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12 Celebutard News Stories for December 1st,2014

1.Michael Phelps — Out of Rehab … Back with Miss California   Photo Courtesy By JD Lasica Michael Phelps is finally out of rehab — but it seems like he’s already picked up an old habit … Miss California.Read  Here 2.Rosie O’Donnell — Impossible on ‘The View’… Days Are Numbered Photo Courtesy By Dennis Lang We’re told Rosie came in thinking she’d…

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Boner Candidates for Monday, December 1st

Boner Candidate #1 – Sean Hannity’s good friend, the nuge Photo Courtesy By Rosaura Ochoa Never one to shy away from controversial statements, the 66-year-old conservative rock star, hunter, business owner, and friend to wounded veterans took to social media to express his thoughts about Darren Wilson, Mike Brown, and the unrest in Ferguson. Needless to say, he’s ruffled a few…

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Geek News on the Radio December 1st

Star wars trailer SW7 special edition   Box-Office Preview: ‘Mockingjay’ to Rule Thanksgiving Roost Over ‘Penguins,’ ‘Horrible Bosses 2′ There’s something for (mostly) everyone at the Thanksgiving box office. New Line and Warner Bros.’ R-rated comedy Horrible Bosses 2 will go after younger adults and older teens looking for a laugh, whilePenguins of Madagascar, a spinoff of DreamWorks Animation’s popular…

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New Geekshow is Sparticus!

photo by James Garcia (NSFW!) Live from London at The Hobbit premiere Jimmy Martin! Star Wars showed us sumthin! R2FiFa? Casting news. DCTV bad/good news. Age of Ultron adds more Loki? Review: Horrible Bosses 2. Underoos. Legion of Doom. Lego Justice League. Scream the TV series. Universal Monsters not scary. Best Apes movie? Sipmsons love. Lots more! Get it here:  http://www.geekshowpodcast.com/download/…

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Two Bits

Ahh…the end of Movember.  Finally I can shave this pesky beard off.  I really do appreciate this month of Men’s Health Awareness.  Two people very dear to me have had to deal with testicular cancer- Kerry Jackson and my one time fiance Vic Garcia.  They were the exact same age when they were diagnosed, young men in their mid twenties….

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Jimmy the Nose and Crazy Joe Gallo

Here’s another New York story from last month’s Radio From Hell trip to the big city. What you see in the picture above is me, on the left; Gina, on the right; and in the middle, Jimmy the Nose. That’s what he told us his name is. Or, Jimmy the Bear. Look close and you’ll see why Jimmy the Nose….

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The Pixies are Releasing a 3 Disc Version of Doolittle!

Here comes your man!!  And by that I mean, here comes something that is on my Christmas list Hipster Santa liked Christmas before it was cool. The Pixies are celebrating the 25th birthday of “Doolittle”  by putting out a three-disc deluxe edition of the classic 1989 album.  I’m such a geek about this kind of stuff.  With the actual music being…

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Win The Smashing Pumpkins’ New Album Early

The Smashing Pumpkins are releasing their 9th studio album, “Monuments to and Elegy” on Tuesday, December 9th. However, this is the future and in the future you don’t have to wait. Just fill out the entry form below and if you get randomly selected you will get a download code for the new album. This is already our favorite track…

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13 Best Christmas Movies of All Time

Ahhh Christmas. It is truly the most wonderful time of year. Surely spending time on the couch watching your most favorite Christmas-themed movies is part of the yearly tradition that gets you in the holiday spirit. From the movies that bring back nostalgic memories of Christmases past, to the newer movies that have recently made it to your yearly rotation,…

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Time Wasters at Work December 2nd

1. Spectacular movies you probably haven’t seen http://www.highexistence.com/25-spectacular-movies-probably-havent-seen-pt-3 2, Frozen things because you know…it’s cold…. www.snowaddiction.org/2014/05/the-30-most-amazing-photos-of-frozen-things-in-honor-of-the-coldest-morning-of-the-21st-century.html 3. Can you name the books just from the quotes? http://www.whytoread.com/lines-from-best-books   4.Viral Videos of the Week Finally, a good use for a drone 5. Apps of the week #HomeScreen for iOS lets you see other peoples home screens for App ideas and QKSMS…

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Boner Candidates for December 2nd, 2014

Boner Candidate  #1 – It’s A Medical Emergency Photo Courtesy of PHLAIRLINE A plane full of people headed to LA got a free trip to Nebraska thanks to a passenger who wouldn’t stop masturbating on a Virgin America flight, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing. (Read More) Boner Candidate #2 –  Pee Drinker Photo Courtesy of Rageaholic “Robert…

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Celebutard News for December 2nd, 2014

Oprah Winfrey’s studios targeted by terrorists Photo Courtesy of cvrcak1 She’s donated millions around the world and has started her own school in South Africa, but a small band of twisted terrorists viewed Oprah Winfrey as the personification of what’s wrong with America and planned to bomb her Chicago studios in 2009, according to a report released Monday. (Read More) Justin…

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My neighbors house burned down. You can help them!

