Radio Psychologist Joy Browne left her body on Saturday, according to her sister.
Dr Browne was the polar opposite of Dr Laura. Joy Browne embraced that all women are victims, that the caller was always telling her the truth, Republicans are evil, and there are no reasons to conform your behavior to what others want. Dr Laura always assumed her callers were responsible for their problems and her role was to kick them in the butt to realize blaming other people and talking to psychologists for the rest of your life solves nothing.
Joy Browne was syndicated by the WOR radio network, based in New York. When old man Rick Buckley died in 2011, the children could not bail out of the radio business fast enough, selling WOR to Clear Channel and dismantling the feeble syndication operation. That left Dr Browne stranded. In recent times, her show devolved into her political rants and mostly her just talking to her producer about Joy Browne’s personal life. Having a callin show is hard to do with no affiliates carrying the show live.
I’m starting to notice a pattern. Time to cross her off the list.
There is no indication on her blog that she has died. Apparently she was heard on GCN, which is basically they carry your program for free and do none of the work of affiliate relations or selling advertising. Her last post was entitled
“Can America Afford to Elect a Crazy President?”