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Steve Migs Blog 07/07/15 "Hidden Talents!"

Today we were talking about celebrities and their hidden talents…and I was shocked and surprised by all of these!

This one is real cool, as I have always wanted to do this…but the one smart particle in my brain keeps telling me that I will not only set myself on fire but everything around me… and that is to breathe fire! Well, Pierce Brosnan can breathe fire . . . He learned to do it in 1969 when he was 16, but stopped after he burned the inside of his mouth on an episode of "The Muppets" in 1996. You can't tell anything went wrong, but you can watch it here.



Did you know that Condoleeza Rice is a classical pianist? A video of her playing "Amazing Grace" with a violinist named Jenny Oaks Baker has been making the rounds this week.



Geena Davis is a world-class archer. She started doing it as a hobby in the late '90s, and almost made the Olympic team about two years later.

Steve Buscemi is an excellent juggler. He wanted to be a street performer, and practiced every day as a kid. He showed off his skills on an episode of "Boardwalk Empire" in 2012.

Christopher Walken was a lion tamer. He did it while he worked for a traveling circus as a teenager.

Vicky decided to share with us her hidden talent – that she could make a clover leaf thingy with her tongue!

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Steve Migs Blog 07/07/15 "Hidden Talents!"

Today we were talking about celebrities and their hidden talents…and I was shocked and surprised by all of these!

This one is real cool, as I have always wanted to do this…but the one smart particle in my brain keeps telling me that I will not only set myself on fire but everything around me… and that is to breathe fire! Well, Pierce Brosnan can breathe fire . . . He learned to do it in 1969 when he was 16, but stopped after he burned the inside of his mouth on an episode of "The Muppets" in 1996. You can't tell anything went wrong, but you can watch it here.



Did you know that Condoleeza Rice is a classical pianist? A video of her playing "Amazing Grace" with a violinist named Jenny Oaks Baker has been making the rounds this week.



Geena Davis is a world-class archer. She started doing it as a hobby in the late '90s, and almost made the Olympic team about two years later.

Steve Buscemi is an excellent juggler. He wanted to be a street performer, and practiced every day as a kid. He showed off his skills on an episode of "Boardwalk Empire" in 2012.

Christopher Walken was a lion tamer. He did it while he worked for a traveling circus as a teenager.

Vicky decided to share with us her hidden talent – that she could make a clover leaf thingy with her tongue!

I shared what I am not talented in... and amongst many other things the one I brought up was that I can not blow a bubble with gum. The guys didn't believe me, so they put me to the test!

Can you blow a bubble with bubble gum, because Steve Migs can't! - The Real BJ Shea

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Steve Migs Blog 07/02/15 "Hamster Fourth!"

I really can't keep up with all of the crazy internet fads…especially when it comes to viral videos. But I think that's a good thing… that way when I see something that has been done a lot, I still find great humor in it.

I guess there has been this ongoing video involving hamsters eating tiny food. The series is called "tiny hamsters eating tiny food" … I haven't seen a single one, until today.

If you were listening this morning at around 6:50 – I was distracted by this video and BJ called me out for it. It's a hamster and a bunch of other undersized animals eating tiny hamburgers and corn on the cob.



Happy 4th Of July everyone. Please be safe, and please keep in mind our vets… excessive fireworks doesn't sit well with some men and women that have fought for our country… I'm not trying to get on a soap box and be the fun police, but at the least please try not to be up until 3 am shooting off fireworks. I suggest watching more hamsters eating tiny food at that time.
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Steve Migs Blog 07/01/15 "Klover Jane!"

Huge thanks to the guys in Klover Jane for coming in yesterday on The Migs Cast. They joined us to chat about their upcoming show, which is 8/1 at Cheney Stadium! They are a part of Rock & Rally For The Troops...a benefit for Operation Ward 57. You can get tickets at www.RockAndRallyForTheTroops.com .

While in studio, they performed a couple of songs… here is an acoustic version of their song, "Livin' To Ride".



