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February 2015

Let's Go Eat Show

Let’s Go Eat Podcast: Utah Attorney General, Sean Reyes

This is a special edition of the Let’s Go Eat Podcast for a couple of reasons. First, it doesn’t take place at a restaurant. Also, there’s no food.  You’ll have to imagine culinary delights in your head and look for a drink suggestion elsewhere this week because Bill sat down with Utah Attorney General, Sean Reyes in his office. Mr. Reyes…

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Massage Envy Spa Valentine Giveaway

Enter-to-win an annual Membership from Massage Envy Spa. With an annual membership to Massage Envy Spa you get: A customized massage every month, or a Murad® Healthy Skin facial for $10 more Additional massages and facials at low membership rate Unused massages rollover Earn free massages and upgrades Family add-on specials Retail discounts and more This Valentine’s Day give the…

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Gorillaz Are Back! And Other Anticipated Music in 2015

Gorillaz Are Back! And Other Anticipated Music in 2015

Jamie Hewlett is the co-creator of Gorillaz and does the animation of the members has confirmed we will be getting new music from the make-believe, but totally real band this year. He has backed it up with new animations of a couple of the group members. Mr. Hewlett responded to queries if Gorillaz would return: “Yes. Gorillaz Returns.” It has…

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Fresh X: Incubus Tease New Music

I was just wondering what happened to Incubus the other day. Brandon Boyd had a side project in 2013 that no one seemed to pay much attention to. There was no word from the Incubus camp and then this showed up on their Instagram and it’s on. Check out this instrumental clip from “Absolutely Calling” that we assume will be…

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Boner Candidates for February 2, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: WE CAN SAVE SOME MONEY ON THE CIRCUMSISION Image By  阿柯 A 24-year-old Ocala man was charged with attempting to circumcise his nephew with a kitchen knife, police said. Police received a call that a 20-month-old boy had been cut, Sgt. Michael Sommer said, and by the time officers arrived the boy’s father had taken him to the…

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Celebutard News – February 2, 2015

Bruce Jenner: Decision to Become a Woman Made More than a Year Ago Bruce Jenner’s family is now regularly leaking out stories that have been obvious to all for quite some time … that the Jenner patriarch is becoming a woman. The latest leak is to “People,” quoting a family source that Bruce is making the change. As we reported more…

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Geek News on the Radio February 2nd

There Is Now No Chance George RR Martin’s Books Will Outrun HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Trying to get the bad news out of the way early on in the year, George RR Martin’s publisher for A Song of Ice and Fire, HarperCollins, has officially confirmed that no, 2015 would not see the release of The Winds of Winter, the long-awaited…

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NEW Geekshow Podcast!

photo by Lisa Whiteman 2/2/15 New Episode: A Clinique Facial. (NSFW!) Live at the 50 West Club! Kevin Spacey is a cat. Take the drugs and solve the crime. Ghostbusters. Limitless. Agent Carter. Constantine. Yer questions. LOTS MORE.

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Time Wasters at Work February 3rd

1.Breathtaking abandoned places. www.architecturendesign.net/the-40-most-breathtaking-abandoned-places-in-the-world   2. 20 food tricks that will change EVERYTHING www.socialdose.com/20-food-tricks-will-change-everything   3. I missed National Trivia Day by a month….whoops www.mentalfloss.com/article/60904/54-fantastic-facts-national-trivia-day   4. Video Game Logic www.bite.ca/bitedaily/2013/05/45-examples-video-game-logic/   5. Video Game Releases for February   Evolve – PC, XBOX ONE, PS4 Will Evolve be 2015’s first great game? Delayed from last October, this highly anticipated new…

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Boner Candidates for February 3, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: WE ARE AGAINST CLEAN AIR Image By haven’t the slightest On Saturday at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, citizens rallied for the second year to challenge the government to do more to clean up the infamously dirty air — not just in Salt Lake City, but all of Utah. My wife and I had to…

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Celebutard News – February 3, 2015

‘Sister Wives’ Kody Brown Divorces One Wife Marries Another Polygamy is confusing so here’s the deal. Kody claims to have 4 wives, but he’s only legally allowed to marry one. He married Meri before meeting any of the other women, but we’ve learned he decided he no longer wanted her as the official wife. So Kody quietly divorced Meri and then…

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X96 Live and Local Spotlight: King Niko

In this, our first edition of Live and Local Spotlight, we chose a band who has been on the Utah scene for roughly six years. They have played shows with Neon Trees, Panic! at the Disco and 30 Seconds to Mars to name a few. They’ve played birthday parties, Idaho bars, Liquid Joe’s, Bar Deluxe, and have even graced the…

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Be X96’s Tweetheart

X96 wants to be your Tweetheart this Valentine’s Day. Tweet us & tell us why you want to be our Valentine, and we’ll shower you with gifts like $50 to Gracie’s, $50 to Pro Flowers, $50 to Blue Boutique (rarrr!) and a four-pack of tickets to Salt Lake Film Society All tweets will be shared and winners will be highlighted…

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Danger Mouse Producing the New Chili Peppers Album?

