Thursday, November 7, 2013

Episode #22 - "Radio Blah Blah" - Show Notes

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Alternate Title: "Dirk's One-Man Band Show"
  • Tonight's Beverage: Labatt's Blue
  • Where's McHatin?
  • Special Guest: Bob Koski, former producer for the legendary J.J. and the Morning Crew in Detroit.
  • Apple Mavericks problems and Target iPad trade-in schemes.
  • Jamie Alexander's Thor premiere dress:
  • Dirk's poor experience seeing Gravity.
  •  Rob Ford: Gangsta Mayor of Toronto.
  • Discussion of Bob's career in morning radio:
    • What a show producer does and how the show was assembled.
    • His pre-radio career and early life.
    • The beginnings of Drew and Mike and how people could basically BS their way onto the radio.
    • Who the real Dick the Bruiser was and the legendary fight between him and Alex Karras.
    • The difference between a Program Director and Music Director.
    • Arthur Pennhallow tales.
    • Why radio playlists are so boring and the dirty secret of the real purpose for programming.
    • The "radio" playlists that Google Play Music generates.
    • A horrifying tale of radio exec ignorance.
    • The poor treatment of DJs.
    • How Dirk tried to save the music industry and sorta predicted Spotify.
    •  Can radio be saved?
  • How Digg screwed itself.

    1 comment:

    1. Oh Mchatin listened to the show you nerfherder.
      MUMMY Curse of the SHOW!