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? 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 »



If ya wanna swear less and use less-colorful words (and who the ***K doesn’t?) This Alternative Cuss Words List from The Tim Hawkins Handbook is just the thing you need. Use it, enjoy it and listen for me to start to incorporate words like “Bolshevik”, “Phooey” and “Good Grief”…read more »


I wish I knew about this before Christmas

From the, “I wish I knew about this before Christmas” files: KFC DEVELOPS GRAVY-SCENTED CANDLES Holy stoopit idea, Franzman! KFC has developed a new scented candle that smells like gravy. Engineers who worked on the candles paid attention to detail and designed the candles to have the same ratios of smells found in the ingredients…read more »


I thought I had a cool coffee mug

I thought I had a cool coffee mug but then I saw these. There’s some really cool ones that I’d like to drink out of. Copy and paste this link in your browser and check out some really creative coffee cups. more »


Tell me what ya think

Did ya ever hear Chris Cornell sing Michael Jackson? He puts such a dark and compelling spin on it. I love it. Tell me what ya 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!