Blown Glass

Posted on 31 May 2013 at 8:00am

Just because Ira Glass, radio’s sexiest nerd, is straight doesn’t mean we love him any less ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor Our theme this week: Ira Glass, host and creator of the best program on radio, This American Life. Our article will be presented in three acts. Act 1: I introduce Ira. Act 2: […]

Oh, my word

Posted on 10 May 2013 at 9:30am

Even queer lingo doesn’t get past gay ‘A Way with Words’ host and logophile Martha Barnette   RICH LOPEZ  | Contributing Writer We applaud when someone like NBA player Jason Collins comes out of the closet. But why was he in the closet anyway? No, not metaphorically, but really. Is “the closet” some arbitrary […]

RVA 2013: Nightlife

Posted on 22 Mar 2013 at 9:50am

SEXIEST BARTENDER Mikey Nguyen, TMC: The Mining Company 3903 Cedar Springs Road Open daily until 2 a.m. As everyone knows, nothing is sexier than a guy who doesn’t think he’s sexy. So when Mikey Nguyen learned he has been voted Dallas’ sexiest bartender, his initial reaction was something like, “Are you sure they got the right […]

Operators standing by

Posted on 13 Oct 2011 at 5:01pm

Rawlins Gilliland’s pledge to KERA listeners? Less boring, more fabulous ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor Although  Rawlins Gilliland would never describe himself as a mad prophet of the airwaves, he does have at least one thing in common with Howard Beale from Network: He’s mad as hell, and he’s not gonna take it […]

Cut to the Chase

Posted on 13 Jan 2011 at 3:00pm

ON AIR  |  Chase Brooks’ ‘Reckless After Dark’ is the only show on Fish Bowl Network that brings a gay voice to the Internet air waves. Local 19-year-old radio jock Chase Brooks is making his play to become the gay Howard Stern RICH LOPEZ  |  Staff Writer Never underestimate the power of youth — […]

Blowing Glass

Posted on 10 Jun 2010 at 1:07pm

By ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor Coping with a crush on radio’s most disarming intellectual PUTTING A FACE TO THE VOICE | Public Radio sex object Ira Glass will appear through the DMA’s Arts & Letters Live series. IRA GLASS Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson. June 12 at 7:30 p.m. $25–$45. […]

Making ‘waves

Posted on 11 Dec 2009 at 12:28am

By ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor Veteran radio personality Rick Vanderslice returns to the broadcast airwaves with a new young partner and the same old passions ON THE AIR THE RICK & R.J. RADIO SHOW airs locally on 1360 AM Sundays, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. and streams on It may be no accident […]

Jack’s back! (…and front!)

Posted on 18 Jun 2009 at 2:09pm

By Arnold Wayne Jones Life+Style Editor After surviving quadruple bypass surgery and a stroke, Jack E. Jett, Dallas’ weirdest media star, returns to radio GETTING SOMETHING OFF HIS CHEST: Could Jack E. Jett’s new favorite bar be… Zippers? THE RETURN OF THE KING "The Jack E. Jett Show" return June 20 and 21, 1–3 p.m. […]

On the air

Posted on 13 Sep 2007 at 6:44pm

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Takei boldly goes on Stern

Posted on 12 Jan 2006 at 7:43pm

VOICE OF PRIDE: Takei becomes Sirius announcer. The first voice listeners heard on Howard Stern’s debut on Sirius satellite radio was newly out actor George Takei, famous for his Mr. Sulu role on “Star Trek.” The radio host and Takei struck up an unusual friendship during Stern’s terrestrial days. Takei officially came out in October […]