We’re Back (By Popular Demand)

We’ve been busy here getting back into the swing of things. Most importantly, you’ll find our first issue of 2014 on stands now (having trouble finding a vendor where you live? Give us a call). And, a little more sadly, we’re back to our non-holiday lives. The silver lining, however, is this: we’ve completely resumed…

New Year’s Eve

365 days. 246 blog posts. Fifty-one issues. Fifty-two radio broadcasts. Thousands of ads and hundreds of new advertisers. We’ve been pretty busy – it was one heck of a year! 2013 was not only our 45th year in business, it was also the year that brought completely free advertising – as of November 26, 2013…

Do you know the SCORE?

On this day in 1958, something pretty special took to the air. Quite literally, in fact: the first communications satellite, called SCORE (Signal Communications by Orbiting Relay Equipment), was launched. While orbiting, the satellite broadcast a ┬áChristmas message from President Dwight D. Eisenhower via short wave radio. It proved for the first time that such…

Word up!

Did you know that English has the largest vocabulary of any language on earth? it’s estimated that our language contains around 800,000 words, and the average English speaker uses about 60,000 of those words. That may seem like a rather puny percentage, but when you think about it, it’s actually pretty impressive: many of those…

On Time

Stop. Pause. Rewind. Tinker with the space-time continuum (well, sort of). If you miss a Saturday morning broadcast of Paper Shop Live!, there’s always the not-so-live version: the podcast. It’s not only a chance to catch up if you missed the show, it’s also a great way to get any details or contact information you…

See you in the AM.

And the FM, too. When you tune in to catch Paper Shop Live! on Saturday mornings, we can be found in a few spots on the dial: 96.1 and 100.1 FM and 630 and 1240AM. While we’re happy that we’re easy to find, we wondered what the difference is between AM and FM radio. We…