Turn On The News: Trek to Stupidity (Audio)
Sep 16, 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: "Trek to Stupidity." This week we take a stroll of idiocy. Songs from Husker Du ("Turn On the News"), The Young Fresh ("Trek to Stupidity"), Matthew Shipp ("When Johnny Comes Marching Home"), They Might Be Giants ("Your Racist Friend"); and Sun Ra ("Nuclear War"). Clips and excerpts from "Tooning Out the News;" Seth Meyers; Donald Drumpf; Stephen Colbert; and Rachel Maddow. Episode 034.