As Emily and Aubrey look back over the week they use their razor sharp wit to assess their innermost feelings about Radiolab, podcasts and Heathers.
Emily: Yes, but it is a healthy problem to have. It’s a lot better than being addicted to TMZ and Arby’s. NPR is great, don’t get me wrong. I do enjoy some programs (This American Life? Hello..fantastic. Wait, Wait…I wait all week for it). But, let’s be honest, NPR is kind of like Heathers, minus the murder and Christian Slater. It has a cult folllowing. No one just likes NPR. If they like it, they LOVE it.
Aubrey: First, Christian Slater is all over NPR. Second, so is murder. Third, with a weekly audience to NPR stations at 34 million I’m not sure “cult” is the right word. You mean a large group of enthusiastic and incredibly loyal followers. Yes, I’m sure that’s what you mean. Read more