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WPRB Princeton 103.3 FM

Uneasy Listening

Jan 15, 2023 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM


With Commie Francis

Music from all different genres from the 1910s to the 2020s.

The Kids Just Don't Understand! EXTRA BOATS EDITION


Happy Sunday and happy birthday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr! I'm just playing music, a lot of leftover boat songs from last night.

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Uneasy Listening
3:08 PM
The Undertones - When Saturday Comes
The Undertones When Saturday Comes
Positive Touch Ardeck 1981
3:08 PM
The Gas Company - Blow Your Mind
The Gas Company Blow Your Mind
Blow Your Mind / Your Time's Up Mirwood 1965
3:10 PM
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DJ speaks over The Adventurers - Little Genie

3:12 PM
Mojo Nixon - Elvis is Everywhere (feat. Skid Roper)
Mojo Nixon Elvis is Everywhere (feat. Skid Roper) R
The Mojo Manifesto Manifesto Records 1985
requested by Gordon from San Francisco
3:16 PM
The Rabbits - ヤサイ = Yasai
The Rabbits ヤサイ = Yasai
The Rabbits Mesh-Key 2022
orig early 80s
3:21 PM
The D-Coys - You're Against
The D-Coys You're Against
Bad Times / You're Against Columbia Records 1966
3:23 PM
Eight - I Wanna B a Boat
Eight I Wanna B a Boat R
Delight in Eight Eight 2022
3:26 PM
Mike Seeger & Peggy Seeger - Fire Down Below
Mike Seeger & Peggy Seeger Fire Down Below
American Folk Songs For Children Rounder 1977
3:27 PM
C.K.C. - 20h25
C.K.C. 20h25
20h25 / Tous les 7 ans Ponce Pilate 1981
3:30 PM
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DJ speaks over The Adventurers - Little Genie

3:34 PM
Jawbreaker - The Boat Dreams From the Hill
Jawbreaker The Boat Dreams From the Hill
24 Hour Revenge Therapy Tupelo Recording Company 1994
3:36 PM
Bow Wow Wow - Love Me
Bow Wow Wow Love Me
When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going RCA Victor 1983
3:40 PM
Tacocat - Dry Land is a Myth
Tacocat Dry Land is a Myth
Shame Spiral Don't Stop Believin' Records 2010
3:41 PM
Innovations - Put a Little Away
Innovations Put a Little Away N
Seabird - Single MAG 2022
3:45 PM
Jimmie Rodgers - Let Me Be Your Side Track
Jimmie Rodgers Let Me Be Your Side Track
Let Me Be Your Side Track / Rodgers' Puzzle Record Victor 1931
3:48 PM
XTC - Wait Till Your Boat Goes Down
XTC Wait Till Your Boat Goes Down
Wait Till Your Boat Goes Down / Ten Feet Tall Virgin 1980
3:52 PM
Smog - Bathysphere
Smog Bathysphere
Wild Love Drag City Records 1995
3:57 PM
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DJ speaks over The Adventurers - Little Genie

4:00 PM
Spiritual Mafia - Bath Boy
Spiritual Mafia Bath Boy
Al Fresco Ever/Never Records LLC 2021
4:10 PM
The Union - Thump
The Union Thump
The End / Thump Trend 1965
4:13 PM
Liliput - Boatsong
Liliput Boatsong
Liliput Kill Rock Stars 1993
originally 1981 or similar
4:17 PM
Jez Lowe and Jake Walton - the Bergen
Jez Lowe and Jake Walton the Bergen
Two a Roue Tantobie Records 2001
4:20 PM
Guerre Froide - Ersatz
Guerre Froide Ersatz
Guerre Froide - EP Born Bad Records 2015
orig 1981
4:23 PM
Body Double - Critter
Body Double Critter N
Typical Girls, Vol. 6 Emotional Response 2022
4:26 PM
Tom Robinson - Not Ready
Tom Robinson Not Ready
Sector 27 I. R. S. 1980
4:30 PM
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DJ speaks over The Adventurers - Little Genie

4:34 PM
Slint - Good Morning, Captain
Slint Good Morning, Captain
Spiderland Touch and Go Records 1991
4:41 PM
Spoon - Loss Leaders
Spoon Loss Leaders
Soft Effects - EP Matador 1997
4:45 PM
Brian Eno - Julie With...
Brian Eno Julie With...
Before and After Science Polydor 1977
4:51 PM
Diane Renay - Kiss Me Sailor
Diane Renay Kiss Me Sailor
Kiss Me Sailor / Soft Spoken Guy 20th Century Fox 1954
4:54 PM
Tropical Fish - Captain Man
Tropical Fish Captain Man
Purple Heart Surgery Vol. 2 Modern Records 1996
late 60s
4:56 PM
Progressive Labor Party - When the Ship Comes In
Progressive Labor Party When the Ship Comes In
Power to the Working Class PLP-LP 1971
4:59 PM
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DJ speaks over The Adventurers - Little Genie

