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Posts from November 2012


Dominick the Donkey - World Edition
Ophelie, a Wake Up Call listener who lives in France told Jason that she felt left out because "Dominick the Donkey" wasn't in French. So to help her out, the Wake Up Call translate their favorite Christmas song into different languages for listeners around the world.

Watch video of it here:

 

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Connor Gets Stuck
Gavin's son, Connor, recently crawled under his bouncy chair and couldn't figure out how to get out. Gavin thought it was hilarious so he filmed it and put it on YouTube,

However, Stacy, Gavin's wife didn't think it was funny at all and got pissed because she thought it was mean that he didn't help their son.

Watch the video here:



Katie agrees with Stacy and thinks Gavin should have helped Connor. Jason agrees with Gavin and thinks it's hilarious. What do you think? Has your man ever done something to your baby that he thought was funny but you got upset?
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Things We Hate About Xmas


Everyone knows Christmas is the "happiest season of all." But that doesn't mean there aren't Christmas things that drive us crazy.

Here is a list of "hated" Christmas stuff from CampusSqueeze.com. Let us know if you agree or disagree with any of them.
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Lindsay Lohan Arrested Again


Lindsay Lohan was arrested again late last night for allegedly getting into a fight with another woman at a New York nightclub. CNN and TMZ have the full story.

What do you think? Do you feel bad for Lindsay or does she bring all this onto herself? Join the discussion on Facebook.
 
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12 Days of Xmas Cost


If you were to buy all the things mentioned in the "12 Days of Christmas" the total cost would come out to be over $107,000, which is 6% higher than last year. More on the costs here.

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Killer Karaoke
TruTV came out with a new singing competition called "Killer Karaoke." It gets it's name because the contestants are supposed to sing karaoke while going through crazy situations. And it's hosted by Steve-O.

Watch a clip:



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Gavin's Turkey
For the first time ever, Gavin made the turkey for Thanksgiving, and he posted a picture about it on his Instagram:

 
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7 Types of People at Thanksgiving

HolyTaco.com came out with a list of the "7 Most Annoying People at Thanksgiving Dinner." You can see the whole list here.

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How to Make Twinkies
Here's a video on how to make your own homemade Twinkies:

 

Would you try this? Comment below and let us know what you think!
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Blown Turkey Call
Watch video of an anchorwoman completely "blowing" a turkey call:

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Anderson Cooper Vs. The Explosion
An explosion goes off near Anderson Cooper while he's reporting in Gaza. Watch the video and see how the reporter is barely phased by explosion:



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Twihard Meltdown
"Breaking Dawn: Part 2" comes out today, bringing an end to the popular Twilight series. Many young women have been invested in the series for almost a decade and now that it is coming to an end, some of them are going to be very emotional.

Here is a video of one Twihard having a crazy meltdown after the watching the trailer of "Breaking Dawn: Part 2:"


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Gustavo Almadovar
Here is a video of Gustavo Almadovar, a reporter in Orange County, doing his sign-off.



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Nicole Westbrook - It's Thanksgiving
The people who gave the world Rebecca Black, have given us another "hit." This song is called "It's Thanksgiving" by a young girl named Nicole Westbrook.

Enjoy:



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Fighting Crime with Crime



A local "criminal" has been hacking into and changing road construction signs to say things like "Caution Loose Gorilla!" and "Smoke weed everyday." More from KCRA.

The Wake Up Call talk about their theory on how they can get this criminal to stop:
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Elmo Sex Scandal

Kevin Clash, the voice of the beloved Sesame Street character Elmo, has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy. TMZ has the full story here.

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Carly Rae Jepsen Sued
A Ukranian singer named Aza is suing Carly Rae Jepsen for allegedly ripping off her song for "Call Me Maybe."

Listen to Aza's song "Hunky Santa" and let us know if you think it sounds anything like Carly Rae's hit single:



Here is Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" for comparison:



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Slap Facial

During this "treatment" a specially-trained masseuse repeatedly slaps you in the face, supposedly firming your skin and making you look younger.

Here is video of the Wake Up Call attempting to give each other slap facials:

 


Watch a report on how the actual face-slap massage works here.

After the first round of slap facials, Jason was upset he didn't get to slap anyone. Here is video of him getting his revenge:

 


Listen to the Wake Up Call give each other slap facials.
 
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Diane Sawyer Drunk


Many people are speculating that Diane Sawyer was drunk while covering the election last night. What do you think?

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It's Got a Name!?

Did you know that the dot over your "i" and "j" has a name? So does the metal thing around your pencil eraser. Apparently, there are a lot of everyday things that have names that we didn't know. Check out a list of them here.

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Katie's Leg Pic
While she was out sick, Katie posted a photo of herself wearing knee-high socks and really short shorts with the hashtags #sicksuck and #missmybuddyGavin.

Jason and Gavin think the photo is very risque and can easily be seen as sexual. Katie thinks it is totally innocent.
Here is the picture, let us know what you think:



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Gavin's Couch
Gavin just got some new furniture and is giving away his old couch. He is giving it away for free to anyone who wants it. The couch is used but still in good condition, however it has one catch...

Here are pictures of the couch:







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Online Dating Lies


A new study was done on the lies people tell in their online dating profiles. Check out the 10 most common here.

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