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Born on this day!! Actor Marla Gibbs is 92. Singer Rod Argent of The Zombies and Argent is 78. Singer Janet Lennon of The Lennon Sisters is 77. Guitarist Barry Melton of Country Joe and the Fish is 76. Actor Will Patton is 69. Jazz bassist Marcus Miller is 64. Singer Boy George of Culture Club is 62. Actor Traylor Howard (“Monk,” ″Two Guys And A Girl”) is 57. Actor Yasmine Bleeth is 55. Actor Faizon Love (“The Parent ‘Hood”) is 55. Actor Stephen Wallem (“Nurse Jackie”) is 55. Actor Sullivan Stapleton (“Blindspot”) is 46. Screenwriter Diablo Cody (“Juno”) is 45. Actor Lawrence Saint-Victor (“The Bold and the Beautiful,” ″Guiding Light”) is 41. Actor Torrance Coombs (“Reign,” “The Tudors”) is 40. Actor J.R. Martinez (“All My Children”) is 40. Actor Kevin McHale (“Glee”) is 35. Actor Lucy Hale (“Pretty Little Liars”) is 34. Singer Jesy Nelson of Little Mix is 32. Actor Daryl Sabara (“Spy Kids”) is 31.


1900 – The Boxer Rebellion began in China.
1966 – The U.S. Supreme Court set forth in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must advise suspects of their rights upon taking them into custody.
1967 – Thurgood Marshall was nominated to become the first African American on the U.S. Supreme Court.
1971 – The New York Times began publishing the “Pentagon Papers.”
1983 – The U.S. space probe Pioneer 10, launched in 1972, became the first spacecraft to leave the solar system.
1986 – Bandleader and clarinetist Benny Goodman died.
2000 – The first meeting between Pres. Kim Jong Il of North Korea and Pres. Kim Dae Jung of South Korea occurred.

Today Is: Army’s Birthday, Chop Suey Day, Family History Day, Flag Day, International Bath Day, National Bourbon Day, No Mailing Children Day, Pause for the Pledge Day, Royal Ascot, (World) Blood Donor Day  

Primetime TV (All Times Eastern)

CBS – 8:00 – Ghosts  /  8:30 – Ghosts  /  9:00 – Let’s Make A Deal Primetime  /  10:00 – CSI: Vegas
NBC – 8:00 – Night Court  /  8:30 – Night Court  /  9:00 – Chicago Fire  / 10:00 – Chicago PD
ABC – 8:00 – Judge Steve Harvey  /  9:00 – The Wonder Years  /  9:30 – The Wonder Years  /  10:00 – Superstar
FOX – 8:00 – Master Chef / 9:00 – Gordon Ramsey’s Food Stars
CW – 8:00 – Nancy Drew / 9:00 – Riverdale

TV Talk Shows

Jimmy Fallon: Jane Fonda, Joe Keery, Alex G. (R 7/18/22)
Stephen Colbert: Danai Gurira, Jeremy Pope, Ingrid Andress (R 1/12/23)
Seth Meyers: Anna Kendrick, John Larroquette (R 1/12/23)
James Corden: Jennifer Garner, John Legend, Reggie Watts (R 4/19/23)
Watch What Happens Live: Shannon Storms Beador, Christian Siriano
Daily Show: Pre-empted
The View: Gabrielle Union
The Talk: O’Shea Jackson Jr., guest co-hosts Lisa Rinna & Morris Chestnut (R 2/23/23)
Live with Kelly and Mark: Matthew Broderick, Conor McGregor
Kelly Clarkson: Ryan Seacrest, India Amarteifio, Corey Mylchreest, Arsema Thomas (R 5/5/23)
Drew Barrymore: Tori Spelling, Jennie Garth, D’Arcy Carden (R 2/16/23)

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

QUESTION: Is “HOT PHOBIA” really a THING?? This UK mom says it really is.. she knows because she’s HOT and other parents just can’t handle it!!!!!!!!


QUESTION: The VATICAN knew?? The Air Force UFO whistleblower says the Pope knew about the existence of non-earthly intelligence in 1933!! What the what?


QUESTION: Now that Pat Sajak is retiring, who will be IN as the next host of WHEEL OF FORTUNE? Don’t laugh.. insiders say SEACREST is in the running!!!!!!!


QUESTION: Want a cool hack for finding the GOOD STUFF on Amazon?? Just in time for Amazon Prime Day 2023, this design expert shows you how!!!!
Entrepreneur Preston Konrad posts genius hacks for finding items on Amazon via his Instagram account.

