The Morning Drive with John & Nancy

John Riley is a 29-year radio veteran, musician, comedian, frazzled father of four and host of the Morning Drive on 93.3 The Drive (5:30am to 9:00am Monday through Friday). Named Local Radio Personality of the Year four times by the Illinois Broadcasters Association, Riley is a family-friendly entertainer using music, games, phone calls and his unique perspective to help listeners get their days started on the right foot. Riley is joined by long time market news voice Nancy Flagg. A busy, constantly on-the-run mother of three, Nancy keeps Central Illinois up on the latest news, lifestyle choices and gossip, and tries to keep John in line. Be sure to play along with “Who Are You?” at 6:10am, Question Impossible at 7:10am (win $50 cash!), and “The Game” at 8:10am!

Question Impossible:  10% of people surveyed say they love to do this around the house. What is it?

Answer: Take out the trash

BUZZ: Mr. T and Olympic gymnast Simone Biles are reportedly doing the next season of “Dancing with the Stars”.  And there’s also a rumor that “Bachelor” Nick Viall is also in talks to join.  Sadly, Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, and Ashlee Simpson turned the show down. ABC will make the official cast announcement in the coming weeks. Season 24 premieres on Monday, March 20th.

After being criticized the past two years for being TOO WHITE, the Oscar nominees are a lot more diverse this year.  In fact, 18 black people are nominated this year.  And if even FOUR of them win, we’ll see a record for the most African American Oscars winners.

Other OSCAR fun facts:

The average cost of a 30-second ad spot during the Oscars this year is $2.1 million.  That’s 58% less than the Super Bowl.

The Oscar ceremony costs $42.8 million to put on, meaning that basically everything is expensive . . . even the 16,500-square-foot red carpet costs $30,000.

The Oscar statues are 24-karat gold-plated, and are worth roughly $696 each.

Jimmy Kimmel is hosting for the first time.  And he’s being paid $15,000.

UFO SIGHTINGS: According to the National UFO Reporting Center, UFO sightings are at an all-time high.  There are now about 4,500 to 5,000 sightings a year . . . and Americans see UFOs about 300 times more often than the average around the world.

Check out Facebook