Tom Joyner

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    As KKDA Automates, a Community Loses its Voice

    It was probably inevitable, what with the decades-long trend from AM to FM, from DJ to computer, but that didn't lessen the shock when KKDA abruptly laid off most of its on-air staff. We mourned it at the time on our music blog as a loss for Dallas radio, now devoid of the unique blend of old-school ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    How Should Dallas "Stop the Violence"? By Moving the "Punks" to "Punksville."

    Sam MertenCaraway pointed to a map showing all of the churches in his district. Davis twice felt it necessary to tell the audience: "I have the same map."​Citing the April 26 murder of longtime Dallas Morning News delivery driver Robert Lawrence in South Oak Cliff, Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Ballers and Shotcallers: Zo & Magic's 8-Ball Challenge

    Mattie StaffordAlonzo Mourning lines up a shot. For a whole slideshow from this event, click here.​Zo & Magic's 8-Ball ChallengeCentennial Building in Fair ParkThe red carpet walks kicked off at 7.30 p.m., with Mourning's appearance leading the way. Early attendees were held in a "reception ar ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 13, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Three Cigarettes in an Ashtray, Probably Not the Best Name for A.M. Random Notes

    Some random notes this a.m. -- so till Merten decides to get back in gear with his Virtual Coffee, how 'bout a First Smoke of the Day? Like this puff (piece) from New York magazine concerning New York City Opera's new director, some guy named George Steel ... sounds familiar, can't quite place it, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2008
  • News

    April 13, 2006

    Who Wants to Be a Billionaire?

    Sam Gross does, but despite his claims to the contrary, he's only about a billion or so short of his goal.

  • Calendar

    June 17, 2004

    Wild Blue Yonder

    GayBINGO is ready for takeoff

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Likely Suspect

    Three years after his conviction for rape, local DJ Gary "Babyfase" Faison speaks out to proclaim his innocence. What are the odds he's right? One in 300 million.

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best Radio Morning Show

    The Morning Team, KKDA-FM (104.5), K104

  • Music

    November 8, 2001

    Forgot About D.O.C.

    The D.O.C. is ready to take on the world. And he's bringing Dallas with him.

  • News

    March 2, 2000

    Love unlimited

    KRNB-FM's Rudy V is the smoothest operator on the air, whether you're a man in trouble or a woman in love

  • News

    May 7, 1998
  • News

    April 30, 1998

    Air Joyner

    Onetime fly jock Tom Joyner has landed a radio deal with Corporate America that is making him the conscience of the black community