January 10, 2008

Jerry Springer highlight reel from Air America Radio

Jerry Springer has put together a tape with his highlights from his glory days on Air America Radio. That's Randi Rhodes around the 4 minute mark:... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 03:49 PM

December 05, 2006

Jerry Springer dumps radio show; WSAI dumps lib talk?

This should come as no surprise: Jerry Springer is officially ending his failed, boring radio "career" this week. Only about two dozen Air America affiliates were still running it, and moreover WSAI (AM 1360) in Cincinnati - a Clear Channel station - may decide to dump liberal talk entirely: [His] show and the station have... Keep reading >>>

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December 02, 2006

My Jerry Springer posts never existed, were always Stephanie Miller posts

Comrades: I would like to take this opportunity to offer a full, complete, and entirely contrite apology and a full recount of my crimes against society. In the past, this category has featured posts about a fictional character named "Jerry Springer". There is no such person, there never has been such a person, his website... Keep reading >>>

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November 16, 2006

Jerry Springer: ashamed of his radio show?

Jerry Springer appeared on Tuesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Show, and the following is an accurate representation of his appearance: [...five minutes of blather about his appearance on Dancing with the Stars, with several references to the Jerry Springer (TV) Show...] Jimmy Kimmel: ...And you're doing a radio show... Jerry Jerry Jerry: Yeah, every morning... [...three... Keep reading >>>

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October 30, 2006

Springer show "horrid", did "a lot of damage"

WPUL-AM 1590 (Daytona Beach, Florida) switched from gospel to "liberal" a year ago, but not the "Air America" brand of "liberal". Rather, they have a constellation of Jones Radio hosts as well as others: Bill Press, Stephanie Miller, Al Sharpton, The Tawana Brawley Show, Big Dumb Ed Schultz, etc. (A parenthetical note: yes, that Al... Keep reading >>>

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August 14, 2006

Jerry Springer on Dancing with the Stars

In what is probably his cleanest, most reputable gig yet, Jerry Springer will be appearing on the show 'Dancing with the Stars' alongside Tucker Carlson and a host of other nobodies, also-rans, and no-talents. This is at least a more honorable gig than working on Air America Radio or - of course - shoveling... Keep reading >>>

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June 10, 2006

Randi Rhodes, Jerry Springer mourn for Zarqawi

Bill O'Reilly's people have been listening to Air America: JERRY SPRINGER, AIR AMERICA: We never should have gone in from day one. Now — and I understand tens of thousands of people have been killed because we chose to go into Iraq. That is true. We killed a hell of a lot more people just... Keep reading >>>

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January 29, 2006

Sean Hannity to stoop to Jerry Springer's level

Usually, debates are held between closely matched people and groups. And, most major stars aren't willing to receive the same billing as lesser lights. Therefore, it comes as a bit of a surprise that Sean Hannity will be debating Jerry! Jerry! Jerry! Springer on Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! February 25 at Grand Victoria Casino and Resort... Keep reading >>>

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December 13, 2005

Lady Bunny on Jerry Springer on Tookie Williams

"Lady Bunny" is a "Southern transvestite showgirl", and she informs us that on or about December 13, Jerry Springer: was advocating that state executions be broadcast on tv. "If it's not to disturbing to be done then it's not too disturbing to be seen"--to paraphrase him. It's a good point. If you are advocating the... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 11:53 PM | Comments (0)

December 08, 2005

Jerry Springer offers advice for Dr. Phil

And, he did so on the Joe Scarborough Show. MSNBC headlines their report/transcript "Springer weighs in on issues facing Dr. Phil", which sounds like something you might read in a (just as a fr'instance) Indian or Filipino newspaper involving two national celebrities that you've never heard of. The surreality continues throughout: ...SCARBOROUGH: All of a... Keep reading >>>

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November 21, 2005

Calling all Jerry Springer on the Radio fans!

