Radio Free Montone
1010 WINS’ John Montone spoke with longtime “Late Show” announcer Alan Kalter this week about what it’s been like working with Letterman for two decades.
I’m going to sound my age now, but tough. When I was a teenager and I had a job, I did that job right. Even if I didn’t like the job.
On 1010 WINS, the news watch never stops. Here’s a weeks worth of my contributions.
I tweet and I post on Facebook, but I often wonder why.
While coyotes are classified as omnivores meaning they will pick on plants and insects for an appetizer for their main course the menu consists of meat.
We are bombarded by bad news. For instance, ticks and taxes. One can kill us. The other? I dunno.
While questioning folks from different boroughs and neighborhoods about a report that says there has been a spike in murders this year, I was reminded just how commonplace the sound of gunfire has become.
New York is home to two mediocre major league baseball teams which means the Yankees and Mets could meet in the World Series.
The city’s hawk population is thriving and as these killing machines of the avian kingdom will do, they have left the carcasses of squirrels and pigeons strewn about the gardens and grass.
Hey, Ben Franklin, stick to lightning rods. Leave our clocks alone.
By John Montone, 1010 WINS If I may say, my misremembered life, has been a wild ride. It wasn’t so much the 99-yard sprint with time expired that gave my high school football team its […]
Can al-Shabab get shopaholics to drop…the habit? I doubt it, but….
So what kind of fool was I? A wet, freezing fool. But I just had to try to catch the setting sun as it hit the ice because who knows if the opportunity will ever arise again.
We remember Bob Simon as a great reporter. A legendary journalist. A giant in the TV news business. The other guy…well.
By John Montone, 1010 WINS There are mornings on this job when I swear I can hear the gravely voice and staccato delivery of Sgt. Joe Friday, “Just the facts…” And then I begin to […]