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I knew I had a lot to do this morning so from the second I got out of bed it was go-go-go. I quickly worked out and then set out to pick up the donations for the food ministry and … Read More

Tales from the Critic

I slept… somewhat better last night. My mind kept wandering and therefore kept me up an awful lot (again) but I tried to train it onto happy thoughts that brought me closer to comfort. My hamstrings remained somewhat sore but … Read More

Tales from the Critic

Today’s entry is a twofer – meaning it will contain two days in one. Now before you go accusing me of getting lazy, I would like to note that I had written an entire entry for yesterday but due to … Read More

Tales from the Critic

I slept with a fan oscillating in my room last night. A constant clicking from the fan kind of kept me awake a lot of the night but it beat sweating for 8 hours straight. After getting out of bed … Read More

Tales from the Critic

I am posting this entry a day late (and a dollar short?) because I got very involved with reposting items for sale on eBay as part of their “500 insertion-fee-free listings” promotion that during my downtime I did not want … Read More

Tales from the Critic

I have had it with these mother trucking nightmares in my mother trucking head. They keep me up at night and make it almost impossible to fall back to sleep – especially after I check my e-mail at 1 a.m. … Read More

Tales from the Critic

I returned to my workout this morning, employing jumping-jacks, push-ups, sit-ups and weight-lifting in an effort to fight stress and get in shape. I especially made sure I did this today because I already knew how my day would end. … Read More

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I didn’t work out this morning. I needed to but I didn’t. I woke up with every intention of doing so but Internet trolls – no, not the cute ones with the big, colorful hair who sing and dance to … Read More

Tales from the Critic

I did not sleep very well last night at all. I just generally feel like a failure. And, based on everyone on Earth yelling at me lately – from strangers in the Fry’s parking lot and old men in Kohl’s … Read More

Tales from the Critic

I stayed up late last night, making sure I was available for a friend of mine who needed someone to talk to. Sacrificing sleep is a small price to pay to ensure the people we love can receive comfort during … Read More

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Waking up on the day after Easter is always at least a little difficult. That is because, for people – like myself – who love holidays, the realization that there is a 3-month wait until the next one can be … Read More

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Isn’t it strange how holiday traditions change over time? For some, the Easter morning ritual of hopping out of bed and finding a basket filled with toys and candy followed by an egg hunt – either at home or at … Read More

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Even if I had not been tossing and turning, the wildlife would not have let me get much shut eye last night. After what seemed like an entire night in and of itself feeling the restless pain of betrayal by … Read More

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The past two days I have mentioned wanting to visit the Kuching Cat Museum in Malaysia and the Caturday Cat Cafe in Thailand. But did you know that there is also a similar destination right here in the United States? … Read More

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As I have already revealed, I have been catching up on episodes from past seasons of “The Amazing Race” while I work out each morning. I am currently watching the season in which half the teams are previously established dating … Read More

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Yesterday I told you about the Kuching Cat Museum in Malaysia. Well “The Amazing Race” today introduced me to a place in neighboring Thailand that would make for an excellent accompanying activity. Imagine dining alongside 40 playful felines. That is … Read More

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Don’t you just hate nightmares? I used to feel quite comfortable as I slept safe and sound at night but recently I have been having a lot of trouble fending off the monsters and other bogeymen from invading my mind … Read More

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Call it an exercise in futility, an attempt to make sense of a clearly crazy world or maybe a way to reach out to and bring at least a little comfort to even one person in the entire galaxy, I … Read More

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Butterscotch Mousse with Vanilla Salt Serves 12 Granny was the ultimate Southern hostess. She always kept pretty little tins of candy in her sitting room. I loved the long candy sticks, but hated the butterscotch rounds. You remember? The ones … Read More

Mila Kunis plays an over-worked, over-committed and exhausted mother who joins forces with two other over-stressed moms (Kathryn Hahn and Kristen Bell) on a quest to liberate themselves from conventional responsibilities – going on a wild, un-mom-like binge of long … Read More

Jesse Eisenberg plays a young Bronx native who, in the 1930’s, moves to Hollywood where he falls in love with the secretary (Kristen Stewart) of his powerful uncle (Steve Carell), an agent to the stars. After returning to New York … Read More

Come visit us on Saturday, July 23rd, as well be broadcasting from 1p – 4p at Tailgaters (10146 W. Lake Pleasant Pkwy in Peoria). The prize wheel is going to be on hand with Santa’s Sack full of toys for … Read More

Original airdate: July 16, 2016 NBC Sports Radio AM 1060 out on location at The Moon Saloon in Peoria, AZ. Arizona State University swimmer and 2016 Rio Olympian representing Serbia, Katarina Simonovic and Women’s Sports Journalist Scott Mammoser.

