Wednesday’s Show Links – 08/24

Homework Policy

A teacher in Fort Worth has gone viral after she sent home a note to parents outlining her new homework policy for the year. Check out the note below and call us on your thoughts about it at 877-310-4675.

Jodi’s Hollywood Outsiders

Diaper Bags, Minivans and Marriage: Michael Phelps tells PEOPLE About Plans for His Post-Olympic Life
Phelps, of course, is the most decorated Olympian in history – 28 total, including 23 gold medals. “It’s great,” he says. “And I really want to use it all to advance the sport of swimming. But for now, it’s not my focus. For now, I’m a family man.” Get more on what he had to say, HERE!

Courteney Cox on aging: ‘I regret’ cosmetic procedures
Cox catapulted to fame as a star on Friends from 1994 to 2004, and then starred in Cougar Town from 2009 to 2015. She said she had trouble aging gracefully in Hollywood: “You find yourself trying, and then you look at a picture of yourself and go ‘Oh, God, I look horrible.'” Hear more of what she had to say, HERE!

Harry Connick Jr.’s new talk show, ‘Harry’
Sandra Bullock will kick off premiere week for Harry, Harry Connick Jr.’s new syndicated daytime talk show that premieres on September 12. Harry will include comedic segments, man-on-the-street interviews, as well as audience participation, human interest stories and celebrity interviews. See what other celebrity guests will on the show, HERE!

Lionsgate Reveals That ‘The Woods’ Is Really A ‘Blair Witch’ Sequel
The film was shot in secret last summer, and picks up where the last two Blair Witch films left off: In the Burkittsville, Maryland woods where three filmmakers disappeared 20 years ago. Find out more, HERE!

‘Anne of Green Gables’ Is Coming to Netflix
The series, “Anne,” may prove to be an edgier incarnation than any of the many previous editions based on the 1908 novel by the Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery: Learn more abut the eight-episode series coming soon, HERE!



Music News

Justin Timberlake Shares Track List For ‘Trolls’ Movie Soundtrack
Justin Timberlake unveiled the track list for the upcoming Trolls movie soundtrack, which includes Anna Kendrick, Ariana Grande, Gwen Stefani and more. Click HERE to see the full soundtrack list.

Almost ready…. #DreamWorksTrolls #Soundtrack. Presale coming soon. Stay tuned….

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Watch Coldplay’s Powerful ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ Cover With James Corden
Coldplay paid tribute to Prince during their Sunday night concert at Los Angeles’ Rose Bowl by covering the singer’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” alongside Late Late Show host James Corden. See more, HERE!

‘Sams’ Good Thing

Pope Francis treats homeless to pizza and swim at the beach
In the latest sign of Francis’ concern for the poor, the pope’s almoner — the Vatican official in charge of distributing alms — is treating homeless people in Rome to a trip to the beach and to a pizza dinner on the way back home. Hear more about it, HERE!

Food Dude

Is Taco Bell Taking On the Chicken Chains?
The fast-food chain plans to expand its menu into an area where it has not previously gone. Click HERE to find out what’s to come.

SPOTTED ON SHELVES: Great Value Late Night Cravings Donut Cheeseburger
In addition to the Donut Cheeseburger, there is the Chicken & Bacon Sandwich and a Grilled Ham & Cheese Sandwich. See more about it, HERE!

The Producer’s Mailbag: John From Australia Needs Dating Advice

One of our listeners from Australia wrote in to our Facebook page asking for some dating advice.
Hope it all works out John!


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