Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Wednesday 3/31 Live Blog

Does this year's Holy Week seem hotter than normal?

Carrie Walsh from the marketing department at Frito-Lay joined us to talk about her company's efforts to go green (SunChips, for example), and the small steps we can make in our lives that can have a big impact on the world around us. April has been designated Earth Month (not as fun as Uranus Month, but close), so consider yourself warned.

Positive energy -- how to find it, how to cultivate it. Dr. Jeff Junig stopped by with recommendations on staying positive and the mental and physical benefits of doing so. Find Dr. J online or in person in downtown Fond du Lac.

Daughtry plays the U.S. Cellular Arena in Milwaukee on April 7 with special guest Lifehouse, and we made our first two ticket winners this morning. Congrats to Heather Searvogel and Keri Ann Krug, getting qualified (as you can) at The Coliseum Sports Bar or Joseph Anthony's, both located on Main Street in downtown Fond du Lac.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Tuesday 3/30 Live Blog

Congrats to pop star Ricky Martin for coming out yesterday and admitting to being gray. As a gray man himself, Jon knows the difficulties of giving up the hair products and revealing your true colors to the world...but it does get easier. We're here for you, Ricky. Trust us when we say you'll learn to love the salt-n-pepper look. It's only hair, after all.

Tuesday means new movies and music hitting stores and we took a look at the highlights with our Nick-n-Willy's New Release Tuesday. Robert Downey Jr. deerstalks his way through Sherlock Holmes, Jason Lee shouts his way through Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, and Robin Williams stands up through his HBO special, Weapons of Self Destruction. On CD, check out new drops from Barenaked Ladies, Usher, Erykah Badu, Method Man, Alan Jackson, and Gretchen Wilson.

Ann Marie Sabath is president of At Ease Inc. and author of Business Etiquette. Ann Marie shared her 101 ways to conduct business with charm and savvy, including how to handle problems wtih bosses, employees, and clients. Click here to find Ann Marie's website for more tips and advice.

K107.1 Numerologist Tania Gabrielle joined us to crunch the numbers regarding the latest political scandals, the Moscow subway bombing, and Jon's upcoming nuptials. Success? Failure? It's all in the numbers. Get signed up for Tania's FREE Celebrity Numerology Newsletter at her website.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Monday 3/29 Live Blog

Spring Breeeeaaaaaaak!!!! If you count yourself among the area kids/teachers lucky enough to be enjoying Day 1 of spring break, a word of advice: getting addicted to The Price is Right over the next five days will only make returning to school that much more difficult. Those Plinko! chips will creep into your daydreams on an all-too-regular basis. Just consider yourself warned.

Mary is off today, so we welcomed Joey T to the show. Joey was short on ideas for fighting childhood obesity, so we also welcomed Tracy DeGraaf to the show. Tracy gave us a list of fun spring activities to help kids beat back the flab. Pick up Tracy's book, Laugh Anyway, Mom: Hilarious Survival Stories from a Mother of Five Who Has Learned How to Keep the Joy in Motherhood and How You Can Too! for more tips and advice.

We began our countdown to April Fool's Day with Jason Nocera from Whoopee cushions? Check. Squirting flowers? Check. Hand buzzers? Check. Find the classics and the latest in cutting edge prankology at one convenient website.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Friday 3/26 Live Blog

It's rare that we use this blog to recognize two celebrity birthdays in the same week, but following our shout out to Sir Elton on Wednesday, we find it only fitting to salute the great and glamorous Jackie Rogers Jr., blowing out 60 candles this fine morning. Congrats, Jacko! Any chance of bringing back Jackie Rogers Jr.'s $100,000 Jackpot Wad one of these days?

The original lead singer of The Runaways, Cherie Currie, joined us with a look at her book that inspired the movie The Runaways (starring Dakota Fanning as Cherie). Neon Angel: Memoir of a Runaway tells the tale of a 15-year-old Cherie's introduction to the world of sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll. An updated version of the book is now in stores and the movie is now in theaters.

Medicine disregarded it. Antibiotics can't control it. Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA looks at this drug-resistant staph, called "the most frightening epidemic since AIDS." Author of Superbug, Maryn McKenna told us what MRSA is, where it came from, and how to (hopefully) fight it.

