Hardest Job In Showbiz
Hosting a daily talk radio show — as I did over multiple decades — is the hardest job in show business. Here’s why.
Bad Radio Promotion
Yesterday, I heard a promo for a radio station giveaway that had me shaking my head because it went against everything on-air contests should be about.
She Picked The Hits
Not all radio stars were on the air. This is a wonderful NY Times obit for the woman who chose the hits — and made stars of Bob Seger, Alice Cooper, and more — for legendary station CKLW.
I offer my perspective on the technology known as HD Radio, which commemorated its 15th birthday last week (although there isn’t much to celebrate).
Three Radio Pet Peeves
I don’t listen to much radio anymore, but when I poked around to some local stations recently, instead of gripping content, I heard these three longtime pet peeves that may never go away.
Rush To Judgement Day
As a longtime broadcaster, here’s my perspective on the death of Rush Limbaugh and his negative impact on both the radio industry and the very fabric of America.
Early in my radio career, I worked for a music station that declared “Every Monday In January Is Commercial-Free!” Here’s why it may have sounded good, but was actually bad.
Monday Night Lennon
Here are my memories of doing the morning show at a rock radio station the day after the murder of John Lennon forty years ago.