Radio Days Revisited – WRDB Shifts and Shows

My Sunday evening was originally 5:00-10:00 pm and then I’d play Robert Goulet singing the Star Spangled Banner. Then I’d power off the station until the next morning – the only overnight that wasn’t covered. Later we had automated overnight programming so I worked 5:00-midnight and the station stayed on. I usually played a couple…

Radio Days Revisited: What’s in a Name?

My class in broadcasting school got confirmation of what we already suspected – a lot of radio announcers use fake names. Most of time it’s the last name, but I met a few announcers in my travels that ditched their entire name for something different. There were a few unwritten rules with names. Too many…

Prostate Cancer Update

Since the last time I posted an update I have been told I have stage 4 prostate cancer. My cancer has spread from my prostate to my lymph nodes and my bones. At this time the treatment I’m being provided is a three month Lupron shot and a daily dose of cancer meds. I also…

Top 5 Posts of 2019

Not surprisingly, the top 5 most visited posts of 2019 on my site have Milwaukee Brewers content.  Here they are from #5 to #1, with a little background on each: #5 – Building the Brewers: Bud Selig and the Return of Major League Baseball to Milwaukee – Chapter Breakdown In April of this year I…

My Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

I have some tough news to share and I can’t possibly reach out to everyone individually.  I was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer.  Just before Thanksgiving I wound up in the ER because I had a blockage that caused me to retain about a liter of fluid.  My kidneys started to shut down because they…