Big soccer day as the LA Galaxy take on Manchester United at the Rose Bowl. Phil predicts a Galaxy win. Plus our travel guy, Gary Warner gives a bunch of tips for summer travel...before summer slips through your fingers! Jennifer Bjorklund updates us on the indignity of going through a metal detector...when you're the Secretary of State! Portland has a pastry problem, and a woman goes off on people who relieve themselves in her yard. Jay Campadonia offers up Sarah Palin's excuse for speeding, a woman who gets a ticket for saving ducklings, and a way for you to pay the water bills of folks in Detroit who can't afford it. Chris Martin chimed in with new research that says 8 hours of sleep could kill you, PETA's latest effort to protest Sea World at Comic-Con, and what did Doc Rivers say about his tenure as Clippers coach if Donald Sterling still owns the team come the start of the season? And finally, Phil Hulett has a beef with the Associated Press when he calls out a writer for causing newsrooms all over the country to hit the "Breaking News" button all because of poor writing skills!
We're pretty sure today's show went too far. But we're all adults here, so here it goes. Michael Russer talks about how erectile dysfunction changed his life and now he is more intimate with his partner and sex is better than ever. Yeah, we know, but you have to hear his explanation. We have an important update on the missing Giant Rubber Duck. And entertainment gal Gayl Murphy brings you the "back story" of Naked and Afraid. Plus Jay Campadonia reveals the softer side of Ted Nugent, why a 97-year old man was kicked out of the home, and why it's important to never upset the help at a hotel. Chris Martin goes all Comic-Con on you, reveals the details of a longest Simpsons marathon ever, and sends some love to Weird Al.
Illinois has a new law that makes medical marijuana available for children who suffer from seizures. You'll hear from a Dr. in California who's daughter has dealt with this every day of her life. Dr. Love takes the show to the boundaries of taste with her advice on love, passion and how to know you've found your soul mate. What do you do to stop an exotic parrot from trying to mate with humans? You send the exotic animal trainer we speak with. Wait until you hear what she trained the parrot to hump instead! Plus, the giant duck is missing and it's supposed to be in L.A. in August! Johns Hopkins pays out millions of dollars to 8,500 women because of something their gynecologist did during examinations.
Gardening expert Nick Federoff joins the friends to talk about how easy it is for you to start a vegetable garden, no matter how much space you have. Plus Tommy Stathes is preserving classic and forgotten cartoons for the ages. What's your favorite cartoon? Jay reveals e-Hamony's new spokesman and it makes absolutely no sense....if there's a God in heaven. Ikea is offering pets for adoption. Dinosaur poop is up for auction. Chris tells us about Chinese farmers are giving up on crops to build transformers, and a special lane just for pedestrians with their heads down, texting while walking. Finally, how about a nice plate of Fried Chicken Oreo's? Sorry...they don't exist, BUT Oreo Encrusted Fried Chicken does!
On the day when a Malaysia Jetliner is shot down over Ukraine and Israel sends ground troops into Gaza, The Friends still keep things light with stories about farm animals having sex, and toaster selfies. Plus, Tech Guy Jeremy Anticouni checks in with his perspective on massive layoffs at Microsoft, IBM and Apple taking another shot at playing nice together, and an all-you-can-eat Kindle offering from Amazon. Wiat until you hear what Dwayne The Rock" Johnson eats every day to get into Hercules shape. The treat of the day, for Entertainment Tonight anchor, Jann Carl visits the studio with co-host, Rodney Miller to talk about their TV show, "Small Town Big Deal."
Since our humble beginnings as a weekly podcast in August of 2013 then becoming the first podcast to leap to major market broadcast radio, today is our 100th show. We couldn't have done it without you...well, actually we could have, but it's great to have you along for the ride. Today, "The Beach" versus "49ers" at CSULB and the fate of Prospector Pete. Plus, why in the world would you vacation in the desert during this time of year? And, NASA says they are pretty sure now there's life out there, Illegal Immigrant kids get treated to luxury accommodations, guy starts smoking 50 years ago (guess his age today), Chimps know good and bad apes in "Planet of the...", @HiddenCash destruction, we're pretty sure Oakland will elect a dog as mayor, and Shark Girls are too sexy for San Jose Hockey Fans.
Yup, it's exactly what it sounds like. A snail expert describes what could have happened had a bunch of giant, African Snails gotten loose at Los Angeles International Airport. Plus Expedia lists the values and behaviors of beach-goers, especially those who chose to go nude. Jennifer Bjorklund talks immigration issues and the possible deportation of a Pulitzer Prize winner, juxtaposed with the next chapter in the life of the "Wu-Tang-Wang" guy. Jay Campadonia tells the heart-breaking story of a 15-year old girl who soldiers on after her entire family is killed - and how the generosity of crowd-funders will help her somehow get on with her life. Chris Martin reviews the smartphone app that warns Israelis of incoming missiles. Finally Phil Hulett bemoans "First World Stress" with a top ten list.
You do not want to miss Jennifer Bjorklund recounting her visit to the Texas/Mexico border and how seeing and meeting the children who are streaming in from Central America changed her perspective on the issue completely. The Sr. Vice President of Harley-Davidson gets our thoughts on their planned ELECTRIC motorcycle. Plus the young women who left her contacts in for 6 months...can you say AMOEBA?!?! World Cup money is flowing. John Legend's super model girlfriend says she was too fat for Forever 21. The Ice Cream Truck getaway car, the top grossing concert tours and the nation's top Corporate Party Planner takes your party beyond the moon bouncer.