Mike Waters

Mike Waters

Born a poor white child in Davenport, Iowa. Son of Muddy Waters and sister of Roger Waters. I Lived in Iowa for the first year of my life and grew up in a suburb of Minneapolis called New Hope!  That always gets my fellow Star Wars geeks excited.  My 2 favorite things in life, other than my family are good comedy (Marx Brothers, Monty Python, Steve Martin, Bill Murray, etc…) and good music!  Classic Hits of course.

I’ve been doing radio for 30 years in places like Madison, Wisconsin, Southern Maryland, Yakima Washington, and for most of my adult life in Fargo, North Dakota where I’ve said things like “Oof Duh!” and “You Betcha!”.  I’ve seen the movie over 20 times.  I’ve also seen the movie, Cedar Rapids starring Ed Helms and John C Reilly…liked that one a lot as well.  Unfortunately, neither of those movies were filmed in their titular locations.

I’m very excited to be doing radio here at KOKZ in Eastern Iowa!  You can hear me weekday mornings from 5:30 – 10am with nothing but fun and the best classic hits ever recorded.

 

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Pat Benatar’s Covid Inspired Song

Pat Benatar and hubby Neil Giraldo have shared a new song, “Together,” which was inspired by the current coronavirus crisis. I played a bit for you earlier this morning. “In challenging times, it sometimes helps to seek out beauty and hope and positivity. Making music leads us down that path,” the couple share. “We wrote…read more »

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Rest in Peace, Fred Willard

One of my favorites of all time, Legendary comic actor FRED WILLARD died on Friday of natural causes. He was 86. His daughter Hope said he passed “very peacefully.” Fred was in a TON of stuff, but he was best known for his improv skills, like in the Christopher Guest mockumentaries “Waiting for Guffman”, “Best…read more »

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Milking Cucumbers???

Apparently, there’s a new trend from TikTok going around where people are MILKING CUCUMBERS. I know you think I’m kidding…but check this out. If you cut the end off a cucumber and rub it against the part you just cut it from, white stuff comes out . . . and that’s the stuff that can…read more »

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Silly Walk This Way!

Here’s a way to cheer your neighbors up if you’re a Monty Python fan (and who isn’t?): People have been setting up signs in their front yards, declaring them “Silly Walk Zones.” So when you walk by, you have to do a silly walk. From my experience, it’s hard to feel sad, afraid, or anxious…read more »

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A Zoom Meeting with Your Dogs?

I am loving all of the creativity people are using to get through this crap that we’re currently going through. BBC reporter Andrew Cotter has gone viral because of a Zoom meeting he did with his two dogs. The “good dog” is named Olive and she’s doing so well during quarantine that she earned a…read more »

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All Stressed Out and Nowhere to Go???

These are stressful times where pretty much everything feels uncertain. So . . . how are you getting through it? A new survey found three out of four people say the pandemic has increased their stress and anxiety. And here are the top 10 ways we’re reducing that stress . . .I don’t know about…read more »

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