Radio hosts Joyner, Franken reach out to area fans




Joyner and friends will jam tomorrow
The Tom Joyner Mistletoe Jam on Saturday is packed with stars -- Patti LaBelle, Faith Evans, Yolanda Adams, CeCe Winans and Dennis Edwards and the Temptations Revue -- but make no mistake about who's headlining. That would be Aretha Franklin... Stars are aligned for Tom Joyner Mistletoe Jam- Detroit News

The concert schedule is packed with Christmas shows by a wide variety of artists. But only one - Tom Joyner's Mistletoe Jam, on Saturday at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena - caters to a black audience. "There aren't a lot, period," says Oscar Joyner, son of the popular syndicated radio disc jockey and media mogul, whose show airs on 115 stations across the country, including Flint's WDZZ-FM (92.7)... Joyner jam fills void for black shows, Flint Journal

Franken makes a splash in Ann Arbor
Comedian and political commentator Al Franken clearly likes the idea of running for U.S. senator from Minnesota. But then he might not have as much fun. Franken talked about it - he said he really wants to run, but it's still just an idea - as he mixed sober commentary on politics with punchlines before an adoring audience of more than 1,000 people inside the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor Thursday night. Franken, known for his contributions to "Saturday Night Live'' and as an author and talk show host on left-leaning Air America Radio, was in Ann Arbor to promote his new book, "The Truth (with jokes)"... Al Franken slings punch lines and barbs in his appearance- Ann Arbor News







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