President Obama’s Interview on ‘WTF’

I agree with my friend Carl Holscher: This was a fantastic, humanizing interview. As someone who’s been at the heart of mainstream radio for the past eight years, I will also add that a well-tamed radio host would have never been able to achieve the level of intimacy Marc Maron did. Never. Even if his editor didn’t remind him about nailing a sync for the bulletin. Even if her Editor in Chief told her to forget about the ratings.

This one could turn out to be a nice growth stimulant for the medium that is podcasts,1 but regardless: it’s wonderful to witness the rise of doctrine-free radio.


  1. The only significant stimulant being friction elimination↩︎
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