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The Virtual Lounge is open... It's a “King of Pop" edition of Beats and Eats when world famous Michael Jackson impersonator Justin Dean stops by the virtual lounge.  Dean discusses what Jackson fans can expect on the upcoming 80's Cruise as well as his love of all things MJ.  During the episode, Dean recalls when he first become enamored with all things Michael Jackson as well as when he first discovered he had a career impersonating the music legend. The episode concludes with Ty and Nick talking their top 5 all-time Michael Jackson hits. So,  sit back, relax, put on your red leather jacket and sequin glove, and don't "Beat It" out of the virtual lounge. 

 

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The Virtual Lounge is open and bartender Scott Mitchell is serving the suds up to all you Wookies and Jedi's.  It's a Star Wars edition of Beats and Eats.  Ty and Nick are joined by Florida film guy JW Colwell to get his review of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  It's a Star Wars lovevest as Colwell proclaims the reboot one of the best films in the series. The trio discuss how director J. J. Abrams and writer Lawrence Kasdan have gone back to the roots of the original film while keeping the beloved Star Wars themes fresh and relevant.  We do warn listeners there are spoilers throughout,  but we assume you've seen the movie at least twice by now. The episode concludes with Nick and JW listing their top Star Wars films in the series. If you are a Star Wars fanatic, this episode of Beats and Eats isn't to be missed.  So grab your light saber, and join the fun, the force is with you during this “happy hour for the mind.“ 

 

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The Virtual Lounge is open and Ty and Nick want their “MTV” on this edition of Beats & Eats.   The duo welcome Nina Blackwood and Alan Hunter, two of MTV’s original vj’s to the program.  Nina and Alan will be joining Ty and Nick on the upcoming 80’s Cruise (www.the80scruise.com) this February in Fort  Lauderdale.  The four talk about the upcoming trip, plus the 80’s renaissance.  Alan and Nina also chat about their love for 80’s music and their new roles on SiriusXm radio’s 80’s on 8.  If you love the 80’s, and are a huge fan of the music from that decade, then this episode is a must listen.  So put on your best neon, tease that hair, and crank up this “happy hour” for the mind.

 

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The Virtual Lounge is open and Ty and Nick welcome movie producer Lisa Bruce to this edition of Beats and Eats. Bruce produced the Academy Award nominated "The Theory Of Everything." Bruce explains to Nick and Ty how she painstakingly set out to tell the story of legendary physicist Stephen Hawking. Plus, the trio discuss her latest project "The Hollow." Bruce has high praise for the performance of actor/director Miles Doleac in the movie. The murder mystery is set in Mississippi. The three chat about the importance of being accurate when portraying the South on film. The three conclude the conversation by talking about how more women are needed behind the camera. Ty and Nick also talk their love for the new AMAZON PRIME series "Red Oaks." The series is set in 1985 and follows the adventures of 20-year-old David who is spending his summer working at a local country club. If you love movies, you won't want to miss this “Happy Hour" for the mind.

 

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The Virtual Lounge is open and you're welcome inside for another pop culture edition of Beats and Eats.  On today's show, Ty and Nick discuss how Cyber Monday beat black Friday in sales for the first time in history.  Does this mean we are becoming more disconnected from reality? Plus, the duo analyze the rise of hostility on Facebook.  Would people actually say these hateful words to one another face to face?The two wrap up the episode by highlighting the latest releases on Amazon Prime and Netflix. It's the perfect episode to cure the holiday blues.

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