Friday, April 29, 2011


Everyone who wagered ivory with lace top, please stop at the nearest window to collect your winnings...

Friday 4/29 Live Blog

The studio is all a'quiver this morning as we tune in to the Royal Nuptials. Jon sports the traditional tails while Mary looks elegant in an ivory skort. Even Sir Elton is in da house! Keep it here for continuing coverage/sobbing throughout the morning.

CBS News correspondent Erin Moriarty joined us to talk about a 30-year-old Wisconsin murder case that is the focus of a new 48 Hours Mystery. See the episode entitled "Last Chance for Justice" tomorrow evening on CBS.

Rob Reischel from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel stopped by to talk Packers and, more specifically, Aaron Rodgers: Leader of the Pack. Pick up Rob's new book and get an intimate portrait of a Super Bowl MVP.

PGA golfer John Daly is the focus of his ex-wife Sherrie's new memoir, Teed Off. Sherrie gave us an inside look at sex, booze, and gambling on the PGA Tour. For stories that make Tiger Woods look like a Boy Scout, pick up the book now in stores.

The final weekend of April finds Vin Diesel being chased by The Rock in Fast Five, Hayden Panettiere as Red Riding Hood in Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil, and a group of nameless teens heading off to Prom. Get that full list of local movies and showtimes at

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Thursday 4/28 Live Blog

Just ONE day 'til we can finally exhale and realize life really IS worth living. Why not celebrate by tipping back the heads of William & Kate and enjoying some really crappy rectangular candy? Not quite as stylish as your Batman or Tweety PEZ dispenser, but it'll do in a pinch.

Weekend Buzz found ways for us to wish April a fond farewell, while saying "hello!" to May. Click over to and the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar for a full list of local events.

Consumer advocate Marc Silverstein joined us with a look at which portable tablet PC is right for you. What are the pros and cons of the iPad, Motorola Xoom, Blackberry PlayBook? Catch Marc on the Fine Living Network and find more advice online.

It's a trunk sale at C.W. Smith Jewelers this Saturday from 9 to 3! Jeanne Weber stopped by with all sorts of deals on bling that happen one day only! Exclamation point!

Take control of your subconscious with Active Dreaming, the new book from Robert Moss. Robert explained how anyone can tap into the power of their dreams with just a little practice.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Wednesday 4/27 Live Blog

Just TWO days 'til the uncontrollable feeling of jumping for joy strikes our bodies and we fill the streets with dancing. Why not celebrate with a slice from Papa John's? The limited edition William & Kate pie will finally allow you to consume the royal couple and have them become a part of you as they pass through your large intestine.

As Mother's Day approaches, it's time to do some Bonding Over Beauty with author Erika Katz. Erika gave us a look at her mother-daughter beauty guide that helps foster self-esteem, confidence, and trust.

Dr. Jeff Junig made his monthly visit with details on how some common medications like ibuprofen can actually block the effects of prescription meds like Prozac or Lexapro. Find Dr. J online or plying his trade at Fond du Lac Psychiatry downtown.

Household waste piling up? Compost Joe's to the rescue! Sarah Everson stopped by with ways we can stay tidy and help Old Lady Earth at the same time.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Tuesday 4/26 Live Blog

Just THREE days 'til we lose control of our bladders and are awash in the joy that can only come with a Royal Wedding. Why not celebrate with a pint or two? Surely William & Kate wouldn't frown on an elegant and tasteful hangover the morning after their nuptials, would they?

Nick-n-Willy's brought us another New Release Tuesday, featuring loads of fun available for download today. Stone Cold Steve Austin wrassles in Knockout, 50 Cent makes change in Blood Out, and Cuba Gooding Jr. looks for the money in Sacrifice. Musical drops are a bit more promising, with new stuff from Bowling for Soup, Emmylou Harris, Florence + The Machine, and Augustana.

Want to lose the love handles or muffin top? Say AMEN! with Dr. Daniel Amen and The Amen Solution. Get the brain healthy way to lose weight and keep it off. AMEN!

Manoush Robin joined us with some Mother's Day chatter and ways to make it memorable. Give mom a high-tech makeover with help from our friends at

Kevin Miller gave us a look at what's what at the Windhover these days. Live music and big fun are always in season. Click over to the Windy website for a listing of events and ticket info.

