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 - Montgomery County Sentinel

<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 …

The sad truth about the Iran deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> The outlines of a nuclear deal with Iran are in place. Unfortunately, it seems like too many in President Barack Obama's administration have forgotten that the only reason this terrorist-supporting state came to the negotiating table in the first place was because of tough sanctions imposed …

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 …

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 …

How long would an Iran nuclear deal last?

One of the biggest questions surrounding a nuclear deal with Iran is how long it would prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear warhead.<p>Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz gave one answer to reporters at the White House. "It's not a fixed-year agreement," the nuclear physicist told reporters, describing the …

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

After lapses and blunders, Rolling Stone still hasn't learned its lesson

<b>(CNN) —</b> A jury of Rolling Stone's media peers has dissected the magazine's disastrous, discredited story about rape on the campus of the University of Virginia, and the emerging consensus is that Rolling Stone's lapses and sloppy blunders amount to journalistic malpractice -- made all the worse by …

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 …

Immigration