Now that I’m back home, it’s time to catching up on the latest news…
Following word that Hollywood is planning an ill-advised sequel to It’s a Wonderful Life, Yahoo’s Kevin Polowy offers his list of 2o Classic Movies Hollywood Can’t Remake or Revisit: http://movies.yahoo.com/blogs/movie-news/untouchables-20-classic-movies-hollywood-t-remake-revisit-235511819.html Any you’d care to add to the list?
6 Sneaky Ways Movies and TV Shows Outsmarted the Censors Viral Yeah, admittedly a couple of these are tried and true.
I’m sure you’ve heard the reports about Knockout, that “game” played by young idiots that essentially amounts to sucker punching complete strangers. Well, finally, a report about one of those games with a happy ending: The assailant unwittingly picks a victim with a gun, gets shot twice, then sent to prison: http://www.wilx.com/news/featured/headlines/Dangerous-Game—Point-em-Out-Knock-em-Out-231443411.html?device=phone
And, on a similar note, the family of a gun-wielding thief is upset with the good samaritan who shot him: http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/alabama-thiefs-family-angry-good-samaritan-shooting-him# This quote from one of the family members – “Like I said, we don’t know anything.” – pretty much sums it up.
Vegetarian burgers are more toxic than conventional beef patties – and other favorite-food-related info: http://preventdisease.com/news/13/110413_14-Things-People-Do-Not-Want-To-Know-About-Favorite-Foods.shtml?utm_source=110413
If you’re thinking of purchasing a new home, compare your annual salary to this handy list and find out where you can afford to buy: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/here-s-where-you-can–and-can-t–buy-a-home-on-a-five-figure-salary-214349734.html San Francisco tops the list, beating out New York, at $125,071.78. Damn. Got to sell that show!
File this one under “amazing”. When slowed down, crickets actually sound like a human choir: http://enpundit.com/someone-recorded-crickets-slowed-track-sounds-like-humans-singing/
For those special occasions (like, say, you’re 100th birthday) – http://eater.com/archives/2013/01/28/most-expensive-tasting-menus-in-america.php As a matter of fact, yes, I did manage to do one with Akemi and Marty G a while back.
The 25 most inappropriate magazine ads: http://www.opposingviews.com/i/gallery/entertainment/25-most-inappropriate-magazine-ads?=popup
His loved ones celebrate his birthday without Diesel who was stolen from his yard in Pensacola, Florida – which seems to be dognapping central. Anyone with any leads can contact the family at their Diesel dedicated Facebook page: Finding Diesel