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Watch: Jayn’s American Authors ‘Human Pyramid’ Interview

Jayn interviews American Authors while they form a human pyramid, because they can!

Alice@97.3–03/28/2016

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Mike Posner Was SO GREAT On Jimmy Fallon

“I Took a Pill in Ibiza” is like nothing else out there right now, it’s one of the most honest songs I’ve ever heard actually.

03/24/2016

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Jayn At Disneyland Blog

Hey guys! It’s Morgan checking in from Disneyland!

Alice@97.3–03/15/2016

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Video: Jayn Is Broadcasting From Disneyland!

Jayn previews here live broadcast from Disneyland … complete with Darth Mickey ears!

Alice@97.3–03/14/2016

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Close Call Much?! Bay Area Reporter Dodges A Runaway Car On Live TV

OH MY GOD. Have you seen this clip yet? Alex Savidge from KTVU was reporting on the recent train derailment when a car came FLYING at him and his cameraman.  He had his back turned […]

03/08/2016

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You Need The “Damn Daniel” Viral Video In Your Life

Daniel Lara is a kid who likes to wear white Vans. Daniel’s friend Joshua made a video of varied Vans instances in Daniel’s life, mainly just with the voiceover of “Damn Daniel. Back at it […]

02/22/2016

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Gwen Stefani Explains That RollerSkating Fall During The Grammys’ Video

All I could think when I was watching the live video for “Make Me Like You” during the Grammys was “how in the hell did they do this” and then “wait she just fell while […]

02/17/2016

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WATCH: Saoirse Ronan In Hozier’s Powerful ‘Cherry Wine’ Video

Hozier’s “Cherry Wine” has long been a fan favorite, and now he’s made the gorgeous track even more powerful with the new video.

02/16/2016

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Charlie Puth’s Best-Ever Date For The Grammys Is …

He’s nominated for THREE Grammys (Song of the Year, Best Pop Duo Performance, and Best Song Written for Visual Media) for “See You Again” and I got a chance to ask him about what went through his head when he heard the news.

02/12/2016

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Charlie Puth’s Super Bowl Prediction (Kinda Sorta)

I knew Charlie Puth was on his way in to talk about his new record “Nine Track Mind” (swooooon) and I wanted to ask him about other stuff too, like who he thinks is gonna win the Super Bowl.

02/05/2016

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Amazing Ways David Bowie’s Will Took Care Of Family And Friends

I still can’t believe David Bowie is gone. I’ve felt this loss more than any other in recent memory (Robin Williams is the other one I can’t get over) and so I sometimes seek out […]

01/29/2016

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How THE Coolest Cop Responds To A “Loud Kids Playing Basketball” Complaint

Need a feel-good boost to send you into your weekend?  Meet Officer Bobby White from the Gainesville Police Department in Florida. A few days agao, some rando called the cops to complain that people were […]

01/22/2016

An Instagram employee takes a video using Instagram's new video function at Facebook's corporate headquarters during a media event in Menlo Park, California on June 20, 2013. AFP Photo /Josh EDELSON        (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

The Most Instagrammed Location In Every State

This is totally an ad, it was in my inbox from Travelzoo,  but I thought it was SO interesting so good on ’em.  I actually learned a ton of trivia too! Can you guess the […]

01/19/2016

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Top 5 Alan Rickman Moments That Will Break Your Heart To See Now

I love(d) Alan Rickman so much.  Reading about his passing this morning broke my heart. I melt just at the sight of Snape, and I will always believe that Hans Gruber is one of the […]

01/14/2016

NEW YORK - JUNE 07: David Bowie attends the 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on June 7, 2010 in New York City.

The David Bowie/Elvis Connections Will Blow Your Mind

Did you know that Bowie was fascinated with the fact that he and Elvis had the same birthday…and that Elvis’ last release was…

01/13/2016

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That One Day I Was Lucky Enough To Meet David Bowie

Read Jayn’s story of meeting the legend.

01/11/2016

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Watch: Us The Duo Do 2015’s Biggest Hits In 3.5 Minutes

I saw people posting this a few weeks ago and finally had to put it up myself …

01/08/2016

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Listen: Talking BottleRock (And Leather Jackets) With The Score!

