Rick Lewis

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    Reader: Lewis & Floorwax Are the Reason I'm Happily Married

    The outpouring of affection continues for Michael Floorwax, who has announced that he won't be returning to 103.5 The Fox, where he starred as a morning-drive host for more than 24 years, due to health issues. As proof, we offer the following essay, in which a superfan offers a highly detailed histo ... More >>

  • 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
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    July 13, 1994