This morning as I was getting ready for work, I went downstairs, plugged in the Christmas Tree, and grabbed a can of Diet Coke out of the fridge. As I was staring out the window, taking everything for granted, I heard the wail of a fire truck, followed by several other emergency vehicles screaming into my neighborhood. I looked to…

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Xnation Presents Break X96’s Christmas Balls

The Holiday season is upon us and we all know how stressful this time can be. Blow off a little steam and Break Our Christmas Balls presented by Xnation. Starting Monday, December 8th X96 will have 30 Christmas Balls all filled with different prizes. Be our random caller and you’ll get to choose one of our balls, break it open…

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Boner Candidates for December 3rd, 2014

Boner Candidate #1: If it’s said ne boobies it’s not wrong is it?   Photo Courtesy of dilip_bagdi2005 An alleged Jameis Winston Snapchat message went viral on Tuesday at the same time the quarterback was having his student code of conduct hearing at Florida State. (Read More) Boner Candidate #2: The Abrupt Straddling Was Unacceptable   Photo Courtesy of Tom Gao John…

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11 Celebutard News Stories for December 3rd, 2014

1. Kourtney Kardashian’s Pregnant Nude Pics May Slightly Dent the Internet Photo Courtesy of Gary Burke If Kim Kardashian’s extremely shiny nude body in Paper threatened to break the internet, her sister Kourtney’s barely-clothed pregnant photoshoot for Dujour will at least leave a small chip in the internet’s paint. Maybe a surface scratch, but that’ll probably buff out. (Read More)…

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Win the Ultimate New Year’s Eve

X96 Presents: EVE Winterfest December 29-31 Salt Lake City comes to life with EVE Winter Fest, a three-day celebration with concerts, DJs, grown-up drinks and engaging activities for kids and families. Discover everything that downtown has to offer with one all-access pass to over ten venues, including a Utah Jazz game and half-priced ice-skating at Gallivan Center! Have fun with…

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Lagoon’s New Cannibal Roller Coaster!

You can see the height difference between Cannibal on the left and the classic wooden roller coaster on the right. Make no mistake about it. Lagoon is planning on scaring the hell out of you in 2015. I live near the park, and I’ve been watching the progress on the insane new roller coaster that they’ve been constructing all year….

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Geek News on the Radio Dec. 4th

The title’s Spectre, just Spectre: new James Bond movie named Sam Mendes, the director of the 24th James Bond film, has revealed the movie’s title and cast at a press conference in Pinewood Studios – to a generally positive reaction (Read Story) ‘Preacher’ Drama From Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg Gets AMC Pilot Order Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s cult…

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Boner Candidates for Thursday December 4th,2014

Boner Candidate #1 – If we pray hard enough your father will come back Photo Courtesy By Dennis Jarvis A small community of Christians in Canada left the body of a deceased member for six months trusting God to resurrect him from the dead. The Crown found no criminal intent and the grieving widow was ordered to seek public health counseling.Read…

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8 Celebutard News Stories for Thursday, December 4th 2014

1. Fallon welcomes baby, ‘Tonight Show’ tapings canceled Photo Courtesy By Scott Beale Host Jimmy Fallon and wife Nancy Juvonen welcomed their second child via surrogate Wednesday, causing the show’s tapings to get canned for Wednesday and Thursday, an NBC rep tells Page Six. Read Here 2. Mike Nichols leaves $20M fortune to Diane Sawyer, kids Photo Courtesy By Doug Renowned film…

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New Movies for Friday December 5th

 Artsies: The Homesman – 2 1/2 stars (Rated R) Director: Tommy Lee Jones Actors: Tommy Lee Jones,Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life drifter George Briggs to assist her.  Sundance shorts…

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Puerto Rico – You lovely Island

Here is what I knew about Puerto Rico before I went there last week. 1. Its an Island 2. Home of The Sharks 3. It is either a “Lovely” Island or an “Ugly” Island depending on whether you agree with Tony. (Thank you 2 People who know what I am talking about) 4. It is part of the United States…

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Gone. They’re All Gone. I Miss Them, Don’t You?