It is absolutely impossible to be in a bad mood when “Oh My Love” from The Score is on the radio.  OhmyGod that song is so great…and we get to see it live at BottleRock! […]

01/07/2016

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Listen: Michael Franti’s Favorite Things About BottleRock

This was so funny… I was supposed to talk to Michael Franti (on the phone) about BottleRock Napa Valley  but just before the interview was supposed to start, his wife Sara texted me and asked […]

01/07/2016

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Love: 19k People In The UK Live-Streamed A Puddle

Reason #3,423 not to hate the world today: A big puddle emerged in an English town and people had to start stepping around it. Someone started filming it. Then people started watching the stream. And […]

01/06/2016

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GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 01/03/2016 – 01/10/2016: Alice@97.3’s Jayn has 15 ways to have fun this week in the Bay Area!

Alice@97.3–12/31/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 01: Robin Thicke performs during a New Year's Eve celebration at Foxtail nightclub at SLS Las Vegas on January 1, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Foxtail Nightclub)

GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 12/27/2015 – 01/03/2016: Jayn has 15 ways to ring in 2016 this week in the Bay Area!

12/24/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 20: Host Steve Harvey (L) listens as Miss Colombia 2015, Ariadna Gutierrez, answers a question during the interview portion of the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on December 20, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

This Is The Miss Universe Card Steve Harvey Was Looking At

so after all the CRUNCH from the Miss Universe pageant, all I wanted to know was “how could he make that mistake?” I mean, the card had to be confusing right? Here’s the link to […]

12/22/2015

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Watch These High School Guys OWN The “Mean Girls” Jingle Bell Rock Routine

What’s your favorite “Mean Girls” quote?  Mine is “Damian!  Shall we NOT?”  which I say about 50 times a week, but the other close contenders that also make weekly appearances in my life are: “She […]

12/21/2015

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GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 12/20 – 12/27: Take the family to “Christmas in the Park” in San Jose or take part in the “Holiday Hustle” 5k or 10k Run in Berkeley…just some of the ’15 Things’ Jayn has for you to do this week in the Bay Area!

12/17/2015

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Why Abby Wambach Wants Us To Forget Her

HERO Abby Wambach retired from soccer with an insanely cool tweet.

12/16/2015

7. Sarah Jessica Parker, ($15 million)

Watch Sarah Jessica Parker Play “Santa’s Reindeer Or Sex App?”

The headline kinda says it all doesn’t it? Billy Eichner is the GREATEST and I can barely handle him and SJP in the same frame. She’s just understated perfection and he’s overstated everything. x  Jayn

12/15/2015

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Yes, Adele’s New Haircut Is Spectacular

I mean REALLY?!! Adele has taken over the planet with 25 and now she has tour dates (I’m giving away tickets every day this week at 4pm!!) AND NOW she has pretty much the world’s greatest haircut […]

12/14/2015

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Joy Division Or New Order Fan? Read This Book!

Joy Division and New Order are such iconic bands and certain songs of theirs have been SO important to me in my life.

Alice@97.3–12/10/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 01: Characters wielding lightsabers take to the stage to promote Star Wars The Old Republic at the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) press conference leading up to opening day of the 2009 E3 Expo on June 1, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The 2009 E3 Expo will feature over 200 leading-edge computer, technology and video game publishers and developers, according to organizers. The industry-only trade show will run June 2-4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 12/13 – 12/20: Join the Star Wars Lightsaber Battle at Mighty in SF or discover the equestrian arts of “Odysseo” at AT&T Park…just some of the ’15 Things’ Jayn has for you to do this week in the Bay Area!

12/10/2015

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 27: The unveiling and lighting of the Lego Christmas tree at Federation Square on November 27, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. Over half a million Lego bricks were used to create the Christmas tree, while the Christmas star consists of 13,195 pieces. (Photo by Chris Hopkins/Getty Images)

GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 12/06 – 12/13: See the Annual LEGO Holiday Show at the Museum of American Heritage in Palo Alto or check out Ghirardelli Chocolate Warehouse Sale in San Leandro…just some of the ’15 Things’ Jayn has for you to do this week in the Bay Area!

12/03/2015

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Winterland Prep: Amazing Review Of James Bay’s LA Show Last Night

James Bay is headlining Alice in Winterland tomorrow (Thursday 12/3) and as if we all weren’t excited enough, this review of his LA show last night just about gave me chills. I’ve said over and […]

12/02/2015

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The 4 Craziest Adele Sales Statistics

OK she’s officially a global phenomenon.  Adele owns the Earth.

