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Sonic Drive-In Battle of the Bands III

X96 presents the Sonic Drive-In Summer Concert Series, Battle III! Four bands have been chosen to perform on Friday, August 14th at the Sonic Drive-In in West Jordan (1572 West 9000 South) You, the audience will vote and the winner will be opening at an upcoming national act with X96. The bands selected to perform at Battle III are: Violet…

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Win Sublime with Rome Tickets

X96 presents Sublime with Rome on Sunday August 23rd at USANA Amphitheatre with special guest Rebelution, Pepper, and Micky Avalon. Tickets available at all Smith’s Tix locations and Smithstix.com. Keep listening for your chance to win tickets or enter to win below for the chance to meet the band after the show.

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Go Paperless and Win!

Questar Gas is giving away four $25 gift cards each day for the month of August! All you have to do is sign up for Paperless Billing, and here’s the easiest way: When you get your next gas bill in the mail, go to QuestarGas.com; Click on the green GO PAPERLESS BUTTON; Punch in your account number and email address…

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8 Celebrity News Stories for August 3rd, 2015

1. Gwyneth: I didn’t come up with ‘conscious uncoupling’ Gwyneth Paltrow now claims she didn’t come up with her infamous Goop terms “Conscious Uncoupling” and “vaginal steaming.” Read More 2. Pro surfer saves Lena Dunham from paddle-board mishap Lena Dunham was rescued by pro surfer Laird Hamilton at the Hamptons Paddle & Party for Pink Saturday. Read More 3. Jason Segel gets…

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Boner Candidates for August 3rd, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: I’ll Show Those Bullies A US father has been arrested after he allegedly tried to take matters into his own hands by running over a group of teenagers who had bullied his daughter. Filmed by teenage witness Nathan Velez, 56-year-old Roy Williams can be seen driving onto the curb and accelerating at the group of teenagers as they…

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Geek News on the Radio August 3rd

‘Deadpool’ Trailer to Debut on ‘Conan’ Tuesday The highly anticipated trailer for Ryan Reynolds’ “Deadpool” is coming very, very soon. After generating a large amount of buzz after its debut at Comic-Con, the official redband trailer is set to release on Tuesday during Reynolds’ appearance on “Conan.” Read Story ‘Game Of Thrones’ Ending After Season 8, Ian McShane Cast In Season…

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Time Wasters at Work August 4th

1. Twitter without the crap www.balkanfun.org/2015/07/43-of-greatest-funny-tweets-in-history.html?m=0 2. Marvel movie timeline www.borrowingtape.com/the-cine-files/marvel-at-the-movies-timeline 3. Google is good. Google is great. To them we surrender our will and our fate. www.mixthenet.com/neat-google-products 4. Tech Talk…Windows 10, Apple and Google. What’s next? 5. Video Games! Disney Infinity 3.0, Madden 2016, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition and Goat Simulator. Bonus! Most frustrating products imaginable www.ducatio.co.vu/2014/08/artist-attempts-to-create-most.html

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Celebrity News – Tuesday, August 04, 2015

AC/DC’s Phil Rudd claims he didn’t imbibe AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded not guilty on Monday to breaching the rules of his home detention sentence by drinking alcohol. Read Story Gigi Hadid’s accused stalker to face trial The accused stalker of Sports Illustrated model Gigi Hadid will face trial, Manhattan prosecutors announced Monday. Read Story Ice-T and Coco are naming their…

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Boner Candidates for Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: THE DEMOCRATS HAVE TRADED ROPES FOR WELFARE. Image By Patrick Feller   The Oklahoma Federation of Republican Women recently kicked up controversy with a Facebook post that showed the image of a black man hanging from a tree. Along with that disturbing detail, the Federation posted a reminder about “who was responsible” for pre- and post-Civil War lynchings. “The KKK…

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Utah Teen Wakes Up After Wisdom Teeth Surgery

How many of you have gotten your wisdom teeth removed? Probably most of you. How many of your friends and family had a laugh as you woke up and were still a little drugged? Again, probably most of you. How many of your friends of family FILMED you in you most vulnerable stage? I’m guessing very few. So enjoy this…

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Celebrity News – August 05, 2015

Pierce Brosnan stopped at airport with knife Police say former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan has been stopped at a Vermont airport security checkpoint because of a knife he was carrying. Read Story Halle Berry- I’m not divorcing, I just lost my damn ring! Halle Berry divorce rumors have been in high gear, and the evidence fueling the fire is that…

