RADIO FREE CYBERSPACE

BROADCASTERS ARE TAKING THEIR SHOWS TO THE INTERNET. HAS THE SILICON AGE OF RADIO AND TELEVISION BEGUN?

JOE NICKELL AND BART EVERSON, A couple of goofy, twentysomething guys from Bloomington, Indiana, are sick of small fame. For three years their satirical public-access TV show has played to critical acclaim in the greater Bloomington area, but it has never attracted the kind of national attention that would capture a slot on network TV. Though local sponsors chip in enough to keep Everson clothed, housed and fed, Nickell still has to support himself as a waiter. So the pair set their sights beyond broadcast TV, beyond cable TV, to the computer networks. Last week, as their 85th episode, Global Village...

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