Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Tuesday 3/31 Live Blog

As the old saying goes, "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a Gisele." So, see ya later March...and hellooooooooo Mrs. Brady. See more in the April issue of Vanity Fair.

A BIG new release Tuesday featuring Seven Pounds and Marley & Me on DVD...along with the one we gave away this morning, best picture winner Slumdog Millionaire.

New Kids On The Block tickets all this weeeeeeeeeeek!!! The boys hit the Resch Center on April 7th and we just gave away our second 4-pack of tickets. Keep listening for your next chance to win.

Our K107.1 Dream Expert Lauri Loewenberg joined us to help interpret Jon's dream about ending up naked in the middle of that meeting of the Red Hat Club. When Lauri determined that it wasn't a dream but had actually happened, she moved on to taking your calls and interpreting your dreams. If you weren't able to get through, you'll find Lauri online at www.thedreamzone.com.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Monday 3/30 Live Blog

With Jon's bracket reduced to confetti and Mary's not much better, the Final Four are set for this weekend. Even without your Wisconsin Badgers in attendance, it's still nice to see Sparty representin' for the Big Ten, no?

We were finally able to make a winner for Brewers Opening Day tickets at Miller Park (apologies for the delay)...congrats to Teri Bartsch, who got qualified at the Oshkosh A&W, and thanks to everyone else for entering.

Chad from Snap Fitness stopped by the studio to help us get set for summer sports activities. Check out personal training sessions designed specifically for your sport at either the east or west location of Snap Fitness in Fond du Lac.

Susan Skog is the author of The Give Back Solution, a guide to finding your inner humanitarian. Get the do's and don'ts of giving back at Susan's website, www.susanskog.com.

Actress Patty Duke stars in a new Hallmark Channel original movie, Love Finds A Home, premiering April 11th at 8pm. Click on www.hallmarkchannel.com to see clips and more details.

Friday, March 27, 2009

Friday 3/27 Live Blog

Off we go into the final weekend of March, and a healthy dose of Lion rather than Lamb. 3-5" of snow expected over the next few days, so we welcome back our old friend Yukon Cornelius to the Jon & Mary blog. Save us, Yukon! Please, save us!

What is it like to survive a plane crash? Tamra Nashman survived one of the worst small plane crashes in FAA history, and tells that story along with many other inspirational tales in her book, Shoes for the Spirit. You'll find it online at www.shoesforthespirit.com.

Valerie from Wisconsin Tourism gave us the highlights for the first weekend of March. If you missed any of the small details, click on www.travelwisconsin.com for an events calendar.

Author Jane Boucher talked about her book, Escaping Domestic Abuse...How Women Get Out And Stay Out. In light of Rihanna's recent history, there's no time like now to revisit these issues. Visit Jane at her website, www.janeboucher.com.

And finally, Tony Meade made another entertaining stop to run down what's new in theaters this weekend. Among the highlights: Monsters vs. Aliens, The Haunting in Connecticut, and 12 Rounds. Find a list of movies and showtimes (as always) at www.k107.com.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Thursday 3/26 Live Blog

Rumor is, casting is set for the Farrelly Brothers new Three Stooges movie. Sean Penn as Larry, Benicio Del Toro as Moe and Jim Carrey as Curly?!? Hmmm. It's easy to see a resemblance in the first two, and Jim says he'll pack on 40lbs. to play Curly, so maybe it'll work.

Jessica Palm joined us from The Paine Art Center to talk fun events as part of our Weekend Buzz. Check out a full list and order tickets at http://www.thepaine.org/.

The Skinny is the new book from Dr. Louis Arrone, detailing a new way of dieting that uses biology over willpower. Find resources at a website the good doctor recommended to us, http://www.cmsnonline.com/.

Brian Carter from FDL Seafood gave us the lowdown on lenten specials. You'll see Brian's smiling face downtown on Main Street, or visit http://www.fdlseafood.com/.

