Tales from the Rody
What happens when elephants learn they can’t fly.

Archive for the ‘The Media’ Category

Not dead or driving …

October 21, 2009

other opportunities must be looked into or I’ll find myself retiring at Little Baghdad which seems much less attractive to me now.


WebCast info.. people join circus!

August 11, 2009

Fort Worth, TX – Tom Urquhart joins circus! Local bands know him on KTCU and he steps out to ride shotgun with Rody for a while on “The Mambos WebCast w/ John Rody. The live and on-demand webcasts wil begin Sept 2 at 7PM CT. Show information, such as it is, and ticket info at […]

Where have I been?

June 23, 2009

…What a loser. Get a blog up and I leave it for scrap…

How We Cope Part 1: Sell Your Gold

March 16, 2009

Imagine.. up late, staring at a pile of bills. Not going to sleep because you have nothing to wake up to. And on the TV, the help you have been looking for to put cash back in your pocket! Sell Your Gold!

Remembering John LaBella

March 15, 2009

He and I spent 13 years hosting a morning radio show together – shoved together by a program director, The Morning Zoo with LaBella & Rody was a morning institution for a generation.

The MOJO as we know it. (Part 1)

March 14, 2009

The word Mojo refers to a magical charm bag used in hoodoo, and in modern usage may also refer to male sexual potency. The term was made popular as the source of Austin Powers‘ power. For My purposes, MOJO will stand for Mobile Journalist. Eyes and ears on the street. No assignment desk, no editor, […]

Who needs Wheel when you have the music of the 70’s?

March 8, 2009

Wow… KTVT-TV did a number on me… all set to eat and watch Wheel of Fortune and following a program change announcement, Wheel of Fortune was pre-empted by an infomercial for Time Life Music — romantic tunage of the 70’s  – – Midnight Blue (Melissa Manchester — beat me out of a job at VH1 years ago. ) Guitar […]