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Born on this day!!  Singer LaMonte McLemore of the Fifth Dimension is 85. Singer Fee Waybill of The Tubes is 72. Actor Elvira is 69. Comedian Rita Rudner is 67. Puppeteer Kevin Clash (Elmo on “Sesame Street”) is 60. Actor-director Paul Feig is 58. Director Baz Luhrmann (“Moulin Rouge”) is 58. Singer BeBe Winans is 58. Businessman Robert Herjavec (“Shark Tank”) is 57. Actor Kyle Chandler (“Early Edition”) is 55. Rapper Doug E. Fresh is 54. Actor Malik Yoba (“New York Undercover”) is 53. Singer Anastacia is 52. Actor Matthew Settle (“Gossip Girl”) is 51. Rapper Vinnie of Naughty By Nature is 50. Actor Bobby Lee (“MADtv,” ″Harold and Kumar” films) is 49. Singer Marcus Sanders of Hi-Five is 47. Singer-actor Nona Gaye (“The Matrix” films) is 46. Drummer Chuck Comeau of Simple Plan is 41. Actor Billy Miller (“General Hospital,” ″The Young and the Restless”) is 41. Actor Danielle Brooks (“Orange Is The New Black”) is 31. Gospel singer Jonathan McReynolds is 31. Actor Denyse Tontz (“All My Children,” ″Big Time Rush”) is 26.


1787 – The Constitution was completed and signed by a majority of the delegates attending the constitutional convention in Philadelphia.
1862 – The bloodiest day in U.S. military history occurred at the Battle of Antietam when more than 23,000 were killed or wounded.
1908 – Lt. Thomas Selfridge, a passenger in a plane piloted by Orville Wright, became the first airplane fatality when the craft crashed.
1920 – The American Professional Football Association—a precursor of the NFL—was formed in Canton, Ohio.1980 – Anastasio Somoza Debayle, former president of Nicaragua, was assassinated in Paraguay.
1994 – Heather Whitestone of Alabama became the first deaf Miss America.
2004 – Barry Bonds became the third baseball player to hit 700 career home runs, joining Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth.

Today Is: AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day, National Ask An Atheist Day, National PawPaw Day, National Professional House Cleaners Day, National Teach Ag Day, Citizenship Day, Constitution Day, International Country Music Day, National Monte Cristo Day, National Professional House Cleaners Day, National Table Shuffleboard Day, Time’s Up Day, VFW Ladies Auxiliary Day

Primetime TV (All Times Eastern)

CBS – 8:00 –  Big Brother /  9:00 – Love Island /  10:00 – TBA
NBC – 8:00 – The Wall  / 9:00 – Law and Order SVU  /  10:00 – Law and Order SVU
ABC – 8:00 –  Celebrity Family Feud  /  9:00 – Holey Moley II  /  10:00 – Match Game
FOX – 8:00 – Gordan Ramsey’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back  /  9:00 – The Masked Singer
CW – 8:00 –  Mystery Decoded  /  9:00 – Penn and Teller Fool Us

TV Talk Shows

Jimmy Kimmel: Rainn Wilson, guest host Brad Paisley (R 9/9/20)
Jimmy Fallon: Seth MacFarlane, Evan Rachel Wood, Penn & Teller
Stephen Colbert: Sarah Paulson
Seth Meyers: Stacey Abrams, David Byrne, Sonny Emory
James Corden: Neil Patrick Harris, Ziggy Marley featuring Ben Harper
Lilly Singh: Aisha Tyler, Rob Huebel (R 4/2/20)
Watch What Happens Live: Jane Fonda
The View: Janelle Monáe, Gabourey Sidibe
The Talk: Vivica A. Fox (R 1/24/20)
Live with Kelly and Ryan: Bethenny Frankel, Pat LaFrieda
Ellen DeGeneres: Emily Blunt, Duo Transcend, Hunter Woodhall (R 1/27/20)
Wendy Williams: Eva Marcille (R 2/27/20)
The Real: Ayesha Curry, Jessie T. Usher (R 4/30/20)
Kelly Clarkson: Too Much Good Stuff, including Alison Brie, Ben Affleck, Amy Poehler, Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Tom Hanks, Jason Aldean, Sean Astin, Josh Gad
Drew Barrymore: Charlize Theron, Tyra Banks, Luvvie Ajayi Jones

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

QUESTION: Would YOU be his friend??? Man loses wife, has no kids, and NO FRIENDS! Now he’s put a sign in his window, asking for someone to talk to!!