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Boner Candidates for Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Boner Candidate #1 KEEP YOUR GODLESSNESS TO YOURSELF Image by woodleywonderworks A lawsuit recently filed against a teacher at Forest Park Elementary School in Indiana alleged that a 7-year-old student was “banished” from sitting with other students at lunch after he revealed that he did not believe in God. According to the lawsuit obtained by The Washington Post, second grade teacher Michelle…

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Movies with Sean Means – Opening August 7th

Artsies:  – Dark Places – 2.5 stars Libby Day was only seven years old when her family was brutally murdered in their rural Kansas farmhouse. Twenty-five years later, she agrees to revisit the crime and uncovers the wrenching truths that led up to that tragic night. Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner Starring: Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Christina Hendricks    – Irrational Man…

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Cost-Co: A Short Play

This may or may not have happened today. (Day- INT: warehouse-type shop) Clerk: Your card? Customer: Here you go (hands card to clerk). Clerk: (Having just rang up all my groceries and provided a total) Sir, your card has expired. Customer: Well, I wasn’t planning on renewing. Can I just pay for this stuff and call it a day? Clerk:…

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X96 Live and Local Spotlight: Minx

(Note: Refresh if you can’t see all 5 videos) The X96 Live and Local Spotlight band for August 2015 is Minx. I got to know Isha and Raffi at parties and going to other shows (they seem to be everywhere) probably a year before I saw them play. They are uniquely one of the most visual bands in the Salt…

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Lounge X: Phases

Phases stopped into the Club at 50 West for a Lounge X on August 7th, 2015. (Note: If you don’t see all 3 videos, refresh your browser).

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Win Three Days Grace Tickets

X96 welcomes Three Days Grace with special guest, Like A Storm, to The Depot on August 27th. Tickets on-sale now at all Smiths Tix locations, SmithsTix.com and The Depot box office. Keep listening for your chance to win tickets to the show or enter to win tickets by filling out the form below.

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Photos: Lounge X with X Ambassadors

Photos from our Lounge X with X Ambassadors on August 6th, 2015, which was extra special due to the fact they had to cancel their sold-out show the following night at Kilby Court (photos by Rob Gray).

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Celebrity News- August 10, 2015

Lady Gaga will play ‘wealthy hotel owner’ Elizabeth in new season of ‘American Horror Story’ Ryan Murphy has revealed the first details of Lady Gaga’s role in the upcoming season of American Horror Story. Read Story Tracy Morgan FXX Series Update: FX Execs Optimistic As Prep Work Continues The project, picked up straight-to-series in April 2014, was put on hold following the…

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Boner Candidates for August 10, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: THE BRILLIANT MALE ON MALE PAID FOR SEX TEA PARTY COVER UP Image by: Kevin Kidney Michigan state Representatives Todd Courser (R) and Cindy Gamrat (R) are under investigation after the Detroit News released tapes of Courser imploring House aide Ben Graham to create a “smear campaign” that would make the revelation of his affair with Gamrat seem…

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The 23 Best (and Worst) 80s Movies Remakes

After hearing the announcement that Hollywood is remaking Ghostbusters, this time with an all female cast, it made me wonder about all the 80s movies remakes that I am thankful for and the ones that I wish the producers had decided just to burn their money, because that is basically what they did. So here is the list of the…

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Boner Preview Candidates for August 11, 2015

Help us choose your candidates for Boner of the Day! Boner Preview #1: THANKS OBAMA WITH A CHERRY ON IT A 44-year-old Obama critic was arrested for retail theft in Illinois last month after authorities say he shoved a vibrator down his pants and offered to show an officer his penis, The Smoking Gun reports. According to police, an officer responding to a…

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Celebrity News- August 11, 2015

Farrah Abraham dragged out of Hamptons party by security “Teen Mom” “star” Farrah Abraham, who’s perhaps as famous for her adult videos with porn star James Deen, was dragged out of a fancy Hamptons party by security on Saturday. Read Story Chris Farley Is Still Getting The Last Laugh There’s an obscure 1994 Saturday Night Live sketch called “Pepper Boy”…

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Time Wasters At Work – August, 11 2015

Passive aggressive notes. http://www.passiveaggressivenotes.com/   It’s like a daily dose of Vitamin Youtube http://bestofyoutube.com/    Please don’t piss off people in the service industry http://waiterrant.net/ http://www.27bslash6.com/missy.html   Craigslist has a best of site… http://www.craigslist.org/about/best/all/    Apps of the week Kaboom for Android and iOS is like Snapchat but for texting and social media. Couch to 5k is finally out for…

