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March 2015

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X96 Live and Local Spotlight: Mojave Nomads

  In this, our second, featured Live and Local Spotlight artist is a band that X96 was not yet familiar with, but when we heard their music we had to have them in and meet the guys making it. Mojave Nomads are based in Ogden, though formed in Roy if you want to be specific about it, meeting at Roy…

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KIT KAT Giveaway

  You can win a sweet break time surprise in the KIT KAT® Break Time Anytime Sweepstakes. Just enter here for your chance to win a Gift Card for one pair of sunglasses from Kaenon! Then head to your favorite convenience store to get your break time started with a KIT KAT® Bar and a cup of coffee. Enjoy the…

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Celebutard News – March 2, 2015

Cindy Crawford: Lawsuit Threatened, No One Screws with Her Body! Cindy Crawford’s stock in trade is her body and now her people are out for blood, claiming the person who posted this pic (above) severely altered it to make her look bad. The lawyer for Cindy’s photographer fired off a letter — obtained by TMZ — threatening everyone who posted the pic…

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Boner Candidates for March 2, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: I TOLD YOU WE NEED TO GO ON A BEER RUN Image by Thirteen Of Clubs Boynton, FL — When Jerome Clemons’ niece refused to drive him to a liquor store, he got all fired up. So much so that he torched a vehicle and burned part of his home. Clemons, 44, was arrested and charged with one…

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Geek News on the Radio – March 2, 2015

Arnold Schwarzenegger Returning for TERMINATOR GENISYS Sequel Devotees of Arnold Schwarzenegger were excited to hear that the former Governator would “be back” to play a cybernetic organism once again in Terminator 5, officially called Terminator Genisys. (Or is it Terminator: Genisys? Is there a colon in there? We have to know these things, Paramount!) And now, according to TheArnoldFans, Schwarzenegger says…

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These Are the Richest People…You Aren’t One of Them

Forbes released their list of the richest people in the world. Billionaires! Fat stacks of cash that you and I will never have, but we suckers have to dream. Don’t we? Number one is Bill Gates reclaiming his throne after four years. He is worth $79.2 billion dollars. Let’s go ahead and put that into perspective. Let’s say Bill Gates…

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The Un-Official St. Pat’s Party VIP Experience

Join the Original Lite Beer from Miller for the Un-Official St. Pat’s Day Party on Saturday, March 14th under the Big Top Tent in Gracie’s parking lot (326 S West Temple in downtown Salt Lake City). The Un-Official St. Pat’s Day Party will feature live music, games, delicious food, green Lite Drafts, Un-Official Lite Beer Tee’s, prizes throughout the evening,…

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Reese’s Giveaway

Nothing goes together better than creamy milk chocolate and REESE’S peanut butter! Except maybe REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups and your refrigerator. So start chilling out with the perfect combo today! Plus listen to Jon Smith’s show each weekday (10am – 3pm) in order to win A $50 Gift Card courtesy of your favorite Peanut Butter and Chocolate combo. Official Rules

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Time Wasters at Work, March 3rd

1. Great Episodes of TV that you can’t watch twice http://www.avclub.com/article/stream-once-and-destroy-20-great-tv-episodes-too-p-215742   2. First I missed being drafted by the NFL, NBA and the MLB and now I don’t make this list? http://www.businessinsider.com/the-40-smartest-people-of-all-time-2015-2   3. Top 10 Life Hacker Posts of All Time. lifehacker.com/top-10-lifehacker-posts-of-all-time-1682801558   4. The best comics you have never heard of www.themarysue.com/comics-201-self-pub   5. Video Game Releases…

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Boner Candidates for March 3, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: THANK GOD WE HAVE THESE MORAL GENIUSES DEFENDING MARRIAGE Image by Philippa Willitts A Texas lawmaker, currently in his fifth marriage, has submitted a hand-written complaint against a Texas judge — the wrong judge as it turns out — over a recent ruling allowing two women to get married after 30 years. In an op-ed, in the…

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Celebutard News – March 3, 2015

For The Love Of Joan, Please Don’t Put Khloe Kardashian (Or Anyone Else) On ‘Fashion Police’ Joan Rivers’ untimely passing has taken a toll on E!’s “Fashion Police.” Fans of both the show and Rivers were skeptical when the network announced that its new panel would include Kathy Griffin as Rivers’ replacement and celebrity stylist Brad Goreski as a replacement…

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Indie Popcorn: Female Directors

With ‘Stockholm Pennsylvania’ showing at Sundance, Indie Popcorn was inspired to look into women in film; female directors in particular. The kids at East Hollywood High put these together for the Salt Lake Film Society. I think they do a great job, I just come in and host ‘em. Go to the YouTube page and subscribe to Indie Popcorn and…

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Celebutard News – March 4, 2015

Ozzy Osbourne Has Gone From Death Metal To The Sweetest Grandpa Ever We’ve always known rocker Ozzy Osbourne as the heavy-metal singing, mumbling reality star with a penchant for swearing. But now that he’s a grandpa, we’re beginning to see a softer side and we really really like it. Osbourne’s son, Jack, posted this adorable Instagram photo of Ozzy, 66,…

