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  • Stuff You Should Know - 7/30/14

    “Sharknado 2” arrives tonight! Plus, never seen before Woodstock footage, Pepe’s is expanding out of Connecticut, the Wendy’s girl spoofs a 90’s classic, and find out where Connecticut ranks on the best states for women (it’s really high) – all that and much more in today’s Stuff You Should Know! Read More
  • Senior Tech Correspondent for Mashable On Show

    Samantha Murphy Kelly is a Senior Tech Correspondent for Mashable, where she covers lifestyle tech and entertainment. She's on show with some hot gadgets and is explaining what the Internet of Things is and how it'll make your life better.

    Follow her on twitter @HeySamantha

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  • Dr. Charles Answering Your Relationship Questions

    Call in with the #1 things that drive you nuts about your partner. 13 year old Charles will try giving you advice first...but then the real expert, Dr. Patty Ann will come in with the assist to really try to help you. 

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  • Tribe Member Charles Spends 13th Birthday With Us

    Charles who turned 13 today, is hanging out in studio (we've locked him in with AJ). Let's see how long he's in there for before AJ goes crazy

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  • WFSB's Jill Konopka In Studio

    Reporter for WFSB Jill Konopka is hanging out at 7:15 through the morning. We're going to hear about how many she repelled yesterday and some other awesome stories. 

    Check out her facebook here

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  • Help Pam With Her Date With A Millionnaire

    Pam is going out with friend of the show, and millionaire from New York City Dr. Chynn. Help her so she doesn't blow it, call in with dating tips: 877-R-NICKEL

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  • Did You Win A Sweet Settlement?

    The jury in the two-week-long bat-attack trial of Jose Offerman awarded the victim, former Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans $940,000 in damages. 

    So, we want you to call in how much you got in a settlement. Call 877-R-NICKEL

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  • This Day in Music History: July 29th

    Driven by Toyota Dealers Association of Connecticut

    1989: Bon Jovi peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Lay Your Hands on Me” which was their fourth top ten single off of New Jersey.

    1987: Jerry Garcia reached an agreement with Ben & Jerry’s over the introduction of the Cherry Garcia flavor. It was agreed that 50% of royalties went to the Grateful Dead’s Rex Foundation, which continues to this day.

    1982: The Asgard Hotel in Dublin which was owned by Thin Lizzy singer/bassist Phil Lynott was completely destroyed in a fire.

    1974: Neil Peart became the new drummer for Rush, replacing John Rutsey who left the band due to health problems. Read More

  • AJ's Car of the Day 1965 Ford Falcon Sprint

    Driven by Precision Tune Auto Care & Vogue Performance Exhaust

    Car: Ford Falcon Sprint

    Year: 1965

    What makes it special: It was the second year for the restyled Ford Falcon. Sprints had special trim, including a simulated hood scoop, bucket seats and a console and full instrumentation, including a 6,000-rpm tachometer mounted atop the dashboard. A sports-type steering wheel rounded out the package. A floor-shifted 4-speed was a better choice than it's usual column-shifted 3-speed.

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  • Chaz and AJ Podcasts - 7/29/14

    Comedian Nick DiPaolo is in studio talking about the Pope, and meth. Also, Tom Foley calls in to talk about leading Gov. Malloy in the latest polls, Steve Magnante checks in from Reno about this weekend's Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction, and Ken Hays has an update just a few days before the Gathering of the Vibes kicks off. 

    PLR Podcasts HERE

    Fox Podcasts HERE

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  • Everything You Need To Know About The Vibes

    Ken Hays, Founder of the Gathering of the Vibes is on the show at 8:45 with all the last minute info you need to know about this weekend's Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport.

    Tickets, Lineup, and other info here

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  • Awesome Behind The Concert Scenes Stories

    Good friend of the show, Tom Cantone Sr. VP of Sports & Entertainment wrote   Book 'Em which is his story, about how he got nontraditional casino acts to break down the old barriers and created a revolution in booking casino entertainment by bringing it into a new era. 

    It's a fun and interesting read. Check it out here

     

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  • Phil Is Taking The Heat For Shock Collar

    Comedian Nick DiPaolo is answering your trivia questions (most likely badly) and Phil is taking the shocks. 

