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Born on this day!! Jazz bassist Ron Carter is 86. Singer Peggy Santiglia Davison of The Angels is 79. Actor Richard Jenkins (“The Shape of Water”) is 76. Country singer Stella Parton is 74. Actor-turned-minister Hilly Hicks (“Roots”) is 73. Singer Jackie Jackson of The Jacksons is 72. Singer-actor Pia Zadora is 71. Singer Oleta Adams is 70. Country singer Randy Travis is 64. Actor Mary McDonough (“The Waltons”) is 62. Comedian Ana Gasteyer (“Saturday Night Live”) is 56. Actor Will Arnett (“Arrested Development,” ″Blades of Glory”) is 53. Bassist Mike Dirnt of Green Day is 51. Contemporary Christian singer Chris Tomlin is 51. TV personality Kimora Lee Simmons is 48. Sports reporter and TV personality Erin Andrews is 45. Singer Lance Bass (‘N Sync) is 44. Actor Ruth Negga (“Loving”) is 42. Rapper Jidenna is 38. Actor Alexander Gould (“Weeds,” “Finding Nemo”) is 29. Country singer RaeLynn is 29. Actor Amara Miller (“The Descendants”) is 23.


1886 – The Haymarket Square riot broke out as a result of a labor demonstration.
1626 – Peter Minuit landed in Manhattan, which he later bought for $24 worth of cloth and brass buttons.
1932 – Public Enemy Number One, Al Capone, was jailed for tax evasion.
1959 – The first Grammy Awards were held.
1961 – Civil rights activists, called “freedom riders,” left Washington, DC for New Orleans.
1970 – Four Kent State University students were shot down by National Guard members during an anti-Vietnam War demonstration.
1998 – The Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, was sentenced to four life terms plus 30 years for his series of bombings that killed three and injured 23.

Today Is: Intergalactic Star Wars Day  (May the Fourth Be With You!), International Firefighters Day, International Respect for Chickens Day, National Business Broker’s Day, National Day of Prayer, National Day of Reason, National Self-Employed Day, National Weather Observers Day, Petite and Proud Day, World Give Day, World Password Day

Primetime TV (All Times Eastern)

CBS – 8:00 – Young Sheldon  / 8:30 – Ghosts  /  9:00 – So Help Me Todd  /  10:00 – CSI Las Vegas
NBC – 8:00 – Law and Order / 9:00 – Law and Order SVU / 10:00 – Law and Order Organized Crime
ABC – 8:00 – Station 19  /  9:00 – Grey’s Anatomy  /  10:00 – 20-20
FOX – 8:00 – Next Level Chef / 9:00 – Animal Control / 9:30 – Call Me Kat
CW – 8:00 – Walker / 9:00 – 100 Days To Indy

TV Talk Shows

Live with Kelly and Mark: Kathleen Turner, Karen Gillian

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

QUESTION: OK, WHO CHEATED??? Kevin Costner and his wife of 18 years CALL IT QUITS and file for divorce!! Kevin Sez “Circumstances beyond my control!!” (BUSTED)


QUESTION: Is THIS the way to keep the passenger in front of you from RECLINING THEIR SEAT?? Tik Tok’er says this ALWAYS WORKS, but… is it moral and ethical????


QUESTION: Wanna know what’s REALLY going to happen at Charles’ coronation Saturday? Check his astrological chart and get ready for DRAMATIC SURPRISES!!!!!!!!!!


QUESTION: Oh, NOW you’re worried?? As Hollywood writers walk the picket lines, studio heads are thinking that maybe ChatGPT COULD write a pretty good script!!!!!
A studio executive holding a meeting with a bunch of robots at a conference table

QUESTION: Ready for ANOTHER hidden message in a logo that you won’t be able to UN-SEE? Check out the Wendy’s logo… do you see a HIDDEN WORD? (subliminal)
Hundreds believe the girl's collar spells out the word 'mom' or 'mum' linking to the brand's humble beginnings and the thought of mums home cooked meals

Nick Cannon Named As Jamie Foxx’s Replacement On Beat Shazam! Jamie’s in a Bad Way!

WE HEAR that Jamie is very bad off.. as in, “say a prayer for Jamie.”
RUMOR HAS IT that he’s unable to speak.
****Now that Nick is the host of Shazam, they’re warning female contestants to be up-to-date on their birth control pills!!
******See the family’s message HERE!!

Maria Menounos Battled Cancer While Waiting For Baby To Arrive By Surrogate

*****What’s going on?? We thought celebrities NEVER got sick!!
*********Bottom line: If you’ve got a weird pain have it checked out. She had stage 2 pancreatic cancer.

