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silent treatment

Posted in media, radio, talk radio, word-drum on December 18, 2018 by Word-Drum


I moved to this town 2 years ago. There were 4 radio stations that had conservative talk shows. Now there is only 1.

I noticed that most of the FM stations are Spanish speaking, and they play crappy pop music all day long.

Like the Deep State and the Left, we are being encroached on all sides, just like the President.

Is it too late to even have a civil war?

talk radio or infomercial?

Posted in media, radio with tags on October 18, 2012 by Word-Drum


[This post does not pertain to the Big Guy. Rush is above this.]

Capitalism and the free market are the way to go. Ra, Ra, Romney. But sometimes it’s not so great.

If you enjoy Talk Radio like me, perhaps you’ve noticed that while every conservative host is trying hard to bring about victory in November, they are trying even harder to sell their books and brand themselves.

The amount of advertising in and around the shows is disgusting and oppressive. As much as I like Mark Levin, Laura Ingraham, and Dennis Prager, they go over the line. (see: Rules For Radios)

None of these hosts are professional broadcasters. They stammer and talk endlessly about themselves. They are lucky to be on the air. I calculate the amount of time spent on issues and news is about 5 to 10 minutes an hour. The rest is made up of advertising spots and self-promotion.

Beck and Savage might have good voices for radio, but they too have ruined their shows by being so self-referential and incessantly selling their products.

Maybe we should rotate out these syndicated hosts. Give somebody else a chance. The longer they are on the air, the larger their egos become. And the more cash they want.

They want to live like Rush. But they are not him.

 

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voices in the night

Posted in military, radio with tags on May 18, 2011 by Word-Drum

Caller to the radio show Coast to Coast:

“In 2004, a ghost (the first causality in Operation Iraqi Freedom) inhabited me. He was killed in an accident while loading a C-130 cargo plane.”

“The Spirit took me to the battlefield where US Troops were waiting for the invasion of Iraq. I was among his unit as we tested and retested our gasmasks and protective clothing. We were expecting a chemical or biological attack from Saddam.”

George: “You mean you were one of the troops?”

Caller: “Yes”

George: “Are you in the Service, or are you a Veteran?”

Caller: “No. I’m an Conceptual Artist. And before this happened, I always opposed US military action of any kind, like everyone in Soho.”

“But this time was different.”

“I had helped raise money for for Amnesty International. They had documented much of the horror of the Saddam Hussein regime. His ghosts also spoke to me.

My neighborhood was nearly destroyed in 9/11, and people I knew were incinerated that day. Saddam played a big role in the jihadist movement throughout the world, and his goal was to lead the Islamic Nation. All this justified his removal from power.”

George: “Your ghost, what happened to him?”

Caller: “He left me there with his unit. I hung around. It was boring most of the time. The men had trained well and now they could only wait. Finally they took off towards Baghdad. It all went smoothly until the unit met up with the dreaded fedayeen who were lying in wait.”

“Not a trained soldier, this was too much to handle (even though the large rifle rounds passed right through me). The last thing I saw was Private Rollins go down.”

“My spirit guide then spoke to me.”

Spirit: “You will leave us now. I must be with Rollins. We will be fine.”

Caller: “Why did you show me this?”

Spirit: “Do you think you can make some art from this experience?”

Caller: “Why?”

Spirit: “We are bored with American Culture. Both high and low.”

“The artists have let us down. We died to give you the space to create. I was not that special…only to my family. But near by me up here, is guy who saved many lives by his heroic actions. He gave his own life to save his fellow Navy Seals.”

“Why did he do it? For Reality TV and recycled Disco?”

George: “I like Disco. Maybe it wasn’t a ghost, it was an alien? I have one living in my attic. Thanks for calling, next we’ll speak to a woman who says she used to date an Orthodox Jew who claimed he was an alien. Her book ‘Matsah 51’ next.”

rules for radios

Posted in conservatives, radio, talk radio with tags on April 21, 2011 by Word-Drum

The second tier of Talk Radio: Mark Levin; Laura Ingraham; Michael Medved; Dennis Prager; Hugh Hewitt; Hannity; Michael Savage; all have many good qualities, but most of them too often break the Rules for Radios.

We are asked to sit through endless commercial spots. In my small western town the spots are all made by the local business owners. They never hire annoucers, producers or composers. They start every ad by saying “HI!.” Their voices grate on this transplant from the East.

I’d rather be waterboarded than listen to that, or most of the ads on TV and radio (including that gay android that comes on NPR every few minutes).

