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Chaos at Walmart as woman performs karate, son exposes himself, dog steals food – FoxNews

Chaos descended on a Wisconsin Walmart store Wednesday night after a karate-performing mother, her naked son, and their belligerent dog shoplifted and ran amok in the store. The Eau Claire Police Department said on social media that the officers responded to a call that a woman, Lisa Smith, 46, and her dog “Bo” shoplifted items from the store. The woman’s son, 26-year-old Benny Vann, was causing chaos in the store as well.

A Funny Ad for an App That Helps Fight Porn Addiction – Fox13Now

‘Cloaking’ is the newest dating term. It’s a particularly cruel way of ghosting – WaPo

The Five Things About Our Looks We’re Most Self-Conscious About – SWNSDigital

Primates with ‘showy’ hair have smaller testicles – NYPost

Nearly 3 In 10 Americans Stuck In Sexual Dry Spell — For Almost A Year – StudyFinds

A New Service Called “Slutbot” Lets You Practice Sexting by Doing It with a Robot – NYPost

It’s Tax Day: Last Minute Filers May Want to Check Out These Tips – KTLA

Carjacking pursuit ends in Wellston, St. Ann officer injured – Fox2Now

Four juveniles attempt to carjack an 84-year-old at the St. Louis Galleria mall – KMOV

US Bank robbed in Collinsville – Fox2Now

Vehicle collides with trolley in the Delmar Loop – KMOV

High winds cause damage and power outages for thousands in St. Louis – Fox2Now

Plea deal reached in shooting at Florissant Show-Me’s – KMOV

Today’s Tax Day . . . Which Means It’s the Top Day of the Year for Robocalls – INC

Michigan schools ban Grubhub, other food deliveries during day – Freep

A Man Sues His Parents for $86,000 for Throwing Away His Massive Porn Collection – Fox17Online

The critics destroyed Hellboy but after it’s opening weekend the joke is on…Hellboy. As it was a commercial failure too.  It opened in third place with just $12 million.  “Shazam!” was #1 with $25.1 million, and the body-swapping comedy “Little” premiered in second.

1.  “Shazam!”, $25.1 million.  Up to $94.9 million in its 2nd week.

2.  NEW:  “Little”, $15.5 million.

3.  NEW:  “Hellboy”, $12 million.

4.  “Pet Sematary”, $10 million.  Up to $41.1 million in its 2nd week.

5.  “Dumbo”, $9.2 million.  Up to $89.9 million in its 3rd week.

6.  “Captain Marvel, $8.6 million.  Up to $386.5 million in its 6th week.

7.  “Us”, $6.9 million.  Up to $163.5 million in its 4th week.

8.  NEW:  “After”, $6.2 million.

9.  NEW:  “Missing Link”, $5.8 million.

10.  “The Best of Enemies”, $2 million.  Up to $8.1 million in its 2nd week.

The first trailer for “Star Wars 9” came out this weekend, and now we know the official title:  “The Rise of Skywalker”. Late December is the street date. Speaking of Skywalker, there’s a voiceover from MARK HAMILL saying, quote, “We’ll always be with you.  No one’s ever really gone.”  Then the screen goes black, and the clip ends with maniacal laughter. It turns out that laughter came from IAN MCDIARMID . . . a.k.a. The Emperor.  You know, the guy that Luke and a reformed Darth Vader supposedly killed at the end of “Return of the Jedi”.  The trailer was first unveiled at an event called “Star Wars Celebration” in Chicago, and McDiarmid was there to confirm it’s his laugh. The trailer gives us our first look at BILLY DEE WILLIAMS, returning as Lando Calrissean . . . and CARRIE FISHER, who’s in the movie thanks to unused footage from the last movie. By the way . . . this is going to be the last “Star Wars” movie for a while.  Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy says, quote, “We’re going to take a hiatus for a couple of years. “And we’re taking the time to really look at where this is going from the standpoint of a saga.”

Disney+ isn’t even launching until November, and it’s already causing chaos for Netflix.  On Thursday, after Disney’s big announcement, Netflix stock dropped 2%. That doesn’t sound like much, but it translates to $3.2 BILLION. Disney+ is going to have hugely popular content, but that’s not the only thing Netflix has to worry about.  Disney+ is also 7 bucks a month, or $70 a year.  That’s about half of what Netflix costs. But some analysts think Netflix is going to be fine because it has a wide variety of content, while Disney+ will pretty much be family-friendly stuff.

Hulu has ordered The Dropout with SNL’s Kate McKinnon as Elizabeth Holmes the founder of Theranos. (claiming they had a blood test that used way less blood and cost less but with accurate results) The series will be based on the podcast of the same name, as well as a two-hour ABC News documentary about the rise and fall of Holmes, once the youngest self-made billionaire. She pleaded not guilty. A premiere date has yet to be announced.

Last night on “The Tonight Show,” Fallon sent a guy out to do a “Man of the Street” interview where he tries to see if people notice that he’s deliberately mispronouncing “Game of Thrones.”

