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- 10 / 06 / 91 -

"Concert Billboard," questions about God, how to begin a relationship with God, The Clash, "Return To Brixton," facts about the new version of the song, a scandal involving Rep. George Hochbrueckner and bounced checks, benefits of being in Congress, a full bank of phones will get Mr. Radio off the air, homeless people in New York have been disappearing, the lessening need for a huge defense budget, why Suffolk County cops came tearing onto campus recently, the image of the police, problems with the current County Executive Patrick Halpin, the lack of reelection signs for Steve Englebright, a caller with a cereal box phone, the United States is kicked out of the Philippines, a number of Central Islip calls, news, more talk of local politics, Eric's attempt to get overdraft protection, the importance of double checking bank records, a school announces that President Bush is dead, Confuse The Operator: operators are mysteriously tied together, MGM sues a gay rights group called The Pink Panther Patrol, Screaming Target, Island Records is now threatening to drop Screaming Target altogether, What's For Lunch?, the old lunch lady is back and comes back in style, how people power helped to bring the lunch lady back, the Lunch Lady Support Line, more on the fake Bush death announcement, a discrepancy between editions of Newsday, a caller who attends the Fashion Institute of Technology, Eric walks through the meatpacking district of Manhattan, a caller who believes Jesus is Elvis, Eric struggles through a definition of Satanism, trying to find the number for the Church of Satan, The Clash.

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Oct. 6
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- 10 / 13 / 91 -

Conversation about Redd Foxx dying, "Concert Billboard," a show dedicated to the Supreme Court and sexual harassment, King Missile, the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings explode into controversy, correct pronunciation of "harassment," animosity between senators, more on the death of Redd Foxx, why Eric is convinced that Thomas isn't telling the truth, why males don't really understand what it's like to be sexually harassed, listening to the hearings on different radio stations, why consumers are forced to Enjoy Coke, Mike Ring offers his opinion on the controversy, Anita Hill's trustworthiness as a witness, a caller from Fire Island. [At the 90 minute mark, another prerecorded program interferes with the audio - this was caused by a faulty erase head on a tape deck that prevented a previous program from being erased.] Mike reports a fire drill in the building, What's For Lunch?, Junior Murvin, Confuse The Operator: getting the number for the Supreme Court and seeing what happens when you call it in the middle of the night, Paul Weisman's feelings on the Thomas affair, "Jazz On The Air" special on Ray Anderson tomorrow. [Audio becomes clear once again at the 119 minute mark.]

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Oct. 13
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- 10 / 20 / 91 -

Echoing Pink Floyd, Mario Cuomo ID, Gabe Pressman ID, examples of people who have been mistaken for dead, Jim Carroll, stories of people freezing under the ice, David Duke is about to win the Republican nomination for governor, calling New Orleans information for the campaign headquarters of David Duke, Eric is asked what he would do for a Klondike Bar, a new Jimmy Swaggart scandal, MOD, the hassle of overthrowing the government, Clarence Thomas is in, Eric sees an anti-abortion demonstration in front of Toys R Us, Eric tries to call David Duke's headquarters, the sound of one hand clapping, Germany and France announce an all-European army, the possibility that David Duke could be governor tomorrow, more on the Duke campaign, Eric's thoughts on graffiti, an argument on gun control, the importance of reading the papers, Eric's theory on immortality, Arnie says good night, a caller with a monk riddle, a scandal involving members of "The Brady Bunch" cast, competition for "Klondike Bars," calling skinheads racist, the teletype is broken, Negativland, Eric tries to read the nearly illegible news, the alleged connection between skinheads and the Strong Island Boys, the Legion of Doom.

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Oct. 20
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- 10 / 27 / 91 -

"Concert Billboard," a religious tract on suicides caused by rock music, Ozzy Osbourne, the time lady, heavy metal vs. club music, uncertainty over how long the show will be tonight because of the changing of the clocks, nobody ever says country music is inspired by the devil, why violent crimes are committed by young people and the connection to rock music, things Alice Cooper has said, what Gene Simmons has done on stage, more on Ozzy Osbourne, backward masking attempts, AC/DC material, Donny and Marie, playing and analyzing AC/DC backwards, What's For Lunch?, the lunch lady oversteps her boundaries, a spelling challenge for Eric, hypothetical situations involving changing the clocks, a thick fog causes unease, the return of Andrew Goldberger, Eric has trouble with certain words, a Dinkins political scandal, weird election signs in Stony Brook, pizza flavored Pringles, Cheap Trick, talking with Paul Weisman about what the time change will mean to people who work during those hours, what does the time lady do at 2 am?, the responsibilities of the time lady, media coverage of the time change, a proposal to split the difference with Paul, calling the time lady as the time draws near, something is wrong with the time lady's voice, Confuse The Operator: trying to report the time lady problems to the phone company, Arnie says good night, all the clocks that need to be set back, Eric sets the clock on the air, drugs and rock and roll, Donny and Marie, who has the rights to the Holy Grail?, The Weather Channel waits ten minutes to change the clocks, Eric won't be in next week, Paul Weisman follows.

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Oct. 27
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