Koz & Jen


SHOW NOTES 3/20/19

2p Hour

It finally happened! This morning at 8am Lollapalooza announced their full 2019 lineup! Tons of Mix artists will take the stage, including Ariana Grande, Twenty One Pilots, The Revivalists, AJR and Fitz and the Tantrums. See the entire 4-day lineup here and get ready to win your 4-day passes with us at 4:20!

NCAA tournament games start on Friday, and our office is having a pizza party. That’s cool and all, but Warren Buffet is going next level. He’s offering $1 million a year for life to any Berkshire Hathaway employee who accurately predicts the Sweet 16 teams. No one at the company has ever done it, so as a consolation the employee who ends up with the most correct picks ends up with a $100,000 consolation prize. Not too shabby!

3p Hour

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about winning the lottery! Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is $550 million dollars. Most people say this is NOT what they will do with the money if they win it. What do you think it is?
Clues: FLOOR and PAPER CUTS
Answer: ROLL AROUND IN IT
Congratulations to Riz from Evanston for getting the answer right today. We will waste time again tomorrow starting at 2:00.

4p Hour

Jessica Simpson is now a mom of 3! She gave birth to daughter Birdie today, and Birdie weighed a whopping 10 lbs 13 oz!

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in Florida! It happened at an Arbys restaurant when an employee didn’t want to work late after his regular shift ended. The manager asked and didn’t like his answer, so she doused him in pepper spray and chased him with a knife. The manager now has a mug shot as a result of this beef. We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50, but you can listen any time on the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

Today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz featured contestant Kristin from Schaumburg! Kristin struggled a bit and ended up going down 4-2(ish), sending Jen’s record up to 266-31. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Netflix has released the trailer for season 3 of ‘Stranger Things’. It premieres on July 4th. What is the name of the holiday America celebrates on The 4th of July?

2. Sophie Turner grabbed a glass of wine and CHUGGED it during the Rangers/Red Wings game last night in New York just because she was on the Jumbo-tron. What sport was Sophie Turner watching?

3. Natalie Morales was fired as the host of “Access Hollywood” in order to make way for Mario Lopez. What showbiz show does Mario currently co-host?

4. We got the full lineup this morning and Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and 21 Pilots will headline this year’s Lollapalooza. Who created Lollapalooza?

5. Sources say Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy’s marriage is under strain amid the college cheating scandal and her allegedly paying $15K to get her daughter a better SAT score. What does SAT stand for?

*INDEPENDENCE DAY
HOCKEY (NHL)
*EXTRA
PERRY FARRELL
SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST

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You can listen to today’s episode and more wiht the Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz podcast!

Thanks for listening again today! We will be back tomorrow starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES

2p Hour

James Bay stopped by to chat with us about life and his new song with Julia Michaels called ‘Peer Pressure’. He told us about a guitar he bought that he later learned was Bradley Cooper’s guitar in ‘A Star is Born’! Head to our Facebook page too see him tell the story. It’s incredible!

3p Hour

Today’s Kill A Half Hour is all about wedding season! Less than 10% of women say they have done this more than once at a wedding. What do you think it is?
Clues: TOSS and FLOWERS
Answer: CATCH THE BOUQUET
Congrats to Barb for getting the answer right! We will waste more time tomorrow starting at 3:20.

4p Hour

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place online. That’s where a women sent out ‘save the date’ notifications before she even got engaged! A friend anonymously shared the story online and basically said her boyfriend is super nice, but he hasn’t even asked her to marry him yet. Talk about putting the cart before the horse! The internet has exploded with opinions, many of them less than flattering.
We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50, but you can listen any time you want with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast.

5p Hour

Today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz featured Jessica from Lowell, IN. Jessica missed the cheat sheet answer at 12:40 and went down 5-2 against Jen. Jen’s record is now 265-32. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. The first full trailer for ‘Toy Story 4’ has been released. What’s the name of the cowboy toy character in Toy Story?

2. An autographed photo of Tom Brady now costs $1,049 since he’s won his 6th NFL Championship. What is the name of the NFL championship Game?

3. Chrissy Metz revealed that she had to borrow gas money to get to her audition for ‘This is Us’. What’s the name of Chrissy’s character on the show?

4. Rumors are that ‘Baywatch’ actress Kelly Rohrbach is engaged to Steuart Walton. Steuart Walton is an heir to what family business?

5. Cameras will be allowed in the courtroom for R. Kelly’s upcoming sex abuse trial. R. Kelly became unhinged for the camera during a recent interview with what CBS journalist?

*WOODY
THE SUPERBOWL
KATE PEARSON
*WALMART
GAYLE KING

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You can download today’s episode and more with the Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz podcast!

6p Hour

The ‘Toy Story 4’ full-length trailer was released today! We can totally see ourselves alternating between laughing and crying and we can’t wait until it comes out on June 21st!

Thanks for listening again today! We will be back tomorrow starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 3/18/19

2p Hour

We are back from vacation! Koz did a staycation and Jen and her family went to Arizona, primarily to see the Grand Canyon. Jen shared a bunch of photos on the Koz and Jen Instagram page which led people to think Koz and Jen went on vacation together! Nope, she went with her actual family not her work family.

3p Hour

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about your party habits. 22% of people did this at a St. Patrick’s Day party over the weekend. What do you think it is?
Clues: GERMS and CHIPS
Answer: DOUBLE DIPPING
Congratulations to John for getting the answer right today! We start wasting time again tomorrow at 3:20.

