The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

2 September 2007

Out to sea

I did one actual Vent (#541) during World Tour '07, and one paragraph therefrom has come back to haunt me:

Commercial radio is in a sadder state than I thought. One of the few things I've heard that was at all worthwhile was a program by Jim "The Critic" Voight on Charleston's WAVF ("96 Wave") on Sunday morning. The Critic's choices were interesting enough; more to the point, he was willing to defend them against potential audience complaints. Then again, this was a Sunday-morning show, and nothing in the station's regular playlist makes me think that this is anything other than a weekend anomaly, and that the station normally doesn't sound like that at all. (In their defense, it's