Don is an East Texas native with a history of sneaking into radio stations and going on the air in order to impersonate himself. Seriously, his career began in 1994 and since then he has been behind the microphone on just about every format they make. In his free time he enjoys the challenge of aviation as a private pilot and traveling to areas where the mountains are near to the ocean. Don along with his wife, dog, cat and cache of high caliber firearms live just south of Tyler in an underground bunker with armed guards and really high speed internet.
.38 Special’s Danny Chauncey Talks Music, ‘Live from Texas’ + More [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]
.38 Special will be at Diamond Jacks Casino in Bossier City, La., on Nov. 8. I had the opportunity to visit with 26-year band member Danny Chauncey on the phone. Danny went to school with two other great guitar players. He also tells an interesting story about how they wound up with the album, "Live From Texas." Listen to the full Interview!
Live Jimi Hendrix Twitter Q&A Tonight [VIDEO]
PBS American Masters is hosting a live Twitter Q&A tonight. The twitter event centered around the "American Masters: Jimi Hendrix - Hear My Train A Comin'". The conversation will include Jimi's sister, sound engineer Eddie Kramer and the director and producer of the show. You can see a bit of the video here.
Actor Richard Dreyfuss Turns 66 This Week [VIDEO]
I really like actor Richard Dreyfuss (American Graffiti, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Mr. Holland's Opus) who turns 66 this week. To me, he seems to be one of those guys who doesn't really have to act. He seems to just be whomever his character is and that's cool. Check out this montage of Richard Dreyfus's movie laughs!
Today Is International Cat Day [VIDEO]
I know, guys aren't supposed to like cats. I suppose because cats can't be mind controlled like dogs. Or maybe it's because they can't be physically controlled without them making a war with their apparent 4 million claws should you try. Let me confidently say I am a cat guy and it's International Cat Day!
Time Magazine Test Asks ‘Are You Living In Correct U.S. State’? Take The Test To Find Your Ideal U.S. State!
I've seen this Time Magazine interactive map and personality test floating around Facebook lately. Based on some psychology it is supposed to tell you which U.S. state is ideal for you. My state is New Mexico. Take the test and find yours!
Steve Vai Talks Guitar Shreddin’, Led Zeppelin, Beekeeping + More [INTERVIEW]
I had the pleasure of speaking with Steve Vai on the phone a few weeks ago. You may have heard some of the interview on Classic Rock 96-1. However, that was a small part of the conversation. Here it is in it's entirety.
The New ‘Q’ In ‘James Bond’ Movies Will Star as Freddie Mercury In Upcoming Queen Biopic [VIDEO]
33-year-old British actor Ben Whishaw will play late Queen front man Freddy Mercury in an upcoming biopic. Previously, Sacha Baron Cohen had been picked but dropped out citing, citing creative differences.
Are You Doing Stuff For Stupid Reasons? [VIDEO]
You might be doing some things for stupid reasons. There is something called the "Sunk Cost Fallacy." Taking this perspective into consideration might help you avoid doing things for stupid reasons. Take a look!
Old School Stereo Refurb Project FINALE
This past weekend I visited my brother-in-law, Ryan who has been refurbishing an old school analogue Pioneer stereo receiver. IT'S DONE! The stereo receiver is a Pioneer SX 535. He also tracked down some cool vintage speakers to pair with the unit.
Win Passes to the Lone Star Gun Show in Tyler
Lonestar Gun Shows brings their huge gun show to Tyler's Harvey Hall, Saturday and Sunday October 26 and 27th. Listen Between 9a and 2p beginning tomorrow (Fri 10/18/2013) to win passes!
If You You Are Bored With Shooting Your Shotgun This May Get You Invigorated Again + Gnat Warfare [VIDEO]
If you are tired of shooting skeet or clays with your shotgun, this may be just the thing for you. I was not aware of this thing called "Gnat Warfare". Wow! Take a look at the video and you may just be want to pull the old fire stick out and give this a go.
Beginning Next Year Flights Out Of Dallas Love Field Can Be Nonstop [VIDEO]
A law requiring flights originating from Dallas Love Field to make a stop along the route will go away. In about a year flights from there can be nonstop! According to www.dallasnews.com, "It (Southwest Airlines) is planning a full year of celebrations and promotions to lead up to Oct. 13, 2014, when the Wright amendment goes away and Southwest can fly nonstop anywhere it wants in the United