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A longform article about morning radio show hosts' conference

Some time in the past 10 years, but likely in 2005-2008, I read a long magazine article that I'd like to find again. The reporter hung around a conference, or convention, of morning zoo radio show hosts. Discussions revolved around stunts and gimmicks, how to deal with the early hours while being consistently fake & peppy, and the like. I seem to recall the author noted the number of Hawaiian shirts present and how male-dominated the scene was. The conference was a huge party, but with some depressed-seeming attendees. This article might've been from Esquire, GQ, or Rolling Stone. I might have seen it on MetaFilter, even! It was not an Onion article. Googling this is proving incredibly challenging.
posted by knile on Jun 13, 2013 - 5 answers

WKRP in South London

We have an internet radio, and I have a love of sitcoms set in talk radio stations such as NewsRadio and Frasier. So recommend me your favourite talk stations! [more inside]
posted by mippy on Jun 13, 2013 - 7 answers

Good streaming nighttime talk radio?

I subscribe to plenty of podcasts, but sometimes have a hankering for live radio. So I'm looking for some entertaining talk radio to listen to while I fall asleep. Ideally I'd like to find some local (as in not nationally syndicated; specific location isn't important) radio stations that stream call-in talk shows around midnight Eastern time. I realize talk shows skew to the right politically, and I'm OK with thoughtful shows with a conservative bias, but not OK with ultra-right-wing screamers (e.g., Rush Limbaugh and clones). And I'm not too interested in shows that focus solely on politics. [more inside]
posted by nixxon on Sep 25, 2011 - 13 answers

Not The Air America with Robert Downey Jr. and Mel Gibson.

Looking for articles that explain why Air America failed while conservative talk radio continues to flourish. [more inside]
posted by orville sash on Jan 24, 2010 - 11 answers

Using Online Radio for Foreign Language Immersion

Looking for favorites among the MeFi regulars in the category of: Foreign Language radio streams, suitable for language immersion and/or passive practice. [more inside]
posted by RavinDave on May 29, 2009 - 19 answers

Happy Talk

My Freeview box has decided to ignore TV signals! Noooo! I'm looking to get back into listening to radio, and I need recommendations for live shows to listen to online. [more inside]
posted by saturnine on Jul 6, 2007 - 5 answers

Each week we clean the house, and listen to a variety of different stories while we clean the house...

What are your recommendations for good radio programs? I need something online to listen to while I clean house. [more inside]
posted by jennyjenny on Jun 24, 2007 - 25 answers

Radio Free Amarillo?

How do these radio stations pay the bills? [more inside]
posted by Bud Dickman on May 30, 2007 - 13 answers

Lets take some calls, on the air. Hello? Hello? Okay, next caller?

Almost invariably, on talk radio programs, when we go to the phones, the first caller isn't there. How come? [more inside]
posted by Rash on Feb 17, 2006 - 4 answers

Are there portable satellite radio receivers?

What with all the brouhaha over Howard Stern's move to saltellite radio, I've become interested in this service. But I listen to music almost exclusively on-the-go. So I'd only subscribe if I could listen on an iPod-like device. Are there any small, portable satellite radio receivers? I tried Googling, but I'm too ignorant about receivers to understand the results.
posted by grumblebee on Oct 10, 2004 - 9 answers

What are some good debating tactics to use when appearing on an AM radio show?

What are some good debating tactics to use when appearing on an AM radio show?
posted by inksyndicate on Jun 14, 2004 - 18 answers

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