I have been a radio nerd since I was a junior in high school back in 1983. Since then, I have scared listeners by saying really strange things between songs. My guidance counselor predicted prison at an early age, so I consider my radio show as overachieving. The truth is that everyone that interacts with my radio show are the real stars as their calls, Facebook comments and occasional threats are funnier than anything I could ever come up with.
Opinion: “Relentless” Unfairly Paints Hannibal as Murder Capital
One of the hottest topics in the tri-state area right now is "Relentless", the documentary about the disappearance of Christina Whitaker. While I feel that it is a compelling and well-made series, I believe it unfairly paints Hannibal as a wanna-be murder capital. I'll try to explain …
Illinois and Missouri Households Among the Cleanest in America
I am embarrassed to admit that this surprised me. A new study claims that Illinois and Missouri households are among the cleanest in America. Had no clue we were considered tidy.
An Open Letter to the 36th and Broadway Intersection in Quincy
I realize it may be awkward to try and talk to a street intersection, but awkward has never stopped me in the past and isn't about to stop me now. I have some thoughts for 36th and Broadway in Quincy.
Huge Bear Spotted Crossing the River Near Beardstown, Illinois
There was a close encounter of the brown bear kind near Beardstown, Illinois recently. One of these large predators was spotted swimming across the Illinois River.
Missourians Being Warned That They’re Likely to See More Bears
I have only seen one bear in the wild in my life and that was during my family's vacation to Glacier National Park a few years ago. If the Missouri Department of Conservation is correct, we are likely to start seeing more bears in the state and are warning about what that means to their outdoor…
Watch the Illinois Goat Who Got Trapped Inside of a Bulldozer
I'm not really sure how to explain what I've just witnessed. In the simplest terms, it's a goat in Illinois who somehow managed to get himself trapped inside of a bulldozer. Yes, it's a goat IN a dozer. Really.
Passenger Shares Video of Full Circle Rainbow Over Illinois
Here's something you don't see every day or maybe ever. A passenger on a plane just shared video of a full circle rainbow over Illinois.
Many Want Chicago to Separate from Illinois, But There’s a Catch
In the tri-state area, Chicago ends up being the butt of a lot of jokes. That's no big surprise since it's one of the biggest metros in the country and most of our area are smaller communities built on agriculture. It's obvious that many love the idea of Chicago separating from Illino…
Watch the Moment Lightning Completely Annihilates Garage Windows
Thanks to the fact that more and more homes are equipped with security cameras, we're seeing moments we normally don't get to witness. A new home security cam shows the moment that a garage completely had its windows blown out by a lightning strike.
Illinois Family Shares Video of Funnel Cloud That Spun Over Them
It's pretty if you don't know what it eventually could become. A family in central Illinois recently shared video of a funnel cloud that spun directly over their heads and it really was beautiful - kinda.