To hell with Amber alerts, this is a Grey Alert… letting you know that your favorite old grey DJ, I… John P Lightning, will be unleashing another 3 hours of ESSENTIAL radio, which will grace the transmitting facilities of WBCQ.

Your Extravagonzo can be heard LIVE tonight at 8PM Eastern time. Listen in at Johnlightning.Com … or on The Planet, WBCQ, at 5.130 Mhz, on your shortwave relic.

As always, a half hour of good music, leads into the show, ON LINE ONLY, so go to Johnlightning.Com at 7:30 PM Eastern, to hear it all.

And be sure to participate in the show, by e mail or by calling the show. We talk to you & give you the opportunity to talk back… so please do so!

E Mail:

Call In: 347 850 0442

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Er, year, year… ‘ol Bob Weir will only slooow down more in 2019. However, we here at RNI are determined to bring you another year of potentially toxic radio.

Join yours truly, along with Dave THE Boogie Man, for three hours of whatever we come up with, as show prep is a thing of the past these days.

The Pre game show will air at 7:30 Eastern time at Johnlightning.Com… and then… YOUR Extravagonzo… arrives at 8 PM Eastern, all across Planet Radio WBCQ (at 5.130 on your shortwave receiver… if you are positioned just right!)

Let’s ring out the old with you ringing in to 347 850 0442… make it a really interactive show… and if you’re not the chatty type, please send along an E Mail… the address, Thank you pally!

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First off, THANK YOU ALL for responding to our test post, as I was unable to post to the Book of Face the last two shows… Obviously, we have rectified the problem.

Join yours truly, and our guests L.F. Midwood and Hank Hayes (of the Hank & Jim Radio Network) for three hours of whatever we cobble together, as I spent most of the last two days in full party mode… meaning tonight’s show could be an Amtrack train of a show… which could be pretty fucking interesting.

A very special XMAS Pre Game Show of seasonal goodies, commences at 7:30 Eastern Time (ON LINE ONLY) at Johnlightning.Com… and then… YOUR EXTRAVAGONZO, at 8 PM.

Your participation is encourage (how foolish of me, eh?) by calling 347 850 0442… or E Mail us at I do look forward to hearing from you (proving again, what a fool I am, albeit, an entertaining one)

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Well, if you are as alert as most of my listeners, you likely needed this reminder that at 8PM DST, Radio NewYork International presents The Extravagonzo, with yours truly, John P. Lightning.

Join in the fun, starting at 7:30 PM ON-LINE ONLY, when we begin with a great blend of eclectic musical selections, followed by The Extravagonzo, at JohnLightning.Com and on The Planet, WBCQ (at 5.130 Mhz).

E Mail us at Johnplightning@aol.Com or call in to 347 850 0442, and be a part of WBCQ’s airstaff, where your voice counts. See you later pally.

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…Will be served up this PM at JohnLightning.Com, and on ‘The Planet’ WBCQ. Commencing at 8 PM Eastern time, John P. Lightning’s EXTRAVAGONZO will be LIVE until 11PM, with music, comedy, commentary, and other assorted madness.

The Pre Game music special begins our feed, ON LINE ONLY, at 7:30 Eastern time.

Curious about great radio? Well, satisfy your curiosity tonight, and join in by calling 347 850 0442… or write us at

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Because John P. Lightning’s Extravagonzo, careens across international shortwave commencing at 8 PM Eastern Time featuring music, comedy and very current events commentary.

Invest your time in shortwaves best variety show at JohnLightning.Com… or on WBCQ at 5.130 Megahertz.

The ON LINE ONLY pre-game show starts at 7:30 Eastern time.

Participate in the show via E Mail: or call in when the lines are open, at 347 850 0442. Hope to hear from you this PM pally!

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Commences this evening at 8PM Eastern time, when yours truly crafts another three hours of live radio brilliance on WBCQ and at JohnLightning.Com.

Pre Game music will be courtesy of an WJPL air check from 1988, ON LINE ONLY at JohnLightning.Com starting at 7:30 PM Eastern

Join in and be a part of the program by E Mailing us at OR call 347 850 0442.

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Despite the usual spate of show day technical difficulties, we hope to have a full show for you this PM, featuring our unusual mix of music, comedy, commentary, and perhaps… your input!

The Extravagonzo commences at 8 PM Eastern time, and you can be a part of the show by calling 347 850 0442 OR via your E Mail to Johnplightning.Com.

Tonight’s pre game show will feature 30 minutes of a WJPL FM music sweep from 1988, so tune in ON LINE ONLY at 7:30 PM for the pre game thingy, and catch the whole show at JohnLightning.Com or on the Planet WBCQ (at 5.130 on your shortwave antique)

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Now that may scare the fuck out of some people, but professional radio listeners know that every other Sunday is EXTRAVAGONZO time on 11L/RNI.

Join Mr. L for the usual mix of the serious & the silly. We will discuss current events, totally irrelevant to current events shit, tell some tall tales, offensive jokes, and play a couple of quality tunes… all part of our unique blend that delivers three hours of rather odd radio to you!

Go to JohnLightning.Com for the listen links and join us at 8 PM Eastern time, at JohnLightning.Com, or on WBCQ at 5.130 Mhz.

We have a typically eclectic and otherwise brilliant set of music warming up our internet feed commencing at 7:30 Eastern time, ON LINE ONLY.

Our phone line is up and running, and expecting your telephonic input at 347 850 0442. Or E Mail us during the show at Johnplightning@aol.Com

I expect to hear from you… or else!

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