Dave Bear

Dave Bear


Dave Bear, the new Swap Shop Host! Dave has been in radio for a while. His first job was hosting a Swap Shop program in Craig, CO in the the late 70's. Most recently he co-hosted the morning show on our sister station STAR 94 FM with Hollie Grimaldi-Flores, and helped with the creation of the Shopping Show on KNCO and former sister station KUBA in Yuba City. Dave worked at KUBA for 25 years in various capacities and has lived there for nearly as long. Dave has a big family and enjoys all his kids and now grandkids. His hobbies include woodworking, and you can see his work by checking out his website www.2bearswoodshop.com.

My Sides Hurt

Tip of the hat to The Center For The Arts.  They made a great decision when it came to grabbing Bill Cosby for a show!

This was my second Cosby performance.  First time I was 19, and thought I got what he was talking about.  Oh the hubris of youth!  This time, a few years older (like 36) I KNEW exactly what he was talking about!  I laughed until tears came more than once.  As a matter of fact, my sides hurt until Sunday afternoon.

I thought his salute to Nelson Mandella was touching.  His story of his meeting Mandella was both insightful and funny.

There was a story he told about how it’s really her house, which had both my wife & I in tears.  Once she gained control I was informed, “It’s not that funny.”  Then she laughed even harder.

Some of my earliest memories of humor are thanks to Bill Cosby, he still has it!

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