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Vinyl records at college radio station Radio 1190. Photo: J. Waits

College Radio Watch: Colorado Station Tours, KSYM’s 50th, Unique Welcome from KCR and More News

I’m doing my best to record audio during my college radio station visits, as I think it adds another dimension to my station tour reports. On this week’s Radio Survivor Podcast (episode 63), I go behind the scenes at Colorado College station The SOCC and University of Colorado, Boulder station Radio 1190. I ended up […]

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Collage on wall in college radio station KCSU production studio. Photo: J. Waits

College Radio Watch: CJSW Crafts Book Honoring Station’s History, Temporary Shut-Downs and More News

I had a wonderful time flipping through the dial on National Radio Day (did you hear our special podcast?) this past Saturday and particularly enjoyed scanning through college radio stations on my Internet radio. I heard some amazing things, including a great mix of older Japanese punk and hardcore music on KMSU, some old favorites […]

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Nuts! a documentary film about John Romulus Brinkley

Nuts! Why John Romulus Brinkley still matters

I am so looking forward to Penny Lane’s new documentary on John Romulus Brinkley, coming here to San Francisco in early July. Titled Nuts! it chronicles “Doctor” Brinkley’s rise as the Depression era midwestern mega-quack who championed the grafting of goat glands into the gonads of his patients. To promulgate this astoundingly bad cure for male sexual […]

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