Tag: NPR

NPR’s ‘ATC’ gets gay co-host

If we didn’t believe that being a “gay journalist” was different than be a “journalist,” we wouldn’t work for a gay media company. And being out is important — it brings a perspective and challenges politicos and pundits to think about their words

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KERA 90.1 FM changes lineup (and not for the better)

Siting a “continued mission to serve its diverse audience,” KERA is screwing up its lineup, beginning Nov. 12. That’s next Monday. Morning Edition will now begin airing at 4 a.m., because nothing says “diversity” quite like five hours of one show (repeated every two hours), five days at a time.

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Starvoice • 12.23.11

By Jack Fertig CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY David Sedaris turns 55 on Monday. The openly gay author first came to attention with his 1992 broadcast of his SantaLand Diaries on NPR. He’s written iconic bestsellers such as 1997’s Naked and...

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“Oral Fixation” tonight at the MAC

Nicole Stewart spent six years in L.A. working as an actress, but the ups-and-downs of her career made her realize the true-life stories of the real people she met were far more compelling than the scripts she was reading....

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Driver’s Seat: Mark Trimble, Flutist

Name: Mark Trimble, 44. Occupation: Musician (flute) and music educator. How might we know you: My partner Ami Sadeh and I helped create the BearDance events. Type of car: Blue 2008 Nissan Altima Coupe. Best car memory? Driving...

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Mo Rocca at the Eisemann Center

Wait, Wait! Don’t tell me! You know that man on CBS Sunday Morning who’s really funny and kind of nerdy? That panelist with the nasally voice on NPR’s Wait, Wait! Don’t Tell Me quiz show. The guy you can’t quite describe...

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Rocca ages

WAIT, WAIT! DON’T TELL ME! | That nerdy comedian is Mo Rocca! Need salt? Don’t ask Mo Rocca — but as the Texas vet gets older, he keeps getting better RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com You know that man on CBS...

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Paula Poundstone tonight at the Majestic

Poundstoning the pavement We love our Kathy Griffin and Margaret Cho, but Paula Poundstone was right there with them on the up and up. She’s carved her own queer comedy path which comes this way. We give her props for her...

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