Gwyneth Paltrow Dishes On Sex With Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck, Tells Which One Was Better In Bed

SPOILER ALERT: It was hard to say, because Brad was the Love of Her Life, but Ben was “technically excellent!” (That must mean there were some electronics involved)
*********Yeah. but which one smelled more like her vagina???
*******Was there Goop involved?? So many questions!!!
*******She revealed all this on the “Call Her Daddy” podcast, with host Alex Cooper. (We love her song “school’s Out For Summer!”)
******Chris Martin called in and said, “What am I? Chopped liver??”

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees Named

Performer Category

  • Kate Bush
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Missy Elliott
  • George Michael
  • Willie Nelson
  • Rage Against the Machine
  • The Spinners

Musical Influence Award

  • DJ Kool Herc
  • Link Wray

Musical Excellence Award

  • Chaka Khan
  • Al Kooper
  • Bernie Taupin

Ahmet Ertegun Award

  • Don Cornelius



….Of the Week-(In Touch)


Ghosting of the Week-

Brooke Shields

“He showed his true colors in that.”

-on how John F. Kennedy Jr. ignored her after she refused to have sex with him on the first date.


Confession of the Week-

Russell Crowe

“The only thing that I really feel about it is slightly jealous.”

-on plans for a sequel starring Paul Mescal to his 2000 hit Gladiator.


Number of the Week-


-percent bump in streaming on Spotify for Taylor Swift’s “Cornella Street,” which is about her falling in love with now-ex Joe Alwyn.



What is your favorite Star Wars character.. and do you have an impression?? (May the 4th be with you)
What’s the funniest/weirdest thing you’ve seen on a Zoom call??
Coldest way you’ve ever been dumped??



Only In Florida!  Police Called To “Fight In Progress” And Find Fighting Goats!

See the pics HERE
*********They were “baaaad boys!!!”
*******They were head-butting each other. They got the idea from watching two FLORIDA MEN!!!
******Two old goats goin’ at it?? Happens every day in Florida!!!

Snake Crawls Into Breaker Box; Causes Traffic Signal To Malfunction

See the pics HERE.
********The snake has a hisssstory of makin’ trouble!!
***********This is called a “country problem!!” In the city, it would have been a rat!!
******Don’t worry. The snake wasn’t harmed. It was taken to a law firm and reunited with its own kind!!

Minnesota State Senator Casts Vote On Zoom Lying Shirtless In Bed

See the video HERE.
*********Hey.. it was an early-morning vote!!
****Weirdly enough, many state legislators work other jobs (he’s a truck driver)!! There’s not enough graft and bribes to make it a full-time job, like congress!!
TOPIC: Funniest/Weirdest thing YOU’VE seen on a Zoom call!!! (turn the mic off when you pee!!)

“Farmer’s Fridge” Vending Machine Sells Fresh Salads! Would YOU Buy One?

*********They have three of these refrigerated machines at Arena (Staples Center) in L.A.!!
****Do they wash the vegetables???
*******Do you REALLY go to a Lakers game to have a salad???
*****How long do these salads stay in the machine?? So many questions!! (When it crawls over to you by itself, don’t eat it!!)









May the 4th be with you: How to watch ‘Star Wars’ in chronological order

Yahoo! Entertainment


Star Wars timeline in order:

  • Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  • Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (movie)
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (series)
  • Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
  • Star Wars: The Bad Batch
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Star Wars Rebels
  • Andor
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • Episode IV: A New Hope
  • Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  • Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  • The Mandalorian
  • The Book of Boba Fett
  • Star Wars: Resistance
  • Episode VII: The Force Awakens
  • Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
  • Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker


  • Star Wars: Visions(timeline adjacent)

Every Star Wars movie (and show) in release order:

Want to keep things simple this Star Wars day? Here’s the watch order that OG fans will probably remember best, with every title arranged in release order.

  • Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
  • Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  • Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)
  • Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
  • Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
  • Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003-2005)
  • Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008-2020)
  • Star Wars Rebels (2014-2018)
  • Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
  • Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017)
  • Star Wars: Resistance (2018-2019)
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
  • Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)
  • The Mandalorian (2019-Present)
  • Star Wars: The Bad Batch (2021-Present)
  • Star Wars: Visions (2021-Present)
  • The Book of Boba Fett (2021)
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022)
  • Andor (2022)

Coming soon:

  • Young Jedi Adventures (May 4, 2023)
  • Ahsoka (August, 2023)
  • Star Wars: Skeleton Crew (2023)


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