I was born in Davenport, Iowa and arrived in a cold, dark new world where a Barbra Streisand album was #1 on the charts and disco was in its heyday. After growing up in Maquoketa and graduating from UNI, I’ve been in radio off and (mostly) on since 2000. I’ve been in the Cedar Rapids area since 2006 and have been having a blast being part of the KRNA air staff since late 2012. My favorite KRNA artists are Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Van Halen & Tom Petty.
My Son And I Mug For The Camera With the “American Gothic” Duo
What is it about a fiberglass statue that makes you want to pull out a camera? My son and I recently took our turn posing with Grant Wood's "American Gothic" duo at Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids. The 25 statues have been on display around Cedar Rapids for several weeks in honor…
This Day In History: Chili Peppers Release ‘Californication’
On June 8th, 1999, the Red Hot Chili Peppers released their seventh studio album, Californication. The album marked the return of guitarist John Frusciante, and put the Chili Peppers back in top form after the trying period of time with Dave Navarro on guitar in the mid-90’s...
Kimbo Slice Dead At 42
MMA fighter Kimbo Slice died Monday (6/6) in Florida. He was 42 years old. He was hospitalized early Monday near his home in Coral Springs and passed away a short time later. Muhammad Ali he is not, but Slice will go down as one of the most popular MMA fighters ever...
This Day in Music History: STP Releases ‘Purple’ (VIDEO)
They were dubbed “grunge imitators” by many. Say what you will, but STP’s first three records were really good, including their sophomore album, 'Purple' which came out on this date in 1994.
KISS: To See Or Not To See? (PHOTOS)
They were my first favorite band, but they're a shell of what they once were. So I'm left with this question... do I buy tickets to see KISS in concert one last time? They're coming to Moline August 5th
Titans Return Home This Weekend To Host Billings
The 10-4 Cedar Rapids Titans take on the Billings Wolves this Saturday night (6/11) at the US Cellular Center. The Titans will be trying to extend their winning streak to 6 games!
Kernels At Home To Face Kane County This Week
The Cedar Rapids Kernels are on top of the Midwest League's Western Division. They'll face the Kane County Cougars at Veterans Memorial Stadium this Tuesday through Thursday. Get out there and enjoy a ballgame!
Free Doughnut? Don’t Mind If I Do
It's here! It's the day where I take some time to recognize and honor the out-of-this-world perfection that is... the doughnut! It's National Doughnut Day.
June Is Going To Be A Great Month For New Albums
New music from The Strokes, KONGOS, Chili Peppers and more! A bunch of new stuff is spinning on the KRNA airwaves. You gotta love June!
NBA Finals Set: Cavs vs. Warriors
It's Golden State and Cleveland in a rematch of last year's NBA Finals. Stephen Curry vs. LeBron James. The Warriors are going for a repeat and the Cavaliers are trying to end the city of Cleveland's 52-year title drought in pro sports.