I was born and raised in Portland, OR, but have worked in Eugene, OR and South Florida before making my way to The Buzz Adams Morning Show in Texas. I've worked mainly in the rock format, but have done things in news and even country. I'm a jock and nerd wrapped up in one. I make sure to hit up the comic shop weekly and also follow all my sports teams with a passion. (New England Patriots, Portland Trail Blazers, Minnesota Twins, Portland Timbers, Oregon Ducks) Video games, movies, and TV shows are also a big part of how I spend my time, but not as much as they used to be, or would like them to be.
1% Undercount on Census Could Cost Texas $300 Million a Year
The state of Texas isn't investing in the 2020 census. This could cost Texas $300 million A YEAR, with just a 1% undercount.
12-Year-Old Brandon’s Journal — Entry 38 — 4/1/1993
I'm from Portland but am a fan of the Minnesota Twins. Why? This entry sheds some light on the reason why.
Robot Umpires Are Now a Real Thing
We knew it was coming, and now, it's happening. We're using robots to call balls and strikes in professional baseball.
The After Buzz with Brandon Coates — July 10, 2019
We are nerdin' it up in this episode of 'The After Buzz'. Buzz joins Brandon talk about about 'Spider-Man: Far From Home', and the future of the MCU.
Spider-Man and the Future of the MCU Theories
'Spider-Man: Far From Home' has TWO end scenes, and both are pretty crucial for the future of Spider-Man and the MCU. Here are some theories about what direction the MCU could take.
Rockstar 101 — Episode 15 is Up!
Two white guys talking about equal rights and equal pay? That's not tone deaf at all. But it's here, in episode 15 of 'Rockstar 101'. Oh yeah, and Shim had a problem with some shelves at his house.
12-Year-Old Brandon’s Journal — Entry 37 — 3/30/1993
An earthquake hits Portland, and 12-year-old Brandon gets the Internet. The INTERNET, for the first time.
Jurassic World Ride Now Open (Full Ride Footage)
Jurassic Park the Ride was closed down last September, and now it's re-opened as Jurassic World the Ride. Here is full footage of the new ride.
Movie Poems (Be Nice to Jersey Week)
Have you said something nice about New Jersey? You should, because it's National Be Nice to Jersey Week. Here are some movie poems about movies based in New Jersey.
‘Abortion is Freedom’ Billboards Posted in Texas
Waskom City Council voted to ban abortions within the city. So a couple of non-profit groups from Austin paid for a couple of billboards on Interstate 20 at the Waskom exits to read 'Abortion is FREEDOM'.