Brains integrity and force may be all very well but what you need today is Charm. Go ahead and work on your economic programs if you want to I'll develop my radio personality.
What's different now is that while political leaders used to give talking points to talk radio now talk-radio hosts are giving talking points to political leaders. It's all part of the suffocating spin cycle we're in. In media politics and publishing the conventional wisdom is to play to this base.
We managed to put together a compilation that had some creativity to it. In the meantime I was listening to the free radio stations and I noticed that during their war coverage they were playing these songs born out of the Vietnam War that were all critical of the soldiers.
We won a contest at the teen fair in Vancouver and the first prize was a recording contract and we recorded at a radio station on the stairway and we did a record and it got put out.
It's so exciting to be doing radio on the cutting edge of technology. Being in on something new is the biggest thrill in the world.
Technology gives us the facilities that lessen the barriers of time and distance - the telegraph and cable the telephone radio and the rest.
We know that al Qaeda is seeking radioactive materials and technology to launch a devastating attack and that hundreds of radioactive sources have been lost or stolen in the U.S. and around the world.
You know I do music. If you look under the hood of the industry I'm in it's all based on technology. From radio to phonographs to CDs it's all technology. Microphones reel-to-reels cameras editing chips it's all technology.
If you can go out with your live show and turn people on to that where you have that fan base that's religious and they're going to come see you when you're in that town once your radio success is gone and you're not a mainstream guy anymore you can still go out and play your shows.
Talk radio has almost ruined the sports fan.
I sort of try to write everything for me. I'm a huge sports fan but have no interest in minutiae. I don't remember who won Super Bowls five years ago or listen to sports talk radio. I'm trying to make sure the jokes are self-contained so they're accessible to everyone.
I'm so unhappy with electoral politics that I switched to sports radio.
I love sports. Whenever I can I always watch the Detroit Tigers on the radio.
The thing that interests me least about the radio business is the radio business. But I've had to learn a little bit about it. It's not rocket science: You get ratings that's good.
If Michael Steele doesn't make you sad well then there's radio host Rush Limbaugh no longer content with wanting the President to fail Rush is now calling out Mr. Obama as a girly man.
Nobody wants to hear R&B. It's sad. If you want to be on the radio you got to stay young.
I heard this music coming out of the radio and it was 'Ain't Nobody's Business.' It got me. I thought 'I can do this.' I decided just like that. No romantic story.
In those days boxing was very glamorous and romantic. You listened to fights on the radio and a good announcer made it seem like a contest between gladiators.
I do not find it easy to articulate thoughts about religion. I remain the sort of person who turns off 'Thought for the Day' when it comes on the radio.
The relationship between the media owner their relationship isn't strictly with people and audiences. It's also with advertisers and that's the most relationship in radio in fact it pays the bills.
I like to write sad songs. They're much easier to write and you get a lot more emotion into them. But people don't want to hear them as much. And radio definitely doesn't they want that positive uptempo thing.
Politics aside it will be hard for any new liberal radio network to outdo the professionalism of NPR.
Politics is not my life. I have a career in radio and another career in film.
Flipping the dial through available radio stations there will blare out to any listener an array of broadcasts 24/7 propagating Religious Right politics along with what they deem to be 'old-time gospel preaching.' This is especially true of what comes over the airwaves in Bible Belt southern states.