QUESTION: Why is the audience DOWN drastically for the NFL?? (Except for the game with Tom Brady) Do you think you know??? Everyone does!!!!!!


QUESTION: Are ARSONISTS setting the wildfires in the west?? Watch this Oregon woman hold a man at gunpoint when she catches him with matches!!


QUESTION: Why did he PEE ON HIS GRAMMY?? Kanye West says the record industry is a “slave plantation,” and his golden statue got a golden shower!!


QUESTION: Do other women SUPPORT YOU at work?? Shocking survey of female execs shows that 70% of them have been BULLIED by a Queen Bee!!!!!!

Biggie’s Crown Sells Big

Sotheby’s inaugural hip-hop auction, which featured the late Notorious B.I.G’s crown, achieved $2 million in sales with 91% of all lots sold.  The auction took place Tuesday at Sotheby’s New York and attracted more than 400 registered bidders from 19 countries. More than 25% of the bidders were new to Sotheby’s.  The Notorious B.I.G’s crown, which he wore during his K.O.N.Y. (King of New York) photoshoot session with photographer Barron Claiborne in 1997, led all items and sold for $594,750.  A sealed, 12-inch single of Rammellzee vs. K-Rob’s Beat Bop from 1983 featuring original artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat, sold for $126,000. The item is considered the holy grail of hip-hop records and exceeded its estimate by more than 50 times.  An art installation featuring 32 extremely rare and vintage boomboxes from the early 1980s and 1990s sold for $113,400. Roc Nation DJ Ross One created the item which wires the boomboxes together to function as a singular sound system.  A collection of high school love letters written by the late Tupac Shakur when he was 16-years-old sold for $75,600. The collection, which includes a total 42 pages on 24 sheets of paper and one greeting card. Shakur wrote the letters for his high school sweetheart Kathy Loy.
******We gotta get some of those Burger King crowns!! It’s a great investment!!
*******Something tells us the high bidder on all this stuff was a “Mr. West!!”

Madonna To Make Movie About Her Life

Madonna will direct and co-write a movie about her own life for Universal. Oscar-winning “Juno” writer Diablo Cody will write alongside her.  “I want to convey the incredible journey that life has taken me on as an artist, a musician, a dancer – a human being, trying to make her way in this world,” Madonna said in a statement. “The focus of this film will always be music. Music has kept me going and art has kept me alive. There are so many untold and inspiring stories and who better to tell it than me. It’s essential to share the roller coaster ride of my life with my voice and vision.”  No title was announced, but The Hollywood Reporter claims that Madonna once referred to the project as “Live to Tell,” which is also the title of one of her songs.
*****Her real name is “Virginia.” They called her “Virgin” for short… but not for long!!
*******She is second only to the Beatles for HOT 100 chart appearances. But they were only together for 7 years after they got a record deal!! She’s like, 80!!!
******We think she should be played Meryl Streep! She can do ANYTHING!!
******How about Jamie Foxx? He’s great in a biopic!!

