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STP's BLOG 09/02/14 "Weddings, BBQ, and PAX"

What an awesome weekend! I know the city of Seattle is proposing to change the name of Columbus Day…I have no problem with that…what I hope is that they also propose that Labor Day is Monday AND Tuesday…so that we get a 4 days weekend.
My weekend was great…went to an AWESOME wedding…congrats to Josh & Jessie on getting hitched. They got married at some real cool place in Sequim…the weather was perfect, and when a Donkey (my beer league hockey team) gets married…the Donkeys bring a level of class to any wedding…as you can see…

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Yesterday I went to a fun bar-B-Que, I got to see some old buds…including my homie John Moffitt. John and I were stacking our plates with food when he noticed that I grabbed a slab of steak and put a little salmon on top (hey…I ran out of room on my plate). His response to this: "I see you are doing the 'Surf & Turf" huh?"

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Also over the weekend, the Penny Arcade Expo went down, and many of the members of our show were there...check out this cool video that Vicky B. put together about their time!

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STP's BLOG 08/29/14 "Kid Chews Out Mom!"

I got nothing today.  One of those mornings, my brain is fried.
 
I do have this video to share…it’s a good one!

It’s a video of a little kid finding out his mom is pregnant again…he starts chewing her out for being so IRRESPONSIBLE, because she already had two kids.


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STP's BLOG 08/28/14 "Touchdown For Hawks!"

Mono-Nick has whipped up another one of his "Stoner Songs'.  To get us pumped for the Seahawks, Nick did a parody of that DJ Snake / Lil' Jon song, "Turn Down For What". Go Hawks!
 


How cool is this…yesterday at the Mariners game… Eddie Vedder was at the game with Jack White and Paul Simon.  Check out this picture that the Mariners posted.  I’m guessing Eddie and Jack swapped jerseys (that I hear they got from that cool store, Ebbets Field Flannels  Vintage)…as Jack is from Detroit. 
 

 
Then we got a simple text that instantly made us all feel old. 

“Who’s Paul Simon?”

Were you stuck in traffic yesterday?  I was…and man it sucked!  I left work at 12 noon, and I got home a little before 3 pm!  The main souce of the traffic issues was this…
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Thankfully those that were involved suffered minor injuries…and apparently it all started when some idiot driver cut off the semi and then it led to the semi hitting cars…slamming into the guard rail and then ended up on its side. 
 
Ladies & gentleman…here is the greatest use of a Go-Pro camera.  A band from Norway called NeoMania put out a music video earlier this month that's getting a bunch of hits.  But it has NOTHING to do with the actual music. It's because the entire thing is a girl working out, with a GoPro strapped to her head …and it's pointed straight at her CHEST the whole time.
 

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STP's BLOG 08/27/14 "National Dog Day... A Day late"

Happy belated National Dog Day everyone.  Hopefully you got to have a great day with your pup…took a pic…and hash tagged it #NationalDogDay.    I know I did!

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I’m so pumped, our building is now hosting Food Trucks in the afternoon for lunch, and yesterday I got to experience some great Food Truck eats…courtesy of Falafel Salem.  Holy smokes their food is good.  If you see their Food Truck around town…be sure to stop buy, and if you like your food spicy, be sure to get it spicy…it was damn good!  Follow them on Twitter: @FalafelSalam or check them out here:  www.falafelsalam.com 
 
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Huge thanks to the TV show Utopia for sending the coolest promo item ever... a survival kit that included one of those flint fire starter thingies.  I had some fun with it, and of course BJ compared me to a cave man for my enthusiasm! 
 



This is crazy…just yesterday I was talking about how tough the ladies are that play in the Legends Football League (or Lingerie Football League for you old school fans)….today we came across this video…it really does illustrate how intense these gals get on the field.  Yes, they are hot…but they play hard!  Check this out:
 

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STP's BLOG 08/26/14 "Vicky's Breaking The Rules"

Ahhh … you gotta love the text line here at work.  If you are having a good day, there will always be that one “kind soul” that will make that day even brighter.  When I say that, what I really mean is that there is always that one jack-knob that will crap on your day.  I present to you today’s example:
 
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So one of the big rules in radio…that we ALL break…is to never…EVER…eat or drink near the equipment.  Well…this morning while we were on the air…Vicky learned a valuable lesson!
 
