WGNA Morning Show Co-host for 23 years. Former high school Social Studies teacher who traded blackboard for a keyboard. Has been resident rhymer ever since. Co-recipient of 2000 CMA Award for Best Morning Show and NYS Broadcasters Awards for same. Two time winner of New York State Broadcasters Award for "Reading, Writing, and Rhyming" school program.
Real Or Fake? Rope-Balancing Dog [VIDEO]
I think I'm starting a new feature: Is It Real Or Fake? Every week, I'll feature something that I see on the internet and you tell me if it's on the level or not. Here's a great example: a dog who can balance on a rope.
My Top 5 Things I Need A Break From In 2016
I've got my list and I'm checking it twice. Here's my complaints IN ADVANCE for 2016. Would love to hear yours.
Things Of My Very Own – Frank Graniero Interview – Capital Region Sunday [VIDEO]
This was a very important interview from an organization that could certainly use your help and donations. They endured a horrible incident a week before Christmas, no less. How ironic that a crisis intervention center has to deal with a crisis of their own!
What Country Star Is Hosting His Own Web Talk Show?
Ok. Clue #1. He's had 19 songs on the Billboard Hot Country charts. Clue #2. He's the only artist in our genre who's lead instrument is the piano. Clue #3. His idea of "Paradise" would be a "Six Pack Summer". Is that enough? Duhhh - It's Phil Vassar!
Richie’s 2015 Year In Review Song —’Time Is Marching On’ [VIDEO]
I don't want to blab on and on here. The song says it all. There are more than 85 visuals and 440 words in the lyrics. Have no fear, it take only 3 minutes and 9 seconds to view. This is my 2015 Year In Review song. I hope you enjoy it.
Marie Curie Institute’s ‘Compassionate Kids Song’ – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]
This is such an interesting little school with very creative kids. I had an absolute blast helping these students create a Christmas song parody ( although they didn't need much assistance from me - they did fine by themselves, thank you very much). Results below.
Schenectady Crisis Prevention Center Reportedly Got Ripped Off
You know things are bad when a crisis center has a crisis of its own. I'm not trying to be funny. This literally happened and it sickens me to even have to type this.
Hey Moms – Come To The Zonta Club’s Mom Prom! [Capital Region Sunday]
This is a great event for a great cause. It's an equally great and important organization dedicated to improving the status of women world wide. More from my interview with Kristen Holler, Advocacy Chairperson for the club
Someone Found Beethoven’s Sheet Music In Their house
This is really pretty cool. According to the Greenwich Time website, there was a really nice "find" in a house in a Greenwich, Connecticut house.
Steve Harvey, I Feel Your Pain
I have to admit, I laughed out loud when I saw what happened on this year's Miss Universe Pagent. But upon thinking about it, I really do feel bad, don't you? I'll tell you why...
This Could Be The Funniest Movie Sequel Of All Time
Just thinking about this makes me laugh out loud. You'll never guess what could be coming to a theatre near you in the not so distant future. Hint - Do you like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny Devito?
Here’s 2015’s MOST Fascinating Person? Who Is The LEAST?
Ok Barbara. You have deemed one person as the most fascinating person of 2015. Good for you. Now it's time to think the opposite way, shall we?