Around the World in 80 Days, Day 12: The Japanese Could Rule the World

It’s Around the World in 80 Days, Day 12! Larry dials in from Tokyo, Japan – a country of endless fascination that exudes an incredibly admirable work ethic, orderliness, and a strong sense of duty. But is there something missing? Larry called in to the Rick and Bubba Show today to discuss his impresssions in … Read more

Around the World in 80 Days, Day 8: Jumping Off a 1,100-Foot Building

Remember Larry mentioning Auckland’s famous Sky Tower in his Day 6 review of New Zealand – and joking that his son Zachary might bungee-jump off the 1,100-foot building? Well, thanks to a generous follower of this blog… it happened. He did. And you can see the whole jump in all its glory in Zachary’s latest … Read more

Around the World in 80 Days, Day 4: Hello, New Zealand!

After 19 long hours of flying from Los Angeles, Day 4 of #ATW80 finds Larry Alex Taunton across the International Date Line and at his first country: New Zealand. This morning, he joined the Rick and Bubba Show for a few first impressions, an overview of New Zealand’s fascinating demographics, and a discussion on the … Read more

“Not Exactly a Walk in the Park” – Rick & Bubba on ATW80

“Some of that area over there… Larry might not make it!” – Bill “Bubba” Bussey Self-professed “good ol’ boys” Rick & Bubba gave a fun preview of Larry’s upcoming Around the World in 80 Days (#ATW80) journey yesterday morning on the nationally syndicated Rick & Bubba Show. (And there might be a hilarious comparision with … Read more