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“The Other Side of Midnight” is live and local radio at its finest, with an emphasis on theater of the mind. Hosted by Frank Morano, a lifelong New Yorker with an encyclopedic knowledge of local politics and an excessive passion for cheese, Star Trek, cigars and martinis, this show takes you where other radio shows don’t dare to tread.

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    Latest episodes from The Other Side of Midnight with Frank Morano

    Don't Test Me | 5-26-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 222:41

    When you think Frank is going left, he goes right... or is it the other way around? Besides for magnets, there are a lot of things Frank doesn't really understand, but how many really make him say "hmmm? He asks callers for some instances. Frank's addiction to martinis and cottage cheese only pails in comparison to kids with social media, but you don't see him suing. Frank gets testy with the regents exam making a decision that has him angrier than when a caller leaves their radio on. Singer/songwriter, poet and essayist, who achieved international recognition with his multi-million-selling song, "Shaddap You Face", which reached number one in 15 countries, Joe Dolce, joins the program to talk about his famous song, career upbringing, and what he's been up to these days. In this week's edition of The AC Report, Frank is joined by professor of history and director of the American Studies program at Temple University and author of “Boardwalk Dreams,” Bryant Simon to talk about Atlantic City. Former vice president of the Cato Institute, Ilya Shapiro joins The Other Side of Midnight to talk about the notorious Roe v. Wade leak, and political correctness in academia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Liar, Liar, You are Fired | 5-25-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 223:42

    The day opens with tragedy looming from the night prior, as Frank gives his thoughts of the tragedy that occurred in Texas where the lives of 19 children were taken in an elementary school shooting. Frank's still got his job, but he's flying a little too close to the sun with the amount he's talking firings. Frank asks callers what is the easiest way t let someone know they don't have a job anymore. Frank is a proud contributor to the nation's first year in rising birth rates in 7 years, in 2021, but is wondering what it is that changed that all of a sudden. Republican Candidate for Governor of New York Andrew Giuliani calls into the program to talk about his plans to try and prevent future mass shootings after the horrors that happened in Uvalde Texas Tuesday afternoon, and his plans on stopping the current gun issue plaguing New York. A veteran journalist on PIX11, with over 50 years of experience and the author of the book “As I Saw It,” Marvin Scott joins The Other Side of Midnight to talk about his illustrious career in broadcasting and the secrets to survive half a century in journalism. 77WABC's very own traffic reporter and the newly uncovered "longest continuously reigning traffic reporter in the country," Joe Nolan sits down with Frank to talk about his upcoming event at the Jersey Shore. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Who's to Game? | 5-24-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 224:11

    Frank dives in on "Sunday Scaries" on a Tuesday, and asks callers how one person can change the world for the better. Frank is "Pushing P" out of his legal name, when he figured out he has a middle initial he never knew about. Studies show video games actually help children in moderation, but studies are still developing on if they help improve a radio host's skills. It's Tuesday, so Frank reads your mail and femail alike. Director of research at the American Economic Liberties Project, Matt Stoller sits down with Frank to breakdown how Amazon is a true monopoly, and explains the roots of what is causing the nationwide baby formula shortage, and what can be done about it in the future. Founder and CEO of Clean the World joins The Other Side of Midnight to talk about he managed to change the world with leftover hotel soap. Managing Editor of New Scientist magazine and author of the new book “How to Spend a Trillion Dollars: The 10 Global Problems we can Actually Fix,” Rowan Hooper calls in from across the pond to talk about his new book, and how we can truly save the world with a trillion dollars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A Pretty Biggie Issue | 5-23-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 223:21

    The Monday Blues comes with a Frank and Curtis feud. Frank goes rapid with topics, giving his thoughts on some accusations against a radio legend long after his death, eligibility of transgender athletes, and a NY music legend who may or may not deserve to be immortalized by the MTA for his posthumous birthday. Marathon's are known for making people dead-tired, but things get really scary when that no longer becomes a figure of speech. NASA has recorded the first sounds of a black hole, with what has been labeled as the space phenomenon's "song." Is it better than Frank's scatting? That's for you to decide. Does it shock you that Frank gravitates to another UFO story? Well, one in Zimbabwe has him abducted into curiosity. A bench clearing scenario for the best team in baseball comes with a ton of controversy when racism is deemed to be the cause. Frank breaks down what happened in Yankee Stadium over the weekend. Frank starts the week on a high note by highlighting the best stories of the week in this week's edition of Commendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Don't Give a Luck | 5-20-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 221:27

    It's Friday, time to make stories for Monday! Or at least make questions for Frank because it's time for this week's Ask Frank Anything. Frank has been blessed with amazing luck... besides when he steps up to the craps table. He asks listeners what strike of dumb-luck they were hit with that changed their lives. It is Friday, so Frank gathers the stories from the past week that deserve shame and dishonor in this week's edition of Denunciations. Clinical hypnotherapist, motivational speaker and author, 5th kind UFO contactee, and at this point, mythical figure Dr. Turi joins the program to talk about his latest prediction dates that everyone should be alerted of. Swing big band leader, and New York staple, George Gee joins The Other Side of Midnight to talk about his career, his inspirations, and revival wave of swing and big band music. To close out the show, Frank is joined by fan-favorites Marlaina Schiavo & David Schwartz who have a panel discussion of the biggest headlines today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Say the Prestidigitation Word | 5-19-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 223:33

