Rad Radio

There are pockets of insane sanity in Utah – some of them are served by KRCL. I ran across the station one sleepless night on a trip “home” to Utah, at a pre-David time of my life when I’d end up sleeping in my old room at Mom’s house. There was usually a moment (usually late at night) when I’d start scanning for a radio station that sounded like it wasn’t based in Utah (translation: liberal politics, flexible musical format). And so I found KRCL, which intrigued me. It’s typical for a small :NPR station in the mountain states – underfunded, but passionate. Another such is the excellent little station in Carbondale, CO – KDNKwhich also has an Intenet streaming feed. And then there’s my all-time favorite public radio station in Colorado, KUNC – and they also have a feed, too. Yay!

And now the KRCL website has led me to check out WinAmp at last. I know nothing about what I’m doing with it, but it’s sure cool to play with. Shame I can’t use it on the work computer (no downloads allowed).

(About an hour later)

Good doG. I’m IMing with my sister, blogging, and watching the pilot episode of Futurama on something called SaltWaterChimp.com. Next up: Monty Python. After that: the first episode of Cowboy Bebop, in Japanese with English subtitles.

I will never be able to explain this to my mom.

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