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The News Today, Oh Boy
The News Today, Oh Boy
Hosted by Gregg L..

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.


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Category: Music, News


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 62
    by Gregg L. on May 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    Billy Joel birthday set, questionable expenses by a law school official in Las Vegas, a "superhero" 4-year old, & an abundance of music on this episode. *** Original Air Date: May 9 2018 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com *** Photo Credit: Michael Putland Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 61
    by Gregg L. on May 7, 2018 at 6:18 pm

    Another week of music and news, including "Life Expectancy Varies Greatly Among States" and "Teen Stumbles on Treasure Tied to King Bluetooth". *** Original Air Date: May 2 2018 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com *** Photo Credit: Stefan Sauer/AFP/Getty Images Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 60
    by Gregg L. on April 16, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    Winter is under arrest! Also a ton of music in various thematic sets connecting to some news stories. *** Original Air Date: Apr 11 2018 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com *** Photo Credit: AP Photo/Kathy Willens, F Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 59
    by Gregg L. on April 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    The usual: strange news and plenty of music. Headlines include: -Florida woman ‘marries’ 100-year-old tree, hoping to save it -Not rude, just French: Fired waiter claims discrimination Featured artists include but not limited to Joy Division, Beirut, Perry Como, John Legend, Mariah Carey, & much more. Original Air Date: Mar 28 2018 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 58
    by Gregg L. on March 21, 2018 at 2:08 am

    Melatonin gummies! Night clubs in school cafeterias! Dog custody battles! There's music, too. Original Air Date: Mar 14 2018 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 57
    by Gregg L. on March 5, 2018 at 1:35 pm

    All dance club related stories on this episode with almost non-stop music, ranging from new wave to disco. **** Original Air Date: Feb 28 2018 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com **** Photo Credit: Getty Images Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 56
    by Gregg L. on February 26, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    Reciprocity Radio's Amanda guest hosts this episode, bringing a refreshing mix of news and music. Original Air Date: Feb 21 2018 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: CultureNL / The Red Hot Chilli Pipers Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 55
    by Gregg L. on February 19, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    A former Ku Klux Klan member is redeemed, a hunter receives a surprise from the sky, an Oxford comma costs millions, and much more on this latest episode. As usual, a jam-packed playlist accompanies. Original Air Date: Feb 14 2018 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Michael Bryant / The Philadelphia Inquirer Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 54
    by Gregg L. on February 12, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    Trump's "treasonous" remark, a humorous viral video, a Good Samaritan story gone wrong, and various music, all on this edition of TNTOB on Radio Free Brooklyn. Original Air Date: Feb 7 2018 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Robert Tahau Te Purewa / Caters TV / YouTub Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 53
    by Gregg L. on February 5, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    This show includes stories about possible government corruption, a new smoking device, the reconstructed face of an ancient Greek, & more. As usual there will be thematic sets of eclectic musical selections. Do enjoy. Original Air Date: Jan 31 2018 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: AP Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 52
    by Gregg L. on January 29, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    This week's TNTOB is hosted by Ben Louis of the popular Radio Free Brooklyn show BEN Talks. The usual mix of music, news, pop culture, sports, & more. Original Air Date: Jan 24 2018 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Pixabay.com Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 51
    by Gregg L. on January 22, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Amanda, host of Reciprocity Radio, guest-hosts this week's episode, including a tribute to Dolores O'Riordan, Met/art news, & oral health research. Eclectic, informational, and fun. Enjoy! Original Air Date: Jan 17 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 50
    by Gregg L. on January 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Going over live acts from 2017 and notable birthdays of music icons. All for the next two hours. Original Air Date: Jan 3 2018 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 49
    by Gregg L. on December 18, 2017 at 4:00 pm

    Another wide-ranging episode on Radio Free Brooklyn features "support goats", the new FOMO, and more. Artists played this week include The Kinks, Burl Ives, James Brown, Echo And The Bunnymen, and Wolf Parade. Original Air Date: Dec 13 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: The Blade / Jeremy Wadswort Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 48
    by Gregg L. on December 11, 2017 at 3:00 pm

    CVS/Aetna merger & a new book on the amazing genetics of the red-haired, accompanied by eclectic music. Original Air Date: Dec 6 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 47
    by Gregg L. on December 4, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    Ben Louis fills in as guest host on this latest episode. Much music, much news, all independent radio. Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 46
    by Gregg L. on November 27, 2017 at 4:00 pm

    Net neutrality, Malcolm Young tribute, musical birthdays, and the headline of our times: "Husband and wife accidentally shot during church gun safety talk" Original Air Date: Nov 22 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Jhaan Elker, Brian Fung/The Washington Post Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 45
    by Gregg L. on November 20, 2017 at 4:00 pm

    Along with celebrating what would have been "Macho Man" Randy Savage's 65th birthday are stories concerning student debt, virtual reality, & a list of the worst toys for the holiday season. Plenty of eclectic music as always on this latest episode. Original Air Date: Nov 15 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Art credit: Daryl Cagle, MSNBC.com Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 44
    by Gregg L. on November 6, 2017 at 4:00 pm

    Papadopoulos / Manafort / Gates indictments, tap-dancing to try to get out of a DUI, Fats Domino tribute, and much more on this episode. Original Air Date: Nov 1 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Listen →

  • The News Today, Oh Boy: Episode 43
    by Gregg L. on October 24, 2017 at 11:37 pm

    Courtney Love's warning about Harvey Weinstein, a lottery glitch in Arizona, and more stories on this week's episode. Music will range from early rock 'n' roll to deep house to synth-pop. Original Air Date: Oct 18 2017 | RadioFreeBrooklyn.com Photo Credit: Taylor Hill / FilmMagic and Venturelli / WireImag Listen →