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jun 26th 2015
I found another one of those flags...

The South will rise again!

--Ross Maxwell

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jun 24th 2015
Get ready for Wednesday's ?#‎CelebrityWifeSwap? on ABC!

Motley Crue's Vince Neil and musician Gunnar Nelson are swapping wives!

(note: Does it still count when Vince Neil's "wife" is actually just his girlfriend?)

posted by: WAPL Blog at 11:06 am Comment On This Post

jun 22nd 2015
Kenny Chesney in Green Bay

Thousands attended the Kenny Chesney show at Lambeau Saturday night and as you would expect, it was a drunken playground with numerous police calls throughout the evening.  Thank goodness Doug Schneider of the Green Bay Press Gazette was diligently relaying the entertaining scanner chatter on his Twitter feed.  Doug does this for the Packer home games each year and was all over Saturday night's s**t show.  Here's a collection of some of the better ones here.

And if you're not following Doug on Twitter, you should be.  Click here.

-Ross Maxwell

BTW... 22 arrested.  Alcohol may have been was a factor in all of them.
posted by: WAPL Blog at 10:10 am Comment On This Post

jun 19th 2015
At my Catholic grade school in Marshfield, I used to lift up the girls' skirts at recess.  This kid's technique is much more advanced that mine ever was.  Fine work, lad.

-Ross Maxwell

Oh My Goodness This Is So Cute!!!

Posted by Funniest And Craziest Videos on Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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jun 18th 2015
Arnold Schwarzenegger roams the Hollywood Walk of Fame as the Termintor and stands in at Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum among unsuspecting bystanders to promote his upcomingTerminator Genisys film and raise money for charity. 

posted by: WAPL Blog at 11:58 am Comment On This Post

jun 17th 2015
The trailer for a fictional 8 bit video game for Monsters of Rock. Featuring Def Leppard, Guns N' Roses, Twisted Sister and Quiet Riot. 

posted by: WAPL Blog at 2:23 pm Comment On This Post

jun 13th 2015
Hi.  Ross here.  If you've been at my page on the Facebook (Ross Maxwell On 105.7 WAPL) you may have seen that it was my birthday.  Thanks for the good tidings and such.  My birthday reminds me of one of the great Saturday Night Live bits.  And since I like to share...

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jun 12th 2015

If you're a wrestling fan, by now you've heard that Dusty Rhodes passed away yesterday at the age of 69.  Dusty had some big matches over the years (easily found on YouTube) but he also known for his skilled mic work.  The guy could cut a promo and you can watch him in action here.

--Ross Maxwell
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jun 9th 2015
Metallica: 25 Nights Down Under

Do you like Metallica

I mean... do you really like Metallica?

Then this 50-disc box set is right up your alley.  Click on the picture if you want to drop some significant cash and find out more about this massive set here.

-Ross Maxwell
posted by: WAPL Blog at 12:02 pm Comment On This Post

jun 6th 2015
This is old but at a Brewers/Braves game a few years ago, these two young lovers from Atlanta (who kinda look related) grew tiresome of the action and started some of their own.

Get a room.  Sheesh.

---Ross Maxwell
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jun 3rd 2015
Global Force Wrestling will be in Appleton!

There's a new wrestling promotion starting up and one of their first stops is in NE Wisconsin!

Global Force Wrestling comes to Fox Cities Stadium on July 9th with tickets going on sale tomorrow.  The new promotion is run by Jeff Jarrett who you may remember as a former NWA and WCW World Heavyweight Champion and a WWF Intercontinental Champion.  In fact, you can meet him tonight when he throws out the first pitch at the Timber Rattlers game at 7:05!

For more on the GFW event in July as well as tonight's appearance, click here.
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may 20th 2015

Before David Letterman says goodbye, there will be one more musical guest tonight! His favorite band. Rolling Stone magazine is reporting that the Foo Fighters will be the last guests on tonight's last show.
posted by: WAPL Blog at 2:21 pm Comment On This Post

may 19th 2015
A new Pete Townshend compilation will include two new songs, including one called “Guantanamo” about the controversial military prison.

Townshend sings in a raspy growl about the Cuban detention camp. “Down in Guantanamo … still guilty with no charge,” he sings over stinging acoustic guitar and skipping percussion. The prison came under fire a few years ago after detainees from Afghanistan reported interrogations that resulted in torture.

