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    Blogger, Podcaster, Morning Show DJ Emeritus

    What’s your name? Ken Calvert

    How does your best friend describe you? "Funny, honest and dependable" Pete Leonard Author and best friend since third grade

    How does your worst enemy describe you? "Funny, honest and dependable"

    What continent can your lineage be traced back to? Canada and Detroit

    Have you ever worked as a mascot? Yes! I was the Brother Rice 'Warrior' mascot

    Dogs, cats, or both, or neither? Dogs!

    If I inspect your refrigerator, what will I find in it? Food that requires refrigeration

    What cars are in your dream garage? '63 Split-Window Candy Apple Red Corvette

    Who’s the first celebrity you ever interviewed? Bob Seger The second? Elmore Leonard (Pete's Dad)

    Who’s the WORST interview you’ve ever attempted to conduct? David Crosby The best? Paul McCartney

    What’s in YOUR wallet? I have a George Costanza's wallet

    Bob Seger walks into the room unexpectedly. What do you say? Hi Bob (and take a drink)

    Matt Stafford walks into the room unexpectedly. What do you say? Hi Matt (and buy him a drink) If broadcasting were outlawed, you would: Be very lonely

    What do you do when the vending machine completely refuses to accept your dollar bill? Talk to the machine like I'm Joe Pecsi and I do the "Funny like a clown" quote. "You think this is funny...funny how?"

    The greatest year for classic rock was: 1969 Because: Look at the release date of the greatest rock releases of all-time.

    Person you most admire? My wife

    Admit it. You’re afraid of the Mackinac Bridge, aren’t you…..Terrified!!!

    You hate Ohio State because……Seriously? I grew up with Bo and Woody generation.

    Are you Facebook friends with your high school prom date? Yes...my wife

    What would you give to see the Tigers win it all this year? I lived '68 and '84 so at least I can say three's nothing better!

    How do you explain the adventures of Kwame Kilpatrick to someone who’s never heard of him? I hope I'm flying to China with someone writing a book on Detroit.

    What do you love about Detroit? Our enormous giving hearts and willingness to accept the incorrect negative perception yet...welcome strangers and say "welcome and can I help you"

    What do you love about WCSX? Working here! This is where it will end. I saved the best for last. God speed Detroit and Detroit radio.

 

Today is National Candy Corn Day. Yay or nay for the traditional treat?

Lewis Black and I agree on a lot of things.  Lewis is a comic genius and a staple on Comedy Central.  We both share our total disdain for Candy Corn.  IT'S NOT CANDY!!! Read more...

ALLMAN BROTHERS: Hittin' the Note For the Last Time

Formed in 1969, the original line-up was guitarist Duane Allman, his younger brothers, singer and keyboardist Gregg Allman, singer and guitarist Dickey Betts, bassist Berry Oakley, and drummers Butch Trucks and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson. Read more...

Now This Is Funny! Jim Carey Has Still Got It

I'm sure we have all seen these ads featuring Matthew McConaughey.  Jim Carey Kills it in this parody.  -KC- Read more...

BREAKING: JACK BRUCE DEAD AT 71

This just in.  Jack Bruce has died.  RIP Jack Bruce  http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-29772926 Read more...

At 13 Jimmy Page's First Choice Wasn't Music! Check This Out

This is awesome!  Check out the interview after the lads play. Read more...

NSFW: Hysterical! "Between Two Ferns" With Zach Galifianakis & Brad Pitt

I have been a fan of Funny Or Die for a long time.  In particular "Between Two Ferns" with host Zach Galifianakis.  Now this is funny! -KC- Read more...

If You Are Having A Bad Day You HAVE to Watch This!

I'll let the video do the talking.  Freakin' hysterical! -KC- Read more...

I Can't Stop Watching Swingin' Time. Check out Question Mark and The Mysterians!

  1. Swingin' Time was a music variety show, similar to American Bandstand, hosted by WKNR personality Robin Seymour and also, for a time, CKLW radio's Tom Shannon. Wikipedia
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ESPN On Jim Schwartz Being Caried Off: “I can’t think of anything that could possibly be more lame!"

Bomani Jones, ESPN’s “Around the Horn,” on The Schwartz getting carried off Ford Field by the Buffalo Bills at his own request: “I can’t think of   anything that could possibly be more lame. That’s right up there with asking for your own nickname. “The worst part about it is it almost gives the impression the Lions did something wrong to Jim Schwartz. He had the job for five years, he had one winning season, did not win a playoff game. You are not a conquering hero, you’re a defensive coordinator.”

 

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