Bill Wiese spent 23 minutes in hell a few years ago. The actual hell. Not the lovely town of Hell, Michigan. Hell. The devil's ranch. Bill chronicled his "adventures" in the book, 23 Minutes in Hell. He chatted with us about the climate, the residents, and the recreational activities on Satan's plantation.

Our main man Tony was unable to join us this morning to talk movies, but he sent along all the relevant info. John Cusack turns on the jets in a Hot Tub Time Machine, and the voices of Gerard Butler, Jonah Hill, and America Ferrera teach you How to Train Your Dragon. Click on for a full list of movies and showtimes.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Thursday 3/25 Live Blog

A robust 63rd birthday is underway for our pal Sir Elton as this March 25 dawns. Don't forget your chance to see ol' Reggie comes up April 17 at the Resch Center. Good seats still available (including Elton's).

Weekend Buzz took us 'round and 'round the South Valley's area hot spots as March winds down. It's your final chance to see Rooms of Blooms at The Paine, as well as a host of Palm Sunday activities. Click on the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar at for the full list.

Finally, a chance for Jon & Mary to get naked! (cue blood-curdling scream) We found out a bit too late that author Pat Lencioni was talking about his new book, Getting Naked: A Business Fable about Shedding the Three Fears that Sabotage Client Loyalty. it too late to get a refund on this flesh-colored bodysuit?

AC/DC plays the Bradley Center April 15, which also happens to be the day your taxes are due. Questions? Elaine Smith from H&R Block joined us with the answers (to tax-related stuff, not Angus and Brian). Get FREE tax advice right up to the big day by calling 1.866.HRBLOCK, the fastest way to get Back in Black.

Internationally acclaimed relationship therapist Dr. Bonnie Weil calls herself the "Adultery Buster." A 98% success rate keeping couples together gives her the right to such an alter-ego. Dr. Bonnie chatted about ways to adultery-proof your marriage using smart heart skills and open dialogue. Find more tips at her website.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Wednesday 3/24 Live Blog

Seems like only a week ago we were celebrating the magic and wonder of St. Paddy's Day, and here we are celebrating the magic(al) and wonder(ful) news that Kim Kardashian is back on the market. The announcement isn't "official" quite yet, but sources tell us KK has dumped her Saintly boyfriend Reggie Bush and is now back in the dating pool. If that doesn't warm your cockels a bit on this Hump Day, you just ain't trying hard enough.

Lifestyle expert from HGTV's My First Place, Jill Cordes stopped by with ways to spring into action! Make spring cleaning fast, affordable, and dare we Find Jill online for more info, and get your scene clean in no time.

So what really goes on behind closed doors in the marriages of others? Laurie Abraham gave us a look in her new book, The Husbands and Wives Club. Laurie spent a year tracking the progress of various participants in a couples therapy group and offers readers a glimpse inside the madness.

As more teens become engaged in sexual activity at a younger age, it's important for parents to become involved in a discussion about the outside influences playing a role in this behavior. Dr. Jim Wright chatted about teens, sex, and the media, and the way all three areas are intertwined in today's society. Contact the doc for more online.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Tuesday 3/23 Live Blog

(nerd alert!) It seems the Galactic Empire is running on a smaller budget these days. We'll have to wait and see if this new Obamacare health plan will be enough to keep all those stormtroopers covered against helmet rash. In other news, Star Wars: In Concert comes to the Resch Center on July 3 and the Bradley Center on July 10. Tickets are now on sale.

Another Nick 'n Willy's New Release Tuesday finds loads of entertainment on store shelves. Freshly scorned Sandra Bullock gives her Oscar-winning performance in The Blind Side, George Clooney is just one of The Men Who Stare at Goats, the Cloonmeister also happens to be the Fantastic Mr. Fox, and Natalie Portman is caught between Jake and Tobey in Brothers. Musical selections include new stuff from Snoop Dogg, Justin Bieber, Mindy McCready, Scorpions(!), Monica, and soundtracks from The Runaways and Hot Tub Time Machine.