I’ll start this off by talking about the Zephyr Club because I look at it almost everyday. It’s right across the street from our studio and I just walked over and took the photo you see above a couple of days ago. How many great shows did you see at the Zephyr? Maybe you saw Widespread Panic there, or Ben…

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Ape Sister

Eve, an orangutan at Hogle Zoo has died.  I have always felt a connection to her because we had the same obstetrician deliver our daughters.  Dr. Esplin delivered Baby Acara and my Jonesie just a few months apart 9 years ago.   http://www.dailyutahchronicle.com/2005/05/18/u-doctors-help-deliver-baby-orangutan It is for this reason that Jonesie calls Acara her “soul sister”.  Acara also recently lost her…

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Kerry’s toys collection: Jawas

A bunch of you have asked about my toy collection, so I guess, if ya wanna know, I can break it down here. I’ll start with an old fave of mine. The Jawa. Back in 1977, you would scramble to get the first 12 Star Wars action figures. And it varied from place to place and kid to kid as…

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5 Things to Buy Yourself (or Others) for Christmas

1. Since being a foodie and a Star Wars fanatic (nerdi) are all the rage in the 2010’s again, let R2-D2 measure your brown sugar, chia seed and brown rice. Artoo, let the cookie win. Exclusive @StarWars R2-D2 Measuring Cup Set available at ThinkGeek.com! #thinkgeek #starwars A photo posted by ThinkGeek (@thinkgeek) on Apr 4, 2014 at 1:52pm PDT  …

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Boner Candidates for December 5th, 2014

Boner Candidate #1 – You’ll need to see Amber, our Dean of Admissions Photo Courtesy of Lou Noble A for-profit Florida college used exotic dancers as admissions officers, falsified documents and coached students to lie on financial forms as it fraudulently obtained millions of dollars in federal money, according to a federal lawsuit filed in Miami. (Read More) Boner Candidate…

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Celebutard News Stories for December 5th, 2014

1. Cosby fires back: One accuser tried to extort $250K from me Photo Courtesy of Karen Chappell A woman suing Bill Cosby for sexual battery attempted to sell a story about the comedian to a tabloid a decade ago, Cosby’s attorneys said in a court filing Thursday. (Read More) 2. Navy pulls Cosby’s title: Alleged abuse goes against our values Photo Courtesy…

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New Terminator Trailer!

New Terminator Trailer!

I love the Terminator movies! Well, to be more accurate, I love the first two Terminator movies! After that, they got kind of lame. So why am I excited for the new movie Terminator Genisys? It’s because they are doing a complete reboot on the Terminator franchise. The only returning original cast member will be Arnold Scharzenegger, and there are some…

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10 Celebutard News Stories for Monday, December 8th

1.J.K. Rowling Will Share 12 New Harry Potter Stories Leading Up To Christmas Photo Courtesy By pammielou You don’t have to celebrate Christmas to know that this winter is the most magical time of the year, thanks to J.K. Rowling. Read Here 2.Chris Brown and Karrueche – He Says She Banged Drake Photo Courtesy By Sunrise on Seven Things have gotten even more…

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Boner Candidates for Monday, December 8th

Boner Candidate #1 – Plenty of racism to go around Photo Courtesy By Mo Riza “The N-word was used several times as well as other racial slurs and jokes,” said the sheriff. “Racism will not be tolerated in this office.” Read Here Boner Candidate #2 – Most criminials just aren’t that smart Photo Courtesy By Alpha A fugitive attempting to evade arrest…

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Geek News on the Radio Dec. 8th

Who Judy Greer Is Playing In Ant-Man Aside from the occasional plot detail and set image, Marvel has been keeping details on Ant-Man on the down low, especially concerning the roles its actors are playing. Sure, it’s great that we know who all the main players are, like Paul Rudd as Scott Lang and Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, but…

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Harmons and X96 Holiday Meal Giveaway

Help Harmons and X96 share the holiday love this season. We want to provide five families with a hot holiday meal and a $100 gift card from Harmons. So tell us about a family you know who could use a little extra holiday love this year. Meals will be given out from December 8th – December 27th. Nominate a family…

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New Geekshow Episode: Rappist

. (NSFW!) Ornch. Vegans are magic. My brother Russell, who I slept with, allegedly. Stay till end, Jimmy interviews Andy Sirkis, Richard Armitage & Luke Evans in London! Terminator trailer. WW writer. Dr Strange & Deadpool & Jessica Jones & Antman’s estranged wife casting. Preacher pilot. Cobalt. Orchi out. We think Apes should win all the FX awards. Howard the…

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Modest Mouse Tease New Music

Modest Mouse Tease New Music

Modest Mouse has been wasting no time making us wait for a new album. 2007 was the last full release we got from them, of course not counting the slew of EPs they put out a few years ago. Modest Mouse started up an Instagram account today for one purpose: to tease new music with this photo of what could be…

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I Went To Church and It Didn’t Hurt A Bit.

