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You can’t root for what you can’t watch

If you haven’t heard already, the ratings for the Sunday broadcast of the Academy Awards were the lowest in history. According to Nielsen, 9.85 million people watched the broadcast. By comparison, 23.9 million people watched the year before. One big … Continue reading

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How to spot fraudulent vaccination cards

As businesses and events re-open, some say they will require employees or visitors to have their COVID-19 vaccination cards. Now, police in several states are reporting that counterfeit vaccination cards are being sold on the Internet. What are some signs … Continue reading

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The words of the profits were written on the studio wall

As I frequently mention on the air, I was a big fan of the late Doug Hoerth and a heavy listener of WTAE (1250) when it was in its all-talk heyday — a lineup that included, at one point, O’Brien … Continue reading

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Trump, Trump, Trump ’til our grandkids take the car keys away

News item: It will be fun, fun, fun under the California sun for many well-heeled attendees at today’s Donald Trump fundraiser in Newport Beach — the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday morning that the Beach Boys would be the main … Continue reading

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The pants exemption card

Apparently the pants exemption card I posted on Facebook and Twitter back on June 24 went viral on those services as well as Reddit, so here’s a high-resolution one as well as a downloadable PDF. I’m going to go ahead … Continue reading

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CMU never closed due to weather, until it did

This one goes out to all of my CMU-affiliated peeps, in honor of the #PolarVortex. I see people on social media griping about Carnegie Mellon University being closed due to extremely cold weather. Some people think CMU wimped out, while … Continue reading

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The Feb. 20 show is only online

The Saturday, Feb. 20 show is only on Internet radio http://www.wmck.fm, and if I do say so myself, it’s three hours of smokin’ radio. (Our flagship station, WRCT 88.3 FM, is doing “Massive Music Weekend,” and you should totally check … Continue reading

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Pre-empted Nov. 7 on WRCT, re-run on WMCK.FM

We’re preempted on Nov. 7 on WRCT (88.3) due to Carnegie Mellon football, which obviously we hope you’ll listen to! If you’re not interested in football, we have a re-run of a December 2009 episode of “Radio 9” on Internet … Continue reading

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The dorkiest photo on the Internet

Thank you to Kennywood Park for hosting our live remote! We had a great time and enjoyed talking to folks from Kennywood and from Carnegie Mellon University, which was holding its employee and faculty picnic. However, this might be the … Continue reading

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The Dane Remsey Show

Syndicated talk show host Dane Remsey has some financial advice for someone who wants to change careers. As originally aired May 30, 2015 on “Radio 9 with Jay Thurber” (www.jaythurbershow.com). Celebrity voice impersonated badly. Opinions expressed are not those of … Continue reading

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