Our Week In The Web: October 2, 2015

We've written here in the past (many, many times) about the use of our email address as a commenting platform. The verdict we reached — rather unscientifically, we'll admit — was that the email address, while useful, was not a prime contact or comment platform for the majority of our listeners and digital audience members. Then this week happened (we posted the email address on our 'Contact Us' page, where it should have been before, actually, our apologies for that logic gap) and we received dozens upon dozens of emails all week during every hour and beyond. (Our usual rate is one or two a week, max). So we're back here again. Is this the best way for you to contact us and leave a comment during our broadcast? Should we streamline the forwarding process so host Tom Ashbrook can have access to these notes during the show? Let us know here, or email us at onpointnpr AT gmail DOT com.

The Most Listened-To Shows Online (September 25, 2015 — October 2, 2015)

1. Week In The News: Pope In DC, Volkswagen Scandal, Death On The Hajj (September 25, 2015)

2. The Republican Party After Boehner Bows Out (September 28, 2015)

3. Election 2016 Is 'Feeling The Bern' (October 1, 2015)

4. Renata Adler, Queen Of The Culture Wars (September 29, 2015)

5. Russia, Syria And The Assad End Game (September 29, 2015)

Our Favorite Guest Quotes From This Week

"'Hit me baby, one more time,' is not a lyric I think a native English speaker would ever have written." — John Seabrook

"I'm not gonna say that Hillary Clinton and I are bosom buddies, but we're friends. I respect her." — Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

"If we want to think about what America looks like in 50 years, pay more attention to California today." -- Karthick Ramakrishnan 

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

"We need more Radicals like him." (Mike Rungren)

"Just as many craft brewers marvel at the consistency of Budweiser's brewing, so do many songwriters at the ear of the Swedes." (@KeithBenoit)

"i listen to the show enough to know that even Tom probably wanted to bang his head on the table." (Ray Danford)

Our Favorite Bit Of Internet This Week

These incredible Twin Peaks tarot cards, in honor of Catherine Coulson, aka "Log Lady." (Facebook)


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