Archived Memos from January, 2013

Friday, January 25, 2013

We kicked off the show with bitchin’ birthday wishes for our mentor, our Master Splinter, our Doc Brown – Sludge. Abe really knows how to make someone feel good on their birthday! Abe Kanan Quotebook: “1968? Wowwww. 45? I can’t believe you’re that old. I was 26 when I lived with you. You were 40 then. Damn.”

Although, after Sludge told … Read More

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Abe kicked off the show with a really sad story of heroism gone awry. An 81-year old woman was rescued from a burning building by two bystanders, who bravely went back for the others… but died. It’s been a tough day for Abe because, as he made very clear numerous times, this was his mom’s cousin’s brother’s bosses’ neice’s neighbor.

It’s … Read More

Friday, January 18, 2013

We kicked off the show with the fallout from last night’s Lance Armstrong “yes” fest. After 28 straight “yesses,” we heard the exact moment he stopped paying attention to Oprah’s questions:

Oprah: “Who’s your favorite band?”
Lance: “Yes.”
Oprah: “The 80’s British progressive rock band??”
Lance: “Yes.”

He put it on cruise control. At one point, I think he even said “Yes to the Dress.”

Despite … Read More

Thursday, January 17, 2013

We kicked off the show with a somber farewell to our former producer, Briton Callan. He was a damn fine producer, but an even better person. Who, unfortunately, stepped in front of a bus. On the highway. Our exhaustive search lasted roughly 90 minutes & we are pleased to welcome to the helm… our new producer, Stiletto! Also, none of … Read More

Friday, January 11, 2013

Huge news to kick off tonight’s program! It’s official — the Abe Kanan Show will be taking the Greyhound up north to “Pure Michigan” for a live broadcast. Indeed, nearly two years ago, we promised to broadcast live from the unveiling of the then-rumored Robocop statue. Fast forward to this afternoon & the city council has signed off on the … Read More

Thursday, January 10, 2013

We kicked off the very first show in our new time slot with a brief rundown of our background. Just to let any new or unfamiliar listeners know that we are more than qualified for this spot, both as a collective and as individuals.

Abe, for instance, took the top spot in the 1993 New Lenox Shriner’s Pinewood Derby. Sam brought … Read More

Saturday, January 05, 2013

We kicked off the show with a farewell to you, our loyal Saturday audience. February 16, 2011, was the first time you welcomed us into your cars, your homes & your lives. Alas, in life, and certainly in this business, change is the only constant. So from all of us here at The Abe Kanan Show, we thank you for … Read More

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