Pee-wee Herman is starting to be eclectic.
Cue: “I know you are, but what am I?”
Following a viral Twitter campaign, Paul Reubens’ legendary “Pee-wee’s Significant Adventure” character will be deejaying his first radio demonstrate on KCRW-FM (89.9)— one of Los Angeles’ community radio stations and Nationwide Community Radio affiliate.
“I mailed them a letter, which bought missing (apparently!), and then tagged them on Twitter and THEN they did not consider it was me till my most important, bestest, most awesome followers identified as and referred to as and jammed up their cell phone strains (hee hee)!” Herman stated in a press release Monday that was purportedly created by him and sent to “esteemed journalists.”
“Thank you enthusiasts since they are likely to get me some donuts and leave me the keys to the studio although they are on family vacation!”
The self-proclaimed aspiring disc jockey and new music lover will be joined by his “Pee-wee’s Playhouse” pals Chairry, Magic Display, Miss out on Yvonne and some “super famous” shock visitors while they hear to “some of the biggest audio ever recorded.” (John Paragon, the actor who performed Jambi the Genie on “Pee-wee’s Playhouse,” died earlier this 12 months.)
The clearly show debuts Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. Pacific. It is a one particular-time gig “for now,” a spokesperson for KCRW instructed The Times, incorporating that it’s the 1st time a fictional character has hosted a clearly show for the beloved area station.
“So you far better get out your transistor radio and pay attention to my awesome voice!” the “Pee-wee’s Playhouse” star added.
Monday on Twitter, he asked for that the station’s staff have his favored donuts — “but ZERO crullers” — prepared and waiting around for him.
KCRW is a community support of Santa Monica University and renowned for its songs programming, together with “Morning Gets Eclectic.” It airs in and around L.A., Santa Barbara, Ventura, Mojave, Palm Springs and San Luis Obispo, in Berlin, Germany, through the KCRW-designed good mobile phone app and on the internet.
Earlier this year, the Santa Monica-centered station came below fire after a former news producer alleged that she experienced a pattern of racist behavior while working there.