On a Friday morning not long ago I was filling in for Pat, and I asked the following question on the air: What's the first big historical event you can remember while it was happening? For the
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Forty years ago this weekend, July 4, 1976, was the celebration of the American Bicentennial. The national blowout for America's 200th birthday had been brewing for a couple of years. A government commission began planning for it
In 1980, I spent the summer as a nighttime rock 'n' roll DJ in Freeport, Illinois. It was a pretty sweet gig for a 20-year-old college kid. I was on the air Sunday through Friday nights from six to midnight,
This is Maizie. If she looks a little upset, it's because this photo was taken at the vet a couple of weeks ago, as she hunkered down and tried to make herself invisible before the vet came
In my last blog post, I mentioned the phenomenon of shy people who go into radio anyway. It happens more often than you think. (There's a difference between shyness and being afraid to go on the air.