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  1. a long talk
    It’s Peter Rosenberg’s Job to Be PolarizingThe HOT 97 host on his debut album and remaining one of hip-hop radio’s key voices, hate him or hate to love him.
  2. superlatives
    Ghostface Killah on the Most Memorable Moments of His Incomparable Career“I’d rather take the movie route or paint-the-picture route before I give you a bunch of street raps.”
  3. bbc radio 1
    Annie Mac to Exit BBC Radio One After 17 YearsClara Amfo is the new host of their flagship music show, Future Sounds.
  4. covers
    Miley Cyrus Keeps Rocking With ‘Doll Parts’ Cover on the Howard Stern ShowA fitting thematic companion to Plastic Hearts.
  5. you heard this one?
    The Brilliant Intimacy of Radio Sketch Comedy Is UnderappreciatedFor all the comedy available these days, nothing hits quite like a gag that is heard, but not seen.
  6. country
    Miranda Lambert’s First No. 1 in 6 Years Sets Record for Women in CountryThe last year that more than five different women hit No. 1 at country radio was 2010.
  7. controversies
    Nick Cannon’s Daytime Talk Show Delayed a Year Following Anti-Semitic CommentsLionsgate and Debmar-Mercury stand by Cannon after his apologies.
  8. why
    We Listened to ‘The Breakfast Club’ Talk With Rush Limbaugh So You Don’t Have ToThe radio hosts attempt to bridge a gap no one wants to walk over.
  9. hot mic
    Cole Sprouse Enters the Podcasting Boom With New Podcast BorrascaThis podcast will be weird, a weirdo, and it won’t fit in.
  10. racism
    Andrew Cuomo Says ‘N—’ on the Radio, Still Unclear WhyThe governor was describing a New York Times op-ed that had nothing to do with what he was discussing.
  11. media
    Krista Tippet Is a ReligionThe ‘On Being’ host has become the guru to “spiritual but not religious” seekerdom — and made NPR the center of a new New Age.
  12. underrated
    How Phil Hendrie Transforms Stupidity Into Brilliant ComedyComedian Jon Glaser breaks down what makes Hendrie such a funny genius.
  13. actually good things
    Everyone Loves This Story About Charles Barkley’s Unlikely Bond With a ScientistShirley Wang’s story about her father’s unexpected friendship with Barkley is going viral.
  14. Looking Back at Alan Partridge’s First Show: 25 Years of Alan Partridge […]There is a chance, especially if you are living in America, that you may not know who Alan Partridge is. Played by Steve Coogan, Partridge is […]
  15. in conversation
    Terry Gross on the Art of the Q&A and the Guest That Most Surprised Her“If you’re willing,” says the Fresh Air host, “you can get an interview to a pretty real emotional place.”
  16. radio
    A Prairie Home Companion Has a New Name Following Garrison Keillor’s RemovalMinnesota Public Radio and American Public Media planned the change after severing ties with the former radio host last month.
  17. select all
    FCC Asks Apple to Activate FM Radio Chip That Doesn’t ExistThe secret FM radio in your phone could save your life. If Apple will turn it on.
  18. britannia
    Britain’s TV and Radio Stations Already Have Meticulous Plan for Queen’s Death“There will only be the subtlest of indications, at first, that something is going on.”
  19. high-stress jobs
    Howard Stern: The Presidency Could Be ‘Detrimental’ to Trump’s Mental Health“Because he wants to be liked, he wants to be loved. He wants people to cheer for him.”
  20. Craig Ferguson to Host a Live Weekday SiriusXM Show From His HouseFormer Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson is headed to SiriusXM. According to Variety, SiriusXM has set a deal with Ferguson to host a live, […]
  21. r.i.p.
    Joey Boots, Member of Howard Stern Show’s Wack Pack, Dead at 49Boots coined the show’s most infamous catchphrase.
  22. the urbanist
    The Globalization of Local RadioDonga shows in Darwin, Australia, choro deep cuts in Rio, and shipping-container electronica in Brooklyn.
  23. the case against the media
    The Case Against the Media, by the MediaA damning self-examination, with some uplift thrown in.
  24. the streaming wars
    Spotify Launches Radio Show With James BlakeSecretly genius.
