Thursday, September 30, 2010

Thursday 9/30 Live Blog

R.I.P., Tony Curtis. You made it safe for Jon to wear dresses & makeup to work and not feel self-conscious. For that, the world is eternally grateful.

We blasted off into October with a look at your Weekend Buzz. Norman Rockwell wraps up his visit to The Paine, Oshkosh Oktoberfest is in full effect starting tomorrow afternoon, and the Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk hits the MPTC Fond du Lac campus Saturday morning. Get the info at the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar online at

Fitness queen Denise Austin joined us to talk fall fitness tips and training for a cause -- the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure. What better way to jumpstart your lazy butt than by raising money during Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Get the info here and more on making a donation here.

Is it really possible to Live Like a Hot Chick? Authors Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent told us that it's not only possible, but essential to create a sexy, confident balance between work and play. Wake up your inner hot chick and start living life on your terms, darn it (guys, see above photo for inspiration).

We made our grand prize winner of a 3-month Snap Fitness membership as we helped them celebrate their 3rd Anniversary during the month of September. Congrats to Keesha King, no doubt breaking a sweat at a Snap near you even as we speak.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Wednesday 9/29 Live Blog

Now less than 3 months until the Big X, and finally something worthy of the top spot on our wish lists...Justin Bieber dolls! JB comes equipped with his own microphone and instruments! (additional outfits and screaming 7-year-old girl dolls sold separately)

Actor Rob Morrow (that dude from Northern Exposure) joined us to chat about his new series, The Whole Truth. See Rob and co-star Maura Tierney Wednesday nights at 9 on ABC, and watch full episodes online at

Dr. Jeffrey Junig stopped in with 8 Ways to Ruin Your Relationship. Dr. J helped us navigate this downer topic and (hopefully) emerge stronger in our personal lives. Find the doc at his website, or in person at his office on Main Street in downtown Fond du Lac.

Zoom-Zoom in the all-new Mazda2 from Holiday Mazda. Jeff Gravelle from Holiday Mazda zoomed into the studio to give us a look under the hood. Don't forget your chance to win an Apple iPad is just a quick visit away -- stop and see the folks at Holiday Mazda to check out the Mazda2 and get signed up!

Our final guest on a busy Wednesday was Paul McKenna, author of the popular I Can Make You... series. After his success making us Thin, Sleep, and Quit Smoking, Dr. McKenna is back with I Can Make You Confident. What is your daily action plan for success? Pick up the book and create a compelling and positive future.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Tuesday 9/28 Live Blog


We dissected the carnage of last night's Green Bay loss with Spike and our Packer Postgame Report presented by Duffy's Sports Pub inside the Fond du Lac Holiday Inn. An ugly game, but have no fear...the Packers are sure to bounce back big against Jon's Detroit Lions this Sunday at Lambeau.

Professor of earth and space sciences at UCLA, Laurence Smith chatted with us about his new book, The World in 2050. Take a glimpse into the four forces shaping our civilization's northern future and how we got to this point in the first place. The book is now in stores and available online.

Another Nick-n-Willy's New Release Tuesday finds Robert Downey Jr. returning in Iron Man 2, Russell Brand in Get Him to the Greek, and Jessica Alba in The Killer Inside Me. In the music aisle, find new drops from Bad Religion, Kenny Chesney, The Doobie Brothers, Ice Cube, Jimmy Eat World, Seal, and Neil Young.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Monday 9/27 Live Blog

Your Green Bay Packers are at Chicago tonight for Monday Night Football. Good? Sure, we're excited. But why not a prime time match-up featuring Katy Perry vs. Elmo? Talk about high-def thrills.

Speaking of the green and gold, Spike joined us in-studio for your Johnsonville Packer Preview. Pregame starts at 5 this afternoon, with kick-off at 7:30 live from the Windy City on K107.1.

The first ever Oshkosh Oktoberfest comes to the Leach Amphitheater this Friday through Sunday. Mr. Oktoberfest himself, Matt Miller, gave us a look at the planning behind the event and a few of the fun features to look for this weekend. Listen all week for your chance to win a pair of weekend passes. Danke!

Friday, September 24, 2010

Friday 9/24 Live Blog

Feels like a nice day to build a wall, no?

