Chris Hardwick stopped in the studio on Friday morning to chat with the RFH crew about his dad, the professional and celebrity bowlers, being serious on stage as a comedian, The Nerdist Podcast, @Midnight and more. Here are the videos:
Of course standard iconography like snow, Mormons, Imagine Dragons and Fry Sauce made the list but we had no idea our playlist and Radio From Hell would be included by Movoto, a real estate site, would name X96 as one of 25 reasons to move to Salt Lake City. "The 'Radio From Hell' morning show is a healing salve for commuters, and the “Boners of the Day” segment features people who make you feel like a genius."
Fact is, no one would know who the hell we were if it weren't for those who listen and support the station, RFH and the music.
Check out the full list here.
Bill Allred looks into Ogden's music history in the new issue of Salt Lake's "Revolv" magazine. "Revolv" covers fashion, music, art, food and people in and out of our state. Read an expect of Bill's article about a man who made Odgen his home and after many decade is still performing:
"If you grew up in Ogden Utah, or spend any amount of time there you’ll begin to feel the vibrations of a city that is bathed in history. From it’s early roots in American fur trade, to it’s rise to prominence as a major railroad hub in the 40’s and 50’s, Ogden holds its fair share of ghosts. They can be rough, loud and dangerous or full of laughter and wicked fun. The City itself seems alive with these specters of the past, and you will certainly hear echoes of their stories on 25th Street where, thankfully, some of their old haunts still stand.
The railroad station, which is the origin of so much Ogden history, still stands at the west end of old 25th. To the east, on either side of what the locals call ‘Two Bit Street,’ are stately hotels, restaurants and nightclubs, some of which have a shadier past as opium dens and houses of ill repute. The venerable brick facades and red pavers in the sidewalk perfectly complement the vintage signs and colorful awnings that line the street and give you a true sense of an era gone by. Of course, building names have changed over the years, as have their purpose, but echoes of the ghosts of Ogden’s history are still present..." Click here to read the full article and see more pictures of Joe McQueen.
You can find "Revolv" in bookstores around Salt Lake and Unhinged in Sugarhouse.
Content used with permission from "Revolv."
TED is all about "ideas worth spreading." According to their website, anyway. If you have spent even a little time on TED's page, well, you've spent a lot of time on their site. It's addicting. The talks are full of people who do things you have never thought of or may never do. Sometimes the topic is something you didn't know you didn't know were things people did or even thought about!
Bill's TEDx talk, "Whatever Else You Do, Pay Attention", is very thought-provoking. Especially if you're in a period of flux or starting "adult life." Bill covers his academic career, acting and how it lead to radio, his trip to Nepal and how Radio From Hell works. It's a great talk if you are thinking about how to cut your own path. Take 16 minutes and listen. You'll catch a side of Bill you might not know by just being a Friend of the Program.
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