4p Hour

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in Berlin. That’s where a man attempted to smuggle in some turtles from Egypt. He thought he would be clever by putting them in a bakery pasty box – you know, the ones with the clear plastic window so you can see what’s inside? Well, the authorities were instantly suspicious and asked the man what was inside. He said chocolates! Now we don’t know what smuggled turtles go for on the black market, but the act itself will net you 5 years in prison. We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50, but you can listen whenever you want with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

Today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz featured contestant Jim from Mount Prospect. Jim had the cheat sheet and came ready to win, but Jen snatched victory with a 5-4 win. Jen’s record is now 264-31 and here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Motley Crue has recorded a cover of ‘Like A Virgin’ for their Netflix biopic ‘The Dirt’. Who originally sang ‘Like A Virgin’ – for the very first time?

2. Lori Loughlin, who plays Aunt Becky, has been kicked off of Fuller House following her involvement in the college entrance scandal. Who played Aunt Becky’s husband Uncle Jesse on Full House?

3. President Trump has threatened SNL with a federal investigation for mocking him. Who plays President Trump on SNL?

4. Britney Spears can’t get married again unless her (conservator) father approves it. Who did Britney divorce in 2007?

5. Joe Jonas reportedly got upset at his fiancé Sophie Turner for not giving up spoilers for HBO show? What’s the name of this HBO show?

MADONNA
*JOHN STAMOS
ALEC BALDWIN
*KEVIN FEDERLINE
GAME OF THRONES

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You can listen to episodes on the Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz podcast!

Thanks for listening again today! We will be back tomorrow starting at 2:00 and we have an AWESOME surprise!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 3/8/19

2p Hour

It finally happened last night! The Jonas Brothers did Carpool Karaoke with James Corden and it was awesome. Of course they all sang along with some of he Jo Bros greatest hits, but they also talked about the therapy they did as a family post-breakup and a few other things. Watch it here.

3p Hour

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about backing out of a date. 10% of women have ended a date because a guy did too much of this. What do you think it is?
Clues: MOUTH and CENSOR
Answer: SWEARING
Congratulations to Maggie for getting the answer right today!

4p Hour

Empire actor Jussie Smollett has been indicted by a grand jury on 16 counts of felony disorderly conduct for filing false police reports. This all stems from the alleged January attac in Chicago that initially looked like a hate crime. This story just continues to take twists and turns that we just did not see coming. Stay tuned…

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in Nebraska. That’s where a 37 year-old man was arrested for lighting bottle rockets INSIDE OF HIS HOUSE! At first he was doing it out front and the neighbors started complaining. When the police were called he moved the party very unsafely to the indoors. Once it was safe to do so, the man was arrested and we have a mugshot!
You can listen to past reports any time with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

Today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz featured Elise from Chicago. She gave it her best but went down 5-4 against Jen. Jen’s record improved to 263-31 and here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Queen Elizabeth just shared her first Instagram photo ever. What is Queen Elizabeth the Queen of?

2. Disney announced they’re opening their Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge attraction early in Disneyland and Disney World. In Star Wars, what’s the name of the Dark Side’s planet shaped space station?

3. Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson are in the latest episode of Apple’s version of ‘Carpool Karaoke’. Brie and Sam star in what new superhero movie?

4. Alfonso Ribeiro has dropped the lawsuit against the Fortnite creator for using the “Carlton Dance” in the video game. What ABC show has Alfonso been hosting since 2015?

5. Fred Savage will direct an upcoming episode of ‘The Goldbergs’ titled “The Beverly Goldberg Cookbook.” Who plays Beverly Goldberg?

ENGLAND
*DEATH STAR
*CAPTAIN MARVEL
AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS
WENDI McCLENDON-COVEY

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You can listen to episodes any time you want on the Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz podcast!

Thanks for listening again today! Have a great weekend!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 3/7/19

2p Hour

It’s the last day for the Mix Double Your Paycheck and we just wrote another check! This time it was for Joel Fonferko from Clarendon Hills! Your next chance to win happens at 3:20 this afternoon!

3p Hour

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about what we need more of. According to a survey, this is the #2 thing we do not get enough of right behind sleep, which is #1. What do you think it is?
Clue: DESTINATION
Answer: VACATIONS

4p Hour

4:20 was the last time a name called for the Mix Double Your Paycheck. We called out Tony DeAngelis from Bloomingdale and he called us back to claim his paycheck! Way to go, Tony! We had so much fun giving away tons of money and we want to thank you all so much for being a part of it.

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in California. That’s where a family tossed $500 worth of $20 bills out on the freeway to honor a loved one. Dashcam video shows cars coming to a stop so people could jump out and get their hands on some of the dough. The cops were called, but all the money was gone before they got there. The family said “It’s an Oakland thing” and we’d like to make it a Chicago thing. We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50, but you can catch all the episodes any time you want with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

On today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz brain freeze was contagious! First our contestant Renee from Chicago got it, then it passed over to Jen in what was the most epic forgetfulness of all time. Jen still managed to win and her record is now 262-31. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Danny DeVito is okay after he fell during a promotional appearance for Disney’s movie ‘Dumbo’. What part of Dumbo’s body is over-sized?

2. Alex Trebek has announced the he’s been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Alex Trebek hosted what game show for the past 35 years?

3. ‘American Idol’ producers say Alejandro Aranda had the greatest Idol audition EVER last night. What do the Idol judges give contestants when they advance to Hollywood?

4. President Trump called Apple CEO Tim Cook “Tim Apple” during a panel at the White House yesterday. Who did Tim Cook replace as Apple’s CEO?

5. Demi Lovato is sorry (not sorry) for punching out her MMA trainer’s front tooth. What does MMA stand for?

*HIS EARS
JEOPARDY
A GOLDEN TICKET
*STEVE JOBS
MIXED MARTIAL ARTS

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IF you want to hear the epic fail for yourself, download the the Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz podcast!

6p Hour

The internet exploded earlier today when Disney announced the grand opening dates for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the Star Wars themed lands at both Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Both grand openings are taking place ahead of schedule and the reaction is mixed for a few reasons. One, not all attractions will be ready right away AND some people that were purposely planning trips to avoid the grand opening madness are now in a bind! See all of the details here and may the force be with you!

