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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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Location:

St. Louis, MO

Genres:

World News

Networks:

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

Contact:

1-866-962-4566


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Episodes

MLS: The Wait Is Over, and Chris Copeland on Ransomware

8/21/2019
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The Wait Is Over! Major League Soccer has officially announced St. Louis is team #28 in the league. Ryan recaps the excitement and what people involved in the process had to say about the decision and why St. Louis is perfect. Following that Ryan talks with Dr. Chris Copeland from Tarleton State University about ransomware.

Duration:00:37:34

Body Cameras, Portland Protests, and Metro Strike.

8/20/2019
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Ryan kicks of the hour with a listener call about why he supports Body Cameras. After that, Ryan talks with Portland Native and radio host, Lars Larson about the protests over the weekend there. Ryan wraps the hour recapping some of the social media complaints about the Sick Out of Metro Operators.

Duration:00:36:20

Ballpark Village Sentence Part 2, Body Cameras, and Rich Rubino

8/20/2019
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Ryan opens the hour with a few more of your calls on the outcome of the charge against Scotty Lee who was accused of shooting and killing a patron at Ballpark Village. Following that, Ryan talks discusses Fox2's Elliot Davis's latest "You Paid For It" about paying for body cameras in Saint Louis. Ryan ends the hour with Rich Rubino explain some of the bigger gaffes that politicians have made. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to...

Duration:00:36:39

Ballpark Village Shooter Sentenced.

8/20/2019
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Scotty Lee fired shots inside Ballpark Village which struck and killed an innocent bystander. Ryan says the sentence and crime he plead guilty do not match what he did. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on other great apps like Radio.com

Duration:00:35:50

Portland Protests with Lars Larson

8/20/2019
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Lars Larson joins Ryan discussing the protests in Portland, Oregon. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on other great apps like Radio.com

Duration:00:22:49

Metro Sick-Out, Jews in the Middle East, and An Obama Conspiracy

8/19/2019
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In a late night posting on social media, Metro warns of a sickout on Monday that will have major impacts to rider commutes. After that, Ryan shares Bill Maher's commentary on why Jews are under attack in the Middle East. UP next, Ryan dives into another conspiracy, this time it is about President Obama's High School athletic career. Rounding out the hour, Ryan shares Space-X's latest update on the Tesla they launched into space. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star...

Duration:00:36:21

Loop Trolley Success, Creepy Dolls, and Off to College

8/19/2019
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Ryan finally rode the Trolley over the weekend and he shares his experience. After that, Ryan dives into a new trend in St. Louis of creepy dolls being randomly placed around the metro. Next, Ryan sits down with Kevin Killeen about taking his last kid to college. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on other great apps like Radio.com

Duration:00:38:27

Google's Blacklist, Debate Moderator Joe Rogan, and Netflix Tracks You

8/16/2019
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The Whistle Blower who raised the red flag on Google black listing Conservative sites says they are happy people know about this now. Ryan shares why its wrong to do that. After that, Ryan talks with Kristen Arnold to find out if Joe Rogan could host a Presidential Debate. Ryan ends the hour discussing a new feature from Netflix that tracks your physical activity.

Duration:00:27:49

Skill-less Millennials, Miniature Horses, and Spared from Death.

8/16/2019
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As this hour of the show opens, Ryan continues taking your suggestions for the name of the new MLS team. After that, Ryan talks with Jennifer Kushell about the lack of skills in Millennials for jobs. Next, Ryan shares his thoughts on allowing miniature horses as service animals on planes. Rounding out the hour, Ryan shares Kevin Killeen's story about a man who was hit by a Metrolink Train. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to...

Duration:00:39:45

What to name the new MLS team?

8/16/2019
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Ryan shares some online suggestions and takes your suggestions on the phone for new names of the MLS team. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on other great apps like Radio.com

Duration:00:36:33

Space Exploration with Frank White.

8/15/2019
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Space Philosopher Frank White joins Ryan to talk about the future of Space Exploration.