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Boner of the Day – August 11, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: SHE LIKES RIDING OUT THERE   Image By Frank A mom in Minnesota was so determined to get more booze one night last week that she drove to the store despite the fact that she was far too drunk to drive and her 8-year-old daughter was clinging to the vehicle, police say. According to a police report, 46-year-old…

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Radio From Hell Interviews Kevin Farley

  Kevin Farley calls in and discusses the new movie about his brother (Chris Farley) called ‘I Am Chris Farley’. Kevin is kind enough to give insight as to who is in the film, the creation of motivational speaker Matt Foley and other things you will learn about Chris Farley in the film. Check it out above!   Feature Image…

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Win Dave Chappelle Tickets with RFH!

X96, Live Nation, and United Concerts welcomes comedian Dave Chappelle to Capital Theatre, on September 14th, 2015 at 7:00PM. Tickets go on-sale Friday, August 14th at 10am at all ArtTix locations, www.ArtTix.org, by phone 888-451-ARTS, all SmithsTix locations, and www.SmithsTix.com. This show will sell out, however during the week of August 10th, Radio From Hell will have your only chance…

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Lounge X: Phases

Enjoy these photos from our Lounge X at the Club at 50 West with Phases on August 7th, 2015.

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Women Who Owned the 90’s

Sure, there are iconic bands that came out of the 90’s: Soundgarden, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blink-182 and of course, Nirvana, but it was not all a decade run amok with long-haired dudes wearing Doc Marten’s or preppy punks wielding dick jokes. No, it was a time that women more than helped hold up the pillars of the 90’s temple…

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Boner of the Day

Boner Preview Candidates for August 12, 2015

Help us choose today’s boner finalists for August 12, 2015! Boner Preview Candidate #1: MY THIS WILL BE FUNNY Police are searching for pranksters who burst into a Southern California movie theater this weekend and frightened the audience with the roar of a leaf blower. One man opened an emergency exit, allowing another to enter and yell “I’ve got a chainsaw”…

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Celebrity News Stories for August 12, 2015

7 Rock Bands That Keith Richards Absolutely Hated He badmouthed everyone from Led Zeppelin to The Beatles. Here are the seven bands he trashed, ranked from least to most caustic comments. Read More Richie Sambora Is Still in No Rush to Reunite With Bon Jovi Richie Sambora still has a “never say never” attitude toward the idea of reuniting with Bon…

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Boner Candidates for Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Based on your votes, these are the top candidates for today. Vote one more time to determine who will be the Boner of the Day! Boner Candidate #1 MY, THIS WILL BE FUNNY Image by Ewen Roberts Police are searching for pranksters who burst into a Southern California movie theater this weekend and frightened the audience with the roar of a…

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New Tarantino Trailer

After script leaks, table reads, green lights, red lights, an animated teaser we finally get a look at Quentin Tarantino’s “Hateful Eight” starring Channing Tatum, Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russel, Tim Roth, Jennifer Jason Leigh and more will be released at select theatres on Christmas Day and a wide release on January 8th, 2016. Enjoy!

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Boner Preview Candidates for August 13, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: AM I IMPAIRED? NO DOUBT. A man who was speeding in reverse, had his zipper down and told St. Lucie County Sheriff’s deputies, “There is no doubt that I am impaired,” got locked up, an affidavit states. Deputies about 2:35 a.m. July 11 reported a man later identified as Steven Nichols, 64, pulled in the parking lot of an…

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Geek News on the Radio, August, 13 2015

‘Fantastic Four’ Blame Game: Fox, Director Josh Trank Square Off Over On-Set “Chaos” Before the film opened, the director tweeted that he had made “a fantastic version” of the film that audiences would “probably never see.” Days before Fantastic Four opened, director Josh Trank sent an email to some members of the cast and crew to say he was proud…

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Celebrity News- August 13, 2015

Johnny Carson returns to late night on Antenna TV Johnny Carson returns to late night on Antenna TV Read Story Ice Cube Has a Message For Bitches, Hoes, and Their Defenders Rapper/Are We There Yet? star/writer of lines like, “I once knew a bitch who got slapped / ‘Cause she played me like she was all that” Ice Cube reflects…

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Movies With Sean Means – August 13, 2015

