"What he reminds me of is that quirky, kind of odd friend you had in high school but never wanted to admit you knew," says a This American Life fan of host Ira Glass, in a St. Paul Pioneer Press article. "But now you think, 'Gee, I wish I had gotten to know him better.' "
The FCC has given public TV stations an extra six months to simulcast half of their analog programming on their digital channels. The original deadline for the 50 percent simulcast requirement was May 1.