Travel expert Brian Peters got us out of town and into a nice warm change of scenery. Vegas? Florida? Hawaii? Save big bucks no matter where you're headed with Brian's award-winning blog,

The Children's Museum of Fond du Lac presents Make & Take Madness just in time for local kids on spring break. Our pal Andrea stopped in to extend the invite to all kids from March 29 through April 11. Click the museum website for details and a full calendar of fun.

Enjoy a Palm Sunday concert presented at the former St. Patrick's church by the UW-Fond du Lac Choral Department this Sunday at 4pm. Music professor Pat Eby gave us a look at what pieces will be performed, as well as the all-important ticket information. Adults just $6 and students just $3 at the door or by calling 920.929.1111.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Monday 3/22 Live Blog

We're down to the Sweet Sixteen on our NCAA brackets (a total disaster for the 10th year in a row), it's also the first Monday of spring...but our focus is on the 79th birthday of Mr. William Shatner. The Shat -- born in Montreal; star of Star Trek, TJ Hooker, Boston Legal; Priceline Negotiator; 4 times a husband; one cool toupee. A toast to you, our friend and inspiration!

Natalie Grant plays the Weill Center in Sheboygan this Thursday night with special guest Phil Stacey (he of American Idol rejection fame). We had your chance to win tickets to the big show, and more chances to win later this week for Three Days Grace at the Resch Center on Sunday.

Life coach Dee Kite gave us the facts on Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week, now underway. What should you never say to someone with MS? How can you better understand this largely invisible disease? Get more at Ms. Kite's blog, located at

Salad or burger? Macy's or Target? What's the best way to clean the bathroom? The Deputy Editor of Consumer Reports, Sue Perry, joined us with a few of those answers as featured in the April 2010 issue of ShopSmart. Save time, money, and headaches with a little self-education before making that next purchase.

Our final guest on a busy Monday was Jen Yamato from Jen had a rundown of the big spring movies being rolled out over the next few months. Get a jump on crowds with Jen's weekly reviews, blog, gossip, and more online.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Friday 3/19 Live Blog

So they say this Jesse James character is a bad dude just because he stepped out on America's sweetheart? We think even Sandra would agree that it's hard to be mad at a guy who sports a Detroit Tigers lid while out running around Hollywood. Just sayin'...

Congrats to our two VIP winners, off to see Think Floyd at the Weill Center tomorrow night. Thanks also to our friends at the Grandstay Suites and the Highland House restaurant in downtown Sheboygan. More BIG tickets to win next week as Three Days Grace comes to the Resch Center on Sunday, March 28.

Singer-songwriter Jennie DeVoe joined us to chat about her return to The Windhover in Fond du Lac for one show tomorrow evening. Check out the bluesy-rock-folk-soul that Jennie brings from her latest album, Strange Sunshine. Click here for tickets and more information.

Tony Meade was our final guest for a Friday talking new movies. Gerard Butler chases Jennifer Aniston in The Bounty Hunter, Jude Law chases organs in Repo Men, and a young nerd chases some self-respect in Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Get a handy list of local movies and showtimes online at

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Thursday 3/18 Live Blog

Gentlemen, start your aspirins...

Slooooowly getting our brains back into the world of the living after a bit too much o' the green beer yesterday, we started by chatting with Jessica Palm from The Paine Art Center & Gardens. The Paine continues their Rooms of Blooms this weekend, among other highlights in our Weekend Buzz segment. Click the K107.1 Community Calendar presented by Air-Tech Heating for a full list of March fun.

Style expert Charla Krupp chatted about her new book, How to Never Look Fat Again! Battle the bulge (or at least the bulge-y look) with over 1000 tips and NO dieting.

Our friend and counselor Bob Buchicchio made a visit to help us beat the March doldrums. Know the symptoms of depression, seek the proper treatment, and start on the road to happiness. Find Bob online for advice, books, and more.

Brian Carter delved into the delightful seafood options available during Lent. Stop by Fond du Lac Seafood downtown on Main Street, or call 517-TUNA.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

St. Patrick's Day 3/17 Live Blog

Check your livers at the door.

