For the Picture Of The Day, here’s a special video made by the classic rock band Rush as a tribute to their late drummer Neil Peart and to the radio stations that first helped boost the band’s popularity four decades ago.
My friend Perry Simon on the disappointing predictability of how talk radio is handling the Minneapolis story.
Recently, I linked to a piece by a radio veteran lamenting the state of the industry and blaming consolidation. Today, I’m adding my own comments and recommending a documentary that makes the point even more strongly.
My thoughts on Don Imus, the Radio Hall Of Famer who died Friday at 79, leaving behind a mixed legacy at best and an undeniable influence on other on-air personalities.
A rant about one of my broadcasting pet peeves, which applies to hosts of TV shows, radio shows, and podcasts — no matter who they are.
Watching “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night, I was stunned to see how long the commercial break was between the first and second guests’ segments, and was reminded of a story from my early days in radio.
Here’s the fourth in my series of memories of 1989, when I broadcast my DC morning radio show from Moscow for a week — complete with wheat soda, sweaty cheese, the key lady, a cigarette-loving cabbie, and the Kocmoc.
Sitting in a cavernous Russian radio studio, about to start my live radio shows from Moscow to Washington, DC, I was speechless and freaking out. Thankfully, my friend Mike knew just what to say to snap me back to reality.