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Tad & Drex’s Merry Little Christmas

Thank you for your donations! We have exceeded our goal for Merry Little Christmas 2018!

This year, B98.5’s Tad, Drex and Kara are giving ten deserving families a “Merry Little Christmas” filled with some big gifts! 

What You Missed

Great Big Give Back: Call-in Physicians Care Clinic 


Physicians Care Clinic ( provides healthcare to DeKalb County residents that are low income and do not have any health insurance. 


They are looking for adult medical providers that can donate their time. They would be coming to the clinic from 6-8pm. The clinic is an evening clinic so it would be after work (for the non retired folks).


They would also be interested in any dentists in DeKalb that would like to donate their time. They can call our office at 404-501-7940. It would be easier for DeKalb county providers as many of our patients are on the bus route or don't have reliable transportation.

Tad, Drex, and Kara's "Favorite Things" Under $20

"Oprah's Favorite Things" list includes extravagant items like a $168 adult onesie! So we decided to share OUR favorite things. The only requirement is that these items had to have been purchased in the last year, AND they had to cost under $20! Here are our picks: 

Tad's Favorite 

At $9.99, you can't go wrong with the "Veghetti" spiralizer! Turn ordinary vegetables into a healthy pasta! 4 cups of ordinary pasta? 800 calories. 4 cup serving of zuchinni pasta? SIXTY calories! Yes please! AND you can choose between thicker noodles or "angel hair" style!

Drex's Favorite 

This tool helps you find the exact angle of any corner in your house, so when you cut molding or woodwork, you get a perfect fit!

Kara's Favorite 

Hold the phone! Kara’s favorite thing is something she believes everyone needs in their life. It easily clips to your desk or nightstand to give you an extra hand supporting your cell phone or tablet while you scroll for hours!

Ludacris, Migos among Atlanta artists playing kickoff music fest for Super Bowl 53

To the hip-hop fans dismayed at the lack of Atlanta representation at the Super Bowl: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Melissa Ruggieri says you can relax.

ELectronic Arts Inc. and On Location Experience will host the EA Sports Bowl at the Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest on Jan. 31 with a lineup spotlighting homegrown stars including Ludacris, Migos, Lil Yachty, Lil Baby, Metro Boomin’ and a DJ set from Lil Jon.


Uber and Lyft Offer Discounted Rides to the Polls

To get the discount with Uber: launch the Uber app (make sure you've updated to the most recent version), tap Menu > Payment > Add Promo Code and enter the promotional code VOTE2018. This will allow you to request your ride using their special in-app polling place locater, though for the deal to be valid you'll have to select the most affordable tier option available in your city (e.g., Express Pool, Pool, or UberX, in that order). Just a heads up that you'll only be able to get $10 off your ride to the polls.


Lyft is handing out promo codes for 50% off your ride to your voting location on Tuesday. To get your code, you'll need to visit this page, and then plug it into your app by tapping the Promos tab. It's also important to note that the 50% off deal is only good on your ride to your polling place (and applies to a standard ride up to $5). Lyft is also taking things a bit further by providing free rides to underserved communities through nonpartisan nonprofit partners like Voto Latino, local Urban League affiliates, the National Federation of the Blind, Faith in Action, League of Women Voters, and the Student Vets of America.

(Source: Thrillist

Movie Insider A-Wood

A-Wood Casting Call: Brooklyn Twins

🎬 "Brooklyn" // Minor Roles // *Casting Identical Twins*

⭐️ Identical Twin Babies 

Ethnicity: Caucasian 

Ages : 6 Months to 18 Months

Location : TBD - Atlanta (or closely surrounding cities)

Rate : $150 / 4hrs per each child

Tentative Work Dates: December 12th / December 13th


⭐️ Baby (backup)

Ethnicity: Caucasian 

Ages : 6 Months to 18 Months

Location : TBD - Atlanta (or closely surrounding cities)

Rate : $150 / 4hrs

Tentative Work Dates: December 12th / December 13th


HOW TO APPLY (see link below) : 

A-Wood Casting Call: Game Show Audience



18-50 years old - Any Ethnicity 

Dressed in hip, nice attire like you are attending a hip nice restaurant.

Must have a government issued ID

Dates: Dec 3,4,6,7,10,11,13, and 14

You do not have to work all nights 

Start: 4pm approx 

Rate: 50/5 

If you stay longer than 5 hours you will be paid for more time 

Location: Downtown ATL

If you are available for one or more nights then please email - include 3 pics (head, body, and profile), age, ht, wt, and all contact info.

