New Springsteen

John Stewart once said something like, “Springsteen doesn’t just sing. He testifies…he empties his tank…” I think that is perfectly said. New Bruce Springsteen album is called Western Stars. It’s available now. Here’s a portion of the press release: Bruce Springsteen’s first new studio album in five years, Western Stars, gets released today. As previously…read more »


Adoptions Today / Companions Tomorrow

Here are the deets from The Central Nebraska Humane Society: Magnolia is a 2 and half year old spayed female Labrador mix. She is a super sweet, loving girl, who knows how to roll over for a treat. Loves running but not very interested in toys. Good with kids and most people. She has been…read more »


Here’s Something You Need To Know

ENERGY DRINKS ARE JACKING UP YOUR HEART According to a new study, energy drinks are not good for your heart health. Researchers found that drinking an energy drink increases blood pressure, raises stress levels and also increases the risk of electrical disturbances in the heart. And, this isn’t just happening to old folks with weak…read more »


Halestorm does Whitesnake

Halestorm will play The Nebraska State Fair this summer on August 31st. Here’s a video of them covering a great Whitesnake song. I wonder what David Coverdale thinks of their more »


dirtier than cash and coins

What’s the dirtiest thing in your wallet? If you guessed your credit card, you’d be right. Yep, a new study found that credit and debit cards were the dirtiest forms of money in your wallet – dirtier than cash and coins. According to researchers, the average credit card had a 285 germ score (nearly double…read more »


I smiled through the whole thing

This is probably the best commercial Mrs. Paul’s could have hoped for. I miss Johnny…and hearing Ed McMahon laughing off camera kills me. I love this. Don’t miss The Johnny Carson Tour in Norfolk, Nebraska this Friday, May 24th. See his childhood home, guided tour of Carson Galley at Elkhorn Valley Museum, Carson Cupcakes, refreshments…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!