Author Archives: Franzman

something no one asked for

something no one asked for

Here’s something no one asked for: a sexy Mr. Rogers Halloween costume. Lingerie company Yandy’s is selling an outfit called the “Nicest Neighbor,” which is a risqué version of the signature tie and sweater worn by the late children’s TV icon – though, as FOX News points out, “this one is cropped to show off…Read more »

Joan Jett’s new version

Joan Jett’s new version

Carrie Underwood, Joan Jett Unveil New ‘Sunday Night Football’ Opening Carrie Underwood and Joan Jett helped usher in the NFL’s 100th season on September 8, unveiling the new version of the “Sunday Night Football” opening theme, “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night.” The theme song is based on Jett’s 1988 classic “I Hate Myself for…Read more »

Don’t mess with the FCC

Don’t mess with the FCC

The FCC has fined CBS $272,000 over misuse of the Emergency Alert System’s tone on an episode of Young Sheldon, according to Deadline. In a release, the federal regulator said, “On April 12, 2018, CBS transmitted an episode of Young Sheldon via at least 227 television stations, including 15 of CBS’s owned-and-operated television stations. The…Read more »

I find it incomprehensible

I find it incomprehensible

Kansas found two dogs running around the neighborhood and into Casey’s General Store parking lot yesterday so she did the right thing. She got them into her car, took pictures, posted on social media and tried to locate their owners but much to everyone’s dismay, no one claimed these two tongue-happy beasts and now they…Read more »

You can’t have brunch without eggs.

You can’t have brunch without eggs.

…you can’t…and it’s not just my opinion. Here’s the facts: The word ‘Brunch’ is a blending of two words ‘Breakfast’ & ‘Lunch’ (portmanteau). Therefore, if you use the word ‘Brunch’, it means breakfast items will be present. That is all…pass it on.Read more »

Forget the painkillers? Really??? I don’t think so!

Forget the painkillers? Really??? I don’t think so!

I like Pink Floyd and find their music to be sophisticated and very powerful but I can’t buy this at all. Here’s the article: PINK FLOYD: Gets You Comfortably Numb Forget the painkillers next time you have a medical procedure. Just crank up Pink Floyd. Dr Hans Jeekel, Professor of Surgery at Erasmus Medical Centre…Read more »

Keep your workplace clean!

Keep your workplace clean!

Employees at The New York Times main office have been told that their workspace is infested with bedbugs. Officials in charge of building operations (at The New York Times) sent a memo to staff, acknowledging that evidence of the pests was discovered on every floor of the newsroom. The officials vow to sweep all areas…Read more »

Read this if you’re goin’ ‘Fairin”

Read this if you’re goin’ ‘Fairin”

STATE FAIR ADDS PARKING OPTIONS WHAT: State Fair Executive Director Lori Cox has announced expanded shuttle parking availability to help ease parking on grass areas that could be compromised by the wet weather. The State Fair staff recommends using off-site parking and using the FREE express shuttle services. The free services will pick up at…Read more »

initiate an intervention

initiate an intervention

No one is saying you can’t write a check anymore but I am asking why some people write checks in grocery stores. Why do some people write checks in grocery stores? And why am I always behind them in line? Another question: Do you realize it could be considered inconsiderate of others especially if you…Read more »