We talked blockbusters hitting your local cineplex this fall with Jen Yamato from Get Jen's opinion on the upcoming The Social Network, Hereafter, and the new Harry Potter as the season rolls on.

Choice Bank presents their annual Family Fall Fest at their Jackson Street location in Oshkosh tomorrow from 11 to 1. President Keith Pollnow joined us with all the details on food, games, prizes (including Packer tickets!), that one-day-only CD rate, and of course Jon Carson broadcasting live on location (autographs just 99 cents).

Into the weekend with a look at what's opening in theaters this afternoon. Michael Douglas returns as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Betty White pops up in You Again, Ryan Reynolds gets Buried (limited release), and we'll see if anyone gives a hoot about Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole. Local movie listings and showtimes always online at

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Thursday 9/23 Live Blog

Okay, so THIS is now officially autumn. For those who were wringing hands over yesterday being the first day of fall, it didn't actually start until 10:09pm...a scant 111 minutes at the end of the day. Today, my friends, is the day to celebrate with our pal Treebeard. Go nuts.

And so the first day of autumn brings the first "official" autumn edition of your Weekend Buzz. Norman Rockwell has extended his stay at The Paine for another week, the Brewers wrap up the home portion of their season at Miller Park, and Oktoberfest hits College Avenue in Appleton. Find those and a whole slew of activities on the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar at

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and we welcomed Dr. John Davis to talk myths & facts regarding the big P. Bottom line, ALL men over the age of 50 should undergo a screening once per year and make healthy lifestyle changes that will help prevent the cancer before it starts.

Dr. Steve Meress wrapped up our show with another look at the bariatric treatment he offers at Fox Valley Wellness Center. Contact Dr. Meress and his staff to find out if you or a loved one qualify for the National Brain Injury Rescue and Rehabilitation Study for returning military personnel.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Wednesday 9/22 Live Blog

As autumn blooms, Mary continues her vacation far, far away from the studio. So nice to hear that she and her lovely husband are having such a good time at Cucumber Fantasy Camp.

Dr. Judith Siegel helped calm us down with a chat about her new book, Stop Overreacting. Get effective strategies for soothing your emotions, and create a better life for yourself and those around you.

Nothing says fall fun like a sprawling corn maze. David Meuer from the Meuer Farm led us through his family-run corn maze, now open for its second season and a great way to spend a cool afternoon. Browse the Meuer Farm website for all the activities available, from strawberry picking to hayrides.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Tuesday 9/21 Live Blog

Now THAT was unexpected. Dancing With the Stars made its season debut last night with those crazy kids Sarah and Barack doing the Lindy Hop. Who knew they would have such chemistry, such nonpartisan poise?

A Nick-n-Willy's New Release Tuesday gets you Russell Crowe as Robin Hood on DVD, alongside Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue, Stomp the Yard: Homecoming, and The Experiment. Musical drops include albums from Maroon 5, Zac Brown Band, John Legend & The Roots, Johnny Mathis, Santana, and UB40.

Gwen Cooper is the author of Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned About Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat. She talked to us about the book, sort of a Marley & Me for the kitty crowd. Gwen will be signing copies at Next Chapter Bookshop in Mequon tomorrow evening.

Today is World Alzheimer's Day, and we recognized by bringing Jean Carper to the show with 100 Simple Things You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer's. Important facts and tips you can use, whether in your 20's or in your retirement.

Our final guest on a busy Tuesday helped us uncover the clues to why we're here. Can human life be reinvented? Mark Klein has the answers in his latest book, The Currency of Life. Find the book in stores and more with Mark online.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Monday 9/20 Live Blog

Is it Madrid Fashion Week again?!? Already?!?

The Duffy's Packer Postgame Report gave us the highlights of a green-and-gold beatdown yesterday at Lambeau. A record setting performance by Clay Matthews leads the Pack into Chicago a week from tonight for Monday Night Football. As always, every snap can be heard right here on K107.1.

Dr. Joe Haak joined us to talk chiropractic work in young 'uns. Can a baby or toddler really benefit from periodic adjustments? Dr. Haak says, "gimme a call and find out!" See the doc online or call 920.269.7705.

