Rush is, of course, almost a separate story. Kasey takes a stab near the end of this post, at getting at Rush's code.
Meanwhile, Mike, like Kasey, has parent issues around this stuff.
And Rich wonders about the relationship between Rush (and similar hosts) and their listeners.
Rich also gives us this very weird video which, nonetheless, strips itself down to one of the most stark arguments of certain kinds of media -- that they allow ths listener to join a club of select smart people.