Our Week In The Web: October 31, 2014

We thought it might be worthwhile on this Halloween Friday to talk to you all a little bit about our efforts on Tumblr. Many of you may follow us on Facebook or Twitter -- and we thank you for that! — but there aren't that many of you on Tumblr. It might be a matter of our audience's digital habits — more of you reach us through Facebook than any other source, beyond basic Google searches — but we think the fact the Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "tries to keep abreast of the latest that’s on the tumblr" means that you, too, can Tumbl with us. We share links, pictures, gifs — sometimes related to our on-air content, but other times, not -- and we want to have you join us for the ride. It's a work in progress, to be sure. If you're on Tumblr, follow OnPointRadio, or visit and see what we're up to. We think this can be a fun space for a different sector of our audience, and we hope you can be a part of that audience soon.

The Most Listened-To Shows Online (October 24, 2014 --October 31, 2014)

1. Week In The News: Terror In Canada, Midterm Horse Races, Remembering Ben Bradlee (October 24, 2014)

2. #GamerGate And A Culture Clash In The Making (October 23, 2014)

3. A Student Massacre In Mexico (October 27, 2014)

4. Why Homeownership Isn't Catching Up With The Rest Of The Economy (October 30, 2014)

5. A Public Lands Controversy In The Great American West (October 29, 3014)

Our Favorite Guest Quotes From This Week

"When I first tried Soylent, I did, well have a lot of gas...when you eat it, you do get the toots.' — Lee Hutchinson

"No one believes what the government tells them in Mexico." — Tracy Wilkinson

"More people have been married to Kim Kardashian than have contracted Ebola in the Untied States." — Susan Davis

"Dylan Thomas didn't die the night after the White Horse Tavern; that's utter nonsense." — Jeff Towns

"When the nurse left the room, it occurred to me at that point: 'Oh God, I'm responsible for Jerry Lee Lewis.'" — Rick Bragg

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

"HEARS GOOD." (@catekustanczy)

"I'm a retired colonel in the Marijuana Air Force." (Caller from Austin, Texas)

"So it is people after people." (@saxdavid)

"What's next, we stop having sex and start procreating in petri dishes?" (Caller from Jamestown, RI)

"None as the "awards" are a waste of time." (Joe Roberts)

"i before e except after c" (@SueSantoro)

Our Favorite Bit Of Internet This Week

This deeply important explanation of the Internet's best and most important Halloween video. (Studio 360 / Sideshow)


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