The Weekend Sports Report – 11/13/14

Bears QB Jay Cutler addresses the media on Thursday November 13, 2014. Photo by SRN Broadcasting

with your hosts “Packer” Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal The guys welcome back Les Grobstein to the Weekend Sports Report for more analysis of the Bears devastating loss at Green Bay and what the prognosis is for Chicago’s game at Minnesota.  Also preview of the Eagles – Packers game at Lambeau, as well as the […]

Home Improvement USA – 11/14/14

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal John Elson from Inspect-It 1st discusses energy efficient lighting ideas during “This Week in Home Services.” Author and energy expert Harry Braun sheds light on the downsides of current fracking practices on “Focus on the Future.” Composite decking is featured during our interview with Starborn Industries.

World Series of Poker Finale Tonight

When you think of marquee sporting events, the Super Bowl, the Masters, the Kentucky Derby all come to mind. How about the World Series?  Not the baseball game, but the richest and most prestigious poker event on the planet. The World Series of Poker, held at the Rio in Las Vegas. This fall classic actually […]

Weekend Sports Report – 11/7/14

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The Weekend Sports Report is back! After a brief hiatus, the show is back in podcast form. Your host Packer Dave and his guest, former host Les Grobstein look at the Bears – Packers game at Lambeau Field this Sunday.  Co-host Steve Leventhal reports from Halas Hall with audio clips from Aaron Rogers, Mike McCarthy, […]

Fred Jacobs Interviews Dr. Demento

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Something I read on a regular basis is the Jacobs Media Blog. Today, they present an interview with the one and only Dr. Demento.  Get an inside peek into the world of this legendary radio personality, and the inspiration for comics such as Jimmy Fallon and Jack Black. Demento was the person who brought Weird […]

15 Sci-Fi Movies That Predicted The Future

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We love sci-fi because it gives us a bit of escapism from the real world – or at least, it used to. So we may not have flying cars, time travel, or live on the moon yet, but you’d be surprised how many things our most beloved, older sci-fi movies got right. Yeah, Science! See […]

An Interview with Joel King of The Wild Feathers

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Nashville is hot these days, and not just because Music City is in a warm, southern state.  Perhaps, it’s the number of country crossover acts, as well as maintream rock bands that call Tennessee’s capital home.  This includes artists like Jack White, and groups such as The Black Keys and Kings of Leon. Also throw […]

A Chronology of Bears Packers Game 9/28/14

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This seemed like a better idea than a boring game report, when I started logging the game.  Little did I know what an offensive display it would be, as well as a nightmare for defensive coordinators. Here’s how I spent my day today at the Bears Packers game at Chicago’s Soldier Field. Just like in […]

Today in Rock History – September 13th

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1965, The Paul McCartney song “Yesterday” was released as a Beatles single. 1967, The Beatles formed an electronics company called Fiftyshapes, Ltd. appointing John Alexis Mardas (Magic Alex) to be the company’s director. Alex claimed he could build a 72-track tape machine, instead of the 4-track at Abbey Road (this never materialized). One of his […]

Joan Rivers Outrageous Quips

Our friends at Do You Remember have compiled a picture gallery and some of the more outrageous things said by the late Joan Rivers. Here is a link to their post.

Today in Rock History – September 3rd

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1966, Donovan went to No.1 on the US singles chart with “Sunshine Superman,” a No.2 hit in the UK. The track featured then Yardbird and future Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page. 1967, During a 10-date tour of Sweden, The Jimi Hendrix Experience appeared at the Liseburg in Gothenburg, Sweden. 1968, After a two week absence, […]

Today in Rock History – August 20th

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1965, The Rolling Stones’ manager Andrew Loog Oldham and his partner Tony Calder launched Immediate records. Their first release was The McCoy’s “Hang On Sloopy.” Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton and Nico  all attended the launch party. The label became the home of The Small Faces, The Nice, Amen Corner and Chris Farlowe and a young […]

Home Improvement USA – 8/15/14

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal Guests Bill Von Brethorst from Planetary Systems tells our listeners how to use renewable energy systems to live off the grid. Don Guzan from the D-Plantman Gardening Show returns with useful lawn and garden information, and Brian Carney from “Carney’s Crawlers” discusses the benefits of worm castings. Lastly, Dave […]

The Runaways: Punk’s First Badass Girl Band

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From our friends at Do You Remember….a look back at the rise and fall of the ’70s badass punk-rock band that forever changed the role of women in music: The Runaways. It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly four decades (and one biopic) since a group of hard-partying, hard-rocking females from California came together to […]

When Your Heroes Die – Johnny Winter

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When your heroes die, it’s time to grow up. One of my heroes—a guitar hero—died on Wednesday, joining a long list of people whose talent thrilled me for so many years of my youth. Johnny Winter was 70 years old when he passed away this week. He’d been playing guitar since he was 15, playing […]