Bashful Bloviator Magazine

By Forrest Carr | This magazine contains some of the source material for presentations on The Forrest Carr Show on Tucson's PowerTalk 1210. I will add material daily as our discussions progress, with the newest items appearing at or near the top.

Media Watch

<b>Downtown Radio celebrates pair of firsts</b><p>Low Power station Downtown Radio 99.1 FM KTDT has achieved an on-air milestone on two fronts. In addition to …

Killing Tsarnaev

<i>Now</i> there’s <i>a title for a Bill O’Reilly book. I’d bet it would sell, too. What’s your opinion? Should we do him?</i><p>I woke up this fine Saturday morning …

Justice
Iran

Journalism’s age of shoddy

March 2, 2015 01:30<p><b>By Forrest Carr, RTDNA Contributor</b> <br>Picture a scene, oh, about 10,000 years ago. Ugga Ugga, Bam Bam, and Grunt Grunt are sitting …

Journalism

Here's Why WE Tv's 'Sex Box' Is Billed As 'America's Most Extreme Couples Therapy Ever'

A new television series aims to break fresh ground by having couples spend time in a camera-free, soundproof box on set to have sex in front of a live studio audience.<p>WE Tv's "Sex Box," which debuts on Feb. 27, will also feature a panel of distinguished experts, including nationally certified sex …

Marriage

Star Trek: The Planet of Willing Women

Now that I am leaving the airwaves for health and personal reasons, there is no reason not to share here all of the radio plays I've had in rotation …

The Iranian Nuke Deal: Satire vs. Reality

<i>Which was more ridiculous? The satire, or the talks it lampooned?</i><p>Okay, since I’ve now become the Walter White of bloggers and no longer have to guard …

Iran

John McCain Will Run for Re-Election to the Senate in 2016

John McCain is ready for a new fight.<p>"I have decided to run for re-election," the Arizona senator told NBC News in an exclusive interview revealing his plans to pursue a sixth term on Capitol Hill. "I'm ready. I am more than ready. In some ways, I am eager."<p>McCain is currently 78 years old but will …

Elections
Journalism

Sonntag muss Kirchtag sein | Welttheater

In den 50er-Jahren war der Gottesdienst für die ganze Familie noch Pflicht. Foto: Getty<p>«Der amerikanische Sonntag ist eine runde Sache: Man steht …

The furious debate over visas for high-tech guest workers

On April 1, the government started accepting visa applications for high-skilled immigrant workers. But if you're a company thinking about applying for a visa, but haven't done so already ... let's just say you'd better be a fast typer.<p>Last year, the government received twice as many applications in …