Great Job, Internet!: Read This: A fascinating portrait of radio’s corny but deeply sincere Delilah After Dark

Some people want to fill the world with silly love songs, and what’s wrong with that? For decades, Delilah Rene Luke has been dispensing salt-of-the-earth advice and comforting soft rock tunes as part of her nightly call-in show, Delilah After Dark, which the genial host now records from the basement of a picturesque farmhouse in Port Orchard, Washington. Over on BuzzFeed, in honor of Valentine’s Day, writer Nick Murray has written an affectionate and informative article about Luke and her show called “You’re Listening To Delilah,” illustrated with photographs by Brandon Hill. The host’s honeyed voice and soothing manner have helped make Delilah After Dark a mainstay of syndicated radio since the mid-1990s, but Luke has worked in radio most of her life, beginning in her teens. Today, her program has an audience of millions, putting her in contention with such heavy hitters as Rush Limbaugh …

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