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Doh!
 
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She even got it on her dress…which I said looks like a “Monica Lewinsky” style dress.
 
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This morning at around 5:50 AM…a new Buckcherry song popped on our airwaves.  It’s a cover of the Icona Pop’s hit song “I Love It”…and Toppy & I were “lovin’ it”.
 

 
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STP's BLOG 08/25/14 "Back from Hawaii"

We are back from vacation…and what an awesome vacation it was!  I went to Maui and stayed at the Hyatt in Lahaina, or as I called it… “La-Hieney” – yes, I’m full of high-brow humor!  Maui is my favorite place on earth…and while there I learned a valuable lesson…  Do not sit in the sun and play on your iPAD.  I did that and I apparently didn’t apply enough lotion on my skin as later that night I looked at myself in the mirror and I was burnt everywhere except for a part where my arm was holding the iPAD…so I had a pale square spot right on my chest! 
 
I will spare you the picture of that as it’s too much sexy to handle for the internets, that…and I didn’t take a pic.  Here are a couple pix from Maui…

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Over the weekend, thousands of people lined the streets as for the first time in seven years; Red Bull hosted the Soap Box Race in Seattle! Our very own Max Long was there to report on it…here is another installment of the Max Long report…
 

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STP's BLOG 08/14/15 "Off To LA!"

BJ and I are off to LA…going to WWE Summerslam baby!  Be sure to listen all morning tomorrow as we will be broadcasting live from Lucky Strike in Los Angeles…and we will be talking to a bunch of WWE Superstars.  If you don’t recall…I did this last year, and it was a blast!  Here is the video I made of some of the highlights from last year!
 


Summerslam is this Sunday at 5pm.  It's available on the WWE Network or on Pay Per View.  Get more info at WWE.com
     
Speaking of wrestling…here is part 2 of our interview with WWE Superstar Roman Reigns…he joined us in studio on Tuesday to promote Smackdown…which airs tomorrow night!
 

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STP's BLOG 08/13/14 "WWE Smackdown!"

So yesterday was awesome for this Wrasslin’ fan!  The morning started off with a great interview with one of my favorite WWE Superstars, Roman Reigns. 
 
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Roman is quickly becoming a huge star in the world of sports entertainment, and in my opinion he is the future of the WWE (along with a couple others)… BELIEVE THAT!  If you missed our interview with Roman, here is part one…
 

 
After the interview I recorded the STP-CAST (listen and subscribe on iTUNES or STITCHER), and a listener named Utchay sat in and watched…plus he surprised me with this awesome sign that he made and was planning on showing off at Smackdown! 
 
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After that was done… I met up with my bud “The Jay Mac”, and we grabbed dinner & drinks at Shawn Kemp’s place in Queen Anne called “OSKARS” – awesome spot, and the bartender ruled! 

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We then made it into the Key Arena, and we got to sit RING SIDE! 
 
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I have been lucky to experience sitting ring side in the past, and it never grows old…I still geek out like a 12 year old as I absolutely love the WWE, and they did not disappoint…Smackdown (and Main Event – they taped that too) was awesome…be sure to watch it on Friday night.  Be sure to look for my bald head…hell… Mark Henry saw me and even pointed at me!  Thanks to @ProperJam for the pic!
 
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The best part…Utchay was sitting 6 rows behind the announcers…so I think we will see the sign on TV!  You rock Utchay!
 
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STP's BLOG 08/12/14 "RIP Robin Williams"

Man…if you were on Twitter or any social media you are well aware of the passing of Robin Williams.  Robin was found dead of an apparent suicide at the age of 63.  I tweeted this about it…as I was at a loss for words, and this one stung more than most celebrity passings.
 