Alice@97.3–12/01/2015

A man walks past the 2016 Ford Mustang Coupe at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California on November 18, 2015. The LA Auto Show opens to the public on November 20. AFP PHOTO/ FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 11/29 – 12/06: Check out the San Francisco International Auto Show or make it funky with DJ Jazzy Jeff at Mighty…just one of the ’15 Things’ Jayn has for you to do this week in the Bay Area!

11/26/2015

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The Raw Audio Of Adele On SNL Is Astonishing

First, Adele’s new song took over the world. Then,  Adele’s new record took over the world. Next in line for World Domination 2015 was her SNL performance –  not just including fixing Thanksgiving for everyone, but […]

11/22/2015

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6 Times The New Adele Record Cracked My Soul In Half

I love that my entire Instagram right now is everyone posting their copies of “25.” “Hello” was basically a global freaking event and now “25” is too. My immediate obsessions are: “Hello” obviously “Love in […]

11/20/2015

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The Band Perry On Their New Single (And Moving Into My Office)

The new single from The Band Perry (“Live Forever”)  is SO. GOOD. It’s a one-listen-and-I-want-it-now kinda track, so obviously we are playing the hell out of it. They came by to say “thanks” for that […]

11/20/2015

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 07: Jordin Sparks performs at Macy's Great Tree Lighting in Chicago to launch the eight annual Macy's Believe Campaign on November 7, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Macy's)

GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 11/22 – 11/29: Jordin Sparks hosts the Macy’s Great Tree Lighting in San Francisco’s Union Square…just one of the ’15 Things’ Jayn has for you to do this week in the Bay Area!

11/19/2015

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Pics Of My (Veteran) Parents On Veterans’ Day

I always tell everyone, I’m the proudest military brat you’re ever gonna meet. My Dad was active duty in the Army for 26 years and my Mom worked for the Air Force for 25 years… […]

11/11/2015

73. Lily Aldridge

This Is What A $2 Million Bra Looks Like

Dude, I’m a spinner.  This thing would claw me to death! The top picture in the post (of Lily Aldridge dressed)  is so beautiful,  it’s hard to scroll away from it – but once you […]

11/03/2015

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Billy Eichner & James Corden’s Genius “Hello” Halloween

Billy Eichner and James Corden are killing it right now. First of all, the phone is hilarious (DUDE) and then the lyrics … I’m done. … I was wondering if after all these years you’d […]

10/30/2015

Jayn & Gavin James

VIDEO: Jayn With Gavin James

Jayn asks Gavin James what he did after writing “Bitter Pill” Watch to see how he answers…

10/29/2015

Kauffman Stadium during the National Anthem prior to Game One of the 2015 World Series (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

World Series Game One Winner: Fur Hat Lady In The Stands

There were lots of good what-the-hell’s-going-on-with-the-broadcast memes… I loved the Fur-Hat-Lady-In-The-Stands memes more. When I grow up I definitely wanna be her. x  Jayn

10/28/2015

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WAIT WHAT: More Gilmore Girls On The Way!

I screamed when I read this headline and then texted all my similarly-Gilmore-obsessed friends with this amazing news: Netflix is making the world right again, by bringing Gilmore Girls back. Four 90-minute mini-movies!   (deep […]

10/19/2015

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Amy Schumer Gets Real About Body Image

Reason number 1,345 to love Amy Schumer. I find everything about her so appealing; she just makes you wanna be her best friend so bad. This story and interview makes my love for her go […]

10/16/2015

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Adam Levine Surprises The Girl Who Cried Over Him Getting Married And It Was Surprisingly Awkward

We all saw the video of little Mila crying when her mom told her Adam Levine had gotten married: You also knew SOMEONE was gonna set up a way for Mila to meet Adam, and […]

10/16/2015

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Billy On The Street: No One Knows Who Chris Pratt Is

I love and adore Chris Pratt.  I’ve always thought he was funny and charming, but then he got all badass for Jurassic World and it was game over, he is my new favorite. I also […]

10/13/2015

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Imagine Dragons Release New Song To Aid Refugee Crisis

Imagine Dragons are putting their money where their mouths are to do what they can in helping the refugee crisis. Today they released a new track called “I Was Me” and all proceeds from the […]

10/12/2015

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David Cook On His New Record And Why He’s A Bad Bartender

David Cook is one of the good guys… even on codeine.

Alice@97.3–10/07/2015

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The New Matt Nathanson Is Finally Out!

Matt Nathanson’s new record “Show Me Your Fangs” is officially here!

Alice@97.3–10/05/2015

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