Russ is a professional Radio Gypsy who’s decided to make Eastern Iowa his home. Russ says “I love Rock Radio and working for one of the country’s best rock stations makes coming to work every day too much fun”. Being the geezer of our staff, Russ brings a head full of historical knowledge of the artists and lots stories of bad behavior.

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Big Iowa Department Store and Beloved CR Pizza Parlor Closing

It’s that time of year I guess when we say goodbye to some local business hopefully to be replaced by something as good or better. The Corridor Business Journal reporting that retail chain Gordmans will close its Cedar Rapids, Coralville, and Davenport locations, which are all of its Eastern Iowa stores, this Spring. The Gazette…read more »


Aerosmith create the BIG MOMENT at Grammy’s

  Awards shows are insufferable so I just wait for the bits to dribble out on social media.  Everyone seemed to agree that the pinnacle of the night was when Steven and Joe from Aerosmith rocked the place with Livin’ on the Edge. Then with the crash of a brick wall, morphed into their always…read more »

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Holiday Bowl in San Diego will be doing “The Wave”

This is so great!  The city of San Diego and officials of the Holiday Bowl have recognized the Wave at Kinnick as possibly the best tradition in college sports and want to bring it to the Holiday Bowl this year as the Hawkeyes play USC. The Holiday Bowl’s version will involve three cities and fan…read more »

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Iowa Now Has its Own Christmas Parody – Walking in an Iowa Wonderland

The song is an adaption of the holiday standard, Winter Wonderland.  It’s funny, irreverent, and takes many iowa cliches and incorporates them into a new classic parody of life here in Iowa — one that most of the rest of the country would never understand. Iowa Wonderland feat. Zach Daniels Band 4:20 Music Meeting track…read more »

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True Crime: Biggest Theft in History just Happened in Germany

This is destined to be a book, at least one major motion picture and probably several true crime shows on the Investigation Discovery channel. Yes, it’s that BIG!  Early Monday morning (11/25), burglars in Dresden, Germany pulled off what officials say is one of the biggest heists in history, stealing “priceless” jewelry from an 18th…read more »

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