The Successor to “The Dress” and “Yanny vs. Laurel”: What Are These People Chanting? – TheMirror
What Are the Top Benefits of Living in a Big City or a Small Town? – PRNewswire
What’s the Weirdest Thing You’ve Caught a Roommate Doing? – Reddit
Five Heat Wave Related Things We’re Googling Right Now – Twitter
Best Buy says stores will close Thanksgiving Day, to offer Black Friday deals online – CNBC
Vaccinations required for SLU students, staff for fall semester – KMOV
Rockwood students won’t be allowed to ride bus if they live within 1 mile of school this year – KSDK
Cicadas Attack! President Biden and a CNN Reporter Got Dive-Bombed
74 year old actor Ernie Lively, whose 50-year acting career included Passenger 57, The Dukes of Hazzard, Turner & Hooch and as the father of his daughter Blake Lively’s character in the two Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants films died Thursday of cardiac complications. Other notable films Shocker (1989), Air America (1990), Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991), The Man in the Moon (1991), The Beverly Hillbillies (1993) and Mulholland Falls (1996)…TV shows including The X-Files, Seinfeld, Murder, She Wrote and The West Wing. He was an English professor and served as a lieutenant in Vietnam, returning as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps, before he became an actor. In addition to Blake Lively, his sons Jason Lively (Rusty in National Lampoon’s European Vacation) and Eric Lively (So Weird, The L Word) and daughters Robyn Lively (Twin Peaks, Doogie Howser, M.D.) and Lori Lively (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, ER) have built acting careers as well.
Shock G of Digital Underground and the Humpty Dance was found dead in his hotel room in Tampa on April 22nd. He was found unresponsive (link) in his hotel room…no outward signs of trauma…was last seen the day before he died, by the hotel manager … who found him in the room. It was a deadly mix of drugs and alcohol … according to the Medical Examiner. He died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl, ethanol (alcohol) and methamphetamine. His manager knew something was wrong when he missed check out time…called 911 and he was pronounced dead there.
67 year old Kevin Nealon (link) got his home broken into and lost some watches of his Dad’s and other jewelry. But one thing very sentimental and unusual. Here he is on Ellen. Shandling died at the age of 66 from pulmonary thrombosis, a blood clot that traveled from his leg into his lungs in 2016.
JACK PALANCE almost had to decline his role as Curly in “City Slickers” due to another commitment. Can you imagine anyone else playing that role? Like Charles Bronson. Here is Billy Crystal Jack Palance won an Oscar for it.
By now, everyone’s heard about HOWIE MANDEL’s struggles with anxiety and OCD. But apparently, we don’t know just how bad it is. Howie tells “People” magazine how much it sucks
Jada Pinkett Smith talked with daughter Willow and her mom on the latest episode of “Red Table Talk (link)“. I’ll tell you it’s a conversation about health. But let me know when you figure out what they are doing yep a little on-air vaginal steaming
Josh Peck (link) is in the upcoming Disney+ Turner & Hooch series playing Tom Hank’s character’s son in the new series. It debuts July16th. He is obviously hoping Tom Hanks can be talked into making a cameo. Josh did reveal that original Turner & Hooch fans might spot some callbacks to the movie. “When we were preparing to start the show, there’s some very, very distinct, very specific patterns on his ties and some of his clothes — and I was like, ‘Oh, it’d be fun to sort of do a little homage to that,’” he says. As far aa hoping Hanks will appear…“I’ll milk every resource. Tell him he can have my trailer,” he said.
The Fast & Furious team spent over $1 million to build a custom mid-engine Dodge Charger for the latest installment in the franchise. The car’s production was overseen by Dennis McCarthy, same guy for eight of the previous films as well. “With its mega-horsepower Dodge Hellcat motor, unique Charger engine location, and combination of old and new technology, the mid-engine Charger satisfies all of these criteria. This Charger is now my all-time favorite Fast & Furious car.”