Celebs Freeze Their Social Media Accounts

Leonardo DiCaprio, Kim Kardashian, Sacha Baron Cohen, and dozens of other celebrities joined the Stop Hate For Profit initiative and froze their Instagram and Facebook accounts for 24 hours in order to hold Mark Zuckerberg’s tech company accountable.  “I love that I can connect directly with you through Instagram and Facebook, but I can’t sit by and stay silent while these platforms continue to allow the spreading of hate, propaganda and misinformation – created by groups to sow division and split America apart – only to take steps after people are killed,” Kardashian, who has 188 million followers on Instagram, wrote in a post on Tuesday evening. “Misinformation shared on social media has a serious impact on our elections and undermines our democracy. Please join me tomorrow when I will be ‘freezing’ my Instagram and FB account to tell Facebook to #StopHateForProfit.  Other stars to join the “freeze” include Jamie Foxx, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, Cara Delevegne, Gwyneth Paltrow, Naomi Cambell, Sebastian Stan, Nick Kroll, Rachel Zoe, Isla Fisher, Natalie Portman, Sarah Silverman, Ashton Kutcher, and many more.
********They’ll still be making hate tweets about Trump, but other than that….
*******Twitter is literally a river of hate right now!!!

Samuel L. Jackson Will Teach You How To Swear

Samuel L. Jackson is offering to teach an epic, multi-language course on the art of cursing if enough people double-check that they’re registered to vote.  “Listen up — if 2,500 of you click a voting action below to make sure you’re #GoodToVote, I will teach you to swear in 15 different languages,” Jackson tweeted Monday along with a clip of him in a sweatshirt and baseball cap while seated in an expensive-looking armchair.  The tweet also includes a link to his page on voter registration website HeadCount, which includes a sultry-looking photo of Jackson along with patriotically colored buttons offering Americans the ability to register to vote, check their registration status and “make your vote plan.”  He is well-known for being among the Hollywood actors with the most prolifically dirty onscreen mouths — although a survey conducted earlier this year found that “The Wolf of Wall Street” star Jonah Hill beat Jackson for the top slot. While Jackson has sworn onscreen 301 times in his career, Hill has sworn 376 — mostly in the swear-heavy Scorsese flick.
********AND HERE’S THE VIDEO!! (audio on audio page) 

Wendy Williams Takes Aim At Ex-Husband

Wendy Williams has no love for her ex-husband, Kevin Hunter.  On Tuesday, she appeared on “Late Night With Seth Meyers” and discussed why she didn’t like to film “The Wendy Williams Show” from home, prompting a jab directed at her ex.  “I don’t know how big your home is and how much space you have, but I live in an apartment, not my fault,” said Williams, alluding to her divorce. “I live in an apartment and it was very personal to me for people to see my area, and people criticized and couldn’t understand my groove. Then we just stopped doing that because we were ramping up for new stuff, new season, new ‘Wendy.’”  Though she seemed a touch bitter about having to relocate to a New York City apartment, there is one perk: spying on the neighbors. Williams admitted she has full visibility of a man showering in an apartment building across the street.  “The shower is right there at the window, and I watch,” she confessed. “It’s a head-to-ankle [shower window]. I peep and I Tom.”  “The Wendy Williams Show” is set to return on Sept. 21.
********You dirty girl!!!
*****Actually, watching the neighbors is a big pastime in NY!! And sometimes, the neighbors like it!!
******Remember the picture of A-Rod sitting on the pot???


Ripping The Tabloids (Throughout the week, we’ll give you the stories from that weeks tabs!)
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Funnyman Trevor Noah Gets Serious with Minka Kelly!-(National Enquirer)

TV yakker Trevor Noah’s late nights are heating up now that he’s in a “serious relationship” with Minka Kelly, sources said.  The 36-year-old host of “The Daily Show” was previously dating model Jordyn Taylor, while the “Friday Night Lights” star, 40, has been linked with baseball icon Derek Jeter and actors Chris Evans and Wilmer Valderrama.

Macaulay’s 40-and Laughing!-(Globe)

Gotta chuckle at middle-aged “Home Alone” star Macaulay Culkin, who’s reminding everyone that age kinda matters.  “Hey, guys, wanna feel old?  I’m 40,” the former child star recently tweeted, then quipped:  “It’s my gift to the world:  I make people feel old.  I’m no longer a kid, that’s my job.”  Amused fans had a blast putting in their two cents with lines like:  “You’re going to be like my grandkids’ version of Shirley Temple one day.  That’s messed!!!” and “’Home Alone’ came out closer in time to the JFK assassination than today’s date.”

