Category Archives: SMS Blog

Make-A-Wish Request-A-Thon 2022

Make-A-Wish Request-A-Thon 2022

WZPL’s signature community event is back for its 26th year! Join the Smiley Morning Show for the annual Make-A-Wish Request-A-Thon. Last year, you raised over 1 MILLION DOLLARS to grant more wishes than ever before! Can you top it this year? It’s up to you! Listen to 99.5 zpl, Thursday and Friday December 1st & 2nd for 36 hours of making dreams come true for kids right here in central Indiana!MORE

Smiley’s 12 Trees of Christmas

Smiley’s 12 Trees of Christmas

Want to sponsor a family? Email Toni@wzpl.com! The Smiley Morning Show is hoping to bring a smile to some Hoosier families this Christmas! Each day for 12 days, The Smiley Morning Show will personally deliver a Christmas tree and decorations from The Home Depot! We’ll also give the family a $500 Visa gift card. Do…MORE

Four Random Things You Shouldn’t Flush Down the Toilet

Four Random Things You Shouldn’t Flush Down the Toilet

Here are four random things you shouldn’t flush down the toilet . . . Food. Sure, your . . . um . . . toilet deposits contain former food. But it’s digested and soft. Uneaten food can be too big for pipes to handle and lead to blockages. Hair. What happens if you . .…MORE

Hey #indy! It’s National Water Park Day!

Hey #indy! It’s National Water Park Day!

Today is National Water Park Day. yep. listen to the Smiley Morning Show to win tickets to Kentucky Kingdom and their water park Hurricane Bay! When is National Waterpark Day?National Waterpark Day occurs on July 28th. What is National Waterpark Day?Splish-splash your way through the hottest time of the year. At the height of summer,…MORE

Bulletproof Phones, Free Food, and a Pirate Eye Patch

Bulletproof Phones, Free Food, and a Pirate Eye Patch

1.  There’s a restaurant in Fort Worth, Texas called Taste Community that’s donation based.  You pay whatever you can afford, so people who are struggling can always get a free meal.  But other people pay extra, because they want to support the place.  It opened in 2017, but it’s in the news now because they…MORE

Benihana, PBR, and Bada Bing

Benihana, PBR, and Bada Bing

1.  DJ Steve Aoki is the heir to the Benihana restaurant franchise. 2.  There’s only one incorporated town in the U.S. with a population of ONE:  Monowi, Nebraska.  The woman who lives there is 87-year-old Elsie Eiler. In the recent 2020 census, the population grew to TWO, but nobody moved in.  A spokesperson for the U.S. Census…MORE

Mash Donalds, Castration, and Nicotine

Mash Donalds, Castration, and Nicotine

1.  Iran has fast food chains named “Mash Donald’s” and “Pizza Hat” because McDonald’s and Pizza Hut aren’t allowed in the country. 2.  There’s a statute from 1909 that’s still on the books in Missouri that says if a bull has been running loose for at least three days, anyone’s allowed to castrate it. 3. …MORE

Caves, Scrapbooks, and a Little Inspiration

Caves, Scrapbooks, and a Little Inspiration

A group of spelunkers were exploring a cave in Indiana this month and rescued a lost dog trapped 30 feet down. They hooked him up to a harness and pulled him out. They took him to a shelter, and the people there think he was stuck in the cave for two WEEKS. They eventually tracked…MORE

Brain Costumes, Bentleys, and Twins

1.  A man in the U.K. named Bryce Alford is running in the London Marathon on Sunday, October 3rd, and he’s attempting to set a Guinness World Record for the fastest run by someone . . . dressed as a BRAIN. He’s wearing a giant, 15-pound brain costume . . . and he’s doing it…MORE

Stress, Hummingbirds, and Urine

Stress, Hummingbirds, and Urine

1.  Stress and fatigue are the main causes for experiencing déjà vu. 2.  Baby hummingbirds know from birth to poop OUTSIDE of the nest. 3.  The earliest known site of human habitation in North America is a short drive from Pittsburgh.  (???)  It’s an archaeological site called Meadowcroft Rockshelter, and it was discovered in 1955 because of…MORE

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