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Best Morning Radio Show San Francisco 2006 - Keepin' It Real With Will & Willie

We thought Air America simply had to be joking when its San Francisco–based affiliate the Quake announced the creation of a brand-new morning radio show starring political satirist Will Durst and former S.F. Mayor Willie Brown as an intrepid team of on-air DJs. Because, really, only the most incisive local focus group could ever dream up something so magically delicious. But as guests get grilled and issues roasted, it's sometimes hard to delineate who is the professional comedian and who the veteran politician. And that, of course, makes for marvelous radio. The pair might be a laughing matter, especially during Durst's oft-blue "joke of the day" and Brown's blunt "What Would Willie Do?" segments, but together they're worth listening to — particularly in comparison to the other limp morning shows clogging up the AM and FM dials.
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Karl Reichert
Karl Reichert

Todays parents are becoming increasingly consumed with fears of their kids being killed by guns or drugs. However, the truth is that the biggest threat to them is actually their vehicles. Car accidents are the number 1 killer of teens. Not guns; not drugs; not suicides; not childhood illness. It is the careless, reckless and inexperienced teen drivers that are the biggest threat of all. As you know, teenagers can be very dangerous drivers. Their inexperience, carelessness, and willingness to take risks, makes them especially vulnerable. Now with Spring and Summer right around the corner, kids will be out more and taking more chances on the roads.

At Teen Spy we believe we have found a way to help deter teens from making so many dangerous mistakes on the road by giving everyone else on the road the opportunity to comment on a teens driving as a way to help educate them about their reckless or unsafe behaviors. We have designed a bumper sticker asking �How�s my teen driving? Let me know. Call 1-877-I-Spy-You.�

When a teen has the Teen Spy bumper sticker on their car everyone on the road with them has the ability to help educate, and reach out to that new driver simply by calling the toll free number. They can do this anytime they see the teen driver doing something that could be potentially dangerous. When we receive a report, the information is relayed to the parents so they can work with their teen to correct the problem or behavior. There is no intervention from law enforcement or auto insurance companies to worry about. The information is provided solely to the registered parent.

Some parents may feel that Teen Spy is too intrusive. They want to trust their teens. At Teen Spy we understand that parents want to trust their kids. We have 3 teens ourselves. The problem we have is with the statistics. Obviously there is a problem when car accidents are the leading cause of death among teenagers. That is a fact, and trust has nothing to do with that fact whatsoever. Besides, Teen Spy is much less intrusive than the other methods some parents use. It also provides parents the opportunity to work with their kids if there are issues that need to be addressed.

With so many teen deaths and injuries happening every day, we believe in Teen Spy and Teen Spy's potential to save lives. It is our belief that most teens will drive more carefully if they know that anyone can call and report on them at any time. This is very promising in and of itself, but we still need help educating the public for this to really work. That�s why we would like for you to tell the story of Teen Spy . Please call me at your earliest convenience on my cell phone at (616) 633-8178 or email me at if you are interested in discussing this in more detail. I look forward to talking to you.


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