Artsies:  – Listen to Me Marlon (Unrated) 102 Min. – 2.5 stars Unbeknownst to the public, Marlon Brando – a great star who remained deliberately mysterious to the press and the world at large for his entire professional life – created a vast archive of personal audio and visual materials over the course of his lifetime, often deeply confessional and…

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Boner Candidates for August 13, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: WHAT ARE YOU HIDING UNDER THERE? Image By Francis Storr A man suffering from Crohn’s disease was accused of shoplifting after a shop worker mistook his hidden colostomy bag for stolen clothes. Lee Winters-Jones suffers from Crohn’s disease and is forced to carry his colostomy bag underneath his jumper. He had been shopping in Next in Prestatyn, Wales,…

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Boner Preview Candidates for August 14, 2015

Boner Candidate #1 ITS THE DOG YOU SHOULD ARREST; THE DOG I TELL YOU A 33-year-old Sumter County motorist who allegedly struck an apartment complex blamed the accident on her dog and said it was the pooch that police should have arrested. According to Wildwood police, witnesses said the woman left after hitting the building, then entered her Huey Street apartment. Officers found…

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Boner Candidates for August 14th, 2015

Boner Candidate #1 ITS THE DOG YOU SHOULD ARREST; THE DOG I TELL YOU Image by Mark Turnauckas A 33-year-old Sumter County motorist who allegedly struck an apartment complex blamed the accident on her dog and said it was the pooch that police should have arrested. According to Wildwood police, witnesses said the woman left after hitting the building, then entered…

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Celebrity News – August 14th, 2015

George R.R. Martin: ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Inspired By ‘Lord of the Rings’ George R.R. Martin is offering a few clues to how it all might end. Fans of his A Song of Ice and Fire series and HBO’s Game of Thrones have worried that Martin might pen and ending that will see the world consumed by a horrible disaster (after all,…

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Boner Preview Candidates for August 17, 2015

It’s Monday again, and we need YOUR help in choosing today’s Boner finalists! Pre-Boner Candidate #1: PRAISE THE LORD AND PASS THE AMMUNITION An Alabama church has opened a gun range behind its sanctuary as an extension of its fellowship, WIAT reports. The red-clay dirt range behind the Rocky Mount United Methodist Church in Jemison began as an overgrown gully once filled…

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Celebrity News for August 17, 2015

Seth Meyers read about his ‘Late Night’ gig on Page Six The “SNL” alum says in Tuesday’s 11 p.m. YES Network airing of “CenterStage” of his transition to late night, “I was on the road doing stand-up, I was somewhere in Southern Illinois in, like, a Red Roof Inn, and Lorne [Michaels] called. Read More In defense of the mean…

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Boner Candidates for August 17, 2015

Boner Candidate #1 IF YOU DON’T WANT TO GET HIT BY A DINNER ROLE, DON’T GO TO A PLACE WHERE THEY THROW DINNER ROLES Image by jeffreyw Missouri may soon have its own version of the infamous Liebeck v. McDonald’s Restaurantshot-coffee lawsuit. Lambert’s Cafe, the Sikeston-based restaurant chain proudly known as the “Home of Throwed Rolls,” featuring servers who lob dinner…

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The Advocates Ultimate Utah Giveaway

Hey! I’m Matt Driggs over at The Advocates where we help accident victims get back on their feet. We know it’s not fun to have to call a lawyer, but if you’re hurt, we can help. And there’s no cost to you! Just think about it, and give us a call after an accident. Now thanks for entering to win…

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Geek News on the Radio August 17th

The blame game over Fantastic Four is getting more intense Things might get even uglier as the fallout over the failure of Fantastic Four continues. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the film’s director, Josh Trank, has retained high-powered entertainment lawyer Marty Singer to “advocate on his behalf” in the wake of both the movie’s spectacular flameout at the box office…

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Boner of the Day

Pre Boner Candidates August 18, 2015

Pre-Boner Candidate #1: THE BOY IS AN EXCELLENT DRIVER Police say an upstate New York man had his 10-year-old drive his pickup truck while he was sitting in the passenger seat drunk. Read More Pre-Boner Candidate #2: I WAS JUST TRYING TO BE NUMBER ONE The man accused of raping an underclassman at John Kerry’s alma mater allegedly told detectives…

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Celebrity News for August 18, 2015