“Game of Thrones” returned for its eighth and final season on Sunday . . . and to celebrate, here’s a rundown of 12 interesting facts and stats on the show:

1.  “Game of Thrones”, audience is GROWING. Here is the U.S. viewership for each season . . .

Season One:  9.3 million, Season Two:  11.6 million,  Season Three:  14.4 million, Season Four:  19.1 million, Season Five:  20.2 million, Season Six:  25.7 million, and Season Seven:  32.8 million.

2.  Over the course of its eight seasons, it has filmed in 10 countries:  Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Morocco, Malta, Spain, Croatia, Your Mom’s House, Iceland, the United States, Canada, and Scotland.

3.  Most of the production happened in Northern Ireland, where the show used 12,986 extras, and 2,000 crew members across the eight seasons.

4.  And just in Northern Ireland alone, 3,748 pounds of rubber and 1.5 tons of metal were used for armory . . . and 1,300 shields were created.

5.  Production went through 52,000 bags of paper snow . . . 163 tons of propane . . . 3,000 pyrotechnic effects . . . 4,000 gallons of artificial blood . . . 20,907 candles . . . 25 miles of rope . . . 22,966 feet of waxed cotton fabric were used to make more than 330 tents . . . and 50 miles of fabric were used for costumes.

6.  The construction department used 745 miles of repurposed timber, 60,000 sheets of plywood, 20 million screws and bolts, 65,000 bags of plaster, 1,320 gallons of wood glue, 1,200 blocks of polystyrene, More than 1,000 miles of cable, and 120 semi-truck loads of reclaimed beams from warehouses and barns from all over Europe.

7.  Over the course of eight seasons, “Game of Thrones” used 12,137 wigs and hairpieces.  And a lot goes into that. Emilia Clarke’s character…Daenerys’ wig color and style are the result of more than two months of testing and seven prototypes

8.  Throughout filming, 19,722 travel documents were issued, 68,143 hotel rooms were booked, and 1,749 call sheets were issued to the cast and crew.

9.  Over the first seven seasons, “Game of Thrones” has 132 Emmy nominations and 47 wins . . . and seven Golden Globe nominations with one win.

10.  Season Eight was reportedly its most expensive, with a $90 million budget . . . which is roughly $15 million each episode.  And the main cast members were paid $500,000 per episode.

11.  “Game of Thrones” has racked up a pretty impressive body count over the years.  According to an unofficial fan count, 174,373 individuals have been killed in the first seven seasons. Another count claims there have only been FIVE episodes where nobody dies on-screen. And according to yet another study, characters have a 14% chance of dying within the first hour after being introduced on the show.

12.  Before the episode Sunday, there were 432 minutes left in the series, spread across six episodes.  Season Eight premieres Sunday night, and the series finale will air on May 19th.

Ariana Grande’s headlining set at Coachella yesterday I am sure was going well. Then this happened all but Timberlake were there. Next week it’ll be two years since the bombing at ARIANA GRANDE’s concert in Manchester, England . . . and the damage it caused is still very, very real. Ariana posted some pictures of brain scans Friday.  One was a picture of a normal brain, another of a brain with PTSD.  And then she posted pics of HER brain . . . and they’re WAY worse. She said, quote, “Didn’t mean to startle anyone with my brain thingy.  It just blew me away.  I found it informative and interesting and wanted to encourage ya’ll to make sure you check on your brains / listen to your bodies / take care of yourselves too.” “Someday, when I’m feeling ready or when I’m more healed up, we can talk more about it.”

Not only did Weezer play some of the covers from their Teal album on Saturday at Coachella, they surprised the audience with appearances by the original performers. As Mashable reports, Weezer brought TLC’s Chilli out on stage to perform “No Scrubs” with them. The band also brought Tears for Fears’ Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal to sing “Everybody Wants to Rule the World.”

BILLIE EILISH made her Coachella debut on Saturday and forgot the words to one of her own songs.  It was “all the good girls go to hell”

Taylor Swift seemed to hint on social media this weekend that she will be drop new music this month. Billboard reports that, just hours after updating her website and social accounts with a countdown clock on Saturday, the singer shared a photo of a diamond-encrusted heart on social media. The clock on TaylorSwift.com counts down to midnight on Thursday night (April 25) and she also updated her Instagram and Twitter bios to read “4.26.” Swift’s last album, Reputation, was released in November 2017 and launched with 1.216 million copies sold in its first week.

The world’s first black hole ever photographed came out last week, a fan started a petition to name the black hole after Chris Cornell.  Ecuadorian fan Giuliana Jarrin started a Change.org petition asking that the black hole be named in honor of the now-deceased musician. The petition read, “This would be a ‘surreal’ and amazing way to honor his life and his contribution to music.” Although more than 40,000 people–and counting!–have signed the petition, the black hole has since been officially named “Powehi.” The Hawaiian word means “embellished dark source of unending creation.”

BIRTHDAYS

Maisie Williams is 22.   “Game of Thrones”.

Emma Watson is 29

Seth Rogen is 37.

Linda Perry is 54

Emma Thompson is 60

And today’s BURTON BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY…he is the man behind many extremely famous paintings including the Last Supper, and quite possibly the most famous painting of all time, the Mona Lisa….Leonardo Da Vinci would have been 567 years old today. 

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PORNO BIRTHDAY

ALLISON PIERCE

Today’s birthday girl has been frisked more than a sketchy dude at the airport in 189 fine films including:

  • Anal Wrecking Crew
  • Overstuffed
  • Breakin’ It In
  • Fart Fantasies:  Thong Panties
  • My Ex Girlfriend Is A Huge Slut…And Here’s Proof
  • Wife…Mother…Whore
  • And who could forget…her unforgettable role in…Anal Is My Middle Name

ALLISON PIERCE IS 33 YEARS OLD

After winning game 2 in Winnipeg against the Jets and taking a 2-0 series lead, the Blues were at Enterprise Center last night for Game 3.  And, David Perron opened up the scoring and put the Blues up 1-0 on the 1st.  Then the Jets scored 3 in a row in the second to take a 3-1 lead.   Shortly after the third opened, Vladimir Tarasenko scored pushing the Blues within one.  Unfortunately, things didn’t get better.  Back-to-back Jets’ goals put them up 5-2.  Alexander Steen ended up scoring, but it was too little too late, and Winnipeg’s Kyle Connor scored his second of the game shortly after that and that was your final…Winnipeg 6….Blues 3.  The team is off tonight but game 4 is tomorrow night.  And…it’s a late one.  Puck drops at 8:30PM.

As far as other games around the league, the Islanders beat the Penguins 4-1, and they now lead that series 3-0…and the Blue Jackets got a 3-1 win over the Lightning and THEY lead that series 3-0.  The late game last night had the Golden Knights beat the Sharks 6-3, they take a 2-1 series lead there.  Tonight, the Bruins take on the Maple Leafs with that series tied 1-1, the Capitals and Flames play all tied up, and the Predators and Stars have game 3 with their series all tied up at a game a piece.

TIGER WOODS is back.  Or at least he was yesterday.  He won the Masters at 13 under par.  It was his first victory in a Major tournament since he won the U.S. Open in June of 2008 . . . almost 11 years ago. As everyone knows, his run as the best golfer in the world was sidetracked shortly after that by multiple back surgeries . . . not to mention his insatiable lust for white women. This was Tiger’s 15th major title, and he’s now just three behind record holder JACK NICKLAUS, who has 18.  Maybe he can get back to the business of surpassing Jack now.

A sports bettor is taking home nearly $1.2 million after Tiger Woods defied the odds to win his 15th major championship. The unidentified gambler placed an $85,000 wager with William Hill on Tuesday on Woods to win the Masters. The bet was made at 14-1 odds, meaning the bettor would walk away with $1,190,000 if Woods won. According to ESPN, it was the first bet ever placed by the gambler at William Hill. It’s the largest single golf ticket in the company’s U.S. history.

The Cardinals were in Mexico to have a weekend series with the Cincinnati Reds and on Saturday, the Reds ended up picking up the 5-2 win.  But yesterday, the bats came alive….Matt Carpenter and Tyler O’Neil both had homers, and Marcel Ozuna had two long balls as the Cards beat the Reds 9-5.  Tonight, the Cardinals are up in Milwaukee to take on the Brewers.  First pitch is scheduled for 6:40PM.

The nightmare is over for CHRIS DAVIS of the Baltimore Orioles.  After a record-setting 54 straight at-bats without a hit, stretching all the way back to last September, Chris got a base hit.  And he knocked in two runs in the process.  He ended up going 3 for 5 on the day, with two doubles and four RBIs. He had a big smile on his face when he got to first base.  He even asked for the ball. 

On Saturday, the SLU Billikens baseball team took on St Bonaventure in a double header.  During game 1, senior pitcher Cody Luther made history.  He threw SLU’s first no-hitter since 1961.   He struck out 11, and only walked two batters on his way to the no-no.  The team also took game two of the doubleheader 4-1.   They are 15-19 overall on the year.

Did you guys know the NBA playoffs started this weekend?  Here are the results from this weekend’s action…

Boston Celtics 84, Indiana Pacers 74 — Boston leads 1 game to 0

Portland Trail Blazers 104, Oklahoma City Thunder 99 — Portland leads 1 game to 0

Milwaukee Bucks 121, Detroit Pistons 86 — Milwaukee leads 1 game to 0

Houston Rockets 122, Utah Jazz 90 — Houston leads 1 game to 0

And finally – the Toyota Owners 400 took play on Saturday night at Richmond Raceway in Virginia.  Martin Truex Jr. took the checkered with Joey Logano, Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick, and Denny Hamlin rounding out the Top 5.  Up next, the Geico 500 a week from Sunday in Taladega. 

Concert Calendar

UPCOMING
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