March 11, 2014
On today’s show, Ed rails against Daylight Savings Time and shares a couple more Chuck Norris Facts.
Ed also shares some of today’s trivia, a trivia question, and the topic of today’s top ten list. Today is Peter Berg’s birthday. Peter Berg directed “Lone Survivor”, which was one of the best war movies that has been made recently. Ed has a list of the Top Ten War Movies of All-Time.
Allin Frawley, Middleboro Selectman, calls in. He talks about trivia and war movies. Then he recaps last night’s Middleboro Selectmen’s Meeting. Several people were appointed to committees, including the Tourism Committee. That reminds Ed of a slight against Middleboro from the website, BuzzFeed. They came out with 24 small towns to visit in New England. Middleboro didn’t make the list. Ed and Allin talk about all the reasons that Middleboro should have been on the list.
Ed wraps up with some talk about President Barack Obama on Between Two Ferns, some upcoming events in Middleboro and Lakeville, and the full list of the Top Ten War Movies.
Best War Movies
March 10, 2014
On today’s show, Ed and Steve the Intern talk about their weekends. Steve performed in a concert that will be made into a CD. Ed saw “Son of God”. Today is Chuck Norris’ 74th birthday. That is an incredible fact, so Steve and Ed share some of their other favorite Chuck Norris Facts.
After the break, today’s question of the day is announced. Yesterday the clocks were moved forward an hour to adjust for Daylight Savings Time. Ed is firmly against the loss of an hour (of sleep). Ed talks about a petition to rid the United States of Daylight Savings Time and some of the reasons why it’s no longer necessary.
Ed and Steve wrap up the show with some more Chuck Norris Facts.
Chuck Norris Facts
March 7, 2014
On today’s show, Ed talks about the agreement reached between Middleboro’s Zoning Board of Appeals and the CEO of High Point Treatment Center. He also talks about the upcoming local elections and the dates for the Middleboro Gazette’s Candidate Forums.
Then local author, Edward Lodi, is in studio. He talks about some of the books he has written about the King Phillips War, his life growing up on cranberry bogs, and his newest mystery novel Murder on a Lonely Bog. He also promotes tomorrow’s book signing from 11am until 1pm at Maria’s Card and Gift Shop.
Ed wraps up the show with a preview of Radio Head Rush with Johnny Rey Justus.
Guest: Edward Lodi
March 5, 2014
Today is Family Feud! 100 people were surveyed and the top six answers are on the board. Name something insomniacs do when they cannot sleep. Listeners call in and post online with their best guesses.
Ed talks about the Patriots offseason. The Patriots didn’t use their franchise tag on any of their 12 free agents. Ed talks about what this might mean for Aqib Talib and Julian Edelman.
Andrea Priest, director of the Middleborough COA, calls in. She talks about insomnia, the Oscars, and the meaning of Andrea. She also informs everyone that the Council on Aging’s yoga classes are starting up again tomorrow at 3:15pm. She reminds everyone that there are still openings for the trip to the Boston Flower Show on March 12th. Finally she also talks about the upcoming COA movies, the tech tutoring, and the tax preparation assistance. For more information call 508-946-2490.
Ed wraps up the show with the last answer to the Family Feud game and a preview of South Shore News and Views with Jack White.
Guest: Andrea Priest
March 4, 2014
Today is Learn What Your Name Means Day. Edward means “wealthy guardian” or “strong as a boar”. That’s fun.
On today’s show, Ed talks about today’s trivia, he asks trivia questions, and announces the topic of today’s top ten list. Sunday was Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Every year his birthday is celebrated with National Read Across America Day. Elementary schools all over the country are reading Dr. Seuss books this week. So, today’s top ten list is the Top Ten Best Dr. Seuss Books.
Allin Frawley, Middleboro Selectman, calls in. He answers today’s trivia questions, talks about sleeping, and reports on last night’s Middleboro Selectmen’s Meeting. The big news is that the proposal of Battistini’s Bakery was approved by the Middleboro Selectmen. Allin Frawley also shares some exciting news from the Zoning Board of Appeals that the High Point Treatment Center has been approved.
Ed talks about the strange news out of Quincy, MA of a new Honey Dew Donut shop that will not be selling donuts. The show wraps up the the full rundown of the Top Ten Dr. Seuss Books.
Best Dr. Seuss Books
March 3, 2014
On today’s show, Ed and Steve the Intern talk about pets with thumbs, Hayley Sabella’s concert and new CD, and today’s question of the day. This is Sleep Awareness Week. Ed and Steve talk about pillows and today’s question, “how many pillows do you sleep with?”
After the break, Ed and Steve talk about the Comedy Contest at the Alley Theatre. Ed was a judge and it was a good time. They also break down last night’s Oscars. Ed talks about his favorite Ellen DeGenerous moments, who won, and who got snubbed.
Ed and Steve wrap up with more talk about sleeping and pillows. Steve shares nine daily habits that are really unhealthy, including sleeping on your stomach. Ed previews tonight’s Middleboro Selectmen’s Meeting with Arthur Battistini regarding his bakery proposal.
February 28, 2014
On today’s show, the boys from In the Car are in the studio. David Ells and Dan Stevens are here to share some jokes, joke about the Winter Olympics, and talk about their best childhood memories.
They also talk about this year’s nominees for Best Motion Picture. Both David and Dan picked “12 Years a Slave” as the likely winner. They talked about the other favorite movies from last year and Ed stumps them with an oscars quiz question from 2004.
Dan and David talk about their polar plunge fundraiser. They are jumping in the ocean tomorrow to raise money for Charity: Water. Find more information at their facebook page: www.facebook.com/inthecarmedia.
Guests: In the Car
February 26, 2014
Family Feud! 100 people were surveyed, and the top five answers are on the board.
Name something you associate with Dorothy from “The Wizard of Oz”.
Listeners post answers online and Ed runs through the submitted answers until all five correct responses are recieved!
Ed talks about the Oscars on Sunday and last weekend’s vandalism in Middleboro. Was it just some kids being knuckleheads or was it a hate crime?
Andrea Priest, director of the Middleborough COA, doesn’t call in. Instead, Ed talks about Ben and Jerry’s new ice cream development and plea bargains. There were two recent court cases that ended with accepted plea bargains and severely reduced sentences. The two Middleboro arsonists, who are suspected of setting 24 fires in southeastern MA, were offered lessen jailtime. So was Zachary Lemmo, the young man from Middleboro who killed James Braga in a car accident on Route 44. How are plea bargains fair?
Ed wraps up with some upcoming events in Middleboro and a preview of this Friday’s edition of Middleboro Midday. Bob Wizguirda, filling in for Jack White, previews South Shore News and Views.
No Andrea Wednesday