Rachel & Bryan:  The Beautiful Life-(Us Weekly)

Quarantine’s put a strain on some marriages, but not this one!  Rachel Lindsay, 35, says that lockdown gave her and husband Bryan Abasolo, 40, some needed quality time.  “We got married [in 2019], did our honeymoon and then I was back on the road,” says the new Extra correspondent, whose home base is Miami.  “We’ve been spending every day together.  We grew closer and learned to appreciate each other.  For us, selfishly, it’s been beautiful.”

Great Adventures-(Star)

Aug. 31

Eat their dust!  Justin and Hailey Bieber got down and dirty during a recent mountain excursion.  Dressed in matching tops from the pop star’s Drew fashion line, the pair looked gleeful atop a pair of ATVs against some stunning mountain scenery.  The couple have made the most of this unusual summer, traveling the country in the 26-year-old singer’s tour bus for the past several months.  No word on whether Justin, who posted the pics with his 23-year-old bride on Instagram, is revving up for a sequel to his successful YouTube docuseries.  For now, he’s just enjoying the journey, writing, “So grateful to be making these memories with the love of my life.”

Jen & Bradley:  It’s Getting Serious-(Life & Style)

After nearly 20 years of friendship, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Garner’s relationship is enjoying an exciting and loving new twist.  Bradley and Jen first met while starring on the spy series Alias in 2001, and “the chemistry was always there,” says the source.  “They just never acted on it because they were in relationships with other people.”  Until recently, that is.  Jen’s divorce from baby daddy Ben Affleck, 48, was finalized in 2018, while Bradley ended his engagement to model Irina Shayk, 34-with whom he shares 3-year-old daughter Lea-in 2019.  “Bradley and Jen always respected boundaries, but now everything’s different,” says the source.  “They have a connection that neither can deny and longer and their relationship is just naturally moving forward.”

Tiger King:  Carole Baskin’s Ready to Rumba on DWTS-(People)

When Carole Baskin agreed to compete on Dancing with the Stars, she never expected she’d be any good.  But just three days into rehearsals in Los Angeles, the Tiger King star, 59, is surprising herself.  “It’s so much easier than I thought it would be,” she says.  “When I first saw some clips on YouTube, I thought, ‘There’s no way that I’m going to be able to do that, not in 100 years of training.’  But now, I’m like, ‘Dang!  This could potentially work.’”  As to her wardrobe she says, “Anything goes as long as it’s not too skimpy and there’s no fur, feathers, or leathers involved.”

Winner of the Week-(In Touch)


Despite pandemic concerns, the John David Washington and Robert Pattinson film earned $53 million in 41 countries during its first weekend in theaters.



Monkey Takes Selfies With Lost Phone

A Malaysia resident whose phone temporarily went missing said the device turned up in his yard loaded with new photos — including some selfies snapped by a monkey.  Zackrydz Rodzi said he believes a monkey came into his house while he was asleep and took his phone outside, where the primate apparently played with the device and inadvertently snapped some selfie photos and videos.  One video appears to show the monkey attempting to put the phone into its mouth.  “Something that you might see once in a century,” Rodzi tweeted.  See the pics HERE.
********Hey!! We went to high school with that monkey!!
******What’s his secret? His hair looks amazing!!
****Kim K is going to use this picture to market her new “selfie ring!!”