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I think this might be the biggest celebrity death of our generation.  All of us grew up with his movies…his comedy entertained us through the years, and he had this likeable charm that I think made us all feel like we knew him.  If you ask 10 people, you might get 10 different answers as to what their favorite Robin Movie is… from films like Hook, Good Morning, Vietnam, Good Will Hunting, Dead Poets Society, One Hour Photo, Aladdin, Jumanji, Mrs. Doubtfire, the list goes on and on.
 
For me…my favorite will always be Popeye!  I was a huge Popeye fan as a kid…I watched the cartoons all the time, and Robin nailed it when they brought it to life!



I also loved a small cameo he made in one of my favorite films… Shakes The Clown…he played Jerry The Mime, and was AWESOME in it.  Speaking of Bobcat Goldthwait … if you haven’t seen him in the dark comedy, World’s Greatest Dad, you should check it out.  It’s a dark but funny film!

My friend Jonna from the Showbox wrote a great post on her Facebook page about Robin…if you have a second, read this…asd it’s a great story.
 
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STP's BLOG 08/11/14 "Morning Radio Convention"

What an awesome time in Chicago for our morning radio convention! 
 
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All of us went to the Windy City to be inspired…and one of us actually did the inspiring!  Who was that?  Hot Kyle of course…he inspired me to never pack a suitcase full of Chicago Based beer to bring home…he did this, and learned a valuable lesson in  packing things as the suitcase was leaking beer when he pulled it off the baggage claim conveyer belt!

OK…in all seriousness, this will be the one time this year I have something nice to say about our leader, BJ.  BJ knocked it out of the park with an opening address for everyone that atrtended.  Many thought BJ’s opening speech was going to be what he is known for at these conventions…him yelling at people in a sugar fueled rage…but that wasn’t the case.  BJ had us all hanging on to every one of his words…and the words “Give Up Never” hit close to home for all of us.  I know “Give Up Never” sounds like some sort of Yoda-speak, but what he was saying is that we need to give up saying we can never succeed, be respected, inspire, etc.  It was very cool…Props to you BJ!

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We put together a cool video to use to into BJ, starring our bud Duff McKagan…check it out:


 
Some of the other things I learned or noticed:

You never know when a picture posted on our Instagram will be blown up on a big screen and be used in a presentation about Social Media!  Look at me enjoying, “coke”!
 
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It’s always a smart idea to photo bomb pictures when your radio friends are taking pictures with people you don’t recognize.  It turns out we ate at a place that is run by a guy from the Iron Chef, and he came out to say hi.  Here I am with Masaharu Morimoto.
 
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When bored…I decided to post this drawing I made on my phone before calling it a night…a few people on Twitter assumed that I took mushrooms while there!  I can’t see why…
 
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Many of us were using the Hashtag #MSBC26 on Twitter while there.  One industry Twitter page, found one of my Tweets to be the most poignant from day one! 

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Yup…that’s the White Castle menu…which led to the best exchange between me and the cabbie when he realized that we wanted him to go through the drive-thru.  The cabbie said: “How long will this take?”  My reply… “well, it’s fast food…so I’m assuming…FAST”.
 
If you want awesome food…we had a great meal at an Italian food place called Mia Francesca!  Here is the whole crew getting our grub on…

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BJ’s son, Joe, got his grub on a few times at the Chic Fil A right by our hotel…
 
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The Boys Town area rules…lots of great bars and places to eat…it’s where Wrigley Field is, and some places have a great sense of humor about the Cubbies!
 
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We were in that area because of Market Days, which is a HUGE Pride festival…it was a great time!
 
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On Friday, our lunch entertainment was Steve Byrne, Roy Wood Jr, Ahmed Ahmed, Owen Benjamin…they are the stars of TBS’s Sullivan & Son, which is a super funny show!  The guys will be at The Parlor Live at the end of this month…go see them if you can as they are hilarious.  Owen Benjamin is one funny dude!
 
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Congrats to Alaska Airlines for being awesome...they now have chargers on the seats in front of you!  
 
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It was agreat weekend, but I was glad to get home and relax and watch TV with Lulu!

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