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    Cyburbian Seabishop's avatar
    Nov 2002

    Earl Finkler on TV

    I was falling asleep with a bad cold in front of the TV and I happened to catch a show called NOW on the Discovery Channel (I think). Its a reality show where they help make people's dreams come true. A couple of guys from Oklahoma go to Barrow Alaska to hold the northernmost bike race. They showed a few clips of the local DJ, Earl Finkler promoting the race and I thought "why does he seem familiar?"

    That's one cold place.

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    Cyburbian nerudite's avatar
    Aug 2001
    Oh how cool! Wish I caught that on t.v.!

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    Cyburbian Earl Finkler's avatar
    Aug 2001
    Barrow, Alaska

    15 seconds of fame

    Quote Originally posted by nerudite
    Oh how cool! Wish I caught that on t.v.!
    Thanks for catching the show. It was a lot of fun to be in it, just reading the winter weather, like I do every morning on KBRW public radio.

    Those two college students from Oklahoma were really nice guys, with a dream of holding a bicycle race up here in March---with howling winds and a wind chill of 28 below zero.

    But they had fun and we in Barrow had fun and they made their dream a reality.
    Happy belated Thanksgiving everyone!
    Earl in Barrow, Alaska

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