You know the drill: Public radio is a rarefied stew of heavy reportage and deep analysis. Car Talk is one of the few salutatory antidotes to the immobilizing profundity of it all.
Click and Click aside, rest assured you can find plenty of other effervescent nuggets of fun on 90.9. Below I’ve posted a few gems, submitted for your listening pleasure.
You say say “LIME-AH”, I say “LEE-MA.” Oops. Here & Now fill-in host Anthony Brooks fumbled the pronunciation while welcoming a new affiliate in the Buckeye State. A number of you called us on our East Coast insularity and the result was this fun bit:
Speaking of mispronunciation, our in-house chronicler of the odd, offbeat, and frankly just plain wrong (and here I speak of Only A Game, of course) parses the correct pronunciation of Chinese place names. The piece aired on the cusp of the Summer Olympics and re-aired on their best of show for 2008.
A million dollar duck decoy? ‘Nuff said.
Anything on the humorous side caught your attention on the radio recently?