Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Tuesday 8/31 Live Blog

The last day of August? Really?

We kicked those August blues with another Nick-n-Willy's New Release Tuesday. Today's DVD offerings include Marmaduke, Harry Brown, and Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too? Musical drops are highlighted by albums from the Goo Goo Dolls, Heart, Disturbed, and Now That's What I Call Music 35.

Award-winning chef and food entertainer Ted Reader gave us a few great recipes to close out our summer this Labor Day Weekend. Ted introduced us to his new book, Napoleon's Everyday Gourmet Burgers, in collaboration with Napoleon's Gourmet Grills. Over 300 pages of ground beef deliciousness!

The end of August also means the beginning of school. Marian Sheridan from the Fond du Lac School District joined us with a reminder that the Safe Kid Zone is back for another year. Use caution! No cell phones! No high speeds! No flattened first graders!

K107.1 Celebrity Numerologist Tania Gabrielle made her monthly visit and took a look a how numbers have had an effect on recent events in the news. She also crunched your numbers in order to put you on your best path through life. Visit Tania online and sign up for her FREE newsletter.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Monday 8/30 Live Blog

Emmys were held last night, meaning the countdown has begun to the Golden Globes! Oh wait...maybe it was the other way around?

Jerry Apps stopped by with a historical look at Wisconsin days gone by. His three books (how prolific!), Horse-Drawn Days: A Century of Farming With Horses, Old Farm: A History, and Barns of Wisconsin tell an amazing tale in words and pictures. Find the books and more with Jerry online.

A special edition Waterfest Monday got you tickets to see Vince Neil wrap up the 2010 Waterfest season this Thursday. Thanks to Rhapsodies Gourmet Frozen Custard for a great summer! Listen all week for your chances to win our final few tickets to the show.

A Tired Woman's Guide to Passionate Sex helped Mary shake off the cobwebs and rekindle that flame. Dr. Laurie Mintz shared her findings and a risk-free treatment for low female sexual desire. Interested? Click here for more (confidentially, of course).

Friday, August 27, 2010

Friday 8/27 Live Blog

The latest sign that we're all getting really really old? Pee Wee Herman turns 58 today! Oy vey!

Directly from Hollywood, celebrity stylist Jorge Ramon joined us with his Fall Fashion Survival Guide. What are the must have trends as the weather gets cooler? How to get the look for less? Get Jorge's tips online, and catch him regularly on Style Network and E!

Equip your kid for a great school year! The Gizmo Girl ran down the list of must-have technology for your student. Find more gizmo advice at The Gizmo Girl's website.

Fond du Lac's Ala Roma has a new location and a new look. Kevin and Heidi from Ala Roma stopped in with a look at their menu -- "Real Italian Food" made fresh from scratch. Check out their new location (in the old Country Kitchen) starting September 8.

We wrapped another week with a look at movies movies movies hitting theaters today. Click over to k107.com for a list of local showtimes, and see Takers or The Last Excocism or even the Avatar: Special Edition, if you're into that sort of thing.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Thursday 8/26 Live Blog

Peyton Manning and the Colts have arrived for a visit with your Green Bay Packers in Game 3 of the preseason. Our Johnsonville Packer Preview gave you a look at the game, and as always, get all the action live from Lambeau this afternoon starting at 5, kickoff at 7 on K107.1!

Weekend Buzz gave you a few activities to fill those non-Packer moments during our final weekend in August. Mexican Fiesta returns to the Summerfest grounds, Germanfest comes to West Bend, and live music in our area includes Kenny Rogers, Tommy Tutone, and Weird Al Yankovic. Click over to k107.com and the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar for more.

Dr. Michelle Anthony joined us to talk about a growing problem at home and in school...mean girls! Social cruelty, relational aggression, and bullying are covered in Dr. Anthony's latest book, Little Girls Can Be Mean: Four Steps to Bully-Proof Girls in the Early Grades.

Holistic medicine was the topic as Dr. Steve Meress stopped by the studio. Get more details online, or visit Dr. Meress in person at Fox Valley Wellness Center in Fond du Lac.

The great Eddie Money plays Waterfest tonight at the Leach Amphitheater, and took time out of his morning to chat with us about the show. Keep up with all of Eddie's comings and goings at his website (he even told us he answers all of his own e-mail).

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Wednesday 8/25 Live Blog

Just 4 more months, big guy.

The lovely Sandra Lee, host of Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee on the Food Network, joined us with budget-conscious entertaining tips. Impress your guests for less, and find more at Sandra's website or at Febreze.com.

