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Bons mots from my esteemed colleague M. Weisblott’s Eye Weekly cover story on Radio 2:

  • [B]ased on the first week of Radio 2 Morning… the mix is one even more likely to discourage teenagers from loitering in a subway station”
  • “Much like the way Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony remained part of his œuvre even after someone turned it into a tacky disco song, Radio 2’s programming philosophy involves playing plenty of favourites as bait to help listeners learn about something new”
  • [I]s it sheer narcissism that motivates people to feel that the power of the radio medium automatically improves whenever it’s playing their song?”

2 comments:

  1. Anonymous
    Posted September 11, 2008 at 12:29 pm | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    heard damnit, heard

    God knows who’s giving that guy head

  2. Anonymous
    Posted September 11, 2008 at 11:13 am | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    Damn, I just head Ghomeshi mispronounce “pas de deux”, in a billboard where he said, get this, “we know how to say pas de deux“.

    Uh, no you don’t.


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