby, Worm Quartet, Power Salad, Possible Oscar, Rob Balder, Insane Ian, TV's Kyle, Carla Ulbrich, Art Paul Schlosser, Cirque du So What?, Scooter Picnic, the Nick Atoms, Flat 29, and Paul & Storm

Order it now for $15 + shipping:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=236

~~~

2013-09-23 (0 comments)

Please REQUEST 'When You Wish Upon A Death Star' by Luke Ski for 'The Dr. Demento Show' today!

Sadly, "When You Wish Upon A Death Star" did not make The Dr. Demento Show's Top Ten for August 2013. It's still hanging in there stong as the 4th most requested song of the year according to the unofficial fan tallies! Now that the new MUSIC VIDEO for the song has been posted on my YouTube page, hopefully this will result in a resurgance of fan support. So please help me out by putting in a REQUEST for "WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DEATH STAR" at http://drdemento.com/request TODAY, and be sure to INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS so it counts towards the Top Ten tabulations!

And as always, you can listen to the show every week at http://drdemento.com/online.html . I always do, and you should to. :)

2013-09-17 (0 comments)

'You Don't Know Jack' by Tony G. at the FuMP! New Puppet DVD! New Bad Rapport! - Luke Ski Update

The FuMP dot com has won the 2013 Parsec Award for Best Speculative Fiction Music Podcast! This is our second time winning this award, the first time was in 2009. On top of the usual amount of pride I feel for the FuMP and its dozens of highly talented comedy music acts, I also feel a little bit of personal victory in these awards, because in both instances, the sample compilation MP3 we sent to the award committee contained an excerpt of one of my songs posted during the qualifying year ("Battlestar Rhapsody" in 2009, and "When You Wish Upon A Death Star" in 2013). So, go us, and go me! :)

Also, in preparation for this Thursday being "Talk Like A Pirate Day", ye best be gettin over to the FuMP dot com where Tony Goldmark has posted not one, but TWO different covers of me Captian Jack Sparrow tribute, "YOU DON'T KNOW JACK"! So go plunder those MP3s now, you bloomin' cockroachers! ~ Luke Ski, 9/17/13

HEADLINES:

- "LUKE SKI'S PUPPET VIDEOS: VOLUME 1" DVD
2 hours of Luke's puppet videos & "The FuMPet Show"! $15 + shipping:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=236

- MORE "WORST TRIBUTE EVER" TRACKS AT THE FuMP!
"You Don't Know Jack" by Tony Goldmark
http://www.thefump.com/fump.php?id=1721
"You Don't Know Jack (Plan B)" by Tony Goldmark
http://www.thefump.com/side.php?id=1233
"Holding Out For Hiro" video by Blythe Renay
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SzQOXfnTxs

- LUKE & CARRIE'S BAD RAPPORT
Episode #090 - FormalSick
http://badrapport.com

- THE FUNNY MUSIC PODCAST
Episodes #168-#170 - http://www.thefump.com/podcast.php

REMINDERS:

- REQUEST "WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DEATH STAR" FOR THE DR. DEMENTO SHOW!
http://drdemento.com/request
And please include your e-mail addr. so it counts towards the Top 10!

- "WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DEATH STAR" MUSIC VIDEO!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sb0HmsPEt68

- TOUR DATES:
ARCHON 37 - http://www.archonstl.org/37 - Collinsville, IL - Oct. 4-6
CON ON THE COB 2014 - http://cononthecob.com - Hudson OH - Oct. 17-20
WINDYCON 40 - http://windycon.org - Lombard, IL - Nov 8-10
MARSCON 2014 - http://marscon.com - Bloomington, MN - Mar 7-9, 2014
FuMPFEST 2014 - http://fumpfest.com - Wheeling, IL - June 20-22, 2014

...and more!


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HEADLINES:


- "LUKE SKI'S PUPPET VIDEOS: VOLUME 1" DVD

Since 2010, 'the great Luke Ski' has been spending an inordinate amount of his spare time making puppet versions of his comedy music colleagues from the Funny Music Project (the FuMP .com), filming videos with them, and posting them on YouTube. Now, the first batch of these videos is available here on this DVD, "Luke Ski's Puppet Videos: Volume 1"! It has the first 3 video episodes of the podcast Luke does with Carrie Dahlby, "Luke & Carrie's Bad Rapport", as well as the epic opening ceremonies video from MarsCon 2013, "The FuMPet Show", a parody tribute to Jim Henson's classic Muppet Show!
Featuring comedy music by the great Luke Ski, Carrie Dahlby, Worm Quartet, Power Salad, Possible Oscar, Rob Balder, Insane Ian, TV's Kyle, Carla Ulbrich, Art Paul Schlosser, Cirque du So What?, Scooter Picnic, the Nick Atoms, Flat 29, and Paul & Storm

Order it now for $15 + shipping:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=236


~~~


- MORE "WORST TRIBUTE EVER" TRACKS AT THE FuMP!

