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Let's Go There: Toxic Relationships on Television

A good tv show reality or scripted needs to stir emotions- plus a lot of what we see in terms of representations of relationships- includes extreme love affairs or extreme drama. On the most recent season of 'The Bachelorette' with Hannah Brown- Luke P got called out for his aggression towards the... Read More

The Morning Beat: Is Being Gay A Guilty Pleasure

A major ice cream is getting pushback for comparing the “guilty pleasure” of ice cream bars with people being arrested for being gay. The original ad has a male voice over in which the narrator expresses how his love is a guilty pleasure that can get him arrested. The ad says “a hug for my... Read More

The Morning Beat: Donatella Versace And Her Controversial T-Shirts

In a personal apology on her Instagram, Donatella Versace said she had never “wanted to disrespect China’s National Sovereignty.” We want to know is it too late for this? Images of the shirts began circulating online over the weekend. Each of the designs featured lists of various prominent cities... Read More

Let's Go There: Fire Lane

Our very own DJ Lisa Pittman joins us in the studio to tells us about our NEW sister station FIRE LANE . If you want to have a Vegas vibe soundtrack to your life, this is the station for you! 97.1 HD3 Fire Lane! Also we get into what annoys DJ's and maybe we should listen to their complains. Read More

The Morning Beat: Home Alone Reboot

Here on The Morning Beat we are not huge fans of reboots but Macaulay Culkin's response to the home alone reboot is everything. Macaulay Culkin hilariously responded to the news that his famous movie Home Alone is being rebooted, by sharing a snap of himself slobbing out on the sofa. We were so... Read More

The Morning Beat: Out And About With Jai Rodriguez

Chicago B96 (96.3)HD2 Northalsted Market Days® is the largest street festival in the Midwest and Chicago's hottest summer celebration, August 10-11, 2019. The weekend long festival features an all day lineup of live music on 4 stages, 200+ unique vendors, arts, crafts, food and drink, DJ's and... Read More

The Morning Beat: Laughing At Hate

There is so much happening around the world and this guy just made many of us happy. An angry protest about a proposed "sanctuary city" measure led to a lot of laughs for one man at a city council meeting in Tucson, Arizona. #greenshirtguy just laughed at some hateful people and has pleased us all... Read More