5:02 PM
Chuck Armstrong - Something Got a Hold on Me
Chuck Armstrong Something Got a Hold on Me N
Something Got a Hold on Me Emotional Rescue 2023
orig 1979
5:12 PM
Zounds - True Love
Zounds True Love
Dancing / True Love Rough Trade 1982
5:14 PM
Los York's - Hanky Panky
Los York's Hanky Panky
67' Munster 2023
originally 1967 (of course)
5:17 PM
Rikk Agnew - Falling Out
Rikk Agnew Falling Out
All By Myself Frontier Records 1982
5:20 PM
Rotten Mind - Empty Generation
Rotten Mind Empty Generation
Unflavored Lövely Records 2022
5:23 PM
Red Zebra - I Can't Live In a Living Room
Red Zebra I Can't Live In a Living Room
Innocent People Zebra Records 1980
5:26 PM
Der künftige Musikant - Es Is Kalt
Der künftige Musikant Es Is Kalt
Veitstanz Bubu Musikverbreitung 1982
5:29 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------

DJ speaks over The Adventurers - Little Genie

5:32 PM
Grand Funk Railroad - I'm Your Captain (Closer to Home) [Live]
Grand Funk Railroad I'm Your Captain (Closer to Home) [Live]
Caught In the Act (Live) Capitol Records 2003
live 1971
5:37 PM
Crank Call Love Affair - What's Wrong Yvette
Crank Call Love Affair What's Wrong Yvette
What's Wrong Yvette / Celluloid self released 1982
5:43 PM
R. Stevie Moore - What Are You Looking At?
R. Stevie Moore What Are You Looking At?
16 Dance Party Smash Hits! V/A Recommended Records 1985
5:45 PM
Nick Cave - The Ship Song
Nick Cave The Ship Song
The Good Son Mute 1990
5:50 PM
Blue Sound - Berlin
Blue Sound Berlin
Nouvelle Creature SDH 1983
5:53 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------

