Myron Anderson, a veteran DJ of Texas Southern University's KTSU (90.9 FM), is on life support at an undisclosed hospital following a brain aneurysm suffered during a Super Bowl Sunday cookout. Chris Tucker, a former KTSU DJ and a close friend of Anderson's, confirmed the news. Says Tucker, "He w ... More >>
In 2010, event planner Sharon Johnson says that KTSU-FM 90.9 management sabotaged a trip she had put together for the 2010 New Orleans Jazz Festival. As a result, she may file a class-action suit "because it hurt me badly," Johnson tells Hair Balls. Two years ago, Johnson organized a bus exc ... More >>
Critics say KTSU has lost its listeners, not to mention its soul, by ditching its cutting-edge music and many of its veteran DJs.
[Note: Part 1 is here, and the Eating Our Words entry that inspired this series is here.] To tell the story of music in the Fifth Ward with anything like the sweep it deserves, we will have to go way back to the 19th century. On a November day in 1898, Beulah Thomas was born to Fanny Bradley an ... More >>
Cajun, New Orleans Creole and African-French Creole are three distinct cuisines.