Retrotone News

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Tired of the malarkey coming from the mainstream media? Well that stuff's history! Retrotone News gives you a snappy summary of the news. Modeled after the Movietone News reels of the 1930s, we cut the baloney and give it to you straight. Add a couple licks o' music and some color commentary from ou… read more

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This Week in News: 8/22/19

August 22nd, 2019


Rodge is wrangling escaped aliens from Area 51. He’ll be back someday. We hope.

This Week in News: 8/8/19

August 8th, 2019


In this news update, Football season is upon us and we’ve got the inside info on which team has the best tailgating fans! Say “howdy” to your text-door neighbor and big news for plaid clothing! Rodge mourns the victims …

This Week in News: 8/1/19

August 1st, 2019


On this episode of Retrone News Minute: Democratic Debaters go head to head in the Motor City, Disney’s “The Lion King” roars past another box office …

This Week in News: 7/24/19

July 25th, 2019


On this episode of Retrone News Minute: Robert Mueller is back in the headlines! Congress needs a lesson in finance as the national debt grows to epic proportions! A car accident turns bust and Shirley Bassey sings …

This Week in News: 7/18/19

July 18th, 2019


America has a lot to offer – from Lady Liberty to the Golden Gate Bridge. This week Rodge travels off the beaten path to give you the beat on 5 …

This Week in News: 7/11/19

July 11th, 2019


On this episode of Retrone News Minute: Two massive earthquakes roar through Southern California; The US Women’s National Team return as four time World Cup Champions - making history and headlines; Amazon workers …

This Week in News: 7/4/19

July 4th, 2019


Rodge reports on all things "Stars & Stripes" in this episode. It's Fireworks, Flyovers, Hotdogs, the National Anthem and even where to buy your …

This Week in News: 6/27/19

June 27th, 2019


Rodge dives into the World’s more wacky and bizarre headlines this week from alien signs to singing seals. Get the skinny on the most hipster summer reading list and wackiest world cup soccer drills.

This Week in News: 6/20/19

June 20th, 2019


It’s no secret Rodge was in hiding. It’s like he never left. But somehow, he came back… different. He sees the world through a new lens. Could be …

This Week in News: 6/13/19

June 13th, 2019


Rodge hops on the gossip train in this week’s episode of Retrotone News Minute. He divulges the latest in Celebrity Feuds featuring a Peace Treaty …

This Week in News: 6/6/19

June 6th, 2019


In this episode of Retrotone News, Rodge delivers a heartfelt update on the 75th Anniversary of D-Day including the stirring commemoration by our world leaders and over 300 veterans that took place in Portsmouth, …

This Week in News: 5/30/19

May 30th, 2019


It’s a disaster. It’s a lot of disasters. Bill shut down on the house floor. Hiker missing for 17 days. Tornadoes in real life and in film. What else …

This Week: There's No News?

May 23rd, 2019



RODGE IS MISSING! Where is Rodge? Four weeks ago, your beloved newscaster risked his life to bring you the latest conspiracy updates. Today he dials in from an undisclosed location...

This Week in News: 5/16/19

May 16th, 2019


A Rhode Island school usurped the peanut butter from jelly; Rodge translates an angelic numerology report from the ‘Trusted’ Psychic Medium Network; …

This Week in News: 5/9/19

May 9th, 2019


Rodge wraps up an entertainment recap for this episode of Retrotone News, including the low down on the Dragon Queen, a Disney controversy with the Lady and the Tramp reboot, and the mourning of our beloved Chewbacca. …

This Week in Conspiracies: 5/2/19

May 2nd, 2019


This week Rodge takes big risks to bring you the stories THEY don’t want you to hear. Find out the controversy behind Ecuadorian officials allegedly …

This Week in News: 4/25/19

April 25th, 2019


In this episode of Retrotone News, Rodge breaks down the not-so-epic Putin and Kim Jong Un meeting, calls out Big Pharma and the The Rochester Drug Co-Operative scandal amidst the long-standing opioid crisis in the …

This Week in News: 4/18/19

April 18th, 2019


Paris mourns, Trump Vetoes, Carter Lives and Tiger Wins, Again!

This Week in News: 4/11/19

April 11th, 2019


Get ready for the ride with Rodge as he sizes up a summer of epic entertainment and events. From the Woodstock 50th Anniversary Concert Festival to the new Star Wars Ride Galaxy’s Edge and even, details on how to meet …

This Week in News: 4/4/19

April 4th, 2019


Lots of 3 letter acronyms this week with shoutouts to the FTC and DOJ for jobs well done; conversation about Trump’s comments on the ACA; and a PSA from the DOH about vaccines. To top it all off, you can enjoy Bigsby’s …

This Week in News: 3/28/19

March 28th, 2019


March really is madness with Rodge’s blaring media headlines and beyond. Retrotone packs a heavy punch aimed at Russiagate, the Jusse Smollett …

This Week in News: 3/15/19

March 15th, 2019


College cheaters and climate change. Falling planes and flying cars.  Hear Rodge’s take on the latest!

This Week in News: 3/7/19

March 7th, 2019


Rodge doesn't miss a beat with some major headline this week including the flawless launch of Elon Musk's SpaceX to the International Space Station, John Hickenlooper's 2020 Presidential run, the last Blockbuster on the …

This Week in News: 3/1/19

March 1st, 2019


Oscars updates; impending asteroid doom; Ice Tsunamis; 13 year old millionaires and more in this week’s news bulletin.

This Week in News: 2/21/19

February 21st, 2019


Get ready to blow your wigs left-wingers, Bernie Sanders announces his Presidential 2020 run and much more! Rodge covers Chanel Founder and fashion icon death, Supermoon energies running amuck... and speaking of amuck, …

This Week in News: 2/14/19

February 14th, 2019


Valentine’s Day with no Sweetheart Candy Hearts? Ron Burgundy confused as he debuts podcast and Twitter is as cynical as ever. Listen Up!

This Week in News: 2/7/19

February 7th, 2019


This week Rodge recaps the latest happenings in politics, lifestyle and Adam Levine’s bare bodied halftime show performance. From the highly …

This Week in News: 1/31/19

January 31st, 2019


The polar vortex swirls amidst another wild week in news! Hear the latest on the Mueller chicanery, and find out which hot tune Rodge is recommending …

This Week in News: 1/24/19

January 24th, 2019


It’s the race for 2020, race for robot hospitality, and race for the Oscars. This week Rodge covers new entries in the pool of Democratic candidates, …

This Week in News: 1/17/19

January 17th, 2019


Toxic! Toxic! Rodge Regurges a Smelly Week in News // Toxic Politics. Toxic Waste. Toxic Masculinity. McDonald’s. This week Rodge delves into the …

This Week in News: 1/10/19

January 10th, 2019


Breaking News: It's Build a Wall or Eminent Doom // Rodge rails on the escalating so-called crisis over Trump’s multi-billion dollar border wall. …

This Week in News: 1/3/19

January 8th, 2019


Debut News Minute: New Year's Roundup // Great Scott! Should old acquaintance be forgot? Why... of course not! It’s here in Episode 1, Rodge Bigsby …

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