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Boner Candidates for March 4, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: DEATH TO THE SODOMITES Image by Michael Baun A lawyer in California has submitted a ballot initiative with the state Department of Justice calling for the death of anyone who engages in sodomy in the state, the San Diego Gay & Lesbian News reports. The proposal by Matt McLaughlin, who lists his address in Huntington Beach, was…

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The Maine Interviewed by Richie T

John O’Callaghan from The Maine dropped Richie T a line for a Meet The Bands interview! The Maine is an American Rock band from Phoenix, AZ. They’re currently getting ready to release their 5th full-length album “American Candy” March 31st. You can pre-order the album here. You can check out their single “English Girls” below. Richie and John discuss the struggles…

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Arches Million Dollar Bracket Challenge

Will it be a Blue Devil? A Wildcat? A Cougar dressed as Cinderella? Or a Runnin’ Ute? You decide who is going to win and enter for a chance at 1 MILLION DOLLARS! The Arches Million Dollar Bracket Challenge is giving away 1 million dollars for a perfect bracket OR $10,000 for a first place Utah winner. Enter now: The Arches…

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Celebutard News – March 5, 2015

Hall & Oates sue Brooklyn company over hipster ‘Haulin’ Oats’ granola They won’t go for that. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall and John Oates are suing an artisanal granola company from Brooklyn for calling one of their hipster-friendly products “Haulin’ Oats.” Read Story Kelly Clarkson Will Not Be Fat Shamed, Especially By Someone She’s Never Heard Of Kelly…

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Boner Candidates for March 5, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: I DID THIS FOR MY CONSTITUENTS Image by 660 News Brad Johns, a Halifax-area councillor, has won a dubious prize from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation for using $25,000 in taxpayers’ money to buy a six-meter talking Christmas tree. Johns, who is the councillor for Middle and Upper Sackville, Beaver Bank, Lucasville, has won a Teddy — the…

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Movies Opening March 6, 2015

Artsies: — Timbuktu (PG-13) 97 mins — 3.5 stars A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives — which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith — abruptly disturbed. Director: Abderrahmane Sissako Actors: Ibrahim Ahmed, Abel Jafri, Toulou Kiki   Fartsies: — Unfinished Business (R) 91 mins…

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Celebutard News – March 6, 2015

‘Seinfeld’ cast reunites for charity The “Seinfeld” cast, sans Julia Louis-Dreyfus, reunited for the inaugural Los Angeles Fatherhood Initiative Lunch for Baby Buggy on Wednesday. Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander and Michael Richards were caught sharing hearty laughs at the star-studded luncheon, which also welcomed Kevin Hart, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jay Leno and more. Read Story Kurt Cobain’s childhood home listed at…

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Boner Candidates for March 6, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: SO, THE HOMELESS ARE A GOOD FOOD SOURCE Image by funpics47 Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) suggested Thursday that the solution to homelessness is wolves. Young made the comment during a House Natural Resources Committee hearing during an exchange with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. He was arguing that gray wolves should be taken off the endangered species list,…

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Dev Patel Interviewed by Radio From Hell

With two new movies, ‘Chappie’ and ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ opening today, actor Dev Patel is kind of a big deal. The RFH crew chatted with the ‘Newsroom’ and ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ star about his new flicks, working side by side with director Neil Blomkamp and rap-rave group Die Antwoord, and an upcoming film he is shooting with Nicole…

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Win Movie Tickets to “Get Hard”

X96 gets you into all of Hollywood’s hottest movies. Enter to win your way into our advance screening of the hilarious new comedy “Get Hard” starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart on Tuesday March 24th at 7pm. “Get Hard” is in theaters March 27 – Rated R When millionaire hedge fund manager James (Will Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and…

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Dan Cummins Loves Salt Lake More Than You!

Comedian Dan Cummins loves Salt Lake City so much, he picked it as the primo place to tape his new special! Dan joked around with the RFH crew about his performance at The Depot in April, his new EP, his fascination with Asian people and why he thinks the ‘Guinness Book of World Records’ should have the name changed. Did…

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Nick Frost Interviewed by Richie T

Richie got to chat with actor and all around funnyman Nick Frost about everything from airplanes with beds to the ungodly amount of leather he wears in his latest film, ‘Unfinished Business’. Richie was also curious to know if an actor with a resume that includes films like ‘Shaun of the Dead’ and ‘Hot Fuzz’ is met with an expectation…

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Cruella Deville Interviewed by Richie T

Richie T steals a few minutes of interview time with Cruella DeVille! Okay, actually, her name is Charlotte Kennedy, but she portrays Cruella in the West Coast Tour of Disney on Ice. Besides drooling over her lovely British accent, Richie talks with Charlotte about life on tour, her favorite moments in the show, and the magical experience Disney on Ice…

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Jon Smith’s Nascar Blog! Day One

Though it’s nothing I keep hidden, the fact that I’m a huge Nascar fan seems to surprise people.  I mean sure; we all have the stereotypical Nascar fan in our heads, but (hopefully) I’m not that guy. Every spring, my Pops and I go to Vegas for Nascar Weekend at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway: a 1.5 mile track that hosts…

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Celebutard News – March 9, 2015

