Facts about Ira Glass

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Ira Glass is a famous Journalist from USA, he/she is still alive and was born March 3, 1959.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 12 quotes who is written / told by Ira.

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Famous quotes by Ira Glass (12)


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"In some theoretical way I know that a half-million people hear the show. But in a day-to-day way, there's not much evidence of it"
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"I think good radio often uses the techniques of fiction: characters, scenes, a big urgent emotional question. And as in the best fiction, tone counts for a lot"
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"You'd think that radio was around long enough that someone would have coined a word for staring into space"
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"One reason I do the live shows - and the monthly speeches at public radio stations - is to remind myself that people hear the show, that it has an audience, that it exists in the world. It's so easy to forget that"
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"But sadly, one of the problems with being on public radio is that people tend to think you're being sincere all the time"
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"It's not a terribly original thing to say, but I love Raymond Carver. For one thing, he's fun to read out loud"
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"We're Jews, my family, and Jews break down into two distinct subcultures: book Jews and money Jews. We were money Jews"
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"Just when did I get to the point when staying at a hotel wasn't fun?"
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"When I say something untrue on the air, I mean for it to be transparently untrue. I assume people know when I'm just saying something for effect. Or to be funny"
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"I suppose I shouldn't go around admitting I speak untruths on the radio"
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"Where radio is different than fiction is that even mediocre fiction needs purpose, a driving question"
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"But you can make good radio, interesting radio, great radio even, without an urgent question, a burning issue at stake"


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