Two UCSB sociology grad students discuss the world of pop culture and entertainment as viewed through a more critical lens weekly on KCSB 91.9 FM in Santa Barbara. We like to think of it as a smarter, more critical version of Entertainment Tonight.

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

pop life radio show june 28, 2005

pop life radio show on 91.9 KCSB, Santa Barbara from June 28, 2005 (34.9MB)

after much super crappy sounding recordings from my laptop, jp and i have decided that we're just going to go exclusively with using the studio's CD recorder. it just sounds a lot better. it will probably be more expensive for JP and I since we now have to shell out the cash for blank cds but we live to serve you o' faithful listener. but you'll have to endure a weird jump during one of the songs or one of the PSAs since we have to change cds halfway through the show. anyways, the audio vault which has all of the canned station IDs and PSAs on it wasn't working and i couldn't get my ipod to work on the station's board either, and i was working the board, so you can expect some rought spots from a technical standpoint. but other than that, a pretty decent show. anyways, todays topics include live 8, the box office slump, and the supreme court ruling on the grokster case. enjoy!

Tuesday, June 21, 2005

pop life, june 21,2005

pop life from june 21, 2005 (33.3 MB)

our very first broadcast on the web. for our first time in the big studio, i think that JP did a very admirable job on the board, so technically it sounds pretty good. but as usual, for some reason, my voice (BN's) is a little too loud on the line-in, so my voice is a little fuzzy.

on today's show, we discuss the continuing box office slump, sandra bullock getting married in santa barbara, and the relevance of talking about celebrity culture. enjoy!

pop life hits the fm airwaves

we finally hit the big time and now you can hear our little radio show on 91.9 KCSB in Santa Barbara on Tuesdays from 4AM and 6PM. As indicated in the little sidebar on the right there, you will be able to download MP3s of our broadcasts in case you can't tune in during our actual crappy time slot. anyways, also as indicated on the right, the XML feed is formatted to allow users to subscribe to the podcast. i'd give you more specific instructions, but i have no idea how to do it myself. you can find a god primer on the whole podcasting thing here.

anyways, other than that, all you have to do is right click the links to download the MP3 file to your computer and you can listen to it on any media player like winamp, itunes, or windows media player.

lastly, if you're up during our actual time slot, you can listen to us in real time via KCSB's webcast on your computer. so for all of you on the east coast, we're on from 7AM-9AM, for you central time zone people that's 6AM-8AM.