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Reno’s Rant: Musical Influences Vol. 5 Best Of Friends

Reno’s Rant: Musical Influences Vol. 5 Best Of Friends

So over the past year, I’ve been recounting all of the people and times in my life that influenced the music I listen to, to this day. I had no real plan for this, just a few people and ideas and I figured that I would see where it took us. I’m thinking that I…

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!  Nyuk! Nyuk! Nyuk!

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year! Nyuk! Nyuk! Nyuk!

Rockin Rich here – time again for the annual Rocky Comedy Cans Film Festival!  Join us Monday November 18th from 6 till 9pm at The Movies At Meadville for some classic Black & White laughs with the Three Stooges.  Your admission is at least 3 non perishable or canned food items that will help to…

15 Years Rockin NWPA

15 Years Rockin NWPA

Rockin Rich here:  Just wanted to say a huge “thank you” to you listeners who have been up with me for the last 15 years here in Northwest PA.  I love my job…and do not take it lightly.  My life’s motto – Serious Rockin…Serious Fun!  As a way to express my gratitude – you can…

Reno’s Rant: Musical Influences Vol. 4 Radio Years (Part 2)

Reno’s Rant: Musical Influences Vol. 4 Radio Years (Part 2)

So it’s been a hot minute since my last blog post. My food blog www.foodpocalypsenow.com has suffered as well. It’s been a crazy year thus far with my heart issues. Doctor visits and hospital stays for tests and procedures have kept my mind preoccupied. Unfortunately, my blogs and radio show have suffered. Well, that’s about…

Memorial Day means…

Memorial Day means…

Rockin Rich here – Be sure when wishing family & friends a fun filled kick off of summer holiday weekend…please don’t say “Happy Memorial Day”.  Many family members and friends of departed military service personnel struggle on this particular day that was set aside to remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice.  …

Look Twice – Save A Life!

Look Twice – Save A Life!

Rockin Rich here.  May is Motorcycle Awareness Month in Pennsylvania.  As a rider myself, I wanted to remind everyone who operates a motor vehicle – 2 or 4 wheels – to look out for one another on the road this riding season.  Bikers – please review your reactionary riding skills…no matter how experienced you are. …

Reno’s Rant: Apathetic Penguins

Reno’s Rant: Apathetic Penguins

Taking quick break from my blog series on musical influences, a new one coming after the Easter holiday by the way, to talk a little Penguins hockey. Well last night was the end of a lackluster season. It was season full of stretches where the Pens looked unbeatable and then stretches where they looked like…

Reno’s Rant: Musical Influences Vol. 3: Family Tradition

Reno’s Rant: Musical Influences Vol. 3: Family Tradition

In the continuing saga of the people in my life who influenced the music I love, we take a look at one of the main influences of my love of heavy metal, my cousin Rusty. In all of the music that I grew up listening to and all of the genres that it encompassed, I…

Reno’s Rant: Musical Influences Vol. 2: The Radio Years (Part 1)

Reno’s Rant: Musical Influences Vol. 2: The Radio Years (Part 1)

In my continuing look at the people in my life who have influenced the musical tastes throughout my life. This installment, it’s not so much a person but a thing that influenced the music I love. I got my first radio about the time I started grade school…maybe 3rd grade. I remember setting it front…