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- fhiggins said Buffet’s are done
- Fred Stiening said Or the pizza business. Cici’s, which I enjoyed once in a while has filed Chapter 11
- Fred Stiening said Looking more carefully, it looks like he’s only doing about two podcasts a week. As he would be proud to tell you, he’s the hardest working man in radio.
- Fred Stiening said I really can’t provide a lot of information. I long ago stopped listening to Savage. The breaking point for me was when he advocated the position that emergency rooms should turn away all fat people and let them die. His new podcast appears to...
- RebelSansClue said Happy New Year! Is the Savage podcast any good?
- Fred Stiening said The podcast has arrived. It is free, at least for now.
- RebelSansClue said I don’t even want to think about that. The day when Rush does his last show (if he hasn’t already) is getting ever nearer. I still think there’s a place for traditional radio though. Outdoor internet connections aren’t as stab...
- RebelSansClue said Yeah, but this site has better content!
- Fred Stiening said Kind of like here.
- RebelSansClue said Meh. No big loss. His web site looks about 2004ish. Really amateurish.
- Fred Stiening said Journeyman radio host Mancow is leaving WLS-AM in Chicago at the end of the month
- Fred Stiening said After I wrote that, one station defaulted to using iHeartRadio for the stream. How Amazon decides which streaming service to use I have no idea. It appears that you can tell Alexa which streaming service you want to use.
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In keeping with the three generation rule, the Atlanta-based Dickey family appears to have significant difficulties. Lewis Dickey Sr was generation one of the Dickey broadcasting empire. He owned several radio stations in the Atlanta area. He originally owned radio … Continue reading
Michael Savage is joining the parade of people in syndicated radio leaving “over the air” radio and going the podcasting route, as of the end of the year. After leaving Roy Masters’ Talk Radio Network in an ugly legal fight, … Continue reading
Do the Democrats have a campaign strategy to run against Mike Pence?
The new owners of clear channel / iHeartRadio the apparently decided that there is money to be made by segregating news into black news and non-black news. https://www.binnews.com/ Some of the sponsors will look familiar
Several times, wordpress has returned incomplete pages. I have temporarily reverted back to the very basic default template
Ralph Ketner had a plan. He wanted to be someone important in the grocery business. From his first store right next to Catawba College, he launched his grocery empire in 1957. His grocery store was named Food Town. (Ralph Ketner … Continue reading
I have not figured out what to make of this yet, but as I started reviewing the radio station data, I realized that the updates have not been happening for many months. The reason is curious. As a sanity check … Continue reading
https://www.wfmynews2.com/amp/article/news/local/kw-cafeterias-files-for-chapter-11-bankruptcy/83-00a64abc-0322-4af0-a07c-7ec2867cdbcc My decision to return to North Carolina had many factors, but the K&W cafeteria was maybe 20% of the reason. Waffle House and Krispy Kreme also mattered. Since getting married, I didn’t have a lot of opportunities to go … Continue reading
When I turned off the web site, I did not delete the website based on the unlikely idea that civilization could fall apart, and it might be important for people to hear what’s going on in other parts of the … Continue reading