I didn’t set out to host a talk radio show. It all got started as an all request jock on what today would be called “Adult Contemporary”. Then someone told me I should be doing news. Under three years later I was the right-hand man at a station rated as among the five best news-talk products in the country. When I left for TV I spent 22 months as an anchor/reporter and then moved on to work as News Director at two ABC affiliates and one NBC affiliate. The work was drudgery. After six years I was back in radio and began full time work as a talk show host. I’d wetted my chops filling in weekend mornings ten years earlier. This is fun. Everyday. Off-air I can’t even get family to listen. On-air I’m suddenly an expert in politics, culture and relationships. All because someone gave me a microphone. I’ve been revitalized since coming to Idaho. When I was a little boy my parents gave me a puzzle with all 50 states and I even know capitals. I didn’t need directions to get here. In my spare time I point the car randomly and then drive off and take pictures of what I see. The Mountain West is a visual smorgasbord. At home I’m doing three main things and reading is one of my pastimes. I’m always cramped because I own well over one-thousand books (and I’ve given hundreds away). For relaxation I like Washington Nationals baseball, any and all football and hockey. If it involves an elbow in the face I’m happy. It’s like talk radio! Somewhere I’ve got stacks of hardware from the New York State Associated Press. In a closet, I guess. The ceremonies were fun but I never put the awards on a wall (friends have homes that look like shrines). When I was young I was more interested in the Tanqueray served at the banquets and making connections with broadcast colleagues. Today, I’ve no interest in the social network. Years of working in broadcasting and political consulting have left me with the impression none of us are curing cancer. Check the egos at the door and let’s get down to business!
Is it Time to Scrap Common Core in Idaho?
The words “teaching to the test” also followed.
A Sensible Refugee Resettlement Program for Idaho
Jose, my neighbor, joined the U.S. Army.
Idaho Enhanced Carry Permits no Longer Valid in Virginia
They like power and they like control.
Idaho Fish & Game Killed More Than 200 Elk Near Shoshone
All of this angered some hunters who believed they should’ve had an opportunity.
A Reason for an Uptick in Idaho Mountain Lion Attacks
I heard a piercing noise I’ve only heard on television.
Democrats Bury a Knife in Bernie Sanders’ Back
I’m reminded of the candidate who was asked, “Do you still beat your wife?”
An Idaho Veteran Demands House Democrats Face Treason Charges
Posey believes Nancy Pelosi and her liberal colleagues are also guilty of treason.
The Twin Falls Church That Sponsors Drag Queen Shows
If you were ministering to drunks would you throw a kegger?
An Idaho Legislator Wants Driver’s Licenses for Illegal Aliens
Guthrie tips his case when he says “undocumented” instead of “illegal”.
Why Retirees Are Moving to Idaho
There are plenty of shopping and dining opportunities.
Glacier National Park Thwarts Greta Thunberg
I was there in September and I didn’t see the signs.
Another Attempt to Ban Abortion in Idaho
What’s the price of a child’s life?
Twin Falls Pastor Suggests Gun Owners Are Going to Hell
The same pastor apparently maintains he’s also a Buddhist.
Bigfoot Believers See Sasquatch Even in Arizona Rocks
I’m not a believer when it comes to Bigfoot.
Colorado Drone Swarms May Have Been Mass Delusion
Now we’re hearing there may have never been any swarms.
Idaho Has a Spike in UFO Sightings
Do you ever wonder why there hasn’t been more direct contact?
Snowy Owl Visits Canadian Traffic Camera
They can rest atop the poles and look for mice in nearby fields.
The Gooding Radio Challenge
Some strange things can happen with broadcast signals.
Ancestry.com Has Left Me Confused
People can share a bloodline and not be close.
Ricky Gervais Spanks the Politically Correct
Gervais believes the humorless left is making it difficult to have a career in comedy.