Mike on America


  Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | 2:04 PM ET

My New Year's Resolutions: One Is Ask For Directions!

Posted By: Mike Hegedus
We are back on the road, the 'Mike On America' crew and I, rolling down Highway 75 in Georgia. And with 2008 just breathing it's first fresh air, it's only fitting that we partake in a time worn ritual---New Year's Resolutions. »Read more
  Wednesday, 26 Dec 2007 | 4:08 PM ET

Housing Improves (In a Small Way)

Posted By: Mike Hegedus
That garage door I told you a couple of weeks ago is finally fixed!!! It took a month, and the part had to come from the "east coast" -- Ohio. But hey, it's in and it's up -- and the "Mike On America" bus is parked inside. See you in a week. »Read more
  Monday, 24 Dec 2007 | 10:33 AM ET

Do Not Open 'Til Christmas (At 9am ET)

Posted By: Mike Hegedus
It's all done: my Christmas shopping for you. You'll get your presents on Christmas morning at 9am ET, on CNBC. A full hour of "Mike On America" will be on display. Read more to see what's coming in the brightly wrapped package. »Read more
  Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | 3:09 PM ET

For a Better Log Cabin, Use -- Concrete?!

Posted By: Mike Hegedus
As you drive up the road it looks like one. When you walk up the driveway it looks like one. When you're standing right next to it, it looks like one. It has all the earmarks of a "real" log home. Except it's not. It's made out of concrete. »Read more
  Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 10:28 AM ET

Sex, Drugs, Rock N' Roll: The Perfect Business Model?

Posted By: Mike Hegedus
It sounds a little like an angry bee. The tattoo needle doing it's job. The job it's doing right now is on a young women's butt, "freshening up" a couple of cherries. Nice work. And so are the tattoos. The name of the place is Vince Neil Ink, and for rock and roll aficionados, it is "that" Vince Neil, lead singer for 80's rock mega band, Motley Crue. »Read more
  Monday, 17 Dec 2007 | 2:46 PM ET

Ho, Ho, Ho, Making Millions In Merriment

Posted By: Mike Hegedus
"Oh, it's the world's largest, there is no doubt about that." The man saying that is wearing a red sport coat and leading you through a maze of custom made Christmas ornaments, past a literal forest of artificial trees, and in through the back of the store. "Store" probably is not the right term. "Wally's World" might be a better way of describing it. »Read more
  Friday, 14 Dec 2007 | 12:12 PM ET

The Hegedus Report On Baseball: Who Cares?

Posted By: Mike Hegedus
There are allot of topics floating around in the air in the coffee shop here in Sandusky, Ohio. The Mitchell Report on steroids in major league baseball ranks, well, it doesn't. Not in the top ten. Why? Maybe it's too long. So I submit for you perusal... »Read more
  Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | 1:12 PM ET

Mike on America with Mike Hegedus

Posted By: Mike Hegedus
The assignment is to come up with some predictions for 2008. A prediction according to Webster's is "to say in advance. To Foretell." You know, like a fortune teller. Here's what I can tell you about your fortune. You won't have it long if you rely on predictions. That said, here are a few guesses as to what might happen next year. »Read more
  Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | 8:46 AM ET

My Garage Door And The "New" NFL

Posted By: Mike Hegedus
I wonder if I'll be able to get into my garage when I get back from this trip to Michigan and Ohio? Sure I will. After all it is 2007 right? How long can it take to get a garage door part? "They say it's going to take two weeks." It's my lovely wife on the phone. " I asked them why and the woman didn't know. They say the part has to come from Ohio." »Read more
  Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | 10:28 AM ET

The Greatest Candy Cane "Caper" Of Them All

Posted By: Mike Hegedus
"Just keep smiling. Yes, it's getting tiring, Yes, you're sweating a little heavily. But just keep smiling."  That's me talking to myself as I stand in the kitchen of Hammond's Candies in Denver, Colorado. »Read more

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