Johnny Depp, Gene Simmons rock together for kids’ charity Johnny Depp didn’t say a word as he stepped onto a small stage inside the Lucky Strike bowling alley. He just strapped on a guitar and started playing with the band. One song later, Gene Simmons joined in. Read More Inside Madonna’s lavish, gypsy-themed 57th birthday bash Madonna threw a Spanish Gypsy-themed…

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Time Wasters for August 18, 2015

Tech life hacks. Come for the sleep reminder, stay for the reading time calculator. www.carlcheo.com/tech-life-hacks In honor of the Top Gear guys moving to Amazon…here are the most expensive cars…in the world. www.mechanicaldecadence.com/top-10-most-expensive-cars-in-the-world Well, that escalated quickly. www.viralnova.com/quick-escalations The name of the website is better than the article. www.bromygod.com/2013/04/05/oh-really-now-26-interesting-facts Apps of the week Microsoft Translator is one of the most…

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Our Son Kyle?

We have fulfilled our parental obligations with “Our Son Kyle”   So should we keep having visitations?   Featured image by Ginny

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Boner Candidates for August 18, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: THE BOY IS AN EXCELLENT DRIVER Police say an upstate New York man had his 10-year-old drive his pickup truck while he was sitting in the passenger seat drunk. The Times Union of Albany reports police in the Saratoga County town of Stillwater were contacted by a motorist on Saturday who saw the child driving the truck on Route…

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Four Pack of Bikes Giveaway and Bike Parade

Join us for the SelectHealth Bike Parade on Saturday August 29th. It’s an exciting bike tour through historic downtown Salt Lake City, open to all ages and all abilities. Approximate length is 2.9 miles. The bike tour starts at the Gallivan Center and ends with family friendly entertainment including bounce houses, food trucks, live music, and a soccer watch party…

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10 Fall Movies Not to Miss

Now that summer is on its way out and the lackluster blockbusters are behind us (for the most part), we can look forward to the fall movie season. These are often films saved for those who will be judging them during awards season. Who could possibly remember a film from February, right? Most of us can’t recall what happened last…

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Win FREE Travel From Alaska Airlines

Think you know everything about RSL? Here are your chances to prove it. Correctly answer the trivia question below for your chance to win round trip air travel on Alaska Airlines. We’ll be asking trivia for the next few months so keep checking back for more chance to win. Trivia questions will be asked during the following dates: San Diego:…

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Boner of the Day

Boner Preview Candidates August 19th, 2015

Boner Preview Candidate #1: HORRIBLE PEOPLE IN A HORRIBLE WORLD Like other little boys, Baraka Cosmas Lusambo loves to play soccer. When he hears music, his feet tap and his face breaks out into a wide smile. During summer pool time recently, he used his left hand to toss a ball through a basketball hoop while red arm floaties kept him…

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Celebrity News for August 19th, 2015

Desperate Duggars pitch TLC new show where they counsel sex abuse victims: report The Duggar family is reportedly pitching a new show to the TLC Network about providing Christian counseling to victims of childhood sexual abuse. According to Michael Stone at the Progressive Secular Humanist blog, the 19 Kids and Counting family is trying to create a spin-off show that will…

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Boner of the Day

Boner Candidates for August 19, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: HORRIBLE PEOPLE IN A HORRIBLE WORLD Image by Felipe Fernandes Like other little boys, Baraka Cosmas Lusambo loves to play soccer. When he hears music, his feet tap and his face breaks out into a wide smile. During summer pool time recently, he used his left hand to toss a ball through a basketball hoop while red arm…

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Lounge X: X Ambassadors

X Ambassadors dropped by the X96 studio to play an acoustic Lounge X for some lucky fans. They were expected to play the following night at Kilby Court, but unfortunately one of them got sick and they had to cancel that show. Luckily, we have this to enjoy until they makes their way back to Salt Lake. (Refresh your browser…

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Celebrity News for August 20, 2015

Amanda Bynes returns to Twitter Amanda Bynes’ social media silence has come to an end. Read More Joseph Gordon-Levitt and wife welcome baby boy The 34-year-old’s wife Tasha McCauley gave birth to the couple’s first child, a boy, over the weekend. Read More Dave Grohl Accidentally Berates Grieving Son for Crying at Concert Dave Grohl, a man who believes that…

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Boner Preview Candidates August 20, 2015

Boner Preview Candidate #1: WE PUT IT IN THE SAFE FOR SAFE KEEPING Police are searching for an American family whose infant ended up locked in a hotel safe in Niagara Falls, Ont. Read More Boner Preview Candidate #2: HOW YA GONNA WRITE ME A TICKET NOW, HUH? HOW YA GONNA DO IT NOW? A man tried to take away…

