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Jeremy Shane

Ten Questions With Jeremy Shane

Ten Questions with Jeremy Shane

Where are you from?
I was born and raised in Cape Girardeau, and I have lived in the area my whole life.

How long have you worked in radio?
I have worked for River Radio off and on in different capacities since 2003.

Who are some of your favorite bands/artists?
311, Smashing Pumpkins, Weezer, The Urge, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against The Machine, The Killers, White Zombie, Incubus, Green Day, The Darkness, The Offspring, Sublime, Tool.

What was your first rock concert?
My first big rock show as a kid was Smashing Pumpkins. They made a stop in Carbondale on their Siamese Dream tour, and my dad waited in the car while my sister and I rocked out with the Pumpkins for two hours. Thanks, Dad!

What is your biggest pet peeve?
Rude people.

Family?
I’ve been married to my wife since 2002. We have a teenage daughter and son, a dog, Magnus, and two cats, Ranger and Reggie.

Finish this sentence. On Sunday mornings, you can usually find me…
In the kitchen, making pancakes. Everyone knows Sundays are pancake days. Right?

What are you happiest doing, when you’re not working?
I love hiking and playing disc golf. Other hobbies include reading and playing board games and roleplaying games.

What would be your personal motto?
Be nice. Just like Patrick Swayze told the staff of the Double Deuce in Road House.

What’s the last thing you do before you get in front of the microphone?
Clear my throat and hope for the best.