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Friday, November 14, 2014

Our New, New Radio Show, "The Extra Extra Show"

Posted By on Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 4:45 PM

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In our ongoing experimentation with the form and content of our news delivery, we have embarked upon a new project with our associates at the San Francisco Examiner. Where before, both of us had radio shows on internet station Best Frequencies Forever, now the Weekly and the Examiner have joined forces and created a Voltron-like media program from the giant robot lions of each paper's editorial staff. It's called "The Extra Extra Show," and we're using it to expand on stories we cover in both publications each week. You can listen live every Friday, 10 a.m.-noon, or play the podcast over the weekend, when you want to get caught up on the week's stories, perhaps with a Bloody Mary. It'll make it easier to shout back at us.

Full disclosure: These first weeks are pretty experimental, getting a feel for what works. (Radio being a new technology.) We'll be introducing new features and playing around with format, but we want to know what you think, or what you'd like to hear, or what's just not working at all. Do you want more crooning? More drive-time radio talk with characters named stuff like "Weekly" and "The 'Zam"?

Anyway, let us know how we're doing. We look forward to hearing from you about hearing us.

Here's where our show will live on the BFF.fm site.

Here's our first episode, in which we get the hang of the damn thing and talk elections, disappearance, and crime.

Here's our second episode, out today, in which we discuss the City of Perpetual Adolescence, a subject near to our San Franciscan hearts and the theme of this week's cover story.
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