WGXC-90.7 FM

Turn On The News: The Replacements

May 19, 2022: 3pm - 3:30 pm
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Produced by Tom Roe.

"Turn On The News" is the weekly newscast from the fictional Radio Network, with parody radio coverage of the radio and its headlines. Now with computerized news readers, and fewer meddling reporters, plus aggregated reporting, and automated music. Tune in "Turn On The News" each week for the latest news, radio art, and more from our robot reporters, making sure you hear both sides -- good and evil -- every time you "Turn On The News."

This week: "The Replacements." In this episode, death, and replacements. Songs from Husker Du ("Turn On The News"), They Might Be Giants ("We're The Replacements"), Billie Holiday ("Strange Fruit"), Paul McCartney ("Another Day"), and Schoolhouse Rock ("The Great American Melting Pot"). Clips and excerpts from Seth Meyers; Stephen Colbert; Donald Drumpf; Tucker Carlson; Amber Ruffin; and Victor Blackwell. Episode 069.