CJ's Blog

follow @theCJMorgan While cleaning out some old files, I discovered one of my first on-air bits. It was my first week on air and I was attempting to have listeners call in with problems and I would give them terrible advice. Unfortunately, no one was calling so I decided to fake...
follow @theCJMorgan I’ve been heavily criticized for trashing Austin’s fine downtown entertainment district. Many of the observations were based off personal experiences and not carefully measured data. In a recent article called Overrated in Austin , I wrote this about our...
The Best of Austin Music Poll is back! Wait, wasn’t that just a few month ago? No, silly. The Austin Chronicle does two Best Of Lists a year, not just one. After you’ve poured some thought into your nominations for best band etc., creep on over to the part no one except radio DJ...
There is absolutely no point to this. Do not seek purpose, intrinsic value or even humor. This is pure boredom at it's finniest. The KLBJ prize closet is often filled with pointless goodies. One afternoon, I stumbled upon several boxes of masks with perforated paper eyes. My co-...
Being a bartender in any city has it’s perks. Sure, we get tips, we meet new people, and we get to work in a fun atmosphere. But there are some things I can say from my time working as a bartender in Austin... 1. Don’t come to the bar with your suit and tie just to sit and wait...
The referees were not the only ones screwing over the Detroit Lions and their fans last week. A family from Amarillo traveled to Jerry World to see the Cowboys host the Lions in an NFC Wild Card showdown. Before the game, their ten year-old son competed in musical chairs with...
Cindy called to remember our wild fling at the bus stop years ago. Okay, it wasn't really Cindy. It was Dianna. Or maybe not? I believe it was actually a telemarketer calling the radio station and trying to sell me some insurance. Usually they get creeped out or mad. Cindy hung...
(photo via mystatesman.com ) I'm no stranger to politics and city government. As an eager young man at Texas State University, I participated in a San Marcos City Councilperson's first election bid and later served on the council as Student Liaison. I was also an unsuccessful...
Austin truly is a wonderful city. Every year, online lists advertise the treasures this Central Texas oasis has to offer. However, a lot of these landmarks really aren’t that great. I set out to make a list of things that only tourists, yuppies and recent transplants think are...