*KCBS' Jan Wahl embarrassing "Sleeptrain Movie History"--Bad enough Hat Woman whores old-fashioned Hollywood film noir with the mattress empire; worse yet, we have Wahl interjecting temperpedic references with great movies of the past. It's cheap, disgusting, irritating and painful to absorb and listen to.
*Karel: Just when you think things couldn't get worse: on late Sunday night on KGO Radio, Karel was referencing Jesus and said this, "Jesus--he had a 'big nose--it's not a stereotype." Huh? Boy, do you really know how to step in it.
*KCBS Replay: It's now to the point where KCBS doesn't care about its ridiculous play the SAME! news report 20 times every weekend policy. Good way to maintain the CBS brand for news and piss off listeners. OK, so you have the TSL conduit going but seriously, this pattern of repeating, ad nauseum, the same report reeks of we don't care and screw you. Fine, until it makes its way to NY.
*Joan Lunden elderly care commercials: Please, STOP THIS! Enough already. This pathetic, overly-sappy, redundant garbage spot is played at least 100x every day on Bay Area radio. I thought Lunden was way off the radar and last heard and seen doing a yenta talk with David Hartman on Good Morning America.
*Armstrong and Getty: A pair of no-talent, god-awful, Midwest, right-wing yappers with all the authenticity of a strip mall in Milpitas. A. You're not funny. B. However both of you cretins try to make it sound as if you're not right-wing whack jobs, you are. C. Your interviews suck, suck, suck.,
D. Your dim-witted "side-kicks" sound like they just departed the night shift at 7-11. Please, spare us the agony and get back to your Amway gigs.
*All medical studies that make the airwaves on TV and radio, the latest, the vitamin "study"--no matter how prestigious all these studies do is confuse people and piss off humanity. New Study: "Green Tea is bad for you!"
*Using stupid radio phrases like, "on the other side." Huh? How about "when we come back"--was that too simple? My favorite: "Coming up" ...why not just go the spot and come back clean. So very hard to talk in human speak.
*Ed Lee stories: Why does Bay Area media outlets feel compelled to give us endless renditions of the latest goings-on of this guy? Ed Lee seems like a decent enough man and a good mayor but I'm tired of seeing his mug and what he's doing; where he's going, what he has for breakfast; his foibles; his interests. More Jane Kim, less Ed Lee.
*All radio/TV anchors that use the phrase, "gone viral." I know it would require brain surgery to simply state that the "such and such has become quite a thing on the Internet". That and "social media", another one of my favorite sappy 21st Century verbal sweet-nothings.
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