Interview with Denver Police Chief of Staff, Matt Murray (5/15/14)
Interview with Bill Yaros (5/15/14)
Colonel Bud Anderson (2/28/14)
Interview with Colonel Bud Anderson
Interview with Former Bronco Coach, Red Miller (1/17/14)
Rick Interviews Legendary Broncos Head Coach, Red Miller
Interview with Captain David Nagel (11/26)
Ruby Blue Quartet Performs (11/26)
Geezer Quiz 9.11.14
Q: The Average one of these lasts about 4 and 1/2 years. What is it?
C. cell phone
Geezer Quiz 9.10.14
Q: In a recent study conducted by linguistics experts, this is the most hated word in the English language.
Geezer Quiz 9.9.14
Q: 19% of people have seen their neighbor do this. What is it?
A. Sunbathe Nude
B. Walk outside to get the paper in their underwear
C. Steal flowers from a neighbor’s yard.
A: Walk outside to get the paper in their underwear
Geezer Quiz 9.8.14
Q: The average American uses 50 pounds per year. What?
A. Toilet Paper
A: Toilet Paper
Geezer Quiz 9.5.14
Q: Which of the following is not effected by wind chill?
C. car radiator
A: Car Radiator
Geezer Quiz 9.4.14
Q: What planet is the brightest object in the sky after the Sun and Moon?
Geezer Quiz 9.3.14
Q: What is the official language of Brazil?
Geezer Quiz 9.2.14
Q: Which color flame burns hottest?
A: Blue, followed by white, yellow, orange and red.
Geezer Quiz 8.29.14
Q: Sales of this accessory are up 60% in the last 5 years. What?
C. Body Rings
Geezer Quiz 8.28.14
Q: On weekends it takes about 16 minutes to do this, on weekdays it takes about 4. What is it?
B. Eat Breakfast
C. Get out of bed
A: Eat Breakfast
Geezer Quiz 8.27.14
Q: According to “Self Magazine” the top two things that help you unwind are watching TV and a glass of wine. What was #3?
A. Going to a movie
B. A Hot Bath
C. Dinner Date with your spouse
A: A Hot Bath
Geezer Quiz 8.26.14
Q: Women’s Health says the top three things that make a woman unhappy are fighting with her husband, having a bad day at work and this. What?
A. Grocery Shopping
B. Out of control kids
C. Not fitting into her pants.
A: Not fitting into her pants.
Geezer Quiz 8.25.14
Q: 25% of us do this in a restaurant. What is it?
A. Wipe down the silverware
B. Steal sugar packets or Jelly packets
C. Send our food back to the kitchen
A: Wipe down the silverware
Geezer Quiz 8.22.14
Q: This drink was created by accident at the 1904 World's Fair in Saint Louis. What?
B. Ice Tea
C. Milk Shake
A: Ice Tea
Geezer Quiz 8.21.14
Q: A recent survey said the average American draws the line at this for the top price they’ll pay for a pair of jeans.
Geezer Quiz 8.20.14
Q: According to a new survey, 9 out of 10 people said they'd switch to a new Cell Phone if it had this. What?
A. Better Camera
B. Longer Battery Life
C. Bigger screen
A: Longer Battery Life
Geezer Quiz 8.18.14
Q: Over half of us say this is the most annoying thing a restaurant server does. What?
A. Ask how your food is before you've eaten any of it.
B. Ask 100 times if you need a refill
C. Taking plates before you’re done.
A: Ask how your food is before you eat any of it.
Rick will be talking to Jessica Farmwald from 5280 Magazine about her new article, The New Golden Years. We'll talk about Arthritis in our Health segment. James Jeffrey from the Denver Public Library has information about Family History and the Boom Box: Dan will be covering 70s Pop Songs. Dont' miss Boomtown every Saturday at it's new time 11am!
Astronomical events of interest for September 2014
Here is a quick look at what’s happening astronomically in September 2014. Mark your calendars.
The month of September is derived from Latin meaning “seven”. It was the seven month of the Roman calendar until 46 BC when the beginning of the year was changed to from March to January.
The traditional full moon name for September is the “Harvest Moon”. The Harvest Moon is somewhat unique in that the name is assigned to the full moon closest to the autumn equinox. That means it can also be the name of the full moon in October. The Harvest Moon name is obviously a reference to farmers working late into the night harvesting crops by the light of the full moon. The Moon also rises at a shallow angle giving the Moon more time above the horizon shorter times between moonrises and sunsets.
This full moon is also a Super Moon which is nothing more than the Moon being closest to Earth when is at the full moon phase. Tides are typically are higher than average, the moon is a little bigger, and brighter than average, but no so much that we would really notice.
Other names include the “Fruit Moon”, “Dying Grass Moon”, "Wine Moon", "The Singing Moon", "Blue Corn Moon", "The Elk Call Moon", and “Barley Moon”. The Lakota Sioux called it the “Moon where Calves Grow Hair” or “Moon when Plumes are Scarlet”. The Taos call it “The Yellow Leaf Moon” and the Oto call it “Spider Web on the Ground at Dawn Moon”.
Full Moon: September 8 third and last full Super Moon this year
Last Quarter Moon: September 15
Farthest from Earth: September 20 (252,180 miles)
New Moon: September 24
Early Evening: Mars and Saturn low in south western horizon (after sunset)
Pre-dawn: Jupiter and Venus in eastern horizon (sunrise glare starts to interfere at mid-month)
Mercury is lost in solar glare Sun:
September 1: Sunrise 6:27am MDT, Sunset 7:32pm MDT
September 17: Sun enters the astronomical constellation Virgo.
September 22: Sun enters the astrological sign Libra.
September 30: Sunrise 6:54am MDT, Sunset 6:45pm MDT
The Star Spangled Radio Hour
KEZW and our friends at the Glenn Miller Archive at the University of Colorado present the Star Spanged Radio Hour, Saturday night at 6pm. Rick and Dennis Spragg introduce live big band radio broadcasts from the 30s and 40s that haven't been heard since they originally aired. It's our time capsule from the big band era and you can only hear it on AM 1430! Miss a show? Click here.
Rick will ride the rails once again taking the Georgetown Loop Railroad to Ales on Rails. Join him on September 27th at 6:30pm for great food and drink featuring beers from our own Colorado Craft Brewers. Get all the details on our events page.
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