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Why Sing Karaoke in a Bar When You Can Do It in a 25,000-Person Venue?

Karaoke is one of those things that people seem to either love or hate. If you consider yourself a lover of karaoke, read on. WMMR […]

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Yes, It’s Okay to Donate Canned Goods to Preston & Steve’s Camp Out for Hunger, Though Cash Is Better

The Preston & Steve show on WMMR is known for many stunts, whether it’s rolling 10,000 marbles down the Art Museum steps or encouraging listeners […]

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Pierre Robert’s Long, Strange Trip: 40 Years on the Air in Philly

When Pierre Robert took a job at WMMR in 1981, he had no idea that he’d hit retirement age at the same station, playing some […]

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The Preston and Steve Cast On What Got Them Through the Past Year

As part of our annual Best of Philly coverage, we’ve been asking local celebrities what got them through this last oh-so-long year. Here’s what the […]

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I Love My Job: Preston and Steve Producer Marisa Magnatta on Her WMMR Career

We love WMMR’s Preston and Steve Show. Earlier this year in the magazine, we featured the irreverently hilarious show’s namesake hosts, Preston Elliot and Steve […]

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Let Us Now Praise 20 Years of Preston and Steve

My wife has a dirty little secret. Every day, after she drops the kids off at their conservative Catholic school on the Main Line, she […]


David Bowie’s Puttanesca Recipe

There’s no doubting Philadelphia’s connection to David Bowie, from Sigma kids like Doobies owner Patti Brett to the influence the musician had on Philly-born supermodel Gia […]

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How Philadelphia Created Billy Joel

Billy Joel has released just one studio album in the past 20 years — a 2001 recording of his classical compositions that you’ve likely never […]

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All Hail Halestorm

Halestorm has performed drunk exactly once. As frontwoman Lzzy Hale tells it, the show was in 2005, at what was then called Whiskey Dix, next […]

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Steve Morrison from WMMR’s Preston & Steve Battling Cancer

Steve Morrison, co-host of WMMR’s long-running Preston & Steve morning show, recently underwent surgery for prostate cancer at Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center. Morrison, who […]

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The Amazing Adventures of WMMR’s Preston and Steve

Illustrations by Danny Hellman

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Q&A: 5 Questions for Pierre Robert on 29th Anniversary of Live Aid

Sunday marked the 29th anniversary of the Live Aid concert in Philadelphia. So I called WMMR DJ Pierre Robert, who worked the show at JFK […]

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Preston Elliot From Preston & Steve Loves to Sing Journey’s ‘Stone In Love’

My name is … Preston Elliot. There’s an uncle somewhere in the family tree named Preston. I am … an avid golfer. My handicap is […]

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Legendary Former WMMR DJ Arrested on Sex Charges

77-year-old David Herman, who kicked off a prolific radio career at WMMR, has been arrested in the Virgin Islands, where he lives, for attempting to […]


Tom Selleck Finds Out About Iron Hill Brew Named After Mustache

Yesterday morning Preston & Steve of 93.3 WMMR had the opportunity to interview Tom Selleck of Magnum, P.I. fame about his upcoming TV movie. During […]