When the actual content portion begins, we don’t want more advertising and self-promotion from the host. Being ordered to their website, or repeated hawking of their latest book, breaks the Rules For Radios, and causes disengagement by the beleaguered listener.

The connection with the listener is broken when we are treated as mere consumers shopping for products and services.

                     

The top tier of Talk Radio is it’s inventor, Rush Limbaugh. He remains in a league all his own. Variety might be the spice of life, but Rush gets to the red meat when dissecting the Left. The spices aren’t that important.

His montages alone (where the libs all use the same words and phrases on the same day) shine the light (on loan from God) on the commies mendacious conspiracy.

The Big Guy has more content and less ads than the others. His voice is large and robust, and only pauses for effect. Others stammer (Ingraham, Prager), or sound like they are going to die (Levin).

A professional broadcaster is prefered but the rule can be suspended if the host is accomplished and offers a special brand of enlightenment, and can also make you laugh like The Great One.

One host who tramples on the Rules For Radios is Michael Savage. It’s impossible to listen for more than a minute or two without him breaking the rules. Even though I’m a Jewish Right-Winger from New York, I can’t understand how anyone but his mother could enjoy listening to Savage.

Rule # 1: Talk Radio should be live. His show is always a day late or more. Much can happen in 24 hours. When he shows up, Savage mostly hawks his books and talks about how he so great.

Rush never belittles other hosts, the mark of a gentleman. Here the name change to Savage fits for Mr. Weiner. He goes from moments of brilliance, to boring boasting. It’s a rollercoaster ride to Crazy Town.

A producer’s hand could make the shows better, but they have to
contend with the dual demands of the sponsors and the host’s large egos (a neccesary quality that must be held in check, or dealt with humorously like El Rushbo).

Medved is a solid broadcaster and the show is well done. Here it is more personal. I appreciate his dose of reality and moderation, but I identify with the Sarah Palin wing of the Republican Party. It’s more my heart than my head, but none the less, she inspires me and Moderates don’t.

The Republican Party’s great asset, Hugh Hewitt, also does a great job, but there are too many ads. Even though hosts and their staffs have mouths to feed and tuition to pay, rules are rules (for radios).

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“This seminal work will pave the way for the next stage of conservative talk radio.” The Quiet Listeners Union

Some third tier hosts just repeat the same thing over and over (Bill Cunningham) and just have authors on to sell books. Or they are motor-mouths like Jerry Doyle, or boring old men like Neil Bortz.

The solution for the lower tiers is to buy the new book Rules For Radios. Go to my website and befriend me on FaceBook, visit me at MyButt and FakeBook… follow my tweets… the book says it all and it’s halarious, RULES FOR RADIOS…

(Enough already! Right?)

input

Posted in conservatives, media, radio, talk radio, video, word-drum with tags , , , , on October 27, 2010 by Word-Drum

I’m like Johnny 5 when it comes to Talk-Radio. Give me input.

I could read it on line but musicians are more sound oriented than are robots.

Rush takes me through the week(with a sprinkling of Levin, Medved, Ingraham, Humphries and others).

Sundays (late morning) used to go to Gun Talk, but now it’s back to New York WABC to listen to Aaron Klein Investigative Radio.

You can listen to the podcast here

Aaron speaks very clearly and never stammers like other hosts(who are not Rush). He often scoops the rest of the media as a journalist. His bumper music is terrible(House), but he gives lots of good input.

Aaron Klein is followed by another promising new show on WABC Radio: Jason Mattera, Brooklyn’s answer to B. Hussein Olinsky. Check it.

click and clack: you’re next!

Posted in democrats, Islam, liberals, media, news and politics, radio, television, terrorism, war with tags , , , on October 24, 2010 by Word-Drum

There have been some really harsh words against NPR this week. One Right-Winger wrote on his blog that “a network by and for fags and fag-hags, that can be forced to impose Sharia Law on liberals like Juan Williams, does not deserve any taxpayer support.”

Strong stuff.

I would say that broadcasts that sound so gay, or are barely audible, only appeal to a tiny minority of Americans (and no one who loves the art of broadcasting). They can hardly be called “National.” They are more provincial to leftist enclaves.

NPR has put Click and Clack on notice. Any bad reviews of the new GM Volt could cost them their jobs.

 

No wonder there is loud call for defunding NPR and all it’s various tentacles like PRI.

Getting rid of it entirely is possible. The staff of NPR must be forced to go back in time and live with members of CAIR (the Muslim Brotherhood). Since they seem to be taking orders from them, let The Brothers deal with the liberals personally. Let them suffer living or dieing under the Sharia.

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