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Dr. Demento discusses censorship and going online-only with Nerdist

Dr. Demento is the veteran broadcaster who first exposed the listening public to Weird Al Yankovic when the parody musician was recording accordian-laden tapes in his dormatory bathroom. Demento’s eponymously titled radio program has brought silly songs and funny ditties to the radio for nearly four decades. The good Doctor (also known as Barret Eugene […]

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Radio Survivor's Top Radio Shows - Jennifer's #4: Dr. Demento Show

Radio Survivor's Top Radio Shows – Jennifer's #4: Dr. Demento Show

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the Dr. Demento show began in 1970 on Los Angeles freeform station KPPC as a “rarities” show. By 1974 the popular radio program, which specializes in a mix of music and comedy, moved into syndication all over the country. Hosted by former college radio DJ (at the Reed College […]

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