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Geek News for August 20th, 2015

‘Zorro’ to Get Post-Apocalyptic Reboot Film The film project about a futuristic Zorro has found new life with a partnership between Lantica Media and Sobini Films. Lantica, the media company led by CEO Antonio Gennari that works in production and financing as well as studio space, will finance the movie with a plan to begin principal photography March 2016 in Pinewood…

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Boner Candidates for August 20, 2015

Boner Candidate #1:YET ANOTHER WRONG PATH FOR MR. DUGGAR In 2013, conservative reality TV star Josh Duggar—of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting fame—was named the executive director of the Family Research Council, a conservative lobbying group in D.C. which seeks “to champion marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society.” During…

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Movies With Sean Means for the week of August 19, 2015

Movies With Sean Means for the week of August 19, 2015

Artsies:  – Best of Enemies (R) 87 Min. – 3 stars <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/CzgfQvB2dvA” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> In the summer of 1968, television news changed forever. Dead last in the ratings, ABC hired two towering public intellectuals to debate each other during the Democratic and Republican national conventions. William F. Buckley, Jr. was a leading light of the new conservative…

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Celebrity News- August 21 2015

Matthew Perry working to help others overcome addiction Matthew Perry has achieved a lot in his career, but what makes him most proud is the help he can give to fellow addicts. Read More ‘Simpsons’ co-creator’s memorabilia headed to auction A pinball machine from “The Simpsons” and fun pinup art are among the items coming to auction from the collection…

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Boner Candidates Preview August 21st, 2015

Boner Preview Candidate #1: BRING BACK SLAVERY A conservative radio talk show host in Iowa wants to turn undocumented immigrants into “property of the state” and forced into labor. “Put up a sign that says at the end of 60 days, if you are not here with our permission, can’t prove your legal status, you become property of the state,” Jan Mickelson…

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Boner Candidates August 21st, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: BRING BACK SLAVERY Image By: Yuriko Akino A conservative radio talk show host in Iowa wants to turn undocumented immigrants into “property of the state” and forced into labor. “Put up a sign that says at the end of 60 days, if you are not here with our permission, can’t prove your legal status, you become property of…

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Boner of the Week- August 17-21, 2015

Monday: IT’S JUST SOME GIRL IN PARAGUAY. NOT SOMEONE I HAVE TO LOOK IN THE EYE OR THINK ABOUT EVER AGAIN GOP presidential candidate and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee said that he supports the decision to deny an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim in Paraguay. “I wouldn’t pretend it’s anything other than a terrible tragedy, But let’s not compound the…

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Win Tickets to the 2015 Utah State Fair

It’s that time of year! The Utah State Fair is back September 10th through the 20th at the Utah State Fairpark. Featuring all the animals, thrilling rides, live entertainment, and vendors you’ve come to know and love! Check out the schedule of events and purchase your tickets at UtahStateFair.com. Keep listening to X96 and we’ll be hooking up families with…

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Salt Lake Comic Con ’15

Salt Lake Comic Con returns September 24th through 26th at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City. Get your tickets for the largest convention in the midwest at SaltLakeComicCon.com. Act now, this event has sold out every year! Check out the impressive line-up of artists, vendors, and celebrities like Captain America, Chris Evans, Dr. Who’s Alex Kingston,…

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Boner of the Day

Boner Preview Candidates August 24th, 2015

Boner Preview Candidate #1: CARE TO SWIM WITH A TIGER? A zoo in Dade County called Wild Things is under fire for some unique programs involving tigers. The  U.S. Department of Agriculture has a problem with its attraction, “Swim with a Tiger” Read More Boner Preview Candidate #2: HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO GO TO HARVARD? An admissions counselor at a Pennsylvania prep…

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Celebrity News – August 24 2015

Frankie Valli took me at 16, and used me in decades-long affair April Kirkwood’s decades-long love affair with Frankie Valli began when she was just 6 years old. As she remembers it, she loved The Four Seasons more than anything, even at that age, and her mother and aunt would take young April to shows, talking their way backstage. April would…

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Boner of the Day

Boner Candidates August 24th, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: IT IS SO HARD TO BE WHITE Image by: Roberts Flake The Black Lives Matter movement, which grew from repeated instances of unarmed black men being killed by white police officers, excludes white people and puts them in an “impossible situation,” white Fox News hosts bemoaned on Thursday’s episode of “The Five.”  “It is uncomfortable,” guest host Melissa…

