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May The 4th Quiz: Are You A Star Wars Geek?

Are you a Star Wars Geek? Answer these questions to find out:   Have you ever passed out while trying to move a pencil across the desk with the Force? Is you house a mess with the exception of for “Star Wars Area.”? Have you ever found yourself quoting the opening lines of “A New Hope”…..and not finish until 125 minutes later. Have you ever found yourself in the throws of passion with your mate.. And realized that in your mind you’re still rearranging your action figures on your shelf. Ever woken up with a hangover, blood on your hands, and a ripped t-shirt that says Trekkies Forever? Do you have a tan line from your Darth Vader helmet.

New study says country music mentions drugs more than any other genre

According to a recent study by Addictions.com, country music mentions drugs more than any other musical genre, with the most-referenced drug being marijuana.

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Those results may come as a shock to some listeners who assumed that rap or hip-hop music might reference drugs more, but 1.6 percent of all country music surveyed by Addictions.com’s Song Meanings Application Programming Interface (API) references drugs on average, compared to less than 1.3 percent on average in hip-hop music.

Jazz music came in second place, although the study does not disclose the average percentage.

But what constitutes a drug reference? And what counts as “country” music for Addictions.com? For starters, alcoholic beverages are not classified as drugs in the study (or else, country music would win this by a landslide). According to the methodology of the study, Addictions.com “scraped song lyrics from Song Meanings API and analyzed drug mentions, what drugs were involved, and how it changed over time, and grouped drug slang words together in their respected drug categories.”

After going over the data from songs from country, rock, jazz, rap/hip-hop, pop, folk and electronic genres from 1933 until now, the drug references were grouped into seven categories: 

Pills (which includes all Opiates except Heroin, Benzodiazepines, Sleep medication, and ADHD medication), Heroin, Marijuana, LSD, Cocaine (which includes both crack cocaine and cocaine), Ecstasy (This includes MDMA and molly), and Meth.

After all that, country music came out on top, with 1.6 percent of all songs studied since 1933 referencing some sort of drug. According to the study, the top three drugs referenced in country music were marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine. 

It should be noted that most country songs decry drug consumption (with the exception of alcohol, and, very recently, marijuana). No country artists were mentioned in the study, but artists like Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Old Crow Medicine Show, Jamey Johnson, John Prine and many others have referenced marijuana, pills, cocaine or heroin in their songs as hazardous and not recreational.

However, once the study results are broken down into the musicians that reference drugs the most, country artists don’t even crack the Top 10. That honor goes to all hip-hop artists, most notably Kottonmouth Kings, Eminem, The Game, Lil’ Wayne and Jay-Z.

If you want to see just how many country music songs reference drugs, take a listen to the playlist below (though we would never condone the use of recreational drugs).

John Legend Makes mundane Things Sound Sexy

Therapist/Life Coach Chantel Cohen

Tad had his therapist on the show Tuesday to get advice for a caller who had a history of broken promises from family members. If you think you might need individual or couples counseling, Chantel comes highly recommended.  Check out here website here.

Starbucks Barista Has Meltdown Over Unicorn Frappuccino

READ: The Worst ingredient in Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino & Why You Shouldn’t Drink It. A Starbucks barista posted a humorous rant about the Unicorn Frappuccino, asking people not to order it: “I have unicorn crap all in my hair and on my nose. If you love us, as baristas, DON’T ORDER IT!” PEOPLE TRY THE UNICORN FRAPPUCCINO  

Peep-Za? Ideas for Leftover Easter Candy!

What do you do to get all that Easter candy out of the house as quickly as possible?  It’s time to get creative! http://www.today.com/offsite/martha-stewart-bobby-flay-and-other-celebrity-chefs-try-peeps-pizza-921565251670 Check out a few cocktails which deliciously incorporate leftover Easter Candy.

Burger King Ad Triggers Google Device

A new online Burger King ad ends with the commercial’s actor speaking to the viewer’s Google-powered digital assistant, which triggers it to finish a list of Whopper ingredients. Fortunately, Google caught on to the trick and made sure it will not work.  Thank you Google!  Great idea, but no cigar Burger King!  

Glenn Jacobs, WWE star 'Kane,' officially announces his bid for mayor

When Glenn Jacobs' treasurer filed the necessary paperwork for a potential political campaign last month, it became national news that the World Wrestling Entertainment star known as “Kane” might run for mayor of Knox County, Tennessee.

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On Tuesday, Jacobs made it official. Speaking to a crowd at Sweet P’s Barbecue and Soul House, the pro wrestler announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination for mayor.

>> RELATED: Libertarian Republican Eric Brakey, “Maine’s 28-year-old political wunderkind” announces U.S. Senate run

“As Knox County mayor I promise to keep taxes low and make Knox County a place everyone can be proud of,” Jacobs promised. “I see my role as that of a facilitator among the different communities in our area. And also I think that Mayor (Tim) Burchett has done a very good job with transparency in government and I would continue along those lines.”

The 2018 election for Knox County mayor will be for an open seat to replace Burchett.

Jacobs focused on the themes of jobs, education and smaller government, repeating a version of Ronald Reagan’s conservative mantra that “government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.”

Glenn Jacobs announcing his bid for mayor

The WWE star told Rare on Tuesday that his belief in free markets and individual liberty were part of what interested him in becoming involved in politics, and he saw his Republican brand as being similar to that of libertarians like Sen. Rand Paul, Reps. Justin Amash and Thomas Massie, and also his own congressman, Rep. Jimmy Duncan.

Jacobs has lived in Knox County for over two decades, roughly the same amount of time his “Kane” character has endured as one of the top stars in the pro wrestling industry.

“For the past 22 years I’ve had the pleasure of living here in East Tennessee,” Jacobs said Tuesday. “Because my career with the WWE has taken me all around the world on a weekly basis, me family and I could live pretty much anywhere in the U.S.”

“We live here because we want to,” Jacobs said to applause. “We live here because we love it here.”

Jacobs and his wife Crystal own an insurance agency in the Knoxville area.

>> RELATED: WWE superstar puts libertarian charity first in dancing appearance back home

At least two other challengers for mayor are expected to run, including County Commissioner Bob Thomas, who has already announced, and Knox County Sheriff Jimmy Jones.

Though Jacobs wrestled under other monikers prior for a number of years, his “Kane” character was introduced to WWE fans in 1997.

Disclosure: Glenn Jacobs is a Rare contributor.

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