Subject: COMEDY S2

We will ask you your availability after you submit

A-Wood Casting Call: Raising Dion

Raising Dion – Michael B. Jordan


Work 3 Day Call: Mon 12/3 - Wed 12/5

Loc: Clarkston, GA

Rate: $140 per day

Child Photo Double: Looking for a male who portrays Caucasian, age 6-8, Height 3'11 - 4'1. Child must be comfortable wearing a wig for filming!

If your child fits this description, please submit an email to and include your name, number, your child's DOB, CURRENT height and CURRENT photo.

Subject line: "Child PD"



Looking for kids age 6-11 years and under 4'10 who can portray Caucasian, Asian, Hispanic or East Indian.

Filming Location: Clarkston, GA

Available Dates: Monday 12/3, Tuesday 12/4 + Wednesday 12/5 (you do NOT need to be available for all Three Dates! You can pick 1 or 2!)

If your child fits this description, please send your phone number, CURRENT photo of your child & their height to RAISINGDION@CENTRALCASTING.COM.

Subject line: "SCIENCE FAIR"

When casting for minors, make certain you register your child:


Work: Multiple Dates Available!

Sat 12/1, Mon 12/3, Tue 12/4 and/or Wed 12/5

Location: Clarkston, GA

Rate: $75/8

Now Casting: Adults over the age of 18 to portray Teachers, Staff & Parents. Specifically looking for people who portray Caucasian, Asian, Hispanic & East Indian.

Available Film Dates: Saturday 12/1, Monday 12/3, Tuesday 12/4 + Wednesday 12/5. You do not have to do all four dates, please specify in your submission which dates you are available for.

*On Saturday: you must be available to work with your car (No red, white or black). You will receive a $25 auto bump

To submit, send your name, phone number, sizes & current photo to RAISINGDION@CENTRALCASTING.COM.

Subject line: "SCHOOL SCENE"

Please include your availability. If submitting to work with your vehicle, you must include Year, Make, Model & Color!

A-Wood Casting: Atlanta Pitch Summit

The Original Marketplace for PITCHING in the Southeast,November 15th-17th 2018!

This is the most anticipated entertainment networking event in the Southeast. Established in 2011, The Atlanta Pitch Summit elevated Atlanta yet another level by creating a local platform that’s as common in Hollywood West as movie premiers. Aspiring and professional screenwriters, filmmakers and content producers had an opportunity to sit at the feet of accomplished Hollywood veterans and content acquisition executives to learn the ropes and pitch their ideas. This annual event draws Motion Picture and the Television industry’s most prominent studios, development/creative executives, producers, talent/literary agents, managers, attorneys & casting directors.

In collaboration with Comast/NBCUniversal-The Farm offers a variety of programs to support and nurture selected startups and entrepreneurs, including a twice-a-year, three-month accelerator program, premium incubator office space, cutting-edge hardware prototype lab and coworking.

The Farm will help identify and nurture tech entrepreneurs who are creating the innovations of tomorrow.“The Farm is a natural aggregation point for all those entrepreneurs who think they have the next multi-billion dollar idea that Comcast can take advantage of” said Bill Connors, President of Comcast’s Central Division. The Farm is part of Comcast NBCUniversal and is operated by Boomtown Accelerator, founded in Boulder, Colorado.


This is your chance to present yourself, your story ideas, brand or tech/product directly to those in the business who can greenlight your project! Two intense days establishing vital industry contacts, The Atlanta Pitch Summit™ is a unique opportunity to:

  • Learn to put together a pitch package
  • Gain polished pitching skills through in depth courses
  • Learn to network with the pros and more
  • Pitch your project to tv networks and film studios
  • Meet one on one with executives in the entertainment industry
  • Find distribution for your project
  • Sell your material
  • Land a vital role

Newly Added: Start Ups/Entrepreneurs Pitching to Angel Investors for Products/Brands/Tech

Sponsored By: Comcast/NBCUniversal-The Farm 

Event Location:755 Battery Ave.Atlanta, GA 30339

The Great Big Give Back

Tad & Drex Great Big Give Back

The B98.5’s Tad & Drex morning show is going all over Atlanta volunteering at charities… want it to be yours? Enter right now for B98.5's Great Big Give Back, presented by Kroger! Every month we’ll pick a great local charity and send Tad, Drex and Kara out to volunteer with them for the day!

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