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  • BB guns, UFOS, and Ronald Reagan

    ...I just thought it was a funny title for a post.....ever feel like just blurting out something senseless and somewhat idiotic just to see what kinda reaction you will get?......Who hasnt?.....I feel like going to the movies today simply because I hanvent done so in a minute.....the last movie i saw at theatres was Machete.......I have no idea what is playing now that I would like to see....but I am sure there is something.....I did see that my girl Liz (God bless her) and her bandmates in Halestorm are kicking out a concert dvd soon.....I will definitely have to add it to my collection asap....anyways hope you have a great weekend! thanks for checking in as always......Rick

  • What a weekend!!

    ....Thankgsgiving just a few days out....are you ready to deal with the relatives?...lol...watched alot of football yesterday....(isn't that what sundays are for?)....speaking of which....I have absolutely nothing against Michael Vick....as far as his past goes he paid his debt....I'm not saying that makes what he did ok...I'm just saying he took the heat and paid his debt...I am a firm believer in second chances.....I think he is an extremely talented player...that's always been obvious.....but is he MVP material this year?.....It's way to early to jump on that wagon.....there is still 6 games to go...not to mention he missed several games due to injury already....One outstanding game doesnt lay claim to MVP.....I think even he would tell you that......time will tell...right now there are numerous candidates as far as i am concerned....any ways thanks for checking in as always! Rick

  • Kid Rock

    Kid Rock is comming to town!!!! I have seen him half a dozen times and still cant wait! He always puts on an incredible show....when I think of all the live shows I have seen over the years he easily ranks in the top 5...I was on his bus once in Kansas City bout 5 yrs ago....It was after his show and I was there along side of about 7 or 8 other people....we were all just hanging out swapping tales....it was pouring down rain and going on midnight....the bus was surrounded by at least forty or fifty autograph seekers......I will never forget this.....as I was exiting the bus I over heard Kid Rocks road manager say something to the extent of "we are behind schedule and gotta head to OK City right now....this very second".....Kid stepped up and said no can do...these people have been waiting outside in the rain for close to an hour....Im going to sign for everyone before this bus leaves here.....from that day forward I had a new found respect for Bob Ritchie......as always thanks for stopping by! Rick Thomas

  • Turkey Day

    ...Things I am thankful for......the men and women around the world defending this country and keeping us all out of harms way......the men and women who have done so in the past......WWE divas......MUSIC......WWE divas who like disc jockeys and pillow fights.....baseball.......whoever invented Tuaca.......living in this country (I may not have been around the world but I have seen enough of it to know I would not wanna live elsewhere)....Tarantino movies......Entourage......and of course YOU...as well as anyone who spends any time at all listening to my show........THANK YOU. Have an outstanding thanksgiving and thank you as always for stopping by! Rick

  • friiiidayyyyy!

    Fridays rock....I mean you are on the verge of launching into the weekend!!!! how can anyone not like fridays!!! Had an outstanding Thanksgiving....saw many relatives...some of which I had not seen in quite some time............now its the downhill slide to Chrismas/New Years!!! thanks for checking in.................Rick

  • New Hinder

    ....Am sitting in my office this very second listening to the new Hinder full length (All American Nightmare)....One thing i do like about Hinder is the simple fact that they do not try to be anyone or anything but a meat and potatoes rock band out of OK City.....period....and I think thats a huge part of what makes them work.....am 7 tracks in so far i am partial to track 3 (What Ya Gonna Do) and track 4 (Hey Ho)......if there has ever been a band synonymous with the word HOOK....it's these guys....Like i said....they arent complex...deep....or intensly thought provoking......what they are is straight forward....raspy at times ( in a totally good way)...gutsy....anthem driven....and obnoxious with a touch of I dont give a rats rear end..........and I think that's what rock should be....anyways thank you as always for checking in!!!! RIck

  • Leslie Nielson

    ....was saddened to see that Leslie Nielson had passed....Leslie Nielson was won of those rare talents that was just funny....I don't know how to explain it....he was just born with that gift....I mean its not like he sat around and told jokes....or did magic tricks....he was just funny....some people are like that.....its like they are just funny in every thing they do.....kinda like Michael Richards as Kramer.....they don't even have to try they just make you laugh when you look at them....Leslie Nielson was one of those kinda guys....his mannerisms....the way he walked....talked.....just his overall appearence.....was funny......he will be missed.....who will ever forget...."Don't call me Shirley"........anyways thanks for checking in..........................Rick

  • New Orleans

    ...I have not been to New Orleans for several years.....and all of a sudden today out of the blue I started thinking about how much of an urge I have to spend a weekend there soon.....there is absolutely nothing like the French Quarter....the history....the unbelievable cajun cooking....not to mention the second to none night life.....the last time i was there I saw a 400 plus pound blues artist who goes by the name of "Big Al".....and he was incredible....I also saw people from NY....L.A....London.....Melbourne.....Toronto.....Mexico City.....Paris....and all points in between.....I could easily spend a week in their museums checking out all the history there....(i am kind of a history geek)......and of course I saw legions of lovely ladies from everywhere!...It rocks....and I will have to make my way back soon.....anyways thanks as always for checking in! RIck

  • Top Ten Unusual Bars

    ....Here they are my devoted reader......the top ten most unusual bars in the world.....via research done by beverage consumers world wide!....(what's the most unusual bar/pub you have ever witnessed?