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Geek News on the Radio

Star Wars: Rogue One – Everything About The Spinoff It’s an awesome time to be a Star Wars fan. When Disney bought out Lucasfilmback in October of 2012, they laid out a plan to expand the world George Lucascreated to a degree we’ve never seen before. They may have scrapped all of theExpanded Universe material that accumulated over the years…

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X96 TV Commercial Contest

Here at X96, we can be a bit lazy when it comes to TV commercials. So, we’ve teamed up with Neumont University to give you the chance to help us produce a TV commercial promoting X96. Recruit your friends, family, or dog then, write and upload a 30 second commercial promoting something unique about X96, Radio From Hell, or your…

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12 Tours You Need To See This Fall

Looking for some shows to attend this fall? Want to find new music? Here are twelve shows happening this fall that we want to let you in on. If there’s something we missed, let us know! 1. The Maine “Free For All Tour” As a way to say “Thank You” to their fans, and to simultaneously support their most recent…

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Satan Makes an Appearance in Detroit

Satan Makes an Appearance in Detroit

King Tut, Rembrandt, Michaelangelo have all had their magnificent works of art shown worldwide, but no one trumps Beelzebub. The Satanic Temple of Detroit unveiled a goat-headed statue of Satan, and because local news hasn’t quite yet figured out trolling, they created a digital work of art rivaling that of the subject of their story. That’s not the best part,…

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Boner of the Day

Boner Preview Candidates August 25, 2015

Boner Preview Candidate #1: JUST LAND RIGHT DOWN THERE An air-traffic controller sealed the fate of a pilot who died in a Long Island plane crash last week — when he gave him directions to a landing strip that no longer exists, according to a preliminary accident report released Monday. Read More Boner Preview Candidate #2: I AM SO MESSED UP RIGHT…

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Time Wasters for August 25, 2015

Ten disturbing novels http://listverse.com/2008/09/29/top-10-most-disturbing-novels/ Amazing facts generated from the amazing facts generator mentalfloss.com/article/51021/22-most-shared-facts-amazing-fact-generator Inspirational bathroom graffiti www.smmible.info/2015/08/hilarious-and-inspirational-restroom.html Viral Videos of the Week – Bad Lip Reading https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufGlBv8Z3NU ….and one of the top third party candidates is… http://www.eonline.com/news/688242/watch-a-supercut-of-news-anchors-forced-to-say-deez-nuts-while-reporting-on-the-top-polling-candidate Madden comes out today https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eVF9uBbuqc

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celebrity news

Celebrity News August 25, 2015

Ceasefire Over: Donald Trump Resumes War Of Words With Megyn Kelly Shortly after Monday night’s broadcast, Kelly’s first since Aug. 12, Trump fired off a series of tweets critical of her, including a retweet in which she was called a “bimbo” and another that remarked on her looks. Read More ‘Feisty’ Obama ready to take on the ‘crazies’ At a Democratic fundraiser…

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Boner of the Day

Boner Candidates August 25, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: JUST LAND RIGHT DOWN THERE An air-traffic controller sealed the fate of a pilot who died in a Long Island plane crash last week — when he gave him directions to a landing strip that no longer exists, according to a preliminary accident report released Monday. Read More Boner Candidate #2: HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO GO TO HARVARD?…

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Team Supertramp Take Us Cliff Jumping in Italy

Team Supertramp Takes Us Cliff Jumping in Italy

Devin Supertramp, also knows as Devin Graham has been making some pretty amazing films for years. From giant rock arch swinging to innertube, 4-wheeler sling shots, he has put some pretty amazing imagery across the internet. It’s pretty amazing what you can do with a camera and a passport these days. For their lastest release, Team Supertramp headed to Italy…

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Will Big Adults Drink Mini Bottles in Utah Again?

