Radio: Killing Humor

"What puzzles me is that much of the best entertainment in radio is built around a sarcastic treatment of the things radio holds most dear." Scripps-Howard Columnist Robert C. Ruark wrote this "sorrowfully" last week. He was not opposed to all of radio. "Mary Margaret McBride . . . is preferable to a hole in the head," said Ruark.

"[But] nearly everything in [radio] is either corny, strident, boresome, florid, inane, repetitive, irritating, offensive, moronic, adolescent or nauseating. . . . Never in the history of humorous entertainment has such a great boon to the comedian come about. But . . ....

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