Thanks for listening again today! We will be back again tomorrow starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 3/6/19

3p Hour

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about the things that make us emotional. This made 8% of people cry last year. What do you think it is?
Clues: CAR and RUSH HOUR
Answer: TRAFFIC
Congratulations to Big T for getting the answer right today. We will waste more time tomorrow starting at 3:20!

4p Hour

R Kelly gave an explosive interview to Gayle King on CBS that aired today. Her poise under that kind of intense pressure was absolutely incredible. Fast forward to this afternoon and R Kelly is back in jail. This time he was brought into Cook County court for outstanding child support payments and he was supposed to come up with over $160,000 or be taken into custody. Apparently he was unable to do that, so now we wait to see if he will be able to bond out.

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place on Twitter. That’s where we found a picture of a dude’s new tattoo of Super Mario. You have to see it to believe it, but basically it looks like Mario has 2 right arms. It’s such an awesome tattoo that you almost don’t even notice. Almost.
We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50 but you can listen any time with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

Today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz was a nail biter! It ended in a 4-4 tie between Jen and contestant Melissa from Elgin. Jen’s record is now 261-31. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Will Smith will play the father of Venus and Serena Williams in the upcoming movie “King Richard”. What sport do the Williams sisters play?

2. Robin Roberts says her interview with Jussie Smollett last month was a no-win situation for her. Robin is the host of what morning news program?

3. Stephen Colbert beat Jimmy Fallon in ratings for the first season ever. What’s the name of Jimmy Kimmel’s late night talk show?

4. 21-year old Kylie Jenner is being called the youngest self-made billionaire ever. What’s the name of Kylie Jenner’s makeup company?

5. The TV show ‘Nashville’ is being turned into a Broadway musical. What network picked up ‘Nashville’ after ABC cancelled it in 2016?

*TENNIS
*GOOD MORNING AMERICA
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
KYLIE COSMETICS
CMT

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You can listen to today’s episode and others on the Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz podcast!

This seems too crazy to be true, but rumor has it the Bears are looking to sign a new kicker with the last name Blewitt! There was a group tryout at Halas Hall and apparently he looked pretty good. But that last name…after the Cody Parkey season…it just seems like too much.

6p Hour

Some sobering news from ‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek. He posted a video sharing that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He acknowledges that a diagnosis like that is not very encouraging but he said he plans to fight it and even makes a joke about fulfilling his contract. All positive vibes are going out to Alex.

Thanks for listening again today! We will be back tomorrow starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 3/5/19

3p Hour

The doubling of paychecks continued at 3:20 with Gina Badal from Rolling Meadows! She called us back in just a few minutes and now she has an extra paycheck! We will have one more name for you today at 4:20.

We are both SO into the new Jonas Brother song ‘Sucker’ right now. It’s an ultimate pop J-A-M. But have you noticed how similar it is to Portugal the Man’s ‘Feel it Still’? If not, we’ve got it for you. Click here and check it out!

4p Hour

We doubled another paycheck at 4:20 and it was amazing. Not only did we double Kimberly Wedell’s paycheck, but we are also giving her co-worker Lois $500 because Kimberly signed up using Lois’ referral link! Man, their co-workers are going to be jealous tomorrow! We will start up again on Thursday at 7:20 with Eric in the Morning all the way up to 4:20 with us!

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in Hawaii. That’s where a man was summoned to jury duty and he really didn’t want to do it. He came up with a sure-fire way to get out of it – he screamed “He’s guilty! He’s guilty!” while standing outside the courtroom. He definitely was not selected to serve, but the judge was not amused and threw him into jail for the night.
We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50, but you can listen whenever you want with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

On today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz contestant Eileen missed the cheat sheet but did an amazing job on her own! She got 4 questions right, but Jen got all 5 and improved her record to 260-31. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Mix Artist DJ Khalid is hosting Nicolodeon’s Kids Choice Awards on March 23rd. What’s the green stuff that gets dumped on winners during the award show?

2. The reunited Jonas Brothers are on The Late Late Show all week long. What’s the name of James Corden’s ride share sing along segment?

3. ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ star Shannon Doherty says Luke Perry, who passed away yesterday, will always be “her Dylan”. Who played Shannon’s 90210 brother Brandon Walsh?

4. Bachelor Colton Underwood jumped over the fence after front-runner Cassie threw him for a loop last night. Who is the host of the Bachelor?

5. The Game of Thrones final season trailer has been released. How many Game of Thrones seasons have there been so far?

*SLIME
CARPOOL KARAOKE
*JASON PRIESTLY
CHRIS HARRISON
7

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You can listen to today’s episode and more with the Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz podcast!

Thanks for listening again todeay! We will be back tomorrow starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 3/4/19

2p Hour

We are currently jamming to the new Jonas Brothers song ‘Sucker’ AND we know they will be on James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke tonight, but what about a full album? Well, they were quoted in a recent interview that they have recorded between 30 and 40 songs, so yeah the chances of a new album seem pretty good at this point.

3p Hour

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about a big night out. 21% of men say they do this before going out on a big night. What do you think it is?
Clues: FAKE and COLOR
Answer: SPRAY TAN
Congratulations to Maggie for getting the answer right today! We will waste more time tomorrow starting at 2:00.

4p Hour

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in Iceland. That’s where a 77 year-old grandmother sat on an iceberg shaped like a throne and posed for a picture. All of a sudden a wave came ashore and swept the iceberg away with grandma still on it! The coast guard had to come to her rescue and bring her back to dry land. We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50, but you can listen any time with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

On today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz, contestant Natalie from Berwyn gave it her all and ended up in a 4-4 against Jen. All ties go to Jen since Jen is the one buying dinner, so her record is now 259-31. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. David Hasselhoff says a reboot of ‘Knight Rider’ is close to happening. What lifeguard show did David Hasselhoff play Mitch Buchannon?

