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The News Today, Oh Boy

Hosted by: Gregg L.
Live Wednesday at 11:00 am
Category: Music, News

About the Show

Thematic sets of songs. Inspired by a variety of news stories. Curated & discussed by your host. All for your entertainment. In theory. These items aim to be as eclectic as each week’s selection of music.

* If “The News Today, Oh Boy” is your primary news source, your informational diet will be lacking. You will, however, enjoy a smorgasbord of genres, artists, & tunes that will satisfy your musical appetite.

** The food metaphor wasn’t necessary, but let’s roll with it.



About Gregg L.

Gregg is an organism that enjoys ice cream, doo-wop, & comedians talking shop. In the late 21st century he became a dance craze across the country (of Luxembourg).

He has previously worked at large media companies, hosted a college radio show, & produced sketches featured on a comedy public access program when he was in grade school. He hopes you have a good time.



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  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 35
    by Gregg L. on July 31, 2017 at 17:15

    Musical birthdays, U.S. healthcare, a naked man chasing seagulls, and so much more on this episode. Enjoy. […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 34
    by Gregg L. on July 24, 2017 at 21:00

    This all-new episode of TNTOB exclusively on Radio Free Brooklyn covers football, corvids, artificial intelligence, and a ridiculous daily commute. You'll hear an array of music as well. Original Air Date: Jul 19 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 33
    by Gregg L. on July 10, 2017 at 21:45

    The MTA's lack of accountability, America's opioid epidemic, & some more relevant stories on this week's episode. Musical artists you'll hear will include but not be limited to Parrot Dream, Duck Sauce, The Avalanches, Brian Eno, G. Love, & Fats Waller. Quite a packed show. Original Air Date: Jul 5 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo credit: Jake Naughton / The New York Times […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 32
    by Gregg L. on July 3, 2017 at 22:00

    Guest hosted by Benjamin Louis. Original Air Date: Jun 28 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 31
    by Gregg L. on June 26, 2017 at 21:45

    A set of summer songs starts off this episode that features stories about Earth's rising temperatures as well as the discovery of over 200 planets. You'll also hear music spanning different genres & decades. This week's episode is co-hosted by Anjali G. Air Date: Jun 21 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Håkan Jansson / Alamy (via NRDC) […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 30
    by Gregg L. on June 19, 2017 at 23:36

    A mixed bag this week on TNTOB. Headlines include:- Lost Jackson Pollock Painting Found in Arizona Garage- JR Smith's seemingly meaningless shot in the closing seconds of Game 5 turned out to be worth millions- Three people charged for getting busy on a roof in Lancaster County Original Air Date: Jun 14 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 29
    by Gregg L. on June 12, 2017 at 21:45

    A call for action at a U.N. ocean conference and the arrest of a man flashing drug money on Facebook Live are just some of the stories on this episode. The music also travels through different times and various genres. Original Air Date: Jun 7 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 28
    by Gregg L. on June 5, 2017 at 23:15

    A special episode of TNTOB with music for friends & family as well as a little bit of news & musical anniversaries. Original Air Date: May 31 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 27
    by Gregg L. on May 30, 2017 at 05:30

    An extensive Chris Cornell tribute and some other news stories along with mixed setlists -- all on this latest episode. Original Air Date: May 24 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Ken Settle, Rolling Ston […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 26
    by Gregg L. on May 22, 2017 at 21:15

    The second season of The News Today, Oh Boy kicks off with the usual medley of genres along with stories about the WannaCry ransomware attacks and a sex club masquerading as a church. Original Air Date: May 17 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 25
    by Gregg L. on May 8, 2017 at 21:45

    Why your 'organic' milk may not be organic. How humans are now the 'asteroid'. These stories & more, accompanied as always with a musical potpourri. Original Air Date: May 3, 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Jorge Ribas & McKenna Ewen, The Washington Post […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 24
    by Gregg L. on May 1, 2017 at 21:45

    Pretty wild episode this week, including fossilized dinosaur eggs and an unidentified woman who might be a mermaid (?!). An equally wild mix of music as well. Original Air Date: Apr 26, 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Tim Boyle, Getty Images […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 23
    by Gregg L. on April 24, 2017 at 22:00

    On this episode we talk about a supposed ghost-hunting trip gone wrong as well as some good & bad news for popular athletes. The music ranges from The Doors to Calvin Harris to Helmut to Terry Stafford. Original Air Date: Apr 19, 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Barkley L. Hendricks, “Photo Bloke” (2016), oil and acrylic on linen(© Barkley L. Hendricks, courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York), via Hyperallergic […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 22
    by Gregg L. on April 19, 2017 at 00:34

    Twitter sues U.S. over anti-Trump account! Magicians settle fake memorabilia lawsuit! United Airlines' public relations disaster! Much fun & music! We're excited about the latest episode of The News Today, Oh Boy. Original Air Date: Apr 12, 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Getty Images […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 21
    by Gregg L. on April 10, 2017 at 21:45

    We talk sentencing in the "Bridgegate" controversy, a punny fruit-related headline, the opening week of the baseball season, & more. Hear eclectic sets of songs that associate with different news items of the week, only on The News Today, Oh Boy. Original Air Date: Apr 05, 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Former Port Authority Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni (Chris Pedota, NorthJersey.com) […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 20
    by Gregg L. on April 3, 2017 at 21:45

    This episode features music sets for stories such as the anti-corruption protests in Russia and a study into cats' sociability, as well as the usual array of artists, genres, and musings. Original Air Date: Mar 29, 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo credit: Evgeny Feldman for Alexey Navalny's campaign / Anadolu Agency / Getty […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 19
    by Gregg L. on March 27, 2017 at 22:00

    On this episode of TNTOB we celebrate the music of Chuck Berry, discuss a 70-year-old marathon runner, commend a young girl who sacrificed her birthday party to help the homeless, & play a lot of tunes. Original Air Date: Mar 22, 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Barrie Wentz […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 18
    by Gregg L. on March 20, 2017 at 20:45

    A band deported & jailed in the U.S. An unsolved case of a killed alien on an Air Force base. The connection of genius and insanity. It's another episode of The News Today, Oh Boy on Radio Free Brooklyn. Original Air Date: Mar 15, 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Getty […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 17
    by Gregg L. on March 13, 2017 at 23:00

    Stories on this week's episode include Trumpcare and a Hawaiian blizzard. A nice eclectic cocktail of songs will get you through. Original Air Date: Mar 8 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com […]

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 16
    by Gregg L. on March 7, 2017 at 16:27

    Habitable zones on distant planets, the Best Picture fiasco, and a lot of music! Original Air Date: Mar 1 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: NASA […]

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