• While we were fixated on the Super Bowl, Britain held its annal BAFTA Awards, their version of the Oscars, Sunday night. The big winner was "1917."
  • Meanwhile, our version of the Oscars -- the Oscars -- is this Sunday.
  • Rush Limbaugh shocked his audience by announcing yesterday that he is suffering from advanced lung cancer and that he'll be occasionally be missing shows for treatment.
  • The New England Patriots are said to be offering Tom Brady $30 million to stay there for one more year.
  • At the Super Bowl, Jay-Z and Beyonce did not stand for the National Anthem.
  • Jeep's "Groundhog's Day" commercial with Bill Murray won the USA Today ad-meter for the most-like spot in the Super Bowl.
  • Former Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and baby Archie are hoping to spend some time in Los Angeles this summer to soak up the sunshine and maybe spend a little more time with Markle's mom, Doria Ragland.
  • Ash Wednesday is early this year, falling on February 26.
  • Stephen King has announced he's quitting Facebook and suggesting you get out, too.
  • Disney paid $75-million for the rights to take the original cast of "Hamilton" and turn it into a movie next year.
  • Well, that was short. Pamela Anderson and John Peters have already split, just 12 days after their wedding.
  • Planters had Mr. Peanut die so they could revive him as a "Baby Peanut" (much in the spirit of Baby Groot). Baby Peanut made his debut in the Super Bowl game.
  • Meanwhile, the FDA has approved the first treatment for peanut allergy.
  • Elton John made it half-way through a concert in Australia, before he was chased off by crazy heavy rains.
  • In Detroit, a woman bit off part of a man's tongue after she asked him not to use it while kissing her, but he did anyway.
  • Duane "Dog" Chapman lost his wife last June. While recently appearing on Dr. Oz with his longtime friend, Moon Angell, he appeared to propose to her. Which is interesting, since in August, he told People magazine that he promised his late wife that he wouldn't remarry. She turned him down.
  • Surprising no one, the Journal of International Psychology did a study of the owners of high-status luxury cars and found that the majority of them were argumentative, stubborn, disagreeable and un-empathetic. They were also "most likely to run a red light, not give way to pedestrians and generally drive recklessly and too fast."


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