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About a month ago one of my co-workers, an actor, auditioned for a spot on Talk Radio.

The spot was for "Random Caller". He would be calling in certain radio shows and asking questions--and never allowed to deviate from his script.

When he got his call back notice, he had to sign a secrecy form--he can't talk about the job, which show he'll be calling in to, or what he will be saying.

This got me to wonder how much of the Talk Radio that you listen too daily is pre-scripted non-reality propaganda. Sure, I've heard the same buzzwords used by various callers, but I thought that was just proving saturation of their message. Now I think its an attempt to saturate the public with their message.

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Wikileaks time perhaps.
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"At this point, Beck will cut you off and yell "GEEET OFFFFF MYYY PHOOOONNNNEEEEEE" and.."
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"Seminar callers" like this have been calling shows for years. The problem is that the really popular shows have such a long queue, and a professional call screener, so the odds of getting through to a big show are miniscule, so they're usually only heard on very small-time shows.

They're not unlike the people who get paid one penny every time they cut-and-paste a talking point into the Huffington Post or The Daily Caller comments section on a story, or in an online newspaper comment section.

But what I really wanted to say at this point is this: Did you know that I found an online site where I can find dates with millionaires? Would you like to know more? No? Will, did you know that I just bought an IPad for 23.70$? Just click on this link.....

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I don't know if the talk shows are actually paying the people to call in or people that disagree with their view. I know that there were some liberal groups that were hiring people to call shows like Sean Hannity to argue using liberal talking points, but I've never heard of the actual show hiring people to do it. I don't doubt it happens though.
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