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January 2015

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8 Celebutard News for January 5, 2015

1. U2’s Bono Fears He will Never Play Guitar Again After Bike Accident Photo Courtesy Of Steve Jurvetson Bono says he’s unsure if he will ever play guitar again as he continues to mend from injuries sustained in a November cycle crash in New York. Read Full Story  2. Ozzy Osbourne Concert Festival is Both Heavy Metal and Family Friendly Photo…

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Boner Candidates for January 5, 2015

Boner Candidate #1. POOPSENDERS.COM Photo Courtesy Of Jack Malvern An Iowa woman is facing a harassment charge for having a box of cow poop mailed to her neighbors after they repeatedly complained about her dog’s barking. Read Here Boner Candidate #2 – Graves are for tax payers! Photo Courtesy Of Graeme Blake An infant Gypsy girl who died suddenly will now have…

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New Geekshow Episode!

Photo by: Jamie Latendresse 1/5/15 Daddy’s Yearly Secretion. (NSFW!) There’s too many shows! January TV. Scrambled porn. The nudity in Working Girl was excessive?! Leezus explains the creation of the universe. PeeWee’s Playhouse. Mad Max: Fury Road. Review: Woman in Black 2. Games we play. Lots more. Get it here.

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10 Celebutard News for January 6, 2015

1. Cameron Diaz Won’t Die an Unmarried Old Crone For She Has Wed, Rejoice! Photo Courtesy Of GabboT It finally happened—Sk8er boi Benji Madden made an honest woman out of unmarried celebrity Cameron Diaz Monday night in a tent full of other married celebrities like Drew Barrymore, Nicole Richie and Gwyneth Paltrow. Read Here 2. Saved By the Bell’s Screech Is…

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Boner Candidates for January 6,2015

Boner Candidate #1 – It looks like an alien sneezed on my face Photo Courtesy Of Faruk Ateş According to the most recent figures, one million Britons claim to have gotten a tattoo during a late night drinking session. Read Here Boner Candidate #2 – I’m gonna slide down his chimney Photo Courtesy Of Mary Crandall A crazed California woman stripped naked…

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Time Wasters at Work, January 6th

1. This website did my job for me. Playing games on Google Liking Facebook posts Scrolling aimlessly through social media Google Earth and Street View Watching cat videos on YouTube Time-wasting games Reading pointless articles about wasting time on the internet http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/11316037/The-7-best-ways-to-waste-time-on-the-internet.html Bonus! College credit http://www.english.upenn.edu/Courses/Undergraduate/2015/Spring/ENGL111.301 2. 64 things every geek should know If you consider yourself a geek, or…

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The Scariest Movie I’ve Seen In A Long While

At last year’s Sundance Film Festival we interviewed the director of this movie, The Babadook. It sounded pretty scary, but I didn’t have a chance to see it until last week. Go, while it’s still at the Tower Theater or, Kerry tells me, it’s available from Xfinity on demand. Here’s the trailer: Damn, this is good. Thanks for listening and…

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8 Celebutard News Stories for Jan. 7, 2015

John Mayer Is Hot Now and Katy Perry Noticed (They Had a Sleepover) Image By Eva Rinaldi You know that feeling when you break up with John Mayer and you promise you’ll never hook up with him again, but then you see him at a friend’s dinner party a year later and you’re like, dang!? Katy Perry does, because on…

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Boner Candidates for January 7, 2015

Boner Candidate #1 – As Advertised Image By Happyshooter ‘I Have Drugs’ T-shirt worn by marijuana and methamphetamine suspect in Hudson, Florida Full Story Bonder Candidate #2 – Our Brilliant Elected Officials Image By Austin Kirk Frederick County councilman Kirby Delauter has threatened to sue his local newspaper if they dare put his name on their pages without his permission….

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Belfie Stick

Feature photo courtesy of: Belfie Stick Even in the age of the selfie, I didn’t see this coming. Ladies and gentlemen, we have ourselves the Belfie Stick. Now you never have to worry about taking an awkward photo again, because using this will definitely eliminate that awkwardness… Although they are currently sold out (yes, SOLD OUT), you can place your name…

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10 Celebutard News for January 8, 2015

1.BBC Apologizes to Those ‘Offended’ by Rita Ora’s Cleavage Photo Courtesy Of Fitore Gashi Rita Ora did not have a nip slip on live TV, nor did she whip out a bare boob in front of a studio audience. Read Full Story  2.60 MINUTES’ Steve Kroft Apologizes for Extramarital Affair Photo Courtesy Of UCLA Anderson Now it’s his turn to say sorry….