    Is there a good word for radio hosts who oppose finite wordage? After threats of deportation for two illegal immigrants that filmed and turned in information on the Brooklyn Subway shooter, and Frank asks callers if they should be granted visas to escape it. Frank's passion for cats cannot help but bleed into the show, talking about housecats' memory this time. It's Thursday, so we present this week's AC Report guest as singer, songwriter and producer David Damiani who frequently performs in Atlantic City, and is brining back an old flavor that fans of the city would love. Professor at the University of Southern California and author of the book Is the Cemetery Dead?, David Charles Sloane joins The Other Side of Midnight to talk about life after death, cremations vs. traditional burials, and whether or not the cemetery is dead (in the non-literal sense). Biochemist, immunologist and now an independent candidate for Governor of Minnesota, Dr. Hugh McTavern joins the program to discuss the proposal for Jury Democracy and the gubernatorial race in the land of 10,000 lakes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Old Time High | 5-18-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 223:31

    Congress has investigated UFO's for the first time in 50 years, and next on their list is investigating whether or not Frank has been abducted by aliens. With how much he's been on the radio in the last 24 hours, it's fair to assume he did. Frank breaks down the very busy primary election day. We hope you don't mind the phones, and hope even more you don't mind Frank's uproar over them too. You can't teach on old dog when to retire. The Mets are bringing back the controversial "Old Timers Day" but are also causing a debate if they should include some controversial Old Timers within it. UFO investigator, host of "The Basement Office," and contributor for the New York Post Steven Greenstreet joins The Other Side of Midnight to discuss his skepticism of UAP's being alien life and Congress' first UFO hearing in over 50 years. Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute and Media Relations Specialist and Assistant to CSC Director Stephen C. Meyer, Andrew McDiarmid joins the program to talk about how Big Tech controls our daily lives, and if any media giants can help control this phenomenon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Shared House Always Wins | 5-17-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 222:23

    Those pesky politicians cannot gerrymander our radio signals. How would you know what the best movie you never watched is if you haven't seen it? Well, Frank's still asking that question to callers. Recent reports say home sharing is at an all time high, however other reports say McDonalds in Russia are at an all time low. Curtis in the Capitol has a nice ring to it doesn't it? It's Tuesday, so you better bet (if you're 21+ and live in a state where gambling is legal) Frank reads your mail! Three-time Emmy Award-winning actress, writer and producer with a career spanning over thirty years in the entertainment industry Martha Byrne sits down with Frank, but not to talk about her coveted acting career, but the criminal case of her husband Michael McMahon, a private investigator and NYPD sergeant. In this edition of the Midnight Files, Frank is joined by contemporary artist and documentary filmmaker Jeremy Corbell, who has released the most recent round of UFO videos which the Pentagon has confirmed as authentic, to talk about Congress holding hearings on UFOs for the first time in over 50 years. Executive Vice President at the State Policy Network Tony Woodlief joins the program to talk about his new book I, Citizen: A Blueprint for Reclaiming America's Self-Governance, local journalism, political reform and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Not Your Hiccup of Tea | 5-16-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 225:36

    After a weekend of avoiding any semblance of work, Frank is back to taking over your overnight airwaves. Frank (far from being a doctor) asks his callers (also probably far from being doctors) for their medical advice on an annoying occurrence Frank's brother has been facing. If you talk the talk, you should have a star on the walk... or something like that. After a tragedy close to home happened over the weekend, Frank asks callers what their advice would be on preventing future mass shootings that the United States has been plagued with. The Monday blues don't stop Frank from finding some positivity in this week's edition of Commendations. Award winning actor, best known for playing Frasier Crane in Cheers and Frasier Kelsey Grammer joins The Other Side of Midnight to talk about a revival of Frasier surfacing, the wonderful city of Atlantic City, and his new beer "Faith American." Nationally syndicated radio talk show host and longtime Independence Party Chair Frank Mackay joins Frank to talk about the latest breakthrough brought out on the Long Island Killer case, and his new position as Head of the Long Island Division of WABC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    I Came, I Saw, iPod | 5-13-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 223:30

