Thursday’s Show Links – 09/15

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Jodi’s Good Thing

Teen Makes ‘Sit With Us’ App That Helps Students Find Lunch Buddies
Sit With Us” helps students who have difficulty finding a place to sit locate a welcoming group in the lunchroom. The app allows students to designate themselves as “ambassadors,” thereby inviting others to join them. Ambassadors can then post “open lunch” events, which signal to anyone seeking company that they’re invited to join the ambassadors’ table. CLICK HERE to learn how the 16-year-old student came up with the app.

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The Producer’s Mailbag: 80s Party

Producer Emilie digs into the mailbag with a suggestion from listener Jacky about what Jodi and her family should dress as for an 80s themed party.

Chick-Fil-A Update

The 24-foot-tall inflatable cow that went missing over the weekend has been found. You’ll never believe how it was discovered.

Jodi’s Hollywood Outsiders

Prince’s Ex-Wife to Publish ‘Intimate Memoir’ About Musician
Mayte Garcia announced her “intimate” tell-all memoir about her life and four-year marriage to Prince will be released in April 2017, near the one-year anniversary of the musician’s death. Get more, HERE!

Simone Biles and Williams Sisters Latest Target of Russian Hackers
Ms. Biles acknowledged that she was prescribed medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. “Having ADHD, and taking medicine for it is nothing to be ashamed of, nothing that I’m afraid to let people know,” she wrote on Twitter. CLICK HERE for the full story.

Music News

Justin Timberlake Says He’s “Absolutely” Down to Collaborate With Britney Spears

Steven Tyler Wants Role In Third “Guardians of the Galaxy” Movie
Earlier this month the Walk This Way singer, 68, issued a plea to James, the director of 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy and a follow-up due out next year, to cast him in any third film, telling People magazine he’d “do anything” to star in it. Get more, HERE!

Gwen Stefani to produce animated kids series, Kuu Kuu Harajuku
Created in collaboration with Nickelodeon, the 26-episode series will trace the musical adventures of girl group HG5, comprised of Love, Angel, Music, Baby, and their leader G. Their names are a nod to Stefani’s debut studio album, Love. Angel. Music. Baby., often nicknamed L.A.M.B. Learn more about it, HERE!

Adele ‘uses doctor to quarantine crew members’ over ill health fears on tour
The 28-year-old singer was forced to cancel a date in Phoenix, Arizona last month after she caught a cold, so has taken precautions to ensure she never has to miss another gig. Get all the info HERE!

Watch Bruce Springsteen Read Chilling Excerpt From New Book
Bruce Springsteen recalls the challenge of incorporating the political and social climate of the Sixties and Seventies into his music in a fascinating excerpt from his upcoming autobiography, Born to Run. Get more, HERE!

How To Get Politics Off Of Your Facebook

A Facebook Politics Switch – On or Off
Once again, here you are fuming at your Facebook wall. You wish you could browse Facebook without any politics on it. Now you can!

  • Want Politics – turn politics on.
  • Don’t want it anywhere near you – turn it off.

Unfortunately memes will still exist. But we will do our best to take care of the rest. Get it, HEREcapture

Not-So-Serious Book Club

The Light Between Oceans: A Novel
by M.L. Stedman

51h6cerw-pl-_sx326_bo1204203200_After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, nearly half a day’s journey from the coast. To this isolated island, where the supply boat comes once a season, Tom brings a young, bold, and loving wife, Isabel. Years later, after two miscarriages and one stillbirth, the grieving Isabel hears a baby’s cries on the wind. A boat has washed up onshore carrying a dead man and a living baby.

Tom, who keeps meticulous records and whose moral principles have withstood a horrific war, wants to report the man and infant immediately. But Isabel insists the baby is a “gift from God,” and against Tom’s judgment, they claim her as their own and name her Lucy. When she is two, Tom and Isabel return to the mainland and are reminded that there are other people in the world. Their choice has devastated one of them.

Jodi’s friend said this book had her hooked starting at page one. Check it out, HERE!

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