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North Fond du Lac man accused of using stolen underwear to set fires – WBay

Michael L. Miller, 43, has been charged in Fond du Lac County with 27 counts–including arson and possession of child pornography.

Details of the case were revealed in a criminal complaint obtained by Action 2 News. Miller, who was officially charged in Fond du Lac County Court today is being held on $200,000 bail.

Man arrested after camping on Disney World’s Discovery Island during coronavirus pandemic – USAToday

Disney World has been closed since mid-March as the world faces the coronavirus pandemic. One man saw the closure as an opportunity to turn a Disney island into his personal campsite, but that didn’t last long.

Richard McGuire, 42, from Mobile, Alabama, was arrested April 30 after camping on Walt Disney World’s Discovery Island, according to an arrest report acquired by USA TODAY. He was banned from all Disney properties and charged with trespassing. 

Man dies after shooting Webster Groves police officer on I-44 – KMOV

Murder Hornets Make a Delicious Snack? – NYPost

Police Are Hunting for an “Aggressive Chicken” Harassing People at a Bank – KLFY

 A new scientific paper out of Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico found the dominant strain of coronavirus is now a mutated, more contagious version that spreads faster.

Pfizer is about to start clinical trials on a promising vaccine that could actually be ready for wide distribution by the end of the year if it’s safe.

Scientists at Arizona State University have found a new mutation of the virus that WEAKENS it.  The same mutation was found in SARS in 2003 as it started to weaken.

Only 7% of small businesses have gotten any loans from the stimulus.  Meanwhile, WALMART of all places got a $12.6 million loan intended for struggling doctors and hospitals.  They’ve refunded the money.

Lord & Taylor department stores look like they’re going to be another major retail casualty of the pandemic.  Once they can re-open, apparently their plan is to just liquidate inventory.  They’ve been around since 1826.

A woman in South Carolina was arrested on Saturday for going on a LICKING SPREE at a grocery store.

And the police in Michigan are looking for a guy who wiped his nose on a Dollar Tree employee’s shirt after she asked him to wear a mask.

While most airlines are automatically blocking off middle seats right now, Frontier Airlines has decided to charge people an extra $39 if they want the middle seat next to them to be empty.  Airlines never cease to amaze, huh?

A woman in Pennsylvania was diagnosed with coronavirus . . . then went out to a party and ran errands in the next few days.  She was arrested and spent a night in jail.

For Wayback Wednesday, here’s a great rock and roll success story:  The same day Brian Johnson auditioned to replace Bon Scott as AC/DC’s lead singer, he recorded the jingle for a Hoover vacuum cleaner commercial.  Apparently, he wasn’t that confident about AC/DC, because he thought, at 32, he was quote, “an old fart.”  Plus, the Hoover gig paid around 700 bucks.  But his AC/DC audition blew the band away, and he was announced as their new lead singer on April 1st, 1980.  That same month, his Hoover commercial aired.  And to this day, no vacuum cleaner has risen to that level of coolness again.

A lawyer for Amanda Bynes says she is not pregnant after all, despite the fact she posted saying she was, Us Weekly reports. In the March 17 post, Bynes added an image of a sonogram with her name on it, with the caption saying she had a “baby on board.” The actress’ boyfriend Paul Michael also posted the sonogram that same day. However lawyer David Esquibias said Monday that she is not pregnant, but didn’t offer any details. He also said that Bynes is currently, “not living in a sober living facility. She’s sheltering at a safe environment.” He’d also earlier told the outlet that Bynes is getting treatment for her “ongoing mental health issues.”

Judi Dench hated the costume she wore in last year’s Cats.. “The cloak I was made to wear!” Dench said of her furry costume. “Like five foxes f**king on my back.” Dench played the cat Old Deuteronomy in the largely panned adaptation of the hit musical. She still hasn’t seen the entire film, but she was displeased with the way the character looked. “A battered, mangy old cat,” she lamented. “A great big orange bruiser. What’s that about?” CNN reports that Dench, now at 85-years-old, is the oldest person to ever grace the cover of Vogue U.K. for its June 2020 issue.

Mashable took to its Twitter account Tuesday to ask its followers, “What’s the best ‘So Bad It’s Good’ movie?” Here are 10 great responses

1.      “Cats is up there. Obviously The Room and Troll 2. Santa Girl is something else, for sure.”

2.      “Spiceworld”

3.      “Mars Attacks”

4.      “Starship Troopers”

5.      “Showgirls”

6.      “Con Air”

7.      “Demolition Man”

8.      “Team America”

9.      “Sausage Party”

10.  “Big Trouble in Little China. Period.”

Looks like Jerry Seinfeld is trying to pull back or something… he’s likely done with his series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee…“We haven’t planned anything with that show … I feel like I may have done that exploration at this point.” He also said that his new Netflix special, 23 Hours to Kill, may be his last. “Don’t overstay your welcome,” he said of standup specials.  