    T.G.I.F., but the "F" stands for Frank. Since it's Friday, Frank is bombarded by callers' questions in this week's edition of Ask Frank Anything. As if having people sleep in your house wasn't enough, there are now "pool-sharing" apps circuiting the market, and you know Frank has a thought or two on them. To children these days, the coveted "iPod" is a relic as ancient as sliced bread, but after 20 years of production, Apple is ironically pulling the plug on the wireless MP3. Is your taste in food as polarizing as your taste in radio programs? If so, Frank's got just the segment to satisfy your taste buds. As always, Friday features Frank's least favorite stories from the past 7 days in this week's edition of Denunciations. The Other Side of Midnight is joined by a financial expertise panel is joined by Wall Street entrepreneur John Tobacco and author of the book, “The WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter” Simon Constable to discuss the nosediving state of cryptocurrency and whether or not it's a farce. Frank is joined by veteran New York Times reporter and a Pulitzer prize winning author, whose latest book is “Inspired: Understanding Creativity: A Journey Through Art, Science, and the Soul,” Matt Richtel to discuss the mental health crisis among children and teens, as well as cracking down on what creative people have in common. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Lost at C-Section | 5-12-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 223:41

    If you thought becoming a professional athlete was hard, imagine trying to learn to write in Chicago Style Format. Frank tries to crack down on whether or not sports journalism should be more than just former athletes. Have you ever gone to baseball game or are you just not normal? Kelly Hughes breaks new ground as being the first woman to ever show off a C-section scar on Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, but consider us lucky that she wasn't the first to show a C-section operation instead. Frank takes off with Steve Kates, aka Dr. Sky a veteran radio and TV broadcaster and edu-tainer with expertise in astronomy and space. In this week's edition of The AC Report, Frank is joined Councilman Jesse Kurtz, Republican City Councilman in Atlantic City to talk about the current state of affairs in Monopoly City. Founder of 360bespoke, a respected boutique PR agency and the author of the new book "F*ck Off, Chloe: Surviving the OMG's! and FML's! in Your Media Career" Jeremy Murphy joins sits down with Frank to talk about his book and the cultural divide between young and older people in the workplace. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Gluedunnit? | 5-11-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 224:04

    What would you glue if they come for you? Young people are ghosting jobs more than ever before, which worries Frank that some of his listeners will start ghosting his show. What's the best solution to protest a worthy cause? Adhesives. Unlike Frank, some are finding their true loves behind bars, so naturally he asks callers what they think of jailers falling in love with inmates. America's top mixologist, spirits historian, and award-winning cocktail book author Brian Van Flandern joins The Other Side of Midnight to talk about what Frank is most excited about in the world today: the comeback of the martini. He also discusses the state of spirits, and how the to proper mixed drink. Lawyer, investigator, lobbyist, teacher, and advocate for whistleblower rights, and also the legal director at the non-profit Government Accountability Project joins Frank to talk about the nuclear nightmare that almost took out the east coast, and the importance of corporate whistleblowers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Revolution Radio | 5-10-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 223:44

    Frank is finally retiring... his topics list. But one of those last topics is worsening conditions in American prisons, and Frank wants to change that one way or another. Depression is an epidemic striking the youth of the country, and Frank asks his callers to track down the route of it. Radio's running out of innovation, well at least other than The Other Side of Midnight, and Frank is asking callers for fresh, new ideas to spice up the aging medium. It's Tuesday, so Frank is reading YOUR mail. Retired Senior Special Agent of the INS and a fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies, Michael Cutler joined The Other Side of Midnight to discuss the future of the very controversial Title 42 bill, and the current state of border enforcement. Retired U.S. Army Special Forces officer,, author, television personality, and also the military spokesman for the gold shield, Mykel Hawk joins the program to talk about the ongoing issue of military suicides, and the Russia/Ukraine conflict. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Love or Bust? | 5-9-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 224:21

    The Fight of the Century 2: Electric Boogaloo. The heated feud between Frank Morano and Curtis Sliwa only gets hotter as Frank rebuts the hours of content Curtis dedicated to talking about him over the weekend. Thrifting was always meant to find some old treasures, but who would have thought those treasures could be as old as Jesus? Be careful what you do with your nudes because aliens might just get a hold of them. Frank talks about how he celebrated his wife's first mother's day, but not without it preceding some drama from a few drunk food orders. It's Monday, so you get your weekly dose of Frank's favorite stories from the past 7 days in this week's Commendations. Founder of Forgotten NY, a website and series of tours dedicated to the things not covered in standard New York City guidebooks, Kevin Walsh, joins The Other Side of Midnight to talk about some of the Big Apple's forgotten street relics. The Other Side of Midnight's favorite reoccurring guest and veteran media producer, satirist, social critic, and mother, Marlaina Schiavo joins Frank to talk about a grab bag of topics that include COVID restrictions, a pretty special couch, a fellow WABC host's affinity for Frank, a high-profile murder conspiracy, geography mishaps, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    What's Up, Documentary? | 5-6-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 221:39

    Frank starts the last of the week hot by asking callers to... well ask. This week's edition of Ask Frank Anything is brought to you by literally anything except trivia questions. The Pentagon is trying to cover up evidence of UFO's harder than Frank is covering up why he didn't invite Curtis Sliwa to his baby's baptism. Frank's still waiting on The other Side of Midnight documentary, but until then he asks callers to let him know which are their favorites. A special celebrity edition of Thousand Dollar Minute takes place with a more-than familiar voice. As always, Friday features Frank's least favorite stories from the past 7 days in this week's edition of Denunciations. The Other Side of Midnight is welcomed with another appearance of attorney, author, and movie critic, Debbie Schlussel to give her reviews of some of the biggest films in theaters today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Cinco de Mine-O | 5-5-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 222:38