Last December Radio From Hell worked hard to raise money for The Road Home homeless shelter (as we will again this December 18th and 19th). As part of that effort we had Believers and Non-believers pledge money. If the Non’s pledged more, Richie would have to go to the Atheist convention in town this spring. If the Believers came through,…

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Apple Announces 2014’s Top Apps

Apple’s apps of the year have been announced. I know, this is one of the articles many of you won’t care about – namely, Android users. I know the haters gonna hate, so you can save it. Otherwise, here are the apps that topped the charts. Apple’s app of 2014 is Elevate, which I hadn’t heard of until I saw…

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Listen to the New Angels and Airwaves album early.

Listen to the New Angels and Airwaves album early.

We know Blink-182 is in the studio working on a follow-up to “Neighborhoods” (expected next year), but we had no idea Tom Delonge’s Angels and Airwaves was working on a new album as well. The new album is called “The Dream Walker” and is out tomorrow, December 9th. Get an earful early.

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X96 Staff’s Top Ten Albums of 2014

Corey O’Brien’s Top Ten of 2014 This is the most mainstream top ten I have put together…kind of. There are some obvious favorites like Jack White, which even I am surprised wasn’t my automatic number one considering my unhealthy obsession with ol’ Jacky. There was only one album & band that could give the neo-Detroit Rock City rocker a run…

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Time Wasters at Work 12/09/2014

1. 28IAEPSK (Won’t somebody please think of the children?!) http://www.cnn.com/2014/12/08/living/internet-acronyms-every-parent-should-know/ 2. Photos banned by North Korea because, well, it’s North Korea smatterist.com/5165/photos-banned-by-north-korea-but-smuggled-out-a-rare-look-inside-the-country Bonus! Pictures of Shaolin Monks training. Which I could totally replicate. http://smatterist.com/3298/peek-inside-the-training-of-shaolin-monks-no-weights-no-machines-no-problem/ 3. 20 Creepiest Wikipedia pages you wouldn’t believe exist http://4allll.com/awesomestuff/20-creepiest-wikipedia-pages-you-wouldnt-believe-exist/ 4. The most important facts about Home Alone you will read about http://www.omgfacts.com/lists/16831/The-Most-Important-Home-Alone-Facts-You-ll-Find-About-The-Movie 5. Apps of…

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8 Celebutard News Stories for Tuesday, December 9th

1. Bill Cosby — Accuser’s Lawyer … Oops, Sorry For Putting You On Blast Photo Courtesy of Penn State The lawyer who represents the woman who sued Bill Cosby for allegedly sexually assaulting her in 1974 has just tried correcting a huge problem. He’s taken Cosby’s name out of the suit, but it’s a ridiculous gesture. Read Here 2. Floyd Mayweather Watched His…

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Boner Candidates for December 9th, 2014

Boner Candidate  #1 – People will love the mistletoe drone Photo Courtesy of David Rodriguez Martin Over the weekend, TGI Friday’s showed off the mistletoe drone for the first time in New York City. Read Here Boner Candidate #2 – Assault by snake Photo Courtesy of John Britt After a dispute over diced onions on a breakfast sandwich, two men threw a…

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Oscar Nunez on Radio From Hell

Radio From Hell interviews Oscar Nunez (known for his role on The Office) and talks about his new show Benched. Oscar Nunez stars as Carlos, Nina’s (Eliza Coupe, “Happy Endings”) idealistic co-worker at the public defender’s office, in USA’s new comedy “Benched.” “Benched” is a single-camera comedy about a high-powered corporate lawyer’s fall from grace into the rough-and-tumble world of the public…

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If You Had a Theme Song, What Would It Be?

Here at X96 we have been asked to blog regularly. I have decided that I will answer one question each day and that will serve as my blog. Sometimes they will be long. Other times I imagine they will be short. Questions can be about whatever people choose to ask me. Today’s Question: from Haley Arismendi – If you had a…

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Sleater-Kinney Announce Salt Lake Date

Sleater-Kinney Announce Salt Lake Date

I have never been a fan of Sleater-Kinney. I have their albums and have listened to them all. To my ears their music hasn’t stood out lyrically or musically. Sleater-Kinney sounds dull in tone, artistically monotone, for me. They have been one of those rock bands that only NPR could love. I know, “Hey, Corey, why do you have such distaste…

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The Rock Fight The San Andreas Fault in New Trailer

The Rock Fights The San Andreas Fault in New Trailer

The Rock not only shares my birthday, but also my hatred for the San Andreas fault. Ever since I was a kid I always thought being a crack in the Earth that could destroy a lot of real nice real estate was a wuss move. Besides, and I’ve mentioned this before, I am getting fried on the comic book movies….

