Don’t Blame the Hawks!

Don’t Blame the Hawks

Dancin’ Eric Hanson brings us all of the latest and greatest happening in science with ‘Nerd News!’ Break out your pocket protector, tape the bridge of your glasses, and get ready to hear the biggest science news stories from the past week.

The Morning Scramble is super excited that their Santa Line is back this holiday season! They’ve sent several messages directly to the North Pole and SANTA HAS RESPONDED!

The Morning Scramble is all about getting you pumped up for football—especially when the Hawkeyes are playing on a game we weren’t really planning on playing! You may have thought the season was over, but the Hawks are taking on Michigan in the Big 10 Championship and the Z102.9 Bubble Band gathers once again to bring you a halftime spectacular.

Destiny is our resident cheerleader, but lately, she’s been bringing the Hawks lots of luck with her spoken-word spirit chants. She’s got another chant to victory.

Todd Brommelcamp from KGYM radio will take us inside the game as the Hawks take on the Wolverines. Todd breaks down the keys of the game and get you in the know.

A Fan Recognized Eric Because of This Body Part

A Fan Recognized Eric Because of This Body Part…

The Morning Scramble Santa Line is back! They’ve made contact with Santa Claus himself and all holiday season, your little one has a direct connection to the man in red. All you need for the Santa Line is your smartphone and the Z102.9 app! Click ‘uploads’ on the app, record your son or daughter, send it to us, and we’ll send it to Santa! Once Santa receives your message, he’ll let us know! Listen to The Morning Scramble to hear your message and Santa’s reply on the radio!

It’s a balmy 60 degrees in Iowa in December—which is odd, but perfect timing to decorate outside for Christmas. if you’re decorating, according to Dancin’ Eric Hanson, do not put up an inflatable yard decoration. They are tacky. Clare says go for it! The more the merrier! Who do you side with? Get ready to deliver your verdict for ‘Jury in a Hurry.’

Put the Bottle Down Canada… You Have a Problem

Put the Bottle Down Canada… You Have a Problem

Being a parent is hard, so each week The Morning Scramble takes time to tackle a ‘Momtroversy.’ This week is more of a Dadtroversy. One mom wants to know how do you get husbands to be friends? In her situation, she and another mom get along, the kids get along great, but…the husbands don’t seem to click. What would you do? Think about it, and fire off your response to The Morning Scramble.

The Morning Scramble Movie Club needs to hold an emergency meeting. Destiny is recommending the Scramblers watch “Christmas in Homestead” because even though it’s a Hallmark movie, it’s set in Iowa. Clare and Eric are feeling generous (and want to get one of these movies out of the way). But how to stream it?

We Tried a Candy Cane That Tastes Like FEET!

We Tried a Candy Cane That Tastes Like FEET!

The Morning Scramble is ready for another ‘Taste It Tuesday’ and this week, they are ready for Christmas! Clare was doing a little shopping for shop small Saturday and discovered some…unique flavored…candy canes. Meanwhile, Dancin’ Eric Hanson discovered some Key Lime Tea in his father’s pantry in Florida. It may be close to expiring, but The Morning Scramble will give it a taste.

The Morning Scramble Movie Club holds their next meeting. Which direction do they turn to select their next movie? Perhaps…CHRISTMAS?! Find out their pick.

Being a parent is hard, so each week The Morning Scramble takes time to tackle a ‘Momtroversy.’ This week is more of a Dadtroversy. One mom wants to know how do you get husbands to be friends? In her situation, she and another mom get along, the kids get along great, but…the husbands don’t seem to click. What would you do? Think about it, and fire off your response to The Morning Scramble.

Eric Found Out He’s a Woman at the Airport

Eric Found Out He’s a Woman at the Airport

The Morning Scramble gets one shot…one opportunity…to show you exactly what they did over the weekend. Check out their weekend photos on the Z102.9 Facebook page, hear the stories of their adventures, and share what you did! 

It’s a time for giving thanks…for Tom Hanks. ‘T. Hanks’ continues to be the theme for Morning Scramble Movie Club. The Scramblers are watching “That Thing You Do” on Hulu. It’s about a band in the ‘60’s who makes it big with a hit song. Find out what they think of the movie.

The Morning Scramble has BIG news: Morning Scramble Santa Line is back! They’ve made contact with Santa Claus himself and all holiday season, your little one has a direct connection to the man in red. Eric and Clare will give you full details on how you can submit your child’s message to Santa on the Z102.9 app and get his response!!

Your new holiday tradition: Football Santa!

