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Showbiz Smackdown – July 18
Showbiz Smackdown – July 18

Patty from Champaign chose the category Missed Opportunities. She got No. 1 correct. Andy got ‘em all right.

• He starred in Grease and later said turning down the role of Forrest Gump was a mistake. (John Travolta)

• Because of a scheduling conflict with Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks turned down the role of Andy Dufresne in what movie? (The Shawshank Redemption)

• Neo in The Matrix was almost played by this actor, who passed on the role to work instead on Wild Wild West. (Will Smith)

Interviews & Bits

Sgt. Bruce

Sgt. Bruce on Local Nitwits

We asked Sgt. Bruce to share some stories of local knuckleheads and nitwits.

PODCAST pod

Willie Waffle Doesn’t Like The Identical

To celebrate 20 years Forest Gump is back in theaters — and it’s on IMAX. There’s also a new movie called The Identical.

gina

Gina Talks About Bad Marital Advice

Life coach Gina says we should ignore this marital advice.

PODCAST pod

Waffle Reviews November Man & As Above/So Below

Movie guy Willie Waffle gave one movie 1 out of 4 and the other 0 out of 4!

Sgt. Bruce and Cop Cameras

Champaign police cars have cameras. How do they work and will the police be wearing cameras soon?  

gina

How to Tell Someone They Smell

We asked life coach Gina how to tell someone they stink or have bad breath.

PODCAST pod

We TRIED to do the Ice Bucket Challenge

We were ready to do the Ice Bucket Challenge … and planning to challenge a local “celebrity”. Then the U of I…

Sylvester Stallone

Expendables 3 and The Giver not good

Willie gives E3 one and a half “waffles” and The Giver just one.