Friday, July 31, 2009
We had a bloody good time talking with Sara Rude about the Mt. Calvary Blood Drive happening this Tuesday. Check out www.givebloodgivelife.org or call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE for more details.
Gwen Jimmere is the author of If It Walks Like a Duck...and Other Truths My Mother Taught Me. A delightful read now available in stores or at Gwen's website.
New in theaters today are Adam Sandler in Funny People and the luminous Ashley Tisdale in Aliens in the Attic. Tony Meade popped in to give us the rundown, and you'll find showtimes at k107.com.
Thursday, July 30, 2009
Weekend Buzz got us around the South Valley for big fun, including the Masterpieces of American Photography exhibit at The Paine Art Center. Click the community calendar at k107.com for more.
Brian Carter stopped by to tell us what's fresh at the Fond du Lac Seafood Company, and then K107.1 relationship expert Bob Buchicchio told us how to freshen up those failed ventures into finding love and rekindle the spark.
The majesty and wonder of the Wisconsin State Fair arrives next week. Don't forget to listen for your next chance to win tickets...or stop by Branson's BBQ on Peters Avenue in Fond du Lac to increase your odds.
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Author and chef Brian Yarvin stopped by to promote his latest work, The Too Many Tomatoes Cookbook. Makes a great gift for someone who has a bumper crop of 'maters this year, or maybe someone who is just a big fan of lycopene.
K107.1 wedding expert Sharon Naylor shared tips on how grooms can keep their gals from turning into Bridezillas. Find more advice and fun stuff from Sharon at her website.
Our final guests this morning were the stars of the new online series Dusty Peacock, Gary Valentine (cousin Danny in The King of Queens) and Melissa Peterman (Barbara Jean on Reba). The series is now playing at crackle.com.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
It's a Nick 'n Willy's new release Tuesday, featuring the latest Fast & Furious, Dragonball: Evolution, and Miss March. As far as new music goes, don't bother...unless the new Ashley Tisdale album gets you excited.
NY Times bestselling author C. David Heymann chatted with us about his new book, Bobby and Jackie: A Love Story. Check out the scandal and the aftermath that brewed following JFK's assassination.
Monday, July 27, 2009
In addition to the excitement of Airventure, the Green Bay Packers also return this week. Camp opens on Friday and we chatted with our pal Margaret Corrente about how you can grab a seat on the K107.1 motorcoach for the Packers-Bills preseason game on August 22.
Financial guru Robert Beadles was a self-made millionaire by the age of 26 and now passes his secrets to us in his new book, Here's What You Do: Your Economic Survival Guide. Find the book and more tips at Robert's website.
Friday, July 24, 2009
Dick Knapinski is known far and wide as Mr. Airventure, and he took time out of his busy schedule to chat about this year's EAA event. Listen all next week for your chance to win tickets and be sure to keep your eye to the sky.
Host of the PBS series, A Place of Our Own, Elizabeth Sanchez joined us to talk about her new book, Watercooler: Behind the Scenes and Off the Record, the Untold Stories from Broadcasters. Loooong title aside, it's a good read and now in stores.
The Bachelor Guy helped us celebrate National Tequila Day (who knew?) and introduced us to the new Tabasco brand tequila. !Hotchi-motchi!
We wrapped things up by talking movies with Tony Meade. G-Force, The Ugly Truth and Orphan highlight the new releases...and you'll (as always) find a full listing of movies and showtimes at k107.com.
Thursday, July 23, 2009
UPDATE: Oops, seems Demond is under the weather this morning and will not join us after all. Hopefully tomorrow or next week. We'll keep you big dummies informed.
Weekend Buzz gets us off the couch for more fun at The Paine and around the South Valley. Click our Community Calendar at k107.com for more.
Dr. Zest made a triumphant return to the show, tearing himself away from sunny Florida for a few days. Dr. Z chatted about his book, Living A Stress Free Life, now available alongside a TON of free resources at his website.
What's the secret to squeezing in some last minute fun this summer? Tracy Gallagher from the Travel Channel gave us a few tips, including how to win a FREE family vacation from Hyatt Hotels.
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Dr. Jeff Junig stopped by to talk mind/body connection in kids when it comes to the relationship shared by asthma and depression. Dr. J joins us once a month and can also be found online.
Just over 15 days until the magic and wonder that is the Wisconsin State Fair. Jen Puente from the fair's PR crew gave us a rundown on what's new this year, and a taste of those lovely cream puffs. K107.1 has your chance to win fair tickets now through August 7, including great seats to see The Wallflowers, Demi Lovato and Rick Springfield.
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
NY Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich joined us to talk about her latest Stephanie Plum adventure, Finger Lickin' Fifteen. You'll find Janet (and Ms. Plum) online, and the new book now in stores.
Nick 'n Willy's new release Tuesday finds Watchmen in stores, as well as Coraline and Voltron Vol. 8 on DVD. Pick up new music from Jordin Sparks, Demi Lovato, and Brooke Hogan.