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Geek News on the Radio January 8th, 2015

Fox To Release Extended ‘ROGUE’ Cut of X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST X-Men: Days of Future Past managed to fit in a surprising number of new and returning mutants, but one it didn’t have time for was Rogue. Although the character, played by Anna Paquin, had a small cameo in the film, she was originally intended for a much larger…

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Boner Candidates for January 8, 2015

Boner Candidate #1 – Beaten with a bearded lizard Photo Courtesy Of Darek Donnfhlaidh A Florida man is facing multiple charges after allegedly slapping the employees of his reptile shop with a bearded dragon lizard. Read Full Story  Boner Candidate #2 – Blaming the victims Photo Courtesy Of Daniel Silveira Bill Donohue comments on the killing of 12 people at the Paris…

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New Movies Thursday, January 8, 2015

Movies opening Friday, January 8th Artsies: The Search for General Tso – 2.5 stars Director: Ian Cheney General Tso’s chicken is a staple of Chinese-American cooking, and a ubiquitous presence on restaurant menus across the country. But just who was General Tso? And how did his chicken become emblematic of an entire national cuisine? Fartsies: Taken 3 (PG-13) – not…

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Radio From Hell Film Festival

The Radio From Hell Film Festival is now accepting submissions. Each film must: Include the dialogue “We’re on Top of It” Feature a $2 Bill on screen Be 5 mins or less Films must be submitted no later than Wednesday, February 11th, 2015. Film submissions may be mailed or delivered by hand to: 50 West Broadway Ste #200 Salt Lake City,…

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Does the New Sia Video with Shia LaBeouf Creep You Out?

Does the New Sia Video with Shia LaBeouf Creep You Out?

The chatter of the internet is that his video runs a bit on the pedophilia side. A 28-year-old man dancing with a 12-year-old girl. They are both wearing skin-colored tights and locked in a cage. Well, this isn’t the most promising elevator pitch, but after watching the video I suspect you’ll probably just say it’s weird or artsy – not pervy…

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RFH Live Film Fest Coverage

Join Radio from Hell for LIVE coverage from the Wasatch Brew Pub at the top of Main Street in Park City in the X96 Green Room on Friday, January 23 and Monday, January 26 from 6 am until 2 pm. The 2015 Green Room pass is only $10 – come lounge and hang with Kerry, Bill and Gina (and probably…

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9 Celebutard News – January 9, 2015

1. Call the Doctor: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan coming to FanX Photo Courtesy of Sidewalks Entertainment With time ticking away before the next Salt Lake Comic Con FanX event, “Doctor Who” stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan have joined the celebrity lineup coming to Utah Jan. 29-31. Read More 2. Tina Fey: ‘Oh, heck yes’ I’ll crack Cosby jokes at…

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Boner Candidates for January 9, 2015

Boner Candidate #1 – Daddy’s Just Gettin ‘em Ready! Photo Courtesy of gnotalex A California father was arrested after sheriff’s deputies shut down a wild Playboy Mansion-themed birthday he threw for his teenage daughter, according to officials. Read More Boner Candidate #2 – Pretty Nice Car Officer Photo Courtesy of Robin Kiewiet What tipped police off to the fact that one of…

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Seriously…This is Awful…

photo by: Chris Murphy Look at this. In 1977 this was the best they could do? I mean..look at his head! They didn’t even TRY to make it look like Artoo’s face! And the body? Yeah, that’s a sticker. A STICKER for Crom’s sake! How ‘well, that’s good enough’ of a job can you do Kenner?! Now, the R2-D2 action figures…

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X96 TV: Visa Freestyle International 2015

Looking to get out of the crunchy valley? Here are your plans this weekend. Head up to Deer Valley for the 2015 Visa Freestyle International. It’s free to go and watch the events and we can say this: watching this sport on TV does not do it justice. Check out this video for a taste then head up to Deer…

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TV Time: Win ‘Workaholics’ and ‘Broad City’

X96 is giving away copies of a couple of our favorite shows: Workaholics seasons 4 & 5 and “Broad City” season 1. Enter to win below. Wednesday nights are all new on Comedy Central. “Workaholics” is back in at 10/9 central, followed by the return of Comedy Central’s newest hit “Broad City” at 10:30/9:30 central. Catch up on what you’ve…

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Boner Candidates – January 12, 2015

Boner Candidate #1 I THOUGHT IT WAS FUNNY AT THE TIME Image By extraneous message If there’s one thing I love about parties, aside from the punch and potential to make out with a stranger in the coatroom, it’s the parting gifts, like a fresh dick tattoo drawn on by a drunk friend with a DIY tattoo gun. Read Story…

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Celebutard News – January 12, 2015

Marky Ramone dishes on bandmates in new memoir Image By Site Marca Live long enough and you’ll find yourself arguing about politics with a rock star. Unexpectedly, I endured withering attacks on conservatism and on Johnny Ramone — perhaps the most right-wing rocker ever to roam the earth — made by unabashed liberal Marky Ramone. Read Story ‘Downton‘ forgets but doesn’t…

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Geek News on the Radio – January 12th

‘iZombie’ Hot Undead More Accurately “ZILFs”, Executive Producer Says iZombie exec producer Rob Thomas acknowledged he “didn’t hew terribly close to the source material” in adapting the DC comic book for CW’s midseason series. Whereas the comic has a “whole monster universe,” he wanted the show to “stay strictly zombie” because what the producers really wanted was a “case-of-the-week show,”…

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Time Wasters at Work January 13, 2015

