1. As with every Thursday, I'm on the Stephanie and Meredith show at FM 107.1 at 2 p.m. They probably won't let you in the studio unless you have a good cover story, but you can listen live here.
2. Swing by the BLB sometime between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. I'll be there checking out the Food Network taping that Ben Palosaari writes about. C'mon by, I'll buy you a drink. I'm serious.
3. Tonight, the radio show folks, a few City Pagers and I are going to karaoke at the Uptown VFW. In case you're wondering if I can sing, I can't. But I will try. For your amusement.
Explanation of my aforementioned bleary eyes: I was out until shortly after 1 a.m. watching the Old 97's. For you. You, the reader.
The pro wakeboard tour rips into town this weekend. Weather permitting, it should be a spectacle for the ages. We'll have photos for you Monday morning.
Matt Snyders finds in John McCain's speech a man (an old man) and a metaphor (a biting metaphor). I sincerely hope I never piss Snyders off.
Judd Spicer believes Joe Mauer will win the batting title, and offers five reasons why.