Germain running out of letters

GermainMarc Germain, the talk radio host formerly known as Mr. KABC and Mr. KFI, has been let go as liberal-talk KTLK's Mr. K. "A total surprise and not my choice cuts at Clear Channel," Germain emailed the Register's Gary Lycan. Germain just started in March as AM 1150 dropped its Air America identity but kept its liberal orientation. Shortly after the move, he and regular guest April Winchell revealed they were free to skewer Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, something they couldn't do while preaching to the right at KABC. KTLK says they will announce a new afternoon show later this week. Hat tip to So Cal Media Scoop, a new blog that rounds up the recent Clear Channel cuts of recognized names from the L.A. airwaves, among them Charlie Tuna, Kim Amidon and Mike Sakellarides.

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