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  • Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam's 'Dinner Party' breaks ice

    Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam's 'Dinner Party' breaks ice
    Public radio hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam of American Public Media's "Dinner Party Download" have made names for themselves by cheekily telling listeners how to "win" their weekend events. On a recent Friday night, the two hosted their...
  • Best of the Web: Music video’s wild ride

     
    Music video’s wild ride...
  • CSUN's KCSN HD2 station bilingual format in tune with its listeners

    CSUN's KCSN HD2 station bilingual format in tune with its listeners
    Listeners tuning in to KCSN's new HD2 radio station will notice something once unheard of but increasingly common in American culture: Spanish and English being spoken — and sung — together, almost interchangeably. One day recently, for...
  • KOST is holly, jolly and No. 1 in L.A. area radio ratings

    KOST is holly, jolly and No. 1 in L.A. area radio ratings
    Songs about roasting chestnuts, winter wonderlands and a runaway snowman once again helped propel KOST-FM (103.5) to the top of the local radio ratings. Figures released Monday by Arbitron showed that the adult contemporary music station's annual switch...
  • Jim Leyritz lands job with Angels-owned station despite troubled past

    Jim Leyritz lands job with Angels-owned station despite troubled past
    Angels-owned radio station KLAA (AM 830) has hired troubled ex-major leaguer Jim Leyritz to co-host a new sports talk show, a peculiar move for a club that lost promising young pitcher Nick Adenhart to a drunk-driving accident in 2009. Leyritz, a two-...
  • New York: Theater tours conjure spirits of Broadway

     New York: Theater tours conjure spirits of Broadway
    NEW YORK — I'm standing on the stage of the Hudson Theatre. I'm 23 again, when I dreamed of stardom on the Great White Way. Though I hadn't the stomach to wait for fame and fortune and traded singing for paper and pen, I often return to indulge my...
  • For 'Swingin' Years' radio host, big bands' allure endures

    For 'Swingin' Years' radio host, big bands' allure endures
    Chuck Cecil went to his first big band show in 1939, driving with three high school friends in a Model A Ford to South Gate to see bandleader Jimmie Lunceford at the Trianon Ballroom. The following year, he was at the opening of the Hollywood...
  • Harold Camping dies at 92; preacher's Rapture forecasts fizzled

    Harold Camping dies at 92; preacher's Rapture forecasts fizzled
    Harold Camping didn't live to see the end of the world. The Oakland-based radio preacher, who died Sunday, drew international attention, much of it in the form of ridicule, when he predicted — more than once — the precise date of the Rapture...
  • NPR working with local stations on digital listening experience

    NPR working with local stations on digital listening experience
    NPR wants more things considered for its mobile applications. As more people -- especially those in younger generations -- listen to programming on mobile devices and in Internet-connected cars, the public radio institution is trying to improve its...
  • Tavis Smiley's bumpy 10th anniversary with PBS

    Tavis Smiley's bumpy 10th anniversary with PBS
    First he lost his studio and station home. Then some public radio stations dumped him after he criticized President Obama. Earlier this year, Arsenio Hall swept in and poached his executive producer and other key staffers. Oh, and the tendons in his...
  • 'Breakfast With the Beatles' turns 30

    'Breakfast With the Beatles' turns 30
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. As much as he’s a fan of, and professionally connected to, the music of the Beatles, there are times when “Breakfast With the Beatles” radio show host Chris Carter wonders how...