The song will join 16 other tracks on Truancy: The Very Best of Pete Townshend, which will be released on June 30 and features solo work by the Who guitarist and songwriter.

Townshend has been busy lately, headlining a benefit concert in Chicago last week, where he played some of his band’s songs with guests like Eddie Vedder, as well as continuing the Who’s 50th-anniversary tour with Roger Daltrey.

He’s also involved in a new collaboration project with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, which will give his 1973 rock opera Quadrophenia a classical update. An album will be released on June 9 with a concert to follow on July 5 at Royal Albert Hall.

Read More: Listen to Pete Townshend's New Song, ‘Guantanamo’ |
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may 18th 2015
Here's an experiment I can get behind... rolling tires down a ski jump.

So who wants to run up to the U.P. and send a bunch of tires off Copper Peak?

-Ross Maxwell
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may 15th 2015
The annual Dundas Testicle Festival is Saturday and it's a big year as the street dance returns!  The details...

Both bars (2 Of A Kind and Nut Haus) will open at 11am and will have testicles available to try.  The road will be closed off and covered with a 120 ft tent so plenty of room for everyone.  The band 18 Days plays from 3:30-7:30. Half Empty from 8- midnight.  Lots of Testicle Festival apparel and memorabilia available for purchase. 

And for those of you who've never been, here's Dundas (Right click and "View Image")...

Dundas is close to everything, man!

As for the testicles, they're sliced up, breaded and deep fried so that they look like little chips when you get them.  But if you were ever curious as to what they look like before that point but after being separated from the bull... well, here you go.  Not for the squeamish...

Aren't you glad I waited until after lunch?

- Ross Maxwell

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may 15th 2015

One of the last of the legendary bluesmen has passed. B.B. King died Thursday night. Perhaps best known to WAPL audiences for his 1988 collaboration with U2, When Love Comes to Town, Riley B. King (the B.B. was a shortened version of his nick name "Blues Boy", which itself was a shortened version of Beale Street Blues Boy) entertained audiences with his extraordinary guitar playing for over 70 years.

King was a inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 and was awarded the Presidentail Medal of Freedom in 2006. In 2011, he ranked at number 6 on Rolling Stone Magazine's list of Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

He is surivived by his close friend, collaborator and Fender Telecaster; Lucille.

For more information....
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may 13th 2015
The 80's on the Pond concert, formerly know as Rockin' the Hole, Saturday, June 6th - featuring Firehouse, Autograph and more at the Watering Hole in Green Bay has been canceled. No reason has been given for the cancellation at this time.

If you would like a ticket refund here are some ways of getting it:

Fieldhouse Presents is offering a "Golden Ticket" To ANY show at The Watering Hole in 2015-2016.

Fieldhouse Presents will need the email address that is associated with PayPal, if you bought them through PayPal. If you bought them at The Watering Hole: e-mail your name & address and they will send you a check. If you bought tickets at Rock and Roll Land: they will need your name & address and they will also send you a check.

Fieldhouse Presents
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may 13th 2015
You might not get the whole "DeflateGate" mess but you may understand it better from Tom Brady's side... in song.

Those Balls Are Perfect - Tom Brady Songified

We know that Tom Brady loves The Patriots, and probably Gisele Bündchen and his children even more, but we should've guessed that he loves perfect balls the most of all, what with him singing this song about them.

Posted by The Gregory Brothers on Saturday, January 31, 2015

--Ross Maxwell
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may 11th 2015
On May 11th in 1995, nearly five year's after the helicopter crash that claimed the life of guitar great, Stevie Ray Vaughn, long-running series Austin City Limits hosted A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan with performances and appearances by many of his musical peers. Check out the concert special in its entirety below and celebrate his amazing gift.

posted by: WAPL Blog at 1:29 pm Comment On This Post

may 6th 2015
The Timber Mill Theater will be a new music and entertainment venue located at RiverHeath, along the banks of the Fox River in Appleton, Wisconsin. They are looking for your help to raise a significant amount of money to build a state of the art facility on the riverfront.

Click here for all the info and how you can help.

posted by: WAPL Blog at 9:21 am Comment On This Post