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Program Information
 New World Notes 
 Weekly Program
 Kenneth Dowst  
 For non-profit use only.
 No Advisories - program content screened and verified.
A fine audio collage on Christmas and America produced by Scooter. A blend of social satire, inspired nonsense, improbable music, serious debate, standup comedy, right-wing craziness, & great fun.

Once again we present this tour-de-force almost uncut ... almost uncensored ... and almost unabridged!

(Continued under "Credits.")
This collage weaves together a debate on religion by the late Christopher Hitchens (atheist) and Bill Donahue (Roman Catholic), a parody Christmas-movie "big production number," a parody war movie (climaxing in the death by machine gun of all three Chipmunks), ravings by Bill O'Reilly and a televangelist, heavy-metal Christmas carols, standup comedy by Lewis Black and Sam Kinison, and more.

Previously broadcast, as NWN #406, in December 2015.

Scooter produces "The innerSide" at KPFT-FM, Houston. Find more of his work at .

New World Notes is produced under the auspices (Latin for "resigned sighs") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
Broadcast-quality version bleeps the "bitch" out of the phrase "son of a bitch" at 6:33. Mid-fi version is unbleeped here.

More details, photos, nice links, & other good stuff on the show's Web site:

You can download this installment of New World Notes--in MP3 and other formats--also from The Internet Archive ( The show's Program Information page at that site is here:

SERIES OVERVIEW -- Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want ... and what they're trying to make us settle for. "Date recorded," below, = date of first scheduled broadcast.

NOTE: Audio files downloaded from the links, below, are identified as NWN #406.

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