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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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It's Ross's birthday, today, yes!!! So it's an HZDJ mix in honor of the big day. <3 <3 <3 Want to wish Ross a very happy birthday? Tweet him up @soundoftomorrow or drop him a line at JimmySpaceboy@gmail.com! SoT_339_DJHZHBDRoss The... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Sound of Tomorrow
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We're out of the gates with a great big skit during which we broke very minimally (pat pat) on today's new Sound of Tomorrow! After the verry long drama, we've got an Unshelved Mystery (whoosh) and then it's time to... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Gosh, we were mostly looking for people to call in today and let me know what they wanted me to leave them in my will but I guess all our listeners have some phone anxiety, poor honies! But we have... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Aww, Space Cadets, we got some sleepy animals for you today! And some smart animals that definitely know their names! Sooo.... speaking of sleepy, indeed, this episode description is. Ok! This episode, we're talking about how cats know their names... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Ah, Space Cadets.... we're shuffling papers, we're cold but still sweating, we're woefully underprepared--oh, wait, no, that's just me, HZ! Ross is on point (and en pointe) as always! SO--kicking it off with a warning to those of us who... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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We did it! Space Cadets, on this very special Sound of Tomorrow, we kick it off with a skit written by the fantastic Austin Rich (featuring an original track by good old HZ herself) and then, after a little black... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Welp.... we were going to have a really fun show today with Lee Chabowski calling in and we were going to talk all about his cool new thing "Bloody Nature" available here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUMIpJdiJww3Y2xcwUEfERQ and all his neat and awesome projects.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Hey Space Cadets! Ross had a thing so it's time for your favorite DJHZ to play some of her very very old, very dusty CDs for YOU! Pull up and ear and have a listen, won't you? SoT_332_SpringtimeDJHZ Of Montreal... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Oh yeah, it's the Vernal (not Venal, Ross!) Equinox and a Full Worm Moon to boot and we're back with an all new Sound of tomorrow for YOU! We got moon news complete with witchcraft tips for ll your Wiccan... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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What? A Wednesday without a weather emergency in Rochester, NY? Can it be? Yess...... so we're entirely on point this week (and also en pointe, BTS), right? Nope! Because the time changed! Still, though, The Sound of Tomorrow is coming... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Oh boy.... wow. Yeah. Sorry Space Cadets! After a very funny skit, this week's all new Sound of Tomorrow went quickly off the rails as both Ross and Heather completely forgot how to speak! But they still kept tryin'. SO--on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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All right, I gotta keep this short--it's shoveling time. Again. In today's exciting episode of The Sound of Tomorrow, Ross offers up what purports to be kitty news but turns into a discussion of the US healthcare system! We're doing... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Today on this all new Sound of Tomorrow, we have special guest Darren DeWispelaere in the studio! Once we get the intervention out of the way, it's time to talk about allll Darren's bands up to and including Ian Downey... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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It's Valentine's Day Eve and our hearts are warm but our fingers are icy.... because Rochester, NY is covered in ice. Sigh. BUT! That doesn't stop us from zipping through topics at a breakneck speed! We got period emojis! We... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Well well well, we're on the road to fame and fortune, finally!, on today's all new Sound of Tomorrow! After reveling in the great news about our big break. we're talking about.... a whole load of nonsense, to be honest.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Hey, wow, it's cold in Rochester, NY and we're doing our level best to move our frozen jaws for you! In this week's show, we kick it off talking about the fun Drag Brunch we went to and then it's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Yep. Before the show, our feet got wet. So we're cold and not thinking quite right! But nevertheless, it's a brand new Sound of Tomorrow! We kick it off talking about Heather's headshot gone awry (with unplanned social commentary!) and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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It's an icy day in Rochester, NY, but that doesn't stop us from being back with an all new Sound of Tomorrow! We kept on track, miraculously, with a discussion in the first half (ish) about virtue signaling and call-out... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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HZ here! In today's exciting episode, we're banging out of the gates with the unplanned topic of how Rochester has made the national news after a local meteorologist clearly and blatantly uttered a racial slur on live TV! For more... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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It's a brand new year and the SoT is back in the studio at WAYO! Kicking it off talking about Heather's whacky party traditions and then moving into New Year's resolutions (whaaaaa? We made New Year's resolutions? Well, kind of.),... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2019 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Happy Boxing Day, Space Cadets! In this final SoT of 2018, we're talking about some feedback we (i.e., Heather) received, policing of women's voices, and internalized misogyny! So--business as usually, really. But we lighten it up at the end with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2018 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Happy holidays, Space Cadets, from all of us here at The Sound of Tomorrow! SoT_318_HolidaySpectacular2018 Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2018 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Happy Holidays, Space Cadets! As has happened in past years, we're not in the studio today because we're getting all decorated and finishing up the shopping for next week's big Sound of Tomorrow Holiday Spectacular! So, until then, please enjoy... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2018 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Space Cadets! We have a super fun show for you today as actor Brian Barrett joins us in the studio to talk about his fantastic new movie, Book of Evil, available everywhere you get your movies on December 18, 2018!... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2018 at The Sound of Tomorrow
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Space Cadets, HZ here. So, the record wasn't the thing with the drawing of the naked people on it; the naked people are on the Pioneer Plaques from the Pioneer 10 and 11 launches. So, yeah, I'd been saying a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at The Sound of Tomorrow