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PillowTalk: Hitting The Highlights

I always knew it was a great song and it's sales and acceptance is further proof of that. It has been quite a while since I've played I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry by B.J. Thomas. When I was informed that I would be giving away tickets to his upcoming show at Infinity Music Hall in Hartford on June... Read More

Happy Juneteenth!

Juneteenth , or Freedom Day is celebrated on June 19th as a commemoration of the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery. First celebrated in Texas it spread its way across many southern states and is now recognized as a state holiday or observation day in 45 states. Traditions... Read More

PillowTalk: Romance Rains Supreme

Congratulations to all graduates for a job well done. More celebrations concluded for New Britain, Newington, Berlin and Avon in recent days. Pat from Avon called PillowTalk on Tuesday night with a dedication with a dual purpose. His son Brendan graduated from Avon High School on Monday night and... Read More
Tom Hanks attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's TOY STORY 4

SCREENSHOTS: Meet the New Toys and Voices of 'Toy Story 4'

Woody and Buzz find a few new friends during their adventure in Toy Story 4 , in theaters everywhere on Friday June 21st. From the just-created and confused Forky to the dashing daredevil Duke Caboom, the road back to their kid Bonnie is filled with new characters. These are a few of the toys you... Read More
Lewis Capaldi

How Lewis Capaldi's Fan Army Got Its Wild Name

Fan armies are a thing these days, but Lewis Capaldi never imagined he’d be lucky enough to have one. That’s why he didn’t put much thought into it when someone asked him what his legion of followers would be called. Since “Beliebers” was already taken, Capaldi went with the first thing that came... Read More

Get Out! All You Need Is Two Hours A Week

You've probably heard about the benefits of getting outside to improve your health and well-being. But no one has told you how much time in the great outdoors is beneficial; until now. The magic number is 2 hours per week. That's it! A survey of 20,000 people in England , who reported how long they... Read More

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut June 18th 2019

Connecticut has been making cool things for centuries. This morning I want to talk about two things to add to that long, long list. We all remember “it takes a licking and keeps on ticking” – Timex, of course. Timex was started in Waterbury in eighteen-fifty-four, and they just started making a new... Read More

Gloria Vanderbilt Dies At 95

Fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt passed away Monday morning at the age of 95. The woman whose design made designer jeans chic in the 1980s was surrounded by family and friends. Diagnosed with stomach cancer, she went out as she wanted. In a statement released by her son, CNN anchor Anderson... Read More

Vanessa Carlton in Lead on Beautiful on Broadway

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is well into its sixth smash year on Broadway, and now with a star in her own right in the title role. Allan and Mike talk to Vanessa Carlton about her own journey to the top of the charts and her Broadway debut as Carole King. Listen to the entire interview on... Read More

Dan & Shay:Artists Of The Week

Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney of musical group Dan + Shay entered the top 30 last week with Speechless. Joe Jonas and his new wife danced to this at their wedding and others are adding it to their special day playlist. It came out before Tiquilla and was on the Country music charts a year ago. Written... Read More