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!

Here Are Netflix’s Top 10 Shows and Movies of All Time

By |2021-11-17T13:34:15-06:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

NETFLIX has released a list of its most popular TV shows and movies of all time by the amount of hours they were viewed.  They separated them by English language and non-English, but for this, we will consolidate the results into one list . . . it's just easier that way. Here are their top shows: "Squid Game" . . . 1.6 billion. "Bridgerton" . . . 625 million. "Money Heist: Part 4" . . . 619 million. "Stranger Things 3" . . . 582 million. "The Witcher" . . . 541 million. "13 Reasons Why: Season 2" . . . 496 million. "13 Reasons Why: Season [...]

French Fry-Flavored Vodka . . . Thanks to Arby’s!

By |2021-11-10T08:07:21-06:00November 10th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|

Have you ever sipped on an exquisite martini and thought, "This is divine, but I'd love if this tasted a little more like . . . French fries"?  Well, that dream is becoming a reality. There are two French fry-flavored craft vodkas on the way, from a Minneapolis-based distillery called Tattersall through a partnership with . . . ARBY'S.  I know, this just keeps getting better, right? There are two flavors . . . Crinkle Fry and Curly Fry . . . and they'll be released in "extremely limited" quantities NEXT Thursday for $60 a bottle.  If you want to get your hands [...]

The McRib Is Back

By |2021-11-01T07:35:58-05:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Blogs|

Starting TODAY, the McRib is back at McDonald's locations nationwide . . . for a limited time.  It's actually the 40th anniversary of the McRib.  It first debuted in 1981, and it was a huge flop. McDonald's is also releasing a McRib NFT, which is a "non-fungible token" where you can "own" an exclusive digital representation of the McRib.  If you're still hazy on what NFTs are . . . join the club. They're releasing 10 NFTs, but they aren't auctioning them off . . . they're giving them away on Twitter, beginning today. 

What Type of Alcohol Goes Best with Halloween Candy?

By |2021-10-27T10:55:24-05:00October 27th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|

The best part of Halloween for parents is when your kids finally go to sleep, and you can pick through their candy stash while getting LIT.  So what type of booze pairs best with Halloween candy? A new survey found WINE is the #1 pick.  Most people think it pairs better with candy than beer or mixed drinks. The poll also looked at which types of candy go best with wine.  Chocolate-based candy got the most votes, followed by fruity candy and nougat-based candy.  Sour candy ranked last.

Facts About Tonight’s World Series Launch

By |2021-10-26T07:17:56-05:00October 26th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|

The World Series kicks off TONIGHT on Fox, with Game One between the Houston Astros and the Atlanta Braves.  Here are seven interesting facts and stats about the series: The Astros are the slight betting favorite heading in.  According to VegasInsider.com, the Astros are -145 to win the series, meaning it would take a $145 bet to win $100 if Houston comes out on top.  The Braves are considered +120, meaning a $100 bet would pay out $120. Despite MLB having a MILLION games in a season, the Astros and Braves didn't meet this year . . . and they haven't played each other since a [...]

Papa John Has Unleashed “BaconMania”

By |2021-10-19T07:10:47-05:00October 19th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|

There may be supply chain shortages this fall, but there's no shortage of bacon at Papa John's.  They just announced the lineup for their "BaconMania" . . . and there are three very bacon-heavy menu items that will be available through Christmas. There's the Triple Bacon Pizza, which has smokey bacon crumbles, julienne-cut Canadian bacon, and smoked bacon strips.  The Smokey Bacon Parmesan- Crusted Papadia, which is a flatbread-style sandwich with Canadian bacon, fresh onions, and sliced smoked bacon strips, along with a creamy ranch sauce. And Bacon Jalapeño Popper Rolls, which are filled with cream cheese, hickory-smoked bacon, and jalapeños.  [...]

Weird Ingredients That Will Instantly Make Food Even Better

By |2021-10-18T07:36:14-05:00October 18th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|

Do you have a go-to food hack?  Someone asked people to name a secret ingredient that can make your favorite food even better.  Here are some of the weirder suggestions we've seen . . . Instead of salting your popcorn, use ramen noodle seasoning.  Just tear that little silver packet open and dump some of the powder on with melted butter. Mustard in your mac-and-cheese.  A little bit of Dijon adds some zest and gives the flavors more depth.  Just don't overdo it.  You don't want it to actually taste like mustard. Tajin seasoning on fruit.  This one's not that weird.  [...]

Ways to Make Your Jack-o’-Lantern Last Longer

By |2021-10-14T07:50:53-05:00October 14th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|

Jack-o'-lanterns tend to start rotting within five to ten days.  But here are a few things you can do to make them last longer than that . . . 1.  Pick a pumpkin that's rock solid.  Don't pick one that's already going bad.  Bruises and blemishes are big red flags.  And water-soaked spots on the surface can be a sign of frost damage. 2.  Spray it with bleach and water.  Just mix in a tiny bit of bleach, and spray the whole thing down.  It should help keep bacteria and mold away. 3.  Put a cup of baking soda inside.  It'll [...]

The Best Cookies of All-Time

By |2021-10-08T08:17:55-05:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|

If you're looking for something to argue about this morning, someone has put together a ranking of the 40 best cookies . . . from "these couldn't get any better" to "not worth the hype." The top spot goes to Golden Oreos . . . because, "These are hands down the best cookie on the market.  This may be an unpopular opinion, but these taste way better than the regular Oreos . . . [especially] the THIN Golden Oreos." Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies are second, followed by Original Oreos . . . Keebler 'Fudge Stripes' Cookies . . . Pepperidge [...]

States That Buy the Most Halloween Candy

By |2021-10-07T07:27:08-05:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|

Do you give trick-or-treaters ONE piece of candy, or a handful?  Instacart just released its Halloween candy stats and looked at the states that had the biggest and smallest candy orders ahead of Halloween last year. The states that placed the biggest candy orders in the lead-up to Halloween were:  Utah, Idaho, Alaska, Montana, and Washington.  The states with the smallest orders were:  North Carolina, Florida, New York, Iowa, and Connecticut. They also looked at what specific candy each state loves more than other states:  Red Vines are popular out West . . . the Midwest is obsessed with Twizzlers . [...]

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