Useful Info

I hope this isn’t too late but here it is: Perfect, easy-to-understand instructions on how to make a palm cross…enjoy. Happy early Easter!read more »


New Alan Parsons song has Lou Gramm on it!

And he sounds fantastic! To my ear the song is reminiscent of a Broadway production (that’s not necessarily a bad thing) lots of passion. Apparently, Alan Parsons is into magic and said, “an album with magical influences was a natural progression”, There is reportedly a track featuring Jason Mraz as well. New Alan Parsons album…read more »


We have the most generous listeners.

One of my listeners named Kathy called me and said she will pick up the adoption fee of $175 for a suitable home for Daphne the 2 year old black lab. How sweet is that? We have the most generous listeners. Daphne was born in the shelter and has had no luck finding a permanent…read more »



This is kinda cool! It’s The Museum of Endangered Sounds and it preserves such noises as a typewriter, dial-up Internet, Pac-Man and TV snow. Check it out The guy who created it wrote: Click a thumbnail to take a listen down memory lane. Click the thumbnail again to turn it off and play…read more »


a very special prayer indeed

“Saint Jude, Hope of the Hopeless, Pray for Us” The St. Jude Prayer is a very special prayer indeed. St. Jude was one of the Twelve Apostles, and in the Catholic Church he is the patron Saint of lost causes. The Epistle of Jude in Bible is filled with encouragement to keep the faith and…read more »

flying dog

oh, Sandy

Sandy was one of my guests this morning. Sandy is a very well-mannered terrier-pitbull mix who obviously had some training from a previous owner. 1 year old, 50lbs, vaccinated and chipped: $120. If you or someone you know is interested in bringing Sandy home, contact the Central Nebraska Humane Society 308-385-5305read 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!