I have been a radio nerd since I was a junior in high school back in 1983. Since then, I have scared listeners by saying really strange things between songs. My guidance counselor predicted prison at an early age, so I consider my radio show as overachieving. The truth is that everyone that interacts with my radio show are the real stars as their calls, Facebook comments and occasional threats are funnier than anything I could ever come up with.
Did You Know a Guy in Illinois Invented the Twinkie 92 Years Ago?
Don't tell me that great things can't originate in the state of Illinois. I can prove it with science as a very famous snack cake was invented in the Land of Lincoln almost 92 years ago.
The Sweet & Innocent Moment a Missouri Dog Met His Baby Sister
There are certainly some important and complicated issues swirling around in our world right now. This isn't one of them. It's a rare sweet and innocent moment in our world where a Missouri dog met his new baby sister. Nothing more. Nothing less, but absolutely awesome.
Missouri Hikers Mystified by Stairs in Woods that Lead to Nowhere
This is one mystery I've actually witnessed myself. Hikers including many in Missouri are increasingly encountering stairways in the woods that seem to lead to nowhere.
Missouri Woman Heard ‘Something’ Call Her Name from the Woods
I've heard similar stories to this, but this one is new. A Missouri woman claims that she heard 'something' call her name from the woods, but when she investigated, no one was there...at least nothing she could see.
Handy Map Shows When Hummingbirds Return to Missouri & Illinois
I want to be clear that I'm not a hummingbird expert. Far from it. However, I have family that love these birds so it's my assigned job to determine when we can expect them to return to Missouri and Illinois. Fortunately, I found a handy map to answer that burning hummingbird question.
See Why Missouri’s Newest State Park is Really Kind of Heavenly
Missouri is known for its vast variety of state parks and now there's a new one. The truth is it's really kind of heavenly and I can prove it with science (and some videos and pics).
You Can Really Stay in Yogi Berra’s Childhood Home in St. Louis
There will never be another like Yogi Berra. A true American original who's path took him to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. His humble beginnings began in St. Louis, Missouri though and you can really stay in his childhood home.
Illinois Man Shares Video of Mountain Lion, But There’s a Problem
There have been quite a few sightings of mountain lions lately in both Illinois and Missouri. There's a new video from an Illinois man that seems to show a potential mountain lion, but there's a problem.
Illinois Snake Acts Like a Cobra, But He’s Really a Cream Puff
There are some Illinois snakes that can do you real harm. This isn't one of them even though he pretends he's a big and bad Cobra. The truth is he's really a cream puff and I'll prove it.
When 6,000 Brown Recluse Spiders Were Found in a Missouri Home
When you move into a new home, you understand there might be some...issues. However, no one I've ever known has found what one Missouri family did when they moved into their ritzy new house near a golf course. The walls were quite literally filled with thousands of deadly brown recluse spiders.