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Points!

The Comedy Central show @midnight includes segment called Hashtag Wars that anyone can play via Twitter. My friends Megan Jones, Nate Cate and Shane Rhyne often participate. I like to play too when I’m up late enough. My phone has … Continue reading

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Fig Bigwig

It was a happy day for me on Twitter. Valley Fig Growers followed me and responded to a recent tweet of mine. My pal @sandygoddard wants @TheEllenShow to follow him on Twitter. I just want @valleyfig to follow me because … Continue reading

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Side Twitters Comedy

Jeff Dye’s Twitter feed impressed me today. During his time off between gigs at Side Splitters this weekend, the touring comedian went to a few of my favorite spots around Knoxville and posted pictures.Among other sites, he went to the Sunsphere, … Continue reading

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Major Fomo

Saturday could have been the day for the East Tennessee FOMO festival. FOMO stands for “fear of missing out.” It describes the feeling you get when you are reading social media posts from friends who are attending an event without you. I … Continue reading

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K-Town Smithy

Sherrie Shuler of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee sent me one of the nicest acknowledgement letters I’ve ever received. The leadership of CCETN was very pleased with the amount of money raised at the 16th Annual Kids Helping Kids Fun … Continue reading

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Rocky Topera

Knoxville Opera’s 13th annual Rossini Festival was great hit. The perfect weather guaranteed a huge attendance during the ten-hour street fair. Classic Hits 93.1 WNOX was the radio sponsor for the event. The festival featured five stages with entertainment. There … Continue reading

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Norma Conquest

The stars of Norma promised me that the show-stopping song at the end of Act II was amazing and they were right. That’s when the characters of Norma and Adalgisa discover they both love the same man, Pollione. I had the … Continue reading

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O Snap

A producer at Jupiter Entertainment told me that I might be surprised how many crime reenactments are filmed in and around Knoxville. It made sense to me. Several actresses I know have appeared on shows like Snapped. Tonight my friend … Continue reading

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Nature Guide

If East Tennessee PBS would allow it, I would show up every week to co-host their pledge drive. Of course they can only go live a handful of times per year and I am fortunate that they keep inviting me … Continue reading

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Ashtags

Fr. David Boettner and Fr. Joe Reed have gotten a lot of media attention lately. On Monday, they were on the news after Fr. David saved a man’s life by performing CPR. Today, they were on the news talking about … Continue reading

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Give It a Wurlitzer

The Mighty Musical Monday headliners followed in the footsteps of Ellen DeGeneres the night before and took a selfie in the middle of their show. Like Ellen, the male a cappella group VOLume posted their photo to Twitter. Selfie taken … Continue reading

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The Good Twife

The Academy Awards inspired even my wife to do some live-tweeting last night. It’s been a fun hobby of mine for several years. Here are some of my tweets that got the most reaction. See if you can guess which … Continue reading

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Ski-daddled

The MP3 players at Koko FitClub are loaded with a variety of 15-minute cardio workouts. Chief Fitness Officer Michael Wood does the workout on a treadmill in his office while telling members like me how fast to walk and how … Continue reading

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The Flipnotist

Comic hypnotist Flip Orley was interested to hear about my wife’s experience with being hypnotized. It started when she was in college and was hypnotized by James Mapes. Flip was my guest on the Classic Hits 93.1 Comedy Couch. As … Continue reading

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