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Have you done the Urban Dictionary name game that’s been trending?  Basically, you just look your own name up on UrbanDictionary.com.  Then share the best . . . or weirdest . . . definition on social media.  (Full Story)

American Pecans wants to help travelers whose flights get cancelled with a special treat – LINK

FAA Fines Drunk Passenger $40K, Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Flight Attendant On San Jose – San Diego Flight – LINK

The Worst Things You Can Eat or Drink Before Flying – LINK

Three Great Flight Hacks You Probably Don’t Know About – VIDEO

@malwaretech Reply to @safarijackza How to find hidden cameras in AirBnBs #safety #travel ♬ original sound – Marcus Hutchins

How to Spot Hidden Cameras in a Hotel or Airbnb

Food banks: What to donate and what to avoid – LINK

Men Are Much More Likely to Not Lift a Finger Tomorrow – LINK

For Plumbers, the Day After Thanksgiving Is “Brown Friday” – LINK

One in Six People Will Attend Multiple Thanksgivings This Year – LINK

Here’s why you can expect to pay a little more for your Christmas tree this year – LINK

What’s Open on Thanksgiving? Target, Walmart and More Are Set to Close – LINK

Luxury stores including Nordstrom and Louis Vuitton targeted in a spate of smash-and-grab robberies by gangs up to 80-strong – LINK

Black Friday Predictions for 2021 – LINK

What temperature is too cold for outdoor recess? Parents respond – LINK

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The assman has left the building. Lou Cutell, who played the proctologist known as “Ass Man” on a 1995 episode of Seinfeld (LINK) and the mohawk-sporting Amazing Larry in the 1985 film Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, has died. He was 91. Cutell died Sunday, Paul Reubens (aka Pee-wee Herman) reported on Twitter.. No other details of his death were immediately available. In one of his earliest roles, Cutell portrayed a doctor who aims to bring all of the women on Earth to Mars in Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster (1965), routinely ranked as one of the worst movies ever made.

“64th Annual Grammys” niminees  were announced yesterday. It’llair on CBS on Monday, January 31st. Justin Bieber, Doja Cat scored eight each . . . while Billie Eilish got seven. But the artist with the most nods is . . . Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show” bandleader JON BATISTE.  He has 11, including Record of the Year and Album of the Year, Roots and R&B categories, and the soundtrack to “Soul”. ABBA scored their first nomination EVER . . . “I Still Have Faith in You” is up for Record of the Year. Selena Gomez also got her first nomination:  “Revelación” is up for Best Latin Pop Album. Machine Gun Kelly also got snubbed, and he wasn’t happy about it. Jay-Z picked up three nods this year, giving him a lifetime total of 83 . . . which is the all-time record.  Before today, he was tied with Quincy Jones at 80.  Jay has WON 23 Grammys so far.  So he’s lost 60 times (LINK)

Best Rock Performance:

“Shot in the Dark”,  AC/DC

“Know You Better (Live From Capitol Studio A)”,  Black Pumas

“Nothing Compares 2 U”,  Chris Cornell

“Ohms”,  Deftones

“Making a Fire”,  Foo Fighters 

Best Rock Album: 

“Power Up”,  AC/DC

“Capitol Cuts-Live From Studio A”,  Black Pumas

“No One Sings Like You Anymore Vol. 1”,  Chris Cornell

“Medicine at Midnight”,  Foo Fighters

“McCartney III”,  Paul McCartney 

Best Alternative Music Album: 

“Shore”,  Fleet Foxes

“If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power”,  Halsey

“Jubilee,  Japanese Breakfast

“Collapsed in Sunbeams”,  Arlo Parks

“Daddy’s Home”,  St. Vincent 

Louis C.K. (LINK) (Comedy) and Dave Chappelle (LINK)(spoken word) both got Grammy noms — despite their individual battles with “cancel culture”. Country singer Morgan Wallen is still serving his suspension for being caught on video saying the N-word.  He got NOTHING . . . even though he had one of the most popular albums of the year. But guess who is second only to the Stones in current tour ticket sales? According to Pollstar’s Live 75 chart (LINK), Morgan WAllen is selling an average of 27,645 tickets per show.  The Stones are averaging 43,091. The chart ranks worldwide active tours by average tickets sold for shows played over the last 60 days. And the demand for tickets to Morgan’s concerts is even greater than the availability.  Some shows on The Dangerous Tour sold out during pre-sale.  That means the general public didn’t even get a shot.  But he’s trying to keep up.  So far he’s added an extra concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden, and two more at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. This also means Morgan is outselling his heroes.  In Pollstar’s list you’ll find Eric Church right behind him in third place, with an average of 15,633 tickets sold.  Luke Combs is fourth at 14,431 . . . and Chris Stapleton is 10th averaging 12,295 sold. 

PUDDLE OF MUDD singer WES SCANTLIN had another meltdown, and left the stage in the middle of a concert.  This time it was supposedly because the lights were too bright.

What time do you guys eat Thanksgiving dinner? The topic came up recently on “Live with Kelly and Ryan”, and it quickly turned into a debate.  RYAN SEACREST said his family eats at 2:30 p.m. . . . and guest KEVIN HART freaked. 