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U2 Releases “Films Of Innocence” Video Ahead of Official Release

U2 is sharing not one, but ELEVEN new music videos to go with the Grammy-nominated “Songs of Innocence” album.  ELEVEN VIDEOS.  I can’t even write eleven blogs a month let alone make 11 videos. That’s why I’m rich, and you’re not! The collection is called “Films of Innocence” and features the work of what the band calls “the world’s most vital urban…

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The Most Dangerous Cities in Utah – Merry Christmas

Utah, there is so much to love: French fries and ice cream, French fries and fry sauce, ranch dressing and ginger ale, frog-eyed salad, lakes, no fireworks on New Year’s Eve. The one thing no one likes is danger. Even if your last name is “Danger” you probably don’t actively seek it no matter what you say on social media. The…

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Jingle Spike Playlist: 47 Alt Christmas Songs

It starts right after Halloween. Perry Como, Bing Crosby, Harry Connick Jr. and Mo-Tab  all crooning away in every decorated shed you set your Ugz into. If there is snow on the ground it’s a bit tolerable. When the weather is more like San Diego than Salt Lake, it’s an irritation one is not wont to let slide by. That…

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Boner Candidates for December 10th, 2014

Boner Candidate #1 – Oh, I thought I left that in my car! Photo Courtesy of Joe Spurr A man who came to an Oregon courtroom on Monday to be arraigned on a heroin possession charge will be needled about the visit for years to come. (Read More) Boner Candidate #2 – Learn your lesson, never help anyone with cancer….

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10 Celebutard News Stories for December 10th, 2014

1. ‘Walking Dead’ May Have Revealed Its New Villain, But It’s Not Who You Think Photo Courtesy of Misteriddles With the Termites handled pretty quickly and the group moving on from the events at Grady Memorial Hospital (RIP Beth), we’re faced with one huge question in the second half of “Walking Dead” Season 5: What’s next? (Read More) 2. Nicole…

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Join Us for a Lounge X with Bleachers

Bleachers are coming! Bleachers are coming! It doesn’t matter if you have tickets for the X96 Toyota Nightmare Before Xmas or not. If you don’t, but would like to go click here to get them while they last. The Bleachers will be playing an intimate set on Monday, December 15th and space is limited, but you could be there. Just enter on…

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Join X96 and Priory For Another Lounge X

The X96 Toyota Nightmare Before Xmas is this coming Monday, December 15th at the Complex. (You can get tickets here). Before the show Priory is dropping by X96’s Lounge X for an intimate, stripped-down performance. We are extremely excited to see them after their misfortune and forced cancellation from this year’s X96 Big Ass Show. Space is very limited, so…

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100 Sideways Miles reviewed by Todd Nuke ‘Em

I’m going to go out on a limb here and assume that you sometimes like to read books. Personally, I always have a book on my coffee table that I’m reading in my spare time. In case you’re curious, at the time of this blog post, I’m halfway though Stephen King’s Revival. In the past nine months, I accidentally became aware…

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New Movies Friday December 12

Movies Opening Friday December 12th Artsies: Comet (Rated R) – 1.5 stars Director:  Sam Esmail Actors: Justin Long, Emmy Rossum, Kayla Servi Set in a parallel universe, Comet bounces back and forth over the course of an unlikely but perfectly paired couple’s six-year relationship. Pelican Dreams (Documentary)- 2.5 stars Director Judy Irving Actors: Mark Bittner, Laura Corsiglia, Jacky Douglas Judy…

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Geek News on the Radio December 11

‘Teen Titans’ TV Series Being Developed For TNT If some comic book fans have felt that in this world of blockbuster heroes marching to the big screen and TV networks everywhere, the sidekicks and successors are being left out in the cold, we’ve got some good news. It looks like a few supporting characters are up next in the spotlight,…

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Boner Candidates for Thursday, December 12

Boner Candidate #1 –  Give us our comfy balls Photo Courtesy of sharon ingerson The regrettably named Norwegian underwear brand Comfyballs was all set to make its big debut in the U.S. this year when it was shut down by the country’s patent and trademark office. A trademark on Comfyballs, USPTO argued, was just too vulgar for Americans to accept. Read…

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10 Celebutard News Stories for Thursday, December 11

1. Letterman Sets Date for His Final Late Show Photo Courtesy of David It’s been known since April that David Letterman would retire in 2015, with Stephen Colbert as his successor, but the date was up in the air until now: Letterman will host his final Late Show on May 20, 2015, ending his run at 6,028 episodes, reports Dave Itzkoff…

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Remote Controlled Ghost

  I have told this story a dozen times. This happened to me. A Twitter friend sent me the link to this video. The exact same thing happened to me. The only difference between this guy’s story and mine, is his was a Richie Rich comic..mine was Spider-Man. The other difference was this experience made him want to go into marketing….

