Thursday, June 15, 2017 – Edition: #5997

Here, Have Another Sheetload!

★ Demi Moore has revealed that she has had her two front teeth “sheared off” and now wears cosmetic replacements. How? Demi, who is known for her pearly white smile, told Jimmy Fallon  that she would love to be able to tell us that it was “skateboarding or something really kind of cool”, but went on to attribute the loss of one tooth to stress and say that she “literally knocked” the other out recently.  Although she was wearing the replacement teeth, she showed the audience a picture of herself missing one tooth, and joked that her three daughters like her gap-toothed look.
★ You probably know that ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ suddenly suspended production in Mexico last week amid an investigation into alleged misconduct. Host Chris Harrison is speaking out for the first time by issuing a lengthy statement about the incident, but he’s not saying much; “Out of respect to all involved, there’s only so much I can and will say at this time. Normally with a situation like this I would not say anything until the incident is fully resolved, but with all the rumors and misinformation being put out there, I don’t find that to be possible anymore.”  He didn’t clear up any of the allegations going around, but urged people to wait until an investigation is complete.  He also apologized for “any inconvenience and disappointment” to the cast, crew and fans of the show,  which has been put on a production hold amid misconduct allegations at the filming site in Mexico.
★ Julia Stiles is expecting her first child with fiancé Preston Cook. No word on a due date except that it is expected ‘later this year’.  The ‘Save the Last Dance’ actress and Cook became engaged on Christmas Eve 2015.  Stiles is currently in London promoting her new series, ‘Riviera’.
★ After months of mocking President Donald Trump on Twitter, author Stephen King woke up to the news on Tuesday that he had been blocked by the commander-in-chief.  Luckily, another literary voice of the resistance stepped in to help. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, who is as vocal in her criticism of Trump as King, offered to send him screenshots of the President’s tweets through direct messaging.
(You can block someone on Twitter?  Maybe THAT’s why I can’t find anyone I work with on there!)
★ ‘Game of Thrones’ fans were disappointed when they found out that there would be only seven shows in the new season.  Now, some good news.  Apparently some of the shows will run longer than an hour.  The runtimes have been released and while some are around an hour long, three run beyond that, and one is a full 81 minutes long. (With only 7 episodes, they needed the extra time just to fit all the characters in!)
-LAD Bible
★ The cast of ‘13 Reasons Why’ is officially back to work. Just a month after Netflix renewed the controversial hit series about Hannah Baker and her suicide for a second season, the stars of the series have taken to social media to share the news, revealing that production has already begun.

• “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC/Global): Andy Samberg, Jillian Bell, 2 Chainz featuring Trey Songz & Ty Dolla $ign
• “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC/CTV): Ethan Hawke, Lorde
• “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (CBS/Global): Milo Ventimiglia, Judy Greer, Keith Alberstadt
• “Late Night with Seth Meyers” (NBC/CTV): Andy Cohen, Danai Gurira, Rakesh Satyal, Eric Moore
• “Late Late Show with James Corden” (CBS/CTV): Jamie Foxx, Ansel Elgort, Beth Ditto
• “Last Call with Carson Daly” (NBC/CTV): Hank Azaria, Jeff Rosenstock, Al Madrigal ( R )
• “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” (Comedy): Whoopi Goldberg
• “@Midnight with Chris Hardwick” (Comedy): Jerry Ferrara, Chris D’Elia, Diona Reasonover
• “Conan” (TBS/Comedy): Armie Hammer, Jim Jefferies, Gavin Degraw
• “Watch What Happens Live” (Bravo): Zoe Kravitz, Ilana Glazer
• “The View” (ABC/CTV): Jessica Alba,, Gary Vaynerchuk
• “The Talk” (CBS): Mandy Moore, Claire Holt
• “Live with Kelly and Ryan” (ABC/CTV): Larry the Cable Guy, Claire Foy
• “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” (NBC/CTV): Scott Foley, Little Big Town ( R )
• “Harry” (NBC/CTV): Jamie Alexander, Jen Kirkman ( R )
• “The Real” (FOX): J. August Richards ( R )
• “2017 U.S. Open Golf Championship” (FOX): First Round.  From Erin Hills in Erin, Wis.

