Don and Joanne are retiring from XL 103 and I’m about to try and fill the shoes of a legend. Like David Hirsch taking over for Dick Clark, I hope my run is longer.
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Welcome To 2016! These 1996 Pop Culture Moments Are Now 20 Years Old
Welcome to 2016, gang. Want to feel old? These 1996 pop culture events are now 20 years old. From Spice Girls to StarTAC, Tupac to JonBenet, all of these big events are turning 20.
A Day In LA With Christina Aguilera Getting Back To Basics
Back in 2006, I got to spend a day in LA with Christina Aguilera .. sort of. I was there for the launch of her Back to Basics album. Here’s the interview
I Won Tickets To The Masters. This Is Why That Sucks.
If you want tickets to the Masters, you need to get lucky. In radio you need to get lucky TWICE. I need to win the lottery, and have it be for the right day. This year I was only lucky once.
That 90s Show: Britney Spears Interview from July, 1999
Here’s a Britney Spears interview I did in July 1999. Britney was cruising high off ,, Baby One More Time and already swimming through starstruck rumours.
#That90sShow Flashback: Silvana From West End Girls
Here’s a flashback interview from #That90sShow on Z95-3. Silvana from West End Girls talks the early days of pop stardom and her new music projects. And I might flirt with her again.
That 90s Show On Z95-3
I’m back on Z95-3 this weekend. For the first time in 5 years, I’ll get to say the call letters that defined my career with the debut of That 90s Show.
I Was Nominated To Take The #IceBucketChallenge
I was nominated by Larry Hennessey to take the #icebucketchallenge. So I did. I donated, and then got soaked. You should too.
Throwback Thursday: A Look Back At My Career At Z95.3 FM Vancouver
I was on air at 95.3 in Vancouver for nearly 16 yrs. As the radio station relaunches, here’s a look back at some of my memories.
How To Win Radio Contests
Radio stations run up big prizes in the spring and fall during their ratings periods to try and boost listenership. So how do you win them? The secret to winning radio contests is actually very simple.
The Awkward, Non-Professional Life Of A Radio Host
[twitter]I have worked in radio for nearly 25 years. Radio life is a little different than the usual office experience. I often describe it as being like a pre-teen girl for eternity. I listen to…
Buzz Bishop Fired
[twitter]One of the most searched terms for people coming to this blog is “Buzz Bishop fired.” Truth be told, I have worked at 3 different radio stations in the past 2 years, so every now…
The Senior Tour
Being a pro golfer must be awesome. Not only do you have the chance to make millions for a career that can last 5-10 yrs longer than most professional athletes, you get a chance to…
The Path More Traveled
[twitter]I was at a conference this week and sat next to one of the VPs of our company. High school graduation was brought up by the speaker. ” I graduated in 1989,” said our VP….
Interview: Lady Gaga
In the spring of 2009, Lady Gaga wasn’t yet the second coming of Madonna, but she was on her way. She was an eccentric pop star that was building a following underground through the gay…
90.3 AMP Radio Calgary iPhone App
Thanks for making the switch to 90.3 AMP Radio. Now there’s an app for that! Yesterday afternoon the switch was flipped on the radio station’s first iPhone app. I know I know I know, we’ve…