‘Corn Dog Down!’ -The Life Of A Dad

A trip to the Spokane County Interstate Fair ended in tragedy for me recently when I entrusted the safety of my precious corn dog in the hands of my 2-year-old son.

What happened was 100% my fault, but quickly reminded me of my place in the pecking order of my family. However, it totally felt worth it to reenact the events of that day.

Take a look:

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The Value Of Buying A Haunted House

Look, the real estate market right now is pretty cut-throat. My wife and I put an offer in on a house earlier this year and despite some very lucrative incentives, our offer was rejected (though did garner some interest from Bill Belichick. See YouTube video below).

It’s so competitive, I’d recommend not overlooking the value of buying a haunted house. Yeah, you have to put up with a few little problems (nightmares, demons, inexplicable scratches covering your arms, full-on possession), but when compared to paying the inflated prices of today’s market, there’s a lot of value to be found in a haunted house.

And I think I found the perfect one:

Driving Around in a Circle = Tornadoes

I can’t tell you how many… ahem… strange phone calls I’ve answered in the past nine years of working in the broadcasting business, but let’s just say it’s been enough to fill a book or two (Hmmmm… maybe soon).

A new station in Scranton, PA has a segment where they air viewer phone calls and after a few tornadoes popping up in the area recently, one viewer claimed to know exactly why.

Driving around in a circle = tornadoes.

Makes sense.

Take a look:

Couch Shopping

I just bought a couch, but now I’m in need of a new one.

Thankfully, furniture stores are literally always having a sale (but if everything is always on sale, is it really ever on sale?).

Here’s a really long way of essentially saying, “I’m looking for a new couch.” Also, I like were IKEA’s head is at.

Practical and totally useful 2019 Earth Day Tips

It’s been a few years since I did a little tip segment for Earth Day. Practical tips on how you can help the Earth.

The last edition of “Earth Day, Every Day – TIPS!” happened a few years ago. In case you missed it:

So, I figured it was time to get an updated version out there. However, I didn’t have the funding of Tom Hanks (watch the above video for that reference) this time, and only realized it was Earth Day just 90 minutes before I had to go on-air, but I managed to put together these useful tips for you and how you can positively impact the planet right now! Enjoy! Happy Earth Day, everyone!

Keanu Reeves: The Greatest Man on the Planet? Most Definitely.

Long story short: Keanu Reeves is one of the greatest human beings on the planet.

Short story long: Mr. Reeves was recently on a flight from San Francisco to L.A. when the plane had to make an emergency landing in Bakersfield, CA.

Rather than just rent a fancy car for himself and take the 2-hour drive alone, Reeves helped organize a road-trip with his fellow stranded passengers and bonded with them on the trip through the power of trivia, music, bananas, Gatorade and eventually, Carl’s Jr.

Watch the tale here:

And the man who shot the video on Instagram wanted to follow Keanu’s well-known philanthropic endeavors and asked anyone who might have seen this video to consider donating to a charity. He even listed a few of his favorites:

http://www.sickkidsfoundation.com
http://www.standuptocancer.org
http://www.scorefund.org
http://www.wildlifewaystation.org
http://www.coachart.org/get-involved
http://www.coachart.org
http://www.stjude.org
http://www.cityofhope.org/giving

If you’re reading this locally, I recommend the Spokane Humane Society.