The Need for Talk Radio Beyond Table Talk
Huffington Post - over 4 years
As a long-time writer, but a much more recent radio talk show host, I have found that there are simply some things that are spontaneously said aloud that, if given more time, would not only never have been said, but certainly never written down. So it comes as no surprise that Robin Morgan, who has spent a lifetime dedicated to social justice for women and is a poet and author of over 20 books, has witnessed much the same as host of her own weekly radio show, 'Women's Media Center Live with Robin Morgan' (www.wmclive.com). "If I had to define myself in a word, it would be poet," Robin says, "and poetry is about distillation -- but on the show listeners hear me, and my guests, in relaxed, intimate prose, a 'liberated space' where we talk about all those subjects your parents called unfit for the dinner table, including sex, religion and politics!"
And that is the major part of the show's appeal to the famous, and soon-to-be famous, guests whose words would otherwise be more closely s...
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