Bonneville is already using "Nightside" name

Don A
Tue Oct 2 13:12:31 EDT 2007

From: "Dan.Strassberg"

> For me, Sully's voice and grating eastern Mass regional accent got
> completely in the way of my appreciating anything worthwhile he might
> have had to say.

His accent was part of his charm...and authenticity.

> But, at the risk of incurring the wrath of his many
> fans on this list, I thought that Brudnoy was simply horrific!
>    ... whereas all they did were reveal his boorishness and
> arrogance.

A Phd. give you a certain amount of license to be arrogant.  ;-)

> Heaven knows, we need less inflammatory rhetoric and a more
> rational approach to issue-oriented talk. Rea may be offering just
> that; time will tell. If, indeed, calm reason is what Rea offers us,
> not only he, but also 'BZ management, will deserve kudos for
> responsible use of the license for New England's best AM facility.

Well, Tom Ashbrook does exactly that on WBUR...and is considered by many to 
be boring.

People say they desire calm rational issue-oriented talk...but the ratings 
don't show they really use/want it.

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