Earlier today, the Phoenix Media/Communications Group announced the sale of its radio station, WFNX, to Clear Channel Communications -- the largest radio station owner in the country.All day, long-time listeners have expressed their thoughts, feelings, concerns, and memories of WFNX over the years. Below, read what some WFNX fans have been saying on Twitter and Facebook.
Apparently someone over at NPR has been trolling our website for story ideas. First, they took a shot at our film critic Peter Keough for taking a shot at Scott Pilgrim fanboys. For their second Phoenix namedrop in a week, we turn to Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!,
NPR's weekly news quiz show. In a reoccurring segment
entitled "Who's Carl This Time?", the show's official scorekeeper Carl
Kasell rattles off quotes and one lucky contestant gets to guess what
timely news story he's referencing in his quote.
In 2009, we got used to seeing angry mobs descend on public forums with
vengeance in their hearts. So for anyone who'd been to a town-hall forum on
health care, the scene at Boston's Old South Church on January 5 was eerily
familiar -- an older audience, larger than you'd expect (the organizers put it
at 400-plus), venting its collective spleen at hapless bureaucrats.
For the listeners on KCNW in Canada who just heard Deirdre and me talk about retrosexuals and fretrosexuals, here are the links to our stories. (And for our local readers, we'll post the link to the audio stream just as soon as we can!)
Here's Deirdre's piece on retrosexuals.
And here's mine on fretrosexuals.
Thanks for listening!