THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has announced staff furloughs, salary reductions and cuts in the NFL's pension plan. Goodell had voluntarily reduced his own salary to $0 effective last month.
  • Effective Monday, all Costco members will have to wear a mask when in the store.
  • The last known Plains Indian War Chief, Chief Joseph Medicine Crow of Montana, has died at the age of 102.
  • On the 16th of May, Jupiter, Venus and a crescent moon will combine efforts to form a giant smiley face in the sky.
  • Another bi-product of the pandemic-the marriage rate in the U.S. is at a record low, lowest it's ever been.
  • Remember how we told you how they released the new movie, "Trolls World Tour" direct to consumers, via digital download. Yes, theaters were closed, so that allowed the studio to bypass them and not share any of the revenue. Now, in a payback move, AMC Theaters-the largest chain-and the Odeon theaters are banning all Universal Studios movies from their theaters. Regal is not too happy either.
  • Fresh out of the hospital from his coronavirus battle, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee became the parents of a brand-new baby boy yesterday.
  • Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, who starred in "Life of Pi" and "Slumdog Millionaire" has died from colon cancer. He was 54.
  • Simon is planning to re-open 49 malls starting this weekend in Texas, Oklahoma, Georgia, Indiana, Tennessee, Arkansas, Alaska, South Carolina and Missouri.
  • Uber is considering laying off 20% of its staff.
  • Heather Locklear says she is "strong and clear-headed" after a year of sobriety.
  • Disney doesn't know the when, but they do know when they start re-opening their parks, it will probably only be at 50% capacity.
  • So, apparently those who find New York Governor Andrew Cuomo "sexy" are known as "Cuomo-sexuals."
  • Alanis Morrissette said in an interview that "Almost every woman in the music industry has been assaulted, harassed, and raped," and says the industry's #metoo is coming.
  • The Governor of Kentucky has apologized to a Kentucky man who was denied unemployment claims based on his name. The man, whose real God-given name is Tupac Shakur, accepted the apology. And the money.
  • Dr. Fauci is predicting that we could be in for a bad fall and winter if we're not prepared.
  • "Jeopardy!" joined "Family Feud" as syndicated game show leaders in the week ending April 19. "Jeopardy!" inched up 1% to a 7.2, while "Feud" fell back 3%. "Wheel of Fortune" faded 15% to a 5.8 after being preempted in some big markets.
  • "I Know This Much is True," a limited series adapted from the Wally Lamb novel, begins on HBO May 10. Mark Ruffalo stars and there are six episodes in what Ruffalo calls a "family saga."
  • EDsmart, a college-ranking website, is looking for a Star Wars fan to binge all 11 films the "The Mandalorian" for $1,000.
  • An anonymous source tells US Weekly that Kanye and Kim have been arguing a lot lately.
  • The latest Kim Jung Un rumor is that he's living at a beach resort, hiding away from the coronavirus. Satellite photos show his yacht docked there.
  • Broadway star Amanda Jane Cooper and Andrew Bell got married last weekend in a ceremony over Zoom. She's Glinda in the current production of "Wicked" on Broadway, when they can perform.
  • For the first time, the Oscars are going to allowed an exception for just this one time-to allow movies that went direct to digital streaming eligible for the Academy Awards.
  • Prince Harry is going to make an appearance in an upcoming episode of the children's show, "Thomas and Friends."
  • Economists are saying that by the end of June, our economy will have shrunk 12% -- three times what it did during the recession of 2008.

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