His band, Teenage Radiation, recorded and performed a number of song parodies (which he often played on his show throughout the 1980s) and since 1990 he has performed and recorded as Steve Dahl and the Dahlfins. At the age of eighteen, he obtained his GED and briefly married a woman he met after she called him on-air to request Suzanne, a song by Leonard Cohen which told a tale of a troubled relationship.Dahl has also dabbled in acting, appearing in the 1984 cult classic, Grandview, U. Dahl later explained his short-lived marriage by commenting, "I should have paid more attention to that song." Dahl was told by radio executives that he'd never make it in radio because his voice was too high.His band, Teenage Radiation, recorded and performed a number of song parodies (which he often played on his show throughout the 1980s) and since 1990 he has performed and recorded as Steve Dahl and the Dahlfins. Dahl grew up in La Cañada, California, a Los Angeles suburb northwest of Pasadena.Dahl has also dabbled in acting, appearing in the 1984 cult classic, Grandview, U. He is the son of Roger and Carolyn Dahl, an electronics parts manufacturer's representative and a homemaker.Without stirring up a hornet's nest of trouble for myself (again), let me recount a few of my own experiences with the risky world of humor. I once mentioned on the air that occasionally I think about knocking those cyclists who always seem to hog the road off into the ditch.Once I joked on the air about kicking my dog, and Kathy O'Malley, then with the Tribune's Inc. That made the rounds of the cyclist blogs, and when someone actually hit a Spandex-wearing Lance Armstrong wannabe, they blamed it on me. I also got a lot of bad publicity for The Drew Peterson Dating Game. That one was the brainchild of Drew's lawyer, Joel Brodksy, but I repeated it.Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! He is currently making podcasts in his basement which available for download from and the i Tunes store.
I was with you on that, but Palin's 14-year-old daughter was the one who accompanied her to New York City, not Bristol -- the daughter who proudly stood onstage pregnant during the presidential campaign.
Having parted with more than my fair share of jokes that I would like to have back, I have to say that I feel David Letterman's pain.
Unless you were in a coma last week, you know that Letterman has raised the ire of Sarah Palin for his joke last Monday about her daughter getting "knocked up in the 7th inning" by A-Rod at a Yankees game.
He is the owner and operator of the Steve Dahl Network, a subscription-based podcasting network as well as the host of The Steve Dahl Show which airs weekdays on WLS-AM.
Originally, Dahl broadcast with Detroit stations WABX and WWWW and later with Chicago stations WCKG, WDAI, WLUP, WMVP and WLS.