Bits and Pieces - October 23, 2013
October 23, 2013
Absolut has created a new vodka that it says tastes like Chicago. Apparently it's vodka infused with gun powder.
ASHLEY JUDD and husband DARIO FRANCHITTI separated in January, but are reportedly planning to give their marriage another go. Race car driver Franchitti was involved in a serious accident at the Houston Grand Prix earlier this month, suffering a concussion, a broken right ankle, and two fractured vertebrae. Ashley rushed to his side at the hospital and the rest is history.
DANCING WITH THE STARS judge LEN GOODMAN may soon be waltzing away from the show. Insiders say they're looking for young blood and are considering replacing Goodman with former pros JULIANNE HOUGH or MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY.
- Next up on NEIL YOUNG'S Archive Performance Series will be a December 10th release of Live at the Cellar Door. The set was recorded during Young's six-show stand at Washington D.C.'s intimate Cellar Door between November 30th and December 2nd, 1970. The two-disc set will be available on CD and vinyl.
- KANYE WEST had to face Jesus after suffering a wardrobe malfunction! During the kickoff of his Yeezus tour in Seattle over the weekend, his pants ripped right down the inseam! Later in the show a man playing Jesus joined Kanye onstage. (See here)
- TAYLOR SWIFT has put together an all-star band for her appearance on next month's Country Music Association Awards. Swift will be joined by Alison Krauss, Vince Gill, Sam Bush, bassist Edgar Meyer and percussionist Eric Darken for a special version of her hit song "Red."
Is watching "The Walking Dead" hurting American society? It is according to Fox News commentator Dr. Manny Alvarez. Dr. Manny says this obsession with the undead is puzzling and that zombies have even been studied by scientists to prove that such a thing could never happen in real life. Dr. Manny then goes political by saying the country is heading towards a socialized system of government and officials would be more than happy that you don't think about it and instead obsess over something as stupid as zombies. Dr. Manny says you should stop obsessing over eating brains, and focus on cultivating your own.
The Chicago Bears say quarterback Jay Cutler will be out at least four weeks after he suffered a muscle tear in his groin on Sunday...The Indianapolis Colts announced that receiver Reggie Wayne is out for the season after suffering an injury to his right knee in the team's win over Peyton Manning and the Broncos.
Omaha's Aaron C, Whitehill has been arrested on car theft charges. It could be difficult for Aaron to beat the rap as he was found asleep behind the wheel of the stolen vehicle outside a convenience store with the engine running. Firefighters told police that when they attempted to wake Aaron up, he stepped on the gas and crashed into merchandise in front of the store.
1997: Elton John's tribute to Princess Diana, Candle in the Wind 97, surpassed White Christmas as the top selling single record of all time
actor Christopher Lloyd (Taxi, Back to the Future, Eight Men Out) 75