Turn On The News: Let's Put On A Show (Audio)

May 13, 2021
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: "Let's Put On A Show." This week we head down Broadway as Republicans decide to do Congressional Theatre. Songs from Husker Du ("Turn On the News"), Randy Rainbow ("Clang, Clang, Clang Went Josh Hawley"), The Eagles ("Hotel California"), The Clash ("Rudie Can't Fail"), and Bette Midler ("GOP's-A-Cult-For-Scammers-Liars-Thugs-And-Traitors"). Clips and excerpts from Leonard Nimoy; Seth Meyers; Colin Jost; Liz Cheney; Ron DeSantis; John Oliver; Jen Psaki; Emerald Robinson; Jim Acosta; "The Late Show;" Paul Anka; Lisa Simpson; Homer Simpson; and Marge Simpson. and Timothy Leary. Episode 016.