‘James Bond’ Star Timothy Dalton: Cops Shut Down MASSIVE Rager Thrown By Son When the cats away … his son will throw a MASSIVE house party — at least that’s what happened to Timothy Dalton — and the whole backyard bash in Hollywood was shut down by cops. Law enforcement sources tell us they were dispatched around 10:30 PM Saturday after neighbors…

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Boner Candidates for March 9, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: UGLY AMERICANS Image by Valentina_A Two American tourists will be leaving Rome with a memento they weren’t expecting: a criminal record. Security detained two young Californian women Saturday for carving their initials into a wall of the Colosseum — and then posing for a selfie to show off their handiwork, Italian newspapers reported. The two women, ages…

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Geek News on the Radio, March 9th

‘Maggie’, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s New Zombie Movie to Be Featured in 2015 Tribeca Film Festival’s Spotlight Maggie, an upcoming independent post-apocalyptic horror drama film directed by Henry Hobson, written by John Scott 3 and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin, and Joely Richardson is set to have its world premiere at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. It follows the story of Maggie…

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Olivia Cooke Interviewed by RFH

The RFH crew nabbed a few minutes with ‘Bates Motel’ star Olivia Cooke! After Kerry and Bill discuss her being much too pretty for her part in the TV series, Olivia chatted about the new season, which starts tonight. Olivia also dished on her upcoming projects, including the release of the film ‘Me, Earl and the Dying Girl’, which cleaned…

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Fresh X: Mumford and Sons “Believe”

Their break is over! Mumford and Sons are back and have promised to lay off the banjo somewhat for their upcoming album, “Wilder Mind” out on May 4th. I have got to think that fans are going to enjoy this new track “Believe” quite a bit. While it may not have that clichéd banjo-driven jam that’s gained them worldwide loveage,…

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Lounge X: Kongos

Kongos stopped by for an acoustic performance before their show on March 7th at The Depot. Kongos are a band from South Africa featuring four brothers who hit it big with their track “Come With Me Now” and their latest single “I Want to Know” both of which they played during the Lounge X. As a surprise added song they…

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Time Wasters at Work March 10th

1. Terrible films that everyone should see http://io9.com/10-terrible-movies-that-absolutely-everyone-should-see-1690263644 2. Ten of the best craft beers in America http://www.forbes.com/sites/karlaalindahao/2015/03/08/13-best-craft-beers-in-north-america-2015/ 3. Want to know the difference between? http://www.differencebetween.net/category/miscellaneous/entertainment-miscellaneous/  4. Video Daily Double:  Who would win in a fight? Batman or Darth Vader? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3tC8TPh9oQ  Mr. White  http://www.shortlist.com/cool-stuff/virals/excellent-reservoir-dogs-breaking-bad-mashup Dr. Seuss and Babadook actually works pretty well http://www.shortlist.com/cool-stuff/virals/this-dr-seuss-babadook-parody-is-terrifying  5. Apps of the Week Android: Gallery…

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Celebutard News – March 10, 2015

John Mayer Wants Everyone To Stop Talking About His Relationship With Taylor Swift “Recovered ego addict” John Mayer is really over talking about Taylor Swift — at least, in a romantic sense. The pair hasn’t been linked since 2010, but their brief relationship was highly publicized in both the tabloids and in the musicians’ own work — Swift’s scathing 2010…

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Boner Candidates for March 10, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: IF WE DON’T SAY IT, IT DOESN’T EXIST Image by Mike Licht Officials responsible for making sure Florida is prepared to respond to the earth’s changing climate are barred from using the terms “global warming” and “climate change” in official communications, emails and reports, according to new findings from the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting. “We were…

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Love Utah Give Utah

On Thursday, March 26, 2015, Love Utah Give Utah will raise money for nonprofits and schools through a single online donation platform, providing a simple way to connect donors to charitable causes. This 24-hour online fundraising effort, hosted by the Community Foundation of Utah with the generous support of sponsors, will offer hundreds of nonprofits the opportunity to raise millions…

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Win RSL Tickets

We’re giving away tickets to Real Salt Lake’s home match vs. Toronto FC on March 29th. Enter to win and we’ll notify the winners on March 27th. Good Luck! Tell Your Friends-Increase Your Chances to Win! For each friend you refer to enter, you receive one extra contest entry. After you enter, you’ll receive a personal referral link. Forward it…

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Jon Smith Went to Nascar Weekend. Here’s What He Saw! DAY 2!

