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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joanie

Looks like trouble, troubles a brewin' everywhere.

Seems like radio is a small niche kind of institution. Why can't they all go back to just fulfilling the local needs of communities and quit trying to be the biggest and the best.

Maybe I'm oversimplifying but I remember old KIRO, KOMO and KING. There was room for all and it was all local. And people listened.

A different era, I guess.

sparky

This economy is going to touch everything...This is one show that I did listen to sometimes. Sorry it wont be around.

wolfbrooks

Wonder if Moe will move back to Seattle?

EvergreenRailfan

Love both Weekend America and A Prairie Home Companion. Hope they do not cancel the latter.

Even sports are taking a beating. Arena Football is canceling the 2009 AFL Season, but af2, their developmental league will continue. The AFL was considering overseas expansion to Europe earlier this year. Other leagues are laying off staff. Used to be sports was a reccession proof industry. Now if only they were not building these new stadiums so soon. AN interesting sign, Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey will be home to both the Giants and the Jets, although earlier, the Jets were considering moving back into New York.

Wonder if the recession will doom the United Football League(originally to start in fall 2009), and New USFL(due to start spring 2009, and they say they are not going to make the same mistakes the old USFL did). Things might change by 2010, and the USFL proposes to use the Green Bay Ownership Model.

herbalizer

The Splendid Table and Market Place are two of my favorite radio shows. Lets hope they stay on. Lynne Rossetto Kasper is incredibly talented.

Maybe Weekend America will come back when the economy picks up. Its a damn good show.

KPLU Fan

*Growl* If public radio cancels one more show I enjoy, I don't know what I'll do. Thanks for catering to the more well-off/older audience, NPR/APM.

Frankly, I dislike Prairie Home almost as much as "The Swing Years." I was really charmed by both Day 2 Day and Weekend America. I guess I wasn't enough.

RadioWonkLance

I like the idea of taking "The Works" national!

Chris

John Moe has a "vibe"?

TheOtherKevin

i heard 'a little bit of weather everywhere' on w.a. once and thought it was pretty clever, would be nice to at least see that feature preserved and picked-up by weekend edition

test

Sarah again?

chucks

Come on test, don't tell me you folks are skeered o' little ol' Sarah still. Don't be afraid little feller. She isn't going to bite you. Unless, of coarse, she mistakes you for a moose and shoots your ass, field dresses you and gives the meat to a food bank. You have little to worry about for a few years. Just stay in the city.

Puget Sound

chucks
they must be scared the way they went after her.
i still recall a few on this blog -the same ones who get worked up on the birth certificate- being very aggressive on the Twig Palin parentage or if Sarah had an affair with her hubby's ex bizness partner. Oh the hypocrisy is delicious.
After all, the man had the temerity to have his divorce papers sealed. When that proved to be a dry hole the response from them was 'what do you expect us to think when the divorce papers are sealed.'
here is a 2009 calendar you are unlikely to see in Seattle stores


Sarah 09

chucks

Santa brought me that! But I'm not going to tell any body here.
They will all get their panties twisted.
I'm still "tis the seasoning", so I have no mean through the week-end.

snowflake for beer

Puget beats off to her image nightly

buzzardbarf

I just look at it while your mother blows me.
That's funny, your ID. Snowflake is what we called coke whores in Alaska that would lay down with anybody for a line.
You really do it for beer? Does it have to be a brand name?

snowflake for beer

I dunno, did you catch herpes as a result?

buzzardbarf

just crabs

test

Chucks, I hate to to let you know that you'er wrong about my post. But I was just testing this

"Habu
My learned friend. My gift to you.

step 1


go to HTML links.
Click.
It will reveal a code on how to link. Basically you'll be swapping in your link for the "http://www.microsoft.com/"
but remember to keep the

This text in place.

(you can type in whatever phrase you want for the This text portion. " fron PS.

I used this Post cause I thouht no one was readin' it. I guess I underestimate the fangs you folks have.

Stay cool..I think?

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