WGXC-90.7 FM

Turn On The News: Shot of Love

May 09, 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

Standing Wave Radio

wavefarm.org/listen and 1620-AM at Wave Farm

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: "Shot of Love." This week everyone is doing their part, and getting a dose of making the world a better place. Songs from Husker Du ("Turn On the News"), Bob Dylan ("Shot of Love"), Pat Benetar ("Hit Me With Your Best Shot"), The Clash ("Know Your Rights"), Electric Light Orchestra ("Don't Bring Me Down"), and The Replacements ("I Don't Know"). Clips and excerpts from Jimmy Kimmel; John Oliver; Trevor Noah; Tucker Carlson; Chris Hayes; Anthony Fauci; and Tomithy Leary. Episode 015.