Author Archives: Franzman

Here’s something I bet you didn’t know

Here’s something I bet you didn’t know

This information came to me inside my utility bill and I felt compelled to share it because I think it’s information that few of us have. I will paraphrase the letter: A sea hawk called a Western Osprey is an impressive looking raptor that resembles a bald eagle — In the wild, ospreys have very…Read more »

Finally, good news about cheesecake

Finally, good news about cheesecake

New research from the University of Arizona found that choosing a high-calorie dessert – vs. something healthy like fruit could actually cause you to eat fewer calories overall. Here’s how it works: Researchers put either a healthy dessert like fresh fruit or a less healthy dessert like cheesecake at the beginning of a cafeteria line.…Read more »

MOTLEY CRUE: First ‘Dirt’ Trailer is here

MOTLEY CRUE: First ‘Dirt’ Trailer is here

MOTLEY CRUE: First ‘Dirt’ Trailer is Out  The clip uses “Home Sweet Home” and “Kickstart My Heart,” and features many of the highs and lows they faced throughout the early part of their career. Check it out here. The Dirt debuts on Netflix on March 22nd. WARNING: the “s” word is used once in…Read more »

New Tom Petty!

New Tom Petty!

One of the previously unreleased songs on Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ The Best of Everything is out now. There’s also a video! New Tom Petty! “The Best of Everything” is a 2-disc or 4-LP set that comes out March 1st. Described as 38 tracks and includes songs from his solo albums and his first…Read more »

Read about new policy!

Read about new policy!

Heartland Events Center adopting clear-bag policy As safety policies change across the country, the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island says they’re joining in on a clear-bag policy. Fonner Park and Heartland Events Center officials said the policy will begin Feb. 18 and will apply to all ticketed events. “Safety and security is our highest…Read more »

I don’t understand

I don’t understand

How can you make a movie about a comedian coming out of retirement for one last tour with OUT having any jokes? I don’t understand. I’ve always been a fan of Chevy Chase. Sure I heard rumors of him being a difficult person to work with but not knowing if they’re true makes me not…Read more »

they want an autopsy

they want an autopsy

JAMES BROWN: Was He Murdered? James Brown died on Christmas Day 2006 of congestive heart failure, but nearly a dozen people close to the “Godfather of Soul” aren’t convinced of the cause of death and are raising the possibility that he may have been murdered. One of the people casting doubt over the official cause…Read more »

Did ya ever watch 90210?

Did ya ever watch 90210?

Did ya ever watch 90210? I did. I got caught up in the story line. Here’s something ya probably didn’t know. Before they became Maroon 5, Adam Levine and company formed a band called Katy’s Flowers. They were in high school at the time and they got cast in an episode of 90210. Pretty wild.…Read more »

I thought they were supposed to have rubber in them

I thought they were supposed to have rubber in them

RECALL: Tyson Chicken Nuggets May Contain Rubber Tyson Foods is recalling more than 36,000 pounds of chicken nuggets because they may contain rubber. The recall affects Tyson’s fully-cooked panko nuggets in five-pound bags which have a “best if used by” date of November 26th, 2019. Despite the recall, Tyson says it there have been no…Read more »

Stupid Sexy Flanders

Stupid Sexy Flanders

I often times can’t believe how many of my favorite shows are animated. I never would have guessed how much time can be spent as an adult watching cartoons. King of the Hill and The Simpsons are filled with great writing, very well developed characters and great one-liners. Here’s one of my favorite scenes from…Read more »