Ned Donovan

Shock Jocks: Where’s the Line?

I hate Shock Jocks. I've never understood the appeal, and even when I see shows like Parks and Recreation make fun of them, I'm still annoyed by the caricatures. I've been pretty clear on this site how I feel about Toxic Masculinity so this really shouldn't surprise anyone. But I really am curious, in today's age and political climate, why is there still a market for these kinds of people? Does anyone really find puerile humor accompanied with bad sound effects encapsulated in an echo chamber of testosterone embodied by men who are far too old to be so adolescent? Don't answer that question. My blood is already boiling enough.

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Ned Donovan

Ned Donovan

Ned is an Actor, Stunt Coordinator, and writer based out of Brooklyn, New York. Originally from Portland, Maine, Ned is an avid follower of all things New England, be it sports teams, breweries, seafood, or Cumby's. He spends most of his free time playing board games, listening to podcasts, and gawking at dogs on the street. He's also a co-founder of the production company Charging Moose Media. You can learn more on his website. - www.neddonovan.com