quote by Barney Frank

The left and the right live in parallel universes. The right listens to talk radio, the left's on the Internet and they just reinforce one another. They have no sense of reality. I have now one ambition: to retire before it becomes essential to tweet.

— Barney Frank

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Talk radio quote It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.

It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.

What unnerves so many liberals about talk radio? Simple: It's the unapologetic nature of the conversation, the unwavering sense of certainty. Where's the nuance? The shades of gray? We all know truth is a fragile butterfly dancing in and out of shadow and light, and these guys act as though truth is a rhino charging across a sunlit veldt.

we dance even if there's no radio. we drink at funerals. we talk too much & laugh too loud & live too large, and, frankly, we're suspicious of others who don't.

Talk radio quote Some people think I'm unhappy, but I'm not. I just appreciate silence in a world

Some people think I'm unhappy, but I'm not. I just appreciate silence in a world that never stops talking.

Macro worries are like sports talk radio.

Everyone has a good opinion which probably means that none of them are good.

Radio news is bearable. This is due to the fact that while the news is being broadcast, the disk jockey is not allowed to talk.

I was driving home the other night, listening to the radio, and the guy filling in for Art Bell on Coast to Coast AM was talking to some other guy about Nazis, UFOs, the Kennedy Assassination, time travel, and George Bush, and how it all relates to OneWorldGovernment. This, of course, made me think about barbell training.

Talk radio quote Actions speak louder than words, but not nearly as often.

Actions speak louder than words, but not nearly as often.

Because Fox News is allegedly biased in favor of conservatives, critics whine like children whose lunch money got snatched. Conservatives have been pummeled for decades. Now that Fox News and conservative talk radio give people alternatives, critics squeal as if being sodomized.

The Internet makes it easier to find good music I would have to say.

The radio stations that play the kind of music you were talking about, I don't think me and Curt Smith would be that inclined to listen to. It doesn't really affect us and I certainly don't remember the last time I watched MTV.

Once I learned how to talk, personally, by myself to any number of people, which means do radio without talking to anyone in particular on the air - I just found that my brain became very free to engage in a sort of stream-of-consciousness style of doing what I do.

Talk radio quote Don't talk negatively about yourself, you may just start to believe it.

Don't talk negatively about yourself, you may just start to believe it.

George is a radio announcer, and when he walks under a bridge... you can't hear him talk.

I'm not a showbiz person. I just enjoy talking nonsense on the radio. I'm not bothered about going to clubs or the paparazzi, I genuinely prefer my neighbours. Spending time with my family and watching Coronation Street are what I love best. People are just people, aren't they?

Talk radio has almost ruined the sports fan.

Talk radio quote Don't let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of yours.

Don't let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of yours.

I think most people are more susceptible to prejudice than to reason.

And the parrots of talk radio are just sending out the same stuff. When I look at my e-mails, I see the same Limbaugh rhetoric; apparently, people don't have any ideas of their own. And there's just this drumroll of anti-progressive thought.

Take, for example, there is a right-wing populist uprising.

It's very common, even on the left, to just ridicule them, but that's not the right reaction. If you look at those people and listen to them on talk radio, these are people with real grievances.

Well, there were definitely elements of my rise in radio that had to do with my being black. But going back as far as Walter Winchell, Army Archerd and Hedda Hopper, legendary wags would grab a radio microphone and talk about what Errol Flynn and other stars were up to.

Talk radio quote Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools because they have to say

Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.

So along with several very popular Internet sites, talk radio has served as alternative media that gives listeners information that they otherwise would not hear.

With the exception of the New York Times, Fox news, and Lou Dobbs of CNN, and talk radio, the rest of the mainstream media has basically been silenced like a bunch of dumb monkeys.

Talk radio has made an enormous run around establishment media.

But the Internet is making an end run around talk radio. Suddenly we're faced with an information age.

Talk radio quote I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.

I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.

I was definitely surprised when Talk Radio took off as a play.

As a film it has become somewhere between a popular thing and a cult thing.

From talk radio to insult radio wasn't really that much of a leap.

For years everyone looked toward the demise of radio when television came along.

Before that, they thought talking movies might eliminate radio as well. But radio just keeps getting stronger.

Talk radio quote Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.

Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.

Conservative talk radio works because there are lots of conservatives who are convinced that they are not getting the whole story from the regular media.

Conservatives, despite their increasingly powerful presence on cable TV and talk radio, feel excluded and disregarded by the longstanding preponderance of liberal voices on public television.

I'm very aware of what you're talking about as I was involved with the radio in Africa in the same period as I was doing Concrete - I was doing both at the same time.

Talk radio quote When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen,

When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.

You know, the radio never wanted you to speak about anything, so the music is kinda influenced by the hands of the radio which wants to homogenize it and dilute it and sanitize it. And for the most part, nobody's takin' the time to seek out the cats that are still tryin' to talk, so they have a difficult time being heard.

My concept of successful living is escaping the matrix, as we've talked about.

It has very little to do with what people think success is. I actually feel successful right now, even though I don't have an album out, or a video or a song on the radio, because I'm trying to be obedient to His will.

To be sure, conservative radio talk show hosts have a built-in audience unavailable to liberals: People driving cars to some sort of job.

Talk radio quote Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk abou

Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk about your joys.

I have a lot of good football talk with cabbies, but when you want to get somewhere in a hurry, it can be distracting. I always know they're going to want to talk football if 'Talksport' is on the radio.

For years everyone looked toward the demise of radio when television came along.

Before that, they thought talking movies might eliminate radio as well. But radio just keeps getting stronger.

What was the more likely cause of the Oklahoma City bombing: talk radio or Bill Clinton and Janet Renos hands-on management of Waco, the Branch Davidian compound?...Obviously, the answer is talk radio. Specifically Rush Limbaughs hate radio....Frankly, Rush, you have that blood on your hands now and you have had it for 15 years.

Talk radio quote Be careful how you are talking to yourself because you are listening.

Be careful how you are talking to yourself because you are listening.

But the thought leaders on talk radio and Fox do more than shape opinion.

Backed by their own wing of the book-publishing industry and supported by think tanks that increasingly function as public-relations agencies, conservatives have built a whole alternative knowledge system, with its own facts, its own history, its own laws of economics.

Radio interoperability is essential for our police, fire, and emergency medical service departments to communicate with each other in times of emergency.

When a private talk over a bottle of wine is broadcast on the radio, what can it mean but that the world is turning into a concentration camp?

If you're doing a large, complicated character with radio controls, it might take a number of people several months to make it and if you're talking about a quick little hand puppet, it could be made in 2 days, so there's enormous range there, and no real easy generalities.

Every time I meet people working in radio, I'm a little embarrassed.

It's all pre-programmed, rigidly formatted stuff. Time and time again, when I talk to jocks, they say how jealous they are of the freedom we have on WKRP. I sometimes have to explain to them that it's not a real radio station.

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