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 >>
Jack London couldn't drop this kind of smack. If you can't get enough of the continuing saga at Texas Southern University (we mean more than just dish on ousted prez Priscilla Slade), there's a site for you. And it ain't for the easily offended, especially if you can't handle a liberal use of the ... More >>
Cajun, New Orleans Creole and African-French Creole are three distinct cuisines.