DJ speaks over The Adventurers - Little Genie

5:55 PM
The Levellers - The Boatman
The Levellers The Boatman
Levelling the Land Elektra Records 1992
Chat is archived.
Commie Francis (host) 3:01:12 PM
richard lyons 3:02:28 PM
Daniel 3:03:22 PM
So nice playing it twice
Rofflestomp 3:03:26 PM
This tune! Thanks. lol
Rofflestomp 3:04:23 PM
Most spins on WPRB hands down.
Daniel 3:04:43 PM
Very boaty
Commie Francis (host) 3:05:38 PM
OK fingers crossed everyone
Commie Francis (host) 3:06:30 PM
this song is great anyway
Rofflestomp 3:08:42 PM
I still get a bit tizzy seasick wise, but I get my legs. Bowline hold-on. Return to ground.
Commie Francis (host) 3:09:31 PM
music is playing right?
richard lyons 3:09:44 PM
Rofflestomp 3:10:06 PM
Yeppers Commie.
Rofflestomp 3:13:38 PM
mimi gallagher 3:14:18 PM
Perhaps you’d like to play the song “I wanna b a boat” by Eight
richard lyons 3:14:19 PM
'Autie Elvis'
Rofflestomp 3:16:09 PM
My friend from KCPR, 91.3 FM, San Luis Obispo used to love to play this.
Rofflestomp 3:16:32 PM
College radio of course.
Krista 3:30:07 PM
Just got done with a beautiful hike and now I get to hear this on the ride home. I'm in heaven
Commie Francis (host) 3:34:27 PM
hi krista, hi krista's family!
Commie Francis (host) 3:35:34 PM
bill is at band practice so i can do super loud headphones singing and not bother anyone!
richard lyons 3:36:18 PM
Commie Francis (host) 3:37:09 PM
i remember hearing that song on wnyu and being like WOW i gotta get jawbreaker's new album!
Rofflestomp 3:42:21 PM
Bow Wow Wow being rather good. Nice. Thanks.
richard lyons 3:55:02 PM
This is a great Smog song!
Commie Francis (host) 3:55:21 PM
it is one of my favorite songs!
richard lyons 3:56:53 PM
Rofflestomp 3:57:42 PM
A bathysphere is a good idea while driving across The Pulaski Skyway.
Commie Francis (host) 4:00:27 PM
richard lyons 4:01:05 PM
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 4:01:27 PM
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 4:01:46 PM
and good afternoon everyone
Commie Francis (host) 4:01:52 PM
Hi Rob!
richard lyons 4:02:15 PM
Calling Mr. M
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 4:02:20 PM
Hi Commie!
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 4:02:28 PM
Calling Christine too
Rofflestomp 4:02:30 PM
Holy shit BB!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:02:42 PM
I consider myself to be the BATHBOY
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:02:50 PM
So filthy
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 4:03:04 PM
Hi MrM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:03:22 PM
Hi Richard Lyons L0LZ
Rofflestomp 4:03:50 PM
Whilst bleaching bones -ᎷяM?
Commie Francis (host) 4:03:50 PM
hahaha batboy still wprb's #1 batsignal
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 4:04:05 PM
This is the second time on WPRB in the past week we've heard Bath Boy. We are in heaven!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:04:14 PM
Hello, DJ CommieFrancis! Big cheers for playing BATHBOY during another great show!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:04:30 PM
Greetings and Salutations, Everyone!
richard lyons 4:04:38 PM
Commie Francis (host) 4:05:14 PM
did ANYONE do a bathboy song for the christmas marathon?
Rofflestomp 4:05:28 PM
Mike played it twice on one show a year or two ago due to popular demand. Quite funny.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:11:49 PM
Fun timez
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 4:15:40 PM
@Commie, I just checked Jon Solomon's playlists for his 2022 & his 2021 Christmas marathon shows and there was no Bath Boy submission.
Commie Francis (host) 4:16:02 PM
maybe this will be my project for this year
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 4:16:59 PM
Yes, do it!!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:18:29 PM
For realz! Please and thank you!
Rofflestomp 4:21:33 PM
It's such an inside joke. Play away.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:32:13 PM
I's the B’y That Builds the Boat and I’s the B’y That Sails ‘er
TAndy 4:33:16 PM
I MISSED Bath Boy :(
Commie Francis (host) 4:34:25 PM
oh no TAndy!!!
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 4:34:42 PM
Bummer TAndy! But it is surely playing in your head right now
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:35:09 PM
TAndy 4:35:12 PM
I was busy being hibachi'd. I got sake liquor all over my shirt because I wasn't expecting the guy to spray it at me LOL
Commie Francis (host) 4:35:24 PM
so is this still slint's hit?
TAndy 4:35:27 PM
[He has never been to Hibachi before]
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:35:43 PM
Commie Francis (host) 4:35:50 PM
omg i cannot deal with that kind of participatory eating. i don't want anyone feeding me and especially not throwing food at me
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 4:36:05 PM
@Commie, my Slint fan wife says that THIS SONG is their hit. And I agree, as I recognize this as Slint immediately whenever I hear it.
