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Fake News Slams Scranton

September 15, 2020

Don’t ask me how to spell the CNN newsman’s full name and title. “For security reasons,” he refused to tell me. I already know how to spell CNN. And CNN spells “fake news.” My bad trip with what media critics call an enemy of the people cable network occurred this morning when I called the […]

Facing Muhammad Ali

September 12, 2020

Raising his white-taped fists fast as a whiplash, Muhammad Ali leaned close to my face and threw a crushing question. “Did you just call me nigger?” A state senator leaning against the dressing room wall laughed. Stunned by Ali’s head shot, I lowered my fists I had raised for a photograph and stared at “The […]

Let’s Keep Talking

September 4, 2020

Pointing to the red bulb over the door, I’d say, “When the light goes on you talk.” That’s the prolific advice I always gave aspiring news talk show hosts whenever they visited the WILK News Radio studio. College students, media, a variety of scouts, political candidates, elected officials and others would usually laugh. I was […]

You Better Listen!

August 29, 2020

Tight as a prison cage, the WILK News Radio studio pulsed with raw energy and colorful strings of apocalyptic lights. That’s the way I remember the decade I spent behind the mic in that corporate padded cell. I’ve been gone for more than three years, fired in March 2017 for what bosses said were bad […]

The Legend of the Black Shamrock

August 6, 2020

We’re not bogus knights in shining armor like the online Order of the Black Shamrock. We don’t play in an LA rock band named Black Shamrock.

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