I don’t know anyone who isn’t happy about this

Steve Perry is back!!! Oh, already? The former Journey singer is 69 years old and I think he sounds terrific. He is releasing a new album called Traces on October 5 The attached link is a song called “No Erasin’.” If my math is correct, this song is his first new music in 20 years.…read more »


Shopping with Steven Tyler

Aerosmith was on The Today Show yesterday. If ya missed it, all you need to know is in the attached clip. Who wants to go to Vegas? Tickets go on sale for us regular folk on August 24th at more »


What was your first car?

What was your first car? Do you wish you still had it? Mine was a Fire-Thorn Red 1977 Monte Carlo. HUUUUUGE! When it was time to upgrade, I was all too willing to get rid of it in fact I couldn’t wait to get rid of it. Now I wish I still had it. Here’s…read more »

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interesting history lesson

Believe it or not, there was a time when record companies bought TV ads to promote the release of albums. I used to LOVE seeing the occasional rock band on television. It was very seldom but very exciting. Those days are pretty much behind us, but someone has assembled a pretty great video of all…read more »

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HEAR Grand Island friends join Franzman

Brent C. Lindner, T.J. Roe and Adam Armstrong joined me this morning to talk about The Hear Grand Island Music Fest goin’ on live downtown Railside (Grand island) tonight. It’s the last of a series of 10 shows. I feel summer winding down and I don’t like it! Watch the more »


Perhaps a parakeet?

According to a new survey, pet owners made more money than non-pet-owners. They were also happier and did almost double the amount of exercise as people who didn’t have pets. ALSO: Pet owners laughed more, were more relaxed, were less lonely and 31% of respondents said having a pet gives them a purpose in life.…read more »


Franzman Island Mornings 5:30-10am

My name is Franzman. I previously worked for numerous daily newspapers, designing advertising and writing copy for clients and although I liked it, I knew there was somewhere else I wanted to be. I knew it was a place that did not require a tie or dress slacks. I’ve never been a dress slacks kinda guy.

Eventually, I started a career in broadcasting that continues to make me happy every day.

If I had to do something else, I truly don’t know where I’d be…maybe an Andrew Dice-Clay impersonator. Thanks for listening!