Thursday, October 29, 2015           Edition: #5360


It’s Your Daily Constitutional Sheet!

BS SHOW BIZ BUZZ:
★ It’s all over between Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield … again. A source close to the acting couple confirms they split up a couple of months ago and it’s for good this time. As for the reason? Well, it appears to just be one of those things as the source suggests the relationship just wasn’t working. Earlier on this year they appeared to be spending time apart but sources claimed this was simply because of their busy schedules. As is often the case in showbiz breakups, it’s claimed ‘they remain close and are on good terms’.
– UsWeekly.com
★ Show biz couple Halle Berry & Olivier Martinez are also seemingly kaput. French actor Martinez reportedly filed for divorce just hours after Berry filed papers using a pseudonym. Citing irreconcilable differences, Martinez lists the couple’s date of separation as October 26th … this Monday. He’s seeking joint custody of their 2-year-old son, Maceo-Robert. The couple met in 2010 and wed in July 2013 in France. This is Martinez’s 1st divorce, and Berry’s 3rd. She was previously married to baseball player David Justice and singer Eric Benet.
– ContactMusic.com
★ There’s still a long way to go for diversity on TV according to the new “GLAAD 2015 Report”.  While there is an increase in the number of LGBT characters on our screens, the fact remains that only 4% of main characters on primetime shows diversify into LGBT territory. The 10th annual report finds that 35 out of 881 main characters are now LGBT, while there are another 35 recurring characters. The report notes a few landmarks, such as Laverne Cox (“Orange Is the New Black”) becoming the 1st trans actor to receive an Emmy nomination.
– Deadline.com

TODAY’S SHOW BIZ SKED:
• “Last Call With Carson Daly” (NBC) – Drenge (“Undertow”).
• “Late Night With Seth Meyers” (NBC/CTV) – Gary Clark Jr (“The Story of Sonny Boy Slim”).
• “The Real” (syndicated) – Ja Rule (“Genius Loves Company”).
• “Reefer Riches” (CBC) – Debut of a new documentary series that begins in Colorado, where legal marijuana is creating new challenges for law enforcement. A glimpse into what the weed business may soon may look like in many places, including Canada.
• “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC/CTV2) – Steve Martin & Edie Brickell (“So Familiar”, out Friday).

BS MUSIC NOTES:
• Adele – BBC is planning an hour-long TV special called “Adele At the BBC”, to be hosted by Graham Norton on flagship network BBC One in November. Her 3rd album, “25″, is due out November 20th worldwide and is surely poised for holiday shopping domination.
• Ariana Grande – She’s the latest singer to be signed as a Viva Glam spokesperson for Mac Cosmetics. Her namesake lipstick & gloss becomes available in January with proceeds going to HIV & AIDS. Miley Cyrus and Rihanna have represented the brand in the past.
• Hank Williams Jr – He’s announced that his 37th album, “It’s About Time”, is out January 15.
• Keith Urban – His upcoming 8th studio album will be titled “Ripcord”. It’s already spawned 2 singles, the hit “John Cougar, John Deer, John 3:16″ and his latest, “Break on Me”.
• Luke Bryan – He’s atop “Billboard” magazine’s ‘Hot Tours of 2015′ ranking. In ticket sales alone (not counting merch) his “Kick the Dust Up Tour” has made $49 million so far this year.
• Shania Twain – She’s auctioning off her tour bus after wrapping her “Rock This Country” tour on Tuesday. She’s been travelling North America on the luxury vehicle, which cost $1 million to build back in 1999. It goes up for grabs at the Toronto Classic Car Auction this Saturday.
• Taylor Swift – “Billboard” reports that her “1989″ album has officially celebrated a full year in the top 10 on the ‘Billboard 200′ chart, making it only the 5th album in history to do so.

COMING ATTRACTIONS:
A BS selection of movies in the making …
• “Enzo Ferrari” – Michael Mann is directing Christian Bale, who will play the Italian auto mogul in this adaptation of Brock Yates’ 1991 book “Enzo Ferrari: The Man, the Cars, the Races, the Machine”. Ferrari worked for Alfa Romeo, first as a racer and then as a developer, before founding his own company in 1947. Noomi Rapace is in talks to play Ferrari’s wife.
• “The Girl On the Train” – Emily Blunt, Jared Leto, Justin Theroux, and Rebecca Ferguson are starring in this adaptation of Paula Hawkins’ best-selling novel. Blunt plays a troubled woman who becomes fascinated by a seemingly perfect couple while riding the train. But after she thinks she witnesses a murder, she begins to realize that she may be involved in the crime.
• “‘Pitch Perfect 3″ – Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and Rebel Wilson are all aboard to reprise their roles in the hit musical-comedy franchise. Elizabeth Banks is set to return to direct. Banks made her directorial debut with “Pitch Perfect 2″, which had the highest-ever domestic opening for a first-time director. “Pitch Perfect 3″ is due in 2017.
• “Schlitzie: One of Us” – Filming is underway on this documentary that tells the life story of a 4-foot-tall circus sideshow performer who spent decades on the circuit, where he was often made to dress in girls’ dresses. After his handlers died in the ’60s, he was put in a hospital to die. Luckily, another performer, a sword swallower, found him and got him to perform again.
• “Split” – Director M Night Shyamalan’s new supernatural suspense thriller is due out in early 2017. James McAvoy (“X-Men”) stars, alongside Anya Taylor Joy, Betty Buckley, and Jessica Sula. The film is the follow-up to the director’s last production, “The Visit”, which grossed $89 million in worldwide box office on a budget of just $5 million.

