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Born on this day!! Comedian JoAnne Worley is 86. Country singer David Allan Coe is 83. Singer-bassist Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) is 79. Actor Swoosie Kurtz is 78. Comedian-actor Jane Curtin is 75. Country singer Buddy Miller is 70. Actor James Martin Kelly (“Mob City,” ″Magic Mike”) is 68. Drummer Joe Smyth of Sawyer Brown is 65. Actor-comedian Jeff Foxworthy is 64. Actor-comedian Michael Winslow (“Police Academy”) is 64. Guitarist Pal Waaktaar of A-ha is 61. News correspondent Elizabeth Vargas is 60. Country singer Mark Chesnutt is 59. Actor Betsy Russell (“Saw”) is 59. Actor Rosie Perez is 58 Singer Macy Gray is 55. Singer CeCe Peniston is 53. Singer Darryl Anthony (Az Yet) is 53. Actor Daniele Gaither (“MADtv”) is 52. Actor Dylan Bruno (“Numb3ers”) is 50. Actor Idris Elba is 50. Actor Justina Machado (Netflix’s “One Day at a Time,” “Jane the Virgin”) is 50. Actor Anika Noni Rose (“The Princess and the Frog,” “Dreamgirls”) is 50. Actor Justin Whalin (“Lois and Clark”) is 48. Singer Nina Persson (The Cardigans) is 48. Actor Naomie Harris (“Moonlight,” “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies) is 46. Rapper Noreaga is 45. Rapper Foxy Brown is 44. Actor Deborah Joy Winans (“Greenleaf”) is 39. Actor Lauren Lapkus (“Orange Is the New Black”) is 37. Singer Max George of The Wanted is 34.


1901 – President William McKinley was shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, N.Y. McKinley died on September 14th.
1941 – Nazi Germany required all Jews over the age of six to wear a yellow Star of David on their clothes.
1995 – Baseball player Cal Ripken, Jr., broke Lou Gehrig’s iron man record by playing in his 2,131st straight game.
1997 – More than 2 billion people watched Princess Diana’s funeral on TV.
1998 – Japanese movie director Akira Kurosawa died in Tokyo at age 88.
2007 – Italian operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti died at age 71.

Today Is: Another Look Unlimited Day  (Day after Labor Day)

Primetime TV (All Times Eastern)

CBS – 8:00 – FBI   /  9:00 – FBI International  /  10:00 – FBI Most Wanted
NBC – 8:00  – America’s Got Talent  /  10:00 – Password
ABC – 8:00 –  The Bachelorette   /  10:00 – Claim To Fame
FOX – 8:00 – TMZ: Who Really Killed Michael Jackson
CW – 8:00 –  Leonardo /  9:00 – Devils

TV Talk Shows

Jimmy Kimmel: Will Arnett, Chris Bianco, Goo Goo Dolls
Jimmy Fallon: Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, Matthew Berry, Offset
Stephen Colbert: Alex Wagner, Roy Wood Jr.
Seth Meyers: Christine Baranski, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Raghav Mehrotra
James Corden: Luke Evans, Dr. Phil McGraw, the Interrupters
Watch What Happens Live: Regina Hall, Oliver Hudson
The View: Season 26 Premiere
The Talk: Mark Wahlberg, Elisha Cuthbert (R 4/15/22)
Live with Kelly and Ryan: Regina Hall, Betty Gilpin
Ellen DeGeneres: J Balvin, Howie Mandel, Jennifer Lawrence (R 5/23/22)
Kelly Clarkson: Camila Cabello, Kaley Cuoco, Zosia Mamet, Salma Hayek, Connie Britton, Ike Barinholtz, Dave Grohl
Drew Barrymore: Reese Witherspoon (R 12/22/21)

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

QUESTION: Who is the RUDEST CELEBRITY YOU’VE EVER MET? Spencer Pratt says it’s LISA KUDROW… and Bethenny Frankel AGREES WITH HIM!! Sort of!!!!!


QUESTION: Have you tried the laser treatment to keep your tummy toned?? Now Kim K tells us there’s also a “Morpheus V” version, to keep your VA-JAY-JAY fresh!!!!!!!


QUESTION: Are you trying to sell a house in a “ZOOM TOWN?” Home prices are crashing in these remote-work cities: BOISE, PHOENIX, AUSTIN, NASHVILLE & SACTO!!


QUESTION: Is Tom Cruise INSANE??? Is it even a QUESTION?? He just filmed an impossible stunt… to promote the new “Mission Impossible, Coming next year!!!
Tom Cruise stunned fans by promoting the latest film in the spy thriller franchise with a social media post.