The first ever Oshkosh Oktoberfest hits the area October 1-3 at the Leach Amphitheater. We had your first chance to win tickets and more of the same over the next fortnight.

A visit from Susan Anderson made it another Medium Monday. Susan takes your phone calls and peers into your future the third Monday of each month, and also does private readings. Click here for more details.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Friday 9/17 Live Blog

Are you ready for this? TODAY, September 17, is officially... halfway to St. Patrick's Day! Go half as crazy! Eat half a serving of corned beef! Paint your head half green! Get half as puking drunk!

Our Johnsonville Packer Preview got you set for the Packers making their 2010 debut at Lambeau this Sunday against the Buffalo Bills. Coverage starts at 10, kick-off at noon on K107.1.

A loyal friend and true, Steve Kleinedler returned to the show with the latest volume from American Heritage Dictionaries, 100 Words Almost Everyone Mixes Up or Mangles. Hmmm..horde vs. hoard? Faze vs. phase? We're confused already.

Holiday Mazda is helping us zoom-zoom into autumn with the all-new 2011 Mazda2. Our pal Nick stopped in with a look at the cool features and low price tag. Stop in to Holiday Mazda in Fond du Lac for your chance to win an Apple iPad! See dealership for details.

Packer legend and Hall-of-Famer Jim Taylor talked pigskin and his new autobiography, The Fire Within. A fascinating look at Green Bay football during the Lombardi era. Get a copy and have it autographed in-person by Jim at the Green Bay Packers Pro Shop (at Lambeau Field) tomorrow starting at 3pm, or at Barnes & Noble in Brookfield this Thursday at 6pm, or Sam's Club in West Allis on Saturday the 25th.

We dashed off into the final weekend of summer with a look at new movies in theaters today. Ben Affleck stars and directs The Town, M. Night Shyamalan presents Devil, Emma Stone goes for an Easy A, and Justin Long stars in the animated Alpha and Omega. Local showtimes always online at

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Thursday 9/16 Live Blog

Whether you're a fan of the NFL, shirtless old men, or puking in front of strangers...the new season of Survivor has just what you're looking for, all wrapped up in one contestant. As former Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson showed us last night, there's never a bad time to disrobe and/or lose your lunch in the jungles of Nicaragua.

Weekend Buzz for the final official weekend of summer (noooooooooooooooooooo!) took us to Quarry Quest in Neenah, Jeff Daniels re-opening the Grand Opera House, and Lambeau Field for the return of the Pack! Click over to and the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar for those details.

Author Wray Herbert gave us a look at his fascinating tour of the brain, On Second Thought. What's the best method for outsmarting our mind's hard-wired habits before they cause us harm? Pick up the book in stores or online.

K107.1 relationship expert, Dr. Bob Buchicchio stopped by to talk physical vs. psychological separation and which is more likely to lead to divorce. Bob is the author of Taking Space and can be found online at

Actress Amy Yasbeck wrapped up the show chatting about her late (great) husband, John Ritter. With Love and Laughter, John Ritter details his life, their life together, and his untimely death in 2003.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Wednesday 9/15 Live Blog

Mel Gibson showed up in Los Angeles yesterday at the Wilford Brimley film festival. Who knew the man was such a fan?!?

Snap Fitness is celebrating their 3-year anniversary in Fond du Lac, and Noel stopped in to give us the scoop. Get three months FREE this month and listen for your chance to win two-week passes from K107.1.

So which comes first, happiness or success? Shawn Achor is the author of The Happiness Advantage, and shared his 7 principles of positive psychology that fuel success and performance at work. Get more from Shawn online and find the book now in stores.

Lead technology writer for The New York Times, Nick Bilton chatted about his new book, I Live In The Future & Here's How It Works. Why is your world, your work, your brain being creatively disrupted, and by what? A fascinating look at how the internet has created the "consumnivore."

The Jon & Mary in the Morning 5th Anniversary celebration continues all week. Listen for classic clips and your chance to win BIG anniversary prizes as we strain our elbows patting ourselves on the back...

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Tuesday 9/14 Live Blog

Congrats this morning go out to classy lassy Amy Winehouse. She made it to the big 2-7! You go, girl!

