The New OG! Classic hip-hop fans can rejoice! 97.9 FM is no longer Q100 but now the OG. OG stands for Original Gangsta (that may not need clarification but just in case) and plays classic hip-hop songs from the 1990s and early 2000s. This era, by some, is defined as the “sweet spot” of rap. You can read more here, but tune in next time you’re sitting in terrible traffic. It’s guaranteed to help ease the stress.
A New Sheriff In Columbus
Cardale Jones, aka “12 Gauge”, will forgo the NFL draft and return to college. That question still remained until Thursday afternoon. This young quarterback has had a month and a half of epic proportions. He began the year as 3rd string QB for the Ohio State Buckeyes, but by the end of the year found himself in the starting role. In those last three games the results were as follows: game one – Big 10 Champs over Wisconsin; game two – Sugar Bowl Champs over Alabama; game three – National Champs over Oregon. Nuff said.
A Surprising Source Of Budgeting Tips
There are many “how-to” lists out there suggesting ways to cinch the belt, but we found an interesting list of tips from 12 celebs. By no means will this launch you to financial security or celeb status, but it does provide entertaining insight into the way some think about money. Who knew everyone’s favorite NSYNC star (well 2nd favorite behind Joey Fatone) thought “outside the bun”?
Well, not entirely, but the IRS has announced that they’ll be doing about 17% less audits than they did last year. Don’t get too excited though as they’re still planning on conducting 1 million of those nerve-wreckers. However, it is down about 200,000 from last year and 400,000 from the year before. Check out the article here (at a minimum, read the 2nd to last paragraph…we can’t wait to see how effective that is)
A Moment Of Silence
The real Marlboro Man, Darrell Winfield, died this week in his Wyoming home at the age of 85. Often touted as the most successful cigarette campaign of all time, the Marlboro Man was often portrayed by actors. But Darrell was the real deal. In 1968 he was tapped for the role while working on a ranch in Wyoming. As they say, "the rest is history." His cause of death was not listed in the obituary, but it was noted that he stayed true to his brand from 1968 until he passed away. Check out some of the old ads in the link below…looks like Don Draper’s finest work!