    This Cinco de Mayo episode of The Other Side of Midnight is brought to you by Frank begging for some tequila. Controversies are up as high as gas prices, and Frank isn't a fan of either the recent Jeopardy or Ed Koch Bridge renaming controversies. Frank has a freshly signed 3-year contract, and looking at the Robinson Cano situation, he's trying to see if there's any way he can get paid for not working himself. Producer, talent agent, entrepreneur, and former aide to Mayor Giuliani brings some light to the dark hours of The Other Side of Midnight by talking about his origins in comedy, the history of New York comedy, and his plans to bring comedy straight to the ears of senior citizens. On this heated panel debate, veteran TV & radio host Richard Bey and independent foreign policy analyst Michael Averko go head-to-head on The Other Side of Midnight to talk about the current state of Russia and Ukraine, the USA's involvement in NATO, and the state of Nazism in Ukraine. In this week's edition of The AC Report, Frank is joined by legendary nightlife impresario and the owner of “Boogie Nights” and “Planet Rose” at the Tropicana in Atlantic City, David Pena, to talk about the current state of affairs in Monopoly City. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    May the 4th Be with You | 5-4-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 223:11

    It's not a Trash can, it's a trash cannot. On this episode of The Other Side of Midnight, Frank is convinced people are listening to him-- well, not just his show-- but technology listening in on his daily conversations for targeted advertising. Frank is doing his best trying to stop childhood obesity by slapping donuts out of every kid's hand on his block, but apparently it isn't enough. He's trying to find answers as to why obesity among kids is reaching all time highs. Frank has some mixed feelings on mixed drinks, as he talks about the comeback one specific drink is having in the world of alcohol consumers alike. Apparently Frank isn't a lover, he's a biter. Callers tell their best stories of how they managed to get in trouble back when they were in school. Executive Director of the Paradigm Research Group Steve Bassett joins The Other Side of Midnight for this edition of The Midnight Files to talk about Congress' accusation of the Pentagon dragging their feet on UFO compliance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Picture Imperfect | 5-3-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 223:08

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano is smiling for the camera. Veteran Radio Talk Show Host, Disc Jockey and Podcaster Joey Reynolds checks in with the Other Side to examine how broadcasting has changed over the years and give a retrospective of his remarkable career. Later, Dr. Keith Ablow, best-selling author, television commentator and psychiatrist, sheds light on America's loneliness problem and other mental health issues facing the country today. We discuss the reported leak of a draft Supreme Court decision overturning Roe V. Wade, go through listener mail, and ponder over the appropriate age for kids to be using smartphones. If you're ever feeling lonely, you've got a friend in Frank Morano. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Eggs-treme Inflation | 5-2-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 218:39

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano is home to roost at WABC after a good weekend. Legendary stand-up comedian and author of Still Standing Tom Dreesen pays a visit to the Other Side to discuss his career as a comedian and being an opener for Frank Sinatra. We get into this week's round of commendations, analyze some of Curtis Sliwa's antics, and investigate the spate of food processing plant fires across the country. You know you'll start your week off right if you have a healthy dose of Frank Morano. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Spare Change For Your Thoughts | 4-29-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 225:23

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano is no Uncle Scrooge, so why are you giving him a hard time? Frank kicks off the Friday edition with a full-fledged Ask Frank Anything. Then, Amy Briggs, Executive Editor at National Geographic History Magazine and Co-host of Overheard at National Geographic, joins the Other Side to discuss the sinking of the Titanic, Amelia Earhart, and more! We go through Denunciations, ponder over how to deal with (potentially) bi-polar friends, and decide whether or not Frank could host the Late, Late Show. If your week went by slow, why not cap it off with TOSOM? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Cremation of the Crop | 4-28-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 224:27

    Get on the wrong side of law on the right side of radio. Planning dying soon? HOLD THE PHONE, Frank has some thoughts on what you should do with your body before you take up the afterlife fulltime. Luckily, Frank is happily married, so he doesn't have to worry about dabbling in "fictosexuality," and he probably wouldn't if he was single... but he will question it. Frank takes off with Steve Kates, aka Dr. Sky a veteran radio and TV broadcaster and edu-tainer with expertise in astronomy and space, Democratic Candidate for Governor of New York Tom Suozzi joins The Other Side of Midnight to talk about his campaign for governor, corruption in office, and ethics reform in New York, and special hour long panel featuring three former lawyers who had their run-ins with the law, Andrew McKenna, Deputy Director National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence in Westchester, Domenick Crispino, ex attorney, ex convict and legal commentator, and Richard Luthmann, former attorney and convicted felon join The Other Side of Midnight to talk about a plethora of current legal issues going on today. On this week's edition of The AC Report, Frank is joined by veteran journalist and casino lifestyle specialist Chuck Darrow to talk about the latest going on in “Monopoly City.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Not That Kind of Hail Mary | 4-27-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 224:18

