I learned a valuable lesson this week. Live radio is not forgiving. If you sound like an idiot on a question, that’s forever.
Also, I got caught inside a question vortex a couple of times, kept talking and didn’t know my way out. It wasn’t like the cliche cat trying to get out of a bag. Is was more like a one-legged cat trying to get out of an iron box with a master lock on the clasp.
But a radio studio is one big, quiet booth. And when he looks at you, you’re supposed to say something intelligent: