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In the Wake of Terrorism in Ottawa, a Salute to the CBC & its Anchor


Is it too much to ask that Peter Mansbridge follow me around every day periodically saying, “This is what we know for certain right now …”?

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Published on October 24, 2014 at 4:06 pm by boredop

Despite Anemic Ratings, No New TV Shows Have Yet Been Cancelled. Why?

Through the first five weeks of the season, not one new show has been cancelled. By this time last year, three programs had already been axed.

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Published on at 8:03 am by clockwatcher

Buddy Rich – Today’s Almost Forgotten Track


I was fortunate enough once to see Buddy Rich in concert…every drummer I know acknowledges that if he isn’t their favourite drummer, he’s among their top three…

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Published on October 23, 2014 at 10:06 pm by Greg Simpson

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. Oct. 24th

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Happy Birthday to Kevin Kline, Bill Wyman, Santo Farina, F. Murray Abraham, Heather Rankin and Jerry Edmonton.
Radio’s first big variety show ‘The Fleischmann Hour’ with RUDY VALLEE (pictured) debuted on NBC; CBC radio introduced it’s long-running ‘Cross Country Checkup; and ‘Kojak’ starring Telly Savalas debuted on CBS-TV.
Neil Sedaka recorded ‘Calendar Girl, and Bob Dylan taped his iconic ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’.’
And the genius behind ‘Star Trek,’ Gene Roddenberry passed away.
Details and ALL the Oct. 23rd milestones INSIDE.

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Published on at 10:00 pm by clockwatcher

Mark Forsythe Retiring from CBC Almanac: New Host Gloria Macarenko

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Mark Forsythe will end 18 years as host of BC Almanac Dec 24th.

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Published on at 12:06 pm by clockwatcher



“When we start working with people, the first thing that freaks them out is when we start taking the sound out of everything–because most of it is meaningless. And if you hear meaningless sound, you tend to tune it out. One of the most important things with sound as experience design is silence, because silence […]

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Published on October 22, 2014 at 4:39 pm by Jeremy Baker

Vancouver Native Amanda Grace Named New Anchor at KING/KONG TV

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Grace will anchor the 4:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. news (on KONG-TV) starting tomorrow. She most recently was a M-F news anchor with WHDH-TV Boston.

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Published on at 10:03 am by clockwatcher

Link Wray – Today’s Almost Forgotten Track


Link Wray influenced Jeff Beck,Eric Clapton,Jimmy Page,Pete Townsend,Bob Dylan,Bruce Springsteen,Neil Young,Jerry Garcia,Roy Buchanan and 100′s of other Guitar Greats. John Lennon and Keith Moon were Big Fans of “The Rumble Man”.
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Published on October 21, 2014 at 9:47 pm by Greg Simpson

I heard it on the radio: Fred & Mel torch Doug Ford, Layne Mitchell hates babies, Drex is the Seinfeld of talk radio, and Durrfest

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  By Jeremy Baker October 21st, 2014   Doug Ford was supposed to be on the Edge Morning Show in Toronto. But parking. I feel you Doug…if only you knew the mayor and could get some action on downtown parking….if only. Fred was not impressed. *** Sonic 102.9′s Layne Mitchell is talking about being a […]

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Published on at 11:53 am by Jeremy Baker


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If you like THE PROSALESGUY BLOG, you will love my book SHUT UP! Stop Talking and Start Making Money. I’d like to put one in your hands free of charge. At the end of October, I will draw for a signed, personalized copy and send it to the lucky winner. Simply fill in the comments section and you’re entered. Good Luck!
Come Inside and Read More and Leave Your comment to win a copy of Dave’s first book…

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Published on October 20, 2014 at 1:41 pm by Dave Warawa

BBM now NUMERIS asking for FREE Radio ads

NUMERIS - Canada's Broadcast Measurement Authority, BBM Canada

This is not the same BBM….


Published on September 5, 2014 at 1:59 pm by Voice Over

The Meters – Today’s Almost Forgotten Sound


The Meters were the house band on dozens of recordings out of the Crescent City, and various members went on to become the heart of Dr. John’s band and The Neville Brothers

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Published on October 23, 2014 at 8:42 am by Greg Simpson

THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. Oct. 23rd

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Happy Birthday to Weird AL Yankovic, Dwight Yoakam, Cat Deeley, Nancy Grace, and Vancouver’s Ryan Reynolds. It’s also the date of birth of the late Johnny Carson, CNN’s John Holliman, and actor James Daly.
Comedian FRED ALLEN and his wife Portland (pictured) made their radio debut on CBS; Jonathan Winters became a TV star with his first special on NBC; and rocker Axl Rose gave his first live interview in years on ABC-TV’s Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Vernon B.C.’s radio station CICF started broadcasting on 1050KHz; Allen Freed’s All Star Rock ‘n’ Roll Show played Vancouver’s Georgia Auditorium, tickets cost $2.50; and 12 year old ‘Little’ Stevie Wonder recorded his first Motown single.
Obits on Oct. 23rd include Al Jolson, country music’s Maybelle Carter, NBC newswoman Jessica Savitch, CBS News boss William Leonard, and baritone Robert Merrill.
Details and ALL the milestones or the date INSIDE.

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Published on October 22, 2014 at 10:00 pm by clockwatcher

Peach City Radio faces big challenge


Peach City Community Radio is facing its biggest challenge yet, the day has been set for their hearing before the CRTC…

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Published on at 5:36 pm by Voice Over

Don Imus Hangs Out A “For Sale” Sign @ The Ranch


Don and his wife Deirdra put Ranch up for sale

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Published on at 2:05 pm by Voice Over