A California appeals court has overturned a 2017 jury verdict awarding Quincy Jones $9.4 million in Michael Jackson royalties.  Jones had sued the estate claiming that he was owed royalties from songs hed produced that were used in the concert film This is It and two Cirque du Soleil shows. The appeals court ruled Tuesday that the jury misinterpreted a contract that it was the judge’s job to interpret. It took away some $6.9 million that jurors had said Jones was owed for his production of “Billie Jean,” “Thriller,” and more of Jackson’s biggest hits. The court also found that the jury wrongly award Jones additional licensing fees, got the royalty rate wrong, and incorrectly awarded Jones money for remixes of Jackson’s master recordings. The appeals court did allow Jones to keep $2.5 million for instances when they did use his masters.   

If you’ve ever wanted to have DANIEL RADCLIFFE read “Harry Potter” to you . . . well, thanks to the coronavirus, it’s happening. It’s for an ongoing series called “Harry Potter at Home“, which J.K. Rowling announced last month, to provide, quote, “a bit of magic to keep children amused and interested while we’re on lockdown.” It’ll feature special guests reading the first “Harry Potter” book, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” . Daniel reads the first chapter, “The Boy Who Lived”. Future chapters will be released each week throughout the spring and into the summer.  There are 17 chapters in all. Not all the readers have been announced, and not all of them are actors from the movies.  Some of the future readers will include David Beckham, Dakota Fanning, Eddie Redmayne, and Stephen Fry, who read the British version of the “Harry Potter” audiobooks. To see Daniel reading the first chapter, go to WizardingWorld.com.  You can also sign-up to be notified when future chapters are released.  There’s also an audio-only version on Spotify. 

A former Disney employee went on TikTok and gave her honest opinions of the celebrities she met.  Here’s what she had to say . . . So who were the last 2 she was talking about? Mariah and Nick Cannon. Here is her explaination. She also said Demi Lovato was  “Very kind.  She was also a great singer live.  And Kobe Bryant:  “He was so sweet and his family was so sweet.  They were beautiful and I’m really sad that he’s gone.”

Netflix released a trailer for their upcoming comedy series, “Space Force.”  In it, Steve Carell is hired to lead the new branch of service.   “Space Force,” is set for a May 29 launch, and touts a stellar cast that includes John Malkovich, Jane Lynch, Lisa Kudrow,

It sounds like those rumors about TOM CRUISE making a movie in space were true. Yesterday, a NASA administrator Tweeted, quote, “NASA is excited to work with Tom Cruise on a film aboard the [International Space Station]. “We need popular media to inspire a new generation of engineers and scientists to make NASA’s ambitious plans a reality.” If this happens, it’ll be the first narrative, non-documentary film to be shot in space.

HBO Max is developing some kind of “quarantine cooking show” featuring SELENA GOMEZ.  It was inspired by Selena spending more time in the kitchen.  A press release says, quote, “Despite her many talents, it remains to be seen if cooking is one of them.” It debuts May 27th. She will be joined by master chefs and a food charity will be involved.

David Chase just wrote a new “Sopranos” scene where the characters deal with life in quarantine.  Steve Schirripa said, quote, “It’s the first time he’s written [these characters] since 2007.” By the way, the timeline doesn’t actually work for it to be 2020 . . . because it includes some characters that died on the show.  See it at Vulture.com.

Hank Azaria has been doing character voices on “The Simpsons” for 32 years.  He was a guest with Conan last night and was asked what voices are the toughest on his vocal cords. And what voice is his favorite to do

Barack and Michelle Obama will both deliver virtual commencement speeches to the class of 2020 on YouTube next month, as part of the digital “Dear Class of 2020” graduation show. There will also be speeches by Lady Gaga, and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Three members of ‘N Sync . . . Joey Fatone, Lance Bass, and Chris Kirkpatrick . . . have organized a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Orlando, Florida for the All-In Challenge. Country superstar Luke Combs is among the musicians writing and releasing new songs about life during coronavirus quarantine. He wrote and recorded a song called “Six Feet Apart”. More than 40 such tracks have been released since the pandemic began. Bono, twenty one pilots level of conern. Pitbull, Randy Newman, OneRepublic, Michael Bublé.  Others are re-working old classics, like Queen and Adam Lambert releasing“You Are the Champions” in support of health care workers. Other singers like Gloria Estefan and Avril Lavigne have also re-worked older songs. Jon Bon Jovi wrote “Do What You Can” after volunteering during the crisis.

BIRTHDAYS


Naomi Scott
 
is 27.  Jasmine in the live-action “Aladdin” remake. 

Chris Paul is 35.  Point guard for the Houston Rockets.

