Thursday, March 3, 2016
Null-Reimers: Is the affair over?
The up and down relationship between Gary Null and WBAI (i.e. Berthold Reimers) had been going on for so long that it came to be regarded as a part of the station's irregular pattern. One never knew where this odd couple stood and there is no app for making that determination.
Then, in January, the sporadic Null rumble erupted into a potentially fatal lawsuit filed in New York against Pacifica, Reimers and others. (Find the papers here: The Null/Pacifica drama court papers, and more...
Although he ceased pitching on the air, it was puzzling but characteristically off-the-wall to hear Null maintain his daily WBAI schedule during the present failed fundraiser, but Reimers finally took some action: he informed Null that Fridays on WBAI's air would no longer be his. Null was prepared so when Friday came, he announced his contingency plan and ended his hour on an acidic note. The ship is sinking.