Friday, March 31, 2006

While Visiting MPLS

Pick up a copy of The Pulse of the Twin Cities where Joel Orff's comic strip Great Moments in Rock 'N' Roll features a collection of anecdotes I submitted including stories about the Minutemen, Camper Van Beethoven, and The Balancing Act. You can visit The Pulse website, but it doesn't carry this particular comic in the online edition. See Joel's archive here.

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Byrd Blogging

Roger McGuinn has a blog and in this entry he does a nice job relating the story of King Radio, an Olathe, KS company that makes communications gear for small planes, among other things.

Saturday, March 25, 2006

The interior of the restroom at the KJHK studios, Lawrence, KS, from August 2004.

Friday, March 24, 2006

Snell Speaks

From the "I knew him way back when" department, a nice interview with former KU drama student, and fellow audio-reader voice David Snell, now appearing on "The Shield".

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Embo Reunion

Sweet news from the Embarrassment Appreciation Society forum: 3 gigs this summer in Kansas! Thanks to Lori Wray for the tip.

Monday, March 20, 2006

KJHK Antenna is history

KU's radio tower behind Marvin Hall, home of KJHK's antenna, will be torn down due to storm damage, from Kansas City Info Zine.

Sunday, March 19, 2006

Saturday, March 11, 2006

Recommending Summer Camp

My parents sent me to summer camp for two weeks when I was ten years old. It was the best thing they ever did (that they weren't required to do by law). Today's Kansas City Star features a special summer camp guide. They'll probably make you register to read it on line.

When you finish with Lori Cossey's star article, click on over to Camp Zoe Memories, my shrine to the Missouri summer camp where spent my summers from 1975 to 1980. There were girls, visions, everything.

Thursday, March 09, 2006

Prediction: One and Done

I've enjoyed watching the University of Kansas men's basketball team improve this season but I don't think they'll do very well in the NCAA tournament. Unless they catch a break in their bracket, I predict they'll win one game and that's it. Somebody will throw out a zone defense or force a slow tempo game, much as Temple did today against George Washington, and it will nullify our athleticism.

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Recommending Great Moments in Rock 'n' Roll

A comic strip by Joel Orff. Look for the strip featuring KJHK alumni Todd Newman & Lori Wray.