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Monday, April 25, 2011

Monday 4/25 Live Blog

Just FOUR days 'til the biggest day of the rest of our lives. Why not celebrate with a spot of tea? These William & Kate tea bags will make your afternoon oh-so-festive, while keeping your heart (and pinkie) focused on the lovely couple!

We observe World Malaria Day today with ways you can help UNICEF fight against the disease that kills a child worldwide every 45 seconds. Click here to act.

Celebrity wedding planner and star of My Fair Wedding, David Tutera joined us with the scoop on how to plan a Royal Wedding of your very own. Avoid the royal fuss, muss, and price tag with tips and trends from David.

Amy from Rogan's Shoes stopped in with this week's featured shoes. Check out the Teva men's or women's Omnium at Rogan's locations in Oshkosh and Fond du Lac, or online at

As we wrap up Autism Awareness Month, Dr. Darold Treffert provided his expertise on the autism spectrum and what to look for in your child. Head over to for more.

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Friday, April 22, 2011

Good Earth Day Friday 4/22 Live Blog

While Mary is off this morning continuing her week-long search for the Easter Bunny (please don't let that be him), Jon struggles to overcome another American Idol results show hangover...

National Plumber's Day comes up this Monday and we got the party started with Carrie from Duluth Trading Co., home of the Longtail T -- the solution to Plumber's Butt. Send an e-card and find more great ways to show love to the plumber in your life!

Former TechTV host Chris Leary shared some Earth Day tips to help protect the world with your everyday essentials. Find more great ways to go green and save money online and at Chris' website.

We wrapped the show and another week with a look at what's in theaters for your Easter weekend. Reese Witherspoon is parched in Water for Elephants, Tyler Perry goes granny in Madea's Big Happy Family, and the documentary African Cats is narrated by Samuel L. Jackson. Click over to for a full list of local movies and showtimes.

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Celebrate Plumber's Day this Monday!

The age-old question of How to Hug a Plumber has been solved! Thanks to our friends at Duluth Trading Co., you can now hug your friendly neighborhood plumber with confidence this Plumber's Day -- Monday, April 25th. Watch the video below, then head over to the Duluth Trading Co. website to send an e-card and find more ways to reward the plumbers (and non-plumbers) in your life!

And don't forget to listen in tomorrow morning as Carrie from Duluth Trading Co. joins Jon & Mary in the Morning to get us pumped for Plumber's Day, AND we'll have one of the very stylish Longtail T's to give away!

Thursday 4/21 Live Blog

While Mary is off this morning continuing her week-long stay at Hamburglar Camp, Jon struggles to overcome another raging hump day hangover...

Weekend Buzz got us a look at what's what around the South Valley over the next few days. Because of Easter festivities, options are kind of limited, but we still strongly encourage/command you to head over to the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar at

(cue the ominous music) It was Beauty Spa Horror Stories that were shared by expert Vicki Southard. Learn the ups and downs of extreme cosmetic treatments before you make the leap into the plastic Fountain of Youth.

Dr. David Dosa shared his tale of the extraordinary gift of an ordinary cat. Making the Rounds with Oscar details Oscar's amazing ability to predict when patients are going to die, a story that made international headlines, and is soon to be made into a movie (with who playing Oscar? Jack Black maybe?).

On our Earth Day Eve, Sandra Steingraber chatted with us about her new book, Raising Elijah. Sandra provided answers on how to protect our children in an age of environmental crisis.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Wednesday 4/20 Live Blog

While Mary is off this morning continuing her week-long stalking of Susan Boyle (and her wax twin?), Jon struggles to overcome another raging Passover hangover...

Pauley Perrette, who plays Abby on NCIS, joined us to talk about her new project with musician B. Taylor. Look for their new single, "Fire in Your Eyes," available for download soon, and follow Pauley on Twitter @PauleyP.

We dished out our final BIG juicy Easter ham from The Butcher's Block. If you missed your chance at the meat, stop in and see Travis inside the PDQ in North Fond du Lac.