MICHAEL STRAHAN announced on “Good Morning America” that in just a few weeks, he will board JEFF BEZOS’ Blue Origin space penis and blast off into orbit. He’ll be part of a six-person crew that goes up on December 9th.  This will also make him the tallest person ever in space at 6-foot-5.  The current record is held by two former U.S. astronauts who were 6-foot-4. A father and son will also be part of the crew, making them the first parent-child duo in space.  Plus Laura Shepard Churchley, the daughter of the first American in space, ALAN SHEPARD.  Bezos will not be on board (LINK) 

The website Reviews.org (LINK) is looking for a “Chief Holiday Cheermeister to watch 25 holiday movies in 25 days, and earn $2,500. In addition to the cash, you also get a free one-year subscription to seven streaming services:  Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Disney+, HBO Max, Apple TV+, and Hallmark Movies Now. Added bonus:  YOU get to pick the movies.  The only real catch is that you have to fill out a short survey about each movie.  Applications are due by December 3rd, which is next Friday. 

Universal Pictures released the prologue to Jurassic World Dominion, featuring five minutes of new footage showing dinosaurs ruling the earth 65 million years ago, then fast forwarding to modern day when the creatures were revived and now roaming among humans. After previous delays due to the pandemic, Jurassic World Dominion is expected to hit theaters June 10, 2022.

Celebrating a Birthday today: 

She played the older sister Haley in Modern Family, Sarah Hyland is 31. She’s battled kidney problems all her short life. Her dad gave her one of his in 2012. 

Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is 39. 

Actress Katherine Heigl is 43. She parlayed her work on “Grey’s Anatomy” into a failed movie career, and failed TV shows called “State of Affairs” and “Doubt”. 

Colin Hanks, son of Tom, is 44. 

Best-known as the ‘Beatle’ who was suddenly fired from the group just before the band made it big. Drummer Pete Best is 80. 

Oscar Robertson is 83. “The Big O”. NBA point-guard legend. Still the only player in NBA history to average a triple-double for an entire season.

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Smoking Mary Jane

Today’s birthday girl has been in 217 fine films, including:

  • Adventures In Bondage 7
  • Best Of Trample 2
  • Bound Betties
  • Buxom Blonde And Bound
  • Double Wrapped Girl Friends
  • Elbow Bound Bitches
  • Pindowned Pinups
  • Unconscious 3, 5, 6 & 7
  • And who can forget her role in the holiday classic: Gagged and Gift-Wrapped

Smoking Mary Jane is 44 years old.

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A monetary settlement is nearing completion in the Rams relocation lawsuit, a source with direct knowledge of the negotiations told the Post-Dispatch late Tuesday night. The figure of the settlement was not disclosed. Lawyers representing Rams owner Stan Kroenke and the NFL were in St. Louis on Tuesday for a mediation session with lawyers representing the city, county and the Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority to discuss settlement possibilities. A source said lawyers were working late Tuesday night to inform all NFL owners of the deal. Negotiations went on for hours Tuesday at a Clayton law firm as attempts to strike a deal were continued in the advance of two important dates. The first was a contempt of court hearing that would decide if multiple influential NFL owners had satisfied a court request to hand over detailed financial information for the pursuit of potential punitive damages against certain owners. The second was the start of a January trial (LINK) that would ask a St. Louis jury to decide if Kroenke, his fellow owners and the NFL broke Missouri law by violating the league’s relocation guidelines during the 2016 relocation of the Rams from St. Louis to Los Angeles.

The life of an NFL player might seem kind of glamorous . . . but all the practicing isn’t.  Especially around the holidays.  During a chat with OPRAHTOM BRADY said, quote, “Thanksgiving there’s a lot to be thankful for. “But you only get about four hours to enjoy it.  Practice usually ends about 1:00 or 2:00 p.m., you eat about 3:30 and then you’re getting ready for the next day of practice.  And then same thing with Christmas. He added, quote, “I’m looking forward to the time when I’m done playing football so that I can have some of those more normal holidays that I had growing up that were important where the family’s all together.” One thing Tom loves about Thanksgiving is that he can eat like everyone else.  Quote, “That’s the one meal where I’m like, screw it, let’s go for it.  And we all get to enjoy it.” – LINK

Have you ever watched your team lose and thought . . . “They only lost because Jimmy in Tulsa got stuck at a work function, and wasn’t wearing his stinky, lucky jersey.”

In a new poll, two-thirds of sports fans admit they can be superstitious on an important game day.  And here are a few of their top superstitions:

  1.  50% wear a specific jersey every time their team plays.  And 38% won’t wash it.
  1. 44% listen to the same music ahead of a game.
  1. 42% sit in a specific spot on the couch or in the stands.
  1. Another 42% carry a good luck charm during games.
  1. 40% want to have a specific friend or family member present for the game.
  2. And 39% eat specific foods and snacks while watching the game. – LINK

The Tennessee Titans waived running back Adrian Peterson on Tuesday, three weeks after signing the former league MVP (LINK). They also signed veteran wide receiver Golden Tate (LINK) to their practice squad. Peterson, 36, played in three games for Tennessee but struggled to produce.

The Cardinals joined in the pre-holiday shopping spree on starting pitchers late Tuesday night to land a lefthanded boost for their rotation. Steven Matz, a 14-game winner with Toronto this past season, agreed on a multi-year deal with the Cardinals on Tuesday, as first reported by ESPN.com (LINK). The lefty agreed to a four-year, $44-million contract, according to reports.

The Cardinals have not confirmed the signing and did not reply to messages left early Wednesday morning. Team policy is to decline comment on free agents. Any finalized agreement is pending a physical, a source said. Matz, 30, spent the past year with the Blue Jays and went 14-7 with a 3.82 ERA in 29 starts. In 150 2/3 innings, the lefty struck out 144 and walked only 43.