  • NFL Playoffs!!!

    ...what a weekend!!! I would like to send the Oakland Raiders a personal thank you note for solidifying the KC Chiefs lead in the AFC West.....can you believe Oakland knocked off San Diego???? and how bout them Cowboys?!! I realize they are out of the playoff hunt at this point....but to put it on the Colts in their home stadium???...Dallas is a team that no one who is in the hunt right now wants to deal with......they may have come outta the gates at a crawl....but they seem to be hitting on all cylanders right now!....this season seems to be unique in that 12 weeks in there are still at least half a dozen teams that are feasible contenders....I will go ahead and make my Superbowl prediction......I realize its still way to early....but then again if i happen to nail this I can say I called it and you can be my witness!!!....In the AFC i like New England.....(I also like the Jets but give slight edge to New England due to experience at QB and Belechiks coaching)....in the NFC I have to lean slightly towards Green Bay.....no particular reason other than it just seems they are clicking at just the right time.....and I take Green Bay to win it all in Dallas.....thank you as always for checking in!!!!!! Rick

  • The Flip!!!!!

    ...Yes I rock the flip....I catch holy hell for this everywhere I go...the grocery store....Old Town....the gym.....I even caught hell for it at my Aunts house on Thanksgiving......BUT I DONT CARE!!! I will not give up my flip!!!!!....I am fully aware that eveyone i know is miles ahead of me with their phones....the Blackberries...I phones...etc....but I have to be honest....I love the simplicity of the flip!!! the fewer the hoops the better!...but hey thats just me......Not So Silent Night just two days away!!!! thanks for checking in as always Rick

  • Dimebag Darrell

    ...Do you remember where you were and exactly what you were doing when you heard about Dimebag Darrell's death?....I do....I have one of those weird mind frames that traps things of that nature....I was at home right after doing a remote broadcast in Old Town....it was after midnight and I had cracked a cold one and was doing my usual lets scan through 200 channels in thirty seconds routine when i caught a quick blurb on MTV about it....i caught it as i was scanning through and quickly flipped back to MTV .... you know how you think about fifty things in a mircosecond when something impactful happens?....those few seconds before i flipped the channel back to MTV I can vividly recall thinking to myself.....they didnt REALLY just say Dimebag Darrell had been shot.....they didn't REALLY just say Dimebag was dead......they didn't REALLY just say someone had climbed up on stage and ended Dimebag's life........DID THEY???????? I then recall setting there in stunned silence watching the reports come in.......I didnt wanna believe it....I just refused to believe something like that would or could happen....but it did....I then started to text/call people.....people who I knew would be up at that hour and people who i hoped and prayed would tell me it was just some kind of joke....that it didn't really happen.....and once reality set in.....and i cold no longer deny it.....I lit a cigarette....and poured myself something stronger than beer. Thank you as always for checking in......................Rick

  • Not So Silent Night

    ...HellYeah/Hail the Villian/New Revolution TONITE!!!! Cotillion!!!!! bring an unwrapped toy for Toys For Tots and get a free limited edition T shirt if you are one of the first hundred to do so!!! SEE YOU THERE!!!!!!!

  • Assorted thoughts and stuff......

    ....Wasssup!!!!!!! Are you ready for the holidays? How was your weekend?....I watched my share of NFL action yesterday.....my poor Cowboys just can not catch a break!....oh well....theres always next year right!....I believe in loyalty and will never stray from my teams no matter how badly they are doing....once a fan always a fan.....Can you believe what that Jets assistant coach did yesterday???? Tripping that dude????? WOW.....I am by no means a Dolphins fan but I still say there is absolutely no place in the game for that kind of thing....I couldn't believe he did that!!!!!.Am seriously considering catching OZZY in Kansas City......I mean he is the Prince of Darkness and all......ran into some old aquaintences this weekend at my sat night remote....was great to see them.....the Coca Cola/Toys for Tots remote went great saturday.....despite the windy cold conditions we still managed to clollect a slew of toys....thank you to the U.S. Marines for helping out and thank you to everyone from Coca Cola who came out....they were awesome!!!...gotta create some chaos now....thankl you for checking in!!!! Rick

  • Xmas!!

