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  • Mike Nichols' spirit lives on in Chicago radio

    Mike Nichols' spirit lives on in Chicago radio
    According to legend, in the early days of Chicago classical music radio station WFMT-FM 98.7, co-founder Rita Jacobs noticed that folk music was surging in popularity and asked a young announcer, Mike Nichols, to start a weekly show. Jacobs gave Nichols...
  • Watch: T-Pain goes without signature Auto-Tune for NPR concert

    Watch: T-Pain goes without signature Auto-Tune for NPR concert
    In one way, this is totally great. In another, it's a real bummer. On Wednesday, NPR posted the latest installment in its so-called Tiny Desk Concert series, in which musicians perform stripped-down sets inside the public radio organization's offices in...
  • Humor column: Spring forward, fall over

    The days are getting shorter. And so am I. I don't think I'm gaining weight, I just think gravity is slowly squishing me into a planet-shaped thing. It's doing to me what it's done to the Earth and the moon and the Sun: making me dense, round and...
  • Jokes by the hundreds from Jackie 'The Joke Man'

    If you know comedy, you know Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling. He was Howard Stern's head writer for 15 years and has a show on Stern's Sirius XM Howard 101 satellite radio. He tours the country. But did you know he is not a comedian? "I'm not a comedian....
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •Fairmount Park Mansion Tour, Mount Pleasant and Cedar Grove mansions, lunch at Parc Brassiere, Dec. 16. $110, members; $120, nonmembers. Deadline: Nov. 21. Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites, Katy, 610-882-0450, ext. 10. •Radio...
  • 'Car Talk' co-host Tom Magliozzi dead at age 77

    'Car Talk' co-host Tom Magliozzi dead at age 77
    Tom Magliozzi, co-host of the long-running weekly National Public Radio show "Car Talk," died on Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease, the broadcast network said. He was 77. Magliozzi and his younger brother Ray became famous as the self-...
  • 'Car Talk' Host Tom Magliozzi Dead at 77

    Tom Magliozzi, longtime co-host of NPR's "Car Talk," has died of complications from Alzheimer's Disease, according to "Car Talk" EP Doug Berman and NPR. He was 77. Magliozzi (pictured, left) hosted the Peabody Award-winning talk show from 1977 to 2012...
  • An appreciation: Tom Magliozzi, Click of 'Car Talk'

    Tom Magliozzi, who died Monday at age 77, was for 25 years the co-host with his younger brother Ray of the NPR series "Car Talk"; a local Boston version had run on the public radio station WBUR for a decade before that. As the Tappet Brothers, Click and...
  • Tom Magliozzi dies at 77; co-host with brother of NPR's popular 'Car Talk'

    Tom Magliozzi dies at 77; co-host with brother of NPR's popular 'Car Talk'
    An imposing, gray-bearded figure with the fiery look of an Old Testament prophet, Tom Magliozzi took car problems as seriously as he took himself. Which is to say: not very. To be sure, he and his brother, Ray, were professionally known as "Click...
  • DJ Don Wardell Is a Friend of Timeless Tunes

    The current boom of classic songs from the so-called "Great American Songbook" on the record charts, on radio and in movies and television is good news, but no shock for Palm Springs "beautiful music" DJ Don Wardell, who dryly observes "I've seen it...
  • A familiar voice as Steve Dahl returns to Chicago radio

    A familiar voice as Steve Dahl returns to Chicago radio
    Grumbles about commercial radio's tight formatting? Check. Horndog comments to a female caller and his station's traffic reporter? Check. References to Disco Demolition and Garry Meier and a phone call to wife Janet? Check, check and check. Sheepishness,...