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Metallica: Crash Course in Brain Surgery


If you’re a Metallica Fan, you probably already picked up the newly released EP reissue. Below you can check out the video showing all the different vinyl versions of The $5.98 EP – Garage Days Re-Revisited playing Budgie’s “Crash Course in Brain Surgery.” Don’t forget we give ya’ Mandatory Metallica weeknights at 7pm with Maze after Dark on 95.7 The ...

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Love RUSH!


Rush have put out a lyric video for the title track to their 1977 album A Farewell to Kings, which was re-released late last year to mark its 40th anniversary. Enjoy! \m/  

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Burn Baby Burn!


Sometimes we run across stupid things involuntarily releasing a “Beavis & Butthead-esque” laugh… This one did it for me a couple of times! Now this is very cool — or hot. A guy spent months gluing 42,000 matches together to form a perfect sphere. Then he lit it up and watched it burn. Great Ball(s) of Fire! Enjoy! \m/

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Hey, We’re Flying Here!


Got a Drone?  Better make sure you know what you’re doing before you take it for a flight!   The FAA is investigating a video that appears to show a privately-owned drone flying extremely close to a Frontier Airlines jet as it came in for landing at McCarran Airport in Las Vegas.   Can you imagine how frightening this could ...

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Leaving Netflix


No, not me, but a lot of prime Netflix content is going away! No more tunes from The Blues Brothers to deliver an instant mood boost as of 11/1/15.  Scream, Stand By Me, and The Last Waltz  will also say farewell on the first. Throughout the month more titles are dropped.  Some of the shows you may want to binge on before ...

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Wine on a Beer Budget?


Okay, there’s another one of those delightful wine walks coming up in New Symrna Beach this Saturday.  It’s a great opportunity to try some really good wine, get a bit of an education and catch a buzz for a reasonable price. (https://www.facebook.com/SouthernStoneEvents) You’ll find it’s easy to spread the day out with lots of shopping.  Yes, window shopping counts!  It’s almost ...

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Airport Run Rocks with New App!!!


Honestly, frequent trips to Orlando International, playing shuttle service is one of my least favorite chores.  Having to deal with the tolls, other drivers, watch for cops and keep the dog from leaping out of the window is expected and tolerable, but losing The Hog to some weird rap sounding station along the way is not acceptable. My latest trip ...

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MMMmmm…Pizza!


Stomach growling, like a big dog!  Nothing looks like food in the fridge, checked it at least 10 times, then it hits–Pizza!  Open the freezer, not a single tasty disc of quick hunger satisfying goodness to be found!!!  How does this happen with so many choices? Guess ordering delivery is an option, but I want it now and cheap!  Adding Pizza to ...

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