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- 05 / 07 / 88 -

[first 90 minutes missing] Eric and Jim react to the agreement to dismantle the Shoreham nuclear power plant, the major victory that Long Islanders won, ways that Long Islanders spoke out, questioning whether the NRC will still try to license the plant, a very close call for New York City, how Newsday has continued to call for the opening of Shoreham, Newsday is also calling for a bridge over the Long Island Sound, "The Shoreham Blues," LILCO mismanagement after the hurricane, Long Islanders have now stopped three separate nuclear power plants from opening.

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May 7
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- 05 / 21 / 88 -

"Stardate," spring is in the air, a preview of what's ahead, a radio first will be happening tonight, a babysitter's shooting spree in Illinois, controversy surrounds a supposed earthquake in Cuba, attempting to call Reagan, the White House doesn't hang up, a nine-year-old explains what Nintendo is to Eric, Lauren is in the studio, a caller tries to collect Urban Blight tickets from Miriam's Wednesday night show, the death of Tasha Yar, a caller refers to the president as a pinhead, trying to conjure up boat whistles, how to get a WUSB bumper sticker, some of the candidates for this year's presidential election, Michael Rapp's platform, someone is playing with the phones at the station, memories of the Barry Commoner campaign, Lauren maintains that voters base their decision on looks, a recording of a confusing call to a US Sprint operator, music from "Powaqqatsi," Jesse Jackson denies being hospitalized, calling information in San Francisco to get Jesse Jackson's number, Lauren is in danger of breaking her vegetarian ways, Eric tempts Lauren with a Big Mac, a caller explains what a vegan is, how fish are treated differently, a call from Hicksville, a recording of a phone call to McDonald's to find out the ingredients of a Big Mac, Ken gives words of advice from a vegetarian perspective, Eric's discovery of Double Whoppers at Burger King, the campus is deserted, Lauren makes her decision, a recording of a confusing call to an AT&T operator, the secret behind the White House press office, a recording of Reagan from Armed Forces Day, Eric tries to eat the cold Big Mac, a call from Mike Yuhas, remembering the various food items Mike used to bring to the station during "The Voice Of Long Island," the California primary is approaching, Eric and Mike went to Washington DC for a contra hearing last year, metric conversions, Chris Crowley will be filling in for the Brothers tonight, Mike was charged while the phone was ringing, "Concert Billboard," Chris Crowley.

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May 21
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- 05 / 28 / 88 -

There's a brand new Clash record at the station, an excerpt from the record, Jim helps Eric to add the number of songs on the record, the pressure of doing a classical radio show, Jim talks about a ticket giveaway gone awry during his show, an attempt to give away the leftover tickets, some reasons why going to these concerts might be a really good idea, Geri Zuckerman arrives to help promote the concerts, the pope is in South America, Legionnaires' Disease at the BBC, why so many people don't like opera, the Solidarity fight in Poland, Jim's thoughts on unions, Donald Regan is reported to have been forced out of the administration by Nancy Reagan last year, reports of astrology in the White House, a friend of Andrew Goldberger calls in, the implications of having astrology playing a major role in the president's life, Lauren visits the studio to comment on the issue, the 13th sign of the zodiac, the new century could cause all kinds of computer problems, Eric runs MS-DOS on his computer, what happened when he changed the date to 2000, other potential problems, a call to experiment on other computers, Jim brings up the Goofy controversy, the various rules of Disney sociology, "Peanuts" seems to have cut down on the number of panels per day, Geri reports on a misdeed by Walter the dog, wondering if some desserts come before dinner, why Bugs Bunny is an anarchist, Susan brings in the 800 number for Disney, this will be the last night that Susan can pick up Chinese food for the radio show, a discussion of spring rolls and egg rolls, Eric talks about the Indian pizza place he discovered in New York, calling 800 information for Disney's number, more speculation on what Goofy is, the Staten Island Zoo, a picture of a dinosaur embryo, Susan questions the importance of the astrology story, the various editions of Newsday, the story of a large phone bill, Eric plays a tape recording of a call to a diverter, how a US Sprint page appeared on Eric's bill, a method in which collect calls can be accepted without permission from the called party, Eric's desire to do a show about telecommunication issues, how to get the new WUSB program guide.

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May 28
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- 05 / 30 / 88 -

This was actually part of a music fill-in for Ted Schreiber done on a Monday night and not an edition of "Brain Damage." "Pacifica News" promo, "The Jon Connelly Show" promo, "Dreams of Rio" promo, Steve Forbert ID, Bob Dylan, National Lampoon, some Dylan background, "Stardate," this day in history, The Specials, The Maytones, David Van Tieghem, Patsy Cline, how Eric got his Patsy Cline records, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Big Audio Dynamite, The Beatles, National Lampoon, The Kaleidoscope, "Dreams of Rio" promo, Patti Page, a call from a WUSB staffer (Gerry Riemer) with details on "Zabriskie Point," "Concert Billboard," "Music For Modern Ears" promo, "Brain Damage" promo, Joe Jackson, Roy Richards, The Specials, The English Beat, a look at the news, George Winston and sonic booms, a rare Laurie Anderson single, Patsy Cline, a turntable failure, Joe Gibbs and the Professionals with Richard Nixon and Angela Davis, Run DMC, The Selecter, AIDS public service announcement (part of which was used in the "Brain Damage" intro), "The Jon Connelly Show" promo, The Pink Floyd, Sheep ID, Jon Connelly.

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May 30
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