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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

Description:

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


Episodes

Negative Reviews, R. Kelly, and Bissinger's Chocolate Sold

7/23/2019
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Would you post that negative review if you could be sued for it? That's what one man claims a business is doing to him and Ryan says this is not the intent of posting reviews online. Following that, Ryan dives into the mess with R. Kelly to discuss how his former friends and employees are distancing themselves. Next, Ryan discusses how people handle "What if's?" Rounding out the hour, Ryan shares his insider tip about the Bissinger's sale that came from the company who bought them out.

Duration:00:35:41

Tom Brady, and Rich Rubino

7/23/2019
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Ryan opens this hour with the continuing conversation on whether Tom Brady is a bad parent. Ryan takes your calls sharing how we are overly sensitive to what our kids are allowed to do today. After that, Ryan sits down with Political Pundit Rich Rubino to discuss the upcoming Democratic Debates and The Squad. 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:00:37:10

Cumulus Blocks Interview, and Is Tom Brady a Bad Parent?

7/23/2019
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Cumulus Radio told their Country Music syndicated host Blair Garner from airing an interview with Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg. They did however let the interview be posted on the podcast. Ryan defends their decision and this splits our listeners over the decision. Following that, Ryan discusses a call for bad parenting against NFL player Tom Brady after he took his 6-year-old daughter cliff diving in Costa Rica. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star...

Duration:00:36:47

Delivery Drivers, Bernie Sanders, and Hate Hoax

7/22/2019
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Ryan opens the hour with a listener call explaining what it is like to be a delivery driver. Following that, Ryan discusses the irony in Bernie Sanders campaign paying $15/hr but cutting total hours per week. After that, Ryan discusses a hate accusation by a Georgia Lawmaker. Rounding out the hour, Ryan discusses some of the problems we have learned more about on the Southern Border. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight...

Duration:00:34:27

Toasted Ravioli, Student Lunch Debt, and Food Stamps

7/22/2019
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Over the weekend Pat Maroon has his day with the cup. He took it to Charlie Gitto's and had Toasted Ravioli in it. Ryan then discusses a school districts decision to tell parents who's children have lunch debts; pay up or we will have your kids taken away. Ryan also talks about a request from Police in Massachusetts to hold off crime until the heat wave passes. Rounding out the hour, Ryan speaks with a woman who says Food Stamps are being abused in extreme rural areas and deep Urban...

Duration:00:39:00

Your Calls and More

7/19/2019
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This hour of the show was a hodge podge of topics brought up by you, the listener. Ryan discusses Veteran Homeless, root beer, prostitution, marijuana, hemp, and the 9/11 funding.

Duration:00:38:58

Big Tech, Ken Webster Jr., and Homeless People

7/19/2019
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Big Tech is under the microscope for their ability to censor what they choose on their platforms online. Ryan shares his thoughts on what happened in the Senate committee hearing for it. After that, Ryan sits down with KPRC Host Ken Webster Jr. to talk about how he was suspended from Facebook for a term he used. After that, Ryan discusses a plan from Florida to remove homeless people by using annoying audio to get them to move. This leads to a listener to call in and share her experience...

Duration:00:38:50

Animal Shelters, 9/11 in History Class, and Gender Neutral terms

7/19/2019
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Ryan continues the conversation about animal control shelters in St. Louis County and takes your calls. After that, Ryan speaks with Kristie Kiernan Bouryall about how some schools are not teaching about the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001. Ryan ends the hour with a story from Berkeley, California about changing gender words in their government operations. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on other...

Duration:00:37:49

Chris Hrabe, Animal Shelters

7/19/2019
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On this shorted edition of hour one, Ryan chats with Chris Hrabe after a big Cardinals win. Up next, Ryan takes a look at why so many animals are available to adopt. 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:00:22:04

Astronauts, Border Patrol, and Transit

7/18/2019
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Listener George calls in to share his story of being friends with an Apollo Astronaut. After that Ryan revisits some of his conversation with Border Patrol Agents earlier in the show. Rounding out the hour, Ryan shares a few different transit stories.