1. One day, I will be a coxswain 18 Things Only Rowers Understand 2. Star Wars football helmets Star Wars National Football League Helmets 3. 36 of the dumbest things ever said online (not just links to Fox News comment sections) 36 Dumbest Things Ever Said Online 4. App of the Week: Move over Candy Crush – it’s Trivia Crack…

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Boner Candidates for January 13, 2015

Boner Candidate #1 – NOT VERY LUCKY WITH THE LADIES Image By Keith Allison George Zimmerman, America’s chosen mascot for the reasonable use of lethal force, was arrested in Florida late Friday night on suspicion of domestic violence and aggravated assault with a weapon, again. At a court hearing Saturday morning, a judge granted Zimmerman a $5,000 bond Read Story…

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Celebutard News – January 13, 2015

Wahlburgers restaurants are coming to New York Image By Tasayu Tasnapun John Cestare, from Big Apple Burgers, has secured franchise rights from Mark, Donnie and Paul Wahlberg and will be opening seven locations. Read Story Angie’s ex wants to sleep with Jennifer Aniston Image By Pimkie During a game of “Would you rather?” Angelina Jolie’s ex-husband, Billy Bob Thornton, revealed that he would…

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Marky Ramone Interviewed by Radio From Hell

Marky Ramone talks with the RFH crew about his 15 years and 17,000 shows with ‘The Ramones’. Marky gives insight into the dynamic between band members, talks about recording ‘What a Wonderful World’ for Joey’s solo album , and promotes his book, “A Punk-Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone.” Give it a listen.    

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Party With Pedro

Party with Efren Ramirez, aka Pedro from Napoleon Dynamite, and DJ Jarvicious on Thursday, January 29th at Club 50 West (50 W Broadway in downtown, SLC). Space is limited, so fill out the form below to get on the guestlist now. Doors at 9pm. This is a 21 and over event so make sure you bring a valid photo ID…

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Here Comes Blade!

Blade is a tiny German tortoise with a bone condition. He can’t support the weight of his own shell. And so his owner took him to a local veterinarian who came up with an ingenious way to help little Blade; it’s a LEGO wheelchair. See if this doesn’t just warm your cold, cold heart. And why do I have such…

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New Geekshow!

photo by: Dusty Goodwin New Episode: Randy’s House of Kale (NSFW!) Loki, Batman and J Jonah Jameson on an island with a giant monkey and kaijus. Sundance. Beware Black Mirror. Ant-Man trailer is big! Netflix Marvel schedules. Scarlett Ghost in the Shell. Marvel killing Deadpool. Dr. Reefer. Batman. Jeremy Irons. Rogue cut. Toy Run! My Groot. Jimmy reviews: Taken 3, Inherent…

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Win Winter Rock Reggae Festival Tickets Here

X96 presents Winter Rock Reggae Festival Saturday February 7th, 2015 at The Complex Featuring Dirty Heads, Stick Figure, Common Kings, Ethan Tucker, Thrive, & Stranger. Tickets available here. Or fill out the form below to win some.

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Fresh X: Matt and Kim

Fresh X: Matt and Kim

Matt and Kim are from Brooklyn, remind you to use your eyes rather than cameras, and can probably do “the dougie” on cue, anywhere. And they are so damn friendly. I met them last time they were in town in the basement of In the Venue. Matt shared some cold ones with us and Kim came out in her bath…

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Fresh X: The Prodigy “Nasty”

Fresh X: The Prodigy “Nasty”

You can’t remember. I can’t remember. The Prodigy have been away for a while. The last thing they put out I liked was that “Spitfire” song featuring Juliette Lewis. I thought it was pretty underrated and may have been the only one in that mindset. It’s a new year and a new day and teases of a new album have…

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Poppin’ Trash. Macklemore Goes Full Grouch on Sesame Street

Poppin’ Trash. Macklemore Goes Full Grouch on Sesame Street

Maybe enough time has passed for the tune of this song to not make you want to throw yourself off the church office building. Maybe. Even if you feel you never need to hear any version of “Thrift Shop” again you will still sit through this video. Why? Because it’s Sesame Street and it’s a bunch of grouches. What? What?…

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Boner Candidates for January 14, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: DON’T YOU KNOW WHO I AM? Image By Lori Greig When Price Mayor Joe Piccolo stormed into the cosmetology building at the Utah State University Eastern campus in Price and began berating instructors over a grade his daughter received on a project, witnesses called campus police. Read Story Boner Candidate #2: I WAS TRYING TO DANCE MY…

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New “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Trailer

New “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Trailer

There is no longer a blockbuster season. There is just comic book movie season. Enjoy the second trailer for what will no doubt be the biggest film of 2015. Considering the first Avengers film is the third highest grossing film of all time behind “Titanic” and “Avatar.” That’s a lot to live up to. The plot basically centers around Tony…

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Utah Colleges Declare War on Hairterosexuality

