2.23.2010

How Ken Jennings Overcame His Fear of Toyota

Ken Jennings, who's been working in radio and TV for years, talks about how he overcame his fear of buying a Toyota. This was recorded before the highly publicized Toyota recalls, and since then, Ken has not reported any problems with his car. BTW--this isn't an ad for Toyota because they don't sponsor this podcast, but it's timely, since it's pretty much today's top news.

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http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG15.mp3

2.18.2010

How Simon Knows Elle Macpherson and Snowboarders on Powder

Since the Winter Olympics are going on right now, I talk to snowboarders Chris and Nick about snow and why powder is best after Simon Badinter explains how he knows supermodel Elle Macpherson. We also talk about what beauty really is.

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http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG14.mp3

2.12.2010

Greg Jarrett: Experienced Radio and TV Guy

I talk to Greg Jarrett, who's now the morning host at WGN radio (after spending years at KGO-AM in San Francisco), about how he got his Chicago gig, his experiences covering wars, what it's like to work in radio and TV, what he thinks about the media, his hobbies and other stories, and lots more, including advice he has for folks who want to work in the media.

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http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG13.mp3

2.05.2010

Michael Savage was Nicer than a Guy from Public Radio

I compare a Chicago Public Radio snob I met to Michael Savage, who has a reputation for being controversial and bombastic, but who was surprisingly friendly.

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http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG12.mp3