More Than a Third of People Would Keep Eating Food at a Restaurant If They Found a Hair in It – YouGov
Naked Ocala woman tased after destroying Outback, Mojo Grill in rampage – Ocala-News
What is something legal that should be illegal? – Reddit
‘They’re not getting the chimps’ – Caregiver defies PETA and federal judge – Fox2Now
Jeans That Look Like You’ve Been Attacked by a Ninja Are Selling for $375 – BoingBoing
Governors offer $2,000 incentive to get people back to work – GO
Sex-toy-carrying drone interrupts mayoral candidate’s event in New Mexico – SecurityInfoWatch
Apple ‘pays millions of dollars in compensation’ to 21-year-old student after repair techs copy explicit images from her iPhone and post them online – Dailymail
American, Southwest Airlines Won’t Resume Alcoholic Beverage Service, Citing Passenger Behavior – FoodAndWine
Delta flight forced to make emergency landing after passenger tries to breach cockpit – TheHill
Someone recently pointed out that more than 20 years ago, when ELLIE KEMPER was 19, she participated in a St. Louis debutante event called the Veiled Prophet Ball . . . which was founded in 1878 and has roots in white supremacy. So yesterday, she apologized (link) and denounced racism. And she said that even though she was only 19, ignorance was no excuse. She added that she will, quote, “continue to educate myself, and use my privilege in support of the better society I think we’re capable of becoming.” (Whole statement.. When I was 19 years old, I decided to participate in a debutante ball in my hometown. The century-old organization that hosted the debutante ball had an unquestionably racist, sexist, and elitist past,” posted the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star on Instagram in reference to the Veiled Prophet Ball, run by the Veiled Prophet Organization, which was founded in 1878. “I was not aware of this history at the time, but ignorance is no excuse. I was old enough to have educated myself before getting involved. I unequivocally deplore, denounce and reject white supremacy. At the same time, I acknowledge that because of my race and my privilege, I am the beneficiary of a system that has dispensed unequal justice and unequal rewards.”) (link)
KHLOE KARDASHIAN is entertainment lets all keep that in mind. She is the social conscious. She is famous for being famous. Im not bagging on her I’m just saying consider your source when it comes to things…Khloe went all green saying we suck for using plastic water bottles and she is right but also she nneds to remember her entire life is online, part of the reason she is very wealthy, so her followers see everything… like she seems to be the single biggest consumer of balloons (link) on Earth. Rooms completely filled for birthdays etc. all posted online. Not to mention the fact that she flies around the world on a private jet. Pollution duh. She didn’t respond to anyone’s specific criticisms, but she did say, quote, “I am constantly learning and trying to be better for the environment for the sake of my daughter. “I am the last one to say that I’m super environmentally conscious because I know how much more I have to learn.”
I hate to use the word finally. But a HARVEY WEINSTEIN movie in the works. It’s based on a book called “She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement”. The reporters who broke that story will be played by CAREY MULLIGAN (“Promising Young Woman”) and ZOE KAZAN (“The Deuce” and “The Plot Against America”). They reported the story which broke on October 5, 2017, collecting allegations of sexual harassment and assault many women had made against Weinstein, dating back several decades. The film is said to focus on “an all-women team of journalists who persevered through threats of litigation and intimidation to break a game-changing story” (Link)
Kid Rock still gets surprised by people recording his shows on their phones. He took the stage on Saturday night at Fishlipz Resort & Grill in Tennessee and went after the crowd for recording him on their phones. Apparently, security had been telling people to put their phones down. (link)
“Loki (link)” premieres tomorrow on Disney+, and Marvel dropped an interesting piece of information in a new teaser (link) yesterday: Loki is GENDER FLUID. The clip includes a quick glance at a file on Loki, and under “Sex”, it says “Fluid”. This isn’t necessarily just Disney and Marvel trying to be “woke”. In Norse mythology, Loki once took on the form of a mare and was IMPREGNATED (link) by a stallion . . . then gave birth to an eight-legged horse named Sleipnir. So it sounds like Loki has pretty much always been down for whatever. On a related note . . . General Mills is selling a limited-edition version of Lucky Charms called LOKI CHARMS, with the tagline, “They’re Mischievously Delicious.” (Uproxx)
Forbes has released a list of the five most valuable music catalogs. And the top act is exactly who you think it is: THE BEATLES . . . specifically the writing talents of Lennon and McCartney. Here are the top five music catalogs . . . (Link)
- The Beatles. . . $500 million.(the best-selling music act of all time (link), with estimated sales of 600 million units worldwide. The band received seven Grammy Awards (link), four Brit Awards (link), an Academy Award (link). They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (link) in 1988.)