Commie Francis (host) 4:36:37 PM
ok i just realized i have no idea how slint is perceived in 2023. i remember there was a documentary a few years ago!
richard lyons 4:37:05 PM
as well as a waste of Sake, TAndy😁
Commie Francis (host) 4:37:24 PM
i listened to this album a lot on cassette when i had an unlimited greyhound pass for a month
Commie Francis (host) 4:37:36 PM
it's pretty good for looking out a bus window in west texas
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:37:52 PM
that’s excellent, DJ CommieFrancis!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:38:37 PM
also, WarmSAKE! Yum! 🔥🍶
TAndy 4:38:44 PM
Indeed it was Richard 😂
Rofflestomp 4:39:43 PM
Unlimited Greyhound pass? You can go anywhre if you don't need to use those scary buss bathrooms.
Liz Bot 4:40:14 PM
@Commie - I used to take a lot of greyhounds and Chinatown buses, but I had a friend who got the most outta her greyhound pass by taking it cross-country, at which point her feet had swollen so badly, she had to cut her boots off
Commie Francis (host) 4:40:30 PM
roffle i don't think they do it anymore, it was called ameripass and it was like $200!
Commie Francis (host) 4:41:18 PM
liz i only went about halfway across the country! lubbock tx
Liz Bot 4:41:48 PM
Least favorite Greyhound memory (other than a few bus breakdowns): Missing the last bus to Philly from Baltimore and having to drowse on top of my bag in the bus station til 4:45 am.
Commie Francis (host) 4:41:59 PM
Rofflestomp 4:42:01 PM
Sounds cool. I would get that for the lols for sure.
TAndy 4:42:04 PM
Ohi Lizbot
Liz Bot 4:42:23 PM
@Commie - Did you say hi to the ghost of Buddy Holly?
Commie Francis (host) 4:42:35 PM
i did a lot of that and encountered some extremely sketchy characters. houston was probably the sketchiest bus station
Commie Francis (host) 4:42:42 PM
liz i MET peggy sue!!!!
Rofflestomp 4:42:44 PM
Commie Francis (host) 4:42:52 PM
i did go to buddy's grave and there's a statue too
Liz Bot 4:43:01 PM
Hi TAndy! 👋 Hey all. I’m in Old City staring at Camden at the moment
Liz Bot 4:43:17 PM
@Commie - wwwot?!
Commie Francis (host) 4:44:04 PM
yep, she lived in lubbock her whole life, i think she died 10ish years ago
Commie Francis (host) 4:44:14 PM
and i mean... lubbock is small
Commie Francis (host) 4:44:26 PM
i was visiting friends there
Rofflestomp 4:45:09 PM
I Drive to the middle of the Ben Franklin Bridge on my ebike at 3am and look about. Good stuff. Too cold now though.
Liz Bot 4:45:25 PM
@Commie - I had just gotten my friend’s parents to drop me off there late at night and then I missed the bus anyway and I felt way too guilty to call them and ask them to pick me up so I could crash at their house, so I wrapped my backpack around my arms and curled up on a plastic chair and semi-drowsed while giving myself a really nice neck cramp
Liz Bot 4:46:53 PM
@Rofflestomp - Funny you should mention that! Part of the reason I’m down here right now is because my kid is really into filmmaking and has been scouting locations all day and she insists she needs to shoot a scene on the Ben Franklin Bridge in January and all I can say about it is WINDYYY
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 4:47:22 PM
The other boat song by Brian Eno
Commie Francis (host) 4:47:34 PM
there are a bunch!
TAndy 4:47:50 PM
Brian Eno 🥰
Commie Francis (host) 4:47:54 PM
i played 2 last night (counting the one with john cale) and the big ship on my ocean show
Commie Francis (host) 4:48:01 PM
and there are for sure more
Liz Bot 4:48:11 PM
Ahhhh, I was wondering when one of Eno’s many boat songs would sail into this playlist
Michael Shakarjian 4:48:19 PM
I was thinking of this one, but of course you had already played one Eno song near the beginning and one in the end.
Rofflestomp 4:48:38 PM
Ha! Nice Lizbot! Coat and a fog cloth for sure. Too cool!
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 4:48:40 PM
Oh cool. Off the top of my head I only know last night's non-Cale song and this. Glad to hear there are more
Liz Bot 4:49:55 PM
@Commie - I have slipped The Big Ship into a couple ocean themed shows, or Little Fishes…there are a lot of options cuz dude loves his boats! I always think of Eno staring out into the sea while writing his songs
Liz Bot 4:50:58 PM
@Commie - A friend I grew up with has relatives in Lubbock and I was surprised to discover there is a relatively large Jewish population there!
Commie Francis (host) 4:51:30 PM
yeah there are even more songs just about bodies of water
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:52:32 PM
Yakutsk is gonna be -69 F. 🥶🧊⛄️❄️ Go for that bike ride, Rofflestomp
Rofflestomp 4:52:32 PM
Lubbock is also the first place I ever saw a black dude with his pants down over his but. Go figure.
Rofflestomp 4:53:48 PM
True -ᎷяM. Like 15 years ago.
Liz Bot 4:53:54 PM
@Rofflestomp - I’ve walked across the Ben Frank in spring and the problem then wasn’t so much the wind as the sun burn and car fumes!
richard lyons 4:53:56 PM
