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!
Today is Thursday May 9, 2013
HIGHLIGHTS: In honor of Mother's Day, a new poll found that the TV mom we would most like to have had growing up is . . . June Cleaver from "Leave It to Beaver". Meanwhile, making the list at #10 is MICHELLE DUGGAR of "19 Kids and Counting". (???)
HIGHLIGHTS: According to a new study, every time a coworker comes up and distracts you, you immediately become 20% DUMBER. And you stay that way as long as you're distracted. The average office worker only gets 11 minutes of work between interruptions . . . and it can take almost half an hour to fully focus again.
HIGHLIGHTS: Check out three smartphone apps that supposedly help you lose weight: Nexercise gives you points to get prizes for every two minutes of exercising . . . GymPact allows you to win money if you work out, and lose money if you don't . . . and HealthRally lets your friends and family pledge money to help motivate you.
HIGHLIGHTS: "Men's Health" magazine has put together a list of the Hottest Celebrity Moms. They include Angelina Jolie, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara, Jessica Alba and Jennifer Garner.
HIGHLIGHTS: According to new research, people who hadn't eaten in the five hours before grocery shopping bought 18% more food, and 31% more JUNK food than people who snacked before shopping. And people who shop in the late afternoon when they're hungry get higher-calorie foods than people who shop right after lunch.
Have a great day!
CALLING? _ It's National Receptionist Day.
ATTACK! _ Martha Stewart has narrowed down her list of potential
suitors on Match.com. [The remaining candidates will head to the finals for the
MOMS EXPECT MOTHER'S DAY GIFTS _ A survey of expectant mothers
indicates dads should be prepared to give Mother's Day gifts this weekend. In
the survey of first-time pregnant women, 60% said they expected Mother's Day
gifts. However, about six in 10 dads questioned in the survey said they did not
realize their partners were expecting Mother's Day gifts while pregnant.
WOMAN HAD CRACK HIDDEN IN DENTURES _ A Kentucky (Louisville) woman is
charged after police said she was hiding crack cocaine in her dentures.
OFFICE FINALE GETS SUPER-SIZED _ The Office finale has been extended.
The show's creator and producer (Greg Daniels) got his wish: NBC has added 15
minutes to what was going to be an hour-long final episode of the long-running
series, which signs off on Thursday, May 16.
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DOWNEY JR. IN NEGOTIATIONS FOR AVENGERS 2 & 3 _ Sources say Robert
Downey Jr. is sitting pretty as he begins negotiations to star as Iron Man in
The Avenger 2 & 3, the first of which has a May 1, 2015 release date. The
sources say Iron Man 4 has not been part of the discussions, and and it's
unclear whether Downey wants to return for another stand-alone sequel.
Have a great day!!!