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- 11 / 07 / 93 -

Eric is disturbed by Spiney during the intro, the calling features of God, English is the language of the Lord, Eric's week at bible camp, the evils of rock and roll, "Jesus in Me Loves You" stickers invade the radio station, payphones in New York City all have religious messages now, street signs show the way, Spiney takes up the cause, Pastor Fletcher Brothers to appear, trying to find a musical selection from 70s songs, Sister Janet Meade, how it's physically possible to rot in Hell, the wrong songs continue to get played and Eric admonishes the engineer, Norman Greenbaum, Satan possesses the CD player, a tape of Pastor Brothers that was made at the bible camp during a thunderstorm focuses on the evils of rock and roll, sex, and immorality in today's society, Negativland, Eric's extended visits to church, an inspirational Grateful Dead piece, a caller debates the merits of the Book of Sin, God speaks in other books, motion pictures, and TV shows, Eric describes his church, the mystery of religion, "open your heart and close your eyes."

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Nov. 7
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- 11 / 14 / 93 -

"Concert Billboard," apologies for the theme messing up, reflections on what the last few weeks have meant, the other demonic programs on WUSB, Christian music from Simon and Garfunkel, Spiney is attempting to reduce the number of evil beats in his program, Spiney's sin level is exceedingly high, too much mail is coming in to fit in Eric's mailbox, listener mail opened and read on the air, why Latin is no longer appropriate for religion, a letter from a Stony Brook administrator proves revealing, questions on the points system, a letter from a bank reveals that an important check has bounced, calling the Christian Radio Adventure Pact live on the air, trying to figure out what's wrong with the 800 number, calling the program director to deal with the crisis, Eric begins to get upset with the sudden turn of events, a boy scout tour goes through the station, Eric encourages people to rack up points, how the Catholic religion is like an endless loop of guilt, a caller feels persecuted, Eric reveals that he caught a cold at bible camp, looking for a number for the Bank of the Almighty, Eric refuses to go to church on Sunday, Eric admits that money was paid to local churches to keep them quiet in the face of the religious uprising at the station, the telephone is confused by someone repeatedly calling, a band called Satan, an apology to the real Satan for the recent one-sided programming, only one caller seems to be out there, Jim Wiener suddenly returns, Eric starts to lose his cool, trying to read the news with only a small fraction of the letters printing, Eric's future is uncertain, a call for letters and pickets to save the show, part of "The Furthest Sense" follows.

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Nov. 14
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- 11 / 21 / 93 -

Spiney opens the show while Eric is involved in a scuffle in the hallway, the first show without religion in a while, the repercussions of the previous weeks' events, Eric gets a letter from the Chancellor outlining all of the people who have been insulted by the recent programs, Eric is directed to only play classical music, the show is targeted by a "hang-up crowd," all the listeners have vanished, the threat of NPR taking over the station, a caller expresses his doubts, SUNY trustees want $3.6 million for a football stadium at Stony Brook, Eric expresses strong condemnation of the project, how Stony Brook could turn into a sports school, signal problems bring in a strange classical station, a caller from Clemson talks about the football program there, where money should be allocated, where nuclear power plants almost wound up, the corporatization of the campus, what has changed over the years, the top of the new antenna is still lying on the ground, a Haitian demonstration on a blood drive ban, baklava near the campus, an Indian place opens, Matt calls in, how many parking tickets you can get before your license gets held up, Eric's experience in the parking appeals office, Mitch Cohen is quoted, cars are being booted on campus for the first time, Eric talks about an experience with activism in the past, a discussion on how to pronounce the name of the next show.

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Nov. 21
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- 11 / 28 / 93 -

The end of "Psychadelicatessen," Spiney Norman's tape runs out, "Concert Billboard," Julee Cruise and David Lynch add effects to the intro, Eric gets paged with a strange number, an explanation on why the intro takes so long, a caller has relationship problems, more reaction to "Christian Brain Damage," a new building goes up by the 7-11, a Charles Manson song over the phone, reflections on the overdevelopment in the area, reports of neo-Nazis in the neighborhood, the classical music order is rescinded, the Daniel Carver KKK hotline, callers speak out on racism and diversity, a list of the top ten topics on Americans' minds, rules on how to redeem oneself to get to heaven, an appeal to a runaway kid, a mystery song from the 70s, Michael Jackson is accused of being a pedophile, the Woody Allen controversy, a preview of possible upcoming scandals, the hypocrisy of the Amy Fisher story, Confuse The Operator: what is the country code for the United States?", Eric comes up with the payphone number for 7-11 to help save the runaway kid, the debate over cannibalism, "Polka Country USA" promo, part of "The Furthest Sense" follows.

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Nov. 28
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