It’s a huge problem on college campuses. Faces are unrecognizable and professors can’t tell any of their male students apart. Professor Hirsute, who teaches women’s studies on one of Utah’s major college campuses, claims it is getting harder and harder to tell her male students apart. “The fact is I can’t tell my male students apart. Unkempt and looking like…

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Probably NSFW: Cats Love Boobs

It took a team of no one to figure this out. It seems men and cats and probably everyone and everything else loves boobs as portrayed in this probably-not-safe-for-work video. There are no nips, just cats pawing at boobs. Why am I posting this click-bate? Well, it’s a slow news day and there is something kind of fascinating about this…

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Fresh X: MXPX “Stay on Your Feet”

Fresh X: MXPX “Stay on Your Feet”

MXPX have dropped a new track and I love it. I was a skeptic at first, but then I heard it and I love it. It’s exactly what Mike and the guys do best: great, driving music, catchy hook and it’s something you can listen to over and over again. Even better, they have a new album out on April 3rd…

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Teen Bully Tells Dr. Phil He’s Ugly…Is She Wrong?

Teen Bully Tells Dr. Phil He’s Ugly…Is She Wrong?

All things being equal, there are folks who are less attractive. Sure, I get the “we are all beautiful and unique” rhetoric, but there are people who you would probably want to participate in mating rituals with based on their looks alone. Yes, it makes you shallow, but it also makes you human. The difference between being shallow and not…

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WINTER IS COMING… to Megaplex Theaters

WINTER IS COMING… to Megaplex Theaters

Here’s a little bit of local news that is sure to mend the wounds of nerds who can’t afford Comic-Con FanX tickets. IMAX just announced a one-week run of Game of Thrones screenings that will take place at IMAX theaters all over the country. Starting January 29th, IMAX will show the last two episodes of Season 4 (titled “Watchers on the…

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10 Random Facts about Todd Nuke ‘Em! As Written By Brogan Kelby

Let’s take a moment and talk about our beloved Afternoon Drive Host Todd Nuke ‘Em shall we?  In addition to being a DJ here at X96, he’s also the Program Director.  Essentially everything that happens here is his fault.  But beyond that, what do we know about him?  Truth is, not much is known about the mysterious Nuke ‘Em.  So…

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Morris Murdock Cruise Giveaway

Enter to win a Cruise from Morris Murdock Travel and Royal Caribbean Value of the 7-day Caribbean Cruise: $3,000 Airfare included: air is included from SLC to Orlando Departure Port: Port Canaveral   Details of the cruise: 7-day Caribbean Cruise for two on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas. Ocean view cabin. Winner may choose from Eastern or Western Caribbean…

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Boner Candidates for January 15, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: TOO BROWN FOR SHOOTIN’ Image By Ralph Repo When we reported last fall on a Hot Springs firing range that was declared a “Muslim free zone” by its owner, several blog commenters asked, “how will she know who’s a Muslim?” The answer, unsurprisingly, seems to be good old fashioned racism. The Times was contacted over the weekend…

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Geek News on the Radio January 15th

Game of Thrones in IMAX: Participating Theatres Due to high levels of consumer demand, Game of Thrones in IMAX will now launch one week later on Thursday, January 29 beginning at 10 p.m. and extending through February 5. The date change allows for an expanded roll-out of screens to upwards of 200 IMAX theatres. This will be the first-ever presentation…

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Celebutard News – January 15, 2015

James Cameron Says ‘Avatar 2′ Delayed Until 2017 Image By Kempton WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Director James Cameron said Wednesday that writing three “Avatar” sequels is such a complex job he’s delaying the first new film a year and it will now be released in late 2017. Read Story Rick Springfield doesn’t remember injuring fan with butt Image By Justin…

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Movies Opening Friday January 16th

Artsies: Foxcatcher (R) – 3.5 stars Director: Bennett Miller Cast: Channing Tatum, Steve Carell The true story of Olympic Wrestling Champion Mark Schultz who decides to get justice after schizophrenic John duPont killed his brother, Olympic Champion Dave Schultz. 134 mins. Fartsies: Blackhat (R)- 2 stars Director: Michael Mann Cast:  Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang A furloughed convict joins forces…

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3 Biggest Oscar Snubs This Year (IMO)

It happens every year, whenever the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences releases the nominees for the Academy Awards, the list immediately seems incomplete. Often times they omit the most entertaining and groundbreaking films of the year while recognizing the breathtakingly boring. Already, Twitter has been blowing up with cries of corruption, sad that once again their favorite films aren’t…

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Win Free Lunch for a Month

  Sign up here and enter to win 20 FREE meals from The Café at 50 West. If you live or work in the downtown SLC area then you need to sign up for this. Head over to The Café at 50 West and ask any employee for the Free Food keyword. You’ll get $5 off your meal* on the…

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Boner Candidates for January 16, 2015

Boner Candidate #1 THE PERFECT HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT Image By Ector  A Montgomery County, Md., middle school teacher assigned her English students in four separate classes a story in which they had to describe how they would kill her — and the description had to include at least three gerunds, three infinitives and three participles. Read Story Boner Candidate #2 NOT…

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Celebutard News – January 16, 2015

