Here's the deal:
Christine Craft and Pat Thurston are, in reality, too smart for KGO. The same goes for Stacy Taylor too, who recently moved out of the state and is no longer doing anymore fill-in on the 810 AM albatross.
I've finally figured it out. The dumber you are, the more inane, the more sloppy seconds you dish out, then the boy wonder producer, the guy with the the 100-ft office and business card, will lure you over and man the mikes.
It really doesn't matter anymore, I mean, KGOne is the mother of all train wrecks, most evident on the weekend. A carnival has barkers. KGOne has bullhorns. A NY witch comedienne with the technique of a stank armpit is considered "brilliant." Her co-dependant, Karel, hangs on, barely, so he can collect health coverage, scream and rage over nothing, walk the Rupert Pupkin red carpet at the LA Pantages, and then SHILL for the masses over a free event. An "event" that he made the subject of himself. Again. And again. And again. If it weren't so sad and the mother of all things unintentionally funny, black and dark comedy, really, it would be pathetic. Then again, it's Karel. I should know better.
Speaking of Karel, upon the conclusion of Thurston's show on Saturday night, (and tonight too), she did not do the customary pre-show plug for the upcoming host, which happened to be the magic red-carpet rider, himself, Karel, and there's a reason here, I'm betting. Karel bad-mouthed Thurston on his mike, (not over the air, but audible through the link, confirmed by several readers here)--it was unprofessional at best and chicken-bleep at worst. Karel has managed to piss off a bunch of people--maybe that's why a rumor has made the rounds that he could be blown out again.
Intelligence? Don't bother looking for fill-in at the KGOne outpost.
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