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- 05 / 05 / 90 -

Dave Brown, "Stardate," laughter, "Moscow Mailbag," trains passing, dead air, The Specials, Mike Yuhas stops by for a visit, a description of the train sounds currently playing, a reading of the news, Latvia's bid for independence is rejected by Gorbachev, violence affects a Native American community, a spearfishing controversy involving Native Americans in Wisconsin, problems with the CD player, a Telecom USA calling card scandal, calling 800 information for Telecom USA, calling Telecom USA to ask about their merger with MCI and their rates, Robert Morris is sentenced to three years of probation and a fine, a question about the Sons of Elvis, a description of auxiliary phone lines and call hunting, a call from Andrew Goldberger, another Tripod related interview is coming up, Don Topeka will be appearing live, problems with the clocks, demonstrating how the time is blocked from being called, phone service to Albania has started, trying to call overseas information in Albania, finding a diesel train, a special code to obtain a particular operator, The Specials, Rico, Mike considers visiting another country, an interview with Don Topeka, a discussion of gardening in Canada, some Tripod history, the possibility of new Tripod production, some of the personality problems that went along with the series, The Tripod Family: Uncle Jonathan tries to get into the house while the Tripods have a discussion, laughter, Madness, attempting to use the special operator code, Eric can't remember his calling card number, a listener's cat is run over, Greta Garbo dies, another attempt at reaching Albania, Eric tries to give his calling card number to the operator without it going over the air, Jim Dexter stops by and reviews a local production of "The Taming of the Shrew," a phone rings in Albania, a computer calls in, Eric's various letters in Newsday, a new metal station called Z-Rock premieres on the AM dial, "Power Surge."

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May 5
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- 05 / 12 / 90 -

Jim Wiener, "Stardate," Eric's advice on 900 numbers, "Germany Today" - reunification, there will be more editions of "Germany Today" in the future, Radio Moscow is being skipped today, words from "Bozo Wiener," no calls to Albania are planned for tonight, glasnost may be coming to Albania, some of the changes taking place, women who have been executed, Jim and Eric talk about the death penalty, thoughts on ex-mayor Koch, the last weekend that school is in session, the recording industry comes up with a voluntary labeling system, an example of one of the possible labels, the advantage of new radio outlets, Eric tries to call into the campus from off campus to test the phone lines, a satellite company from New York is put out of business because of community standards in Alabama, calling directory assistance to see if the company still exists, how common carriers could be endangered, a caller is interrupted by a dog, the dangers ahead, Operation Sun Devil, a computer calls in, problems making outgoing calls, why it's important to pay close attention when something offensive is shut down, feelings on pornography and censorship, King Missile, The Tripod Family: Howard debates starring in the film, King Missile, the history of prohibition, the hypocrisy of drug laws, comparing cigarettes to marijuana, regulations against cigarette advertising, how stickers will affect record sales, the issue of language on television, Eric tries to get Jim to tell a practical joke, some worries about a united Germany, the rising amount of racial attacks in the United States, an explosion of bias attacks at the State University of New York at Old Westbury, the cultural diversity of WUSB, more attempts to get Jim to tell the practical joke, Eric is in the paper and a caller gets a letter published, what didn't get published, Jim Wiener does the "Concert Billboard" live in a studio filled with commotion, "Power Surge."

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May 12
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- 05 / 26 / 90 -

Stopping the theme early, Eric expresses disgust for "Stardate's" 900 number which is said to be on the verge of being disconnected, Donner Party, Negativland, Public Enemy, "Germany Today," Donner Party, analyzing various expressions, a caller discusses his Memorial Day weekend, Quebec considers seceding from Canada, other provinces consider joining the United States, Gorbachev is about to visit Canada, the oddness of the United States' layout, Yemen becomes a unified country, what the forefathers really fought for, "Soviet Viewpoint" - disbanding NATO and the Warsaw Pact, Public Enemy, Consolidated, news, more from Consolidated, racial divisiveness in Brooklyn, Steve Thornton filled in for Eric last week, "Twin Peaks" finishes its first season and is scheduled to be on at the same time as "Brain Damage" next season, rumors of a connection with the Tripods, The Tripod Family: Howard arrives on Whitney Island, an announcement about a WUSB construction permit, a dial-in medical information computer, Eric tries to bypass a bad line, Eric's experience with a computer BBS in Czechoslovakia, demonstrating what a computer sounds like on the phone, calling a computer in Czechoslovakia, a description of the connection process including an online chat with the system operator, calling a computer in Hungary, how people become intolerant, trying to track down a quote, the flag burning controversy, last week's verdict in Brooklyn caused a lot of flag burning, an apology from a caller on another caller's behavior, why people feel obligated to act stupid on the air, an update on the challenges of CB radio, how offenders are tracked down, pirate radio stations on Long Island, the danger of 550 numbers, the wastefulness of Americans, how things have gotten worse over the last ten years, more on the possible breakup of Canada, thoughts on John Lennon, the homogeneity of the United States, callers seem to always call towards the end of the show.

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May 26
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