WPIX’s Fadal seen looking ‘cozy’ with Steve Guttenberg Image By DeShaun Craddock The WPIX anchor was spotted on a date with “Three Men and a Baby” star Steve Guttenberg at Trattoria dell’Arte on Saturday night. Spies said the two looked “cozy” over their meal. Read Story Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed are engaged Image By WCM 1111 Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed…

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Rob Delaney on Radio From Hell

Comedian, actor and writer Rob Delaney spoke with the Radio From Hell team today about everything from his Twitter feed to moving his family to London to star in the new British sitcom, “Catastrophe.” Rob is getting ready for his stand-up comedy tour in the U.S. and will be in Salt Lake City on February 27. Tickets go on sale…

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See Johnny Depp’s “Mortdecai” for Free

See Johnny Depp’s “Mortdecai” for Free

If you would like to see that new movie where Johnny Depp plays, what I assume is, Austin Powers cousin and then wackiness ensues, you should click here because these free passes are on a first come, first serve basis. Rock and/or roll. xoxoxoxo, Corey

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Mariachi Goes Alternative

There is nothing more special or more sensual than softly strummed guitars, soothing horns, and a maraca shaking slowly to the beat. It’s even better when it’s Daft Punk. Enjoy these ten very special songs with a mariachi twist. Hell, call some friends over, make some chimichangas and dance. Pretend it’s Cinco de Mayo in January. What’s stopping you? Nada….

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Top 5 Ways You Can Listen To Taylor Swift… And Get Away With It

It’s that time of year again: that sweet, sweet ring of new Taylor Swift songs pulsing through everyone’s speakers… and I do mean everyone. Even you tough guy, with your cut above your lip from “that one pit” and your closet still full of stud belts and hot pink shirts. We all know you were actually quite ecstatic when you…

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Boner Candidates for January 19, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: SPECIAL DELIVERY Image By Cindy Cornett Seigle Wigan, ENGLAND — A man in Wigan, England, has been stamped as a sex offender after being found guilty of having sex with a mailbox. Paul Bennett, 45, pleaded guilty on Thursday to two counts of indecent exposure and using threatening and abusive words with abusive behavior, the Mirror reports. The…

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Geek News on the Radio, January 19th

Tom Hardy Drops Out of Suicide Squad Rep says the actor was leaving the film due to a tight schedule. The all-star Suicide Squad cast just lost one of its brightest. Tom Hardy dropped out Thursday, leaving the DC Comics movie adaptation without a Rick Flagg. The Warner Bros. summer tent-pole directed by David Ayer (Fury, Training Day) follows classic DC…

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Celebutard News – January 19, 2015

Today’s Birthdays: Katey Sagal, Dolly Parton & More Image By Phillippa McKinlay JANUARY 19 Mac Miller, rapper (23) Jodie Sweetin, Full House actress (33)  Shawn Wayans, actor (44) Katey Sagal, actress (61) Paula Deen, TV chef (68) Dolly Parton, country legend (69) Shelly Fabares, actress (71) Janis Joplin, died in 1970, would have been 72 today Tippi Hedren, actress (85)…

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New Geekshow podcast!

  photo by: Randy Caldwell New Episode: 1/19/15   B*tches Love Groot! (NSFW!) Lemme tell you what we’re NOT gonna do! LeShay Wolfrayne from The Mount. Suicide Squad sans Hardy. Don’t do it, Zachary Levi! Batman vs Robin. Lando on Rebels. Pete’s Dragon. Where and when we will be at FanX. GotG soundtrack. We get really ‘Marvel’ for a bit, but bring…

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Win Tickets to Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa are performing at USANA Amphitheatre on July 30th. Listen to X96 all week for your chance to win tickets before you can buy them. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, January 25th, so let X96 hook you up early. Listen to win.

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Time Wasters at Work January 20th, 2015

1. Can you guess the beer by the logo? http://www.buzzfeed.com/omarvillegas/can-you-guess-the-beer-by-its-logo#.ayOBOpvJZ 2. 16 things you didn’t know about the NFL www.icanhasinternets.com/2010/09/16-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-nfl/   3. The secret behind Darth Vader’s armor www.social2.com/the-mystery-behind-darth-vaders-badass-gloves-and-armors-is-finally-resolved   4. 32 people reveal the one book that blew their mind http://thoughtcatalog.com/madison-moore/2014/03/32-people-reveal-the-one-book-that-blew-their-minds/   5. And now for something a little different (video game release schedule for the year) http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2015/01/13/2015-video-game-release-schedule.aspx

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Boner Candidates for January 20, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: GREG, HOW COULD YOU?! Image By Clifford Davis CBS has suspended sportscaster Greg Anthony after his arrest for allegedly soliciting a prostitute. Anthony was arrested Friday evening in Washington, D.C. The 47-year-old was arrested at 5:47 p.m. Friday in the 1500 block of Rhode Island Avenue NW. Read Story Boner Candidate #2: PAY UP SONNY Image By Theen Moy…

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Celebutard News – January 20, 2015

