SHOT BIRTHDAYS _ Don Everly of The Everly Brothers is 76; Sherilyn Fenn
(Twin Peaks) is 48; Lisa Marie Presley is 45; Michael C. Hall (Dexter) is 42;
Harry Styles of One Direction is 19
FINDS VALUABLE WHALE VOMIT _ A British man who was
walking his dog on the beach discovered a lump of whale vomit worth nearly
$160,000. Ken Wilman said, "It smelled horrible. I left it, came back home and
looked it up on the Internet. When I saw how much it could be worth, I went back
and grabbed it." Whale vomit is used in the manufacture of
A REAL PRODUCT _ Toothpaste for bacon
CALLS THE SHOTS? _ Think back to your last car purchase... if you made
it with your spouse, who really made the final decision? If you ask him, it was
him. Unless you ask her, then it was her. A new survey found 72% of men
believing they were the ones with the most influence while 60% of women believe
they had the most say.
AVOCADO ASSAULT _ A Brooklyn, New York, man was arrested for allegedly
throwing an avocado that hit a grocery store worker in the face.
ENDS HER LIP-SYNCING CONTROVERSY _ In New Orleans, Beyonce opened
Thursday's press conference about the Super Bowl halftime show with a
performance of the national anthem and finished by asking, "Any questions?"
Despite the a cappella opening, media asked Beyonce to answer whether any sound
came out of her mouth during her inauguration performance earlier this month.
"Typically, they have you sing a pre-recorded track, so I did sing along with
the pre-recorded track," she said, noting that she didn't have time to practice
with the U.S. Marine Band. +
BOWL MOVIE ADS _ Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching and that means
new movie trailers. Word is there will be six this year: our first look at Fast
and Furious 6, new ones for Star Trek Into Darkness and World War Z, and three
from Disney: Iron Man 3, The Lone Ranger, and Oz The Great And Powerful.
ATTACK! _ Former running back Marshall Faulk says that the New England
Patriots cheated in order to defeat the St. Louis Rams in the 2002 Super Bowl.
[He says he had never seen that much cheating. Heck, Dan Marino's wife has never
seen that much cheating.]
Have a great weekend!