*Jan Wahl, I'm just damn happy to know you!
*Da Lin is destined for 60 Minutes.
*Yo, Jon Carroll? I ADORE your cat columns.
*Ronn Owens: get this! I just financed the last Sealy Temperpedic and they delivered it on the same day!
KGO Radio: I just got a woody over the new format. Really. I now adjust my daily life around your first traffic on the 5's; have become honed into the Finch Files to a point where I don't know what I'd do without them; am a certified Lisa Campbell-holic; eat and breathe Renee Richardson; and get this!, I've begun to really, really, really dig Red Eye Radio, Good Golly Miss Molly!
KCBS: This is bettah than buttah: I was out shopping one day in Lodi and I missed the story about Ed Lee and the state of the city but when I got back into the car, it was played over again. Then again later on! And even when I was showering late into the evening when I missed the evening news, you played it again! This is opportunity radio; finally figured it out--if I miss it shopping in Turlock, I can just catch it later, and later and later, and later, DUDE!
KNBR: Lee Hammer, you rock dude! Murph and Mac? The greatest morning show on the planet--an inventive display of audio ballet and hijinks and Brian, I gotta tell you: since we last spoke, I now have the utmost appreciation and revere for UCLA Football, Marin County, Marin City, Irish novels, The English Beat, Irish coffee, Guinness, dude, I'm honored to know you and Paulie, yo Paulie: New Jersey rocks! Springsteen? Dude! And Pea-Con? War Eagle, dude!
Damon Bruce: You are my God. You are my hero. I am Woman! Hoosiers rule.
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area: Dave Feldman, Henry Woof, Woof, Woof, Wofford: Can you feel the warmth, I do and it's just great and I'm speechless and I'm not even an Insider!
KRON: Darya, Jackie, Aaron: you are the human pride that defines America. You are the spirit that that rocks my cranium, you are the sunshine of my life. I think we should all get naked and have an orgy at Tommy's Joynt. I buy. Why? Because I love you all and love means never having to say your sorry.
Gary Radnich: Adulation my man, it was hard to get Drake and Jerry Lewis and Keisha Coles to the party but for you, sir, you are my rock, you are my soul and you are my brother from another mother and ...Gary, you may negate this and put it aside, but don't. You might be concluding, Nobody cares! Gary, they do care. They care too much. You are God, Gary.
Tori Campbell: Tori, I beckon you are the Katie Couric of the Bay Area. You have passion, you have emotion, you have grit and grime, you make it impossible for me to hate you, Tori and that's just not fair!
Chef Ryan Scott: Dude, just for you I baked a peanut-butter apple sauce pie and slopped it down after mowing down my personal pizza from Grumpy's. The caramelized onions were just poppin', dude, and after slurping the dirty beer, it was just, dude, magnificieto! Dude, you have given me inspiration on my foodie guide--next to Liam Mayclam, you are my foodie chap God and I owe you a gold spatula for all your warmth, your bravado, your style. I am fed-exxing you my 1976 crockpot I bought at Sears.
Tom Raponi: Tom, I get it now. In order to get the story, you must be patient and wait. So, even though we are not communicating I get your message: wait. Wait it out. I'll be there for you, eventually, and I get that, Tommo. You are the best and greatest GM ever. Ever. Without you and Lee, KTVU would be mush ...like a bad landing at SFO! Wait, I didn't mean that...
Tony Kovaleski: Tony, without you, my life would be in the gutter. You gave me hope and guile. You broadened my horizon and were the sketch in my etch-a-sketch and I owe you, brother, I owe you big time. So when I occasionally needle, I mean it for best. The Team. Our Team. Rock on.
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