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Got a letter from Roberto Eder, of Public Radio & TV Stations in Utah, yesterday. Eder listens to the show on St. Lake City's KCPW, and he wanted to know why Luke Burbank's big farewell cut out midway through:

Hi I have a question regarding Luke Burbank's adieu last Friday. I complained vociferously to my local FM station KCPW in SLC that it had cut off LB before he was finished. The station claims LB was trying to parody the ending of The Sopranos where things just go dark and end. If that is true, I must ask what is the matter with Burbank? I took some interest in him, enjoyed listening to him, expressed my disappointment that he was leaving. Is it possible that he just dissed his listening audience including me by intentionally cutting off his goodbye in mid-sentence? KCPW is claiming it was not the station's fault. What happened?

An answer, after the bump.

Roberto, that was indeed the BPP pulling a Sopranos ending. Unnamed sources, especially Alison Stewart, tell us there was no parting advice. Maybe the listeners can gin some up in the comments.