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Saturday, February 20, 2010

The Past and Future of Talk

I continue to be amazed and delighted at some of the lively dialogue I read on Twitter, Facebook, etc. Meanwhile, talk radio continues to bore and disgust me (like those two talentless douchebags I heard tonight on a certain Detroit station) with the same old totally predictable Rush-clone shit. Radio has hit the iceberg and I fear it's already too late to turn it around.

Then again, as an old poly-sci professor of mine once said, "I base all of my hope for the future on the fact that I've always been lousy at predicting it..."

Friday, February 19, 2010

The Question Man

If you want a reasonable idea of where spoken-word radio is headed, check out the All Access "Ten Questions" segment with my consultant pal Holland Cooke...