A Nick-n-Willy's New Release Tuesday finds the hunky Jake Gyllenhaal as the Prince of Persia, the romantic Amanda Seyfried in Letters to Juliet, and the robust Queen Latifah finding things Just Wright. Musical drops include new Michelle Branch, Brandon Flowers, James, Linkin Park, Robert Plant, and Weezer.

Clarky Davis, the K107.1 Debt Diva, stopped by with great advice on what to keep vs. what to toss while doing your summer clean-out. What's worth saving? What's better to buy new next year? Clarky has those details and much more online.

We wrapped the show with one of our favorites, Mary T. Browne, author of The 5 Rules of Thought. Mary is featured in this month's The Deal Magazine and is always hanging out at her website,

Monday, September 13, 2010

Monday 9/13 Live Blog


K107.1 Fitness Guru Lynn Roethke returned to the show with tips on staying in shape as the weather turns cooler. See Lynn in person and sign up for a class (or two) at Club Olympia in Fond du Lac.

Green Bay survived a late charge at Philadelphia yesterday, as detailed in your Packer Post-Game Report presented by Duffy's Sports Pub. Highlights and analysis after every game this season thanks to Duffy's, located inside the Holiday Inn in Fond du Lac.

Jan Miller of the "Red Plaid Team" joined us with a look at the Better Homes and Gardens NEW Cookbook 15th Edition. Loads of new recipes and features, including "Cook Once, Eat Twice" and "10 to Try". Get more online and the book now in stores.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Friday 9/10 Live Blog

Tarantino = Quagmire. Can I honestly say I've never noticed this before? Seriously, have you? Giggity-giggity.

Our first regular season Johnsonville Packer Preview got you set for the Pack's visit to Philly. Catch all the action starting this Sunday at 1, with Packers-Eagles kickoff at 3:15 on K107.1.

Arlene Weintraub joined us to chat about her latest book, Selling the Fountain of Youth. How has the anti-aging industry made a disease out of getting old and made billions in the process? Find the answers online and the book now in stores.

A weak line-up of movies hitting theaters today, but if you choose to visit the local cineplex, your choices include Resident Evil: Afterlife and.....that's it. Unless you want to head to Milwaukee and check out a Joaquin Phoenix meltdown in I'm Still Here, which would be our recommendation. Local showtimes are online at

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Thursday 9/9 Live Blog

The 17th season of The Amazing Race comes to CBS on September 26. We'll tune in just for this Watermelon vs. Noggin incident that took place during some sort of diabolical, Gallagher-inspired challenge. Wow.

Weekend Buzz took us to the South Valley's hotspots, including the 4th annual Fondue Fest in downtown Fond du Lac on Saturday. Also this weekend, the Kettle Moraine Jazz Fest in West Bend and the Indian Summer Festival at the Summerfest grounds. Click over to and the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar for more details.

Myra Goodman shared 250 recipes for delicious food and a healthy planet as detailed in her latest book, The Earthbound Cook. Get the rundown on which organics are best, what local produce to buy, and more at Myra's website, or pick up the book in stores.

So what exactly is The Water Secret? Dr. Howard Murad gave us a look at how important water is in our bodies, our minds, our lives. Look and feel 10 years younger almost instantly just by picking up a copy of the good doctor's new book.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Wednesday 9/8 Live Blog

"...And mama in her Steelers jersey and I in my Lions cap,
had just settled down to wait for the first snap."

NFL Eve.

Erika Janik was first up this morning with a look at her new book, A Short History of Wisconsin. Explore the landscapes, people, and traditions that make the Badger state the multi-faceted place it is today.

Compost Joe in Da House! Sara Everson (CJ's representative) stopped by the studio with an armload of fresh compost and tips on how to make the most of your household waste. Sign up for a class and find supplies at

K107.1 Political Analyst Dr. Sean Foreman joined us to break down the big in-state and national races. Feingold-Johnson? Walker-Barrett? Quimby-Terwilliger? Catch Sean hosting World of Politics from the campus of Barry University, Wednesdays at noon.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Tuesday 9/7 Live Blog

Snapping back to reality and out of our Tuesday morning minds. Work. School. Fall. Yikes.

