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D-Day 1994 and John Gambling sits down to run the board

Twenty five years goes by quickly. 25 years ago I was producing John Gambling and we were working on a montage for the 50th anniversary of D-Day.  This was back in the days before digital editing so if you made a montage you sat at the board and did it in real time...

Times: They Really Don’t Make Music Like They Used To

A very good article in the Times about the loudness wars… There was a potential downside to all this loudness. Many audio pros maintain that excessive loudness creates aural fatigue. We may not consciously notice it, they argue, but it makes us less likely to...

Archives, Star Trek, and a stack of reels at WOR

Those who know me know I am quite the Trekkie, so I found this article interesting anyway, but it leads me to some thoughts I have had about radio…. Pretty much ever since the Blu-ray remasters for the original Star Trek series and The Next Generation were...

J. J. Redick’s Part-Time Job – The New Yorker

At its best, Redick’s lighthearted sports podcast provides a frank perspective on subjects that may get overlooked amid game recaps and hot takes. Source: J. J. Redick’s Part-Time Job – The New Yorker Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin...

Link: Players Tribune Connects With DGital on Podcast Net

The Derek Jeter-founded Players Tribune is launching a podcast network in partnership with DGital Media. The new network will launch on Jan. 26 and will feature “oral histories, athlete hosted Source: Players Tribune Connects With DGital on Podcast Net. Post Footer...

My own personal NFL Ratings theory

I used to be a hardcore NFL watcher.  Every window, even spending some late December Saturday afternoons slogging through some awful games because I didn’t want to miss anything. A big driver in that was Fantasy Football and my Football Picks Pool. I think...

Dr. Joy Browne

Seconds after midnight, January 1, 1993. I’m six weeks into my radio career and I’m subbing as the board-op on Dr. Joy Browne’s national feed. It’s a best of. After all, it’s New Year’s Eve. I’ve worked on the show for maybe...