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  • "Tweety Bird," "Baboon" help fuel protests (and the "BoogeyMan" too)

    05/01/2006 6:58:18 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 402+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 5/1/06 | Arthur Spiegelman
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Normally they chatter, joke and play music with a driving beat but on Monday "Tweety Bird" and "The Baboon" helped fill the streets of Los Angeles with hundreds of thousands of immigrants demanding to become citizens. The Spanish language radio personalities of southern California and many other regions have been the de facto leaders of a Latino call to protest on immigrant rights. And their listeners -- in the United States both legally and illegally -- have been paying close heed as they drive from job to job, a group united by their car radios. "Latino...
  • Vietnam War Disc Jockey Cronauer Praises Families of MIAs

    06/16/2005 10:00:29 AM PDT · by robowombat · 7 replies · 463+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | June 15, 2005 | Rudi Williams
    Vietnam War Disc Jockey Cronauer Praises Families of MIAs By Rudi Williams American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, June 15, 2005 – The man who became famous bellowing "Good morning, Vietnam!" to his military radio audience today praised the families of servicemembers still listed as missing in action in Southeast Asia. Adrian Cronauer of "Good Morning, Vietnam" fame told a gathering of more than 270 Vietnam War era families that their legacy set an example for Korean War and World War II families to form their own family organizations. Photo by Rudi Williams (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. In...

    06/11/2004 7:42:48 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 31 replies · 170+ views
    AP Breaking News ^ | 11 June 2004 | Spencer Shroyer
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A college disc jockey who put on a radio show celebrating Ronald Reagan's death was fired Friday from his position as the station's business manager. Scott Hornyak, a 28-year-old undergraduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, had been suspended indefinitely from his disc jockey job at KSUA-FM after the Sunday show. "They're firing me because of what I said, and the public's reaction to what I said," said Hornyak, who goes by the call name "Spider Bui." H.B. Telling, the station's general manager, said he could not comment on whether Hornyak lost his job because...
  • DJ's mummified body found behind wall in club; Winnipeg mystery

    12/06/2003 4:47:46 AM PST · by Loyalist · 10 replies · 308+ views
    NAtional Post ^ | December 6, 2003 | Chris Wattie
    Winnipeg disc jockey Eduardo Sanchez, 21, was last seen just before 3 a.m. on Oct. 12, 2002, when he talked to friends near the Village Cabaret. CREDIT: Wayne Glowacki, The Canadian Press Police say they likely will never know why Eduardo Sanchez crawled behind a nightclub wall. CREDIT: The Canadian Press Some time in the early hours of a cold October day last year, a young disc jockey stumbled into a Winnipeg cabaret and disappeared. This week, police found the mummified body of Eduardo Sanchez entombed behind a wall in the basement of the popular nightclub, 14 months after...
  • DJ `Uncle Frank' wants to return to air as `Aunt Fran'

    07/17/2002 1:53:09 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 4 replies · 366+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 17 July 2002 | Mike Antonucci
    <p>DJ `Uncle Frank' wants to return to air as `Aunt Fran'</p> <p>Disc jockey Frank Bennett always liked to say that a woman in a billowy frock was God's gift to men on a windy day.</p> <p>But that was years ago, before Bennett stopped being Frank and became Frances, whose favorite clothes are billowy frocks.</p>
  • "Skank" is no case for libel lawyer

    04/18/2002 9:39:14 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 7 replies · 326+ views
    Reuters ^ | 4-18
    "Skank" is no case for libel lawyer Thu Apr 18, 4:57 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - It may not be OK to be a skank but legally it is OK to be called one. A California state appeals court has ruled it is not libel to call someone a "skank" or even a "big skank" on the radio -- describing the word as "a derogatory slang term of recent vintage that has no generally recognised meaning." The state's 1st Court of Appeals, ruling in a case stemming from the show "Who Wants to Marry a Multimillionaire," found that participants...