“Bachelor” Nation news just keeps on coming. After CHRIS HARRISON announced his departure from the franchise on Tuesday, more rotating hosts for “Bachelor in Paradise” have been announced. LANCE BASS, LIL JON, and TITUSS BURGESS will join the upcoming season along with the already announced DAVID SPADE. Filming just started this week in Mexico and more guest hosts are expected to be announced.
On Wednesday, it was announced that “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” would not be returning (link) for a third season but that NBCUniversal plans to shop it to other outlets. Peacock, NBC’s sister streaming service, has already passed. However, show creator Austin Winsberg is not going down without a fight. He took to Twitter on Wednesday to not just confirm the sad news but to mobilize “Zoey” fans to help save the show. Please tweet #SaveZoeysPlaylist. Let’s get it trending and let the powers that be know the appetite is strong.”
Peacock’s “MacGruber” series with Will Forte added Laurence Fishburne, Sam Elliott and Mickey Rourke to the cast. Here is the Peacock series’ premise: After rotting in prison for over a decade, America’s ultimate hero and uber patriot MacGruber (Forte) is finally released. His mission: to take down a mysterious villain from his past—Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth (Rourke). With the entire world in the crosshairs, MacGruber must reassemble his old team, Vicki St. Elmo (Kristen Wiig) and Dixon Piper (Ryan Phillippe) in order to defeat the forces of evil. Sam Elliott plays MacGruber’s father, Perry, while Fishburne will star as General Barrett Fasoose, a highly decorated soldier who commands the respect of the entire U.S. military. In addition to his illustrious career, he is married to MacGruber’s ex-wife, Vicki St. Elmo. Rourke’s Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth is one of MacGruber’s mortal enemies. Long thought dead, he has resurfaced to carry out a heinous plot to destroy the world, and in the process, claim his revenge against MacGruber. Forte will write and executive produce.
THE WEEKND‘s “Blinding Lights” broke the Billboard Hot 100 record for longest-charting solo song after 78 weeks on the chart. It replaced JASON MRAZ’s “I’m Yours”. The song is on its way to claim the overall record, but first it needs to surpass AWOLNATION’s “Sail” at 79 weeks and IMAGINE DRAGONS’ “Radioactive” at 87 weeks. (link)
Guns N’ Roses (link)will be the first-ever rock artist to play Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium. The concert will take place this summer as part of their rescheduled 2021 North American tour (link), which was originally set to take place in 2020, and will be opened by Wolfgang Van Halen‘s Mammoth WVH (link). It’s the home to the NFL’s Raiders football team once they moved from Oakland. The 65,000-capacity venue officially opened in July of 2020. The stadium’s website (link) notes that the GN’R show is the first-ever rock concert to take place there. Garth Brooks is also playing there this year. The rest of the events booked so far are mostly football games. Tickets for Guns N’ Roses’ show at Allegiant Stadium go on sale Saturday, June 12 at 10AM local time, but members of their Nightrain fan club have early access to purchase them starting now until June 11. Buy tickets from the band’s website (link).
Celebrating a Birthday today:
Sasha Obama (link) is 20.
Lyssa Chapman (link) is 34. Dog the Bounty’s hunter’s bounty hunting daughter.
Faith Evans is 48. She met the Notorious B.I.G. at a photo shoot and married him three weeks later.
Comedian Bill Burr is 53
Jeanne Tripplehorn (link) is 58. Barb on HBO’s “Big Love”, Dr. Beth Garner in “Basic Instinct” and Helen in Kevin Costner’s masterpiece, “Waterworld”.
Today’s birthday girl has been in 85 fine films, including:
Art of Anal Vol 2
- Liquid Gold Volume 9
- Truly A Nice Ass Volume 1
- Weapons of Ass Destruction
- Rapid Fire
- Dose Fat Azz White Girls
- And who could forget her role in 2006’s ….I’m 18 Years Old and Have ZERO Shame.
Malorie Marx is 38 years old.