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Ira Glass Quotes

Ira Glass Quotes & Quotations
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    But sadly, one of the problems with being on public radio is that people tend to think you're being sincere all the time. Ira-GlassIra Glass
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    But you can make good radio, interesting radio, great radio even, without an urgent question, a burning issue at stake. Ira-GlassIra Glass
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    I think good radio often uses the techniques of fiction: characters, scenes, a big urgent emotional question. And as in the best fiction, tone counts for a lot. Ira-GlassIra Glass
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    In some theoretical way I know that a half-million people hear the show. But in a day-to-day way, there's not much evidence of it. Ira-GlassIra Glass
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    Just when did I get to the point when staying at a hotel wasn't fun? Ira-GlassIra Glass
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    We're Jews, my family, and Jews break down into two distinct subcultures: book Jews and money Jews. We were money Jews. Ira-GlassIra Glass
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    When I say something untrue on the air, I mean for it to be transparently untrue. I assume people know when I'm just saying something for effect. Or to be funny. Ira-GlassIra Glass
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    Where radio is different than fiction is that even mediocre fiction needs purpose, a driving question. Ira-GlassIra Glass
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    You'd think that radio was around long enough that someone would have coined a word for staring into space. Ira-GlassIra Glass