    Don't worry you're not being monitored. To some, New York City is the most iconic city in the world, but to residents, it's a money-pit. Frank investigates reasons why locals are running away from The Big Apple. Have you ever had someone so special they can finish your sentences? Well, now technology can fill this whole in your life, as Frank talks about his one big issue with Google's predictive text feature. Perhaps taking the term "worshiping the game" too seriously, a Washington state high school football coach is facing off against the Supreme Court after he was fired for praying on the field. We know a lot of people listen to Frank, but how many people have their eyes on him? "Mousepiration Mike" Maugeri joins the program as the show's expert in all things Disney and talks about his upbringing as a content creator, Ron Desantis' recent law passed that targets Disney, and his favorite attractions on the resorts. Founder and editor of the Shroud of Turin website Barrie Schwortz unveils the mystery behind the historically significant piece of cloth that is thought to be wrapped around Jesus Christ himself after his crucifixion. Co-founder of Fix Our House Eli Zupnick joins Frank to break down what proportional representation is, and whether or not it should be used to elect members of the U.S. House. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Sweet, Tweet Revenge | 04-26-2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 223:21

    If Frank comes knocking on your door, you answer-- just don't shoot! On this hump day-eve episode of The Other Side of Midnight, Frank starts the day off with what he calls good news for free speech, as newly announced owner of Twitter, Elon Musk, officially buys the social media mega-site. Why aren't young voters sticking with President Joe Biden... other than him being older than most of their grandparents? Frank searches for the answer. Controversy arises in Long Island where a beloved yet mischievous childhood prank of ringing someone's doorbell and running off before they could answer the door takes a tragic turn. Want a spot in heaven? Donate an organ. Want a free hat? Apparently just call the show complaining you never got one. Alan Tonelson, Founder of RealityChek joins the program to talk about the ever-growing inflation the United States is battling, whether or not former President Donald Trump's health will affect him running for office again, and potential candidates running for presidency in 2024 & Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology and author of “Between Ape and Human” Gregory Forth sits down with Frank to talk about the accounts of ape-men and hobbits being spotted in the open, and his contemporaries disbelief of his findings. It's Tuesday so Frank reads YOUR mail! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Irritable Vowel Syndrome | 4-25-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 223:19

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano is WABC's resident philologist. We're in a no guest zone this time around, so Frank delves into a panoply of diverse topics, from why ranked choice voting would be better for the people of France to why gun purchases among people of color are going up. We go through another batch of commendations, give Curtis Sliwa a hard time, and pay tribute to Frank's incredibly talented former producer Molly. All in a day's work for the Other Side. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Birthday Boy | 4-22-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 224:13

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano is a font of knowledge... of his own opinions. Ask him anything! We serve up another Morano Mystery with Stephen Riegel, practicing litigator, former Federal Prosecutor and the author of “Finding Judge Crater: A Life and Phenomenal Disappearance in Jazz Age New York” . Frank finds a new way to sleep and Sid Rosenburg is here for some reason? You never know what you'll catch on The Other Side. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Playground Peon | 4-22-21

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 221:56

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano is going to teach you a lesson! Trita Parsi, co-founder & executive vice president of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, as well as the founder and former president of the National Iranian American Council talks on Ukraine, Yemin, and Iran. Frank speaks with Jeff Kosseff, an associate professor of cybersecurity law at the United States Naval Academy and an author, whose latest book is “The United States of Anonymous”. Then Craig Stone, co-host of “Due For A Win: The Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast” for the AC report! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    THCPD | 4-20-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 219:01

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano is a slow burn. Frank is joined by Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, Professor of Medicine at Stanford University,  a research associate with the National Bureau of Economics Research and a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. Then we stop by the stars with Amy Shira Tietel, author, popular science writer, spaceflight historian, and YouTuber. Frank Mackay, Nationally syndicated radio talk show host and longtime Independence Party helps us parse through the latest developments on The Long Island Serial Killer. And Tony LoBianco, legendary stage and television actor, tells us all about performance and shouts out veterans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Domo Arigato, Companion Roboto | 4-19-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 217:47

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano is picking you for his team! Frank speaks with Alan Tonelson, trade expert and founder of RealityChek, a blog covering economics, national security, technology and more. Dr. Turi, 5th kind UFO contactee, clinical hypnotherapist, motivational speaker and author explains the details of abduction. Tim Stanley, historian, author, broadcaster and columnist shows us the view from across the pond on Boris Johnson, Ukraine, and more! And we celebrate the end of tax season with T.R. Reid, journalist, documentarian and author of many books, including “A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and more Efficient Tax System” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Plastic...Melts | 4-18-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 224:34

