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1993 Throwback!

Saturday, Jan, 16 2016

An old racing buddy of mine said he was cleaning up some pictures when he came across this one of me at a radio station where he too worked overnights. There it was in my email this weekend.

News Director-- WEZW, Milwaukee. 1993.

Some things never change. Note the yellow circles I have used to highlight a couple of things:

1) That's the SAME plug bell I use to this day on the PhilCast.
2) Corvettes on the wall.

Oh, and that thing in front of me at my desk is called a typewriter.

posted by: Phil Cianciola 27 days ago Comment On This Post

Calling all groundhogs!

Friday, Jan, 15 2016

It turns out that Sun Prairie is scrambling to find a new "Jimmy the Groundhog" in time for the city's annual Groundhog Day celebration.

After this little guy here bit the mayor in the ear, Jimmy was released into the wild.

But now they don't have a new one to use to check for shadows.

Oh the drama.

I'll call and get the latest at the start of the Friday PhilCast.

posted by: Phil Cianciola 28 days ago Comment On This Post

No winning ticket

Thursday, Jan, 14 2016

News flash--I didn't win the Powerball jackpot, and neither did PhilCast Family member Mike who won the extra ticket I bought by getting every answer wrong while playing "Yes or BS" on the show Wednesday.

But here's the good news.
I have a fool-proof way to cheer up, and I'll share it with you at the start of the Thursday show.

Also Thursday--
Nominations for the Oscars are out and I ask the question, why is a movie about a carpet leftover so popular....something called the Remnant?

And Lips LaBelle will have Hollywood news and gossip at 4:30-ish as well.

posted by: Phil Cianciola 29 days ago Comment On This Post

Week 1; Weigh-in-Wednesday

Wednesday, Jan, 13 2016

Don't forget to email me your reports before 3:00 Wed. so that you'll be part of our rundown of how everyone did on this opening week.

email and all things PhilCast at

posted by: Phil Cianciola 30 days ago Comment On This Post

Leggo of that logo

Tuesday, Jan, 12 2016

First glance, what do you see here?


White settler trying to choke the life out of a Native American...not exactly the kind of thing a city in 2016 should be proud of using as its official logo.

But the people of Whitesboro (you can't make this stuff up) voted last night to keep their logo just as it is.

We'll discuss as part of the Tuesday show.

We'll also be going to the big Detroit Auto Show live at 4:30-ish with automotive reporter Jeff Gilbert on the phone from there.

As a car guy, I'm looking forward to it.

posted by: Phil Cianciola 1 month ago Comment On This Post

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