“Dusty Attics”, Episode 19 – Betty Buckley

The first time I ever saw her name in a program, it read Betty Lynn Buckley. That was fifty years ago, but you could already see the talent that earned Betty the title "The Voice [...]

“Dusty Attics”, Episode 16 – Cynthia Marshall

There are so many words that spring to mind once you've met Cynthia Marshall. Powerful. Wise. Committed. Determined. And fun. When Marshall accepted her current position as President of the Dallas Mavericks, she walked in [...]

“Dusty Attics”, Episode 5 – Jeff Miles

Somewhere, there has to be a joke that starts with the line "What's the best kind of training for radio, son?" Arrrrrrrrrmy training, sir. Maybe that's why Jeff Miles has done so well at it. [...]

The Amazing Miss Opal Lee

Juneteenth, 2019. I thought I'd remember the day by re-posting an interview I did last year about this time with Fort Worth's legendary Miss Opal Lee. For years Opal Lee has fought to see Juneteenth [...]

“Dusty Attics”, Episode 14 – Steve Kemble

No one has more energy than Steve Kemble. Dallas has long had a reputation for big parties and extravagant events - and if you've ever attended a local charity gala or major moment, there's a [...]

Ella’s Place (or, how PopPop got carried away)

It all began just before my granddaughter's second birthday. I asked my oldest son what Ella likes to do, and his answer surprised me. "She likes to watch concert videos on YouTube". So I thought for a minute, and [...]

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“Dusty Attics”, Episode 15 – Greg Ellis

For more than a decade he fought in the trenches of the NFL, terrorizing quarterbacks across the league. Then he decided to try the world of entertainment. No one can say that Greg Ellis doesn't enjoy a challenge. Although [...]

“Dusty Attics”, Episode 13: Ken Watterson

If you're new to Dallas-Fort Worth, you may be surprised to learn that prior to 1997 the region had no national cemetery of its own. Ken Watterson helped change that. But that's only part of Ken's quiet yet far-reaching [...]

“Dusty Attics”, Episode 10: Linda Gray

That Dallas has no better ambassador than Linda Gray could be said of both the city and the TV show. Born in Santa Monica, California, Linda has always been one of the most accessible, approachable of superstars - and [...]

“Dusty Attics”, Episode 1: Jen Myers

I told my daughter not long ago that out of all the work I've done over the years, this is the piece I'd want her to hear. If you listen, I think you'll understand why. A great many people [...]

“Dusty Attics”, Episode 9: D’Andra Simmons Lock

D'Andra Simmons Lock is living an adventure. Besides starring as one of Bravo TV's Real Housewives of Dallas, D'Andra and husband Jeremy are also building a life together - while she contends with the daily pressures of running a [...]

This week’s guest on “Dusty Attics”: D’Andra Simmons

It's a big weekend, Reality TV fans. First, it's the all-request and dedication Saturday Night Special starting at 7. Then at 11, it's my weekly record-listening party - this week with one of the stars of The Real Housewives [...]

“Dusty Attics”, Episode 8: Eric Nadel

Eric Nadel has spent his summer evenings entertaining Texas Rangers fans since 1979. A winner of Major League Baseball's Ford Frick Award, Nadel is now enshrined in the Hall of Fame along with childhood heroes such as Mel Allen and [...]

This weekend’s guest on “Dusty Attics”: Eric Nadel

Fans tell him all the time, but Eric Nadel already knows. He has a dream job. It started back in Brooklyn, long before more than four decades of excellence took him to Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame. Enthralled [...]

This Week’s Guest on “Dusty Attics”: Chef Dean Fearing

It's really impossible to overstate the impact Dean Fearing has had on Dallas-Fort Worth. Then you have to wrap your head around how he's changed the culinary landscape around the world. For those of us who grew up here, [...]

This week’s guest on “Dusty Attics”? Chad Hennings

All-State back in Iowa. All-American at the Air Force Academy. Outland Trophy winner. Pilot and United States Air Force combat veteran. Three-time Super Bowl champion. Walter Camp Alumni Award winner. Businessman, entrepreneur, inspirational speaker, husband of his college sweetheart [...]

This Weekend’s Guest On “Dusty Attics”? Chad Hennings

You know how every once in awhile you get to know someone and think, "Man, I wouldn't mind being just a little more like that guy." That's former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman, 3-time Super Bowl champion, United States Air [...]

Meet this weekend’s guest on “Dusty Attics”

It is going to be a fun weekend. This is the week of the legendary Greenville Avenue St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival, now celebrating its 40th year of utter insanity. If you're new to Dallas-Fort Worth, forget about getting [...]

“Dusty Attics” Episode 4: Meet this weekend’s guest

A very big Saturday night ahead, as we all Spring forward one hour. Daylight Saving Time is upon us. Naturally, there are about a gazillion "time" songs we'll be diving into during this weekend's all-request and dedication Saturday Night [...]

“Dusty Attics”: Episode 3 (3.2.19) – Paige Flink’s playlist

Airing every Saturday night at 11, "Dusty Attics" is basically a record listening party. We invite friends over, they bring their favorite songs, and we talk about why they love them. This weekend's was Paige Flink, CEO of The [...]

“Dusty Attics”, Episode 3: Meet this week’s guest

She became executive director of The Family Place in 1997. Within a few short years the organization raised more than $5-million dollars over its annual budget, and built a 55,000 foot safe campus for the battered and abused women, [...]