QUESTION: Who is the viral U.S. OPEN BEER CHUGGER, and why is she turning millions of dudes into hard-core TENNIS FANS!! She says, “I missed you guys!!!!!!!!”
Beer chugger Megan Lucky struck again on Saturday.

Pauley Perrette Recovered From Stroke

NCIS star Pauley Perrette announced on social media this weekend that she has been recovering from a massive stroke this past year.  “It’s 9/2 One year ago I had a massive stoke,” she tweeted Friday.  “Before that I lost so many beloved family and friends, And daddy And then Cousin Wayne Yet still a survivor after this traumatic life I’ve been given so far…And still so grateful. Still so full of faith. And STILL HERE! “Perrette is best known for playing forensic scientist Abby Sciuto on NCIS from 2003 to 2018. She said she was retired from acting in 2020.
****At the time, she said: “I’m planning to have a stroke next year.” (too soon?)

Nirvana Wins Naked Baby Lawsuit

Nirvana has won a final dismissal of the child pornography lawsuit over the cover of the grunge band’s 1991 album Nevermind, which depicts a four-month-old naked baby.  The lawsuit was filed by Spencer Elden, who was depicted on the album cover, in a California federal court last year and named the band’s surviving members, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, as well as Courtney Love — the widow of late lead singer Kurt Cobain and executor of his estate.  Elden, 31, argued in the lawsuit that the infamous image amounted to child pornography, that his parents never signed a release for the use of his image and that he never received any compensation. His lawsuit sought $150,000 in damages.  Rick Elden, his father, told NPR in 2008 that Kirk Weddle, a friend of his who took the photo, paid him $200 to throw his son into the pool for the shot.  The band’s motion to dismiss then had said Elden profited from being on the album cover, that the statute of limitations had already passed and that the image is not sexually exploitative.
*****For some reason, Kevin Spacey says it’s his “favorite album cover!!!”
*****The judge handed down his decision in one word: “Nevermind!!!”
******His girlfriends were always shocked to see that his penis hadn’t changed!!!

Details Of Anne Hache’s Death

Anne Heche was trapped in the Los Angeles home she crashed her Mini Cooper into for 45 minutes as it burned, records reveal.  NBC4 published timestamped audio files on Thursday of the Los Angeles Fire Department’s response to the crash.  “Given the heavy fire and smoke conditions, it wasn’t that you could clearly see into the vehicle or clearly be able to access it,” Deputy Chief Richard Fields told the outlet of the scene.  According to the recordings, the LAFD arrived at 11:01 a.m. that day and realized within seconds that a person was “stuck inside the vehicle” — although Fields clarified that the dispatcher was referring to Lynne Mishele, the owner of the home, at the time.  While the firefighters believed at 11:18 a.m. that there were no other victims, Heche was spotted at 11:25 “pushed up against the floorboard” and “inaccessible” in her car.  “Where the person was in the vehicle was not in the driver’s seat, but on the floorboard of the passenger seat,” Fields said Thursday.
*********What a way to go… not good. 

Chris Rock Responds To Will Smith’s Apology

During a show at London’s O2 Arena, Chris Rock publicly addressed Will Smith’s recent YouTube video where he apologized to Rock for slapping him onstage at the Oscars.  Rock brushed off the YouTube upload, saying “f*ck your hostage video.” Rock’s set was followed by comedian Dave Chappelle, who was also attacked on stage back in May by an audience member. “That was some scary sh*t,” he said.  In the nearly six-minute YouTube video, Smith said that he had encouraged Rock to reach out to him to discuss the slap, which took place in March. “The message that came back is that he’s not ready to talk and when he is he will reach out,” explained Smith, who then directly apologized to Rock. “My behavior was unacceptable and I’m here whenever you’re ready to talk,” he said.
********Are you kidding? Chris will make MILLIONS off this!!!
****Now Chris is starting to look like a little b*tch, isn’t he????
******He should host the Oscars, ask Will onstage and shoot the motherf*cker!!!

Promotion Brings Fans Back To The Movies

A $3 movie ticket promotion meant to boost sales across cinemas during a typically sleepy weekend for the business has drawn in 8.1 million customers, according to the National Association of Theater Owners.  By those numbers, Saturday was the best day of the year for movie theater attendance, the group said.  Movie theaters pulled in $24.3 million in ticket sales from the National Cinema Day promotion, according to Comscore. The media analytics company said that was a 9% increase from the previous week.  More than 3,000 cinemas and 30,000 screens in the U.S. participated in the initiative, including major chains like AMC Entertainment and Regal Cinemas as well as independent theaters. Featured films included Paramount’s “Top Gun: Maverick,” Warner Bros Discovery’s “DC League of Super-Pets” and Sony’s “Bullet Train.”
*****Hey, when you combine two great franchises, “Top Gun” and “Maverick,” people are gonna show up!!
******They made $24 million on tickets… and $240 million on popcorn and sodas!!!
*****Wait’ll you see what happens on National Enema Day!! It’s gonna be the sh*t!!!

