A couple weeks ago, Casey Kasem was admitted to the hospital in critical condition after his wife hit him with a piece of raw meat. And today, at the age of 84, the legendary radio and TV personality, as well as the voice of Shaggy in the older Scooby Doo cartoons, signed off for the last time. It appears that raw meat thrown at his head was Casey Kasem’s kryptonite.
Just because Glenn Beck isn’t on Fox anymore doesn’t mean he’s any more sane. In a beret and with a bad French accent, the conservative radio host showed off a jar of his own urine (at least he says it is), with a little Obama toy inside.
Beck has put his artwork up for sale for $25,000 and if it sells, he says he’s going to do another with Michelle Obama.
As the public funding for Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s amazing podcast starts to trickle away, the show is looking for new sponsors. At some point, they may start a Kickstarter, but right now, if you’ve got a business and you want to sponsor StarTalk Radio, here’s your chance.
Ever since 1976, brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi have been giving out helpful car advice with a lot of laughs. Their show, Car Talk, has been a top-rated program since it’s hit NPR stations 25 years ago, and now the brothers have announced that in October, they’ll be retiring from the radio.
While not technically a “cell phone”— that technology wouldn’t be invented until the 1970s— inventors in the 1920s still liked to tinker with the technology of radio to come up with things that might change people’s lives. One of these was this walkie talkie like car phone that could send and receive messages on the go. Hot shit.
In his many, many years of radio, Howard Stern has gotten used to dealing with drunk fans calling the studio, drunk guests and drunk porn stars. But last night, Stern got shitfaced, went to Twitter and starting asking for phone numbers from his fans so he could give them drunken New Year’s wishes.
NPR’s popular comedic panel quiz show “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me”, which has been a staple of weekend radio for decades is finally coming to TV. The new “Wait Wait” show will show on BBC America starting in December.