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Our Week In The Web: October 17, 2014

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We were fully intending to make this weekly summary of our web activity a clarion call for the scroll bar — many of you have noted that you can't find content related to shows on air when you visit our Facebook feed during the broadcast. We tend to post topics well in advance of their airtime — usually the afternoon before — but realize that some of our more casual listeners and Facebook visitors looking to weigh in on a timely topic might not know where to go. That, in some sense, is a real disservice to those visitors. Our web audio for the morning's shows doesn't post until around 2 PM ET, but there's still plenty worth talking about during the rolling broadcasts around the country, and we want to help facilitate that conversation, on and off the air. We're not sure what kinds of changes we will make in our Facebook posting practices, but we're letting you know here that we see whatever we're doing now doesn't always work in the most efficient way, and we're eager and willing to make a change to help facilitate greater discussion and listener input.

The Most Listened-To Shows Online (October 10, 2014 — October 17, 2014)

1. Russell Brand Says He Wants A ‘Revolution’ (October 15, 2014)

2. The New Blue Collar Jobs Of Tomorrow (October 14, 2014)

3. Week In The News: An Ebola Death, Same Sex Marriage Surge, New Tensions In Ferguson (October 10, 2014)

4. American Muslims And ISIS (October 13, 2014)

5. The U.S. Health System Vs. Ebola (October 16, 2014)

Our Favorite Guest Quotes From This Week

"The sentence doesn't end at 'Don't Vote.' Give us something to vote for. Start representing the people." — Russell Brand

"A man in a white coast standing in front of microphones saying we have nothing to worry about is how most zombie movies start." — Molly Ball

"The times have been a changin' for the Catholic Church since the 1960s, when Bob Dylan first sang that song." -- Stefano Gennarini 

"'I first heard about Doug through two pals. His story is almost like a Hollywood script. We're so lucky to have his voice now." — Emmylou Harris

"That should be the worst news in America: 'Send Susan Rice on TV.'" — Jack Beatty

Our Favorite Comments (Facebook, Twitter and Disqus) From This Week

"Katy Perry was right." (StillHere)

"I was lucky enough to see Doug last month at the Mother Church, the Ryman in Nashville and again last night. he is so real, so genuine and so masterful it's like seeing Hank Williams incarnate!" (Nate Dow)

"Tom Ashbrook @OnPointRadio is so totally taken by violinist Regina Carter it's lovely."  (@VermontOCE)

"[Stop the Cuban Embargo?] what, and stop a legacy like this?" (Chris Tucker)

"Russell Brand interview sounded like the hardest Tom has ever done lol." (@mpnmatthews)

"'A fairer, sexier society that's fun and inclusive.' Sign me up!" (@9brandon)

Our Favorite Bit Of Internet This Week

These gorgeous illustrations of famous architects posing in windows similar to their unique styles. (Dezeen)

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