So I spent the entire weekend at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for NASCAR WEEKEND!  As soon as I signed off on Friday, we hit The Kobalt 400 on Sunday, and even though it’s hard for some to believe, I’m actually a huge Nascar fan.   So in case you missed Day #1, click here. All caught up?  Good because we’re…

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The 20th X96 Toyota Big Ass Show is Coming…

This Monday, March 16th at 7am, Radio From Hell will announce the lineup, venue, and ticket details including a limited number of tickets you’ll be able to get your hands on for only $9.60. It’s our 20th year and this may well be the biggest Big Ass Show you’ve ever seen. What we can tell you is The 20th X96…

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Boner Candidates for March 11, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: MY GOD, CRIMINALS CAN BE SO STUPID Image By Adam Koford Vuyo Mvoko, a reporter for the South African Broadcasting Company, suddenly became the subject of a news story this week. Mvoko was waiting to give a live broadcast in Johannesburg when the incident occurred. He was covering Zambian president Edgar Lungu, who is in the city…

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Celebutard News – March 11, 2015

Amber Rose’s Assistant on Haters and Twerking Videos It’s not even spring and Amber Rose has already made a year’s worth of headlines, engaging in very public mudslinging with exes Wiz Khalifa and Kanye West, plus Khloé Kardashian and Kylie Jenner. But according to her 25-year-old assistant, Benji Carlisle, Amber (or “Miss Rose,” as he calls her) loses zero sleep…

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Kongos and You 2015

If you were at our Lounge X with Kongos on March 7th at 50 West then here are you photos. You all look so lovely. Thanks to everyone who came out and enjoyed the show.

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Lounge X: Kongos 2015

Check out these photos from X96’s Lounge X with Kongos from March 7th, 2015 before their show at The Depot. Thanks to everyone who came out. You can watch video of the performance here.

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Kurt Cobain Doc Trailer Will Make You Teary-Eyed

Wow, if anything will complete these gray skies today it will be the trailer for the HBO Kurt Cobain documentary, “Cobain: Montage of Heck.” The film will be released April 10…probably not in Utah. I have no doubt we will be waiting a few months more for a screening to happen here, but we live in a mid-market city, so…

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All The Things About the New Muse Album!

Finally, Muse have announced their new album “Drones.” It will be released on June 9th produced by legendary producer, Mutt Lange.  According the Matt Bellamy, “To me, ‘Drones’ are metaphorical psychopaths which enable psychopathic behavior with no recourse.  The world is run by Drones utilizing Drones to turn us all into Drones.  Drones explores the journey of a human, from…

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Utah Brides Encouraged to Throw Cats Instead of Flowers

Due to an international shortage of flower Utah Brides are turning to a new trend of cat tossing to their female wedding guests. While catching a bouquet at a wedding typically means the woman with the quickest mittens would be the next to wed, catching a cat simply means you won’t be a withered up, cat lady yelling at an…

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Protip: Bottle Cap vs. One Sheet of Paper

Don’t have a handy-dandy opener to get that 3.2% hooch in your body? You need a break from that dissertation, but your fratty roommate broke that sweet bottle opener you picked up in Cabo? Well, slide that printer tray open start sippin’ because this modern day MacGyver has solved your woes. Amaze your friends at your next study group. Wow your…

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Boner Candidates for March 12, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: JUST STAY AWAY FROM THE ‘N’ WORD Image By Stephen After SAE brothers at the University of Oklahoma were caught on tape gleefully chanting racist slurs this weekend, you might have thought, who would defend these men? Morning Joe hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough answered that rhetorical question this morning by suggesting that rappers are actually to…

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Movies Opening Friday, March 13

Artsies: — What We Do in the Shadows (PG-13) 85 mins – 3 stars Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane – like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming flatmate conflicts. Directors: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi Actors:  Jemaine Clement, Taika…

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Geek News – March 12, 2015

Watch the first episode of Playstation’s “Powers” on YouTube Sony’s PlayStation original series Powers, the live-action TV show based on the comic book of the same name, is exclusive to PlayStation Plus subscribers. But if you’re not already a member of Sony’s subscription service, you can watch the first episode of Powers for free on YouTube. Read Story ‘The Expendables’…

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Celebutard News – March 12, 2015

Michele Bachmann has cameo role in upcoming ‘Sharknado 3′ film Helping dispatch man-eating sharks is Michele Bachmann’s latest gig. The former U.S. representative is pulling out her acting chops with a part in “Sharknado 3,” the third film in the goofy and exaggerated weather horror disaster franchise. Bachmann participated in filming in front of the White House Wednesday morning. Director Anthony…

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New Geekshow Podcast Episode..

  ….has arrived. (NSFW!) Jimmy interviews: Miles Teller & Ansel Elgort. Harrison Ford crashed. Blaine Cardigan. Blot Party Weekend. Haiku. Advice. Introduce Wile E. Coyote to Omaha Steaks. Super hero sex. RIP Harve Bennett. Big Hero 6 $. The DD-verse. Be RDJ for a day. Gran Turismo movie? Sex Criminals. Lots more! get it here: http://www.geekshowpodcast.com/download/

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Fresh X: MUSE “Psycho” NSFW

MUSE released a lyric video for the song “Psycho” from their forthcoming album Drones today. This song has a few naughty words in it, so be warned. It is not safe for work or for people who don’t like hearing the F-word. We’ll get a different, radio-friendly song that we can play for you next week. For more information about their new…

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Real Salt Lake Ticket Deal

We’ve got a special March ticket discount for X96 Listeners! You can get tickets for both the March 14th vs. Philadelphia Union & March 29th Toronto FC matches. Get your tickets for just $25 per ticket ($30 Day of Game Pricing, Save $5). To purchase tickets visit: www.realsaltlake.com/tickets/ticket-promotions Enter Promo Code: BROADWAY Discount cannot be given at the Rio Tinto…

