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Some talk radio people annoy me when they yell at their board ops while on the air ~ Vanity
GraceG

Posted on 04/16/2014 12:17:16 PM PDT by GraceG

Michael "Weiner" Savage is annoying the heck out of me, the prissy little self important prima donna started yelling at his board ops.

Seriously, I mean you hear feedback over the headset, you simply slide the headset off your ears and continue until they fix it and give you a hand signal to put your cans back on....

Savage despite calling himself an expert is quite the newbie.

And you NEVER EVER berate your board ops while ON THE AIR... EVER!!!!!

Reminds me of the overly self important bully type boss who berates his employees in front of the other employees instead of pulling them aside in private and having a reasonable discussion, even if you have to chew them out.

Having worked in a real business before this is just so unprofessional.

Just the sign of a doofus self important prima dona.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Humor
KEYWORDS: annoyance; michaelsavage; talkradio; weinernation
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1 posted on 04/16/2014 12:17:16 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG

You could just listen to something else.


2 posted on 04/16/2014 12:19:17 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: GraceG
SAVAGE.....

Not ready for Prime Time.

3 posted on 04/16/2014 12:20:20 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: vladimir998

Well yes, but this timeslot is kinda dead...

I just put iHeart over the Mark Levin, sure it is a day old, but it is a LOT better and he doesn’t treat Mr. Callscreener like crap.


4 posted on 04/16/2014 12:20:48 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG

It’s all part of the act.


5 posted on 04/16/2014 12:21:41 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: GraceG

Savage is on here (NM) in Hannity’s old time slot. He’s unlistenable.

However, another station started Phil Valentine who I find quite good.


6 posted on 04/16/2014 12:22:38 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: GraceG

I’ve heard Mike Gallagher do this. Completely unprofessional - and tells you a lot about the personality behind the microphone.


7 posted on 04/16/2014 12:23:50 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: GraceG

Ditto


8 posted on 04/16/2014 12:24:12 PM PDT by bigfootbob
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To: vladimir998

It’s very unprofessional. I’ve worked in radio and it’s not what you do.


9 posted on 04/16/2014 12:25:40 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Phil is on 1040 in Colorado Springs.


10 posted on 04/16/2014 12:26:16 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: GraceG

Savage is a moron, I would listen to Justin Bieber all day before listening to Savage.
He would hang up on people who agreed with him but weren’t good enough talkers for him.
The stations that put him on in drive time need their head examined.


11 posted on 04/16/2014 12:29:09 PM PDT by FreedomGuru (Time for torches and pitchforks.)
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To: GraceG

All talk radio is difficult to listen to. Rush repeats himself three or four times on everything he says. Callers just meander rather than getting to the point. I haven’t listened to radio in years. I record whatever I want to listen to and play it as I drive. There are lots of free books. Start here.

https://librivox.org/


12 posted on 04/16/2014 12:31:21 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: GraceG
Michael "Weiner" Savage is annoying

You could have just stopped the thread right there. :)

13 posted on 04/16/2014 12:31:23 PM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: cynwoody

[ It’s all part of the act. ]

If it is an act, it is a very off-putting act.

I think it resonates with me because of a previous bad boss I had who berated me infront of our entire team for an issue. This issue that no more than 2 hours afterwards was discovered to be a physical issue with a server and not anything I could have done to fix or mitigate it. They chewed me out infront of all my team members very unprofessionally and angrily.

After the issue was found out the SAME boss took me aside in private to apologize and had to fight back my tears and anger to to compose myself and simply asked very tersely that I would only accept the apology if it was don in front of the team members who were witness to my initial chewing out.

The boss then threatened to write me up for insubordination for this request....

I told them to do and when it got on her boss’s desk I was brought in to her boss, we talked about it and thankfully her boss was reasonable and explained that he had gotten many complaints and some of them about the public humiliation harassment.... He tore up the insubordination report by the way....

They never did fire this crappy boss and I eventually left for greener pastures and am far better for it, but Savage today is just reminding me far too much of this crappy boss I had the displeasure of suffering.


