Monthly Archives: January 2013

Increase in visitors for progressive talk

I noticed an uptick in the number of people listening to Progressive talk shows this week and was wondering why. This morning I got the answer – two more Progressive Talk stations just went under – WGUV in Atlanta (they … Continue reading

Posted in Dead Things, Radio Biz, Talk Radio | 2 Comments

It isn’t just me

A few weeks ago, I was wondering if the decline in activity here was just holiday related or something else is going on. WABC-AM hit a 2.2 share in Arbitron, the lowest since they flipped from music in the 1970s. … Continue reading

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What does “Local” mean and does it matter any more?

While doing my testing thing the other night, I was listening to WBT-AM in Charlotte, NC, a city I lived in for about 4 years, and lived near for about 10. WBT used to be owned by Jefferson-Pilot, an insurance … Continue reading

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Keeping track of the past

I just added a new feature, that about 3 people will find interesting, and he rest will go “huh?” Let’s say you know that Dr Laura Schlessinger used to have a radio show, and left a year ago to move … Continue reading

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The future of radio?

Nicole Sandler had a brief stint on Air America as it was imploding. She now “works” doing an internet only video stream. http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/28765840 She has 363 followers on Twitter! Tune in and take a peek at Nicole’s middle aged sagging … Continue reading

Posted in Collapse of America, Liberal Talk, Radio Biz | 3 Comments

Why would an old man shoot and kill his urologist in the torso?

http://www.ocregister.com/news/doctor-409585-beach-police.html Back in the good old days, one of Dr Dean Edell’s recurring topics was over treatment of prostate cancer. The inventor of the PSA test is on a campaign to get doctors to stop using the PSA test as … Continue reading

Posted in Collapse of America | 3 Comments

Trouble ahead for Warren Ballentine

You’re forgiven if you don’t know who he is. He’s a talk show host on the racially segregated Radio One network, along with Al Sharpton. The Obama/Holder Department of Justice has charged him with involvement in a scheme to create … Continue reading

Posted in Collapse of America, Talk Radio | 2 Comments

WBEZ: Go Make Babies

Maybe someone reads my blog post about the end game of Americans not having enough children – Chicago’s NPR affiliate WBEZ-FM is launching a $400,000 campaign encouraging its shrinking listener base to Go Make Babies (gomakebabies.com) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobileweb/2013/01/28/wbez-go-make-babies-ad-ca_n_2568687.html?utm_hp_ref=chicago I have to … Continue reading

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Independence USA

Russia Today reports that Glenn Beck would like to create a city based on Ayn Rand’s ideas. People may have forgotten that Walt Disney originally intended that EPCOT was going to be a real city created from the mind of … Continue reading

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1 Gb / sec to the home

https://fiber.google.com/features/ So how’s that for shaking things up? Combine that with the FCC trying to free up 200 MHz of spectrum for WIFi and the world is about to change again

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