Does it make me a nerd?

I have always liked to read liner notes and album covers. If the art is worth consuming, it’s worth further pursuing is my belief. It’s the way I am wired. I wanna know who sang the high harmony in “Bus Stop” by The Hollies (Graham Nash). I wanna know who performed background vocals for Clapton…read more »


I prefer you use my whole name

This is my shortest blog ever…and it’s quite random…and here it is: The line that separates the top and bottom numbers of a fraction is called a vinculum. Good information to have! If you ever find yourself at a party with a bunch of math nerds you can pull that randomness out of your geek…read more »


Stupid things for pet lovers

It’s never ending. Are ya ready for the latest stupid thing for pet lovers? Well, I’m gonna tell ya anyway. The press release says, “Cat lovers will never have to drink alone, thanks to cat “wines.” The company is called Apollo Peak and it offers “Catbernet”, “Pinot Meow” and “White Kittendel”. Don’t worry. It’s watered…read more »

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Extremely Thankful

I think I speak for 99 percent of broadcasters worldwide when I say that we got into this industry not just to have fun but we like to disseminate information. If we can be enlightening to our listeners and to tell them something they need to know while hopefully being clear and somewhat entertaining (ok,…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 »


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!