This show is unBEARable

This show is unBEARable

On Friday mornings, Dancin’ Eric Hanson Presents ‘Nerd News!’ Break out your pocket protector and get ready to hear the biggest science news stories from the past week.

A weather articles circling social media has some Iowans concerned that another derecho could impact Iowa again this summer.  While that may be true, the storm likely won’t be as powerful as the previous derecho. The Morning Scramble will dispel summer weather rumors with Iowa’s News Now meteorologist Rebecca Kopelman.

The weekend is here and the Morning Scramble can help you find fun things to do during your weekend. They’ll tell you what they’re looking forward do and what lights their candle at 9:50 am

The Woo Girl


The Woo Girl

Graduation season is here. There are 2 types of people who attend a graduation ceremony: the people who listen to the speaker and hold their applause to the end of the list of names and the people who “Woo-Hoo!” during the ceremony. Eric says hold all applause. Clare says “Woo-Hoo” when you hear your grad’s name! But what say you? Get ready to deliver your verdict for ‘Jury in a Hurry.’

The Billboard Music Awards are coming up May 20th to honor all of the achievements in music in the past year. The Morning Scramble wants to celebrate too! They’ve noticed that songs keep getting shorter…what if they wrote some super short songs? Could the Scramblers write a song in 60 seconds? We’ll find out….

Hear the most painful yodeling ever

Hear the most painful yodeling ever

Morning Scramble Movie Club needs to find their next movie. Here’s what they’re going to do: each Scrambler brings a suggestion, DJ Lady and Jenny Valliere give their movie suggestions as well, and they all get placed at the bottom of our PLINKO board. We will find out our next movie for Morning Scramble Movie Club! 

Raising kids is hard and all parents have different rules. What are the social media rules in your house? At what age should a kid be allowed on social media? Get ready to give your opinion on this ‘Momtroversy!’

Eric’s birthday weekend is Memorial Day weekend—a long, holiday weekend—perfect for a getaway. But he and his wife, Shannon, couldn’t make up their minds on where to go, so Clare and Destiny will decide. They officially start the planning! 

Rickles, Tickles and Kickles

Rickles, Tickles and Kickles

The Morning Scramble is gearing up for another ‘Taste It Tuesday” inspired by some recipes that are going viral and they all have to do with pickles…Dancin’ Eric Hanson’s least favorite food! We’ll taste test Ranch pickles, Taco Pickles, and Kool Aid Pickles.

Morning Scramble Movie Club meets once again to decide which movie they’ll watch next. Last week the club watch a movie recommended at random by listener Mike. He suggested they watch “The Peanut Butter Falcon” on Amazon Prime. What should they watch this week?

The ghost of Mother’s Day lunch

The ghost of Mother’s Day lunch

Clare thinks she’s being haunted. Eric is hosting an event for Mount Mercy University this evening. Destiny wants to go on vacation with her boyfriend, but he only wants to stay at a bougie hotel.

Morning Scramble Movie Club meets to discuss this week’s movie which came strongly recommended by listener Mike: “The Peanut Butter Falcon” on Amazon Prime. It’s about a young man with downs syndrome who breaks out of the nursing home facility he’s living in to become a pro wrestler. He befriends an outlaw on the run who becomes his coach.

Jenny Valliere has some exciting news. She joins the Morning Scramble to spill the beans and make a big announcement!

Z102.9 and the Eastern Iowa Airport have teamed up to send someone to sunny Las Vegas! This episode, five finalists will find out their fate in a game of PLINKO.

My cat needs a girlfriend

My cat needs a girlfriend

Clare’s daughter has to have the ‘talk’ at school. Eric wants to make his wife jealous. Destiny wants to expand her family and give her cat a girlfriend.

Mother’s Day coming up this Sunday and sometimes it’s hard to buy that perfect gift for mom. Luckily, The Morning Scramble is full of useful gift giving advice! They want you to tell them a little bit about that tough-to-buy-for mom on your list and Eric, Clare and Destiny will give you’re their best advice. It may be good, it may be bad, and it may be downright ugly, but…it’s free!

On Friday mornings, Dancin’ Eric Hanson Presents ‘Nerd News!’ Break out your pocket protector and get ready to hear the biggest science news stories from the past week.

Clare’s most hated enemy

Clare’s most hated enemy

Clare is babysitting a cat that hates her. Eric’s wife is on a trip and had a pretty nerve-wracking experience. Destiny doesn’t think her boyfriend knows what sexy is.

Traditionally, if you get a gift it is customary to send a ‘thank you’ note back, thanking that person for their thoughtfulness. But do people still send thank yous? Eric says YES! Clare says nah. But what say you? Get ready to deliver your verdict for ‘Jury in a Hurry.’

On Thursday mornings The Morning Scramble spreads ‘Good Vibrations.’ Get ready to put a smile on your face as we celebrate the anniversary of our first ever radio wedded couple.

Oh, crap! We’ve turned into our parents..

Oh, crap! We’ve turned into our parents..

Eric is on board to let Clare and Destiny plan his secret vacation. Clare was honest with her husband about his shirt and now he’s mad. Destiny thinks her identity is being stolen.

What’s one thing you swore you’d never do, but now that you’re a parent, you do it all the time? That’s this week’s ‘Momtroversy!’

Today is Cinco de Mayo! Clare and Eric love some fun facts about holidays. They’ll see if they can top each other with some of the most amazing, mind-blowing fun facts.

One shot, one opportunity

One shot, one opportunity

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!

Morning Scramble Movie Club meets to discuss a chick flick: “Runaway Bride.” It’s the classic re-pairing of Julia Roberts and Richard Gere…did it make Destiny cry?