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- 05 / 05 / 20 -

Kyle has been involved in a lot of projects, how everything takes a lot of time these days, wondering who wants things to stay like this, thoughts on people who dismiss the science behind the precautions, the danger of thinking the battle is won prematurely, local numbers are moving in the wrong direction again, a News 12 clip from last week's demonstration in Commack against the lockdown, "a convention of morons," why this isn't a political debate, idiots in power, how New Zealand got it right, Trump is now saying 3000 people a day could die, how this is the equivalent of a poll to see what level of death people will accept, thoughts on people who are unwilling to make any sacrifice, callous remarks from Chris Christie, how people like this only respond to those who can hurt them, how threats of violence were enough to change the safety guidelines in an Oklahoma city, the way Canada dealt with a recent gun massacre, how Trump is trying to turn COVID-19 into a nationalistic battle, wondering why the numbers are so much higher in the United States, a government scientist emerges as a whistleblower on the COVID-19 issue, reaction to the reopening in Georgia, idiots in Port Jefferson, examples of people attacking security guards for being asked to wear masks, people have tested positive at both WUSB and WBAI despite the skeleton staffs, why it's insulting to compare dying from COVID-19 to dying in a war, why it's good to have a local radio station, how WUSB has risen to the occasion, ways that a disaster could be so much worse, why being fair to everybody doesn't always need to be a priority, reports that Trump wants to disband the coronavirus task force, Emmanuel's memories of songs from 1972, a review of "The Godfather" from 1972, what makes this an engrossing film, the difficulty of making a film with a studio questioning every decision, a "Family Guy" excerpt on "The Godfather," a tribute to Manu Dibango and his hit from 1972, lighting bottle rockets for 7 pm celebrations, Emmanuel reveals where his bottle rocket collection came from, a call for people to write in.

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May 5
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- 05 / 12 / 20 -

Surviving another week of isolation, Kyle's trouble growing radishes, a mystery involving sunchokes, ways to survive being shut in, the idea of binge watching television shows, explaining how the program is set up, Kyle and Emmanuel go to a supermarket that was much more crowded than it was in the past, why the precautions taken made this tolerable, how masks can protect people, the danger of circulating air, the death toll is now over 80,000 in the United States, why that number is out of proportion with the rest of the world, Dr. Fauci testified before the Senate today, Rand Paul proves himself to be an ass, minimizing the effect the virus is having on children, expecting the Trump regime to start refuting the death toll numbers, another way Trump overstates the estimates, putting a price on a human life, the possibilities of another spike and what it means if there isn't one, the danger of the second wave, why being a doctor doesn't mean you're an expert on infectious diseases, why nobody should be losing out due to the pandemic, comparing what other countries do for their citizens, the importance of taking care of each other, the delays involved in getting deliveries, a review of "Day for Night" from 1973, the huge amount of work Kyle and Emmanuel had to do in order to see this film, the frustration of not being allowed to buy it, how piracy saved the day, Francois Truffaut appears in this film that was about making a film, a Sioux tribe in South Dakota is in a standoff with the governor over checkpoints to screen for coronavirus, why phone calls can't be taken while the show is broadcasting remotely, the importance of other shows on WUSB, memories of Harry Chapin.

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May 12
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- 05 / 19 / 20 -

How Kyle and Emmanuel have been adjusting to the new normal, the increased flexibility of broadcasting remotely, Kyle discusses upcoming launches to the space station, why it's refreshing to hear from Barack Obama, a follow-up to a News 12 piece from a couple of weeks ago, a local reporter is threatened by demonstrators in Commack, some facts about the seriousness of the disease in Suffolk County, the violence being advocated on some demonstrators' signs, why people shouldn't just listen to politicians, an apology from the Setauket Patriots that disappeared after Trump praised the threatening actions at their rally, local Republicans put pressure on Cuomo to open the economy despite the health risks, expecting to see the narrative change to shift responsibility, how Cuomo is likely to be blamed, a train goes by while watching the Amtrak station in Flagstaff, facts about the nursing home issue, other examples of reporters being intimidated by anti-shutdown protesters, armed demonstrators prevent the Michigan legislature from meeting, wondering if guns actually amplify a political position, a Florida official is removed from their position for refusing to doctor COVID-19 numbers, a review of "The Sting" from 1973, discussing the various scams portrayed in the film, the poor setup of the Blu-ray, an act of subversion against Trump at a mask factory.

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May 19
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- 05 / 26 / 20 -

Continuing to get through the crisis, the last show of May, how technology went awry last week on the other show, testing out Skype and audio weirdness, New York is set to start the process of reopening tomorrow, why the death toll has been going down in the state, addressing the impatience, how people acted over the Memorial Day weekend, another divisive right-wing sign is put up on the ice cream shop in Port Jefferson, how a little rain accomplishes what the dire warnings don't, 348,000 people have died so far throughout the world from coronavirus, the domestic death toll is about to hit 100,000, dissecting the argument that COVID-19 is just like the flu, trivializing deaths due to age, the need for those who screwed up to blame others for the poor response, how a recent demonstration at the Stony Brook veterans home was basically a front for Trump, the facts concerning Cuomo and nursing homes in New York, a look at the national policy that the state rules were based upon, expecting to be mocked for the unused hospital that was built at Stony Brook, the robotic repetition of Trump supporters, Democrat Party versus Democratic Party, the amount of lives that could have been saved with a quicker response, why it's pointless to oppose science, how the people refusing to comply with health guidelines are really the ones who are shutting down the economy, wondering when normalcy will return, how Staten Islanders dealt with an unmasked shopper in a supermarket, more on the Port Jefferson ice cream shop, a review of "Amarcord" from 1974, what's in a typical Fellini film, how fascists are responsible for so many good films, some of the more memorable scenes, a review of "The Godfather Part II" from 1974, why Kyle wasn't overly impressed, issues with flashbacks, facts about Corleone, looking forward to 1975.

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May 26
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