I was lucky to meet the real Peggy Sue as well go to Buddy Holly's Grave. I was shooting a rockabilly doc for the guy who replaced Buddy, Jerry Naylor.
Liz Bot 4:54:41 PM
Sometimes the walkway UNDER the bridge is open to pedestrians but it is kinda scary in there
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:54:54 PM
what the hell is anybody talking about here today 😭🤣😳
richard lyons 4:55:11 PM
Also got to go to Johnny Cash's cabin and Sun Studios.
Rofflestomp 4:56:25 PM
Geez yea Lizbot, I like that they made the Camden side bike freindly now. I just cruz by now, no hard inhales to get me past these days.
Liz Bot 4:57:01 PM
Hi Richard and all! I drove to Detroit last summer and was excited to see MoTown Studios, only to find it closed for renovation 😞
richard lyons 4:57:46 PM
Hi Liz!
richard lyons 4:58:10 PM
Liz Bot 4:58:57 PM
@Rofflestomp - I haven’t biked the BFB but I like to walk it when the sun isn’t crazy bright. I walked the Williamsburg Bridge in November cuz it was so mild out Thanksgiving weekend and the kid wanted to meet her friend at Essex Market and Economy Candy
richard lyons 4:59:08 PM
This is a great song!
Rofflestomp 4:59:10 PM
@-ᎷяM, I think this is where winging it is akin to free flight.
David Shortell 4:59:23 PM
I thought Jerry Naylor replaced Earl Sinks, Richard.
Rofflestomp 5:00:15 PM
@LizBot, I love walking across bridges. So, so cool!
Liz Bot 5:00:19 PM
I climbed on the construction fence to get a photo with me with the “Hitsville USA” sign and that’s all I got, but I found a really good West African restaurant nearby and had an awesome lunch, so still worth the trek
richard lyons 5:01:09 PM
That might be correct, David. He started two years after Buddy's death.
Liz Bot 5:01:23 PM
I agree, Rofflestomp! I walked the Golden Gate with my kid when she was little but she needed to pee halfway through and barely made it to the other side in time!
Rofflestomp 5:02:30 PM
LizBot, criminal pleasures! Fence climbing! Too good. Nice!
Liz Bot 5:02:58 PM
@Commie - These boat songs are hitting the spot when hanging by the Delaware! I am staring at that tall ship near the independence Seaport right now
Commie Francis (host) 5:04:07 PM
go have a hot chocolate on the deck of the moshulu!
Commie Francis (host) 5:04:22 PM
i don't know about the food there but i like to get drinks and hang out
Commie Francis (host) 5:06:16 PM
liz in that situation just hold her over the rail and let her pee in the bay! simple
Commie Francis (host) 5:06:27 PM
you definitely would not get arrested for child endangerment
Rofflestomp 5:07:54 PM
@ Commie, I was worried about child endangerment every moment my kid was awake. True story.
Liz Bot 5:07:59 PM
@Commie - 😂
Liz Bot 5:08:33 PM
@Commie - I believe that’s called a “Michael Jackson balcony baby dangle”
Commie Francis (host) 5:08:53 PM
oh yeah maybe little blanket just needed to pee!
Rofflestomp 5:09:11 PM
Kid proof the whole planet was my thing.
Liz Bot 5:09:34 PM
@Commie - I have never wandered into Moshulu, largely cuz I intensely dislike their mermaid sign!
Commie Francis (host) 5:10:01 PM
roffle i can see that, being responsible for a helpless little human is intense!
Rofflestomp 5:13:12 PM
Moshulu is on the list, but only as a reservation on the 4th of July. I like walking around Penn Landing just fine.
Rofflestomp 5:14:26 PM
@Commie, I was perpetually terrified. Still am sorta.
Liz Bot 5:15:47 PM
Now I’m playing this show out my open car window while standing 10 feet from my car , watching the sunset over the river from the roof of the Ritz East garage
Commie Francis (host) 5:17:20 PM
here comes a song by sean agnew's cousin
Rofflestomp 5:17:56 PM
@Lizbot, time and a place. Cool!
Commie Francis (host) 5:18:42 PM
some philly folks did a cover band of songs from this rikk agnew solo album and all wore shirts like he has on the cover
Rofflestomp 5:31:59 PM
Ise Bar, lol. Chilling reference.
Commie Francis (host) 5:39:23 PM
bill just texted me "i'm getting closer to my home"
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:40:26 PM
Y you like this, Yvette?? Yvette, what’s your Glitch?!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:50:36 PM
don’t go givin me evils! 👀
Liz Bot 5:54:51 PM
On my way to pick up Vietnam Cafe dinner now, so can’t type in here again much before end of show, but I just posted my sunset on the Delaware boat pics on FB, commie. Thx for the boat tunez accompaniment to my Sunday shenanigans!
Commie Francis (host) 5:55:53 PM
thanks for listening and for narrating your listening experience!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:56:00 PM
Swell Selections! Many thanks, DJ CommieFrancis!
richard lyons 5:56:16 PM
Thanks a lot, CF!!!
Commie Francis (host) 5:56:19 PM
i would like some food from vietnam, please drop it on your way home!
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 5:56:50 PM
@Commie, we really enjoyed this afternoon's show (and last night's too)! ¡Muchas gracias!
Commie Francis (host) 5:57:06 PM
thanks everyone!
Liz Bot 5:59:15 PM
😂 Commie. Will do! 🍲