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  • 'Laugh-In' announcer, voiceover vet Gary Owens dies at 80

    Gary Owens, the droll, mellifluous-voiced announcer on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" and a familiar part of radio, TV and movies for more than six decades, has died. He was 80. The veteran voiceover star died Thursday at his Los Angeles-area home, his son,...
  • Youth counselor accused of hitting teen with handheld radio

    Youth counselor accused of hitting teen with handheld radio
    A Marion Youth Academy worker was arrested Thursday after surveillance footage showed him hitting a teen with a handheld radio, Marion County deputies said. Curtis Thornton, 26, was charged with two counts of aggravated child abuse. Thornton, a youth...
  • Theater review: 'Radio Golf' from Seminole State College

    Theater review: 'Radio Golf' from Seminole State College
    In “Radio Golf,” August Wilson seems even more reflective than usual. The play, onstage at Seminole State College, is the last work in his 10-play “Pittsburgh Cycle.” It was finished not long before his death from liver cancer in...
  • Gary Owens, radio and 'Laugh-In' announcer, dies at 80

     Gary Owens, radio and 'Laugh-In' announcer, dies at 80
    "From beautiful downtown Burbank," Gary Owens vaulted to fame playing the zany announcer in the landmark TV comedy series "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In." And he never stopped working after that, doing commercials, variety specials, cartoons, radio shows...
  • Legendary radio, TV personality Gary Owens dies

    Legendary radio, TV personality Gary Owens dies
    Gary Owens, the radio, TV and voice-over performer who appeared on the “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In” TV series and created the phrase “beautiful downtown Burbank,” died Thursday surrounded by family in his home in Encino. Owens...
  • The sound of 'Laugh-In's' Gary Owens was the sound of Los Angeles

    The sound of 'Laugh-In's' Gary Owens was the sound of Los Angeles
    The sound of Gary Owens, the announcer and voice artist who died Thursday at home in Encino, was a sound of Los Angeles in the 1960s and '70s: classic and customized, finely tuned and casually flamboyant, like a pinstriped suit on the one hand and a...
  • NPR comic Ophira Eisenberg, coming to Bethlehem, is cerebral, provocative

    Ophira Eisenberg's professional life is sliced up into different sections. There's the cerebral and quick-witted host of NPR's popular weekly trivia program "Ask Me Another." And then there's the provocative and clever author, who penned the revealing...
  • Peter Sagal shares wit on 'Wait Wait'

    When Peter Sagal began his career as the host of NPR's irreverent news quiz show "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" in 1998, he had a sharp wit honed during his years as a playwright — but zero experience in radio. Luckily, he had some first-rate...
  • Huggies delivers 'Baby Making' radio station for Valentine's Day

    Huggies delivers 'Baby Making' radio station for Valentine's Day
    Why would Huggies brand diapers conceive a Pandora radio station for Valentine's Day? To help couples make babies, of course. The Huggies Baby Making Station will feature classic R&B, timeless love songs and modern romantic hits, with plenty of Barry...
  • Darrun Hilliard and Villanova to get more air time on ESPN radio of the Lehigh Valley

    Darrun Hilliard and Villanova to get more air time on ESPN radio of the Lehigh Valley
    Lots of basketball coming up this weekend on ESPN radio of the Lehigh Valley (AM-1230, 1320) and there's another Villanova game coming up featuring Liberty High graduate Darrun Hilliard. Here's the schedule, courtesy of Tom Fallon: Friday, Feb. 13...
  • Program showcases music scene at historic Charleston venue

    Charleston, South Carolina, has become a go-to destination for travelers seeking a dip into southern hospitality, history and haute cuisine, ranking consistently as a top domestic and international travel destination. Now the lead guitarist and...