I will never forget the first day I tuned into the “new” Rush Limbaugh show, which had recently begun broadcasting on 1270AM in Detroit in the late 80s.
I enjoyed the lively commentary, but then in a dead-on parody of Ted Kennedy, “The Philanderer,” a take off on Dion’s “The Wanderer” came on.
That began a two decades– and counting love affair with talk radio– and it nearly ended my life as I almost drove off the road with tears of laughter blurring my vision.
The following brilliant song parody of “American Pie” comes to us by way of Rush Limbaugh’s favorite song satirist, Paul Shanklin. It was written and released after the Tea Parties last Summer, but in the wake of the Massachusetts Special Election seems even more apropos:
If Air America had been half this funny, they would still be on the air.