flat-earth-rocket-personPhoto by Laura Crane.

We are back in the Desert Oracle studio high atop Antenna Hill, with a new episode all about that crackpot parked off the highway near Amboy while he tries to launch a steam-powered rocket 1,800 feet high to … prove the Earth is flat?

Listen live on KCDZ 107.7 FM in Joshua Tree and the High Desert, or stream live at 10 p.m. California time at Z1077FM.com or subscribe and listen on your favorite podcast system. And come to our Desert Oracle Campfire Stories at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs next week, Thursday Dec. 7 at 7 p.m., everybody’s welcome, free to attend. (Camp bar on hand, plus get a 10% room discount if you’re staying the night: Just say “CAMPFIRE” when you make your reservation!)

New ambient tracks tonight from Joshua Tree’s RedBlueBlackSilver—”Ellipse” and “Sighting”—with additional sounds from: