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- 03 / 04 / 89 -

Dave Brown, Radiothon promo, the threat of a train strike looms as machinists at Eastern Airlines walk off the job, Jesse Jackson is accused of racism by David Duke, UFO watching, no "Stardate" tonight, a tape from South Africa, a public service announcement about drinking and driving as a buffer, an interview with David Shepherd, painting elephants, conservation, the future of AIDS in Africa, Mr. Radio has been on strike, the danger of claiming something bad is God's will, Andrew Goldberger calls in with some bizarre theories, Eric's thoughts on overhead projectors, what having a train strike will be like, why it's important to care about AIDS, calling Eastern Airlines for an update on the strike, calling the Long Island Railroad, an automated system is coming to the LIRR, getting a number from directory assistance, calling subway information, a look at the news while on hold, Time Inc. and Warner Communications agree to merge, Eric and Susan try to pass time while waiting on hold, checking a rumor that phone companies will be part of the strike, questions for a caller who works on train tracks, calling Amtrak for strike info.

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Mar. 4
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- 03 / 11 / 89 -

"Stardate," Radiothon promo, trying to figure out what program is supposed to be on now, escaping to a cocktail party, how WUSB pays a lot of attention to weather, a flurry of plane crashes, the Eastern Airlines machinist strike continues, "Moscow Mailbag," the effects of glasnost, an invitation for WUSB listeners to send letters to Radio Moscow, Eric wonders why Andrew Goldberger is always the first caller, how to incorporate heavyweight wrestling into the upcoming fundraiser, how a wrestling program alternates with "Saturday Night Live," Radiothon promo, the need for callers not to have long intros, Jim Doomsayer gets a letter from David Duke, the racism quota is reached, how affirmative action is harmful, problems with welfare, suspicions about Gorbachev, the overall significance of what's happening in the Soviet Union today, Eric predicts future trouble in Albania, the appropriateness of the death penalty, a local murder mystery involving phone records, theorizing on what may have happened, strange legal tactics, news stories that end prematurely, a caller explains why he got fired, Eric's view on immortality, no calls on any lines, why defendants often don't cooperate, a special on Shoreham will be on next week, the first Radiothon begins next week, Brother Nick.

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Mar. 11
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- 03 / 25 / 89 -

"Stardate," Radiothon underwriting announcements, "Stardate" Radiothon promo, Eric and Bill Fox discuss the patch bay, $20,706 has been raised so far during the Radiothon, Jim Wiener has been at the station every day of the Radiothon along with others, the need for a new transmitter, a rundown of the various pledge levels, listening in on the tally room, communicating with various staff members, Jim Dexter appeals to the listeners from the newsbooth, Eric tries to track down an annoying buzz, a pottery class premium, trying to reach $21,000 by midnight, comparing WUSB to commercial radio, television scripts as premiums, how good the radio programming was this past week, a caller is interested in frozen heads, the lack of classical Chinese music on the station, Bill discusses classical music, Mike Yuhas gargles on the air, why Mike came all the way from Philadelphia to help, Eric marvels at a salad that's arrived in the studio, Eric and Mike remember "The Voice of Long Island," 90 pounds of disco records are offered, Mike goes over what listeners get for their pledges, Eric promises not to say another word until the phones light up, Andrew Goldberger came to the station over the week to help out, Radiothon promo featuring Andrew, a dramatic reading of the book Andrew wrote while at the station as performed by Jimmy MacDexter, Jim Wiener tries to analyze some of the words in the book, Rob Franza did a six hour jazz show during the Radiothon, Mike makes funny noises on the air with the tape machine, Andrew's book in reverse, some cameo Tripod appearances, a reading of the news by Mike, Jim Wiener, Rob, Dave Ruderman, Lauren Shepherd, and Eric, making fun of Jeb Bush, a "wrap up" of the news, Jimmy MacDexter relates some of the highlights of the Radiothon, Mike tells the story of the post hole as related by Captain Kendall Morse, Eric and Mike throw things, Gerry Riemer talks about Athenian pizza, a caller requests that the echo machine be turned on, calling overseas information in echo, looking up the Hilton Hotel in London, Eric runs out of things to say after having been on the air more this week than ever before, looking for Oscar's All Night Kosher Deli in Botswana, getting the number for WUSB, $9 away from the goal of the Radiothon, Norm Prusslin announces that the goal has been met, how the Radiothon came about, how the radio station has been brought together by this project, 656 calls came in during the fundraiser, The Beatles, Radiothon underwriting announcements.

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Mar. 25
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