My Minute of News with Jeff Caplan

KSL Newsradio's Jeff Caplan offers his own unique spin on the fun, quirky things that happen alongside the news.

Episodes

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    May 17, 2024

    The Portal is Closed.

    An experiment in Brotherhood between nations ends with a twerk.

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    May 17, 2024

    Rumble in the Congressional Jungle!

     AOC and MTG square off in a Catfight for the ages.

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    May 16, 2024

    Gambling's New Name

    You can call it Predictive Marketing...it's still gambling.

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    May 15, 2024

    Congressional daredevils threaten the Republic

    With a 5 vote majority Republicans have no business skydiving

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    May 15, 2024

    Do people on vacation take stupid pills?

    Hard to explain what happened on the beach in Mexico

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    May 14, 2024

    ChatGPT 4-point-uh oh

    The new version for your phone is more human… and big trouble.

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    May 10, 2024

    My Mom

    Y’know… my Mom is pretty good at handling technology.

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    May 8, 2024

    Bring back the Dumbphones!

    You can get the best 2005 technology for 50-bucks

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    May 7, 2024

    Refrigerators don’t last as long anymore.

    They break down quicker … so advice from the repairmen

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    May 6, 2024

    All that glitters…

    Gold prices are exploding  and there’s one massive reason why  

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    May 6, 2024

    Slumber Hacks

    Slipping off to sleep with the sound of a soothing voice.

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    May 1, 2024

    The New Honeybee Census

     Are they still disappearing?

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    April 30, 2024

    The buttons on your shirt

    How come they’re on the right for men, and the left for women?  It’s complicated.

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    April 30, 2024

    Zebras on the Loose!

    Not the kind of thing that happens every day, but a small town in Washington is on Zebra Watch.

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    April 29, 2024

    Vegan Cheese is ready for its close-up

     But the Dairy Industry is shutting off the spotlight.

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    April 29, 2024

    Wow. This news comes four years too late.

    A household medication that might prevent covid.  NOW they tell us.

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    April 27, 2024

    Utah loves its board games.

    Do you know the real history of the "grandaddy of all board games," monopoly? 

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    April 27, 2024

    Leading you back to the office by the nose

    Some employers are using the power of smell to lure employees back to full office work. 

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    April 26, 2024

    Did you know Monopoly began as a Liberal game?

    You'll want to hear this.

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    April 26, 2024

    Are you human? My computer wants to know.

    Well?

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    April 25, 2024

    The Paris Olympics might stink

    When it rains in Paris… things take a dark turn.

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    April 25, 2024

    How people get drunk WITHOUT drinking

    Try explaining this condition to a cop.

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    April 22, 2024

    Trump is furious at her artwork.

    Christine Cornell is a  courtroom sketch artist for the Trump trial.

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    April 17, 2024

    A little lesson about hockey

    As we get ready for a Utah NHL Team, we have an important lesson for spectators.

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    April 16, 2024

    Tesla’s troubling 2024

      The Cybertruck is STAINLESS steel. Right?

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    April 16, 2024

    Utah Sports Fans are proven to be THE BEST

    A study shows that we’re better at forgiving our team for a bad game

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    April 15, 2024

    Is there a “Disney Hug Rule?”

    There is according to the web.  But the truth is a little less clear.

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    April 11, 2024

    What to call a new Utah NHL Team?

     It’s a fun exercise but don’t waste your brainpower.

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    April 11, 2024

    OJ Simpson ... dead and gone.

    Jeff's found the one statistic about OJ Simpson that matters

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    April 10, 2024

    Smart Contacts

    I think we’ve stumbled upon a solution to high gas prices. 

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    April 8, 2024

    The Secret to Long Life

    The world’s oldest man shares the life lessons he’s learned

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    April 8, 2024

    Vigilante Justice on the front porch

    What would you do if you caught the thief red-handed?

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    April 3, 2024

    Why is the man always the family grillmaster?

    The history of barbeque from a man who once set a turkey on fire.

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    April 2, 2024

    Are we sure we want an NHL Team?

    Hockey is a really weird sport for Utah

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    April 1, 2024

    How to stop baldness

    Step #1:  Have a lot of money

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    March 28, 2024

    Telling Tales about Tech Bros

    Kara Swisher’s new book paints an ugly picture of Sillicon Valley

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    March 26, 2024

    The Baltimore Bridge Collapse

    It wasn’t the first time history was made at that Baltimore location

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    March 25, 2024

    A Fishy Presidential Race

    A tiny creature might give us a lesson about enduring this campaign.

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    March 21, 2024

    How happy are we?

    The annual country-by-country happiness rankings might leave you miserable.

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    March 21, 2024

    A bloodbath? What bloodbath?!

    An entire country tries to figure out whether Donald Trump’s cryptic comments threatened a Civil War- just like the movie.

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    March 18, 2024

    The Rise of Cricket

    As you bet on your brackets and brace for March Madness… the game of cricket is quietly slinking into the US.

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    March 13, 2024

    Mars Mission

    There are two things we know about the first humans to visit Mars.  Elon Musk already has a manned mission on the drawing board.  First thing we know… is they’ll get one heck of a parade when they get back.

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    March 13, 2024

    Worm Research

    The coolest job in the world today?  Worm Researcher.

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    March 9, 2024

    The guy behind the President

    Let’s give House Speaker Mike Johnson an award 

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    March 5, 2024

    The ULTIMATE foot race

    The Barkley Marathon is coming, but nobody knows when

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    March 5, 2024

    Building a better birthday card

    “OId” is supposed to be “Funny,” but that might be old news

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    February 29, 2024

    Making a billionaire richer

    Jazz owner Ryan Smith sees a grand future for the team's arena and downtown Salt Lake. But will he be paying for it himself?

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    February 26, 2024

    Mansplaining Golf

    Some guys just can’t help themselves

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    February 26, 2024

    A Total Eclipse is Coming

     If you want to see it, you have to do your homework!

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    February 22, 2024

    The new hobby for 2024

    A hobby forged from glowing hot steel.

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    February 20, 2024

    Meet Joe Biden’s rough-and-tumble Ancestor

    Joe’s surprising connection to Abraham Lincoln

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    February 16, 2024

    Body Temperature

    It means more than you might expect.

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    February 15, 2024

    The Victory Parade that wasn’t.

    Reflections on a heart-wrenching day for Kansas City

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    February 15, 2024

    Empty Nest Confusion

    Helicopter parents can seem lost when the kids fly the nest

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    February 12, 2024

    National Empty Pizza Box Day

    Leftovers lead me toward my next career

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    February 12, 2024

    A Tale of Two Athletes

    Tony Romo and Travis Kelce: Who’s paycheck is bigger?

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    February 8, 2024

    Super Bowl Betting

    All I got was a filthy car.

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    February 8, 2024

    What your lover wants for Valentine’s Day

    A diamond brooch?  World Peace?  Nope.

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    February 8, 2024

    Which is the LEAST sinful state?

    Utah, be prepared to have your mind blown

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    February 5, 2024

    The Ultimate Participation Trophy

    If you want one, they’re being handed out at Yale.