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Born on this day!! TV personality Joy Behar (“The View”) is 80. Drummer Kevin Godley of 10cc is 77. Actor Jill Larson (“All My Children”) is 75. Country singer Kieran Kane of The O’Kanes is 73. Musician John Mellencamp is 71. Guitarist Ricky Phillips of Styx is 71. Actor Mary Badham (“To Kill A Mockingbird”) is 70. Drummer Tico Torres of Bon Jovi is 69. Actor Christopher Norris (“Trapper John, M.D.”) is 67. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is 67. Gospel singer Michael W. Smith is 65. Actor Judy Landers (“Vega$,” “BJ and the Bear”) is 64. Reality competition judge Simon Cowell is 63. Guitarist Charlie Marinkovich (Iron Butterfly) is 63. Actor Paula Newsome (“Chicago Med,” “Barry”) is 61. Singer Ann Curless of Expose’ is 59. Singer Toni Braxton is 55. Singer Thom Yorke of Radiohead is 54. Actor Nicole Ari Parker (“Murder in the First,” “Soul Food”) is 52. Actor Allison Munn (“One Tree Hill”) is 48. Singer Damian Kulash of OK Go is 47. Singer Taylor Hicks (“American Idol”) is 46. Actor Omar Miller (“The Unicorn,” “CSI: Miami”) is 44. Singer Nathaniel Rateliff of Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats is 44. Actor Shawn Ashmore (TV’s “The Rookie”) is 43. Actor Jake McLaughlin (“Quantico”) is 40. Electronic musician Flying Lotus is 39. Actor Holland Roden (TV’s “Teen Wolf”) is 36. Actor Amber Stevens (“Greek”) is 36.


1765 – The Stamp Act Congress convened in New York to draw up colonial grievances against England.
1849 – Poet-writer Edgar Allan Poe died at age 40.
1949 – The Republic of East Germany was formed.
1968 – The Motion Picture Association of America adopted its film-rating system, ranging from “G” for general audiences to “X” for adults only.
1982 – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats,” the longest running show in Broadway history, opened.
1985 – The Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro was hijacked by Palestinian gunmen in the Mediterranean.
1998 – Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming, was beaten, robbed, and left tied to a fence. He died five days later.
2001 – U.S. and British forces launched bombing campaign against Taliban government and al-Qaeda terrorist camps in Afghanistan.
2003 – California governor Gray Davis was recalled and former bodybuilder and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected in his place.

Today Is: College Radio Day, Kids Music Day, LED Light Day, National Body Language Day, National Chocolate Covered Pretzel Day, National Diversity Day, National Storytelling Weekend, Lee’s National Denim Day, Manufacturing Day, National Forgiveness Day, National Triegeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day, World Cotton Day, World Smile Day

Primetime TV (All Times Eastern)

CBS – 8:00 –  SWAT  /  9:00 – Fire Country  /  10:00 – Blue Bloods
NBC – 8:00  – College Bowl  /  9:00 – Dateline NBC
ABC – 8:00 –  Shark Tank  /  9:00 – 2020
FOX – 8:00 – Friday Night Smackdown
CW – 8:00 –  iHeart Music Festival

TV Talk Shows

Live with Kelly and Ryan: Cornhole world champions Mark Richards & Daniela Luna
Kelly Clarkson: Constance Wu, Kit Hoover
Drew Barrymore: Hilary Swank, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Jay Shetty
Jennifer Hudson: Kunal Nayyar

WHAT ARE YOU TALKIN’ ABOUT? Here are today’s PPM-Friendly Topics!

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Viral 'Stranger Things' Halloween Display

Harry And Meghan Declined Queen’s Invited Multiple Times

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle allegedly declined an invitation to see Queen Elizabeth II twice before she passed away in September.  The claim was made by Vanity Fair’s royal correspondent Katie Nicholl, who has written a new book titled, “The New Royals: Queen Elizabeth’s Legacy and the Future of the Crown.” In it, she details the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s exit from the British royal family and its lasting impact on all sides.  Nicholl alleged that the couple was first invited in summer 2019 to spend a long weekend at the queen’s beloved Balmoral estate in Scotland. However, the couple was allegedly distancing themselves months before they officially announced their departure.  “The queen traditionally hosted a big gathering for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren,” Nicholl told Fox News Digital. “It was always a weekend that she looked forward to. And on this occasion, the Sussexes didn’t go. I was told that it wouldn’t have fit their narrative at that point. The narrative was very much ‘this is us against them.’ There was that sense of separation. And perhaps turning up and playing happy families wouldn’t have fit into that narrative.” In her book, Nicholl alleged that the Sussexes chose to take their son Archie to Ibiza and the South of France, a decision that “raised eyebrows.” At the time, reports alleged that the getaway coincided with Markle’s birthday on August 4th.
********What are the odds that Harry and Meghan will be King and Queen some day?? There are only 4 people standing in their way!!
*****She wants to run for president, so.. can you be the President of the United States and the Queen of England simultaneously?? Stay tuned!
******Is the author calling Meghan and Harry scheming greedy opportunists?? Good call!!

