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by Pizza Nova
Sun Apr 02, 2006 6:34 pm
Forum: Remember when...
Topic: What were your favorite commercials on CFNY?
Replies: 3
Views: 26033

Wow, pretty cool. Thanks for the link. I don't remember that particular one, but I do remember other spots for The House of Lords. And just like this one, someone was always bellowing, \" The House...of Looooords...\"
by Pizza Nova
Sat Apr 01, 2006 1:44 pm
Forum: Remember when...
Topic: When did CFNY end?
Replies: 5
Views: 14246

Perhaps CFNY's designation as \"The Spirit of Radio\" came to a close in the late '80s, but the end of CFNY \"as we knew it\" probably happened shortly after 1996. The reason most radio sucks today is because of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. That act essentially killed alternative radio in Nor...
by Pizza Nova
Sat Apr 01, 2006 1:13 pm
Forum: Remember when...
Topic: What were your favorite commercials on CFNY?
Replies: 3
Views: 26033

What were your favorite commercials on CFNY?

Among the many beloved features of CFNY is that listeners looked forward to the commercials as much as the songs. Indeed, the commercials were as good as most of the tracks that were aired. So, respond to my poll and also list in this thread the CFNY commercials that you have fond memories of.
by Pizza Nova
Sat Apr 01, 2006 1:03 pm
Forum: Personalities
Topic: Alan Cross was (and is) our John Peel
Replies: 4
Views: 13334

Alan Cross was (and is) our John Peel

While I haven't seen the informercials that Alan Cross is doing, and probably never will, I wouldn't be quick to judge his actions as selling out. I think one has to weigh the importance of his accomplishments and contributions to the history of alternative music against what amounts to a blip on th...