In addition to the many Irish treasures we found at the end of the rainbow this morning, we also found time to welcome in a couple o' fine guests.

Historian William Federer helped us get to know the dudeness of St. Patrick, as told in his book, Saint Patrick: The Real Story of his Amazing Life from Tragedy to Triumph. Separate fact from folklore from green beer with fun facts and stories.

Professional drinker Zane Lamprey told us tales of getting sauced around the world. His new book (deep breath), Three Sheets: Drinking Made Easy! 6 Continents, 15 Countries, 190 Drinks, and 1 Mean Hangover, is a compliment to his TV series, also called Three Sheets, which airs on the Fine Living Network.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Tuesday 3/16 Live Blog

Final preparations are now underway on this lovely St. Patrick's Day Eve. As you can see, Jon has had his kilt cleaned & pressed, while Mary has just baked a fresh batch of corned beef cookies in anticipation of St. Paddy himself sliding down her chimney in the wee hours tomorrow morning. 'Tis truly the most exciting day 'o the year.

We started the show this morning by welcoming in a couple of guests who had been bumped in the last week (sorry about that, folks). Chef John Barricelli from PBS' Everyday Food joined us to chat about his new The SoNo Baking Company Cookbook (see 3/11 blog entry for more details), and Robin Schroeder was here with a rundown of the St. Baldrick's Day fun happening this weekend (see 3/15 blog).

EAA's Family Flightfest returns to the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh this Saturday & Sunday. Check out the entertaining, interactive, and (slightly) educational activities from 10am to 4pm both days. Click here for ticket info, or call 920.426.4818.

A Nick 'n Willy's New Release Tuesday gave us a look at what's fresh in movies and music. Pale teenagers return in Twilight: New Moon, Hugh Grant gets (mis)matched with Sarah Jessica Parker in Did You Hear About the Morgans?, Freddie Highmore voices Astro Boy, and Disney introduces The Princess and the Frog. On the CD shelf, find new drops from The White Stripes, Drive-By Truckers, Gamma Ray, and Flobots.

She calls herself a "holistic esthetician" and is the author of Raw Energy: Snacking, the Raw Food Way. Stephanie Tourles gave us the benefits of going raw, including less flab and more energy. One question...are Chee-tos considered "raw"?

Monday, March 15, 2010

Monday 3/15 Live Blog

A fond farewell this morning to the great Capt. Clarence Oveur, making his final landing yesterday at the age of 83. We wish him the best as he makes his way to that big Turkish Prison in the sky...

The world's premier Pink Floyd tribute show, Think Floyd, comes to the Weill Center in Sheboygan this weekend. We're getting you qualified all this week to win a VIP package that includes an overnight stay at the Grandstay Suites, dinner at the Highland House, and great seats to see Think Floyd this Saturday night!

Robin Schroeder stopped in to get our chrome domes inspired for the annual St. Baldrick's event this Sunday at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in downtown Fond du Lac. To participate, volunteer, or donate money towards childhood cancer research, contact Robin at 920.579.0536. Click on to learn more and get signed up.

A Lion Called Christian tells the amazing and true story of the bond between two friends and a lion. The tale was originally told back in 1971, only to be revived on YouTube over the last few years. John Rendall told us about his original interactions with Christian and the renewed interest in his story.

K107.1 Psychic Medium Susan Anderson was back for another Medium Monday. Susan took your phone calls regarding love, life, and the great beyond. Contact her for a one-on-one reading and more at her website, or call 612.824.2427.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Friday 3/12 Live Blog

Is it that time of year again? Spring Break already? As the planeloads of sweaty college kids land in warmer destinations unknown, we at Jon & Mary in the Morning feel its our duty to remind y'all that just because a guy has nice hair and a camera, that's no reason to do anything that would disappoint your grandmother. We'll continue to publish these sorts of 'Gone Wild' photos through next week in order to get our point across. That's just the sacrifice we're willing to make.

We had your final chance to win tickets to Rain -- A Tribute to the Beatles, playing the Milwaukee Theater this Sunday. Bob Barry from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel joined us to talk about his experiences hanging with the real Beatles back in the late '60s. How cool is that?

