Why Bill Drake Still Matters

I've been trying to get out of the habit of looking at my email after midnight, but I had a lapse early Sunday morning. I'm sorry I looked.

John Rook thoughtfully emailed his legion of followers that we had lost the legendary radio programmer Bill Drake (Phil Yarbrough) to lung cancer at the age of 71.

It couldn't be.

Bill Drake was in his thirties, wasn't he? Or was that just the way some of us will always think of him. I still remember my first meeting with him in Philadelphia when he drew a few hot clocks for me over lunch. He was great at hot clocks and a lot of other things that made for good&hellip