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: You do not know Frank Morano's birthday. Frank is joined in studio by Jeffrey Gurian, comedy writer, stand-up comic, host, author, producer, director and former dentist to talk about his new book and remember Gilbert Gottfried. Then we hear from Brother David Migliorino, Franciscan Brother and the Principal of Saint Anthony's High School on Long Island to discuss Easter, Holy Week, and education. Scott Barry Kauffman, cognitive scientist, author, podcaster, and popular science writer suggests rethinking intelligence. And of course, this week could not start with out Commendations to the best of the past week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mutiny Edition | 4-15-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 227:51

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano takes the day off. Curtis Sliwa will never let him live it down, Plus crime, politics, and New York City lore, all with the original Guardian Angel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Another Fish to Fry | 4-14-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 221:05

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano will keep you hooked. Pete Dominick, podcaster, stand-up comic, speaker, news commentator and professional speaking consultant gives us tools to discuss politics in a non-acrimonious manner.Frank is joined by Joe Raspanti, investigator and researcher, who is completing a documentary on the Shroud of Turin. Scott Cronick, editor of AC Weekly, Director of Entertainment Operations for the Press of Atlantic City, & co-owner of Tennessee Ave Beer Hall for this week's AC Report. Marlaina Schiavo, veteran media producer, satirist, social critic and COVID mandate critic comes to the studio to talk about gender, education in NJ, airlines and masks, & more. Puls Denunciations are dealt a day early! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mind Over Money | 4-13-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 220:24

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano will not be eating Pizza Hut on game day. But he will be keeping you entertained with this stacked guest list! Frank is joined by Commissioner Bernard Kerik, former Commissioner of the NYPD and the NYC Department of Correction. He's also the author of the book “The Grave Above the Grave”. gives his analysis on the NYC subway shooting. Frederic U. Dicker, veteran journalist covering state politics and former Dean of the Albany press corps gives his impressions on the subway shooting and NYS Lt. Governor's resignation. Bruce Charet, veteran Producer, entertainment manager, philanthropist and a friend of Gilbert Gottfried's for over 35 years reacts to his friends death. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Grand Scheme | 4-12-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 221:46

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano always remembers where he came from. Frank is joined by Scott Ritter,  a former U.S. Marine Corps intelligence officer and UN weapons inspector in Iraq. He's also the author of the book “SCORPION KING: America's Suicidal Embrace of Nuclear Weapons from FDR to Trump” on the latest on Russia-Ukraine war; social media censorship. We hear from Dr. Ellen Wald, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Center as well as the president of Transversal Consulting, a global energy and geopolitics consultancy on Gas prices in America and around the world. Plus, your letters, musings- even a play- from our mailbag! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Dial Tone to Those Who Wait | 4-11-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 196:51

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Even Frank Morano has to take a number to get served. Frank is joined by Patrick J. Buchanan, senior advisor to three Presidents, best-selling author, three time candidate for President and a syndicated columnist to discuss the news of the day and political trends. We ask who is really tipping the scales and find treasure in the street. Plus Commendations granted to those deemed worthy! Catch up on The Other Side. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Halcyon Days and Radio Waves | 4-8-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 221:32

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano respects the medium. David Beaty, documentary filmmaker, who made the documentary, “The Nimitz Encounters” joins Frank for the Midnight Files as a new UFO sighting on a Naval Warship. Eric Segall, Law Professor at Georgia State University, host of the Supreme Myths podcast and an author, whose latest book is “Originalism as Faith” comments on Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed as Supreme Court Justice. And Frank visits Gotham with Michael Uslan, film producer, who produced each of the Batman movies and author of the new book ”Batman's Batman: A Memoir from Hollywood, Land of Bilk and Money” . Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Venture of Vengeance | 4-7-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 223:58

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano is the tiny umbrella in your drink. We want to know, are you making up for lost time with the travel industry? Warner Wolf, legendary sportscaster joins Frank to celebrate Major League Baseball opening day. John Brennan, veteran journalist, covering the expansion of legal gambling for USBets.com is on for the AC Report. We spend even more time in the Garden State touching on film, and a Main Street under a spotlight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    No Dice | 4-6-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 225:27

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano is a yes-man. But not about the casino proposal for Manhattan! We remember Bobby Rydell, revisiting his music and past interviews, Carl Hoffman, a former contributing editor of Wired and National Geographic Traveler and the best-selling author of five books, including “Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art” joins us for our Morano Mystery: What really happened to Michael Rockefeller? Dan Kovalik, human rights activist, labor rights lawyer and author of “The Plot to Scapegoat Russia” offers some more info on Russia-Ukraine war. Plus more distraction, debate, and discovery on The Other Side, Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    An Impressive Spread | 4-5-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 207:17

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano lays it on thick. Budgetary concerns fester as a stadium considered, callers weigh in. Max Blumenthal, Editor of Grayzone News, co-host of the Moderate Rebels podcast and the author of the book “The Management of Savagery” offers frequently overlooked perspective on Russia-Ukraine. Dennis Spragg, author, historian and broadcaster joins Frank for our Morano Mystery: The disappearance of Glenn Miller. We open up the mailbag for a few surprises and like most New Yorkers, find ourselves at the bagel counter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A Serious Undertaking | 4-4-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 220:22

