Longtime morning radio duo Walton And Johnson are no longer airing on 93.7 The Arrow. The Houston-based, nationally syndicated talk show's page on the Arrow site has also been scrubbed.
Houston media blogger Mike McGuff has been on the story for a few hours now, and there are reports that Clear Ch ... More >>
A few weeks back a blog post by Houston media watcher Mike McGuff tipped us off to the sorta-rebirth of Rock 101 KLOL, in Internet-radio form. Immediately the site went viral and was bogged down with fans clamoring to hear and see what the fuss was about and relive a part of Houston radio history.
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At 5 p.m. Tuesday, 103.7 KHJK left the Houston airwaves, leaving "Houston's Adult Alternative" without a substitute. Christian alternative format Air 1 Radio has taken its place.
The changeover as a result of Cumulus Media's prepackaged bankruptcy buyout that included KHJK and sports-talk station K ... More >>
Mike McGuff caught this blooper from last night's Fox 26 broadcast.
Reporter Pattie Shieh flubs a stand-up and reacts as most anyone would. The inexplicable thing is that it wasn't live, it was taped, and still made it on the air.
For what it's worth, this is Shieh's Facebook avatar:
News brought to you by THE WORLD'S BIGGEST BOW EVERLocal media Mike McGuff has made a YouTube discovery that should make happy anyone who grew up in Houston in the `70s and early `80s -- a compilation of old news clips and ads.
There are some famous faces: Dan Rather, Jessica Savitch, a very ... More >>
If you've been on the net anytime in the past two years, you've probably seen the above (very old) clip of Isiah Carey going nuts when a bug gets in his mouth during a stand-up.
It's about to get new life: Carey announced on his blog that he'll be appearing on the hit Comedy Central show Tosh.0, w ... More >>
Chris Baker is baaaackChris Baker, who was Houston's Glenn Beck before Glenn Beck really took off, is coming back to the local airwaves. Yet again.
Baker, a superficial blowhard who in many ways -- none of them good -- epitimozes right-wing talk radio, will have a show on State Senator Dan P ... More >>
Photo by Mike McGuffWith amazing events going on in Egypt -- some sort of "big announcement" is expected soon -- Houston isn't being left out.
A group is outside the Egyptian Consulate near Westheimer and Chimney Rock, as photographed by the intrepid Mike McGuff.
When the history of the 30- ... More >>
Rocks Off just got word via ABC13.com that former Houston radio personality Mark Stevens, half of KLOL's popular Stevens & Pruett morning-show team from the 1980s until 2000, has passed away. Houston blogger Mike McGuff says close friends told him Stevens died in his sleep early this morning; ... More >>
Intrepid blogger Mike McGuff has an interview up with mayor Annise Parker on her -- and the city's -- use of social media in the past and the future."She reveals the steps her campaign took to effectively utilize social media and the blogosphere to win the votes," McGuff tells Hair Balls.No ... More >>
It's been a rough summer over at Gallery Furniture, what with a former employee being arrested for torching the local home-furnishing superstore's warehouse. But we all know plucky owner Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale isn't going to let losing the lion's share of Gallery's inventory get him down any ... More >>
Over the past few months, local TV personality and blogger Mike McGuff has been steadfastly and patiently compiling a list of all the locations around the greater Houston area where one can procure his favorite -- and my favorite -- chilled beverage of choice, a Dr Pepper Icee.
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