Thursday, January 27, 2005Good News For My Friends Back In Memphis
Guess what, kids...
'Blue' radio to debut in Memphis
Entercom Memphis will change the call letters of radio station WJCE-680AM on Friday, and will launch a liberal talk radio format under the name Progressive Talk 680 WWTQ-AM, broadcasting the Air America Radio network.
The station's new format will offer current political topics, social activists, occasional comical twists and "a creative approach to liberal talk by the best artists available," he says. It also will offer local news, weather and traffic.
The station's scheduled lineup kicks off at 5 a.m. with "Morning Sedition" and ends at midnight with "The Mike Malloy Show." Franken will be on the air from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
The other programs currently on the schedule include "Unfiltered," "The Randi Jones Show" [sic: it's Randi Rhodes - S.N.] and "The Majority Report."
WWTQ-AM's signal reaches Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana and Missouri, making it the most powerful AM signal in the region, according to Entercom.
Memphis Business Journal
That's even better than we've got here in blue, blue Windham County, Vermont -- we only get Franken, Rhodes and Shultz. Of the three I liked Randi Rhodes the best... she never, ever seems to agree with her callers (even the liberal callers), but she's pretty cool otherwise. Mike Malloy, of course, kicks ass.
The inevitable march of liberalism across the nation continues. Republicans, we're coming for your goddamn "family values" first.
In other news, if you have a few spare minutes, some good bandwidth, and a little curiosity, you can go see a strange little film three of my buds from Memphis (Ben with the beard, Andrew in the hat, and Tim, the blone one) made. I don't really understand it, either... but with those guys, understanding it has never really seemed to be the point. (All hail Mat for doing the website.) |