BE A HUNGER HERO FOR THE TORCH AND CTH
Mike & Jon are teaming up with The Torch and the Community Theatre of Howell’s production of ‘It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman’ to fight hunger in our area. The “Be A Hunger Hero” campaign is collecting non-perishable food supplies for The Torch now through December 12th at a variety of locations across Livingston County. Click Here for a list of needed items.
Donations can be dropped off at locations across the county including
Mom and Pops Bakery - 119 W Grand River Ave in Howell
First United Methodist - 400 E Grand River Ave in Brighton
Blue Frog Books - 3615 E Grand River Ave in Howell
The Wild Indoors Pet Supplies - 9560-9564 Chilson Commons Circle in Pinckney
Howell Family Dentist - 2765 E. Grand River
Nerdageddon - 117 E Grand River Ave, Brighton
Grandma Barker's Kids Resale - 115 E Main in Pinckney
Teekos Coffee - 751 S Latson Rd in Howell
Or at the WHMI studios - 1277 Parkway Drive in Howell
COMING UP ON FRIDAY
Details on Pick Your Present
Joe Sefis with the Tailgating Tip of the Week
The Forgotten 45
The Great Foodini, aka Renee Chodkowski
2-Cent History Lesson
Local news, traffic & weather
THE CREW IS ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER
Monday, November 24
Q: It's estimated that 33% of drivers don't know how to do what?
A: Fill the windshield wiper fluid
Tuesday, November 25
Q1: It's estimated one in three people did what domestic chore this past weekend?
A1: Cleaned the refrigerator
Q2: New research found what household items are the germiest?
A2: Kitchen and bath towels
Wednesday, November 26
Q: A recent survey found that 60% of Michigan residents will do what on Thanksgiving?
A: Serve Green Bean Casserole for dinner
WHMI BIRTHDAY CAKE
Friday's cake winner was Vic Zammit
If you'd like to add a name to our weekday birthday list, you can do that by Clicking Here
Countdown Until: STAR WARS: Episode VII, December 15, 2015
MEET THE REST OF THE CREW
Marshal from Fowlerville is one of our most asked about members. His quirky personality has become a fan favorite through the years. He can be heard every Monday and Thursday in "Are You Smarter Than Marshal?".
Tracey from Fowlerville dispenses retail savings advice Wednesdays at 7:45am is a segment we call 'Saving Centsibly'.
Renee Chodkowski (aka The Great Foodini) is a Howell-based chef who has been teaching enrichment cooking classes for over 20 years. Renee joins Mike & Jon every Friday at 8:15am to share her passion for cooking and all things food. Learn more at her website; www.greatfoodini.com
Meteorologist Heather Zehr is heard every morning with our Livingston Weather Watch forecast. Heather graduated from Penn State with a BS in meteorology in 1991. She has three children: Owen, born in 2002 and twins Ryan and Megan, born in 2004. In her "spare" time, Heather is an avid reader, and enjoys most types of literature.
Author, movie-maker and all-around geek savant David Hayes joins us on Thursday morning to present Celebrity Crapioke, an audio excursion into the unholy realm of celebrity ego run amok. You can learn more about David at abnormalentertainment.blogspot.com
Bob Laura is the president and co-founder of SYNERGOS Financial Group, a Registered Investment Advisory business. Bob has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and is a contributor to Forbes.com. He is a frequent guest with Mike & Jon and provides financial expertise and market advice. You can learn more at www.robertlaura.com
Melissa Keir provides our "Morning After" movie review on Monday morning at 7:15. Melissa is a wife and mother, an elementary school teacher, a book reviewer, an editor for a publishing company as well as an author. Check out her work at; www.melissakeir.com
WLNS-TV Sports Director Fred Heumann is a 28-Year veteran of the business, who joins us Monday mornings at 8:45 to talk up the Tigers and commiserate over the Lions.
MARINO & THE MORNING CREW'S DOWNLOADS
Northville's Robin Horlock stopped by to sing Bella, a song he wrote for his wife just three weeks after they met.
Pinckney High School student Fatima Poggi stopped by the WHMI studios on Christmas Eve to belt out "Send A Little Christmas".
Brighton's "Red Echo" has taken the old 70's tune "Signs" and given it new life with their angst over spiraling gas prices. Take a listen to Gas Signs
When "Beer Seeker" heard the Howell Jaycees were eliminated the Melon Tent from the Howell Melon Festival, he created a song to the tune of Bob Seger's "Sunspot Baby". It's called Melon Tent Baby
Justine Blazer rocked the studio with some tunes. The first was Me & Bobby McGee
Blazer also played her original song Red, White & Blue
Three Men & A Tenor brought their usual mayhem into our studios and sang It's Allright
Heywood Banks joined us in the studio and performed an impromptu version of I Love My A.D.D
An old lumberjack song from Neil Woodward, aka The Michigan Troubador, in the WHMI studios.
Listen to a sound clip of Jon King's old garage band "Nebula" as they rock Black Sabbath's Paranoid
I Used To Be Good Looking, Now I Don't Look Good by Jeff Daniels live in the WHMI studios.
Marino & The Morning Crew present their version of Teacher, Teacher in light of the controversy surrounding a contract for Brighton schools teachers.
THE FIVE-TIMERS CLUB
These are the only people to ever get all five answers correct in one of our on-air contests;
Todd Roberts of Howell / Jennifer Kavalos of South Lyon / John Ablett of Howell / Beth Hill of Brighton / Roger Kahle of Howell / George Watts of Howell / Ken Bendell of Howell / Pat Wilson of Howell / Mark Honkala of Howell / Scott Gorecki of Cohoctah / Bill Rulason of Cohoctah / Terry "Clowny" Clark - Fowlerville / Carol McCririe - Howell / Donna Smith - Howell / Bob Ninowski of Howell / Nanette Bartle - Brighton / Suzanne Everett - Hartland
These are the only people to ever get all five answers WRONG;
Lynn Green & Jim Bigelow
PICTURED IS; Pat Cowger - Two-Time Five-Timer from Linden (Beat Marshal 5 times and then correctly guessed five in a row during You Don't Know Jack)
THE CREW'S HALL OF FAME
Here are just some of the world-renowned celebrities that Mike & Jon have run into over the years;
Chelsea's own Jeff Daniels stopped by to play a few tunes
Howell's own Melissa Gilbert came by to make us breakfast
Amanda Bailey from Annabelle Road stopped by to serenade Mike & Jon
Motor City legend Mitch Ryder rocked out Howell's Melon Festival in 2012, but not before Mike & Jon got their moment of fame.
Northville musician Robin Horlock hung out with Mike & Jon
Heywood Banks stopped by the studios to promote an upcoming show
Steve Lombardi, aka The Brooklyn Brawler, stopped by to pile-drive Mike & Jon.
Mike & Jon pose with Three Men & A Tenor (and some of their offspring) in the WHMI studios.
THE MORNING CREW'S VIDEO ARCADE