14 posted on 04/16/2014 12:31:44 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Gen.Blather

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15 posted on 04/16/2014 12:33:55 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: GraceG

He also does a fantastic job of skewering Savage’s stream-of-consciousness self-involved rubbish.


16 posted on 04/16/2014 12:34:18 PM PDT by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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To: GraceG

Quit listening to Savage after trying to read his book. The darn thing seemed to be written for a child!


17 posted on 04/16/2014 12:36:26 PM PDT by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: GraceG

Some degree of Diva behavior is going to happen, especially in a field where it is your job description to emote and exaggerate, and examine. Still one shouldn’t forget we all have a sense of pride, even the sound engineers.
Mike can be brilliant and a grand storyteller, but he has a tendancy to strike out at other conservative talk hosts, even when they appeal to different audiences, and present no rational threat of popularity. That’s the main reason he got almost no on air support when Great Britain declared him persona non grata. The silence of other big talkers was deafening. But Mike learned nothing constructive from that experience at all.


18 posted on 04/16/2014 12:37:20 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: GraceG

Michael Wiener is extremely annoying to listen to. WLS recently put him on the drive time slot here in the Chicago area. I think it’s a delayed broadcast. When he starts self agrandizing I just switch to NPR. At least NPR had a segment on the Bundy standoff. Rush and Wiener had not a peep to my knowledge.


19 posted on 04/16/2014 12:39:34 PM PDT by fulltlt
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To: Paladin2
SAVAGE.....
Not ready for Prime Time

Not ready to be let out of his cage.
He will never stop screaming either, so he will probably never be ready for Prime Time.

A shame really. I listened to him some years ago and agreed with most of what he screamed. But, a little Savage goes a long way.

20 posted on 04/16/2014 12:41:33 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: GraceG

If you’d paid attention, you’d realize it was much more than mere feedback in his headphones—the show today is from a remote location and the techs completely blew it, they were not prepared to go on the air and nothing was working, callers weren’t going through, everything crashed and they had to repeatedly go to commercials and reruns. Plus his fans know he blows his stack, that’s the draw.


21 posted on 04/16/2014 12:46:29 PM PDT by IChing
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To: GraceG

Listening to Weiner is bad for one’s blood pressure


22 posted on 04/16/2014 12:50:03 PM PDT by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
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To: IChing
"the show today is from a remote location "

AFAIK all of his locations are "remote".

It never hurts to have a plan B.

23 posted on 04/16/2014 12:54:46 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: GraceG
" just put iHeart over the Mark Levin,"

At the moment I wander around the complex in the aft. with a handme down smart phone (no phone, just the wireless) ihearted to Mark Belling in MKE. I'm not sure who else is on live 3pm to 6pm Eastern.

24 posted on 04/16/2014 12:58:50 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: TurboZamboni

The Biblical Money Code doesn’t work?


25 posted on 04/16/2014 1:01:49 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: GraceG

In my area I receive and rank “conservative” hosts as follows:
1. Levin - Great
2. Prager - thoughtful but too sensitive about being a Jew
3. Hewitt - a bit boring
4. Gallagher - self absorbed but not scared of the race issue
5. Hannity - too moderate
6. Medved - mocking, know-it-all and GOP cheerleader
7. Savage - clown


26 posted on 04/16/2014 1:04:43 PM PDT by Conflict
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To: Gen.Blather

“Callers just meander rather than getting to the point. I haven’t listened to radio in years.”

^This

It doesn’t have to be Rush, but when any talk show host takes a call - I change the station.


27 posted on 04/16/2014 1:04:45 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: TurboZamboni

Heck, I can make over 100K/mo. for just a few hours of pounding on my keyboard in my spare time....


28 posted on 04/16/2014 1:05:41 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: GraceG

Aside from Rush, who is a highly-trained broadcast professional, few of these talkers have high production standards, and most are just completely unprofessional. What can you expect from former contractors, antropologists, lawyers, etc who see radio as an extension of their big egos?