• Geri Halliwell – is releasing a tribute song to George Michael.  Halliwell reports that she enlisted some of Michael’s band and singers to appear on the track, which will be released June 23, with proceeds going to the late ‘Wham!’ singer’s favorite charity, Child Line.
• Def Leppard – are releasing a 30th anniversary expanded reissue of their classic ‘Hysteria’ album.  Fans can choose from a number of different formats ranging from 2 to 7-disc versions.  They will all hit stores Aug 4.
• Katy Perry – is changing her tune … literally. She modified a key lyric from her diss track “Swish Swish” during a concert on Monday, after apologizing to her longtime rival Taylor Swift. Rather than singing the original line “Don’t you come for me / No, not today” Perry sang, “God bless you on your journey / Oh, baby girl.” (Catchy.)
• Eddie Vedder – Paul McCartney punched him in the face.  Vedder says that he was once hanging out with McCartney at a Seattle hotel bar when a story got more intense than anticipated. McCartney was illustrating how he hit some guy, and when he did that, accidentally hit Vedder in the face.  Although he felt it for a few days, Vedder says he was so proud that he had been hit by a Beatle and when the pain went away, he missed it.
• Ice Cube – was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday.
• Brad Paisley – got in on the Nashville Predators fan tradition of tossing a catfish on the ice during Game 6 of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final on Sunday night. Although he didn’t actually launch it onto the ice, he was spotted waving around a large catfish in one of the arena’s suites. Quote: “I fished all morning to get that.”
• Luke Combs – his full-length debut made the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart upon it’s release on Tuesday.  ‘This One’s For You’ ranked at number 5 on the chart when it was released on Tuesday.  Halsey tops the chart with “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom”.

The Principal of a school in Washington DC has an offer for her students.  And she is backing it up with cold, hard cash.  She says that she will pay eighth-and ninth-graders $100 of her own money if they turn off all electronics every Tuesday of summer vacation.  Diana Smith of Washington Latin Public Charter School says she will pony up the money for any and all seniors at her school who are brave enough to successfully complete the challenge, and prove it by delivering two signed letters from adult witnesses verifying that they accomplished their mission to qualify.
(For the kids, that’s one way to make sure it is a looooooong summer!)
(Here is where it is handy to have those twin 19-year old brothers!)
(And of course no parent would falsely sign one of those letters, would they?  I mean, where would you find a liar in Washington?)

Australian millionaire Tim Gurner sparked a global uproar by singling out avocado toast as the reason many millennials can’t afford to buy their first homes. Well, that and “four coffees at $4 each”.  Now, the other side of the story.  A…well, a millennial has published…well….blogged a rebuttal of sorts, with some interesting things to say about her generation.  Jennifer Wright points out a Business Insider article that said millennials are single-handedly killing restaurant chains like Applebee’s and Buffalo Wild Wing by not patronizing them.  She added the following to the list: bar soap, Budweiser, and Coors.  She says her generation won’t put up with mediocre restaurants, or low-quality beer (or icky soap, apparently).  She says millennials drink less alcohol than any previous generation at their age, and are more likely to drink lots of coffee because they are aware that soft drinks aren’t good for them. She admits that people her age enjoy avocado, and that is because they have been raised to eat their vegetables.  She points out that her generation buys fewer diamonds because they are marrying later plus they can’t see the sense in spending three months pay on a sparkly hunk of rock, when they can bank that money and spend it on something nice in the future, like a car or a trip….or even a house.
(Or spend it on something REALLY expensive…like avocado toast!)
(Bar soap was fine…until you had to share it!)
-NY Post

If you’d like to earn more money, science has a simple solution: sleep more. It turns out, sleep deprivation is not only bad for your health; it’s bad for your bank account.  A third of North American workers report they regularly get fewer than seven hours of sleep a night.  But check this out:  A study from Williams College and the University of California showed that people who increased their sleep by one hour a night saw their wages increase by 5% in the long-run.  Doctors already know that poor sleep leads to poor health; it’s connected to obesity, diabetes, heart disease and a host of other physical conditions. But only lately have we been learning that poor sleep is bad for your financial health, too.  Poor sleep equals mistakes, makes you grouchy, and reduces your ability to learn.  So if you aren’t getting enough sleep, you could be less likely to get that raise or promotion.
(If one extra hour of sleep equals a 5% raise, how much extra sleep do I need for a 50% raise?)
(So when I slept through all those college lectures, I was actually training for a career and didn’t even know it?)
(I’ve been practicing for this all my life!)

Other things besides $19 avocado toast that Australian millionaire Tim Gurner has a problem with millennials ‘wasting’ their money on:
✓ 4 coffees at $4 each
✓ $25 movie tickets
✓ Online shopping
✓ A lot of sporting and social events
✓ Overseas holidays
✓ The latest iPhone or iPad
(So if I don’t buy any of these things, AND I get a few extra hours of sleep per night, and I’ll be rich?)


