The first trailer for the movie version of "Cats" came out yesterday, with TAYLOR SWIFT, Jennifer Hudson, Rebel Wilson, Idris Elba, Jason Derulo, James Corden, and Judi Dench. And the Internet DEFINITELY took notice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=19&v=FtSd844cI7U Some people thought it looked awesome . . . others were so distracted by the skin-tight cat fur CGI that they didn't know what to think . . . and others outright ROASTED it. "Cats" is in theaters December 20th . . . the same day as "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker", which means it COULD be set up to be a colossal failure. (That said, I won't bet against Taylor Swift's army of fans.) *** Tom Cruise showed up [...]
Comic-Con starts TODAY in San Diego, and so the "Hollywood Reporter" conducted a poll on comics, superhero movies, and pop culture. Marvel was the most popular 'fandom' in the poll. They surveyed 2,200 people, and 63% said that they're fans of Marvel, which is incredible. 15 years ago, 63% of people may not have even known what Marvel was, let alone been actually INTO it. Here are the ones they asked about, and the percentage of people who were fans: 1. The Marvel Universe . . . 63% fans, 37% not fans 2. "Star Wars" . . . 60% fans, 40% not fans 3. The DC Universe . . . 59% [...]
2019 Emmy Nominations Are Revealed ... Ken Jeong and D'Arcy Carden revealed the 2019 Emmy nominations yesterday. "Game of Thrones" led the pack with 32 nominations. "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" received 20 nominations. Beyonce's Homecoming documentary received six nominations Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown received six nominations HBO shows totaled 137 nominations Newser claims Game of Thrones set a new Emmys record with 32 nominations. They broke NYPD Blue's 1994 record of 27 nominations. The Emmy's will be awarded September 22nd on FOX. Here is your complete list Drama Series Better Call Saul (AMC) Bodyguard (Netflix) Game of Thrones (HBO) Killing [...]
Jellyfish can be some of the most annoying creatures in the ocean, but can you imagine one the size of a human being? Scientists diving off the coast of Falmouth, England saw just that over the weekend. Lizzie Daly, a biologist, and ambassador for the United Kingdom's Marine Conservation Society, estimates that the creature was nearly five feet long. She and her cameraman were able to swim with the jellyfish for close to an hour. Daly adds that the fish isn't a threat to humans and has just a mild sting. (USA Today)
Only One in Five Offices Now Have a Strict Dress Code Look, if you're not going to let your employees show up in pajamas, how do you expect them to show up at all? Does everyone work in radio? This might be our dress code. :) According to a new survey, only one in five offices in the U.S. still has a strict dress code. Here's the full breakdown: Half of the places are casual or business casual . . . a quarter considers themselves mostly strict, but do things like casual Fridays . . . 20% have a strict business [...]
"Spider-Man: Far from Home" won the box office for the second straight week, raking in another $45.3 million. "Toy Story 4" was second with $20.7 million in its fourth week out. The new thriller "Crawl" and the R-rated comedy "Stuber" stumbled out of the gate, making only $12 million and $8 million. Here's this weekend's Top 10 at the box office: 1. "Spider-Man: Far From Home", $45.3 million. Up to $274.5 in its 2nd week. 2. "Toy Story 4", $20.7 million. Up to $346.4 million in its 4th week. 3. NEW: "Crawl", $12 million 4. NEW: "Stuber", $8 million 5. "Yesterday", $6.8 million. Up to $48.3 million in its 3rd week. 6. "Aladdin", $5.9 million. Up [...]
A Baby Was Born on 7/11 at 7:11 P.M. and Weighed Seven Pounds, 11 Ounces There's a woman named Rachel Langford from St. Louis. And on July 11th, which is 7/11, she gave birth at 7:11 P.M. . . . to a girl who weighed seven pounds, 11 ounces. And yes, Rachel says she's planning to contact 7-Eleven to tell them about it.
A New Survey Says McDonald's Fries Are Still the Best A new poll for National French Fry Day tomorrow asked over 1,000 people which fast food place has the best fries. And McDonald's is still #1 by far. It got more than twice as many votes as second place . . . 1. McDonald's with 43% of the vote. 2. Chick-fil-A, 18%. 3. Wendy's, 13%. 4. In-N-Out Burger, 9%. 5. Arby's, 8%. 6. Shake Shack, 5%. 7. Somewhere else, 4%.
1. "Stuber" (R) Dave Bautista is a detective who's just had Lasik surgery and can't see well enough to drive himself. So he's forced to deputize his uber driver, Kumail Nanjiani, when he needs help chasing after the guy who killed his partner. Karen Gillian plays his murdered partner and Mira Sorvino plays their boss. You know Bautista as Drax in the "Guardian of the Galaxy" movies and Karen as Nebula. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5l6a5RiR1E 2. "Crawl" (R) An alligator thriller starring Kaya Scodelario as a woman trapped in a flooded house during a Category 5 hurricane when she goes back to help her father evacuate and they get attacked by enormous alligators. Barry Pepper plays her dad. You [...]
Starbucks is finally selling its new Tie-Dye Frappuccino after photos leaked last month. But only for a limited time, while supplies last. Which might only be a few days. It's supposed to be tropical fruit-flavored, with whipped cream and rainbow sprinkles on top. But the reviews are mixed. Some people say it's like banana candy. Others say it tastes like that white stick you get with a pack of Fun Dip. So yeah, it's sweet. Apparently, BARISTAS aren't thrilled though. Because it's a huge pain to make, and glitter gets everywhere. So if you order one, it might come with a little attitude.