  25. Cause Trouble and Sell Tickets: Louis CK on the Radio, 2004-2014 Trawling YouTube is a weekly look at one interesting story or oddity from YouTube. You ever go down a YouTube rabbit hole and suddenly you’ve […]
  26. important radio news
    Julian Casablancas to Host a Sirius XM ShowDubbed Culture Void.
  27. ‘Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel’: The Lost Radio Show of Groucho and Chico We live in an era in which the idea of a “lost” TV show has completely vanished. I mean, I guess you could have a hard drive crash or […]
  28. r.i.p.
    Tonita Castro, TV Actress and Radio Personality, Dead at 63She appeared most recently on Life in Pieces.
  29. radio
    How Charlamagne Became Tha God of Hip-Hop RadioWhat do Hillary Clinton, Martin Shkreli, and Kanye West have in common? They’ve all been interrogated by Charlamagne, hip-hop’s puckish Howard Stern.
  30. Marbles in the Ass: A Brief Look Into the Hilarious History of The […] Trawling YouTube is a weekly look at one interesting story or oddity from YouTube. You ever go down a YouTube rabbit hole and suddenly you’ve […]
  31. courts
    Jian Ghomeshi Found Not Guilty of Sexual AssaultA judge cleared the former CBC host of all charges.
  32. Fred Allen, King of Radio, Takes on TelevisionIf you’ve never heard of Fred Allen, “cranky” might be a good introductory word. From 1933-1949 he was one of the comedian kings of radio, but […]
  33. howard stern
    Howard Stern Signed a 5-Year Radio and Video Deal With Sirius XMBaba Booey forever. 
  34. Stephen Colbert Does Some Rolling Stones Karaoke on ‘The Howard Stern Show’Here’s a clip from Stephen Colbert’s visit to today’s Howard Stern Show, where he briefly relived his days as member of a not-so-great Rolling […]
  35. fun summer things!
    New York and WNYC Join Forces for Summer SeriesListen to the 90-second stories here.
  36. best bets
    Playful Speakers Made for the Beach Turn your little patch of sand into a party. 
  37. Patrice O’Neal Is Mother Theresa: The Fast-Track to Comedy SainthoodOn his album Mr. P, Patrice O’Neal asks an audience member his name, and the man responds “Tolu.” O’Neal is caught off guard and pauses, and […]
  38. A Short History of Opie & Anthony’s JocktoberEach day in Jocktober, which takes place in October, Opie & Anthony producer Sam Roberts picks a different radio show from around the country […]
  39. comedy
    Hear a Track From Scharpling & Wurster’s Box Set“Darren Greasy Funk,” along with commentary from the comedy duo.
  40. ‘The Stan Freberg Show’: Radio’s Last Comedy Series The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  41. premieres
    Panda Bear Is Premiering His New Album Via RadioIt’s like a belated Advent calendar.
  42. Strapped In, Helmet On: Tom Scharpling Talks the New ‘Best Show’The last thing listeners heard during the final episode of The Best Show on WFMU was Black Flag’s “Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie” – a sign-off but not […]
  43. arrests
    Jian Ghomeshi Surrenders to Police on Sexual-Assault ChargesHe will appear in court later this afternoon.
  44. scandals
    Jian Ghomeshi Drops $55 Million Lawsuit Against CBC“He’s getting nothing,” said a network spokesman.
  45. radio
    Why You Wasted a Perfectly Good Hour Listening to ‘Car Talk’We took comfort in their expertise.
  46. Standup, Storytelling and Radio Hosting with Ophira EisenbergOphira Eisenberg is a standup comic, the host of NPR’s live quiz show Ask Me Another, and a regular host and contributor to the popular live […]
  47. radio
    ‘Serial’s Sarah Koenig on Her Hit Podcast“I don’t know that I’ll ever be at peace with what we find or that there will be a definitive verdict.”
  48. horrible things
    8 Women Accuse Canadian Broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi of Sexual AbuseUgly stuff.
  49. canada
    Why Canadians Are So Upset Over the CBC Sex ScandalThe terrible allegations aside, the scandal represents a further undermining of a treasured — possibly the treasured — national cultural institution. 
  50. Inside Portland’s ‘Live Wire! Radio’Live Wire! is a radio variety show recorded weekly in Portland, Oregon and broadcast on public radio stations across the country. “Radio […]
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