take your answer off the air...

  • HorsesAss.Org: the straight poop on WA politics & the press
    progressive brilliance from the guy who pointed out Tim Eyman's nascent horse's-assedness
  • Talker's Magazine
    The quirky talk radio trade mag. Check the Talk Radio Research Project- it's not very scientific, but places on the top 15 talkers list (scroll down to Talk Radio Audiences By Size)) are as hotly contested as Emmys (and mean just about as much).
  • The Advocate
    No, not THAT Advocate... it's the Northwest Progressive Institute's Official Blog.
  • Media Matters
    Documentation of right-wing media in video, audio and text.
  • Orcinus
    home of David Neiwert, freelance investigative journalist and author who writes extensively about far-right hate groups
  • Hominid Views
    "People, politics, science, and whatnot" Darryl is a statistician who fights imperialism with empiricism, gives good links and wry commentary.
  • Jesus' General
    An 11 on the Manly Scale of Absolute Gender, a 12 on the Heavenly Scale of the 10 Commandments and a 6 on the earthly scale of the Immaculately Groomed.
  • Howie in Seattle
    Howie Martin is the Abe Linkin' of progressive Seattle.
  • Streaming Radio Guide
    Hellishly long (5795!) list of radio streaming, steaming on the Internets.
  • The Naked Loon
    News satire -- The Onion in the Seattle petunia patch.
  • Irrational Public Radio
    "informs, challenges, soothes and/or berates, and does so with a pleasing vocal cadence and unmatched enunciation. When you listen to IPR, integrity washes over you like lava, with the pleasing familiarity of a medium-roast coffee and a sensible muffin."
  • The Maddow Blog
    Here's the hyper-interactive La Raych of MSNBC. daily show-vids, freakishly geeky research, and classy graphics.
  • Northwest Broadcasters
    The AM, FM, TV and digital broadcasters of Northwest Washington, USA and Southwest British Columbia, Canada. From Kelso, WA to the northern tip of Vancouver Island, BC - call letters, formats, slogans, networks, technical data, and transmitter maps. Plus "recent" news.
  • News Corpse
    The Internet's chronicle of media decay.
  • The Moderate Voice
    The voice of reason in the age of Obama, and the politics of the far-middle.
  • News Hounds
    Dogged dogging of Fox News by a team who seems to watch every minute of the cable channel so you don't have to.
  • HistoryLink
    Fun to read and free encyclopedia of Washington State history. Founded by the late Walt Crowley, it's an indispensable tool and entertainment source for history wonks and surfers alike.

right-wing blogs we like

  • The Reagan Wing
    Hearin lies the real heart of Washington State Republicans. Doug Parris runs this red-meat social conservative group site which bars no holds when it comes to saying who they are and who they're not; what they believe and what they don't; who their friends are and where the rest of the Republicans can go. Well-written, and flaming.
  • Orbusmax
    inexhaustible Drudgery of NW conservative news
  • The Radio Equalizer
    prolific former Seattle KVI, KIRO talk host speaks authoritatively about radio.
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sparky

Cisco for three hours, 5 days a week?

Be honest..you said that just to make everyone start screaming in horror........

ulscub

hmm....maybe they ARE dumb enough to put Ciscoe in there!

sig

I'd rather listen to that rodadendrens guy than Frank Shiers. I heard he was a liberal until he heard KIRO needed a conservative. He sucks. I don't ever want to hear about his daughter who lites up his life or whatever. Enough already!

sparky

sig....9am-12 pm turn OFF Kiro,
go to 1090 KPTK and listen to Thom Hartmann.

And no, he doesnt pay me to advertise his show on this site....its just that he is so excellent..

maggie b

We loved Allan. We sure as won't be spending much time listening to KIRO if this Frank Shire is the new guy. He's horrible. Allan was weird, but really smart and funny. Shire isn't even weird.

the boxer dog

Ciscoe never seems to resolve a question on his show, its always "oooh la lah" and Brussel sprouts shit. I can't see him doing his Beavis and Butthead routine for 3 hrs every day.

Andrew

If Ciscoe talked about anything besides planting stuff he'd be like another Tony Ventrela but worse. He's good for those one hour weekend plant shows but not three hours of various topics every day.

SpamButcher

Sounds like New York Vinnie gets the 6-9pm slot for the foreseeable future:

http://www.kiro710.com/show_details.jsp?iShowId=52675

So they boot one say-nothing sports guy to replace him with another say-nothing sports guy?

umo

If the number of people posting about the firing of Alan Prell actually listened to his show...he would still be on the air.

Lump

How long will it be before KIRO solicits for donations like Hot Air America to stay on the air?
By the time KIRO gets someone that satisfies all of you, no one will be interested in listening. After being gone for almost 2 weeks in the land of blondes, blue eyes, fierce scary bar maids, I come back and nothing has changed. Me thinks most of you don't have a much of a life, cept Michael at least got out of town and downed a few bottles of grape.

umo

KIRO needs to go to an all-music format. Play Sinatra, Striesand, Warwick, Johnny Mathis and Matt Munro songs from the 1960s. KIRO will draw big ratings like KIXI.

joanie

Get Charles Jaco back. What an awesome lineup that would be! Jaco/macho Monson/Ross! Or Ross/macho Monson/Jaco! No way either Morris or Vinnie! I can't imagine listening to either of them every day! Tonight it drove me to KUOW and gladly so because I heard a great Alternative Radio segment! Maybe I'll stay there! Except, weekend progamming sucks as it does everywhere!

chris

Go back to the bottle lumpy

Brooke

"Tonight it drove me to KUOW"

I've also been tuning in to KUOW more than before. I enjoy "The Conversation" and "All Things Considered."

As for radio on the weekends, NPR is great with "This American Life" & "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me;" and I enjoy Bob Brinker on KIRO.

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