#tbt Norman Is Bangor’s Most Famous Corgi!
Remember this cute little guy?
For the last 11 months, everyday life has been filled with doom and gloom, and things to cheer us up, and make us feel better have been few and far between, but last summer, we got a nice surprise from an old friend of the Z, and his four-legged friend.
Long time listeners of The Z Morning Show may remember Ben Lankhorst, who used to do his weekly football picks with us on the air, it was a segment we called "The Ben-FL" (Clever, huh?). He now co-owns Maine Man Flavahs, which combines the flame of the habanero pepper with the Maine blueberries for a unique sauce, and he hosts a funny podcast called “2 And The Flavs” One other thing he owns is an adorable Corgi named Norman.
I personally have to come to be a big fan of this particular breed of dog. They have such an interesting personality, even from something as simple as they way they lay down to sleep. They are very unique, and Norman is no exception to that rule.
Here is a bio on Norman. "Stormin Norman Lankhorst" is a 2-year-old Bangor resident, studying ball retrieval. Norman even has his own Instagram page.
Norman went viral for a video where he demands to be scratched.
Here is how Ben describes the video:
I took this video of my Corgi, Norman, and my wife. He's become quite mouthy in the past few months and even though it's funny, we also know its a really bad habit. For whatever reason, he tends to be more demanding and mouthy to his 'Mum', my wife Tish. He is also very aware of the camera and tends to stop doing the behavior the moment I take my phone out. I was lucky to be sitting on the other couch and he didn't know he was being filmed so he continued to be mouthy and we ended up this gem.
It was posted by ViralHog last summer, and it briefly made Norman a huge star when it racked up thousands of views.