29 posted on 04/16/2014 1:08:00 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: miss marmelstein

It worked for me! I have the riches of Solomon now.


30 posted on 04/16/2014 1:09:15 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: bigbob
Not too many technical glitches out of G. Beck radio .

Content? Not so much.

31 posted on 04/16/2014 1:09:41 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: cynwoody
It’s all part of the act.

Common as well as immature and tasteless. Belling in Milwaukee berates his call screener every day.

32 posted on 04/16/2014 1:10:53 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Last Dakotan

Belling and his callers were wacko on Bundy yesterday so I looking for someone in the aft to avoid Savage and Hannity (and Medved and likely others).


33 posted on 04/16/2014 1:12:50 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Phil is great. And Johnny B. I know them both living just a few miles from them.


34 posted on 04/16/2014 1:13:42 PM PDT by Fledermaus (I support Joe Carr in the TN GOP Primary against Lamar!)
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To: GraceG

Board ops make about a nickel over minimum wage.
You’d have to be a Grade-A Jackwagon to yell at one.


35 posted on 04/16/2014 1:13:54 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Fledermaus

Very refreshing and down to earth host.


36 posted on 04/16/2014 1:14:33 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: GraceG

Radio’s O’Reilley


37 posted on 04/16/2014 1:20:04 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: GraceG

So much for doing a remote..

Line 2 Ray in Baltimore, HelloRay,, Ray? RAY??? Mmßhhddfjsg*******

So much for a Live show today.. Stuff happens.


38 posted on 04/16/2014 1:21:46 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: GraceG
Top 40 host Casey Kasem in an epic meltdown. Profanity warning if you follow the link.

That one was real. But I think a lot of the radio talk show hosts berate their staffers as part of the act.

39 posted on 04/16/2014 1:22:24 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: TurboZamboni

Tell, tell! I have my code decipher in my hand now!


40 posted on 04/16/2014 1:24:10 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Conflict
Medved - mocking, know-it-all and GOP cheerleader

Boy, that's the truth. Medved is so condescending, I can't stand listening to him. He should stick to movie reviews.

41 posted on 04/16/2014 1:31:14 PM PDT by chud
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To: bigbob

It’s so true. Although someone like Mark Levin adapted wonderfully well to the medium (in my opinion). Having grown up listening to radio (WABC-Cousin Brucie) and as a kid worked for NYC’s great WOR, I have no patience for fools like Savage!

I’m happy that John Gambling is now back on radio. A NY guy - he’s having trouble going from Morning Drive to mid-afternoon.


42 posted on 04/16/2014 1:33:00 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: chud

Medved is ridiculous. I’m sure he thinks Mr. Bundy belongs in prison although, undoubtedly, he loves the movie “Shane.”


43 posted on 04/16/2014 1:34:26 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: IChing

Regardless....trashing your staff, on air, is unprofessional. But, if his fans know, expect and put up with this rude and immature behavior, good for him and them.


44 posted on 04/16/2014 1:36:58 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: miss marmelstein

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45 posted on 04/16/2014 2:20:00 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: GraceG
TheBlaze Radio Network
46 posted on 04/16/2014 2:41:45 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. ~ Albert Einstein)
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To: TurboZamboni

Not to mention all the Ad Council propaganda & PSA adverts.


47 posted on 04/16/2014 2:46:53 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: TurboZamboni
Check out my website for my secret Biblical money code and my one weird trick for getting you an extra 100k in sosh security and my other one weird trick to kick your diabetic medication via my secret spice you can grow at home!

Funny. And we all know that nothing is worth pursuing unless it's described as "weird"!

48 posted on 04/16/2014 2:47:55 PM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: GraceG

I hate when Rush starts his program talking to Snerdly or somebody about golf, or football, or how his latest Apple device is working or not working, and pretends he doesn’t know the show has started.


49 posted on 04/16/2014 2:48:46 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: Last Dakotan

I wish Belling would blow his nose. Sounds as though he hasn’t done it in a couple of years. He should wear Breathe-Rite Strips when he’s on the air.


50 posted on 04/16/2014 3:05:32 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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