|Born||November 20, 1954|
|Hometown||Pasadena, California, United States|
|Net worth||$15 million|
- Carlsbad Current-Argus
- Albuquerque Journal, N.M.
- Sports·The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyAs Chicago shock jock Steve Dahl drove onto the field at Comiskey Park on July 12, 1979, the 50,000-strong crowd in the stands was already fired up and nearly ready to explode. It wasn’t the loss of the Chicago White Sox that was filling the air with tension, or the double-header encore that was scheduled to begin shortly.What had so many people in the baseball stadium ready to rage that night was disco, or rather their hatred of the genThanks for your feedback!
- News·Chicago Tribune
Where in the world is Kevin Matthews? The former Chicago radio star can be found in Michigan, still his creative self
Looking for Kevin Matthews? You’ll have to drive. Take a not unpleasant or taxing 180-some mile road trip from Chicago, I-94 northwest to I-I96 — past exits for New Buffalo, South Haven, Holland and other Michigan towns — until you pull off the highway and drive a few blocks through Grand Rapids and then there he is. “Hey, buddy, good to see you.” It has been some time since I last saw him, ...Thanks for your feedback!
- Entertainment·Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn.
Aug. 12—Disco music is having a moment once again, thanks in part to the warmly received HBO documentary "The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart." The Weeknd, BTS and Durand Jones and the Indications have dabbled in disco in recent singles and the Foo Fighters went ahead and released half an album of Bee Gees cover versions as the Dee Gees. Tuesday night, the St. Paul Saints are ...Thanks for your feedback!
- Entertainment·LA Times
The new HBO documentary "The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" explores the brothers' unlikely path to disco stardom and the backlash that followed.Thanks for your feedback!
Chicago-based media consultant Lee Abrams might seem the least likely person to complain about the corporatization and sameness that afflicts today’s traditional terrestrial AM and FM radio stations. After all, it was his infamous tightening of playlists at rock radio during the ‘70s that ushered in the AOR (Album-Oriented Rock) format, which replaced the progressive […]Thanks for your feedback!
- Entertainment·Yahoo Music
Some say an anti-disco rally in Chicago 40 years ago was merely protesting a musical genre, but others argue something nastier was at its core.Thanks for your feedback!
Acknowledging the event’s controversial history, the White Sox pledge that they are “dedicated to advocating for a safe, welcoming ballpark experience for all people and communities”Thanks for your feedback!
According to one writer, disco has suffered a proverbial whitewashing over time.Thanks for your feedback!
By John Dorn It was a night that brought one of the most destructive revolutions in professional sports history, but one that has been largely forgotten as the decades have blown by. July 12, 1979 -- Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park inThanks for your feedback!
I like the way Schiau Studios thinks -- when customers complained about the price of their $2.99US App Store game Alchemize, they raised the price up to $39.99. Over on the TouchArcade forums, they make their case: most devs, they say, when faced with complaints about price, will just lower their price even though their software is already cheap. So they wanted to buck the trend, and instead raised it up to almost $40 (which, incidentally, is slightly more than what you might pay for a handheldThanks for your feedback!