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano will work another day. And some of the retirees in our audience are choosing to do the same. Frank asks us to consider the problem of depression with many menopausal women. Domenick Crispino, ex attorney, ex convict and legal commentator, whose most recent conviction was vacated speaks on conditions at Riker's Island and the Rittenhouse verdict. Plus Commendations for some and even more hot topics for all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Can't Teach an Old Dog New Restaurants | 4-1-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 222:39

    Welcome to The Other Side of Midnight: the show that listens back. Frank answers the questions the world has been asking in this week's edition of Ask Frank Anything. You in an eating mood? Make sure you eat enough for yourself and assemblywoman Latrice Walker, who is on a hunger strike in an attempt to change laws on bail reform. The Other Side of Midnight has been snubbed of all Razzie nominations this year, but Bruce Willis hasn't. Frank has thoughts on the tasteless remarks made by the film industry's biggest critics about Bruce Willis' recent ailment announcement. If you were free of any major wrongdoings, you probably won't get a scolding, unlike the stories in this week's Denunciations. Founder of Trends Research Interview Gerald Celente joins The Other Side of Midnight to talk about the ongoing Russia/Ukraine conflict, and subsequent upcoming trends coming from it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Something Weird in the Water | 3-31-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 223:15

    Not quite April Fool's yet, so this episode is far from a joke. Frank Morano might be the future of talk radio, but he's looking for people who were supposed to be a future star that never quite made it that far. Frank knows a lot of weird people, and wants to get down to the roots of what's been making people so weird recently. There's starting out late in life, and there's far beyond that; Frank asks callers for instances of people having children at super old ages. Steven Kates a.k.a. Dr. Sky joins Frank to talk all thing space and intergalactic. Also joining the show and making his first public appearance since being released from prison is Richard Luthmann to talk about his decision to withdraw his guilty plea. It's a Thursday morning so Frank is doing the AC Report and is joined by Executive VP of Casino Operations & Chief Marketing Officer of Bally's Corporation Phil Juliano to talk about new things coming to Atlantic City, and is lastly joined by celebrity ping pong player Wally Green to talk about using Ping Pong to escape poverty and bring about world peace. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    That's Mr. Frank Morano to You | 3-30-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 223:45

    Federal law prohibits changing the channel. "The Slap Hear 'Round the World" is still on the airwaves-- our airwaves to be exact-- as Frank finally puts all conspiracies relating to Chris Rock being slapped by Will Smith at Sunday's Oscars. Are you afraid that robots will someday take over the world? Well, they might start taking over the fast food industry, with vending machines serving hamburgers starting to pop up, and Frank has issues trusting them. The Bills are collecting a lot of dollar bills from New York taxpayers. with a new stadium being built in Buffalo for a lucrative $1.4 billion price tag and Frank has a thought or two on that. Radio Host Frank Morano is very frank on his feelings about including formal titles for people with important job titles. Founder of Justice Technology Professionals Dominick Crea joins The Other Side of Midnight to make efforts to expose the true personalities of informants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Brain Power Shower | 3-29-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 214:08

    The Other Side of Midnight has been known to cause insanity in laboratory mice. Frank slams the NFL for it's newly instated rule to force every team to include at least one minority in their coaching staff, and makes his stance on whether or not Clarence Thomas should recuse himself or not. Whether or not Frank was wearing pants this episode is unconfirmed as he proudly tells everyone a story of him losing his "tuxweedo" pants, and addressed the highly touted, notorious international criminal: the pickleball vandal. A recent study shows that most people have their best thoughts in the shower, so it's safe to assume Frank is writing the rundowns of The Other Side of Midnight next to the Head & Shoulders. It's Tuesday so Frank reads your mail, and is joined by Tom Swindell to talk about the notorious mystery of the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and founder and publisher of TALKERS, Michael Harrison, to talk about the state of radio today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Oscars' Greatest Hits | 3-28-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 218:06

    ALERT: Nobody was slapped in the recording of this episode of this episode of The Other Side of Midnight. Frank smacks the week off with a very memorable Academy Awards ceremony, where Will Smith shockingly left a set of fresh prints on the side of Chris Rock's face in an event that was in desperate need of excitement. Was it real, or was it a work? Frank has his fingers all over this conspiracy. It's a Monday morning, so Frank starts the week off fresh by giving props to the stories around the world deserve it in this week's edition of Commendations. Welcome to the first radio show that is willing to give away a $1000 and the host gets nothing but heat in return-- Frank fires back on callers who claim he's running a "Thousand Dollar Fraud!" Do you know anyone who would be more enticed to go on an amusement park ride after seeing someone die on it? Maybe after this episode you might. All this and more on The Other Side of Midnight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Classic Collector | 3-25-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 214:39

