Category Archives: Television/Media
SHUT UP, WAIT YOUR TURN
It does not matter how interesting the topic.
It does not matter who the two people are.
It does not matter what station they are on.
When they get into the manic talking over each other, I change the station.
BOREDOM AND A WHOLE LOT MORE
My interview with Professor RJ Snell on his fascinating book:
I’ve known about this place for many years. Now, all of us can “go” there!
A sound bite culture is hardly equipped to ferret out truth from error, especially when it comes to complex issues with a long history.
Lord have mercy! By your grace may we all be willing to do the hard and difficult work of addressing our country’s most vexing issues.
What I learned from doing a radio talk show for three years:
It is hard to do a Christian show on a Christian station.
BRIAN WILLIAMS AND THE GOD COMPLEX
Thank you Ken Auletta!
Loved this show growing up, but appreciate it more now.
CLICK AND CLACK
I heard via John Fea’s blog that Tom Magliozzi died. He and his younger brother, Ray, were the hilarious hosts of NPR’s “Car Talk.” They were affectionally known as “Click” and “Clack.” Though my mechanical skill is minimal (and that is an exaggeration), I loved listening to these guys. They acted stupid, but both were graduates of MIT. Their laughs and banter was infectious.
Here they help out an astronaut in space!