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  • Radio Host Gets the Hook for Joe-the-Plumber Comments

    11/11/2008 7:55:40 PM PST · by Deek1969 · 30 replies · 726+ views
    WSJ ^ | 11/11/2008 | Sarah McBride
    The Supreme Court is still pondering whether to permit fleeting expletives on the airwaves, but a San Francisco radio station isn’t waiting for the decision. A host on San Francisco’s top-rated KGO told his fans Tuesday that the station had fired him over comments he made a few days before the election about Joe Wurzelbacher, the suddenly famous unlicensed plumber who got caught up in the candidates’ tax policy debates
  • Karel the Radio Host Gets Booted After Joe the Plumber Comment

    11/05/2008 9:13:35 PM PST · by SpaceBar · 29 replies · 5,123+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | November 4, 2008 | Sarah McBride
    Joe the Plumber has ticked off a lot of pundits, but over the weekend, he cost one his job, at least temporarily. Charles “Karel” Bouley, a weekend radio personality on San Francisco’s KGO, had just gone from a listener phone call into the top-of-the-hour news feed, with his microphone off– or so he thought. Instead, his mic was still live, broadcasting his musings on that night’s news to thousands of listeners to KGO, the Bay Area’s #1 radio station. He didn’t have nice things to say about Joe Wurzelbacher, the unlicensed Ohio plumber who ended up caught in the tug...
  • DEATH TO 'JOE' - CAUGHT ON TAPE: KGO Talker Wants Ohio Plumber Killed

    11/02/2008 5:30:51 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 32 replies · 2,645+ views ^ | November 2, 2008 | Brian Maloney
    BREAKING: KGO / San Francisco libtalker / Obama supporter Karel has been caught on tape calling for the death of Joe The Plumber. According to a key industry source, this DID go out over the airwaves. Here's the clip (NOTE -- EXPLICIT LANGUAGE WARNING):
  • KGO (San Fran) Radio Host: 'I want M-F'ing Joe the Plumber Dead!'

    11/02/2008 1:44:32 AM PDT · by bugseye · 73 replies · 5,060+ views
    Bugseye | 11-01-08 | Bugseye
    KGO San Francisco Radio host Charles Karel Bouley (aka Karel) who, according to Wiki..., once played an audio of 'Ding-dong the Witch is Dead' as a 'tribute' to President Reagan upon his death and who wrote in a March 2007 article at the Huffington Post that White House spokesman Tony Snow's daily 'lying to the American people' caused his cancer, wants 'Joe the Plumber dead. During the 11-01-08 9PM Saturday broadcast of ABC national news, Karel, the local host can be heard over-talking the national news broadcast stating: "F*** GD Joe the GD Plumber!" "F*** him. F*** him." "I want...
  • Taking the 'local' out of radio programming (High-speed phone lines let talk-show hosts work @ home)

    06/01/2003 8:53:51 AM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 20 replies · 485+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 27 May 2003 | Brad Kava
    <p>When the host on your local radio station tells you about the weather or traffic, there's a good chance that not only is he not in the radio studio, he may not even be in the state.</p> <p>A trend that started with large corporations saving money by having music disc jockeys tape shows for several markets, it now includes ``local'' talk show hosts, people who traditionally gave radio its local flavor.</p>