Dr. Stephen Below is co-author of Pigskin Dreams: The People, Places, and Events that Forged the Character of the NFL's Greatest Players. Dr. Below gave us a look at the 22 players he gathered to tell their stories of inspiration and success. The book is now in stores and online.

Another doc was in the house as Dr. Jeff Junig paid a visit to talk "breaking up" with your college-bound student. Find Dr. J for all of your psychiatric needs in downtown Fond du Lac.

Your K107.1 107 Days of Summer continues, driven by Holiday Mazda. Gary Diette from Holiday stopped by for another round of "This or That?" Congrats to our latest winner of Noah's Ark tickets! Stop out to Holiday Mazda on Rolling Meadows Drive to test drive the Mazda3, Mazda6, CX-7, CX-9, or the all-new Mazda2.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Tuesday 8/24 Live Blog

A smooth transition of sash/tiara as a new swimsuit-clad role model was crowned by Bret Michaels(?) last night. Congrats to Miss Mexico, Jimena Navarrete, your new Miss Universe!

A Nick-n-Willy's New Release Tuesday got us all excited about what's new in stores today. Among the DVD highlights: J-Lo in The Back-Up Plan, Andy Garcia in City Island, and The Simpsons: Season 13. Over in the next aisle, CD drops include new stuff from Katy Perry, Usher, Fantasia (still alive), and Little Big Town.

Dream expert Lauri Loewenberg returned to the show to delve into your subconscious. Wake up in a field full of used toasters? See visions of sugar plums dancing with yo mamma? You may not be alone. Find Lauri online for more dreamy resources.

We got our Waterfest celebration started just a bit early this week, as Eddie Money hits the stage this Thursday. Only two shows left! Thanks to Rhapsodies Gourmet Frozen Custard for our special Waterfest Tuesday, and don't forget to listen all day tomorrow for more chances to win on our regular Waterfest Wednesday. Eddie himself will also stop by to chat about the show (if we can get him out of bed on time, that is).

Monday, August 23, 2010

Monday 8/23 Live Blog

Gaga, meet KISS. KISS, meet Gaga. The nexus of the universe collides again in Milwaukee on September 2 as Lady Gaga brings her show to the Bradley Center, while KISS blasts the lakefront over at the Marcus Amphitheater that very same night. Is this the event our Aztec forefathers warned us about? Stay tuned...

Great big (non-Gaga) fun as our Holiday Mazda 107 Days of Summer continues. The delightful Theo's Steakhouse Burger was up for grabs, along with another family 4-pack of Noah's Ark tickets, and a pair of tickets to see the Brew Crew! Time is running short, but there's plenty more chances to win still to come. Stay tuned...

Dave Austin is the author of Songwriting for Dummies, and joined us with an inspiring message: there is a song in ALL of us. Don't let shyness keep you from that musical career. Find online resources, advice for breaking into the industry, and more. Will Jon make a splash with his new album, All Squirrels Are Nuts? Stay tuned...

Friday, August 20, 2010

Friday 8/20 Live Blog

Tesla hits the stage tonight at the Dodge County Fair! Big crowds expected for an electrifying night -- gates open this morning at 10, show starts tonight at 8.

It was wisdom for divorced parents with author Len Stauffenger, a divorced father of two. Len chatted about his book, Getting Over It! and advised keeping the big picture in mind and being the hero in your children's lives.

The Home Safety Council and Babies "R" Us helped us raise awareness and provide resources to keep young children safe in the home. Meri-K Appy, president of the HSC, gave us the startling statistics regarding accidental infant and chlid injuries and tips on making your home a safer place for little ones.

Another pre-season Johnsonville Packer Preview took us out west for a look at the Pack's visit to Seattle tomorrow night. Congrats to our latest winner of a Johnsonville Party Pack, and don't forget to catch every snap tomorrow night on K107.1. Pregame at 7, kickoff at 9 with Wayne and Larry.

We rode off into the weekend with a look at today's new releases at your local cineplex. Jennifer Aniston is a victim of The Switch, Emma Thompson goes ugly in Nanny McPhee Returns, Bow Wow scores big in Lottery Ticket, and Jerry O'Connell loses his junk in Piranha 3D. K107.com has your full list of local movies and showtimes.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Thursday 8/19 Live Blog

The question posed to our listeners today: Have you ever awoken from a night's slumber only to find you have sore eyebrows? Jon seems to be experiencing just such a phenomenon this morning...but is it normal? Can you sprain your eyebrows? A quick visit to WebMD sounds like it'll be an essential way to start the day.