"The Professor" from the blog of the "freeform" radio station WFMU describes "Air America's Next Big Mistake (part 2)". Obviously, he left out a few parts, but he recommends keeping both Rachel Maddow and Marc Maron, while trimming Jerry Springer's time or just buying him out completely. He also points out, as I have, that... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 11:59 AM | Comments (0)

October 04, 2005

Jerry Springer disavows Air America, knowledge of scandal

On Sept. 29, a caller to the Jerry Springer show managed to ask him about the Air America scandal, and here's what the former Trash TV host said: Okay, uh, honestly. Uh, on some of the stations around the country, I'm on Air America. On some of the stations around the country, I'm not on... Keep reading >>>

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July 01, 2005

Jerry Springer and schizophrenia

Time to check in with Jerry Springer. Since there didn't appear to be anything of interest at springerontheradio.com, I decided to check out jerryspringer.com, a site that I'd never visited before. Frankly, I wasn't expecting little more than a doorway page, but all I found there was two links: one to his TV site,... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 05:56 AM | Comments (0)

June 21, 2005

Bisexual crab named after Jerry Springer

Watermen in the Chesapeake Bay recently caught a very rare crab that's part male, part female. They decided to name it after Jerry Springer. The cover story is provided by the WaPo: The watermen thought it was strange enough to be on "The Jerry Springer Show." Uh huh. Say, did you know that Springer (a... Keep reading >>>

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June 11, 2005

Scariest Jerry Springer picture ever

If you look at this picture of Jerry Springer, you may in fact be scarred for life. Don't say I didn't warn you.... Keep reading >>>

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June 03, 2005

Jerry Springer radio career questioned

If you go to Springer on the Radio you'll see the sitemeter icon, which looks somewhat like the icon at the end of the right navigation bar here. Clicking that, you'll see that Springer is currently getting an average of just 1004 visits per day to that site. Bear in mind that sitemeter appears to... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 01:27 PM | Comments (0)

May 07, 2005

Blogger Verdict: Citizen Verdict sucks

There's a new film out featuring Jerry Springer entitled "Citizen Verdict". Summary here. They've even got their own site for the movie, complete with a form into which you can enter your email address for some reason. The plot actually mimics an idea I had many years ago, in which an audience could act as... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 01:31 PM | Comments (0)

May 04, 2005

The march of the pregnant transsexual bigamists

Today's Jerry Springer Show featured a look back at Kent State, thirty-five years later: Jerry will talk personally about that event and wonder why today's generation doesn't put the pressure of the streets on today's leaders. In conjunction, Springer is currently running a poll asking, "Are massive street demonstrations in America a thing of the... Keep reading >>>

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April 18, 2005

Megan Hils obsessive about social security

Kimberly Shroyer in the Queen City Forum has the scoop on Springer sidekick Megan Hils: ...And her charm isn't manufactured. As the female sidekick to Springer and Jene Galvin, she joins two men who have been friends and political allies since the 70s on this cutting edge liberal call-in radio show based in Cincinnati .... Keep reading >>>

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April 16, 2005

The thoughtful side of Jerry Springer

Despite the title, "Taking out the trash" from the Chicago Tribune is a generally favorable portrait of America's favorite liberal. Grab a chair and check it out: ..."We did sophisticated polling and focus groups, and there's no question the show is a negative," [Dale Butland, Springer's political spokesman] says. "People are willing to get past... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 12:47 PM | Comments (0)

April 15, 2005

Random musings April 15 2005

Eclipse Ramblings informs the world that two unspecified Air America hosts on an unspecified AAR station don't know the difference between an Uzi and an AK-47: "To make such nonsensical statements, the on-air "personalities" at Err America have to be woefully ignorant or are knowingly telling lies. Either one is not good." On the other... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 11:10 AM | Comments (1)

April 04, 2005

Jerry Springer to rescue liberalism, liberal radio

The NY Times covers his first day in "Politics, Yes, but No Fistfights for Jerry Springer on Radio": ...His critics may scoff at being called crass by the host of such television episodes as "Male Siamese Twins" and "I Refuse to Wear Clothes." But Mr. Springer insists his radio program is political, and a far... Keep reading >>>

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March 30, 2005

"Jerry Springer Joins Air America "

MediaWeek reports: Jerry Springer has signed on to become a part of the Air America Radio lineup, the liberal network announced Wednesday. Beginning April 1, Springer on the Radio will air 9 a.m. to noon, replacing Unfiltered, formerly co-hosted by Lizz Winstead, who mysteriously exited the network last month. Signing with Air America will immediately... Keep reading >>>

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