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Overnight America with Jon Grayson

Westwood One

Every weeknight Jon takes your calls on the issues of the day and visits with celebrity guests. Unlike the agenda-driven, overbearing and overtly political talk that pervades elsewhere, Overnight America provides an upbeat, fresh and intelligent take on the stories that matter most to you.

Every weeknight Jon takes your calls on the issues of the day and visits with celebrity guests. Unlike the agenda-driven, overbearing and overtly political talk that pervades elsewhere, Overnight America provides an upbeat, fresh and intelligent take on the stories that matter most to you.
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St. Louis, MO

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Westwood One

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Every weeknight Jon takes your calls on the issues of the day and visits with celebrity guests. Unlike the agenda-driven, overbearing and overtly political talk that pervades elsewhere, Overnight America provides an upbeat, fresh and intelligent take on the stories that matter most to you.

Language:

English

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1-866-962-4566


Episodes

Happy 30th Anniversary Charlie Brennan!

9/22/2018
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On Thursday, 9/20/18, Charlie Brennan celebrated 30 years at KMOX... here's my little tribute

Duration:00:10:16

Cardinals Post-Season, Amazon, and Brad Young

9/21/2018
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It's almost the end of Baseball season and you can already purchase tickets to a possible Cardinals Post-season. This excites Ryan as he kicks off this morning's Something Good segment. After that, Ryan exclaims his excitement about Oreo's new flavor in honor of Mickey's 90th Anniversary. Next, Ryan discusses Amazons latest products and a new program they are using to bust delivery drivers who attempt to steal. Wrapping up this hour, Ryan revists his conversation with Brad Young about the...

Duration:00:37:54

New Food, Megyn Kelly, and Fitness Trackers

9/21/2018
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Over the weekend, Kylie Jenner had milk in her cereal for the first time. Ryan wants to know what's one food you have yet to try? After that, Ryan discusses the roundtable on Chris Matthews (MSNBC) show in which Megyn Kelly asks why would Democrats wait so long to turn over the accusatory letter against Kavanaugh. Wrapping up the hour, breaks down why a decision by insurance company, John Hancock, should concern you.

Duration:00:36:53

Would You Click It?! & Brad Young on Kavanaugh

9/21/2018
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It’s a listener versus listener showdown in our first official radio gameshow battle with theme music! Following the news that 25 cars were broken into outside of the Taylor Swift concert, host Ryan Wrecker looks at this year’s crime stats in the City of St. Louis. Attorney Brad Young joins Wrecker to examine how the Kavanaugh hearing would be different if it was treated like a trial.

Duration:00:38:26

Political Teachers & Charlie’s 30th!

9/21/2018
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Rep. Will Tallman of Adams County, PA has proposed a “Teachers Code of Ethics” in a bill that, if approved, would ban political discussion in all kindergarten through 12 grade classes. Some critics say this would infringe on first amendment rights. Do you trust teachers instructing your children in politics? Host Ryan Wrecker also celebrates the 30 anniversary of Charlie Brennan’s first day at KMOX, including Kevin Killeen’s “Whole ‘Nother Story” on the great “Chucky B.”

Duration:00:36:23

Bristol University, China's Censorship, and Technology

9/20/2018
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Each morning Ryan scours the internet for the best positive stories. This morning brings us a story of a blind football player, and a University Janitor. After that, Ryan discusses the danger of allowing the government to censor things on the internet after China issues censorship rules to Google. Ryan continues the tech conversation with IBM's latest attempt to detect bias in their artificial intelligence programs. Rounding out the hour, would you believe technology has an adverse affect on...

Duration:00:38:25

Nude Gardening, Chevy Chase, and Ticketmaster

9/20/2018
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Picture this. It's summer, you head into your kitchen, grab a cold cup of lemonade ,look out the window, and you see your neighbor, gardening, in the nude. What would you do? Ryan says this is happening in one neighborhood and people are not happy about it. After that, Ryan discusses the famous comedy duo Laurel & Hardy as there is a new film about them being released this year. Next, Ryan discusses Norm MacDonald's podcast turned tv show on Netflix and what comedian Chevy Chase had to say...

Duration:00:36:30

Lost Bus, City of No Cars, NPR Bias & Kavanaugh

9/20/2018
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How lost can you be? Host Ryan Wrecker tells us about a bus driver who was fired for getting lost with a full busload and failed to communicate with anyone about the delay. One Spanish city has found a new way to deal with such problems: ban all cars. Next, hear some pieces from an NPR story this evening that Ryan feels show a drastic left-leaning bias in the station’s coverage of White House politics. Callers share their opinions on bias and the Kavanaugh accusations in general.

Duration:00:38:09

Mail Theft, Phone Scams, Dan Buffa’s Uber Tales & Cannabis-Infused Coca Cola

9/20/2018
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Host Ryan Wrecker tells us about a recent crackdown on a postal worker who was caught stealing more than 6,000 greeting cards. Callers also try to help Ryan with his phone scam issues. KSDK’s Dan Buffa and Uber shares his most interesting stories as a driver. Lastly, hear a new story about Coca Cola experimenting with pain-relieving soda that incorporates cannabis-infusion.