Back in the day you would order a drink at your favorite drinking place and they’d pass you a glass of Coca-Cola and a novel, little, tiny bottle of your requested libation. It was the way of Utah’s now forgotten private clubs. Then something happened: all the drinkin’ spots got themselves some fancy booze clickers that metered the hooch. Those…

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Boner of the Day

Boner Preview Candidates August 26, 2015

Boner Preview Candidate #1. IT JUST TAKES BALLS AND A PAINTER’S POLE Stephen Ruth of Centereach, Long Island apparently got tired of getting tickets after trying to beat red lights at intersections with cameras affixed to them.So police said Ruth, 42, did something about it — and then bragged about it on Facebook. Ruth was in custody at the 6th Precinct in Selden…

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celebrity news

Celebrity News August 26, 2015

Celine Dion’s husband wants to die in her arms Celine Dion’s cancer-stricken husband doesn’t know how much time he has left, but knows he wants to die in her arms. Dion’s husband, René Angélil, suffers from throat cancer and has been fed intravenously for two years. The 47-year-old singer famously took a break from her Las Vegas residency at Caesars Palace in 2014…

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Boner of the Day

Boner Candidates August 26, 2015

Boner Candidate #1. IT JUST TAKES BALLS AND A PAINTER’S POLE Stephen Ruth of Centereach, Long Island apparently got tired of getting tickets after trying to beat red lights at intersections with cameras affixed to them.So police said Ruth, 42, did something about it — and then bragged about it on Facebook. Ruth was in custody at the 6th Precinct in Selden Tuesday…

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Boner of the Day

Boner Preview Candidates August 27th, 2015

Boner Preview Candidate #1: MURDER ON THE COVER OF THE DAILY NEWS The Aug. 27th front page of the New York Daily News, which displays the murder of two TV journalists in Virginia, was met with shock and condemnation on social media late Wednesday. Readers were particularly dismayed that the newspaper tabloid published the graphic images of the attack that were…

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Movies with Sean Means for the week of August 27

Artsies: -Mistess America (R) 84 min – 2.5 Stars A lonely college freshman’s life is turned upside down by her impetuous, adventurous soon-to-be stepsister. Director:  Noah Baumbach Stars: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke, Seth Barrish – Meru (R) 87 min – 3.5 Stars Three elite climbers struggle to find their way through obsession and loss as they attempt to climb Mount Meru,…

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Geek News on the Radio August 27th

Disney using the force of unboxing videos to hype Star Wars merchandise Long ago in a galaxy not so far away, selling toys was a lot simpler. Put a commercial on TV. Lure shoppers to Toys R Us. Today, it’s not so easy to attract the attention of digital-savvy kids and their parents, who are watching less television and more online…

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Boner Candidates, August 27th 2015

Boner Candidate #1 – Murder on the Cover of the Daily News The Aug. 27th front page of the New York Daily News, which displays the murder of two TV journalists in Virginia, was met with shock and condemnation on social media late Wednesday. Readers were particularly dismayed that the newspaper tabloid published the graphic images of the attack that…

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LAS VEGAS - SEP 20: Rapper Macklemore performs on stage at the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival Village on September 20, 2014 in Las Vegas.

Fresh X: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis “Downtown”

Macklemore. Hmmm…what to write about the guy? He came up fast and was part of the culture in such a short time that it’s a tough cookie to put this into any current music context, besides I’ve only listened to “Downtown” twice so far. My first impulse is that it seems a bit scattered to me, which I suppose isn’t…

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Three Days Grace Tonight (Interview)

This Show is TONIGHT! Three Days Grace with Like A Storm at The Depot Doors open: 7:30PM, Showtime: 8:30PM Tickets  are $34.00 Day of show Get Tickets Here Here is my interview with Barry Stock:

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Boner of the Day

Boner Preview Candidates August 28 2015

Boner Preview Candidate #1: HE WAS HUNGRY AND I’VE DONE IT BEFORE Troopers said the incident happened in the northbound lanes at about 7 p.m. in Everett. According to the Washington State Patrol, a person called 911 saying they saw what looked like a one-year-old boy sitting on a woman’s lap. Troopers spotted the vehicle and pulled the driver over. When the trooper…

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Celebrity News for August 28th, 2015

Brandi Glanville Says Truth is a Defense In Smelly Vagina Lawsuit Brandi Glanville may have figured out a way to stave off Joanna Krupa’s defamation lawsuit … by forcing Joanna to come clean about her vaginal odor. Read More IndyCar team co-owner David Letterman struggles with love for racing after deaths The retired late-night talk show host and IndyCar team co-owner rattled off…

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Boner Candidates for August 28, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: HE WAS HUNGRY AND I’VE DONE IT BEFORE Troopers said the incident happened in the northbound lanes at about 7 p.m. in Everett. According to the Washington State Patrol, a person called 911 saying they saw what looked like a one-year-old boy sitting on a woman’s lap. Troopers spotted the vehicle and pulled the driver over. When the trooper approached…

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