Archive for July, 2014

Brandt’s Randt – Cool Me Down!

I try very hard not to crab and whine when it’s hot and sticky but I can’t help but celebrate this stretch of weather that everybody else seems to be complaining about!  Continue reading

Sometimes They Get Caught

The news releases we get from OPP detachments fascinate me. Many times they have no relevance to our audience and the issues they concern are so small, they’re not newsworthy.  But once in a while one comes in that’s so... Continue reading

Beyond Tragic Circumstances

It was unexpected, as these incidents always are.  London’s southwest Costco, jammed with Friday afternoon shoppers, suddenly ducking and covering from raining shards of glass as a vehicle backs through the front doors.  How it missed the posts that hold... Continue reading

Rock The Park 11

As I write this, I wonder how I’ll ever talk on the radio this week! My throat is shot, my neck is killing me, my feet are swollen and I’m grinning like an idiot. Rock the Park 11 was a... Continue reading

A Friday Moment of Zen

This is Rock the Park weekend here in London. For those of us on The Big Show on Free-FM it means a five-hour live broadcast from Harris Park followed by band intros, meets and greets and such.  We have appointment... Continue reading

Brandt’s Randt – Google Me!

My fellow Ontarians disappoint me. We have the world and beyond at the click of a mouse! And this is what we’re Google-searching???? I must randt.  Continue reading

Sucking It Up

When you do voice-overs, you always hope to land a big one. The smaller one-at-a-time jobs are your daily bread and butter but the major campaigns are what everyone hopes to get. I got lucky this year and hooked me... Continue reading

The Starter Kit

Maybe it’s me, maybe it’s life, maybe it’s just hobbies but it seems that you’re never quite finished when it comes to motorcycling or playing the drums.   Continue reading

Review: Mr. Mercedes

There’s nothing like an absorbing story to take one’s mind off, oh, I don’t know, maybe civilian airliners getting shot down and renewed fighting over a thin strip of land allegedly promised to two peoples.  Continue reading

Professor Weird Al

The Weird one is back. The man who brought us Eat It to the tune of Michael Jackson’s Beat It, King of Suede to King of Pain by the Police and many, many more parodies has returned. His first release... Continue reading