Ow, my freakin’ ears!

I was listening to another college-owned radio station — not WRCT — the other day when they played an uncensored version of The Chats’ “Emperor of the Beach.” (Lyrics not even marginally SFW.)

Maybe they figure the FCC has gone home on Christmas break, too. Or else they applied for one of those Special Temporary Obscenity Authority permits. (It’s like the Special Temporary Friday-Night Football Authorizations that daytime-only AM stations in the Mon Valley used to get in the fall months. You know, the football game is going to go on past your local sign-off or power-down time, and if you were to somehow be distracted from throwing the transmitter switch at the right time … ?)

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