Budweiser Condo

A listing for a condo in Florida is going viral after pictures were posted online showing off an unusual aspect of the decor — the walls and ceilings of the home are covered in Budweiser beer cans.  Realtor Kristen Kearney said she initially didn’t know what to expect when she received a call about listing the Lake Worth condo.  “They warned me that the home was wallpapered in beer cans,” Kearney told “And I thought to myself, ‘Well, I wonder where in the world they found beer-can wallpaper.'” The reality of the home turned out to be far stranger — the “wallpaper” was actual beer cans.  Kearney said the cans cover every wall and ceiling of the home, except for the bathroom.  “If you look closely at the photos, you can really see the lengths the owner went to,” Kearney said. “He even created a crown molding look with the cans.”  Kearney said the condo’s former owner, who is now deceased, was a lifelong fan of the Anheuser-Busch beer.  “It was his life’s mission to wallpaper his home in beer cans,” Kearney said, “and he did it.”  Kearney said the condo was originally listed for $110,000 in August, but the price was reduced to $100,000 in September. She said the price reduction, as well as the viral photos, resulted in a flood of interest in the property.
********Of course, if he had used Heineken cans, the price would have gone up to $500,000!!!
*******If they cash in the cans, they can cover the purchase price!!!
*******The buyer said, “Anheuser-Busch?” The seller said, “Fine! And how’s your pecker??” 

Suspect Leaves Winning Lottery Ticket

Police in Georgia said a suspect who fled on foot from a traffic stop left behind a valuable piece of personal property: a winning lottery ticket.  The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office said deputies attempted a traffic stop Monday morning in Canton, but the unidentified suspect abandoned their vehicle and fled on foot.  Deputies investigated the vehicle and discovered a winning scratch-off lottery ticket worth $100.  The sheriff’s office posted a photo of the ticket on Facebook.  “To the suspect who ran on foot from our deputies on a traffic stop this morning on I-75, you left a winning $100 lottery ticket in your vehicle,” the post said. “You can claim your ticket at 498 Chattin Dr. in Canton. It will be here waiting for you. Congratulations by the way.”
*******That’ll just about pay the fine!!
*****This is why they call ’em dopes!!!

Girl Writes With Both Hands!

A 16-year-old girl in India is seeking Guinness World Records recognition for her latest accomplishment: writing 45 words in 1 minute by using both hands at the same time.  Aadi Swaroopa, 16, of Mangalore, was recognized as a record holder by the nonprofit school administration organization LATA Foundation of Raibareli, Uttar Pradesh, after showing off her ability to write with both hands at the same time.  Swaroopa managed 40 words in 1 minute, besting the Lata Foundation’s previously chronicled record of 25 words.  The girl’s parents said they are now trying to get her accomplishment into the Guinness Book of World Records.  Her father said he first noticed his daughter was ambidextrous when she was only 2 years old. He said he believes she can get up to 60 words per minute with enough practice.  See the video HERE.
********Her name is “Anne.” “Anne B. Dextrous!!”
*******When she goes to work for McDonald’s, she’ll be able to work two drive-thrus at once!!
******We had a boss who could talk out of both sides of his mouth!! Does that count??








8 Secrets of The Wealthy That Most of Us Ignore

Penny Hoarder


  1. They Spend $5 to Own a Piece of Amazon, Google or Other Companies

Take a look at the Forbes Richest People list, and you’ll notice almost all the billionaires have one thing in common — they own another company.

But if you work for a living and don’t happen to have millions of dollars lying around, that can sound totally out of reach.

That’s why a lot of people use the app Stash. It lets you be a part of something that’s normally exclusive to the richest of the rich — buying pieces of other companies for as little as $1.

That’s right — you can invest in pieces of well-known companies, such as Amazon, Google or Apple, for as little as $1.

The best part? When these companies profit, so can you. Some companies even send you a check every quarter for your share of the profits, called dividends. It takes two minutes to sign up, plus Stash will give you a $5 sign-up bonus once you deposit $5 into your investment account.


  1. They Don’t Waste Hundreds on Homeowner’s Insurance

You’re probably wasting money right now. And it’s probably on something you’d never expect — your homeowners insurance policy.

This isn’t something you actively think about — you just know you’re required to have it.

The problem is, you’re paying too much. Luckily, an insurance company called Lemonade makes it easy to find out how much you’re overpaying.

