It was not long ago that these call letters stood for something and were meaningful. Industry greatness. Revered and admired by many. A stronghold of pride and envy garnered by the best.
Now, they are a bevy of neglect and contempt. A virtuoso of posers and hanger-ons consumed with amateur-hour play and kissing the collective ass of the Cumulus "Invasion-of-the-Body-Snatchers" edict.
What a complete embarrassment.
KGO is now officially in total free fall.. The laughing stock of the trades, abandoned by its listeners and in the woodshed with a dreadful carnival act on weekends and a tired, mostly out-of-touch "news" division that pretends it is still relavent. Worse yet, it's once-admired and popular morning talk host seems resigned to ride out into the sunset and cement his SF legacy with a sheep turn. He, like most of the other veterans, simply has turned a blind eye. He doesn't care. Maybe he'll find solace in Los Angeles, (the rumors are making the rounds again.) Pretty hard to go from #2 in the market to #16 and drowning daily. How's that cume going, Hosely? Maybe you should take Jared to Grumpy's for the tuna melt-down.
--KNBR, when its on the air, is nothing more than an audio goof machine, with bufoons like the Rad man merely waiting for checks to cash as he parades in the suffocating excrement and gorges on the pile of cow manure, with an assist from the betting fool that was jettisoned to obscurity by Larry Baer. The same old repetitious tired act DAILY. Maybe you should hire a writer, old man.
A 24/7 pimp machine for the Giants. Great. How embarrassing. By the way, how's the sales dept morale? Time for the interns and "producers" to begin trooling here. Maybe "thin Tim" can write me more love letters.
--The Mark Jackson extortion story is another perfect example of why there is no credibility left here. Mind you, I could care less about the Warriors' coach personal life. He had an affair with a stripper and the stripper went out and called a goon to try to extort major money. Not good and all that...maybe Jackson isn't all that cut out what he makes himself out to be, but that's not the issue here.
Other than a few segments from Comcast "CL" and pointed blog posts from Lowell Cohn, not a peep from the other guys. You expect that from Knibber, which couldn't even try to start a feud with one of its clients if its life depended on it, but others? Please. Utter disgrace.
--Gotta love Knibber: after being off the air Sunday for nearly two hours, they resumed programming late morning and proceeded to run about 10 straight minutes of spots. Way to go, little hammer man--nice touch with the fan base. Did Bungeroth give you a Giants fungo?
--Fitz and Brooks: Dumb and Dumber
--Krueger: Even when he tries, he's still a Larry Baer puppet.
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