Your new holiday tradition: Football Santa!

It’s a condensed holiday weekend, so The Morning Scramble has to get you pumped up for football on a Friday-that-will-feel-like-a-Saturday. So we’ll pump you up with the Z102.9 Bubble Band on a Wednesday-that-feels-like-a-Friday. Make sense?

Destiny is our resident cheerleader and she creates a customized cheer for the Hawks. But lately, she’s been having lots of luck with spoken word chants. It’s been working for the Hawkeyes, so we won’t mess with the mojo.  

Todd Brommelcamp from KGYM radio will take us inside the game as the Hawks take on the Cornhuskers. The Hawks are headed to Nebraska right after their turkey dinners. Nebraska will be playing without their quarterback due to an injury. Will that affect the game? Todd Brommelcamp will answer that question and break down the keys of the game and get you in the know.

Green Bean Casserole Pizza? Yep.. We Tried It!

Green Bean Casserole Pizza? Yep.. We Tried It!

The Morning Scramble is ready for another ‘Taste It Tuesday’ and this week, they are prepping for the holidays with the new Bud Selzer Ugly Sweater Holiday pack. With the flavors of Cranberry, Sugar Plum, Cherry Cordial, and Selzer Nog, are the Scramblers in for a treat?

The Morning Scramble Movie Club holds their next meeting. The theme for Thanksgiving is T. Hanks. Which Tom Hanks movie will they watch next? Find out their pick.

Watch Out for Creepy Eric!

Watch Out for Creepy Eric!

The Morning Scramble gets one shot…one opportunity…to show you exactly what they did over the weekend. Check out their weekend photos on the Z102.9 Facebook page, hear the stories of their adventures, and share what you did! 

It’s a time for giving thanks…for Tom Hanks. T. Hanks is the theme for Morning Scramble Movie Club. The Scramblers are watching the 1989 classic, “Turner & Hooch” on Disney+. Find out what they think of the movie.

Thanksgiving is coming up. It’s THE food holiday, but of all of the traditional Thanksgiving food side dishes, which one is your favorite? The Morning Scramble is ready to find out! The “New Pi Side Dish Showdown” action comes to a head on The Morning Scramble. Making their way to the “Tasty Two” is Stuffing from a Box taking on Deviled Eggs in the Championship game. 

They Changed The French Flag and Nobody Noticed!

They Changed The French Flag and Nobody Noticed!

Thanksgiving is THE food holiday, but of all of the traditional Thanksgiving food side dishes, which one is your favorite? The Morning Scramble is ready to find out! The “New Pi Side Dish Showdown” action continues with games 5 and 6 of the “Finger Lickin’ 4.” Brussels Sprouts vs. Box of Stuffing & Mac & Cheese vs. Deviled Eggs

Dancin’ Eric Hanson brings us all of the latest and greatest happening in science with ‘Nerd News!’ Break out your pocket protector, tape the bridge of your glasses, and get ready to hear the biggest science news stories from the past week.

The Morning Scramble is all about getting you pumped up for football! The Hawkeyes are recognizing the seniors in the football program during Saturday’s game and likewise, the Z102.9 Bubble Band would like to acknowledge some super seniors in their program.

Destiny is our resident cheerleader, and she has created a customized cheer for the Hawks as they take on Illinois! 

 Todd Brommelcamp from KGYM radio will take us inside the game as the Hawks take on the Fighting Illini. Illinois is coming into Kinnick Stadium without their head coach. Will that affect the game? Todd Brommelcamp will answer that question and break down the keys of the game and get you in the know.

We Told Clare This Wouldn’t End Up On The Podcast

We Told Clare This Wouldn’t End Up On The Podcast

Thanksgiving is coming up. It’s THE food holiday, but of all of the traditional Thanksgiving food side dishes, which one is your favorite? The Morning Scramble is ready to find out! The “New Pi Side Dish Showdown” action continues with games 3 and 4 of the “You Gonna Get Ate 8.”

The appetizer round: Charcuterie Board vs. Deviled Eggs

The creamy corner of the bracket: Mac & Cheese vs. Creamed Corn

An easy, convenient ways to celebrate Thanksgiving with your family, friends, or co-workers is the “potluck.” Everyone brings a dish to share an there’s enough to go around for everyone. But what if someone shows up and does not bring a dish? Do they get to eat too? Clare says yes—it’s Iowa nice. Eric says no—no pot of food; you are out of luck. But what do you say? Get ready to deliver your verdict for ‘Jury in a Hurry!’