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BEHIND THE SCENES with Scott Carty... War Dogs | Ben-Hur | Kubo and the Two Strings
Based on the story of two young men who won a contract from the Pentagon to arm allies of the USA in Afghanistan, together Efraim Diveroli and David Packouz exploit a government initiative for businesses to rake in taxpayer dollars. Starring Jonah Hill and Miles Teller. War Dogs (R)
Starring Jack Huston, Judah Ben-Hur loses everything after his adopted brother Messala played by Toby Kebbell, returns as an officer in the Roman Army to Jerusalem and accuses the young prince of treason. After enduring years as a slave on a galley at sea, Ben-Hur finally gets to exact vengeance when fate brings the estranged brothers to an epic and deadly chariot race. Ben-Hur (PG-13)
It’s a 3D stop-motion fantasy action adventure film directed by Travis Knight in which Kubo’s peaceful existence comes crashing down when he accidentally summons a vengeful spirit from the past. Kubo joins forces with various gods and monsters to save his family and solve the mystery of his fallen father, the greatest samurai warrior the world has ever known. Voice acting features stars Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron and Matthew McConaughey. Kubo and the Two Strings (PG)
Chad is taking a week of vacation ahead of the final two months of the 2016 Presidential Campaign. As he spends some quality time with his six year old son before it's time for Jack to head back to school, we are offering up some nuggets of the best moments from the past few months on the Chad Benson Show each day. If you know Chad, you know that he can't completely 'check out' even when he's supposed to. So, stay in touch with his thoughts and perspective on any breaking news and current events by following him on Twitter and become a friend of the Chad Benson Show on Facebook!
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THE NEXT AMERICAN PRESIDENT
Acknowledging that many Americans choose a President based solely on personality, maybe we need a reality show to cut through the muck!
THE GREAT STONE WALL OF DISNEY
Mickey, the mouse who built Disney, weighs in on the wall Disney is building around the Walt Disney World lake where a toddler was killed by an alligator.
OWN YOUR OWN PIECE OF THE MOON
Dennis Hope claims he owns the Moon due to a UN charter loophole and has sold over six thousand plots for $12 million to folks like GW Bush.
JUMPING FOR JOY WITHOUT A PARACHUTE
Chad ponders the real reason we watch stunts like the one Luke Aikens engaged in jumping from a plane at 25,000 feet with no parachute.
SETTING SIGHTS ON HILLARY CLINTON
Dinesh D'Souza, the rabble-rousing documentary filmmaker, has just released a new eye-opener about Hillary that sheds even more light on issues of trust.
DID P-T-S-D DRIVE COP KILLER IN LOUISIANA?
Chad talks with Gary Gillis, a Marine who served and socialized with Baton Rouge cop killer Gavin Long, to try and have a better understanding of the tragedy.
LORETTA LYNCHED BY SECRET DRONE
Chad lays his hands on privy drone footage from that secret meeting the Attorney General had with former President Bill Clinton. NSFW
HETEROSEXUAL PRIDE DAY IS A THING
Hopefully you didn't miss having a fabulous, straight day as America celebrated being heterosexual, and it left a lasting impression on many people!
CHAD'S SOLUTION TO THE ABORTION DEBATE
Post-SCOTUS decision on abortion access in Texas and beyond, Chad has had enough and tells us how to solve the issue once and for all.
FROM SUPER-ATHLETE TO ADDICT AND BACK
Todd Marinovich, dubbed "Robo-QB" in high school, who spiraled into addiction and found his way back as a painter, talks with Chad about Johnny Manziel.
TAKING A HOLIDAY FROM BEING A HUMAN
Thomas Thwaites, author of "Goat Man," tells Chad why he completely transformed himself into a goat, and went to live in a herd of the wild animals.
IMAM RESPONDS TO ORLANDO TERROR
Imam Taha Hassane joined Chad immediately after the Orlando Gay nightclub massacre by a Muslim American, to express outrage and sorrow.
BOBBY BROWN GETS DOWN WITH A GHOST
Whitney Houston's ex, and singer Bobby Brown, told 20/20 that he bought a spooky Atlanta mansion where he woke to sounds of him having sex with a ghost.
CHAD REMEMBERS MEETING MUHAMMAD ALI
"The Greatest" sports icon of the 20th Century died at the age of 74 after a long battle with Parkinson's and Chad has some poignant words of tribute.
TERRIBLE MISTAKE LEADS TO BEAR'S DEATH
Officials at Great Smoky Mountains National Park killed the wrong bear after a bear attack. Then the firm of Yogi, Smokey, Paddington & Care stepped in.
TRUMP 101: THE TRUMP FACTOR
Savannah State University students earn credits for taking a course devoted to the rise of Trump in U.S. politics as we learn from Professor Robert Smith.
BIGGEST LOSER LAWSUIT
Suzanne Mendonca didn't keep the weight off after her appearance on the biggest loser and now she wants the show to pay for her 150 pound rebound.
MICKEY MOUSE DOESN'T FEEL THE BERN
Bernie Sanders dissed the House that the Mouse built, claiming that Disney pays low wages and mistreats employees. But, Mickey says it's a LIE!
BISON BUTTHEADS CAUSE ITS DEATH
Two international tourists separated a baby bison from its mom at Yellowstone and drove it in their SUV to the rangers office 'because it was cold.'
WEATHER GAL'S SHOULDERS CAUSE STORM
KTLA's meteorologist was in the middle of a forecast when complaints about her attire led to her being handed a frumpy sweater live on-the-air.
DOING ALL WE CAN FOR OUR FELLOW MAN
Trump has said, "We're going to take care of people who are dying on the street," and Chad takes those words to heart saying we need to do better.
INSANE AIRPORT SECURITY WAIT TIMES
Is the only way to fix this problem to get rid of the TSA? That's what Benjamin Powell is advocating and he makes his case in this interview.
HERE COME THE POTTY POLICE!
The USA is suing North Carolina. North Carolina is suing the USA. And, it all has to do with what ya got and where you go. To the bathroom, that is.
SLIPPERY SLOPE FROM VICODIN TO HEROIN
Ken Seeley from A&E's Intervention talks with us about the grip of opioid addiction and the challenges we face in dealing with this national epidemic.
PARENTS FIGHTING HEROIN STIGMA
The parents of Emmett Scannell, a 20 year old college sophomore who died from heroin use, try to shine a light on the epidemic affecting good kids.
PLAYGROUND CONCUSSIONS ON THE RISE
Remember when you were a kid and the crazy stuff you used to do on swings and monkey bars? A new study says injuries on the playground are a problem.
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