Pregnant Hilaria Baldwin strips down to lingerie Image By Joella Marano Hilaria Baldwin won’t let a growing baby bump slow down her sexy. On Sunday, the 30-year-old yoga guru posted a lingerie-clad photo to Instagram, showing off her tiny bump. Read Story Mario Lopez Lost His Virginity At 12, But Says ‘It Shouldn’t Even Count’ Image By Perfect Boys Mario Lopez…

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Lounge X: Join Us For a Performance From Dirty Heads

It’s our first Lounge X of  2015. Spend a romantic afternoon with Dirty Heads at 50 West Club & Cafe on February 7th as they perform a special acoustic set for X96 listeners. The performance is free and open to the public, however you can win a chance to meet Dirty Heads for a photo and signing. Once again it all goes…

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Fresh X: Modest Mouse “Coyotes”

Fresh X: Modest Mouse “Coyotes”

Modest Mouse have enlisted a humble little coyote to take a ride on Portland public transit. Will he eat a passenger? Will he get to work on time or is he heading out for groceries? The only way to know for sure is to watch the new video for “Coyotes”, a song from their upcoming album, “Strangers to Ourselves.” The…

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Boner Candidates for January 21, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: LET THE DADDY GIVE HIS LITTLE GIRL SOME CANNABIS Image By Andres Rodriguez Thousands are rallying to support an Australian man arrested for giving his dying daughter cannabis oil to relieve her harsh symptoms. Adam Koessler, whose daughter, Rumer Rose, is suffering from late-stage cancer, is barred from seeing the 2-year-old because of bail conditions. Read Story…

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Sundance! Check out these films

We are super excited to have these films and their talent hanging out with us at Park City’s Wasatch Brew Pub! The Forbidden Room  – Directed by Guy Maddin A submarine crew, a feared pack of forest bandits, a famous surgeon, and a battalion of child soldiers all get more than they bargained for as they wend their way toward progressive…

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Celebutard News – January 21, 2015

Jane Fonda: Vietnam photo was a ‘huge, huge mistake’ Image By Retrogasm Forty years after she posed with the Vietnamese military in a photograph that branded her a traitor, Jane Fonda is calling the gesture a “huge, huge mistake.” Read Story Dakota Johnson: I would give up fame for life on a ranch Image By Zennie Abraham “I think about…

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Indie Popcorn with Bill Allred

Indie Popcorn with Bill Allred

Bill hosts another edition of “Indie Popcorn” about the Petdance Film Festival. It’s a short film festival going on this Saturday, January 24th and the admission is free. Petdance goes from 10a to 5p and will take place at 3300 South and 258 West. Petdance is in accordance with Pets in the City Magazine and Best Friends Animal Society.

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I would crap my pants!

I Would Crap My Pants!

If I saw this in my rear view mirror, I would soil myself. Watch this video of an out of control tractor trailer sliding toward a stopped vehicle on black ice! This is utterly terrifying!

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Let’s Go Eat Podcast: Local Booze & Café 50 West

Bill talks with the folks from Beehive Distilling and Sugarhouse Distillery about his favorite topic: booze. They sat down at one of Salt Lake’s newest downtown restaurants, Café 50 West to talk about what it takes to make it and sell it in Utah and what goes into making a really good spirit. You can keep on eye on Let’s…

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X96 Wants You…Utah Bands

It’s about time X96 got back into shining a spotlight on local bands. We know there are a lot of great musicians out there and we want to help get the word out. Each month we will select a different local band to highlight on X96.com. We will invite you down to shoot video of your band performing a couple of…

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A peek at the new MUSE album!

I am SO excited about the new music we’re getting in 2015. Already we’ve seen a new Fall Out Boy record, we’ll be getting new Imagine Dragons, and Awolnation as well. But one of the albums I’m MOST excited to hear. MUSE. Every album Muse puts out has been better than the last. Almost to the point of me being…

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Utah’s Attorney General is an Actual Hero

Rarely do stories about Utah in the national and worldwide media about anything but how to navigate our liquor laws (some of my friends still ask about private clubs), the Temple or our little quirks turned up the the nth degree. When I woke up this morning something different caught my eye. “Vice” had done a story about Utah, about a…

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Geek News on the Radio January 22nd

Batman May Appear In ‘Suicide Squad’ Film Recent news about Warner Bros.’ upcoming super-villain team-up film Suicide Squad has focused on the surprise departure of actor Tom Hardy from the film (as first reported by The Hollywood Reporter), and subsequent reports (at Latino Review) that Hardy left the project because his role as Rick Flagg was reduced during rewrites. Today…

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Movies Opening Friday, January 23rd

Artsies: Cake (R) – 2 stars, 102 mins Claire becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group while grappling with her own, very raw personal tragedy. Director: Daniel Barnz Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Adriana Barraza, Anna Kendrick Fartsies: Mortdecai (R) – not screened, 106 mins Juggling angry Russians, the British Mi5, and an international terrorist,…

