One of the advantages of radio is that you can listen to it while you are doing something else. And these Generation X-ers think they invented multi-tasking!
I have fond memories of my childhood when the entire family was in the living room listening to our favorite radio programs. Mom was sewing, Dad was always fixing something, my little sister was scribbling in a coloring book, and I was playing with cars or soldiers or something. Fibber Magee & Molly or Boston Blackie or some such program was filling the room.
You can still do this sort of thing today, while you are working on your computer. There are thousands of stations you can get over the Net. Try out the following: