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Born on this day!! Actor Gary Busey is 77. Comedian Richard Lewis is 74. Drummer Ian Paice of Deep Purple is 73. Actor-turned-Congressman-turned-radio host Fred Grandy is 73. Singer Don Dokken of Dokken is 68. Singer Colin Hay of Men at Work is 68. Actor Maria Conchita Alonso is 66. Actor Sharon Lawrence (“Fired Up,” ″NYPD Blue”) is 60. Actor Amanda Donohoe is 59. Actor Judith Hoag (“Nashville”) is 58. Singer Stedman Pearson of Five Star is 57. Actor Kathleen Wilhoite (“Gilmore Girls,” “ER”) is 57. Actor Melora Hardin (“The Office”) is 54. Broadway actor Brian D’Arcy James (“Hamilton”) is 53. Actor Christina Chang (“The Good Doctor”) is 50. DJ and rapper DJ Shadow is 49. Actor Lance Barber (“Young Sheldon”) is 48. Musician Sam Farrar of Maroon 5 is 43. Actor Luke Kirby (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”) is 43. Guitarist Todd Sansom of Marshall Dyllon is 43. Singer Nicole Scherzinger (Pussycat Dolls) is 43. Comedian Colin Jost (“Saturday Night Live”) is 39. Actor Lily Rabe (“American Horror Story”) is 39. Singer Aundrea Fimbres of Danity Kane is 38. Actor Camila Mendes (“Riverdale”) is 27.


1613 – London’s Globe Theatre burned down during a performance of Shakespeare’s Henry VIII.
1767 – The British Parliament approved the Townshend Acts.
1972 – The Supreme Court ruled in Furman v. Georgia that the death penalty could constitute “cruel and unusual” prompting some states to revise their laws.
1995 – The shuttle Atlantis and the Russian space station Mir docked, forming the largest man-made satellite ever to orbit Earth.
2003 – Actress Katharine Hepburn died.

Today Is:  International Day Of The Tropics, International Mud Day, World Camera Day, World Scleroderma Day

Primetime TV (All Times Eastern)

CBS – 8:00 – NCIS   /  9:00 – FBI  /  10:00 – FBI: Most Wanted
NBC – 8:00  – America’s Got Talent  /  10:00 – College Bowl
ABC – 8:00 –  The Goldbergs  /  8:30 – Home Economics  /  9:00 – The Conners /  9:30 – Blackish  /  10:00 – To Tell The Truth
FOX – 8:00 – TMZ UFO Investigation  / 9:00 – Mental Samurai
CW – 8:00 –  The Flash  /  9:00 – Superman and Lois

TV Talk Shows

Jimmy Kimmel: Dax Shepard, Monica Padman, Tony Hale, Saweetie (R 6/17/21)
Jimmy Fallon: Sofia Vergara, Jack Antonoff, Bleachers (R 5/26/21)
Stephen Colbert: Vin Diesel, Helen Mirren, Ludacris, John Cena, Tyrese Gibson, Justin Lin, Jordana Brewster, Dominic Monaghan, Billy Boyd
Seth Meyers: Amy Adams, Stacey Abrams, Ashe (R 5/11/21)
James Corden: Steve Buscemi, Ed Sheeran
Lilly Singh: JB Smoove (R 5/5/21)
Watch What Happens Live: Sonja Morgan, Leah McSweeney
The View: Eric Adams, Tai, Rainn & Brooke Sheppard
The Talk: Tony Hale, guest co-hosts Bill Bellamy & Bobby Bones
Live with Kelly and Ryan: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kal Penn, Dr. Lisa Lippman, Kelsea Ballerini
Ellen DeGeneres: Kristen Bell, Wiz Khalifa, Angelina Spicer, guest host Chelsea Handler
Wendy Williams: Bershan Shaw
The Real: Tyra Banks (R 11/17/20)
Tamron Hall: Rachel Brosnahan, Marsha Stephanie Blake (R 1/12/21)
Drew Barrymore: Courteney Cox, Amber Stevens West, Alexis Nikole Nelson, Devon Franklin (R 5/11/21)

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

QUESTION: Didn’t anyone TELL HER that they play the National Anthem at the Olympics?? This U.S. Hammer Thrower found the anthem “very disrespectful!!” Huh??


QUESTION: Who will be the first BILLIONAIRE IN SPACE?? Looks like Richard Branson and VIRGIN GALACTIC may win that race!! Bezos is getting a beat-down!!!!!!


QUESTION: Trying to BEAT INSOMNIA?? Experts have a new idea: STAY UP ALL NIGHT!!! They think it resets your body clock and helps with depression!! No prob!!


QUESTION: Are YOU a “Bullsh*t artist???” Science says that people who easily make up b.s. explanations for things have higher cognitive ability!!! Liars are smart!!!!


QUESTION: Always wondered what you’d look like as a DISNEY/PIXAR character?? You can!!!!! Check out the 3D Cartoon app on SNAPCHAT and find out!!!!!!!!!!  
See how a new app turned writers into Pixar portraits 

James Corden Makes Changes To Food Bit

James Corden confirmed he’s making changes to the controversial segment, “Spill Your Guts,” on his late-night show after an online petition gathered more than 45,000 signatures.  The recurring segment sees Corden ask his celebrity guests personal questions and if they don’t provide an answer they have to eat “gross” food. While it’s been a recurring segment for years, one woman’s TikTok video calling it “racist” for mocking Asian foods has gone viral. James told Howard Stern on “Howard 101,” “We heard that story, and the next time we do that bit, we absolutely won’t involve or use any of those foods.”  The TikTok video, from user Kim Saira, has been viewed over half a million times since she posted it, leading her to create a petition on In it, Saira calls the segment “incredibly culturally offensive and insensitive” and adds that it “encourages anti-Asian racism.”  “We are holding James Corden and The Late Late Show accountable for their actions, and perpetual harm this segment causes to Asian American communities. At the very least, Asian American communities deserve an apology and this segment to be taken off the air,” the petition reads.  Corden told Stern, “Our show is a show about joy and light and love, we don’t want to make a show to upset anybody. In the same way that when we played it with Anna Wintour, we gave her a pizza covered in cheeseburgers.”  “We completely understand,” he reflected. “It’s not for us to determine whether somebody’s upset or hurt about something… all we can do is go, ‘All right, we get it, we won’t do that.'”
*********To quote “Fat Bastard” in the Austin Powers movies: “Get in ma belly!!!!”
******Isn’t James Corden the definition of a “Teletubby?”
*******A better response would have been, “Get A LIFE!!!”
******If you hear the Stern interview, you’ll discover that James has absolutely no sense of humor!! Howard was working his ass off.. but no luck!

Cops Creator Dies

John Langley, the creator of the long-running TV series “Cops,” has died after suffering an apparent heart attack Saturday during a road race in Mexico. He was 78.   Langley died in Baja, Mexico, during the Coast to Coast Ensenada-San Felipe 250 off-road race, family spokeswoman Pam Golum said.  He was also an executive producer for “Cops,” which followed on-duty police officers throughout the U.S. and was among the first reality series when it first aired in March of 1989.  “Cops” originally debuted on FOX until it moved to Paramount Network — then called Spike TV — in 2013.  Langley and production partner Malcolm Barbour had shopped the idea for years before it was picked up and ran for more than 30 seasons.   The series was pulled from the air last year in response to the growing civil unrest spurred by the death of George Floyd in police custody.  Langley is survived by his son and producing partner, Morgan, who oversees their company Langley Productions; another son, Zak; two daughters, Sara Langley Dews and Jennifer Blair; his wife, Maggie, and seven grandchildren.
********He was a good guy!!!
TRUE: He shopped the series for seven years before FOX bought it. It got on the air because there was a writers’ strike, and they needed something to fill the time!
ALSO TRUE: He employed two unknowns named Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary… they picked up the dog poop in his yard. Roger kept telling John, “I want to be a writer!” Finally, John said: “Stop picking up dog sh*t and write something!!” They started “Pulp Fiction” shortly after that!

Olympic Team To Wear SKIMS

Kim Kardashian announced on Monday that her Skims brand will serve as Team USA’s official provider of undergarments and pajamas for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, as well as for the Paralympics.  “When I received the call inviting Skims to be a part of @TeamUSA, every moment I’ve spent admiring the strength and energy of the Olympians from the sidelines came full circle,” she tweeted.  While this will mark the first time a brand’s been named as the team’s official underwear provider, our nation’s athletes will also be wearing Ralph Lauren uniforms, as they have since 2008.  She also noted her personal connection to the Olympics, as she grew up watching Caitlyn Jenner compete.  “I traveled w my stepdad and family to all different cities for the Olympic trials, the Olympics and track meets of @Caitlyn_Jenner’s and at every stop I would buy an Olympic t-shirt as a souvenir,” she recalled.  The designs include bralettes, boxer briefs, tank tops, briefs, T-shirts, socks, leggings and more, all emblazoned with the United States flag, Team USA and the Olympic rings.  Kardashian also revealed that fans will be able to purchase the pieces as part of a special capsule collection on Skims’ website.
******Now Caitlyn wears lingerie, too!!!
*****We didn’t think Olympic athletes would be wearing “shaping garments!!!”
*****Is there an Olympic eating competition???

Prince Charles To Skip Princess Diana Tribute

Prince Charles is missing the unveiling of a statue of Princess Diana because the event could dredge up their painful past, according to a new report.  While William and Harry are set to attend Thursday’s event honoring their late mother, an insider told the UK Times that Charles is skipping the ceremony.  “He does find it terribly difficult,” the insider said. “These moments have the potential to resurface old wounds, and it brings back memories for him; happy, sad, regretful. Since Diana’s death, he has felt it’s best to keep those memories to himself and leave his sons to it.”  The statue is being unveiled at Kensington Palace on Thursday on what would have been Diana’s 60th birthday.  Charles and Diana divorced in 1996, a year before her death in a Paris car crash.
*******It might be awkward… since she accused him of trying to kill her!!
****He wants to support his sons… but he’s not really sure that they’re his sons!!
*****The Royal Family is like a bunch of rednecks.. except their homes don’t have wheels on them!!!!

Kevin Federline Speaks Out

Kevin Federline’s lawyer is speaking out about how he feels about Britney asking to be freed from the legal arrangement. “What is best for her, Kevin supports her in being able to do that,” Mark Vincent Kaplan tells Entertainment Tonight. “It doesn’t matter how positive of an effect a conservatorship has had if it’s having a deleterious effect and detrimental effect on her state of mind. So he supports her having the best environment for her to live in and for his children to visit with their mother in.”  Mark continues, “Kevin feels that the best thing for his children is for their mother to be happy and healthy.” Britney and Kevin were married and share sons Sean, 15, and Jayden, 14. Kevin currently has primary custody of the boys. In September 2019, K-Fed was given 70 percent custody, while Britney was given 30 percent unsupervised custodial rights, Us Weekly reported. In March 2021, it was confirmed to Us Weekly that Britney now sees her sons “less” after Kevin altered their custody agreement.
*******This is a tough one… because when people are on meds, they feel like they don’t need meds anymore!! Then when they stop taking the meds…..


Ripping The Tabloids (Throughout the week, we’ll give you the stories from that weeks tabs!)
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Hammer Fears Slammer!-(National Enquirer)

Rehab may be just the start for accused “cannibal” Armie.  Accused rapist Armie Hammer is freaking out in rehab, sources said, terrified that he’ll get slapped with a custodial prison sentence after he cleans up!  “It’s starting to dawn on Armie that there’s horrific evidence out there, and he’s panicking about what might come back to haunt him,” spilled an insider.  “He’s well aware a lot of his victims want him locked up for what he did and destroying his career is not enough punishment.  He’s hoping and praying they’ll either take mercy or not have enough to hang him with, but he knows in reality he’ll be lucky to avoid jail.”  Multiple women claimed the “Lone Ranger” star, 34, was a sexually dominating bully with cannibalistic fantasies.


Country stud Jimmie Allen, 35, and new bride Alexis, 25, are expecting their second baby.  Along with the pair’s one-year-old daughter, Naomi, Jimmie also has a son, Aadyn, 7, from a previous relationship.

Angie’s Kids Turn Against Brad-(Us Weekly)

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s custody drama continues!  Newly released court documents from December 2020 state that three of Jolie’s six children with Pitt-they share Maddox, 19, Pax, 17, Zahara, 16, Shiloh, 15, and twins Vivienne and Knox, 12-were willing to testify against their father, 57, in the ongoing case.  While a judge has granted Pitt joint custody of their five minor kids, an insider recently warned that Jolie, 46, plans to fight that “with everything she’s got.”  Adding, “She believes that justice will prevail.”