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Radio From Hell Mixer at Wasatch Brew Pub

X96 presents another Radio From Hell Mixer. Join the Lords of Morning Radio and the Utah County Swillers on Wednesday March 25th at the Wasatch Brew Pub in Sugarhouse from 6 until 9pm. Enjoy the new Wasatch Polygamy Nitro Porter with savory tater tots, and a commemorative English Bubble Pint all for the incredibly modest price of $7.50. Keeping with…

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Celebutard News – March 13, 2015

Today’s Birthdays: Common, Adam Clayton & More MARCH 13 Read Story DAREDEVIL: Cast of Super Villain’s Announced for Marvel’s New Netflix Show As if Matt Murdock didn’t have enough to deal with already (blindness, the evil Kingpin, endless legal paperwork), he’ll also have to deal with a phalanx of new bad guys in Marvel and Netflix’s new 13-episode Daredevil. Read…

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Boner Candidates for March 13, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: COUPLE OF BROS; STABBIN IT OUT FOR FUN Image By Jes In what can only appropriately be described as a heavy metal fight, the lead guitarist of Slipknot was rushed to the hospital Wednesday after his own brother stabbed him in the head with a knife. Police were called early Wednesday morning to separate Slipknot’s Mick Thomson and…

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Governor’s State of Sports Award 2015

Vote for your favorite local athletes and teams for the 2015 Governor’s State Of Sports Awards! From Logan to St. George, the state of Utah boasts a long history of athletic excellence at all levels of competition. From Logan to St. George, the state of Utah boasts a long history of athletic excellence at all levels of competition. The Governor’s…

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The Ultimate Mailman Delivery

Enter to win Our Exclusive Karl Malone package deal! The package includes a Pair of lower bowl tickets to the Jazz Game on04/10/2015 vs the Grizzles, Dinner for 2 at Flemings, A signed Derrick Favors Jersey, and best of all a basketball and a signed framed jersey by “The Mailman” himself, Karl Malone! They set themselves apart from the competition…

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Celebutard News – March 16, 2015

What You Need To Know About The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Sand Snakes A handful of new characters will arrive on “Game of Thrones” next season and three of them are about to become your favorite people in Westeros. Read Story Charlie Hunnam Wants to Show the World His Penis Get excited, everyone. Charlie Hunnam, owner of the World’s Greatest Butt,…

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Boner Candidates for March 16, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: SORRY YOU SIGNED THE LEASE Image By Adrian Clark A Cedar Rapids man said he’s stuck in an apartment that smells like a dead body. That’s because the cause was a dead body. Around two weeks ago, Shamrock Apartments tenant Ramon Rojas noticed a foul smell in his unit and couldn’t figure out where it was coming from….

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Time Wasters at Work: St. Patrick’s Day Edition

1. Combine Family Feud with Cards Against Humanity http://www.googlefeud.com 2.  Greatest shower thoughts of all time thecreativeham.com/blog/shower-thoughts 3. Facts on facts on facts www.factslides.com 4. Irish things. You know, cause it’s St. Patrick’s Day http://www.buzzfeed.com/declancashin/may-the-luck-of-the-shillelagh-keep-the-banshee-from-your-do#.qfwGXwz5 5. For iOS: BriefMe lets you find the ten biggest new stories of the day and AudioShot lets you insert music from your favorite streaming…

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Celebutard News – March 17, 2015

Tony Danza breaks down while talking about his late mom Tony Danza had a breakdown on “The Dr. Oz Show” after talking about his 1993 near-fatal skiing accident and losing his mother. Read Story Lena Dunham: I was ‘coddled’ as a child Lena Dunham unveiled the HBO doc she exec-produced on “Eloise” illustrator Hilary Knight, “It’s Me, Hilary,” at the…

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Boner Candidates for March 17, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: I BLAME MY MORAL FAILINGS ON THAT APP Image By Isaac Ben Sanchez A judge has ruled against a man who sued a mobile dating app after he was arrested for having sex with a 13-year-old boy. William Saponaro Jr. was arrested in 2012 after an encounter involving him, the 13-year-old boy and another man who knew Saponaro…

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Ride ‘Em Cowboy

I do not follow the rodeo. I do know that we have a lot of good cowboys here in Utah though as featured in a New York Times article. I read this on Sunday, and it so well written that I started to care about the rodeo just a little bit. It reminded me of growing up in Ogden – I went to the…

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Celebutard News – March 18, 2015

‘Perfect Strangers’ Star Bronson Pinchot Balki may be moving back in with cousin Larry … a Pennsylvania bank has foreclosed on two of Bronson Pinchot’s homes after he missed more than $270k in mortgage payments. Read Story Hilary Duff Hints That She Lost Her Virginity To Joel Madden Let’s go back, back to the beginning … A year after her…

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Boner Candidates for March 18, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: THEY’LL NEVER RECOGNIZE ME Image By Luke Baldacchino A man suspected of stealing a car spray-painted his face black in an attempt to evade police in Central California. The Fresno Bee reports Monday that 23-year-old Jose Espinoza ran from police after being caught with a stolen car. Officers caught up to Espinoza and arrested him Saturday night…

