Category Archives: Talk radio

Why is Dr. Laura still on the air? (Radio Marketing & Syndication 101)

I’ve done talk radio. I’ve heard curse words go out over the air because someone forgot to hit the delay button. I’ve seen people lose their shows for petty reasons (Radio One canned Michael Eric Dyson while I was working … Continue reading

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Rush Limbaugh: Black NY governor’s ‘gonna be a massa’

More proof that Rush Limbaugh can literally get away with anything: Transcript, courtesy of Media Matters:

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Limbaugh on the uninsured: ‘let them eat applesauce!’

In case you’ve gotten confused on where conservatives stand on healthcare, Rush is here to clarify things for you, and his little friends, too. Responding to Democratic Rep. Louise Slaughter’s sad story during the healthcare summit about a constituent who … Continue reading

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It didn’t take long: right wing media goes on the attack on Haiti

The bodies aren’t even buried yet in Port-au-Prince, and the kings of right wing media are already pulling out all the stops, complete with wild, flailing attacks on President Obama, and just below the Klan line slights against Haiti’s black … Continue reading

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What is wrong with Rush Limbaugh?

… and at what point do rational people simply stop listening? Limbaugh’s latest race-based attack on the president on his Wednesday show managed to scrape the bottom of a barrel that most of us thought couldn’t get any emptier: he’s … Continue reading

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You know you’re crazy when …

Glenn Beck thinks YOU’RE a wack-job conspiracy theorist.

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Rush proves he’s alright … by being a complete ass

Rush Limbaugh didn’t have a heart attack after all. (Maybe he just saw all those shirtless boys riding the waves in Honolulu and caught the vapors …) Meanwhile, at his post-hypochondriacal presser, Rush explained why he freaked out and tore … Continue reading

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The Eggelletion boys: the family that preys together?

Even more than his big brother, my former co-host Andre is a crier. So if this thing goes much further, there will be tears. From inimitable reporter Elgin Jones, bain of sketchy politicians (and their kin) everywhere: [South Florida Times] … Continue reading

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Delusional Rush discovers ‘real reason’ he was booted from Rams bid

Rush Limbaugh takes delusions of grandeur to a new level. Unable to admit that his own words, his own racist, over-the-top controversy is what caused the controversy-averse NFL owners to shun him, and Dave Checketts to oust him from the … Continue reading

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There she goes, Miss America

Beauty pageants for grown up women has long been an idea on the fade. Whereas the contests — Miss USA, Miss America, Miss Universe (what’s the difference between the first two, anyway?) used to air in primetime, as “appointment television” … Continue reading

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