STEVE CROSNO: AN APPRECIATION by Jack Stauder

Steve and I were best friends in Las Cruces High. We didn’t share every interest, but we both had a taste for adventure and humor – and taking these to the edge. After high school, I went away to college, and Steve and I parted ways in terms of career and lifestyle. But whenever I returned to Las Cruces to visit family, Steve and I always got together, and we could always relate closely due to our shared sense of humor.
steveteen.jpg Of course everyone who met Steve, or listened to him on the radio, was aware of his funny side. He was a spontaneous comedian. But with friends his sense of humor often ranged wider and deeper than he usually allowed in public. Irony, sarcasm, the absurd, the bizarre – he relished them all, as I did.

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CROSNO CLASSIC: THE GREATEST LOVE – BILLY JOE ROYAL

I found this classic El Paso oldie on youtube. The original poster wrote this:

I know by chicano standards this really isnt whats normal. In the 60s and 70s there was a D.J. named Steve Crosno who was from Las Cruces N.M. Who was on air in El Paso T.X. He was one of or the only D.J’s To ever play BoBBy Rosales and the El paso Premieres ,The Dukes and Los Dinos——-Watcha Selena shaaa!!! THis song was one of his favorites. Just Try it

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Crosno and Charma

El Crosno and his faithful Dachshund, Charma, are camping in the desert. He sets up their tent and both are soon asleep.

Some hours later, Charma wakes his friend “Hey, Crosno, look up at the sky and tell me what you see.”

Crosno replies, “I see millions of stars, my friend.”

“What does that tell you?” asks Charma.

Crosno, having been raised by an electrical engineer and an English school teacher, ponders for a minute.

“Astronomically speaking, it tells me there are millions of galaxies and potentially billions of planets.

“Astrologically, it tells me that Saturn is in Leo. Chronologically, it appears to be approximately quarter past three. Theologically, it’s evident the Lord is all-powerful, and we are small and insignificant. Meteorologically, it seems we will have a beautiful day tomorrow.

“What does it tell you, Charma?”

Charma is silent for a moment and then says, “Crosno, you pendejo it means somebody stole our tent!

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