Jada Pinkett Smith Releasing Tell All Memoir

Jada Pinkett Smith is set to release a “no holds barred” memoir next fall that will detail her “complicated marriage” to Will Smith and other topics, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  “Jada Pinkett Smith chronicles lessons learned in the course of a difficult but riveting journey — a rollercoaster ride from the depths of suicidal depression to the heights of personal rediscovery and the celebration of authentic feminine power,” read a statement from the memoir’s publisher, Dey Street.  The announcement added that Pinkett Smith’s tome will recount her “unconventional upbringing in Baltimore,” her friendship with late rapper Tupac Shakur and her romance with Will Smith.  “In crisis at age 40, Jada recounts the excruciating choices she was forced to make to redefine her life in every way,” the publisher said. Pinkett Smith’s memoir likely will address her battle with alopecia and the joke that prompted the slap seen ’round the world at the 2022 Oscars.
*****Who needs a tell-all when she’s already told it all??
*****This book is a slap in the face!!!

Kanye Wants Jamie Foxx To Play Him In A Movie

Kanye West revealed he wants Jamie Foxx to play him should a film based on his life ever be made.  One of his many Instagram posts this week included one where he asked his 17.9 million followers who should play him in a “Ye Movie.”  The pair collaborated several times throughout their respective glittering careers, with their first link-up being in 2003 for Foxx and Twista’s “Slow Jamz” and for the 2005 track “Gold Digger.”  Also in 2005, West was guest featured on Foxx’s track “Extravaganza.”  West praised Foxx as “one of the greatest geniuses” in the entertainment industry. Foxx won an Oscar and a Golden Globe honor in the Best Actor category for his portrayal of Ray Charles in the drama “Ray.”
*******Why not cast Meryl Streep as Kanye??? She can do anything!!
*****Kanye just gave a two hour interview on FOX News. What does he think he is, a free man???

Many Want Pete Davidson To Hook Up With Gesele Bundchen

Fans think Pete Davidson would be the perfect rebound for Gisele Bündchen.  Social media users wasted no time after news broke that Tom and Gisele have retained divorce lawyers.  “I have no doubt in my mind that Pete Davidson is going to end up with Gisele now,” one person tweeted.  “Keep Pete Davidson away from Gisele at all costs unless you wanna see Tom Brady win 3 more consecutive Superbowls out of pure hatred,” another joked about the notoriously competitive NFL player.  Many Twitter users pointed out that Bündchen may be entering the dating pool at the perfect time, however, now that Davidson, 28, is also single following his recent split from Kim Kardashian.  In another message, one person bet the odds on the unlikely pairing, tweeting, “Pete Davidson emerges as the next favorite (-105) to date Gisele.”
******His balls are deflated, too.. but for a different reason!!
*****He’s not circumcised… that’s just wear and tear!!!
******If she really wants to mess with Tom, she’ll date Joe Montana!!!

Wynonna Addresses In-Fighting Rumors

Wynonna Judd is addressing rumors she’s in a battle with her sister, Ashley Judd, over their mom Naomi Judd’s estate.  “Someone told me while I was at Ashley’s house, ‘Hey, did you know that they’re saying this about you?'” she told People magazine. “I went, ‘Huh? I’m fighting with Ashley? Oh. Again?'”  So the rumors they are fighting are untrue? “Fighting over what?” she replied. “I have such a great life. Ashley has a great life. Why would we be fighting over the will?”  After her mom’s death by suicide in April, it was reported that Naomi cut Wynonna and Ashley out of her will. Naomi, who died at 76, appointed her husband of 33 years, Larry Strickland, as executor of her $25 million estate with “full authority and discretion” over everything. According to reports, Wynonna was “upset” at being excluded from the will, believing “she was a major force behind her and Naomi’s success.” A report in the tabloid Star claimed the sisters were going “head-to-head” in a battle over the estate. Wynonna acknowledged that the sisters had points of estrangement in their lives, “so we’ve missed out on a lot of time together.” They’ve used a life coach to help them work on their relationship.
*********Women are ALWAYS upset about the will, no matter what it says!!
******When someone dies, they’re given a dignified send-off, then the women start fighting over the china and silverware!!


