Why Florida Loved Anthony Bourdain

You know why we loved Anthony Bourdain? Because there’s no way Gordon Ramsay would go to Waffle House. For a guy who traveled the world and ate every conceivable delicacy from scrumptious to revolting, the fact that Anthony showed some serious love to Waffle House is everything. He was well-traveled, well-spoken… but he’d still beContinue reading “Why Florida Loved Anthony Bourdain”

Outtakes From Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas

I was obsessed with this movie as a kid. If you grew up in the 80s, no doubt you waited every Christmas for Emmet Otter’s Jugband Christmas to come on HBO. Now here’s what you didn’t see! BTW… I’m pretty sure that’s Frank Oz (who did the voice of Grover) as the mom!? That must’veContinue reading “Outtakes From Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas”

Pasco County Makes Its Debut On Live PD

I was already looking forward to Live PD coming back for a second season, but when they announced that Pasco County would be part of the show, October 6th couldn’t get here fast enough. As excited as I was, I got mixed reaction on my Facebook and Twitter from listeners in Dade City, San Antonio,Continue reading “Pasco County Makes Its Debut On Live PD”

Funnel Bacon on a Stick at the Florida Strawberry Festival

If you’ve listened to my show anytime during Florida Strawberry Festival week, you’ve no doubt heard me obsess over what is probably my favorite food ever. Funnel bacon on a stick (or “Funnel Fried Bacon” if you’ve seen it on The Cooking Channel TV show “Carnival Eats”) is the creation of “Mama Jane” Harris fromContinue reading “Funnel Bacon on a Stick at the Florida Strawberry Festival”

The Guilt of Scott Peterson: When You’re 50% Sure You Were 100% Right

For the past couple months, I’ve had a feeling of guilt over presuming someone else’s guilt. This started 15 years ago back when I was the new morning guy at KHOP in Modesto, California. You probably don’t know much about Modesto. If the small city’s name does ring a bell, there’s a 99% chance it’sContinue reading “The Guilt of Scott Peterson: When You’re 50% Sure You Were 100% Right”

The Carbonaro Effect Tricks Exposed

A lot of my web traffic is from folks looking for an old message board I had going discussing one of my favorite shows, The Carbonaro Effect. If you haven’t seen it, watch it on truTV or here online. I’m sorry to say that the forum had to be taken down due to spammers andContinue reading “The Carbonaro Effect Tricks Exposed”