    Hope you can actually hear The Other Side of Midnight on your vintage radio, if not send it to Frank to add to his ongoing collection. On this morning's episode of The Other Side of Midnight, Frank takes on callers' questions for a full hour on Ask Frank Anything, and airs out his weekly qualms with this edition of Denunciations. Frank asks his listeners what niche, outdated piece of technology they're hoarding, and has on Marlaina Schaivo to talk about her disdain for masks in schools, what your coffee order tells you about yourself, and flesh-eating bacteria, former British Ambassador to Bahrain and Syria Peter Ford, and Jason Koenigsberg to talk everything Oscars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Free Speech? I'll Take Two | 3-24-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 218:17

    The Other Side of Midnight is presented by a radio host who's appreciation of nostalgia is only rivaled by his love of cottage cheese. On this morning's episode of the ratings' favorite overnight radio show, Frank makes an attempt at getting callers to list their pick of "Woman of the Year", and ponders on what makes people resort to evil acts of violence in the midst of the recent death of an 87-year old woman being shoved to the ground. Frank likes his speech the way he likes his butter... FREE. Frank is joined by Republican Gubernatorial candidate in New York Lee Zeldin to talk about the upcoming primary race, Ben Mankiewicz to talk about the movement of the film industry, and it's Thursday so Frank brings Michael Trager to talk about Atlantic City in this week's edition of The AC Report. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    "To Boldly Go Where No 91- Year Old Man Has Gone Before!" | 3-23-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 217:14

    Genius doesn't work on an assembly line basis, it works as a talk radio host for 77WABC. 91-years of a man that exceeds the boundaries of this galaxy, Frank celebrates the great William Shatner's birthday. A touching tribute of the late, great George Weber is done in only a way someone as close to him as Frank was could be able to do. Do you have a drinking problem? If so call into the Other Side of Midnight as Frank takes on callers to see if that problem spawned during the COVID lock downs. Frank also asks listeners why people don't read more-- as long as it's not during the hours of 1-5 AM, Monday-to-Friday mornings. Veteran award winning journalist, best-selling author, and host of the The Rita Cosby Show on 77WABC, Rita Cosby & veteran broadcast journalist covering politics in New York and host of The Dominic Carter Show on 77WABC, Dominic Carter join Frank in a round-table discussion as well as Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for the National Interest and author of the book The Russia Trap: How Our Shadow War with Russia Could Spiral into Catastrophe, George Beebe joins The Other Side of Midnight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Daily Diet of Frank | 3-22-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 218:45

    We hope you're still listening, because Frank is still talking. On today's episode of the Other Side of Midnight, Frank talks about Twitter taking down the account for satire "news site" Babylon Bee after a tweet Twitter deemed insensitive, and Frank can relate to pain of getting a media company getting banned on a social media. Frank also takes on a chorus of callers giving their favorite facts that are 100% true, but sound unbelievable. Fans of the show: don't worry, you don't have to worry about Frank fleeing the country because he makes it very clear he is not a fan of dual citizenships. Libertarian gubernatorial candidate of New York Larry Sharpe joins the show to talk the upcoming election, as well as former CIA agent Ray McGovern to bring some expert insight on the Russia/Ukraine conflict. All this and more when you take a stroll with the Other Side of Midnight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Who has Daylight Ever Saved? | 3-21-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 216:14

    On this regularly scheduled edition of the Other Side of Midnight, Frank's got a bone to pick with mislabeling mental disabilities, and puts his foot down on Volodymyr Zelenskyy calling out Israel to stand up against Russia and help protect Ukraine. Frank might be a workaholic, as long as you don't include watching every film nominated for Academy Award nominations as part of his job description. Also Frank takes on callers of all shapes and sizes to bring on their favorite unsolved mysteries that will make the ever growing list of his favorites. Have you laughed today? You know it's good for you. Frank is joined by legendary television and stage performer Uncle Floyd Vivino to get your daily dose of stress relief by letting a chuckle or two out. All that and more on the Other Side of Midnight! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Curd Mentality | 3-18-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 216:54

    On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano is muenster on the mic. He answers anything and anything that comes to our listeners minds in Ask Frank Anything. Lawrence Wilkerson, retired United States Army Colonel and former chief of staff to United States Secretary of State Colin Powell gives his perspective on the Russia-Ukraine war. Denunciations dig deep this week Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Interlopers | 3-17-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 212:43

    On this Edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano is at the door. Will you let him in? John P. Gluck, emeritus professor of psychology at the University of New Mexico and the author of “Voracious Science and Vulnerable Animals: A Primate Scientist's Ethical Journey.” discusses the ethics of animal testing. Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editorial Director and Publisher of The Nation reacts to Ukrainian president Zelensky's speech to Congress. We have our favorite drop-in guest stop by, John Catsimatidis . Then Ray McCline, President & Founder of the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame is on for for the AC Report. Andrew McKenna, Deputy Director National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence in Westchester speaks about addiction and recovery as drug overdoses surge to new record. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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