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Geek News March 19th

SXSW: Paul Feig on ‘Ghostbusters,’ Sexist Backlash and Carving Out Great Roles for Women Melissa McCarthy and Rose Byrne are hilarious in the Bond spoof “Spy,” the latest female-driven comedy from sharp writer/director Paul Feig, who brought us the strongly women-oriented box office hits “Bridesmaids” and “The Heat.” The film played huge for the Paramount Theatre crowd at last night’s…

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Boner Candidates for March 19, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: HOW WILL I GET INTO MY HOME? Image By [AndreasS] Police are looking for thieves who apparently swiped wheelchair ramps from an elderly woman’s front steps. Sometime on March 10, most likely while Georgia Busey was away from home near 100 East and 100 North, someone stole her Silver Spring 10-foot, parallel aluminum ramps. “I was pretty…

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Movies Opening Friday, March 20th

Artsies: — Red Army (PG) 76 mins — 3 stars The story of the Soviet Union’s famed Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its players. Director: Gabe Polsky Actors: Viacheslav Fetisov, Scotty Bowman, Anatoli Karpov   — An Honest Liar (Unrated) 90 mins — 3.5 stars The life and career of the renowned stage magician turned scientific skeptic…

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Celebutard News – March 19, 2015

Jude Law and ex-girlfriend welcome baby girl Jude Law is a father again. The 42-year-old British actor and his 23-year-old ex-girlfriend Catherine Harding recently welcomed a baby girl, reports E! News. Read Story Lorde Sent Cupcakes To Bullied Singer Joe Irvine After Scathing Review Sometimes, when life gives you lemons, Lorde gives you cupcakes. Read Story The Real Reason Kathy Griffin…

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Not Kidding, Omar!….

…is the name of the NEW GEEKSHOW PODCAST EPISODE! Get it here: http://www.geekshowpodcast.com/download/   (NSFW!) Recorded live at Frisch! Excelsior Red. RIP Terry Pratchett. Star Wars so far. Open your welcome packet. Ghostbusters. Flash. Arrow. Another Final Fantasy. Another Resident Evil. Jimmy reviews Run All Night. Lots more.

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Watch The First BLINK-182 Show With Matt Skiba!

It’s looking less and less likely that we’ll ever see Tom Delonge back with the Blink 182 gang.  Every time I read a Blink-182 article it feels more and more like going to a friend’s house while their parents are fighting.  At some point you’re all like “dude, I just want to play with your Nintendo!”     This is where I…

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Celebutard News – March 20, 2015

Sam Smith drops 14 pounds in 14 days Sam Smith is flaunting a thinner, sleeker frame these days. Read Story Ex-wife: Peter Cook has ‘secret pathological predilection’ for young women Despite being involved in one of the world’s nastiest divorces, with Christie Brinkley, Peter Cook’s personal problems persist. Read Story Kate Upton avoids the Internet because it’s ‘horrible’ Kate Upton…

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Boner Candidates for March 20, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: KILLING A FALCON TO SAVE A DUCK Image By Michael An Idaho woman faces charges after authorities say she beat a hunter’s falcon to death with a beaded scarf after seeing the bird of prey take down a duck. Patti MacDonald, 60, of Hauser, was charged with a misdemeanor count of beating or harassing an animal, the Coeur…

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It’s The X96 Miss Ass Pageant!

X96 & Budweiser present the Miss Ass 2015 contest. Submit your name ideas for the X96 Toyota Big Ass Show mascot. Here are the finalists. Voting is open! All of these creative folks will get a pair of tickets to the X96 Toyota Big Ass Show. The person with the most votes on Sunday, April 5 at 11:59p will not only…

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Bishop’s Daughter Wine Tasting

Give this cherry a try! Join The Lords of Radio and the Bishop’s Daughter at The Hive Winery in Layton. X96 presents our first wine tasting. Join the Lords of Morning Radio and have a taste of the Bishop’s Daughter this Thursday April 2nd at The Hive Winery in Layton (1220 W 450 N #2, Layton 84041) from 5pm to 7pm. Enjoy…

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Boner Candidates for March 23, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: MY BABY IS JUST SO CUTE Image by Jeff Snodgrass Cops say an Oregon woman who struck three teens in a crosswalk with her car was distracted because she was taking a video of her baby while behind the wheel. Elizabeth Rachel Dove, 23, faces third-degree assault, recklessly endangering and reckless driving in the Jan. 15 crash. Three teenage…

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Celebutard News – March 23, 2015

Lil Wayne: Drake Was Right, ‘F*** That Ho!’ Lil Wayne settled his beef with Drake, who slept with his girlfriend, by concluding, “F*** that ho!” … this according to a book treatment he’s shopping around to publishers. Read Story Rob Kardashian compares Kim to ‘b–ch’ from ‘Gone Girl’ There seems to be some very bad blood boiling in the Kardashian brood. Rob…

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Geek News on the Radio March 23rd

FOX Picks Up Scripted Series ‘Houdini & Doyle’ FOX has acquired ten episodes of the scripted series Houdini & Doyle, per Deadline. The Sony international co-production will air on ITV in the United Kingdom and Shaw Media in Canada. Co-created by David Shore, the creator of FOX’s long-running hit House, the series imagines magician Harry Houdini and writer Sir Arthur…