Ok first, for those that don’t know who Dangermouse is, he’s easily one of the most influential musicians out there right now.  He was one half of Gnarls Barkley.  He worked with The Black Keys, producing their latest two albums, and bands like U2 and Portugal The Man. You get the idea. He’s a musical badass.     Kiiiiiinda like this…

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You’re Out For a Walk and See This…

You’re Out For a Walk and See This…

Some folks were out filming a project for school in New Zealand when they noticed these two people, according to Viralnova: They appeared to be two young people, one male, one female, both wearing bizarre masks to hide their identity. As they emerged closer, the camera noticed that both were armed. Watch as the nefarious looking twosome slowly notices the…

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Celebutard News – February 4, 2015

Kenan Thompson: Al Sharpton loves my impressions of him “Saturday Night Live” star Kenan Thompson says Rev. Al Sharpton loves his impression of him. “He works in the [same] building,” Thompson says in the latest Gotham magazine. “When I run into him, he’ll be like, ‘Everything all right?’ And I’ll say to him [impersonating Sharpton’s voice], ‘Yeah, everything is fine.’…

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Boner Candidates for February 4, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: THAT HANDWASHING THING IS UP TO YOU Image By Liz Henry Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) argued this week that restaurants should be able to “opt out” of health department regulations that require employees to wash their hands after using the bathroom. On Monday, the freshman senator ended his talk at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) with a…

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Eww

So….I got the call.  From the school office.  “You’re child has lice and needs to be picked up immediately.” Eww.  It made me feel a little bit better that there were several other children waiting in the office when I went to pick up mine.  These tiny menaces were having a field day crawling from head to head throughout the…

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Choose the Mascot’s Name – Real Monarchs

Real Monarchs joins USL PRO in March 2015 as the development club of Real Salt Lake. They will begin play at Rio Tinto Stadium. For the inaugural season we want the fans’ help in naming our mascot! Winners will be chosen to win season tickets to the 2015 inaugural season. Name the Mascot: Vote on your favorite Mascot name for…

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Boner Candidates for February 5, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: HE HITS ME BECAUSE HE LOVES ME Image By Jeanne Menj Romina, 18, sparked outrage when she published a video online in which she tells her social media fans — and five million other viewers: “If your boyfriend hits you or beats you up, stay with him. He loves you, because he’s risking for you to press charges…

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Celebutard News – February 5, 2015

GOTHAM: Alum Milo Ventimiglia from HEROES Cast as Killer Milo Ventimigilia is going to make a killing (or killings) on Fox’s ‘Gotham.’ The actor has been cast in a recurring role on the Batman prequel series. He’ll play Jason Lennon aka The Ogre in a multiple episode arc starting with Episode 19. Read Story Here’s Who Lorne Michaels Regrets Not…

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New Novel from Harper Lee in July!

Aging reclusive novelist Harper Lee is set to release her second novel in July. Her first book is the beloved classic To Kill A Mockingbird, which was released to instant acclaim in 1960, and has remained a bestseller ever since. Lee, 88, resides in an assisted living facility in Alabama hasn’t done a press interview since 1964 and has always maintained that…

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Some stuff on my desk at work….

pic by: me so calm down So, this is the dancing baby Groot. If you press one button on it, it plays The Jackson 5 and Groot dances. Kinda like he’s using an invisible hula hoop. Press another button, place Groot next to a speaker and he will dance to whatever your listening to. I love it. My wife hates…

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Boner Candidates for February 6, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: THE RED SKULL IS MY FAVORITE Image By Boogeyman13 We’re really more into Batman. But this guy is really into Red Skull, the super-villain from Captain America. As the Daily Mail reports, 37-year-old Henry Damon of Caracas, Venezuela has undergone several procedures, including cutting off a part of his nose, to make himself look like the villain Red…

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Celebutard News – February 6, 2015

Cash Money Records: Birdman’s Tryin’ to Lil Wayne Me Too! Turk Drops New Lawsuit It’s open season on Cash Money Records — rapper Turk of The Hot Boy$ is joining his homie Lil Wayne …filing a lawsuit against Birdman’s label for allegedly cheating him out of millions. Read Story Incubus Releases New Single ‘Absolution Calling’ Incubus has released their first new…

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Movies Opening February 6, 2015

Artsies: Oscar-nominated short films – animated – 2.5 stars ANIMATED SHORT-FILM NOMINEES The Bigger Picture Directors: Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Hees Synopsis: Tensions arise between two brothers as their elderly mother requires more care. Country of origin: UK TRT: 7:27 Language: English The Dam Keeper Directors: Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi Synopsis: A lonely little pig in charge of maintaining…

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Is This The Best Rock Doc?

Is This The Best Rock Doc?