Our Nick-n-Willy's New Release Tuesday made another tasty winner and got you off to your local Five & Dime to purchase the latest in home entertainment. On DVD, pick up Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigel as Killers, Michael Douglas as a Solitary Man, or Will Forte as MacGruber. Musical drops include new stuff from Sara Bareilles, Interpol, Jerry Lee Lewis, Robyn, and Kim Wilde.

John Lloyd and John Mitchinson have compiled the lives of the justly famous and the undeservedly obscure into a new volume they call The Book of the Dead. The only criteria for inclusion? a) Be interesting. b) Be dead. Check out more from John & John online.

K107.1 Dreamologist (new word alert!) Lauri Loewenberg was able to join us and analyze a few of your crazier trips through the subconscious. Get a one-on-one reading with Lauri and find her full dream archive at

Friday, September 3, 2010

Friday 9/3 Live Blog

'Tis Labor Day weekend and the unofficial end of summer. A few tears, a few laughs, and a WHOLE belly full of tasty refreshment. Keep it safe. Keep it real. Keep it Kool.

Dr. Amy Emmer-Sheldon from Aurora Healthcare stopped in to talk House Calls for Newborns, a new program being offered by Aurora's pediatrics department. To schedule an appointment, click on, or call 920.907.7000.

We continued our health-kick with Dr. Marty Kohn and how to be a smart patient. Help save your own life with Dr. Kohn's tips on educating yourself and finding a doctor that puts your needs first (and save money by performing your own heart bypass).

Kevin Miller from the Windhover gave us a look at what's big for the month of September. Get yourself all cultured and junk by clicking over the the Windhover's website for a full list of events and to purchase tickets.

We rode off into the three-day weekend with a look at movies new in theaters this week. George Clooney stars as The American (opened Wednesday), tough guy Danny Trejo shows us his Machete, and Drew Barrymore is Going the Distance. As always, is your source for local movie listings and showtimes. Enjoy.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Thursday 9/2 Live Blog

All the back-to-school hubbub on yesterday's show caused us to totally diss Miss September, who returned in all of her cool weather glory. Sorry about that. We'll try to do better when Miss October rolls around (although she isn't nearly as hot as her older sister).

A Labor Day Weekend Buzz took us on the road for the unofficial end of summer. Labor Fest at the Summerfest grounds is among the highlights, along with the Wisconsin Street Rod Show at the Fond du Lac Co. Fairgrounds, and the Winnebago Audubon Society's annual autumn migration event. Check out the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar at for the details.

The Green Bay Packers wrap up the preseason tonight in Kansas City, and our Johnsonville Packer Preview gave us a look at the matchups. Catch every snap all season, including tonight with pregame action starting at 5, kickoff at 7 on K107.1.

As featured in next week's People magazine, career intuitive Sue Frederick joined us to talk about today's job market and her new book, I See Your Dream Job. Just by knowing your birthdate, Sue can use her psychic abilities to place you into the perfect career. If you missed it, she pegged Mary as the next great author and Jon as the next great encyclopedia salesman.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Wednesday 9/1 Blog

Welcome back to school, kids! Always remember, peeing in your pants is the coolest and a great way to meet new people.

Our final Waterfest Wednesday presented by Rhapsodies Gourmet Frozen Custard got you off to the Leach to see Vince Neil tomorrow night. Thanks again to the folks at Waterfest, Rhapsodies, and of course YOU for making it another fun & musical summer.

We kicked off our Snap Fitness 9 to 5 promotion with a visit from the Snap's own fitness queen Noel. Listen weekdays at 9am, 2pm, and 5pm for a "Snap Shape Up Song." Be the first caller the next morning with all three songs to win a FREE two weeks at Snap Fitness and you'll be qualified to win a FREE 3-month membership!

K107.1 petspert, Dr. Ann Sosalla, stopped in to talk arthritis in dogs and cats. Symptoms? Treatments? See Dr. Ann and staff at Companion Animal Care on Fond du Lac Avenue in (you guessed it) Fond du Lac.

Your Holiday Mazda 107 Days of Summer wraps up this weekend after a great run of giveaways and test drives. The crew at Holiday dropped by for a final round of "This or That" and those tickets to Road America. Zoom-zoom your way into autumn in the Mazda3, Mazda6, CX-7, CX-9, or the all new Mazda2!