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 The Thunderbolt 
 Archive Show
 Weekly Program
 106.5 KOWA (Olympia, WA)  
 For non-profit use only.
 Public Domain 
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t’s the 5th Friday — meaning it’s time for The Thunderbolt’s Greatest Strikes!

This is when I re-air some of my own favourite little Thunderbolts that have aired over the years — and this week I am actually airing my very favorite 45 minutes out of every Thunderbolt that we have ever produced over the years!

The Discount Looking Glass features a word from one of the Thunderbolt’s sponsors concerning the wisdom of taking care whilst making purchases.

Next — in a Thunderbolt exclusive — I reveal an investigation that I conducted to answer — once and for all — that age-old question: Why did the chicken cross the road? Don’t miss this eyewitness accounting revealing their not-so-sinister secret…

Then, with college educations out of the financial reach of nearly everyone except privileged white kids and exceptional football players, the Thunderbolt provides yet another free public service by alerting our young listeners to an ‘alternative’ educational opportunity that will prepare today’s youth for the Brave New World that awaits them!

Next — after airing my blockbuster piece uncovering one of the chicken species’ most closely guarded secrets — I am forced by outraged listeners to apologize to every chicken on the planet for so callously intruding into their personal lives in such an intrusive and homo-centric manner! (Jeez! Does Colonel Sanders have to put up with this kind of stuff?)

After advising American youth about alternative methods for getting by — I soon thereafter realized that we must also prepare small children for the ‘real’ world that they are about to inherit (as opposed to the candy-coated severely censored faux-reality that most children are taught) and so here is the first in the now infamous Poppy Seed Street series: Poppy Seed Street Lesson 1: Capitalism.

Finally — for the epic feature for this epic episode of the Thunderbolt — we air the very first chapter in a semi-regular feature called ‘Heartbreakers’, wherein we describe that actual world that our youth and our children are about to inherit while playing music about heartbreakers.

The Thunderbolt: Gutting sacred cows with a smile. Check it out.
This is a production of Dancing Angel Media in cooperation with KOWA LP FM in Olympia, WA, broadcasting at 106.5 fm and streaming at There is also a written version of The Thunderbolt at

KOWA Station ID

TB Intro
Music: Focus

Discount Looking Glass (Originally Aired 6-5-13)
Music: Mike Oldfield

Why the Chicken Crossed the Road (Originally Aired 6-12-15)
Music: The Gonk

Club Fed (Originally Aired 4-26-13)
Music: Mike Oldfield

An Apology to Gallus Gallus Domesticus (Originally Aired 5-6-16)
Music: Henhouse Five Plus Too

Poppy Seed Street Lesson 1: Capitalism (Originally Aired 6-5-13)
Music: Ludwig van Beethoven — Ameritz Karaoke — Jethro Tull

Heartbreakers (Originally Aired 7-4-14)
Music: Raviatic — Dread Zeppelin — Grand Funk Railroad — Danity Kane

Career Opportunities (Originally Aired 5-17-13)
Music: Béla Fleck

Thunderbolt Calendar
Music: Mannheim Steamroller — LBE Fanfare Trumpeters

 TB 170331 The Thunderbolt's Greatest Strikes Download Program Podcast
Archive Show
01:00:00 English 2017-03-31
 Olympia, WA
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