There have been many great rock and/or roll documentaries: “Gimmie Shelter”, “It Might Get Loud”, “Rattle and Hum”, but there can only be one. In the world of rock n’ roll narratives, they often follow Dennis Leary’s description of music fame: “I’m drunk. I’m nobody. I’m drunk. I’m famous. I’m drunk. I’m dead.” The rock doc I speak of is…

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Nine Inch Nails + Taylor Swift = Amazeballs!

Sure, mash-ups are way past their prime. Like disco in the 70’s and shoulder pads in the 80’s, these things must end for the good of all mankind. We are still shaking mash-ups out of our music library like a prison inmate from the 1930’s shakin’ off head lice. It is a plague. It is shameful and calling them guilty…

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Utah Says, “No Ink on Your Kids”

Parents were appalled when it was announced Rep. Lavar Christensen of Draper proposed a ban on allowing parents or guardians to give consent for their kids to get tattooed. There are three schools of thoughts on this issue: you like this idea, you don’t like this idea or you don’t care. In the words of Woody Allen, “It’s like anything else.”…

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POLL: Who done ‘Fresh Prince’ better?

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was an amazing show starring Will Smith that ran 1990-96. Its opening theme song has been engrained in most of our memories. Earlier this week Jimmy Fallon replicated the song when he took The Tonight Show on tour back to LA. So, we want your opinion, whose is better? Vote here and leave us a…

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Lounge X: Dirty Heads and You 2015

If you won a chance to meet Dirty Heads before their sold out performance on February 7th at Club 50 West your pictures have been processed by X96 photo scientists and are ready for your to enjoy.

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X96 Ultimate StayCation

X96 Presents Kane County Ultimate StayCation powered by Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort! The Kane County Tourism Council, Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort, and X96 radio have teamed up to present you an adventure of a lifetime at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort. Zion Ponderosa, where Zion National Park touches the sky, is located on the east rim of Zion National Park. There…

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Harmons’ Valentine Giveaway

Don’t leave it up to cupid this Valentine’s Day. Share your most romantic Valentine’s Day story—or your worst Valentine’s gift—and you’ll be entered to win a Harmons Valentine Desirables Gift Basket (valued at $150) from X96 and Harmons.

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AmeriTech Medical Assisting Tuition Assistance Contest

AmeriTech College is excited to announce its Medical Assisting Tuition Assistance Contest! Enter today for an opportunity to receive one of five, $2,000 Tuition Assistant Awards. That’s over 15% off your total tuition for one of Utah’s most affordable programs! Medical Assistants are in high demand, and AmeriTech is home to one of Utah’s longest running medical assisting programs. Becoming…

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17 Celebutard News Stories for February 9th, 2015

1. Madonna proves she’s still got it Her album leaked, she scored a social media fail by tweeting doctored pictures of Nelson Mandela and other revered historical figures to promote her album — but Madonna still will not be defeated. (Read More) 2. DENIED at Nicki Minaj Pre-Grammy Party Birdman and his very big crew was turned away from Nicki Minaj’s…

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Boner Candidates for February 9th 2015

Boner Candidate #1: Your Helpful Act is a Felony Photo Courtesy of Marcelo Early Monday morning, Jeff Steele was at King’s Korner, a bar on 8th Street South in La Crosse. It was just about closing time when a woman walked in, pointed a gun at the bartender and demanded all the money in the register. (Read More) Boner Candidate #2:…

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Geek News on the Radio February 9th

NBC Renews Five Shows; Is Constantine TV Series One Of It? Find Out More Here Five shows will be coming back in NBC for the 2015-2016 season. The network has named the TV series they will renew and the list is actually not that surprising. In a report by the Hollywood Reporter, NBC reportedly renewed “The Blacklist” for a third…

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Indie Popcorn: Biopics

Indie Popcorn: Biopics

Bill Allred talks biopics and tests to see how much he, himself knows about the genre. He also dives into some local biopics, “She’s a Fox” and “Tim Timmerman: Hope of America” with director Cameron Sawyer. Indie Popcorn is produced in conjunction with Salt Lake Film Society and East Hollywood High.

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Winter Rock Reggae Festival 2015

Dirty Heads, Stick Figure, Common Kings, Ethan Tucker Band, Codi Jordan and more. Here are photos from the Winter Rock Reggae Festival from The Complex on February 7th.

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There’s Going To Be A N.W.A. Movie!

Jon Smith is Straight Outta Compton?  I’ll admit, its not the most obvious music choice for me.  But in addition to my love for all things Alternative and Rock, I do loves me some early 90’s gangsta rap.  In the 90’s, I was never cool enough to wear the Starter Jacket, or the 187 T shirts.  In fact that was about…

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Shirley Manson Calls Kanye a “____.”

