The Sound of Tomorrow

Rochester, NY's Sound of Tomorrow is the most fun you can have in orbit. Join Heather, Ross, and all of their radio friends for a journey into the future of comedy, current events, music, movies, comics, and other stuff we love.

Past Episodes

  • Episode 184: Vinnie Paulino Returns! Aired: Wednesday, May 4, 2016

    Have we got a treat for you today, Space Cadets, as Vinnie Paulino from the Rochester Show, Roc Podcasts, etc. joins us once again at the fabulous WAYO studios in Downtown Rochester, NY! We're talking Captain America, sleep twitches, PC Bulls*** (?), and the role of the overprotective father.

    Most importantly, though, do you think you're funny? If you do, why dontcha sign yourself up for the Funniest Person in Rochester contest? Go on over to and get yourself in on this. The signup is open until May 15 (Ross's b-day) so you still have a little time!

  • Episode 183: Probably the Bravest Aired: Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    In this yet another exciting installment of the Sound of Tomorrow, we're kicking it off old school with an adorable pupdate! The we're onto some science news covering napping, allergies, and Ross's buddy Elon Musk. Act 2 finds us discussing Trans rights in light of North Carolina's absurd "Bathroom Bills." Heather's hoping for a future full of Zee Foxes with cool lights while Ross is rooting for a nongendered option. What's your ideal future bathroom look like? We want to know!

  • Episode 182: 4-20 Aired: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    It's April 20 and Ross and Heather are totally.... sober as judges. But you'd never know it in this exciting, fast-paced episode of The Sound of Tomorrow! We've got a customer service triumph, Dream Ross owes Heather an apology, and there's news news news, plus a civic message to cap things off.

    Need a Friskies Pull n' Play? Leave Heather a message: 585-542-5502

    Music today from the 1992 Bug Jar Compilation

  • Episode 181: Space Chips Aired: Wednesday, April 13, 2016

    Kicking it off with an old school pupdate, we're back with the Sound of Tomorrow! We're talking science and tech news (space chips are delicious, turns out, boiled or fried), gay nightlife (Heather's sorry), and health tonics (turmeric turmeric turmeric!). You won't want to miss a word.

    Music help today from Miche Fambro. Hi Miche! We miss you!

  • Episode 180: Designer Imposters Aired: Wednesday, April 6, 2016

    My oh my, have we a discussion for you today! We meant to include a few more topics but Impostor Syndrome proved so interesting, we just couldn't stop! But don't worry--there's still a pupdate. And a little weather whine. After all, we're still the Sound of Tomorrow.

    Music today from Boston's own Beat Circus featuring Ms. Kitty Heels on the singing saw!

  • Episode 179: Archie, et al. Aired: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

    The SoT Book Club strikes again! This week, we're talking about Archie Volume 1, some of the Archie series back story, and other comics picks from Ross. Rounding out it, we have a little update on our very favorite SoT Christmas song and, in case you've been missing it, we're back with a new edition of SoT Word Police? Why don't we have themes for these segments? We'll never tell. Plus, don't worry--there's a pupdate.

    Music today from They Might Be Giants' Dial A Song 2015 in celebration of their new album Phone Power!

  • Episode 178: Labels Labels Aired: Wednesday, March 23, 2016

    In today's all true, all new, all here for you Sound of Tomorrow, Heather is very excited about Voltron vs. Gamara (coming soon to a screen near you) and then we're off to the races! We have a report from Heather's Fitbit which wants everyone to know she's now taken to wandering the stairs at night. Ross is in with a pupdate and a big smile because his pups are so sweet. Next up?

  • Episode 177: WAYO Super Sub Aired: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

    In this exciting episode, Ross has a pupdate and then we're talkin' cyborgs and politics!

    Music break provided by Anonymous Willpower.

    Fun Fact: during the music break, Heather full on sprinted to the ladies' room down the hall because she'd been recording for too long.

  • Episode 176: Anger Issues Aired: Wednesday, March 9, 2016

    OOH GURL! Have we got a show for you! After a visit from America's next radio drag superstars Coco Schell and Charmin LeCloud, we're off to the races with a pupdate (both an update on pups and an update on a date with pups) and a RuCap (yeah yeah RDR Season Premiere, hunties!). To balance out the levity, we're sure to bring it waaaaay back to Earth with a discussion of this study-- --about how women's anger is perceived.

  • Episode 175: Lost in Emoticons Aired: Wednesday, March 2, 2016

    Oh boy..... Space Cadets, we're sorry. Both your hosts are super-hungry during this episode and, well, things go a little bit off the rails.... Especially with that Heather. Jeesh. Hungry or not, they're trying their best kicking it off with a pupdate and segueing seamlessly (ahem) into the news. The Squires of the Subterrain (The Official Band of the Sound of Tomorrow) provide the break music and they're back discussing beauty and..... pants. They promise they'll eat before next week's show.