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  • Vintage radio stories from Kurt Vonnegut, Ray Bradbury and more

    Vintage radio stories from Kurt Vonnegut, Ray Bradbury and more
    "Adventures in time and space," the announcer intones. "Told in future tense!" There is a gong, a pause, and then: "Dimension X!" followed by an echo, "X! X! X!" It's a cheesy introduction, but forgivable -- it was recorded in 1950. "Dimension X" was...
  • Sportscaster Andrés Cantor set to call eighth World Cup in a row

    Sportscaster Andrés Cantor's career has been marked by goals. Literally. He is known as the broadcaster who roars "Goooal!" to call points during soccer broadcasts on Spanish-language TV. He's not just a celebrity among Spanish-speaking Latinos but also...
  • Worst radio pairing ever? It was 30 years ago, and hasn't been topped since.

     
    In doing some personal archival work I came across this article I wrote on Nov. 15, 1984 when one of my duties in the Tribune's feature department was to write a weekly column on the radio industry: Marriage made in......
  • Allentown native to hold signing of his successful Led Zeppelin book

     
    An Allentown native whose 2012 coffee table book on Led Zeppelin recently was released in paperback will hold a regional book-signing event. TV and radio producer Denny Somach, a Moravian College graduate who early in his career worked at Allentown......
  • WBBM to be Cubs' new radio home

    WBBM to be Cubs' new radio home
    Whether or not they will be the same Chicago Cubs next season, fans will hear their radio call on a new home: WBBM-AM 780. The Cubs signed a long-term deal with the CBS-owned station to carry the team’s games beginning next season. They will...
  • Cubs, WBBM make radio deal official

    Cubs, WBBM make radio deal official
    The Chicago Cubs formally announced a partnership with CBS Radio Thursday, moving the games to WBBM 780-AM next season and ending a play-by-play history on WGN-AM 720 dating back 90 years. Cubs games will be broadcast on AM only, officials said at a...
  • Comedian Dave Chappelle marks comeback with Radio City Music Hall show

    At Radio City Music Hall on Wednesday night there was a sense of nervous anticipation about Dave Chappelle's return to the stage after nearly a decade in self-imposed exile. “I just hope he finishes the show,” said Jason Santos, 32, from the...
  • Russ Stanton, head of news at KPCC, to step down

    Russ Stanton, head of news at KPCC, to step down
    Former Los Angeles Times Editor Russ Stanton is leaving Southern California Public Radio, where he oversees the newsroom that produces content for KPCC-FM (89.3) and other nonprofit stations. The newsroom was told Wednesday afternoon that Stanton...
  • Casey Kasem understood America's love of optimism and a moving story

    Casey Kasem understood America's love of optimism and a moving story
    He remembered everything about that night. He remembered the song they slow danced to -- "You Are My Lady." He remembered the play of the lights in her hair as he held her. He remembered her eyes as she looked up at him. He remembered wanting to spend...
  • Success! Cassini flies by Titan, collects intel on mysterious lakes

    Success! Cassini flies by Titan, collects intel on mysterious lakes
    NASA's Cassini mission flew past Titan early Wednesday morning, successfully completing a complex maneuver that will help scientists better understand one of the solar system's most intriguing moons. Beginning around midnight, a team of scientists and...
  • Big swings in L.A. radio ratings raise questions

    What a difference two homes make to the radio business. Nielsen's disclosure that its Los Angeles radio ratings had been compromised prompted the company to disqualify two families from its sample audience. The unprecedented breach allowed two Spanish-...