The hackers of 2600 and Off The Hook are off the air
After 24 years, the hacker radio show, Off the Hook is going off the air, at least for now. The show, hosted by Emmanuel Goldstein (not his real name) and a revolving group of 2600 members, discusses technology for both a techie and non-techie audience. It has been heard on a listener supported radio station here in New York City since 1988.
They were not done in by the usual suspects, bad ratings or poor fund raising. Instead, it was a combination of Hurricane Sandy and management decisions at the radio station that brought them to a breaking point.