You can’t call yourself an expert!

You can’t call yourself an expert!

On Friday mornings, Dancin’ Eric Hanson Presents ‘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.

When it comes to entertainment, the Cedar Rapids Metro area has so much to offer! Many arts and culture organizations are re-opening and ready for business and they could use your support. Jule Day from the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance will join The Morning Scramble to tell us about a fun initiative to support local arts and culture.

Eric is NOT Iowa nice

Eric is NOT Iowa nice

We’ve got a new co-worker! The newest member on the Z102.9 Street Team is Andrew. He’s got a full-time job that also keeps him pretty busy, so Eric and Clare caught up with him this past weekend at the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market. They asked him some questions to get to know him better and we’ll share his responses with you!

Radio court is in session on The Morning Scramble. It’s summer and many students are taking Drivers’ Education. They’re learning a lot while on the road, but sometimes they can make a mistake. Do you honk at student drivers?

The Morning Scramble wants to spread some ‘Good Vibrations!’ There’s a young man from Jesup who is currently in the running for a $10,000 scholarship for creating a work of art all out of duct tape, but he needs our votes! Eric and Clare will give you the story and tell you how you can vote!

Destiny is afraid she’s going to wet the bed

Destiny is afraid she’s going to wet the bed

We need your help, parents! Raising kids can be rough especially when you kid can’t keep a dang secret! Has your kid ever embarrassed you or ruined a big surprise by spilling a secret? Get ready to give your story on this ‘Momtroversy!’

 The Morning Scramble Movie Club holds their next meeting to pick the next movie they will watch next. They’ve received a couple of suggestions that has them dubbing this month “July-it Try-it!” What movie would you recommend to the Morning Scramble? You can suggest a movie anytime by emailing clare@kzia.com or eric@kzia.com! 

Eric’s grandma is on FIRE!

Eric’s grandma is on FIRE!

The Morning Scramble gets one shot…one opportunity…to show you exactly what they did over the long, holiday 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 ‘No Escape,’ a movie recommended to us by listener, Karin. It stars Owen Wilson and Lake Bell as a couple trying to flee a southeast Asia country after a military coup breaks out and all Americans are being executed! Karin says Eric, Clare, and Destiny will be at the edge of their seats the whole time. The Scramblers give you their thoughts on the movie.

We need your help, parents! Raising kids can be rough especially when you kid can’t keep a dang secret! Has your kid ever embarrassed you or ruined a big surprise by spilling a secret? Get ready to give your story on this ‘Momtroversy!

Get out of my head Kanye West!

Get out of my head Kanye West!

The Morning Scramble is so ready for the 4th of July! Clare and Eric love fun facts about holidays. And sometimes they can be competitive. They’ll see if they can top each other with some of the most amazing, mind-blowing fun facts.

On Friday mornings, Dancin’ Eric Hanson Presents ‘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.

Destiny really wants to play a game. She says she has the PERFECT 4th of July game for Eric and Clare to play!

You can’t call dibs!

You can’t call dibs!

Clare and Eric are headed back into a radio court of law for ‘Jury in a Hurry.’ The case before the court is one of BBQ etiquette…is there such a thing as ‘dibs’ on what your are bringing to a potluck? You can’t bring baked beans because Aunt Sue ALWAYS brings baked beans. What say you? Get ready to deliver your verdict.

TONS of information passes through The Morning Scramble. Eric and Clare are diligent about sharing the most important information right away, but they keep everything just in case. Sometimes it’s important to clear out some of the information that’s not useful. We spin the ‘Wheel of Useless Knowledge: the 4th of July Edition!’

Ditch and snitch

Ditch and snitch

Raising kids is tough, but being a pet parent is not without its challenges too! This week with people traveling and getting together for the 4th of July holiday, The Morning Scramble dives in to a Dog-Momtroversy: do you ask a friend to kennel their pet? Get ready to give your opinion on this ‘Momtroversy!’

Time to officially meet our newest addition to the Z102.9 Street Team, Jaidyn! You won’t believe the type of pets she had in her house growing up!

 

Eric doesn’t cry, his cheeks sweat!

Eric doesn’t cry, his cheeks sweat!

The Morning Scramble Movie Club holds their next meeting to pick the next movie they will watch next. We reveal what another listener has for a movie suggestion.

Raising kids is tough, but being a pet parent is not without its challenges too! This week with people traveling and getting together for the 4th of July holiday, The Morning Scramble dives in to a Dog-Momtroversy: do you ask a friend to kennel their pet? Get ready to give your opinion on this ‘Momtroversy!’

Forgive the scramble, for they have sinned

Forgive the scramble, for they have sinned

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 ‘The Next Three Days,’ a movie recommended to us by listener, Shannon. It stars Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks as a couple; the husband is trying to prove his wife is not guilty of…MURDER! Eric, Clare, and Destiny will give you their thoughts on the movie.

Mermaids are kind of lumpy

Mermaids are kind of lumpy

Eric and Clare will check in with Karol Shepherd, the Executive Director of the Freedom Festival about Dock Dogs. And Abby Huff from the Czech Village/New Bo Main Street District gives us the lowdown on what’s new in the neighborhood.

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.

TONS of information passes through The Morning Scramble. Eric and Clare are diligent about sharing the most important information right away, but they keep everything just in case. Sometimes it’s important to clear out some of the information that’s not useful.  We spin the ‘Wheel of Useless Knowledge!’