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  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Not Donkeying Around, George Gimarc's Laughing It Up With His Latest Radio Format

    George Gimarc, like you didn't know​Almost four years ago, the great George Gimarc introduced us to his then-latest rock and roll alternative: a would-be syndicated format called Radio SASS, which stood for "Short Attention Span System" -- as in, no song lasted lasted longer than two minutes. Said ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Camp Cowboys Top 10 Observations: Day 6

    Scouting assistant Rich Behm and his view of training camp.​10. Sounds to me like Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is leaning against rebuilding the indoor practice facility that collapsed May 2, leaving special teams coach Joe DeCamillis with a broken back, scouting assistant Rich Behm par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    At Long Last, KERA's Set to Get Back in the Music-Playing Biz With Newly Acquired 91.7

    Just received a press release from KERA-FM concerning its latest acquisition: 91.7 on your FM dial. So many questions, which we'll get to shortly, but I wanted to offer the announcement in the meantime. The takeaway?KERA has yet to select a name for the new station. The programming on 91.7 FM will b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    KERA Purchases 91.7 FM Frequency, Promises AAA Format Broadcasting By Fall '09

    Well, we asked for it (OK, passively), and now we've got it (Yay!): Come this fall, the 91.7 frequency on your FM dial will be all music, all the time. The folks at KERA just sent out a press release announcing that their organization has purchased the frequency and has chosen the AAA format (Adult ... More >>

  • News

    September 4, 2008

    The Anti-Dittohead

    Hey, Mr. King of Talk Radio, meet the queen

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2007
  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Slow Signal Fade

    Where should you aim your local radio antenna? At the Meat, of course.

  • Culture

    February 3, 2005

    Fragments of Fantasy

    Daniel Roth presents a world of missing parts and tainted possibilities

  • News

    November 18, 2004

    Woot, There It Is

    Plus: News Blackout; Skys the Limit

  • News

    June 19, 2003
  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Cheatin' Situation

    What do you call a reality TV show that's not always real? Cheaters.

  • News

    January 24, 2002

    Radio Haze

    Rick Day's plans for a pro-pot radio show evaporate

  • Music

    August 31, 2000

    Grammar School

    Nelly sets out from his beloved St. Louis on the road to fame and fortune

  • News

    July 13, 2000


    What's in a name; Don't let the doorknob hit you; Payment due

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    Bill soon due

    Dallas beat the telecoms, but guess who pays the price?

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Scene, heard

    Welcome back, losers

  • Music

    February 17, 2000

    Daughter of the chaos

    Luscious Jackson's Jill Cuniff explains why it shouldn't be called "news"

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    International incident

    Dragonball Z is the Cartoon Network's top-rated show, thanks to a Fort Worth-based company that's unleashing a controversial American version of this Japanese hit

  • News

    June 24, 1999

    Put your ears on

    Disney hopes its upstart kids radio network will be more than just a Mickey Mouse effort

  • Music

    April 29, 1999
  • News

    March 18, 1999
  • News

    March 11, 1999

    Belo the belt

    When Belo got into the cable news business, it set off a war with Time Warner that has both companies fighting over Texas

  • News

    September 10, 1998
  • Music

    September 3, 1998

    Souled out

    After 25 years of Texas' best rock, Q102 bids a tearless farewell

  • News

    May 22, 1997

    Stick it in your ear

    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.

  • News

    February 6, 1997

    Shameless in Seattle

    A breach-of-contract lawsuit dogs A.H. Belo's bid to join the media big leagues

  • News

    September 19, 1996

    Static Quo

    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.

  • Music

    September 19, 1996

    Imagine there's no Beatles

    Caught between two generations of Beatles fans

  • Calendar

    March 14, 1996