Born in Germany of a Californian Army father and a New York Italian mother, Dave considers himself a Transcontinental American, though he's still trying to find a home state.
his earliest days, Dave was fascinated with the written word as
well as the audio and visual arts. He enjoyed most the ability of
all of these mediums to make people laugh and think. Compiling audio
montages became a hobby early on.
has held numerous and varied positions in his career, a career that
started in journalism, if you count delivering The Washington
Post as a 6th grader a job in journalism.
has been a writer, creative director, producer, musician, on-air
talent, clergyman, fax repairman and artist, sometimes all at once.
His favorite role is that of Grounds
Maintenance Foreman on the RFB campus, because, "You can't edit a mowed and manicured lawn."
Purposely vague with regard to RFB's religious leanings and beliefs, ("So as not to ruffle your pretty and petty spiritual feathers") Dave
will allow that he created Radio Free Babylon in 2000 after being awakened by a "sub-space intergalactic transmission," dragging Katie,
the co-host of RFB, along with him.
With roots in the River Brethren of Pennsylvania by way of Switzerland, Katie is a second generation Floridian, though she made stops all around the country and overseas with her military family before returning to the Sunshine State.
brings the world back into view, as most good
co-hosts do, keeping Dave from going off the
deep-end, while sometimes stepping in deep
holds a Master of Science in Computer
Sciences, reads everything, loves Southern
food and pretty much everything else. Usually
in a happy mood, generally positive and with
a practical outlook on life, Katie’s
presence guarantees that not everyone on
the show will be a cynical bastard. Many owe this to her naturaly Swiss disposition. But don't get on her bad side or you might see what are known as her "shark eyes."
has been a high-school physics teacher, a
company comptroller and a computer programmer. Though more politically astute than most, she can not be pigeon-holed into any particular political ideaology.
had no choice but to go along with the whole
Radio Free Babylon idea, sort of forced
into it by divine intervention.