Eric Landrum has sacrificed a lot as a music fan working in radio promotions, but what's really kept him on the clock is his passion. No matter what kind of laminate or credentials Landrum has scored over the years working live broadcasts at concerts or meet-and-greets with national touring artists, ... More >>
The Fan Sports LoungeThe Fan Sports Lounge officially opened last night at the corner of Olive and catching-a-game-at-the-AAC. Between TV-plastered walls, a live broadcast booth for KRLD-FM 105.3 The Fan and the Uptown sports scene, there's plenty to watch.
While this spot isn't actually ow ... More >>
Well, that didn't take long.
Less than a month after his nine-year relationship with the Texas Rangers ended, Josh Lewin has been hired by 105.3 The Fan to host a midday sports talk show. Lewin will debut in the 11 a.m.-2 p.m. time slot Monday, November 1 as The Fan unveils its new lin ... More >>
There are cake people and pie people. Adam Carolla, headlining a special two-night event at the Addison Improv Tuesday and Wednesday (October 5-6), is a confirmed pie man. More about that in a minute.
If all you know of Carolla, 46, is from the 1990s on cable's The Man Show and Crank Yankers (s ... More >>
Jay Mcfarland and Ernie BrownKRLD-AM (1080)'s home page still touts News and Views with Ernie & Jay weekdays from 10 a.m. till noon. But one good Friend of Unfair Park says that couple's been d-i-v-o-r-c-e-d as of yesterday. And, sure enough, the program schedule reveals that after almost fiv ... More >>
Two radio industry sources say that CBS Radio and Clear Channel Communications are in negotiations on a deal that could bring controversial and wildly popular radio host Russ Martin back to Dallas radio early this summer. The sources indicate that, should an agreement be reach ... More >>
Beware.I got a theory.
Been working on it for a while, nurturing it from a fleeting thought to a flimsy premise all the way up to a working, rational theory.
Here it is: There are no more aggressive, dangerous drivers on Metroplex highways than those in white pickups. I know, 18-wheele ... More >>
A dramatic comeback? Don't count on it.Those of you bombarding me with emails and hints and rumors of former Live 105.3 FM talk-show host Russ Martin resurfacing on satellite radio, cool your engines.
Not gonna happen. At least for a while.
I was reminded by a radio industry source ... More >>
These have been busy days over at CBS Radio Dallas: First, it turned chatty Live 105.3 into the sportsy The Fan. Then, mid-song yesterday, all-day dance party Movin' 107.5 became the puro Español Mega 107.5, described by Kurt Johnson, VP of programming for CBS Radio Dallas, as "Dallas's first and o ... More >>
Just in case you happened to be flipping 'cross the radio dial yesterday or today and you stopped on Movin' 107.5 (because you were on your way to your pilates class) but, instead of "Hot N Cold", you heard a strange foreign language coming out of your speakers (it's called "Spanish"), well, that's ... More >>
Several Friends of Unfair Park have asked why the Rangers would broadcast a majority of their games on The Fan, when KRLD-AM has such a mammoth signal, especially at night. Which is why I called John Blake, the team's recently returned exec vice president of communications, to discuss the decision b ... More >>
Jeff Catlin just sent Unfair Park a press release proving Richie was right when he predicted the Dallas Cowboys and KTCK-AM (1310, The Ticket) would be parting ways sooner than later. Officially, the deal was up and into its option phase, and Catlin says the Ticket actually opted out of the deal, no ... More >>
Not worthy of the "BREAKING NEWS" banner 'cuz, really, you read this about three months ago. Remember?
In the final analysis, these were strange bedfellows from the outset: The Cowboys, who rely upon an expansive signal, jumping under the sheets with a station that built its legacy in part by l ... More >>