Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Flag Day 6/14 Live Blog

Wave 'em if you got 'em.

Another Nick-n-Willy's new release Tuesday finds Owen Wilson's Hall Pass on DVD today, along with Battle: Los Angeles, Jackass 3.5, and Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son. Musical drops include new stuff from Barry Manilow, Jackie Evancho, Ziggy Marley, Ledisi, and Owl City.

I Love My Bike is an ode to bicycle lovers everywhere, a tribute to the feeling of the wind in your face and the pedals at your feet. Co-author (and bike gal) Brittain Sullivan joined us to discuss the stories, photos, and people that make up their book.

K107.1 numerologist Tania Gabrielle crunched the numbers in the recent scandals involving Weiner's wiener and Arnold's arnie. Tania also took your phone calls and gave a little glimpse into the future. Get more with Tania, including her FREE newsletter online.

Fond du Lac City Clerk Sue Strands stopped in with a rundown of the upcoming recall elections. What do you need to know? Where do you vote? Who are the candidates? All the fun comes to a head on Tuesday, July 12.

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Monday, June 13, 2011

Monday 6/13 Live Blog

The post-Walleye Weekend blues...

And what better way to chase those blues than to focus on a couple of great events this weekend? Listen all week for your chance to win tickets to EAA's Wings on Strings this Saturday. Also happening this Friday & Saturday is North Fondy Fest! Tammy and Laure stopped by and ran through all the details.

Talia Carner is the author of the new novel Jerusalem Maiden, a story of how a young woman's traditional faith clashes with her personal desires in the early 20th century. Talia chatted with us about her inspiration and weaving the story for a wide audience.

Our buddy Thomas visited the studio with the scoop on yet another event happening this weekend. Check out R/C airplanes of all shapes and sizes at Wellnitz Field on Hickory in Fond du Lac this Saturday from 9 to 4.

Let's play the feud this weekend in Appleton! Gather up your loved ones and attend the Family Feud contestant search this Saturday at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel on College Avenue. Feud's executive producer Gaby Johnston told us that interested families MUST have an appointment to audition, so call 323.762.8467 or email greenbay@familytryouts.com for info and available times.

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Friday, June 10, 2011

Friday 6/10 Live Blog

Jon & Mary in the Morning broadcasting LIVE from the K107.1/Citizens First Credit Union Stage at Walleye Weekend! This year's festivities kicked off last night, but a BIG weekend of live music is still to come. Click over to FdLFest.com for the full lineup (and be sure to catch our very own Mary McGuire dancing in her Daisy Dukes later this evening).

UPDATE: okay, so we wussed out and moved this morning's show from the stage at Lakeside Park into the warm & dry studio.

We chatted great savings and incentives as Kathy, Peggy, and Todd from Citizens First invaded our mosh pit. Click over to CitizensFirst.com for details.

New movies in theaters tonight include the thriller Super 8 and the kid-friendly Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer. K107.com has your local listings and showtimes, as usual.

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Thursday, June 9, 2011

The Hoffsicle!

Is an explanation really required? Click here if you must for all the details and a very disturbing Hoffsicle video.

Thursday 6/9 Live Blog

With the 2012 elections a scant 17 months away, Republicans went door-to-door yesterday to stimulate the electorate. Remember, if a Republican charges you, either play dead or start talking like a Mitt. Or a Newt. Or ride away like Paul Revere.

Weekend Buzz took us on a wild ride around the South Valley, with a whole bunch of area activities. Click over to the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar at k107.com for details.

Home safety expert Meri-K Appy stopped by with a list of tips for do-it-youselfers this summer. Get the right protection, take the proper precautions, and have at it!

Power is the new book by world-renowned photographer Platon. Platon chatted with us about putting the volume together, a collection of 100 current and former international leaders.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Wednesday 6/8 Live Blog

Does the hot, muggy weather have you feeling down? Why not grab an Oompa-Loompa wig, a couple of walnut shells, some Post-It notes, dental floss, a few yards of fishnet, and...Voila! you've officially beaten the heat using the Gaga Method.

Our first Waterfest Wednesday of the year got you tickets to see Vic Ferrari kick off the Waterfest season tomorrow night at the Leach Amphitheater. Listen all day, every Wednesday this summer for your chance to win, thanks to The Delta Restaurant on Sawyer in Oshkosh and the new Villa Palermo Cafe next to Silica Appliance in Fond du Lac.

Walleye Weekend takes up a huge chunk of our calendar starting tomorrow at Lakeside Park. The K107.1/Citizens First Credit Union Stage will be jumpin' as always. Click over to FdLFest.com for details.

Dr. Sean Foreman is our K107.1 political analyst and made his monthly visit to talk GOP candidates for the 2012 presidential nomination. Mitt? Newt? Paul Revere? Should be interesting to watch...

The K107.1 107 Days of Summer Driven by Holiday Mazda rolled out today with your chance to win a ton of cool prizes and test drive hot cars now through Labor Day. Stop by Holiday Mazda on Rolling Meadows Drive in Fond du Lac for your chance to win the Brewers Prize Pack, including tickets, gear, a Flip video camera, and more!

