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Joe K’s points to ponder

Our long time radio buddy Joe Kirkish (who was responsible for starting the first campus radio station at MTU back in the day) had some interesting items in a recent edition of Over 60 in the Nov 21, 2015 Daily Mining Gazette. For starters, he discusses how flippantly folks use the term ‘billion’ as in ‘billions […]

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FTV: Rats, I missed it!

There was a twenty year window that opened around 1965 when a lot of great,  nationally known bands made their way to Marquette.  Living as I did across the street from the Northern Michigan University campus and within sight of Hedgecock Fieldhouse (where most concerts were held before Lakeview Arena was built), all I had […]

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FTV: KISS

     It is a great philosophy:  K.I.S.S.   Engineers use it.   Mechanics use it.  Mathematicians use it.  Even coaches use it.  Keep It Simple, Stupid.  It is a self admonishment to anyone trying to solve a complex problem or fix a broken widget that (usually) the simplest solution is (usually) the best solution.  Oh, we […]

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An education fail story – sort of –

INTERESTING FIRST PERSON EDUCATION STORY – taken from HuffPost – ker I graduated from high school as a failed student. When I describe the state of my education from that time I borrow a line from the Woody Allen film Love and Death because “I couldn’t write my name in the ground with a stick.” Now I […]

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Hollywood Vampires

Hmmm – supergroup . . . a term usually fraught with uncertainty.  Clashing egos!  Unmanagable mayhem! With that said, what I have seen of the Hollywood Vampires isn’t so bad.  It is kind of intersting to see Joe Perry channeling Keef!  Check them out and see what you think!  ker

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WOAS-FM DJ Update: Brady Guilbault

When we last heard Brady Guilbault on the air in Ontonagon, he was part of a multiheaded radio hydra we affectionately called Let’s Be Honest.  Brady and crew signed on as part of thier Senior Service Project class and began charting new territory for WOAS-FM.  They may have gotten the original idea from working with […]

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FTV: Leaving Orbit

    I will give you fair warning – this installment of FTV will not be about music.  It is about a book, and I will further warn you that it is not a book about music, musicians, or MTV.  This isn’t a book review, either.   It is more of a commentary on the topic […]

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