It's Trump Free Wednesday.

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WHAT DID WE TALK ABOUT BEFORE POLITICS TOOK OVER? And I'm asking this question in all seriousness, because part of me has forgotten.  I need your help! 


SO NOW COLLEGE MASCOTS HAVE TO BE GENDER NEUTRAL?  Helen Raleigh is a proud graduate of the University of Wyoming and happens to be a lady.  A new marketing slogan for the school, "The World Needs More Cowboys" makes a whole lot of sense because the school mascot is the Cowboys.  But of course, the SJW's are out in force to describe how this new marketing slogan is racist and sexist and other ists.  Helen joins me at 2pm to discuss.  


IF YOU LIKE MEAT YOU PROBABLY DON'T WANT TO WORK HERE WeWork has announced to it's employees that they will no longer pay for meat.  They won't reimburse expenses for meals that include meat and the company will not serve meat at company events.  Why?  To save the planet, of course. 


THIS IS A RECORD A THINK I CAN BREAK.  DAVE THINKS I'LL CUT MY INTESTINES OUT. 

A NEW BLOOD TEST FOR MELANOMA IS A GAME CHANGER A LOT more people die of melanoma than is necessary because they don't get that weird spot on their skin checked in time.  Now Australian doctors say they have developed a first of it's kind blood test that can detect melanoma.  The best part is it can pick up the presence of melanoma well before that weird spot is even big enough to be worrisome. 


WE AREN'T THE ONLY SPECIES WHICH LIES TO GET LAID And a new show on BBC shows just how crafty and dodgy animals can be in pursuit of a mate.  Who knew prairie dogs were such sluts and that peacocks know how to fake it?  Then again, I'm not sure I really needed to know either of those things.  


YOUR FIRST MEMORY MAY BE A COMPLETE LIE  As someone with a hot garbage memory overall I am always shocked when someone says their first memory is from when they were essentially a baby.  Now I feel a bit better as scientists have found that "memories" from that young are usually fabricated by pulling together bits of other memories and family lore.  I can't remember last week let alone when I was 18 months old. 


OH. MA. GERD.  Skip the the 2 minute mark and OH MA GERD.

FACT CHECKING THE FACT CHECKERS I think the team at RealClearPolitics.com does a good job of presenting columns and stories from every perspective.  It's why I check them everyday.  They have launched a new Fact Checking section and they've begun the process by fact checking the fact checkers.  This is a really transparent explanation of what they found.  


DEAR MILLENIALS, I TOTALLY DID THIS TOO Millenials say they want to retire young, which is great, but they haven't saved anything to make that happen.  Don't worry kids, there will be plenty of time for a Come to Jesus when you're 40.  


AND NOW CHARLIE BLACKMON IS MIC'ED UP AT THE ALL STAR GAME

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