A.Rod Thinks They’re Faking It!-(Star)

While Bennifer fans were thrilled to see Jen and Ben making out on June 13, an insider says Jen’s former fiancé isn’t buying it.  “He thinks it was a set-up,” reveals the insider.  “He believes Ben and Jen love the publicity they’re getting.”  The insider says the former baseball pro, 45, is still nursing a bruised ego after watching Jen move on so quickly.  “Seeing the photos of Jen and Ben kissing bother Alex.  He can’t help it,” adds the insider.  “That’s the girl he was supposed to marry.  It hurts seeing her all over another guy like that.”  Not that J.Lo cares.  The insider says she and Ben have no intention of taking things down a notch.  “The romance is still at the exciting, early stages,” the insider reveals.  “There’s no question about it, they are totally into each other.”

Piece of Cake-(Life & Style)

Cornwall, June 11

A cut above the rest!  Kate Middleton and Camilla Parker Bowles let out a laugh as Queen Elizabeth II insisted on using a ceremonial sword to cut into a large sheet cake at a luncheon for volunteers of the Eden Project.


“She completely convinced me, and I never wear Crocs anymore.”-Channing Tatum, on Zoe Kravitz being “adamant” that  he should ditch the comfortable footwear.

“I’m just like, ‘Holy crap like, I actually did that?’”-Henry Golding, on doing is own stunts in Snake Eyes.

“On the set of Fashion Police, she would take a giant Starbucks cup and then empty it and fill it with chardonnay, which I thought was genius.”-Margaret Cho, on working with the late Joan Rivers.

Number of the Week-(In Touch)

2 Million

-dollar annual allowance turned own by Princess Catharina-Amalia, the future queen of the Netherlands because she would feel “uncomfortable” accepting money when she did nothing to earn it.



Origami Record

A British teenager unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by folding 1,000 origami cranes in 9 hours and 31 minutes.  Evelyne Chia, of Colchester, England, folded paper birds at her parents’ restaurant, Chinatown, and reached her goal of 1,000 cranes in 9 hours and 31 minutes.  “I didn’t take any rests — not to eat, drink or go to the toilet,” Chia wrote in a Facebook post.  The record attempt served as a fundraiser for NHS Charities Together, which supports healthcare workers. Chia said she decided to seek the Guinness title after learning the current record stood at about 12 hours.  “I wanted to do something which would grab people’s attention and was a bit different,” she told the Daily Gazette newspaper. “So I thought I would give breaking a Guinness World Record a go.”
*********She had to fold them carefully… collapsing cranes can be very dangerous!!!
********Should origami be an Olympic event???
*******She also set a new record for not hitting the bathroom!!!!

Live Grenade Found In Home

Ohio deputies responded to a private home for reports of a live grenade Tuesday night. “Duct tape does not fix everything,” the Darke County Sheriff’s Office wrote in a Facebook post that included an image of the grenade with its spoon taped down.  Authorities said the Wright-Patterson Bomb Squad detonated the device safely and reported no injuries.   “We ask the public if an explosive device is located, please call the Sheriff’s Office immediately,” authorities said in a statement. “Always remember any explosive device can become unstable even by picking it up.”  It’s not the first time a grenade surfaced in the community, which is near the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. A man cleaning out his dead uncle’s home found one there in 2016, according to the Dayton Daily News.   And base authorities helped dispose of an unexploded mortar shell found nearby in 2018, Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) noted at the time.
*********Sounds like a great neighborhood!!
******If we find a grenade, we’re saving it… just in case the sh*t hits the fan!!
*******We’ve been bombing every morning for years… and no one’s called the cops!!
*****It would be awesome if Bruno Mars found a grenade!!!

Just In Time For Shark Week

Archaeologists have recreated the brutal death of the earliest known shark attack victim who was killed around 3,000 years ago.  Oxford-led researchers have been investigating evidence for violent trauma on the skeletal remains of prehistoric hunter-gatherers at Kyoto University.  Alyssa White and Professor Rick Schulting reviewed the remains of a man riddled with traumatic injuries from the previously excavated site of Tsukumo by the Seto Inland Sea.  In their report, the pair said: “We were initially flummoxed by what could have caused at least 790 deep, serrated injuries to this man.  “There were so many injuries and yet he was buried in the community burial ground… “The injuries were mainly confined to the arms, legs, and front of the chest and abdomen.  “Through a process of elimination, we ruled out human conflict and more commonly-reported animal predators or scavengers.”
********This is the earliest know evidence of “Shark Week!!!”
*****The injuries are so extensive, they think it might have been a “Shark-Nado!!!”
******This was the first time mankind said, “We’re gonna need a bigger boat!!”