Stephanie Korb from the Fond du Lac Children's Museum stopped by with a look at upcoming summer programs and classes. Sign up before they fill up! Click here or call 920.929.0707.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Tuesday 4/19 Live Blog

While Mary is off this morning continuing her week-long hair straightening with Carrot Top, Jon struggles to overcome another raging Tax Day hangover...

We celebrate Passover with a Nick-n-Willy's New Release Tuesday. The King's Speech leads the charge on DVD, along with Gulliver's Travels, Rabbit Hole, and Glee: Encore. Musical drops will get you new stuff from Gorillaz, The Steve Miller Band, Brian Setzer, and NOW That's What I Call Music! 78.

Jeanne Wagner joined us to talk Arbor Day activities at The Paine. Over 500 area students will gain an appreciation for trees and the environment.

It's been one year since the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and we took a look back at the damage with world-renowned oceanographer Carl Safina. Carl's new book, A Sea in Flames, tells the true story of what happened and what the future holds for the Gulf region.

K107.1 Debt Diva Clarky Davis was in the house with tips for reducing fuel expenses. Very timely! Find more with Clarky at

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Monday, April 18, 2011

Monday 4/18 Live Blog

While Mary is off this morning continuing her week-long party with Nicolas Cage, Jon struggles to overcome another raging Palm Sunday hangover...

Do we ever run out of pig?!? Yet another massive Easter ham was given away this morning directly from The Butcher's Block inside the PDQ in North Fond du Lac. As always, Travis is the man when it comes to the holiday meats.

Global education leader Clark Aldrich chatted with us about ways to "unlearn" what we know about schools and rediscover education. Find skills that are rarely taught, tested, or graded in Unschooling Rules.

We officially kicked off "If the Shoe Fits" with Amy from Rogan's Shoes. Remember to check out this week's featured shoes at, and stop by Rogan's in Oshkosh and Fond du Lac for your chance to win a $75 gift card!

An emotional tribute to the departed Celebrity Apprentice Gary Busey took up most of our second hour with all the crying and whatnot. Catch up with Gary's latest adventures at his website.

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Friday 4/15 Live Blog

It's Friday, and yes...we so excited.

We all know Noah Webster is the man behind the first dictionary (don't we?), but did you know he was also obsessed with the creation of an American culture? Joshua Kendall joined us with a look back at The Forgotten Founding Father.

We're kicking off "If the Shoe Fits" with Rogan's Shoes this Monday morning -- your chance to win a $75 Rogan's gift card! Listen as we style and profile a new pair of men's and women's shoes every week and see if the shoe fits! Clever, no?

It's off into another movie-filled weekend, with a few new selections in theaters. The birds go wild in Rio, the killer is back in Scream 4, and Abraham Lincoln is shot (spoiler alert) in The Conspirator. Click over to for a full list of local movies and showtimes.

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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Thursday 4/14 Live Blog

A cold and dreary start to our Friday Eve, with rain and a high of 45 this afternoon?!? Looks like we picked the wrong week to quit building fires in the corner of the studio.

Weekend Buzz shone a little sunlight on some funtastic activities over the next few days in our area. Click over to the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar at for a full list.

Timothy Appleby introduced us to A New Kind of Monster as detailed in his latest work. The stunning true story of one of the most shocking criminal sprees in Canadian history.

Women's Health presents The New Abs Diet for Women. Editor Ursula Cary shared the secrets of the six pack, including dozens of "powerfoods" recipes.

In the spirit of The DaVinci Code comes the new book from Jeffery Small, The Breath of God. What happened to Jesus of Nazareth between the ages of 12 and 29? Jeffrey shared his theories with us, as well as his thoughts on the meaning of religion in our modern world.

Sarah Cujak joined us in studio to chat wine and a gala five-course wine dinner happening this Saturday at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in downtown Fond du Lac. For dinner details, click here. For dinner reservations, call the Ramada at 920.923.3000.

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Wednesday 4/13 Live Blog

You take the good, you take the bad? The Facts of Life gang reunites at the TV Land Awards, looking much like they did in that very special episode where Future Jo built the time machine and killed Past Blair to keep her from overtaking the race of Cyborg Tooties. Timeless.

