While it was a lot of fun taking out little dog-and-pony show on the road for the Penny Pickup, was good to be back in the studio for Friday's show.

Randomness:

While lots of people slagged on NBC and Carrie Underwood for attempting a live broadcast of "The Sound of Music" I have to tip my hat at the attempt.  Full disclosure: I watched all of about five minutes of the show.  But, the first thing that went thought my mind was how hard it had to be to stage and shoot the show.  Having to make changes for all those camera shots and sets, all in real time...wow.  Ratings numbers were strong.

2012 Iowa Caucus winner and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum went on the O'Riley Factor the night Nelson Mandela died and equated aparthied to Obamacare.  If you're looking for the reason Santorum will never be president...

Another selection from Trent's Christmas Jukebox:  Der Bingle and Ziggy Stardust...