Room Service Radio

No radio for the five hour drive to Tulsa. On the iPod…

Daily Source Code – Adam Curry’s daily podcast
Cinecast – Movie review podcast
Joi Ito on blogging and networks – IT Conversations
WSJ Tech
Podcast 411 Podcast
Business Week Podcast – Interview with Clear Channel guy on podcasting.
NPR Tech

And I filled in with some of the 400 songs I have on the nano. Never touched XM tuner (I know, I know). And I don’t see this as a knock on terrestrial radio. I really do understand how difficult (impossible?) it would be to program a station with the above. Waaay too geeky for the average listener. But I’m spoiled now. I’ve found exactly the kind of stuff I like listening to and it’s going to be hard to get me back.

Programming a radio station is like planning the cafateria menu for 500 grade school students. You have to come up with dishes that most of the kids will like. And everyone eats at 11:30 a.m. My iPod is room service at the Ritz Carlton. Whatever I want, 24/7, in my room.

Okay, “Room Service Radio” is pretty good. Maybe you read it here first.

One thought on “Room Service Radio

  1. “Programming a radio station is like planning the cafateria menu for 500 grade school students.”
    The worst part is, I have to wear a hairnet to do my show. And I have a moustache.

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