RADIO SHOW OF THE WEEK.Byline: - Fred Shuster
--``Outlaw Radio Live From the Lighten-Up Lounge'': A fast-paced talk show, hosted by ``Magic'' Matt Alan (called Mr. Cigar on the air) and guests, that dwells on the good life - big steaks, good cigars and mega martinis.
--Where: KRLA-AM (1110).
--When: 3 p.m. Saturdays.
--Typical segment: Depends on what's in the news or if Alan had an especially great martini the night before.
--Quote: ``I combined my passion for entertainment and cigars for a very male-skewing program. I believe we all have a right to our own brand of self-destruction, as long as it's legal.''
--Off the air: Alan spends time gathering sponsors for his 4 1/2-year-old show, which he broadcasts from his Encino hills back yard and syndicates to 58 markets.
--Background: Alan moved to Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. in 1989 from New York's top-rated Z100, where he was unbeaten in his afternoon-drive time slot Continuously repeating interval of time or a time period in which two devices are able to interconnect. . Alan, who got his nickname from his fondness for magic tricks This page contains a list of magic tricks. In magic literature, tricks are often called effects. Based strictly upon published literature and marketed effects, there are hundreds of millions of effects; a short performance routine by a single magician may contain dozens of , also worked at KIIS-FM (102.7) for three years.
--Taking a stand: ``Sometimes I just won't allow females to listen. Isn't it amazing a·maze
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--You'll like this if: You like Don Imus John Donald "Don" Imus, Jr. (born July 23, 1940) is an American humorist, philanthropist, writer, radio and television talk show host in the mould of a shock jock. or Howard Stern.
Photo: Matt Alan (a k a Mr. Cigar) hosts KRLA-AM's "Outlaw Radio Live From the Lighten-Up Lounge."