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Viral sensation “Mini-AOC” on Bernie & Sid in the Morning

Viral sensation “Mini-AOC” on Bernie & Sid in the Morning

8 year-old Ava Martinez has become a quick hit on the Internet thanks to her videos in which she impersonates Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Dubbed as “Mini-AOC”, her parody videos have gone viral, gaining her over 60k Twitter followers. Ava appeared on the Bernie & Sid in the Morning program on Tuesday to speak with…MORE

Marlon Wayans in studio with Bernard McGuirk

Marlon Wayans in studio with Bernard McGuirk

Ross, Jackson, Kardashian, Smith – certain last names that you hear instantly remind you of the enormous effect that some celebrity families have had on pop culture. The tribe that is the Wayans, is no different. The youngest of ten siblings, Marlon Wayans, and his family have left their footprint on American show business for…MORE

NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan joins Bernie & Sid in the Morning

NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan joins Bernie & Sid in the Morning

“Between 1993 and 2007 he distinguished himself as one of the greatest defensive players in the history of the National Football League, with my Giants of course. He had an amazing 2001 season that led the league in sacks, twice. He won a Super Bowl in 2007 and all that seems to pale in comparison…MORE

Mindy Kaling with Bernie & Sid in the Morning, new movie “Late Night” opens Friday

Mindy Kaling with Bernie & Sid in the Morning, new movie “Late Night” opens Friday

Whether she was expressing her love for Ryan Gosling in the break room of “The Office,” or stealing expensive jewels from the Met Gala with Sandra Bullock in “Oceans 8,” Mindy Kaling is constantly bringing memorable characters to life. According to the Cambridge born actress, her role as Molly Patel in her upcoming film, “Late…MORE

Howie Mandel joins Bernie & Sid; Deal or No Deal Returns to CNBC

Howie Mandel joins Bernie & Sid; Deal or No Deal Returns to CNBC

Howie Mandel is giving the phrase, “ the hardest working man in show business,” new meaning with three television shows and an ongoing comedy tour in play. It seems the Canadian host, comedian, actor and executive producer has made his mark on the American entertainment scene effortlessly. And according to his interview on Bernie &…MORE

Jon Stewart’s Emotional Testimony Helps Push Congress to pass 9/11 Compensation Fund

Jon Stewart’s Emotional Testimony Helps Push Congress to pass 9/11 Compensation Fund

Jon Stewart delivered an emotional testimony in front of congress on Tuesday, calling out legislators for not showing up to a hearing on reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.  Less than 24 hours later, a House Panel has passed a bill to offer additional funding. The former host of “The Daily Show” expressed his…MORE

Joan Hamburg’s Guests Bring Home Tony Awards

Joan Hamburg’s Guests Bring Home Tony Awards

National Radio Hall of Fame inductee, Joan Hamburg isn’t called the “First Lady of Radio,” for nothing. Lauded for her ability to narrate the most notable moments in New York and her celebration of the arts, her annual Pre-Tony Luncheon is on brand for the host. Known for broadcasting from her favorite places more than…MORE

AOC Turns Away From Potential Challenger

AOC Turns Away From Potential Challenger

New York (77 WABC) – US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez moved quickly to avoid potential Republican challenger Rich Valdes as they both marched on Fifth Avenue yesterday during the National Puerto Rican Day Parade.  Valdes was invited to march with the Guardian Angels by their founder and 77 WABC radio host Curtis Sliwa.  Sliwa watched the…MORE

Eyes on AOC’s District, Levin Call-Screener Prepares to Challenge

Eyes on AOC’s District, Levin Call-Screener Prepares to Challenge

New York (77 WABC) – A New Jersey Republican is planning on moving to Queens to challenge Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s in the 2020 election. Rich Valdes is a former member of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s staff and he currently hosts the “This Is America” podcast along with working on syndicated radio host Mark Levin’s…MORE