Radio Station Pranks Listeners By Repeating Its Playlist for Groundhog Day

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(via mental floss)

by Nick Keppler

“I haven’t heard ‘Mr. [Wendal]’ two days in a row since the 1990s,” Shannon Norman tweeted at Pittsburgh-based radio station WYEP on Tuesday.

Norman, an apparent fan of the hip-hop act Arrested Development, isn’t the only Pittsburgher feeling a sense of déjà vu. The noncommercial station pranked listeners by broadcasting the same playlist from 6 A.M. to 5 P.M. on February 1 and 2, in an unannounced homage to the 1993 Bill Murray comedy Groundhog Day. Every song that aired on the first day aired on the second day, too, and in the exact same order…

Read more: http://mentalfloss.com/article/74829/radio-station-pranks-listeners-repeating-its-playlist-groundhog-day

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