Nearly half a million new cases of Alzheimer's disease are diagnosed each year, and the number is only going to keep going up. That sobering news from neuroscientist Mark Underwood, who gave us a look at the latest research into solving memory loss. Click here to find more information about Prevagen and help supplement your brain health.

Tony Meade dropped in with a fanny pack full of new movies. Matt Damon is re-Bourne in Green Zone, Robert Pattinson is de-fanged in Remember Me, and a nobody scores a hottie in She's Out of My League. Get a list of movies and showtimes online for your viewing pleasure at

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Thursday 3/11 Live Blog

We start our Thursday under a Dense Frog Advisory issued by the National Weather Service for central Wisconsin. They tell us these not-so-smart frogs will make driving hazardous, so give yourself a bit of extra time as you step out the door this morning.

Weekend Buzz took us on a tour of the South Valley's big events. Rooms of Blooms continues at The Paine, among a full list of fun at the K107.1 Community Calendar, presented by Air-Tech Heating.

NY Times bestselling author Chang-rae Lee was kind enough to chat about his newest novel, The Surrendered. A tale of the lasting effects of war that moves from 1950s Korea to 1930s China to 1980s New York. The book is now in stores.

Host of Everyday Food on PBS, chef John Barricelli gave us a look at his latest work, The SoNo Baking Company Cookbook: The Best Sweet and Savory Recipes for Every Occasion. Bake yourself silly with everything from muffins and pastries to quiche and pot pies.

As the government gears up for the 2010 Census, scammers are gearing up to take advantage of unsuspecting citizens. Former federal agent Tom Browning gave us tips to help recognize fraudulent activity and data-collection schemes. Click over to the official website for the full list and more information.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Wednesday 3/10 Live Blog

These balmy 50-degree, rainy March days have led Jon & Mary to call in the venerable Father Michael to perform last rites on the snowman that has stood so proudly outside our studio window these last few months. We salute our pal "Snow Derek" for his tireless efforts guarding and protecting us against stalker attacks, entertaining neighborhood children, and being a shoulder to cry on in times of crisis. He shall never be forgotten.

The recent suicides of Marie Osmond's son and actor Andrew Koenig were analyzed by psychotherapist Terry Diebold. She joined us to chat about her book, The Myth of Self Esteem: 50 Ways to Stop Sabotaging Yourself. Find answers about why parents tend to be in denial about depression in their children and how the family can assist in treatment and support.

Our lovely wedding expert Sharon Naylor returned to discuss the lastest news in wedding planning. Being the author of over 30 books on the topic, we tend to put our faith in Sharon's advice when it comes to all things bridal. Check out her website for more tips and trends.

K107.1 Political Analyst Dr. Sean Foreman helped us decipher the latest version of the Health Care bill and the new "anti-incumbent" movement in Congress. Dr. Foreman is a professor of political science and hosts a weekly radio show at Barry University.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Tuesday 3/9 Live Blog

BIG concert news late yesterday as a trio of musical heavyweights (no offense, Aretha Franklin) announced dates in our area. Sir Elton John plays the Resch Center in Green Bay on April 17 and Simon & Garfunkel play the Kohl Center in Madison on May 9. Tickets for both shows go on sale this Saturday. Click 'Your Music' at for a full list of upcoming mosh-pit fun.

An Oscar-winning edition of our Nick 'n Willy's New Release Tuesday finds nominees Precious and Up in the Air on DVD, along with Old Dogs, Planet 51, and Walker, Texas Ranger: Season 7 (!). Musically, new drops from Jimi Hendrix, Gorillaz, Serj Tankian, and Joan Jett are on store shelves.

K107.1 Debt Diva Clarky Davis stopped in with a look at the new Credit Card Accountability Act. What are the new changes worth noting? Delve into the fine print and get more tax season tips at Clarky's website.

Senior editors at The Nation, Richard Kim and Betsy Reed joined us to chat about their new book, Going Rouge: Sarah Palin, An American Nightmare. What does Ms. Alaska's rise mean for the Republican Party? The Tea Party movement? A possible run in 2012? The answers may disturb you...