Ripping The Tabloids (Throughout the week, we’ll give you the stories from that weeks tabs!)
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Last Laughs-(In Touch)

“People are saying King Charles is already dealing with quite a few problems.  For example, he can’t decide what to do with all the palaces left by his mother.  Apparently, his first order of business was really stretching the definition of the word problem.”-Jimmy Fallon.

“Bingo, Lite-Bite and Nerf are among this year’s Toy Hall of Fame finalists.  Ah, yes, bingo.  Fun for kids age 85 to 92.”-Stephen Colbert.

“Adele put her Beverly Hills mansion up for sale.  She said she has a lot of happy memories in the house, which explains why we’ve never heard a song about it.”-Seth Meyers.



Missing Cat Found After Nine Years

A California woman was shocked to receive a phone call from Idaho saying her lost cat had been found after nine years.  Susan Moore of Clovis said her cat, Harriet, disappeared nine years ago, and her husband, Brian Ellison, theorized it had been killed by a coyote.  Moore had adopted Harriet as a shelter kitten three years earlier.  “I was very distraught about this cat going missing,” Moore told The Washington Post. “I was really bonded to this cat.”  Moore said she was shocked to receive a phone call Sept. 19 from the Kootenai Humane Society in Hayden, Idaho.  The caller said Harriet had been found wandering the streets of Hayden, more than 1,000 miles from Clovis, and the feline’s microchip had given shelter workers Moore’s contact information.  “I wish she could talk because I’d like to know how the heck that cat got all the way to Idaho,” Moore said.
********Talk to the aliens who abducted her!!
*****Of course, the cat’s attitude is, “Whatever. Where’s my dinner??”

Wild Turkey Breaks Into Home

Police in Ohio responded to a resident’s home where a wild turkey broke in through a large window — and ended up breaking back out.  The Miami Township Police Department said officers responded to the home of a resident who called 911 to report a large turkey had crashed through a window into her daughter’s playroom.  The department posted body camera footage to Facebook showing an officer with a net chasing the turkey around the trashed room.  The officer is eventually able to capture the turkey in the net and starts to carry it outside, but the bird escapes from the officer and crashes back out through the same window it used to enter the house.  See the video HERE.
******Wild Turkey doesn’t NEED to break into our home. It’s right there in the liquor cabinet!!

Wisdom Tooth Pulled From 9 Year Old

A 9-year-old Virginia boy earned an unusual Guinness World Record when he became the youngest person to have a wisdom tooth extracted.  Guinness World Records said Ryan Scarpelli’s orthodontist, Dr Kelly Morgan of Morgan Orthodontics, noticed in April 2021 that the boy had a wisdom tooth and a molar growing on top of each other in the upper-left side of his mouth.  “My orthodontist said it needed to be removed so that the molar could drop properly,” Scarpelli told Guinness World Records.  Scarpelli’s tooth was removed when he was 9 years and 327 days old, making him the youngest person to have a wisdom tooth extracted. The previous record holder, Matthew Adams, was only a few days older when his tooth was taken out at 9 years and 339 days in 2002.  Wisdom teeth, the last permanent teeth to come in, typically show up — and are often removed — in a person’s late teens or early 20s.
**********He told his wife, “It really hurt!!”
*****He’s very precocious. While he was at the doctor, he asked about Botox injections!!

School Accidentally Sends Out Acceptance Letters

A Massachusetts law school says it’s guilty of accidentally sending acceptance emails to thousands of former and current applicants.  The Northeastern University School of Law in a statement Wednesday blamed a “technical error” for the glitch, saying the erroneous emails went to more than 200 people who applied for admission starting next fall, as well as to nearly 4,000 former applicants, some of whom are already enrolled.  “The School of Law quickly sent a clarifying email explaining the error. Individual outreach is also taking place to applicants with concerns,” the Boston school said.  Final admissions decisions will not be made until later in the academic year.  “The School of Law deeply regrets this unintended mistake and is taking steps to ensure that it will not happen in the future,” the school said.
**********That’s racist!! Because when you’re in college, EVERYTHING is racist!!
*****Maybe one of their graduates can help file a class-action lawsuit!!