2. ABC is paying Ryan Seacrest, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie a combined $59 million a year for ‘American Idol’. Who were the original 3 judges on ‘American Idol’?

3. SNL took on Jussie Smolette’s attack in a Shark Tank Lawyer skit over the weekend. What network airs current episodes of ‘Shark Tank’?

4. Steven Spielberg wants to change the Oscar eligibility rules so that Netflix can’t win another Oscar. What Netflix movie won three Oscars at this year’s award show?

5. Mark Wahlberg has shared a rare photo of his daughter Grace after a daddy-daughter dance. What is the name of Mark’s family restaurant chain?

*BAYWAYCH
SIMON COWELL, PAULA ABDUL AND RANDY JACKSON
ABC
*ROMA
WAHLBURGERS

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You can listen to today’s episode by downloading the Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz podcast!

Thanks for listening again today! We will be back tomorrow starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 3/1/19

3p Hour

Another sign that spring is (hopefully) on the way – the ice rinks at both Millennium Park and Maggie Daley Park are scheduled to close for the season on March 10th. That’s at the end of next week! While we are sad to see those icons disappear until fall, we are SO looking forward to the warmer temps the groundhog promised to us last month.

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about food etiquette. Experts say it is bad etiquette if it takes you more than 5 bites to eat this. What do think it is?
Clues: BUN and CHICAGO-STYLE
Answer: HOT DOG
Congrats to Katie! She was the first to get the answer right today. We will waste time again on Monday starting at 3:20.

4p Hour

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in Minnesota. That’s where police were called when a by-stander witnessed a “deranged person” standing outside in the cold hugging a pillow. Now we understand not wanting to get close enough to see what’s up when something or someone is creeping you out, but if the caller had looked just a bit harder they would have realized there was nothing to worry about. That deranged person? Yeah, it was a cardboard cutout of the My Pillow guy Mike Lindell. We will have another report for you on Monday at 4:50, but you can listen to past reports with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

On today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz, contestant Deanna from Plainfield gave it her all but fell short 5-3 against Jen. As a result of the win, Jen’s record goes up to 258-31. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Rami Malik will play the villain in the upcoming Bond 25. What is James Bond’s agent number?

2. Luke Perry is in the hospital after suffering a stroke yesterday. Luke played Dillon McKay in what 90’s series on Fox?

3. The Jonas Brothers are reuniting and will also star in Carpool Karaoke. Please name all three Jonas Brothers.

4. ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy passed NBC’s ER last night as the longest running medical series on TV. What NBC medical series takes place at fictional Gaffney Chicago Medical Center?

5. Kelly Clarkson is returning as host of the 2019 Billboard Music Awards on May 1. Who’s daytime talk show is the Kelly Clarkson talk show replacing later his year?

*007
*BEVERLY HILLS 90201
NICK, JOE and KEVIN
CHICAGO MED
STEVE HARVEY

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We will play again on Monday, but you can listen to past episodes and play along with the Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz podcast!

6p Hour

It’s going to be a cold one tomorrow, so it’s a perfect time to take the Polar Plunge! While it may not sound like fun to dive into lake Michigan at this time of the year, at least it’s for a good cause. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Chicago. Thousands of participants are expected, so good luck to everyone!

Thanks for listening again today! We will be back on Monday starting at 2:00.

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 2/27/19

3p Hour

If you’ve got a first date coming up you definitely want to listen to today’s Kill a Half Hour. 40% of women say they are turned off on the 1st date if they see this in their date’s car. What do you think it is?
Clues: SMELLY and HAMPER
Answer: DIRTY LAUNDRY
Congratulations to Dennis! He was the first to get the right answer today. We will get back to wasting time tomorrow starting at 3:20!

4p Hour

As the Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper continues (will it ever end?) there’s word that Cooper’s girlfriend Irina Shayk unfollowed Lady Gaga on Instagram. It supposedly happened just ahead of the big Oscar performance of ‘Shallow’. If they want this story to go away, stuff like this needs to NOT happen! Come on!

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in northern California. That’s where a man driving a Nissan Altima was pulled over after being clocked at 90 mph on the 580 freeway. That was at 12:30 in the afternoon. 11 minutes later, a different officer on the same freeway clocked the same guy going 103 mph! The first ticket cost him $400 and the second $500. That’s an expensive ride home! We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50, but you can listen any time with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

On today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz, contestant Cindy from Gurnee heard the cheat sheet answers at 12:40 but didn’t use them all, costing her a win! The game ended in a 3-3 tie and since all ties go to Jen her record is now 257-31. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Jason Priestly, Jennie Garth, Ian Zering and others will star in a six-episode series on FOX this summer called 90210. 90210 is the zip code to what city?

2. Taylor Swift and Katy Perry have posted palm trees on their Instagram accounts and now fans think they’re going to do a song together. Who did Katy Perry just get engaged to?

3. A rare rookie card of Patriots QB Tom Brady just sold at auction for $400,000. What’s the name of the Patriots owner who was busted last week in a prostitution sting?

4. Kim Kardashian has praised the Long Island Medium after receiving her reading at home. Who is the Long Island Medium?

5. The Masked Singer judge Robin Thicke and his partner April Love Geary welcomed their second baby girl yesterday. Who is Robin Thicke’s ex-wife?

BEVERLY HILLS
*ORLANDO BLOOM
*ROBERT KRAFT
THERESA CAPUTO
PAULA PATTON

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If you want to hear today’s episode for yourself you can download the Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz podcast!

Celebrity breakup alert! Ryan Seacrest has split from his girlfriend Shayna Taylor! They’ve been together for about 3 years, and Taylor even moved to NYC from L.A. to be with him when he landed the Live with Kelly gig.

