"While the shows -- even the least obnoxious ones -- are cast as conversations about sports, there is no conversing going on. It's all about eliciting emotional responses instead of intellectual ones."He's referring to sports talk radio in the U.S.; it's totally different in Canada, of course. Feel free to indulge that hoser haughtiness.
Friday, November 21, 2008
Raised on the radio
Craig Calcaterra over ShysterBall is a favourite, especially when he's explaining why sports talk radio kind of exists on a bogus premise: