Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

London Calling

12Oct17

In the latest episode of my show for America; Tony Prince talks about getting his first break in TV, jamming with Jimi Hendrix, broadcasting throughout Europe on Radio Luxembourg, his book and the film he’s working on. As well as that – Joe checks in from Chicago for a special birthday dedication; Back seat driving […]


London Calling

01Nov16

In the latest episode of my new show for America, Eddie The Eagle tells his true story about how he got to the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. You’ll also hear how a brave six year old saved her mother’s life, Charles checks in from Chicago, Holly gets rescued by Prince William but isn’t happy […]


Johnny B. Good.

24Sep16

My favourite American broadcaster right now is Jonathon Brandmeier. His show goes out live every day on over a hundred radio stations. There’s something positive and uplifting about his style. Even when he’s complaining, he sounds like he’s having fun. I also love the way he interacts with his newsman, Buzz Kilman. This week, I […]


I was the victim of a crime on the mean streets of Chicago a few years ago. I was reminded of this today when I came across a Youtube video of James Bay playing in Buddy Guy’s “Legends” club. James is from where we live in Hitchin, Hertfordshire and it turns out that he’s also […]


If you listen to Beatles singles, you’ll notice how clever their producer, George Martin, was at grabbing the listener’s attention at the very beginning. ‘The Beatles 1’, is getting the deluxe reissue treatment this autumn. It contains all 27 number one hit singles. All of the songs start with something designed to grab your attention. […]


Radio Ga Ga.

12Aug15

The great thing about being on the radio is that you can’t be seen. At this year’s Morning Show Boot Camp in Chicago I had an embarrassing moment when I wished I was invisible. Morning Show Boot Camp is an annual event where around three hundred breakfast radio show hosts get together to learn and get […]


On the flight back from Chicago, I edited together some of my favourite bits from BOB fm this year. I hope some of your favourites are on here too. There’s the naked contestant, the electronic mutiny, when life imitates Monty Python in the prison service, our Nazi Queen, the smell of fake leather, random acts […]


In this one I talk about why I don’t understand YouTube’s copyright rules, why it’s best to fly to Dublin if you want to go to Chicago, Pub Rock in New Zealand, Morning Show Boot Camp and Amy becomes a granny. Craic on! Listen to the latest Mack Nuggets at; http://www.mackmedia.co.uk/8th-mack-nuggets-audio-video If you enjoyed this […]