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- 07 / 01 / 89 -

Jim Wiener, an iced tea spill, Eric, Chris, and Jim try to pronounce a Polish leader's name, Jim offers to get food, a dramatic change in Poland, North Korea opens up a bit with an international festival, the uniqueness of North Korea and some weirdness, a student at Stony Brook who was accused of rape is suing the university, where Quincy Troupe is today, Newsday exposes the hypocrisy of George Bush with regards to civil rights, Eric now feels like burning a flag because of Bush, other potential scenarios involving burning flags, the end of the Moral Majority, Jim can't hear Chris, the magical "unmute" button, trying to adjust the volume, the 30th anniversary of the rise of rock and roll, The Beatles, Controlled Bleeding, comparing the music of today to that of 30 years ago, Eric is away taping records, Jim predicts the rise of classical music again, Jim describes how classical music was received in its heyday, where is music going, opinions on rap music, Chris plays a weird record from Finland, an argument on how to pronounce the phone number, the lowering prices of computers and sampling machines, George Bush knows about Lister, a suggestion from Brother Bill, a call from Bill Fox, Public Enemy is rumored to be disbanding, teenage input, how opera tends to be unpopular in certain circles, "Capital Radio" on WPKN, callers can't hear Eric, Chris announces a party.

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July 1
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- 07 / 08 / 89 -

"Stardate," Joel Block is missing, Klaatu, Laurie Anderson, a voyage through space tonight, "Moscow Mailbag," a 1988 "Germany Today" feature on the Chaos Computer Club, Eric plans to meet members of the CCC in the near future, soca music with a significant verse, Confuse The Operator: looking for the number of "A," a plethora of material, Eric returns personal calls on the air, calling Mike Yuhas in Wisconsin, Eric's trip to Utica over the 4th of July, a Mexican horse throws Ronald Reagan, the curse that affects all presidents elected in years ending in zero, Don Kenyon's radio show in Utica, Mike visits an NPR show in Madison, Eric receives a Minnesota FM station in Woodstock, NY, a warning to listeners not to listen to Mike and Eric's private conversation, looking up "A" listings in the phone book, calling an "A" at random, uniqueness of Long Island, trying to conference Mike into the phone calls, a caller berates Eric for making personal calls on the air, Brian Dinger is returning to the airwaves, the county is set to save Robbins Island, a fundraiser at WPKN, readings from "Christ The Vampire," a handy tip for flag burners, a message from Johnny Potseed, a call from a taxi driver, a caller defends Tootsie Taxi, complaints about local transit, defending gay people, Susan calls in on the hotline, Susan's experiences in Canada and Woodstock, the magic of traveling by road, a demand for money from New York Telephone, Brother Bill is missing, weird trivia involving Klaatu and The Carpenters, another moon is discovered around Neptune, how Uranus is pronounced differently, Eric and Bill ponder the disappearance of Joel Block, a discussion on driving, the weird traffic system in Boston, more words on "Christ The Vampire," Klaatu, "The Brothers' Show."

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July 8
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- 07 / 15 / 89 -

"Stardate," "No More Debates," "Facts Are Stupid Things," "Moscow Mailbag," sounds of knocking, an accusation that Eric changed the president's words around, a man is shot while flying a plane, some place name changes, what some countries are actually called, a town on Long Island also changes its name, fireworks in Holbrook are canceled, a caller wants Stony Brook to be Division One, the future of fossil fuels, some tactless remarks from Margaret Thatcher, Pink Floyd, the difficulty of getting away from the album, a test on various phone sounds, Lister is mentioned in Rolling Stone, a connection to Greenland, a caller gets it right, a scenario related to flag burning, the issue of free speech, why the ACLU defends Nazis, Eric rips up a symbolic flag, a caller with a horrible sounding phone, the danger of imposing your will on others with regards to flag burning, the issue of homelessness, Brother Nick reports on the whereabouts of Brother Bill and gives his views on the flag burning issue, Kenny Rankin ID.

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July 15
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