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What is the best Christmas gift you’ve ever received?

Here at X96 we have been asked to blog regularly. I have decided that I will answer one question each day and that will serve as my blog. Sometimes they will be long. Other times, I imagine they will be short. Questions can be about whatever people choose to ask me. Today’s Question: from Melissa Goshe – What is the best Christmas gift…

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Daft Legos?

(Photo courtesy of Autorzr) These Daft Punk Legos could be an amazing idea. I mean, they look cool, but do very little otherwise – like tour. That’s not a cheap jab either. Who wouldn’t have loved to see Daft Punk do a full-blown tour for “Random Access Memories”? I would have. Thus, the jaded tone. Even with that stated, I can’t…

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Christmas Nostalgia

I get nostalgic during Christmastime. I think it’s because you get to stack up your entire childhood memories into one big happy recollection of Christmas. Let’s face it, Christmas when you were a kid was the best and nothing can even come close to it. Who remembers the initial excitement when, in November, you’d receive the Sear’s Christmas catalog or…

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15 Utah-Based Instagram Accounts You Should Follow

Did you know that Instagram just crossed the 300 million user mark? That officially makes it the second most used social media platform behind Facebook (Facebook boasts over 1.23 BILLION monthly active users – that’s a lot). With all of those accounts to sift through, it can be really hard to separate the good ones from the not so good ones….

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Jumpstart Your New Year with Planet Fitness

To help you Jumpstart your New Year we are giving away a FREE 2015 Black Card membership! Just enter below for you for your chance to win. Already a member? Enter to win and gift it to a friend or family member! Make yourself comfy. Because we’re a Judgement Free Zone. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never been to a gym…

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Boner Candidates for Friday, December 12

Boner Candidate #1 – Mother of the Century Photo by Brad K PERRY, Box Elder County — A mother with a history of drug abuse is accused of taking and selling nude photos of her grade school-aged child. (Read story) Boner Candidate #2 – You Call This a Haircut? Photo By Zagrev A Wood Dale man who pointed a BB…

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13 Celebutard News Stories for Dec. 12

Sam Worthington: Celeb photogs should expect punches! Photo by Barbara Williams2010  The “Avatar” star argues, “When you’re a pap you should expect to get slugged,” in response to $10 million lawsuit filed against him for slugging a paparazzo in February. Read full story Wahlberg indulges in massive breakfast after losing 60 pounds Photo by The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Mark…

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Jimmy Fallon’s Ragtime Gals Give Us Sexual Healing With Steve Carell

Jimmy Fallon’s Ragtime Gals Give Us Sexual Healing With Steve Carell

Jimmy Fallon’s Ragtime Gals are at it again. This time they brought in Steve Carell to sing Marvin Gaye’s Sexual Healing. Once again, they nailed it. Now listen, it’s pretty safe to say that not a single one of us are scrolling through our iPod looking for Barbershop Quartet music when we’re about to have that special moment with our special someone….

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13 Celebutard News Stories for December 15th, 2014

1. Sony emails: David O. Russell ‘felt up’ transgender niece Photo Courtesy of miniyo73 It just keeps getting uglier for Hollywood bigs — who have now been caught in leaked e-mails trashing a top filmmaker for allegedly “feeling up” his transgender niece. Read More 2. J.Law paid less than male co-stars in ‘American Hustle': Sony e-mails Photo Courtesy of Martin Eckert Her…

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Boner Candidates for December 15, 2014

Boner Candidate #1 – I really needed a tattoo Photo Courtesy of Emory Maiden A middle school teacher in Brooklyn is being accused of endangering her three children by leaving them home all night while she went out drinking and to get a tattoo. Read Here Boner Candidate #2- Just propose like a normal human being Photo Courtesy of Douglas Sprott A young…

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Geek News on the Radio December 15th

Original ‘Flash’ star will reprise her role on the new CW series It’s been almost a quarter century since CBS aired The Flash, a short-lived but fondly-remembered (by a couple of people including yours-truly) attempt to tell an ongoing superhero saga on the small screen. In recent years, super-powered dramas have become quite common on television–to the point that DC…

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New Geekshow episode: Leroy Calrissian

