I have been doing radio for 23 years, mostly here in the Tri-State area, after starting in my home state of Kansas. I've been on the air on various formats from rock to adult contemporary, top 40 and oldies. My daughter, Raven, and I live in Quincy.
Crazy Laws in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa
There are a lot of crazy, weird and unusual laws still on the books in every state in America. Most of these laws were passed years and years ago in a very different time, and they simply have never been taken off the books. Upon looking at many of them, it's a real good thing these laws aren't still enforced.
What Was the #1 Song When You Were Born?
This is a fun little game to play. You can find out what the #1 song in America (or other countries) was on the day you were born, or the day you graduated high school, or got married... or any other day you want.
Show Me Something Interesting- Fun Trivia About the State of Missouri
The state of Missouri certainly can lay claim to some fun facts and interesting things. Real estate brokerage firm Movoto has put together a list of several things the "Show-Me" state can boast.
Country Hits by Non-Country Artists
The list of artists who would not be defined as "country" by any mainstream country fan, but have had country hits, is pretty substantial. Several rock and pop stars have either tried their hand at a country song or album over the years, while a few kind of had "accidental" country hits. Here are some of them:
Weird and Funny Smartphone Apps
There are a lot of weird and funny smartphone apps out there these days. I came across a new one the other day called "Cuddlr" that locates people in your area who are available to cuddle with, for those times when you just need to be held. I'm sure nothing weird will ever come out of that.
Country Stars’ Real Names
The real names of many of your favorite country stars may surprise you. Could you get used to calling Tim McGraw "Sam," or Garth Brooks "Troyal?" Probably not.
The True Meaning Behind Each State’s Name
The true meaning behind the name of each state in America isn't always what you might think. An article by Opposing Views has shed light on what our state names really mean.
What Were the Most Popular Baby Names When You Were Born?
As times change, so do popular names for newborn babies.
Who is the Best-Selling Artist From Your Home State?
If you've ever wondered who the best-selling musical artist is from you're home state, there's a map for that. Radio.com complied sales figures based on artists and the states they call home, and came up with some interesting stuff.
The Most Popular TV Shows Set in Each State
A map put together by Business Insider shows the most popular TV shows that are set in each state in the U.S.