Friday, February 27, 2009
So what if Jessica has a little extra junk in her trunk, right?!? We like our gals meaty. How do celebrity images affect our self esteem? As part of National Eating Disorders Week, author Susie Shina joined us to talk about sensible solutions for staying healthy. Visit her website at http://www.befitenough.com/ for more.
Lynda Resnick's new book, Rubies in the Orchard: How to Uncover the Hidden Gems in Your Business, gives tips on how to succeed in this topsy-turvy economy of ours. It's a great resource and quite inspirational as well. Find it online at http://www.rubiesintheorchard.com/.
Valerie from Wisconsin Tourism gave us a loooong list of activities for the weekend. No excuses for boredom after you visit www.travelwisconsin.com.
Our Friday was complete when Tony Meade stopped by to chat new releases. For this week at least, you'll have to find a 3D theater if you want to check out the new Jonas Brothers flick...otherwise go to www.k107.com for the full list of shows and showtimes.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Weekend Buzz once again brought Jeanne Wagner from The Paine Art Center's Family Discovery Gallery. Find family fun every Saturday at http://www.thepaine.org.
The 4th annual Bid 'n Brew to benefit FACES happens this Saturday night. Big food, big auction, and oh yes, big beer. Check out http://www.faces.k12.wi.us/ for ticket info.
Angela Mueller is the owner of the Fond du Lac Curves location, and she was gracious enough to stop by and tell us about their March Food Drive to benefit area families. Call 907-8121 for details.
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Author Karol Ward helped find the Jedi in all of us and chatted about her new book, Find Your Inner Voice: Using Instinct and Intuition Through the Body-Mind Connection. Visit http://www.karolward.com/ for more.
Our K107.1 Bridal Expert Sharon Naylor stopped by to get us set for upcoming nuptials. What are the first steps after you say "yes" to a proposal? Tons of resources are yours at http://www.sharonnaylor.net/.
Don't forget February is Heart Health Awareness Month, and Agnesian Healthcare's annual Red Rose Day is today. Click http://www.agnesian.com/ for a list of locations.
Mark Weinstein's new book Habitually Great: Master Your Habits, Own Your Destiny gives great insight into ways we can use the tools we already have to create the future we desire. Mark's company website has more at http://www.peaklifehabits.com/.
The Treasure Hunter's Roadshow has arrived at the Fond du Lac Holiday Inn. Dig out your antiques & collectables and see what they're worth! FREE admission thru Friday from 9 to 6, and Saturday 9 to 4. Go to www.treasurehuntersroadshow.com for details.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
IHOP is offering free pancakes today as it's also National Pancake Day?!? No argument here, just go to http://www.ihoppancakeday.com/ for details.
K107.1 numerologist Tania Gabrielle crunched the numbers and told us the future of the Octo-Mom, Matt Kenseth, the stimulus package, and more. See what your numbers say about you and get a FREE e-book at Tania's website, www.taniagabrielle.com.
Our Mardi Gras celebration wrapped up with the Disciples of Dixieland talking jazz and swing music, part of the festivites tonight at Jukebox Charlies in Fond du Lac. Check out Ray and Ben and friends starting at 7 (flashers welcome).
Monday, February 23, 2009
Following our Oscars re-cap, reading specialist Maria Corkern stopped by to talk vocabulary (like, how to talk good and junk). Her new book Doris TheSaurus is in stores now and online at http://www.doristhesaurus.com/.
The science of zzzzzzzzzzzz's is covered in The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Sleep Disorders. The author, Dr. Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, can be found at http://clevelandclinic.org/sleep.
Debra Gwartney chatted love lost and found in her new book, Live Through This: A Mother's Memoir of Runaway Daughters and Reclaimed Love. Visit Debra at her website, http://www.debragwartney.com/.
Friday, February 20, 2009
On that note, Jon is really really sick today. Like "at death's door" type stuff. Thus, the world record attempt at doing the entire show with a lozenge in his mouth. Stay tuned...
Jane Ubell-Meyer joined us to talk Oscars and those oh-so-posh swag bags that all the celebs get to take home. Jane is known as "The Celebrity Gifting Guru" and heads up a company that makes some really trendy reading glasses. Find Jane at www.madisonandmulholland.com.
Great tips on how to spend your Wisconsin weekend with Valerie from the tourism bureau. If you missed a detail or need the full list, go to www.travelwisconsin.com.
Oscar talk continued with Sir Tony Meade, who also ran down the list of new releases. Fired Up is in theaters, along with Oscar-nominated holdovers The Reader, Slumdog Millionaire, Frost/Nixon, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. A full list of shows and showtimes is online at www.k107.com.
Thursday, February 19, 2009
Don't forget to see the Frederic Remington exhibition at The Paine Art Center before it's too late. This weekend also brings some wild west fun for the kids in the Family Discovery Gallery. Go to http://www.thepaine.org/ for more.
K107.1 Relationship Expert Bob Buchicchio gave us tips on keeping the fire burning after Valentine's Day. Find Bob at www.takingspace.com and get that love river flowing.
