Your Risque DJ

Radio has advanced throughout the years in what DJ’s can and can’t say on air. Lets take Howard Stern and Don Imus as an example, back in the 80’s and 90’s, the two radio host have stirred up controversy by expressing their- at times- harsh, liberal minded opinions and perspectives. Howard Stern was never afraid to tell a caller off and have the biggest rise out of the callers response, Imus known for his stubborn cowboy look and persona and along time rival of Stern has proved that he isn’t afraid to state his opinions- especially when it comes to women sports. But lets, in all reality, not bring that back up again. As I look back I can’t believe as a little middle school student, at the time, I was watching such a talk show host and finding him entertaining- little did we know, exactly what he was talking about and how he was talking about it.

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Airwave Blues

If you are an artist, entertainer, public personality, radio DJ and or writer; you probably all can relate to the striving pain of building more of an audience. As a radio DJ and you could say artist and public personality- we have had our up’s and down’s with publicity for our show. I guess it is true when they say, “Here for one moment and gone the next”, in show business, because it seems you can have a great show one night and be on top of the world but by next week it is like all your hard work has been erased. The thoughts of dead air and deaf ears circulate your mind and you begin to think; is this another dream turned into a part-time hobby again or will maybe one day we will see a rainbow through the stormy clearings that welcome us our reward for paying dues. 

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