Category Archives: National News

Blake Shelton and “The Ridiculous 6” Trailer

Blake Shelton and “The Ridiculous 6” Trailer

That…is just weird looking.  Blake and a handlebar mustache??   Here’s a sneak peek at the movie “The Ridiculous 6” which stars Adam Sandler and a host of other people, none of which I really care about as much as Blake Shelton…ok so Steve Buscemi is in it…and Vanilla Ice. So watch it for Blake’s…MORE

Luke Bryan Kicks Off “The Red Kettle” Campaign!

Luke Bryan Kicks Off “The Red Kettle” Campaign!

   NASHVILE, Tennessee  (October 27, 2015) – Country music superstar Luke Bryan will perform LIVE at AT&T Stadium during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys game against the Carolina Panthers on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, kicking off The Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign. The nationally televised halftime performance marks the 19th year the Dallas Cowboys…MORE

Carrie Underwood Announces 2016 Tour!

Carrie Underwood Announces 2016 Tour!

  Nashville, TN – (October 27, 2015) – Seven-time Grammy winner and Pollstar’s three-time top female country touring artist, Carrie Underwood, who just released her fifth studio album, Storyteller, will launch a new arena tour in 2016 to take her new music on the road. The Storyteller Tour – Stories in the Round, in association with award-winning cosmetics…MORE

Starbucks’ Spooky Halloween Treat!

Starbucks’ Spooky Halloween Treat!

Say Hello to…”The Frappula.” This spooky little concoction is available this week only (starting Wednesday the 28th) at Starbucks.  It’s a layer of eerie mocha sauce topped with innocently sweet Vanilla Frappuccino soaked in terrifying ruby red Strawberry sauce. You know what scares me the most about The Frappula?  The sugar crash afterwards. I’d still…MORE

Bye Bye, Bacon…I Will Miss You.

Bye Bye, Bacon…I Will Miss You.

Bacon.  It’s bad for you.  Not just “clog your arteries” bad.  More like “CANCER” bad.  Bacon and its processed meat-bretheren have been added to the WHO list of “stuff that causes cancer.” How bad?  It’s now up there with cigarettes and asbestos it its level of badness.  Bacon, ham, hot dogs-all BAD. Look, I never…MORE

Hurricane Joaquin Seen From Space (Whoa)

Hurricane Joaquin Seen From Space (Whoa)

It’s hard to get a good perspective on the size and scope of something like a hurricane…unless you’re above it. Then your perspective is frighteningly clear.  Astronaut Scott Kelly, who is currently aboard the International Space Station, took some photos that captured the essence of this massive storm approaching The Bahamas (Yes, those lights?  Nassau.)  …MORE

From the “Duh” Files:  Cheese Is Like Crack

From the “Duh” Files: Cheese Is Like Crack

Tell me something I don’t know:  New studies are showing that cheese is as addictive as crack cocaine.  Cheese happens to be extra addictive due to an  ingredient called casein, a protein found in milk products. When your body is digesting cheese,  casein releases opiates called casomorphins.  Plus, the more processed the cheese is, the more likely you’ll…MORE

Airline Passenger Finds Someone Else’s Dirty Laundry In Her Luggage

Airline Passenger Finds Someone Else’s Dirty Laundry In Her Luggage

Ew. An Edmonton woman’s luggage arrived a little heavier than when she packed it after a Thursday flight to Kelowna, B.C.,  from Edmonton. Inside, she found some dirty men’s clothing and five cans of Coors Light beer. The catch: She didn’t put them there. The airline’s initial response in a tweet? “What happens in Vegas …” “This…MORE

For The Most Ardent Autumn Fans!

For The Most Ardent Autumn Fans!

I love love LOVE this time of year.  I can’t help it.  So pretty and crisp!  And it’s a signal that the holidays are right around the corner. If you repeatedly fall hard for Fall every year, then you’ll enjoy this.  If you hate this time of year you’ll still enjoy this because…#DogsRule !  MORE

Public Transportation Can Get Weird…

Public Transportation Can Get Weird…

Nope.   A guy hops onto a Philadelphia transit bus with his pet. A pet snake.  Specifically a 4 foot Boa that was draped around his neck, slightly hidden under the guy’s coat. The snake then decided to come out for a peek and then a slither about, ending up coiled around the leg of…MORE