The UW-Fond du Lac Theater Department presents Rabbit Hole March 10-14 at the Prairie Theater. Tickets are just $10 for adults, $5 for students at the UW-FdL Business Office, or by calling 920.929.1111.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Monday 3/8 Live Blog

The 82nd Academy Awards are in the books with an overall predictable, yet entertaining, evening. The only beef we could find here at Jon & Mary in the Morning is the exclusion of the great Ed McMahon from the annual 'Montage 'O Death'. You're telling us, Oscar producers, that among the actors, directors, and executives who passed over the last year you couldn't find 3 seconds to slide in a picture of Ed?!?! You spent 15 minutes on a horror film montage alone, and another 10 on Miley Cyrus misreading her teleprompter. Shameful.

Critics call it "the next best thing to seeing The Beatles!" RAIN - A Tribute to The Beatles returns to the Milwaukee Theater this Sunday. We've got your chance to win tickets all week, and just a few seats left on the yellow submarine.

Dr. Glade Curtis chatted babies and the updated version of his bestselling book, Your Baby's First Year Week by Week. Indispensible advice for new mothers and fathers, the book includes new ideas for dealing with food allergies, santizing common areas, the latest juice guidelines, and more.

Oprah has begun her No Phone Zone campaign against texting while driving. Carol Harper is living proof of the consequences of inattentive driving. She joined us with a list of the top ten distractions that cause auto accidents. Get the full list and a dose of reality at Carol's website.

Our final guest of the morning was master detective and star of The Locator, Troy Dunn. Over the past 16 years, Troy and his team have helped thousands of people reunite with long lost friends and family members. Season four of The Locator is now airing Wednesdays at 9pm on WeTV.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Friday 3/5 Live Blog

It seems like only yesterday we were gearing up for the 81st Academy Awards (, that one movie with the guy in it won Best Picture), and here we go getting set for the 82nd edition this Sunday. We're big fans of both Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin, the hosts this year, but don't you sort of hope someday for a re-animated Johnny Carson to once again take the reins as Oscar host? Maybe a clone Johnny? Maybe someone builds a Johnny robot? We'll keep our fingers crossed...

Conflict resolution expert Sharon Rivkin chatted about her new book, Breaking the Argument Cycle. Great advice for couples hoping to stop fighting without professional therapy. Find the groundbreaking 3-step method that resolves all arguments in the book, now in stores.

Tony Meade made his regular Friday visit to talk Oscars and new releases at your local cineplex. Johnny Depp and Tim Burton team up once again for Alice in Wonderland, and Richard Gere leads an all-star cast in Brooklyn's Finest. You can also still catch Best Picture nominees Avatar, Crazy Heart, Precious, and The Blind Side at area theaters. Get movie listings and showtimes at

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Thursday 3/4 Live Blog

The smells of grilled meat, pine tar, and desperation fill the air as your Milwaukee Brewers kick off the 2010 exhibition schedule this afternoon against the San Francisco Giants. Listen once again all this season for your chance to win tickets to Miller Park from K107.1.

Weekend Buzz took us out of the house for the first taste of March freedom. Check out the all-new Rooms of Blooms at The Paine, or click on the K107.1 Community Calendar for a full list of weekend activities.

Author Lucy Danziger took us on a tour of The Nine Rooms of Happiness. Her book uses the metaphor of a house to help find ways to love yourself, find your purpose, and get over life's little imperfections. Find Lucy's blog, videos, and more happiness advice online.

Always a nice time when K107.1 Life Coach Mary T. Browne stops over for a visit. Mary kept us on the path of "forward thinking" as it relates to the Easter season and the rebirth of spring. Mary's book, The 5 Rules of Thought, helps get your journey started.

UFOs, alien abductions, and the coming ET presence?!? All that and more from author and former close encounter victim Jim Moroney in his latest work, The Extraterrestrial Answer Book. Why are they here? Where do most sightings occur? How should we respond? The answers lie within...if you dare (just watch out for those stray packets of Reese's Pieces showing up in your backyard).

