Wes "Scoop" Nisker

Wes ("Scoop") Nisker (born 1942) is an author, radio commentator, comedian, and Buddhist meditation instructor. Nisker is a longtime fixture on San Francisco radio station KFOG. He has become well-known for the catchphrase, "If you don't like the news . . . go out and make some of your own," which he used as the title for a 1994 book. He and his books have been covered in various publications of record. He is the founder and co-editor of the international Theravada Buddhist journal “Inquiring Mind." He is one of the regular teachers at the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Marin County, California.