Author Archives: Gina

Will Netflix Offer “Shuffle Play” Option?

Will Netflix Offer “Shuffle Play” Option?

On a previous blog I asked for suggestions on what to watch on Netflix. I wanted to get a wide variety of choices. AND, I did! So, thanks for your help on that. However, this may just solve “my choice” problem. Netflix is reportedly testing out a “Shuffle Play” button that will play random shows…Read more »

That’s Entertainment!

That’s Entertainment!

Here’s another entertainment list, “Friday Fast Facts” from the Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau. 10th Annual (1st Digital) Sustainable Living Festival, Splash the Heat Luau Party at Paws 4 Fun, Kinkaider Palooza, Blake Shelton Broadcast Concert and Abendmusik’s Online Summer Concert. For more information on these events, click here https://www-lincoln-org-files.s3.amazonaws.com/2d90-45912767-FFF%20July%2024,%202020.pdfRead more »

TestNebraska.com

TestNebraska.com

What is TestNebraska? This is a new initiative in partnership with our state leaders and private corporations. The goal is to dramatically increase the rate of COVID-19 testing so Nebraskans can have better access to testing and help stem the spread of COVID-19 to get us back to normal as quickly as possible. In Nebraska,…Read more »

American Idol Live From Home!

American Idol Live From Home!

This Sunday night American Idol (ABC) will return with new shows. The show will be entirely done from the homes of the contestants, judges and host. Ryan Seacrest will anchor the show from his home, using the original American Idol desk from the Fox series, which he was keeping in his garage. There will be…Read more »

On-Line Activities For The Weekend.

On-Line Activities For The Weekend.

Looking for things to do this weekend while at home? I’ve got you covered. The Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau has a page of virtual activities for the whole family. Activities for this week include: Nebraska History Challenge, Lincoln Children Zoo’s – Zoo Keeper Corner, a virtual field trip of Morrill Hall, the Red-White Spring…Read more »

“Hero Shopping Hours”

“Hero Shopping Hours”

Sam’s Club Offering “Hero Shopping Hours” In a move to help out the essential workers who are continuing to work through the coronavirus pandemic, Sam’s Club has begun “Hero Shopping Hours” to medical employees.  Starting this Sunday (April 19th), healthcare workers can shop whether they have a membership or not from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. The…Read more »

#WearRedBeProudNE

#WearRedBeProudNE

This is pretty cool. It’s time to wear red again on Friday’s. Remember when, not too long ago, many Husker fans would wear red the Friday before a Saturday football game? Well, now Nebraska Medicine is asking people to red on Fridays to show support for health care workers. Dr. Paul Aylward, who leads the…Read more »

There’s a Delay On New Emojis

There’s a Delay On New Emojis

Looks like we’ll have to continue expressing ourselves with the current set of emojis on our phones until next fall. The Unicode Consortium, the people who create the little graphics for electronic messages, said that the rollout of their next set will be delayed by six months. Originally planned for release in March 2021, Unicode Standard…Read more »

Movie Night!

Movie Night!

Here’s another fun thing to check out while you’re at home. Jamie Lee Curtis has a new gig as host of Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies is a new streaming program that will air weekly on the YouTube pages of Lionsgate and Fandango. Each Friday night at 8p (cst) a movie will be…Read more »

Working From Home

Working From Home

For the first time ever, I worked from home today. Everyone’s doing it – right? So I decided to give it a try. Thanks to Zoom and a simple set up in my basement, I’ve got a little studio (B107.3 South). The funny thing is, I got up at almost the same time, took a…Read more »