QUESTION: HOW proud?? THIS proud!! “Trans activist” drops their top and shows the nips at the White House pride party!! They won’t be invited back!!
Rose Montoya, 27, attended a Pride party at the White House on Saturday and posed topless

Disney Delays Release Dates For All Of Its Upcoming Movies Due To Writers’ Strike

New Star Wars Movie WAS: December 2025 NOW: May 22, 2026
Avatar 3 NOW: December 19, 2025
Avatar 4 NOW: December 21, 2029
Avatar 5 NOW: December 2031
Avengers: The Kang Dynasty WAS: May 2, 2025 NOW: May 1, 2026
ONE feature is being moved UP: Deadpool 3 WAS November 8, 2024 NOW: May 3, 2024
*****All of this just gives us more time to save up for the $300 bucket of popcorn!!

Paul McCartney Says New Beatle Song Will Be Done With AI

*****Apparently, it’s a Lennon demo that was done during the sessions for the documentary that became “The Beatles: Get Back” in 2021!!
****Paul cleaned up John’s voice and then got George’s voice in there, too. It will be released later this year.
*****Paul doesn’t know much about the AI, but he did hear a track on the Internet that recreated John’s voice singing one of Paul’s songs!! Creepy!!
*****We’re having a hard enough time with reality. Now we’re losing the plot altogether!!!
****Paul says there’s a “good side and a scary side” to AI. At least we THINK it was Paul!!!

Johnny Depp To Use Amber Heard’s Settlement To Donate $1 Million To Various Charities

***********Remember that she had to pay HIM $1 million?? He’s donating the entire amount!
*****Of course, she released a lengthy statement portraying HERSELF as a victim, but vowing to “retain her voice!!”
*****He should have said, “Keep the money, just shut up!!”

Riley Keough Is The Sole Trustee To Lisa Marie Presley’s Estate

********She’s also the trustee for the “sub trust” for half-siblings, and Priscilla gets a sub trust for her other child, blah, blah, blah..
*******Bottom line, it’s just like your crazy aunts arguing over who gets grandma’s silverware, only with a lot more lawyers!!
******All this means is that Riley Keough is rich… and hot!!

Fans Are Upset With New “Idol” Show Over Nasty Sex Scene Featuring The Weeknd

********The scene is between The Weeknd and Lily Rose Depp, Johnny Depp’s daughter!!
*****He’s fully clothed, she’s naked and he’s telling her what to do to fulfill his fantasies. At one point, he says, “F**kin’ stretch that tiny little pu**y..”
*****His fans called it exploitive and misogynistic. What? Nooooo!!!
********Cringy? Off-putting? Ick?? Ever get the feeling that people in showbiz have different standards?? Well, you were right!!
*****Of course, millions more are tuning in to see if THEY’LL be offended!!
*****Lily Rose is straight-up gay and has been in the tabs with her girlfriend.
UPDATE! People really were turned off. Over 100,000 people stopped watching after that scene.

Pedro Pascal Says He Was Spit On During Road Rage Incident

**********Pedro says he’s been in three road rage incidents, and they were all his fault!!
*******In one, he cut someone off and they spit on his window!!
*****He also drinks coffee with six shots!! So maybe he’s a little amped up!!
TOPIC: Ever been in a road rage incident?? Was it you.. or someone else??



Adele:  No Hello To Housewives-(National Enquirer)

The Real Housewives from around the world are dusting off their suitcases to head to Sin City for Bravo’s big fan convention, but not everyone in Las Vegas is excited to see the table-flipping crew!  “Adele has made it clear that she doesn’t watch the show, saying her ‘brain would die’ if she did.  Which is why she has zero interest in meeting any of the ladies,” dishes a desert old-timer.  “Plus, with their camera crews filming everything there is no way what happens in Vegas is going to STAY in Vegas!”




Missing Dog Found Wandering The Underground Water System

********The dog jumped out of a car window and ran into an underground water tunnel!!
*****If that’s us, we start shopping for a new dog!! But no… they contacted a rescue group and they went for miles through the tunnel system to find her!!
*******The family cried when the dog was returned. Mostly because the rescue group gave them a bill!!
TOPIC: What’s the dumbest thing YOUR dog ever did??

Black Bear Comes Out Of The Gulf Of Mexico In Florida

See the video HERE.
*******First they boke into cars… then they broke into home… now they want to SWIM with us???
******It’s like they don’t realize that they’re BEARS!!!
******The bear came right out of the ocean surf!! AND.. he lost trunks in the ocean!!

Man In Kansas Reels In Missing Jeep!

