| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:58 PM
As the Orlando Magic's radio play-by-play announcer, Dennis Neumann spends his working life describing the athletic exploits of others.
But one week from Sunday, Neumann, his stepson and one of his stepdaughters will do something few pro athletes ever...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:40 PM
During Disclosure's early evening set at Lollapalooza 2013, British brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence paused to pay tribute to house music--a genre with deep Chicago roots that heavily informs the pair's celebrated full-length debut, “Settle.”...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
To promote its new song from platinum-selling country music artist Hunter Hayes and Grammy winner Jason Mraz on Tuesday, Warner Music Group didn't book its stars on "Good Morning America" or "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon."
It made a video for YouTube....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Where is that old Gators arrogance and cockiness that used to be on display whenever the University of Florida played a huge football game? I've talked to a lot of Gators fans this week and the general vibe I'm...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:05 AM
House plants were popular with our ancestors, but indoor plants took a lot of work. No bug spray, no packaged topsoil or plant food, not even a good selection of pots was available. In 1829 Dr. Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward of London invented the "Wardian case."...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The very first book featuring the little girl in a coat and yellow hat, "Madeline," appeared in 1939, and the Madeline series has continued ever since. On Friday, NPR got the jump on Madeline's upcoming 75th birthday by talking to her author.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:01 PM
The same TBS announcing team that frosted many Dodgers fans in the division series now moves on to the Dodgers-St. Louis Cardinals series. Seven games, potentially, 30 hours or more. I can almost feel my head start to pre-explode.
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Barely three months ago, Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo's Spanish-language radio career appeared to be derailed.
He had lost his popular "Piolín por la Mañana" morning program amid allegations of sexual and emotional harassment by a male co-worker. In the days...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 11:18 PM
JOLIET, Ill. -- Jeff Gordon was added to the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Friday when NASCAR chairman Brian France used his power to make an unprecedented expansion to the field after two separate investigations into radio chatter revealed...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:32 PM
A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Want to locate a federal inmate? Use the locator. It requires you to know......
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Clear Channel Media & Entertainment and Warner Music Group Corp., the world's third-largest record label, have entered a partnership that will let Warner promote music through the radio giant and take in revenue from terrestrial radio.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Facing a deficit, NPR is reducing staff.
The public radio institution said Friday that it is introducing a voluntary buyout plan to its employees to reduce its workforce by about 10% as part of a two-year plan to balance its budget.