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Tomorrow's Super Blue Blood Moon Which I'll Probably Forget To Look At - Amy Brooks

If had a dollar for every time some meteorologist or news anchor reminded me to look up at the sky for some spectacular lunar event and I forgot to do it...well you know the rest...I'd be rich (yadda yadda).  Well since something tells me I'm not alone with this forgetfulness, I thought I'd explain exactly…

What Is Dilly Dilly Anyway? - Amy Brooks

So...what the hell IS dilly, dilly?  I did the leg work and this post will tell you all about it. According to dictionary.com, the origins of “dilly” come from the shortening of the word “delightful” or “delicious,” probably from the late 19th century.  And today, in that same vein, it has come to mean “something regarded…

Housewives Of Foxboro: The Possible End Of The Brady/Belichick/Kraft Era

Wow.  Just Wow. Well all of us New England fans KNEW this storied run wouldn't last forever, but never did we think the end would come because to friction among 3 of the most powerful men in the NFL (Brady, Belichick and Kraft). According to The Boston Globe and more recently ESPN (video story below),…

Winter Storm Grayson An East Coast "Bomb Cyclone" - Amy Brooks

The "Bombogenesis" is coming...not fake news I realize, because yes this storm (aka: Winter Storm Grayson) looks massive. But my question is, are meteorologists freaking out?  Over doing it even?  Just check out all of the reports on Twitter and beyond (below).  It seems to me that it has become hard to predict how serious…

When To Start Shopping This Black Friday - Amy Brooks

Are you one of the crazies who shop on Black Friday in the wee hours?  I know you. You have looked in every circular, you've been watching the internet like an addict, you already have a plan and a system and you have friends you are picking up at 11:50pm Thanksgiving to be at the…

Rock Is NOT Dead - New Foo Fighters Concrete And Gold Out Today - Amy Brooks

Foo Fighters new album Concrete And Gold (their 9th studio release) dropped today and if it doesn't feel like a national holiday over here at Alt 92.9 well I don't know what would (Xmas morning perhaps?)! The band who is known for championing the world's disappearing local record stores as well as the resurgence of vinyl, has…

It Still Amazes Me: Patriots Raise Banner 5 Tonight

I'm old enough to know this crazy Boston sports domination especially with our football team, REALLY isn't normal or typical. However after this 15 year run of incredible stats and wins and trophies and banners for our New England Patriots, well, I gotta say it's feeling more and more "normal" every year.  I said on…

What To Get Tom Brady For His Birthday - Amy Brooks

Tom Brady is 40 today (wow right?) What on earth do you get a GOAT?  A party at Fanieul Hall? (already happening). A diamond watch? A night out with Gisele Bundchen?  I know! I new pair of Uggs! Yawn. No. These are all so attainable!  But imagine being the guy's friend or sister or parent…

Chester Bennington, Chris Cornell Gone And Everyone Asking "Why??"

In December of 2015, we were blown away by the death of Scott Weiland (he overdosed on his tour bus after a show, but was it accidental? Can't be sure). We were then devastated after learning of Chris Cornell's suicide this May just hours after Soundgarden performed in front of  thousands of adoring fans in Detroit.…