- Michael Jackson. . . $375 million. ( was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the “King of Pop (link)“, he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures (link) of the 20th century. Over a four-decade career, his contributions to music, dance, fashion, and philanthropy (link), along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture (link).)
- Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. . . $350 million. (one of the most successful musical partnerships of the 20th century, their the musicals”Oklahoma!,” “Carousel,” “South Pacific,” “The King And I,” “Flower Drum Song,” “Cinderella” and “The Sound Of Music” –
- Bob Dylan. . . $325 million. (albums Blood on the Tracks 1975, Highway 61 Revisited 1965 and The Times They are a Changin 1964)
- Paul Simon. . . $250 million. (He is not in politics and he once had Chevy Chase in a video)
Around 23,000 people were surveyed about which decade has the best music. Here are the results . . .
- 1980s . . . 22%.
- 1970s . . . 21%.
- 1990s . . . 15%.
- 1960s . . . 13%.
- 2000s tied with music earlier than 1950s . . . 6%
- The 2010s were voted by 3% and our current decade, the 2020s, only got 2%.
Here is all the #1 songs from 1980 to 1989 “Call Me”, Blondie (1980); “Bette Davis Eyes”, Kim Carnes (1981); “Physical”, Olivia Newton-John (1982); “Every Breath You Take”, The Police (1983); “When Doves Cry”, Prince (1984); “Careless Whisper,” George Michael (1985); “That’s What Friends Are For”, Dionne and Friends (1986); “Walk Like an Egyptian”, The Bangles (1987); “Faith”, George Michael (1988) and “Look Away”, Chicago (1989).
Officially confirmed by Rob Zombie himself, the next movie that’ll be released with the “Directed by Rob Zombie” tag is a brand new take on classic sitcom “The Munsters”!
Zombie writes on Instagram today, “Attention Boils and Ghouls! The rumors are true! My next film project will be the one I’ve been chasing for 20 years! THE MUNSTERS!”
“Stay tuned for exciting details as things progress!” he adds. Sheri Moon Zombie and Jeff Daniel Phillips will be playing Lily and Herman Munster. Cassandra (Elvira) Peterson is in it as well. This casting is not fully confirmed at this time.( “The Munsters” is streaming on Peacock. That series ran for just two seasons between 1964 and 1966, spawning several feature films and a sequel television series titled “The Munsters Today” (1988 – 1991). Most recently, Bryan Fuller’s “Mockingbird Lane” reimagined the series for NBC, but never made it past a pilot episode.)
Linkin Park’s single “In The End” has made streaming history as the first nu metal song to surpass one billion streams on Spotify, according to Chart Data. The song’s video, from Linkin Park’s album, Hybrid Theory, hit a billion views on YouTube last year, too. Gun’s n’ Roses “Sweet Child of Mine” will soon surpass one billion Spotify streams, with over 960 million streams. Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” is inching closer to the billion mark, too, with over 984 million streams.
Celebrating a Birthday today:
Allman Brothers Band guitarist Derek Trucks is 42
Sturgill Simpson is 43. Grammy-winning country singer.
Maria Menounos is 43. Best known as a correspondent on “Access Hollywood” and “Today”. A few years ago she branched out a little by doing “Dancing with the Stars” and even wrestling in a match at Wrestlemania.
Kanye West is 44.
Gabrielle Giffords is 51. Arizona congresswoman who survived a gunshot wound to the head. She resigned from Congress but is continuing to make progress with her rehab.
Julianna Margulies is 55. “The Good Wife” and “ER”.
Keenen Ivory Wayans is 63. The Godfather of the Wayans family. He opened the door for his brothers, Damon, Shawn and Marlon . . . as well as his nephew, Damon Jr. He also wrote, directed and starred in one of the most HI-larious movies ever: “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka”
Bonnie Tyler is 70. “Total Eclipse of the Heart” and “Holding Out for a Hero”.
Boz Scaggs is 77. Biggest hit: 1976’s “Lido Shuffle”.
Chuck Negron is 79. Three Dog Night god who used to have a $2,000-a-day coke habit.
Nancy Sinatra is 81. Frank’s daughter, who gave us “These Boots Are Made For Walkin'”.
