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Civil Air Patrol joined Franzman

Copy & paste the link and listen to Nebraska’s multifaceted Civil Air Patrol as explained by Willy Abood. more »


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 »

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Look! It’s another blog about R.E.M.

R.E.M. has a documentary coming out soon that I look forward to. I’ve always loved the band as I have mentioned a few times. In the documentary called Automatic Unearthed they discuss working with Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones who did string arrangements for “Everybody Hurts” and several other songs by REM. I believe the…read more »

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Oh, no thank you!

I personally steer AWAY from food that has words like, “Bomb’, “Blast” or “Mystery”…call me crazy but I like to know what I’m puttin’ in my mouth-hole. I found it odd that the current advertising campaign from Nabisco seems to have worked for them. Oreo revealed “Mystery Flavor” cookies and it seems that everyone spent…read more »


How You Can Help This Season

My guest on the air every Monday morning this holiday season is Major Yockey with the Salvation Army. They do amazing work in this community in two major capacities: The Men’s Shelter (24 beds to keep you off the street) and The Feeding Program (offering hot meals 6 days a week). Needless to say, pulling…read more »


5ive Things I’m Thankful for…

It’s important to recognize what you have when all you have is good. I personally believe that ALL good things come from God. Recently in a hot shower I had an amazing appreciation for hot water when my wife flushed the toilet and I was shocked with what felt like the icy waters of Alaska…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!