At this writing, AM-760, Clear Channel Denver's progressive station, continues to exist -- but that's only because no one's bothered to pull its plug yet. The outlet, which has struggled to make an impact on the radio market for the better part of a decade, is on the way out, and morning-show staple ... More >>
If you believe that podcasting saved comedy, then Marc Maron is a messiah of humor. After enduring divorces, a flaccid comedy career and losing his job on Air America, in 2009 Maron launched the WTF podcast, recorded in the same garage he often contemplated killing himself in. Today WTF is one of th ... More >>
Mike Flanagan.Colorado Public Radio has been trying to unload 1340 AM for ages, with no luck. Now, after years of simulcasting its news programming on the signal in order to retain the outlet's license, the organization has decided to launch an original, rock-oriented station at the frequency ... More >>
David Sirota is now the face -- and the voice -- of AM-760.Air America, the liberal radio network, has seemed gravebound plenty of times over the past few years -- and now even the folks there admit the project is dead. But AM-760, a Clear Channel Denver outlet originally seen as Colorado's ... More >>
The Truth logo.The Truth, at 101.5 FM, has launched its new website following yesterday's switch from its inspired interim format, The Pole. As a result, we now know the station's full slate: Mancow (6 a.m.-10 a.m.), Neal Boortz (10 a.m.-1 p.m.), Jerry Doyle (1 p.m.-4 p.m.), Michael Savage (4 ... More >>
Al Franken. Today, former Saturday Night Live castmember Al Franken is the toast of the Democratic Party after the Minnesota Supreme Court confirmed his ultra-narrow November 2008 senatorial victory over Republican Norm Coleman, who's finally conceded defeat. Given the hoopla, it's easy to forget h ... More >>
Hillary Clinton loyalists continue to prowl. "I don’t like Obama because he beat Hillary Clinton," my daughter said. She’s precocious, but not astoundingly so. This is a girl who’d rather watch Dora the Explorer than Olbermann, rather listen to Music Together than Air America. "So I’m vot ... More >>
Lizz Winstead, the subject of the following Q&A, is headlining five shows over two nights at the Comedy Works (click here for details), but she’s hardly the average standup comic. She co-created The Daily Show, one of the most influential comedy programs of the past decade-plus, serving as the pro ... More >>
On April 3, AM 760 released a terse press release containing a dash-laden word we'll kindly spell out for those of who who struggle while watching Wheel of Fortune: AM 760's Randi Rhodes Suspended AM 760 Talk Show Host Randi Rhodes has been suspended for her comments at a recent San Francisco appe ... More >>
Denver radio's getting a shakeup, with more alterations on the horizon. But do any of the switches qualify as improvements?
Public Enemy's Chuck D is among the greatest innovators in hip-hop, and unlike so many of his peers, who’ve either disappeared from the scene or have transitioned into other sectors of the entertainment universe, such as acting or reality TV, he’s still spitting rhymes with something approximati ... More >>
With troubles at Air America and sluggish ratings, AM 760 struggles to convince liberals that they have a place on talk radio.
This indie road movie takes a trip out of time.
Air America isn't thriving, but it isn't dead, either. As noted in this New York Times article, Air America representatives announced yesterday that Stephen Green of SL Green Realty Corporation has purchased the proudly progressive radio network, which filed for bankruptcy in October. Green, whose b ... More >>
A progressive station dumps two progressive shows for being progressive.
JonBenét brings out the media's worst -- again.
Laura Flanders lays it on the White House women.
From the week of March 3, 2005
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