Video: The Mr. Science Show – Virtual Reality

I created The Mr. Science Show (a parody of the famous Mr. Wizard” kids show from the 60s and 70s) around 1994 with a morning show host in Lansing, Michigan by the name of Gene Gregory. I wrote the scripts and did the voice of Mr. Science’s young assistant, Timmy, and Gene voiced the title character and did the post production work. I think in all we did about a…

May 28, 2014

Bob Reno’s Report for May 19, 2014

That Escalated Quickly – George Thomas, the track coach at Sharon High School (PA) was in court this week and  pleaded not guilty to charges that he stabbed the parent of one of his runners. Say what? According to the victim, Otis Hixon, he went to Thomas to confront him about allegedly assaulting his stepson and another boy at practice the day before. But instead of a civil discussion about…

May 19, 2014

Bob Reno’s Report for May 12, 2014

May 12, 2014

That Musta Been Some Little League Game! – You know how it is at big sporting events: there’s never enough parking, so you wait and wait and then something finally opens up, but then some dumbass pulls into your spot before you can use it.  Your only option? Well, if you’re 70-year-old John DeCarlo of Kennewick, WA you do what you what anyone else would do: you pull out a…


Bob Reno’s Report for Friday, May 9, 2014

May 9, 2014

German Soccer Player Accused of Blinding Rival Fan With . . . Spicy Meat on a Stick? – Yes, you read that correcting. Midfielder Kevin Grosskreutz, who plays for Germany, didn’t throw a punch or hit the mouthy fan with a broken beer bottle. Nope, he allegedly took his dinner, several pieces of meat and vegetables skewered on a stick and commonly know as a “kebab”, and threw it at the…


Bob Reno’s Report for May 7, 2014

Welcome to the Future! Say Hello to . . . Footgolf? – Hey, I know what we’ll do: let’s take two really boring sports and combine them for one new super boring sport. For example, if you took the slow pace of soccer with the slow pace of golf, you’re really have something, right? And that something is called Footgolf and it looks just as goofy as you’d think. People…

May 7, 2014

Bob Reno’s Report for May 6, 2014

BadJocks Crime of the Decade? We know its still early in this decade, but this one is at least in the running. According to police in Fremont, Nebraska, someone is stealing golf balls . . . from the greens at the popular Fremont Golf Club WHILE people are playing. Okay, that’s not that unusual, but the next part is: the thief is then painting the golf balls and hitting them into…

May 6, 2014

Bob Reno’s Report for May 2, 2014

I don’t endorse this kind of behavior, but here’s an interesting video called “How to Sneak into Any Game (Grand Scam)“. Kids: don’t do what Uncle Bob does, do what Uncle Bob says . . . and don’t forget to bring a baby bottle to the game with you. Red-shirting players in college (essentially giving them an extra year of eligibility by holding them out of games their freshman season)…

May 2, 2014

Odds of a Bad Jock Ruining Your NFL Season

One of the more frequent questions we get here at has to do with the impact that athletes who behave badly (bad jocks) will have on a team’s season. In some cases, that’s pretty easy to calculate, as in the case of former New England Patriot tight end Aaron “Say Hello to My Little Friend” Hernandez, who left New England in a tight spot when he was arrested on…

April 18, 2014