Our marriage and relationship expert Bob Buchicchio gave us the 4 Key Ingredients to Keeping Your Relationship Healthy. Bob and his book are online at http://www.takingspace.com/.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Wednesday 3/25 Live Blog

As an official Jon & Mary in the Morning Public Service Announcement, this is your one-week reminder that April Fool's Day is just around the bend. Your last chance to either prepare your foolishness or prepare to play the fool.

Bill German chronicles his relationship with Mick and Keith and Ronnie in his new book, Under Their Thumb: How a Nice Boy From Brooklyn Got Mixed Up with The Rolling Stones (and Lived to Tell About It). This is one of the best books we've come across in a while, and very highly recommended. Find it online at http://www.billgerman.com.

TLC's Ten Years Younger host Allison Deyette joined us to talk about ways to change your look on a budget. Don't let your beauty go down with the economy! Check out Allison's website at www.alionthego.com or go to www.tlc.com.

Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic is the new book from mental health counselor Sarah Allen Benton. Visit www.highfunctioningalcoholic.com for more.

We wrapped up the show with Green Queen Lisa Beres, founder of Green Nest LLC. Lisa gave us tips on cleaning up our house and life in an environmentally friendly way. You'll find all sorts of resources at www.greennest.com.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Tuesday 3/24 Live Blog

(voiceover from Daniel Stern: "I had never seen a more beautiful bride. I couldn't believe Winnie Cooper was getting married and I wasn't the man standing next to her.")

Another sitcom babe bites the dust. In case you were wondering, Fred Savage was not at the ceremony. Too busy with that Family Guy cameo, we suppose.

A new release Tuesday finds the new James Bond flick, Quantum of Solace in stores, along with Bolt and Charles in Charge: Season 4. Choose wisely.

We chatted once again with health & wellness expert Stuart Tomc, who presented a new weapon in the fight against diabetes. Visit http://www.nordicnaturals.com/ for more details, or call 1-800-787-7208 for a free sample.

Debra Sanders is the survivor of a traumatic brain injury that led to her bestselling memoir, A Matter of Panache. Debra talked about her injury in the wake of the incident that took actress Natasha Richardson's life. Find more about Debra and her book at http://www.debrasanders.com/.

Our final guest was our numerology expert Tania Gabrielle. Get Tania's e-book FREE at

Monday, March 23, 2009

Monday 3/23 Live Blog

As Jon has his annual NCAA Bracket Burning party well under way, we're back for another Monday full of buzzer beaters. (Congratulations if that last sentence in any way made sense to you.)

Author Matthew Fraser was our first guest this morning to talk Twitter and what it means to 'tweet' someone. Hmmmm. Somehow, Matthew made sense of it all and has a book with even more answers. Check out http://www.throwingsheep.com/ to find information on Throwing Sheep in the Boardroom: How Online Social Networking Will Transform Your Life, Work, and World.

Candyland on Ice hits the Blue Line Ice Center in Fond du Lac this weekend. Tickets are available at the door, and all proceeds benefit the FDL Blue Line Figure Skating Club. Show times are this Saturday at 2pm and 7pm, then again on Sunday at 2pm. Call 960-1777 for more info.

Another Medium Monday brought another visit from Susan Anderson. Visit Susan and her daughter Christine online at www.bridgingtwoworlds.com.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Friday 3/20 Live Blog

"Happy Vernal Equinox, fellow Spring lovers!"
-- I'm Tom Hanks and I approve this message.

We started our show this morning chatting with old pal Gordy from Kearns Motor Car Company in West Bend. The BIG SPRING PRICING MELTDOWN happens today and tomorrow. Check out http://www.k107.com/ for details.

Also this weekend is the Ripon Area Home Show. Paula Price stopped by to give us the scoop. The festivities happen tomorrow from 10 to 5 at Royal Ridges. Call 920-748-6764 for more information.

Valerie from Wisconsin Tourism made her weekly visit to give us a tour of the hot spots around the state for the first weekend of spring. Visit http://www.travelwisconsin.com/ for a full listing.

