Kicker

Kicker: Failure to launch

MARY REICHARD, HOST: The movie Failure to Launch showcased the problem many parents today have getting their adult children to move out.

Kicker: One internet minute

AUDIO: Microwave starting NICK EICHER, HOST: The span of one minute isn’t a lot of time by human standards. About all you can do with it is nuke your coffee in the microwave. 

Kicker: Zombie activity

MARY REICHARD, HOST: The lights went out in Lake Worth, Florida Sunday night.

Kicker: The power of one

NICK EICHER, HOST: You’ve heard about “the power of one?”

Kicker: Graduation fines

AUDIO: Cheering NICK EICHER, HOST: Okay, that’s kind of become par for the course on high school graduation ceremonies these days: enthusiastic family members and friends get excited seeing their graduates handed diplomas.

Kicker: NASCAR senior

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Ninety-year old Hershel McGriff, senior, made history two weeks ago at Tucson Speedway in Arizona. He became the oldest person ever to compete in a NASCAR race.

Kicker: Free to swarm

NICK EICHER, HOST: Beekeeper Wallace Leatherwood of Waynesville, North Carolina was driving along, just minding his own business, when one of the small boxes he was carrying overturned.

Kicker: Chinese bear puppy

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Su Yun in Yunnan Province, China thought she bought a Tibetan mastiff puppy with a big appetite two years ago.

Kicker: Elephant bird egg

NICK EICHER, HOST: Curators at the Buffalo, New York Museum of Science thought they had a model of an elephant bird egg.

Kicker: Raccoon drop-in

NICK EICHER, HOST: Picture this: You’re sitting in your living room, minding your own business. And then all of a sudden, a family of raccoons drops in. Literally.