We Already Know Who You Are

We Already Know Who You Are

Yesterday, I linked to a clip from Jim Jefferies’ Comedy Central show, which I enjoy from time to time — even though it includes one of my broadcasting pet peeves. At the top of the show each week, as the opening rolls, we see Jim Jefferies’ name. As...
Eleven Minutes?

Eleven Minutes?

I no longer watch any of the late-night shows live. In fact, I haven’t paid much attention to them at all over the last few months. But last night, I was in bed and couldn’t fall asleep, so I turned on Jimmy Kimmel, just as his show was starting. I was...
Harris In Moscow, Part 4

Harris In Moscow, Part 4

This is part four in a series. Read the first part here, the second part here, and the third part here. Before leaving for Moscow in June, 1989, for a week of live morning radio broadcasts on WCXR/Washington, I wondered whether we’d notice the KGB monitoring...
Harris In Moscow, Part 2

Harris In Moscow, Part 2

This is the second in a series. Read part one here, part three here, and part four here. The first of my live radio shows from Moscow was about to begin, and I was freaking out. In the years I did the morning show at WCXR/Washington, I was used to working in close...
Harris In Moscow, Part 1

Harris In Moscow, Part 1

Thirty years ago this week, I undertook one of the great adventures of my radio career — broadcasting my morning radio show on WCXR/Washington from Moscow. It was June, 1989, three years after Chernobyl and five months before the Berlin Wall came down. But it...
Bad Day At Spring Training

Bad Day At Spring Training

I’ve mentioned before that I may be the only person in the St. Louis area who couldn’t care less about the Cardinals. While friends of mine closely follow their progress through spring training and know who they traded for or acquired during the off...