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Other Side Drive

Other Side Drive

Other Side Drive airs weekdays 4:00–6:00pm

Other Side Drive is an afternoon drive-time variety show jam-packed with various segments for each day. Our best DJ talents serve as the hosts, entertaining with segments that range from educational to fun and informative. With live interviews, in-studio performances, and plenty of requested music, there is easily something for everyone! For more information or press inquiries on Other Side Drive, please email ktsw-osd@txstate.edu.

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Into the Biosphere, Mondays at 5:10

Into the Biosphere

Follow along with Taylor Zavala for the latest on the ever changing environment. Zavala explores the happenings of nature around us, including San Marcos' culture of water and radical greenery. So prepare to get worldly as we dive deep Into the Biosphere.

Hero Worship, Tuesdays at 5:10 PM on KTSW 89.9.

Hero Worship

Jason McCall's Hero Worship is your primary resource for all things nerdy in the world of comic books. Ranging from the early days of comics to the always popular superhero films, Jason discusses the many different stories and characters he loves. If you need a geek fix, Jason is here to save the day.

Stewed, Wednesday at 5:10

Stewed: Your Brain on Radio

Megan Jo's "Stewed" is an entertaining way to feed your curious brain with new scientific discoveries and advancements. Listening to interviews with researchers, professors, and doctors will make you smarter and a more impressive conversationalist. Join Megan Jo for some real brain fun!

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Film Fix

For over a hundred years motion pictures have captivated audiences the entire world over. Movies can take you anywhere you want to go, and in this segment by Daniel Fickman you will learn about important eras in cinema history. Hear about the films and filmmakers whose work changed the game and continues to inspire many generations on. So grab a pack of Junior Mints and put your cell phones on silent for this awesome new segment!

Show and Tell, Fridays at 5:10 pm on KTSW 89.9.

Show and Tell

Show and Tell is a show about hobbies. Sydney Huddleston explores an assortment of activities and takes the opportunity to celebrate interesting and passionate people who have built something out of nothing with the intent to improve their quality of life. It is all done with the hope that others might become inspired to get out there and try something new.

Threads, Thursdays at 5:10 pm on KTSW 89.9.


The Stories That Bind Us

Take a journey with Desiree Madrid into the realm of storytelling with “THREADS: the stories that bind us.” With THREADS, you have the opportunity to go behind the scenes with musicians, filmmakers, community leaders, and just about everyone in between by listening to their tales of tribulations and triumphs. We’re shaped by our stories and connected through the stories we tell—what will yours be?

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In-Studio: Quiet Company

March 11, 2015 3:49PM
If you somehow haven’t heard of the Austin natives known as Quiet Company yet, then you’re in for a treat. Matt, Tommy and Bill from Quiet Company were in the studio to promote their new album called “Transgressor.” They have been working on this album for almost three years and were excited to share all…

In-Studio: Von Stomper

March 9, 2015 4:13PM
Hailing all the way from Fort Collins, Colorado, Von Stomper graced our presence in the KTSW studio on the 18th while. This band labels their music “American Roots Revival,” and that is completely accurate. With a sound similar to a modern rockabilly band, Von Stomper brings soul to every performance, and they didn’t waste a...

In-Studio: Aaron Stephens

March 4, 2015 4:58PM
  Aaron Stephens was in the OSD studio on February 16th to showcase some of his music off of his album “Hard Times Straight Lines.” The San Marcos native also talksĀ about some of his musical influences and inspirations for his album. Listen in as he plays “Zzzz,” “Fault is my Own” and ends it off…

In-Studio with The Gents

February 18, 2015 4:57PM
Kevin Manship and Tyler Jordan of The Gents stopped by the studio last week to showcase some of their music. Hailing from Austin, The Gents are a four-man band with a unique folk/rock sound that’s sure to catch your ear. In the interview, the Gents discuss many topics such as the origin of the band,…

Interview: Drag Out Funny

February 11, 2015 4:44PM
Dr. Heather Aidala, Manda Anderson and Carlos “Cheetah” Molinahe from the Drag Out Funny group were in the studio this past week to talk about the Bobcat Pride Scholarship and their annual benefit show that funds it. The Bobcat Pride Scholarship provides money and internships for LGBTQ Texas State students. They provide many differen...