Radio and TV Talk 

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

‘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]

Ga. Voice blogger not happy with Regular Guys ‘gay kiss’ punishment

  • 10:37 pm Thursday, May 21st, 2009 by Rodney Ho

Bo Shell, art director at Atlanta gay publication Georgia Voice, this week in his blog expressed concern about a Rock 100.5 Regular Guys contest in which the loser has to “kiss a dude,” calling it “nonchalant homophobia.”

Co-hosts Larry Wachs and “Southside” Steve Richman each are challenged to lose body fat. The one who sheds the most fat gets $2,000 from the other guy. The presumed loser has to kiss an unspecified guy for 10 seconds on the lips.

Here is the Web site explaining the challenge.

On Wednesday, they even tried to entice Bert Weiss from sister station Q100 to [More]