Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Radio Kid's Rant! 11: Alpha Phi Omega Continued - North Carolina LGBT Legislation - The Passing of Prince

This time, the Kid continues his talk about his experience with Alpha Phi Omega. Then, thoughts on North Carolina's LGBT discrimination legislation. Lastly, some thoughts about the passing of Prince, and how it has similarities to the passing of Michael Jackson some years earlier.


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A variety of topics this time around. We answer some feedback, and Jake also ends up answering a challenge put to him by The Radio Kid. The Kid then puts out a challenge to fans of community radio and specific programs on community radio stations. We talk of more developments in California, specifically in San Diego and San Francisco. Also, Classical music comes to the state of Maine full time thanks to Public Radio. We close with a healthy discussion about the news media here in the US, this discussion stemming from the demise of the Al Jazeera America cable channel. It's all here on this edition of CTS.


Thursday, April 21, 2016

The Radio Iid's Rant! 10: Alpha Phi Omega

This time, the Radio Kid educates us all on the college service organization Alpha Phai Omega.


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We open with news of a new older skewing Soft AC in San Francisco. THen, we know more about what is to become of CBS' radio clusters, as they will be spun off into a separate company. This leads into a discussion about programming and sales. Later, the Radio Kid laments the probable format change of WNMB in North Myrtle Beach, SC. We conclude with a very interesting discussion of what is now considered to be Classic Country versus what Classic Country used to be, and why the changes have occurred. It's all here on this edition of CTS.


Wednesday, April 13, 2016

CTS Extra 38: 3 Kids in a Corner

We're back with a new CTS Extra! This time, The Radio Kid, Bob Cavanagh, and special guest, 12 year old Retika, discuss several Kid oriented radio services, including Radio Disney and Nick Radio, among others. You will hear airchecks, and some rather biting commentary from all three hosts about each of these services, what they lack, and what they have to offer their young listeners. It's an interesting listen for kids and adults alike.


The Radio Kid's Rant! 09: LGBT Discrimination - Postal Humor - Gaming Conventions

This time, The Radio Kid rants further on LGBT discrimination in several Southern states. Also, a belated April Fools joke, and, thoughts on gaming conventions. 


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Among the topics this time, more developments as the saga in Syracuse begins to wind down, plus, an interesting challenge posed to us by a listener concerning the lack of local radio in Oneida and surrounding areas of Madison County. Also, the new line up at KGO. Is it really that new? The Radio Kid doesn't seem to think so. Plus, all three community LPFM stations are now on the air in Rochester. Can that city support three community stations? Radio Kid says no, Jake says yes, what are your thoughts?


Friday, April 1, 2016

The Radio Kid's Rant! 08: The Government Vs. Apple - LGBT Discrimination

This time, the Radio Kid gives their opinion on the recent developments concerning the US Government vs. Apple, and the unnamed third party that successfully hacked into an iPhone. Also, their very passionate take on recent laws passed in two southern states that have a huge impact on the LFBT community.


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We have more developments in the ever evolving situation in Syracuse. Also, we discuss the impending sale of CBS' radio clusters. And, should all AM daytimers in the US be granted night power? Are the huge signals of 50,000 watt clear channel AM stations still relevant outside their local markets? We discuss and debate.