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Boner Candidates for January 22, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: SHE WAS JUST SLEEPING Image By Rachel Groves A Minnesota man has been arrested for elder neglect after he brought his 90-year-old mother to the bank and withdrew $850 in her name. Their stop at Wells Fargo came just hours before the man reported his mother dead, and police suspect he may have put her corpse in…

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Celebutard News – January 22, 2015

Kim Kardashian: I Took Selfies WAY Before Selfies Were Cool Image By Celebritypictures Kim Kardashian was way ahead of the curve … training a camera on herself when she was just 4. We’re told Kim’s “Selfish” book contains pics she took of herself in the year George Orwell made famous. She picked up a camera and instinctively decided there was…

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Pre-Sell Tickets for The Used

Pre-Sale Tickets for The Used

The Used is coming to Salt Lake for two nights on April 10 and 11th. You could wait to buy tickets tomorrow or get them now before everyone whips out their cash and snatches them all up. Just click here and use the password “POSTFONTAINE” to get your tickets early.

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photo by me, so calm down. I only post this because I get tons of email/tweet/andsuch requests for a look at my pooch. This here is my girl Ripley. Her full name is Lieutenant Ellen Ripley last survivor of the Nostromo. I brought her to work today, so you’re also kinda seeing the new X96 studio as well. She is…

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Win Tickets to the FanX Red Carpet Party

Win your way into the X96 FanX Red Carpet Party happening January 30th at Infinity Event Center. General Admission tickets are only $20 or upgrade to the VIP Platinum Lounge and rub elbows with your favorite Salt Lake Comic Con FanX celebrities! Purchase your tickets at here or enter to win using the form below. Doors are at 9:00PM. This is…

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BREAKING: Meth Found as Cause of Drone Crash

  In case you were wondering, a drone cannot support six pounds of meth. Don’t believe me? Thinking about testing it out? Well, lucky for you, you don’t have to even try…someone has already gone above and beyond for you. Unfortunately for them, though, their drone crashed in a supermarket parking lot and was confiscated by Tijuana police. The particular model of…

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Wanna See What a Bona Fide Loser Looks Like?

Why Is This a Thing?

This character found a way to read the credits at the end of Super Mario World in record time. The real question is, “Hey, how they get that window into your grandma’s basement.” I mean, I’ve spend 6 minutes of my life trying to accomplish the impossible – like eating an entire Del-Pack of tacos on Taco Tuesday. I failed…

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Boner Candidates for January 23rd

Boner Candidate #1: YOU PEOPLE NEED TO LIVE MORE MODESTLY. Image By 401(K) 2012 After flying to Davos in a private jet with his wife, kids and two nannies, billionaire Jeff Greene, who amassed a fortune betting against subprime mortgage securities, is lecturing the rest of us to live more modestly. “America’s lifestyle expectations are far too high and need to…

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Celebutard News – January 23, 2015

Tubba hubba! Emily Ratajkowski shares steamy bathtub pic Image By Hot Gossip Italia Emily Ratajkowski really dislikes wearing shirts — and other clothes. The “Blurred Lines” video girl turned actress stripped down for a steamy bathtub photo posted to Instagram on Wednesday. Read Story Alec Baldwin confronts his ‘demons’ in new memoir Image By Andrés Fevrier Alec Baldwin is writing a memoir, and, yes, it will be…

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This Andromeda Galaxy video will blow your mind!

This Andromeda Galaxy Video Will Blow Your Mind!

This will make you feel small. It might even put you in your place if you are letting stupid, trivial things in life make you upset. This is a gigantic image of the Andromeda Galaxy taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope on January 5th. The photo is super high-resolution of 1.5 billion pixels. It is a massive piece of…

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You YouTube Comments Turned into Snarky Song

Your YouTube Comments Turned into Snarky Songs

The Decemberists put out a new album this week, which you should totally buy. It’s rather fantastic. What’s also fantastic is their appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live where they took your snarky YouTube comments and turned them into songs like the professionals they are. Pandas eating your ass, Kim Kardashians ass…it turns out your YouTube comments have a lot to…

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LCD Soundsystem is 10 Years Old…Here’s Their Top 10 Songs

They are dead. There won’t be a reunion. James Murphy seems to spend his time being a talking head in documentaries these days. You were probably wondering who that guy was in the Foo Fighter’s “Sonic Highways” on HBO. You didn’t find LCD Soundsystem by accident. It was like a speakeasy. You had to have a guy that knew a…

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See “Jupiter Ascending” Before Anyone Else

Win 2 tickets to see Jupiter Ascending at the Valley Fair Megaplex on February 2nd at 7PM. Win seats to the 3D advance screening of JUPITER ASCENDING on February 2nd starring Mila Kunis and Channing Tatum! “Jupiter Ascending” is in theaters February 6, Rated PG-13. Visit www.jupiterascending.com for more.