Black Bear On The Run In NY

A wildlife refuge in New York is asking the public to keep a lookout for a “completely harmless” black bear that tunneled out of her enclosure.  The Adirondack Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington said in a Facebook post that the 4 1/2-year-old black bear, named Ahote, escaped Thursday morning by digging her way out of her enclosure.  The refuge said the bear is “completely harmless,” but asked members of the public not to attempt to approach the animal, as she would be likely to flee from strangers.  The post said officials are concerned someone might panic and shoot the bear.  Ahote and Luvey, the other black bear now in residence at the facility, previously escaped in 2019 and were at large for two weeks before being captured.
********That’s kinda of like the people who say, “My dog doesn’t bite,” as they’re gnawing on your leg!!
*******Just leave your car door unlocked… she’ll show up!!!






Stay-at-Home Parent? How to Make Extra Money

The Penny Hoarder


  1. Take Advantage of Nap Time and Earn $225 Watching Videos

If we told you that you could get free money just for watching videos on your computer while your kid soonzed, you’d probably laugh. It’s too good to be true, right? But we’re serious.

A website called InboxDollars will pay you to watch short video clips online. One minute, you might watch someone bake brownies and the next, you might get the latest updates on Kardashian drama.

All you have to do is choose which videos you want to watch and answer a few quick questions about them afterward. Brands pay InboxDollars to get these videos in front of viewers, and it passes a cut onto you.

InboxDollars won’t make you rich, but it’s possible to get up to $225 per month watching these videos. It’s already paid its users more than $56 million.

It takes about one minute to sign up, and you’ll immediately earn a $5 bonus to get you started.


  1. Get Cash Back With Every Grocery Haul

Grocery shopping when you have kids is an adventure. If you managed to get to checkout with everything you need — despite your toddler’s meltdown in the frozen aisle — you should have something to show for it.

A free app called Fetch Rewards will reward you with gift cards just for buying toilet paper and more than 250 other items at the grocery store (Hopefully something your picky eater will eat).

Here’s how it works: After you’ve downloaded the app, just take a picture of your receipt showing you purchased an item from one of the brands listed in Fetch. For your efforts, you’ll earn gift cards to places like Amazon or Walmart.

You can download the free Fetch Rewards app here to start getting free gift cards. Over a million people already have, so they must be onto something…


  1. Is Your Kid Still in Diapers? Get Rewarded For Your Loyalty

Diapers are expensive. If you added up all the dirty nappies your kid went through this year… well, don’t. It’s a lot. Better not to think about it.

Thankfully, some of the brands you use most offer loyalty programs to help offset the cost (and keep you coming back). For example, the Pampers Club app gives you cash back and points for each diaper or wipes code you scan.

Points can be redeemed for discounts and coupons, and the cash gets transferred right to your PayPal account. I’ve already made $40 for filling up my diaper pail!


  1. Find Extra Money That’s Already in Your Budget

Money doesn’t just fall out of the sky — which is too bad. But it can fall out of your budget, if you know where to look.

When was the last time you looked at your car insurance payment? You should shop your options every six months or so — it could save you some serious money.

A website called makes it super easy to compare car insurance prices. All you have to do is enter your ZIP code and your age, and it’ll show you your options.

Using, people have saved an average of $540 a year.

Yup. That could be $500 back in your pocket just for taking a few minutes to look at your options.


  1. Embrace the Minimalist Movement and Clean Out Your Closet

You know the closet I’m talking about. The one with clothes and toys your kids outgrew last year, mystery boxes from the last time you moved and didn’t unpack, and other miscellaneous junk you obviously don’t use.

It’s time to let go. Sell it! Whether it’s through a garage sale, Facebook Marketplace, or an app like Letgo, get rid of it all and get some of your money back.

It’ll feel like a breath of fresh air to unload so much stuff, and you could be a few hundred bucks richer. Win-win.


  1. If You Have the Time, Get a Side Gig

Side-gigging is a hard juggling act for stay-at-home parents, which is why those multi-level marketing companies can be so tempting — but don’t feel pressured to do it. They can be a dangerous investment, if you’re not high enough on the corporate food chain.

So, what kind of side gig can parents have? Driving or food shopping apps aren’t always feasible with little ones at home. It has to be something you can do from home and that works around your family’s schedule.

If you have skills and experience from before parenthood, you can look for online and remote freelance gigs at some of the top freelancing websites.

You could also take a free online contact-tracing course from John Hopkins University, then find contact-tracing jobs. These types of jobs are flexible and can earn you upwards of $30/hour. Plus, you’d be playing a meaningful role in the reopening of our economy.


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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