Paul Finebaum Talks About Breaking Knowledge Bubbles: “It doesn’t matter who you are, I will listen to you.”

From a New York Times opinion piece by Jane Coaston headlined “Knowing What We Don’t Know”:

Paul Finebaum is a very well known person in America. His four-hour simulcast radio show and television show center on college football and, specifically, the Southeastern Conference, and he has an audience in the millions….

In fact, not only is Finebaum, 66, a household name in the South, but so are some of the people who call in to talk about their favorite team. To quote a 2012 New Yorker profile of him, “In Alabama, the saying goes, there are two types of people: those who admit they listen to Paul Finebaum, and liars.”