Charlton Heston, 1923-2008

Hollywood icon Charlton Heston has died at the age of 84. His strong stage presence earned him an Oscar for the movie Ben Hur. Heston defined heroism on the big screen in an age when we revered heroes. He played characters ranging from Moses to Michelangelo, and appeared in a series of science fiction films…

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Remembering Gord Robson

This is my 53rd year in radio. Along the path I have walked I have encountered the good, the bad and the ugly. Thankfully most encounters were with great people. One of the greatest guys in the business was Gord Robson. I say “was” because he was found dead in his Edmonton apartment today (March…

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Happy Birthday, Neil Sedaka!

If you listened to radio in the early 60’s you couldn’t miss Neil Sedaka and his string of hits: Calendar Girl, Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen (written for Annette Funicello), Breaking Up Is Hard To Do and Next Door To An Angel. Neil also had a major hit with 1975’s Laughter In The Rain. Neil is…

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