ON DVD _ Released May 14
ATTACK! _ Nearly 700 people thus far have registered to run for
president of Iran. [And you thought our presidential debates were too long.]
HANDGUN SMUGGLE PLAN IS FOILED BY FEDS _ Kerry Lee Bobo apparently
thought that a pistol wrapped in aluminum foil would be undetectable to airport
X-ray machines -- and he's now facing a federal criminal charge for allegedly
trying to smuggle the loaded weapon on a flight from San Francisco to Europe. In
addition to the foil-wrapped gun, TSA screeners also found a taser. During
questioning, Bobo said that he was continuing on to Nairobi from Amsterdam and
had packed the gun "to protect himself from animals while in Kenya."
QUESTIONABLE TRAFFIC ADVICE _ Someone hijacked a portable traffic sign
in Winter Park, Florida, and changed a construction message to "Smoke weed
erryday." Note the spelling error -- which likely indicates our signjacker was
taking his own advice.
LAUNCHES SUNGLASSES LINE FOR KIDS _ After releasing her own tanning
products, footwear and even soda, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi will now launch a line
of sunglasses for kids. The mini shades collection took inspiration from her
9-month-old baby boy, Lorenzo.
IS CHICKEN DANCE DAY _ Ready to do the Chicken Dance together?
Have a great day!
A COP _ This is National Police Week.
ATTACK! _ Pope Francis has named hundreds of new saints to the Catholic
Church. [Iron Man finally made it.]
STRESSES MOMS OUT MOST? _ A survey of more than 7,000 U.S. mothers
reveals that the average mom rates her stress level an 8.5 out of 10. What's got
them so stressed? For 46 percent of moms, husbands are a bigger source of stress
PROFANITY ON HEADSTONES _ Officials at a Massachusetts cemetery have
made a monumental decision -- no profanity on headstones. The issue came up
because the family of a rapper named Sonny Santiago planned to have a song lyric
with a four-letter word chiseled on his epitaph.
BELL IS TESTING A WAFFLE TACO _ Taco Bell is testing a waffle taco.
Flush off the success of the Cool Ranch Doritos Locos taco shell, the waffle
taco has been spotted on the breakfast menu of at least one Southern California
Taco Bell location. The breakfast of the future appears to be an Eggo-like
waffle folded into a shape like that of a hard taco shell. It's lined with a
sausage patty -- also folded into a taco shape -- then filled with scrambled
eggs. It comes with a packet of syrup.
MAN 3 WINS BOX OFFICE _ Iron Man 3 earned $72.5 million over the
weekend, though The Great Gatsby did great, pulling in over $50 million. Tyler
Perry's latest, Peeples, opened in fourth place behind Pain & Gain.
Opening Thursday: Star Trek Into Darkness.
Have a great day!
John Elliott :-)
ATTACK! _ NBC chief Jeff Greenblatt is threatening to fire anyone on
his staff who leaks information about the upcoming NBC fall lineup. [Wait a
second. There's still an NBC?]
A MILITARY SPOUSE _ Today (Friday) is Military Spouses Day. Always the
Friday before Mother's Day.
A REAL AIR FORCE ONE PLANE _ A place that once flew as Air Force One is
now for sale. She flew in the service of the United Stated government for 30
years, transporting Presidents, Vice-Presidents, First Ladies and thousands of
other dignitaries. To
bid you have to pay a bid deposit of $50,000.
DON'T DISAPPEAR _ A forensics examiner from Utah has made a discovery
that may make some Snapchat users think twice before sending a photo. Richard
Hickman of Decipher Forensics found that it's possible to pull Snapchat photos
from Android phones simply by downloading data from the phone using forensics
software. He's now testing iPhones for leftover photos.
JACKSON LEAVING AMERICAN IDOL _ Randy Jackson, the last original judge
on American Idol, is leaving the show at the end of this season. Randy said in a
statement: "Yo! Yo! Yo! To put all of the speculation to rest, after 12 years of
judging on American Idol I have decided it is time to leave after this
THEATERS THIS WEEKEND _ Peeples (PG-13) and The Great Gatsby
Have a great weekend!