public radio

8:00 am
Fri April 12, 2013

Richard Crowson: Turn Your Radio On!

Pledge drive!

Yep, it's that time again, and if you thought you could get some relief from it here in my commentary spot, well... you're not.

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9:37 am
Sun October 28, 2012

Crowson Cartoon: Halloween Horrors

5:00 am
Fri April 15, 2011

Richard Crowson: Crowson's "Bring Back Beck" Fund

I joke around a lot during KMUW’s pledge drives with my little song parodies and twangy banjo riffs. As a cartoonist, I guess I’m used to making light of serious issues. That’s what cartoonists do, after all.

But don’t let my silliness obscure the significance of public radio’s economic plight. Recessionary pressures affect us all, including this radio station. What if they had to lay off Click and Clack? What if Sylvia Poggioli or Garrison Keillor found themselves in line at a soup kitchen somewhere?

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