And finally, Tony Meade gave us a look at this week's new releases at your local cineplex. Nicolas Cage is back in Knowing...another frat boy comedy, I Love You Man...and Julia Roberts with Clive Owen in Duplicity. Get shows and showtimes at http://www.k107.com/.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Thursday 3/19 Live Blog

Jon returns from vacation and brings the cold weather back with him. What's up wit dat? Anyway, besides celebrating the final full day of winter, we're also proud to present this stirring picture of a stirred up Kevin Spacey. Enjoy!

Laura Fiser from The Paine Art Center stopped by to update us on the Frederic Remington exhibition. Check out details online at http://www.thepaine.org/.

Jon & Mary filled out their official NCAA brackets as March Madness has gripped the studio. While Mary goes with all #1 seeds in her Final Four, Jon stays loyal to the Spartans of Michigan State to make it to Detroit...along with Memphis, UNC and Pittsburgh.

Brian Carter talked seafood and ran down a list of Lenten specials. Visit www.fdlseafood.com for more.

Our lifestyle diva Jerusha Stewart made her monthly appearance to talk love, specifically love that comes later in life. Find Jerusha and her book, The Single Girl's Manifesta, at her website -- www.thelastsinglegirlintheworld.com.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Tuesday 3/10 Live Blog

Officially one week from St. Patrick's Day 2009, and so the timing is perfect to begin drying out from St. Patrick's Day 2008. I seem to remember meeting a lovely gal who smelled like corned beef and cried green tears.

After being jilted by not one, but TWO guests this morning, NY Times bestselling author David Bach came through and chatted about his latest book, Fight For Your Money: How To Stop Getting Ripped Off and Save a Fortune. Find David online at www.finishrich.com.

Neighborhood entrepreneur Mike Prell is the genius behind www.toolorcool.com. Are you a tool? Are you cool? Upload your photo for the answer and vote on your fellow toolish brothers.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Monday 3/9 Live Blog

If you haven't yet marked it on your calendar, Mary is on Spring Break all this week. No word on whether her "highlights" will make the cut for a future Girls Gone Wild release...we can only keep our fingers crossed. Also a BIG Happy Birthday to Webster, turning 38 today.

XMA (that's Extreme Martial Arts) champ Matt Mullins gave us the scoop on his Saturday morning kids' show, Kamen Rider Dragon Knight. Check it out every week on the CW, and it's now also available on DVD. You'll find Matt online at http://www.mattmullins.com/.

Career expert Vicky Oliver made another visit to chat about her latest book, Bad Bosses, Crazy Coworkers & Other Office Idiots. Vicky has great job hunting resources during these trying economic times at her website: www.vickyoliver.com.

Friday, March 6, 2009

Friday 3/6 Live Blog

We realize that with the millions of you who make the Jon & Mary blog your very first stop each morning, it's our sacred duty to tell you that we gots a bit o' fog today. Consider yourself informed.

Our K107.1 Fitness Diva Lynn Roethke stopped in for the BIG March weigh-in (bigger in some cases than in others). If you missed it, the numbers are as follows: Mary- 106 lbs with 17.4% body fat; Jon - 214 lbs with 11.8% body fat. The good news is, there ain't nowheres to go but down from here. You'll find Lynn online at http://www.clubolympiafdl.net/.

The annual St. Baldrick's Foundation fundraiser returns to the Ramada Plaza Hotel in downtown Fond du Lac on March 15th. Our formerly bald friend Robin stopped by to fill us in with the details. Check out http://www.stbaldricks.org/ for more.

Valerie from Wisconsin Tourism gave us a virtual tour around the state for the first full weekend of March. If you missed anything, www.travelwisconsin.com will save the day.

And finally, today is the day that Watchmen becomes more than just a comic book. Tony Meade gave us a full preview of the movie that has Jon all a-twitter. Go to www.k107.com for a list of movies and showtimes.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Thursday 3/5 Live Blog

The trailer for Johnny Depp's Public Enemies has hit the web. Go to:
http://www.publicenemies.net/ to see it and take a look at a few still photos from the shoot. Oshkosh in all her majesty is finally on the silver screen, and she looks goooood.

Weekend Buzz overtook the studio again on a Thursday morning. As always, check out the Horicon Bank Community Calendar at http://www.k107.com/ for a full list of fun.

