Rick Lewis

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    Michael Floorwax Announces He Won't Return to 103.5 The Fox Due to Health Reasons

    For the majority of 2014, Michael Floorwax, veteran morning-show host on 103.5 The Fox, has been off the air for reasons that were never specified. Now, Floorwax has released a statement that was read to listeners by longtime partner Rick Lewis moments ago. In it, he reveals that he's fighting medic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    A superfan's letter to Michael Floorwax

    Earlier this year, Michael Floorwax vanished from his longtime gig co-hosting the morning show on 103.5 The Fox with partner Rick Lewis. The only explanation offered to date comes from Greg Foster, vice president/programming for the Denver branch of Clear Channel, the Fox's owner: "Floorwax is curre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    Michael Floorwax: Why has the longtime 103.5 The Fox jock been off the air?

    Michael Floorwax is a radio survivor. Since 1990, Floorwax (real name: Michael Steinke) and his longtime partner, Rick Lewis, have made up one of the metro area's most prominent radio tandems via their morning show at classic-rock outlet 103.5 The Fox. In addition, the pair anchor the Groove Hawgs, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Fox fans: Can you tell the difference between Kathy Lee's boob- and butt-cleavage?

    Click to enlarge -- without surgery!​And now, for a question that hasn't really puzzled anyone as far as we can tell but is pretty funny nonetheless: Can you tell the difference between photos of 103.5/The Fox personality Kathy Lee's boob cleavage and butt cleavage. This is the challenge jocks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    Reggie McDaniels mystery solved

    Reggie McDaniel's moved on to a pay-for-play gig. In an August 7 blog, I wrote about Reggie McDaniel, a ten-year veteran of KOA-AM/850 who mysteriously vanished from the outlet's airwaves despite his continuing presence on its website -- and at this writing, his web page is still there. In the ear ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2007
  • News

    April 26, 2007

    Sound Check

    Has the Don Imus controversy permanently altered the radio universe? Clear Channel yakkers huddled to talk about it.

  • News

    January 11, 2007

    Here's Howe

    Denver's toughest radio executive talks about (and justifies) past battles and his latest series of ballsy maneuvers.

  • News

    May 27, 2004

    Dial Another Day

    Twenty-four hours inside Denver radio: A survivor's story.

  • News

    May 15, 2003

    Judge Not

    Randall Zimmerman was branded a child molester. A jury finally set him free.

  • News

    May 8, 2003

    The Message

    Diverse Opinions

  • News

    April 3, 2003

    The Message

    Rally Time

  • News

    August 29, 2002

    Good Sex, Bad Sex

    An adult advertiser complains that explicit radio stations won't run his not-very-explicit commercials.

  • News

    July 4, 2002

    Conspiracy Nuts

    In search of the lost boys of summer.

  • News

    June 20, 2002

    PAC-ing a Punch

    Clear Channel's formation of a political action committee shows it's ready for battle.

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Not-So-Funny Business

    Are gays fair game for jokes on Denver radio?

  • Culture

    April 25, 2002

    Overchewed Bubblegum

    This one-note joke about a '50s girl group suffers from static cling.

  • News

    March 21, 2002

    Help Not Wanted

    Thanks to voicetracking, radio stations need fewer DJs than ever before.

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Eyes on the Prize

    The dailies jockey for position for the Pulitzer.

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    This Is Only a Test

    The programming secrets toies er's old-time formats radio.

  • Music

    April 22, 1999
  • Music

    December 4, 1997

    Obscene and Heard

    What can you get in trouble for saying on the radio these days? Not much.

  • Music

    January 30, 1997
  • Music

    April 11, 1996

    The Mouths That Roar

    Watch out, Dean and Rog. The other radio creeps are creeping up on you.

  • Music

    March 8, 1995



  • News

    July 27, 1994
  • News

    July 13, 1994