Kicker

Kicker: A nasty spill

NICK EICHER, HOST: Remember yesterday I mentioned that Atlanta traffic jam? This is the one that resulted from a highway spill. Of course, it was cash, so drivers were all too happy to volunteer to clean that up.

Kicker: Money hunt

NICK EICHER, HOST: Traffic came to a standstill on Interstate 285 in Atlanta last Tuesday. Of course, the same thing happened last month, will probably happen tomorrow, into perpetuity, it would seem.

Kicker: A Moana marijuana mixup

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Kensli Davis of Milledgeville, Georgia got quite the surprise when she picked up her birthday cake from Dairy Queen. 

Kicker: Swiss flyby takes a wrong turn

MARY REICHARD, HOST: The Swiss town of Mumliswil got an apology this week from the commander of the Swiss air force. That’s because fighter jets rattled the place with a deafening low-altitude flyby. 

Kicker: A burpee world record

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: A soldier in the army is waiting to hear from the folks at Guinness World Records. Bryan Abell may have set a new record … for burpees! 

Kicker: A champion of consumption

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Some people have unusual skills. Take Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, for example. He is the undisputed champion in his particular sport. He’s prevailed eleven times over the competition.

Kicker: A very overdue library book

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Most of us have returned a library book a bit late. But a man in California took that a bit further. Well, a lot further.

Kicker: Stuck on a plane

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s one thing to wake up in a strange place and feel disoriented for a time. 

Kicker: Breathing passengers

NICK EICHER, HOST: A driver in Nevada thought he’d found a loophole in the state’s traffic law. You know, the rule that requires at least two people in the car to drive in the High Occupancy Vehicle lane—without getting a ticket?

Kicker: Bobby Bonilla day

NICK EICHER, HOST: The New York Mets are paying a six-time all-star $1.2 million this year. That’s a lot of money to you and me.