SPY AUDITIONS:
With the new ‘James Bond’ film now in UK theaters, Britain’s MI-6 has launched a major new recruitment drive. The intelligence service is well aware that the film will lead to a flurry of interest in working for the agency. But the organization is at pains to make clear that ‘Bond’ – a gun-toting, Martini-drinking, womanizing loner – is not a true reflection of a modern-day intelligence officer. In fact, a rep says, he would probably not be successful in joining if he were to apply nowadays. A winning personality is now considered as important as a good education for new officers. The agency is seeking sociable people from working-class backgrounds.
NET: https://www.sis.gov.uk
– Scotsman.com.

DEAD POOL:
Yes, people actually wager on this stuff. According to a website that keeps track, these are the still-living famous folks who are most predicted to soon not be …
1. Evangelist Billy Graham (96)
2. Actor Kirk Douglas (98)
3. Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro (89)
4. Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor (98)
5. Former US first lady Nancy Reagan (94)
6. Former US president George HW Bush (91)
7. Actress Olivia de Havilland (99)
8. Former boxing champ Mohammed Ali (73)
9. Comedian Jerry Lewis (89)
10. TV actor Abe Vigoda (94)
– KaufmansDeadPool.com

BS AMAZING FACT:
Howler monkeys with the loudest voices tend to have smaller testicles.
– BBC News

BS CHRONOMETER 10.29.15


TODAY’S CELEBIRTHDAYS . . .
1947 [68] Richard Dreyfuss, Brooklyn NY, movie actor (“RED”, “Mr Holland’s Opus”)

1957 [58] Dan Castellaneta, Chicago IL, TV voice-over actor (‘Homer’ on “The Simpsons” since 1989)

1972 [43] Tracee Ellis Ross, LA CA, TV actress (‘Dr Rainbow Johnson’ in “black-ish” since 2014)

1984 [31] Chris Baio, Bronxville NY, indie rock musician (Vampire Weekend-”White Sky”, “Cousins”)

BS REASONS TO PARTY . . .
• “Hermit Day”, the perfect excuse to curl up with a good book and enjoy a day of peace and quiet.

• “International Cat Day”, a day for cat fanatics to dote over their felines … as if they don’t the rest of the year.

• “Oatmeal Day”, a food celebration honoring the hot breakfast cereal that ‘sticks to your ribs’, as grandma used to say.

• “World Psoriasis Day”, an annual observance to increase awareness of the life-long skin disorder. It’s estimated some 125 million people worldwide suffer from the malady.
NET: http://www.worldpsoriasisday.com

ONE YEAR AGO . . .
2014 [01] San Francisco Giants win Major League Baseball’s World Series over Kansas City Royals, their 3rd title in 5 years

THIS DAY IN SHOW BIZ . . .
2012 [03] Publishing houses Penguin and Random House merge to become Penguin Random House, the largest publisher in the world

TODAY’S MUSIC EVENT . . .
2005 [10] Wax figures of The Beatles used on the cover of the “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album are auctioned off for £81,500 after being discovered languishing in a back room of Madame Tussauds wax museum in London

TODAY’S RECORDS . . .
2008 [07] Delta Air Lines merges with Northwest Airlines, creating the world’s largest airline

2013 [02] Turkey opens a sea tunnel connecting Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul, the deepest submerged railway tunnel in the world

COMING UP . . .
[Fri] “Our Brand is Crisis”; “Scouts Guide To the Zombie Apocalypse” open in movie theaters
[Fri] Checklist Day
[Fri] Frankenstein Friday
[Fri] International Bandanna Day
[Sat] Halloween
[Sat] Caramel Apple Day
This Week Is … World Origami Days
This Month Is … World Menopause Month

BULL’S BITS


BS THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER SAY TO SHORT WOMEN:
• “You’re the perfect height to be my arm rest.”
• “You look like you’re 12!”
• “Just how tall ARE you?”
• “I just want to put you in my pocket!”
• “You make me feel so tall!”
• “You can totally shop in the kids’ section, can’t you?”
• “Why don’t you just wear heels?”
• “Hey, can you reach that for me?” Snort.
• “You probably prefer ‘vertically challenged’, am I right?”
• Anything said while patting her on the head.
– BuzzFeed Life

BS PHONE STARTER:
☎ What’s the worst things you have ever smelled?

BS U-PICK TRIVIA:
A poll shows that only 1-in-50 men are vain enough to do which?
a. Shave their legs.
b. Wear mascara.
c. Pluck their eyebrows. [CORRECT]

BS WEB GOODIE:
Sounds that will take you back to 2005 …
NET: http://tinyurl.com/pbt89da

BS RANDOM JOKE:
On your mark. Get set. Go back to bed! That’s what we’ll be saying Sunday when the clocks go back.

BS WATER COOLER QUESTION:
Question: In a new Halloween poll, THIS is ranked the #1 most popular treat to receive.
Answer: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup.

BS DEEP THOUGHT:
Marriage is not a word. It’s a sentence.

Monthly Planning Calendar in Tomorrow’s BS!


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