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SAD TO SAY: ‘Godfather Of Talk Radio’ Goes Silent

irvhomer2.jpgVeteran Philly talk host Irv Homer [pictured, middle] said goodbye Friday to WBCB (1490-AM), where he had been hosting afternoons for about five years. The former WWDB and WPHT talker told us yesterday it was his choice to leave and “the program had run its course.”

Homer, 82, said he’ll spend his time working at the Sunshine Foundation, the children’s charity. He’s not planning to return to radio but says “if any station wants me, they know how to reach me.” Fans can visit to keep in touch.

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One Response to “SAD TO SAY: ‘Godfather Of Talk Radio’ Goes Silent”

  1. Joan Loretta Munn Says:

    Irv has done more to educate and make people think than any other institution in America. I miss him very much and am glad he is devoting his time and energy to the Sunshine Foundation.

    82? You go, Irving!!!

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