Author Archives: Ned

Ned’s Coffee & Quarantine with Tony Palermo of Papa Roach!

Ned’s Coffee & Quarantine with Tony Palermo of Papa Roach!

We’re still in a pandemic and live music is still not fully back. Here in Iowa, live music is back in a much reduced form…but for venues all across the nation? It’s just not there…so, while bands are stuck in quarantine unable to tour, what are they to do? Talk to me on a ZOOM…Read more »

After 30 Years, WWE Superstar ‘The Undertaker’ Takes His Final Bow

After 30 Years, WWE Superstar ‘The Undertaker’ Takes His Final Bow

This weekend, one of the most iconic names in wrestling stepped out the ring forever. Mark Calaway, better known as WWE professional wrestler ‘The Undertaker’ rode off into the sunset as the character and performer have officially retired from the business of professional wrestling. Even if you don’t care about wrestling at all, you probably…Read more »

Washington, IA Church Claims to Have World’s Largest Cornucopia

Washington, IA Church Claims to Have World’s Largest Cornucopia

Does anyone place one of these in the middle of their Thanksgiving table? I’ve never had a cornucopia placed on my table, takes up too much room for food…but they always look really cool! However Marion Avenue Baptist Churh in Washington, IA is claiming that they have the world’s largest cornucopia…and even complete with a…Read more »

Cedar Rapids Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits Robbed at Gunpoint

Cedar Rapids Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits Robbed at Gunpoint

Yikes! Dude…not cool. The Hy-Vee store on 3235 Oakland Rd reported a robbery on Thursday where the robber came into the Wine & Spirits section of the store at around 7:30pm. Thankfully no one was hurt during the altercation, but yikes….that’s scary as hell. Be on the watch out, you can find the description of…Read more »

Rock 108 Fursday: Stripe the Cat

Rock 108 Fursday: Stripe the Cat

Meet Stripe! This week on Fursday, we feature Stripe from the Cedar Bend Humane Society in Waterloo! Stripe is a 3 year old female Domestic¬†Short Hair Tabby mix.¬†Stripe is a calm, sweet-natured girl that loves a good chin scratch. She can be a little bashful upon first meeting her, but she warms up quickly! This…Read more »

14 Years Ago, Nintendo Wii Hit Shelves and Seemingly Everyone Bought It

14 Years Ago, Nintendo Wii Hit Shelves and Seemingly Everyone Bought It

14 years ago, everybody was saying Wii. The Wii….the game console that seemingly everyone had to have, and a lot of people bought it. During the time of the emerging Blu-Ray Playstation 3 and the uber popular Xbox 360….hardcore gamers had everything they wanted in those 2 consoles! But in the corner was Nintendo Wii,…Read more »

Waterloo & Cedar Falls Schools Going ‘Virtual’ For a Week

Waterloo & Cedar Falls Schools Going ‘Virtual’ For a Week

This looks to be coming more common. As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, more pressure falls on schools to figure out what they are going to do to keep learning going. It’s been a VERY difficult year for kids, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to let up soon. Waterloo & Cedar Falls Schools…Read more »

Pantera Beer Coming Next Year!

Pantera Beer Coming Next Year!

Don’t drive and drink, just walk on home boy. I feel like this is something that has been a long time coming, but Pantera will be releasing it’s first ever branded beer in March of 2021. The beer will be named ‘Pantera Golden Ale,’ and will be brewed by Texas Ale Project….and of course made…Read more »

Jack Black Does the ‘WAP Dance Challenge’ In a Speedo

Jack Black Does the ‘WAP Dance Challenge’ In a Speedo

Honestly I think this is how we should end 2020. Jack Black cracks me up…I put him pretty high on the pedestal of favorite comedians and actors. I also give the guy the respect cause he has the some of the highest confidence I will ever see in an actor. Apparently there is a dance…Read more »

ZOOM Offering Free Video Calls for Thanksgiving

ZOOM Offering Free Video Calls for Thanksgiving

Many families will not be meeting up this year because of the ongoing pandemic. But dinners will still be served, whether or not we are going to together. My wife and I are still going to make a big dinner, but we’ll be keeping to ourselves. However, ZOOM is offering up their services on the…Read more »