"You Don't Know Jack" by Tony Goldmark
http://www.thefump.com/fump.php?id=1721

Who do you get to cover a song about a Disney character written by a Disney fanboy? An ever bigger Disney fanboy, that's who! So avast, ye scurvey scum and behold the Caribbean glory of Tony Goldmark's AMAZING cover of my song "You Don't Know Jack" today at the FuMP! This is one of my favorite songs from "Worst Tribute Ever", so please go check it out and leave a comment for it!

"You Don't Know Jack (Plan B)" by Tony Goldmark
http://www.thefump.com/side.php?id=1233

When Carrie was secretly putting together "Worst Tribute Ever", circumstances led to the CD art & text being printed before the master CD was burned, leaving Tony a window of mere hours to finish the studio version of "You Don't Know Jack" for the tribute album. This "Plan B" track is an alternate cover of the same song that he created as an emergency back-up.

"Holding Out For Hiro" video by Blythe Renay
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SzQOXfnTxs

Damsels fan Bryan Ward made a whole bunch of photoshopped images of Blythe Renay & Luke Ski spliced into scenes from the TV show "Heroes". Blythe then put all these images in a video for her cover of "Holding Out For Hiro", which can now be seen on the Damsels Of Dorkington's YouTube page. Thanks Bryan and Blythe! :D


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- LUKE & CARRIE'S BAD RAPPORT

Episode #090 - FormalSick
Shockingly, this episode contains no convention recaps at all, and no toddler interruptions until at least half-way through the episode. In this episode, we talk about KFC food innovations, uneventful summer camp memories, outfit-based illnesses, and we start a new segment, “Luke’s Neurosis Of The Week”. We also discuss the recent disappearance of one of Luke’s favorite foods of all time, Mrs. Grass Chicken Noodle Soup. So if you have any in your area, please obtain it and send it to Luke immediately. Another thing you should obtain and send to Luke immediately is the 1982 K-Tel “Just For Laughs” LP. Our comedy tracks in this episode contain a heavy amount of T.D. Mischke, who recently retired from talk radio after 22 years on the air. We also have tracks by Michael Crouser, Pudding Capacity, Liam Lynch, Stephen Lynch, Avenue Q, Mike Phirman, DuJour, and The Gomers. Hope you all enjoy it, and until next time, bye-bye microphone. Episode length: 2:28:11

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- THE FUNNY MUSIC PODCAST

Devo Spice and Luke Ski interview the artists who posted songs at
the FuMP dot com over the past week. Recent episodes include:

Episode #168: Power Salad and Crush Groove
Episode #169: Steve Goodie and Devo Spice
Episode #170: Bonecage and Mikey Mason

Webpage: http://www.thefump.com/podcast.php
RSS feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/funnymusic

The FuMPcast is recorded live on Thursday nights at 9:00 pm CST on
Dementia Radio. To listen live, just take whatever audio program you
use to listen to streaming audio online (WinAmp, iTunes, Windows
Media Player, RealPlayer, etc.) and have it play the following
address: http://dementiaradio.org:8027 . If you need more help tuning
in, visit the Dementia Radio website, http://dementiaradio.org .
Dementia Radio can also be heard on Roku.


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REMINDERS:


- REQUEST "WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DEATH STAR" FOR THE DR. DEMENTO SHOW!

Sadly, "When You Wish Upon A Death Star" did not make The Dr. Demento Show's Top Ten for August 2013. It's still hanging in there stong as the 4th most requested song of the year according to the unofficial fan tallies! Now that the new MUSIC VIDEO for the song has been posted on my YouTube page, hopefully this will result in a resurgance of fan support. So please help me out by putting in a REQUEST for "WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DEATH STAR" at http://drdemento.com/request TODAY, and be sure to INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS so it counts towards the Top Ten tabulations!

And as always, you can listen to the show every week at http://drdemento.com/online.html . I always do, and you should to. :)


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- "WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DEATH STAR" MUSIC VIDEO!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sb0HmsPEt68

After weeks of non-stop drawing and editing, at long last, the official music video for "When You Wish Upon A Death Star" has been finished and posted to my YouTube page! It's in the same style as the "Marvel Poppins" video, but with some new editing tricks to make the illustrations move, and bunch of new visual Disney/Star Wars jokes added to make it even more epic than this Logan-Award-winning piece already was. Seriously, I racked my right arm working like mad to get this video done in time for GenCon Indy, so please, go check it out, and share it with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, and any other social media you frequent


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- TOUR DATES:


* ARCHON 37 *
http://www.archonstl.org/37
Collinsville Gateway Center - Collinsville, IL (St. Louis MO area)
October 4th, 5th, & 6th, 2014

I'll be doing at least one concert here. Details to come.