6p Hour

Celebrity fire code says you can’t have too many relationships in the room at once, so now that Ryan Seacrest and his girlfriend have stepped out, we have one stepping in! Ed Sheeran has reportedly married his girlfriend Cherry! But here’s the kicker – they apparently got married just before Christmas! How did they keep it secret for so long?

Thanks for listening today! We will be back tomorrow starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 2/26/19

2p Hour

It’s election day in Chicago! The polls are open until 7:00 pm, so get out there and do your civic duty! If you need help getting to your polling place, there are a few rideshare services willing to help.

3p Hour

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about the things we use. The average American uses 141 of these a year. What is it?
Clue: CHARMIN
Answer: ROLLS OF TOILET PAPER
Congratulations to Jennifer for getting the answer right today! We will start wasting time again tomorrow starting at 3:20.

4p Hour

Marshmello wants to do a song with Cardi B. Well, so does everyone else, but that collaboration could be really cool!

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in Georgia. That’s where 3 women went on Instagram to post a picture of stolen goods with the caption ‘Do ya job”, taunting cops. Well, the authorities were paying attention and after a short police chase each of the women now have a mug shot. We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50, but listen any time with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

Today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz featured Leslie from Elmhurst. Leslie came ready with the cheat sheet, but it wasn’t enough to stop Jen! The final score was 5-4 and Jen’s record improved to 256-31. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Zac Efron and Anna Kendrick will star in a Facebook Watch animated comedy called ‘Human Discoveries’. Who is the CEO of Facebook?

2. Khloe Kardashian denies that she is going to be the next ‘Bachelorette.’ Who is Khloe Kardashian’s ex-boyfriend?

3. Jimmy Fallon got all kinds of hate during last night’s tribute to Larry Sanders during the 5th anniversary of the Tonight Show. Who is The Tonight Show band?

4. Jenna Bush Hager will replace Kathy Lee in the 10am hour of ‘Today’. Who replaced Kathy Lee on LIVE with Regis and Kathie Lee?

5. A Harry Potter themed Scrabble will be released later this year. In the Harry Potter movie, what game is played with one Keeper and one Seeker?

*TRISTAN THOMPSON
*THE ROOTS
KELLY RIPA
MARK ZUCKERBERG
QUIDDITCH

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Thanks for listening today! We will be back tomorrow starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 2/25/19

2p Hour

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper stole the show at the Oscars last night with their performance of ‘Shallow’ from ‘A Star is Born’. The song would go on to win the Oscar for Best Original Song, but we cannot stop talking about their on-stage chemistry! Come on, who didn’t think they were about to kiss at the end of the performance?

3p Hour

There was plenty to look at on the Oscar red carpet last night, but Gemma Chan from ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ won it all as far as we are concerned. She had on a pink dress that went on for days AND it had pockets. What was in those pockets? COOKIES! Who doesn’t need a snack after a 3-hour show? We’re guessing she was the most popular guest in her row.

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about vacation. 55% of us say we miss this when we are on vacation. What do you think it is?
Clues: INTERACTION and OFFICE
Answer: CO-WORKERS
Congrats to Justine from Hillside! She got the answer right today! We will waste more time tomorrow starting at 3:20.

4p Hour

Ariana Grande is scheduled to perform once again in Manchester, U.K. 2 years after there was a bombing at one of her concerts in that city. She will headline the ‘Manchester Pride Live’ event in August.Grande has 2 shows in Chicago at the United Center in June and she’s pushing for all attendants to have clear plastic bags to hold their belongings. A lot of sporting events require this, so we can totally see this becoming the norm.

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in Oklahoma. That’s where a man stole a Pepsi truck in order to get to the airport. The man jumped into the driver’s seat while the real driver was in the back of the truck. When he took off, Pepsi products starting spilling out from the back onto the road. At one point he was pulled over by the cops and tried to flee on foot, leaving the car in DRIVE and sending it into the back of a school bus! No one was hurt, but the story doesn’t end there. He added additional charges to himself when he attempted to flee from the police station!
We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50, but you can listen any time you want with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

It was another rough one for Jen on today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz. She went down 5-4 against Amanda from Schererville, who will now be treated to an anniversary dinner from Jen! Jen’s record is now 255-31. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Tina Fey, Amy Poeler and Mya Rudolph presented the first Oscar Award last night. The there of them are alumni of what weekend comedy show?

2. Jennifer Hudson and Adam Lambert each preformed last night during the Oscars. What FOX talent show did they each compete on?

3. Mike Myers and Dana Carvey appeared onstage last night to introduce Bohemian Rhapsody. What movie did they star in where they sang along to Bohemian Rhapsody in the car?

4. Lady Gaga helped fix Rami Malak’s bowtie during an Oscar break last night. Name one of the actors Rami beat for Best Acror.

5. During a ‘Make Google Do it’ Oscar commercial that aired last night Google gave the Bates Motel a rating of one our of five stars. What scary movie made the Bates Motel famous?

*SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
*AMERICAN IDOL
WAYNE’S WORLD

Christian Bale
Bradley Cooper
WILLIAM DAFOE
VIGGO MORTENSEN
PSYCHO

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6p Hour

No one is better to their fans than Taylor Swift! A fan reached out to Swift telling her that he proposed to his fiance using her song “King of My Heart” and asking her if she would come to their engagement party. Spoiler alert: she showed up! The moment came as a complete surprise to everyone in attendance and it’s pure magic.

Thanks for listening again today! We will be back tomorrow starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 2/22/19

3p Hour

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about company losses. This costs companies about $30 million in lost productivity. What do you think it is?
Clues: COLLEAGUE and LOVE
Answer: OFFICE ROMANCE
Congratulations to Sierra from Aurora! She got the answer right today! We will start wasting time again on Monday starting at 3:20.