Marty Brodeur is 48.  

George Clooney is 59.

Roma Downey is 60.  “Touched By An Angel” 

Tom Bergeron is 65.  “Dancing with the Stars” host.

Bob Seger is 75

And today’s BURTON BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY…he has a career batting average just over .300. He’s a 24x all star.  A world series champion.  2x NL MVP.  Was the NL rookie of the year in 1951.  He made the MLB All-Century and ALL-TIME team.  The Sporting News put out a “best baseball players of all-time” list and he was second.  He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1979.  His number is retired by the Giants…Willie Mays is 89 years young. 

PORNO BIRTHDAY

MASON STORM

Today’s birthday girl has been thrown around more than washers at a STL BBQ in 206 fine films including:

  • Big Wet Asses
  • Asses of Face Destruction
  • Booty Duty Volume 11
  • Straight Bait
  • Jiggly Jackpot
  • Trample
  • Lets See If Yours Works For My Daughter
  • And who could forget…her unforgettable role in…Welcome To Boob Town

MASON STORM is 46 YEARS OLD

Bored tonight?  There’s a really cool event you can check out.  You can check out the Cardinals Town Hall Event with Ozzie Smith, Willie McGee, Ricky Horton and Dan McLaughlin.  It all happens tonight at 7:00 p.m. The events description online says: Enjoy an evening of baseball discussion with Cardinals Hall of Famers Ozzie Smith, Willie McGee, Cardinals Alumnus and current broadcaster Ricky Horton hosted by Dan McLaughlin.  You can go to the Cardinals website to “register” right now.

At least one Major League Baseball team told its players to be ready to start an adjusted 2020 season July 1, although it was more for preparation purposes than knowing that date was set in stone. The Cleveland Indians estimated in a discussion with members of the organization that a second spring training would start June 10.  One former player tweeted out…”Officials made it clear the dates were mere targets, fully expected to change. They simply want players to be prepared if the league meets all of the challenges necessary to play.” There is still plenty of uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, especially in the United States, and the idea that it could be on the table is far less definitive than saying that is surely the plan.

Former Packers great Brett Favre has been mentioned in what is being described as “Mississippi’s largest embezzlement scandal on record.” According to a report, Favre’s organization, Favre Enterprises, was paid $1.1 million as part of a $94 million state embezzlement scandal from the 2019 fiscal year. Money that was meant to help poor Mississippians instead was spent on cars and a college baseball tournament sponsorship, among other things. The state’s 104-page audit of the Mississippi Department of Human Services found Favre was paid in two installments — $500,000 in December 2017 and $600,000 in June 2018 — for appearing at three different events, appearing on a radio show and holding a keynote address. The audit determined the money he made from said engagements was “unreasonable.” Moreover, auditors found Favre “did not speak nor was he present for those events.” Favre received payments from the Mississippi Community Education Center, a nonprofit organization that received roughly $4 million as part of the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. Favre has yet to comment on the case or his relation to it. He faces no criminal charges.

Frank Gore will be back for a 16th NFL season after the 36-year-old running back reportedly signed a one-year deal with the New York Jets Tuesday. Gore, who turns 37 later this month, has a golden opportunity to break a record that was once believed to never have been surpassed.  The shelf life of a running back is short to begin with, but Gore has defied the odds for years. Gore continues to run at a high level in his mid-30s and has an opportunity to rewrite the record books in his age-37 season. Marcus Allen is the only running back to see anything more than a few carries at age 37, the final season of a Hall of Fame career. Allen’s final year was in 1997 with the Chiefs, where he carried the ball 124 times for 505 yards and scored 11 rushing touchdowns.

Almost a month after Kyle Larson’s use of the N-word during an iRacing event possibly may have cost him his NASCAR career and his primary sponsors, ​the driver will return to racing Friday. Larson will race the No. 57 sprint car when the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series returns May 8 at Knoxville Raceway in Iowa. Retired NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne will also race at Knoxville for the sprint car team he owns. Larson remains indefinitely suspended by NASCAR, but a World of Outlaws spokesman says that Larson had completed the sensitivity training required for his return to dirt racing. As for Larson’s return to stock car racing, NASCAR says it “will not have anything to communicate until we announce his reinstatement at a later date.”

ESPN is looking to capitalize on the momentum created by The Last Dance. Yesterday, execs said that it is has pushed up the release date of three of its forthcoming films—documentaries on Lance Armstrong, Bruce Lee and Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. It now plans on releasing its latest projects in the weeks immediately after the end of the Jordan series. ESPN’s two-part documentary, Lance, will air on May 24 and May 31. On June 7, the network will debut Be Water, which will chronicle Bruce Lee’s story. ESPN’s feature Long Gone Summer, about McGwire and Sosa’s home run chase in 1998 will air on June 14.