Dr. Demento made his way back to the UCLA campus Saturday as a guest DJ for the Hollywood Movie Magic Ball hosted by the Ballroom Dance Club. A UCLA alumnus, he graduated in 1967 with a master’s degree in folklore and ethnomusicology. He spoke by phone with reporter Melissa Chiong about his life as a radio personality. His show airs at drdemento.com.
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