Duration:00:38:21

Viral Video, Apollo 11, and Your Calls

7/18/2019
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St. Louis County Police say a viral video with their officers in it is wildly edited and does not match what actually happened. Ryan shares their side of the story. After that, Ryan shares what President Nixon would have said if the Apollo 11 Mission to land on the moon failed to return our astronauts. Ryan also takes your calls. 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:00:38:16

Rand Paul, FaceApp, Kevin Spacey & Beyonce

7/18/2019
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Senator Rand Paul blocked a bill this afternoon that would have continued to fund healthcare costs of 9/11 first responders. Paul cited that the cost should first be offset. Host Ryan Wrecker wants to know if anyone agrees, or if the Republican senator of Kentucky went too far. Hear comedian Jon Stewart’s thoughts on Paul’s actions. Next, Wrecker explains how the newest trending smartphone app is becoming the next big threat to your privacy. Prosecutors have dropped the indecent assault and...

Duration:00:37:17

Ask a Border Patrol Agent

7/18/2019
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Have you ever wanted to ask a question to a southern border patrol agent? Well this hour was your chance. Customs and Border Patrol Agents Jacob Stukenberg, a public information officer, and Joe Curran, a medical technician, from the Tucson, Arizona sector join host Ryan Wrecker to answer any questions listeners had on what is actually taking place on the southern border. Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts? Leave us a 5-star review: apple.co/2Of49Bv and subscribe to Overnight America on...

Duration:00:36:40

Blame Canada, Robert Knake, and Viral Parental Trend

7/17/2019
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Drex joins Ryan from Canada to discuss American news, Canadian air passenger bill of rights, and more. After that, Ryan sits down with Robert Knake to talk about Cyber Security. Wrapping this hour, Ryan shares a new trend that is traumatizing kids.

Duration:00:37:48

Excessive Heat Warning, Healthcare in America, and Wesley Bell's Parking Response

7/17/2019
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Word on the street is that the Heat will be excessive for the foreseeable future; Ryan speaks with AccuWeather meteorologist Brandon Buckingham to get a better understanding of what we will experience. Following that, Ryan speaks with Bret Jorgensen from MDVIP about the current state of healthcare in America. Next, Ryan discusses Wesley Bell's response to his mounting parking tickets for a County vehicle. Ryan ends the hour talking about how our "sincere response" to someone's death may not...

Duration:00:38:03

Robert Knake on Cyber Security; BBC SFX & Dog Rescue

7/17/2019
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Former National Security Council director Rob Knake joins host Ryan Wrecker to explain ways to stay protected against the dangers of technology. Wrecker quizzes Producer Mike on distinguishing sound effects that the BBC recently released. Last but not least, would you fly thirty hours to save a dog? Wrecker explains why one person did, but he still wouldn’t.

Duration:00:30:10

The Squad, Area 51, and Paper Towns

7/16/2019
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Rich Rubino joins Ryan to discuss "The Squad" and what other groups of politicians that have existed in our government's history. After that, Ryan talks about the Area 51 Event that has grown to over 1 million people planning to attend. Ryan wraps the hour discussing inaccuracies on Google Maps thanks to users and relates them to paper towns.

Duration:00:36:46

Trump's Tweets, Wesley Bell, and Grand Slam

7/16/2019
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Ryan opens the hour with your calls about whether the President's tweets are racist. Following that, Ryan discusses why St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell has hundreds of dollars in unpaid parking tickets. Rounding out the hour, Ryan shares the most epic radio call for a grand slam.

Duration:00:37:50

John Rallo to plead guilty, Trump’s Tweets

7/16/2019
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Ryan Kicks off the hour with Brad Young discussing John Rallo being involved with Steve Stenger and pay-to-play operations. Ryan takes your calls on recent Tweets that have people calling him a racist.

Duration:00:26:59

Blues Victory Cry, Bob Gibson, and Amazon Prime Day

7/15/2019
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We are all familiar with the Blues Victory Cry, "Play Gloria". Now the bar where it originated is trying to trademark the phrase and stop St. Louis companies from using it. After that, Ryan shares the latest update on Bob Gibson's cancer diagnosis. Following that, Ryan discusses a KMOV story that sidelines into complaining about the electric scooters in St. Louis. After that, Ryan questions the truth in a story of a disabled veteran who's home was auctioned for a tax debt of $236. Ryan ends...

Duration:00:36:39