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How Taylor Swift Made Downton Abbey Star Cry!

Many Downton Abbey fans have likely shed a tear while watching the wildly-popular PBS series, thanks to all the deaths, births and proposals that have transpired over the show’s four seasons.  Now, one of the series’ stars reveals who makes her cry:  Taylor Swift. Michelle Dockery, who plays Lady Mary Crawley on Downton Abbey, tells […]

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Kids Stay Home Again Today!

Well, it is cold again (though not as cold as yesterday) so the powers that be have decided to shut schools doors once more. Here is a complete listing of the schools that have closed on Thursday.                 MARQUETTE COUNTY Gwinn Community Schools Ishpeming Public Schools Marquette Area […]

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Ghostbusters III Still Alive After Ramis’ Death?

Despite the death of one of the original Ghostbusters, series co-creator Harold Ramis – and the apparent unwillingness of Bill Murray to join the project previously — the producers of the long-delayed Ghostbusters III are apparently rolling on. A source tells The Hollywood Reporter that Sony Pictures will see the script “reworked” in light of Ramis’ death on Monday. “He was always great […]

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Ghostbusters Star Harold Ramis Dead at 69

Ghostbusters star and co-writer Harold Ramis has died at age 69.  United Talent Agency confirmed his death to ABC News today. Ramis was known as much for his off-screen work as he was for playing Dr. Egon Spengler in front of the camera.  He was a prolific writer, scripting or co-writing classic film comedies including […]

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Will Garth Brooks Listen to Blake & Embrace iTunes?

Earlier this month, Blake Shelton took to Twitter to express his frustration over not being able to download Garth Brooks’ music online. “Dear Garth Brooks… For the love of god and all that’s holy, please get your music on iTunes,” he tweeted. “PLEASE! It’s 2014!!! #frustratedfan” “I thought, man, I want to buy, I don’t […]

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Well, Spring Was Fun While It Lasted.

Winter has returned with a vengeance! The following schools are closed for 2/21/14:                 Republic-Michigamme NICE Community Schools Mid Peninsula Gogebic Community College – Copper Country Gogebic Community College – Ironwood Houghton-Keweenaw County Schools Calumet Laurium Keweenaw Schools Houghton/Keweenaw Headstart Copper Country Intermediate Copper Country Christian Dollar Bay/Tamarack […]

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Why Justin Moore May Be Country’s Biggest Germaphobe!

Even though Justin Moore denies being a germaphobe, you get the impression that in fact it may be the case that he is. For example, when he goes to Vegas to compete for ACM New Artist of the Year in April, he says he won’t be wading into the public pool. “My wife is excited […]

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Stars Deal With Winter Weather Driving Too!

It’s not just us here in the U.P. dealing with horrible driving conditions! David Nail had a close call in last weekend’s winter weather when his tour bus slid off the road into a median. David and his crew were headed to play a show with Darius Rucker in Albany, NY at the time of […]

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Who Says There Is No Use for All of This Snow?

A listener sent me this incredible photo of a ice sculpture. An angel consoling a firefighter. Amazing! If you know where this sculpture is, or have any additional information about it, please let me know!

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Presidents Day Advisory

Due to the Presidents Day holiday, Joe’s blog  content for Monday, 2/17 will be limited so that he can take advantage of the federally-mandated annual opportunity to score tremendous savings on a brand-new, high-quality mattress and/or major appliance.  Or carpeting.  Free delivery and installation included.  Full content will return on Tuesday, 2/18.  Thank you.

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