Karel returning to KGO

Karel Karel, who was fired by KGO NewsTalk 810 in 2008 after shouting obscenities on the air during a news report about “Joe the Plumber,” is returning to that station. Listeners heard about it last night from Marty Nemko, a career coach, said he wanted to talk about lessons he had learned from being fired from previous jobs. At that point, Nemko noted that he was being let go by KGO, and that his last show would be on Sunday,

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Karel loses gig at KNGY-FM

Karel, who lost his job at KGO-AM after an obscenity laced tirade about Joe the Plumber, has been terminated by KNGY-FM “Energy 92.7” after four months. Karel, whose real name is Charles Karel Bouley, said on his own blog that he was told he was let go because of financial reasons. “It’s a new show and so as ratings tend to do, they drop off at first and then rebuild. The building process isn’t happening fast enough for management so

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It looks like Karel is returning to radio

The last time we heard about Karel was in November when he had been fired from his part-time gig at KGO-AM for an obscenity laced tirade about Joe the Plumber while he thought his microphone was off. Now radio blogger Brad Kava reports that there are rumors Karel (real name Charles Karel Bouley) will be back on the air in a matter of days. He’s apparently landed a job at the KNGY-FM (92.7) Monday-Thursday 9 p.m. to midnight and on

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KGO-AM fires Karel, board operator

KGO-AM has fired weekend host Karel for an obscene tirade he launched against Joe the Plumber, according to a statement the station posted on its Web site tonight. Karel, whose real name is Charles “Karel” Bouley, thought his microphone had been turned off during an Nov. 1 news break when the famous plumber’s name came up in a story. Not only did Karel drop the f-bomb three times but he added “I want motherf—-ing Joe the Plumber dead.” KGO, in

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KGO-AM temporarily pulls Karel off the air

KGO-AM has temporarily suspended Charles “Karel” Bouley while management decides what it should do after he unleashed an obscene tirade against Joe the Plumber while he thought his microphone was turned off. “It’s a personnel matter and it’s under review,” operations director Jack Swanson told Wall Street Journal reporter Sarah McBride. “It is clear what happened wasn’t intentional.” Karel’s 7-10 p.m. timeslot this coming Saturday will be pre-empted by a Cal football game anyway; the station still hasn’t announced who

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