September 11, 2001

A special encore presentation of the KOMO morning radio show with Pat Cashman 19 years ago on September 11, 2001, the day the terrorist planes hit and changed our world forever.

Photo Attribution: Michael Foran

Dying to Be Freshly Embalmed

How valuable is a dead president’s body? And, once you die, can you still look pretty? Pat shares a story about the time he introduced the Beach Boys that didn’t go as planned. How long should a band still be a band after members leave?

“Yep… she still looks pretty!”



Songs in this episode:

“The Entertainer” (Joplin) Marvin Hamlisch
“I Smell Trouble” Buddy Guy
“Got Me a Beard” The Beards
“Alligator Purse” Chely Wright
“I’ll Be Seeing You” Frank Sinatra
“”The Lady is a Tramp” Frank Sinatra
“Working for the Weekend” Loverboy
“Good Vibrations” The Beach Boys
“Turn Me Loose” Loverboy
“A Horse With No Name” America
“Proud Mary” Leonard Nimoy
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice?” The Beach Boys
“I’m So Tired” The Beatles
“The Lady is a Tramp” Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

Down There, You Know Where

Pat has a serious problem with his big toe. And from the audio archives, Pat, Lisa and Gary Hoffman take a call from “The Pig”. Lisa asks Pat for his advice with her embarrassing personal issue. And, a woman steals something from Lisa’s driveway.

dirt pile

Keep your filthy paws off my pile!

Songs in this episode:

“Oh, What a Beautiful Morning” Ray Charles

“Hit Me With Your Best Shot” Pat Benatar

“The Weight” The Band

“Everybody Hurts” R.E.M.

“The Stupid Blues” Junior Brown

Excerpt from KOMO Radio “The Pat Cashman Show” 2001

“Down There by the Train” Johnny Cash

“Witch Doctor” David Seville and the Chipmunks

“Hair” The Cowsills

“Give Me the Night” George Benson

“Digging in the Dirt” Peter Gabriel

“Been Caught Stealing” Jane’s Addiction



Bad Laptop Daddy

Pat thinks Lisa needs a butler. Or a houseboy. Lisa explains why her boobs will never be touched again. Pat has a tragedy with his laptop at the airport you won’t believe.  And is being a well-endowed male a bonus or a curse?



Songs in this episode: 

“La La La La La La” Jackie Gleason sketch music
“Traveling Man” Ricky Nelson
“I Started a Joke” Bee Gees
“People Got to be Free” The Rascals
“Tragedy” Bee Gees
“The End of the World” Skeeter Davis
“Susan” Dean Martin
“Crying” Roy Orbison
“Good Enough” Jussie Smolett (from TV show “Empire”)
“We’re in the Money” from ‘Gold Diggers of 1933)
“A Whale of a Tale” Kirk Douglas from Disney’s “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea”
“It’s a Miracle” Barry Manilow
“Don’t Sleep on the Subway” Petula Clark
“Another Brick in the Wall” Pink Floyd
Excerpt from “Mr. Peabody and Sherman”
Excerpt from “Rick Steves’ Europe”
Excerpt from “If I Were King of the Forest” (Wizard of Oz) Bert Lahr
“The Impossible Dream” Kate Smith

This Is Goodbye

Pat and Lisa talk about the biggest lies they’ve ever told. Patty has a “bad hair day hat” that she feels compelled to give away. And Pat and Lisa take a live call on the podcast that results in a terrible ending.

You're Fired

“We’re going in another direction, and you’re not coming with us”

Songs in this episode

“Down by the River” Neil Young
“You Can Keep Your Hat on” Joe Cocker
“Good Time Charlie’s Got the Blues” Danny O’Keefe
“Magdalena” Danny O’Keefe
“(She Said) Drive on Driver.” Danny O’Keefe
“One Man Band” The Three Dog Night
Texas Jim Lewis (Sheriff Tex) playing his Hootenany (1940)
Woody Phillips (various) from Toolbox Classics
“Even Trolls Like Rock and Roll” Tony Joe White
“It’s a Gas” Alfred E. Neuman
“One Dyin’ and a Buryin'” Roger Miller
“(You’re) Having My Baby” Paul Anka