Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Evergreen Debuts Hilarious and Nostalgic Weekly News Podcast

BWW News Desk
February 07, 2019

Evergreen Podcasts (Evergreen), a Cleveland, Ohio-based podcast publisher, is proud to announce its most outrageous podcast to date — Retrotone News (Retrotone) — a snappy summary of weekly headlines.

Modeled after Movietone newsreels of the 1930s, Retrotone is chock full of color commentary from beloved host and commentator, Rodge Bigsby. Each show takes listeners on a wild ride through Bigsby’s delivery of top stories, opt-editorial, music picks, politics, and hollywood scuttlebut. Retrotone is a infectious flash digest of the news and the makings of one blockbuster short-form podcast.

Rodge Walker Bigsby was born to read the news. When he was 3, he rode his toy wagonette down to the local AM 1940, and wiggled his way into the booth, unbeknownst to producers of the Capital Hour, an early flash news bulletin featuring top headlines from the Windy City. A magna cum shouty graduate of the Ernie Pyle School of Journalism at Indiana University, Bigsby soon cut his teeth on a chance broadcast internship at CBS. That day, a legend was born.

“Who is Rodge Bigsby? Only the man who made the news minute real again,” says Bigsby.

"Retrotone is our way of having fun turning mainstream news on its ear," offered Michael C. DeAloia - CEO of Front Porch Media, "and we’re introducing a whole new generation to the way news was delivered decades ago on the silver screen."

Episode List
New episodes are available every Thursday on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play Music, and

Episode 1 Preview
Great Scott! Should old acquaintance be forgot? Why... of course not! It’s here in Episode 1, Rodge Bigsby ushers in the New Year with some familiar faces. From the Republic or Trump's government shutdown, to Chipotle’s big splash for a modern menu–Rodge takes us on a tour of big news, and adventures on the high sea. Catch stories of French Adventurer, Jean-Jacques Savin, and Bibsby's break down of recent Twitter scuttlebutt on all things Kardashian and West. Then take pause to reflect on resolutions and whatnot. “Yoo-haa! Hashtag #RodgeBigsby!”

About Evergreen Podcasts
Evergreen Podcasts is a proud member of the Front Porch Media Network. Evergreen is a community where people think big without talking down. We are boots on the ground storytellers, who love capturing the color and diversity of modern makers. From entrepreneurs and musicians, to philosophers and artists – we are in the business of uniting audiences through podcasts and great conversations. hosts a diverse and dynamically curated blend of creative shows, featuring a wide range of lifestyle and niche programming.
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