Yesterday, we covered four of the 12 monthly currents for North Central’s very own WONC FM 89.1, and we’re back again to cover four more new songs. If you tune in, you can expect to hear a variety of moods and genres. Here’s a quick look into some of the currents you’ll be hearing for the rest of the month. Continue reading
As October rolls in, your home for pure rock, WONC FM 89.1, has added new music to the audio vault. The station selects 12 new songs to be currents, meaning that they will be played consistently through the end of the month. From local rock to pop punk, from punk-folk to indie rock, there is a little something for listeners of all genres this month. Continue reading
This summer, WONC will be hosting its annual Summer Radio Camp! If you know anyone between the ages of 12-18 who are interested in Radio, encourage them to consider signing up for the WONC Radio Workshop this summer. It will be held June 12-16 on the campus of North Central College in Naperville.
February is the best month of the year for television, with two of the most exciting primetime events happening just a couple weeks apart: the Super Bowl and the Academy Awards. I always take pride in sharing my thoughts on the nominees for the Academy Awards, praising the films many overlooked or ranting about the ones that were forgotten, including the dedicated men and women behind them. Continue reading
“What kind of idiots were we then?,” asks Rolling Stone film critic Peter Travers in his videotaped introduction of the 25th anniversary showing of Wayne’s World. “And what kind of idiots are we now?”
The iconic 1992 comedy Wayne’s World is now a quarter of a century old, yet Travers affirms, as does the film’s legion of loyal fans, that the film is indeed a snapshot of its culture. Starring Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, the light-hearted comedy focuses on Wayne and Garth, two energetic youths that run a cable access program out of their parents’ basement. The two wind up hitting big-time exposure with a lofty contract from a manipulative TV mogul (Rob Lowe), who plans to milk the show for enormous sponsor money.