It 'twas another Easter ham from The Butcher's Block as we continue to countdown to that magical day when the Easter Bunny slides down your chimney with a basket full of presents. See Travis for all your holiday meat needs at The Butcher's Block inside the PDQ in North Fond du Lac.

Author and teacher Dan Millman addressed life's fundamental questions with us, including: Why am I here?, What am I meant to do?, What is my purpose? Get those answers and more in Dan's new book, The Four Purposes of Life: Finding Meaning and Direction in a Changing World.

Emmy award-winning writer, director, producer Ken Levine joined us to talk about his career working on such shows as M*A*S*H, Cheers, The Simpsons, Frasier, Everybody Loves Raymond, and the list goes on. Ken's new e-book, Where the Hell Am I: Trips That I Have Survived is available for download at his website.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Tuesday 4/12 Live Blog

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the first shot fired in the Civil War at Fort Sumter. Fun fact: Chuck Norris fought for both the North and the South. Simultaneously.

A Nick-n-Willy's New Release Tuesday got us all entertained and stuff with new DVDs including Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Country Strong. Musical releases include new drops from Foo Fighters, k.d. lang, Paul Simon, Meat Puppets, John Oates(!), and Alison Krauss.

What would you like to change? Is it possible? Is willpower overrated? Al Switzler had some answers for us from his new book, Change Anything.

The clock is ticking toward Tax Day, but it isn't too late to file! CPA Bob Meighan is vice-president of Turbo Tax, and told us how easy and fast it is to still get your paperwork done online.

Christina Haag dated JFK Jr. back in the day and has chronicled her experiences in Come to the Edge. Get a rare look at a young JFK Jr., his adventurous spirit, and his tragic death.

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Monday, April 11, 2011

Monday 4/11 Live Blog

Ooooh, Rihanna! You're so hot. You're so stylish. You're so Steve Buscemi-ish...wait...what?!?

K107.1's personal trainer Lynn Roethke made a visit with her latest Excercise of the Month. Get your sweat on with Lynn at Club Olympia in Fond du Lac.

The countdown to Uncle Sam's payday is on, and we celebrated with the self-proclaimed "funniest tax man in America," Edward Lyon. Find more laughs and last-minute tips with Edward online.

Less than two weeks from Easter means another ham giveaway from The Butcher's Block. Holiday meats are in abundance at The Butcher's Block, located inside the PDQ in North Fond du Lac.

Editor of Real Simple magazine, Kristin van Ogtrop joined us to talk about her new book, Just Let Me Lie Down. Kristin's dictionary for the half-insane working mom is now available in paperback.

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Friday, April 8, 2011

Friday 4/8 Live Blog

Mary won the coin toss this morning, so it's pictures of Aaron Rodgers on the beach that lead off our blog for a lovely Friday. A-Rod is in Hawaii enjoying some surf & turf with his church-camp-girlfriend (who's picture you would have seen here had Jon gone with heads instead of tails). Click here for for more on this developing love story.

And Sings My Soul, a benefit concert for Leslie Lemke, comes to Marian University next Friday, April 15. Leslie is a savant with a gift for playing the piano, and has been studied by the world-renowned Dr. Darold Treffert. The good doctor joined us to talk about savant syndrome, Leslie's life and talents, and why a benefit is needed. For tickets, email Kathy at Marian or visit them online.

Travel Expert Rudy Maxa talked summer hot spots. Never too early to find those great travel deals that won't break the bank. Find some of Rudy's favorite deals here and here.

Talkin' big new movies as we head into the weekend. Russell Brand is Arthur, James Franco and Danny McBride are off on a quest in Your Highness, sharks attack teen girls in Soul Surfer, and teen girls become assassins in Hanna. Get a full list of local movies and showtimes at

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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Thursday 4/7 Live Blog

YES! Pleasepleaseplease, sweet Jesus. We promise to help the poor, volunteer in third world countries, donate our entire paychecks....just PLEASE let this happen. "The Kardashians move into Bret Michaels' House o' Skanks," coming this fall to E! and/or VH1. Please? Or at least could Bret somehow poison (get it?) Bruce Jenner and marry the Kardashian mom? However this needs to happen, you just let us know.