4p Hour

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Took place in Denver. That’s where a man and his girlfriend were at the Avalanche game and a flying puck came their way. While the guy tried to catch it, he ended up elbowing the girlfriend in the heat. But that’s not the bad part. He caught the puck and then gave it to the woman in front of him! Someone else’s lady got the puck! We’re guessing they left the game in separate cars.
We will have another report for you on Monday at 4:50, but you can listen any time you want with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

Today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz featured Jim from Downers Grove. For the first time ever, a half point was awarded and the game ended in a 4.5-4.5 tie! All ties go to Jen, so her record is now 255-30. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Joey Fatone (aka The Rabbit) was unmasked this week on The Masked Singer. Joey Fatone was a member of what boy band?

2. ‘Space Jam 2’ starring Lebron James and point guard Bugs Bunny will be released July 16, 2021. What Chicago NBA Hall of Fame starred in the original ‘Space Jam’?

3. TNT will not air the upcoming episode of ‘Drop the Mic’ featuring Jussie Smollett’s rap battle against actress Danielle Brooks. Danielle plays Tasha in what Netflix prison drama?

4. Comedian Tom Green officially became a US citizen this week 20 years after coming to America. What actress was Tom Green briefly married to from 2001-2002?

5. Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart set Guinness World Records for the longest Marvel careers after almost 17-years. What characters do Hugh and Patrick play?

*NSYNC
*MICHAEL JORDAN
ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
DREW BARRYMORE
WOLVERINE and PROFESSOR X

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It looks like Cody Parkey will soon be a thing of the past. Rumor has it the Bears will cut ties with the double-doink kicker at the start of the league year. He’s still guaranteed $3.5 million dollars, and we think that is quite the payout for keeping us from the Superbowl. Maybe he can sign up for the Mix Double Your (last) paycheck…

Thanks for listening again today! We hope you have a great weekend and we’ll see you back on Monday starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 2/21/19

3p Hour

We’ve been doubling paychecks and we did it again at 3:20! Mary Reid from Lemont got her paycheck doubled after hearing her name called and calling us back within 10 minutes! Congrats, Mary!

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about self-awareness. About 30% of people say they can’t do this without looking awkward. What do you think it is?
Clue: CORK
Answer: OPEN A BOTTLE OF WINE
Congrats to Julie! She got the answer right today. We will waste more time tomorrow starting at 3:20.

4p Hour

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in Florida! That’s where a man named Happy – yes that his name – was found sleeping in his car in the gym parking lot. His keys were in the ignition, the car was on, and he was drunk. He was charged with a DUi. We will have another report for you tomorrow, but you can listen whenever you want with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

Today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz featured contestant Lia from Highland Park. Lia went down 4-3, improving Jen’s record to 254-30. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Black Panther has been mentioned in the most tweets since last month’s Oscar nominations. Black Panther takes place in what fictional country that is also the name of an Illinois town?

2. Idris Elba is hosting SNL for the first time on March 9th. What is the name of the news segment with Colin Jost and Michael Che?

3. There could be an announcement soon about the release of Grand Theft Auto 6. What is the name of Sony’s gaming system?

4. Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin might be in talks about a newlywed reality show about their lives. What couple starred in MTV’s ‘Newlyweds’ from 2003-2005?

5. Jussie Smollett from Empire was arrested and charged with filing a false police report about his attack in Chicago. What is the name of Jussie’s (maybe soon to be) written out character on Empire?

*WAKANDA
*WEEKEND UPDATE
PLAYSTATION
NICK LACHEY AND JESSICA SIMPSON
JAMAL LYON

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6p Hour

We complain about winter, but at least we are bug-free for a few months every year. Imagine living in Indonesia, where the world’s largest bee has been rediscovered after it was thought to have been extinct. The picture is frightening enough, imagine seeing it in person!

Thanks for listening again today! We will be back tomorrow starting at 2:00.

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 2/2O/19

3p Hour

We are used to all the snow that’s been falling around here, but the residents of Seattle are not! They are seeing the most snow in 70 years and in times like these, opportunity comes knocking for those who are ready for it. An 18 year-old from Idaho was visiting his mom and, after placing a Craigslist ad, racked up $35,000!

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about your morning routine. 10% of people say this is the first thing they do when they get out of bed. What do you think it is?
Clues: SEARCH and FURRY
Answer: CHECK ON YOUR PET
Congratulations to Emily from New Lenox for getting the answer right today! We will waste time again tomorrow starting at 3:20!

4p Hour

We’ve been following the story of Empire actor Jussie Smollett and his alleged attack in Chicago and it seems like the plot is constantly thickening. Well, that’s once again what’s happening as the Chicago police department has just announced Smollett is now a suspecr in a criminal investigatioin for filing a false police report. That’s a felony. We’re certain we have not heard the last of this story, so we will keep you posted.

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in Pennsylvania when a 28 year-old drunk woman got mad about losing money in a pinball machine so she took it out on the machine, 2 officers, 1 EMT and a bartender. She now has a mugshot. We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50, but you can listen any time with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast.

5p Hour

It was a rough day for Jen on today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz. Maria came ready with the 2 cheat sheet answers which helped her get a 4-3 win over Jen. Jen’s record is now 253-30 and here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. K-Pop band BTS is doing a world tour and coming to Soldier Field on May 11th. What Chicago NFL team plays at Soldier Field?

2. Meghan Markle had a baby shower with her closest friends in NYC. Who is Meghan’s Royal brother-in-law?

3. There’s rumors on the web that Whoopi Goldberg is the secret host of the Oscars on Sunday night. What daytime ABC talk show does Whoopi host?

4. JaRule wants to throw another music festival following the failure of Fyre Festival. What streaming service is currently airing FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened

5. Jake Gyllenhall told Jimmy Fallon he stopped his play to give water to a coughing woman in the audience. During last month’s Golden Globes, a model photobombed celebrities while working for what water company?