Lemonade’s policies start at just $25/month. And just because you’re saving money doesn’t mean you’re skimping on coverage. Lemonade will make sure you have what you need.

Just answer a few questions about your home to get started.


  1. They Grow Their Money 11x Faster — Without Risking Any of it

Putting your money under a mattress or in a safe will get you nothing. And a typical savings account won’t do you much better. (Ahem, .09% is nothing these days.)

Act like the rich and use a debit card called Aspiration to earn up to 5% cash back and up to 11 times the average interest on the money in your account. Plus, you’ll never pay a monthly account-maintenance fee.

It takes just five minutes to sign up for an Aspiration Spend and Save account.


  1. They Have at Least $1M in Life Insurance

Have you thought about how your family would manage without your income after you’re gone? How will they pay the bills? Send the kids through school?

Now’s a good time to start planning for the future by looking into a term life insurance policy.

You’re probably thinking: I can’t afford $1M in life insurance. But rates start at just $8 a month at Bestow.

The application takes just minutes, but the peace of mind of knowing your family is taken care of is priceless.

If you’re under the age of 54 and want to get a fast life insurance quote without a medical exam or even getting up from the couch, get a free quote from Bestow.


  1. They Don’t Get Stuck With Credit Card Debt

If you have credit card debt, you know. The anxiety, the interest rates, the fear you’re never going to escape…

Your credit card is getting rich by ripping you off with insane rates, but a website called Fiona could help you pay them off tomorrow.

Here’s how it works: Fiona will match you with a low-interest loan you can use to pay off every credit card balance you have. The benefit? You’re left with just one bill to pay every month, and because the interest rate is so much lower, you can get out of debt so much faster. Plus, no credit card payment this month.

Fiona won’t make you stand in line or call a bank. And if you’re worried you won’t qualify, it’s free to check online.

It takes just two minutes, and it could save you thousands of dollars. Totally worth it.


  1. They Don’t Waste Money on Car Insurance

How often are you even using your car right now? Regardless, there’s one thing we’re nearly certain of — you’re overpaying on car insurance.

That being said, shopping for car insurance is a pain which is why we like using a free service like Gabi. In just a few minutes you can see if any other companies are offering a cheaper rate with the same coverage and deductibles you already have.

You don’t have to fill out any forms. Just link your existing insurance account and enter your driver’s license, and it will start looking for cheaper coverage.

They save customers an average of $825 a year. Plus, after you sign up, Gabi will keep looking for savings and alert you if there’s ever a way to reduce that monthly bill even further.


  1. They Don’t Miss The Opportunity to Get up to $500 in Free Stocks

Yes, the stock market certainly is scary. Stock prices shoot up and down like a roller coaster ride, and it’s all just so unpredictable. But, what if you could get stock for free?

A company called Robinhood is doing just that by giving free shares of companies like Microsoft and Facebook.

Yeah, you’ve probably heard of Robinhood. Both investing beginners and pros love it because you can start investing with just $1. Plus, they don’t charge commission fees, and you can buy and sell stocks for free — no limits.

To get your free stock, download the app and fund your account with at least a few bucks (it takes no more than a few minutes), Robinhood drops a share of free stock into your account. It’s random, though, so that stock could be worth anywhere from $5 to $500 — a nice boost to help you build your investments.


  1. They Cut Their Cell Phone Bill to as Little as $5 

How long have you been with your cell phone company? Probably a while, right? Which means you’re probably paying way too much.

But we found a discount wireless company called Tello that offers plans starting at just $5 a month. How much are you paying now? Exactly. Imagine cutting that to just $5.

Tello operates on Sprint’s nationwide network, offering 4G LTE data everywhere Sprint does. It lets you choose a wireless plan based on how many minutes and how much data you want, and you can even use Tello’s coverage tool to see how strong its network is where you live.

You can bring your own phone (Tello works with any Sprint-compatible phone), or buy a new one through them. Even better — there are no early termination or activation fees, no contracts or phone-exclusive plans, no tricks of any kind.


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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