About Stunt Monkey

I do radio stuff including co-host the Big Hot Morning Show and then hang around 10a-3p on Hot 96.7. I like food, music, sports, and the outdoors!

Things About the Holidays We Thought We Hated

By |2020-12-17T08:11:38-06:00December 17th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

With so many of the normal Christmas traditions going out the window this year, a new survey asked people:  Are there things you thought you HATED about the holidays but you're kinda gonna miss this year?  Here are the top 10 . . .   1.  The chaos of the entire family being together. 2.  Making fun of . . . or being made fun of by . . . your siblings and parents. 3.  The last-minute shopping rush. 4.  Pretending you like a gift. 5.  Spending time with your in-laws. 6.  A lack of personal space. 7.  Arguing over Christmas [...]

Helpful Websites You Probably Don’t Know About

By |2020-12-16T09:00:52-06:00December 16th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

If you're sick of looking out your OWN window in lockdown, there's a website called Window-Swap.com that lets you look out other people's windows all over the world.  Here are six more helpful websites you might not know about . . . 1.  MyFridgeFood.com.  You enter a bunch of random ingredients that you have on hand, and it suggests recipes you can make. 2.  FutureMe.org.  It lets you send yourself an email one year in the future, or even farther out if you want.  Some people use it to help themselves stick to long-term goals.  And some people say writing to their future self is [...]

Cops Arrest a Pizza Delivery Guy . . . Then Deliver the Pizza

By |2020-12-15T06:35:31-06:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

This might be the first Little Caesars pizza to get a police escort. On Friday, the police in Murrieta, California pulled over a Little Caesars pizza delivery driver for a traffic violation.  And when the cops ran his name, they found he had an outstanding warrant, so they arrested him. But there was still an undelivered pizza in his car. So the cops came up with a plan:  One of them took the driver to jail . . . while the other one delivered the pizza to the customer who was waiting for it.   WHEW! This story could have ended [...]

Common Morning “Shortcuts”

By |2020-12-14T06:39:50-06:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

What's something you skip when you're running late in the morning?  A new survey of 2,000 people found 72% of us need to rush out the door at least once a week.  Here are the top "shortcuts" we take when we we're running late . . .   1.  Skipping breakfast completely. 2.  Coffee for breakfast, but no food. 3.  Not washing your hair, because it takes too long to dry. 4.  Washing your hair, but not drying it.  So it's still wet when you leave the house. 5.  Not packing a lunch. 6.  Not brushing your teeth. 7.  Doing your [...]

How the Average Person Orders Pizza in All 50 States

By |2020-10-08T07:50:14-05:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

I guess a lot of us haven't matured much when it comes to pizza toppings. Because a new study found we're still ordering like eight-year-olds. Someone got their hands on a bunch of data from Yelp, and posted the most common type of pizza we order in all 50 states. And the winner is . . . plain old CHEESE. Cheese pizza ranked first in 29 states. And it's especially popular on the East Coast. Here are some more stats on our favorite pizza orders . . . Chicken is WAY more popular as a topping than it used to be. [...]

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

By |2019-02-21T11:39:57-06:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , |

As a kid in Minny, you look forward to a few things each year. First day of Summer break from school Your birthday State High School Hockey Tournament Seriously, one of the most wonderful times of the year! The city of Saint Paul will once again be transformed into Tournament City USA as Xcel Energy Center plays host to four championship tournaments from this week (Feb. 20) through March 9. Just let this soak in, the State Hockey Tournament brings in more people than some NHL or NBA teams see in a weekend! Just being able to sit back and watch the [...]

Start Your Engines!

By |2019-02-18T11:21:16-06:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , |

VROOM, VROOM!!! The most famous race in America was Sunday, the Daytona 500 and you probably missed it. Growing up I loved watching NASCAR on Sundays with my dad, it was something to have in the background and we could cheer on our favorite drivers. More recently it seems I may have grown out of my love for NASCAR, but why? Racing is fun! One of my favorite weekends last summer include me and a few guys from the radio stations driving up to Arlington for Saturday night races. So why is NASCAR boring to me? I caught some of the [...]

Baseball Weather?

By |2019-02-13T10:48:10-06:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , |

For Minnesotans after this long winter filled with snow, the idea of the sun and seasonal warmth sounds incredibly rejuvenating! Maybe time to fly down and walk through the gates of Hammond Stadium and see the boys of summer in early action. Spring Training Baseball in Florida presents a stark contrast to the weather at home in March, historically the snowiest in Minnesota. Today Wednesday, February 13 the Twins Pitchers and Catchers report to training with full team workouts beginning on Monday, February 18. Now the fun part, baseball comes home to Minnesota, Target Field in 43 days. FORTY-THREE DAYS! As we shovel out [...]

New Sport

By |2019-02-11T10:09:42-06:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , |

The sports world is vast, with so many different people with different likes and skills making each sport unique. Competitions created to train and prove the capability to be part of a certain group, some developed sports can link back to early rituals and warfare turned entertainment. Lots of words basically saying, some sports are created out of necessity and then turned to entertainment. Which brings me to a new sport, soon to be an Olympic activity for Minnesotans to excel at... SNOW SHOVELING! Each match would consist of two-member teams using shovels to clear a determined length+width of a driveway with a [...]

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