Great Day Houston features Runaway Radio

Great Day Houston’s Deborah Duncan discusses Runaway Radio documentary with 101 KLOL founder/ Pat Fant and first-time filmmaker Mike McGuff.

Mike McGuff Talks About His Documentary ‘Runaway Radio’

‘Runaway Radio’ is a documentary with a runtime of just 83 minutes that explores the impact of radio in the pre-digital age, emphasizing the influence of Houston’s 101 KLOL. The film features insights from renowned musicians like Lyle Lovett and Melissa Etheridge, as well as top radio DJs across the United States. It traces the station’s evolution from a progressive radio station in 1970 to one of several Album Oriented Rock (AOR) stations nationwide. The documentary highlights the era when on-air personalities sometimes overshadowed the music itself.

Mike McGuff on long-awaited documentary about legendary Houston radio station 101 KLOL-FM

We’re talking to Mike McGuff, he’s responsible for the long-awaited documentary “Runaway Radio.” In its heyday, KLOL-FM was one of the top rock stations in the country. But all good things must come to an end, the risky and raunchy station faded by the late 90s. We’re taking a look back at some of the film’s best and biggest moments with top radio DJ’s from across the U.S.

Dayna’s Diner: Dayna Steele Houston Radio Platinum interview

Director Mike McGuff talks with Dayna Steele about the Runaway Radio doc, why it took 14 years to get it made, and what comes next. 

2023 Sound Unseen Film Festival: Jeffrey Brown & Mike McGuff – RUNAWAY RADIO

Filmmakers Jeffrey Brown & Mike McGuff sits down with Selig Film News’ Gadi Elkon at the 2023 Sound Unseen Film Festival to talk about their doc RUNWAY RADIO.

“KLOL & The Media Giants” – Runaway Radio Rewind Ep. #26

We are revisiting how the Houston media giants took over mostly all of the family owned stations. And stick around for another Uncle Waldo!

“The Visuals Of KLOL” Runaway Radio Rewind Ep. #16

Documentary filmmaker, website designer and blogger Mike McGuff explores the ground breaking ideas of Pat Fant and KLOL to go visual stating from the 70’s with Houston’s first simulcast, Mothers Midnite Media Mix. Also an exclusive Stevens & Pruett Recipe you won’t want to miss.

CW39 Morning Dose features KLOL Documentary

CW39’S Morning Dose featured the Rock 101 KLOL Documentary in its Throwback Thursday segment!

“101 KLOL vs 97 Rock” Runaway Radio Rewind Episode #11

KLOL Documentary director and Houston web designer Mike McGuff appeared as a guest on Runaway Radio Rewind Podcast Episode #11 and talked about the brutal Houston radio war between 97 Rock KSRR and 101 KLOL.

Runaway Radio Rewind #7 “What Happened to KLOL?”

Pat Fant and KLOL documentary director/producer and Houston website designer Mike McGuff talk on the why and hows of KLOL no longer being on the radio.