Is it society’s increasing inability to be shocked, or simply the breadth of entertainment options now available that causes radio DJs to push their comedic attempts too far?
Or has it always been this way, and the listeners are the ones who have changed?
Regardless, another shock jock controversy has erupted in Canada, this time at a Vancouver-based station that has issued an apology for a segment discussing an upcoming interview with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.
According to the Georgia Straight, the incident occurred during a Tuesday morning simulcast from CFOX and CKNW, in which host Jeff O’Neil urged two CFAX guest hosts (both local Global TV personalities) to play a game of “Eff, Kill or Marry,” with Trudeau.
The game would have required the federal party leader to pick the fates of Laureen Harper, the wife of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Health Minister Rona Ambrose and former governor general Michaëlle Jean.
The audio was briefly available online, but has since been takenRead More »from Vancouver radio station sorry for 'Eff, Kill or Marry' segment involving Justin Trudeau