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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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Goodness me, it's a new Sound of Tomorrow! We're staring off light with a tale of The Thing In Heather's House and a little disaster preparedness. Apparently Ross knows everything there is to know about radioactivity and space weather but... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Another week, another Sound of Tomorrow right here for you! In this exciting episode, we've got thoughts on a commercialized Eid, we're talking about search engines and personal information online, there was some other topic in there, and we're giving... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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We've got all the tea on today's new Sound of Tomorrow, if the tea you're looking for is T as in Trans kids and TSA! (These are separate topics, BTW.) I didn't sleep at all last night so, if we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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In this exciting new Sound of Tomorrow, Heather definitely has something in her house! We've been poisoned! Dot com! And what do you think happens when your room is too light? Trust us, it's bad. SoT_464_SleepinginLight Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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In honor of Heather making Pao De Quejo over the weekend, please enjoy this rerun from the beforetimes--August 22, 2019. Mmmmm..... Brazilian cheese buns sure do sound good, don't they, Space Cadets? You know who will never know if they... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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This week on the Sound of Tomorrow, we have some ghosts to talk about, we've got gay stuff, and we round out the show with a few radio HOT PICKS! Also, we both completely forget how to speak a number... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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On this week's new Sound of Tomorrow, we're talking grocery store adventures, were talking about scams, especially the Oil Rig Scam, and we have some tips on how to be respectful to people who use wheelchairs. Tip No. 1: Say... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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That's right: it's time for a new Sound of Tomorrow! This week we have a very silly skit that made Heather feel way less cranky! Then we're talking legal updates and health news. BE FAST, y'all. SoT_461_Fortuneteller Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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News? What news? We're talking fun new hobbies and the cool vacation Ross went on! Come get away with us! SoT_460_CruisingandLauraDern Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Ross is still out of office so it's DJHZ back with more tunes for you! SoT_459_03052022DJHZ 1. The Squires of the Subterrain -- Sound of Tomorrow Theme Song 2. Bloc Party -- The Pioneers 3. David Byrne -- Like Humans... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Ross is away so it's DJHZ time! Got some awesome local tunes for y'all today so pull up a Garbage Plate and and Genny and enjoy! SoT_458_RockinRochester The Sound of Tomorrow Theme Song – Squires The Plan -- Clockmen Kick... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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In the exciting episode of The Sound of Tomorrow, we have some updates that lead to Talkin' 'Bout Rochester! We've got some good news from Drag Race! And we've got a couple Hot Picks! Not bad for February, eh? SoT_457_Mealcakes Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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What? A new DJ mix? After, like, a full entire year+ of reruns? That's right. I'm pulling out all the stops. Never feel like I don't love you. xoxo--DJHZ SoT_456_Vday2022 Sound of Tomorrow Theme Song The Squires of the Subterrain... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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I don't know, y'all. Ross titles the files usually.....But today we got some gay stuff, both good and bad! And we've got some cats. Plus, VC Andrews and Library Talk. And don't worry--there's some classic SoT sorrow and fear at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Nooooo, Ludovich is having a bad day and, when Ludo is having a bad day, we're ALL having a bad day! But still, the show must go on so, on this week's SoT, we're talking listener feedback (drop us a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Go go boots are always in style on the Sound of Tomorrow where we're talking about Anne Frank, some other stuff, and anthropomorphic candy! Sot_453_GoGoBoots Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Oh yeah, it's a new Sound of Tomorrow here in 2022! We're talking about adventures in Heather's neighborhood, Heather is scooping Ross's Hot Pick, Woe is HR, and remember that really expensive paper we all had to buy to use... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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DJ Ross revisits the music of the Apollo Moon landing. Sot_361_apollomix 1 Destination Moon -- Dinah Washington 2 Get on the Moon Baby -- Julian 3 Werner Von Braun -- Tom Lehrer 4 He's Just a Scientist -- Connie Francis... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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It's 2022 and we're back with a brand new Sound of Tomorrow where we're talking follow up, conspiracy theories, resolutions/HOT PICKS, and a few tips n tricks. Happy New Year! Sot_451_DryJanuary Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2022 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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It's the last show of 2021 and we're still talking! Tune in for Covid testing news, highlights of 2021 (believe it or not, there were some), and Let's Go Santa. Happy New Year! Sot_450_AwayManger Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2021 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Happy Spacemas, Space Cadets! In today's Sound of Tomorrow, we're bringing in new and old for a holiday treat you won't soon forget! Announcer Mike joins Ross and Heather in the studio for the Mari Lwyd Poetry Corner and a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2021 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Yes, it's a funicular! And it's a new Sound of Tomorrow where we're talking about our recent vacations and encounters with TSA. SoT_449_MurderyBlow Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2021 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Space Cadets!!! It's that time of the year.... that's right. Time for a Holly Jolly DJ mix from your favorite (?) Babe with the DJ Power! So make yourself a cuppa hot chocolate (go ahead. spike it.), sit back, relax,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2021 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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It's a new Sound of Tomorrow just for YOU! Today we're talking about the Word of the Year. Can you guess what it is? We're talking about Duolingo, and yes, we're mostly speaking English. And we're talking FAKE NEWS. Join... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2021 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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In this festive holiday Sound of Tomorrow, we're talking a pipe dream of universal health care for pets! We're talking about but certainly not spreading viral misinformation! NASA'a gonna shove an asteroid? And Covid, your family, and you. SoT_447_TurkeyAndTheLaw Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2021 at The Sound of Tomorrow