Category Archives: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Spooky Sci-Fi Songs (2021)”!

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Now that last week’s jam session has the spirit of the spooky season in our souls, let’s explore the many areas of the season!

I’ve rigged up all the equipment, pulled all the switches, and prepared all the chemicals, so put on your goggles, gloves, and any other safety equipment you think you might need in case our experiments go awry, as we examine our slab of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Back to School Beats (2021)”!

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This time of year, so many students are headed back to the classroom, whether in person, virtually, or in a hybrid model.

It’s tough to return to pretty much anything after a break, especially with how chaotic things are right now with all sorts of things being cancelled, rescheduled, converted to virtual, or just left up in the air until further notice.

So, to help everyone with the transition, let’s study up to prepare ourselves with a backpack full of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Labor Lyrics (2021)”!

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It’s been a bit… again!

But this time, I have an update in the “Hard Drive Saga”!

So far, two different companies have said they’re unable to extract any data from my external backup hard drive. (If you have any suggestions, please let me know!)

But, with some help, I uncovered an older hard drive that has most of my music. Not all of it, but a huge chunk of it. And so…

Jammin’ with Jamie is back!

Jammin’ with Jamie is a labor of love, and so, appropriately enough, we’re back just in time to jam to a load of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Birthday Beats (2021)”!

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It’s been a bit!

I’m still engaged in the “Battle of the Hard Drives,” working to extract my years’ worth of music and videos from hard drives I’d used to back up my computer before my most recent backup failed… which, of course, was while my computer was getting repaired.

But anyway, I decided to pull whatever I could find online and patch and stitch together a brand new prerecorded show this week because… tomorrow, June 26, is my birthday!

So, as a little “birthday present to myself,” this week’s theme is…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Friendship Follies (2020) (Part 1)”!

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Now that Valentine’s Day has come and gone, it’s time to shift the focus to a type of relationship that, in my opinion, is often overlooked in media.

Through the romance roller coaster, who’s there to cheer you on and cheer you up? When you’re struggling at work, with health, or with anything else in life, who’s there to offer a listening ear and a shoulder to cry on? And when you just feel like having some fun, who’s there to share in the laughter and fun?

It’s time for them to get their due with this week’s flock of fabulous…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Leap Day Lyrics”!

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Donate to WNUR’s annual Phoneathon through March 2 and get some neat merchandise with this special link: https://catalyzer.northwestern.edu/amb/JamieLee!

It is a rare and special day… Jammin’ with Jamie Day! And it’s also… Saturday!

… Oh, and it’s also Leap Day.

A Leap Day on a Jammin’ with Jamie day? Well, that calls for a list of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Sidesplitting Serenades (2020) (Part 2)”!

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I hope we’re all still enjoying our discount candy we hoarded after the dreaded Valentine’s Day had come and gone!

Donate to WNUR’s annual Phoneathon through March 2 and get some neat merchandise with this special link: https://catalyzer.northwestern.edu/amb/JamieLee!

This week, while we’re swimming in that discount candy, we’ll also be swimming in…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Sidesplitting Serenades (2020) (Part 1)”!

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This week, it’s time to put up a shield to protect us from all of Cupid’s arrows, hunker down, and chow down on our reserves of Halloween and Christmas candy, because we’re about to replace it with discount candy leftover from the dreaded… Valentine’s Day.

Yes, regardless of how you feel about the holiday… it’s unavoidable.

But whether you love Valentine’s Day with all your beating heart or loathe it with every burning fiber of your being, consider Jammin’ with Jamie your safe haven. We’re going to continue a grand and beloved… by me… Jammin’ with Jamie tradition… pun intended!

We have a whole chocolate box full of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Crowd Choruses”!

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This week, we’re going to we’re going to take a look at a very specific type of song that pops up a lot on both screen and stage. And that is… the huge group number! And not just any group number: the one where the whole cast comes together to sing and, oftentimes, dance.

And because this is Jammin’ with Jamie, we have ensemble numbers that even reference the fact that they’re ensemble numbers!

Try not to get lost in the crowd as we jam to a mob of…

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… “Crowd Choruses”!

This week, we’ll be raising our voices with a cast of… however many singers are featured in this overcrowded jam session! Just try not to get lost in the crowd!

The tunes we’ll be jammin’ to this week come courtesy of artists such as Rachel Bloom, The Muppets, Nikki Blonsky, and more! Certain selections come from films such as The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Pocahontas (1995), and Beauty and the Beast (1991), and TV shows such as Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Galavant! Check out the categories and tags below for more!

I hope you consider jammin’ with us this Saturday at 7 am ET/6 am CT on 89.3 WNUR FM! If you like what you hear, let me know: I record every show and will happily send it to you! For more information about Jammin’ with Jamie, go here!

Thank you for reading, listening, and “jammin’,”
Jamie Lee

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Beginning Beats and Ending Ditties”!

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Happy New Year!

It’s a new year and a new decade! It’s a time of new beginnings, both formal and informal. However, it’s also a time of both formal and informal endings.

On the formal side, certain seasonal jobs have ended, certain legal or work-related matters have met their deadline, and the wall and desk calendars have reached their expiration dates.

On the informal side, well, is everything else. New Year’s resolutions, personal and professional goals, a renewed spirit, and so much more.

The ending of one chapter is often the beginning of another, but there’s still a through line of story, characters, and/or settings to tie them together.

So in this “in between” space, let’s end one year and begin another with a batch of…

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