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  • Why So Much P.R.?: WYPR seems to routinely trade underwriting for air time. Is that a problem?

    Why So Much P.R.?: WYPR seems to routinely trade underwriting for air time. Is that a problem?
    At 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 10, the voice of John Hoey comes over the public’s airwaves on 88.1 FM, WYPR. The short segment—a monthly show Hoey says he does for free at the behest of station manager and president Anthony “Tony” Brandon—opens as a meditation on doing less to do more. Hoey cites scientific studies advising the harried and over-worked to relax and get better sleep. Then he shifts gears: “That’s why if you step into a Y today you will see plenty of space dedicated to the old fashioned arts of unwinding,” Hoey says, before concluding what sounds like a textbook, early 1960s-era commercial soft sell.
  • Holiday Calendar

    Holiday Calendar
    Stage Burlesque-a-Pades: A Christmas Shimmy. New York City’s touring burlesque revue brings sexy holiday cheer with a Dickens-inspired production featuring illusionist and comedian Albert Cadabra, dance group The Maine Attraction, and more. Dec....

    Hey Cabbie: New Year's Eve is a Cabbie's best friend

    New Year’s Eve is always GOOD!  Cab services become hot and heavy around 9:30 p.m. and last throughout the night. People are everywhere! They line the shores of the Inner Harbor from Canton to Federal Hill and beyond.  All elevated vantage points in...

    Ballot Questions

    Ballot Questions
    Along with the usual (and unusual) candidates, voters will be asked to decide how much money to lend several venerable institutions, with taxpayers as the co-signers. And there are several questions of policy wrapped up as charter amendments. First, the...

    Fieldtripping: Staring at the Sun

    The only thing I love more than a good coupon is a membership card. I remember gazing longingly at the ads in my Archie Double Digest as a kid, the ones that promised a four-color button along with a shiny new membership card. I mean, who doesn’t...