Kanye West decided to make himself a stand in for all jagoffs everywhere when he half rushed the stage at the Grammys and then later said Beck, who had just won album of the year, should give his Grammy to Beyoncé. Meh, that’s just Kanye being a rock star and keeping things entertaining. Whatever happened to “sex, drugs and rock…

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19 Celebutard News Stories for February 10, 2015

There’s no way Brian Williams saw ‘bodies floating,’ says NOLA hotel manager A former manager of the swanky hotel where Brian Williams stayed during Hurricane Katrina demolished his claims that he saw a body float by — and laughed off his assertion that gangs were roaming the hallways. (Read More) Was Brian Williams terrorized by gangs at the Ritz-Carlton during Katrina?…

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Time Wasters at Work February 10th

1. Have a Tumblr? Want to tumble more? TL;DR Wiki edition http://tldrwikipedia.tumblr.com/ Love witty captions over stock photos? http://itsliketheyknowus.tumblr.com/ Im sorry Kanye but Shakespeare wrote the greatest song of all time. OF ALL TIME. http://popsonnet.tumblr.com/ Bonus! Dave Coulier. http://samepicofdavecoulier.tumblr.com/ Bonus! Tom Selleck http://selleckwaterfallsandwich.tumblr.com/ 2. Just over a month into 2015 and here are 17 tattoo fails http://www.buzzfeed.com/richardhjames/17-times-peoples-tattoos-made-you-give-up-on-2015-already 3. Worst spy…

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Boner Candidates for February 10, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: Why Do You Veterans Keep Asking For A Hand Out? Photo Courtesy of Tom Jeff Sessions from Alabama, along with only two other Senators – both Republican – voted against the bi-partisan veterans bill which aimed to ease the healthcare delays for veterans by giving them more access to private care and allowing the Department of Veterans Affairs the…

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Fresh X: Alabama Shakes “Don’t Wanna Fight”

Alabama Shakes have been a music junkie’s darling since the first note of “Hold On.” They one problem is they are NPR music darlings and like most things I enjoy in life that NPR touches it gets deconstructed to the point of nausea. The second problem is everybody then ran their mouths as fast as they could to notify the…

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Fresh X: Florence + The Machine “How Big How Blue How Beautiful”

Fresh X: Florence + The Machine “How Big How Blue How Beautiful”

We are spoiled today with new music. Earlier today we put our ears on a new track from Alabama Shakes and not new Florence + The Machine. According to Consequence of Sound an advertisement for the actual first single from the upcoming album, that should be more of an actual song, showed up in advertisement form on iTunes a little early…

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The Power Glove Still Sucks

The Power Glove Still Sucks

My parents bought me a Power Glove about a week after it came out. One week later it was collecting dust at the bottom of the toy box. It was so unusable and unmanageable there should have been a class-action lawsuit. Thinking back, I have to ask myself, was I just a dumb kid who couldn’t figure it out? Turns…

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VIDEO: Dr. Phil is FINALLY Watchable

Most people my age wince in anguish at the thought of sitting through an episode of Dr. Phil. With the exception of his studio audience, nobody necessarily enjoys listening to a southern-fried relationship therapist comfort old ladies when the spark in their marriage dies. Luckily we have the internet. Thanks to the trusty internet we’ve just learned that the only…

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Jake The Snake and His Brand New Tattoo

Well, there he is; famous wrestler Jake “The Snake” Roberts being interviewed by me there on the right during our coverage of the Sundance and Slamdance film festivals. I don’t remember the names of the other guys in the picture except the director of “The Resurrection of Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts;” he’s Steve Yu, there on the left.  Jake was…

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New Geekshow Episode!

Save the Children! 2/9/15 (NSFW!) Recorded Live at 50west Club. The French mural. Indominus Rex. Raise a glass to Chadwick Boseman. Supes new power cuz he needed more. Jimmy reviews: Sponge Bob, 7th Son. LOTS more. Get it here: http://www.geekshowpodcast.com/download/

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Indie Popcorn: Bill Talks Sundance Greatness

Indie Popcorn: Bill Talks Sundance Greatness

In this episode of Indie Popcorn Bill Allred talks about the film that won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival 2015. Some of the students at East Hollywood give you their impressions of the film. They also speak with the director and where he found the inspiration to make this movie, personal loss and when it’s time…

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Red Butte Gives a Sneak Peek of 2015 Concerts

Red Butte Gardens, where you can pop a cork and snack without the fuzz messing with you and hit on smokin’ hot cougars gave us taste of their concert lineup for 2015 and it looks pretty great thus far. May 22nd: Passion Pit May 26th: The Decemberists May 27th: Chromeo and ODESZA May 29th: Lindsey Stirling June 2nd: Ryan Adams…

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13 Celebutard News Stories for February 11th 2015

1. Jon Stewart Will Leave ‘The Daily Show’ on a Career High Note Jon Stewart, who turned Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” into a sharp-edged commentary on current events, delivering the news in layers of silliness and mockery, said on Tuesday that he would step down after more than 16 years as its anchor. (Read More) 2. Bobbi Kristina – Life…

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Boner Candidates for February 11th 2015