Weekend Buzz took us on a fly-by of what's BIG around the South Valley over the next 80 hours (or so). Check out Norman Rockwell hanging out at The Paine, Kellie Pickler & Tesla at the Dodge County Fair, the Crew at home vs. San Diego, and Falls Fest in Sheboygan Falls. Click the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar at k107.com for details.

Enjoy heaven on earth without joining a cult! John Wade chatted about his latest compilation of inspiring and spiritual essays, How to Achieve a Heaven on Earth. Find John online to share your story and learn how to live a more harmonious life.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Wednesday 8/18 Live Blog

Our summer o' fairs continues as the Dodge Co. Fair kicks off today. The food, the rides, the games, the Kellie Pickler tomorrow night. Funtastic.

Rhapsodies Gourmet Frozen Custard brought you another Waterfest Wednesday. The sound of 'Nawlins comes to the Leach tomorrow night with Mardi Gras On The Fox.

The scholarly Alan Hatfield joined us with tips for acing the SAT. Alan is guest editor of Up Your Score: The Underground Guide to the SAT. Step one: buy this book. Step two: sharpen pencil. Step three: sit next to the smart kid.

NY Times bestselling author Laura Lippman returned with her latest psychological thriller, I'd Know You Anywhere. What happens when a Death Row inmate reaches out to his only living victim? Follow the trail in stores and find more at Laura's website.

It's the no-pill prescription to end high stress, low energy and bad habits! Dr. Jonathan Ellerby shared his research as detailed in his new book, Inspiration Deficit Disorder. Regain your vitality and live your best life using just a few simple techniques.

Holiday Mazda was in the house once again to play "This or That?" as part of your 107 Days of Summer. Click over to HolidayMazda.com or stop in to test drive the Mazda3, Mazda6, CX-7, CX-9, or the all-new Mazda2, and zoom-zoom into autumn.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Tuesday 8/17 Live Blog

It was 33 years ago yesterday that The King, Elvis Presley, died in Memphis, but did you know it was 33 years ago today that someone finally got around to plunging his throne? True story...

Nick-n-Willy's New Release Tuesday gets you Miley Cyrus on DVD today in The Last Song (Greg Kinnear, how could you?), Brendan Fraser in Furry Vengeance, and Dexter: Season Four. Musically, pick up new cuts from John Mellencamp, David Gray, Ray LaMontagne, Iron Maiden, Andrea Bocelli, Filter, and Brian Wilson.

The Children's Museum of Fond du Lac turns 2 this month and celebrates with FREE giveaways and an outdoor street carnival this Friday. Bring the family downtown for the fun starting at 5:30!

As your teenagers pack up the car and head off to college, is the stress and drama finally over? Family therapist Rick Zapf joined us to say...it's not! Talking College 101 for Parents, Rick said that the stress is really just beginning when the kids move out of the house. How to deal? Click over to Rick's website for help.

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist David Marcus chatted about his new book, Acceptance. David takes readers through the college application process and lists Ripon College as an "overlooked gem" among the top schools in the U.S.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Monday 8/16 Live Blog

So the wife and I go to Walmart over the weekend. You want to bring your camera?!?, she said. Hmmm.

Debbie Lillard, host of Mission: Organization on HGTV, stopped by with tips on getting your family and children organized in time for back-to-school. Pick up Debbie's latest book, Absolutely Organize Your Family, for simple solutions to control clutter, schedules, and spaces.

Make date night a great night with Theo's and their all-new steakhouse burger. We gave away the tasty fun in three varieties, part of your Holiday Mazda 107 Days of Summer.

Susan Anderson took your phone calls on another Medium Monday. Susan's psychic skills can help you one-on-one. Click over to her website to set up a private reading and find daily inspiration and affirmation.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Friday 8/13 Live Blog


We started your Friday the 13th with our very first Johnsonville Packer Preview of 2010. Spike joined us with a look at how the Green & Gold are shaping up for the new season. K107.1 is once again your home for every snap, including the Cleveland Browns visit to Lambeau tomorrow evening. Pregame coverage starts at 5, with the kickoff at 7.

We talked high-tech beauty with style expert Jenn Falik. What happens when science meets the art of looking good? Join the beauty revolution and get more details online or at Jenn's website.

Enie Halfman stopped by to chat golf and your chance to play for a great cause next month. The sixth annual Tom Halfman Memorial Laconia Golf Classic comes up Saturday, September 11 at South Hills. To donate or play or both, call Enie at 920.872.2254.

