On this epsiode of The Q, Mark Bland and Producer Bobby breakdown a story from Oregon about police officers taking down a hardened criminal that is NINE YEARS OLD. Evidently having a scuffle on the playground at 9 is too much for some to deal with and they need to take it to the next level.
Also, Mark and Bobby got some great feedback regarding doing letters from the listeners on the show last time, so they dive into another batch including stories about: Mothers getting alcohol as a Mothers Day gift and whether that is appropriate; What if you best friend saw a private "sexy" picture of your new boy/girlfriend, would you be hesitant to introduce them to your BFF? That and many others on the show this week.
Next Bobby had a serious pile on situation with Facebook regarding a Sandy Hook story. He started to get attcked perosnally for having an opinion that was different than the maority in the discussion and was chastized for that. We discuss the story, the reactions and the reasons for and against Bobby's opinion and why it was such big deal.
Finally we have a little talk about how Russia is deciding to kill off the value of the American Dollar in their trading which potentially could send the US and other nations into a state of hyper inflation if they get enough outside support for such a move. We talk as a nation about "not caring abotu them" and that we are "the best country in the world"....so what happens when everyone stops thinking that and de-values your money internationally to the point that companies in your own coutnry have to overcharge for eveything to keep up? We discuss in depth.
All this and GAME ON/GAME OFF finally returning for the first time in a few weeks. Taking talk radio and turning it to 11....this is THE Q!
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On this shortened episode of the Q, Mark and Producer Bobby sit down to discuss the hottest topic on the planet.....the racism and hatred Don Sterling has for minorities. BUT...was Sterling in the wrong? Did he technically say anything racist? And should this even be a news story? All this is answered on a Dan Walsh-less episode that will guaratee to have you screaming at the radio.
Plus, the guys break down their involvement with the Rollercoaster Race 5k and Bobby's exclusive ride with the Blue Angels in their C-130! And finally a grandpa goes a little over the top when he feels someone is being lazy....download and find out why. And Mark once again calls out Bobby for his cellpone fickleness and inability to stick with one thing for longer than 3 months. Don't you just hate that guy. All this, rants and more on this episode of the Q.
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On this episode of the show, Mark Bland , Producer Bobby and Dan Walsh take on the mystery that is the missing Malaysian Flight 370. They discuss what might have been the cause of the flight going missing and before you know it they are discussing conspiracy theories and the origins of them. Why they come to fruition and some of the ideas the three guys guy's believe have led to the formulation and beliefs in the heads of the creators.
But then its back to reality and Mark is on the warpath to explain to people in this this world that they should focus on what they know best and not discuss things they are not up-to-date and researched on. Mark's basis for argument is that a lot of people are on social media discussing Russian and the Ukraine, yet they are completely blind to the backgrounds and reasons why these things are happening....BUT THAT DOESN'T STOP THEM FROM TALKING LIKE THEY ARE PART OF THE SITUATION DIRECTLY! Mark feels that people should only take stances on things they are well versed in information. What do the other guys feel about this and do you agree?
Finally , a story hits the show every so often that makes everyone on it take a step back. Well that's what Dan does when provided with the hypothetical marriage/relationship with a snake handling Pentecostal woman. Also a Senator wants to provide a bill in his state that makes it okay for businesses to discriminate based on anything. Should businesses be allowed to to do this? Find out what Mark, Dan and Bobby say in this new edition of the Q. And a nice GAME ON/GAME OFF this week!
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On this episode of the show, Mark, Bobby and Dan Walsh ask the question...Do you crossfit? Unbeknownst to Mark, there is a world of crossfit and attitude associated with the exercising style that Mark and Bobby are not hip to....until Dan Walsh opens their eyes to the entire background of the sport.
This comes on the heels of Mark doing some housekeeping at the front of the show to discuss some social media issues he was having as well discussing the fact that the Benghazi conspiracy should be finished after their last attempt was flushed out by a special senate committee that came back and said it was simply miscommunication and a lack of forethought from the everyone involved...there was no STAND DOWN call ever attempted. On top of that Mark, Dan and Producer Bobby discuss the constant that St. Louis is always making the top "don't be on this list ever" lists and why this keeps happening.
Finally Dan opens up about his military service when the guys start talking about guns in reference to the story of a retired sheriff out of Tampa that killed a man in a movie theater cause the victim threw popcorn at him. The sheriff is claiming the Stand Your Ground defense and the guys discuss whether that is proper that the law be used in this matter as well as the whole pro-gun/anti-gun national debate.
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KOZ IS BACK! And he has a little on his plate to talk about regarding a upcoming match with a new Tag Team Champion from a little organization called WWE.