An honor to welcome in our final guest of the morning, Oscar nominated for her role as Hot Lips in M*A*S*H, Sally Kellerman talked Academy Awards and gave us a listen to her new album, Sally. Who knew she was a singer? The best song on the album...Ferret Face Blues. By far. Sally is online at www.sallykellerman.com.
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Dr. Holly Thacker made all of us a little hot under the collar this morning as she chatted about her latest book, The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Menopause. Visit http://www.speakingofwomenshealth.com/ for more info.
Another member of the stethoscope brigade made an appearance as Dr. Scott "Feelgood" Stellmacher stopped by to talk smoking and the stopping thereof. Check out http://www.aurora.org/ for details.
Matt from Matt's DJ Service was in studio to give us the lowdown on the live music business. Time is of the essence to make those reservations, so give Matt a ring at 920-375-0809 or log on at http://www.mattsdjservice.com/.
Our final guest was Fond du Lac native Hannah Bethel, a singer-songwriter now living in Nashville and reaching for the stars in an online contest at www.eventful.com/littlebigtown. The winner opens for Little Big Town at one of their upcoming shows. Not quite as good as hanging out with Willie Nelson, but close. YOU can help Hannah live the dream by voting for her early and often at the above website, or visit Hannah's website and hear her music at www.myspace.com/hannahbethel.
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Saving money could be as easy as getting organized. So says organization expert Jamie Novak of HGTV's Mission: Organization and Sort It Out With Jamie. Get all the orderly details at Jamie's website, http://www.jamienovak.com/, and pick up her new book The Get Organized Answer Book, in stores next month.
K107.1 dream expert Lauri Loewenberg stopped by to interpret Jon's weird Matthew Perry dream (don't ask why Chandler was a police officer...he just was, okay?). Lauri has tons of FREE stuff at her website, http://www.thedreamzone.com/.
Can anyone learn a new language? The answer is "oui" according to Steve Kaufman, a man who speaks 9 languages and has written The Way of the Linguist: A Language Learning Odyssey. Fortunately, the book is written in English. Find more at http://thelinguist.com or www.lingq.com.
Monday, February 16, 2009
Kevin Miller from the Windhover Center for the Arts stopped by with the scoop on the annual radio auction happening this weekend. It's a great cause and oh-so-easy to support...just turn over to News-Talk 1450 KFIZ on Saturday at noon and have your phone at the ready. Click on http://www.windhovercenter.org/ for a full list of items.
Another Medium Monday brought our psychic medium Susan Anderson to the airwaves. Find Susan online at www.bridgingtwoworlds.com.
Friday, February 13, 2009
Horicon Bank's Taste of Fond du Lac is coming up Sunday, February 22nd. Tickets now available for all the tasty fun...go to http://www.fdlfest.com/ for details.
Valerie from Wisconsin Tourism stopped by to get us set for another weekend around the state. If you missed an event, check out http://www.travelwisconsin.com/.
Roses are red,
Violets are blue.
Tony talked new movies,
Like he always do.
While the poetry sucks, the new releases sound quite good: Friday the 13th, Confessions of a Shopaholic and The International. Go to http://www.k107.com/ for a full list of shows and showtimes.
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Jeanne Wagner from The Paine Art Center stopped by to tell us all about Valentine's Day in the Family Discovery Gallery. Go to http://www.thepaine.org/ for all the loving details.
Our old pal (and Detroit Tigers fan) Steve Kleinedler from American Heritage Dictionaries unveiled their latest book, 100 Words For Lovers. Oooooh, so hot! Check out http://www.ahdictionaries.com/.
K107.1 Lifestyle Diva Jerusha Stewart has great advice for keeping it real on Valentine's Day (and by the way, real = cheap). Get a few great ideas at http://www.thelastsinglegirlintheworld.com/ or pick up Jerusha's book, The Single Girl's Manifesta. Here are a few of the websites Jerusha threw at us today:
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Pursapalooza 2009 benefits the Volunteer Center of Fond du Lac County. Good times and good people all happening on Thursday, February 19th at South Hills G & CC. Purchase tickets by calling 926-1414 or e-mail Kay at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pro wrestler Necro Butcher stopped by to talk about his role in The Wrestler opposite Mickey Rourke. Necro is pretty intense, what with all the staple-gunning and glass chewing he does. Find Necro and more about Ring of Honor Wrestling online at http://www.rohwrestling.com/.
Ann Bausum from National Geographic helped us get ready for President's Day with her latest kids book, Our Country's Presidents. To get the book or read up on any of Ann's other books, go to http://www.annbausum.com/.
We wrapped the show with "professional mom" Julienne Smith. Just in time for Valentine's Day, Julienne has put together a great conversation catalyst, Food For Talk: Couples Edition. Julienne is online at http://www.foodfortalk.net/.
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
As our Valentine's Week continues, author Abigail Trafford talked about her latest book As Time Goes By. It's an entertaining look at love and marriage as our lives move through different stages. Go to http://www.abigailtrafford.com for more.
Comedian Jeff Mac has translated the male gender for all of those confused women among us. Manslations: Decoding the Secret Language of Men is now in stores and online at www.manslations.com.
