Luke Matthews

Luke Matthews
storm-chaser

Monday, June 9, 201406/09/2014

Adventureland’s new Storm Chaser (VIDEO)

Luke takes a spin on the newest thrill ride at Adventureland.

self-driving-car-google-luke

Monday, June 2, 201406/02/2014

Can you believe this car?

You won’t believe this car or the people that are in the driver’s seat.

avril

Monday, May 5, 201405/05/2014

Please don’t touch Miss Lavigne

There’s an internet story going around that Avril Lavigne doesn’t let fans touch her. Luke is here to say that it’s absolutely true.

sesamestreetlive

Friday, May 2, 201405/02/2014

Can’t help but sing at Sesame Street Live

Sesame Street Live: Can’t Stop Singing will have your kids singing and dancing in the aisles.

andyrooney

Monday, April 28, 201404/28/2014

You know what I don’t understand…

Luke channels his inner Andy Rooney to lament on smoke detectors, I-235, and Ashton Kutcher.

pregnancy-tests

Wednesday, April 23, 201404/23/2014

We’re Having a Baby!

It’s the blog post that I’ve been waiting my whole life to write.

once

Wednesday, April 23, 201404/23/2014

REVIEW: You should see ‘Once’ at least once. Maybe twice.

Step up to the on-stage bar, grab a drink, and enjoy a truly fantastic show that you shouldn’t just see once.

strait-FI

Friday, April 18, 201404/18/2014

George Strait Takes a Final Ride at Wells Fargo Arena

Luke takes in the final (?) George Strait concert ever in Des Moines.

One of my samples at the grilled cheese festival

Sunday, April 13, 201404/13/2014

Grilled Cheese Festival disappoints, has room to grow

The Grilled Cheese Festival is no Baconfest, but it could be – someday.

arena-video

Saturday, April 12, 201404/12/2014

Watch Wells Fargo Arena transition from basketball to football

I took this video of Wells Fargo Arena as they had to make the quick transition from Iowa Energy basketball…

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Dec. 19

dolly

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

nightatthemuseum

The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

in Music

Noel Gallagher embarrassed daughter in front of Harry Styles

Noel Gallagher and Anais Gallagher at Arthur - UK film premiere held at the O2 Arena - Arrivals.
London, England - 19.04.11

Noel Gallagher left his teenage daughter mortified by embarrassing her in front of One Direction heart-throb Harry Styles.

in Music

Donny Osmond predicts end is near for One Direction

Singer Donny Osmond performs in Bryant Park on ABC's "Good Morning America" show on Friday, August 15, 2008, in New York.

Donny Osmond predicts One Direction will split up in 2016 and Harry Styles will launch a successful solo career.

in Music

Taylor Swift and J. Cole rule Billboard charts

"Woman of the Year" honoree Taylor Swift attends the 2014 Billboard Women In Music Luncheon at Cipriani Wall Street on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in New York.

Taylor Swift is celebrating her longest reign at the top of the U.S. pop chart after Blank Space racked up a fifth week at number one.