KrOB: “If You’re Only Being The Host You’ll Never Let Show Happen”
This is my interview with KrOB, conducted by phone on 12 January 2018.
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Meeting the Puzzling Evidence crew, discovering Escape From Noise and KPFA, becoming a caller on Over The Edge, Puzzling Evidence & Crack o’ Dawn, the characteristics of good and bad radio, the characteristics of live phone interactions, Over The Edge then and now, discovering the SubGenius books, how different weirdness is now, working with Dr. Hal and Doug, the balance between host and show and bad radio habits, Crosley Bendix and Don’s cast of characters, Wobbly’s role on OTE, Don’s callers, buying all of the OTE backcatalog from Don, taking over OTE and KrOB’s version of the show, the story of the Firewood show, Richard Lyons on This American Life, more about Don and OTE, and the problems of receptacle programming in the modern era.