CatchThis Blog / radio

Jed Rendleman

September 24, 2014

“The day the radio’s in trouble is the day you don’t want a friend. As long as you want a friend, you’re gonna love it.” This was Bob Pittman, CEO of iHeartMedia and former CEO of MTV Networks, AOL, and Six Flags Theme Parks. You may know iHeartMedia better by its recently defunct name, Clear […]

Laurel Sutton

November 11, 2010

This item was originally published on November 10th, 2010 at Fast Company. I first heard the term “digital wonderland” on an episode of Harry Shearer’s Le Show, in reference to the move from analog-anything to digital-everything. This was also where I learned about HD Radio, which seemed non-sensical–after all, radio waves don’t have pixels to […]

Laurel Sutton

January 11, 2010

I was lucky enough to be interviewed on CKTB by the wonderful Tim Denis about the best and worst names of the decade (following up on our list which I blogged here). Thanks to Mike Saunders for setting it up, and Tim Denis for being a great host. Pen Island! Bwahahaha!

Laurel Sutton

July 3, 2008

The lovely and talented Burt Alper was asked to provide some comments on baby naming for a fun show on the BBC Radio 4 program Word of Mouth. You can click below to hear Burt’s remarks. Word of Mouth

Laurel Sutton

January 11, 2005

I was interviewed for the KQED program Pacific Time, a show covering ideas, trends and cultural patterns that now flow freely between Asia and North America. I talked about the issues that arise when creating names that need to work in Asia, and I got to praise our good friends at Good Characters, an Asian […]