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TV drama takes shot at talk radio

| October 13, 2014

By Al Herskovitz
H&H Communications
President

herskovitzBRANDENTON — The cry keeps emanating from the media world and beyond.  “Radio is dying or is already dead!” Particularly AM talk radio. Then a question comes to mind. If the format is dead then why does a prime time, long-running, TV hour crime drama devote the theme of one of its shows to the murder of an AM radio conservative, talk show host?

Did any of you watch this past Thursday night’s (10/9) episode of “Bones?” If you haven’t ever seen the program, the theme of the entire series is simply about a female scientist who appraises the remains of murder victims and partners with her FBI agent husband to solve the crimes.

In this particular episode the victim was an AM radio conservative talk show host who was named “Hutch.”  Hmm…

They also portrayed him as overweight and, for a little extra spice and color, a sadomasochist in the thrall of a dominatrix.

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