For over 40 years, Houston's Pacifica affiliate, KPFT, has delivered important community-oriented (and uber-liberal) shows that listeners can't find anywhere else. Which is why it's a big deal when there's a shake-up that could potentially affect programming -- and an even bigger deal when the stati ... More >>
Affidavits filed in Houston lawyer James Walker's breach of contract lawsuit against radio personality "Outlaw" Dave Andrews accuse Walker of openly abusing drugs and threatening a business partner. Walker -- you may know him as "Walker: Texas Lawyer" -- sued Andrews and Duane Bradley after the co- ... More >>
Popular Houston radio personality and bar owner "Outlaw" Dave Andrews has been sued by an investor in Andrews's Outlaw Dave's Worldwide Headquarters for allegedly using a $360,000 loan to "promote his personal broadcasting career" instead of paying bills and other operating costs. The suit, filed i ... More >>
According to a tweet from Fox 26 reporter Isiah Carey late this afternoon, KTSU radio volunteer Michael Whitfield was arrested earlier Wednesday and could face up to 300 counts of credit card fraud for stealing radio-station donors' pledge sheets and opening credit cards in their names. Earlier thi ... More >>
Note: This article was written by William Michael Smith and Houston Press staff writer Steve Jansen. A TSU DJ has been arrested in an alleged pledge-drive scam, a local TV watchdog reporter said late Wednesday. According to a tweet from Fox 26 reporter Isiah Carey late this afternoon, KTSU radio v ... More >>
I am convinced that Ken Bridge has figured out a way to subsist on thousands of micro-naps during the day, like Jack Donaghy on 30 Rock. It's the only way I can think of how Bridge must manage the handful of restaurant concepts he's successfully grown throughout Houston. His company, Delicious Conce ... More >>
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Updated at 1:20 p.m. with a statement from KPFT's Duane Bradley. Photos by Melissa Noble/ KPFT on FacebookMatt Helfrich, an imposing-looking but good-natured volunteer and occasional fill-in DJ for 90.1 KPFT FM, has been identified as the man stabbed to death at the Skylane Apartments on Wes ... More >>
No Elena Kagan hearings for KPFT listenersPacifica station KPFT-FM has been knocked off the air and may not be able to broadcast over the airwaves until tomorrow because of damage to its radio tower.Don't blame the KKK this time. Blame copper thieves.A group of what KPFT general manager Duane Bra ... More >>
For a radio station whose motto is “Radio for Peace,” KPFT 90.1 FM sure attracts a lot of violence. Last night, during a Zydeco music show, a shot burst through the station’s Plexiglas window, nearly striking programmer Mary Thomas. The station manager, Duane Bradley, sounded perplexed about ... More >>
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