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Sometimes There Are Hard Days in Radio

Most of the time working in radio is pretty fun and lighthearted. We try to make you happy in the morning as you make your way to work or school and give you something funny to laugh about that can carry you until you travel home to be with your loved ones. Other days are pretty sobering.   To all of…

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Fresh X: Muse “Dead Inside”

Muse have released their first official single from their upcoming album, “Drones.” The album will be released on June 8th. “To me, ‘Drones’ are metaphorical psychopaths which enable psychopathic behavior with no recourse. The world is run by Drones utilizing Drones to turn us all into Drones. Drones explores the journey of a human, from their abandonment and loss of…

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Meet The Mormons – Meet & Greet

Join us for a special night where you can come and meet some of the cast members from “Meet the Mormons”, ask them questions, and watch a preview of behind the scenes footage, as well as, an extra bonus story! Each qualifying person may bring one guest with them, hurry and RSVP before all the spots are filled! In order…

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Time Wasters at Work March 24th

1. Iconic sounds in movies http://io9.com/listen-to-some-of-the-most-commonly-used-sound-effects-1693088518′   2. Top 25 underrated movie villains http://www.denofgeek.us/movies/movie-villains/244799/the-top-25-underrated-screen-villains   3. These are the things you need to work on www.defeatboredom.com/top-150-life-hacks/7/   4. Epic trailers for disappointing movies screenrant.com/best-good-trailers-bad-worst-movies   5. App of the Week: Android: Whats Up for Android takes a new approach to fitness. Mental fitness. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.jacksontempra.apps.whatsup&hl=en   iOS: CircleBack and FullCircle will…

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Boner Candidates for March 24, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: TAKE THAT Image By Adeben Hong A Boca Raton woman has been charged with smearing dog poop on her neighbor after police say the two got into a fight because the neighbor’s dog defecated in her yard. Amy Goldberg, 57, was released Thursday after being charged with battery on a person 65 years or older. According to…

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Celebutard News – March 24, 2015

Zoë Kravitz and A$AP Rocky team up at SXSW While Zoë Kravitz and rapper A$AP Rocky were at SXSW to play music for fans, they also hosted a private screening Friday of their upcoming film “Dope.” Read Story Rihanna has a new song — on an animated movie soundtrack Downloads of the Week Read Story ‘24’ actress dead at 60…

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Let’s Go Eat Podcast: Dov Siporin & Cancer

Bill talks to Dov Siporin this week. You would know Dov as the “f*@k cancer guy.” Dov was diagnosed with colorectal cancer, which is an inoperable form of the disease. They discuss the diagnoses, how he and his family have been fighting and dealing with the situation, helping other people fight cancer and facing the end. Dov’s wife, mother and oncologist…

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Google Fiber is Coming to Salt Lake

Mayor Becker announced Google Fiber is coming to Salt Lake. Gigabit internet and television could be coming to you opening up the market to competition. Options are a good thing, right? If you want to find out if you live in the proper hood to get Google’s new service you can find out and sign up for updates here. #FiberIsComing…

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Is “Top Gear” Over? Our Favorite Moments

***UPDATE*** The BBC has released a statement that they will no be renewing Clarkson’s contract. Bummer. Read the statement here. There can only be one. Let’s face it, the U.S. version sucks. They certainly don’t have the charisma that James May, Richard Hammond and Jeremy Clarkson have. They are the reason even gear heads, and I am no gear head,…

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Celebutard News – March 25, 2015

Iggy Azalea: ‘I got bigger boobs!’ Iggy Azalea looks a little different these days. Read Story Rich Homie Quan Allegedly Punched a Bouncer, Then Escaped on a Speedboat Rapper Rich Homie Quan, feeling some type of way, allegedly punched a security guard who wouldn’t let him through the backdoor VIP entrance of a packed club early Monday morning, even though…

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Boner Candidates for March 25, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: THANKS OBAMA Image By DonkeyHotey George Zimmerman, the man acquitted in the murder of Trayvon Martin, said President Barack Obama turned Americans against him. In an interview posted online Monday by his lawyer, Zimmerman argues Obama shouldn’t have weighed in on his case. He said “Barack Hussein Obama” was who he blamed for what his attorney called “the…

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Movies Opening Friday, March 27

Artsies:   — Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter (NR) 105 mins – 2.5 stars A jaded Japanese woman discovers a hidden copy of Fargo (1996) on VHS, believing it to be a treasure map indicating the location of a large case of money. Director: David Zellner Actors: Rinko Kikuchi, Nobuyuki Katsube, Shirley Venard   — The Salvation (R) 92 mins –…

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Boner Candidates for March 26, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: HE’S MY BEST FRIEND BECAUSE HE’S SO INTERESTING Image By jpellgen A Washington State Patrol trooper says it’s by far the best carpool scam he’s seen, but it didn’t work. As KOMO-TV put it, “Troopers don’t always stop people in the HOV lanes, but when they do, they prefer ‘dos’ passengers.” A motorcycle trooper parked along Interstate 5…

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Geek News on the Radio March 26th

