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Air America Radio Inc.

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2014

    Gloria Neal's firing marks impending death of progressive AM-760

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    August 22, 2013
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    August 20, 2013

    Marc Maron on sobriety in art and not speaking to ex-wives

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Mike Flanagan on Colorado Public Radio's new rock station coming to 1340 AM

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    AM-760 lives on despite Air America's death

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Why the Truth may be bad radio but a good business decision

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Al Franken: What a short, strange trip it's been

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    How my four-year-old PUMA abandoned John McCain

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2008
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    August 21, 2008
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    July 1, 2008
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    May 1, 2008
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    April 23, 2008

    Q&A With Daily Show Creator Lizz Winstead

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2008
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    April 4, 2008

    Air America Host Randi Rhodes Suspended Indefinitely For Off-Air Comments

    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 >>

  • News

    March 6, 2008

    Shakeup in Denver Radio

    Denver radio's getting a shakeup, with more alterations on the horizon. But do any of the switches qualify as improvements?

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2007

    Q&A With Chuck D of Public Enemy

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2007
  • News

    March 22, 2007

    Progress?

    With troubles at Air America and sluggish ratings, AM 760 struggles to convince liberals that they have a place on talk radio.

  • Film

    March 8, 2007

    Old Joy

    This indie road movie takes a trip out of time.

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2007

    More Messages: Leaving the Air

    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 >>

  • News

    September 21, 2006

    Disconnect

    A progressive station dumps two progressive shows for being progressive.

  • News

    August 24, 2006

    She's Back

    JonBenét brings out the media's worst -- again.

  • Calendar

    April 28, 2005

    Girl Power

    Laura Flanders lays it on the White House women.

  • People & Places

    March 24, 2005
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    March 3, 2005

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of March 3, 2005

  • News

    February 17, 2005

    The Message

    Road Show

  • News

    October 7, 2004

    Off Limits

    It's a family affair

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    The Message

    Left's Turn

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