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Old School: Date Like it’s 1865
It's a story as old as time.  Man wants to meet woman, so he takes an ad out in the paper.  Taking out an ad in the paper might seem a little old school, but in 1865 it was new school.
 
A researcher for the University of Oxford, Max Roser, found and shared a dating ad published in…
Throwback Thursday: Unsolved Mysteries [AUDIO]
It's Throwback Thursday, and we are going back to 1987 when Unsolved Mysteries made it's debut.  Robert Stack hosted this show that left us with more questions than answers, but kept our minds wondering about what really happened!
 
First off, easily the best theme song in TV histo…
Buffalo’s Shemika Charles on America’s Got Talent
Buffalo's Queen of Limbo Shemika Charles advanced last night on America's Got Talent, after an impressive audition performance which included her limbo-ing under a truck! She's the first person to ever limbo under a vehicle!
According to her website Shemika "is a two-time…
Tony Tries: The ‘Ride of Steel’ at Darien Lake
It's a bird...it's a plane...it's...Tony Tries Tuesday!  On this edition I try and conquer my fear of the 'Ride of Steel' at Darien Lake Theme Park.  Val Townsend forced me to do it but that doesn't mean I went without a fight!
 
If you are not familiar, Darien Lake's 'Ride of Steel' (commonly referre…
‘Because I Said So’ Week in Review – 6/11/17
June is moving along at a ferocious pace and before we know it it will be over!  Hopefully we can fit in a few laughs for you before it ends.  If you missed 'Because I Said So' with Val Townsend and Tony P then let's get caught up now, right HERE...
Worst High-Five Ever [VIDEO]
We have all been there.  You go to give a high-five and you realize (too late) that you are the only one doing it.  So what do you do?  You leave it up there extra long and hope the other person sees it and responds.  That doesn't happen and you end up with your hand awkward…
Bills Cornerback Goes on Uber Journey
File this under the 'Whaaaaat?' category.  Buffalo Bills cornerback Shareece Wright took an Uber from Chicago to Buffalo just so he could attend voluntary OTA's.  Talk about committed!  If you are trying to break a 17 year playoff curse this is a great way to start...
Tony Tries: Lipsense Makeup [VIDEO]
We had another special Tony Tries this week, where Val comes up with ways to humiliate me.  This week she had me try out Lipsense makeup.  Not only did I have to wear the makeup, I had to put it on myself!
 
We were lucky enough to have Jill, our Lipsense distributor, stop by and supply…
Watch Laura Daniels Try the World’s Toughest Tongue Twister
"Pad kid poured curd pulled cod."
Researchers -- yes, actual researchers spent time on this -- at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have deemed this sentence as the world's hardest tongue twister.
MIT psychologists tried to determine if they could induce "double sound mistakes…
Val Attempts to Shave Tony’s Beard [VIDEO]
The day is finally here!  Back on November 1st, I began growing my beard for Movember with the intention of shaving it by New Years.  Then New Years came and went and I decided to keep it through the winter.  Then, with fan voting, we decided to keep it until June...
Preview: RAPTORS at Hawk Creek Wildlife Center
Tonya Lowe from Hawk Creek Wildlife Center joined us in studio today to introduce us to some of the center's residents. We got a chance to meet Talon the Red-Tail Hawk, and Noche, a Mexican Black King snake.
You can see Talon perform this Saturday at RAPTORS...
Throwback Thursday: Garbage Pail Kids [AUDIO]
It's Throwback Thursday, and this week were are going back to 1985 when the Garbage Pail Kids made their debut.  These were the thing to collect and reached Pokemon level craze.
 
If you had a name you probably had a corresponding card or two.  T...

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