1954 [63] Jim Belushi, Chicago, IL, tv actor (“According to Jim” 2001-2009)

1963 [54] Helen Hunt, Culver City, CA, movie actress (“Twister”), TV actress (“Mad About You” 1992-99)

1964 [53] Courteney Cox, Birmingham AL, TV actress (“Cougar Town” 2009-15, “Friends” 1994-2004)/movie actress (“Scream” movies)

1969 [48] Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson), LA CA, movie producer (“Straight Outta Compton”)/movie actor (“Are We There Yet?”, “Barbershop” movies)/rapper (NWA 1986-89)

1973 [44] Neil Patrick Harris, Albuquerque NM, movie actor (“Gone Girl”)/TV actor (“How I Met Your Mother” 2005-14)/Broadway actor (“Hedwig & The Angry Inch”)/former Tony, Emmy, and Academy Awards host

1976 [41] Gary Lightbody, Bangor, Northern Ireland, alt-rock singer (Snow Patrol-”Chasing Cars”)

1981 [36] Billy Martin, Naptown MD, pop-rock guitarist (Good Charlotte-“Lifestyles Of the Rich and Famous”, “Girls & Boys”)

1984 [33] Wayne ‘Wing’ Sermon, American Fork UT, indie rock guitarist (Imagine Dragons-”I Bet My Life”, “Radioactive”)

• “Global Wind Day”, It’s a day for promoting wind, its power, and the possibilities it holds to change our world. (Keep your ‘wind’ jokes to yourself!)

• “Lobster Day”. In the past 100 years lobsters have gone from being ‘peasant food’ to a delicacy.  There are many ways to enjoy lobster, but the most popular cooking methods are boiling, baking, steaming, and grilling.

• “Nature Photography Day”, started in 2005 by the North American Photography Association to salute a favorite hobby of camera buffs. (There is a big difference between photographing someone in ‘nature’ and ‘au naturel’.  Be careful.)

• “Smile Power Day”, recognizing the 2nd-best thing you can do with your lips. (After whistling.)

• “World Elder Abuse Awareness Day”, the 10th annual, when we’re encouraged to show the world we care about ending elder abuse and neglect by wearing something purple for the day.

[Fri] Fresh Veggies Day
[Fri] Fudge Day
[Fri] International Day of the African Child
[Sat] Eat Your Veggies Day
[Sat] World Juggling Day
[Sat] Hollerin’ Contest Day

2014 [03] Syndicated radio personality, voice actor, and co-creator of “American Top 40″ Casey Kasem dies at age 82 in Gig Harbor WA

1956 [61] 15-year-old John Lennon meets 13-year-old Paul McCartney (The Beatles ensue)

2004 [13] Tim Berners-Lee receives the $1.2-million ‘Millennium Technology Prize’ in Helsinki, Finland for creating the World Wide Web in 1989 (So it wasn’t Al Gore?)

2012 [05] Nik Wallenda becomes the 1st person to successfully tightrope walk over Niagara Falls (ABC-TV carries the event live but demands he be tethered to avoid potential disaster) Today, his wife Erendira plans to dangle by her teeth from a helicopter as it flies over the falls.


• Dreamt is the only word that ends in ‘mt’
• The first letters of the months July through to November spell JASON
• Each time you see a full moon you always see the same side
• About 90% of the worlds population kisses
• All the blinking you do in one day equates to having your eyes closed for 30 minutes

• At a movie theatre, which arm rest is yours?
• In the word ‘scent’, is the ‘S’ silent or is the ‘C’?
• If people evolved from monkeys, why are monkeys still around?
• Why is there a ‘D’ in the word fridge, but not one in refrigerator?
• Who knew what time it was when the first clock was made?

☎What is your secret financial indulgence that you buy because ‘it’s worth it’ to you?

Name the body part that is part of the term, expression, or saying:

1.  Get off on the wrong _____.
A: Foot

2.  She has a green _____.
A: Thumb

3. ___ the line
A: Toe

4. Rack your _____.
A: Brain

5.  Long in the _____.
A: Tooth

• I accidentally swallowed some food coloring. The doctor says I’m OK, but I feel like I’ve dyed a little inside.

Question:  According to a new poll, you should never use more than 3 of these at a time.  What is it?
Answer:  Emoji’s!!

Success is not the key to happiness.  Happiness is the key to success.

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