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I'm With Stupid: Chicken Pizza and TV Sports at the Hair Hooters

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.18.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Recently, a new ad has found its way onto the comedy channels, and this one is the most offensive of all because it doesn't just make comedy fans look stupid; it makes the entire male gender look stupid.

Take a Scalpel to Miami Radio

Joanna Popper | Posted 10.13.2013 | Miami
Joanna Popper

Miami radio stations, please stop all the nip and tuck propaganda before I nip and tuck into another form of musical pleasure.

Comedy Central Getting Its Own Radio Station

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.22.2013 | Comedy

Starting in the spring, SiriusXM users will be able to listen to Comedy Central's extensive library of stand-up comedy and other comedy recordings exc...

I'm With Stupid: Why Are Geeks So Mad About Star Wars?

Todd Hartley | Posted 03.20.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

My son, who has seen only the original Star Wars, doesn't really understand the song, so he asked me one time, "Why does his dad get so mad about Star Wars?"

A Common Sense Approach to Internet Radio Royalties

Gregory Alan Barnes | Posted 01.07.2013 | Media
Gregory Alan Barnes

Space on traditional radio is limited. Internet radio changes this equation by offering working-class musicians exposure and earnings potential -- provided the system is fair.

Looking at Clouds (of Music) From Both Sides Now

Tom Teicholz | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology
Tom Teicholz

There are so many ways to discover new music or find old favorites that I thought it might be useful to create a guide to the various offerings these days.

Sirius XM Raising Prices

AP | Posted 11.14.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Satellite radio company Sirius XM Radio Inc. is raising the price of its basic package for the first time on Jan. 1. The price of ba...

Howard Stern Signs New Five-Year Contract With SiriusXM

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — After all his threats to leave, and others' speculation on where he might go, Howard Stern is staying put at Sirius XM. The loose-li...

Dr. Laura Getting New Radio Show

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Dr. Laura Schlessinger will debut a new, three-hour daily radio show on Sirius XM in January, according to an Associated Press report. In the wake of...

A Taste of Honey or a Bitter Pill - With Howard Stern Enticed by Alternative Media, Can Sirius XM Survive Without Him?

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mario Almonte

In recent weeks, radio DJ Howard Stern seems like a man holding back a smoldering fire. With his five-year contract with Sirius XM expiring at the en...

Radio's Not Back (It Just Never Went Away)

Jeff Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Pollack

Despite the increased competition from the Internet, mp3 players, and other forms of radio, terrestrial radio remains an essential medium in the lives of Americans.

XM/Sirius' POTUS Channel May Be The Last Refuge of Balanced Political Journalism

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Ross

The only thing worse than governing by opinion poll is reporting by it. From the 1940s CBS Radio, then CBS Television was the ratings darling of ne...

Those Who Cannot Innovate, Regulate: Old Media's Twisted Logic

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gary Shapiro

Should we protect old media by hindering market competition? Of course not. But try telling that to the National Association of Broadcasters and the Recording Industry Association of America.

Advertsing sales 101. A lesson from the Zen Master.

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

According to Wikipedia, Mel Karmazin started selling radio when he was 17 years old. Years later, Don Imus would refer to him as the "Zen Master" on a...

Howard Stern: Diamond in a Rough Patch

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mario Almonte

For a man who almost single-handedly revolutionized the broadcasting industry, Stern continues to be spectacularly disrespected by the media that he so radically transformed.

Innovation in America: An Autobahn, or a Suburban Street With Speed Bumps?

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

My fear is that my son's future won't include the rapid pace of innovation that we have enjoyed in recent years. What if decades roll by and innovation stands still?

Sirius XM Eying Bankruptcy: Report

AP | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sirius XM Radio Inc. has hired advisers to prepare for a possible bankruptcy filing, which could come in days, according to a news report. The New Yo...

Explain? How Do You Explain Saying

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Karel Bouley

I am sorry anyone thought I wanted a real person dead -- I did not. But John McCain, Sarah Palin and all the zealot conservatives meant the dangerous things they said about Obama. They still mean it, and they've never apologized for it.

XM plus Sirius = Satellite Radio Monopoly

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Now, after several years of competition between XM and Sirius, there will be one satellite radio company -- a monopoly created by the federal government. And you don't need me to tell you how strange that is.