Author Archives: Franzman

cocktail party with a twist

cocktail party with a twist

Spirits & Interesting People: SIP! Join us Saturday, Jan. 25, from 7-11 PM at the Hastings City Auditorium, for a cocktail party that puts a spotlight on cool careers and hobbies! It’s a cocktail party with a twist! We’ve got great drinks and a group of experts with cool careers and hobbies. You’ll get a…Read more »

invasion of privacy

invasion of privacy

The New York Times published an article describing a new app that allows others to scan your face and pull up all of your info. Like your name, age, etc. OMG! I’m gonna have to buy Lone Ranger and Batman masks! What do you think of this? I’m sure it has it’s benefits in the…Read more »

it’s all going by too fast, isn’t it?

it’s all going by too fast, isn’t it?

Back when David Letterman was on the air he once had what was called “Drum Solo Week”. The segment featured a different drummer and solo each night. It was spectacular! The week wrapped up with Neil Peart of Rush and I found the video of it and share it here for you. Letterman called his…Read more »

important reminder

important reminder

With the falling temps I think we all need to be reminded of the potential for kitties to be under the hood of your car trying to keep warm. Bang on your car to scare them away because, well let’s not talk about what could happen. Winter sucks in so many ways!Read more »

Free Tix!!!

Free Tix!!!

When I was a kid, Clint Eastwood was the coolest guy in the world. I’m so much older now and he’s probably still the coolest guy in the world. I have tickets to give away for this movie playing at The Grand Theatre, W 3rd, G.I. NE. Watch the trailer with link below and listen…Read more »

Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group

This is absolutely genius. Click the link below and laugh. Catch The Blue Man Group at The Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln, NE for 6 performances only. See “Events” page on this website for more info. https://binged.it/2SLpN1WRead more »

Bacon & Eggs in Microwave

Bacon & Eggs in Microwave

I can be easily impressed with myself at times. I’ll give you a ‘For Instance’: I successfully made bacon and eggs in the microwave and it wasn’t gross, there was no explosion, no burning, no messy clean-up (eggs can be tricky when you include electromagnetic radiation) and I never, ever cooked bacon in that thing.…Read more »

One of my favorite singers

One of my favorite singers

of all time is Burton Cummings of The Guess Who. In previous years the band has toured without Randy Bachman and without Burton. While the musicianship comin’ off that stage was great (due in no small part to the strength of the material) it wasn’t what I wanted to see. To me, it was a…Read more »

New Huey!

New Huey!

Huey Lewis and the News have announced that their new album, Weather, will be out on February 14, 2020. The band also released a new single, “While We’re Young,” off the upcoming album. Huey’s illness due to Meniere’s disease is a condition that affects the inner ear, resulted in sessions for the album being cut…Read more »