In the podcast, one of the songs we played (taken from the artist’s MySpace site) actually went into a commercial about his other releases about halfway through the track. It was just like the old K-Tel days where the audience would just happen to catch the artist mid-song, and the singer would launch into his or her “Hi, I’m *INSERT NAME HERE*, and I’m so proud to bring you my newest collection of songs, including such hits like . . .”
. . . and then there’d be a montage in soft lighting from different angles. Real classy stuff. It’s nice to know some old tricks never die.