whty.orgGlenn Miller a.k.a. Frazier Glenn MillerRemember Missouri's U.S. Senate candidate Glenn Miller? A former KKK leader, Miller made a big splash this spring when he began airing his anti-Semitic campaign ads on radio stations across western Missouri. Dozens of headlines followed, as did gues ... More >>
Beethoven may smile again, thanks to KWMUFans of Classic 99.1 (KFUO-FM) officially lost their beloved classical-music outpost in early May, when the FCC approved the sale of the station to Joy FM. The latter is "a listener-supported station that plays Christian music and broadcasts simultaneo ... More >>
The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod cleared the last hurdle this week in its attempt to sell Classic 99.1 (KFUO-FM) when the Federal Communications Commission approved the sale. Friends and financial backers of KFUO have been waging a year-long battle to save the station and had hoped that the FCC ... More >>
After 61 years on the airwaves, a last-ditch effort to save Classic 99.1 (KFUO-FM) was all for naught. Yesterday the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod announced the sale of the classical music station to Christian music broadcaster Joy FM. The church owns the rights to KFUO and began quietly negotia ... More >>
Tomorrow broadcast TV is going all digital on your ass, when analog television signals are switched off and replaced with digital signals. Hopefully you've heard about this already and have purchased a converter box if you aren't already using cable or a satellite service. Just in case you've b ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/zzilchWe all know how the fire department will rescue kittens from trees, but this one seems to go beyond the call of duty. According to an FCC press release, the St. Louis Fire Department is now teaming up with KETC (Channel 9) to provide in-home D-TV installation for inept city r ... More >>
No matter your, ahem, tastes, you can probably agree that the latest Bud Light marketing campaign stinks. Not only is "drinkability" an absurd, made-up word, the commercials that feature people "drawing" on the screen seem about ten years behind the technology curve. Luckily, the ad-maker ... More >>
Parenting hits the stage
When you dial 911 on your cell phone, there's a good chance dispatchers will have no idea where you are.
Think globally, watch locally at the fifteenth annual St. Louis International Film Festival.
Ex-Beat morning show DJ Kaos speaks out
Bill Streeter's vlog is how others see us
A paean to the big bad bottle
We tell the Bravery's fortune, decode a rock opera and groan over Sting's intoxicated verbosity
In a scandal-ridden election year, the years top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.
Week of November 24, 2004
Unreal dons pleather for a BDSM gathering, shows up to the office naked and gets into the mind of chocolate thieves; plus, we want to know why the F we can't see Saving Private Ryan
We pitch a hard-rockin' reality show, talk Jesus with an ex-Card and have a little tiff about Brian Wilson
Head to Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts and see what happens when one artist gets really, really fed up
When it comes to censorship, the song remains the same
The Roberts brothers fight to bring back life to north St. Louis
In which Radar Station ponders the issue of the day
Cronyism! Nepotism! Backstabbing! Secrecy! So that's why they call it "community radio"!
KWUR (FM 90.3)
An obscure funding source keeps local documentary filmmakers afloat
Local college station KCLC-FM proves that adult album alternative radio doesn't have to suck
Shortwave radio: Where the lunatic fringe lives, breathes and flourishes
Washington University student radio station wants to make a change -- but is KWMU-FM standing in the way?
Proposed legislation by the U.S. Senate aims to deter the spreading radio empire. Good luck.
Chuck Norman says WGNU will still be wacky after he's gone
Beloved St. Louis country-pop act calls it a day
Washington University's KWUR-FM seeks to upgrade its signal but is getting opposition from an unlikely source
Hey, you! Stop calling it Riverport! UMB has dibs now!
The government killed TV, and Hollywood's begging it to revive the corpse
Local zine publisher Christina Wojtan crusades on behalf of her passion
St. Louis says, "Lemmehollaatcha," but you won't hear it on Q95.5
Week of October 10, 2001
The Rev. Dickson Beall became a local champion of the First Amendment after he opened the St. Marcus Church basement to progressive theater groups in the 1990s. Few people knew what Beall was up to offstage.
St. Louis rapper Nelly sets out on the road to fame and fortune
Metaphysician Ruth Williams sees the hand of fate in the demise of her cable-access astrology show
Following the greenbacks as Missouri gears up for Super Tuesday
Depending on whom you believe, the FCC's new ruling permitting low-power FM stations will either put radio in the hands of the little people or clutter up the dial
City Hall makes a quick pick in an ugly battle over Internet and phone service. Prepare to pay the price.
A lawsuit is the latest salvo in the continuing battle over a donated AM radio station