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Skirting the realm of believability, Frank and Thom explore the games people play navigating society’s behavioral customs while dealing with their own head games around receiving a $100,000 bribe from a Sheldon-Leonard type wise guy to play for pay, on … Continue reading

LIVE, Thursday, Feb. 27, LIVE at 9 p.m. — The terrific Thom Savino (pictured playing piano) returns to talk, laugh and plunder with his former broadcast/musician partner, our host (pictured circa 1980s). Join the merry, maddening pair. The Internet’s original … Continue reading

From below the deepest roots of the 1970s comedy radio series, the original Dead Air, Frank Cotolo and Thom Savino plant the seeds of what would become over five decades (and counting) of each of their various broadcast incarnations in … Continue reading

Conflict ensues right from the start over the show’s theme music “Duck’s on Parade” when Frank complains to his cohost about his “unusual opening” – Thom’s mouth, while Thom begrudgingly complains about Frank’s adherence to a more traditional intro. Prudence … Continue reading

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Dead Air’s Radio Announcer advises listeners that this episode pre-empts the president of the United States usually heard at this time. Short Don Rebel interviews the whacky UFO expert Derrick Von Lonagen whose baffling theory that Christ is responsible for … Continue reading

Zany chaos of the Casino Loot Production’s writers lead to arguments about a shoddy theme and Thom’s observation that Dead Air doesn’t have a sound effect for open heart surgery. Then “Wasteland Playhouse Presents: Magnet” a spoof on TV’s Dragnet. … Continue reading

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In keeping with Savino Veritas’ promise: “The TRUTH, the Half Truth, and nothing of the truth” host TJ Savino interviews independent counsel Robert Mueller’s “brother” legendary attorney Perry Mueller. In “Perry Mueller: The Case of Colossal Collusion” every word is, … Continue reading

Bob Hope & Bing Crosby sing “Teamwork,” the perfect theme for the early, and burgeoning college-radio collaboration of Thom Savino & Frank Cotolo. Their early comic patter and humorous bits are interspersed here with an eclectic mix of music starting … Continue reading

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The roots of Dead Air are heard in this and the next (Roots 2) episode as Frank & Thom spin records as “DJs” on their college radio station music at the New York Institute of Technology’s WNYT Radio in 1970. … Continue reading

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Host Thom Savino laments about having to be on the wagon during Christmas in a song parody called “Liver” (sung to Joni Mitchel’s “River”), which leads in nicely to the beginning of a 1970’s comedy episode of Dead Air called … Continue reading