The Relaunch Chronicles: #1 – Ya’ll ready for this? (9/8/2011)

Good evening everyone and also welcome aboard to our Facebook followers:

First off, I want to thank you all for following along and supporting the show’s reboot. It was because of you that show was able to have the success it did the 1st time around. Now we are soon ready to take you on that journey with us once again into the world of the White Elephants & beyond.

As many of you know, Quintona “Wiggi” Branch has joined the cast as a host and as our soundboard tech, joining myself, Chris Dobbins, Jorge Leon & Will MacNeil. Wiggi joining the cast will also allow us to restart the show sooner than originally planned. Also allowing us to advance closer to our return show is my enrollment into the Media Communications courses at Laney College in Oakland. These classes have not only allowed me to refresh myself with things I learned during the 1st run of the show, but also has given me the tools to take the show to the level that Dobbins and I have always wanted with me taking over for Francis Brooks as A’s Fan Radio’s producer, as well as pass on what I have learned to the rest of the cast.

This along with what Wiggi & Will have learned in the field while studying at Ex’pression
College (Wiggi) & CSU East Bay (Will), Dobbins’ background and talent from the 1st run of the show, and Jorge’s knowledge of the A’s history and roll in the battle to keep the A’s in Oakland, A’s Fan Radio is ready to reach a level not seen by an East Bay internet sports radio talk show since Raider Fan Radio’s dominate run of the internet radio waves in the East Bay from the late 90’s to 2009.

The plan for now is the do the show in my one bedroom studio, which has been named “Dub-6 Studios”, in the house my wife & I share with my aunt. During this time, the show will run anywhere from 30 mins to the full 2 hours we used to broadcast the show in the past. The early versions of the relaunch shows will ether be live or recorded and upload as podcasts onto here and the official website once we have it back online. I will also be speaking with Francis about trying to get ahold of as many copies of broadcasts from the show’s 1st run as possible uploaded on here and/or the official website.

Along with this site, our Facebook page and the official website once its back up, we are proud and ready to bring you A’s Fan Radio as it was ment to be. Once again, I thank you the fans and my fellow cast members for sticking with us and pushing us to get back on the air. Stay tuned for more info as we get closer to the return of your #1 source for everything & anything on your OAKLAND Athletics, A’S FAN RADIO.

– Keith “Cpl RF Asshole” Salminen, Producer, A’s Fan Radio

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About A's Fan Radio

“Your #1 source for everything and anything on your OAKLAND Athletics!” A’s Fan Radio is an internet sports radio talk show produced and put on by the Bleacher Bums, a dedicated group of Oakland Athletics fans. Launched in 2003 and broadcasting till 2007 from La Estrellita Café & Bar on 5th Ave & E. 12th St in Oakland, AFR made its grand return from its 4 year hiatus on 10/27/2011. The show features original cast members Keith “Cpl RF Asshole” Salminen and Chris Dobbins along with The Bauce Man, Ballistic Bill & Daniel “Ninju” Wolfe. Along with covering the Oakland Athletics, A’s Fan Radio will also cover other Bay Area pro and college sports teams NOT named the Giants, the Annual LF vs. RF Softball Series, the Oakland Horsehide Softball Club, the Annual Battle of Oakland Game between the Horsehide and the Mosswood Greens, the World Famous Weather Report w/ Kristen “Kwisty” Salminen, happenings and events in and around the East Bay and Greater Bay Area, Ballistic Bullshit with Ballistic Bill and more! A’s Fan Radio will also do its part to spread the word about the on going movement to keep the A’s where they belong: OAKLAND! For more info, visit: http://www.asfanradio.com http://www.facebook.com/asfanradio View shows at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/a-s-fan-radio-oakland The views and opinions of our cast, guests and listeners are in no way, shape or form affiliated with the Oakland Athletics or Major League Baseball.
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