Dr. Mark Rovick told us about the new Fox Valley Children's Mental Health Center in Menasha. A great resource in our own backyard. Call 920-996-2215 for info and to set up an appointment.

Aquaman himself, Brian Carter, made his triumphant return to the show just in time for the Lenten season. As always, find Brian online at http://www.fdlseafood.com/.

Our K107.1 Life Coach and all-around great gal Mary T. Browne gave us tips on keeping positive thoughts in these difficult times. You can get Mary's book, The 5 Rules of Thought, at her website - http://www.marytbrowne.com.

The UW-Fond du Lac Theater Department is presenting Doubt March 11-15. You may remember the tale of a strong-willed nun and the priest who's afraid of her in the film of the same name starring Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour-Hoffman. Purchase tickets in advance by calling 920-929-1111.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Wednesday 3/4 Live Blog

Has anyone else noticed the formerly steel-bikini-in-Jabba's-palace-wearing Carrie Fisher is sliding into the abyss these days? When someone describes your looks as "Wayneish," that ain't good.

The beer that made Milwaukee famous is back in a big (and tasty) way! Schlitz has returned to it's "classic 1960s formula," and it's really tough to imagine how life could get any better. Mark Treichel stopped by to chat about the new/old taste of Schlitz and invites us to get Schlitz'd at our earliest convenience. Go to http://www.schlitzgusto.com.

NY Times bestselling author Elizabeth Flock gave us a look at her latest work, Sleepwalking in Daylight. Find details and get the book online at www.elizabethflock.com.

Our petspert, Dr. Ann Sosalla says "take care of those bunnies or else your Easter basket might be a bit empty this year!" Quite a threat. Talk to the animals online at www.companionanimalcarefdl.com.

K107.1 political expert Dr. Sean Foreman talked stimulus, politics, and stimulating politics. Listen live to Dr. Foreman's radio show at www.barry.edu/radiostation, and send feedback to professorforeman@aol.com.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Tuesday 3/3 Live Blog

The headline screams, "Math Fans To Celebrate Square Root Day"...

How did we miss this? For the first time since February 2, 2004, a Square Root Day is upon us. It occurs only 9 times per century according to the geeks and geekettes who keep track of these things. So get out and enjoy today, be festive, make merry...because the next Square Root Day doesn't hit us until April 4, 2016. And you know we'll all be dead by then.

Indiana Jones himself, Harrison Ford stopped by to talk about....Presidential pooches?!? Oh wait, it was Harrison Forbes who made time to talk about the Obamas' new doggie. It was quite an enlightening chat once we got over the disappointment that Han Solo wasn't on the phone. Visit Mr. Forbes online at http://www.harrisonforbes.com/.

March is National Nutrition Month and Dr. Peter Bruno gave us tips on developing our own "spring training" program to help make it a fun, active spring and summer. You'll find more info at

Author Andrew Bridge talked about the harrowing journey of a child being taken from his mentally ill mother and her efforts to get him back. Hope's Boy is the name of Andrew's memoir, and you'll find it at

Eat well on less money?? Preposterous! Not so, says Tracey Seaman. Tracey works in the Rachel Ray test kitchen and is the author of Real Foods for Healthy Kids. Ways to spend smarter at the grocery store can be found at

Monday, March 2, 2009

Monday 3/2 Live Blog

Get out the March and celebrate a new month. Flip your calendars, flip your grannies, flip your lids...and don't forget March is American Red Cross Month as well as Women's History Month.

Green Bay resident Russ Allen is the author of Electrocution of America: Is Your Utility Company Out to Kill You? What is electricity pollution and how does it damage our health? Find the startling answers and draw your own conclusions in Russ' book, available at http://www.amazon.com/.

Julie Wilson from Shut Up & Dance stopped by to tell us about her 2nd Annual Spring Spectacular (cue trumpets). Visit http://www.shutupanddance.org/ for details.

Our final guest today was the lovely Jackie Silver, author of Aging Backwards: Secrets to Staying Young. Great tips and more at http://www.agingbackwards.com/.