WGXC-90.7 FM

Turn On The News: Omicron

Dec 02, 2021: 3pm - 3:30 pm
WGXC 90.7-FM: Radio for Open Ears

90.7-FM in NY's Upper Hudson Valley and wgxc.org/listen everywhere

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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: "Omicron." This week one direction is pointing at fascism. Songs from Husker Du ("Turn On The News"), The Donner Party ("Sickness"), Tribe Called Quest ("Oh My God"), Paul Simon ("Kodachrome"), Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong ("Let's Call the Whole Thing Off"), and Shirley Ellis ("The Name Game"). Clips and excerpts from Trevor Noah; Jimmy Kimmel; Brianna Keilar; Stephanie Ruhle; Stuart Varney; Joe Biden; Anthony Fauci; Elizabeth Cohen; Roy Wood, Jr.; "South Park;" and Peter Hotez. Episode 045.