* CON ON THE COB 2014 *
http://cononthecob.com
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center - Hudson, OH (Akron area)
October 17th, 18th, 19th, & 20th, 2014

It looks like I have a concert at 9 pm on Friday, followed by Worm
Quartet. On Saturday there will be concerts by Glen Raphael, ShiSho,
and Music Guests Of Honor Ookla The Mok.


* WINDYCON 40 *
http://windycon.org
Westin Lombard Yorktown Center - Lombard, IL (Chicago area)
November 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2014

No details on this yet, but niftyness will occur. Tom Smith and Mikey Mason will also be doing concerts there. Stay tuned. :)


* MARSCON 2014 *
http://marscon.com
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington-Minneapolis South
- Bloomington, MN (Twin Cities area)
March 7th, 8th, & 9th, 2014

Just because FuMPFest exists, doesn't mean you shouldn't also attend MarsCon. I have begun the first steps of planning this year's Dementia Track, and I will have some very cool things to announce about MarsCon 2014 in the near future. So mark your calendar for MarsCon 2014, and stay tuned. :)


* FuMPFEST 2014 *
http://fumpfest.com
Westin Chicago North Shore - Wheeling, IL
June 20th, 21st, & 22nd, 2014

At LukeSkiCon 2013, Devo Spice announced that he will be the chair of FuMPFest 2014, a convention dedicated to the FuMP and funny music in general. We are proud to announce that the Guest of Honor at the first FuMPFest will be none other than legendary radio personality Dr. Demento! He will be joining us for the weekend giving presentations, playing funny music, signing autographs, and joining in all the FuMPy fun that we have planned. Our first performing acts announced are Devo Spice, the great Luke Ski, Worm Quartet, and Power Salad, which means the chances of a Cirque du So What sketch comedy performance are quite good.

FuMPFest will take place at the lovely Westin Northshore in Wheeling, IL, from June 20-22, 2014. Our hotel group rate is $109 a night. If you call be sure to mention “FuMPFest” so you get the group rate (and we get credit for the booking, which is very important). Or you can book online using this link: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=1308017870&key=53D4D Registration for the convention is available online for the discounted rate of $35 for the weekend. Registration at the door will be $45 so you can save yourself some money by pre-registering now at: http://fumpfest.com/registration/


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THE "...and more!" SECTION:


- STUFF YOU CAN BUY AT LUKE SKI DOT COM:


- "WORST. TRIBUTE. EVER. (A TRIBUTE TO THE GREAT LUKE SKI)"
A 2-CD, 100-minute-long album of covers of Luke Ski songs
done by his colleagues from the the FuMP & "The Dr. Demento Show!"
2-CD set with MP3 download - $15.00 plus shipping:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=234
MP3 download only - $9.99:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=235

- "LUKE & CARRIE'S BAD RAPPORT: BEST OF 2012" CD
All the best more-than-tolerable moments from Luke & Carrie in 2012!
CD with MP3 download - $9.99 plus shipping:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=232
MP3 download only - $4.99:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/?product_id=233

To see the full list of products, visit the LukeSki.com Store at:
http://www.thegreatlukeski.com/products-page/


- THE MAD MUSIC DEMENTIA TOP 20 REVENGE

Please go register at the Mad Music Archive forums here:
http://www.madmusic.com/signup.aspx
Submit your weekly votes at the voting page here:
http://www.madmusic.com/top20voting.aspx
You can listen to the show here:
http://www.madmusic.com/mmtop20.aspx


- HIRE ME TO DRAW CARICATURES FOR YOUR PARTY!

Yes, I am available to draw caricatures at your party or event
in the Chicagoland tri-state area! The details are at:
http://www.artbylukeski.com/caricatures-for-parties-events/
And for individual caricatures or cartooning work,
check out the rest of http://www.artbylukeski.com


- THE DR. DEMENTO SHOW

It's still the best show ever.
You can listen at: http://drdemento.com/online.html ,
and if you'd like to request a song, you can do that here:
http://drdemento.com/request
Please include your email address when requesting. Thanks! :)


- thegreatLukeSki.com's FREE MP3 OF THE WEEK is:

"UR"

Download it for FREE now at http://www.thegreatlukeski.com
And please tell your friends online!


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