Find out which movies were hot this weekend in this morning’s KPOI Hotbox! And at 7:40 I’ll be giving away more tickets to the Island Invasion Tour 2014, featuring an unplugged performance by Alien Ant Farm’s Dryden Mitchell and Terry Corso, happening on March 28th at Hawaiian Brian’s. Listen and win at 7:40 this morning!
And my buddy Hazmatt broke the news on this over the weekend. The 80s cartoon known as Jem and the Holograms is coming to the big screen. If you somehow missed the boat on this one, Jem and the Holograms are a group of orphaned teenage girls that become the ultimate girl band. The producers have confirmed that the story of the live-action film will be based in los Angeles and deals with "themes of being true to who you are in a multitasking, hyperlinked social media age." I wonder if Jem will be able to send tweets with her earrings? If anything, I bet they’d be bluetoothed to her walkman . yes, I said walkman. Read the whole story [here].
And as if tax season wasn’t bad enough, there’s a new phone scam. Phony IRS agents are calling victims to pay up for owed taxes through a debit card or wire transfer, threatening them with arrest, deportation, or loss of a business or driver's license if they don't comply. An official statement from the IRS, says its officials first reach out through the mail and don't demand immediate payment. So there you have it, take note. If the IRS is texting you, asking for money and wanting to meet in a Zippy’s parking lot, odds are, it’s not them. Read the whole story [here].
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