Inquiring Minds

UC Radio's Mike Yusi: How To Succeed In Podcasting

"Traditional radio is as dead as Joey Ramone."

Last year, Rocks Off's editor - who will be played by upcoming Celebrity Apprentice contestant Gary Busey for the duration of this article - hauled us into his office and said, "Dammit, With One F! This radio on the Internet thing is blowing up. We need someone to go deep inside and find the best of the best!

"I want a killer article on 11 of the most awesome Internet radio stations or podcasts. Not 10, that's a commie number! You bring me back 11, or clean out your desk!"

[Ed. Note: Sigh.]

So we did, and the first on the list was UC Radio out of California, hosted by Mike Yusi. We've been listening to Mike's show for years because it's one of the few shows out there that knows the difference between good rock and roll and bad rock and roll.

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Jef Rouner is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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