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- 12 / 01 / 91 -

Possibility of the "Concert Billboard" being the wrong date, "Concert Billboard," a dramatic reading of "Death On Two Legs" by Queen, the real version, Freddie Mercury dies of AIDS one day after announcing he had the disease, Eric's been away for the past few weeks, Jean Shepherd ID, a caller thinks he saw Eric in St. Louis, Eric's been in Washington DC in recent weeks, What's For Lunch?, the theme seems to be dogs taking over the world, Eric gets a white Oh Henry bar, how technically adept people have an advantage, how to reach people, a caller has a strange interpretation of stop signs, Queen, news, an unusual last name, International AIDS Awareness Day is Monday, the worst traffic pileup in California history, a vote for independence in the Ukraine, a deadhead in the studio, verifying identities in a news story, Dennis from Rochester, a report on caller abuse, Nigeria is closed while its people are counted, TV ministers, David Duke loses big, racism is on the rise, a caller has info on a KKK hotline in Georgia, a call to get back in touch with the screaming operator of Bhutan, San Marino, WFIT in New York, Dennis explains the college station in Rochester, Queen, more news about the census in Nigeria, Confuse The Operator: trying to get through to Nigeria, a very distant ring, mindless banter with the operator, calling the screaming operator of Bhutan once again, a Bhutanese supervisor, a listener plays an excerpt of last week's show to prove a point about another caller, a caller debates the categorization of the Bhutanese as loud people, Eric defends Matt's handling of the show last week, a caller offers a new stupid question, Queen.

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Dec. 1
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- 12 / 08 / 91 -

The end of "Psychadelicatessen" with Arnie the Aardvark, "Concert Billboard" in dub, a strange recording, Arnie leaves the station in echo mode, how to tell if your kids are on drugs, how to handle troubled kids, warning signs, the 50th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Newsday reprints the front page from 1941 announcing that war is on, The Clash, the rape trial of William Kennedy Smith, Japanese economic pressure on the United States, Eric gives away the ending of the new Star Trek movie, why 7-11s have locks on their doors, skateboarders get harassed on campus, problems with stage diving, a strange Reagan quote, Eric speaks out against more shopping centers in the area, Eric's experience with a UFO, nobody has the answer to life after death, more on the KKK hotlines, the prospect of another mall out east, What's For Lunch?, a call from a police officer who tries to put the skateboarding issue into perspective, the ease of suing, Confuse The Operator: looking for a skate park in Bangladesh and Nepal, Paul Weisman follows.

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Dec. 8
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- 12 / 15 / 91 -

The end of "Psychadelicatessen" with Spiney Norman, "Concert Billboard" technical difficulties, mysterious music, how simple numbers affect people, a dramatic reading of the threat of venereal disease, what God has in store for homosexuals, a Clash song that Eric has never heard before on a new triple CD compilation, a call to a skateboard park in British Columbia to find out the rules, the Kennedy rape trial is over, a skateboarding magazine has an interesting omission, should an accuser in a rape case have their identity made public if the charges are unfounded?, more talk of harassment of skaters on campus, a case of police incompetence, on this day in history, a proposal to make the State University at Stony Brook a "Division One" school, how this kind of a system works at Clemson University, how Eric and a friend smuggled football information onto the airwaves years ago, how expanding sports is hurting the academic environment, in defense of headbangers, whatever happened to Jim Doomsayer?, another "new" Clash song, What's For Lunch?, Eric disputes having a Long Island accent, memories of "The Beat," Mike Girardo is still on the air, another "new" Clash song, Confuse The Operator: looking for a skate park in Bucharest, Romania, crosstalk, trying to reach Poland, cutting off welfare, Ed Goldberg no longer around, "The Saturday Night Circus," a final "new" Clash song.

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Dec. 15
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- 12 / 22 / 91 -

"Concert Billboard," telephone recordings, Pink Floyd, a dramatic reading on child discipline, sharing scriptures, solar power PSA, Grateful Dead promo, the new satellite system that enables such programs to air, the Soviet Union officially disbands, new countries come into existence, Gorbachev is now a leader without a country, Eric won't be in next week, the shortest day of the year, western Europe will be unified in 1992, more talk about skaters, why movies always have phone numbers starting with 555, why Boris Yeltsin seems untrustworthy, Mario Cuomo decides not to run for president, Ted Schreiber, the end of the Cold War, Radio Moscow sends a tape, how will the breakup of the Soviet Union affect the Olympics?, what could be one of the last editions of "Moscow Mailbag," Radio Moscow funk, a story about a stabbing at Smith Haven Mall, Eric gives advice on girls, Arnie says good night, how Americans seem to be too fortunate, should the United States be the world leader?, what it must be like to get a brand new country, a caller comes up with a country Eric hasn't heard of, What's For Lunch?, hot dog bars, the campus is about to become empty and barren, predictions on what Yeltsin will do, why people don't seem to care that the Soviet Union is breaking up, Hong Kong is set to become part of China in a few years, Confuse The Operator: calling Alma-Ata in Kazakhstan, Eric discovers that overseas information has just stopped being free, trying to call the Soviet Union, how it's going to be impossible to call overseas information from the studio phones if there's a charge, why losing teams are important, Madison Square Garden is actually round, a "new" Clash song, Paul Weisman, subscribing to a religion.

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Dec. 22
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