The Criminal podcast talks Max Headroom

This Sunday, November 22, marks the 23rd anniversary of the 1987 Max Headroom signal intrusion, where someone (still unknown) overpowered the studio-transmitter microwave links to send a pirate signal out over Chicago’s channels 9 and 11 (WGN-TV and WTTW.) This week, the Criminal podcast talks to several people at channels 9 and 11, including Team 111 mentor Al Skierkiewicz, then an engineer at WTTW and WFMT-FM, about when and how it happened:

(Don’t say the ‘P’ word!)

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Thanks for posting about this.

I believe your math may be a bit off there.

However, I’m still fully interested in giving the podcast a listen!

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Jeremy Bearimy. Time is what you make it.

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