Movies were on our mind as we wrapped up another week. Julia Roberts returns to your local theater in Eat Pray Love, Sly assembles a team of muscles in The Expendables, and Michael Cera is shy around girls (again) in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. Click over to k107.com for that full list of area movie listings and showtimes.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Thursday 8/12 Live Blog

We extend a hearty Jon & Mary in the Morning welcome to the 92nd PGA Championship, kicking off this morning. Should be a nice and sweaty day over at Whistling Straits.

Weekend Buzz took us to the non-golf events around the state, including Small Town USA Day in Van Dyne, the Bikers & Barkers Poker Run in Oshkosh, and the Hartford Hot Air Balloon Rally. Click the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar at k107.com for more.

As we enter the final weekend of the Wisconsin State Fair, K107.1 presents Three Dog Night on the Potawatomi Stage. We had your final chance to win tickets for the Shambala fun, part of your Holiday Mazda 107 Days of Summer.

Choice Bank hosts their 2010 Block Party this Saturday at their Witzel location in Oshkosh. President Keith Pollnow joined us with a look at the FREE community fun, including food, prizes, and a one-day-only rate special. We'll see you there as we broadcast live on location starting at 11am!

In the spirit of Marley & Me comes Paula Munier's new book, Fixing Freddie. A true story about a boy, a mom and a very bad beagle. Paula chatted about Freddie and how life was never the same after his arrival. The book is now in stores and online.

Our final guest on a busy Thursday was Brian Carter talking take-out at Fond du Lac Seafood Company. Visit Brian in person, online, or call 517-TUNA for his full Friday menu.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Wednesday 8/11 Live Blog

Hulkamania turns 57 today, BROTHER! No doubt Mean Gene is making final preparations to jump out of a cake in honor of the big day.

Rhapsodies Gourmet Frozen Custard presented another Waterfest Wednesday as Loverboy takes the Leach Amphitheater stage tomorrow night. Don't forget to stop out for a tasty cool treat before or after the show!

Jeff Gravelle from Holiday Mazda stopped in for another round of "This or That?" as part of your Holiday Mazda 107 Days of Summer. Congrats to our latest winner of Noah's Ark tickets, perfect for these sweaty August days.

The Harley-Davidson Museum presents their Evel Knievel tribute, True Evel, now through Labor Day. Stuntman Bubba Blackwell is part of that tribute and joined us to talk about Evel, his death defying tricks, and his legacy. See Bubba up close for two shows (1pm and 3pm) this Sunday at the museum.

Hook & slice for a great cause on Saturday, August 21 at the 9th Annual Dog'gone Golf Outing with the Fond du Lac Humane Society. Click here for more details.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Tuesday 8/10 Live Blog

So let's get this straight: Tiger Woods shows up to play the 92nd PGA Championship over in Kohler...meantime in Fond du Lac, three strippers are arrested after fighting over a "high paying customer"? Doesn't exactly take Columbo to figure this one out, does it?

Nick-n-Willy's New Release Tuesday finds the great Steve Carell and Tina Fey in Date Night on DVD, alongside Death at a Funeral, Letters to God, and Max Headroom: The Complete Series. Album drops include selections from the Goo Goo Dolls, The Charlie Daniels Band, Blake Shelton, and the Scott Pilgrim vs. The World soundtrack.

K107.1 Debt Diva Clarky Davis made her monthly appearance with advice on teaching kids the value of money. Stay firm and set a good example. Get more tips for kids and adults at Clarky's blog, TheDebtDiva.com.

True Evel has arrived at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, honoring the late daredevil Evel Knievel. We have your tickets to take a look at the man, his bikes, and his x-rays -- on display through September 6.

Author Mary Roach returned to the show to chat about her latest book, Packing for Mars. If you've dreamed of becoming an astronaut, this is the handbook for you. Mary told us what its like to pee, bathe, and do chores in zero gravity. Tangy!

Monday, August 9, 2010

Monday 8/9 Live Blog

Just another Monday morning hanging out with the always stylish Mario & Luigi...

As the Wisconsin State Fair rolls over into its second week, we're happy to welcome the Steve Miller Band to the main stage tomorrow night. We had more tickets this morning, and more general admission passes all week, part of the Holiday Mazda 107 Days of Summer.

World-renowned psychic medium Jeffery Wands returned to the show to take your phone calls and discuss his new book, Knock and the Door Will Open. Click over to Jeffrey's website to find more about the book, become a Facebook fan, or sign up for a personal reading.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Friday 8/6 Live Blog

Carny season hits a fever pitch in our area as the Winnebago Co. Fair winds down (with Jon & Mary in the Morning broadcasting LIVE starting at 10am) and the Wisconsin State Fair heats up your weekend. Again this reminder: when approaching a carny, he/she is just as afraid of your smell as you are of theirs.

