The Matt Files
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A strange background sound, a passage from "Grendel" read by a listener, Matt bemoans the lack of English literature being taught in today's schools, comparing hot weather to cold weather, a listener claims to be Tony Thomas, how advertising has changed over the years, various good authors, availability of various Monty Python material, wondering what the audience will be like in 20 years, a caller claims to have seen a UFO, a caller has various TV themes, recommending good poetry, remembering the old "Twilight Zone" series, ways of dealing with an annoying caller, a caller compares the show to America Online, Matt wishes for an ignore function to use on some of the callers, poetry from Henry Rollins, Henry Rollins ID, changes in TV program intros, a listener song about the universe, more on course requirements, Matt's thoughts on "The Real World," Matt explains a sonic boom, comments about science fiction, the legend of Icarus, Matt confronts a caller who's trying to get attention, a comment from a Trekkie, the Star Trek technical manual, Gary Pecorino.Download It Now!
- 07 / 24 / 94 -
Weird sound effects, a caller reads from a Monty Python book, speculating on who will be covering the show the first two weeks in August, where Monty Python can be seen these days, Matt wasn't here last week but Eric visited the studio, Eric's WBAI show, the O.J. Simpson story, a question about the Tripods, new construction on campus, talk of the Philippines, "Destinies" promo, Matt's disenchantment with some aspects of the show, memories of the Gulf War, gorillas, racist remarks by a Yankee executive, problems getting to Yankee Stadium, racial stereotypes, the prospects of moving Yankee Stadium, ways of using radio, what local cable systems carry Comedy Central, more on the availability of Monty Python, reports of Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley getting married, Officer Joe Bolton and Captain Jack McCarthy, memories of old television, Beatles cartoons, Woodstock '94 is coming, how this can never match the original Woodstock, reviewing movies, Charlie Manson t-shirts, critiquing Axl Rose, the quality of music on WUSB, how to get involved in the station, Sea Shanty ID, an excerpt from a Charlie Manson interview, Gary is up next.Download It Now!
- 07 / 31 / 94 -
Tonight's topic is throwing up, a reading on the use of torture as a means of getting information from terrorists, Matt's plans for a disruptive caller, details on the radio training course offered by WUSB, producers of a documentary about throwing up will be the guests in a few weeks, Matt is heading to California, the fun of cheap air flights, a song that may make you sick, a starfish has no brain, a D.H. Lawrence poem, FCC regulations and how they affect noncommercial stations, Howard Stern as a potential political figure, the importance of voting, "The Art of Noise" promo, questions about moving the WUSB antenna, the radio frequency of the university police, where the cops on campus hang out, jurisdiction issues, the old "moose" nickname, the issue of arming cops on campus, how concerts have been killed at Stony Brook, currency issues, nobody has addressed tonight's topic, where WUSB can be received, "Jazz On The Air" promo, obtaining funding for college, a listener variation on a Green Day song, Dave Prowse "Destinies" promo, Adam West "Destinies" promo, another useless fact, what Jerry Garcia will be like at 80, an impending baseball strike, the World Trade Center bombing, wondering where Eric has been all this time, comments on one of Matt's fill-ins, British accents, Matt won't be around for the next two weeks, Kenyon is up next. [There is some music in this show which is not included.]Download It Now!