Boner Candidate #1 – “Gay Guys Don’t Burp!” Photo Courtesy of National Automobile Dealers Association Just one day after Time announced his appointment as Jeb Bush’s Chief Technology Officer, Hipster.com co-founder Ethan Czahor resigned from the position over ugly comments about “sluts” and black parents. (Read More) (Side Story) Boner Candidate #2 – Duck Killers! Photo Courtesy of Ken Slade…

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Movies for your Valentine’s Weekend

Movies for Your Valentine’s Weekend

Artsy: Mommy (R)  4 Stars – 139 Minutes A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household. Director: Xavier Dolan Actors:  Anne Dorval, Antoine Oliver Pilson, Suzanne Clemente Song of the Sea (PG) – 4 Stars 93 Minutes Saoirse is a child who is the last of the selkies,…

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Damn Cilantro

Apparently some people feel so strongly about cilantro that they have created bumper stickers.  Proudly announcing to the world their herb hatred.  I wonder if these are the same people that have old political campaign stickers pledging support for Mitt Romney…or long defunct radio stations.

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Richie T Interviews The Infamous Grave Digger

Richie T sits down with the infamous Grave Digger, and talks about his truck, his life, and the legendary Grave Digger team. He has been driving for 10 years! He talks about the various ways to become a Monster Truck driver. He explains the difference between a mud truck from a monster truck. His favorite parts have been the fans,…

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Boner Candidates for February 12, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: THE SAUDI’S KNOW WHY WOMEN SHOULDN’T DRIVE Image By Christopher Rose A Saudi Arabian historian trying to justify the nation’s ban on female drivers says women who drive in other countries such as the United States don’t care if they’re raped and that sexual violence “is no big deal to them.” Saleh al-Saadoon claimed in a recent TV…

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Celebutard News – February 12, 2015

Stars slam Kanye over Beck Grammy diss Stars continue to align against Kanye West for dissing Beck at the Grammys and saying, “He should have given his award to Beyoncé.” “What is it exactly that he does?” Elvis Costello quipped of rapper West before performing at Jazz at Lincoln Center for the Women’s Day Red Dress Awards. Read Story ‘Big…

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Take Me to…Lunch with Hozier

Take Me To Lunch With Hozier. Listen to Jon Smith every weekday at 11a and you could win a chance for you and a guest to join X96 at Club 50 West and meet Hozier! Plus, you can get your pic with him and Cafe 50 West will hook you up with free lunch.

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Live and Local Showcase: Zodiac Empire

X96 is extremely proud to celebrate the release of Zodiac Empire’s first album, “Population.” From Reverbnation: Zodiac Empire is smart, high-energy pop music. With decades of combined experience in the music industry, the members of Zodiac Empire pride themselves on excellent song writing and electrifying live performances. Zodiac Empire recorded their debut album, Population, with Grammy nominated producer Alex Elena…

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Is Salt Lake’s Oldest Coffee Shop Getting Squeezed?

According to this Instagram post Salt Lake City is doing small businesses wrong. According to this Instagram post the city is closing off a parking lot the Salt Lake Roasting Company patrons use when they want to get their java, chatter or study on.  It seems this could really hurt their business and furthermore, there may be a mysterious plot…

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Boner Candidates for February 13, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: KANYE’S HEAD VOICES MADE HIM PUT THIS COAT ON HIS BABY Image By Robert Kosara North West’s wardrobe is getting pricey. On Wednesday, North braved freezing New York City temperatures wearing a fur coat as she trotted behind her reality-star mom, Kim Kardashian. Jody Wolfe and Marc Kaufman, of Kaufman Furs, identified the tot’s coat as being made from crystal fox…

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Celebutard News – February 13, 2015

2 More Women Accuse Bill Cosby Of Sexual Assault At a press conference organized by attorney Gloria Allred, two former models, Linda Brown and Lise-Lotte Lublin, made statements alleging how Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted them in 1969 and 1989, respectively. Both women spoke while visibly weeping and declined to answer further questions. Read Story Six ways Brian Williams could…

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Win Jon’s Coachella Trip

Mean old Todd Nuke’em won’t let Jon Smith go to Coachella this year, so you might be taking his place. It’s another huge show in Indio, California with Jack White, Interpol, Alt-J, Hozier, Alabama Shakes, Kaskade, Florence and the Machine and many, many more. Listen every weekday at 9a, 11a, 1p, 3p, and 5p for your chance to win tickets…

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Fresh X: Passion Pit “Lifted Up (1985)”

Fresh X: Passion Pit “Lifted Up (1985)”

Hey…everyone. Looked what showed up today. The new track from Passion Pit. One, it’s pretty good. Two, what is up with the sudden obsession with the 80’s. Knock it off. Reagan was president and it wasn’t that great. I was in the single digits age-wise and even I knew that. Also, Passion Pit will be performing at the Red Butte…

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Celebutard News – February 17, 2015

