1200 stunting as Gaffe 1200

Alan Tolz atolz@comcast.net
Mon Aug 13 11:28:43 EDT 2012

Marcia was a unique talent and a good friend.  I produced many of the parody songs she did for both Charles and Jerry Williams.  We also had the good fortune of working with her on a TV parody review we co-wrote called "Don't Touch That Dial".  

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On Aug 13, 2012, at 11:23 AM, Kevin Vahey <kvahey@gmail.com> wrote:

> She moved to Westford after she married.
> I remember her work on WBCN with Charles on 'The Big Mattress'.
> On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 11:15 AM, Dan.Strassberg <dan.strassberg@att.net>wrote:
>> **
>> Hi, Kevin. Thank you. I remembered and sent off a message a couple of
>> minutes before I received yours. Looks as if my message hasn't gone out to
>> the list yet, though. It's gonna appear that I sent my message only after
>> you jogged my memory and I didn't have the courtesy to say thank you. I was
>> a big fan of Marcia's. Big loss to comedy and radio fans in New England.
>> -----
>> Dan Strassberg
>> e-fax 707-215-6367
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> *From:* Kevin Vahey <kvahey@gmail.com>
>> *To:* Dan.Strassberg <dan.strassberg@att.net>
>> *Cc:* A Joseph Ross <joe@attorneyross.com> ;
>> boston-radio-interest@lists.bostonradio.org
>> *Sent:* Monday, August 13, 2012 10:52 AM
>> *Subject:* Re: 1200 stunting as Gaffe 1200
>> Dan
>> You are thinking of Marcia Masters - hard to believe she has been gone 9
>> years
>> http://www.meatballmedia.com/marcia.htm
>> On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM, Dan.Strassberg <dan.strassberg@att.net>wrote:
>>> Well, the C in WRCA stood for Comedy. WRCA on 1330 in Waltham (NOT the
>>> same calls when they were on 660 in NYC) stood for Radio Comedy and Arts.
>>> It was an imaginative and occasionally quite entertaining format. The air
>>> staff included some really brilliant young talent. I wish I could remember
>>> the name of the young woman who did AM drive. She died (of cancer, IIRC)
>>> not long after the demise of the format on 1330. I believe that, prior to
>>> WRCA, she had done stand-up in Boston and elsewhere and had also done quite
>>> a bit of V/O work.
>>> You can bet that CCU's version of a comedy format will take many fewer
>>> chances than WRCA's did. CCU has a reputation for playing it safe with
>>> their on-air product. If they stick with comedy cuts recorded by only the
>>> best known and highest-paid talent (which is what I expect of CCU), the
>>> format will become stale and will be pulled in most markets within a year
>>> or so or a bit longer.
>>> -----
>>> Dan Strassberg
>>> e-fax 707-215-6367
>>>   ----- Original Message -----
>>>  From: A Joseph Ross
>>>  To: boston-radio-interest@lists.BostonRadio.org
>>>  Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2012 11:12 PM
>>>  Subject: Re: 1200 stunting as Gaffe 1200
>>>  On 8/12/2012 2:13 AM, Richard Chonak wrote:
>>>> Is there any chance they might actually try a comedy format
>>>> (comparable to some of the comedy channels on Sirius/XM)?
>>>  I seem to remember that other stations in this market have tried it
>>>  before.  I don't recall that any of them lasted long.  But with some
>>>  actual promotion and a strong signal, maybe it would work.
>>>  --
>>>  A. Joseph Ross, J.D.|92 State Street|Suite 700|Boston, MA 02109-2004
>>>  617.367.0468|Fx:617.507.7856|http://www.attorneyross.com

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