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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

KUSF Shutdown: Cartoonist Keith Knight Weighs in on What We're Losing

Posted By on Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 7:00 AM

By Keith Knight
  • By Keith Knight
Outrage over the KUSF shutdown isn't limited to those living in the Bay Area. Yesterday, Los Angeles cartoonist Keith Knight -- former S.F. resident, author of the syndicated daily strip The Knight Life, and winner of several national comic awards -- drew a full edition of The K Chronicles about the closure of KUSF. Turns out that over the 10-plus years Knight lived in San Francisco, he became a dedicated fan of the station, which, until its abrupt sale and closure last week, broadcast at 90.3 FM. The free-form radio station even helped Knight woo his German wife.

Needless to say, the man was less than thrilled about University of San Francisco's decision to sell off KUSF's FM broadcast license for $3.75 million. He couldn't be in S.F. for today's protest at City Hall, but yesterday Knight released this protest in the form of a comic. We bring it to you after the jump.

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You could squint to read the above, but instead, download the full strip here: kusf-main-strip.pdf.

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