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Atomic Platters

Tom Lehrer Interview

Stan Freberg Interview

Brother Theodore Interview

Walt Disney's UB Iwerks Interview

DAVID OSSMANof theFiresign Theater

Ward Kimball Interview

Dayton Allen Interview

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Highlights from the Crazy College Tv Show from 1975. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry...

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Sites we like:


Greenbreir Picture Show John McElwee’s daily bog on the early days of Hollywood Cinema

News From Me Mark Evinier's essential blog for listeners of Crazy College.

Paley Center for Media (Museum of Television and Radio) Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it. So go.

Tv Worth Watching David Bianculli’s daily blog lives up to its name.

Cartoon Research Animation historian Jerry Beck curates this daily blog

Dedicated to all music odd, silly or forgotten, Crazy College has been hitting the airways since 1984. Hosted by Geo. Stewart, it's a fun way to look at the whole panoply of American social attitudes and what them change, sometime even evolving for the better. Spike Jones, Stan Freberg Allan Sherman, they all have a home here, as do Brother Theodore, Billy Murray, Raymond Scott and more.

Our Motto- "Never underestimate the potency of cheap music."

- Amanda Prynne, Private Lives

The Delaware Art Museum Needs Your Help!

We're looking for videos, films or home movies of local bands playing live in Wilmington and Newark during the 1970s and 80s. Got any leads?

We are also in need of an Super 8mm projector to transfer some footage. Please contact me if you can help in any way.



Schedule 2014

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Cancel any conflicting commitments, here's the Schedule of upcoming shows

Feb 1


“Remembering Soupy Sales”

More than a kids' show host, Soupy created a whole cast of indelible characters who would join us for lunch weekdays at noon back in the 1950s. Soup’s anarchic philosophy made revolutionaries of an entire generation just waiting for the Beatles.


Feb 8

“Drums along the Mohawk”

This week Stan Freberg learns to play the bongos from Professor Emeritus Maynard G. Krebs. Xavier Cugat gets out the wild stereo drums. Plus this way there be monsters for Ray Stevens, Gilbert & Sullivan and Flanders & Swan as they head out to sea.


Feb 15

“Love Gone Bad” It’s a special Valentine’s Day edition on Crazy College. Ya know, if love really is never having to say you're sorry, Crazy College will still have a lot to apologize for after this hour of silly love songs from the likes of Tom Lehrer, Spike Jones, Allan Sherman and a host of other comedic crooner. True, she may love you more if you giver chocolate and flowers but the Crazy College Valentines Day Edition is cheaper -¬ and we ship free.


Feb 22


“Highlights from the Acoustical Record Era”

This week we salute the first few decades of the phonograph before the advent of the microphone. You’ll hear a heaping helping of rare and wonderful recordings from artist mostly forgotten. But many of the tunes live on, tunes like Red Wing and In the Good Old Summertime. Plus we’re salute the first African American star of the vaudeville stage, Bert Williams.


From the "Reach for a Puppy instead of a Smoke" Dept:

Where are the great toys of yesteryear? On eBay at unimaginable prices. I use to buy these in the late 50s at truck stops everywhere for 15 cents and I'd give your right arm to get one now (but not money). I wonder what made the cigarettes puff those perfect smoke rings.



Another great Christmas gift, again from mom, back in the early 1970s. The copyright reads "1922-1924 Kink Features"


Frequent Crazy College guest Chris White's model of the Invisible Man

Below is a curio that Chris White made for the annual Blobfest held in Phoenixville, PA. It's really a bar of soap, which is what you would be if the Blob got ya.


This is the limited edition Crazy College T Shirt from 1989.






The people who put together My Book House did a multi-volume set on the history of the world – just like Will and Ariel Durant, but for kids and with better illustrations. This is the cover of Volume One


NEWS FLASHS!.. .

SEE EXCERPTS FROM THE CRAZY COLLEGE TV SHOW, BAKED POTATO, now on YOUTUBE!! But don't tell mom...


From the "Have you ever been or are you now..."Dept:

Chris White liked the Aliens Show and signed me up!



From the "Mr. Wizard's Worst Nightmare" Dept:


My best Christmas gift ever. There was a rivalry between those who had Gilbert Chemistry Sets and those of us that had Porter. What I wouldn't give to find a copy of the old lab manual of instructions....

Brain Drool

To me a house without squeaky floors can never be a home.


Look what some listener sent us: a Steel needle case for 78s. If you loved your recorders, which cost close to a day's salary for the average working man at the time (It's why we needed strong unions – and still do).

Join me every Sunday evening at 6:00 PM on 91.3 FM, WVUD, Newark where like an babbling brook, they STREAM!


Professor Emeritus Dr. Soupy Sales with eager student:

More News You Can Loose...Check out the interview section for insightful conversations with satirists Tom Lehrer and Stan Freberg, comedian Dayton Allen, Disney animator and founder of The Firehouse Five plus Two, Ward Kimball, and satanic madmad (he was really a nice guy) Brother Theodore and more!.


From the G. Stewart/C. Healy Archives: A 7 year old Andrew Warhola does his first silk screen: "36 Wax Coke Bottles."




Now hear all WVUD's fine programming over the web by going to the web page and then clicking on "LISTEN", something good to do on Sunday nights twix 6 and 7 on WVUD...






Hey, all you big time public radio stations!

You can get a free Crazy College Special on SPIKE JONES and/or a National edition of Crazy College featuring DAVID OSSMAN of FIRESIGN THEATER or our Silly Seasonal Christmas Songs Fest: merry music from the likes of Stan Freberg, Allan Sherman, Tom Lehrer, and the like. Or the Halloween Special...Or get the Stan Freberg Special featuring interviews with June Foray, Daws Butler, Peter Leeds, Dr. Demento and Stan the man himself. Plus lots of musical tracks from Stan! Available to any and all by contacting Crazy College. You can run it anytime you want as often as you want until the end of time or the end of the next millennium, whichever comes first! Perfect fun come fund raising time. No salesmen will call. Act now! No unpleasant bending; no visible panty lines. Call [302] 994 - 7571 for details. Get any or all: The Spike Jones Special, The Firesign Theater special, the Tom Lehrer special, the Stan Freberg AND The Halloween and Christmas Specials for the incredibly low price of ABSOLUTLY FREE! You can't get a better deal ANYWHERE!! As seen on television! Not available in stores!!!

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