Thursday, October 26, 2017

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Fats Domino, the New Orleans musician whose hit versions of "Blueberry Hill" and "Ain't That a Shame" instantly became Rock 'n Roll classics, has died at the age of 89. 
  • Regal Cinemas is looking at a new pricing structure in 2018, where they would charge more to see a hit movie, and less to see a flop. 
  • Jaime Pressly gave birth to twin boys earlier this month, Leo and Lenon. 
  • Hollywood has a new villain. 72-year-old writer/director James Toback has been called out by 38 women, many giving graphic details of their alleged encounters in a story published Sunday in the Los Angeles Times. 
  • Starting next month, people in 37 U.S. cities can have Amazon drop their package inside their front door, without ever giving anyone a key. Amazon Key will give Amazon Logistics delivery personnel a code to unlock a customer's door for 5 minutes. 
  • Just when we thought Hurricane Season might be over, they're keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Phillipe to see if it will turn into a hurricane this weekend. 
  • Delta is looking to hire 1,000 new flight attendants. 
  • That woman who went berserk and threw a tantrum when she found out the New York City Godiva Chocolates was closing -- it turns out she was an off-duty NYC cop. 
  • Actress Heather Lind is accusing 93-year-old former president George H.W. Bush of groping her and telling her a dirty joke at a private screening a couple of months ago. He has apologized if his sense of humor offended her. 
  • Kid Rock say in an interview, no, he's not going to run for political office. 
  • Some say Arizona Senator Jeff Flake said he won't run for re-election in 2018 because he plans to take on Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020. 
  • According to a study in International Journal of Epidemiology just 60 to 120 seconds a day of running at a medium pace, think 6.2 miles per hour, is linked to 4 percent better bone health for premenopausal women. 
  • The National Parks Service is asking for a big hike in admission fees to help cover their costs. Would you pay $70 to get into Yosemite or Yellowstone? 
  • Funny or Die has struck a deal with Amazon to produce comedy shorts exclusively for them. 
  • Harry Connick Jr. and his wife Jill Goodacre are now talking about her secret 5-year battle with breast cancer. 
  • Among the Hollywood Dodger fans taking in the World Series this week: Seth MacFarlane, Larry King, Mary Hart, Ken Jeong, Lady Gaga, Rob Lowe, George Lopez and Jason Bateman. 
  • Dana Carvey says that SNL should be careful about "Trump Fatigue." Funny, but might be time to move on... 
  • Eminem has won a court case against a New Zealand political party for using music similar to his hit track 'Lose Yourself' in a television commercial. He'll get $414,000 plus interest. 

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