Duration:00:36:55

Our First (& Probably Last…) Time on Before 10!

9/19/2018
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Host Ryan Wrecker gets you set for tonight’s show following Blues hockey and spends what little time he has this hour discussing scam calls.

Duration:00:08:12

Spiders, Steve Hilton, and Deer

9/19/2018
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What would you do if you saw a spider in your home? How about 2? 30? Well, that's what happened to one family in Georgia and Ryan says... Burn it down... Well, not really but wait till you hear the whole story. After that, Ryan revisits his conversation with Steve Hilton from Fox news. Rounding out the hour, Ryan shares how he found deer in his neighborhood and what they ended up doing.

Duration:00:37:57

Something Good, Fake Pumpkin Spice News, and The Emmys

9/19/2018
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Ryan brings you a heartwarming story to kick off "Something Good" this morning. A father sold his prized mustang to pay for wife's treatments; their children found the car years later. After that, Ryan shares how a construction company came to the rescue of a church. Next, Ryan discusses Pumpkin Spice and a study that he calls fake news. Following that, Ryan shares his surpise of an attempted carjacking near Forest Park. Rounding out the hour, Ryan talks about the latest television ratings...

Duration:00:36:22

Confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh Delayed by Accusation

9/19/2018
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Opening this hour of the show, Listener Jeroame calls in to share his struggle with UPS. After that, Ryan gives us the latest updates on the confirmation hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Including, his thoughts, what politicians have to say about it, and how you, our listeners, feel.

Duration:00:36:52

Taylor Swift, Steve Hilton & Child Abuse

9/19/2018
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Host Ryan Wrecker opens tonight’s show describing passing the hordes of Taylor Swift fans on the way in to the station, tonight. Steve Hilton, host of “The Next Revolution” on FOX News tells us about his new book “Positive Populism.” Finally, Ryan walks us through some mind-blowing examples of a lack of consistency in child abuse cases.

Duration:00:35:49

Public Transit, State of the Economy, and Brett Kavanaugh

9/18/2018
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What is the strangest thing you have ever seen on the Metrolink (subway)? In NYC, recently a man was filmed shaving while on a train. Some are sharing that the man was homeless, others, like Ryan are saying he should have never shaved on the train to begin with. After that, Ryan revisits his conversation with Daniel DiMartino Booth on the topic of housing and jobs numbers. Rounding out this hour of the show, Ryan discusses the sexual misconduct allegations against Judge Kavanaugh as he and...

Duration:00:38:21

Flying to the Moon, Shop N Save, and why Ryan won't fly.

9/18/2018
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Would you fly to the moon? Ryan shares the announcement from Space X as to who will be the first person to fly to the moon. Following that, Ryan discusses the sale of 19 area Shop n Save stores to Schnucks. Next, Ryan discusses Chrissy Tiegen deciding to get over her post partum depression by eating her placenta. Additionally, discusses several different lawsuits/complaints over whether discrimination has occured. Rounding out the hour, Ryan discusses Air India's nightmare scenario when...

Duration:00:37:31

Would You Click It?, Youth Supervision, and IBM

9/18/2018
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And now it's time for another edition of "WOULD YOU CLICK IT?" with your host Ryan Wrecker. After that, Ryan sits down with Danielle DiMartino Booth to talk about the latest housing and job numbers. Next, Ryan discusses a decision by St. Charles School District to require youths to be supervised while attending Football Games. Finally, rounding out the hour, Ryan discusses a lawsuit against IBM for age-based discriminatory policies in employment.

Duration:00:36:54

Kavanaugh and the Accuser

9/18/2018
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Host Ryan Wrecker updates us on the democrat-led accusations of sexual assault against Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Callers weigh in with their thoughts on the matter.

Duration:00:33:07

Cyber War, Vontae Davis, and Post Malone

9/17/2018
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Ryan opens the hour with Tech Journalist Charles Arthur discussing how tech is being attacked all the time and you should be aware. After that, Ryan shares some sports news, including a player who quit mid-game. Next, Ryan discusses Aliens in New Mexico and a rapper who has been plagued with bad luck. Rounding out the hour, Ryan talks about the upcoming presidential text alert test and archeology.

Duration:00:38:23

Mayor Dog, Political Debate, and the Secret to a Long Life

9/17/2018
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Each morning Ryan scours the internet to bring you some of the best positive stories from around the world. This morning Ryan starts with the story of 4 good Samaratins who pulled a man from a burning truck and a town in California that elected a dog as it's mayor. After that, Ryan recaps the debate between Josh Hawley and Claire McCaskill. He also shares his thoughts on what the candidates had to say. Next, Ryan discusses the suprising secret to living a long life from Britain's oldest...

Duration:00:38:12