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THE SUPER BOWL AND NO TAILGATING?
Dec. 9, 2013 5:21 pm
It will be the first Super Bowl to be played outdoors in a cold weather venue. What does that mean? It's the first Super Bowl where "snow and cold" could be a factor. The 48th(XLVIII) Super Bowl will be played at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Feb.2nd. And, there will be no tailgating!! People can have food and drink in their vehicle but they can't fire up the grill or toss out a lounge chair. What is this world coming to? (someone asked, not me) Get the complete rundown on Super Bowl plans here...
HOLIDAY FILMS TRIVIA!
Dec. 6, 2013 11:12 am
What is George Bailey's dream in "It's A Wonderful Life?" "What's Clark Griswold's bonus in "Christmas Vacation?" "What character doesn't Tom Hanks play in "Polar Express?" Find out the answers to these and other holiday movie questions by clicking here...
GRAMMY HALL OF FAME - NEW SONGS AND ALBUMS
Dec. 5, 2013 6:26 pm
NEW ALBUM FROM THE GROUP BOSTON!
Dec. 4, 2013 4:00 pm
The recordings have to be at least 25 years old to qualify and some familiar selections did make the Grammy Hall of Fame. The Rolling Stones, "Honky Tonk Women," Sam Cooke's "Wonderful World," albums by George Harrison, Chicago, Creedence Clearwater Revival were among those chosen. See the complete list by clicking here...
BILLY JOEL BECOMES RESIDENT PERFORMER!
Dec. 4, 2013 3:51 pm
Boston fans looking for that classic guitar sound from the band, will not be disappointed by their first studio album in 11 years. (the first since the death of lead singer Brad Delp in 2007). Here is a review of the new album called "Life, Love, & Hope."
Billy Joel has decided to stay close to home and give his fans a chance to see him perform every month in 2014 at Madison Square Garden in New York. His first show there was in 1978 and he has had many sellouts at The Garden. Here's the complete story....
NEW ELVIS EXHIBIT IN ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME!
Dec. 3, 2013 6:13 pm
BARBARA WALTERS PICKS HER FINAL "TEN MOST FASCINATING!"
Dec. 2, 2013 6:35 pm
Fans visiting the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland will be checking out a new exhibit featuring Elvis Presley. Many artifacts are on lone from Graceland including the white suit he wore while performing "If I Can Dream" on NBC in 1968. Find out more by clicking here...http://rockhall.com/blog/post/new-elvis-presley-exhibition-at-rock-hall/
Barbara Walters is retiring soon but not before selecting a final "Ten Most Fascinating People of 2013." As always, some on the list are fascinating and others just headline hogging. Pope Francis, Prince George, and Miley Cyrus on the same list? (Barbara always has needed help defining fascinating.) Click here for the list...
HUNGER GAMES AND FROZEN LEAD THE WAY!!
Dec. 2, 2013 6:28 pm
"Hunger Games: Catching Fire" set a new Thanksgiving weekend record at the box office while Disney's new animated film, "Frozen" wasn't far behind. (Though every other movie was) Find out more by clicking here...
OH, THOSE TURKEY LEFTOVERS
Nov. 29, 2013 5:21 pm
Here's a creative way to use up some of those turkey leftovers. Try this sandwich on for style...Or more like the turkey soup shown here...
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER
Nov. 27, 2013 7:04 pm
This coming Wednesday evening, December 4th, NBC will bring out the stars(whether it's cloudy or not) for the lighting of the "world's most famous Christmas tree." Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Jewell, and other celebrities will be perfoming current hits and holiday classics. Find out more here...
ADD A SIDE DISH FOR THANKSGIVING!!
Nov. 25, 2013 11:30 am
AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
Nov. 25, 2013 11:19 am
In need of something special as a side for the Thanksgiving repast. Here are some suggestions including "Brandied Cranberry Sweet Potato Stuffing," (say that fast) "Roasted Squash With Butter and Sage," "Pumpkin and Cauliflower Casserole," and "Spiced Cranberry Sauce with Orange." (All from Delish) Click here for the recipes...(and 50 more)
Taylor Swift led the way with the fan voted "Artist of The Year" award. Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Katy Perry, and, of course, Miley Cyrus all played a part in the nationally televised event. Find out more if you care by clicking here...
THE NIGHT THAT CHANGED AMERICA -GRAMMY SALUTE!
Nov. 21, 2013 6:38 pm
If you were watching, you were part of an epic audience. It was Feb.9th, 1964 and it seemed that nearly everyone was watching as The Beatles performed on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time. That moment will be remembered on its 50th Anniversary, Feb. 9th, 2014. A two hour special on CBS will feature many tribute performances as well as archival footage from the show. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, the two remaining Beatles will take part. Here is the complete story...
Nov. 20, 2013 6:07 pm
CURSIVE WRITING A THING OF THE PAST?
Nov. 15, 2013 11:26 am
"The Hunger Games" fans will be turning out to see the sequel, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," starring, once again, Jennifer Lawrence. Rated PG13.
Of course, sci-fi fans can also check out, "Thor: The Dark World," with Chris Hemsworth. Rated PG13.
Then there is the new comedy starring Vince Vaughn, "The Delivery Man." Rated PG13. Yes, he is the father of 533 children!!
Check out other recent films and trailers by clicking here...
Is cursive writing (or long hand) finished. Not quite say some states who are determined to keep it being taught in the classroom. ( Overall, some 45 states have adopted "Common Core" standards which eliminate cursive writing ) You know the reason for it, there just isn't a real need in the computer world for handwriting, the keyboard being the means to communicate. Learn more about the issue here...
DANCING WITH THE STARS CONTROVERSY!!
Nov. 13, 2013 11:19 am
He's down but he's not out. Comedian Bill Engvall and partner, Emma Slater, have been at the bottom of the pack for Dancing With The Stars last three elimination rounds but have survived each time. Apparently, the voters at home like Bill and the judges have been not been able to boot him from the show. Read about the controversy by clicking here...
WILL AN ABBA REUNION TAKE PLACE FOR THEIR 40TH?
Nov. 12, 2013 6:23 pm
In a recent interview, Agnetha Faltskog (the blond) hinted at a possible ABBA reunion for the 40th Anniversary of their Eurovision Song contest success. (with the song Waterloo) Read the complete story here...
JUST WHAT SOMEONE NEEDS? BACON DEODORANT!
Nov. 11, 2013 4:22 pm
(I know I didn't ask for it.) Just in time for the holidays, or maybe just in time, J&D Foods markets "bacon scented deodorant." " It will attract beautiful strangers, dogs, bears, and swamp alligators." Click here for all the important facts...
PAUL SIMON AND STING TO TOUR (TOGETHER IN FACT)
Nov. 6, 2013 10:42 am
Paul Simon and Sting will tour together starting in February. Why such an unlikely combo you ask? In June, Paul Simon joined Sting on stage at a charity event to perform Sting's "Fields of Gold" and Simon & Garfunkel's "The Boxer." Having been friends for many years, they decided to develop a tour together. Concert dates include Feb.23rd at the Xcel Energy Center in St.Paul and Feb.24th at the United Center in Chicago. Chicago tickets go on sale Nov.12th and St.Paul tickets Nov.18th. See other tour dates by clicking here...
JOB INTERVIEW QUESTIONS THAT ARE ILLEGAL!
Nov. 5, 2013 11:20 am
There are some questions that might seem appropriate to ask during a job interview but are actually illegal. For example, "Are you married?" "Do you have children?" "Do you have outstanding debt?" Click here to find learn more...