Radio and TV Talk 

Rodney Ho covers TV and radio, from Atlanta’s stations to the hottest “American Idol" news.

Will the Regular Guys and the Bert Show add new members any time soon?

  • 5:14 am Thursday, July 31st, 2014 by Rodney Ho
The current trio on the Bert Show: Jeff Dauler, Bert Weiss, Kristin Klingshirn.

Meanwhile, the Regular Guys have not added any major on-air talent since Eric Von Haessler was unceremoniously dismissed ten months ago.

Their website shows the trio – Larry Wachs, “Southside” Steve Rickman and Tim Andrews.

Sebastian Davis, known on the show as “Sebas,” was promoted in April to executive producer, taking that job from Andrews, who remains as a Regular Guy. For many years, Sebas has provided the show with comic relief, taping many interviews of, say, drunks at bars or Dragon Con attendees.

Wachs, in a text, considers Sebas a Regular Guy in a sense, but he has not been [More]

The Regular Guys’ Justin Bieber protest hoax goes viral worldwide

  • 4:03 pm Monday, February 24th, 2014 by Rodney Ho

Rock 100.5 morning show The Regular Guys duped hundreds of media outlets this past weekend by creating a fake protest of Justin Bieber’s possible new residence in Buckhead.

From TMZ to the local TV news stations to international media, stories about the protest posted without question before the Regular Guys revealed the hoax at 8:50 a.m. this morning. (The only suspicious media outlet was Creative Loafing.)

You can listen to the reveal here.

Larry Wachs of the Regular Guys last week was talking on air about Bieber considering a home in Buckhead. He mentioned that maybe Buckhead [More]

‘Southside’ Steve Rickman gets married

  • 9:28 pm Sunday, January 26th, 2014 by Rodney Ho

An event many thought never would happen actually did: “Southside” Steve Rickman got married Saturday at Country Club of the South in Johns Creek before 150 friends and family.

The Regular Guys radio host met nutritionist and weight-loss counselor Amanda Bakalar two years ago and fell in love. They tied the knot in classy fashion.

The marriage ceremony was simple and elegant, with candles attached to the windows and Bach and Handel as a backdrop in music. (No Journey until the reception!) Bakalar, in a beautiful flowing wedding dress, was brought down the aisle by her father Steven Bakalar. It went off [More]