Gabatron Morning Briefing – 4-27-16: Watch Your F***ing Language

According to a new data, more people are swearing in public these days. We’re basically using the F-bomb as a comma. According to the University of Chicago a quarter of Americans use “effin'” at least once a day, according to its most recent survey. That’s up 10 points from a similar question asked in 2006. Some 34 percent of admit using some kind of profanity in public at least sometimes.

One in four 18-34 year olds in Great Britain would be willing to date a robot. They do however feel it’s important that the robot look like a human. In slightly less creepy news, 50% would be willing to replace their bank card with an implanted computer chip.

A Burger King employee in Michigan is America’s newest hero. A woman was dying of cancer and wanted one last request… a Whopper. It was 4am on New Years Eve, so it was a little tough to find a place that was both open and willing to make one, but eventually one employee went the extra mile to fulfill her dying wish. They were just now able to track down the hero. It truly shows the decline of America, if a Whopper is the best thing someone can come up with for their dying wish. We used to have big dreams, then Obama killed NASA.

The 2016 Presidential race is making workplaces a little more awkward. A study says that 94% of respondents say that they’ve been hearing political discussions at work.

From the “Awkward Timing” file: A Judge has set the next the Trump University lawsuit hearing for first day of the Republican convention.

Disney has announced a ton of new projects, in addition to all of the Marvel and Star Wars projects they have brewing. Among other things, they are making a live-action Dumbo movie with Tim Burton and a sequel to Mary Poppins. How about a new character from time to time?

According to scienticians, you may think it’s adorable but your dog hates it when you hug them. Apparently the physical contact stresses them out.

As Kelly Ripa turns: Michael Strahan is going to leave Live in May instead of September as originally planned.

Free food alert: Insomnia Cookies in Wicker Park will be offering free cookies through May 2nd.

Keith Conrad got his first job in radio in Huntsville, Alabama the day after the 2000 Presidential election when he was a freshman in college. He’s produced radio shows in Huntsville, Milwaukee, WI, Atlanta, GA and finally back in his hometown of Chicago. Currently he lives in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood steps away from the Red Line. The train goes by so often you don’t even notice it. Keith has been dabbling in the Internet arts for a while now, in various roles both professional and just for fun.

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