GF Princess Love Arrested in Big Easy Ray J’s GF Princess Love was arrested in New Orleans for allegedly beating him to a bloody pulp. Law enforcement tells us, it happened last Wednesday, after Ray J returned to his hotel after spending the night with TV producers at a strip joint. Ray — who stars in “Love and Hip Hop:…

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Time Wasters at Work February 17th

1. Best animated series from A-Z http://www.avclub.com/article/best-animated-series-ever-adventure-time-whatever–214799 *Bonus! Obscure Simpson characters from Chimpman-A to Chimpman-Z http://www.avclub.com/article/best-obscure-simpsons-characters-chimpan-chimpan-z-213736 2. 10 things we all thought about wrestling as a kid http://deslide.clusterfake.net/?o=html_table&u=http://whatculture.com/wwe/10-things-all-wrestling-fans-thought-as-kids.php 3. 29 more awesome things you may not have seen www.potatofeed.com/29-more-awesome-things-you-might-not-have-seen-yet 4. 25 of the greatest Oscar snubs thesubstantial.com/25-of-the-greatest-films-to-be-snubbed-at-the-oscars 5. App of the Week Scoopshot let’s you take photos and submit them…

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Boner Candidates for February 17, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: WELL, THIS IS AWKWARD Image By TheGiantVermin According to The Mirror, a couple was busted on a subway escalator having very public and obvious sex. When a man tries to bust the couple up and get them to remember they aren’t in the privacy of their own home, the woman turns around to reveal she has a baby…

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Win Tickets to “Focus”

X96 has a special screening of Will Smith’s new movie FOCUS happening Monday, February 23rd. “Focus” is in theaters Feb 27. Rated R It’s about distraction. It’s about focus. The brain is slow and it can’t multitask. Tap him here, take from there. Will Smith stars as Nicky, a seasoned master of misdirection who becomes romantically involved with novice con…

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Hozier and You

Hozier took a bunch of people to lunch at 50 West on February 17th, 2015. If you were there, then here you are.

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Celebutard News – February 18, 2015

Pam Anderson to Rick Salomon: Get Your Daughters and Dog Out of My House! Pam Anderson is on a tear, ordering her husband’s daughters and their dog to get the hell out of her house … this according to sources close to Rick Salomon. As we reported, Pam filed for divorce last week, and it’s not the first time. She filed…

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Boner Candidates for February 18, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: IT WAS A PARTY! Image By Matt Police arrested an Ankeny kindergarten teacher after receiving a report that she had a beer can in her classroom Friday. Jennifer L. Rich, 40, of West Des Moines, has been charged with public intoxication and child endangerment. Ankeny police officers were called to East Elementary School, 710 S.E. Third St. at…

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Jessica Walter on Radio From Hell

Actress Jessica Walter was kind enough to spend a few minutes on the phone with us this morning! Jessica plays the voice of Malory Archer in the animated TV series ‘Archer’ and played Lucille Bluth in the hit comedy series ‘Arrested Development.’ After Bill admitted having a crush on her, Jessica talked with the RFH crew about filming, Archer Live,…

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Poltergeist 2015!

Poltergeist 2015!

“…they’re here…”   One of my all-time favorite movies was Poltergeist from 1982. I loved it, because the premise of scary stuff happening right in the most innocent looking suburban household meant that it could happen in your house! When I heard that there was going to be a remake of the classic movie, I was skeptical. Remember the subsequent sequels from the original?…

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Movies Opening Friday, Feb. 20th

Artsies Match (R) – 90 mins As a Juilliard professor is interviewed by a woman and her husband for her dissertation on the history of dance in 1960’s New York, it becomes increasingly clear that there are ulterior motives to the couple’s visit. Director: Stephen Belber Actors: Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino, Matthew Lillard   Mr. Turner (R) – 150 mins…

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Hozier 2015

Here are the photos from Hozier’s performance at The Depot on February 17th, 2015. Here is a review of the show.

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Celebutard News – February 19, 2015

‘Taking Back Sunday’ Frontman Adam Lazzara — lead singer of Taking Back Sunday — has been arrested for allegedly boozing and driving in his hometown of Charlotte, NC. According to cops … Lazzara was pulled over early Sunday morning for blowing a red light. We’re told officers smelled booze during the stop, and busted him for DWI. He was later released on…

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Boner Candidates for February 19, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: GOD WANTS YOUR BABY TO REMAIN ILL Image By Quinn Dombrowski A doctor in Michigan is facing criticism after she refused to treat the baby of a same-sex couple. Krista and Jami Contreras wed in Vermont in 2012. In October they welcomed their first child, a baby girl they named Bay Windsor Contreras. Before the baby was…

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Geek News on the Radio February 19th

Cecily Strong Up For Major Role in New ‘Ghostbusters’ While Paul Feig‘s new Ghostbusters will have four funny actors fighting ghosts in New York City, that’s where the similarities to the original film end. Of course, we know this time all the leads will be played by women (Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon) and that their roles…

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Avanti Office Space Giveaway