Thomas Markle Says Meghan “Dumped Me”

Thomas Markle has slammed his estranged daughter Meghan after the former actress claimed she has “lost” him since marrying into the Royal Family, firing back with: “she didn’t ‘lose’ me, she dumped me.”  It comes after the Duchess of Sussex discussed her non-existent relationship with her dad in a candid interview with New York magazine’s The Cut which published last week.  “When I ask about it, Meghan doesn’t stay in her sadness for long; instead, she uses it to discuss how toxic tabloid culture has torn two families apart,” Allison P. David wrote.  “Harry said to me, ‘I lost my dad in this process.’ It doesn’t have to be the same for them as it was for me, but that’s his decision.'”  Speaking to the Daily Mail on Saturday, he hit back saying: “She didn’t ‘lose’ me, she dumped me.  “I am not lost. She knows where to find me. My number hasn’t changed. I would love to hear from my daughter and meet my son-in-law and my grandkids for the first time.”
*******When he can write her a check for $100 million, she’ll think about it!!!
*******What she means is: “I don’t want people to remember that my father is a fat white guy!!!”
*******Strip away all  the royal B.S., and this story is a lot like Honey Boo Boo!!
*******Maybe the Markles should have a therapy session with Andy Cohen!! And invite the Queen, too!!


Ripping The Tabloids (Throughout the week, we’ll give you the stories from that weeks tabs!)
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A Re-Vamp-(Life & Style)

When Netflix debuted footage of Wednesday, the upcoming Tim Burton-produced series inspired by The Addams Family, the action focused on the ghoulish clan’s twisted teenage daughter (played by You star Jenna Ortega).  But the most exciting reveal of all was Catherine Zeta-Jones and Luis Guzman as Morticia and Gomez Addams.  “The relationship that kind of hangs over the season is really Wednesday’s relationship with Morticia,” teases Jenna.  “How do you step out of the shadow of a mother as glamorous as Morticia?”



Alligator Guards ATM Machine

Police in Texas captured an alligator found lurking next to an ATM and hissing at customers making withdrawals.  The Lake Worth Police Department said in a Facebook post that a woman who used the ATM reported hearing a “hissing” sound while withdrawing money, and officers arrived to find a 3 1/2-foot alligator lurking next to the machine.  A Texas Parks and Wildlife game warden was summoned to the scene and helped the officers subdue the alligator.  The gator was relocated “to an appropriate habitat nearby.”
******Turned out it was an old lady who forgot to moisturize!!
*******She reached in to get her money, and drew back a bloody stump!!
*****Come to think of it, those homeless guys at the ATM in L.A. aren’t that bad!!!

Live Reptiles Delivered To The Wrong Address

Police in New York responded to a home on a report of an unusual situation: a box of live reptiles was delivered to the wrong address.  The Port Chester Police Department said in a Facebook post that the resident was “quite startled” to open the box that arrived at their home and discover it was filled with live reptiles, including “lizards and iguanas.”  “After catching all the animals we secured them until a local animal sanctuary can pick them up for safekeeping,” the department said.  The post asked anyone who was expecting a box of reptiles that didn’t arrive to contact police.
********The last time we saw a box of lizards it was the elevator at the capitol building in D.C.!!!
********The shipper had “a reptile dysfunction!!!”
*******Iguana?? I don’t wanna!!!

News Anchor Swallows Fly

A Canadian news anchor swallowed a fly during a recent TV broadcast, but still continued with her reporting.  Global News anchor Farah Nasser revealed Monday on her Twitter page that the insect had flown into her mouth, and included a now-viral clip of the incident.  “Sharing because we all need a laugh these days. Turns out it’s not just @fordnation, I swallowed a fly on air today,” she wrote, referring to a recent instance in which Ontario Premier Doug Ford swallowed a bee while on camera.  After swallowing the fly, Nasser paused, scrunched her face, gulped and then resumed her news story.  The anchor noted in her social media post that the situation was “Very much a first world problem given the story I’m introducing.”  Nasser said during a recent TV interview that she could feel the fly “fluttering in the back of my throat” and that it “wasn’t going down — it was just stuck!”  See the video HERE.
*********Everybody’s buzzin’ about it!!!
*******We’re betting that’s not the worst thing she’s ever swallowed!!
TOPIC: Have YOU ever swallowed an insect?? By accident???

