Retrotone News

Tired of the malarkey coming from the mainstream media?

Well that stuff's history! Modeled after Movietone newsreels of the 1930s, our beloved Rodge Bigsby cuts the baloney and gives it to you straight.

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This Week in News: 10/17/19

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This Week in News: 8/22/19

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Farewell Special Space Agent Bigsby...
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This Week in News: 8/8/19

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Football season is upon us! Plaid makes it in the record books, and twitter makes people text their “number-neighbors.”...
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This Week in News: 8/1/19

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From the Democratic Debates to King of the Box Office and much more, Rodge Bigsby hits on all the major headlines!...
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This Week in News: 7/24/19

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Feds, Finance, and America’s Future...
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Electronic Press & Media Kit

Retrotone News is a rapidfire highly irregular news podcast, starring host and commentator, Rodge Bigsby. You won't want to miss this bombastic flashback of a newscast, as Rodge barrels through current events and breaking headlines in a Mid-Atlantic voice and style made famous by war-era pre-show newsreels and propaganda films of an era gone by.

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The Team

Rodge Bigsby

Rodge Walker Bigsby was born to read the news. When he was 3, he rode his toy wagonette down to the local AM 1940, wriggled his way into the booth, and unbeknownst to producers, a legend was born.

Dave Douglas

Producer, Audio Engineer
Dave is an established audio professional with a diverse set of skills and experience. He also works as a composer, studio musician and live audio engineer.


Brigid Coyne

With a production background stemming from her education in Literature and the Liberal Arts, Brigid loves reading books and creating podcasts.