How about a few HOT tips for a recession-proof Valentine's Day? Whitney Casey says it's time to go back to that old theory, "it's the thought that counts." For inside tips and a few intimate (yet inexpensive) ideas, visit www.ky.com.
Monday, February 9, 2009
Our Valentine's Week festivities officially kick off this morning. Go to http://www.k107.com/ for details, and listen every morning this week to win lovey-dovey prizes from our very special Jon & Mary box of chocolates.
Author Ellen Greene's new book, Remember the Sweet Things is a great reminder to notice the little things that make love & relationships so...um, sweet? Ellen's the expert, so we'll take her word for it. Find her online at http://www.rememberthesweetthings.com.
Jennifer Oz LeRoy has put together a great book on the world famous Tavern on the Green in New York City. Trivia and history along with a bit of celebrity gossip are all inside Tavern on the Green: 125 Recipes for Good Times. Visit Tavern's website at www.tavernonthegreen.com.
"America's Romance Authority" Greg Godek stopped by to get us set for some lovin' this weekend. But wait, says Greg, romance should be a year round activity! Find it all in his book, 1,001 Ways to Be Romantic and online at www.1001waystoberomantic.com.
Friday, February 6, 2009
David Acord was our first guest this morning, helping us celebrate the upcoming 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln. His book, What Would Lincoln Do? examines our modern problems and gives solutions through the eyes of Honest Abe. Find the book online at http://www.amazon.com/.
It's time for Getting Naked Again! Sweeeeet. Dr. Judith Sills has advice on dating, romance, sex and love when you've been divorced, widowed, dumped, or distracted. Dr. Sills website has more resources at http://www.judithsills.com/.
Valerie got us traveling around the Badger State for another weekend. Folks to see, things to do (or is that vice versa?) at http://www.travelwisconsin.com/.
Our pal Tony Meade is rolling out three new selections for the weekend...Oscar nominated Frost/Nixon, Pink Panther 2, and He's Just Not That Into You. Another K107.1 Night at the Movies happens this Tuesday, with 2-for-1 prices on every flick! Go to http://www.k107.com for shows and showtimes.
Thursday, February 5, 2009
Anyway, on to business for a Thursday morning as we welcomed in Michelle Rector from The Paine Art Center to chat about the new Frederic Remington exhibit. Go to http://www.thepaine.org/ for details and check out the Horicon Bank Community Calendar at http://www.k107.com/ for more Weekend Buzz fun.
Author Ryan D'Agostino phoned in to talk about his latest effort, Rich Like Them. An odyssey of trick-or-treating proportions as Ryan went door to door in rich neighborhoods to ask the residents how they ended up that way. Find Ryan online at www.richlikethem.com.
Our K107.1 Life Coach Mary T. Browne made her monthly visit and told us love is a state of mind. Hmmm...ok. Concentration is key as Valentine's Day approaches. Mary's brand new website is at www.marytbrowne.com.
Don't forget the FDL Boys & Girls Club is having their big Reach for the Stars fundraiser on Friday, February 13th. Tickets are still available for what should be a great night. Call Dan at 920-924-0530 or go to www.kidsclubfdl.org.
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Disney on Ice returns to the Resch Center next week, and we made another family 4-pack winner this morning. Don't forget that our friends Nick Thomas and Joey T also have your chances to see Mickey & Pals up close all this week.
'Tis the season for romance with Valentine's Day fast approaching. Before you pop the question or say "I do," check out Dr. Christine Whelan's book, Marry Smart: The Intelligent Woman's Guide to True Love. Get a sample and more info online at http://www.readmarrysmart.com/.
Our petspert (that's pet-expert, for those of you who don't make up your own words like we do) Dr. Ann Sosalla stopped by to talk about having pets during tough economic times. Visit Dr. Ann at Companion Animal Care in Fond du Lac, or online at http://www.companionanimalcarefdl.com/.
Dr. Sean Foreman, the K107.1 Political Analyst talked bailouts, stimulus and tax evasion. Has Obama lost his grip in D.C. already? Check out Sean online at the Barry University website, http://www.barry.edu/.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Dr. Barbara Fredrickson was our first guest, talking about the power of positivity as detailed in her book, Positivity (great name, doc!). Find details and online tools at http://www.positivityratio.com/.
Gillian McKeith's latest edition of her Gillian McKeith's Food Bible is now in stores. Gillian claims that "good nutrition can literally change your life!" and that's good enough for us. Find more at http://www.gillianmckeith.com/.
Hey, BIG congrats to the winner of our Super Bowl "Beat the K-Crew" contest. Dace Branson picked the Steelers, was only one away on total points (Dace said 51, the actual total was 50), and was closest on total passing yards as the tiebreaker (Dace said 495, the total was 633). Thanks to everyone for playing, thanks to Pro-Cellular and Mancino's for the great prizes, and again, congratulations to Dace for winning the CVII dollars in cash for Super Bowl XLIII.
Finally this morning, we chatted about The Day The Music Died. Today is the 50th anniversay of that plane crash and it was a local man, Ken Paquette from Green Bay, who designed the monument at the crash site in Iowa. A replica stands outside the Riverside Ballroom in Green Bay. Here's the original: