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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.
Recent Activity
Talking trees and risk assessment on this week's Sound of Tomorrow! SoT_393_Pablo Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Sound of Tomorrow
Charmin LeCloud and Coco Schell are back, gurls, and positively full of it! (It being, of course, quarantine fashion advice.) We're also finally (finally finally) getting to those Hot Picks we've been talking about for so long--books, TV shows, that... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
That's right, another week of isolation and another Sound of Tomorrow throwback to our podcasting roots for YOU! We're talking chili, we're talking about and IN Middle English, and we're talking dogs. Join us, won't you? SoT_391_MiddlingEnglish Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
Nerves are frayed, personal grooming is falling by the wayside...but what else is new! The latest SoT is ranting about the collapse of society, but also(!) discussing ways to deal with uncertainty. And we are full of it! Uncertainty, that... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
This episode: Helping the helpers! Dodging fake news! Inappropriately timed dog barking! And, of course...farts! Mostly farts. SoT_389_FartVirus Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
Cats are on the prowl and people are doing some WEIRD stuff on Zoom calls in this new episode, in which we also discuss the healing power of boredom. Finally: our time has come. SoT_388_CatAttack Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
This week's episode: no soup whatsoever! Mostly Covid-19 updates/rants, as well as a scientific-sounding discussion of soap. And! A nightmare-fueled journey into Heather's phantasmagoric online sex chat, and similarly horrifying trip to the store. SoT_387_SoupShow Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
So, we had a little tech thing happen and last week's show was a bit delayed in posting here. And, I'll be honest with you, Space Cadets, we have no idea what we talk about in this ep. Pandemic? Probably........ Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
From a distance, Heather and Ross plan the LEAST erotic online sex party imaginable. We're still talking about Covid-19, offering up some helpful tips about coping in these trying times--also the ins and outs (heh) of Zoom sex parties. Grwwwr.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
Hello and welcome from quarantine! Just because we can't see each other, it doesn't mean there's not a new SoT for you! We can even pretend we're listening together. <3 SoT_384_PandemicDJHZ 1. Squires of the Subterrain -- Sound of Tomorrow... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
Spend your time self-isolatizing with Ross and Heather on today's new Sound of Tomorrow! What are we talking about? Same as everyone else: Covid-19. PLUS! A cool call from our friend Austin Rich! Once you're done listening to this ep,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
Hello and welcome Space Cadets to this roller coaster ride of an all new Sound of Tomorrow. Heather here. After a fun skit and theme combo, we need to talk about the allegations leveled at a former WAYO programmer who... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
Some songs of inspiration and healing. For information on sexual violence or harassment in upstate New York, or if you need help, visit SoT_381_Songs of Healing Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
Hey, Space Cadets, we're bringing our best Sexy Baby Voices to you on this all new Sound of Tomorrow! After yet another installment of "Heather Zajkowski, Girl Detective," Ross is off on a voting rant! Then we got a little... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
We're kicking off this week's Sound of Tomorrow with the harrowing tale of the gas leak across the street from Heather's house late night last week and then we're going straight to therapy because we need it and also Ross... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
On this week's all new Sound of Tomorrow, Ross is switching genres in the very long intro skit and then we're taking about Black representation in TV and movie! After the quick music break, we've got Susan B. Anthony and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
All right, y'all. Another year, another disappointing update from Unicode. I mean, sure, we love the Trans flag and Mx Santa. But, again, no SquirrelMoji?! It's just too much...... After we dry our tears, we're off talking about BOOKS! After... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
We're back with an all new Sound of Tomorrow and we'd like to remind you THE INTERNET HAS MANY LISTS OF RAT NAMES. Today we're talking Betelgeuse, we're talking space junk (in our trunks), we're talking old dude kitty cats... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
That's right, in today's exciting Sound of Tomorrow, can you believe Ross expects Heather to broadcast from the menstrual hut he brought to the studio for her? NO WAY! She kicked it down! Right after they discuss perimenopause and right... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
Oh, yeah, we're back with another classic Sound of Tomorrow! Your favorite liberal weenies are talking about the new Binti show, they're talking about the ERA, and they're talking about some tips on how White people can be better in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
After last week's very special John Linnell ep, Ross and Heather are back with the first official Sound of Tomorrow of 2020! And also, it's David Bowie's birthday or, well, this is the podcast so it was yesterday. And tomorrow... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
Space Cadets, we're kicking 2020 off right with today's episode! That's right--Ross is OOO this week so Heather is joined in the studio by her partner in all things TMBG, Woody Battaglia, to play yes, that's right, the recording of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2020 at The Sound of Tomorrow
Happy holidays, Space Cadets! We'll see you in 2020. SoT_371_Xmas2019 Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
While we're up recording some holly jollies for the SoT Holiday Extravaganza 2019, we're playing a little holiday time music for YOU! Disclaimer: this year's holiday mix includes 89% fewer crying songs. Merry merry! SoT_370_HolidayDJHZ2019 Sound of Tomorrow Theme Song... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
Wow, Space Cadets, it is COLD but the Sound of Tomorrow is on FIRE! Especially Ross which is why he's repeatedly trying to stuff Heather into a black plastic bag. In today's exciting episode, we're revisiting our baby podcaster days... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow