WIBW's weekend news broadcast was the expected train wreck...right down to low volume feedback on every mic throughout the broadcast. Thankfully, owing to a severe weather situation, the one grownup that stayed home with the kids this weekend, Jeremy Goodwin...was having none of it and the meteorologist directed the entire broadcast from on camera. Good man.
Don't forget that each Friday at noon Eastern, "Hinky Dinky Time" with Uncle Michael follows Doug Schulkind's "Give the Drummer Some" program on freeform, listener supported WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio stream. Today's playlist and comments can be found @ http://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/50650
"A free form rock format, like a free form classical format, or a free form anything format gives the announcer such control over the records to be played that it is inconsistent with the strict controls that licensee must exercise to avoid questionable practices."
Now I kinda wish I'd named my show "Questionable Practices."
In 1997 David Sedaris published a funny story called 'Front Row Center with Thaddeus Bristol,' narrated by a merciless drama critic who takes it upon himself to expose the appallingly low theatrical standards of elementary and middle school Christmas plays. The story is subtitled 'Trite Christmas:
At some point I'm going to get real curious about Google+.
Mark Zuckerberg’s new political group, which bills itself as a bipartisan entity dedicated to passing immigration reform, has spent considerable resources on ads advocating a host of anti-environmental causes — including driling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and constructing the Keys...