Vanilla Radio

Every once in awhile a radio article comes out that is bang-on about personality radio. This is one of them. Mark Ramsey, a radio guru, shares his thoughts on why your morning show might not be working. I’d argue, his thoughts on personality apply to all dayparts. Some highlights for me: Because they’re just not that good It’s true! Radio managers are not famous for spotting and nurturing talent.... read more

Sound City

If you like music at all, you’ll want to check out the Dave Grohl directed documentary Sound City. It chronicles the history and eventual demise of a run-down recording studio in Van Nuys where some of the best albums of all time were made. Fascinating... read more

New and Noteworthy on iTunes

With the recent passing of my father, I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus from the podcast. I’ll be back soon. Meantime, iTunes put the program in its New and Notable... read more

Speed doesn’t kill

I’ve always thought the speed limits in Ontario – particularly on 400 series highways were artificially low. This presentation, geared towards Vancouver, is pretty universal in dispelling myths around speed limits and the notion it’s the speed that... read more