Are you an entrepreneur looking to take the next step with your business? Do you want to cut costs yet boost your business by having an office perfect for you? Avanti is giving away an interior office for one year! This is the perfect opportunity for you to move out of your home work space to a business location that…

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Utah’s Most Loved Burritos: The People Have Spoken

Burritos are the ultimate and perfect food. If we look at this idea from a certain perspective, all platter-type food is simply a rearrangement of meat, cheese, bread and some sort of veg. The real separation comes from the use of spices, sauces, ease to eat and presentation. The Burrito has so many options when it comes this criteria. Pizza can only…

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Fresh X: Blur “Go Out”

Fresh X: Blur “Go Out”

Blur, not Gorillaz, announced a new album, “The Magic Whip” to be released on April 27th along with a new track called “Go Out.” I’ve never been into Blur aside from “Girls & Boys” and “Song 2″ being burned into my psyche, so this may not be as big of an event for me as it would for others. That…

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Boner Candidates for February 20, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: THEY’RE BEHEADING FETUSES Image By Steve Rhodes A South Dakota lawmaker attacked Planned Parenthood on his official website, calling the family planning center worse than ISIS. Isaac Latterell, a Republican member of the state’s House of Representatives, wrote on his website about “revolting methods of execution” such as the beheadings carried out by the militant group. “Planned…

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Celebutard News – February 20, 2015

The Clooneys double-date with Sacha Baron Cohen, Isla Fisher George Clooney and wife Amal Alamuddin enjoyed a double date Wednesday night with Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher at the starry Sunset Tower Hotel’s Tower Bar. Spies said that when human rights lawyer Amal left the table at one point, even jaded Hollywood heads swiveled to catch a glimpse of her…

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Raymond Cruz “Tuco” Interview/RFH

The Radio From Hell crew got to chat with Raymond Cruz from ‘Breaking Bad’ this morning! Cruz told the crew about his role as Tuco Salamanca, and gave us a few vague details about the continuation of the character in the new TV series ‘Better Call Saul.’ Cruz also chatted about the other work he is involved in, including another…

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My High School Is Haunted!

Roy High School is haunted! Just ask any Roy High Royal, and they’ll tell you that the school is totally haunted. We always thought it was no big deal. But yesterday, I came across the top ten haunted high schools in America, and was surprised to see Roy High School on the list. When I was a student, it was…

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X96 Extreme Suburban Survival

The International Sportsmen’s Expo is March 12th through March 15th at the South Towne Exposition Center – 9575 So. State Street – Sandy, UT 84070. ISE is Utah’s original sportsman’s show; presenting you with a huge selection of fishing, hunting, boating, off-roading and recreational opportunities. This is your opportunity to meet face-to-face with guides, outfitters, lodge owners and resort operators…

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Let’s Go Eat Podcast: Hellman vs. McCarthy

Bill sits down at Café 50 West to talk theatre. In particular, he chats with actresses Reb Fleming and Barbara Gandy from Pygmalion Theatre’s production of “Hellman vs. McCarthy.” The play runs from February 27th to March 14th at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center: “Every word she writes is a lie, including ‘and’ and ‘the.’ “- Mary McCarthy about…

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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 7-Eleven to get your break time started with a great deal on KIT KAT Bars – buy any size 7-Eleven coffee and…

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Celebutard News – February 23, 2015

Idina Menzel Calls John Travolta ‘Glom Gazingo’ At This Year’s Oscars The wickedly talented Idina Menzel got back at John Travolta for his gaffe at last year’s Oscars. During this year’s ceremony, Menzel invited Travolta to the stage by calling him Glom Gazingo. Read Story Arrests expected in killing of Nicki Minaj tour member Police in Philadelphia say arrests are…

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Boner Candidates for February 23, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: CRAP! THERE WAS A CAMERA IN THERE? Image By Mike Mozart In a video released Tuesday, a California man who accused Oregon police of giving him two black eyes is shown to have beaten himself instead, The Register-Guard reports. After getting arrested in January on charges of stalking and first-degree sexual abuse, 33-year-old Aleksander Robin Tomaszewski filed…

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Geek News on the Radio February 23rd

Zack Snyder tweets first image of Jason Momoa as Aquaman Maybe we won’t be able to make fun of Aquaman anymore. Zack Snyder tweeted the first image of Jason Momoa as the underwater superhero who will debut in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and you can laugh at your own risk. The Hawaiian-born Game of Thrones actor with the…

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My Next Wearable Workout Device

You all can have your Fitbit calorie counters and your other wearable fitness devices. This is the exercise wearable for me. Sheer genius and sure to get me in shape. This man is my hero:   Thanks for listening;

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Time Wasters at Work February 24th

