Ric Chetter - From Radioland

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March 12th, 2017    

Episode 161: An Existential Crisis

We all know how hard it is to make it in this world. There are setbacks, challenges and the overall coping with society at times. In this episode, Ric has had a rough week and has a moment based on a picture and the virtual trip to an incredibly remote place and how it relates to all of us. It is a positive thing, though. Once we realize exactly where we stand in the universe it seems, there is a little moment of clarity. That is a good thing. Plus music from Tiger High.

NEXT WEEK: What used to be the beauty of good advertising. Plus music from Trash The Brand.

 

 

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March 5th, 2017    

Episode 160: The Internal Interview

We all do it, we ask ourselves a lot of difficult questions. Do we ever have the answers? That is is the real question. In this episode, Ric gets a little dark and delves into the important questions we tend to ask ourselves. It doesn't matter what you do in your lives. Coming from the world of entertainment, Ric has a slightly different take on the matter. Plus music from Objekt 12.

NEXT WEEK: You are all really small. Plus music from Tiger High.

 

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February 26th, 2017    

Episode 159: The Seduction of the Microphone

Being in this industry isn't for everybody. According to Ric, that is. In this episode, Ric talks about some of the more darker aspects of this part of show business. There is a psychological thing that happens amongst all these people. He will also tell you about those people who come up and say, "I've been told I have a good voice for radio." That maybe true, but you aren't insane enough to actually consider this business. Plus, music from Shame Finger.

NEXT WEEK: Asking yourself the important questions. Plus, music from Objekt 12.

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February 19th, 2017    

Episode 158: Up A Certain Stream Without A Paddle

We are living in interesting times when it comes to how the media is being delivered. Nevermind the fact the industry as a whole is under some sort of attack from the President of the United States. Take that out of equation, in this episode, Ric takes a look at how the radio and television industries are dealing with the rise of the internet stream. Plus music from The Candy Company.

NEXT WEEK: The seduction of the microphone.

 

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February 12th, 2017    

Episode 157: Snakes In My Bushes

There are a lot of different issues at hand for those who work in the entertainment industry. No matter what facet of business you might be in, there is always someone lurking in the shadows who is ready to take all of your hard work as theirs. In this episode, Ric will tell you about the one type of person who is worse. That would be the proverbial "snake in the bush". Plus music from Capgun.

NEXT WEEK: Upstream without a paddle. Plus music from The Candy Company.

 

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February 5th, 2017    

Episode 156: Scheduling Conflict

This episode represents our third anniversary of this show. After three years of doing this show, Ric has come to a conclusion about a particular topic that will no longer be discussed. Also, the tools that make personal productivity any easier are available to everyone, for nothing. For some reason, Ric has trouble making the time to organize himself. It's as if he rides on the brink of personal catastrophe every second of the day. Plus, music from Heels.

NEXT WEEK: GFY and music from Capgun.

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January 29th, 2017    

Episode 155: Dizzy From The Spin

Certain recent events in the world and primarily here in the United States have made for an interesting look at how the mainstream media is handling the various stories. Not only that, the reactions of being reported is also kind of interesting. In this episode, Ric looks at what he has determined to be a rather fascinating set of circumstances and the coverage of these things. Plus, music from with Bravado.

NEXT WEEK: Organizational skills.

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January 22nd, 2017    

Episode 154: Peeing In The Reporter’s Pool

There is term going around with some aggravation. This term is the "Mainstream Media" or 'MSM". These days, journalists are being blamed for everything. The reason for this is rather simple. If a reporter on television, radio, internet or print states a fact in their medium that goes against what someone would like to believe, the journalist catches heat. A lot of it. In this episode, Ric takes a look those who are good at what they do and names a few who shouldn't call themselves "journalists" at all. There is a lesson to be learned here. Try as you might, don't shoot the messenger. Plus music from Lucero.

 

Next week: Oversaturation in the spin cycle. Plus music from the band With... Bravado.

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January 15th, 2017    

Episode 153: New Media Doesn’t Mean No Media

There is some talk out there about the future of the news media. And in this age of NEW media, there has also been some talk out of Washington, D.C. the President Elect is hinting at closing the White House Press Room. In this episode, Ric takes a hard look at the importance of having a reliable news service. He also talks about the damages fake news can have and how each one of us are now journalists. Plus music from Dan Montgomery.

NEXT WEEK: Media people are kind of sick. Plus music from Lucero.

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January 8th, 2017    

Episode 152: Artificially Intelligent

It's no secret. Everyday, we as a society are embracing artificial intelligence in all our devices. We seem to be allowing this thing into our lives in small steps. It is part of the internet of things. Artificial intelligence is quite powerful. If you have doubts, ask Mark Zuckerberg. In this episode, Ric takes a look at artificial intelligence not just in electronics, but it would appear there are people who are just as artificially intelligent. Plus music from Eddie Dattel & Five Empty Pockets. 

Next Week: From the ovens of the production studio to you. Fresh and hot stuff. Plus some music.

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