Weekend Buzz got us off the couch with a list of fun activities around the South Valley and beyond. Keep track of that list online with the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar at

Afton Fraser is the ex-wife of actor Brendan Fraser, and also co-author of Point to Happy. Afton chatted about the book with us and shared tips for kids on the autism spectrum.

(cue the Henri Mancini) Rocky Riedel dropped by the studio to talk tools, present company included. Rocky is the GM at your friendly neighborhood Menards, where saving BIG money on everyday items is just common sense.

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Wednesday 4/6 Live Blog

I think we can confirm that the U.K. has now officially passed the U.S. on the cool-o-meter. Isn't this exactly what everyone would do if only they had a little extra cash?!?

Love expert Laurie Puhn returned to the show to talk springtime romance. Use Laurie's 5 New Ways to Say "I Love You" to find and keep the person of your dreams (insert longing *sigh*)...

K107.1 petspert Dr. Ann Sosalla joined us with ways to take care of our furry pals. See Dr. Ann and staff at Companion Animal Care in Fond du Lac.

Dr. Sean Foreman is our political analyst and called in from sunny Barry University in Miami with a look at some of the state election results making national news yesterday. Dr. Foreman hosts his own radio show every Wednesday at noon.

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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Tuesday 4/5 Live Blog


A Nick-n-Willy's New Release Tuesday found a little entertainment in stores and on download today. DVD newbies include Little Fockers, Tron: Legacy, I Love You, Phillip Morris, and The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Musical drops feature new stuff from Jim Jones, The Kills, and Hollywood Undead.

We wrapped up our Holiday Mazda March Mania, making our buddy Juan a winner of the 37" Vizio HDTV. Juan was the lucky contestant holding UConn, squeeking by Craig, who had Butler. Thanks again to all of our contestants, and don't forget the Zoom-Zoom continues at Holiday Mazda on Rolling Meadows Drive in Fond du Lac.

Myra Goodman returned to the show to talk recipes for delicious food and a healthy planet. Her latest work, The Earthbound Cook, features 250 recipes made using greener, smarter choices.

The new program called "Sud's Club" was discussed with Mary Bartelt and Ryan Scheel. Leadership Fond du Lac is gathering common toiletry items to distribute among the area Boys & Girls Club. Call 920.924.0530 x351 for details.

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Monday, April 4, 2011

Monday 4/4 Live Blog

Charlie Sheen bombs in Detroit over the weekend. Sad. At least he's a snappy dresser, no? A winning warlock wardrobe can do wonders for a man. So sayeth the MaSheen.

Holiday Mazda's March Mania wraps up tonight with UConn v. Butler. Who will win the 37" Vizio HDTV??? No matter the outcome, remember we're all winners with great deals on hot rides at Holiday Mazda in Fond du Lac.

Praying for Strangers is the new book from novelist River Jordan. River chatted about one simple idea that led to one surprising year and this inspiring memoir that will change lives.

So who exactly is saving the planet while we sleep in? Emily Hunter is the editor of a collection of essays entitled, The Next Eco-Warriors. Meet 22 young men and women who have made Mother Earth #1.

The Cooking Mom, Amy Hanten, joined us with more great weekend recipe ideas available at your local Festival Foods. Catch Amy on Fox 11's Living with Amy.

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Friday, April 1, 2011

April Fools' Day 4/1 Live Blog

The wild and crazy Steve Martin joined us this morning to talk banjos, bluegrass, Beatles, and more. For more hilarity follow Steve on Twitter or check out his website. His new album, Rare Bird Alert, is now in stores.

Get over shame and get the conversation started! Dr. Anne Gross talked with us about this toxic emotion and why it's time to get past feeling like you need to hide from the rest of the world. Dr. Gross' new book, The Polio Journals: Lessons from My Mother, continues on this theme.

The Cooking Mom, Amy Hanten, joined us with more great weekend recipe ideas available at your local Festival Foods. Catch Amy on Fox 11's Living with Amy.

Another round of K107.1 Masterpiece Theater scored you a pair of tickets to see what's new at the cineplex today. Russell Brand voices the Easter Bunny in Hop, and Jake Gyllenhaal searches for the Source Code. Get those local listings and showtimes online at

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