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Ross Johnson
Rochester, New York
Ross is a writer, critic, enormous ball of fun, and co-host of the delightful and delightfully unprofitable Sound of Tomorrow podcast.
Interests: Movies, Muppets, and your mom.
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Jingle jingle, Space Cadets! It's the Sound of Tomorrow Holiday DJ HZ music show for you! SoT_266_HolidayDJHZ Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Oh yes, we're back with an all new Sound of Tomorrow and, you guessed it, we're still not shutting up about the topic of sexual assault and harassment. Act 1, what are the stats on false accusations of assault? Much... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Space Cadets, we have a GREAT show for you today because joining us live in the studio is Mariza Guzenko from the fantastic WAYO program Foreign Exchange (https://wayofm.org/shows/foreign-exchange)! Because we are who we are, we have to kick it off... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Happy Thanksgiving, Space Cadets! We're thankful for YOU! But we're not going to natter on about that. After a brief discussion of puddings (hurk), we move on to the matter of problematic fave Morrissey. Indeed, Bigmouth has struck again and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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It's a brand new Sound of Tomorrow and Ross has got his boycott on and his corneas off! And that's just the skit! Breaking trend for our recent shows, we're keeping Act I light with a little talk of Sound... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Hey! How is it you're listening in on our thoughts!? Oh, that's right.... we're spewing them all over radio and podcast land! In this exciting episode of the SoT, we're talking voting, smartypants sheep, cancellations, and extreme reactions! It's better... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Space Cadets, don't let the whimsical episode name fool you; we're back from our Halloween hijinks and we're talking about #MeToo. Throw in some grammar snobbery and that's the show! BUT--there's a ukulele. So it's a win! In case you've... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Spoooooooky Space Cadets! Welcome to the Old Jansen Farm! It seems to be merely a normal family farm autumn time corn maze..... but is it? Find out now in the Sound of Tomorrow's Spooktacular 2017! Featuring skits galore, all your... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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BOO! What's this? Some spooooky music for you? That's right. Get all your tricks and treats right here on today's new, pre-recorded Sound of Tomorrow! You know what's not scary, though? The WAYO 2017 fundraiser is live and we're looking... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Space Cadets! In this exciting episode of the Sound of Tomorrow, Heather and Ross discover they're the perfect horroscopic marriage match (Sorry, Announcer Mike!) and love is in the air. As are, alas, sexism and racism. But not from us!... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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It looks like you're trying to listen to the Sound of Tomorrow! Want some help!? Of course you do. So here it is! In this exciting edition of the SoT, we're talking about Ross's adventures with Hilary Clinton, things that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Ross is back, Space Cadets, and he has tales from HawaiiCon!!! Along with ConTales (not to be confused with Chemtrails), we're talking placebo and the value of material goods vs. spending your money on experiences. We close it up with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Space Cadets, we're still minus a Ross but never fear! It's not another boring Heather Solo show today. Oh nooooo..... on today's Sound of Tomorrow, we have a super fun treat as real professional DJ Dresden once again appears on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Whoo-wee, Ross is off adventuring so here is a DJ HZ time for YOU! :D Track List: The Sound of Tomorrow - WAYO-LP Rochester - 03:49 The Smiths - I Started Something I Couldn't Finish - 04:10 David Bowie -... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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There's no real theme today, Space Cadets! Ross will be out for the next two weeks and we're just looking to clear the decks.... So we start it off with a nice call followed by mad Twin Peaks spoilers during... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Well, Space Cadets..... there's a lot going on in the world today. And we're not feeling equipped to handle it right now. Except for a little bitty talk about the costume FLOTUS chose to go visit the disaster area in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Episode 250!? How did we not know that was today!? And with our 10th anniversary coming up so soon? Boy.... we're dropping the ball all over the place. But not on today's new Sound of Tomorrow! Instead, we're fleeking it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Yeah. I know. We thought we were done having to talk about why Nazis should be punched, too. But we're not. Still, tune on in as special guest Chris Thompson (chroniclesofnonsense.com) joins up for a rollicking discussion of this weekend's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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In today's exciting and mouth-watering Sound of Tomorrow, we're almost sticking to one single topic: food. That's right. We love it, we think about it, we don't want some old dude yelling at us at the grocery store about it.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Coming to you from the romantically lit WAYO LP Rochester studio, it's the Sound of Tomorrow! In part one of today's exciting (and, dare we say, romantic?) episode, we're talking and not taking antibiotics and we're feeling a little wee... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Time flies when you're having fun at the WAYO studio and we guarantee it'll fly for you (as women fly) when you check out today's all new Sound of Tomorrow! Special guest Chris Thompson (chroniclesofnonsense.com) reappears for an exciting episode... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Ooh, Space Cadets, have we got a fun-filled show for you today!! We start off with some Lady Doctor Bingo and talk of the future of Dr. Who. Then, keeping with the theme of lady doctors, we go straight to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Dear Sweet Space Cadets..... we're a little scattered today but, as I just summed up the ep as when writing to a FB hacker, ahem, I mean, Old Friend, "what we lack in content, we make up for in hysteria?"... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Space Cadets, today's exciting new Sound of Tomorrow is made even more exciting as comedian and all-around nice person Chris Thompson joins Ross and Heather in the WAYO studios! If you're accessing this file, it's too late to catch Chris's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Ooh, this episode is almost more excitement than we can handle! After a few tech glitches (all Heather's fault), we dive right in with a fun call from a big fan of the SoT! It's always nice to hear kind... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2017 at The Sound of Tomorrow