1. 10 Historical Photos www.history-now.net/2015/02/10-incredible-history-pictures-pt-5.html   2. The anti-oscars….Winner for Best Action sequence http://actionagogo.com/?p=15624   Bonus! Most cringe worthy Oscar acceptance speeches http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscars-speeches-10-top-academy-773844   3. Useful websites http://www.canistream.it/ https://www.crimereports.com/   4.How Uber is changing the free market http://www.buzzfeed.com/johanabhuiyan/its-already-over-and-uber-has-won#.wnVav9jDm   5. Apps of the Week! Do you have a Chromecast? http://lifehacker.com/the-best-chromecast-apps-1538438569 Flush – Helping you find public toilets for iOS and…

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Celebutard News – February 24, 2015

Richard Pryor’s widow: Bill Cosby is “a f**king hypocrite” Jennifer Lee Pryor, widow of comedian Richard Pryor, hasn’t been particularly vocal so far in the onslaught of criticism on Bill Cosby following dozens of rape allegations. But Lee Pryor finally had something to say about her late husband’s peer on an episode of “Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend”…

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Boner Candidates for February 24, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: SIR HAVE YOU EVER REALLY LOOKED AT A WOMAN? BEEN WITH A WOMAN? DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA OF WHAT GOES ON DOWN THERE? Image By ndbutter An Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam. The question…

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Power Rangers, Go!…NSFW in Short Film

Power Rangers, Go!…NSFW in Short Film

Apparently, someone could not wait for the Warner Bros. remake of “Mighty Morphine Power Rangers.” Joseph Kahn went ahead and made one of his own featuring The Dawson, James Van Der Beek, in a very R-rated foretelling of the future lives of the Rangers. This is a timely little film considering a star of “Power Rangers Samurai” was arrested for murder earlier…

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Celebutard News – February 25, 2015

Guy Fieri officiates 101 same-sex weddings in Miami Food Network star Guy Fieri officiated 101 gay weddings in Miami during the annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival. The host of “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” oversaw the nuptials at The James Royal Palm hotel, hosted by chef Art Smith, who is gay and married his partner in 2010. Smith, who is a…

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Boner Candidates for February 25, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: PUT ON THE SHAMING SHIRT AND GET TO SCHOOL Image By Robert Hruzek A Florida mom’s alleged attempt to shame her child into earning better grades in school led to her own shameful arrest for child abuse. Melany Joyce Alexander, 30, is accused of beating her middle school daughter with a metal-studded belt before sending her to…

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Movies Opening February 27th

Artsies: -Maps to the Stars (R) 111 mins – 3 stars A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts. Director: David Cronenberg Actors: Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson   -Leviathan (R) 140 mins – 3.5 stars In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the…

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Celebutard News – February 26, 2015

Chelsea Handler celebrates 40th with medical marijuana card Chelsea Handler is celebrating her 40th birthday with pot. The “Uganda be Kidding Me” comedian announced via Twitter that she is a “legal marijuaner.” Read Story Tom Hanks approves of son’s rap career, but not his foul language Tom Hanks supports his rapper son Chet Haze’s career, even if he doesn’t approve of all…

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Geek News on the Radio

Disney XD To Reboot ‘Ducktales’ Animated Series For 2017 Launch Disney XD is revisiting Ducktales. The network said today that it has ordered a new animated comedy series based on the Emmy-winning series that aired from 1987-1990 as part of The Disney Afternoon daily syndicated cartoon block. The new series is slated to launch in 2017. Produced by Disney Television…

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Boner Candidates for February 26, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: THE LITTLE PUNKS WERE AN EASY MARK Image By FormerWMDriver A school bus aide has been charged with stealing lunch money and bagged lunches from preschoolers in New Jersey. Police in Millville say 33-year-old Rosa Rios was caught on a surveillance camera rummaging through students’ backpacks. She’s accused of stealing money and food from the 3- to…

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Joywave’s Crazy Skater Video

Joywave’s Crazy Skater Video

I love Joywave. These guys make awesome music, and we have video of them performing their new song in our studio.  Their new video for “Somebody New” is amazing! It’s part Tony Hawk video game, part Jack-Ass, and a whole lot of crazy skating mixed with over the top CGI. And the song is bad-ass, too!

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Celebutard News – February 27, 2015

Why Patricia Arquette’s call to arms is bogus Patricia Arquette, shut up! The rich movie star is so delusional and self-absorbed, she claims that American women are victims of rampant gender discrimination — a problem that she finds so pervasive, she turned up at Sunday’s Oscars ceremony in an unmoving hairdo that looked as if she’d stuck her finger in…

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Boner Candidates for February 27, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: OR YOU COULD JUST GO BUY THE SAME STUFF AT WALMART Image By Mike Mozart As far as basehead mayor memorabilia goes, the tie Rob Ford wore when he admitted to smoking crack cocaine is hardly a museum piece. It is, however, something you can actually buy and own, one of several personal items Ford put on…

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Join X96 for a Lounge X with Kongos

X96 is hosting another exclusive Lounge X. This time with Kongos! Join us at 50 West Club & Cafe (50 West Broadway in downtown Salt Lake) at noon on Saturday March 7th for an intimate acoustic performance before their show at The Depot that evening. This is an all ages performance open to the public. We only have room for…

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