THE CHICAGO BEARS
*PRINCE WILLIAM
THE VIEW
*NETFLIX
FIJI WATER

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Thanks for listening again today! We will be back tomorrow starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 2/19/19

2p Hour

It feels so good doubling paychecks, and we got the chance to do it again at 2:20. Congrats to Ann-Marie Docter from Dyer for calling back within 10 minutes of hearing her name on the radio and now she’s getting paid! We will have another name at 3:20 this afternoon!

We’ve had it with winter, right? If you’re looking for the upside to all of this snow and cold and rain, how about this: a new study shows that the polar vortex killed about 95% of stink bugs in the U.S. It’s a small price to pay for such a big reward. Thanks, Mother Nature!

3p Hour

Today’s Kill a Half hour is all about the things women have.The average woman has about $550 worth of this at home. What do you think it is?
Clue: STILL ON HANGER
Answer: CLOTHES YOU HAVEN’T WORN
Congratulations to Karen for getting the answer right today! We will waste more time again tomorrow starting at 3:20.

4p Hour

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in Florida. That’s where a woman stole a lobster from the famous Red Lobster tank. The woman entered the restaurant, pulled out the shellfish and ran. Turns out the woman was drunk and ended up stashing it somewhere, so for now she’s only been charged with disorderly conduct and has a court date. We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50, but you can listen to your favorite stories any time with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

On today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz Jen got another win after beating contestant Maddison from Evanston 4-3. Jen’s record is now 253-29. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Drake celebrated his Grammy win for Best Rap Song by ordering a $400,000 custom diamond iPhone case. Who makes the iPhone?

2. Queen with Adam Lambert will play the Academy Awards on Sunday night with Bohemian Rhapsody being nominated for 5 Oscars. Who was the original lead singer of Queen?

3. Paul Shaffer is getting his own celebrity interview show called Paul Shaffer Plus One.’ Paul Shaffer was the band leader for what late-night host until 2015?

4. Samuel Jackson says Stan Lee may still appear in future Marvel films through 3D scanning. What is the name of Samuel Jackson’s Marvel character?

5. Liam Hemsworth’s latest prank on Miley Cyrus was scaring her while she was putting on lipstick in the car. What celebrity practical joke series did Ashton Kutcher host on MTV?

*APPLE
FREDDIE MERCURY
DAVID LETTERMAN
NICK FURY
*PUNK’D

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Thanks for listening again today! We will be back tomorrow starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 2/18/19

2p Hour

The brothers of AJR tweeted that they got a new puppy and it is SO cute! But we wonder – who will watch the pup while they are in Mexico next week with Chips, Dip, and a Mexico Trip with Eric in the morning?

3p Hour

We’re #3! Chicago has just been named the third worst city for traffic congestion in the country. We are up from #5 last year, which really didn’t seem high enough. Now we are at where we should be! We do, however have 2 of the 3 worst corridors in the country. That’s not something to brag about! See all the stats here and see if you agree!

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about dimensions. This is abut 168 feet long x 152 feet wide. What do you think it is?
Clues: LANDMARK and WASHINGTON D.C.
Answer: THE WHITE HOUSE
Congratulations to Tony from Yorkville for getting the answer right today. We will go back to wasting time tomorrow starting at 3:20!

4p Hour

Anyone watch the Daytona 500 yesterday? There was a 21-car accident and it was absolutely insane to watch. No one was seriously hurt, thankfully, but it knocked a good chunk of the field out of the race.

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in New Jersey. That’s where a 28 year-old man was trespassing in someone else’s house and had to break out of a second story window when the homeowners realized he was there. He called for a rideshare service, and when he got in the car he quickly realized he was not in the back of a rideshare but in the back of an unmarked cop car. That may have been the easiest arrest of all time for that cop. There’s a mugshot!
We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50 but you can listen any time with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

On today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz, Jen managed a clean sweep and a 5-3 win over Emily from Lincoln Park. Jen’s record is now 252-29. Here aree today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are taking on the ‘Vanderpump Rules’ cast on Family Feud. How many families compete in an episode of Family Feud?

2. Jennifer Aniston and 8 friends, including Cortney Cox had to make an emergency landing on their way to Cabo on Friday. Jennifer Aniston and Cortney Cox starred together in what NBC sitcom?

3. Pete Davidson compares himself to Kevin Federline prior to his break-up with Ariana Grande. What pop star was Kevin Federline married to?

4. Miranda Lambert secretly married NYPD officer Brendan McLoughlin over the weekend. In what TV series does Tom Selleck currently play NYPD Commishioner Frank Reagan?

5. Bumblebee will be a reboot of the Transformers film franchise. Bumblebee makes an appearance with other cars of pop culture in a commercial for what big box store?

2
FRIENDS
*BRITNEY SPEARS
BLUE BLOODS
WALMART

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You can now listen to full episodes of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz on the podcast!

Thanks for listening again today! We will be back again tomorrow starting at 2:00.

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 2/15/19

3p Hour

Today’s Kill a Half Hour is all about where to meet your mate. This is the #1 place people meet someone at the grocery store. What do you think it is?
Clues: FRAGILE and 40 PROOF
Answer: LIQUOR AISLE
Congratulations to Griselda, who will no longer let her husband shop for beer, for getting the answer right today! We will start wasting time again on Monday beginning at 3:20!

4p Hour

We told you earlier this week that Metra is offering free rides on all lines both Saturday and Sunday. That’s fine and good but imagine a tequila express! It’s an 11-hour luxury train ride in Mexico that takes you to the birth place of the drink. We wonder if there will be paramedics on the train to help hydrate those that over-hydrate on the wrong kind of liquid.

