M.C. Antil has written a
wonderful story on Syracuse's Baron Daemon and the Transylvania
M.C., from Central New York and spending some time at
Syracuse NewChannels, is a Chicago-based writer, baseball junkie and
self-styled pop culture omnivore who has fed his addictions over the
years by successfully holding down a series of day jobs, most
notably as a communications and marketing strategist in the
competitive and often hyperkinetic worlds of television, new media
and professional sports.
Antil began his career in the front
office of the Chicago White Sox, under the tutelage of Hall of Fame
owner, Bill Veeck. During what he calls
professional sports’ “final days of innocence,” Antil learned the
business of baseball from the ground up.
Check out his blog HERE.
I'm sad to report
another WOLF alumni is no longer with us.
Philadelphia Newsman Don Lancer, Longtime Fixture On KYW 1060, Dead
(CBS) – Legendary Philadelphia newsman Don Lancer passed away
this morning after a battle with cancer.
here to read more.
Condolences to family and friends of
longtime CBS RADIO News KYW-A/PHILADELPHIA news anchor DON LANCER,
who died of cancer at the age of 68, the station has
LANCER, who worked at
WOLF-AM, Syracuse, WIFE-AM, Indianapolis, and WKBW-AM, Buffalo
joining KYW for 37 years until his 2008 retirement, although his
voice continued to be heard in ads on the
Don Lancer on WOLF here and hear Don on
Once again it is
with great sadness that I must report the passing of a fellow
broadcaster but more importantly a great friend.
Horton passed away on March 4, 2008 after a battle with
Fred and I spent some of our early days in radio together
then again for a time at WSYR/Y94FM.
He always looked out for me
and wanted to help when he could. He was a great programmer.
spent time at WSEN & WYNY among others, and left me in
charge of the Oldies Show on Y94FM when he left for WDRC in
Rest in Peace Fred, you will be
picture courtesy Ed Brouder
Here is the link to Syracuse Newspaper
It is also
with sadness that I report on the passing of
another fellow broadcaster.
Jim 'OB' O'Brien died Saturday, April
30, 2005 with friends and family at his side.
only met Jim on several occasions, but only heard what a great
friend he was to many others.
Syracuse broadcasting will miss the
always cheerful tones of Jim O'Brien.
Rest in Peace
Click HERE to hear "OB" on
WNDR August 28,
WOLF Reunion 2004 was a HUGE success.
Thanks to everyone who turned out
for both "on air" portions and naturally the private party at Aunt
The entire day was recorded on both audio and video,
the Reunion Page for more
I can't tell you how gratifying it was to see all the
smiling faces and people hugging that hadn't seen each other in
possibly 30 years.
Rick Gary said to me at one point after 58 years of
competition, it just proves "We WON!"
to everyone who made this a success.
I've heard from many people via e-mail.
former WOLF alumni as well as WOLF listeners who remember the classic
I'd like to thank everyone for sharing their wonderful
Just goes to show you how "much more" creative WOLF was, than
the competition particularly "you know who" across the street. You
don't see a WNDR Tribute site do ya?
I have added a "WOLF
Staff list" because of the many requests I 've had.
check it for any corrections or additions you may have.
occasionally for updates to the site as we get bigger and better.
welcome all input and comments.
Thank You again, and keep your
'puter locked on The Big 15!
The Official Web(Grave)site of Baron
Hey, fellow fans of BARON DAEMON! This is "Monster Man"Dan
Phillips reporting on efforts to bring back
Funds are needed
for our yearly web space cost that would entitle us to share Baron on
a unique level of multi-media presentation! The launching
of a Online Magazine Format looks exciting!
Baron Daemon's BLOODY BUDDY
is the working title! This would a free site that would
include articles, photos, fan memories, mailbox, contests and games to
play and win prizes at, retro-jukebox, ete. New issues would post say,
every six weeks. I would love to do merchadise give aways and offer
The creation of an on-going fund
raisier is the all new......
BARON APPAREL AND GUMBLE BRAIN GIFTS
on-line store. All proceeds will go into the maintainance of
the new upcoming site! Click link below and take part in getting some
great merchandise. Thank you all for your
Check out M.C. Antil's Blog on the Baron
I'm ghoulishly craving to hear from you! Please
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