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Friday, 04 August 2017 05:18

FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2017

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THAT IS GREAT NEWS: AV Club claims Tina Fey is going to appear on seven episodes of NBC's cable news comedy "Great News." She is one of the show's co-producers.

SCARY: Lollapalooza was evacuated last night in Chicago due to bad weather right after Lorde and Muse started their sets.

THAT WAS QUICK: NBC has renewed the Will & Grace reboot for a second season already. Season one premieres in September.

SORRY GOOP: Life & Style Weekly Magazine claims Beyonce is launching her own lifestyle brand. A source tells the magazine; “Beyoncé wants to turn motherhood, home furnishing, fashion, and her unique swagger into an online brand. Bey wants her site to offer more affordable products aimed at a more hip and urban clientele.

CAN UNCLE PHIL STILL TOSS JAZZ? DJ Jazzy Jeff tells The Sun that a 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' reboot may happen.

POSH PURSES: Selena Gomez is coming out with her own Coach bag. The bag is adorned with the following messages .... “To be you is to be strong” and “Love yourself first''I love the messages but usually Coach purses are too expensive to have any money left to put in it!

Thursday, 03 August 2017 05:18

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017

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CHARMING: CW Network is rebooting ''Charmed.'' The original series ran from 1998 to 2006 & starred Alyssa Milano, Shannen Doherty and Holly Marie Combs.

MERRY CHRISTMAS: Gwen Stefani is working on a Christmas CD. She wrote one Christmas song with Blake Shelton. The disc will be out in the fall.

PLAIN WHITE T'S: Justin Bieber and his stylist are launching a line of white $30 t-shirts. The t-shirts will be longer than normal white tees.

LOLZ: Madonna allegedly fired an assistant during a flight from New York to Los Angeles. Afterward, some of Madonna’s team joked that all future assistants should be fitted with a parachute, just in case Madonna wants to toss them off the plane.

THROWBACK: Vin Diesel and his production company are rebooting Miami Vice on the NBC network. It will debut during the 2018-2019 tv season.

BOND, JAMES BOND: Beyonce may sing the new James Bond theme song. They've got time to figure it out. Release date is November 8, 2019.

PINKY SWEAR: Michael Strahan returned to Good Morning America yesterday after missing a day because he lost part of his pinky finger. No word on how it happened, but co-workers are teasing him... a lot!

SHOW IT ALL: Sofia Vergara posed naked on the cover of the new issue of Women's health magazine. She tells the magazine: "I want to look my age, but I want to look great.” Um...#nailedit

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 05:18

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017

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SCARY: Macklemore is lucky to be alive after being smashed by a drunk driver in a pickup truck Friday night in Langley, Washington. Mack's airbags deployed. He walked away unscathed and his 2 passengers also escaped serious injury. The truck driver was hospitalized & will be charged with DUI.

SWEET: Tom Cruise is learning how to fly a helicopter for Top Gun 2.

BOOM! Houston native Beyonce may be interested in purchasing a stake in the Houston Rockets. The current owner paid $85 million for the team in 1993. The current team is expected to sell for more than $2 billion.

MERRY CHRISTMAS: Sia is releasing a Christmas CD.

CONGRATS! Andy Grammer and his wife are the proud parents of a new baby girl named Louisiana K. They'll call her Louie for short.

ISSUES: Julia Michaels reveals that she is suffering from anxiety and stage fright ahead of her first tour. She says quote, “ I feel like this year has been a lot of fear conquering and this is just going to be another thing that I conquer.”

YUCK! Saved by the Bell star Dustin Diamond was recently performing a comedy show in Ohio when he downed someone's chewing tobacco spit for $25. Wow, times are tough for Screech!

Monday, 31 July 2017 05:18

MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017

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R.I.P. Chester Bennington's was laid to rest at a private funeral near his home in CA on Saturday. Many guests were musicians who'd played or toured with Chester and Linkin Park. A full stage, including a drum kit, was set up for musical tributes to be performed. All guests were provided with a yellow wristband and a pass with Bennington’s picture on it, similar to the type of admission items VIP fans would receive at a concert.

HMM: John Mayer and Nike have collaborated on a new sneaker called Air Mayers. They'll feature grey tones, with black & neon green accents.

TRESPASSING: A 24 year-old woman has broken into Drake's LA home for a second time. The woman started spitting at deputies before they pepper-sprayed her. She was charged with trespassing and assault.
INK: Macaulay Culkin and his god daughter, Paris Jackson, recently got matching tattoos of spoons inked on their forearms.

DANCING DEMARIO: Controversial "Bachelor In Paradise" star DeMario Jackson is considering "Dancing With the Stars". Nothing's signed yet, but hard to imagine a scenario where DeMario doesn't take this opportunity.

THROWBACK: MTV is bringing back 'Total Request Live' which originally ran from 1998 to 2008. Comedian and rapper DC Young Fly will host it, and it will be filmed in Time Square.

HUMBLE ABODE: Beyonce and Jay-Z have agreed to buy a $90 million Bel Air, California home. It has 4 swimming pools, 8 bedrooms, bulletproof windows, a media room and a 15-car garage. Just a humble abode.

Sunday, 30 July 2017 11:00

Q & A WITH MANDI ECKELBERG

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Mandi Eckelberg is Z93's race car driver at the La Crosse Fairground Speedway.  She is part of Eckelberg Family Racing and we love hanging with Mandi and learning more about what she does!  

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Check out our Q & A with Mandi!

