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Turn On The News: Blinded By Science

Jun 17, 2021: 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: "Blinded By Science" This week the science is being questioned, and it has some answers. Songs from Husker Du ("Turn On The News"), Spike Jones ("Yes, We Have No Bananas Today"), Thomas Dolby ("She Blinded Me With Science"), and Willy Wonka ("Pure Imagination"). Clips and excerpts from Seth Meyers; Stephen Colbert; Dana Carvey; Pam Beesly, Kelly Kapoor, Michael Scott, Jim Halpert, and Dwight Shrute from "The Office;" Jon Stewart; and Sanjay Gupta. Episode 021.