So I once pulled a syndicated radio show off the air…

Recently, I’ve been involved in a really fun project regarding the history of Hamilton College’s radio station, WHCL. The station’s lineage goes back a long ways – right now I’m discovering that there was a radio club on campus somewhere in the start of World War II, with the call letters of WHC. The station…

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The Nightowl Radio Show playlist for February 26, 2021

The following is a playlist for the broadcast of the Nightowl Radio Show, a one-hour college radio show on station WHCL-FM.  The show can be streamed tonight at 7:00 p.m. Eastern at whcl.org. Notable on today’s playlist is the Mohawk Valley radio debut of the band Plush, as led by The Voice finalist Moriah Formica,…

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The continuing transphobic adventures of Marjorie Taylor Greene.

Marjorie Taylor Greene is a troll. Let’s just put that out there. Why else would this QAnon clown do this yesterday? Right now, there’s something going through the House called the Equality Act, a bill that would ban discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. It’s a bill that Congresswoman Marie…

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The brother that messed up my Tuesday.

Last year, I purchased a replacement printer for my home computer. It was a Dell printer that had scanning and photocopying capabilities, you know, like someone in an office might use. Last Monday morning, while printing something out, my Dell printer beeped that the toner cartridge was empty. So I did what everyone else does…

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The Galloping Gourmet – the cooking show you forgot about

Quick, right now – name five TV cooking show hosts. Julia Child, Gordon Ramsay, Racheal Ray, Emeril Lagasse, Nigella Lawson, okay, okay. But does the name Graham Kerr ring a bell? No? Really? See, at one point in time, Graham Kerr was one of the most popular TV cooking show hosts, with a program entitled…

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Woody Allen’s early association with children

It’s hard to watch the HBO Max documentary Allen v. Farrow and see these stories that are being told. Whatever your opinion of Woody Allen – director, actor, New York City scion, pederast – this documentary is frightening. To hear Dylan Farrow describe the grooming and mental manipulation she dealt with from Woody Allen ……

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, February 20, 2021

Before I do this week’s recap of the great blogs on my personal blogroll, there’s a very important and grim personal anniversary today. 51 years ago this very day, my baby brother Allen was involved in a horrific car accident. He was in a car with my other siblings (I was in first grade at…

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The Nightowl Radio Show playlist for February 19, 2021

The following is a playlist for the broadcast of the Nightowl Radio Show, a one-hour college radio show on station WHCL-FM.  The show can be streamed tonight at 7:00 p.m. Eastern at whcl.org. Time Artist Song Release 8:01 PM Lighthouse Pretty Lady Can You Feel It 8:06 PM The Icicle Works Whisper to a Scream…

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