Talk 96.9 became Power 96.9 yesterday. And at 10 a.m. today, it became Nova 96.9, which sounds a bit more like Evolution 101.7, only with dance remixes of Ellie Goulding's "Lights" and oh, no, oh, dammnit, that stupid Rihanna "shine bright like a frickin' diamond" song! Good thing I wasn't listening with ear buds, because I would've ripped those things right out and probably... Read more
So tomorrow's your last chance to listen to Braude and Eagan in the morning, at least at 96.9.
Dan Kennedy reports on Jimmy Severino's return.
The Globe reports WTKK suspended Jimmy Severino today for saying something awful about Mexicans and swine flu this week.
Exactly what, however, the Globe doesn't say Globe posts some audio. Down in New York, El Diario La Prensa fills in that gap:
... For Severin, Mexicans are "criminaliens" and primitives who export venereal diseases to the United States. The shock jock referred... Read more
Red Mass Group is streaming Michael Graham's campaign training event live.
Did Imus really threaten to gun him down in cold blood? Good for ratings, if nothing else.
Anne reports on a Braude sighting in Central Square yesterday:
Walking around Central Square this morning, saw Jim Braude illegally cross Mass Ave and hold up several cars that had the right of way. What was worse was that he was limping, causing him to walk even more slowly than usual, so a couple of cars didn't make the light thanks to him. ...... Read more
Michael Graham charged with running red light, driving with a revoked license in Framingham, according to Jessica Heslam, who also posts Graham's statement on how it's all Rachel Kaprelian's fault, because under her command, the Registry no longer sends out notices of revocation, and he didn't know.
Innocent, etc.... Read more
How many Massholes can truthfully state they almost caused an international incident - and almost got taken out by a Secret Service sniper protecting the life of the British prime minister? Not content to merely be living the dream, Braude is, of course, contesting the ticket he got.
BOSTON, MA: Reports from 96.9FM WTKK that Boston Mayor Tom Menino agrees to sit down and talk with WTTK hostess, Michele McPhee tomorrow night, to get down to the bottom of the federal charges brought against Senator Diane Wilkerson.
If anyone wishes to talk with the mayor or Michele McPhee, for those that live in the 2nd Suffolk District and wants to defend Diane Wilkerson... Read more
Whether Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner likes it or dislikes it,
Latina American, Sonia Chang-Diaz, is running for the Massachusetts State Senate seat of the 2nd Suffolk District. Sonia could be the first ever Latina to be elected office to the State Senate of the 2nd Suffolk District when she faces current â€śand outgoingâ€ť State Massachusetts Senator, Dianne Wilkerson. Polls are looking good so... Read more
Sonia Chang-Diaz, could be on her way as the first Latina-American to become a state senator, representing the 2nd Suffolk District of Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan, Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill and others.
Meanwhile, Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner (African-American) blasted the "Soon-To-Be" first ever Latina on her way to becoming the next State Senator; calling Chang-Diaz "A Non-Latina" with no kind of Latino blood background... Read more
The Herald reports that WTKK has hired Curtis Sliwa to do a three-hour call-in show starting Wednesday night.
Hey, whatever happened to all those Guardian Angels that were supposed to be keeping the Orange Line safe?
In any case, a station mouthpiece read from a script:
We think Curtis will be a huge hit and add a live and local spark to talk radio... Read more
Menino and McPhee, every Monday at 7 p.m. on WTKK, starting tonight.
Scott Allen Miller, late of our local airwaves, spotted him up in Manchester yesterday doing his show while wearing a WTKK button.