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A walk in the Park, Volume 228 (Part 1)

WARDEN TRACKS... Today's song is from a one-hit-wonder whose lead singer was once featured on the highly addictive TV Show "Intervention."  They are DAYS OF THE NEW, and he is Travis Meeks.  Meeks is clean & sober today, and the band just released album number four.  From their highly praised debut album, simply titled "Days Of The New," click to the right for "SHELF IN THE ROOM."  Buy Days Of The New music music via Amazon here.

Topic Of The Day: THE GRAMMY AWARDS ARE TONIGHT, DO YOU GIVE A SH*T?  Call 780-451-8666, or click our Twitter, Facebook & Text (SMS) links at the top of this page.  On the upside, there'll be performances by Metallica ("Through The Never" movie out Tuesday), and Dave Grohl with Trent Reznor & Lindsey Buckingham, and Black Sabbath will present.  Check the official Grammy's site here.

Winning Weekends With The Warden... WIN FREE LIFT PASSES FOR JASPER'S MARMOT BASIN every Saturday & Sunday between 10am & 4pm (Mountain time, of course).  Experience Marmot's 50th birthday season with all the events, parties, riding, and other "Celebrate Jasper" fun hereJASPER IN JANUARY is on now, with reduced rates on lift passes, hotels, restaurants & more!  And plug into all the Rocky Mountain fun with the following links for MARMOT BASIN, Banff's Sunshine Village & the rest of Western Canada.

NFL PLAYOFFS... Superbowl 48 is one week from today in New Jersey, and it's supposed to be cold & snowy.  The Denver Bluntcos and the Seattle Weedhawks meet up at Metlife Stadium, kickoff is at 4:30pm Mountain time.  Get all the Superbowl hype here, everything NFL here, and catch the action on CTV!  TODAY IS THE PROBOWL FROM HAWAII, click here.

COOLEST BUILDINGS ON THE PLANET... When I travel, I love to check out the architecture.  Check out 10 of the world's most amazing buildings here!

MASSIVE FIREBALL SOUTH OF WINNIPEG... There was a natural gas line explosion south of Winnipeg last night that spewed out a massive fireball for about 12 hours.  Story and some video here.

EPIC TUESDAYS AT EDEN... Hey ladies! DO YOU LIKE FREE MONEY?  Then join me every Tuesday night at Eden Exotic Entertainment and you could win $600 cash!  Rockstar Energy presents the Wet T-shirt Contest, and LATOYA was last week's winner!  Join me Tuesday night, I'll buy you a drink.  Click here for this week's entertainers, upcoming events, & more.

EDMONTON OILERS... Lost a pitiful 4-3 decision to Phoenix Friday.  They're back at it this evening, hosting the Nashville Predators.  Faceoff from Rexall Place is at 6:05pm Mountain time, watch it on Sportsnet West.

EDMONTON OIL KINGS... Pounded the Calgary Hitmen last night 7-3, the rematch happens in Calgary this afternoon.  Faceoff is at 4:05pm Mountain time, catch every game live on our brother station, TSN 1260.

EDMONTON RUSH... Are off to a franchise best 4-0 start after taking a close 9-8 win away from the Vancouver Stealth last night on the west coast!  They're back home for their next game, Saturday, February 1st against the Rochester Knighthawks.  Faceoff from Rexall Place is at 7:05pm Mountain time.

FUN, FESTIVALS, ETC... JASPER IN JANUARY (January 17 - February 2), Edmonton Pet Expo 2014 (January 25 & 26), Edmonton Reno Show (January 24-26), Ice On Whyte (January 24 - February 2), Canadian Birkebeiner (February 7 & 8).

From yesterday: WORLD'S BEST DESIGNED PIZZA BOX, here.

From yesterday: VIAGRA HAS ONE PURPOSE, here.

From yesterday: 80% FACEBOOK DECLINE 80% BY 2017, here.


Comments?  Suggestions?  Contact me by FacebookTwitter, or email.  Thanks for wheeling over the blog today, and I'll talk to you again next Saturday between 10am & 6pm Mountain time.  Have a great week!

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