    ..What would you say is the coolest Christmas gift you have ever received?....or ever given?.....there is no right or wrong answer...I mean it varies obviously person to person right?....It doesnt have to be something expensive or grand....It could have been something valued at less than ten dollars or it could have been something priceless.....who knows....but whatever it was it was something that made the most impact....something you (or they) will never in ten million years ever forget...I once received a NY Yankees t shirt for Xmas......i will never forget it because a good friend of mine who gave it to me is a HUGE Red Sox fan and I know for a fact it had to kill him to be seen purchasing a Yankees shirt......that and the fact that he knew what a true fan of the worlds greatest past time I am....that to me meant more than items that would be a hundred plus times its value....Perhaps this year I will return the favor.....even if it slays me to actually be seen in public carrying around something with the dreaded Red Sox label on it......anyways thank you as always for checking in!!!

  • Magic

    I love what i do for a living and i consider myself lucky to be able to do it.....when I was twelve years old I used to carry around a little tape recorder and record myself imitating local djs...i drove people nuts with it....I have my father to thank for getting me into this madness....(and believe me when I say that I say that in the most positive of ways)....when I was 15 yrs old I was working part time weekends at KVGB AM/FM (at the time a news/talk on one side country on the other side)....the Program Director of KHOK (a top forty station in Hoisington Ks at the time) heard one of my breaks one sat morning and called me to see if I would be interested in doing overnights on the weekends at KHOK...back then they actually had live people on overnights....anyways I was escstatic...I mean here I was knee high to a grasshopper and someone wanted me to actually do a regualar shift on a music intensive format!!!! I was climbing the walls!!!....when my mother found out....she put her foot down and said......NO WAY....not happening.....my mother was not about to have her fifteen yr old son running around all hours of the night every weekend.....and that's when my dad stepped in and said...."He has always wanted to do this and it's not like we wont know where he is...all we have to do is turn on the radio"......at which point my mother nervously agreed....I ended up working every fri sat night midnight to six am....I did miss alot of hs social events on the weekend nights.....but I dont regret a second of it.....alone in that studio in Hoisington Ks at 3 am hosting an overnight show was complete heaven to me at that time....It was...for lack of better terms....magical to me.....it was in the days before hard drives....before automation.....when u had no choice but to create something outta nothing.....God knows i experienced my share of screw ups but that just went with the territory.....like i said....i would not give that up for anything...I mean nothing could beat sitting there with a stack of cds....liner cards....hastily scribbled notes on pieces of paper everywhere.....just creating.....don't get me wrong....I love the capabilities afforded us via the technology of today....I am just glad that I was fortunate enough to be a part of this at one time in an era that we wont see again....its something that I will cherish. Thank your for checking in as always! Rick

  • Weekend Happenings

    ....wasssup! I hope you had a great weekend!....I was busy all weekend and had a great time!...Saturday we gave away the Rocker C Harley out at Alefs.....Alefs and T95 ended up raising over a ton of food and over 8000 dollars in cash donations for the Kansas Food Bank!..it was awesome!..check out my video link here on the site....there are pics and videos of that event and many other cool things as well posted there....My Cowboys won over the weekend....not that it they are going to the playoffs this season...but hey....at this point most Cowboys fans agree.....WE WILL TAKE IT!......Can you believe Kansas City is so close to winning their division?????? who woulda thunk after last year huh.....i still have some last second xmas shopping to do...I always wait till last minute!...speaking of which I will be down at the American Red Cross tomorrow helping them wrap presents and helping them with their blood drive....if you have anything that needs wrapped come on by!!! Thank you as always for stopping by Rick

  • Three more days!

    ....3 more days of shopping till xmas!!!! are you ready??? in m y usual fasion I have waited till last second....but I would not have it any other way! was great to see everyone come out to the American Red Cross today for holiday donor days!....I am horrible at wrapping presents but we had plenty of people there who were outtstanding at it....thank god!....anyways thanks for checking in as always!!! Rick

  • Festivus!!!

    ...was just thinking about my top all time favorite episodes of Seinfeld.....and could not help but think of the Festivus one...(Festivus is celebrated tomorrow 12 23 by the way!)....the first time I saw that I was in stitches......Let the airing of grievances begin!!!!!! what are your all time favorit Seinfeld episodes?......mine are (drum roll please).....5)Soup Nazi... No soup for u!!!!.......4} The one where Kramer gets the intern......3) The Peterman Reality Tour.....2)Merv Griffin set......1) Festifus!!!! thanks again for checking in..................Rick

  • True Grit

    I love a good western......outside of Pulp Fiction I can not think of anything better to watch at 2am when I cant sleep than a good western.....The Unforgiven with Eastwood....speaking of Eastwood....The Outlaw Josie Wales.......now that is a WESTERN!!!..or how bout Tombstone.....or even Open Range.....Hollywood's latest effort is a remake of True Grit......I know that Rooster Cogburn is and always will be John Wayne......but from what I hear this version (featuring Jeff Bridges as Rooster Cogburn..as well as Matt Damon)..is very good.....so good that I know of at least a couple of people who are going to go see it again.....I am going to go see it asap....have you got all your Xmas shopping done yet???? I have like maybe one or two more items to retrieve....anyways thank you as always for stopping by.............Rick

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