About Cari

I'm married to a wonderful, bearded man and go home to 3 lovely, loud children at night. My key to survival is coffee and loud music. Catch me week day mornings on The Big Hot Morning Show on HOT 96.7 FM and midday's on KXLP @ 94.1 FM

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: Boy Saves Mother By Using Alexa

By |2020-10-06T06:24:48-05:00October 6th, 2020|

Natalie Neal is a grandmother who wanted to stay in touch with her five-year-old grandson Tyrion Spann, so she programmed the Alexa unit in Tyrion’s house so he could call whenever he wanted. It was a great idea because it allowed Tyrion to call easily -- and just say hello. But, it ended up being a life-saving move -- because Tyrion’s mom, Jasmine, suffered a serious epileptic seizure -- and Tyrion was able to quickly call grandma for help. When Natalie got the call from her grandson, she quickly figured out what had happened and immediately called 911. Tyrion managed to [...]

Ten Fall Activities You Can Still Do Despite the Pandemic

By |2020-09-25T07:43:40-05:00September 25th, 2020|

I know it's a drag but the CDC released a bunch of Halloween guidelines, and the big takeaway was that trick-or-treating is risky this year.  However, there are still a bunch of fall activities you CAN do. Like...   1.  Visiting a pumpkin patch or apple orchard.  As long as you're using hand sanitizer before touching pumpkins or picking apples, and people are able to social distance.   2.  Carving or decorating pumpkins at home, or outside at a safe distance with friends.   3.  Decorating your house or apartment.   4.  Walking around the neighborhood to look at other decorated [...]

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: Lonely Widower Puts Up Sign Asking For Friends – Gets Huge Response

By |2020-09-23T06:20:14-05:00September 23rd, 2020|

A 75-year-old guy in England with no family recently lost his wife.  And he was so lonely in lockdown, he put a sign on his window just looking for someone to talk to.  But now he has lots of options after hundreds of people got in touch.  He got so many emails, his inbox crashed.  And a bunch of kids want to adopt him as their grandfather.   SOURCE: GOOD NEWS NETWORK    

Here’s How the Chiefs and the Texans Handled the National Anthem Last Night

By |2020-09-11T08:03:12-05:00September 11th, 2020|

The 2020 NFL season kicked off last night with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Houston Texans in front of about 17,000 fans at Arrowhead Stadium.   But the big question isn't who won . . . it was the Chiefs, 34 to 20 . . . it's how did everyone handle the national anthem? Here's what went down.   They actually played TWO songs.  First ALICIA KEYS performed "Lift Every Voice and Sing", which is also known as the Black national anthem.  That was followed by the "Star Spangled Banner".         The Texans chose to leave the field for BOTH, because they didn't want [...]

A Woman Gets Penis-Shaped Meat from the Grocery Store and Calls the Cops

By |2020-08-28T06:46:05-05:00August 28th, 2020|

I want to laugh at this woman...and laugh some more. On Monday night, a woman named Lamia Singfield from Akron, Ohio bought a pack of smoked turkey tails from the grocery store.  But as she was cooking them, she noticed one of them didn't look right. As she put it, one of them, quote, "looked a lot more like a human penis than any other kind of meat."  And the more she thought about it and studied the meat, the more she got concerned it really WAS human man meat. So . . . she called the cops. They took the [...]

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: American Girl Unveil Five Dolls Modeled After Real-Life Frontline Workers

By |2020-08-24T06:28:02-05:00August 24th, 2020|

The makers of American Girl dolls unveiled five one-of-a-kind dolls modeled after real-life frontline workers.  Kids across the country got to nominate them for it.  The winners include an EMT from Virginia, along with a teacher, nurse, pilot, and a 17-year-old grocery store worker. https://www.instagram.com/p/CEHjWt4pEHg/?utm_source=ig_embed SOURCE: INSTAGRAM

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: 7-Year-Old Uses Sewing Skills to Help Other Kids

By |2020-08-19T06:27:41-05:00August 19th, 2020|

7-year-old Sophie Raho of Manchester, New Hampshire, spent her summer working on her sewing skills. Sophie mother and great-grandmother taught her how to use a sewing machine, which she has been using to create pillows, scrunchies and masks. All her hard work paid off. Sophie has sold the items -- and raised more than $750. But instead of pocketing the money, Sophie donated it all to a local food pantry and to the Boys and Girls Club, which will put together backpacks full of school supplies for children in need. Amazingly, people from across the country bought stuff from Sophie, as [...]

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: Cop Rescues a Man in Wheelchair from an Oncoming Train

By |2020-08-17T06:27:26-05:00August 17th, 2020|

A Lodi, California police officer named Erica Urrea rescued a wheelchair-bound man from getting hit by a train.  Here's what that sounded like on her bodycam.  (She literally pulled him off as the train roared by and clipped his leg.  Fortunately, he's expected to recover.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOV4j5n_TRU&feature=youtu.be   SOURCE: YOUTUBE

CELEBRITY TRASH: “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” Is Getting a “Gritty” Reboot

By |2020-08-12T06:59:28-05:00August 12th, 2020|

WILL SMITH is developing a reboot of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" but this time he's not doing it for laughs. This version will be a lot more serious.  It's based on a phony trailer that a guy named Morgan Cooper made last year called "Bel-Air", that reimagined the show as a gritty drama. Morgan has been helping Will develop the show for about a year, and there's been interest from several streaming services, including HBO Max, Peacock, and Netflix.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kD3ISIM_kU8&feature=emb_logo   SOURCE: HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

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