Baltimore Radio Station Has Open Tryouts; Boom Goes The Dynamite
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Having An Open Tryout For A Sports Radio Show Is Probably A Bad Idea

4/15/09 in Media   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

I'm pretty sure many of you think you could do a sports radio talk show. But in reality, it's pretty tough. You have to be able to talk incessantly for hours on end and be at least half as big a dick as Colin Cowherd is - which is no small task.

Anyway, just to prove how tough it is, WNST radio in Baltimore is having an open tryout for its afternoon sports show, and you all know what this means. Boom goes the dynamite.

Chris here probably won't be be getting a call back.


There are more open tryout videos on the WNST site, but if you value your ears, or care nothing at all for Baltimore sports - which should cover everyone reading this - then don't go there.

And just because I can, here's the timeless classic.
 


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4/16/09   |   BluDevil   |   618 respect

Chief_aka_James wrote:
You had to include Cowherd in that one, didn't you?

He can be an uninformed prick sometimes, but at least his show is often entertaining if it isn't always informative.

4/16/09   |   kelski1974

Boom goes the dynamite? More like your carrer went bust

4/16/09   |   ChargerJim   |   80 respect

I think I would rather watch the "Grass Growing Channel" or the "Paint Drying Channel" than watch that second guy try to be a sports anchor.

4/15/09   |   Dale225

The first guy on WNST radio (as he said about 537 times) was just...AMAZING! lol

Not only would I end up hating sports if I had to listen to the second guy (Newslink @ Nine) everyday but I would end up in the hospital driving ice picks in my ears.

4/15/09   |   jjh8857   |   344 respect

No I didn't.

4/15/09   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3307 respect

jjh8857 wrote:

Cowherd is the best in the business.  Unlike local meatballs he doesn't kiss coaches & players asses.  He's the anti-fanboy which bothers alot of people.  He makes fun of those fans who paint their chests & call it passion & use we when referring to their teams. 

You forgot a giant flaming douche..

4/15/09   |   jjh8857   |   344 respect

Cowherd is the best in the business.  Unlike local meatballs he doesn't kiss coaches & players asses.  He's the anti-fanboy which bothers alot of people.  He makes fun of those fans who paint their chests & call it passion & use we when referring to their teams. 

4/15/09   |   UgodawgsW

i don't find cowherd that bad

4/15/09   |   kelski1974

100%InjuryRate wrote:
Is that a compliment or a huge insult?

Compliment but I can see where youd find an insult applied

4/15/09   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

kelski1974 wrote:
Every job has its ups and downs. Not everyone will be a Chris Berman type.

Is that a compliment or a huge insult?

4/15/09   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

THE_Smoot wrote:
Helen Keller is a better news anchor than Boom Goes the Dynamite Guy.

You know he has a real job now. He's improved a wee bit.

4/15/09   |   kelski1974

Every job has its ups and downs. Not everyone will be a Chris Berman type.

4/15/09   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3307 respect

BluDevil wrote:
I'd love to do it but it is hard to be good on the radio for hours at a stretch. I admire guys like Stern, Kellerman, Cowherd, Galloway and others who can pull it off.

You had to include Cowherd in that one, didn't you?

4/15/09   |   THE_Smoot   |   70 respect

Helen Keller is a better news anchor than Boom Goes the Dynamite Guy.

4/15/09   |   qtowndogg   |   1846 respect

I helped Rich Herrera do the pregame and postgame radio show for a Rays game a few years ago, and it was pretty fun.  It seems pretty tough to do every day, but I'm sure it's a rush to face the pressure of having to talk for a few hours at a time about something you are passionate about.

4/15/09   |   Boski93   |   375 respect

Look when that red light goes on, even smart people get dumb.

4/15/09   |   BluDevil   |   618 respect

I'd love to do it but it is hard to be good on the radio for hours at a stretch. I admire guys like Stern, Kellerman, Cowherd, Galloway and others who can pull it off.

4/15/09   |   Jubanator14   |   367 respect

I've guest hosted with a friend on his radio show once and it was rally hard. Though I'd do it again if I could.

4/15/09   |   keppieboy   |   158 respect

 Buddy don't quit your job at McDonalds