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New Movies This Week: ‘Lucy,’ ‘Hercules’ and ‘And So It Goes’

The box office gets a jolt this week, with a pair of action thrillers making their debuts, plus an easygoing family comedy to put a smile on your face.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Illusionist Attempts to Read Your Mind Through the TV [Video]

A show on National Geographic Channel called "Brain Games" aims to "get inside your head and show you what's really going on in there with an intricate series of interactive experiments designed to mess with your mind and reveal the inner-workings of your brain."

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Straight White Guy Festival Possibly Coming to Columbus, Ohio [Video]

Residents in Columbus, Ohio, are confused by flyers that are going up in a local park for a festival that has to be a hoax.

The flyer is promoting a Straight White Guy Festival, which apparently is coming to the park in September, WBNS-10TV reports.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s ‘Hercules’ Beard Was Made From Pubes [Video]

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson was a guest on "Live with Kelly and Michael" on Tuesday to promote his latest work in the movie "Hercules."

When Kelly Ripa asked The Rock about the makeup process and how long it took on a daily basis, his answer was pretty surprising.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: This Denmark Amusement Park Ride Is Not a Ride at All [Video/Poll]

OK, let's just get this out of the way right now. This ride, the Sky Tower, located at Tivoli Friheden in Denmark, is in no way a ride at all.

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On Tap with Summer Craft Beer Festival 2014 [Photos]

John Ball Park was the venue and craft beers were the main course Saturday.

The fourth annual Summer Craft Beer Festival poured, played, entertained and fed hundreds from across Grand Rapids, West Michigan and beyond on a summery afternoon and early evening with sunshine and temperatures creeping into the low 80s.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Joaquin Phoenix’s Upside Down Forehead Is Hilarious! [Video]

Joaquin Phoenix is an Academy Award-nominated actor, but it's the performance of his forehead that has people talking.

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Fourth Annual Summer Craft Beer Festival: July 19 at John Ball Park in Grand Rapids

The Summer Craft Beer Festival is returning.

The fourth annual Summer Craft Beer Festival is 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 19 at John Ball Park in Grand Rapids, and is co-sponsored by 97.9 WGRD, Channel 95.7, 98.7 WFGR, 100.5 The River and 1410 AM The Touch.

At Summer Craft Beer Festival, enjoy samples of more than 100 beers, ciders and mead from some of the country’s best craft breweries -- currently at about four dozen confirmed and still counting!

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2014 Emmy Awards: HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Snags 19 Nominations, ‘Fargo’ 18

The 2014 Emmy Awards nominations have arrived.

The nominations were announced this morning by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly in Los Angeles.

It was a big day for 'Game of Thrones' as the HBO series nabbed its most nominations yet, leading the way with 19.

'Fargo' followed closely behind with 18, 'American Horror Story: Coven' with 17 and the final season of 'Breaking Bad' with 16 (HBO's 'True Detective' scored 12 nominations with both Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson nominated for Best Actor).

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How Kiefer Sutherland Coined His ’24′ Catch Phrase [Video]

"Dammit!"

Jimmy Fallon might sound a bit like Pee Wee Herman when he screams out Jack Bauer's '24' catchphrase on his 'Tonight Show,' but that doesn't detract from the power of star Kiefer Sutherland's signature yelled expletive.

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Amway Family Fireworks’ Fifth of July: Downtown Grand Rapids Lit Up! [Photos]

Downtown Grand Rapids was lit up for the Fifth of July with the Amway Family Fireworks.

A few thousand people came to Ah-Nab-Awen park to enjoy some food, drink, music, entertainment, activities and, of course, the 20-minute fireworks spectacular!

Music from The Rhythm Aces, Vox Vidorra, and Three's a Crowd performed into the evening, as well as some amazing acrobatics and aerial work from the Daredevil Circus Company!

Then, the sky over downtown Grand Rapids lit up with an amazing fireworks show, to honor all those who serve and protect our freedoms and lives!

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#GRFireworks: Amway Family Fireworks Rocks Live via Twitter, Instagram on ‘GRD!

The Amway Family Fireworks today at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in Grand Rapids is more than just the rockets' red glare celebrating the Independence Day holiday weekend.

It's tunes, grub, fun, hanging, chilling, frolicking and rollicking at the downtown GR festival, which runs from mid-afternoon to past dusk and which 97.9 WGRD's Jackie, Johnnie Walker and Metalhead Ned are all gonna be rocking at.

Share what you're doing and seeing via Twitter or Instagram, posting those tweets and pics using the hashtag #GRFireworks, and see it all posted below on WGRD because 'GRD rocks right along with ya!

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