About Stunt Monkey

I do radio stuff including co-host the Big Hot Morning Show and then hang around 10a-3p on Hot 96.7. I like food, music, sports, and the outdoors!

Pounds During the Quarantine

By |2020-07-07T07:26:13-05:00July 7th, 2020|

If you've found yourself eating and drinking more during the quarantine and exercising less . . . well, you're in good company. That company is: Pretty much everyone else. According to a new survey, 76% of people say they've gained weight since the quarantine began . . . with some people gaining up to 16 pounds. One of the things making it easier to gain weight is . . . we don't have to wear real pants. About half of people say they've basically only worn sweatpants or yoga pants during the quarantine . . . and 28% can't remember the [...]

Things Foreigners Love About the U.S.

By |2020-07-02T07:53:48-05:00July 2nd, 2020|

In honor of Independence Day, we present a new poll found 7 in 10 people in the U.S. feel PROUD to be an American. Only 8% said they're not proud at all. Someone on Reddit asked people from other countries to name things they love or envy about America. And there are a lot of great answers. Some of the things are big, and some are small things you probably don't think about. Here are some highlights . . . 1. How diverse the country is. Meaning the people, the food, the architecture, AND the geography. We've got everything from cities [...]

Smells Like Outer Space

By |2020-06-30T07:57:09-05:00June 30th, 2020|

Ever wondered what it smells like to be in outer space? Follow-up question: Ever wondered if it would be a TURN ON if YOU smelled like outer space? There's a new fragrance called Eau De Space that literally smells like outer space. It was originally developed by NASA to prepare astronauts for what they'll smell once they're in space . . . and now it's being released to the public. The company that originally made the scent for NASA just launched a Kickstarter, and you can get yourself a little bottle of the stuff for $29. It comes in a cologne [...]

Things I’ve Noticed

By |2020-06-29T07:09:05-05:00June 29th, 2020|

I saw my 2 y/o niece over the weekend, dang if those young kids do everything you do. A special sorry to my sister. Sunscreen is an important accessory when attending outdoor weddings this summer. Aloe is also an appropriate massage oil. Every time I check my pockets for my wallet, keys, and phone, I do 25% of the Macarena. I've noticed this Saturday is 4th of July, Independence Day. for the first time in 15 years, I do not work one single event on the 4th... and I HAVE NO PLANS. Sadly, this is what keeps me up at night. [...]

100 Marathons in 100 Days

By |2020-06-29T06:17:36-05:00June 29th, 2020|

A woman in Florida, Alyssa Clark is on a quest to run 100 marathons in 100 days during the crisis.  She broke the world record with her 61st back on May 30th, but it hasn't been confirmed by Guinness yet.  She's got about 10 more days to go to hit the 100 mark. Originally from Bennington, Vt., she said she was living in Italy in March when she found out the summer marathons she had been training for were being canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Clark said she decided to run a marathon for every day she was in lockdown, starting on her treadmill until [...]

Best Thing About Being a Kid

By |2020-06-25T08:01:17-05:00June 25th, 2020|

A recent survey had 1,000 kids under the age of 11 to name the best things about being a kid. Here are the top 10 answers. And yes, Christmas made the list . . . twice. 1. Christmas presents. 2. Having parents to love and take care of you. 3. The excitement during the lead-up to Christmas. 4. Summer vacation, and all the other holidays you have off. 5. Birthdays. 6. You get to be outside a lot. 7. Having a lot of friends. 8. Building forts, and make believe in general. 9. Jumping in puddles. 10. Quote, "Everything is fun." [...]

FDA Warns of Toxic Hand Sanitizers

By |2020-06-23T10:30:58-05:00June 23rd, 2020|

Don't let this scare you away from using hand sanitizer, because it's an important tool for fighting the virus. But the FDA put out a warning this weekend about nine different brands that could actually CAUSE health issues. They're all made by a Mexican company called Eskbiochem. And they contain something called wood methanol that's extremely toxic. It can absorb through your skin and cause nausea, vomiting, headaches, blurred vision, seizures, nerve damage, permanent blindness, and even kill you. So if you've been using any of these brands, STOP immediately and see a doctor. Here are the brand names you need [...]

It’s National Hydration Day

By |2020-06-23T07:30:28-05:00June 23rd, 2020|

We really are giving anything and everything a national day, aren't we? National Hydration Day is when you're supposed to remind yourself to drink more water. Especially now that summer's here. A recent survey asked people about their water-drinking habits, and what KIND of water they normally drink at home. So are you a bottled water fan? Or do you still trust the free stuff you get from your tap? Well, filtered water is now the most popular option. Like from a fridge dispenser or a Brita. And tap water is our LEAST favorite. 37% of people said they normally drink [...]

Things I’ve Noticed

By |2020-06-22T08:09:09-05:00June 22nd, 2020|

Over the weekend we noticed, again, that meteorologists are not good at their job. People on the bike/walking path are good people. Motorcyclists always wave... to other motorcycles It's time for fireflies - go for a drive at dusk and enjoy. Sports! MoonDogs ready?   Play ball!