Torch The Radio Tribute 4/19/17 - Providence lost one of its brightest smiles with the passing of Tim Davis. In addition to being an integral member for the WBOB family for several years, Tim was a champion of the Providence music community, a source of perpetual energy and positivity, and most importantly -- our friend.
This past week, 990WBOB attempted to create an everlasting memorial for Tim Davis. Hosted by Kevin Aherne and Joe Ferro, and with special musical appearance by Amanda Salemi and Mike Baker, the tribute show encouraged all of Tim's friends to call in and share their fondest memories of Tim.
Wild Side #303 4/18/17 - Heeeeeeeee’s baaaaaaack! After a two week absence, let’s give a warm welcome for the return of David Clyde in another action packed episode of the Wild Side. Sit down with The Professor and co-host Tyler Salk as the pair break down what is going on in the world.
If you haven't heard by now, David Clyde is proud of his Jewish heritage. Joining the Wild Side is Russell Taub , who is fed up with the treatment of Jewish people in the United States. He has a movement going, and if you support Israel, this is a must listen.
Leo Hohmann stops by to discuss female genital mutilation in Michigan and how Sharia Law is hurting the United States. The conversation gives a graphic picture at the crimes being committed against 6-8 year old girls. Be sure to check out his book to hear even more.
The Professor sent in a substitute teacher the last time around. He's back. Take your seats. Class is in session
The Rotunda #102 4/17/17 - Host Scott Rotondo is joined by fellow WBOB personality Tyler Salk, and they engage in some good natured joking about the stations fantasy baseball league. Tyler shared his take on the recent actions in Syria and Scott chimes in about the potential reaction in North Korea, where it seems that China is now finally applying some real pressure on them. Scott is also nominated to run for Governor by Tyler, based largely on the strength of his recent piece about Governor Raimondo’s chances for reelection (read it for yourself under the “Featured Reads” section of the site).
Joining Scott and Tyler tonight was Pat Zacks, Chair of the Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee. She shared some of the history of the organization and some of the more notable inductees.
Derelict Dummies #203 4/17/17- As the city of Providence, friends and family morn the loss of Tim Davis, hosts Kris Hansen and Bob Giusti welcome in music community staple, Steve Wynne to help capture the essence of Tim and begin the healing process. The conversation later shifted to Trump, Syria, and beyond.
Psycho Sports #213 4/17/2017 - The season has started and so far things are turning up for the Boston Red Sox. While the team was battling the flu, they were still finding ways to win. Tyler and Ryan discuss what has gotten the Red Sox to this point. Was it on the arms of their rotation (i.e. Chris Sale), contributions from the bullpen (Matt Barnes & Craig Kimbrel), behind the plate (Mitch Moreland), or was it all three. They also give a small preview about the upcoming games against divisional rivals Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles.
Joining this week's show is SB Nation writer Tim Cato to talk NBA playoffs. How will the hometown Boston Celtics fare as the #1 seed? Is it going to be a Golden State Warriors/Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Finals again for the third year in a row or will there be a sleeper team that will make some noise instead?
Wild Side #302 4/11/17 - What has the world come to? Problem after problem has arisen, and leaves us all asking one question: Where is David Clyde? Join 990WBOB favorites Tyler Salk and honorary Jew Kevin Aherne as they break down everything going on in this Wild World on this week’s episode of the Wild Side without the Professor.
Being forcibly removed from an airplane? How does United Airline's latest scandal impact the company, or more importantly, their customers?
How is money being spent in our schools? Former candidate for the Warwick School Board Chadd Huddon joins the crew to discuss what Warwick needs to do to get more students ready for college.
Syria has been bombed, and we might be looking at another war. Sit down with soldier Matt Fecteau, who gives his opinion on what's going on in the Middle East, and everything politics.
North Korea is threatening the United States. 990’s own Dan Bidondi joins the team to discuss North Korea. Should we just laugh them off?
The Wild Side’s (temporary) new hosting team does not mean they are less knowledgeable. After all, the Professor taught them everything they know. The bell has rung. Class is in session.
The Rotunda #101 4/10/17 - The recent military action is Syria in the highlight of tonight’s episode, as Scott points out the plusses and minuses of President Trump’s actions, and also fills us in on the potential global wild cards and how they may come in to play going forward. Will Russia escalate this onto a shooting war in order to protect their vassal state? Will Iran, which allegedly dismantled its’ nuclear program, take action in its own neighborhood? Will the North Koreans realize that the days of blustering threats are over? Joining Scott to provide their own analyses are a couple of veterans who have experienced deployments first-hand; Gonzalo Duran and Matt Fecteau.
Psycho Sports #212 4/10/17 - Another week, another….. co-host? With baseball season in full swing, Tyler Salk welcomes Red Sox blogger Austin Raposa in studio this week, as the pair and Pal break down the Sox start. How big of a problem will the bullpen be? Is the flu bug going to cause them to fall short of the playoffs? Is Chris Sale enough to replace Ortiz?
Later, Bruin’s SB Nation writer Dan Ryan joins the Renegade Radio to help preview the Bruin’s opening series matchup versus the Ottawa Senators. Do the Bruins have what it takes to win? Find out, on this week's episode of Psycho Sports.
Derelict Dummies #202 4/10/17 - The DD duo welcomed Peaches as guest audience/host for a discussion on North Korea, Syria and the possibility of WW3. Is President Trump wagging the dog? Or is the international community looking for the USA to lead in resolving rogue governments who torture and abuse their constituents? To lighten the heavy load, we had a call in from Elvirus of The Outsiders who debuted a song from their latest release.
The Rotunda #100 4/3/17 - Scott has a special message for us all in the first segment a message of understanding and appreciation, even for those whose opinions we just don’t get. We also learn about the implications to Senator McConnells threatened use of the ‘nuclear option’ to force a favorable vote on Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. For the singles out there, we also have a segment on what it’s like in the dating world, from both the straight and the same-sex points of view. You Ryan Fox fans out there also get to hear his opinion on some odd news stories in the last segment! A little something for everybody that you will not want to miss.
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