The great Ron ChapmanOn April 13 in Las Vegas, Ron Chapman will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters' Radio Hall of Fame -- a momentous occasion that comes exactly one month after the Citadel Broadcasting Corporation pulled the plug on Platinum 96.7 and replaced it with an FM ... More >>
In late August, Kim spoke with Phillip Dennis, head of the Dallas Tea Party, about his aspirations for the group. This is what he told her:I believe in what we're doing. I believe in this movement. I think this really is the beginning of the second revolution of America. It's going to be peaceful ... More >>
In case you haven't noticed, the Dallas Mavericks' new head coach is Prick Carlisle. His weekly radio shows with The Ticket's Norm Hitzges have gotten progressively less insightful and decreasingly courteous. And last night he turned down right surly with ESPN Radio's Chuck Cooperstein. For no ... More >>
Life has a way of dragging us off the charted path and into rather randomly obtuse trajectories. Sometimes you just feel like you're everywhere, all the time. Like you've got the whole world in the palm of your hand.It often comes down to an intangible law of attraction: Many of us have that one ... More >>
Local artists make waves with D-Town Boogie, but the real test comes in 14 months
At this very moment down in Huntsville, folks are marking the 25th anniversary of lethal injection in the U.S. at the Texas Prison Museum, which is hosting a panel discussion titled, fittingly, “25 Years of Lethal Injection: What Have We Learned?” Good question -- same one the Supreme Court's sc ... More >>
Speaking of Arts Magnet grad Norah Jones -- which I was, kinda -- her publicist sends word this afternoon that she's about to be, well, everywhere. On TV (she's the performer on the Austin City Limits season premiere, set to debut October 6). In the movies (Wong Kar-Wai's My Blueberry Nights). On th ... More >>
National Public Radio this afternoon called Schutze's cell to fact-check a story about Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins, which is scheduled to air tomorrow morning on Morning Edition. Their question had something to do with the Citizens Council; Jim's answer was, "I'm all for it." (Mayb ... More >>
Assuming Josh Venable's recent anti-Observer e-mail to fans was honest, he'll never read this article anyway
At SXSW, you couldn't hear the bad news over all that music
Meet the new radio, XM. It's big. It's bad. It's nationwide.
The Light Crust Doughboys spread some old-time commercial radio
With Napster six feet under, the RIAA now wants to hang the Internet DJ
The Glenn Mitchell Show, KERA-FM 90.1
The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely
Is way too often for the jokes in Pegasus' latest
The Blond Bomber flies from Waxahachie to Alan Freed, with a Strat as his sole defense
Glenn Mitchell, weekdays at noon on KERA-FM 90.1
Even the return of Kevin McCarthy probably won't save the once-proud KLIF-AM -- er, Big 570
A new CD resurrects the echoes of the long-gone Big "D" Jamboree, where Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and some forgotten heroes made Saturday nights swing
Dr. Paul's Texclectic Radio goes Dada
Disney hopes its upstart kids radio network will be more than just a Mickey Mouse effort
An unlikely suburban airwave pirate lands in the FCC's crosshairs
Broadcast Data Systems listens to the radio so you don't have to
Dallas' hip-hop scene is more vital than ever, but you'd never know it: no clubs, no radio, no major-label deals. But the musicians, some of this city's best, refuse to give up.
KKDA-AM silences the radio voice of black Dallas, but was anyone listening anyway?
KERA makes a stab for its former glory with less wheedling and more programming
Onetime fly jock Tom Joyner has landed a radio deal with Corporate America that is making him the conscience of the black community
Can two transplants from the land of Lynyrd Skynyrd and fart smells find the key to radio fame at Dallas' Q102?
Holly Mullen meets Dunham and Miller, the radio jocks whose sports talk show leaves Dallas women panting for more
RainMaker's freshman band Soak slips through some walls
Frank Mitchell thought he was a made man in the all-powerful 'family' that controls professional golf. Then the PGA Tour shoved him out into the cold.
Erotic D looks Beyond 2000
He had 78 hits spanning five decades and revolutionized country music. Now, Fort Worth's Hank Thompson gets a new green light.
The self-proclaimed ministers of capitalism have gotten a cool reception to their gospel in Dallas. But Chevis King Jr. and Joe Howard won't give up till they've found a better way to spend black people's money.
The last interview you'll ever need to read with radio's greatest, loudest talker--and, just maybe, Hollywood's newest movie star
The sound of the urban night comes from a most unlikely place
The votes are in, and Donna Blumer lives on
The City of Dallas could make a fortune from WRR-FM. But powerful friends don't want anything to change at their little radio station.
KERA-FM goes for gab in effort to grab ratings
Ranger Rita tries to find a new voice of and for the people
Compilation of "experimental music" skirts the line between art and nausea