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Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy play paranormal enthusiasts who, following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, band together with a nuclear engineer (Kate McKinnon) and subway worker (Leslie Jones) to stop an otherworldly threat. (PG-13 – 105 minutes) “Ghostbusters” could have … Read More

We’ll be broadcasting this Saturday, July 16th from 1-4pm at The Moon Saloon (16554 N 83rd ave in Peoria). We’ll be talking hockey, baseball, other sports & of course our prize wheel is going to be there waiting for your … Read More

Time for more Ghostbusters fun time action. We’ll take a look today at Ghostbusters II. Remember, Ghostbusters hits theaters Thursday night! Be sure to stay in the theater through the end credits! Bill Murray was not a fan of how … Read More

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With Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters opening in theaters this week, let’s take a look back to the original Ghostbusters (1984). All of this week we’ll have our fun time facts about the Ghostbusters franchise. The original script by Dan Aykroyd was … Read More

Original Airdate: July 9, 2016 on 1480 AM KPHX Segment 1: Reviews: “Hunt for the Wilderpeople,” “The Secret Life of Pets” and “Wiener-Dog” Segment 2: Interview: Victoria Cowper (Foothills Animal Rescue) Segment 3: Interview: Filmmakers Frida Barkfors and Lasse Barkfors … Read More

(Original airdate): July 9, 2016 on location at The Barrel Grill in Peoria, AZ. On the dial NBC Sports Radio AM 1060. Arizona Rattlers head coach/gm Kevin Guy talks with Dave about the Rattlers upcoming schedule and more! Dave and … Read More

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Louis C.K. voices a terrier who regularly invites his friends to hang out at his place while his owner is gone. But his quiet life is upended when said owner also takes in a stray mutt (Eric Stonestreet) who he … Read More

A dachshund is taken in by a veterinary technician (Greta Gerwig), who soon sets off on a road trip. The lovable dog also encounters a young boy, a film professor, and a troubled grandmother and granddaughter. Other stars include Ellen … Read More

Julian Dennison plays a defiant city kid who gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside with a new foster family. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship him to another home, he and his uncle (Sam Neill) … Read More

Come on by “The Barrel Grill” (15703 N 83rd Ave Peoria) this Saturday July 9th, we’ll be broadcasting with NBC Sports Radio AM 1060 from 1-4 pm. Our prize wheel is going to be on hand. You don’t want to … Read More

Ruby Barnhill plays a young girl named who encounters a Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance) who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kindhearted soul that is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he … Read More

Frank Grillo reprises his role as a former police sergeant who, two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell) – the front runner in … Read More

Happy 4th of July weekend! Today’s fun time takes us back to 1996. Independence Day was one of the biggest blockbusters during the 1990’s. What makes it even more unique and hard to fathom, is that the film was shot … Read More

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Today’s fun time: When the legendary Jack Nicholson was 37, he found out that his sister was really his mom. June Nicholson was 18 when she gave birth to Jack. With June also not knowing for sure at the time … Read More

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Original air date: June 25, 2016 – NBC Sports Radio AM 1060 Hosts: Greg Isaac, Jim Marshall & Ed Smith Guests: Dave Isaac @davegisaac, Philadelphia Flyers beat writer for the Courier-Post: Corey Pronman @coreypronman, NHL writer for ESPN: Dave Tomlinson … Read More

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Segment 1 – Host Chat: In Summer… Segment 2 – Reviews: “The Duel” and “The Phenom” Segment 3 – Interview: Journalist David Farrier (“Tickled”) Segment 4 -Interview: Dana Humphrey (The Pet Lady) – Part 1 Segment 5 – Interview: Dana Humphrey (The … Read More

Among the new movies that were released Friday, June 24 are a western starring Liam Hemsworth and Woody Harrelson, a sports drama starring Johnny Simmons, Paul Giamatti and Ethan Hawke and a single-setting thriller starring Blake Lively. ‘The Duel’ Liam … Read More

Among the new movies that were released Friday, June 17 are a comedy starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, a horror flick feeding off coulrophobia and a sequel to one of the most beloved animated adventures of this generation. ‘Central … Read More

Among the new movies that were released Friday, June 10 are a scary sequel starring Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson, a western starring Michael Paré and a fantasy actioner based on a video game franchise. ‘The Conjuring 2’ Vera Farmiga … Read More

Among the new movies that were released Friday, June 3 are a romantic drama starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin, a comedic mockumentary starring Andy Samberg and an actioner sequel starring four computer-generated turtles. ‘Me Before You’ Emilia Clarke plays … Read More

Real Hockey Talk (NBC Sports Radio AM 1060 – Phoenix) speaks to Pittsburgh Penguins left wing, Conor Sheary, during the Penguins on ice Stanley Cup celebration.

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Among the new movies that were released Friday, May 27 are a comedy starring Adam Sandler and David Spade and a superhero sequel starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence. ‘The Do Over’ Adam Sandler and David Spade play … Read More

Among the new movies that were released Friday, May 20 are an odd dramedy starring Colin Farrell and an old-fashioned noir starring Adrien Brody. ‘The Lobster’ Colin Farrell plays a single man who, in a dystopian near future, is taken … Read More

Among the new movies that were released Friday, May 13 are a hostage thriller starring George Clooney and a pair of action-packed comedies set on the other side of the border. ‘Being Charlie’ Nick Robinson plays a young man whose … Read More

Among the new movies that were released Friday, May 6 is the latest sequel in the Marvel superhero universe and an ensemble drama arriving just in time for Mother’s Day. ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Chris Evans reprises his role as … Read More

Tech Expert Robert Rogers discusses Surveillance Technology used for face recognition, security and more. Hosted by Dave Isaac.

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