Today’s birthday girl has been in 407 fine films, including:
– All About Ass 8
– Assficianado 1 & 6
– Caution Your Azz is In Danger 4
– Fast Times at Deep Crack High 6
– Hot Bods And Tail Pipe 24
– If It Ain’t Black Take It Back 1
– Pump Friction
– And who could forget her role in 2002’s Gutter Mouths 27
Ashley Long is 42 years old.
Since the Cardinals were off yesterday lets start with some NHL Stanley Cup Playoff news. The Islanders beat the Bruins last night 5-4 and now lead that series 3 games to 2. The Canadiens – who had to battle back against the Leafs in round 1 – made EASY work of the Jets and beat them 3-2 in OT last night to sweep that series. Today, we see the Lightning with a chance to eliminate the Hurricanes and the Knights/Avalanche are all tied up at 2 with their game at 8PM.
The Cardinals are back on the field tonight with a game against the Indians at 7:15PM. Carlos Martinez gets the start for the Cards and Shane Bieber goes for the Indians.
The NBA Finals continued last night as well. The Nets are now up 2-0 against the Bucks. They destroyed them 125-86. It was never close. In the West – the Suns got the best of the Nuggets as they won 122-105. Today we see game 2 of the Hawks/76ers and Game 1 of the Clippers/Jazz series.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is reportedly unlikely to report for the team’s mandatory minicamp on Tuesday. The Packers can fine Rodgers $93,000 if he misses all three days. He’s already missed out on a $500,000 workout bonus when he skipped organized team activities. Rodgers has been frustrated with the Packers front office for years because of difference of opinion when it comes to his supporting cast. The Packers haven’t selected a wide receiver in the first round of the NFL draft since 2002 and things came to a boiling point when they selected a quarterback, Jordan Love, with the 26th pick in the 2020 draft. It was the team’s first time taking an offensive player in the first round since 2011. Love is the heir apparent to Lambeau but the king still reigns. Rodgers, 37, is coming off an MVP season that saw him throw for 4,299 yards and 48 touchdowns.
Rookie cornerback Cameron Kinley’s request to delay his U.S. Navy commission to play in the NFL for the Buccaneers has been denied. Kinley is being required by the Navy to commission as an ensign and is not permitted to appeal the decision. Kinley, a team captain at Navy and class president, signed as an undrafted free agent with the Buccaneers and participated in the team’s rookie minicamp, with the Navy’s permission.
In a statement released Monday afternoon, Kinley said that he has spent the past week processing his emotions, as it is very difficult to have been this close to achieving his childhood dream and having it taken away from him. He also said he “hopes that this situation will soon be overturned and that he can get back to competing on the field and representing the U.S. Navy.”
Former New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel has died at the age of 71. Jim Fassel, who lived in Las Vegas, died of a heart attack while under sedation after being taken to a local hospital Monday with chest pains. Jim Fassel was head coach of the Giants from 1997 to 2003 and guided the team to three playoff berths. He was named the NFL’s Coach of the Year in 1997. Fassel’s Giants lost to the Baltimore Ravens 34-7 in Super Bowl XXXV in January 2001, after going 12-4 and winning the NFC East that season. Fassel was 58-53-1 overall with the Giants.
The Metro East will have one of their own going for gold in Tokyo in July. Maryville, Illinois, native and Collinsville High School grad Michelle Bartsch-Hackley was named to the United States Women’s Olympic Volleyball Team on Monday. Bartsch-Hackley is a 31-year-old outside hitter and has been a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team since 2015. She was an Olympic alternate in 2016. She also attended the University of Illinois and was inducted into the Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame in 2020. Bartsch-Hackley was joined by another former Illini great on the Olympic roster as well. Jordyn Poulter, who played at Illinois from 2015-2018, as she was named to the team on Monday as well.
Cleveland’s MLB team might be narrowing down its options in the search for a new nickname. According to a sports talk guy in Cleveland, the team is challenging trademark applications for several nicknames including: the Natives, the Foresters, the Warriors, the Guardians, the Cleveland Baseball Club, the Heroes and the Squires. The host did say that these nicknames may not even be considered. He wrote that challenging applications is “pretty standard” to prevent “independent parties” from making money on a future name change by holding the trademark in advance. The team already owns trademarks for the names the Blues, the Naps and the Broncos. The club announced in December it would change its name, following pushback from Native American groups that considered the current name racist.