Turn On The News: Fight The Right To Party (Audio)

Nov 25, 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: "Fight The Right To Party." This week one direction is pointing at fascism. Songs from Husker Du ("Turn On The News"), Sesame Street ("Theme Song"), The Beastie Boys ("You've Got to Fight for the Right to Party"), and The Clash ("Rudie Can't Fail"). Clips and excerpts from Jimmy Kimmel; Hallie Jackson; Blaire Erskine; Kenan Thompson, Simu Liu, Ego Nwodim, Kyle Mooney, and Cecily Strong from "Saturday Night Live;" Stephen Colbert; Mario Murillo; Matt Schlapp; Statler and Waldorf from "The Muppet Show;" Seth Meyers; John Oliver; Ted Cruz; John King; John Kennedy; Saule Omarova; and Joseph Welch. Episode 044.