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John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Play Ball!

In North America opening day was a night game. On the morning of the Mets opener at CitiField it was snowing. It was also still March.

04/04/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: He’s A ‘Gun Kid’

“Pretty big gun for a pretty small man,” said Police Commissioner Bill Bratton.

03/28/2014

Gabila's Old Fashioned Coney Island Square Knish (credit: Handout)

Radio Free Montone: Just When You Think You Know Your Audience

Just when you think you know your audience. Well, think again.

02/28/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Pitchers And Catchers

Three magic words will melt these massive mountains of snow: Pitchers and catchers

02/14/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Not So ‘Super’ Bowls

The Super Bowl or The Big Game if you are not an official sponsor has been around for XLVIII of my LX years.

01/31/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: November 22, 1963

Six seconds in Dallas. A half century later

11/22/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: I Love Sports, Players Not So Much

Puig’s bat-tossing, finger-pointing self-adulation after his line drive to right field in game 3 of the NLCS crystallized the rise of the individual over the team — in team sports.

10/18/2013

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: This Blog Is ‘Shocking’

It confounds me to hear trite phrases or hyperbolic headlines in news stories. The other day an online headline read, “Tom Hanks Reveals Startling Health News.” He’s dying, I thought. Oh, no not Tom Hanks! I love him.

10/11/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: This Sound, ‘Nat’ Sound

TV has pictures. Radio has sound. One morning many years ago I decided to emphasize sound where there wasn’t any.

09/27/2013