If you care about radio, and L.A. radio, and public radio, and humor on the radio, you've got to check out Matt Welch's blog. Apparently, humorist Sandra Tsing Loh was unceremoniously fired from KCRW last week for accidentally saying fuck (at 7 a.m. Sunday), and Matt has the Loh-down (oof!).
We are in scary times for free speech, it is true. At times like this, we need our broadcasting leaders to stand against creeping cultural paranoia and to defend intelligent writers, thinkers and talkers--even when they fuck up.
Those who don't are the hollow men. You know, the ones who go out not with a bang but a whimper.