You can listen to the entire interview below. Plus, David Draiman of Disturbed joins us on the show too!



Yesterday I noticed that a trailer for the movie Creed was released. This is the Rocky themed movie that is based on the son of Apollo Creed (Rocky's opponent in the first two Rocky films), and how he is also a boxer. At first I was hesitant to watch this… I am such a fan of the Rocky franchise, I really didn't know how to feel about another movie being made…but midway this trailer I was 100% sold! I cannot wait to see this film!

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Steve Migs Blog 06/30/15 "The MegaCast Invades KING5"

Huge thanks to the fine folks over at New Day Northwest on KING5 for having us on their show!
 


 
That’s right… Thee Ted Smith and I (aka The MegaCast) were on during their Hot Topics segment, and it was a blast as always!
 


 
Of course up until the moment that we were on TV… we were prepping backstage!
 


 
If you missed our big MegaCast TV debut… Here is the appearance:
 

 
So yesterday the NHL announced the latest inductees for the Hockey Hall Of Fame, and one of the guys inducted was Sergei Fedorov.  They showed a clip of John Davidson and Lanny McDonald calling him… and I had to replay this multiple times, as I couldn’t believe what he said!                                                                                                                                                            
 

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Steve Migs Blog 06/29/15 "Rainiers & Steak!"

What a fun, busy weekend.  On Saturday we had a blast at the Rainiers game.  We had a gathering of the Titanic Douches for a Migs Cast listener party.  Here’s a pic of some of us!
 


 
Thanks to everyone that came out… you all were a fun rowdy bunch… after a few drinks, it quickly became the “heckle the other team” party!
 


 
If you aren’t a member of our group on Facebook, you are missing out on a fun, drama free, community.  Just search “The Migs Cast” to find us, and please join.  We hope to have more fun parties in the future.

The R Yard is a fun section to check a game out at Cheney Stadium…
 


 
Plus it was fun to be in charge of the music played during batting practice…
 


Over the weekend we all went and “chaperoned” Sara’s date for “Win A Date With BJ’s Daughter”.  That was a blast!  Thanks to car Pros for driving them around in a sweet Hyundai Eqqus…
 


 
Thanks to Sullivan’s Steakhouse for the great setting for the date.  The food was amazing…get the calamari as an appetizer (damn!), and their signature drink, The Knockout, is awesome!
 


 
Chris from our show was there filming, and put together a fun recap video of the date…check it out!
 

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Steve Migs Blog 06/29/15 "Rainiers & Steak!"

What a fun, busy weekend.  On Saturday we had a blast at the Rainiers game.  We had a gathering of the Titanic Douches for a Migs Cast listener party.  Here’s a pic of some of us!
 


 
Thanks to everyone that came out… you all were a fun rowdy bunch… after a few drinks, it quickly became the “heckle the other team” party!
 


 
If you aren’t a member of our group on Facebook, you are missing out on a fun, drama free, community.  Just search “The Migs Cast” to find us, and please join.  We hope to have more fun parties in the future.
The R Yard is a fun section to check a game out at Cheney Stadium…
 


 
Plus it was fun to be in charge of the music played during batting practice…
 


Over the weekend we all went and “chaperoned” Sara’s date for “Win A Date With BJ’s Daughter”.  That was a blast!  Thanks to car Pros for driving them around in a sweet Hyundai Equus…
 


 
Thanks to Sullivan’s Steakhouse for the great setting for the date.  The food was amazing…get the calamari as an appetizer (damn!), and their signature drink, The Knockout, is awesome!
 


 
Chris from our show was there filming, and put together a fun recap video of the date…check it out!
 

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Steve Migs Blog 06/25/15 "Win A Date With BJ's Daughter!"

You can’t beat a morning when this type of radio happens!
 


 
On Monday I shared with you how much fun I had at the Draft Tournament – a travelling hockey tournament that was in Bremerton over the weekend.  A couple of pix have surfaced… check out our team (green) and the team we played in the championship.
 