8 Of The Most Common Types Of Stomach Pain


Stomach Pain From What Or How You Eat

Certain foods, such as high-fiber fruits and foods rich in carbohydrates, can be difficult for some people to digest and lead to gas and bloating. Overeating and eating too quickly can also lead to indigestion and discomfort.

Routinely taking certain medications, like aspirin or ibuprofen, can also cause inflammation in the stomach that may cause pain, said Dr. Lisa Ganjhu, a clinical associate professor of medicine in the divisions of gastroenterology and hepatology at NYU Langone Medical Center.



Constipation, or infrequent bowel movements, is one of the leading causes of abdominal discomfort. It’s caused by a range of health issues, including medications, a lack of exercise, diet and changes in lifestyle. Being constipated doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re dealing with some sort of underlying condition, but nonetheless, it can be painful to deal with.

“If they notice that they have pain and they haven’t emptied their bowels in a while or have incomplete bowels, then they need to either take a laxative or an enema to unplug,” Ganjhu said.


Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS is one of the most common causes of abdominal pain and impacts 10 to 15% of the population. To get an IBS diagnosis, patients need abdominal pain, irregular bowel habits (like diarrhea or constipation) and pain that either improves or worsens with bowel movements, Al Bawardy explained.  IBS pain can be mild or severe and include anything from stomach cramping to swelling the stomach and excessive gas. With IBS, the colon muscle contracts too frequently and triggers cramps and pain, typically in the lower half of the abdomen.

IBS can be managed by changing what you eat and drink, regularly exercising and getting enough sleep. Certain medications, like fiber supplements, laxatives and pain medications, can alleviate symptoms, too.


Pain From How Food Moves Through Your Stomach

Another condition, known as gastroparesis, occurs when the stomach has a hard time emptying food and water. These contents collect in the stomach and trigger bloating, pain, nausea and a feeling of fullness after a few bites of food.

“The stomach doesn’t relax and is contracting when it should be relaxing,” Ganjhu said.  Gastroparesis is more prevalent in older people, along with people with anxiety and those who take antidepressants, Ganjhu said. Though there’s no cure for gastroparesis, dietary changes and medication can provide relief.


Small Bowel Bacteria Overgrowth

This condition, also known as SIBO, occurs when there’s an abnormal increase in the amount of bacteria in the small intestine. SIBO can be caused by stress, travel, antibiotic use, alcohol use and certain medications like a proton pump inhibitor. All of these things can disrupt the microbiome, according to Ganjhu.  SIBO frequently causes painful bloating when air gets trapped in the small bowel or colon, along with an uncomfortable feeling of fullness and nausea. It’s diagnosed via a breath test or small intestine fluid culture and can be treated with antibiotics and nutritional support.


Food Intolerances

Though food allergies don’t typically lead to pain, food intolerances can contribute to abdominal pain, irritating gas and causing bloating within a few hours after eating the food. With food intolerances, the digestive system lacks certain enzymes that are necessarily to break down specific foods.  The most common food intolerances include lactose (milk), histamine (chemicals that naturally occur in cheese, pineapples, bananas, avocados and chocolate) and gluten (a protein in wheat, rye and barley).



Gallstones, or pebble-like pieces of hardened bile, are pretty common, impacting about 10 to 15% of the U.S. population. This condition also tends to be more common in women, pregnant people and individuals with obesity.  While gallstones are asymptomatic in most people, some may experience intense pain in the right upper side of their abdomen. It can last a few minutes or a few hours.  This pain can really vary between patients — “sometimes it’s a cramping pain, sometimes it’s associated with nausea, sometimes it’s associated with fatty meals,” Ganjhu said. In certain cases, gallstones can be passed or dissolve with medications, however, some people may require surgery.


Period And Pelvic Pain

While nearly everyone with a uterus experiences some type of period or pelvic pain in their lifetime, certain types of pelvic pain may indicate there’s a more serious underlying health issue.  Mild to moderate cramping is considered to be a normal side effect of menstruation, but if if the cramps last longer than a few days, worsen into a sharp, stabbing or throbbing sensation or impact your ability to function, you may have a gynecologic condition like endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome, fibroids or adenomyosis. These conditions are often overlooked and dismissed as typical menstrual pain, so it’s crucial to advocate for yourself and find a doctor who will listen and help you find a diagnosis in order to start treatment.


The preceding material was compiled and edited by Brandon Castillo.  The Editor-In-Chief is Gary Bryan.  The Radio Genius Show Prep Service is licensed for use on-air only by subscribing radio stations.  Other means of redistribution is forbidden.
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