Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Wahhhhh, we can't compete....

"The Canadian Association of Broadcasting says the future of commercial radio is so uncertain that it needs the federal regulator to make some important concessions to protect its future."
Translation: Uhhhhhh...our product sucks so bad that we need the government to change some laws so that we can stay in business. What a giant load of horse shit. To me the most telling statement in the article is this one:
"Already satellite radio, the Internet, and even personal devices such as the IPod are providing serious competition."
Gee, what is the main difference between those systems and regular radio? Oh ya, I get to decide what I want to listen to not some semi-retarded programming director who is getting kickbacks from the record company to shove more Britney Spears down my throat. I also don't have to listen to 10 minutes of commercials every hour or hear some lame DJ promo whatever shitty band is playing at the local hick bar tonight. Radio is basically the same now as it was 100 years ago. Why is it that people no longer travel by steamship from Europe or cross country by train? Something better came along. Face reality regular shitty radio, you time is nearing it's end.

3 comments:

Sludge said...

When Howard stern signed his deal with sirius radio he was basically signing the death certificate of regular radio.

Jim_P said...

If satellite radio is like most of the cable music channels... you can have it.

The only station my radios are tuned to is CBC.

Jason Doan said...

I don't even know how to respond to that arguement Jim. It's like comparing apples to oranges.