Duration:00:38:17

Loop Trolley Jokes, 8-Year-Old Podcast Host, and Friends Anniversary

8/15/2019
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The Loop Trolley is still struggling after millions have been put into getting it running. Ryan Wants to know why they would now add comedians on board to try and boost ridership. Following that, Ryan shares audio from an interview of an 8-year-old who is already hosting a podcast and is ready to be the next big radio talk host. Ryan wraps the hour with a story to bring cash to Friends fans.

Duration:00:36:53

Sports, Paintings, Ferraris & Doorbells

8/15/2019
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Host Ryan Wrecker opens the show with three big sports stories pertaining to St. Louis: The MLS officially coming to town; Blues super fan Laila Anderson’s return to school; and retired Blues anthem singer Charles Glenn set to sing the National Anthem at the upcoming Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR race while battling Multiple Sclerosis. Wrecker transitions to discussion about the lack of surveillance on recently deceased inmate Jeffrey Epstein, and reveals a peculiar painting tied to...

Duration:00:40:21

Drex, Cardinals, and Pompeii

8/14/2019
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Ryan and Drex from Canada discuss Chase Bank forgiving credit card debt on their holders; Chris Cuomo's melt down; and The Cardinals seeming to be a 90's sitcom. After that, Ryan shares the news that Bunge is moving their world headquarters to St. Louis. Rounding out the hour, Ryan shares what Kevin Killeen though ot the Pompeii exhibit at the Science Center.

Duration:00:36:57

Gun Insurance, Back to School, and Documentaries

8/14/2019
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Should we change insurance requirements for guns? Ryan discusses a proposal from the Mayor of San Jose to do just that. Following that, Ryan jumps into Back to School with 2 stories that might change your outlook on the school year. After that, Ryan sits down with Johnny Rabbit to talk about writing in St. Louis. Wrapping up this hour of the show, Ryan wants to know why we keep recycling topics for documentaries.

Duration:00:37:40

Cardinals, Cuomo & Lemon

8/14/2019
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The Cardinals have now won four in a row after dropping five-straight. Host Ryan Wrecker asks if you believe this roller coaster campaign will end in Playoff baseball. Next, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo had a heated exchange with a bar patron after being called “Fredo,” a reference to a character in “The Godfather.” He and the network are now defending his actions, calling “Fredo” a racial slur for Italians equivalent to the N-word for black people. What do you think about this comparison? Hear...

Duration:00:39:14

Phillip Mudd, Joe Rogan, and Food Challenge

8/13/2019
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Phillip Mudd, a former Director at the CIA, joins Ryan to talk about how we handled terrorists as prisoners following the attacks of September 11th, 2001. After that, Ryan discusses a push online to have Joe Rogan host a Presidential Debate next year. Lastly, Ryan discusses a new food challenge that involves blood sausages.

Duration:00:36:39

Historic Primaries with Rich Rubino, and Job Hopping.

8/13/2019
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Political expert Rich Rubino joins Ryan this week to talk about Primary Campaigns. Following that, Ryan discusses a new trend among Millennial's, job hopping. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on other great apps like Radio.com

Duration:00:37:13

Social Media, Chief Hayden, and Accuweather

8/13/2019
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Reports say White House has drafted an order putting the FCC in charge of monitoring social media Would you feel better or worse if the government was peeking over your shoulder on social media?. Plus, Chief Hayden says low-level drug deals are adding to gun violence and Ryan discuss this issue and takes your calls. Also, Ryan connects with Accuweather meteorologist Matt Rinde to talk about the hot temps in St. Louis and all the bugs in the air. Also, Ryan wants to be a Space...

Duration:00:37:55

Presidential Debate moderator dream team and Philip Mudd

8/13/2019
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A Petition calls for Joe Rogan to moderate 2020 presidential debate Who would YOU pick to moderate a debate? Ryan tells you his dream team of moderators. Plus, CNN Contributor Philip Mudd joins the show to talk about his new book "Black Site". Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on other great apps like Radio.com

Duration:00:36:24