It’s Official: The X-Files Is Coming Back for a Six-Episode Limited Series The best science-fiction series of the ’90s is coming back. After weeks of wanting to believe, fans can finally take off their tin-foil hats and rest assured that The X-Files really is returning to Fox for a six-episode continuation of its original nine-season run. Fox made the announcement…

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Celebutard News – March 26, 2015

Ponzi schemer stole $60M from independent film king A multimillion-dollar investment gone bad became a real-life “Little Shop of Horrors” for B-movie king Roger Corman. Read Story Why Kate Upton’s ego ‘is ruining her career’ It’s hard to imagine a greater recent modeling success than Kate Upton. After a video of her dancing at a basketball game went viral in…

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Boner Candidates for March 27, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: EVIL CHEETOS Image By Mike Mozart Children who eat crisps with packets bearing the faces of vampires and skeletons have been told they are being “nourished by demons”. The Cheetos crisps brand has been attacked by a Catholic website for glamorizing the occult. Writing for the right-wing religious website Fronda.pl, an anonymous author wrote a post warning…

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Celebutard News – March 27, 2015

Jessica Alba Cakes Up for Spring Break Jessica Alba still does spring break like she’s 23, and she’s got the booty to back it up — as she proved on a Caribbean beach with Chrissy Teigen. Read Story James Franco spotted wearing a totally ridiculous disguise James Franco’s attempt at going incognito in the audience of a Broadway show only…

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The Used Last Chance Giveaway

Our X96 Promotions Director has been trying to keep his last pair of The Used tickets a secret. Well, we’ve found em’ and we’re giving them to you! Enter to win our last pair of tickets to see The Used on Friday, April 10th at In The Venue. This contest is only open THIS WEEKEND, and we’ll draw the winner…

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Celebutard News – March 30, 2015

Stan Lee — Buy My Mansion and I’ll Throw In Spider-Man Stan Lee is wheeling and dealing … unloading one of his mansions and willing to sweeten the deal with Spidey. Read Story George R.R. Martin Won’t Write A ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode “Game of Thrones” fans get a treat each season when author George R.R. Martin pens…

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Boner Candidates for March 30, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: HE MIGHT BE COOL WITH IT Image By Katherine Hitt The confused and absurd US drugs policy (plus stupidity) has caused a woman in West Volusia, Florida, to be arrested. An “extremely intoxicated” Michelle Sanford tried to take marijuana into the patrol car of a sergeant who offered her a ride to a safe place. The officer, who was responding to reports…

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Geek News on the Radio March 30th

‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Fun Facts: 13 Things Disney Wants You To Know These Avengers: Age of Ultron fun facts were released by Disney, showcasing 13 things that the movie studio wants us to know ahead of time. Among these facts are revelations about Scarlet Witch’s powers and the Hulkbuster armor, as well as an amusing tidbit about Thor dressing…

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Lounge X: Robert DeLong

X96 was invited by Robert DeLong to film some live songs as he prepared for his show at Kilby Court on March 29th, 2015. He performed his new single, “Long Way Down” and an exclusive remix of his Rolling Stones’ cover of “Miss You” – just for X96. Check out more Lounge X performances here.

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Morrissey’s Coming. The Morrissey’s Coming!

At The Depot no less! What a killer venue to see Moz. Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 3rd at 10a and there is no doubt this show will sell out wicked fast – even faster that the voice message he left us that one time. It was something along the lines of “Hello, Stinky!” You had better be…

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Time Wasters at Work March 31st

1. 12 ridiculous video-game movies you didn’t know were happening http://deslide.clusterfake.net/?o=html_table&u=http://whatculture.com/gaming/12-ridiculous-video-game-movies-you-didnt-know-were-happening.php   2. The good kind of viral Pictures recreated with miniatures http://us.cnn.com/2015/03/27/world/historys-most-famous-photos-recreated-miniature-models/index.html Banana Bunker http://www.adweek.com/adfreak/groupon-posted-product-facebook-then-replied-everyone-who-made-sex-joke-163737 3D Printing with Easy Cheese http://sploid.gizmodo.com/the-best-3d-printer-is-this-easy-cheese-3d-printer-1694530569   3. 10 Non-Fiction books to blow your mind johnnylists.com/post/114314139833/10-non-fiction-books-to-blow-your-mind   4. Famous people who died penniless, brought to you by a British payday loan company www.paydayloan.co.uk/Fun-Stuff/famous-people-who-died-penniless.html  …

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Boner Candidates for March 31, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: THE WORLDS LAZIEST DOG OWNER Image By Mateusz Juszczak Lazy has a new benchmark. The new level is being so idle you can’t even be bothered to step out of your car and walk your dog like this driver. A video showed the pet owner holding their dog’s lead through the window, while the mutt struggled to keep up…

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Celebutard News – March 31, 2015

John Travolta Is “Scientology’s Captive”: Going Clear’s Shocking Claims Last night, HBO premiered Alex Gibney’s documentary exposé Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief. Read Story Playboy Mansion Allegedly Built Secret Tunnels for Celebrity Neighbors A new report from Playboy Magazine claims old blueprints link the Playboy Mansion to several neighboring celebrity homes via a series of secret tunnels….

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