Photo Courtesy of Jacyn (NSFW!) All Star Wars names are stupid, get over it. The Sony hack. Stay till the end! Jimmy interviews Martin Freeman, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace & Orlando Bloom on location in London! Ascension. SHEILD. Gotham. Goodbye, Constantine, probably. Flash is the anti-Nolan. Krypton. Titans. Reviews: Top Five & Exodus. Marvel Unlimited. Ghostbusters. Lots more. Get it…

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New Let’s Go Eat Show: Natural History Museum and Enchiladas

That guy you see above is just one of the many jarred wonders I saw last month at the Natural History Museum of Utah at Rio Tinto Center. Here are a couple more:     Lot’s of snakey goodness. After my museum tour, I sat down in the cafe with Paul Michael Maxfield, the Gallery Programs Coordinator and Dr. Randall…

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Todd’s desk radio is ALL WRONG! Help me out here.

Everyday Todd and I meet in his office to talk about radio stuff. (tell poop jokes) And EVERYDAY I have to look at his desk radio that is ALL WRONG.   DO YOU SEE WHAT I’M WORKING WITH HERE?  Todd disagrees so I’m hoping that you, the X96 listener will back me up on this.  Todd has a radio/cd player…

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Name the Mascot – 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: Enter suggestions for the name of the…

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Time Wasters at Work December 16th

Most searched items on Google in 2014 http://techcrunch.com/2014/12/16/these-were-the-10-top-trending-searches-on-google-in-2014/ Mobile year in review http://istrategylabs.com/2014/12/2014-mobile-year-in-review/ NPR Presents the Best Global Music of 2014 www.npr.org/2014/12/13/370303259/best-global-music-of-2014 Movie facts. Facts about movies. www.somuchviral.com/obscure-movie-facts Viral Videos The Amazing Spider-Man, circa 1977 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3KhWCaywXk YouTube Rewind: A remix of the internet in 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKx2B8WCQuw#t=80 Most downloaded Android apps of the year http://tech.firstpost.com/news-analysis/google-announces-2014s-most-popular-apps-games-movies-and-music-on-the-play-store-245505.html Best iOS apps of the year…that…

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Boner Candidates for December 16, 2014

Boner Candidate #1 – He Had Access To Snacks Photo Courtesy of Rüdiger skINMATE A Logan father will serve 30 days in jail and 30 days of house arrest for chaining his 7-year-old son to a bed while the man was at work. (Read More) Boner Candidate #2 – I Have A Stomach Ache Photo Courtesy of Rudolf Vlček For…

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11 Celebutard News Stories for December 16, 2014

1.  The Wiz Khalifa Sex Tape Is Real, Possibly Spectacular Photo Courtesy of Alex Flory Wiz Khalifa, currently going through a divorce from model Amber Rose after she allegedly caught him in a threesome with twins, has not wasted any time hooking up. (Read More) 2. Donald Sterling It’s Scary Being Santa in Tha Hood – Backs Out of Toy…

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2015 Salt Lake Comic Con Fan X

What:  Salt Lake Comic Con FanX When:  January 29th, 30th, and 31st Where:  Salt Palace Convention Center Website:  www.saltlakecomiccon.com Utah’s favorite pop-culture event, Salt Lake Comic Con FanX, returns to the Salt Palace Convention Center January 29th, 30th and 31st! Anime, cosplay, horror, sci-fi & fantasy! Celebrities from TV & film Comicbook creators Celebrity panels Photo & signing opportunities Celebrity…

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Brian Moote Coming to Club at 50 West!

Brian Moote Coming to Club at 50 West!

Long week? In need of a laugh? You’re in luck! Super funny comedian Brian Moote will be at Club at 50 West this Friday and Saturday, and he’s ready to start the weekend off with a laugh. A stand-up comedian since 2005, Brian has made TV appearances on the USA Network’s “Characters Welcome,” Nickelodeon’s “Nickmom’s Nite Out,” MTV’s “Money from Strangers”…

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7 Celebutard News Stories for December 17, 2014

1. Kathie Lee Gifford: Bill Cosby once tried to kiss me Photo Courtesy of The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia  Kathie Lee Gifford has been one of Bill Cosby‘s biggest defenders, but even that comes with a caveat. Read Here 2. Sony Hackers Threaten People Who See ‘The Interview,’ Invoke 9/11 Photo Courtesy of Nick Step Hackers have promised that “the world will…

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Boner Candidates for December 17, 2014

Boner Candidate #1. Here Bella, here girl. Photo Courtesy of Doug Brown In accordance with the final wishes of a dead Indiana woman, her 9-year-old German Shepherd was scheduled to be put to sleep today so the two could be cremated and buried together—a fate the dog has only temporarily avoided. Read Story Boner Candidate #2. Duck Themed PJ’s? Photo Courtesy…

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Nightmare Before Xmas: Billy Idol

Check out these photos of Mr. Idol live on stage from the X96 Toyota Nightmare Before Xmas on Monday, December 15th, 2014. Not only did he play through some of his huge hits like “Rebel Yell” and an encore including “White Wedding”, but also some of the songs off his new album, “Kings and Queens of the Underground.”