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Wednesday 3/3 Live Blog

On this date in 1931, the U.S. of A. officially adopted the Star-Spangled Banner as its national anthem, making today National Anthem Day! (light applause) In commemoration, we look back at that day in 1990 when Francis Scott Key turned over in his grave as Roseanne peformed his song prior to a San Diego Padres game. Remember kids, the crotch-grab always comes after "...and the home of the brave."

Dr. Jeff Junig joined us to talk feelings. Nothing more than fee-ee-eelings. How to make sense of your feelings when you've reached the breaking point? Convert your sense of being overwhelmed to something more practical -- mad, sad, glad, ashamed, afraid, hurt. See Dr. J online or in person on Main Street in downtown Fond du Lac.

Author Barry Rothman posed an interesting query in his new book, Mary Ann or Ginger: The Dilemma in Every Man's Life and How to Deal With It. As the worlds of relationships and pop culture continue to intersect, Barry claims the problem will only get worse. (Is anyone more of a Lovey Howell guy like Jon? Just wondering...)

K107.1 Petspert Dr. Ann Sosalla gave us an intimate look at parasites in your pet. As fun as they sound, they can actually be quite harmful to your doggie or kitty. Think your pet might be infected? See Dr. Ann and staff at Companion Animal Care in Fond du Lac.

Shidara: The Drums of Japan brings its dynamic stage show to Sheboygan this weekend. Get your tickets for an intense afternoon of live music at the Weill Center on Sunday at 3pm.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Tuesday 3/2 Live Blog

Sad news to report this Tuesday morning as it seems our pal C-3PO has given up his New Year's resolution to quit smoking. Unconfirmed reports suggest R2-D2 has also suffered a relapse, as he was spotted indulging in a round of Colt .45s on Lando Calrissian's back porch. Tragic.

Nick 'n Willy's New Release Tuesday brings a pile of new movies and music into our lives. On DVD, pick up the film adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are, John Cusack battles the Mayans in 2012, and the great Paul Giamatti returns in Cold Souls. New albums include drops from Danny Gokey, Shooter Jennings, Lifehouse, Peter Gabriel, and Danny Elfman's Alice in Wonderland soundtrack.

Comedian Kitty Martini joined us with a fun and hopeful look at today's economic times. Her new book, Thank You For Firing Me! offers advice and over 30 pages of resources for those on the hunt for gainful employment.

Our friends Brian Carter & Sarah Cujak stopped by the studio with details on the upcoming Mid-Life Career Change seminar at the Women in Management meeting March 10 at the Ramada Plaza Hotel. Make advance reservations here, or call 920.921.1123.

The Windhover Center for the Arts in downtown Fond du Lac has once again filled our social calendars for the month of March. Kevin Miller from the Windhover gave us the scoop. If you missed any of the info, or to purchase tickets, surf over to the Windhover website.

Jackie Silver from Aging Backwards made her monthly visit with advice on "spring cleaning" for your makeup bag. Jackie's website has a plethora ("...tell me, Jefe, what is a plethora?") of beauty tips to keep you looking your best in every season.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Monday 3/1 Live Blog

March comes roaring in like a lion today with...a chance of scattered flurries?!? Very un-lion like (unless you're referring to the always accommodating Detroit Lion, in which case anything "scattered" is perfect). Today also marks the beginning of American Red Cross Month, Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Women's History Month. Good times to be had by all.

Lynn from Club Olympia made her monthly visit with scale in hand. The numbers were encouraging, (Jon 217 lbs, 10.9% body fat; Mary 102 lbs, 15.1% body fat) if not a total cause for celebration. Stop in to see Lynn and get your sweat on with classes and fitness memberships.

More fun for green thumbers as the annual Chicago Flower & Garden Show returns to the Navy Pier this weekend. Listen all week for your chance to win tickets.

We celebrate National Pig Day this morning with our friends Babe, Arnold, Wilbur, Porky, and Ned Beatty. Congrats to our winners of some tasty Johnsonville Brats and free H1N1 shots (that rhymes!).

Pro Wrestling comes to Fond du Lac this weekend as NWA Unleashed invades The Shack Sports Bar on Friday night. Check out the action for just $10 at the door. (Special thanks to our in-studio guests for releasing Jon from that sleeper hold in time to finish the show.)