Why I Support WBHM: Stanley Robinson

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WBHM listener and supporter Stanley Robinson

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“I’ve been a WBHM member since 2000. The sad thing about it is, I’ve been a huge fan since ’77. It took so long to become a member and that’s something I’m not proud of. I feel a little guilty, yes … taking advantage of this great programming, but I really had to step up and put my money where my ears are.”

“Of course I’m going to start my day off with Morning Edition. That sets the mood for the day, lets you know all the crazy things that go on overnight, and gives you great conversation at the water fountain at work.”

“And my weekends of course … I could not do without Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me. And This American Life is great. It’s funny how it can show you how huge the world is, but at the same time, it’s so close to home. It reminds you of someone in your family, someone you know, [someone] everyone can relate to. It’s one of those programs that keeps you in your car sitting in the driveway. I’d like to encourage everyone to call WBHM at 1-800-444-9246 or you can pledge at wbhm.org.”

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