Tag Archives: World News Center

Nuclear Monkeys in the World News Center

nuclear monkeyBill McCormick from the World News Center again decided to make us all curl up and hide with news of carnivorous monkeys playing rock-paper-scissors to learn how to take over the planet.  Plus: funny stuff about cannibalism, science taken out of context, a genius-level octopus and chimps splitting the atom.

 

The World News Center’s Build-a-Baby Workshop

build a babyWorld News Center Bureau Chief Bill McCormick called in for a lively discussion on a new technology that has some people pondering the repercussions of custom-made babies. Plus:  underwhelming big-budget 6th grade green screen special effects, 3 awesome minutes of telepathic CGI dogs, and The Emoji Movie vs. Wreck-It-Ralph.

 

The World News Center Imports Chinese Photons

Bill McCormick from the World News Center called in to calm everyone down regarding teleporting Chinese photons and their potential use for evil.  Plus:  quantum entangled baseballs, cats renting apartments, becoming Rick Dees, and the lifesaving power of EDM.

The World News Center is Idiot-Proof

waffleOn this week’s segment from the World News Center, Bill McCormick assures a listener’s friend she is not an idiot and shares the latest information on warp drive technology and practical applications.  Plus: Time-hopping waffles, space travel conspiracy theories, and intergalactic in-flight entertainment.

 

 

The World News Center’s Found Footage

Bill McCormick from the World News Center called in to chat about Dwayne Johnson in Shazam, yet another Spider-Man movie, and why he hopes we don’t see a found footage superhero horror movie.  Plus: more great news on MS research and other things that made this segment “really gooder.”

Good News from the World News Center

Bill McCormick from the World News Center called in with a Battle of the Garage Bands update, and then discussed a cure for MS and more advances against Alzheimer’s.

 

A Public Service Message From the World News Center

World News Center bureau chief Bill McCormick called in to shoot down rumors of emphysema, explain the history of lavender, and the status of renewable energy around the world in the wake of the Paris Climate Agreement withdrawal.

A Super Fun Superhero Update from the World News Center

Bill McCormick called in live from the World News Center with a light and somewhat fluffy update as we covered Guardians 2, Avengers, Ant-man, Wonder Woman, and Marvel’s Diversity Debacle.  Plus:  A visit to downtown Downers Grove.

A Nice and Rough and Dark and Demented World News Center Visit

Bill McCormick called in from the World News Center with a variety of topics, including listener e-mail, a documentary about African-American women in Rock and Roll, dark and demented nursery rhymes, and the latest in the CW lineup of superhero shows.

 

Battle of the Garage Bands with Bill McCormick

World News Center Bureau Chief Bill McCormick called in to talk about a great new contest for independent musicians, “Battle of the Garage Bands,” sponsored by the fine folks at LiftMaster.  We chatted about the details of the promotion and shared stories of bad club gigs.  Also, due to some phone issues, I’ll finally get to use the Command-D function in Final Draft (for dual/overlapping dialogue) when this segment is eventually made into a web series.