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Lounge X: Bleachers and You

See Jack play. See Jack’s glasses. See Jack and you. Here you are with Jack Antonoff from Bleachers at our Lounge X performance at Club 50 West. If you were lucky enough to be there for this stripped down performance you can find the proof to brag about it right here.

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X96 Toyota Nightmare Before Xmas: Billy Idol and You

Security was tight and rightly so. If you made it back to meet Mr. Idol you now have the proof. Billy Idol had an amazing set at the X96 Toyota Nightmare Before Xmas at The Complex. From “Rebel Yell” to “Can’t Break Me Down” to “White Wedding” it was a hell of a night. The X96 staff thanks you for…

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Lounge X: Bleachers

Bleachers performing at Club 50 West for another Lounge X performance before the X96 Toyota Nightmare Before Xmas Show and it was a fantastic stripped-down set. Take a gander at these photos.

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Lounge X: Priory and You

They nearly played the Big Ass Show, but due to an accident on the way to Salt Lake their bus was damaged badly and left them stranded. Being the good guys they are, they didn’t want to leave Salt Lake City hanging. Not only did they come perform at the X96 Toyota Nightmare Before Xmas Show, but stopped by for a…

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Lounge X: Priory

They came. They had a nice, healthy lunch. They played a very cool stripped down set. They are Priory and here are the photos from Lounge X. Keep an eye on X96.com. You never know when one of your favorite bands may pop in for a set.

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I just backed my car over the Christmas presents…

Yup.  You hear it all the time.  “CHECK BEHIND YOUR CAR BEFORE YOU BACK OUT”.  Those are the words that echoed through my brain as I backed my car out of the garage this morning, at the same time utterly destroying an entire afternoon’s worth of shopping at The Container Store.   SON OF A BITCH My wife digs The…

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Lounge X: Bear Hands and You

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Boner Candidates for December 18, 2014

Boner Candidate #1 – Try & Walk around with this noodle Photo Courtesy of Trozzolo Two North Kansas City parents are outraged after they say their blind son’s cane was taken away from him at school by a bus driver. (Read More) Boner Candidate #2 – I need some air Photo Courtesy of Doug The first-time traveller opened the plane’s…

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6 Celebutard News Stories for December 18, 2014

1. Anna Kendrick Got a Furry Dildo for Christmas Photo Courtesy of Emma Jordan Anna Kendrick dropped by the Late Show on Tuesday night to discuss her very exciting appearance in Into the Woods, but instead got sidetracked by a fur dildo. (Read More) 2. Santa Claus Hands Out $100 Bills to Workers in Massachusetts Photo Courtesy of Susan Averello A generous…

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Christmas Songs That Must Go.

Ya, I get it. Christmas cheer, sing it loud for all to hear. Fa la la la la… What about the Christmas songs that turn a cheery glow to the least likable of the fifty shades of gray; you know, the one with the puke-ish hue that doesn’t make your palms twitch? The songs that evoke the most basic of…

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You Don’t Need to See “The Interview” Because Here’s the Ending

Yup, we have agreed the terrorists have won because instead of going to the local cineplex and enjoying “The Interview” we have to spend time with our families or just relaxing. Since Sony has indefinitely pulled the release of this film debate has raged and the it’s a one-sided debate: “How dumb is Sony?” Basically, that is a moot point….

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Boner Candidates for December 19th, 2014

Boner Candidate #1 – 5-Year-Old Snitch Photo Courtesy of Steven Depolo Police in Alabama arrested a man after finding 14 grams of heroin hidden in his 2-year-old daughter’s diaper, a discovery aided by a tip from the girl’s 5-year-old sister, authorities said Tuesday. Read More   Boner Candidate #2 – It Has To Be Legit Rape Photo Courtesy of Don…

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16 Celebutard Stories for December 19, 2014

‘Colbert Report’ Final Episode Includes Santa Claus and Tons of Celebrities Image Courtesy of Jeff Rubin A horde of celebrities helped to send off host Stephen Colbert on the final episode of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” Thursday, singing a group rendition of the song “We’ll Meet Again.” Read Story Anthrax Announces Their Own Bourbon Brand Image Courtesy of Daniel…

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