Keith Emerson

Keith Emerson

I was sorry to hear that Keith Emerson died yesterday at age 71.  After hearing the news this afternoon, I played some ELP on my show and talked about him, realizing that — as with George Martin earlier this week — even the rock stations in town...
Regis Still Rocks

Regis Still Rocks

Happy birthday to an American broadcasting legend, Regis Philbin, who turned 80 today. I’ve written many times about my admiration for what Regis does every day on his show, his game show hosting skills, and his appearances on other people’s shows, too,...

More Interview Transcripts

I just posted the transcripts of interviews with three guests from the world of sports who stopped by my Washington DC radio show about a decade ago: Sugar Ray Leonard, who was about to return to the ring after a five-year hiatus to fight Hector “Macho”...

Interview Oddities

Digging into my archives again, here are interview transcripts from some of the odder guests who appeared on my radio show a decade ago: In August, 1997, after Marv Albert’s name appeared in a book about a dead dominatrix, I wondered on the air what it was like...

Comedian Interviews

Here’s another batch of interview transcripts from my radio show in Washington, DC, in the 1990s. These are some of the comedians who were always money-in-the-bank guests. Aside from Penn Jillette and Bob Newhart, they were club comedians who came into the...