Author Archives: Franzman

It’s an E-snowflake!

It’s an E-snowflake!

Hey, look what I made! It’s an E-snowflake! Remember when you were little and you made paper snowflakes at school? Now you can skip the paper and scissors and do it on your computer. http://rectangleworld.com/PaperSnowflake/Read more »

Step into my blog

Step into my blog

Elton John is getting into the holiday spirit by sharing some rare video footage of a 1973 performance of the song “Step Into Christmas”. Step into my blog and check out this fan favorite. The footage is from the television broadcast of The Gilbert O’Sullivan Show. It reportedly was lost for decades and recently rediscovered.…Read more »

lawsuit against Fleetwood Mac was settled out of court

lawsuit against Fleetwood Mac was settled out of court

Lindsey Buckingham’s lawsuit against Fleetwood Mac was settled out of court. Watch an interview with Saturday’s CBS This Morning, Buckingham said, “We’ve all signed off on something,”. The suit over money was filed after he was fired from the band in February. Lindsey says he recently received an E-mail from Christine McVie, which said, “Dearest…Read more »

This is kinda fun

This is kinda fun

This is kinda fun! If thy cup doth not brimmeth over with 16th century English phrases, try typing what you want to say into this Shakespearean Translator and see what you get. I typed the following into the translator: “you are listening to the one man party in the morning – your home for one…Read more »

Toilet Included!

Toilet Included!

Have we COMPLETELY run out of ideas at this point in our lives? Beneath the Chess, Checkers and Scrabble games at HyVee, you’ll find this gem. Toilet Included! Seriously?Read more »

Kohl’s recently did a survey

Kohl’s recently did a survey

Does your family have strange holiday traditions? Kohl’s recently did a survey and found that 20% of Americans say their family has quirky holiday traditions that include dressing up the cat in a holiday costume (not so quirky) or watching horror movies on Christmas Day (that seems blasphemous to me) or camping in the living…Read more »

I have a lotta questions

I have a lotta questions

Is it great? Is it awful? Can it be both at the same time? I can’t say I completely understand William Shatner or his appeal. Is it because he was Captain Kirk that I cut him some slack? Or is it that Billy Gibbons adds some real edge to this? I have a lotta questions.…Read more »

I’m a little scared!

I’m a little scared!

This guy’s name was Ricky Jay. Talk about a SUPERB card magician! He died of natural causes over the holiday weekend at 72. I can’t fathom his skill and ability. It is said there are no edits or camera tricks. To me, I say if that’s true, I’m a little scared! Rest in peace, RJ!…Read more »