The Washington Post said of Chip Franklin’s broadcasting skills, “he brings a sense of irony to a medium that rarely trusts the audience to get the joke.” Heard weekdays from Noon to 3:00 p.m on KGO, Franklin delivers more than just talk. In addition to over 20 years as a radio host, he’s also a comedian, musician, and filmmaker who has written for and/or appeared on shows and networks including: The Tonight Show, The Situation Room, Larry King, The CBS Morning Show, The O’Reilly Factor, CNN, HBO and Showtime.

A winner of over 25 AP awards for broadcasting, he’s also garnered 7 Edward R. Murrow awards for radio and television. Franklin’s 2004 National Murrow award for writing was presented to him by Dan Rather, Peter Jennings and Tom Brokaw. Franklin has hosted shows in San Diego, Baltimore, and Washington DC, and now San Francisco. Chip has won numerous awards for his political coverage at the Democratic and Republican national conventions. A skilled musician and songwriter, the Post, reviewing his eponymous recording debut said, “the musicianship is practically peerless.” Chip also regularly appears at comedy clubs across the U.S.

An award making filmmaker, Chip consults, politicians, lawyers, doctors, and other professionals on new media.


March 21st, 2015

iTunes “terms of service” says I can’t use iTunes for building nuclear weapons.
Now, that may seem odd to you, so I went down to Starbucks to discuss it, but everyone was wired in on their computers.

I’m guessing this is a geek’s version of a joke, but the truth is, the computer in an iPhone is sophisticated enough to be used as a timing device to begin a fission reaction.
Actually, I just made that up. But it’s the internet, so someone will cut and paste it before reading this sentence and the next thing you know, a terrorist group from Cupertino will have a playlist of songs intended for the final days.

Celine Dion’s greatest hits maybe…