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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Tuesday 6/7 Live Blog

It's a sweaty, moist, humid Tuesday and we're keepin' cool by texting pics of our dancing weiners all morning. Ahhh...refreshing!

Nick-n-Willy's helped us rundown the new releases hitting stores today. True Grit leads the way on DVD, along with Just Go With It, The Company Men, and Sanctum. Justin Bieber's new acoustic album is available for download today, as well as new drops from Arctic Monkeys, Marty Balin, Ronnie Dunn, Def Leppard, and Randy Travis.

Adam Bryant from The New York Times joined us to talk about the book version of his popular feature, The Corner Office. Find indispensible and unexpected life lessons from CEOs on how to lead and succeed.

Eat Like a Man, darn it! Esquire magazine's food editor Ryan D'Agostino chatted about the only cookbook a man will ever need (besides the back of a Hamburger Helper box, that is...at least in Jon's case).

Host and producer of the PBS series Rick Steves' Europe, Rick Steves talked with us about Europe's top cities as detailed in his new series of lightweight, compact travel guides. Trusted advice from a globetrotting legend.

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Monday, June 6, 2011

Monday 6/6 Live Blog

Thanks for picking Jon & Mary for your radio needs again this Monday morning. We've dug for gold and found some great guests, so be like the Biebs and dive into another week with your radio pals providing all sorts of booger-filled fun.

Our K107.1 personal trainer was back with her always dangerous ''excercise of the month." See Lynn Roethke and staff at Club Olympia on Camelot Drive in Fond du Lac or online.

Walleye Weekend kicks off this Thursday as a full weekend of live music returns to the K107.1/Citizens First Credit Union Stage. Click over to FdLFest.com for the full lineup of activities, food, and more.

Robyn Griggs Lawrence is editor for Mother Earth News and author of the new book, Simply Imperfect, Revisiting the Wabi-Sabi House. (first question, what the heck is a wabi-sabi house?!?) Robyn shared with us the view that mass-produced perfection is seductive but boring.

The Broadway Bound workshops return to our area this July with an opportunity for school-aged kids to sing and dance and get all choreographed by Broadway pro Clark Ausloos. Clark chatted with us about the workshops, coming July 11 through 29.

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Friday, June 3, 2011

Friday 6/3 Live Blog

Pink had her baby. Finally. Speculation in this space just a few days ago had Pink already being a baby mama, but the announcement made yesterday shot that down, so congrats to Pink and her hubby. According to early reports, the baby girl is healthy, happy, and was given the name Mitt. Or was it Newt?

I Dream of Jeannie star Barbara Eden chatted with us about her new book, Jeannie Out of the Bottle. A great book if you're a fan, and if you're not, Barbara will do that nose wiggle thing and make you a fan! (oh wait, is that Bewitched? hmmm...)

It's a big weekend of fun in our area and we blasted out free tickets to Oshkosh Irish Fest, Road America, and the Wade House. Click over to k107.com to see what else is up in your neighborhood, live music, and more.

We took a look at the only new movie hitting theaters today. Professor X has hair and leads a new crop of mutants in X-Men: First Class. Local movies and showtimes as always online at k107.com.

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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Thursday 6/2 Live Blog

R.I.P. Grandma Huxtable.

Weekend Buzz got us out into the heat for our first run at June. Click over to the Air-Tech Heating Community Calendar at k107.com for a list of area activities.

What's Eating Your Child? Nutritionist Kelly Dorfman showed us the hidden connections between food and childhood ailments.

Festival Foods cooking mom, Amy Hanten, joined us with a few great recipes and kitchen tips. See Amy on Fox 11's Living with Amy or find her online for more tastiness.

The man behind Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones' wedding (not to mention Donald Trump's wedding, Uma Thurman's wedding, etc.), Preston Bailey chatted with us about summer wedding ideas and trends for 2011. Get more with Preston at his website.

Kevin Miller stopped in with a look at what's big this month at the Windhover, and right after that our buddy Rocky stopped in with a look at what's big at your local Menards. How lucky are we to have such culture followed by such handiness in the same show?

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Wednesday 6/1 Live Blog

Hey June.

As a new month dawned, we dropped some knowledge with the new National Geographic Kids' Almanac 2012. Nancy Feresten of Nat Geo joined us to talk science, space, states, and more.

'Tis the season for Little League and soccer games, family vacations and graduations. How will you capture the memories? Steve Stockman gave us some tips from his new book, How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck. Nice.

Dr. Ann Sosalla, our K107.1 petspert, talked furry friends and keeping them upright throughout the summer. See Dr. Ann and staff at Companion Animal Care in Fond du Lac for all of your kitty and puppy needs.

Mr. Irish Fest Matt Miller was in the house with a look at the BIG GREEN FUN happening at the Leach Amphitheater this weekend. Click here for those details and listen all this week for your chance to win tickets.

June kicks off Gay Pride Month and we tore down some myths with Steven Petrow, author of Steven Petrow's Complete Gay & Lesbian Manners. It's all in the understanding.

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