Peg Sausville shared her expertise on the ancient art of kissing. Good info for both men and women in Peg's e-book, The Truth About How To Kiss Women, now available at her website.
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, author Michael Belfiore gave us a look at the events that led us to the moon and what needs to be done in order for our next visit to be a success.
And here is the link for all-new official Neil Diamond online store. Click and enjoy!
Monday, July 20, 2009
Friday, July 17, 2009
Consider this your LAST reminder that you'll get to see Mary stage dive at the Fond du Lac Co. Fair tonight!!! We introduce The Guess Who at 8, followed by the dive heard 'round the world.
Author Mike Robbins returned to the show to talk about his new book, Be Yourself: Everyone Else Is Already Taken. Mike says the best way to transform your life is by being authentic and true to the guy or gal in the mirror.
O Magazine gives it "two thumbs up!" The new book from Gin Phillips, The Well and the Mine depicts life during the Great Depression. Gin joined us to talk about a time when community, family and hope were your most valuable assets.
Fond du Lac native Wendy Duffy stopped by the studio to give us a listen to her new album and let us know she'll be playing the Main Exchange tonight. After that, Tony Meade gave us a rundown on the week's biggest movies, which basically means the new Harry Potter flick. Find a listing of area live music and movie listings at k107.com.
Thursday, July 16, 2009
Another full weekend of chills & thrills with our Weekend Buzz, including the K-Crew live at the Fond du Lac County Fair with The Guess Who tomorrow night!
The Shape Up Mom Kathryn Sansone joined us to talk National Ice Cream Month and the tasty treats being offered by Weight Watchers in your local freezer case. Yum!
Jon & Mary's Lifestyle Diva Jerusha Stewart shared ways to make your junk into someone else's treasure. The magic happens at your very own yard/garage/rummage sale!
Jackie Silver from Aging Backwards had a nice little economic stimulus idea -- an at-home spa! Oh, what fun! Find millions more money-saving beauty tips at Jackie's website. Here's a list of the products Jackie mentioned this morning (click the name to go to the website): Conair Moisturizing Mist Facial Sauna System, Adovia Dead Sea Salt Scrub, Olay Body Thermal Pedicure, Natural Calm Bath, Sacred Glo Lotion Candles.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Author Catherine Galasso-Vigorito gave us a look at her latest book, God Will Do The Rest. Imagine living in joy and unlock the secrets to a life ablaze!
Dr. Feelgood stopped by to talk heatstroke and its warning signs, as well as the danger of too much sun exposure during these nice, summery days.
Alien Hand Syndrome is just one of many strange phenomena detailed in the book from Alan Bellows, a man who has made it his life's work to find all things wacky in our world. Find the book in stores and find Alan online at his very cool website.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Monday, July 13, 2009
Congrats to Andrew Josephs, our latest winner in the Attitude Sports Hot or Not? contest. Andrew wins a cool pair of Oakley shades after voting for Mary (who pulled off another convincing victory, 67-38) as the hottest of all co-hosts.
Susan Anderson stopped by and took your phone calls on another Medium Monday. Susan has a full list of upcoming events and details about private readings at her website.
Friday, July 3, 2009
Kevin Miller stopped by to fill us in on July events at the Windhover Center in downtown Fond du Lac, and then we ran down the listing of area fireworks this weekend (see yesterday's blog entry for details).
Local artist Jeff Kahlow told us the amazing story of meeting KISS at Summerfest last weekend. Jeff's the guy who makes all those cool hats for Walleye Weekend, and he put together some very special-edition Big Guy Hats for Gene and the boys.
Oshkosh's newest, and possibly smallest, small business is up and running as Team Lemonade has set up shop at Choice Bank. The four owners range in age from seven to ten and can be found at the Choice Bank location on Witzel.
We took a look at the "mature" version of patriotism put forth by Dr. David Gruder. Understanding the U.S. Constitution means more than just memorization, it takes a willingness to put those principles into practice on a daily basis, according to the Doc...especially on a holiday like July 4th.
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Weekend Buzz took us around hot spots in the South Valley, including area fireworks displays: Appleton and Ripon on Friday; Oshkosh, Fond du Lac, Neenah, Menasha on Saturday; Kimberly on Sunday. A chance to see fire in the sky THREE nights in a row?!? Truly an amazing age we live in.
Carol Clark, the VP of Corporate Social Responsibility at Anheuser-Busch, gave us tips on how to safely celebrate the 4th. Find more details online and a nice frosty Bud at your local watering hole.
Brian Carter stopped by to talk patriotic seafood. Mary T. Browne taught us that our thoughts are especially important around the holidays, and how best to channel those feelings of freedom and democracy.
Local boys & girls soccer coach, Greg Winkler from Fond du Lac High School, has written a book called Coaching a Season of Significance. Check out Greg's website, and a book signing tonight at JR's in downtown Fond du Lac.