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The Afternoon MIX

Featuring daily highlights from The Afternoon Mix with McCabe and Jenny on 101.9fm The Mix | WTMX Chicago. McCabe and Jenny dive into relationships, entertainment news, trending topics from pop culture and social media, new music, and more.

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The McRib’s Farewell Tour

The McRib is making a comeback on Halloween (Oct. 31st), but McDonald’s hints it’s your last chance to enjoy it, as this is its farewell tour. Over the last few years, McDonald’s has brought the fan-favorite McRib back for limited-time stints at its restaurants. The McRib is making its annual return again this fall, but it appears that 11/20/22 will be the sandwich’s last hurrah. Have you tried the McRib before?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Taylor Swift Releases 10th Studio Album: “Midnights”

“Midnights,” Taylor Swift’s 10th studio album, which includes 13 new tracks, was released at midnight on Friday, Oct. 21st. Swift also surprised fans with an expanded version of the album, titled “Midnights (3am Edition),” with seven additional songs, some featuring writing and production from Swift’s “Folklore” and “Evermore” collaborator Aaron Dessner. Are you a Swiftie?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Chicago Expecting A Snowier Winter Than Normal

Chicago should brace for a snowier winter than normal this year, according to the U.S. Winter Outlook released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA forecasters are calling for a classic La Niña pattern, and this year, it’s what they are calling a “Triple Dip” La Niña. Are you a fan of the snow?

The Charlie Brown Holiday Specials Won’t Air On Network TV

The Charlie Brown holiday specials won’t air on network TV. The “Charlie Brown” Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas specials will be exclusive to Apple TV+ this year. However, there will be a brief window where non-subscribers can stream them for free. Did you grow up on Charlie Brown?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

The First Teaser For “A Christmas Story Christmas”

The first teaser for the upcoming sequel, “A Christmas Story Christmas,” was released, and it’s going to follow a now-grown Ralphie Parker. “A Christmas Story Christmas” premieres on HBO Max on November 17. Were you a fan of the original?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Harry Styles Hit In Groin In Chicago

While performing at the United Center over the weekend, Harry Styles was hit in the groin by a bottle. Styles immediately showed signs of discomfort and said, “now that’s unfortunate.” Back in August, fans at Harry Styles’ “Love On Tour” stop in New York City hit him with a chicken nugget.

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Busch’s New Flavor Of Dog Beer

Busch has come out with another flavor of dog beer. It’s called Busch Light Turkey Brew, and it’s made with bone-in turkey, sweet potato, sweet basil, peppermint leaves, ginger, and water. No, it doesn’t have alcohol in it!

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

The 2022 AMA Nominees

The nominees for The American Music Awards have been announced and Bad Bunny takes the lead as most-nominated artist with 8 nods. Beyoncé, Drake and Taylor Swift each earned six nominations, while Adele, Harry Styles and The Weeknd earned five each. The American Music Awards will air Sunday, November 20 at 7 p.m. CT on ABC. Do you plan to watch?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Blake Shelton To Leave ‘The Voice’

Blake Shelton announced that he’ll be leaving ‘The Voice’ after its next season, as Niall Horan and Chance the Rapper join as coaches. Kelly Clarkson will return as a coach for Blake’s last season. Do you watch The Voice?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Blink 182 Returns For Global Tour

Blink 182 returns for a global tour and new music, reuniting Mark, Tom and Travis for the first time in nearly 10 years. They’ll be making a stop at the United Center on May 6th. Are you a Blink 182 fan?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.