Florida Man In Boxers Breaks Into Pizza Joint

A Florida man was arrested after breaking into a Little Caesars wearing nothing but boxer shorts and socks. Prior to being arrested he added an employee apron to his look.  Chad Corn, 35, entered a Little Caesars near Pensacola after hours through an “unsecured” front door. He was wearing only boxer shorts and socks when he entered the empty restaurant. Once inside he grabbed two bottles of water, a brownie, and an employee apron.  According to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, who shared a light-hearted breakdown of the events on Facebook, the door locked behind Corn after he entered the restaurant.  “With his collection of stolen items, he makes his way to the door. This is where the poorly planned escapade begins to unravel,” the post read.  After being locked inside of the Little Caesars, Corn tried and failed to escape through the ceiling. He eventually fell through the tiles to the floor below. This setoff the security alarm.
**********He may not be cut out for a life of crime!!!!
******”He who fails to plan… is planning to fail!!”








7 Ways to Get Expensive College Application Fees Waived or Reduced



3 Ways to Get a College Application Fee Waiver

If the cost of applying to college isn’t in your budget, there are options. Many schools offer college application fee waivers to low-income families and those who may need financial aid.

Here are just a few ways you can snag a waiver for college fees and details on how to apply.

  1. Qualify for a College Board Fee Waiver

If you qualified for the College Board SAT or ACT fee waiver, chances are you also qualify for fee waivers to over 2,000 schools nationwide. The process is straightforward, said Tobi Kinsell, senior executive director for College Advising Corps.

“A student with financial need may request an ACT or SAT test fee waiver before signing up to take the SAT or ACT,” Kinsell said. “When the student requests a test fee waiver, they are also eligible to receive college application fee waivers from participating colleges.”

There’s no limit to how many College Board application fee waivers you can use. Simply print the waivers at home or school and include them with the application to a qualifying school.

  1. Get a Guidance Counselor to Sign Off on a Fee Waiver

In addition to the SAT and ACT college application fee waivers, ACT (American College Testing) provides a form to request a fee waiver or deferral that high school guidance counselors sign and students submit to colleges.

Just keep in mind filling out the form is not a guarantee the school will honor it. Students should follow up with the college admissions office to confirm the application fee has been waived.

  1. Just Ask for a College Application Fee Waiver

Sometimes all you have to do is ask. Most schools don’t want application fees to stand in the way of students applying. So call the college admissions office and ask if they’ll extend an application fee waiver as a courtesy.

Many colleges automatically qualify certain students for fee waivers, such as veterans and those in good academic standing. Students who live in federally subsidized housing or those who are wards of the state also usually qualify for fee waivers.

4 Ways to Save Money on College Application Fees

Even if you don’t qualify for waived application fees, there are other ways to cut costs when applying to colleges. These tips can help you save a little money now to put toward that college tuition bill later.

  1. Apply Through the Common App or Coalition Application

Common App and the Coalition Application are two different apps that remove barriers to college applications for all students. These application processes save time and, in some cases, money by enabling students to apply to several schools at once.

When you fill out a FAFSA (the application for federal student aid), the Common App and Coalition App platforms automatically waive the application fees if your income qualifies.

It’s also worth checking out the Common App for HBCUs (historically Black colleges and universities), which charges a flat $20 application fee for the 67 colleges within their national association.

  1. Do Your Research

There are many colleges that don’t charge application fees. That’s right — you can apply for free to many community and state colleges. And most colleges have a period of time during the early admissions window where application fees are waived for everyone.

For instance, at least two schools on my senior’s college list offer free application windows. We marked the dates so we’d remember to take advantage of those opportunities for a savings of roughly $100.

Simply by doing our research, our student will save a third of the anticipated cost of applying to college.

  1. Trim Your College List

The best way to budget for college application expenses is to spend on what you need and leave the rest. Narrow down the college list and apply to schools with reasonable acceptance rates.

Michelle McAnaney, college admissions consultant and founder of The College Spy, tells students not to apply to colleges they clearly won’t get accepted to.

“Many times, it is difficult for students to determine if a ‘reach college’ is actually very much within the student’s reach!” she said. “Therefore, I highly recommend students consult with a professional such as their school counselor to determine which reach colleges make sense to apply to.”

  1. Take a Tour or Attend a College Fair

College admissions experts recommend stopping by local schools and taking a tour or checking out a local college fair. You’ll get the inside scoop on how to get a fee waiver and be able to talk to admissions counselors directly about college application costs.

By attending tours and info sessions, you can also get other valuable info to address your family’s specific financial need. For instance, some state universities actively help out-of-state students apply for residency after their first year to reduce their tuition costs.

While applying to college may put up a lot of financial roadblocks for students, it doesn’t have to be that way. Taking advantage of free application windows, budgeting for the more expensive fees and asking for a fee waiver can cut costs and make a stressful senior year a little less cash-strapped.

You might even teach your college-bound student some budgeting skills in the bargain.


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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