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Stingers: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

I am in the third year of co-hosting a radio show, and every year my co-host and I work ourselves up into a frenzied state over our stingers for the show.
For the uninitiated, I will provide you with the definition of a “stinger.”

Stinger (noun): a short sound clip used to divide sections of a radio program or podcast, also known as a sounder.

Are our stingers too long? Do they even make sense? What will these ten second sound clips ultimately say about our show? Why don’t we take our show seriously? Should our last show of the year be a show in which we only play our stingers, because we will have so many by then and they will be so awesome?

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