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“To me, Nature is continuously absorbing—that is, she is a twenty-four-hour proposition, fifty-two weeks of the year—but to radio people, Nature is an oddity tinged with malevolence and worthy of note only in her more violent moments. The radio either lets Nature alone or gives her the full treatment, as it did at the approach of the hurricane called Edna.”

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source: “The Eye of Edna,” New Yorker, September 25, 1954.

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“I like turning on two radios at the same time and listening to them. I like hearing things incorrectly. I think that’s how I get a lot of ideas is by mishearing something.”

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source: Interview with Terry Gross on Fresh Air, NPR, originally aired May 21, 2002; transcript here; audio here

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medium: Radio Interview

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