Author Joshua Lyon talked about our country's growing addiction to painkillers, as detailed in his new book Pill Head. Over 20% of Americans use prescription painkillers non-medically. What are the signs? The solutions? Click here for more details.

Grill masters Mad Dog & Merrill joined us with a look at their new TV show, Mad Dog & Merrill's Midwest Grill'n. After 30 years of manning the coals, the boys bring their expertise to a CW station near you (WIWB in Green Bay or WVTV in Milwaukee) starting August 15.

Kevin Miller had a list of all the BIG August events at the Windhover Center for the Arts. He stuck around to chat new movies opening today, including Will Ferrell and Marky Mark as The Other Guys, Step Up 3D, and Luke Wilson as one of the Middle Men. Pop over to k107.com for those local showtimes.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Thursday 8/5 Live Blog

One of the reasons most male radio DJs over the age of 35 continue to do what they do is the miniscule chance that one day Jennifer Marlowe will give up her gig at WKRP and become the receptionist at their radio station. It could happen, y'know? At least it gives us a chance to wish a happy 65th birthday to Loni Anderson. In the meantime, the wait continues...

Weekend Buzz took us on a tour of the hotness in our general vicinity over the next few days. The Wisconsin State Fair kicks off today, the Winnebago Co. Fair runs through the weekend, and the Brewers return to Miller Park. Click the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar at k107.com for a full list of events.

Mary T. Browne returned to the show to talk persistence. Keep your focus, stay strong, achieve your goals. Find Mary and her book, The 5 Rules of Thought, online.

Direct from Ice Road Truckers to our own backyard, Alex Debogorski joined us to chat big rigs, slick roads, and CBs. See him up close and personal your own self this weekend at the Winnebago Co. Fair, starting Friday in the Expo Building, Saturday at the Demo Derby, and Sunday at the Truck Pull.

Brian Carter wrapped up our Thursday with a look at what's fresh and new for take-out at Fond du Lac Seafood. See the menu online or call Brian at 517-TUNA to place an order.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Wednesday 8/4 Live Blog

Back from a looong weekend, Jon is joined in-studio by Joey T this morning. Joey is the man who usually picks out those really cool websites for you, but Jon actually found a fun, easy, affordable website that'll waste at least 10 seconds of your morning. Indulge us if you will, just this once...you won't be sorry: Hiyoooo.com.

'Twas a morning of summer stocking stuffers with your latest chances to win tickets to the Wisconsin State Fair (kicking off in a scant 24 hours), and Waterfest with the BoDeans at the Leach tomorrow night. Thanks again to Rhapsodies Gourmet Frozen Custard for our Waterfest Wednesdays and all that tasty refreshment this summer.

Dr. Ann Sosalla stopped in with tips on handling pet allergies. When Snuffles gets the sniffles, stop in to see Dr. Ann and staff at Companion Animal Care in Fond du Lac.

We played another round of "This or That?" as part of your Holiday Mazda 107 Days of Summer. The staff at Holiday joins us every Wednesday with your chance to win Noah's Ark tickets, Brewers tickets, and more...and don't forget to zoom-zoom over to Holiday for their Year End Closeout sale, going on now!

Jon Test Drives the Mazda CX-9

Take advantage of Holiday Mazda's 2010 Year-End Closeout Sale! Take the Mazda CX-9 home for just $369 a month! Go to k107.com, sign up to be a K107.1 Facebook fan and you could win one of two iPod Nanos!

Monday, August 2, 2010

(Almost) Live Blog 8-2-10

Jon is out of the studio yet again this morning as he spends time back in the Mother Land of Detroit for some R&R. Joey T sits in for the big guy and would have kept the live blog updated throughout the morning if he wasn't busy gawking at Maria LaRosa, the new anchor on The Weather Channel. Lookin' good, girl!

- The Wisconsin State Fair gets underway later this week and we'll be handing out tickets right here on K107.1 to Jordin Sparks, The Steve Miller Band and Three Dog Night. We gave some out today and listen for your next chance to win.

- Make date night a great night at Theo's Cream City Chop House in downtown Fond du Lac. Steakhouse Burgers were on the line once again and you'll have another chance to score some burger bodaciousness again next week.

- Jeff Brown, author of, "The Winner's Brain: 8 Stratagies Great Minds Use to Achieve Success" gave us some tips to make our flabby brains fit for winning.