**********He was fishing for crappie…and instead he caught a crappy vehicle!!
*******There’s something fishy about this!!
*********He saw the Jeep on his scope and knew what it was!! So he spent a couple of hours fishing and THEN called the police!!
*****They pulled it out.. but the driver wasn’t there!!!











The Rudest Things You Can Do Ordering Ice Cream, According To Scoopers


1) Cutting In Line

It gets crowded at the front of the line, where everyone wants to elbow in and check out all the flavors. And possibly, as you were doing that, you lost track of who was standing in front of you. Cutting in line was the number one issue mentioned by the shop owners we talked to.  Here’s why it’s especially hard for them: Most of the time, their head is lowered and looking at the ice cream, not policing the line to make sure you goobers behave yourselves.  “We operate on an honor system for keeping the line going,” said Sebastián Koziura, co-owner of Chicago-based Frio Gelato. “We’re so busy serving customers that we’re often not aware that cutting in line has happened.”  Koziura’s advice is to be a little more mindful of your place in line, and don’t feel tempted to push forward. If someone else cuts in front, that’s your call. But you may want to let them elbow in as your random act of kindness for the day — or possibly put a silent curse on their cone so it will topple as soon as they get outside.

2) Being In A Tremendous Hurry — For Ice Cream

“Going to a scoop shop is like a 15-minute vacation,” said Steve Christensen, executive director of the North American Ice Cream Association. “It’s a place for celebration, commiseration and a pick-me-up.”  Like any other food service operation, your local mom-and-pop ice cream store is facing some unique staffing and hospitality pressures these days, Christensen pointed out. So, letting everyone know that your time is more valuable than theirs? Not the time or the place, buddy.  Of course this sort of ice cream emergency mentality can happen anywhere, but we did hear about it from a shop located where everyone is always in a life-or-death rush — New York City.  Nicholas Larsen is co-owner of Sugar Hill Creamery, Harlem’s first family-owned ice cream shop since 1982.  “The prospect of eating ice cream tends to bring out the joy in most people who walk into our stores,” Larsen said. “But when someone’s in a rush because their car is parked in the bus lane or they’re double-parked outside one of our shops, there’s a higher potential they may be short in their tone with our customer service representatives.”  What does he do? “We sell both ice cream and hospitality, so our frontline team knows how to brace for customers who may be agitated more easily, and we greet and serve them with kindness anyway,” he said. Often, Larsen said, that kindness can take a situation from “boiling point” to “simmer.”  It might help to remember that there’s a person behind the counter, often a young and relatively inexperienced one, so cutting them a break might be in order, even if you’ve been waiting a long, long time for your cup of Rocky Road.  “Like many other shops, I hire seasonal staff, and for many of them, it’s their first-ever job,” said Max Hoover, owner of Cockeye BBQ and Creamery in Warren, Ohio. “When adults interact with minors so rudely, it’s a challenge, but that’s the world we live in. I’m proud of my staff that they don’t let these encounters get to them.”

3) Abusing The Samples

Insisting on trying everything in the case before you order a single vanilla cone? The staff sees you, and so does everyone else standing behind you. When the line is long, it might be a good day to order your perennial favorite and skip the possibility of a new taste adventure. Looking for a rule of, um, teeny-tiny spoon?  “Generally, asking for up to three samples per person is considered polite,” Christensen said.  Even with that guideline, the issue of sampling has come under greater scrutiny in recent years. Many shops eliminated samples during the pandemic. And some, like Frio Gelato, made the decision to charge 50 cents per sample.  But other store owners, including Hoover, are still holding onto the old-timey sample tradition. After being put on hold during the pandemic, he reported that samples are now again allowed by the health department in his area. For him, that’s a good thing.  “Our menu of flavors is pretty robust and diverse, and it fluctuates all the time, so it’s not an unreasonable request to ask for a sample,” Hoover said. “I think it can drive sales, especially for unique flavors people may not have tried, like our honey lavender.”

4) Smoking Right Outside The Shop

Sitting outside to eat a cone is the ultimate nice day thing to do, but secondhand smoke turns that blue sky to gray, literally. In the patio area that adjoins the walk-up windows at Cockeye Creamery, some customers light up and smoke while waiting in line or after picking up scoops.  “We care about the health of the kids and seniors at the shop, as well as the health of our staff,” Hoover said. “We’ve tried to put up plenty of placards and signs that ask people to refrain from lighting up. As much as I say the customer can do no wrong, ice cream is even more a kids’ business than many others, so we hope that customers will comply.”


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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