 
We wound up winning 3-2…it was a true battle to the last second, and was an honor to play with and  against great competitors!
 


 
Like I mentioned before… this is a hockey…and BOOZIN’ event… and this picture sums up the weekend.  This was taken on night one, and they stayed like that for about 3 hours!
 


 
This week on the Mega Cast, Thee Ted Smith and I have a very random episode… you should check it out as we tackle issues like Electronic Dance Music, the Confederate Flag, and why is my chest currently shaved to look like the state of Louisanna?  Listen here…
 
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Steve Migs Blog 06/24/15 "You Threw An AXE?!?"

I’ve done a lot of stupid things in my life… but this is one of the dumber things I have seen and I am certain my little brain would tell me, “Steve…don’t be an idiot and throw an axe at a small target while people are behind it”.  Unfortunately for Fox & Friends co-host Pete Hegseth… he chose not to listen to common sense, and hucked an axe at a target… missed, and hit a guy playing the drums.

Thankfully the guy is OK… but he did share his thoughts about the idiot TV guy on a Facebook post.  The drummer’s name is Jim Prosperie, and he wrote:

My leadership told me they were told there would be no axe throwing. I think the anchor person went rogue and decided to throw it. He had only thrown it once before in practice for an upcoming segment and they told him to throw it with more force. The vid you see is edited showing the Televised portion of the throw and then edited to a portion that was taken on someone’s phone of us being videoed. The part that was actually televised showed the overthrown axe and then segued to us for the drum solo bump, only showing me walking behind the section holding my arm. The actual part where the axe hit me was not televised. Poor decision, obvious negligence, should not have happened, could have been avoided. When shooting or throwing, always know what is behind your target. Basic safety rule.
 
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Steve Migs Blog 06/23/15 "Maron and Obama"

I hate talking politics… it’s pointless when people aren’t willing to keep their mind open to others opinions.  People won’t even process another person’s opinion if it doesn’t fall in line with their stubborn mentality.  It’s a huge reason why I don’t identify with either of the 2 big parties… I don’t agree with everything that is said by either side…and I certainly won’t dismiss someone (mainly politicians) because of what letter is put next to their name.  If you make sense in what you say, I will pay attention to any politician’s words.

I say all of this because today we were talking about how the President was on Marc Maron’s podcast, “WTF”… yes… Barack Obama went to Marc’s house and recorded a podcast in his garage.  How crazy and awesome is that?  I say extremely awesome, but of course those that aren’t fans of the President use this as an opportunity to spew hate.  Relax people.  Seriously.  I think this was a brilliant move by the president – talk about forward thinking?  He just embraced a relatively new form of media… and I hope this leads to more moments like this.  I would feel the same way if this was President Bush, Clinton, or any other leader of our country.

This picture alone is incredible…
 


 
Of corse the big news from all oif this is that the president used the “N” word… the headlines of course read, “THE PRESIDENT SAID THE “N” WORD IN AN INTERVIEW”… oh my gosh, the horror.   How could he?!?! Hopefully the people that had that knee jerk reaction eventually listened to why he said it….which was brilliant.  Why?  Had he not said that word…less attention would have been given to the context of why he said it…which was a powerful commentary on society now. 

They were talking about the church shooting in Charleston, and racism in America in general.  Obama said, "It is incontrovertible that race relations have improved significantly in my lifetime and yours, and that opportunities have opened up, and that attitudes have changed.  That is a fact.  What is also true is that the legacy of slavery, Jim Crow, discrimination in almost every institution of our lives, that casts a long shadow.  And that's still part of our DNA that's passed on.  We're not cured of it.  It's not just a matter of it not being polite to say (the “N” word) in public.  That's not the measure of whether racism still exists or not.  It's not just a matter of overt discrimination."

Props to Marc for a great interview that had some very fun moments as well in it.  I look forward to Thursday’s episode where he shares behind the scenes stories about the President being on his show.
 

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