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Wednesday Show Prep – Finger Guns Edition

A 12-year-old girl formed a gun with her fingers, pointed at four of her classmates one at a time, and then turned the pretend weapon toward herself. Police hauled her out of school in handcuffs, arrested her and charged the child with a felony for threatening. I’m sure some will use this as an opportunity to scream against snowflakes and gun control. But if you’re a parent sending your kid off to school in an age where they can get arrested for making finger guns, how do you talk to them about how to behave at school?

News from my former stomping grounds: An Alabama man accused of standing naked while washing a mirror in his front yard has been arrested. I don’t understand the sudden spike in people running around naked committing crimes.

A pilot who crashed his gyrocopter last week was also involved in a crash a second time during a sheriff’s office rescue operation. That’s a little like The Simpsons, when Homer fails to jump Springfield Gorge and he keeps hitting the canyon walls as the helicopter is lifting him out. Also, this guy is a worse traveling companion than Tom Hanks.

A mom in California asked her husband to watch their child while she got some sleep. She woke up to find said child with it’s head shaved. Really, how could she possibly have expected that to end any other way? What are the odds on him ever having to watch their child again.

Keith Conrad got his first job in radio in Huntsville, Alabama the day after the 2000 Presidential election when he was a freshman in college. He’s produced radio shows in Huntsville, Milwaukee, WI, Atlanta, GA and finally back in his hometown of Chicago. Currently he lives in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood steps away from the Red Line. The train goes by so often you don’t even notice it. Keith has been dabbling in the Internet arts for a while now, in various roles both professional and just for fun.

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