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.
Invasive Worms that Can Jump a Foot in the Air Found in Illinois
No, this isn't a joke and the threat is real. Invasive worms that can jump a foot in the air have been reported in 40 Illinois counties. It appears they may be in Missouri already, too.
See What Many Consider to Be the World’s Best Burger in Illinois
Burgers are kind of a subjective topic. It's like the old saying "one man's trash is another man's treasure". However, there seems to be at least some agreement on where the world's best burger is and, if correct, resides in a small Illinois town in a place called The Moonshine Store.
You Can Stay in this Missouri Treehouse for Less than 50 Bucks
Remember that treehouse you had as a kid? Well, it appears that it has now become an Airbnb in Missouri and the cool thing is you could hang there for a night for less than 50 bucks.
This Midwestern Horse Named Chrome Got Stuck in a Garbage Can
Don't feel sorry for this horse. He knew exactly what he was doing. His name is Chrome and his owner has described him as "mischievous". This video is proof as he was caught playing with a garbage can and got his head stuck in it.
Illinois Zoo Brilliantly Explains Why Tigers Have “Eyes” on Ears
My wife and kids love tigers, but never knew this. An Illinois zoo has wonderfully explained why their tigers (and all tigers) seem to have "eyes" on their ears.
See a Far Out Missouri Tiny House Austin Powers Would Love Baby
I haven't spoken to him directly, but I'm pretty sure Austin Powers would be quite proud of this far out Missouri tiny house. It's one you can stay in and boy does it give off a 60's "yeah, baby!" vibe.
Attention Modern Day Cowboys – Tesla to Rock Missouri State Fair
One of the best bands from the 80's is bringing their electric brand of rock to the Missouri State Fair main stage this August. Tesla will perform with the band Fuel opening for them.
Iowa Family Shares Video of Bear Destroying their Bird Feeder
In case you were wondering, in a battle between your bird feeder and a bear, the bear will win. If you doubt this, you need to see a video shared by an Iowa family that shows what an apex predator did to their bird feeding place.
Watch a Crane Trying to Remove a Tree Fall on a Midwestern House
I want to state clearly that I am not a tree removal expert, but I'm pretty sure this isn't how it's supposed to work. A brand new video share shows a crane that was trying (remember that word) to remove a tree end up on top of a house.
Midwest Guy Has Gotten Famous Dropping Random Things Down a Mine
Can we all just agree that people get famous for doing stupid things these days? I think this might fit into that category. A Midwestern guy has gained fame for dropping random things down an old mineshaft.