What Year Was That?

I've had an idea for a podcast in my head for well over two years. It hasn't been made primarily due to the fear of lawsuits and other unenjoyable consequences of using copywritten music, but what would the show sound like if it were made? Would there be an audience? While I can't easily answer the second question, I can play around with the first. This episode of DDM is a podcast within a podcast, where a very rough demo of a new show called "What Year Was That?" is presented for people to roll their eyes at.

Also in this show, the first known use of emoticons:

19-Sep-** 11:44    Scott E  Fahlman             :-)
From: Scott E  Fahlman <Fahlman at Cmu-20c>

I propose that the following character sequence for joke markers:


Read it sideways.  Actually, it is probably more economical to mark things that are NOT jokes, given current trends. For this, use: