Flashback Friday: My Trip to Saudi Arabia – Dec 1990

Today marks the 12th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq. Congress is currently in the midst of a charade, avoiding the war debate, while on the table is a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) for our continuing war efforts, this time, ostensibly, to fight ISIS. It’s under that backdrop that I found an article I wrote 25 years ago as I flew to and from Saudi Arabia, where I was part of the first and only (at that time) radio show to broadcast live from the site of the soon-to-begin first Gulf War (aka Operation [...]

2-12-15 Nicole Sandler Show – Throwback Thursday: War & Smut Edition

Nicole Sandler with soldier Sidney Pittman in Dharhan, Saudi Arabia - Dec. 18, 1990 Yes, I really did go to Saudi Arabia. I was on the ground in Dharhan for just about four hours on Dec. 18, 1990, as producer of the Mark & Brian Show.  It was a month before the official start of "Operation Desert Storm". Last night, while going through some boxes in search of another blast from my past (more about that in a bit), I came across my typewritten journal of that trip. I'll be posting the text and more pictures separately as [...]

Down Memory Lane and Into the Future

Listen to this episode: {play}http://traffic.libsyn.com/radioornot/20120830_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Mark_Thompson_and_politics_too.mp3 {/play} Podcast: Play in new window   This picture was taken sometime around 1992, in the KLOS/Los Angeles studio.  Of course, that's James Taylor. And me. They guys to my left and my right are the famous (infamous) Mark and Brian with whom I spent four very busy, successful years as their producer. They signed off from their last broadcast two weeks ago tomorrow after 25 years together at KLOS.  While my four years as part of the show sounds like a drop in their massive bucket, it was a big part of my professional [...]

A Whistleblower, A Witch Hunt and My Kiss with Kurt Russell

Listen to this episode: {play}http://traffic.libsyn.com/radioornot/20120621_Nicole_Sandler_Show.mp3 {/play} Podcast: Play in new window Today, as we delved into the facts behind the Fast & Furious witch hunt and the details about Sibel Edmonds work for the FBI that saw her prosecuted and persecuted for telling the truth, we felt firmly embedded in Opposite World. Let's begin with the facts on Fast & Furious and Darrel Issa's vendetta against President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder.  The "gun walking" program that came to be known as Fast & Furious started under the George W. Bush administration and then-Attorney General Michael Mukasey.  As [...]

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