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The "Anyone Can Host" contest has three weeks left, Chris Crowley, Eric and Chris are going to Argentina on Thursday, a Soupy Sales story, Poetry Guy, rules for the contest, what a good broadcaster is, the status of WNYC, a live reading over a scratchy Pink Floyd record, audio problems, how Eric's shows are different, Matt's memories of a show that took place during an IBS convention in New York, there's a Who marathon on VH1, translating a Spanish phrase, another Tony Thomas song, how to safely meet people through the show, receding hairlines, mall security guard mentality, putting forth an image, why the show has changed, the fun of calling operators on Eric's show, some of the biggest offenders that have hurt the show, listener critique, a potential boycott of the local mall, trouble at the local 7-11, how teenagers are abused by the authorities, building the teleconference, a listener gives an address to obtain a fireworks catalog, what the address really was. [end cut off]Download It Now!
- 10 / 16 / 94 -
The show is eight minutes late, response to the contest has been dismal, Poetry Guy, a reading from "Catcher in the Rye," Matt's in a bad mood, going into delay, Sea Shanty ID, a Carpenters tribute album, pop culture, rules for the "Anyone Can Host" contest, wondering where Eric is, where the signal goes, a caller describes her experience in a mental hospital, examples of politeness, age differences in relationships, challenges faced by shy people, setting up the teleconference, "Music For Modern Ears" promo, Matt was raised on "Star Trek," comparing the various "Star Trek" series, demilitarization of science fiction shows, Lister is in the studio, what to look forward to in the new "Star Trek" movie, a listener calls about a show called "The X-Files," what "Destinies" is all about, Billy Poulos, high school memories, how the show has changed since Eric was around, some scheduling notes, memories of old callers, critiquing Jay Leno, another Tony Thomas song, a caller has stories from working in a supermarket, Matt's experience at an old job, old computers, more on Matt's old high school, Matt's French class, Gary Pecorino is up next, this is the last week to send contest entries in.Download It Now!
- 10 / 30 / 94 -
Matt has to wear glasses because his contact lens tore, noted witch researcher Trish Telesco is the special guest tonight, the show will be extra long tonight due to the return of standard time, what modern witches wear, a history of witchcraft, a definition of witchcraft, what spells are, psychic phenomena, seances, connecting with the spirit world, the effect of Halloween, Adam West "Destinies" promo, Michael Dorn "Destinies" promo, the general rules about casting spells, the contest has been extended to tonight, how to become a witch, Cleveland's World Series curse, the "Amityville Horror," a listener's scary experience with a tape recorder, how objects can pick up memories, an extra hour of the show, over-spiritualizing the mundane, the winners of the "Anyone Can Host" contest are announced, a Tony Thomas song, a caller talks about chairs, a cable box question, a caller claims to have Eric, a caller is being stalked, things you can't get away with in Catholic school, an excerpt from one of the contest winners' letters, a future plan for a teleconference while Matt is in the city, memories of when Eric put something like this together a while back, the second occurrence of two o'clock, "Jazz On The Air" promo.Download It Now!