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Boner Candidates for January 26, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: HOW CAN YOU SAY THIS IS RACIAL PROFILING Image By Leo Fung The idea originated on a closed Facebook group for Lutheran clergy, where pastors were discussing how North Miami Beach’s police department had been caught using mugshots of actual people for target practice. Let’s send in our own photos for target practice, the pastors decided. The target-practice story had…

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Sundance Film Festival 2015: Nick Offerman Without a Mustache

Parks and Rec star Nick Offerman was spotted at the Sundance Film Festival a little less Swanson-y, as the actor was promoting his new flick Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. Well this made my week! #NickOfferman #Walkinthewoods #Sundance A photo posted by seanguerilla (@seanguerilla) on Jan 25, 2015 at 10:10am PST Offerman did offer some hope to those…

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Sundance Film Festival 2015: Birds of Neptune, Black Panthers, Chorus

“Birds of Neptune”: For Rachel growing up requires letting go of the haunting memory of her deceased parents, the influence of her older sister Mona, the masking of long buried secrets and inherited spiritual practices. When things start to disintegrate in her childhood house with the presence of a stranger, she finds ground in her music and in the assurance of…

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Sundance Film Festival 2015: 3 1/2 Minutes, H., 20 Years of Madness

3 ½ MINUTES: On Black Friday 2012, four middle-class African-American law-abiding teenagers stopped at a gas station to buy gum and cigarettes. One of them, Jordan Davis, argued with Michael Dunn, a white man parked beside them, over the volume of music playing in their car. The altercation turned to tragedy when Dunn fired 10 bullets at the unarmed boys,…

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Sundance Film Festival 2015: (T)error, Reversal, The Clinger

(T)ERROR   Synopsis: After working for more than 20 years as a counterterrorism informant for the FBI, ***** has a choice to make. He can stay home to raise his son or do one last high-stakes job for the Bureau. Infiltrating terror networks and befriending suspected terrorists is *****’s specialty. He is one of a growing number of covert operatives…

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Sundance Film Festival 2015: The Relationship, Tony from Wasatch Brewery, Sammy Brue

Anthony Burulicich. In November 2010, the band released their debut album, The Relationship, on Golden State Records. (https://www.facebook.com/TheRelationship) Tony  is in charge of programming with Wasatch Brew Pub (https://www.wasatchbeers.com/) Sammy Brue is a 13-year-old folk singer from the Portland Oregon area. In 2011 after he and his family moved to Utah, his father bought him a guitar so the reclusive…

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Fresh X: Death Cab For Cutie “Black Sun”

Fresh X: Death Cab For Cutie “Black Sun”

Death Cab For Cutie released a new song this morning, “Black Sun.” You can enjoy the lyric video below and keep your ears open for it on X96. DCFC’s new album, “Kintsugi”, will be released on the last day of March. They have also announced a handful of tour dates. Sadly, you will have to do a bit of traveling…

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Celebutard News – January 26, 2015

‘Boy Next Door’ Star: JLo’s Lip Service is Beyond Images By Jens Schott Knudsen and katmtan If Jennifer Lopez is looking for a new man, it sounds like she could set her sites on the dude she gets hot and heavy with in “Boy Next Door” — cause he’s a big fan. Read Story Courtney Love, Frances Bean embrace at Sundance Image By Stephen Eckert…

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Fresh X: Awolnation “Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf)”

Fresh X: Awolnation “Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf)”

It’s a good day for music. Earlier today we got the new track from Death Cab for Cutie and now new music from Awolnation. They have also announced a new album, “Run” that will be released on March 17th. Give a listen to the first single “Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf)” and let us know what you think. Here is the…

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UPDATED: Did Blink-182 Just Call It Quits?

Tom responded to this whole thing: To all the fans, I never quit the band. I actually was on a phone call about a blink 182 event for New… http://t.co/7SmReh5wPr — Tom DeLonge (@tomdelonge) January 26, 2015 This is a bit of a surprise considered they have been teasing a new album over the last however many months, but it…

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Dropkick Murphys Send Gov. Scott Walker A Love Tweet

Dropkick Murphy’s are demanding that politicians stop using their music… AGAIN. This tweet below was sent out this past Saturday to Governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker after he came busting out onto the stage to the tune of “I’m Shipping Up to Boston,” at the Iowa Freedom Summit. @ScottWalker @GovWalker please stop using our music in any way…we literally hate…

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Come See Geekshow Live at 50 West

Join Kerry Jackson and all his best friends as they bring their show out of the basement and onto the stage. They will record 2 episodes of their popular, hilarious podcast. Not for the faint of heart. Adult language will be used. You have been warned. Club 50 West in downtown Salt Lake on Friday (50 W. 300 S.) this Friday,…

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Free Burrito Today, Anyone?

Few things are more superior in this world than free food and few foods are better than burritos. Therefore: Free + Burrito = Perfecto. Anyway, Chipotle is offering up a freebie when you give their new, organic tofu sofritas a day in court with your taste buds. I understand this is only offered today, so plan accordingly. If you aren’t a…

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Another new Imagine Dragons song!

Another new Imagine Dragons song!

Imagine Dragons released another song from their upcoming album Smoke + Mirrors today. The song is called “Shots” and you can listen to the audio below. Smoke + Mirrors  will be released on February 17th. I love it!

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