KFNS Now Offers Free SPAM to Those That Sign Up!

A reader forwarded us an e-mail they recently got from KFNS, one of the approximately 17 sports talk stations in town, to show us how amazingly crappy their “E-Blast” is. They were right, it suucccckkksss! …but we weren’t exactly surprised and gather that the other stations in town offer more of the same, so they should all be paying attention instead of laughing at the back of the classroom while we whip out the ruler on poor KFNS. [Read More]
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Kevin Slaten Show to Get Somehow More Annoying with Addition of Reality TV Star

590AM is about to find out what it’s like to take two people, put them in a broadcast closet and find out what it’s like when the hosts stop being polite and start getting real! St. Louis sports radio’s “Rush Limbaugh” position is filled by one Kevin Slaten. He panders to the lowest, hoosier-iest people in the market, always upset about whoever it’s shocking to be upset about because he isn’t “controlled” by whomever he’s mad at, telling everyone that doesn’t call in to tell him how great he is that they’re morons. [Read More]

KFNS Actually Found a Way to Reach Fewer People Tuesday Morning

If you noticed a distinct lack of “sports” talk that is 8 parts gay jokes and 2 parts Mizzou talk, its probably because your only choice for sports talk was 101ESPN‘s Mike & Mike in the Morning after Monday night’s storm kicked over the flattened out coat hanger 590 AM KFNS uses to broadcast. The morning static was confirmed by the station’s morning show host, Tim McKernan… McKernan, who’s InsideSTL.com handles most of the day’s programming on KFNS, did their show through the internets until the station came back on line a few hours later. [Read More]

Update on The Beautiful Kind’s Coming Out Party

We had a tipslip by us when we had already written our original story on The Beautiful Kind’s announcement, but it’s worth of an update. Our friends at the Riverfront Times have released an in-depth story with lots of interesting childhood details that’s worth reading — NSFW: The St. Louis mom behind sex blog the Beautiful Kind is outing herselfGo for the story, stay for the classy photos of her dildo collection. [Read More]

JoeSportsFan Figures Out Airport Shops Suck Balls

Our friends at JoeSportsFan.com and KFNS.com just released their expose on the absolute crappiness of the Lambert Airport sports shop “Hometown Favorites”. Summery? Pedro Guerrero is prominently displayed. Pretty much all you need to know to see where this is going. Its no surprise of course. Airports in general are set in their own little world. A scary world where an 87 year old woman can take down a plane with a pair of safety scissors, a Burger King Whopper with Cheese costs $9. [Read More]

Grand Slam Sports Buys KFNS and JoeSportsFanSTL.com

Friday afternoon the word started trickling out that local group, Grand Slam Sports’ bid to buy the “other” sports talk radio station in town, KFNS (590 AM), became official. Not only that, Grand Slam Sports also announced they had purchased the local sports blog JoeSportsFanSTL.com. Their bid to buy the other other sports talk station you haven’t heard of KSLG (1380 AM) is still in the works. Grand Slam Sports, which consists of a group of local investors, bought KFNS from Big League Broadcasting for $1. [Read More]

Did We Miss Anything?

If you didn’t know, we were on vacation most of last week (and it turned out, yesterday as well…whoops!). So, what did we miss? Now back in the saddle, here’s what we could figure out: A few months back, two cops from LaGrange shot a chained dog. Now its a viral video.(See what I did there? I linked to a story the RFT did instead of just doing the repeat thing which isn’t our style…but happens. [Read More]

The Morning After Moves to KFNS

When there’s smoke there’s fire, and we have been swamped with both anonymous tips and confirmations from reliable sources all saying that 1380’s popular morning show The Morning After will be moving to competing AM sports talk venue KFNS as with in the next 30-45 days. The morning show, staffed by front man Tim McKernan, Jim Hayes and Doug Vaughn has been KSLG 1380AM’s only decent property for some time now, with the rest of their day-part covered by bottom feeding shows and closing out with St. [Read More]

Brian McKenna Jumping to 1380?

…and the St. Louis sports talk orgy continues… We have just received word that Brian McKenna, formally of KFNS 590 is jumping from one sinking ship to another as he will be starting as cohost of the Bernie Miklasz Show (2p-6p) as soon as tomorrow (Feb 9th). We know that Bernie has had his share of cohosts since Randy Karraker was let go due to budget constraints (and later landed with the new 101 ESPN). [Read More]