Today’s Lack of Intelligence report took place in Wichita. That’s where shoppers at a Home Depot heard a man near the bathroom say he was “fixing to blow this thing up.”. The shoppers were alarmed and so they notified the authorities. When the police arrived to investigate they determined that it was merely a bathroom urgency emergency. It was THAT kind of bomb. Oy. We will have another report for you on Monday at 4:50, but to get you through the weekend we have the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

Today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz featured Carla from the north side. Carla missed the cheat sheet at 12:40 and went down 4-3, sending Jen’s record to 251-29. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. The creators of ‘This is Us’ say the series will have an “elegant and satisfying ending” and it could end after season 6. Which network airs ‘This is Us’?

2. Cardi B returned to Instagram after deactivating her account over Grammy drama earlier this week. What dead recording artist did Cardi say sent her flowers?

3. The Chainsmokers say the met Mariah Carey once at an award show and she thought they were One Direction. What member of One Direction was in the 2017 movie Dunkirk?

4. Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom got engaged on Valentine’s Day. Who did Katy Perry divorce in 2012?

5. The Breaking Bad movie is happening, but it will be on Netflix instead of its original network AMC. Breaking Bad took place in what state?

NBC
*TOM PETTY
HARRY STYLES
RUSSELL BRAND
*NEW MEXICO

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You might see something new at your CTA stop this spring! Some stations will be adding phone chargers, snacks and photo booths to help make your commute a little more enjoyable. See where the action is here.

Thanks for listening again today! We will be back on Monday starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 2/14/18

3p Hour

Patrick Meyer from Western Springs just got his paycheck doubled! He heard his name called at 3:20 and called us back in time to get some extra spending money for his upcoming golf trip! Way to go Patrick! If you haven’t singed up yet it’s not too late. Head to our website to get started!

Valentine week on Kill a Half Hour continues! Less than 5% of people have never done this on Valentine’s Day. What do you think it is?
Clue: CHEAP
Answer: SPEND MONEY
Congrats to Sarah from Oswego for getting the answer right today!
We will waste more time tomorrow starting at 3:20!

4p Hour

We’ve got a Sex and the City pop-up bar in Chicago! It opens today at Ironside Bar and Galley in River North and has TONS of references to Carrie Bradshaw and crew on the menu.

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in Alabama. That’s where a man was arrested for a felony narcotics possession. Now that kind of thing happens all the time, what’s unusual about this story is the name of the criminal. This man’s legal name is Blue Berry Hill. We are not kidding. Remember that song your grandma listened to on the oldies station? Yep, that name. Crazy! We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50, but you can listen any time with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

On a special Valentine’s Day episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz, Jen bounced back from yesterday’s loss to nab a 5-4 win over Ryan from Elmhurst. Jen’s record improves to 250-29. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Today is Valentine’s Day. What is the name of the name of the arrow-shooting god of affection?

2. Miley Cyrus tweeted a naughty Valentine’s tweet to her new husband Liam Hemsworth today. Miley’s dad Billy Ray released a song in the 90’s called ‘Achy Breaky _____.’

3. Ross and Rachel from ‘Friends’ are one to the biggest TV couples of all-time. Who played Ross and Rachel?

4. Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos’ $137 billion divorce could be the most expensive in history. What publication threatened to leak Jeff Bezos’ nude photo?

5. Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams starred in this 2004 movie about two young lovers separated by disapproving parents and a war. What’s the movie?

*CUPID
*HEART
DAVID SCHWIMMER and JENNIFER ANISTON
THE (NATIONAL) ENQUIRER
THE NOTEBOOK

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Thanks for listening again today! We will be back tomorrow starting at 2:00. Happy Valentine’s Day!

– KOZ and Jen



SHOW NOTES 2/13/18

2p Hour

Free is fun! This weekend, Metra is offering free rides on all lines! Part of the motivation is to thank customers for their patience through all the polar vortex madness, and part of it is to encourage weekend ridership increases. It also happens to be the final weekend of the Chicago Auto Show so it’s a perfect time to try it out.

3p Hour

We continue to focus on Valentine’s Day for Kill a Half Hour. 12% of women say they will get this for Valentine’s Day. What do you think it is?
Clues: SWIPE and DOLLAR AMOUNT
Answer: GIFT CARD
Congrats to Sam for getting the answer right today. We will waste more time again tomorrow starting at 3:20!

4p Hour

Today’s Lack of Intelligence Report took place in Missouri. It went down when police arrested a serial thief who kept a crime diary of all of his alcohol thefts. He logged items such as Jack Daniels and Grey Goose. There were quite a few entries, but police got the last laugh when they made the final entry – “ARRESTED. MUAHAHAHAHA”. We will have another report for you tomorrow at 4:50, but you can listen to reports whenever you want with the Lack of Intelligence Report podcast!

5p Hour

Jen struggled on today’s episode of Jen’s Show Biz Pop Quiz. Contestant Cami took her down with a final score of 4-3. Jen was unable to get her 250th win and her record is now 249-29. Here are today’s questions followed by the answers so you can play along:

1. Rumor is that Kim Kardashian is sick of how heavy Kanye is and he refuses to wear man Spanx. What is the pop culture nickname for Kim and Kanye?

2. Charles Barkley told Kimmel last night that he was stunned by Tom Brady’s good looks in person. What is Kimmel’s first name?

3. After 17 years, NBC is ending the late-night Show ‘Last Call’. Who is the host of ‘Last Call’?

4. ‘The Shape of Water’ director Guillermo del Toro has criticized the Academy Awards decision to present four Oscars during commercials this year. What is the chemical formula of water?

5. Miley Cyrus will be a guest judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race on February 28th. What is the name of the new talent show on CBS that RuPaul is currently judging?

*KIMYE
JIMMY
*CARSON DALY
H20
WORLD’S BEST

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Thanks for listening again today! We will be back again tomorrow starting at 2:00!

– KOZ and Jen