 

 

Friday, 28 July 2017 05:18

FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017

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MOON WOMAN: Katy Perry will host the 2017 MTV VMAs on August 27th.

HELICOPTER PARENT: LeBron James' son was recently playing in a summer league basketball game when LeBron stormed onto the court to make sure the official scorer had the score right. Referees stopped the game and corrected the score.

TV TALK: Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon will star in a new sitcom about New York television morning shows and New York media. It's currently being shopped to networks.

OH HOLY NIGHT: Oprah Winfrey, Tracy Morgan and Kelly Clarkson will star in a new animated movie about the first Christmas called The Star. Winfrey and Morgan will voice camels while Clarkson will voice a horse.

MO' BOOTY: Kylie Jenner asked Madame Tussauds to enlarge her wax statue's butt. Most celebrities want Madame Tussauds to make them look thinner. Not Kylie. She wanted her statue to have mo' booty!

FANCY FEET: Jennifer Lopez is launching a second footwear line in the fall. It will include lace-up, over the knee boots, booties and sandals. The shoes will range in price from $1,495 to $2,795. What kinda prices are those? What happened to, “I'm still Jenny from the block”?

Thursday, 27 July 2017 05:18

THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017

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SAD: In a recent interview with Vanity Fair, Angelina Jolie reveals that she has been diagnosed with Bell's palsy and hypertension, & the disease damaged her facial nerves causing one side of her face to droop. She says quote, “I think it’s very important to cry in the shower and not in front of them. They need to know that everything’s going to be all right even when you’re not sure it is.”

AMERICAN IDOL CHATTER: Lionel Richie, Charlie Puth, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, and Scotty McCreery are all being considered as judges for the new American Idol reboot! Katy Perry & Ryan Seacrest are locked in!

OH BABY: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting their third child via surrogate, who is 3 months pregnant. They're allegedly paying $120,000.

RUMORS: 69 year-old Steven Tyler may have gotten engaged to his 28 year-old girlfriend Aimee Preston who was recently spotted wearing a pearl and gold ring on her left ring finger.

UMBRELLA-ELLA: Remember when Britney Spears took a large green golf umbrella and wacked it against photographer Daniel Ramos' vehicle back in 2007? Well, he kept that umbrella and he has decided to auction it off, now that Britney is doing so well and seems to have moved on in her life. The auction is August 10th and he believes he can get $50,000 for it.  Did anyone keep the hair?

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 05:18

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017

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FASHION NEWS: Michael Kors is buying Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion. The Weeknd will release his first Puma sneaker in August. It's a mix between a traditional sneaker and a boot. And Rihanna's new beauty line, Fenty Beauty, will be released in the fall.

MOVIE TALK: Kate Hudson has shaved her head for a new movie she's working on with pop star Sia called Sister. And ''Wonder Woman 2'' will be released on December 13, 2019.

SWEET! Florida Georgia Line and the Backstreet Boys are teaming up for a CMT Crossroads special that will air on August 30thThey will perform “I Want It That Way,” ”As Long As You Love Me,” ”Cruise” , “H.O.L.Y.” and “God, Your Momma, and Me.”

BARBIE GIRL: Anne Hathaway may play Barbie in a new live-action movie based on the doll. Amy Schumer dropped out of filming due to scheduling conflicts. Anne reportedly agreed to negotiations as long as she got to handpick a director.

PERMENANT: Drake's new arm ink went unnoticed for almost a half a year and it's a tattoo of Lil Wayne's face! Drake got it while overseas and sent Lil Wayne a pic when it was done, and Wayne was beyond floored and honored. It's on Drake's tricep, so it's covered by the average t-shirt, which explains why no one picked up on it sooner. As for returning the favor, no word from Lil Wayne...

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 15:09

REED GRIMM

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You may know Reed Grimm from American Idol, maybe you've seen him in La Crosse playing with Shoeless Revolution and lots of other groups. He's working on his debut album, All About it, and has a Kickstarter to help fund it! You can check out the pledge rewards and donate online HERE

The Z93 Morning Buzz caught up with Reed this morning, check it out:

 

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Catch Reed tomorrow night at Moon Tunes with Greg Balfany and the La Crosse Jazz Orchestra starting at 5:30.

Reed and friends are doing a livestream telethon tonight! Check out the Facebook event for more info:

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Tuesday, 25 July 2017 07:12

TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017

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CANCELED: Justin Bieber has canceled the 15 remaining concerts on his Purpose World Tour. John Mayer tweeted “When someone pulls remaining dates of a tour, it means they would have done real damage to themselves if they kept going. We’ve lost so many great artists lately. I give Justin [two thumbs up] for realizing it was time to call it. You should too.”

FASHION: Camila Cabello has signed on as the new face of Guess Jeans.

OMG: After recently released court documents revealed that Usher paid a woman $1.1 million for giving her an STD in 2012, a second woman is accusing Usher of the same thing, saying she contracted the disease from Usher earlier this year. She initially sued him for $10 million, but now wants $20 million after testing positive for the STD.

HOSTS: Host of the Bachelor, Chris Harrison, and host of Sports Center AM, Sage Steele will host the Miss America pageant on September 10th on ABC.

AMAZING: Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet are auctioning off a dinner date for charity. The winning bidder will dine with the both actors later this year in New York City. Proceeds benefit Leo's foundation as well as a London mother who is battling cancer.

MONKEY AROUND: Paintings by Michael Jackson's chimpanzee Bubbles recently sold for $1,953 at a gallery in Miami. Proceeds went to benefit Florida's Center for Great Apes where Bubbles has been living since leaving Michael.