    Call in your questions at 877-R-NICKEL at 8:16

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  • Captain Happy Nick DiPaolo In Studio

    Comedian Nick DiPaolo is performing live this Saturday at the Ridgefield Playhouse--so he is in studio using us to get you to his show. 

    Tickets and info here

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  • TOP 10: WORST CARS OF THE 20TH CENTURY

    ...a recent study was done regarding which were the worst cars to be produced. Here is the result:

    TOP 10: WORST CARS OF THE 20TH CENTURY

     

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  • This Day in Music History: July 28th

    Driven by Toyota Dealers Association of Connecticut

    1999: Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder joined Pete Townshend onstage at New York’s Supper Club during Townshend’s concert for The Who’s “Magic Bus” & “I’m One” & Pearl Jam’s “Better Man”.

    1995: Jimi Hendrix’s father Al Hendrix regained control of his son’s estate which includes the rights to Jimi’s name, likeness, image & music.

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  • AJ's Car of the Day 1965 Buick Skylark GS 401 Nailhead V8

    Driven by Precision Tune Auto Care & Vogue Performance Exhaust

    Car: Buick Skylark Gran Sport

    Year: 1965

    What makes it special: The Gran Sport option was given to Buick's intermediate Skylark model in 1965. Buick sold more than 15,000 Skylarks with the Gran Sport option that first year, and almost as many the next. It was renamed the GS 400 for 1967.

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  • Stuff You Should Know - 7/28/14

    A tornado hits Connecticut, we get to see the new Wonder Woman, Joe Torre goes into the Hall of Fame, the 25th anniversary of a music milestone, plus five full minutes of Homer Simpson and Peter Griffin on screen together! All that and much more in today’s Stuff You Should Know! Read More
  • Chaz and AJ Podcasts - 7/28/14

    Beth was out in Stamford Downtown last week, talking to some of the fun drunk folk like Adrian the Chef, Brazilian Lucy, and Yoshi the Penguinologist. Also, Mohegan Sun's Tom Cantone was on the phone talking about his new book, NY Daily News Showbiz Reporter Zayda Rivera called in about Casey Kasem's body in Montreal and all you need to know about why Aretha Franklin got into a fight at a burger joint. 

    PLR Podcasts HERE

    Fox Podcasts HERE

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  • You Gotta Read Book 'Em

    Tom Cantone, SR VP of Sports & Entertainment for Mohegan Sun is on the show talking about his book "Book 'Em" and some of the juicy stories you'll read about

    Get the book here

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  • Casey Kasem Body Moved To Hometown Of Wife Jean's Suspected Lover

    Zayda Rivera, our Gossip Goddess, and Entertaiment Reporter for the New York Daily News is on at 9 with this story and other crazy celebrity news.

    Follow her on twitter @riverazayda

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  • Beth Is Back With Drunk Audio From Stamford

    Our field reporter Beth hit up the bars in Stamford last Thursday and met some awesome characters. Listen at 7:30/7:45

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  • Aretha Franklin Gets In Trouble At Restaurant

    Aretha Frankin ordered takeout food at a restaurant, but then wanted to sit down. That's when an employee yelled at her and told her she could not sit at the table. 

    What do you think? Call in 877-R-NICKEL

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  • Tornado Touched Down In Wolcott

    We're talking about the tornado all morning. 

    Did you witness it? Was any damage done to your propoerty? Call in with your experience: 877-R-NICKEL

    Picture courtesy of WFSB

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  • TOP 10: SUPERHERO TV SHOWS OF ALL TIME

    Four DC comics brought to life for television took over the San Diego Convention Center's 6,500 seat Hall H at Comic-Con Saturday night.  "Arrow" star, Stephen Amell, hosted the extravaganza called "Warner Bros. Television Presents a Night of DC Entertainment." He introduced actors Ben McKenzie, Grant Gustin and Matt Ryan before the world premiere of Fox's "Gotham", a screening of The CW's first episode of "The Flash" and footage from the upcoming third season of CW's "Arrow." At the end of the night they played the pilot for NBC's "Constantine" for fans who sat through the three hour event. "Gotham" premieres on FOX Sept. 22, "The Flash" debuts Oct. 7 on The CW, "Arrow" returns to The CW Oct. 8 and "Constantine" comes to NBC on Oct. 24.

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