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Switching Shows For Our Second Hour Today

Adventures in live radio. Richard Snow, our guest for our show on Henry Ford, was held up — possibly by a faulty Model T? — so we’re running a terrific archive show on great quotations.

UPDATE: Richard will now be joining us on Tuesday May 21st.

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  • bikengr

    A joke presented as a quote: “I hope I die quietly in my sleep, like my grandfather, not screaming in terror like his passengers.”

  • kilcoyne

    I’m glad this happened. I prefer “quotes” to Henry Ford. Thanks for choosing this show for its encore.

  • lauryashin

    Thanks, Tom, for a pithy remark – possibly by a faulty Model T – but absolutely no explanation at the time. Some of us were looking forward to a discussion on Henry Ford and were blindsided. Apparently the On Point office took the opportunity to shut down early. Your mailbox was overflowing and I bet the people on the main BUR phone line weren’t too crazy about the deal. I couldn’t be the only listener rather pissed at the way you  treat your audience. How about respecting us with information?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000542965100 Freddie Fierro

    Brutal comment lauryashin. Look forward to the show on Tuesday then.  The guest couldn’t make it, oh well. I’m sure the producers of On Point weren’t too happy when they had to change the second hour because of a problem with the guest. 

  • BarrySimon2

    Off topic: Cold Fusion has been verified. I wish you would address this issue. Could become the show of the year.
    http://www.e-catworld.com/2013/05/ecat-com-publishes-3rd-party-report/ Tom I met you at Bill McKibben’s event in Boston and sugested this as a topic back then. The press has to stop referring to 1989 and look into Cold Fusion May 2013.

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