Then its rant time. Coming off his rant from the other video series he does with DJ C-Note in the STL area for HOT 104, Mark has a serious issue with Black culture and their gullibility on certain things, especially the BET awards shows that are put out 3-4 times a year. And an issue he has with Panera Bread/St. Louis Bread Company for gouging people on their food prices.
The Daily show released a comedic video regarding Tea Party/Extreme GOP members and how they are destroying the new re-opened federal government over the budget demands that shut it down. Very interesting and funny look at truly out there some people on the right of the aisle happen to be.
Plus BNN with Producer Bobby discussing good ole castration and letter from the listener or two. Another action packed episode for your approval!
Well another show dawns on us and we grab Tony Kozina and Jeremy Bailey to jump on the old train for our weekly jaunt through life. After being silent on it for over a week (cause unlike conservatives, we try to wait until more facts are in about a specific topic or "conspiracy") Mark and the boys dive head first into the NSA surveillence situation. Discussing the "who's and what's" of whether the PATRIOT ACT is a good or bad thing (The LIBS tried tellign Bush it was a bad thing when he passed it during his presidency)....and all the good stuff associated with you losing your freedoms of privacy to keep you a littel safer.
Then the gears get switched when the men bring on Grae Drake from Rotten Tomatoes to discuss the huge movies of the summer and what is not being talked about. Grae answers a past show question and they all discuss the validity of M. Night Shyamalan as a director...and Mark beats Grae to the punch and teaches her something about a certain movie she didn't even realize. Definitely a heads up for great stuff coming out.
And finally the lover doctors are back as Tony Kozina decides to help out a young lady with a relationship problem and they all realize really fast that Tony truly is the love doctor or extremely versed in horrible relationships.
We've made it to 115 of these and the train just keeps barreling through life. On this episode Justin is taking a little vacation and Mark is joined by Tony Kozina and Jeremy Bailey to ponder those things which we don't speak of when Jeremy lets on early that he's having a weird day. This leads to a discussion about baptism and religion....and DRIVER ETTIQUETTE? After that, the conversation turns to the STL Comic Con that just came to town and Mark gives his review.
But the goodness doesn't end there, since the guys take on the #1 topic of the week in regards to the Supreme Court deciding on the Gay Marriage policy. This leads to a discussion about conservatives that hate the entire idea of gay marriage.
Also an interesting discussion about Internet policing and social media rules combined with law regarding emails rounds out the show.
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On this episode of The Q, Mark and Justin are phoning it in (literally) this week since they are not broadcasting live on the syndicated feed. And the first order of business is to discuss the new television show "The Bible" and how with the THOUSANDS of actors in hollywood and around the world, they were able to find the ONE guy that looked like POTUS Obama and cast him as SATAN in the Television show (claiming it was sheer coincidence).
Plus those companies are at it again and Mark points out that some of them are going to punish financially people that do not go along with wellness testing for insurance. Then the show gets into discussing the music business in 2013 and whether distribution in the early days comparable to today. Are we better off without the strong hand of major record labels running the business, or are we now left with the shell of a music business where its easy to get everything and there is no intrinsic value to the content any further.
Finally there is no overtime, so the boys decide to do the next round of the IO9 March TV Madness Tournament of SCi-Fi shows. We are into the 32 and the competition is getting a bit harder.
All this and much more on THE Q! Taking Talk Radio and turning it up to 11.
With Great Power, does come responsibility that some people are just not willing to take up. Such is a case with a nurse in California who lets a patient die because company policy and red tape (read as CONTRACTS) do not allow them to perform such task. Mark and Justing start the show off with a BANG discussing the rights and wrongs of this horrible situation. But then, COMIC CON is coming to St. Louis and The Q was incredibly excited to grab Jerry Milani to discuss some of the finer aspects of comic conventions and what to expect from the St. Louis one coming March 22-24th.
We also welcome Robb Davis to talk a little sports, but are overcome to find out how interested he was in discussing the death of William Moody (aka Paul Bearer) from the WWE. When we forgot to mention it in the sports segment, Robb goes out of his way to call back in and have us report on the famed wrestling managers career. Which, of course, leads to a discussion about favorite moments in Wrestling and everything else.
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Well we made it to EPISODE 100 and we had a lot of fun things planned for the show....but then LIFE happened. A killer went into the elementary school in Newtown, CT and killed 26 people including 20 kindergarteners. I was a heart wrenching thing to see and hear about as it unfolded and by virtue of Mark's position on KYRO 1280am, it was necessary to put all the fanfare behind themselves and try to help a nation as it coped with unbelievable loss. Listen as camedian Matt Conty and Justin Deming join Mark in a very entertaining and interesting discussion surrounding the events that took place. If you have any questions or want to add your point of view, goto www.facebook.com/theqnow and post there.